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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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Beginning Chapter Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Nov. 24, 3:30 p.m. (Mondays, Oct 6, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Jan 12, 19 & 26, 3:30 p.m.)
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 5th.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Easy Reader Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Nov. 24, 3:00 p.m. (Mondays, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 1, 8, 15, Jan 5, 12, 26, Feb 2 & 23, 3:00 p.m.)
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Family Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Nov. 24, 6:00 p.m. (Mondays, Oct 6, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:30 a.m.)
Family Storytime is for children of all ages.  There will be books read and activities performed for a fun time of sharing together as a family. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

All About Baby Storytime
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 10:00am

Preschool Storytime
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Stories, fingerplays, songs, rhymes and above all, lots of fun make our storytimes enjoyable for everyone. Preschool age children will spend 30 minutes developing very important early literacy skills. Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 10:00 - 11:15 am

All About Baby
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 11:15 a.m. (Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.

Free Computer Classes at the Manteca Library
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 1:00-3:00 & 3:30-5:30 p.m.

The Manteca Branch Library will be offering the following computer classes:
•  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 @ 1:00 - 3:00  PM – Basic Computer Skills
•  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 @ 3:30 - 5:30 PM – Beginning Internet
•  Tuesday, November 18, 2014 @ 1:00 - 3:00 PM– Basic Computer Skills
•  Tuesday, November 18, 2014 @ 3:30 - 5:30 PM - Google Searching
•  Tuesday, November 25, 2014 @ 1:00 - 3:00  PM – Beginning Microsoft Word (2010 version)
• Tuesday, November 25, 2014 @ 3:30 - 5:30 PM – Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks from OverDrive and Axis 360

•  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 @ 1:00 - 3:00  PM – Basic Computer Skills
•  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 @ 3:30 - 5:30 PM – Beginning Internet
•  Tuesday, March 10, 2015 @ 1:00 - 3:00 PM– Basic Computer Skills
•  Tuesday, March 10, 2015 @ 3:30 - 5:30 PM - Google Searching


These classes are designed for patrons who need to learn basic computer skills and become familiar with computer terminologies and applications. Patrons must have basic computer skills (such as how to use the mouse and the keyboard) prior to attending the Beginnig MS Word class. Also, patrons are encouraged to bring their laptops or personal devices to class. All classes are drop in – no reservations are required.

Continue the learning by checking out books, reviewing online databases, and searching the Internet – all for free at your local public library! Sponsored by Library Services and Technology Act grant.

Thanksgiving Craft Program
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 4:30 PM
Join us for some fun as Ms. Paula shows us how to make a Thanksgiving turkey from colorful felt and buttons. Then, display your cute turkey picture at home for the holiday! Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.

Family Storytime
Thornton Branch Library
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2:30 p.m. (Wednesdays, November 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2:30 p.m.)
Listen to classic stories and new favorites. All ages are invited.

 

Homework Helpers
Manteca Branch Library
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 3:30 pm
Volunteers are available to help K-8 students with their daily homework assignments.  Bring assignments in any subject and our wonderful volunteers will work through their homework.  Volunteers are available on a first come, first serve basis. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.

Lego Club
Ripon Branch Library
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Lego builders of all ages build together at the library!  Legos will be provided each week.  Creations are displayed in the display case until the following week. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

Easy Reader Book Club
Mountain House Branch Library
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 3:30pm
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.

Beginning Chapter Book Club
Mountain House Branch Library
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 4:15pm
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 5th.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.

Library will close at 5pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 5:00 p.m.
The Escalon Branch Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26th and closed on Thurday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th in celebration of Thanksgiving. The library will reopen on Saturday, November 29th at 11:00 a.m.
Thank you. Sponsored by Friends of the Escalon Library.

Closed Day - Thanksgiving Holiday
Mountain House Branch Library
Thursday, Nov. 27,

CLOSED - Thanksgiving
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Nov. 27,
The Tracy Branch Library will be closed Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014 in honor of Thanksgiving.

November 27 Holiday
Lathrop Branch Library
Thursday, Nov. 27,
The Library will be closed for the holiday on Thursday, November 27, Thanksgiving Day.

Closed Day - Thanksgiving Holiday
Mountain House Branch Library
Friday, Nov. 28,

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