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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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Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 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.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 3:30 p.m.
Teen volunteers provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 7th.

There will be no Homework Help when Stockton Unifed School District is on break or on vacation. Homework Help will be cancelled on:

October 12, 2016
November 23, 2016
December 21, 2016
December 28, 2016
March 22, 2017
Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Jan. 19, 10:30 - 12:00 p.m.
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time: • Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks from the OverDrive - Thursday January 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday January 12, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday January 19, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone - Thursday January 26, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday February 2, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday February 9, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Internet Searching Using Google - Thursday February 16, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Word - Thursday February 23, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks from the OverDrive - Monday March 6, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Word - Monday March 13, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Excel - Monday March 20, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft PowerPoint - Monday March 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone - Monday April 3, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Basic Computer Skills - Monday April 10, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Google Doc Basics - Monday April 17, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Word - Monday April 24, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday May 4, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday May 11, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Google Doc Basics - Thursday May 18, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 Basic Computer Skills, Internet for Beginners & Internet Searching Using Google classes are designed for patrons who need to learn 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.Special 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, Excel, and PowerPoint - Patrons must know how to use the mouse and keyboard prior to attending any of these classes.
+ Google Doc Basics - Patrons must have an existing Gmail account and must know their email account login (username and password). This free program is provided through the generosity of the Friends of the Stockton Public Library.  Sponsored by The Friends of Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Jan. 19, 10:30 p.m.
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children! Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Teencrafternoon for
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Jan. 19, 4:00 p.m. (1/19/17, 3/16/17, 4/20/17 & 5/18/17)

Interested in craft? Cesar Chavez Central library will host a monthly Teencrafternoon program for any tweens and teens age 10 to 18. Craft themes vary each month.
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017 - theme craft features making paper owls
  • Thursday, March 16, 2016 - theme craft features making paper strip shamrocks
  • Thursday, April 20, 2016 - theme craft features making duct tape rose rings or flower pencil toppers
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017 - theme craft features making Mother's Day presents
Come join us in learning how to make various cute and fun craft projects at the library. Craft supplies and light refreshment will be provided.
  Sponsored by The Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 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) 444-4120.  Appointments are required.  The services will be on-going, every Tuesday, up to April 11, 2017. Sponsored by VITA.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 3:30
Kids and caregivers, come join us as we have fun building with LEGOs®. The library provides the  LEGOs®. You provide the creativity! We’ll display your creations online or in the Children’s Room. Meet us every fourth Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.

Got LEGOs® and DUPLOs®? Please drop off your clean, gently used donations at the Children’s desk. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 3:30 p.m.
Teen volunteers provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 7th.

There will be no Homework Help when Stockton Unifed School District is on break or on vacation. Homework Help will be cancelled on:

October 12, 2016
November 23, 2016
December 21, 2016
December 28, 2016
March 22, 2017
Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Jan. 26, 10:30 - 12:00 p.m.
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time: • Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks from the OverDrive - Thursday January 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday January 12, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday January 19, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone - Thursday January 26, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday February 2, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday February 9, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Internet Searching Using Google - Thursday February 16, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Word - Thursday February 23, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks from the OverDrive - Monday March 6, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Word - Monday March 13, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Excel - Monday March 20, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft PowerPoint - Monday March 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone - Monday April 3, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Basic Computer Skills - Monday April 10, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Google Doc Basics - Monday April 17, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Word - Monday April 24, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday May 4, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday May 11, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Google Doc Basics - Thursday May 18, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 Basic Computer Skills, Internet for Beginners & Internet Searching Using Google classes are designed for patrons who need to learn 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.Special 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, Excel, and PowerPoint - Patrons must know how to use the mouse and keyboard prior to attending any of these classes.
+ Google Doc Basics - Patrons must have an existing Gmail account and must know their email account login (username and password). This free program is provided through the generosity of the Friends of the Stockton Public Library.  Sponsored by The Friends of Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Jan. 26, 10:30 p.m.
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children! Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 10:00 am
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.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 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) 444-4120.  Appointments are required.  The services will be on-going, every Tuesday, up to April 11, 2017. Sponsored by VITA.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 3:30 p.m.
Teen volunteers provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 7th.

There will be no Homework Help when Stockton Unifed School District is on break or on vacation. Homework Help will be cancelled on:

October 12, 2016
November 23, 2016
December 21, 2016
December 28, 2016
March 22, 2017
Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Feb. 2, 10:30 - 12:00 p.m.
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time: • Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks from the OverDrive - Thursday January 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday January 12, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday January 19, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone - Thursday January 26, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday February 2, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday February 9, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Internet Searching Using Google - Thursday February 16, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Word - Thursday February 23, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks from the OverDrive - Monday March 6, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Word - Monday March 13, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Excel - Monday March 20, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft PowerPoint - Monday March 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone - Monday April 3, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Basic Computer Skills - Monday April 10, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Google Doc Basics - Monday April 17, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Beginning Microsoft Word - Monday April 24, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday May 4, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday May 11, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Google Doc Basics - Thursday May 18, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 Basic Computer Skills, Internet for Beginners & Internet Searching Using Google classes are designed for patrons who need to learn 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.Special 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, Excel, and PowerPoint - Patrons must know how to use the mouse and keyboard prior to attending any of these classes.
+ Google Doc Basics - Patrons must have an existing Gmail account and must know their email account login (username and password). This free program is provided through the generosity of the Friends of the Stockton Public Library.  Sponsored by The Friends of Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Feb. 2, 10:30 p.m.
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children! Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 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.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 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) 444-4120.  Appointments are required.  The services will be on-going, every Tuesday, up to April 11, 2017. Sponsored by VITA.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 10:30 am
Come join the discussion.  Our selection for February is The Storyteller, by Jodi Picoult. What would you do if the loveable old man you have befriended reveals that he is a Nazi SS Gaurd and asks you to do him a favor by killing him? Sage Singer has to decide, and if she does as he asks, would it be murder or justice?

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Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 3:30 p.m.
Come to this special program presented by the Great Valley Museum! Children, see and do experiments that seem like magic, but actually explain some basic scientific principles. Explore the scientific process with each activity. Grades 3 - 6.

Please register online, by telephone, or in person at the Children's desk.
Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 3:30 p.m.
Teen volunteers provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 7th.

There will be no Homework Help when Stockton Unifed School District is on break or on vacation. Homework Help will be cancelled on:

October 12, 2016
November 23, 2016
December 21, 2016
December 28, 2016
March 22, 2017
Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
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