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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, Jun. 28, 10 am
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Socciety are on hand to help you with your family research questions using the resources at the Chavez Central Library.  They are in the 2nd floor genealogy section on the first and last Tuesday of each month from 10 to 1.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 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.
Life-size Pac-man Ga
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Have you ever played the pac-man game on a computer? It is super fun and addictive, but that is on the computer. On Tuesday, June 28, 2016 the Cesar Chavez Central Library will be hosting the Life-size Pac-man Game at 4:00 p.m. Come and participate in the game as the Pac-man (or Pac-woman) yourself in the real game. The winner who earns the most points among all participants in this game will receive a gift card along with all the goodies he or she collects during the game. We also welcome anyone who wants to be one of the 4 ghosts - Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde. Snacks and drinks will also be provided. All teens are welcome to participate. "May the odds be ever in your favor" (Hunger Games). Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 1:00 p.m.
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 3:30 p.m.
Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required. Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Jun. 30, 10:30
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
Thursday, Jun. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Jun. 30, 1:00pm
What can the library do for your family and you?  We want the chance to show you just what it is we offer in the Vets Connect area of the Cesar Chavez Library.  We will be there from 1:00-3:00.  We hope to see you there. Sponsored by CA Libraries for Veterans.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Jun. 30, 4:00 p.m.
See, touch, and, in many cases, hold animals you might only read about or see on TV. Presented by ShedSkin Reptile. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Friday, Jul. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Friday, Jul. 1, 3:30 p.m.
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required. Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10 am
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Socciety are on hand to help you with your family research questions using the resources at the Chavez Central Library.  They are in the 2nd floor genealogy section on the first and last Tuesday of each month from 10 to 1.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Come join the discussion.  Our selection for July is French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew, by Peter Mayle. The author of A Year in Provence brings another delightful (and delicious) account of the good life, this time exploring the gustatory pleasures to be found throughout France. Copies will be available to check out at the Customer Service desk on the first floor of the Chavez Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Sylvan Learning Center presents: Coding for Kids. Learn computer programming by designing video games that can be shared and played with friends! Grades 3 - 6. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Space is limited. Please register online. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 1:00 p.m.
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 3:30 p.m.
Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required. Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Thursday, Jul. 7, 10:30
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
Thursday, Jul. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
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