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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
Ripon Branch Library
Friday, Jul. 25, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.

  Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

Preschool Storytime
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 10:30 p.m.
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.

Give Every Child a Chance Tutoring
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2:00 p.m.
Give Every Child a Chance will offer tutoring sessions for K-8 school age children at the library this summer. GECAC has been tutoring children in San Joaquin County (based in Manteca) since 1998. Please call GECAC 209-825-7003 in advance of coming in. There are plenty of openings for the 2:45-3:45 tutoring session.

Starry Night Light Craft and Pizza Party for Teens
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2 p.m.
Transform your room to a starry sky! Construct your own night light and enjoy some delicious pizza.  Materials and food will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Ripon Memorial LIbrary.

Summer Book Buddies and Dog Volunteers
Ripon Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2 p.m.
This summer, the Ripon Branch invites children to the Book Buddy and Canine Reading Program, every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Teen, adult, and therapy dog volunteers are available to sit and listen to children read.  Alternately, volunteers may also read to the kids.  This is a great way to keep up reading activities over the summer and great practice for reading aloud.

Lego Club
Ripon Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 30, 3:30 p.m.
Lego builders of all ages build together at the library!  Legos will be provided each week.  Creations are displayed in the display case until the following week. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

All About Baby
Ripon Branch Library
Thursday, Jul. 31, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.

  Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

"Flubber" Movie
Ripon Branch Library
Thursday, Jul. 31, 2 p.m.
Watch a movie and learn how to make slime!  Hands-on, educational, and maybe a little yucky, but a whole lot of fun.

If children reach 2,500 books total over the summer, this event will also feature a "Pie-ing" of Librarian Melinda and Library Assistant Tara by two lucky readers. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

Give Every Child a Chance Tutoring
Ripon Branch Library
Thursday, Jul. 31, 2:00 p.m.
Give Every Child a Chance will offer tutoring sessions for K-8 school age children at the library this summer. GECAC has been tutoring children in San Joaquin County (based in Manteca) since 1998. Please call GECAC 209-825-7003 in advance of coming in. There are plenty of openings for the 2:45-3:45 tutoring session.

All About Baby
Ripon Branch Library
Friday, Aug. 1, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.

  Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

Preschool Storytime
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 10:30 p.m.
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.

All About Baby
Ripon Branch Library
Thursday, Aug. 7, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.

  Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

Family Fun Film Matinee
Ripon Branch Library
Thursday, Aug. 7, 3:30 p.m.
On the first Thursday of each month, the Ripon Library hosts the Family Fun Film Matinee, featuring family-friendly films (rated PG and under).  Please contact the library for specific titles each month.  Fresh, hot, popcorn will be privided, free!  This free program is provided through the generosity of the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

All About Baby
Ripon Branch Library
Friday, Aug. 8, 10:30 a.m. (Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.

  Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

Preschool Storytime
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 10:30 p.m.
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.

Book Discussion Group for Adults
Ripon Branch Library
Thursday, Aug. 14, 6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group meets once a month, on the second Thursday at 6:00 p.m. (unless noted). The book selection is made by the librarian, so there are plenty of copies.  Please come in to get a copy of the book and questions in advance. Be prepared for a lively exchange of ideas and thoughtful insights that will make reading a book a "shared and enriching" experience! Sponsored by The Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

Free Computer Classes at Ripon Library
Ripon Branch Library
Friday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  Sponsored by The LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) Grant.

Preschool Storytime
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 10:30 p.m.
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.

Preschool Storytime
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 10:30 p.m.
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.

Preschool Storytime
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 2, 10:30 p.m.
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.

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