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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:
Mountain House Branch Library
Monday, Jun. 1, 4:15pm (Mondays, May 18, June 1, 15, 29, July 13, 27, Aug. 10, 24 4:10pm)
This is a bi-weekly book club for chapter book readers level 4.4 AR and above.  Read the book, discuss it with the club members and do a follow-up activity.   Books are available at circulation two weeks before the discussion date. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Monday, Jun. 1, 4:00pm

Sign up for Summer Reading at our "Every Hero Has a Story" Summer Reading
Kickoff.   Make a craft, get your bag, bookmark and a special prize for signing
up at this kickoff event.

Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Thursday, Jun. 4, 10:30am
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 Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Thursday, Jun. 4, 11:15am
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Monday, Jun. 8, 6:30 pm (Apr 13, May 11, Jun 8, Jul 13)
This bedtime oriented storytime features stories & songs for preschoolers, plus a short craft following. Kids may dress in their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed toy for snuggling if they wish. Storytime and craft last about 45 minutes. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 11am-12:30pm
A lucky group of 12 children 7 years old and above will receive free instruction to learn pencil drawing from a local student.  Classes are by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY.  Participants will learn the basics of pencil drawing in black and white then dabble in using color pencils as well.
The classes will be held in two sessions.  Session one will be from June 9-30, every Tuesday from 11am-12:30pm.  Session two will be from July 7 - Aug. 4, every Tuesday from 11am-12:30pm. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 4:00pm
Magic Dan's fast-paced programs are always educational and combine a blend of great magic with a whole lot of fun. Magic Dan’s captivating performances are filled with positive messages that enhance and reinforce education, reading, and self-esteem.  This show is part of our "Every Hero Has A Story" Summer Reading Program.  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Thursday, Jun. 11, 10:30am
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 Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Thursday, Jun. 11, 11:15am
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Saturday, Jun. 13, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (2nd Saturday of the month, May 9, June 13, July 11, Aug. 8)
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading. Sponsored by Paws 4 Friends, Inc..
Mountain House Branch Library
Monday, Jun. 15, 4:15pm (Mondays, May 18, June 1, 15, 29, July 13, 27, Aug. 10, 24 4:10pm)
This is a bi-weekly book club for chapter book readers level 4.4 AR and above.  Read the book, discuss it with the club members and do a follow-up activity.   Books are available at circulation two weeks before the discussion date. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 16, 11am-12:30pm
A lucky group of 12 children 7 years old and above will receive free instruction to learn pencil drawing from a local student.  Classes are by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY.  Participants will learn the basics of pencil drawing in black and white then dabble in using color pencils as well.
The classes will be held in two sessions.  Session one will be from June 9-30, every Tuesday from 11am-12:30pm.  Session two will be from July 7 - Aug. 4, every Tuesday from 11am-12:30pm. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 16, 4:30 PM
Join us for some fun making a mask to fit YOUR alter ego. We will have basic masks for you to decorate with sharpies, paint, nail polish, glitter, beads, feathers,string, yarn, ribbon and whatever other trinkets we can find. Feel free to bring some of your own found objects! The workshop is open to teens aged 12-18. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 3:30pm
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.   Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 4:15pm
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 2nd - 5th.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity related to the book when we meet. Books are available the week before they are discussed.  No sign-ups necessary Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Thursday, Jun. 18, 10:30am
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 Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Thursday, Jun. 18, 11:15am
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Saturday, Jun. 20, 1:00pm
Join us for fancy trick roping and lively audience involvement when storyteller Lariat Larry comes to entertain us with his rope tricks and exciting tales of the Old West.  This lively program occurs June 20th, at 1:00pm as part of our "Every Hero Has A Story" Summer Reading Program.  Learn more about Lariat Larry at: http://www.lariatlarry.com/LariatLarry.com/Welcome.html

  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 23, 11am-12:30pm
A lucky group of 12 children 7 years old and above will receive free instruction to learn pencil drawing from a local student.  Classes are by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY.  Participants will learn the basics of pencil drawing in black and white then dabble in using color pencils as well.
The classes will be held in two sessions.  Session one will be from June 9-30, every Tuesday from 11am-12:30pm.  Session two will be from July 7 - Aug. 4, every Tuesday from 11am-12:30pm. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 23, 1:00pm
This fabulous show really pops! It’s crazy, zany, super silly, and tons of fun. Parents and children alike will be wowed as we follow “The Bubble Lady” to “Bubbleland” and participate in incredible musically enhanced bubble adventures.  Children are helpers throughout this astounding interactive show! Spectacular bubble artistry mixed with comedy, is a winning combination making this “Bubble Show” one you won’t soon forget. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
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