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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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Manteca Branch Library
Monday, Nov. 20, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

This program will continue until May 21, 2018. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Monday, Nov. 20, 6:00 pm
On Monday, November 20, at 6:00 pm, the Manteca Library presents Family Safety Skills. Parents and children ages ten & younger are invited to learn safety skills together. This presentation will offer solutions for keeping parents and children safe, such as creating a Family Safety Plan and increasing home, vehicle, and public event safety intelligence. . Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All Locations
Thursday, Nov. 23
All Locations
Friday, Nov. 24
Manteca Branch Library
Monday, Nov. 27, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

This program will continue until May 21, 2018. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Manteca Branch Library
Thursday, Nov. 30, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Manteca Branch Library
Saturday, Dec. 2, 1:00
Come & meet therapy dogs of the Reading Education Assistance Dogs Program and let the kids take turns reading to them one-on-one. Sponsored by Reading Education Assistance Dogs program & Friends of the Manteca Library.
SkyDome Planetarium
Manteca Branch Library
Monday, Dec. 4, 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Looking for a free, fun program the entire family will enjoy? Get ready to take a tour of the solar system!  Go on a 45-minute journey through the universe while inside the portable, inflatable SkyDome Planetarium.

Enter the dome and be introduced to a "star filled" sky. A navigator will use a digital planetarium projector and a laser pointer to guide you through the stars of the Northern Hemisphere. Learn how to identify every planet in our solar system in dramatic "flights" towards each world. You will be introduced to Greek mythological characters and see how these heroes of the past can be found in the stars. Witness the night sky in different seasons and from different global perspectives.

There will be two showings on Monday, December 4th - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Don't miss this opportunity to be dazzled and delighted by the wonders of space in this spectacular science show!

Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Manteca Branch Library
Thursday, Dec. 7, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Manteca Branch Library
Saturday, Dec. 9, 2:00 pm
On Saturday, December 9, at 2:00 pm, the Manteca Library presents Christmas Time Is Here With The San Joaquin Ringers Community Handbell Ensemble. Enjoy some of your favorite Christmas music as performed by The San Joaquin Ringers Community Handbell Ensemble. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Monday, Dec. 11, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

This program will continue until May 21, 2018. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Manteca Branch Library
Thursday, Dec. 14, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Manteca Branch Library
Saturday, Dec. 16, 2:00 pm
On Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Christmas Craft Time. Families are invited to get creative for Christmas! Join us as we create Christmas decorations, presents, and ornaments with various craft materials. For families and children of all ages. Materials will be supplied. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Monday, Dec. 18, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

This program will continue until May 21, 2018. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Manteca Branch Library
Thursday, Dec. 21, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
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