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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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Mountain House Branch Library
Saturday, Jul. 2, 3:00pm-4:30pm
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be supplied. 

  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10:30
This is a six-week program for children entering first, second or third grade who may need help maintaining their reading skills over the summer. Children will meet with older children or teen volunteers in one-on-one pairs or small groups to practice their reading and do fun reading activities and/or play reading games. For more information, or to sign up, stop by the front desk or call 937-8221 and ask for Kaye @ Mountain House. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 1:30 pm
The Mountain House Library Chess Camp will meet July 5-7 and July 12-14.  The Chess Camp is open to 8 year olds and above.  Registration is required!!  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  The camp will end with a chess tournament.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be supplied. 
  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 1:30 pm
The Mountain House Library Chess Camp will meet July 5-7 and July 12-14.  The Chess Camp is open to 8 year olds and above.  Registration is required!!  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  The camp will end with a chess tournament.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be supplied. 
  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2:00 pm
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, Jul. 6, 3:30 pm
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  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
Thursday, Jul. 7, 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, Jul. 7, 11:15 am
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
Thursday, Jul. 7, 1:30 pm
The Mountain House Library Chess Camp will meet July 5-7 and July 12-14.  The Chess Camp is open to 8 year olds and above.  Registration is required!!  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  The camp will end with a chess tournament.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be supplied. 
  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Friday, Jul. 8, 10:30 am
Please join us for some fun & easy art with sharpie pens, bathroom tiles & rubbing alcohol! When the alcohol hits the sharpie ink, the colors bloom into beautiful blended designs on the tile coaster you make. Sign up at the front desk or call 209-937-8221 and ask for the folks at Mountain House. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Monday, Jul. 11, 10:30 am
Please join us as we work on our current WIPs (works in progress), talk, learn, share patterns, or swap yarn. If you don't know how to knit or crochet, we can show you how! Please bring your current project with you; or, if you want us to show you how, please bring a ball or yarn and some knitting needles or a crochet hook--you can find them inexpensively at our local craft stores where staff are always happy to help. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 10:30
This is a six-week program for children entering first, second or third grade who may need help maintaining their reading skills over the summer. Children will meet with older children or teen volunteers in one-on-one pairs or small groups to practice their reading and do fun reading activities and/or play reading games. For more information, or to sign up, stop by the front desk or call 937-8221 and ask for Kaye @ Mountain House. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 1:00pm
Our "Let's Chat" English Practice class is free and open to all adults who wish to practice their English and gain a better understanding of English.  This is an informal group meeting where ESL speakers can practice and learn better English. The group is led by a patient and caring local, retired teacher.  We hope you can join us for this fun, interesting and educational chat group.  We also encourage you to encourage others who need such practice to attend.  This group meets Tuesday afternoons at 1:00pm at the Mountain House Library. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 1:30 pm
The Mountain House Library Chess Camp will meet July 5-7 and July 12-14.  The Chess Camp is open to 8 year olds and above.  Registration is required!!  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  The camp will end with a chess tournament.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be supplied. 
  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 1:00 pm
Learn how to draw anime characters even if you think you can't draw! Artist Carlos Nieto III will be here to show you how using his special techniques. All materials will be provided at this free workshop for tweens and teens. Sign up at the front desk or call 209-937-8221 and ask for Mountain House. Sponsored by mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 1:30 pm
The Mountain House Library Chess Camp will meet July 5-7 and July 12-14.  The Chess Camp is open to 8 year olds and above.  Registration is required!!  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  The camp will end with a chess tournament.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be supplied. 
  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2:00 pm
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, Jul. 13, 3:30 pm
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  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
Thursday, Jul. 14, 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, Jul. 14, 11:15 am
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.
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