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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.
Limit by location:      Limit by audience:
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Monday, Oct. 23, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 10:30 a.m.

Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.mHave lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 3:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library and Leadership Stockton.
Homework Help & Afte
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3:30 p.m.

Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. In the first hour, teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. Students should bring their homework assignments with them. In the second hour, students will enjoy different fun activities each week, such as reading aloud, doing hands-on crafts, or playing games. 

There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Unified School District is on break. There will be no Homework Help on: 
Wednesday, October 11

Wednesday, November 22
Wednesday, December 20

Wednesday, December 27

Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Every Wednesday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm come to the Literacy Department in the Chavez Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting.  This is a free program and welcome to all.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time:

• Basic computer Skills - Thursday October 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday October 12, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Internet Searching Using Google - Thursday October 19, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

• Beginning Microsoft Word - Thursday October 26, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone - Thursday November 2, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday November 9, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday November 16, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks - Thursday November 30, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Basic Computer Skills, Beginning Internet and Internet Searching Using Google classes are designed for patrons who need to learn very basic computer skills and become familiar with computer terminologies and applications. No registration is required. Patrons age 14 and older are welcome to attend the classes. However, there are specific requirements for the following classes:
+ Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone - Patrons must bring their own mobile devices (smartphone or tablet) to the class.
+ Beginning Microsoft Word - Patrons must know how to use the mouse and keyboard prior to attending any of these classes.Also, a FREE public parking lot is located across from the library on Center and Oak Street, and it's FREE all day.
  Sponsored by The Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m.

Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Learn easy tips on how to develop early literacy skills in your young children. Children can enjoy coloring a page, making a simple craft, or playing in our early learning area afterwards. Caregivers must stay with children. 

There will be no Preschool Storytime on library closed days. There will be no Preschool Storytime on Thursday, November 23.

Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Chavez Coloring Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2:30 p.m.

On the fourth Thursday of each month, at 2:30 pm, the Cesar Chavez Central Library presents the Coloring Club. Join us for relaxing fun with colored pencils and intricate coloring designs. This is a program for adults, but feel free to bring your children; we’ll have easier coloring pages and crayons for them.

This free program is provided through the generosity of the Friends of the Stockton Libraries.

Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
S.T.E.A.M. Powered K
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Oct. 26, 3:30 p.m.

Drop-in for hands-on S.T.E.A.M. - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math - activities. Explore S.T.E.A.M. concepts and take home your personal work of science. Fun for grades 1 through 3. Meet us every 4th Tuesday of each month from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

There will be no S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club on library closed days. There will be no S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club on Thursday, November 23.

 
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Saturday, Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Saturday, Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Saturday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Monday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 10:00 am (First and last Tuesdays of each month, 10 am - 1 pm)
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the Library. Sponsored by San Joaquin Genealogical Society.
Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 10:30 a.m.

Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.mHave lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3:30 p.m.
Teens and Adults, come and learn about the makerspace tools and equipment available at the Chavez Library! Participants will have the opportunity to explore and learn how to operate different tools and equipment. Instructions and materials will be provided.

On Tuesday, October 31, at 3:30 p.m., local crafts expert, Delia Davila, will introduce you to sewing with our new Singer Simple machines in the Makerspace.  Make a simple tote bag today! Supplies are limited, so registration is required.
  Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library and Leadership Stockton.
Read to Rescued Anim
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3:30 p.m.
Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary presents Read to Rescued Animals! Young ones may be hesitant to read aloud to an adult, but feathered and furry friends make adorable book buddies. Read to and pet rescued animals. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of the library’s. Will your child read to a chicken, duck, guinea pig, or another animal? First come, first served. Sign up at the Children’s desk when you arrive to meet these cute critters in a fun-filled reading hour. Meet us every last Tuesday of the each month from August - November between 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary.
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