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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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Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
Wednesday, Sep. 3, 10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
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Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Sep. 3, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
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.
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Wednesday, Sep. 3, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 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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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 3, 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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Beginning Level Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
Beginning Level Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 3, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Work on improving your balance, flexibilty and sense of inner awareness in this hour long class taught by licensed instructor, Susan McClanahan. 
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Small Claims Advisor Services
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
 Small Claims Advisor Services
Thursday, Sep. 4, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
(September 4, October 2, November 6, and December 4, 2014)

Troke Branch Library

On Thursdays, September 4, October 2, November 6, and December 4, 2014, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m., the Margaret K. Troke Library presents Small Claims Advisor Services.  

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All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 4, 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.
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Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
Thursday, Sep. 4, 10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Sep. 4, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon 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.

 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 4, 10:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
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Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
Thursday, Sep. 4, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
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Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 4, 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.
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Lathrop Storytime "Apples"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime "Apples"
Thursday, Sep. 4, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
 
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Family Fun Film Matinee
3:30 p.m.
 Family Fun Film Matinee
Thursday, Sep. 4, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
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 throu...read more
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 4, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 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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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Sep. 4, 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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College Planning Workshop
6:30 p.m.
 College Planning Workshop
Thursday, Sep. 4, 6:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Get information on college planning, funding, and admissions from staff of the Heartland Institute of Financial Education. Students and parents are invited to attend and get started on the college process together!  Ripon Memorial Library Community Room (entrance on Main St. side of building).
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Bedtime Stories and Crafts
6:30 p.m.
 Bedtime Stories and Crafts
Thursday, Sep. 4, 6:30 p.m.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Put your jammies on and come to the library for bedtime stories and crafts.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we read books, sing songs, and enjoy fingerplays. The library doors open at 10:20 a.m. and storytime starts at 10:30 a.m. sharp. Storytime is followed by a brief craft or playtime.
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Sep. 5, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon 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.

 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join us on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. for fun stories, songs, fingerplays and playgroups.
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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, Sep. 5, 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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Genealogy workshop: Taking Your Genealogical Research on the Road
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Genealogy workshop: Taking Your Genealogical Research on the Road
Saturday, Sep. 6, 11:00 am - 1:30 pmGenealogy workshop:
Troke Branch Library
On Saturday, September 6, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents a genealogy workshop: Taking Your Genealogical Research on the Road.
 
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Tracy Library Chess Club
12 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 6, 12 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
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Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 6, 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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Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Sep. 8, 3:30 pm
(Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm)

Tracy Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 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 when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Sep. 8, 3:00 p.m.
(Mondays, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 1, 8, 15, Jan 5, 12, 26, Feb 2 & 23, 3:00 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  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.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Advanced Book Club
4:00pm
 Advanced Book Club
Monday, Sep. 8, 4:00pm
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.  This week's book is Swiss Family Robinson by Wyss.  Books are available at the checkout desk two weeks before the ...read more
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Family Storytime
6:30pm
 Family Storytime
Monday, Sep. 8, 6:30pm
(Second Monday Every Month, Jul. 14, Aug. 11, Sep. 8)

Mountain House Branch Library
Children are invited to wear their favorite pajamas and bring stuffed animals to this once a month bedtime Family Storytime.  This storytime includes stories and fingerplays which help develop a child's love of reading.  There will also be a simple craft. 
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Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Monday, Sep. 8, 6:00 pm
(Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 pm)

Tracy Branch Library
Family Storytime is for children of all ages.  There will be books read and activities performed for a fun time of sharing together as a family.
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)

Tracy 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.
 
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Green Means Go!: Healthy Cooking Class for Families
10:30 am
Green Means Go!: Healthy Cooking Class for Families
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 10:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 p.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 10:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
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All About Baby Storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby Storytime @ the Manteca Library
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Manteca Branch Library
Even the youngest babies will benefit from this 20 minute combination of simple picturebook stories, rhythmic music, plus fingerplays with motion and movement. The doors open at 10:00, stories and songs are at 10:3...read more
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Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:00 - 11:15 am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 10:00 - 11:15 am
Troke Branch Library
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Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 11:15 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
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Teen Hunger Gamapalooza!
4:00pm
 Teen Hunger Gamapalooza!
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 7th to 12th graders.

Do you like food? We have it! Do you like games? We'll provide a selection of video games, card games, and board games and you're welcome to bring your own games, too. Come hang out with us at the library!

Text @tracyteens to 209-451-9982 t...read more
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 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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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
3:30 pm
Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
Wednesday, Sep. 10, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Sep. 10, 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.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
3:30 pm
Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Sep. 10, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Sep. 10, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
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.
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Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, Sep. 10, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 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 when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Wednesday, Sep. 10, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 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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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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Beginning Level Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
Beginning Level Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Work on improving your balance, flexibilty and sense of inner awareness in this hour long class taught by licensed instructor, Susan McClanahan. 
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Covered California
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
 Covered California
Thursday, Sep. 11, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

Gome and get information about Covered California options and health insurance available

  • Come “shop and compare “
  • Get enrolled into health insuran...read more
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 11, 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.
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Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
Thursday, Sep. 11, 10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Sep. 11, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon 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.

 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 11, 10:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
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Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
Thursday, Sep. 11, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
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Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 11, 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.
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Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30 pm
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Sep. 11, 12:30 pm
(The second Thursday of each month: Apr 10, 2014; May 8, 2014; Jun 12, 2014; Jul 10, 2014; Aug 14, 2014; Sep 10, 2014; Oct 9, 2014; Nov 13, 2014; Dec 11, 2014)
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 o...read more
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Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 11, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
 
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College Planning Workshop
4:30pm
 College Planning Workshop
Thursday, Sep. 11, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Get information on college planning, funding, and admissions from staff of the Heartland Institute of Financial Education. Students and parents are invited to attend and get started on the college process together!   
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 11, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 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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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Sep. 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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Book Discussion Group for Adults
6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, Sep. 11, 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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Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
Friday, Sep. 12
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.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we read books, sing songs, and enjoy fingerplays. The library doors open at 10:20 a.m. and storytime starts at 10:30 a.m. sharp. Storytime is followed by a brief craft or playtime.
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Sep. 12, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon 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.

 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join us on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. for fun stories, songs, fingerplays and playgroups.
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Stories & Crafts
10:00 a.m.
 Stories & Crafts
Friday, Sep. 12, 10:00 a.m.
(2nd Friday of each month, Sept 12, Oct 10, Nov 14, Dec 12, 10:00 a.m.)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
On the second Friday of each month, September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12, at 10:00 a.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...read more
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Civil Rights, a Library, & the Tougaloo Nine: Living History for Today
3:30 pm
Civil Rights, a Library, & the Tougaloo Nine: Living History for Today
Friday, Sep. 12, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Free Practice SAT Test
8:00am
 Free Practice SAT Test
Saturday, Sep. 13, 8:00amFree Practice SAT Te
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. 

We'd like to invite you to take a full practice SAT exam to familiarize yourself with the test. The test will take approximately four hours and start promptly at 8:00am.

Participants must bring two no. 2 pencils, and eraser, and a graphing or ...read more
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Adult Book Club
12:00 noon
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Sep. 13, 12:00 noon
(The second Saturday of each month.)

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 Tro...read more
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Tracy Library Chess Club
12 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 13, 12 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
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Family Craft
2:00 pm
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Family Craft
Saturday, Sep. 13, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Join us as we celebrate the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month!  We will have many crafts for all ages including beaded bracelets, string art, ojo de dios, and wrestler masks.  Please join us at 2:00 pm for this cultural craft program.
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Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 13, 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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Discussion and Photo Awards with Richard Dawson
4:00 p.m.
Discussion and Photo Awards with Richard Dawson
Saturday, Sep. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Mr. Dawson will announce the winners of the "For the Love of Reading" photo contest and speak about his experiences photographing libraries.He was recently named a Guggenheim Fellow for his photography.  His book, Public Libraries: An American Commons, was released in April.  Mr....read more
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Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Sep. 15, 3:30 pm
(Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm)

Tracy Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 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 when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Sep. 15, 3:00 p.m.
(Mondays, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 1, 8, 15, Jan 5, 12, 26, Feb 2 & 23, 3:00 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  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.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Monday, Sep. 15, 6:00 pm
(Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 pm)

Tracy Branch Library
Family Storytime is for children of all ages.  There will be books read and activities performed for a fun time of sharing together as a family.
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)

Tracy 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.
 
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Green Means Go!: Healthy Cooking Class for Families
10:30 am
Green Means Go!: Healthy Cooking Class for Families
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 10:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 p.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 10:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
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All About Baby Storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby Storytime @ the Manteca Library
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Manteca Branch Library
Even the youngest babies will benefit from this 20 minute combination of simple picturebook stories, rhythmic music, plus fingerplays with motion and movement. The doors open at 10:00, stories and songs are at 10:3...read more
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Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:00 - 11:15 am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 10:00 - 11:15 am
Troke Branch Library
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Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 11:15 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
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Fall Trees Craft
4:30pm
 Fall Trees Craft
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
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Lawyers in the Library Legal Clinic
4:30
Lawyers in the Library Legal Clinic
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 4:30Lawyers in the Libra
Tracy Branch Library
The San Joaquin County Bar Association is hosting a Lawyers in the Library Legal Clinic, that will be held at the Tracy Branch Library. Lawyers in the Library is a bimonthly legal clinic consisting of licensed, practicing attorneys who are in good standing with the S...read more
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Teen Writing Club
4:00pm
 Teen Writing Club
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 4:00pmTeen Writing Club
Tracy Branch Library
For 7th to 12th graders.

Do you love to write poems, short stories, and more? Do you want to learn more about it and are looking for someone to critique your writing? Join us for the first ever Teen Writing Club meeting in the Teen Area of the Tracy Branch Library.

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Free Computer Classes at Lathrop Library
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at Lathrop Library
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Lathrop Branch Library
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 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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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
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Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
3:30 pm
Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 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.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
3:30 pm
Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
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.
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Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 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 when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 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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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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Beginning Level Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
Beginning Level Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Work on improving your balance, flexibilty and sense of inner awareness in this hour long class taught by licensed instructor, Susan McClanahan. 
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 18, 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.
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Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
Thursday, Sep. 18, 10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Sep. 18, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon 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.

 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 18, 10:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
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Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
Thursday, Sep. 18, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
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Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 18, 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.
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Lathrop Storytime "Autumn"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime "Autumn"
Thursday, Sep. 18, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
 
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Teen Craft: T.A.G.’s Choice
4:00pm
Teen Craft: T.A.G.’s Choice
Thursday, Sep. 18, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 7th to 12th graders.

Let's get creative! Come do a craft at the library designed by our Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.) members.

Text @tracyteens to 209-451-9982 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply.&nbs...read more
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 18, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 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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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Sep. 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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San Joaquin Genealogical Society meeting
5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
San Joaquin Genealogical Society meeting
Thursday, Sep. 18, 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Regular monthly meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society meeting.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we read books, sing songs, and enjoy fingerplays. The library doors open at 10:20 a.m. and storytime starts at 10:30 a.m. sharp. Storytime is followed by a brief craft or playtime.
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Free Computer Classes at Ripon Library
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at Ripon Library
Friday, Sep. 19, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library

 
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Sep. 19, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon 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.

 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join us on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. for fun stories, songs, fingerplays and playgroups.
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Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
3-4 pm
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
Friday, Sep. 19, 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.
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Chavez Library 50th Birthday Celebration
5 pm
Chavez Library 50th Birthday Celebration
Friday, Sep. 19, 5 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Tracy Library Chess Club
12 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 20, 12 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
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PAWS For Reading!
1:00-3:00pm
 PAWS For Reading!
Saturday, Sep. 20, 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!
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Social Security Workshop
2:00 pm
 Social Security Workshop
Saturday, Sep. 20, 2:00 pm
(Saturday, September 10 at 2:00 pm. Monday, September 22 at 7:00 pm)

Manteca Branch Library
Financial Advisor Lance Johnson shows how married couples can plan to maximize their Social Security income.  Learn about the impact of making good Social Security decisons, calculating Social Security benefits, and utilizing special claims for maximizing your family's benefits.
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Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 20, 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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Social Security Workshop
7:00 pm
 Social Security Workshop
Monday, Sep. 22, 7:00 pm
(Saturday, September 10 at 2:00 pm. Monday, September 22 at 7:00 pm)

Manteca Branch Library
Financial Advisor Lance Johnson shows how married couples can plan to maximize their Social Security income.  Learn about the impact of making good Social Security decisons, calculating Social Security benefits, and utilizing special claims for maximizing your family's benefits.
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Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Sep. 22, 3:30 pm
(Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm)

Tracy Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 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 when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Sep. 22, 3:00 p.m.
(Mondays, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 1, 8, 15, Jan 5, 12, 26, Feb 2 & 23, 3:00 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  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.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Advanced Book Club
4:00pm
 Advanced Book Club
Monday, Sep. 22, 4:00pm
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.  This week's book is Castle in the Attic by Winthrop.  Books are available at the checkout desk two weeks before th...read more
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Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Monday, Sep. 22, 6:00 pm
(Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 pm)

Tracy Branch Library
Family Storytime is for children of all ages.  There will be books read and activities performed for a fun time of sharing together as a family.
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Seed Saving Workshop
6:00 p.m.
 Seed Saving Workshop
Monday, Sep. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn how to save seeds to use next year or share with others.
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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 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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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)

Tracy 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.
 
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Green Means Go!: Healthy Cooking Class for Families
10:30 am
Green Means Go!: Healthy Cooking Class for Families
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 p.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
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All About Baby Storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby Storytime @ the Manteca Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Manteca Branch Library
Even the youngest babies will benefit from this 20 minute combination of simple picturebook stories, rhythmic music, plus fingerplays with motion and movement. The doors open at 10:00, stories and songs are at 10:3...read more
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Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:00 - 11:15 am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:00 - 11:15 am
Troke Branch Library
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Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 11:15 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
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Teen FAQs: College Admissions!
4:00pm
 Teen FAQs: College Admissions!
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 4:00pmTeen FAQs: College A
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders (and parents).

Are you a high school student who plans to apply to college in the future? Or maybe you are a senior applying this year? Demystify the process! We would like to invited you to a special informational session all about the college admissions where you...read more
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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Wednesday, Sep. 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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Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
3:30 pm
Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 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.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
3:30 pm
Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
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.
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Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 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 when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Beginning Level Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
Beginning Level Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Work on improving your balance, flexibilty and sense of inner awareness in this hour long class taught by licensed instructor, Susan McClanahan. 
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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Sep. 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 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
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 25, 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.
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Sep. 25, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon 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.

 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 25, 10:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
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Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime @ the Manteca Library
Thursday, Sep. 25, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
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Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 25, 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.
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Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 25, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
 
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Free Computer Classes at the Escalon Branch Library
2:00-3:30 and 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at the Escalon Branch Library
Thursday, Sep. 25, 2:00-3:30 and 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
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Stockton Police Department Community Meeting
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Stockton Police Department Community Meeting
Thursday, Sep. 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
The Stockton Police department will meet with the members of the Weston Ranch Community to discuss local issues and concerns.
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Discover Your Family Tree: A Genealogy Workshop
6:00 p.m.
Discover Your Family Tree: A Genealogy Workshop
Thursday, Sep. 25, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Researching your family tree is a fascinating process, but daunting as well. With expert assistance you can learn up-to-date techniques to start the journey. Local genealogy researcher, Mike Johnson will provide attendees with a wealth of information and guidance.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we read books, sing songs, and enjoy fingerplays. The library doors open at 10:20 a.m. and storytime starts at 10:30 a.m. sharp. Storytime is followed by a brief craft or playtime.
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Sep. 26, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon 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.

 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join us on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. for fun stories, songs, fingerplays and playgroups.
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Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
3-4 pm
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
Friday, Sep. 26, 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.&nbs...read more
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Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
3-4 pm
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
Friday, Sep. 26, 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.&nbs...read more
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Tracy Library Book Club for Adults
11:00am
Tracy Library Book Club for Adults
Saturday, Sep. 27, 11:00amTracy Library Book C
Tracy Branch Library
On the fourth Saturday of every month, the Tracy Library will be hosting a book club for adults. Our monthly discussions will begin at 1 p.m. inside the library, and are free and open to new members. The book selected for our September discussion will be Laurie R. King's "read more
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Tracy Library Chess Club
12 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 27, 12 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
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Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 27, 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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Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Sep. 29, 3:30 pm
(Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm)

Tracy Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 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 when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Sep. 29, 3:00 p.m.
(Mondays, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 1, 8, 15, Jan 5, 12, 26, Feb 2 & 23, 3:00 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  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.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Monday, Sep. 29, 6:00 pm
(Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 pm)

Tracy Branch Library
Family Storytime is for children of all ages.  There will be books read and activities performed for a fun time of sharing together as a family.
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Homework Helpers
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 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. Beginning August 19th, 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, an...read more
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Math Smart Tutoring
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 Math Smart Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 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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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)

Tracy 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.
 
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Green Means Go!: Healthy Cooking Class for Families
10:30 am
Green Means Go!: Healthy Cooking Class for Families
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 10:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Free Genealogy Assistance
10:00 - 1:00 p.m.
 Free Genealogy Assistance
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 10:00 - 1:00 p.m.
(Tuesdays from 10:00 - 1:00 p.m.)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 p.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 10:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
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All About Baby Storytime @ the Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby Storytime @ the Manteca Library
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Manteca Branch Library
Even the youngest babies will benefit from this 20 minute combination of simple picturebook stories, rhythmic music, plus fingerplays with motion and movement. The doors open at 10:00, stories and songs are at 10:3...read more
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Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:00 - 11:15 am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 10:00 - 11:15 am
Troke Branch Library
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Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 11:15 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
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Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G) Meeting
4:00pm
Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G) Meeting
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 7th 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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