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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
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a modified storytime for babies: newborns- 18 months old. Parent or guardian participation is necessary. Songs, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, picturebook and board book sharing are all part of the 20-30 minute program. Emphasizes developmental guidance for babies. 
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
10 am
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10 am
Tracy Branch Library
Toddler and Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler and Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy fun books, crafts and playtime. .
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10:30 a.m.
United States
Escalon is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come out and enjoy fun books, crafts and playtime. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 5, 11:15am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 5, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Music First Inc. presents "Jazz 4 Kids"
3:30 p.m.
Music First Inc. presents "Jazz 4 Kids"
Thursday, Mar. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
There's more to music than hip-hop, rap and rock! Listen and learn about jazz music with Lynn Sampson of Music First and you'll be surprised at the connections between jazz and your favorite tunes. Music First educates kids and expands their understanding of musical forms with hands on teach...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Mar. 5, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children ...read more
Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Thursday, Mar. 5, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tue...read more
Spring Mobile Craft
4:30pm
 Spring Mobile Craft
Thursday, Mar. 5, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Enjoying the beautiful California Spring weather? Join us to make a colorful Spring Mobile with flowers, rabbits, birds and more. 
Small Claims Advisor Services
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
 Small Claims Advisor Services
Thursday, Mar. 5, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

On the first Thursday of each month February through December, 2015, the Margaret K. Troke Library presents Small Claims Advisor Services.  

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Preschool Storytime
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Mar. 6, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we read books, sing songs, and enjoy fingerplays. The library doors open at 10:00 a.m. and storytime starts at 10:30 a.m. sharp.
 
Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
3-4 pm
Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
Friday, Mar. 6, 3-4 pm
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic mouse movements such as how to click on or select objects. The class allows plenty of time for practicing so students can become comfortable using a computer mouse.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participant...read more
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Free Tax Help @ Your Library
10:00
 Free Tax Help @ Your Library
Saturday, Mar. 7, 10:00
(Feb 7, 14, 21 & 28, March 7, 14, 21 & 28. April 4 &11)

Manteca Branch Library
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will be at Manteca Library From 10 – 5 pm.
No Appointment Necessary (First Come, First Served) waiting area in the back of the library near the lobby area.
 
Storytime at the Linden Library
10:30 a.m.
 Storytime at the Linden Library
Saturday, Mar. 7, 10:30 a.m.
Linden Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs at the Linden Library!
Training Wheels Tour 2015
10 am
 Training Wheels Tour 2015
Saturday, Mar. 7, 10 am
Linden Branch Library
Autism
10:00 a.m.
 Autism
Saturday, Mar. 7, 10:00 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
 Presentation on Autism with  Q & A to follow.  Our speaker will  be Zo Rana who has a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with a specific expertise in autism spectrum disorde...read more
Genealogy Workshop: How Libraries Can Help With Family Research
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop: How Libraries Can Help With Family Research
Saturday, Mar. 7, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., the Margaret K Troke Branch Library presents a genealogy workshop: How Libraries Can Help With Family Research

Many genealogical records are available from your local library. The Cesar Chavez Library, the main branch ...read more
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 7, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
12 pm
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Saturday, Mar. 7, 12 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Training Wheels Tour 2015
12:30 pm
 Training Wheels Tour 2015
Saturday, Mar. 7, 12:30 pm
Escalon Branch Library
Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 7, 3:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Chess Club meets at the Mountain House Branch Library on Saturday from 3:00pm-4:30pm.  The club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside ...read more
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Chinese-English Reading Group
3:00 p.m.
 Chinese-English Reading Group
Sunday, Mar. 8, 3:00 p.m.
(Sundays, March 8, 22, April 12, 26, May 3 & 17, 3:00 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Led by teacher Qianhong (Sophia) Long, children, aged 5-12 years, (and adults) will have the opportunity to hear/read Chinese story books, sing Chinese songs/rhymes and watch Chinese movies.  This is a wonderful introduction to, or refresher of, the Chinese language.
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Free Tax Help @ Your Library
12:00
 Free Tax Help @ Your Library
Monday, Mar. 9, 12:00
(Mondays, Feb 2 & 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 &30, April 6 & 13)

Manteca Branch Library
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will be at Manteca Library From 12 – 8 pm.
No Appointment Necessary (First Come, First Served) waiting area in the back of the library near the lobby area.
 
Give Every Child A Chance K-12 Tutoring
3:30-5:30pm
Give Every Child A Chance K-12 Tutoring
Monday, Mar. 9, 3:30-5:30pmGive Every Child A C
Tracy Branch Library
Free K-12 Tutoring!

Give Every Child A Chance, a non-profit based out of Manteca, provides FREE one-on-one tutoring for K-12 students at the Tracy Branch Library on Mondays and Wednesdays. If your child is an IEP student, failing a subject, or can provide a strong teacher recommendation f...read more
Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 9, 3:30-5:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Teen volunteers will be available to provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6 students. If you wish to be a volunteer, please get an application from the checkout desk.

 
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Mar. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in K-3rd grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Mar. 9, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Advanced Book Club
4:10pm
 Advanced Book Club
Monday, Mar. 9, 4:10pm
(Mondays, March 9 & 23, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18, 4:10pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
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.
Family Story Time
6:30 pm
 Family Story Time
Monday, Mar. 9, 6:30 pm
(Apr 13, May 11, Jun 8, Jul 13)

Mountain House Branch Library
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.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Mar. 9, 6:00 p.m.
(Mondays, Feb 2, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
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Lathrop Tuesday Hours
 Lathrop Tuesday Hours
Tuesday, Mar. 10
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15 - 11:00 am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10:15 - 11:00 am
Troke Branch Library
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
10 am
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10:30 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 11:15 a.m.
(Mondays, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, 11:15 a.m. )

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Free Computer Classes at the Manteca Library
1:00-3:00 & 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at the Manteca Library
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 1:00-3:00 & 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Manteca Branch Library

The Manteca Branch Library will be offering the following computer classes:

•  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 @ 1:00 - 3:00  PM – Basic Computer Skills
•  Tuesday, March 3,
...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children ...read more
Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tue...read more
Teen Science & Art Crafts
4:00-5:00pm
 Teen Science & Art Crafts
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 4:00-5:00pmTeen Science & Art C
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th to 12th graders.

With the help of the Tracy Teen Advisory Group we create a new science or art craft every month. All materials supplied. Space is limited for some programs. Sign up now!

March: Solar Cars. We're building small solar cars and ...read more
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Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30-5:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Teen volunteers will be available to provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6 students. If you wish to be a volunteer, please get an application from the checkout desk.

 
Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
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.  
Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
3:30 pm
Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
3:30 pm
Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Give Every Child A Chance K-12 Tutoring
3:30-5:30pm
Give Every Child A Chance K-12 Tutoring
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30-5:30pmGive Every Child A C
Tracy Branch Library
Free K-12 Tutoring!

Give Every Child A Chance, a non-profit based out of Manteca, provides FREE one-on-one tutoring for K-12 students at the Tracy Branch Library on Mondays and Wednesdays. If your child is an IEP student, failing a subject, or can provide a strong teacher recommendation f...read more
Give Every Child A Chance K-12 Tutoring
3:30-5:30pm
Give Every Child A Chance K-12 Tutoring
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30-5:30pmGive Every Child A C
Tracy Branch Library
Free K-12 Tutoring!

Give Every Child A Chance, a non-profit based out of Manteca, provides FREE one-on-one tutoring for K-12 students at the Tracy Branch Library on Mondays and Wednesdays. If your child is an IEP student, failing a subject, or can provide a strong teacher recommendation f...read more
Homework Helpers
3:30 pm
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30 pm
(Wednesdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 4, 11, 18 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20, 27)

Manteca Branch Library
Need help with your homework? We will have tutors available to help K- 8 students with their daily assignments from 3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesday afternoons.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15 pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 4:15 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
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 ...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children ...read more
Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tue...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 6:00 p.m.
(Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly program emphasizes gentle stretching to improve flexibility. Facilitated by certified instructor Susan McClanahan. Bring own yoga mat. Wear comfortable clothing. Class lasts about an hour. Free. Small contribution to Friends of the Library is optional.
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Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Mar. 12, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.Troke Mystery Book C
Troke Branch Library
The Troke Mystery Book Club will meet on Tthe second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. to discuss mystery novels! 
Each month, the group will discuss books by a favorite author or on a selected theme.
Visit the Troke Branch Library to check out a copy of the books ...read more
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a modified storytime for babies: newborns- 18 months old. Parent or guardian participation is necessary. Songs, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, picturebook and board book sharing are all part of the 20-30 minute program. Emphasizes developmental guidance for babies. 
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
10 am
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10 am
Tracy Branch Library
Toddler and Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler and Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy fun books, crafts and playtime. .
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10:30 a.m.
United States
Escalon is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come out and enjoy fun books, crafts and playtime. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 12, 11:15am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 12, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Mar. 12, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children ...read more
Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Thursday, Mar. 12, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tue...read more
Basic Acrylic Painting Class At Troke Library
5:30 pm-6:30pm & 6:45pm-7:45pm
Basic Acrylic Painting Class At Troke Library
Thursday, Mar. 12, 5:30 pm-6:30pm & 6:45pm-7:45pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library presents Basic Acrylic Canvas Painting class for children over six years old and Teens.

Local artist Carmencita Oliva will teach you how to create a beautiful canvas that you can take home and hang on your wall. Please bring an apron to protect your clothes.  <...read more
Book Discussion Group for Adults
6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, Mar. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
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...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Mar. 13, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we read books, sing songs, and enjoy fingerplays. The library doors open at 10:00 a.m. and storytime starts at 10:30 a.m. sharp.
 
Stories & Crafts
10:00 a.m.
 Stories & Crafts
Friday, Mar. 13, 10:00 a.m.
(2nd Friday, Feb. 13, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8 at 10:00 a.m.)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
On the second Friday of each month, Feb. 13, Mar 13, Apr 10, May 8, at 10:00a.m., the Maya Angelou Branch Library presents Stories & Crafts.  Please join us for a preschool storytime and hands-on craft session. This storytime is suitable for children under age 6 and their parent/caregiver.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
12 pm
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Friday, Mar. 13, 12 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
3-4 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
Friday, Mar. 13, 3-4 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic methods for searching the Internet to find the information and resources they need.
We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or e-reader devices.
English Conversation Club
4 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Mar. 13, 4 p.m.
(Fridays, February 6, 20, 27 4 p.m., Fridays March 13, 4 p.m., Fridays April 3, 10, 4 p.m., Fridays May 1, 15, 22, 4 p.m., Fridays June 5, 12, 26, 4 p.m.)
English Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
 English Conversation Club
Tracy Public Library
Friday, Sep. 5, 4:00 pm
The English Conversation Club will meet  on various Fridays, Begining September 5, 2014 at 4:00 pm in the Wadsworth Room at the library. This program is for ESL adults (English as a...read more
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Free Tax Help @ Your Library
10:00
 Free Tax Help @ Your Library
Saturday, Mar. 14, 10:00
(Feb 7, 14, 21 & 28, March 7, 14, 21 & 28. April 4 &11)

Manteca Branch Library
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will be at Manteca Library From 10 – 5 pm.
No Appointment Necessary (First Come, First Served) waiting area in the back of the library near the lobby area.
 
Storytime at the Linden Library
10:30 a.m.
 Storytime at the Linden Library
Saturday, Mar. 14, 10:30 a.m.
Linden Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs at the Linden Library!
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 14, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Adult Book Club
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Mar. 14, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.Adult Book Club
Troke Branch Library
Join us for our Adult Book Club! Read the book, then join the group for a spirited discussion about the selection. Visit the Troke Branch Library to find out the book to be discussed on this date.

   The Troke Adult Book Club meets on the second Saturday of each month at the Troke Library...read more
Paws for Reading
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Mar. 14, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
(2nd Saturday of the month, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 13)

Mountain House Branch Library
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.
College Plannning Program.
2:00 PM
 College Plannning Program.
Saturday, Mar. 14, 2:00 PM
Troke Branch Library
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Angry Birds Engineering on National Pi Day!
2:00 pm
Angry Birds Engineering on National Pi Day!
Saturday, Mar. 14, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Celebrate National Pi (3.14) Day and Einstein's birthday at the Manteca Library!  Do you love Angry Birds?  Bring it to life!  We will be providing the supplies for you to build your own Angry Birds towers and put your engineering skills to work.  Do your best to knock them d...read more
Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 14, 3:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Chess Club meets at the Mountain House Branch Library on Saturday from 3:00pm-4:30pm.  The club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside ...read more
Red Cross Workshop - Home Fire Prevention and Preparedness
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Red Cross Workshop - Home Fire Prevention and Preparedness
Saturday, Mar. 14, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Troke Branch Library
Learn about home fire preparedness and safety measures, as well as how to respond to and recover from a house fire. 

This workshop will be presented by trained personnel from the local Red Cross Chapter.
 
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Tracy Anime Club
12:00-3:00pm
 Tracy Anime Club
Sunday, Mar. 15, 12:00-3:00pmTracy Anime Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for anime screenings, manga reading, and more fun! All ages welcome.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply.
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Free Tax Help @ Your Library
12:00
 Free Tax Help @ Your Library
Monday, Mar. 16, 12:00
(Mondays, Feb 2 & 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 &30, April 6 & 13)

Manteca Branch Library
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will be at Manteca Library From 12 – 8 pm.
No Appointment Necessary (First Come, First Served) waiting area in the back of the library near the lobby area.
 
Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 16, 3:30-5:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Teen volunteers will be available to provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6 students. If you wish to be a volunteer, please get an application from the checkout desk.

 
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Mar. 16, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in K-3rd grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Mar. 16, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Mar. 16, 6:00 p.m.
(Mondays, Feb 2, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
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Lathrop Tuesday Hours
 Lathrop Tuesday Hours
Tuesday, Mar. 17
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15 - 11:00 am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10:15 - 11:00 am
Troke Branch Library
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
10 am
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10:30 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 11:15 a.m.
(Mondays, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, 11:15 a.m. )

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Free Computer Classes at Lathrop Library
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at Lathrop Library
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Lathrop Branch Library

The Lathrop Branch Library will be offering free computer classes for open questions on the following days from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.:
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Teen Writing Club
4:00-5:00pm
 Teen Writing Club
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 4:00-5:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th to 12th graders.

Meet with other teen writers to discuss writing techniques, practice creative writing, and give feedback on each other's writing.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message char...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children ...read more
Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tue...read more
Lucky Charms Teen Craft
4:30pm
 Lucky Charms Teen Craft
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Teens and Tweens please join us for some jewelry making fun to make bubble wrap charms.  Click here for a sample of what they might look like.  Will be limited to 10 year olds and older!!!
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Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 3:30-5:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Teen volunteers will be available to provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6 students. If you wish to be a volunteer, please get an application from the checkout desk.

 
Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
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.  
Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
3:30 pm
Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
3:30 pm
Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Homework Helpers
3:30 pm
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 3:30 pm
(Wednesdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 4, 11, 18 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20, 27)

Manteca Branch Library
Need help with your homework? We will have tutors available to help K- 8 students with their daily assignments from 3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesday afternoons.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15 pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 4:15 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
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 ...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children ...read more
Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tue...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 6:00 p.m.
(Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly program emphasizes gentle stretching to improve flexibility. Facilitated by certified instructor Susan McClanahan. Bring own yoga mat. Wear comfortable clothing. Class lasts about an hour. Free. Small contribution to Friends of the Library is optional.
Mountain House Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00pm
Mountain House Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 6:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
If you are interested in helping raise funds for the Mountain House Library programs and/or materials come join the Friends of the Library at their meeting to see the process for getting that done.  The MH Friends of the Library meets bi-monthly.

You can see or distribute the followi...read more
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San Joaquin Genealogical Society meeting
San Joaquin Genealogical Society meeting
Thursday, Mar. 19San Joaquin Genealog
Troke Branch Library
Regular monthly meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society meeting.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a modified storytime for babies: newborns- 18 months old. Parent or guardian participation is necessary. Songs, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, picturebook and board book sharing are all part of the 20-30 minute program. Emphasizes developmental guidance for babies. 
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
10 am
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10 am
Tracy Branch Library
Toddler and Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler and Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy fun books, crafts and playtime. .
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10:30 a.m.
United States
Escalon is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come out and enjoy fun books, crafts and playtime. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 19, 11:15am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 19, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Mar. 19, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children ...read more
Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Thursday, Mar. 19, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tue...read more
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Free Computer Classes at Ripon Library
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at Ripon Library
Friday, Mar. 20, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library

The Ripon Branch Library will offer FREE computer classes once a month on the following dates and times:·      ...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Mar. 20, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we read books, sing songs, and enjoy fingerplays. The library doors open at 10:00 a.m. and storytime starts at 10:30 a.m. sharp.
 
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
3-4 pm
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
Friday, Mar. 20, 3-4 pm
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic methods for searching the Internet to find the information and resources they need.
We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or e-reader devices.
Teen Gaming Program
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Gaming Program
Friday, Mar. 20, 3:00 p.m.
(Fridays, Jan. 23, Feb. 20, Mar. 20, Apr. 17, May 15 at 3:00 p.m.)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
On the 3rd Friday of each month, from January to May, at 3:00p.m., the Maya Angelou Branch Library will host a Teen Gaming Program.  Teens can compete with other teens at Nintendo videogames, board games and card games. There will also be a craft at each program. Light snacks will be...read more
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Free Tax Help @ Your Library
10:00
 Free Tax Help @ Your Library
Saturday, Mar. 21, 10:00
(Feb 7, 14, 21 & 28, March 7, 14, 21 & 28. April 4 &11)

Manteca Branch Library
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will be at Manteca Library From 10 – 5 pm.
No Appointment Necessary (First Come, First Served) waiting area in the back of the library near the lobby area.
 
Storytime at the Linden Library
10:30 a.m.
 Storytime at the Linden Library
Saturday, Mar. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Linden Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs at the Linden Library!
Financial Awareness Workshop.
11:15 AM
 Financial Awareness Workshop.
Saturday, Mar. 21, 11:15 AM
Troke Branch Library
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Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 21, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
12 pm
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Saturday, Mar. 21, 12 pm
Ripon Branch Library
PAWS For Reading!
1:00-3:00pm
 PAWS For Reading!
Saturday, Mar. 21, 1:00-3:00pmPAWS For Reading!
Tracy Branch Library
Children of all ages are welcome to practice their reading with the help of a friendly pooch!
Magic The Gathering
3:00-5:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Mar. 21, 3:00-5:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! For all ages.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminde...read more
Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 21, 3:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Chess Club meets at the Mountain House Branch Library on Saturday from 3:00pm-4:30pm.  The club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside ...read more
Teen FAQs: SAT Practice Test
8:00am-12:30pm
 Teen FAQs: SAT Practice Test
Saturday, Mar. 21, 8:00am-12:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders.

Do you need to take the SAT test for college admissions? Practice first! Take a full SAT exam at the library, recieve your score, and you will find out where you need to focus your studies. Space is limted to 40 students. You can register in person, by phone, or o...read more
Register Online
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Chinese-English Reading Group
3:00 p.m.
 Chinese-English Reading Group
Sunday, Mar. 22, 3:00 p.m.
(Sundays, March 8, 22, April 12, 26, May 3 & 17, 3:00 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Led by teacher Qianhong (Sophia) Long, children, aged 5-12 years, (and adults) will have the opportunity to hear/read Chinese story books, sing Chinese songs/rhymes and watch Chinese movies.  This is a wonderful introduction to, or refresher of, the Chinese language.
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Free Tax Help @ Your Library
12:00
 Free Tax Help @ Your Library
Monday, Mar. 23, 12:00
(Mondays, Feb 2 & 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 &30, April 6 & 13)

Manteca Branch Library
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will be at Manteca Library From 12 – 8 pm.
No Appointment Necessary (First Come, First Served) waiting area in the back of the library near the lobby area.
 
Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 23, 3:30-5:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Teen volunteers will be available to provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6 students. If you wish to be a volunteer, please get an application from the checkout desk.

 
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Mar. 23, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in K-3rd grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Mar. 23, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Advanced Book Club
4:10pm
 Advanced Book Club
Monday, Mar. 23, 4:10pm
(Mondays, March 9 & 23, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18, 4:10pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
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.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Mar. 23, 6:00 p.m.
(Mondays, Feb 2, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
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Lathrop Tuesday Hours
 Lathrop Tuesday Hours
Tuesday, Mar. 24
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15 - 11:00 am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10:15 - 11:00 am
Troke Branch Library
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
10 am
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10:30 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 11:15 a.m.
(Mondays, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, 11:15 a.m. )

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G) Meeting
4:00-5:00pm
Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G) Meeting
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 4:00-5:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th to 12th graders.

Do you want to help plan teen programs for the library? Help select new teen books and materials? Decorate the teen area or create library displays? Do all this and more while earning volunteer hours as a member of Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.).

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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children ...read more
Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tue...read more
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Toddler and Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler and Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy fun books, crafts and playtime. .
Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 3:30-5:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Teen volunteers will be available to provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6 students. If you wish to be a volunteer, please get an application from the checkout desk.

 
Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
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.  
Free Computer Classes at Thornton Branch Library
3:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at Thornton Branch Library
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library

The Thornton Branch Library will be offering FREE computer classes on the following days:
  • Wednesday March 18, 2015 - Creating ...read more
Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
3:30 pm
Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
3:30 pm
Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Homework Helpers
3:30 pm
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 3:30 pm
(Wednesdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 4, 11, 18 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20, 27)

Manteca Branch Library
Need help with your homework? We will have tutors available to help K- 8 students with their daily assignments from 3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesday afternoons.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15 pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 4:15 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
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 ...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children ...read more
Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tue...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 6:00 p.m.
(Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly program emphasizes gentle stretching to improve flexibility. Facilitated by certified instructor Susan McClanahan. Bring own yoga mat. Wear comfortable clothing. Class lasts about an hour. Free. Small contribution to Friends of the Library is optional.
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Mar. 26, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a modified storytime for babies: newborns- 18 months old. Parent or guardian participation is necessary. Songs, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, picturebook and board book sharing are all part of the 20-30 minute program. Emphasizes developmental guidance for babies. 
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
10 am
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Thursday, Mar. 26, 10 am
Tracy Branch Library
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
Thursday, Mar. 26, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 26, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 26, 10:30 a.m.
United States
Escalon is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come out and enjoy fun books, crafts and playtime. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 26, 11:15am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 26, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Mar. 26, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children ...read more
Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Thursday, Mar. 26, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tue...read more
The Shadow Puppet Workshop
4:00 p.m.
 The Shadow Puppet Workshop
Thursday, Mar. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Discover the magical world of shadow puppets with Daniel Barash.  Mr. Barash will perform stories and folktales from around the world. Audience participation a part of the program.
Family Game Night
6:00pm
 Family Game Night
Thursday, Mar. 26, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
Please come and join us for an evening of classic board games. Bring your family to the Troke library to play board games and puzzles. Come and enjoy an hour of family fun.  Bring your own board game or enjoy one of ours. Refreshments will be provided.
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Mar. 27, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we read books, sing songs, and enjoy fingerplays. The library doors open at 10:00 a.m. and storytime starts at 10:30 a.m. sharp.
 
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
12 pm
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Friday, Mar. 27, 12 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
3-4 pm
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
Friday, Mar. 27, 3-4 pm
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic document writing on Microsoft Word and other useful tips (how to save on a flash drive, save in a different version of Word, simple formatting skills) to help them with their word processing.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATION...read more
Find Art Fridays
3 pm
 Find Art Fridays
Friday, Mar. 27, 3 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Free Tax Help @ Your Library
10:00
 Free Tax Help @ Your Library
Saturday, Mar. 28, 10:00
(Feb 7, 14, 21 & 28, March 7, 14, 21 & 28. April 4 &11)

Manteca Branch Library
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will be at Manteca Library From 10 – 5 pm.
No Appointment Necessary (First Come, First Served) waiting area in the back of the library near the lobby area.
 
Storytime at the Linden Library
10:30 a.m.
 Storytime at the Linden Library
Saturday, Mar. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Linden Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs at the Linden Library!
Tracy Adult Book club
11 a.m.
 Tracy Adult Book club
Saturday, Mar. 28, 11 a.m.
(Saturday March 28, 11:00 a.m., Saturday April 25, 11:00 a.m., Saturday May 23, 11:00 a.m., Saturday June 27, 11:00 a.m., Saturday July 25, 11:00 a.m., Saturday August 22, 11:00 a.m., Saturday September 26, 11:00 a.m., Saturday October 30, 11:00 a.m., Saturday November 28, 11:00 a.m., Saturday December 26, 11:00 a.m.)
Tracy Adult Book clu
Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Library Adult Book Club meets on the 4th Saturday of every month. In the Wadsworth room. 
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 28, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00-5:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Mar. 28, 3:00-5:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! For all ages.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminde...read more
Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 28, 3:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Chess Club meets at the Mountain House Branch Library on Saturday from 3:00pm-4:30pm.  The club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside ...read more
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Free Computer Classes at the Tracy Library
10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at the Tracy Library
Monday, Mar. 30, 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library

The Tracy Branch Library will be offering the following computer classes:

•  Monday, March 30, 2015 @ 10:00 a.m. ...read more
Free Tax Help @ Your Library
12:00
 Free Tax Help @ Your Library
Monday, Mar. 30, 12:00
(Mondays, Feb 2 & 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 &30, April 6 & 13)

Manteca Branch Library
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will be at Manteca Library From 12 – 8 pm.
No Appointment Necessary (First Come, First Served) waiting area in the back of the library near the lobby area.
 
Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 30, 3:30-5:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Teen volunteers will be available to provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6 students. If you wish to be a volunteer, please get an application from the checkout desk.

 
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Mar. 30, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in K-3rd grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Mar. 30, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Mar. 30, 6:00 p.m.
(Mondays, Feb 2, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Beginning Couponing
6 pm
 Beginning Couponing
Monday, Mar. 30, 6 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Lathrop Tuesday Hours
 Lathrop Tuesday Hours
Tuesday, Mar. 31
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Free Genealogy Assistance
10:00 - 1:00 p.m.
 Free Genealogy Assistance
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10:00 - 1:00 p.m.
(Tuesdays from 10:00 - 1:00 p.m.)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
10 am
 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10:30 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 11:15 a.m.
(Mondays, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, 11:15 a.m. )

Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children ...read more
Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tue...read more
    
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