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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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Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1:00 p.m.

Trouble with technology? 
We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs. 

 

 

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1:30 PM
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft. Sponsored by Friends of the Linden Library.
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or donate them to one of these charitable causes.

For beginners who wish to learn knitting, Ms. Zetter will offer informal instruction.

Ages 8 and up. Sponsored by Library and Literacy Foundation for San Joaquin County.
Study Buddies
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2:30-4:00 PM
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!
For students K-5th grade. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3:00 p.m.

Bricks4Kidz class is great for Lego creators. They provide the bricks that will allow you make your greatest creation. Space is limited so please sign-up at the branch.

Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3:30pm
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 11, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for more information at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the semester.
-Must be willing to be fingerprinted. Sponsored by Friends of the Tracy Library.
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3:30 pm
Build with LEGOs! We'll provide the bricks, you provide the imagination.
Heat Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3:30 PM
Read books with a professional hockey player from the Stockton Heat!
Mary Poppins Returns
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3:30pm
Snacks provided and there is no fee for joining in the fun. Film is rated PG.
Crafty Kids: Blizzar
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3:30 PM
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft! This month we will be making
Blizzards in a bottle!
Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4:00 p.m.
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?
Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. 
Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or when SUSD schools are on break. Caregivers must also stay with their children in the library. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Prose Mechanics
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4pm-5pm
Prose Mechanics is a weekly event held in the MakerSpace at 4pm at the Cesar Chavez Library. The purpose of Prose Mechanics is to provide library patrons a place to have their academic and/or creative writing papers and projects proofread and edited.  All styles of writing and all writing projects are welcome to the services of the editors.  Sponsored by MakerSpace.
Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4-6pm
Need help with homework?
Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.
Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.
Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020.


  Sponsored by The Margaret Troke Library.
Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4-6pm
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.
Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.
Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020. 


  Sponsored by San Joaquin Office of Education .
Chinese New Year Cra
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4:00pm
Join us to fin out what Chinese New Year is, what animal of the Chinese Zodiac rules this year and you, and do some fun Chinese New Year Crafts.  It's all happening at the Mountain House Fire Station, located at 911 S. Tradition St., Mountain House, CA   95391. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Celebrate~Chinese Ne
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4:00 PM
Celebrate Chinese New Year with a story, crafts, and fun as we welcome in the Year of the Rat! This program is best for ages 5-12 years old. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Teen Hang-Out
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

It's a Teen Hangout
Come grab a snack, make new friends, and learn something new

Ages 13-16

 

 

Bingo at Troke
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4:30 pm
Love to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our monthly bingo!  There will be prizes to win.  Have fun here and meet new people.  This program is free and open to all. Sponsored by The Library and Literacy Foundation for San Joaquin County.
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 6:00 pm
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.  Enter at side of building if you arrive after 6 p.m.  Optional donation is given to the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Free Computer Classe
Thursday, Jan. 23, 10:30 AM
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
January 9, 2020 - Basic Computer Skills
January 16, 2020 - Beginning Internet Class
January 23, 2020 - Google Docs
January 30, 2020 - Beginning Microsoft Word*
February 6, 2020 - Beginning Microsoft Excel*
February 13, 2020 - Mobile 101*
February 20, 2020 - Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone*
February 27, 2020 - Acessing Library Digital Collection*

Most classes are designed for patrons who need to learn basic computer skills and to become familiar with computer terminologies and applications. No registration is required. Adults and seniors are invited to attend these classes.

However, there are special requirements(*) for the following classes:
+ Mobile 101 - Patrons must bring their own mobile devices (smartphone or tablet) to the class.
+ Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone - Patrons must have a library card, a valid email address & a personal mobile device
+ Beginning Microsoft Word & Excel - Patrons must know how to use the mouse and keyboard prior to attending any of these classes.
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