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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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Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21
Interested in teen programming at the Ripon Library? Want to help make better programs? Have suggestions for materials? Need volunteer hours? Join the Ripon Teen Advisory Group and help staff make teen programming and services a better fit for you and your peers! We meet once a month and discuss how the library can help teens and how teens can help the library. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10:00am
VITA will be offering free tax services at the Chavez Branch Library starting Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 10am to 5pm.  Please call their office to set an appointment.  The number is (209) 483-4190.  Appointments are required.  The services will be on-going, every Tuesday, up to April 11, 2017. Sponsored by VITA.
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10:15 am
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.

Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am.
  Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime is for children 3-5, but younger siblings are welcome as parents/caregivers must be present.
This 30-40 minute program features reading aloud, movement, fingerplays, songs and fun for all. Once a month, we have special crafts or a simple science-based storytime. There are always plenty of books to borrow with the storytime theme. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10:30 am (Feb 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome!  Sponsored by Tracy Library .
Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 11:15 am (Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschooler, age 3-5, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Siblings always welcome!  Sponsored by Tracy Library .
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 1:00 pm
With so many options available for smart phones, tablets, and e-readers, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Your local library staff is here to help! Need assistance with downloading e-books, connecting to social media, or simply understanding how your device works? We'll help you discover how to get the most out of your technology. Also, we can provide instruction and clarification on computers and computer programs using our mobile lab, when the mobile lab is available. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Escalon Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Knit, socialize and share your techniques with others on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.at the Escalon Branch Library. This group welcomes knitters of all skills. Sponsored by Friends of Escalon Library.
Thornton Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 3:00 p.m.
The Children Book Club will be discussing Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia by C.S. Lewis. Pick up a copy at the library. Snacks will be served. 
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 3:30 p.m.
Families, come enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Children's Room! Meet us every third Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.

 
  Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 4:00-6:00pm
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

No sessions will be held November 24, 2016- January 5, 2017.
 
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 4:00pm-6:00pm
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.
No sessions will be held November 24, 2016- January 5, 2017.
 
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 4:00-6:00
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held November 24, 2016- January 5, 2017.

This free program is provided through the generosity of the Stockton- San Joaquin Public Library and San Joaquin Office of Education.


 
Teen Arts & Craft: E
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 4:00pm
For 8th to 12th graders. Let's get crafty! Create your own no-sew emoji pillow. Sign up to guarantee you recieve materials. Drop-ins welcome. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 4:30pm

Teens and Tweens..............Wanna create your very own comic book? "Think It Ink It" will teach you to do just that! From writing to designing to drawing, every major aspect of the comic book process will be explored. You will choose what panel layouts you want to work with and through some simple thought exercises, you will start to unleash your imagination and create a masterpiece! Think It Ink It also covers Graphic Novels and zines. All materials provided

The class on February 21, 2017, 4:30pm is taught by Carlos Nieto III an LA based artist who has worked as an artist on the Simpsons and King of the Hill. 

 

Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 5:00 p.m.
It is wise and responsible, as an aging adult, to make your wishes known and document them, should the need arise with illness and compromised communication. Community Hospice educator, JoAnn Lindberg will present an informational session on End of Life Decisions and Advanced Health Care Directives to help us understand how these processes and documents work. Informational session will allow time for your questions and concerns. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Escalon Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m.
Come and color with us at the Escalon Branch Library on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.  Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as coloring pencils and canyons will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home.  Sponsored by Friends of Escalon Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6:00 pm
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
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