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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VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
10am-4pm
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
Friday, Mar. 1, 10am-4pm
Manteca Branch Library
February 2 - April 13. Fridays & Saturdays from 10am-4pm. No appointment needed. First come, first served. Closed on Feb. 23, Mar. 22, & Mar. 30 
Fun Friday Crafts
 Fun Friday Crafts
Friday, Mar. 1Fun Friday Crafts
Manteca Branch Library
Are you looking for fun crafts & activities to do? Join in the fun & get creative at the Manteca Library!Designed for all ages. All supplies will be provided.
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 1, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers.We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Linden Storytime
10:20-10:45
 Linden Storytime
Friday, Mar. 1, 10:20-10:45
(September 9 & 23, 10:20-10:45)

Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Baby Play Day
10:30am
 Baby Play Day
Friday, Mar. 1, 10:30amBaby Play Day
Ripon Branch Library
Bring your little ones 24 months and under for an hour of play and exploration. Toys will be provided.
Computer Class: Computer Basics
10:30 am to 11:30 am
 Computer Class: Computer Basics
Friday, Mar. 1, 10:30 am to 11:30 amComputer Class: Comp
Troke Branch Library
This class is for adults who need more confidence in using a mouse and keyboard, or have questions about the basics of using a computer. You are welcome to bring your own laptop or tablet, but we also provide laptops to use during the class. No registrations.
Toddler Exploration Lab
10:30am
 Toddler Exploration Lab
Friday, Mar. 1, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
A time and space for toddlers to explore their world by enjoying a variety of hands on activities including puzzles, toss games, crawling tunnels and more, while parents get to meet and talk with each other.  This lab is for children through 5 year olds.
Little Explorers
11:00am - 11:30am
 Little Explorers
Friday, Mar. 1, 11:00am - 11:30am
Linden Branch Library
Little Explorers is the toddler and preschool STEAM program that takes place once a month. Kids will learn some basics of science, technology, math, engineering, and art, all while having fun and exploring the world around them through guided activities! Some may be a bit messy, so dress with that i...read more
Learning With Mango
11:00am
 Learning With Mango
Friday, Mar. 1, 11:00amLearning With Mango
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us as we learn how to use Mango, a language learning program. Bring your own device or use one of the library computers to access Mango. Open to Adults and Seniors. 
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Mar. 1, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Resume Builder
10am-11am
 Resume Builder
Friday, Mar. 1, 10am-11amResume Builder
Manteca Branch Library
Applying for jobs or internships? Do you need help updating your resume? Come to Manteca Library!
Adult: Enchanted Garden Wreaths
12:30-1:30
 Adult: Enchanted Garden Wreaths
Friday, Mar. 1, 12:30-1:30Adult: Enchanted Gar
Lathrop Branch Library
Make a beautiful wreath to celebrate the arrival of Spring. Allow your creation to transform your porch or patio into an enchanted garden.
Drop in Tech Hour
2pm-3pm
 Drop in Tech Hour
Friday, Mar. 1, 2pm-3pmDrop in Tech Hour
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help!
Lego Club
3:00 pm
 Lego Club
Friday, Mar. 1, 3:00 pmLego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.
English Conversation Club
3 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Mar. 1, 3 p.m.
(Friday, Nov. 17, 3 p.m., Friday Dec 1, & 22, 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 12 & 19, 3 p.m., Feb. 9 & 23, 3 p.m., Friday March 9& 23, 3 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and practice speaking English in a comfortable group setting.
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Friday, Mar. 1, 3:30 pmLego Club
Troke Branch Library
Show off your skills and let your imagination transform legos into masterpiece creations.If you'd like to share your work of art, please have the Librarian take a picture and it will be displayed on the TV in the children's room. 
Farm Friends & Books - Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Farm Friends & Books - Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, Mar. 1, 3:30 pm-4:30 pmFarm Friends & Books
Escalon Branch Library
Read to a rescued small farm friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary! Meet an animal you may not interact with or see regularly like a duck, chicken, or turkey, and practice reading in a relaxed and judgment-free environment. Each meeting will be on the 1st Friday of the month at 3:30 pm. All ages...read more
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VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
10am-4pm
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
Saturday, Mar. 2, 10am-4pm
Manteca Branch Library
February 2 - April 13. Fridays & Saturdays from 10am-4pm. No appointment needed. First come, first served. Closed on Feb. 23, Mar. 22, & Mar. 30 
Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Saturday, Mar. 2Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Saturday, Mar. 2In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 2, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6+. Play or learn to play chess on Saturdays mornings. All equipment provided.
SAT or ACT Practice Test (Register)
10:30am
SAT or ACT Practice Test (Register)
Saturday, Mar. 2, 10:30am
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 9-12. Take a official full-length, computer-based practice test for the SAT or ACT (essay not included). Students will need to create a free account at Collegeboard (for the SAT) or My ACT (for the ACT). The Collegeboard or My ACT account can be created on-site or at any time before arri...read more

Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Mar. 2, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
Watercolor Weekend
2pm
 Watercolor Weekend
Saturday, Mar. 2, 2pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring the family out for watercolors and fun!  All material will be supplied.
Family Paint Hour
2 pm
 Family Paint Hour
Saturday, Mar. 2, 2 pmFamily Paint Hour
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a fun family paint hour at the library. This program is for all ages.
Legos
2:00-3:00
 Legos
Saturday, Mar. 2, 2:00-3:00
Lathrop Branch Library
Building something fun to display in the library! What will you make? 
Indoor Mini Golf- Dr. Seuss’s Birthday!
2:30 PM
Indoor Mini Golf- Dr. Seuss’s Birthday!
Saturday, Mar. 2, 2:30 PMIndoor Mini Golf- Dr
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families can celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a fun, Seussicaly-themed game of putt-putt golf inside the library!Registration recommended, but not required.
Happy Birthday to the Rhyme Doctor! - A Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Event
3:00pm
Happy Birthday to the Rhyme Doctor! - A Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Event
Saturday, Mar. 2, 3:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
Join magical ventriloquist Tony Borders as he uses beautiful puppets and some birthday magic to celebrate America’s favorite rhyming children’s author! This is a 45 minute show packed full of fun.
Meditation for Adults
10:00-11:45am
 Meditation for Adults
Saturday, Mar. 2, 10:00-11:45am
Mountain House Branch Library
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Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
12:30pm
Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
Sunday, Mar. 3, 12:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
A Toastmaster sponsored club for 11-18 year old youth that educates, empowers and elevates them while building their confidence level.  There is no fee for this club.  For more general information about this club see the Toastmasters website: https://www.toastmasters.org/membership/how-to-...read more
Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Sunday, Mar. 3, 3:00pmChess Club
Mountain House Branch Library
Looking for someone to play chess with?  Here is your chance.  This is not a class. Children 6 years old and older are playing for fun to practice and learn.
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Monday, Mar. 4Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Monday, Mar. 4In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Monday, Mar. 4, 10:30am
(Mondays)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive story time for babies, toddlers, and their parents. We will sing songs, read some books and have some fun. Children and todllers, their parents, and siblings are welcome. 
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
3:00pm
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
Monday, Mar. 4, 3:00pmLet’s Read Tog
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Homework Help
6pm-7pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 4, 6pm-7pmHomework Help
Manteca Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Come to Manteca Library! Available for grades 1st - 8th. 
Dr. Seuss Crafts
4:00pm
 Dr. Seuss Crafts
Monday, Mar. 4, 4:00pmDr. Seuss Crafts
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to hear some stories and make some crafts in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday.  This event is for 5 year olds and above.
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
4:00pm
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
Monday, Mar. 4, 4:00pmChapter Book Club fo
Tracy Branch Library
Improve your reading comprehension by participating in book discussions and take home activity packs for a new chapter book each week. Ideal for grades 3-5. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Story Time
4:00pm
 Story Time
Monday, Mar. 4, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Head on over to Stribley Micro Library for stories and more
Walking Readers: A library walking club!
4:30pm
Walking Readers: A library walking club!
Monday, Mar. 4, 4:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
Put on your walking shoes and join the Ripon library as we go on an late afternoon/evening walk. Feel free to chat about your favorite book or get recommendations for your next read from fellow walkers, or have fun reaching your daily step goal with fellow walkers. This is a 30-45 minute walk. Walke...read more
Resume Builder
4pm - 4:45pm
 Resume Builder
Monday, Mar. 4, 4pm - 4:45pmResume Builder
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In Resume Builder you will be given a short work history interview where we will go over your jobs held, duties conducted, skills and awards obtained as well as any training and schools attended. From there we will build your resume from scratch or enhance an existing resume. If you already have a r...read more

Family Movie Night
5:00pm
 Family Movie Night
Monday, Mar. 4, 5:00pmFamily Movie Night
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us for Family Movie Night as we will be showing Disney's Brave. All ages are welcomed. 
Adult Art Studio Night
6pm-7pm
 Adult Art Studio Night
Monday, Mar. 4, 6pm-7pmAdult Art Studio Nig
Manteca Branch Library
Looking for ways to expand on your creativity? Whether it's crochet art, canvas art, clay are or more, come join us and practice your skill or learn something new!

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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Tuesday, Mar. 5Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Tuesday, Mar. 5In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Chavez Book Club for Adults
10:30am - 12:30pm
 Chavez Book Club for Adults
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10:30am - 12:30pmChavez Book Club for
Cesar Chavez Central Library
"English anthropologist Andrew Banson has been alone in the field for several years, studying the Kiona river tribe in the Territory of New Guinea. Haunted by the memory of his brothers' deaths and increasingly frustrated and isolated by his research, Bankson is on the verge of suicide when...read more

Family History Helpers
10:30am-Noon
 Family History Helpers
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10:30am-Noon
(First and Last Tuesday of Each Month)
Family History Helpe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Genealogical Help, First and Last Tuesday of Each Month 
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10:30 amPreschool Story Time
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Stay & Play will be from 11:00AM-11:30AM and it is not necessary that you attend story time first. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Tuesday: Finger Painting
10:30am
Toddler Tuesday: Finger Painting
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10:30am
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Let your little one explore their creative side with washable paint.  All material will be supplied.
Pre-School Storytime
10:30am
 Pre-School Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
All About Baby
10:30 AM
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
Half an hour of storytime and activity for children 0-2.
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:00 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 1:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library
File your taxes with in-person help. Walk-Ins Welcome.Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmWednesdays 1:30 pm - 5:30 pmFebruary 6, 2024 to April 3, 2024
Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
1:30-2:00
 Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 1:30-2:00Lathrop: Preschool S
Lathrop Branch Library
This interactive storytime includes books, music, dance, and fingerplays. It is designed for ages 3-5 and their caregivers; however, all are welcome. Storytime is an excellent way to introduce a love for books and develop important developmental skills. 
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Legos & Listen
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
 Legos & Listen
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 3:30 pm-4:30 pmLegos & Listen
Escalon Branch Library
Join us on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month as we build with Legos and listen to an audiobook. This is a great way to use fine motor skills, creativity,and learn to share, as well as hone listening skills. Recommended Ages 5-11.
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Teen Advisory
4 pm
 Teen Advisory
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4 pmTeen Advisory
Troke Branch Library
Teens will:-Discuss & Plan Teen Events-Talk about Book Trends-Assist with Children's Department-Earn Volunteer Hours & Experience
English Conversation Practice
4pm-5pm
 English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4pm-5pmEnglish Conversation
Manteca Branch Library
Looking for fun and easy conversation practice in English? Join us at the Manteca Library! 
Ramadan Crafts
4:00pm
 Ramadan Crafts
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
HGet ready for Ramadan with our creative and fun crafts.  Take a photo at the photo booth.  Enjoy time spent with others who celebrate this important holiday. 
Ramadan Crafts
4:00pm
 Ramadan Crafts
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4:00pmRamadan Crafts
Tracy Branch Library
Celebrate Ramadan with fun crafts. Ideal for ages 6-12. Younger ages welcome with help from their parents and guardians. 
Henna Workshop
4:00PM
 Henna Workshop
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4:00PMHenna Workshop
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Learn about henna and practice your own henna art.Ages 6 and older.Registration is required as space is limited. 
Hora de Cuentos/Spanish Story Time
4:30-5:30
Hora de Cuentos/Spanish Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4:30-5:30
Fair Oaks Library
Visitanos para escuchar cuentos y mas en español! Martes alternos con hora de cuentos en inglésCome by for stories and more in Spanish! Alternating Tuesdays with English Story Time.
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday for this fun storytime.
Lego for Kids with Autism
5:30 pm
 Lego for Kids with Autism
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 5:30 pm
(Tuesday Dec. 5, 5:30 pm, Jan 23, 5:30 pm, Feb. 6, 5:30 pm, Mar. 5, 5:30 pm, April 23, 5:30 pm, May 21, 5:30 pm)

Tracy Branch Library
Family Movie: Wish
6:00pm - 7:40pm
 Family Movie: Wish
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 6:00pm - 7:40pm
Linden Branch Library
Come watch one of the newest Disney animated movies - Wish!Rated PG. This program welcomes all ages!
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Wednesday, Mar. 6Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Wednesday, Mar. 6In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Tech Help Wednesday
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
 Tech Help Wednesday
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 1:00 pm-5:00 pmTech Help Wednesday
Escalon Branch Library
Need some basic help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Bring it in on Wednesdays between 1-5 pm. Staff is available for drop-in assistance. Please know all your password and log in information.
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 1:00 pm-4:00 pmVITA Free Tax Assist
Escalon Branch Library
Free tax return assistance available at the Escalon Library provided by VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). These appointments will be held on Wednesdays, February 7, 2024 to April 3, 2024 between 1 pm-4 pm. By appointment only. Contact the library staff for information regarding sched...read more
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:30 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 1:30 pm
Thornton Branch Library
File your taxes with in-person help. Walk-Ins Welcome.Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmWednesdays 1:30 pm - 5:30 pmFebruary 6, 2024 to April 3, 2024
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Chess Club
3 pm
 Chess Club
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 3 pmChess Club
Troke Branch Library
Want to play chess with others? Come play for fun, practice, and learn.Recommended for ages 6 and older.
Circut Class - Learn the Basics
3:00 p.m.
 Circut Class - Learn the Basics
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Do you have a Cricut machine and are afraid to take it out of the box?  We will be teaching the basics of Design Space and providing an opportunity to provide hands on experience!  First come first served as space and supplies are limited.
Tween Arts & Crafts
3:30pm
 Tween Arts & Crafts
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 3:30pmTween Arts & Crafts
Manteca Branch Library
Do you like arts, crafts or DIY projects? Come to Manteca Library! This free program is for ages 8 & up. All supplies will be provided. 
Sew Fun!
4:00 PM
 Sew Fun!
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 4:00 PMSew Fun!
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Kids who are interested in learning how to do crochet, knitting or cross-stitch are invited to drop-in for individual or small group beginner instruction. No "projects" will be completed at these sessions. We will be learning and practicing the basics upon which kids can slowly build their...read more
Leprechaun and Rainbow Fork Painting
4:00pm
Leprechaun and Rainbow Fork Painting
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 4:00pmLeprechaun and Rainb
Mountain House Branch Library
Have you ever painted with a fork?  You can try it today.  We will make St. Patrick's Day Paintings of a leprechaun and rainbows.  Join us to have some fun painting in a unique and different way.  This craft is for 4 year olds and older. 
Game Day
4:00pm
 Game Day
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some down time playing games at Stribley Micro Library!
Hooked on Crochet
4:00-5:00 pm
 Hooked on Crochet
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 4:00-5:00 pmHooked on Crochet
Escalon Branch Library
Learn to crochet and make some new friends! We have free supplies available to use and help you get started. If you already have a project, bring it to work on. Recommended for ages 10 & up. 
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens
4:00pm
 Makerspace for Tweens & Teens
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 10-18. Drop-in and try your hand at a variety of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities.
Bead Your Own Jewelry - Make a Pair of Bunny Earrings
4:30 - 5:30 PM
Bead Your Own Jewelry - Make a Pair of Bunny Earrings
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 4:30 - 5:30 PMBead Your Own Jewelr
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens & Adults,Join us to make a cute bunny pendant or a pair of bunny earrings at the Cesar Chavez Library on Wednesday, March 6 at 4:30 PM. Registration is not required. Supplies and tools will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Anyone ages 12 and up is invited to pa...read more
Paint Night
4:30pm-5:30pm
 Paint Night
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Fair Oaks Library
Paint a picture and relax at Fair Oaks Library, for teens and adults.
Marble Maze Run
4:45pm - 5:45pm
 Marble Maze Run
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Linden Branch Library
Using magnetized pieces, work with others to make a maze for a marble to run through!For kids 5-12. While supplies last.
Speech Club for 2nd to 5th Graders
5:00pm
Speech Club for 2nd to 5th Graders
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 5:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
This Club is to help students learn to make and practice short speeches.  Club members will be given tips and tricks that will help them do just that.  We are hoping this will build member confidence and prepare them for making speeches at school and elswhere in the future.Please pick one ...read more
Yoga and Pilates
6:00pm
 Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 6:00pmYoga and Pilates
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level Yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit! Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Enter at side...read more
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Thursday, Mar. 7Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Thursday, Mar. 7In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 7, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 am
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Mar. 7, 10:30 am
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 7, 10:30amMountain House All A
Mountain House Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 7, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
I’m puzzled!
10:30am
 I’m puzzled!
Thursday, Mar. 7, 10:30am
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Do you enjoy puzzles?  If so, this program is for you! Join us for a fun morning of puzzling.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 7, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picture books, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs. Above all it'...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 7, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
An engaging 30-minute of stories, music and fun that will build a love of reading and develop early literacy skills. Recommended for ages 3-5. 
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am-11:00 am
 Preschool Story Time
Thursday, Mar. 7, 10:30 am-11:00 amPreschool Story Time
Escalon Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a fun craft or activity! This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers however, children of all ages and their siblings ar...read more
Bingo
10:30AM
 Bingo
Thursday, Mar. 7, 10:30AMBingo
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us the first Thursday of the month for Bingo!Adults 18 and over join us for bingo. Enjoy treats and play for fun prizes!
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
11:15am
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 7, 11:15amMountain House Presc
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to this half hour storytime where library staff will share age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs and we will all have a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.  Please join us at 11:15am on Thursdays. 
Social Security Benefits and The ABCD’s of Medicare presented by The American Financial Education Alliance
3:00pm
Social Security Benefits and The ABCD’s of Medicare presented by The American Financial Education Alliance
Thursday, Mar. 7, 3:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
The path to financial clarity starts here! Come join the American Financial Education Alliance to learn about Social Security benefits and Medicare in this two hour class.Social Security Benefits Options:This course offer real world strategies and methods designed for those who are preparing for ret...read more
Butterfly and Dragon Painting
3:00 pm
 Butterfly and Dragon Painting
Thursday, Mar. 7, 3:00 pmButterfly and Dragon
Thornton Branch Library
Paint a beautiful butterfly or scary dragon! Free for all ages.
Artist Sujata Presents Holi Paint Party
3:00-4:00
Artist Sujata Presents Holi Paint Party
Thursday, Mar. 7, 3:00-4:00Artist Sujata Presen
Lathrop Branch Library
Celebrate with us and paint a vibrant and colorful masterpiece! Sujata will share her knowledge and expertise to create a beautiful art piece. Learn about Holi and celebrate!  Limited space available, ages 6-up
Dr. Seuss Party
3:30PM
 Dr. Seuss Party
Thursday, Mar. 7, 3:30PMDr. Seuss  Party
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join for fun and wacky crafts based on Dr. Seuss characters.
English Conversation Practice
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
 English Conversation Practice
Thursday, Mar. 7, 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Escalon Branch Library
Practice your language skills to talk and grow together! Meet new people and learn English in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. This supports all conversational English levels. 
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Thursday, Mar. 7, 4:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
Mario Day Felt Board
4 PM
 Mario Day Felt Board
Thursday, Mar. 7, 4 PMMario Day Felt Board
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 7, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Family Storytime
4:00pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 7, 4:00pmFamily Storytime
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Storytime as we read books of all kinds. Crafts will be available after reading our fun books.
Teen Thursday: Budget Bingo
4:00pm
 Teen Thursday: Budget Bingo
Thursday, Mar. 7, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades 6-12. Learn important money ideas while playing bingo for prizes!
STEMtastic
4:30pm
 STEMtastic
Thursday, Mar. 7, 4:30pmSTEMtastic
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for a STEM filled fun activities! Science, Technology, Engineering & Math. Hands on learning opportunities to practice critical thinking, problem solving, innovative thinking, and teamwork. This free program is for ages 8 & up. All supplies will be provided.
The Animal Book Club
4:30 pm
 The Animal Book Club
Thursday, Mar. 7, 4:30 pmThe Animal Book Club
Troke Branch Library
Read to a rescued farm animal like a chicken or duck, from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary! This gives children a chance to meet an animal they may not normally see, and practice their reading in a relaxed environment. Each meeting with be on the 1st Thursday of the month.
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Thursday, Mar. 7, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
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VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
10am-4pm
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
Friday, Mar. 8, 10am-4pm
Manteca Branch Library
February 2 - April 13. Fridays & Saturdays from 10am-4pm. No appointment needed. First come, first served. Closed on Feb. 23, Mar. 22, & Mar. 30 
LIBRARY CLOSED
 LIBRARY CLOSED
Friday, Mar. 8,
Ripon Branch Library
ALL STOCKTON-SAN JOAQUIN LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR IN SERVICE STAFF DAY. We will be open again tomorrow during normal hours.
Library Closed for Staff In-Service Training
Library Closed for Staff In-Service Training
Friday, Mar. 8,
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Library will be closed today for a staff in-service training.  Sorry for any inconvenience this might cause our patrons.
Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Friday, Mar. 8Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
CLOSED for Staff Development Day
All Day
CLOSED for Staff Development Day
Friday, Mar. 8, All DayCLOSED for Staff Dev
Escalon Branch Library
We will be closed today. 
CLOSED
 CLOSED
Friday, Mar. 8,
Tracy Branch Library
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 8, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers.We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Mar. 8, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Drop in Tech Hour
2pm-3pm
 Drop in Tech Hour
Friday, Mar. 8, 2pm-3pmDrop in Tech Hour
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help!
Lego Club
3:00 pm
 Lego Club
Friday, Mar. 8, 3:00 pmLego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.
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VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
10am-4pm
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
Saturday, Mar. 9, 10am-4pm
Manteca Branch Library
February 2 - April 13. Fridays & Saturdays from 10am-4pm. No appointment needed. First come, first served. Closed on Feb. 23, Mar. 22, & Mar. 30 
Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Saturday, Mar. 9Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Saturday, Mar. 9In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Linden Storytime
10:20am - 10:45am
 Linden Storytime
Saturday, Mar. 9, 10:20am - 10:45am
Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Social Security Benefits and The ABCD’s of Medicare presented by The American Financial Education Alliance
10:30am
Social Security Benefits and The ABCD’s of Medicare presented by The American Financial Education Alliance
Saturday, Mar. 9, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
The path to financial clarity starts here! Come join the American Financial Education Alliance to learn about Social Security benefits and Medicare in this two hour class.Social Security Benefits Options:This course offer real world strategies and methods designed for those who are preparing for ret...read more
Stay & Play
11 am
 Stay & Play
Saturday, Mar. 9, 11 am
Troke Branch Library
Come check out Stay & Play! This drop-in program runs from 11 am to 12 pm. We hope to see you there! Recommended for babies, toddlers, or preschoolers.
Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Mar. 9, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
Paws for Reading
12 p.m.
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Mar. 9, 12 p.m.
(Saturdays, February 10, 12 p.m., March 9, 12 p.m., April 13, 12 p.m., May 11, 12 p.m., June 8)

Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6-12, younger readers are welcome. Read to a therapy dog at the library every 2nd Saturday of the month.
DIY Puzzles
1:00pm - 2:00pm
 DIY Puzzles
Saturday, Mar. 9, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Linden Branch Library
Create your own puzzle from our pre-made blank ones!This program is for Adults. While supplies last.
Barbie Party
1:00PM
 Barbie Party
Saturday, Mar. 9, 1:00PMBarbie Party
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Get dressed up and bring your Barbie for small crafts then play with friends
Adult Craft: Yarn Giraffes
1 pm
 Adult Craft: Yarn Giraffes
Saturday, Mar. 9, 1 pm
(Saturday March 9, 1 pm, April 20, 1 pm, May 11, 1 pm, June 22, 1 pm, )

Tracy Branch Library
Adult; Join us in a string art to make giraffes. While supplies last.
Family Fun Day!
2:00 P.M.
 Family Fun Day!
Saturday, Mar. 9, 2:00 P.M.
(Saturdays, March 9 & 30, 2 PM)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy a fun day of games and activities with friends and family!
Bullet Journal Sessions
3pm-4pm
 Bullet Journal Sessions
Saturday, Mar. 9, 3pm-4pmBullet Journal Sessi
Manteca Branch Library
Seeking better organization for the new year? Join us and create your own bullet journal!
Meditation for Adults
10:00-11:45am
 Meditation for Adults
Saturday, Mar. 9, 10:00-11:45am
Mountain House Branch Library
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Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Sunday, Mar. 10, 3:00pmChess Club
Mountain House Branch Library
Looking for someone to play chess with?  Here is your chance.  This is not a class. Children 6 years old and older are playing for fun to practice and learn.
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Monday, Mar. 11Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Monday, Mar. 11In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Take & Make Craft @Troke: Playing Card Pendant Necklace
10 am until they are gone
Take & Make Craft @Troke: Playing Card Pendant Necklace
Monday, Mar. 11, 10 am until they are goneTake & Make Craft @T
Troke Branch Library
Come to the Reference Desk to pick up a kit for making a playing card pendant necklace. This craft is for grown-ups. There will be a limited supply to give out. No reservations.
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Monday, Mar. 11, 10:30am
(Mondays)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive story time for babies, toddlers, and their parents. We will sing songs, read some books and have some fun. Children and todllers, their parents, and siblings are welcome. 
Badges for Books Storytime
2:00pm
 Badges for Books Storytime
Monday, Mar. 11, 2:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 0-12. Join the Tracy Police Department for a special storytime and craft! 
Spring Crafts for Kids
3:30 pm
 Spring Crafts for Kids
Monday, Mar. 11, 3:30 pmSpring Crafts for Ki
Troke Branch Library
Kids will be making various spring themed crafts. This program is for ages 5-10 years old.
Crochet 101
4-5 p.m.
 Crochet 101
Monday, Mar. 11, 4-5 p.m.
(Mondays, Feb 5, Mar 11, Apr 15, May 13, 4-5 p.m.)
Crochet 101
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn some crochet basics and get started on crafting with yarn and a crochet hook. You will learn how to make a slip knot, how to start a chain stitch, and how to do a single crochet stitch. More experienced crocheters are welcome to sit with us and crochet. Supplies are provided, but you can bring...read more
Homework Help
6pm-7pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 11, 6pm-7pmHomework Help
Manteca Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Come to Manteca Library! Available for grades 1st - 8th. 
Movie: Wonka
4pm
 Movie: Wonka
Monday, Mar. 11, 4pmMovie: Wonka
Manteca Branch Library
You are invited to watch 'Wonka' at Manteca Library!Rated PG. Snacks will be provided(2023)
Maker Monday for Tweens Ages 10 and up!
4:00 pm
Maker Monday for Tweens Ages 10 and up!
Monday, Mar. 11, 4:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Drop in and explore some science and technology activities.  
Mario Day
4:00pm
 Mario Day
Monday, Mar. 11, 4:00pmMario Day
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for lots of Mario themed fun and crafts to celebrate Mario Day! Ideal for ages 0-12. 
Story Time
4:00pm
 Story Time
Monday, Mar. 11, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Head on over to Stribley Micro Library for stories and more
Walking Readers: A library walking club!
4:30pm
Walking Readers: A library walking club!
Monday, Mar. 11, 4:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
Put on your walking shoes and join the Ripon library as we go on an late afternoon/evening walk. Feel free to chat about your favorite book or get recommendations for your next read from fellow walkers, or have fun reaching your daily step goal with fellow walkers. This is a 30-45 minute walk. Walke...read more
Resume Builder
4pm - 4:45pm
 Resume Builder
Monday, Mar. 11, 4pm - 4:45pmResume Builder
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In Resume Builder you will be given a short work history interview where we will go over your jobs held, duties conducted, skills and awards obtained as well as any training and schools attended. From there we will build your resume from scratch or enhance an existing resume. If you already have a r...read more

English Conversation Club
5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Mar. 11, 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Practice your English language skills in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Every 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. 
Adult Bingo Night
6pm-7:30pm
 Adult Bingo Night
Monday, Mar. 11, 6pm-7:30pmAdult Bingo Night
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for our Adult Bingo Night and win great prizes!
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Let’s Talk: Senior Health Care
10 - 11 a.m.
Let’s Talk: Senior Health Care
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 10 - 11 a.m.
(Tuesdays, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, 10 a.m.)
Let’s Talk: Se
Cesar Chavez Central Library
A representative from WelBeHealth will present about senior health care services that are available, the PACE program, Medi-Cal and more. This is a series and will be offered on the second Tuesday of the month at 10 am. Parking is free in front of the Cesar Chavez Central Library and in the pub...read more
Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Tuesday, Mar. 12Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Tuesday, Mar. 12In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 10:30 amPreschool Story Time
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Stay & Play will be from 11:00AM-11:30AM and it is not necessary that you attend story time first. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Pre-School Storytime
10:30am
 Pre-School Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
All About Baby
10:30 AM
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
Half an hour of storytime and activity for children 0-2.
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:00 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 1:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library
File your taxes with in-person help. Walk-Ins Welcome.Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmWednesdays 1:30 pm - 5:30 pmFebruary 6, 2024 to April 3, 2024
Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
1:30-2:00
 Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 1:30-2:00Lathrop: Preschool S
Lathrop Branch Library
This interactive storytime includes books, music, dance, and fingerplays. It is designed for ages 3-5 and their caregivers; however, all are welcome. Storytime is an excellent way to introduce a love for books and develop important developmental skills. 
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Tween Anime & Manga Club
3:30-4:30 pm
 Tween Anime & Manga Club
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 3:30-4:30 pmTween Anime & Manga
Escalon Branch Library
We'll chat about all things manga, watch some anime on Crunchyroll, and craft something manga related. Snacks are included in this free program just for tweens ages 8-12 years old. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
English Conversation Practice
4pm-5pm
 English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 4pm-5pmEnglish Conversation
Manteca Branch Library
Looking for fun and easy conversation practice in English? Join us at the Manteca Library! 
Teen Paint Hour
4 pm
 Teen Paint Hour
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 4 pmTeen Paint Hour
Troke Branch Library
Teens will be painting spring themed silhouettes. This program is for ages 13-18 years old.
Barbie Day
4:00pm
 Barbie Day
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 4:00pmBarbie Day
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for lots of Barbie themed fun and crafts to celebrate Barbie Day! Ideal for ages 0-12.
Story Time
4:30-5:30
 Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 4:30-5:30
(Tuesdays 4:30 -5:30)

Fair Oaks Library
Come by for stories and more! Alternating Tuesdays with Spanish Story Time.
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday for this fun storytime.
DIY Candles
5:45pm - 6:45pm
 DIY Candles
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Linden Branch Library
Join us to make your own candles using a simple DIY kit!This program is for Teens. While supplies last.
Financial Management Workshops for Adults
6:00pm
Financial Management Workshops for Adults
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 6:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
A representative from World System Builder will share helpful advice regarding money matters.  These are the dates of this month's free adult workshops and the topics that will be covered:3/12/24:   FAFSA   6:00pm3/28/24:   Social Security   ...read more
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Wednesday, Mar. 13Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Wednesday, Mar. 13In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Tech Help Wednesday
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
 Tech Help Wednesday
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 1:00 pm-5:00 pmTech Help Wednesday
Escalon Branch Library
Need some basic help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Bring it in on Wednesdays between 1-5 pm. Staff is available for drop-in assistance. Please know all your password and log in information.
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 1:00 pm-4:00 pmVITA Free Tax Assist
Escalon Branch Library
Free tax return assistance available at the Escalon Library provided by VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). These appointments will be held on Wednesdays, February 7, 2024 to April 3, 2024 between 1 pm-4 pm. By appointment only. Contact the library staff for information regarding sched...read more
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:30 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 1:30 pm
Thornton Branch Library
File your taxes with in-person help. Walk-Ins Welcome.Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmWednesdays 1:30 pm - 5:30 pmFebruary 6, 2024 to April 3, 2024
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Cricut Project Class
3:00 p.m.
 Cricut Project Class
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us as we teach you how to design an image and work with heat transfer vinyl to decorate a tote bag.  If you do not have experience with a Cricut Machine or Design Space, it is highly recommended that you attend the Design Space Basics class prior to attending a project class.  Fi...read more
Decorate a Lucky Duck
3:00-4:00
 Decorate a Lucky Duck
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 3:00-4:00Decorate a Lucky Duc
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop in and use your creativity while you customize your very own rubber ducky.
Tween Bingo
3:30pm
 Tween Bingo
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 3:30pm
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for a few rounds of Bingo & a chance to win awesome prizes! This free program is for ages 8 & up. 
Sprout for Bees Storytime - Presented by New Mettle Farms
3:30pm
Sprout for Bees Storytime - Presented by New Mettle Farms
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 3:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
Children learn to be a part of city-wide seasonal solutions that impact pollinators by creating elements that support pollinators on their own patios and in backyards. Come learn in this storytime and activity what native bees need in a habitat, including food, water, and shelter.
Tween Painters
3:30 pm
 Tween Painters
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 3:30 pmTween Painters
Troke Branch Library
St. Patrick's Day is on March 17th. For March's Tween Painters program, we will be painting a St. Patrick's Day theme on canvas. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Wild Child Bubble adventures
3:30-4:30 pm
 Wild Child Bubble adventures
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 3:30-4:30 pmWild Child Bubble ad
Escalon Branch Library
Join us at the Escalon Library for an amazing bubble show with Wild Child Adventures.Bubbles, music, science and fun!
No bake Peanut Butter cookies Ages 8+
4:00 pm
No bake Peanut Butter cookies Ages 8+
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 4:00 pmNo bake Peanut Butte
Mountain House Branch Library
Come try your skills in making no bake peanut butter cookies!  We will be working in groups for this program.  Space is limited!  First come.  
Leprechaun House
4:00pm
 Leprechaun House
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Stribley Micro Library by decorating a house for a leprechaun!
Shamrock Lantern
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Shamrock Lantern
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Decorate a jar with tissue paper shamrocks to make a lantern at Fair Oaks Library!
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens
4:00pm
 Makerspace for Tweens & Teens
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 10-18. Drop-in and try your hand at a variety of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities.
Make a Sock Bunny
4:30 - 5:30 PM
 Make a Sock Bunny
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 4:30 - 5:30 PMMake a Sock Bunny
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens & Adults,Come make a sock bunny at the Cesar Chavez Library on Wednesday, March 13 at 4:30 PM. No registration is required. Supplies and tools will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Anyone ages 10 and older is invited to participate. A FREE public parking lot is located a...read more
Yoga and Pilates
6:00pm
 Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 6:00pmYoga and Pilates
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level Yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit! Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Enter at side...read more
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Thursday, Mar. 14Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Thursday, Mar. 14In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 14, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 am
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Mar. 14, 10:30 am
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 14, 10:30amMountain House All A
Mountain House Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 14, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 14, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picture books, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs. Above all it'...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 14, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
An engaging 30-minute of stories, music and fun that will build a love of reading and develop early literacy skills. Recommended for ages 3-5. 
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am-11:00 am
 Preschool Story Time
Thursday, Mar. 14, 10:30 am-11:00 amPreschool Story Time
Escalon Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a fun craft or activity! This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers however, children of all ages and their siblings ar...read more
Sudoku
10:30am
 Sudoku
Thursday, Mar. 14, 10:30amSudoku
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come play Sudoku at Weston Ranch the second Thursday of every month. Fresh coffee will be available.This program is for adults and seniors.
Art for Little Hands - Rainbow Food Art
11:00 a.m.
Art for Little Hands - Rainbow Food Art
Thursday, Mar. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Bring your littles ages 1-5 and help them create their own edible rainbow art!  First come, first served as space and supplies are limited.
Device Advice
11 a.m.
 Device Advice
Thursday, Mar. 14, 11 a.m.
(Thursdays Dec. 7 & 21, 11 a.m., Jan. 11 & 25, 11 a.m., Feb. 8 & 22, 11 a.m., Mar. 14 & 28, 11 a.m., April 11 & 25, 11 a.m. May 9 & 23, 11 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Adults get help with your device and computer skills.
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
11:15am
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 14, 11:15amMountain House Presc
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to this half hour storytime where library staff will share age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs and we will all have a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.  Please join us at 11:15am on Thursdays. 
Book Group for Adults
3:00pm
 Book Group for Adults
Thursday, Mar. 14, 3:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
Led my retired librarian Melinda Kopp, Ripon's book group is open to adults who are up or a new literary adventure and a lively discussion each month!Please see staff at the information Desk to sign up.
St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
3:00 pm
 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
Thursday, Mar. 14, 3:00 pmSt. Patrick’s
Thornton Branch Library
Get into the spirit of the Irish and make fun St. Patrick's Day crafts.Free for all ages.
Super Mario Party
3:30PM
 Super Mario Party
Thursday, Mar. 14, 3:30PMSuper Mario Party
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Celebrate Mario Day with crafts based on this favorite video game character.
English Conversation Practice
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
 English Conversation Practice
Thursday, Mar. 14, 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Escalon Branch Library
Practice your language skills to talk and grow together! Meet new people and learn English in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. This supports all conversational English levels. 
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Thursday, Mar. 14, 4:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 14, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Lego Builders
4:00 P.M.
 Lego Builders
Thursday, Mar. 14, 4:00 P.M.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us here at the Library building with Legos and sharing your creations!
Teen Thursday: Acrylic Painting (Register)
4:00pm
Teen Thursday: Acrylic Painting (Register)
Thursday, Mar. 14, 4:00pmTeen Thursday: Acryl
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades 6-12. Learn how to paint using acrylics. No experience necessary. Presented by Art Expressions of San Joaquin.

Leprechaun House
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Leprechaun House
Thursday, Mar. 14, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Decorate a a wooden house a leprechaun would be happy to stay in at the Fair Oaks Library!
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
4:30pm
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
Thursday, Mar. 14, 4:30pmCelebrate St. Patric
Manteca Branch Library
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with crafts & shamrock shakes!  This free program is recommended for ages 8 & up.  
Family Bingo!
4:30 pm
 Family Bingo!
Thursday, Mar. 14, 4:30 pmFamily Bingo!
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for 3 games of Bingo with prizes!This program is for the whole family to enjoy
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Thursday, Mar. 14, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Book Group for Adults
6:00pm
 Book Group for Adults
Thursday, Mar. 14, 6:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
Led my retired librarian Melinda Kopp, Ripon's book group is open to adults who are up or a new literary adventure and a lively discussion each month!Please see staff at the information Desk to sign up.
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VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
10am-4pm
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
Friday, Mar. 15, 10am-4pm
Manteca Branch Library
February 2 - April 13. Fridays & Saturdays from 10am-4pm. No appointment needed. First come, first served. Closed on Feb. 23, Mar. 22, & Mar. 30 
Fun Friday Crafts
 Fun Friday Crafts
Friday, Mar. 15Fun Friday Crafts
Manteca Branch Library
Are you looking for fun crafts & activities to do? Join in the fun & get creative at the Manteca Library!Designed for all ages. All supplies will be provided.
Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Friday, Mar. 15Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Friday, Mar. 15In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Friends of the Escalon Library Quarterly Meeting
9:30 am
Friends of the Escalon Library Quarterly Meeting
Friday, Mar. 15, 9:30 amFriends of the Escal
Escalon Branch Library
Join us for the quarterly meeting of the Friends of the Library. The Friends of the Escalon Library’s mission is to promote public awareness and raise funds to support the services & programs at the Escalon Library. Become a member today!Ekholm Community Room-Escalon Library
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 15, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers.We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Linden Storytime
10:20-10:45
 Linden Storytime
Friday, Mar. 15, 10:20-10:45
(September 9 & 23, 10:20-10:45)

Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Baby Play Day
10:30am
 Baby Play Day
Friday, Mar. 15, 10:30amBaby Play Day
Ripon Branch Library
Bring your little ones 24 months and under for an hour of play and exploration. Toys will be provided.
Computer Class @Troke: Online Safety
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Computer Class @Troke: Online Safety
Friday, Mar. 15, 10:30 am to 11:30 amComputer Class @Trok
Troke Branch Library
This class is an introduction to being safer online with accounts and/or passwords. It is also an overview of frauds and scams. You are welcome to bring your own device to the class, or borrow one of ours if there are hands-on exercises. No registration.
Learning With Mango
11:00am
 Learning With Mango
Friday, Mar. 15, 11:00amLearning With Mango
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us as we learn how to use Mango, a language learning program. Bring your own device or use one of the library computers to access Mango. Open to Adults and Seniors. 
Mini Monets
11:00am-11:30am
 Mini Monets
Friday, Mar. 15, 11:00am-11:30am
Linden Branch Library
Get the creativity flowing early! Mini Monets let's young toddler and preschool aged kids take part in an art-focused, fun program, letting them learn colors, how to hold brushes, and just express their inner artistic side!For ages 2-4. While supplies last.
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Mar. 15, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Resume Builder
10am-11am
 Resume Builder
Friday, Mar. 15, 10am-11amResume Builder
Manteca Branch Library
Applying for jobs or internships? Do you need help updating your resume? Come to Manteca Library!
Toddler Time: Shamrocks and Shapes
12:30-1:30
Toddler Time: Shamrocks and Shapes
Friday, Mar. 15, 12:30-1:30Toddler Time: Shamro
Lathrop Branch Library
Learn about different shapes and colors through activities and games. Don’t forget to wear the color GREEN!
Drop in Tech Hour
2pm-3pm
 Drop in Tech Hour
Friday, Mar. 15, 2pm-3pmDrop in Tech Hour
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help!
Lego Club
3:00 pm
 Lego Club
Friday, Mar. 15, 3:00 pmLego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.
Jewelry Making Class with Art Expressions of San Joaquin
3:30 pm
Jewelry Making Class with Art Expressions of San Joaquin
Friday, Mar. 15, 3:30 pmJewelry Making Class
Troke Branch Library
Join Art Expressions of San Joaquin at the Troke Library for a fun-filled Jewelry Making Class for ages 7-14. Registration is required.  

Teen Advisory Group
4:00 P.M.
 Teen Advisory Group
Friday, Mar. 15, 4:00 P.M.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Want a say in what the Maya Angelou Library does for teens?  Join our Teen Advisory Group and help plan programs and events.
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VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
10am-4pm
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
Saturday, Mar. 16, 10am-4pm
Manteca Branch Library
February 2 - April 13. Fridays & Saturdays from 10am-4pm. No appointment needed. First come, first served. Closed on Feb. 23, Mar. 22, & Mar. 30 
Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Saturday, Mar. 16Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Saturday, Mar. 16In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 16, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6+. Play or learn to play chess on Saturdays mornings. All equipment provided.
Basics of Budgeting presented by Pathway Financial
10:30am
Basics of Budgeting presented by Pathway Financial
Saturday, Mar. 16, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
Join the Ripon library as we welcome Chris Maxfield from Pathway Financial. In this one hour class, we will talk about the importance of a budget, how to make an effective one, and how following a budget can help achieve you achieve new year resolutions.
Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Mar. 16, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
Chess & Rubik’s Cube Club
12:30-2:00
Chess & Rubik’s Cube Club
Saturday, Mar. 16, 12:30-2:00Chess & Rubik’
Lathrop Branch Library
A space is provider for players to use. Enjoy a game a chess with a friend or a new challenger.
Family Movie Saturday: Across the Spider-Verse (PG)
2:00 PM
Family Movie Saturday: Across the Spider-Verse (PG)
Saturday, Mar. 16, 2:00 PMFamily Movie Saturda
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families are invited to join us for a screening of the 2023 film, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. This film is rated PG. Free snacks will be provided, while supplies last. 
Lucky Leprechaun Crafts
2:00pm
 Lucky Leprechaun Crafts
Saturday, Mar. 16, 2:00pmLucky Leprechaun Cra
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Meditation for Adults
10:00-11:45am
 Meditation for Adults
Saturday, Mar. 16, 10:00-11:45am
Mountain House Branch Library
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Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
12:30pm
Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
Sunday, Mar. 17, 12:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
A Toastmaster sponsored club for 11-18 year old youth that educates, empowers and elevates them while building their confidence level.  There is no fee for this club.  For more general information about this club see the Toastmasters website: https://www.toastmasters.org/membership/how-to-...read more
Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Sunday, Mar. 17, 3:00pmChess Club
Mountain House Branch Library
Looking for someone to play chess with?  Here is your chance.  This is not a class. Children 6 years old and older are playing for fun to practice and learn.
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Monday, Mar. 18Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Monday, Mar. 18In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Monday, Mar. 18, 10:30am
(Mondays)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive story time for babies, toddlers, and their parents. We will sing songs, read some books and have some fun. Children and todllers, their parents, and siblings are welcome. 
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
3:00pm
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
Monday, Mar. 18, 3:00pmLet’s Read Tog
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. First come, first serve.
PAWS 4 Friends
3:30-4:30 pm
 PAWS 4 Friends
Monday, Mar. 18, 3:30-4:30 pmPAWS 4 Friends
Escalon Branch Library
*Returning in March!* Meet and read a book to a therapy dog. Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D) companions are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as reading companions. Children and teens can practice/improve their reading & communication skills in a uniq...read more
Movie Matinee - Wish
4 pm
 Movie Matinee - Wish
Monday, Mar. 18, 4 pmMovie Matinee - Wish
Troke Branch Library
A young woman named Asha possesses wild wishes for happiness. After making a wish on a starry night, Asha is surprised when Star, a ball of cosmic energy, comes down to accompany her. Asha and Star must work together to defeat the ruthless ruler, King Magnifico, who threatens the safety of her local...read more
Spring Terrariums For Kids
4:00pm
 Spring Terrariums For Kids
Monday, Mar. 18, 4:00pmSpring Terrariums Fo
Mountain House Branch Library
Come and build a lovely spring terrarium with us to grow succulents and other plants.  This project is for 8 year olds and above.  There are limited supplies so registration is a must!  

Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
4:00pm
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
Monday, Mar. 18, 4:00pmChapter Book Club fo
Tracy Branch Library
Improve your reading comprehension by participating in book discussions and take home activity packs for a new chapter book each week. Ideal for grades 3-5. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Story Time
4:00pm
 Story Time
Monday, Mar. 18, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Head on over to Stribley Micro Library for stories and more
Resume Builder
4pm - 4:45pm
 Resume Builder
Monday, Mar. 18, 4pm - 4:45pmResume Builder
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In Resume Builder you will be given a short work history interview where we will go over your jobs held, duties conducted, skills and awards obtained as well as any training and schools attended. From there we will build your resume from scratch or enhance an existing resume. If you already have a r...read more

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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Tuesday, Mar. 19Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Tuesday, Mar. 19In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 10:30 amPreschool Story Time
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Stay & Play will be from 11:00AM-11:30AM and it is not necessary that you attend story time first. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Tuesday: Memory Game
10:30am
 Toddler Tuesday: Memory Game
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 10:30am
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us for family fun with the little one! We’ll be playing a memory game for toddlers.  A fun and interactive way for your toddler to identify colors and images.
Pre-School Storytime
10:30am
 Pre-School Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
All About Baby
10:30 AM
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
Half an hour of storytime and activity for children 0-2.
Handmade Cards
10:30 am-12:30 pm
 Handmade Cards
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 10:30 am-12:30 pmHandmade Cards
Escalon Branch Library
Make some beautiful handcrafted greeting cards with the guidance of local expert and our friend of the library, Robin! This is every 3rd Tuesday of the month in the Ekholm Room. All supplies are included in this free program just for adults. 
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:00 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 1:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library
File your taxes with in-person help. Walk-Ins Welcome.Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmWednesdays 1:30 pm - 5:30 pmFebruary 6, 2024 to April 3, 2024
Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
1:30-2:00
 Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 1:30-2:00Lathrop: Preschool S
Lathrop Branch Library
This interactive storytime includes books, music, dance, and fingerplays. It is designed for ages 3-5 and their caregivers; however, all are welcome. Storytime is an excellent way to introduce a love for books and develop important developmental skills. 
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Legos & Listen
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
 Legos & Listen
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 3:30 pm-4:30 pmLegos & Listen
Escalon Branch Library
Join us on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month as we build with Legos and listen to an audiobook. This is a great way to use fine motor skills, creativity, and learn to share, as well as hone listening skills. Recommended Ages 5-11.
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
English Conversation Practice
4pm-5pm
 English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 4pm-5pmEnglish Conversation
Manteca Branch Library
Looking for fun and easy conversation practice in English? Join us at the Manteca Library! 
Kidz Bingo
4:00pm
 Kidz Bingo
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 4:00pmKidz Bingo
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us for Kidz Bingo and compete for prizes. Open to all ages. Supplies will be provided. 
Teen Snack and Craft: Peep Houses
4 pm
Teen Snack and Craft: Peep Houses
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 4 pmTeen Snack and Craft
Troke Branch Library
Teens will be making peep houses out of various snacks. This program is recommended for ages 13-18 years old.
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego Club and let your imagination go wild!  Build something new and we'll put it on display.  We'll provide the Legos!!
Easter Crafts
4:00pm
 Easter Crafts
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 4:00pmEaster Crafts
Tracy Branch Library
Celebrate Easter with fun crafts. Ideal for ages 6-12. Younger children welcome with parent or guardian assistance. 
Hora de Cuentos/Spanish Story Time
4:30-5:30
Hora de Cuentos/Spanish Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 4:30-5:30
Fair Oaks Library
Visitanos para escuchar cuentos y mas en español! Martes alternos con hora de cuentos en inglésCome by for stories and more in Spanish! Alternating Tuesdays with English Story Time.
Bollywood Dance Party!
5:00pm
 Bollywood Dance Party!
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 5:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
Increasing Cash flow and Debt management
5 p.m.
Increasing Cash flow and Debt management
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 5 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Part of the 30 by 30 Financial Literacy Initiative.
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday for this fun storytime.
Family Movie: Rise of the Guardians
6:00pm - 7:40pm
Family Movie: Rise of the Guardians
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 6:00pm - 7:40pm
Linden Branch Library
Jack Frost does not know why the Man in the Moon gave him the powers he has - but it appears that with other familiar holiday figures, he can use them to help save the world and the happiness of children.Rated PG. This program welcomes all ages!
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Wednesday, Mar. 20Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Wednesday, Mar. 20In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Tech Help Wednesday
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
 Tech Help Wednesday
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 1:00 pm-5:00 pmTech Help Wednesday
Escalon Branch Library
Need some basic help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Bring it in on Wednesdays between 1-5 pm. Staff is available for drop-in assistance. Please know all your password and log in information.
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 1:00 pm-4:00 pmVITA Free Tax Assist
Escalon Branch Library
Free tax return assistance available at the Escalon Library provided by VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). These appointments will be held on Wednesdays, February 7, 2024 to April 3, 2024 between 1 pm-4 pm. By appointment only. Contact the library staff for information regarding sched...read more
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:30 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 1:30 pm
Thornton Branch Library
File your taxes with in-person help. Walk-Ins Welcome.Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmWednesdays 1:30 pm - 5:30 pmFebruary 6, 2024 to April 3, 2024
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Family Fun Day!
2:00 P.M.
 Family Fun Day!
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2:00 P.M.
(Saturdays, March 9 & 30, 2 PM)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy a fun day of games and activities with friends and family!
Easter Perler Beads
3:00 PM
 Easter Perler Beads
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 3:00 PMEaster Perler Beads
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Make your own bead creations to take home. Recommended for ages 5 and up. All supplies provided. 
Early Readers Club
3:30-4:30
 Early Readers Club
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 3:30-4:30Early Readers Club
Lathrop Branch Library
Get more comfortable with reading while you practice reading aloud in a small group setting. We'll read books, play literacy games, and build our reading & comprehension skills. Ideal for grades 1st-3rd.
Lego Building Fun
4:00pm
 Lego Building Fun
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 4:00pmLego Building Fun
Mountain House Branch Library
We have the bricks, you bring the imagination.  Come join us to build and create with Legos.  We have both small Legos and Duplos to share.  Lego donations accepted, bricks needed more than sets with little tiny pieces.  Lego Friends pieces desperately needed for the girls to enj...read more
Teen Movie: The Marvels
4:00pm - 5:45pm
 Teen Movie: The Marvels
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Linden Branch Library
Three women come together with their powers to defeat evil.Rated PG-13. This program is for Teens.
Adult Birdhouse Painting
4:00PM
 Adult Birdhouse Painting
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 4:00PMAdult Birdhouse Pain
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Adults 18 and over paint and decorate your own birdhouse.
Lego Club
4:00pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Stribley Micro Library invites Lego enthusiasts to let their creativity take the reins and see what they can build!
Hooked on Crochet
4:00-5:00 pm
 Hooked on Crochet
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 4:00-5:00 pmHooked on Crochet
Escalon Branch Library
Learn to crochet and make some new friends! We have free supplies available to use and help you get started. If you already have a project, bring it to work on. Recommended for ages 10 & up. 
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens
4:00pm
 Makerspace for Tweens & Teens
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 10-18. Drop-in and try your hand at a variety of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities.
Mario Party!
4:00pm
 Mario Party!
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 4:00pm
Escalon Branch Library
Celebrate Super Mario with crafts & activites, while supplies last! 
Speech Club for 2nd to 5th Graders
5:00pm
Speech Club for 2nd to 5th Graders
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 5:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
This Club is to help students learn to make and practice short speeches.  Club members will be given tips and tricks that will help them do just that.  We are hoping this will build member confidence and prepare them for making speeches at school and elswhere in the future.Please pick one ...read more
Craft Night for Adults @Troke: Bunny Wreaths
5 pm to 6 pm
Craft Night for Adults @Troke: Bunny Wreaths
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 5 pm to 6 pmCraft Night for Adul
Troke Branch Library
Adults, creat a bunny wreath with fuzzy yarn and burlap. We'll use hot glue.  Space is limited. Reservations required.

Yoga and Pilates
6:00pm
 Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 6:00pmYoga and Pilates
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level Yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit! Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Enter at side...read more
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Thursday, Mar. 21Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Thursday, Mar. 21In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 21, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 am
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Mar. 21, 10:30 am
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 21, 10:30amMountain House All A
Mountain House Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 21, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Lotería
10:30am
 Lotería
Thursday, Mar. 21, 10:30am
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us for Lotería in the morning!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 21, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picture books, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs. Above all it'...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 21, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
An engaging 30-minute of stories, music and fun that will build a love of reading and develop early literacy skills. Recommended for ages 3-5. 
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am-11:00 am
 Preschool Story Time
Thursday, Mar. 21, 10:30 am-11:00 amPreschool Story Time
Escalon Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a fun craft or activity! This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers however, children of all ages and their siblings ar...read more
Loteria
10:30AM
 Loteria
Thursday, Mar. 21, 10:30AMLoteria
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Lotería is a traditional game of chance, similar to bingo, and is played on a deck of cards instead of numbered ping pong balls.Adults 18+ only may win prizes.
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
11:15am
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 21, 11:15amMountain House Presc
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to this half hour storytime where library staff will share age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs and we will all have a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.  Please join us at 11:15am on Thursdays. 
Easter Crafts
3:00 pm
 Easter Crafts
Thursday, Mar. 21, 3:00 pmEaster Crafts
Thornton Branch Library
Make fun and colorful Easter crafts.Free for all ages.
Cat in the Hat and Friends!
3:00-4:00
 Cat in the Hat and Friends!
Thursday, Mar. 21, 3:00-4:00Cat in the Hat and F
Lathrop Branch Library
Join us for some fun crafts, a scavenger hunt, and games!
Tween Scene - Glow in the Dark Painting
3:30 p.m.
Tween Scene - Glow in the Dark Painting
Thursday, Mar. 21, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for Glow in the Dark Painting and snacks.  Dress to get messy!  Recommended ages 9-12.  First come, first served as space and supplies are limited.
Button Machine!
3:30pm - 4:30pm
 Button Machine!
Thursday, Mar. 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Linden Branch Library
Join us to make some fun 2.25 inch buttons!For kids 5-12. While supplies last.
Fairy Garden
3:30PM
 Fairy Garden
Thursday, Mar. 21, 3:30PMFairy Garden
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create your own fairy garden perfect for spring.
English Conversation Practice
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
 English Conversation Practice
Thursday, Mar. 21, 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Escalon Branch Library
Practice your language skills to talk and grow together! Meet new people and learn English in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. This supports all conversational English levels. 
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Thursday, Mar. 21, 4:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
Anime Club
4 PM
 Anime Club
Thursday, Mar. 21, 4 PMAnime Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Do you like anime? Then join us as we watch and chat about our favorite anime. It's National Oreo Month so we will be tasting different flavors of Oreos as we watch anime. This program is for teens and up. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 21, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Teen Thursday: Spring Poetry Wall Art
4:00pm
Teen Thursday: Spring Poetry Wall Art
Thursday, Mar. 21, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades 6-12. Turn your own poem or one of your favorite poems into wall art for World Poetry Day.
Lego Club
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Lego Club
Thursday, Mar. 21, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Fair Oaks Library invites Lego enthusiasts to let their creativity take the reins and see what they can build!
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
5:00-7:00pm
Tutoring of Elementary Students by High School Students
Thursday, Mar. 21, 5:00-7:00pmTutoring of Elementa
Mountain House Branch Library
The MH Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local elementary students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please tak...read more
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Friday, Mar. 22Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Friday, Mar. 22In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Adult Bingo
9:30 AM
 Adult Bingo
Friday, Mar. 22, 9:30 AMAdult Bingo
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Ready to win some prizes? Then join us for a relaxing hour of Bingo. This program is for Adults and up. All supplies will be provided.
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 22, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers.We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Linden Storytime
10:20-10:45
 Linden Storytime
Friday, Mar. 22, 10:20-10:45
(September 9 & 23, 10:20-10:45)

Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Learning With Mango
11:00am
 Learning With Mango
Friday, Mar. 22, 11:00amLearning With Mango
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us as we learn how to use Mango, a language learning program. Bring your own device or use one of the library computers to access Mango. Open to Adults and Seniors. 
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Mar. 22, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Drop in Tech Hour
2pm-3pm
 Drop in Tech Hour
Friday, Mar. 22, 2pm-3pmDrop in Tech Hour
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help!
Lego Club
3:00 pm
 Lego Club
Friday, Mar. 22, 3:00 pmLego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.
English Conversation Club
3 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Mar. 22, 3 p.m.
(Friday, Nov. 17, 3 p.m., Friday Dec 1, & 22, 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 12 & 19, 3 p.m., Feb. 9 & 23, 3 p.m., Friday March 9& 23, 3 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and practice speaking English in a comfortable group setting.
Teen Board Games & More!
3:45-5:00
 Teen Board Games & More!
Friday, Mar. 22, 3:45-5:00Teen Board Games & M
Lathrop Branch Library
Join us for a fun game night. Play games, listen to music, or hang out with friends!
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VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
10am-4pm
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
Saturday, Mar. 23, 10am-4pm
Manteca Branch Library
February 2 - April 13. Fridays & Saturdays from 10am-4pm. No appointment needed. First come, first served. Closed on Feb. 23, Mar. 22, & Mar. 30 
Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Saturday, Mar. 23Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Saturday, Mar. 23In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 23, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6+. Play or learn to play chess on Saturdays mornings. All equipment provided.
Linden Storytime
10:20am - 10:45am
 Linden Storytime
Saturday, Mar. 23, 10:20am - 10:45am
Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Playtime at the Library!
10:30 am-11:30 am
 Playtime at the Library!
Saturday, Mar. 23, 10:30 am-11:30 amPlaytime at the Libr
Escalon Branch Library
Playtime is an unstructured time to play with toys and make new friends! Come and go as you please for this informal program. Playing teaches children how to think, imagine, express themselves, and problem solve. One-on-one play with a trusted adult and peers fosters relationships and builds li...read more
Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Mar. 23, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
Saturday Movie Matinee: The Princess Diaries
12:30-2:30
Saturday Movie Matinee: The Princess Diaries
Saturday, Mar. 23, 12:30-2:30
Linden Branch Library
Mia’s just your average nobody - until her grandma shows up out of the blue and tells Mia she’s actually the princess of a small country! Between keeping her new princess-hood a secret, passing her classes, and learning all about being a princess, Mia faces some tough choices. Will she g...read more
Lego Time
1:30PM
 Lego Time
Saturday, Mar. 23, 1:30PMLego Time
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us for Legos and let your imagination go wild!  Build something new and we'll put it on display.  We'll provide the Legos!!
Bullet Journals
2 pm
 Bullet Journals
Saturday, Mar. 23, 2 pmBullet Journals
Cesar Chavez Central Library
For Ages 16 and up.Have you ever wanted to try your hand at Bullet Journals but didn't know where to start? Join us as we explore the art of Bullet Journaling. This program is open to all 16 years old and up. Supplies and refreshments will be provided.
Watercolor Weekend
2pm
 Watercolor Weekend
Saturday, Mar. 23, 2pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring the family out for watercolors and fun!  All material will be supplied.
Family Bingo
2 pm
 Family Bingo
Saturday, Mar. 23, 2 pmFamily Bingo
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a fun family game of bingo. Bring family and friends to win some prizes.
STEAM Saturday: Get Ready to Build
2:00-3:00
STEAM Saturday: Get Ready to Build
Saturday, Mar. 23, 2:00-3:00STEAM Saturday: Get
Lathrop Branch Library
Explore science & the arts by building structures using Keva planks and other building materials. Playing with planks will give builders experience with balance, leverage, geometry, and the principles of physics.
DIY Adult Zen Garden
3pm-4pm
 DIY Adult Zen Garden
Saturday, Mar. 23, 3pm-4pmDIY Adult Zen Garden
Manteca Branch Library
Looking for ways to help destress and refocus your mind? Then join us on March 18th for a stress free night! 
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Monday, Mar. 25Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Monday, Mar. 25In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Monday, Mar. 25, 10:30am
(Mondays)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive story time for babies, toddlers, and their parents. We will sing songs, read some books and have some fun. Children and todllers, their parents, and siblings are welcome. 
Yoga with Baby, led by Allie
10:30am
 Yoga with Baby, led by Allie
Monday, Mar. 25, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
Led by local yoga instructor Allie, Yoga with Baby gives you a chance to bring your little ones and get stretching! This program is ideal for little ones 3 and under and their adults.
Little Builders
11 am
 Little Builders
Monday, Mar. 25, 11 amLittle Builders
Troke Branch Library
Toddlers and preschoolers are welcome to join our Little Builders Program where they will play with building blocks to help them learn and develop fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, creativity, and more.
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
3:00pm
Let’s Read Together for Grades 1-3
Monday, Mar. 25, 3:00pmLet’s Read Tog
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Homework Help
6pm-7pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 25, 6pm-7pmHomework Help
Manteca Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Come to Manteca Library! Available for grades 1st - 8th. 
Movie: Wish
4pm
 Movie: Wish
Monday, Mar. 25, 4pmMovie: Wish
Manteca Branch Library
You are invited to watch 'Wish' at Manteca Library!Rated PG. Snacks will be provided(2023)
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
4:00pm
Chapter Book Club for Grades 3-5
Monday, Mar. 25, 4:00pmChapter Book Club fo
Tracy Branch Library
Improve your reading comprehension by participating in book discussions and take home activity packs for a new chapter book each week. Ideal for grades 3-5. Limited space. First come, first serve.
Story Time
4:00pm
 Story Time
Monday, Mar. 25, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Head on over to Stribley Micro Library for stories and more
Walking Readers: A library walking club!
4:30pm
Walking Readers: A library walking club!
Monday, Mar. 25, 4:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
Put on your walking shoes and join the Ripon library as we go on an late afternoon/evening walk. Feel free to chat about your favorite book or get recommendations for your next read from fellow walkers, or have fun reaching your daily step goal with fellow walkers. This is a 30-45 minute walk. Walke...read more
Resume Builder
4pm - 4:45pm
 Resume Builder
Monday, Mar. 25, 4pm - 4:45pmResume Builder
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In Resume Builder you will be given a short work history interview where we will go over your jobs held, duties conducted, skills and awards obtained as well as any training and schools attended. From there we will build your resume from scratch or enhance an existing resume. If you already have a r...read more

English Conversation Club
5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Mar. 25, 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Practice your English language skills in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Every 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. 
Manteca Coffee & Books - Bookclub!
6pm-7pm
Manteca Coffee & Books - Bookclub!
Monday, Mar. 25, 6pm-7pmManteca Coffee & Boo
Manteca Branch Library
Come join us and discuss our next book read! This month we will read "Now you see us" by Balli Kaur Jaswal. 
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Tuesday, Mar. 26Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Tuesday, Mar. 26In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Family History Helpers
10:30am-Noon
 Family History Helpers
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 10:30am-Noon
(First and Last Tuesday of Each Month)
Family History Helpe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Genealogical Help, First and Last Tuesday of Each Month 
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 10:30 amPreschool Story Time
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Stay & Play will be from 11:00AM-11:30AM and it is not necessary that you attend story time first. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Pre-School Easter Egg Hunt
10:30am
 Pre-School Easter Egg Hunt
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
Join us for Pre-school storytime, followed by an Easter Egg Hunt around the library!
Toddler Tuesday: Tummy Time & Toys
10:30am
Toddler Tuesday: Tummy Time & Toys
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 10:30am
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your little one for tummy time and toys at the library!
Pre-School Storytime
10:30am
 Pre-School Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
All About Baby
10:30 AM
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
Half an hour of storytime and activity for children 0-2.
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:00 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 1:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library
File your taxes with in-person help. Walk-Ins Welcome.Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmWednesdays 1:30 pm - 5:30 pmFebruary 6, 2024 to April 3, 2024
Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
1:30-2:00
 Lathrop: Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 1:30-2:00Lathrop: Preschool S
Lathrop Branch Library
This interactive storytime includes books, music, dance, and fingerplays. It is designed for ages 3-5 and their caregivers; however, all are welcome. Storytime is an excellent way to introduce a love for books and develop important developmental skills. 
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Lego Building Fun
3:00pm
 Lego Building Fun
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 3:00pmLego Building Fun
Mountain House Branch Library
We have the bricks, you bring the imagination.  Come join us to build and create with Legos.  We have both small Legos and Duplos to share.  Lego donations accepted, bricks needed more than sets with little tiny pieces.  Lego Friends pieces desperately needed for the girls to enj...read more
LEGO Club
4:00 PM
 LEGO Club
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4:00 PMLEGO Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
We bring the bricks.You bring the imagination!Join us on the 4th Tuesday of every month for LEGO Club. For families with children of all ages.**Please note that LEGO Club will be meeting at 4:00 PM beginning in January 2024** 
Teen Video Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Video Game Day
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4:00pmTeen Video Game Day
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us for Video Game Day and play the new and classic systems. Open to Teens and above.
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
English Conversation Practice
4pm-5pm
 English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4pm-5pmEnglish Conversation
Manteca Branch Library
Looking for fun and easy conversation practice in English? Join us at the Manteca Library! 
Teen Craft Hour
4 pm
 Teen Craft Hour
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4 pmTeen Craft Hour
Troke Branch Library
The last Tuesday of every month will be teen craft hour. Teens will join us for a new and exciting craft every month.
Fur, Scales & Tails Animal Show
4:00pm
 Fur, Scales & Tails Animal Show
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4:00pmFur, Scales & Tails
Tracy Branch Library
Meet and pet lost of fun animals like Baby Chicks, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Turtles, Snakes and more! All Ages
Sewing Basics for Teens and Adults
4 - 5:30 PM
Sewing Basics for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4 - 5:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for TEENS and ADULTS every 4th Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operating a sewing machine, threading a bobbin,and sewin...read more
Harvest Home Animal Story Time
4:30pm-5:30pm
 Harvest Home Animal Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Fair Oaks Library
Harvest Home will be visiting Fair Oaks Library with some animal friends for us to read to! Animal Story Time is now on the last Tuesday of the month!
Teen Hangout
4:30PM
 Teen Hangout
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4:30PMTeen Hangout
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Decorate cupcakes and play Just Dance on the Nintendo Switch
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday for this fun storytime.
Curious Bunny Faux Flower Pot
6:00pm - 7:30pm
 Curious Bunny Faux Flower Pot
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Linden Branch Library
We’ll be making a cute decoration for Easter! Using a small flower pot, pompoms, and some other basic supplies, make an adorable bunny bottom sticking out of the flowers!This program is for Adults. While supplies last.
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Wednesday, Mar. 27Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Wednesday, Mar. 27In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Tech Help Wednesday
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
 Tech Help Wednesday
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 1:00 pm-5:00 pmTech Help Wednesday
Escalon Branch Library
Need some basic help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Bring it in on Wednesdays between 1-5 pm. Staff is available for drop-in assistance. Please know all your password and log in information.
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 1:00 pm-4:00 pmVITA Free Tax Assist
Escalon Branch Library
Free tax return assistance available at the Escalon Library provided by VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). These appointments will be held on Wednesdays, February 7, 2024 to April 3, 2024 between 1 pm-4 pm. By appointment only. Contact the library staff for information regarding sched...read more
VITA Free Tax Assistance
1:30 pm
 VITA Free Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 1:30 pm
Thornton Branch Library
File your taxes with in-person help. Walk-Ins Welcome.Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmWednesdays 1:30 pm - 5:30 pmFebruary 6, 2024 to April 3, 2024
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Harvest Farm Animals
2:00pm
 Harvest Farm Animals
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your 3-12 year old to meet and read to a farm animal.
Tween Anime
3 pm
 Tween Anime
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 3 pmTween Anime
Troke Branch Library
Do you enjoy watching anime? Then this is the place for you! We will watch, do crafts & talk all things anime!This free program is for ages 9-12 years old.  
Lego Bingo
3:30pm
 Lego Bingo
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 3:30pmLego Bingo
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for a fun Lego BINGO & a chance to win some awesome prizes! This free program is for ages 8 & up. All supplies will be provided.
Lego Club
3:30pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 3:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all ages and no sign-up or membership required. Drop-in and build something cool! Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make whatever your heart desires.
Spring Egg Hunt
4PM
 Spring Egg Hunt
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 4PM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us for a Spring Egg Hunt and craft.
Paint Day
4:00pm
 Paint Day
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 4:00pm
Stribley Micro Library
Relax and let your imagination run free at Stribley Micro Library! What will you create?
Makerspace for Tweens & Teens
4:00pm
 Makerspace for Tweens & Teens
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 10-18. Drop-in and try your hand at a variety of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities.
Last Wednesday Book Club @Troke: Moloka’i
5 pm to 6 pm
Last Wednesday Book Club @Troke: Moloka’i
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 5 pm to 6 pmLast Wednesday Book
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a lively discussion on the last Wednesday of each month. Our March 27th discussion title will be Moloka'i by Alan Brennert.
Yoga and Pilates
6:00pm
 Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 6:00pmYoga and Pilates
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level Yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit! Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Enter at side...read more
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Thursday, Mar. 28Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Thursday, Mar. 28In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 am
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:30 am
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:30amMountain House All A
Mountain House Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
Storytime
10:30 am
 Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join us for Storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.Storytime is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:30am
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picture books, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs. Above all it'...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:30 AM
Tracy Branch Library
An engaging 30-minute of stories, music and fun that will build a love of reading and develop early literacy skills. Recommended for ages 3-5. 
Preschool Story Time
10:30 am-11:00 am
 Preschool Story Time
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:30 am-11:00 amPreschool Story Time
Escalon Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a fun craft or activity! This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers however, children of all ages and their siblings ar...read more
Board Game for Adults
10:30am
 Board Game for Adults
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:30am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come play board games at Weston Ranch. Coffee and snacks will be provided. This program is for adults and seniors.
Art for Little Hands - Spring Sensory Bins
11:00 a.m.
Art for Little Hands - Spring Sensory Bins
Thursday, Mar. 28, 11:00 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Bring your littles ages 1-5 and help them explore Spring Sensory Bins.  First come, first served as space and supplies are limited.
Device Advice
11 a.m.
 Device Advice
Thursday, Mar. 28, 11 a.m.
(Thursdays Dec. 7 & 21, 11 a.m., Jan. 11 & 25, 11 a.m., Feb. 8 & 22, 11 a.m., Mar. 14 & 28, 11 a.m., April 11 & 25, 11 a.m. May 9 & 23, 11 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Adults get help with your device and computer skills.
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
11:15am
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 28, 11:15amMountain House Presc
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to this half hour storytime where library staff will share age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs and we will all have a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.  Please join us at 11:15am on Thursdays. 
Egg Hunt and Craft
3:00 pm
 Egg Hunt and Craft
Thursday, Mar. 28, 3:00 pmEgg Hunt and Craft
Thornton Branch Library
Make an Easter bag to collect all your eggs and try to find an egg with a golden ticket! Free for all ages.
Board Games
3:30PM
 Board Games
Thursday, Mar. 28, 3:30PMBoard Games
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Play again family and friends!Jenga, Operation, Twister, Candyland and more! Play with friends and family!Snacks provided!
English Conversation Practice
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
 English Conversation Practice
Thursday, Mar. 28, 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Escalon Branch Library
Practice your language skills to talk and grow together! Meet new people and learn English in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. This supports all conversational English levels. 
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Thursday, Mar. 28, 4:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
Homework Help
4 pm - 6 pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 28, 4 pm - 6 pmHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Then bring them by our Homework Help, where screened volunteers can assist grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Family Storytime
4:00pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 28, 4:00pmFamily Storytime
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Storytime as we read books of all kinds. Crafts will be available after reading our fun books.
Easter Crafts
4:00pm - 4:45pm
 Easter Crafts
Thursday, Mar. 28, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Linden Branch Library
Join us for some fun Easter-themed crafts!For kids ages 5-12. While supplies last.
Teen Video Game Hour
4 pm
 Teen Video Game Hour
Thursday, Mar. 28, 4 pmTeen Video Game Hour
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a fun evening of video games. Teens will battle it out in games like Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers, and Mario Party Superstars.
Teen Thursday: Air Dry Clay Bunny
4:00pm
Teen Thursday: Air Dry Clay Bunny
Thursday, Mar. 28, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6-12. Handmake a rabbit out of air dry clay.
Movie Night: Sonic the Hedgehog (PG)
4:00pm-6:00pm
Movie Night: Sonic the Hedgehog (PG)
Thursday, Mar. 28, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Come and relax at Fair Oaks Library with a movie and snacks! While supplies last.
Scavenger Hunt & Crafts
4:30pm
 Scavenger Hunt & Crafts
Thursday, Mar. 28, 4:30pmScavenger Hunt & Cra
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for a scavenger hunt & crafts at Manteca Library! This free program is recommended for ages 8 & up. All supplies will be provided.
Teen Egg Hunt
6:00pm
 Teen Egg Hunt
Thursday, Mar. 28, 6:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
Get your pool noodles ready and go on an advanced egg and prize hunt specificaly for ages 11 and up in the library after hours!This event will take place once the library closes. If you are late, you will not be let in.
Financial Management Workshops for Adults
6:00pm
Financial Management Workshops for Adults
Thursday, Mar. 28, 6:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
A representative from World System Builder will share helpful advice regarding money matters.  These are the dates of this month's free adult workshops and the topics that will be covered:3/12/24:   FAFSA   6:00pm3/28/24:   Social Security   ...read more
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VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
10am-4pm
VITA Free Tax Services @ Manteca
Friday, Mar. 29, 10am-4pm
Manteca Branch Library
February 2 - April 13. Fridays & Saturdays from 10am-4pm. No appointment needed. First come, first served. Closed on Feb. 23, Mar. 22, & Mar. 30 
Fun Friday Crafts
 Fun Friday Crafts
Friday, Mar. 29Fun Friday Crafts
Manteca Branch Library
Are you looking for fun crafts & activities to do? Join in the fun & get creative at the Manteca Library!Designed for all ages. All supplies will be provided.
Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Friday, Mar. 29Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Friday, Mar. 29In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 29, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers.We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Linden Storytime
10:20-10:45
 Linden Storytime
Friday, Mar. 29, 10:20-10:45
(September 9 & 23, 10:20-10:45)

Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Learning With Mango
11:00am
 Learning With Mango
Friday, Mar. 29, 11:00amLearning With Mango
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us as we learn how to use Mango, a language learning program. Bring your own device or use one of the library computers to access Mango. Open to Adults and Seniors. 
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Mar. 29, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Resume Builder
10am-11am
 Resume Builder
Friday, Mar. 29, 10am-11amResume Builder
Manteca Branch Library
Applying for jobs or internships? Do you need help updating your resume? Come to Manteca Library!
Toddler Time: Play
12:30-1:30
 Toddler Time: Play
Friday, Mar. 29, 12:30-1:30Toddler Time: Play
Lathrop Branch Library
We provide a safe space for play and interaction. Join us for an hour of playtime!
Drop in Tech Hour
2pm-3pm
 Drop in Tech Hour
Friday, Mar. 29, 2pm-3pmDrop in Tech Hour
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help!
Lego Club
3:00 pm
 Lego Club
Friday, Mar. 29, 3:00 pmLego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.
Teens: Eggs-tra Awesome Hunt
3:30-4:30
 Teens: Eggs-tra Awesome Hunt
Friday, Mar. 29, 3:30-4:30Teens: Eggs-tra Awes
Lathrop Branch Library
Grab your baskets & hop in for an Eggs-tra awesome egg hunt & craft. It will be an egg-cellent time!
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Cover to Cover Reading Program!
 Cover to Cover Reading Program!
Saturday, Mar. 30Cover to Cover Readi
Troke Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover" reading program begins Saturday, March 2nd and ends Saturday, April 13th. Children ages 4 to 12-years-old may earn a good-for-one hamburger or cheeseburger Achievement Award card by reading five books or reading for 300 minutes. Grab a reading lo...read more
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
During Open Hours
In-N-Out Cover-to-Cover Reading Club
Saturday, Mar. 30In-N-Out Cover-to-Co
Escalon Branch Library
In-N-Out Burger's "Cover to Cover Club" Reading Program is for children ages 4 to 12. The program will take place March 2 through April 13. Children will receive an award for their choice of one: free hamburger, cheeseburger or grilled cheese, for every five books or 300 minutes r...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Saturday, Mar. 30,
Lathrop Branch Library
Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Mar. 30, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6+. Play or learn to play chess on Saturdays mornings. All equipment provided.
Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Mar. 30, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
Adult craft: Cake Craft
1 pm
 Adult craft: Cake Craft
Saturday, Mar. 30, 1 pm
Tracy Branch Library
Adults create a personalized cake-themed keepsake box. While supplies last.
Troke’s Eggstravaganza
2 pm
 Troke’s Eggstravaganza
Saturday, Mar. 30, 2 pmTroke’s Eggstr
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a fun filled afternoon. We’ll have an Egg hunt, win prizes and create fun crafts! This fun free program is for all ages to attend.
Start a Garden
2:30pm
 Start a Garden
Saturday, Mar. 30, 2:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
A garden can be grown anywhere! Join us at the Ripon library to start your very own! Bring something to plant a seed or starter plant in, or use one of the planting pots provided. Will you grow a flower from a seed? Start your own kitchen herb garden? Or get started on your very own vegetable garden...read more
Meditation for Adults
10:00-11:45am
 Meditation for Adults
Saturday, Mar. 30, 10:00-11:45am
Mountain House Branch Library
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CLOSED
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