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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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All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 10:30 a.m.
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiver participation is required. This program is based on "Mother Goose on the Loose" created by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. Check it out on the library's Facebook page! Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
English Conversation
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 1 pm-2 pm
Practice your English conversation skills with us! Join us for our weekly online meeting where we will discuss different topics in an informal and fun setting as well as play games to help improve your English speaking ability and confidence. This meeting is intended for adults and will take place online using Microsoft Teams. Registration is required.
Make-It! Stitch Art
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 4:00pm
For Children 0-12. Tracy Residents Only. 
Let's make this month's kids' take-home crafts together!
  1. Grab the take-home crafts from the Tracy Branch Library checkout desk (while supplies last).
  2. Register to get the link for the virtual meeting.
The virtual meeting link will be sent the day before the event. If no participants are registered, the program will be canceled.

The virtual meeting will be held in Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams meetings can be accessed for free via mobile app, desktop app, or web browser. Video, voice, and text chat available. No Microsoft account is required.
Virtual Murder Myste
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Love mysteries? Join our murder mystery party to take part in a virtual whodunnit! Will you be the one to solve the case, or are you the guilty party trying to get away with it?
CANCELED Dungeons an
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Join our traveling band of adventurers as we explore strange lands, overcome perilous obstacles, and fight fearsome foes! This series of "one-shot" sessions are self-contained adventures that will be concluded at the end of each event. This means if you can't make it to one session, you are welcome to join us for the next one without missing anything! 

No experience required. All you need is an internet connection and a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. We will be using virtual dice (yes, even if you have your own) to ensure fair play.

Held monthly, on every fourth Wednesday. For ages 18+. Facilitated through the WebEx virtual platform. Advanced registration required (this is how you will receive the link to the event). Limited to 6 players, so claim your spot today!
One-on-One Computer
Thursday, Sep. 23, Call to Schedule
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. 
Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.


Here are some examples of what is offered:
 
· Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions
· Wi-Fi printing
· Creating and using an email account
· Basic computer and tablet use
· Navigating the Internet
· Saving and printing files
· Digital Library Resources- Kanopy, Learning Express, Rosetta Stone, Hoopla, Overdrive, etc.
 
 
*Each session is 30 minutes long and for adults.
 
VIRTUAL Animal Antic
All Locations
Thursday, Sep. 23, 10:30 a.m.

Attending storytimes is a fun way to help your children get ready to read. You are welcome to join us as we enjoy animal songs and stories. We'll read, sing, talk, and play!

Please register by 9:00 a.m. on the Thursday morning of storytime, to receive a Microsoft Teams link via email. Patrons must register for each individual session.

Manteca Preschool St
Thursday, Sep. 23, 10:30 a.m.
Welcome back to Manteca Library's Preschool Storytime!

Join us virtually for stories, songs and rhymes for your preschooler. We've missed our Manteca families and can't wait to see you again. Don't forget to pick up our themed take home crafts for your little ones! We'll be holding our virtual storytime twice a month through December.

Be sure to register by Monday at 5 the week of storytime so we can be sure your crafts are ready for Tuesday and Wednesday pick up!
Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Goodreads Virtual Bo
All Locations
Thursday, Sep. 23, 2:30 p.m.
Join the Goodreads Virtual Book Club Live as we discuss a new book every month! Held live on the library's Facebook and Instagram pages.  Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Design a 3D Ice Crea
Thursday, Sep. 23, 4pm-5pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a 3D model that you could print out on a 3D printer? Join us and use TinkerCAD to learn how to design a 3D model of an Ice Cream Cone. Intended for ages 10 and up. Registration is required. This virtual program will take place via Microsoft Teams. 
Color Your Own Bookm
Thursday, Sep. 23, 4:30 p.m.

All are welcome as we color our own bookmarks outside, in front of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please register  in person, by telephone, or online. Program is subject to cancellation due to unsafe weather or health conditions.

Thursday, Sep. 23, 4:30PM
Children ages 8 & older are invited to participate in this virtual program. This program gets children familiar with the Water Color medium.
Please sign up online or in person at the Troke Library.

After you register, you may pick up supplies for the class on Wednesday September 22 or Thursday September 23 before Noon.

On the day of the program, we will send you a link to click on to participate in this Virtual Program.

While Supplies Last!
  Sponsored by Margaret Troke Branch Library.
One-on-One Computer
Friday, Sep. 24, Call to Schedule
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. 
Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.


Here are some examples of what is offered:
 
· Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions
· Wi-Fi printing
· Creating and using an email account
· Basic computer and tablet use
· Navigating the Internet
· Saving and printing files
· Digital Library Resources- Kanopy, Learning Express, Rosetta Stone, Hoopla, Overdrive, etc.
 
 
*Each session is 30 minutes long and for adults.
 
Friday, Sep. 24

Register to receive a mini art kit and create your masterpiece. When completed, return it to the Library to be part of the show!
Tiny art kit includes canvas, paint and brush.

English Conversation
Friday, Sep. 24, 10:30 AM
Looking to practice your English?  Join Kari at our free conversation group for adults who are learning to speak English and practice together in a relaxed environment. This program is held virtually on Fridays at 10:30am.  Please register online and you will receive an email with the information on how to join in.  
Tracy English Conver
Friday, Sep. 24, 4:00pm
For Adults Only. Tracy Residents Only. Practice your English conversations skills in a casual group setting. 
Fall Dates: 8/6, 8/13, 9/17, 9/24, 10/8, 10/15, 12/3, 12/17

The virtual meeting link will be sent the day before the event.

The virtual meeting will be held in Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams meetings can be accessed for free via mobile app, desktop app, or web browser. Video, voice, and text chat available. No Microsoft account is required.
One-on-One Computer
Monday, Sep. 27, Call to Schedule
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. 
Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.


Here are some examples of what is offered:
 
· Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions
· Wi-Fi printing
· Creating and using an email account
· Basic computer and tablet use
· Navigating the Internet
· Saving and printing files
· Digital Library Resources- Kanopy, Learning Express, Rosetta Stone, Hoopla, Overdrive, etc.
 
 
*Each session is 30 minutes long and for adults.
 
Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Monday, Sep. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Monday, Sep. 27, 3pm
Attendees will participate in a demonstration of the Resume Builder feature available from Learning Express, a job and career electronic resource provided through the Stockoton - San Joaquin County Public Library.  This thirty minute demonstration will introduce participants to the Learning Express Website and will show them how to navigate to the Resume Builder. The demonstration will include creating a mock resume and will finish with ways to save and print the resumes newly made. 


 
Monday, Sep. 27, 11:30 am (Monday, Sept 27, 11:30; Monday, Oct 25, 11:30; Monday, Nov 29, 11:30; Monday, Dec 20, 11:30)

Have you ever wanted to explore your family history, but didn’t know where to begin? This interactive program can help get you started. We’ll walk you through the basics step-by-step. Join us online at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept 27th for our first meeting. Registration is required, and you will be emailed a link after you register.

Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
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