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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
Friday, Apr. 1, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic mouse movements such as how to click on or select objects. The class allows plenty of time for practicing so students can become comfortable using a computer mouse.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participant...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 1, 10:15 am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Crafty Friday for Adults - Personalized Mugs
10:30am
Crafty Friday for Adults - Personalized Mugs
Friday, Apr. 1, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Using sharpies and stencils you will learn how to personalize your own mug.  Join us April 1, 2016 at 10:30am for chat, creativity, and comraderie. 
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VITA Tax Assistance
10 am - 5 pm
 VITA Tax Assistance
Saturday, Apr. 2, 10 am - 5 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Volunteers from V.I.T.A. assist patrons with tax preparation and questions.
 
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
10:00am-3:00pm
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Saturday, Apr. 2, 10:00am-3:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
Walk-ins, no appointment. Starting Saturdays starting January 30 to April 9 from 10:00am - 3:00pm.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free t...read more
Storytime @ the Library!
10:30
 Storytime @ the Library!
Saturday, Apr. 2, 10:30
Linden Branch Library
Join us for stories, songs, and lots of fun!  
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 2, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Paws 4 Reading
1:00 pm
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Apr. 2, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Come & meet therapy dogs of the Reading Education Assistance Dogs Program and let the kids take turns reading to them one-on-one.
Chess Club
3:00pm-4:30pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 2, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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VITA Tax Assistance
12 pm - 5 pm
 VITA Tax Assistance
Monday, Apr. 4, 12 pm - 5 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Volunteers from V.I.T.A. assist patrons with tax preparation and questions.
 
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Apr. 4, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Apr. 4, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 4, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Spring (January 20-May 25th)
Free, drop-in homework assistance for K-12 grade students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. Volunteers and online tutors will be available to assist with homework questions. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet will be available to...read more
Color Poem Booklet Craft
4:30pm
 Color Poem Booklet Craft
Monday, Apr. 4, 4:30pmColor Poem Booklet C
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to create a simple, colorful poem book.  All materials will be provided.
This program is free to all.   Join us, April 4, 2016 at 4:30pm.
Sign Language Instruction
5:30p.m.
 Sign Language Instruction
Monday, Apr. 4, 5:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Monday evenings March through April, Doug Vigil will be offering Sign Language instruction.  These classes are free and will be held in the Steward Hazelton Room from 5:30pm - 7:00pm.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Apr. 4, 6:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
10:00am-5:00pm
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 10:00am-5:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
By appointment. Call Arnetta Lee-Gray at 209-483-4190 to schedule an appointment for Tuesdays starting January 26 from 10:00am - 5:00pm.

The Volunteer Income ...read more
Free Genealogy Assistance
10:00 am
 Free Genealogy Assistance
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 10:00 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Want to learn about your family history? Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  You will find them upstairs in the Genealogy Section at the Chave...read more
Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15am-11:00am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Book Discussion Group
10:30 a.m.
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion.  On Tuesday, April 5 we will be discussing Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford. Set in Seattle in both 1942 and 1986, it explores the impact of the Japanese internment on the life of a Chinese immigrant. Copies will be available at the Chavez...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 11:15 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Skills for Teen Parents: Graduation Ceremony
1:00-2:30
Skills for Teen Parents: Graduation Ceremony
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 1:00-2:30
one.choice School
Enjoy a special reception and ceremony with the group. STeP programs are open to pregnant and parenting teens between the ages of 13 and 20. All programs will be held at the Maya Angelou Branch Library on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:00. To register, or for more information, please contact the Library at 93...read more
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
1:00pm
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 1:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our "Let's Chat" English Practice class is free and open to all adults who wish to practice their English and gain a better understanding of English. &n...read more
Tech Help Tuesday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 Tech Help Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Providing assistance with understanding and using technology such as tablets, smart phones, and e-readers. Also providing instruction and clarification on computers and computer programs.
Easy Reader & Graphic Novel Book Club
3:00 p.m.
Easy Reader & Graphic Novel Book Club
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
The Easy Reader Book Club is for all age levels. There will be lots of easy reader books and graphic novels to choose from. All reading levels are welcome. Games and avtivties will follow after reading time.
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 4:00pmTeen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th to 12th graders.
Do you like food? We have it! Do you like games? We'll provide a selection of video games, card games, and board games and you're welcome to bring your own games, too. Come hang out with us at the library! First Tuesday of each month at 4:00pm.

Text @...read more
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 6:00 pm
(Tuesdays, Jan. 19 & 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19 & 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; Jun. 7, 14, 21 & 28.)

Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a cuddly friend if they like. A fun and easy craft follows.
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Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."

Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN,...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Spring (January 20-May 25th)
Free, drop-in homework assistance for K-12 grade students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. Volunteers and online tutors will be available to assist with homework questions. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet will be available to...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Come join the fun at Lego Club. We provide the Legos and you provide the imagination. Each week we will suggest a "theme" for you to try, then you make a Lego creation, which we will display for the following week. Lego Club lasts one hour. We ask that parents be present with younger child...read more
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help (K-6)
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen voluteers will provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6 grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 9th.
 
Let’s Chat
3:30 p.m.
 Let’s Chat
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Let's Chat is an English Conversation Club.  It is for those who want to grow in their English skills through speaking with one another and studying aspects of American culture.  This is a free program open to adults giong from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m..
Teen Library Council
4:00 pm
 Teen Library Council
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Providing teens a forum to influence the library's services with ideas for programs, books, and community service.
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 2nd - 5th.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity related to the ...read more
Teen Book Club
4:30pm
 Teen Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 4:30pmTeen Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th to 12th graders.
Let's read! Join up with other teens to discuss great YA books monthly. Pick up the book at the checkout desk. First Wednesday of each month at 4:30pm.

January Book
Alive by Scott Sigler
A teenage girl awakens to find her...read more
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
10:00am-7:00pm
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Thursday, Apr. 7, 10:00am-7:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
By appointment. Call Arnetta Lee-Gray at 209-483-4190 to schedule an appointment for Thursdays starting January 21 from 10:00am - 7:00pm.

The Volunteer Income...read more
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 7, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.)

Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, crafts and playtime.
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 7, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library

Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy fun stories, crafts and playtime. 
 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 7, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 7, 10:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, Apr. 7, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Apr. 7, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a baby/toddler focused story time that lasts 30 minutes. Babies and parents/caregivers will engage in directed developmental "play": songs, rhymes, fingerplays, boardbook sharing and listening to stories. Library staff facilitates this fun program that emphasizes skill-bu...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 7, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time "Vegetables"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Vegetables"
Thursday, Apr. 7, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Thursday, Apr. 7, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Thursday, Apr. 7, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Citizenship and Naturalization
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
 Citizenship and Naturalization
Thursday, Apr. 7, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, April 7, at 6:00 p.m., the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents a program on citizenship and naturalization.
 
Are you interested in completing the process for United States Citizenship or have family members who are? Vilaysay “Sai” Chang will present a n...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 8, 10:15 am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Palm of the Hand Memoir Writing Workshop
11:15am
Palm of the Hand Memoir Writing Workshop
Friday, Apr. 8, 11:15am
Mountain House Branch Library
Everyone has stories to share and many people have a desire to write about their life.  Wanting to write and doing so are two different things. The immensity of such a project can overwhelm us. This workshop, April 8, 2016, 11:15am - 1:15pm, ...read more
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
Friday, Apr. 8, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic methods for searching the Internet to find the information and resources they need.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or e-reader devices.
Find Art Friday
3:30 p.m.
 Find Art Friday
Friday, Apr. 8, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Find Art Friday is for students to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available on the day.  Your imagination is your only limitation.  Come surprise us with your inspired works of art on the 2nd Friday of each month.  See you there!.  
“Never Stop Asking for Poems” Poetry Reading and Open Mike Poetry
4:00pm
“Never Stop Asking for Poems” Poetry Reading and Open Mike Poetry
Friday, Apr. 8, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
“Never Stop Asking for Poems” Poetry Reading and Open Mike Poetry featuring New York State poet Michael Czarnecki.  Michael is a poet, oral memoirist and small press publisher. He founded FootHills Publishing in 1986 and...read more
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VITA Tax Assistance
10 am - 5 pm
 VITA Tax Assistance
Saturday, Apr. 9, 10 am - 5 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Volunteers from V.I.T.A. assist patrons with tax preparation and questions.
 
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
10:00am-3:00pm
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Saturday, Apr. 9, 10:00am-3:00pm
Ripon Branch Library
Walk-ins, no appointment. Starting Saturdays starting January 30 to April 9 from 10:00am - 3:00pm.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free t...read more
Acupuncture Overview
10:15 a.m.
 Acupuncture Overview
Saturday, Apr. 9, 10:15 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Always wondering what acupuncture is about? If you have been wondering what the hype is all about and why people are reverting to this ancient form of healing then this workshop is for you. Cindy Tsui, a local licensed acupunctur...read more
Storytime @ the Library!
10:30
 Storytime @ the Library!
Saturday, Apr. 9, 10:30
Linden Branch Library
Join us for stories, songs, and lots of fun!  
Family Movie
11:30 a.m.
 Family Movie
Saturday, Apr. 9, 11:30 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch cool movies and enjoy refreshments, all free at your library. 
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 9, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Adult book club
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
 Adult book club
Saturday, Apr. 9, 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.Adult book club
Troke Branch Library
Preschool Storytime
2:00 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 9, 2:00 pm
(Saturdays, Feb. 13, March 12, April 9, Maya 7, 2pm)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Share the joy of reading at our monthly Preschool Storytime. Preschoolers and their parents or caregivers can enjoy stories, poetry, songs, movement and lots of fun!
Ribbon Flowers Framed
2:15 p.m.
 Ribbon Flowers Framed
Saturday, Apr. 9, 2:15 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Come learn how to make ribbon flowers.  First 20 sign ups.
Chess Club
3:00pm-4:30pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 9, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
Paws for Reading
3:00-4:30pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Apr. 9, 3:00-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.
Magic The Gathering
3:00-5:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Apr. 9, 3:00-5:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! For all ages.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminde...read more
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VITA Tax Assistance
12 pm - 5 pm
 VITA Tax Assistance
Monday, Apr. 11, 12 pm - 5 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Volunteers from V.I.T.A. assist patrons with tax preparation and questions.
 
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Apr. 11, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Apr. 11, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 11, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Spring (January 20-May 25th)
Free, drop-in homework assistance for K-12 grade students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. Volunteers and online tutors will be available to assist with homework questions. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet will be available to...read more
Sign Language Instruction
5:30p.m.
 Sign Language Instruction
Monday, Apr. 11, 5:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Monday evenings March through April, Doug Vigil will be offering Sign Language instruction.  These classes are free and will be held in the Steward Hazelton Room from 5:30pm - 7:00pm.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Apr. 11, 6:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
10:00am-5:00pm
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 10:00am-5:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
By appointment. Call Arnetta Lee-Gray at 209-483-4190 to schedule an appointment for Tuesdays starting January 26 from 10:00am - 5:00pm.

The Volunteer Income ...read more
Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15am-11:00am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 11:15 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
1:00pm
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 1:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our "Let's Chat" English Practice class is free and open to all adults who wish to practice their English and gain a better understanding of English. &n...read more
Easy Reader & Graphic Novel Book Club
3:00 p.m.
Easy Reader & Graphic Novel Book Club
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
The Easy Reader Book Club is for all age levels. There will be lots of easy reader books and graphic novels to choose from. All reading levels are welcome. Games and avtivties will follow after reading time.
Teen STEAM: Confetti Eggs (Cascarones)
4:00pm
Teen STEAM: Confetti Eggs (Cascarones)
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 4:00pmTeen STEAM: Confetti
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th Graders. Dye, stuff, and deocrate your own confetti eggs for Easter.
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 6:00 pm
(Tuesdays, Jan. 19 & 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19 & 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; Jun. 7, 14, 21 & 28.)

Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a cuddly friend if they like. A fun and easy craft follows.
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Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."

Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN,...read more
Teen STEAM: Microsoft Powerpoint
3:30-6:00pm
Teen STEAM: Microsoft Powerpoint
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 3:30-6:00pmTeen STEAM: Microsof
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th graders. A Microsoft Powerpoint 2010 class for students. Limited number of computers available. Register in person, by phone, or online.

Note: If you have your own laptop with Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, 2016 or 365 you do not need to register. Just ...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Spring (January 20-May 25th)
Free, drop-in homework assistance for K-12 grade students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. Volunteers and online tutors will be available to assist with homework questions. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet will be available to...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Come join the fun at Lego Club. We provide the Legos and you provide the imagination. Each week we will suggest a "theme" for you to try, then you make a Lego creation, which we will display for the following week. Lego Club lasts one hour. We ask that parents be present with younger child...read more
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help (K-6)
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen voluteers will provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6 grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 9th.
 
Let’s Chat
3:30 p.m.
 Let’s Chat
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Let's Chat is an English Conversation Club.  It is for those who want to grow in their English skills through speaking with one another and studying aspects of American culture.  This is a free program open to adults giong from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m..
Teen Library Council
4:00 pm
 Teen Library Council
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Providing teens a forum to influence the library's services with ideas for programs, books, and community service.
Magic Dan
4:00 p.m.
 Magic Dan
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Magic Dan will once again be bringing his mystical talents to the library! See his amazing feats of magic and be prepared to be mesmerized. 

Books on how to do your own magic tricks will be available to be checked out.

Free for all ages.
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 2nd - 5th.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity related to the ...read more
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
10:00am-7:00pm
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Thursday, Apr. 14, 10:00am-7:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
By appointment. Call Arnetta Lee-Gray at 209-483-4190 to schedule an appointment for Thursdays starting January 21 from 10:00am - 7:00pm.

The Volunteer Income...read more
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 14, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.)

Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, crafts and playtime.
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 14, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library

Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy fun stories, crafts and playtime. 
 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 14, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 14, 10:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, Apr. 14, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Apr. 14, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a baby/toddler focused story time that lasts 30 minutes. Babies and parents/caregivers will engage in directed developmental "play": songs, rhymes, fingerplays, boardbook sharing and listening to stories. Library staff facilitates this fun program that emphasizes skill-bu...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 14, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Apr. 14, 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke Mystery Book Club will meet on Tthe second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. to discuss mystery novels! 

Each month, the group will discuss books by a favorite author or on a selected theme.

Visit the Troke Branch Library to check out a copy o...read more
Lathrop Story Time "Libraries"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Libraries"
Thursday, Apr. 14, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
STEAM Powered Kids
3:30
 STEAM Powered Kids
Thursday, Apr. 14, 3:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Let's build STEAM! Kids and caregivers, come join us for hands-on S.T.E.A.M. - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math - activities. Have fun exploring S.T.E....read more
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Thursday, Apr. 14, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Thursday, Apr. 14, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Book Discussion Group for Adults
6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, Apr. 14, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Book Discussion Group meets once a month, on the second Thursday at 6:00 p.m. (unless noted). The book selections are made by the librarian, to ensure that there are plenty of copies.  If you are interested in joining please come in, meet the librarian and get a copy of the "next" boo...read more
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
6:00 pm
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Thursday, Apr. 14, 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library

Teens, join a group to enhance teens' presence in the library.  Make new friends!  Help plan teen programs!  Suggest books for the library coll...read more
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Veterans Connect @ the Library
10:00am
 Veterans Connect @ the Library
Friday, Apr. 15, 10:00am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Veterans Connect Resource Center is a place for veterans to meet with people who can help them figure out what benefits are needed and what is available to meet the need.  Come meet with members of the County Office of Veteran's Services on Fridays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm..
Preschool Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 15, 10:15 am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
Friday, Apr. 15, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic methods for searching the Internet to find the information and resources they need.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or e-reader devices.
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Stress Management for Kids
10:15 a.m.
 Stress Management for Kids
Saturday, Apr. 16, 10:15 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
V.B.R Foster Family Agency will be here to offer stress techniques for kids and teens.
Storytime @ the Library!
10:30
 Storytime @ the Library!
Saturday, Apr. 16, 10:30
Linden Branch Library
Join us for stories, songs, and lots of fun!  
Genealogy Workshop: Basic Internet Family History Research
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop: Basic Internet Family History Research
Saturday, Apr. 16, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Genealogy Workshop:
Troke Branch Library
Tracy Adult Book Club
11:00 a.m.
 Tracy Adult Book Club
Saturday, Apr. 16, 11:00 a.m.
(Saturdays January 16, 11 a.m., February 20, 11 a.m., March 19, 11 a.m., April 16, 11 a.m., May 21. 11 a.m., June 18, 11 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Adult Book Club meets at the Tracy branch library on the third Saturday of every month. We try to make selections from various book types and genres.  Feel free to join us for our discussion on Saturday. We look forward to seeing you there!
If you have any question...read more
Family Movie
11:30 a.m.
 Family Movie
Saturday, Apr. 16, 11:30 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch cool movies and enjoy refreshments, all free at your library. 
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 16, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Bilingual Family Story Time
12:30 pm
 Bilingual Family Story Time
Saturday, Apr. 16, 12:30 pm
Stribley Library
Join us for the first Stribley Branch Library Bilingual Story time. We'll be reading children's picturbooks in English and Spanish! Story time runs 30-45 minutes.
Paws 4 Reading
3 p.m
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Apr. 16, 3 p.m
(Saturday November 21, 1 p.m., Saturday December 19 1 p.m., Saturday February 20, 3 p.m., Saturday March 19, 3 p.m., Saturday April 16, 3 p.m., Saturday May 21, 3 p.m.)
Paws 4 Reading
Tracy Branch Library
Every 3rd Saturday of the Month.Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.
Chess Club
3:00pm-4:30pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 16, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
Mind-Body Wellness Workshop
3:30pm
 Mind-Body Wellness Workshop
Saturday, Apr. 16, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to eliminate stress through Breathing Techniques and Meditation by attending this Free Workshop presented by The Art of Living organization. Join us Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 3:30 - 4:30.
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Tracy Anime Club
1:00-3:00pm
 Tracy Anime Club
Sunday, Apr. 17, 1:00-3:00pmTracy Anime Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for anime screenings, manga reading, and more fun! All ages welcome.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply.
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Apr. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Apr. 18, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 18, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Spring (January 20-May 25th)
Free, drop-in homework assistance for K-12 grade students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. Volunteers and online tutors will be available to assist with homework questions. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet will be available to...read more
Lego Club
4:00 pm
 Lego Club
Monday, Apr. 18, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your ingenuity and creativity to our new Lego club!  Use our Legos to build something new and extraordinary!  Each meeting will have a different theme. All supplies will be provided
Sign Language Instruction
5:30p.m.
 Sign Language Instruction
Monday, Apr. 18, 5:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Monday evenings March through April, Doug Vigil will be offering Sign Language instruction.  These classes are free and will be held in the Steward Hazelton Room from 5:30pm - 7:00pm.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Apr. 18, 6:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
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Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15am-11:00am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 11:15 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
1:00pm
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 1:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our "Let's Chat" English Practice class is free and open to all adults who wish to practice their English and gain a better understanding of English. &n...read more
Easy Reader & Graphic Novel Book Club
3:00 p.m.
Easy Reader & Graphic Novel Book Club
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
The Easy Reader Book Club is for all age levels. There will be lots of easy reader books and graphic novels to choose from. All reading levels are welcome. Games and avtivties will follow after reading time.
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Come join the fun at Lego Club. We provide the Legos and you provide the imagination. Each week we will suggest a "theme" for you to try, then you make a Lego creation, which we will display for the following week. Lego Club lasts one hour. We ask that parents be present with younger child...read more
Teen Creators Club
4:00pm
 Teen Creators Club
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
5th to 12th Grade.  Meets monthly on the third Tuesday at 4:00pm.

Do you like to create things? Stories, drawings, photograhs, videos, podcasts, knit designs, paper crafts, lego creations, robots, or something else? Meet up with your fellow creative teens to sha...read more
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 6:00 pm
(Tuesdays, Jan. 19 & 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19 & 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; Jun. 7, 14, 21 & 28.)

Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a cuddly friend if they like. A fun and easy craft follows.
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Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."

Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN,...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Spring (January 20-May 25th)
Free, drop-in homework assistance for K-12 grade students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. Volunteers and online tutors will be available to assist with homework questions. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet will be available to...read more
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help (K-6)
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen voluteers will provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6 grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 9th.
 
Let’s Chat
3:30 p.m.
 Let’s Chat
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Let's Chat is an English Conversation Club.  It is for those who want to grow in their English skills through speaking with one another and studying aspects of American culture.  This is a free program open to adults giong from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m..
Teen Library Council
4:00 pm
 Teen Library Council
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Providing teens a forum to influence the library's services with ideas for programs, books, and community service.
Puppet Art Theater
4:00 p.m.
 Puppet Art Theater
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Puppet Art Theater presents: Hansel and Gretel.

See the classic fairy tale come to life as Hansel and Gretel stumble onto a wicked witch's house and must escape before being eaten!

Free for all ages.
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 2nd - 5th.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity related to the ...read more
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Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 21, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.)

Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, crafts and playtime.
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library

Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy fun stories, crafts and playtime. 
 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 21, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 21, 10:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, Apr. 21, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Apr. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a baby/toddler focused story time that lasts 30 minutes. Babies and parents/caregivers will engage in directed developmental "play": songs, rhymes, fingerplays, boardbook sharing and listening to stories. Library staff facilitates this fun program that emphasizes skill-bu...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 21, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time "Pigs"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Pigs"
Thursday, Apr. 21, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
World of Wonders Science Museum: Slimy Science
3:30
World of Wonders Science Museum: Slimy Science
Thursday, Apr. 21, 3:30World of Wonders Sci
Cesar Chavez Central Library

STEAM: Build a Bird Nest
4:00
 STEAM: Build a Bird Nest
Thursday, Apr. 21, 4:00STEAM: Build a Bird
Tracy Branch Library

STEAM: Build a Bird Nest

It's Spring, and the birds have begun making their nests. Let's learn about bird nests, hear a few stories about birds & their nests, and then make a real nest with twigs, moss, ribbon, fluff, and other supplies. 

...read more
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Thursday, Apr. 21, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Thursday, Apr. 21, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Beavers, Beavers, Beavers!!
4:00pm
 Beavers, Beavers, Beavers!!
Thursday, Apr. 21, 4:00pmBeavers, Beavers, Be
Mountain House Branch Library
Please join MH Beaver Club members to learn all about beavers.  There will be
a story, crafts and some all around beaver fun.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, Apr. 21, 5:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
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Veterans Connect @ the Library
10:00am
 Veterans Connect @ the Library
Friday, Apr. 22, 10:00am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Veterans Connect Resource Center is a place for veterans to meet with people who can help them figure out what benefits are needed and what is available to meet the need.  Come meet with members of the County Office of Veteran's Services on Fridays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm..
Preschool Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 22, 10:15 am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
Friday, Apr. 22, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic document writing on Microsoft Word and other useful tips (how to save on a flash drive, save in a different version of Word, simple formatting skills) to help them with their word processing.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATION...read more
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Storytime @ the Library!
10:30
 Storytime @ the Library!
Saturday, Apr. 23, 10:30
Linden Branch Library
Join us for stories, songs, and lots of fun!  
Family Movie
11:30 a.m.
 Family Movie
Saturday, Apr. 23, 11:30 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch cool movies and enjoy refreshments, all free at your library. 
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 23, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Ballet Folklorico Juvenil
2:00 pm
 Ballet Folklorico Juvenil
Saturday, Apr. 23, 2:00 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
On Saturday, April 23 at 2:00 pm, the Maya Angelou Branch Library will host a spirited performance of traditional Mexican dances. The dance troupe of Ballet Folklorico Juvenil de Frank Zapata will share the beautiful cultural dance forms of traditional Mexican dance with us. Dance is a rich aspect o...read more
Chess Club
3:00pm-4:30pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 23, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00-5:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Apr. 23, 3:00-5:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! For all ages.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminde...read more
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Fandom Club
2:00pm
 Fandom Club
Monday, Apr. 25, 2:00pmFandom Club
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th Graders. Got fandom? Join wthis teen-run club to talk about your favorite fandoms, learn about new fandoms, read comcis, watch tv & movies, do crafts & more.
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Apr. 25, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Apr. 25, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 25, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Spring (January 20-May 25th)
Free, drop-in homework assistance for K-12 grade students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. Volunteers and online tutors will be available to assist with homework questions. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet will be available to...read more
Teen Library Council Presents Bollywood Movie Night
4:00 pm
Teen Library Council Presents Bollywood Movie Night
Monday, Apr. 25, 4:00 pm
(Mondays, January 25, February 29, April 25, and May 23)

Manteca Branch Library
On the last open Monday of every month, get in the mood for fantastic dance numbers, melodrama, and some of the best actors from Bollywood!  Join us for Bollywood Movie Night! Snacks will be provided.
Sign Language Instruction
5:30p.m.
 Sign Language Instruction
Monday, Apr. 25, 5:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Monday evenings March through April, Doug Vigil will be offering Sign Language instruction.  These classes are free and will be held in the Steward Hazelton Room from 5:30pm - 7:00pm.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Apr. 25, 6:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
4th Annual Teen Poetry Contest Reading & Reception
6:00 pm
4th Annual Teen Poetry Contest Reading & Reception
Monday, Apr. 25, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes will be awarded at this event. All entrants are invited to read their submissions to friends, family and other poetry lovers in attendance. Winning poetry will also be displayed.
Refresments will be served.
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Genealogy Helpers
10 am
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 10 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Socciety are on hand to help you with your family research questions using the resources at the Chavez Central Library.  They are in the 2nd floor genealogy section on the first and last Tuesday of each month from 10 to 1.
Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15am-11:00am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 11:15 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
1:00pm
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 1:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our "Let's Chat" English Practice class is free and open to all adults who wish to practice their English and gain a better understanding of English. &n...read more
Easy Reader & Graphic Novel Book Club
3:00 p.m.
Easy Reader & Graphic Novel Book Club
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
The Easy Reader Book Club is for all age levels. There will be lots of easy reader books and graphic novels to choose from. All reading levels are welcome. Games and avtivties will follow after reading time.
STEM program on Flower Dissection
3:30 p.m.
STEM program on Flower Dissection
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
The Great Valley Museum at MJC will present a hands-on science program for 2nd-6th grade children on the science of flower dissection. Flowers are more than pretty sweet smelling blossoms; they are fascinating plant structures that are important to the health of our planet. Children will dissect and...read more
LEGO® Building Club
3:30
 LEGO® Building Club
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 3:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Kids and caregivers, come join us as we have fun building with LEGOs®. The library provides the  LEGOs®. You provide the creativity! We’ll display your creations online or in the Children’s Room. Meet us every fourth Tuesday of each mont...read more
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
4:00pm
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 4:00pmTeen Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
Members Only. 5th to 12th Grade.

Would you like to help plan teen programs, choose books, and decorate the teen area in the library? If so, pick up a volunteer application at the checkout desk and apply to join the Teen Advisory Group (TAG). Meets monthly on the fourth Tu...read more
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 6:00 pm
(Tuesdays, Jan. 19 & 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19 & 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; Jun. 7, 14, 21 & 28.)

Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a cuddly friend if they like. A fun and easy craft follows.
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Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."

Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN,...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Spring (January 20-May 25th)
Free, drop-in homework assistance for K-12 grade students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. Volunteers and online tutors will be available to assist with homework questions. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet will be available to...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Come join the fun at Lego Club. We provide the Legos and you provide the imagination. Each week we will suggest a "theme" for you to try, then you make a Lego creation, which we will display for the following week. Lego Club lasts one hour. We ask that parents be present with younger child...read more
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help (K-6)
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen voluteers will provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6 grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 9th.
 
Let’s Chat
3:30 p.m.
 Let’s Chat
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Let's Chat is an English Conversation Club.  It is for those who want to grow in their English skills through speaking with one another and studying aspects of American culture.  This is a free program open to adults giong from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m..
Teen Library Council
4:00 pm
 Teen Library Council
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Providing teens a forum to influence the library's services with ideas for programs, books, and community service.
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 2nd - 5th.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity related to the ...read more
Teen STEAM: Internet Research
4:30-6:00pm
 Teen STEAM: Internet Research
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 4:30-6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th graders. Tired of getting a million google search results you can't use for your homework? Want to know what information you can use from Wikipedia? Nee...read more
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Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 28, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.)

Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, crafts and playtime.
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library

Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy fun stories, crafts and playtime. 
 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 28, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 28, 10:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, Apr. 28, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Apr. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is for 0-24 months babies and parents/caregivers. This program is an early literacy storytime which fosters baby's development. Through stories, fingerplays, songs, rhythm and rhyme baby is engaged and having fun while learning! All About Baby is approximately 30 minutes in durati...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 28, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time "Rabbits"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Rabbits"
Thursday, Apr. 28, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
Lego Builders Club
4:00pm
 Lego Builders Club
Thursday, Apr. 28, 4:00pmLego Builders Club
Tracy Branch Library
For children 6 and older. We provide the legos. You provide the creativity. Come down and make fun lego creations with other kids.
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Thursday, Apr. 28, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Need help with your homework?

Bring your homework to Margaret Troke library and our volunteers will help you with your math, reading and science homeworks.

No tutoring  from November 24, 2015- January 5, 2016
Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Math Smart Tutoring Grades 6-12
Thursday, Apr. 28, 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
Margaret Troke Library offers free math tutoring for grades 6-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 25, 2015- May 19 2016.

No sessions November 24, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

 
Family Game Night
6:00pm
 Family Game Night
Thursday, Apr. 28, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
Please come and join us for an evening of classic board games. Bring your entire family to the Troke library to play board games and puzzles. Refreshment will be provided.
 
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Veterans Connect @ the Library
10:00am
 Veterans Connect @ the Library
Friday, Apr. 29, 10:00am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Veterans Connect Resource Center is a place for veterans to meet with people who can help them figure out what benefits are needed and what is available to meet the need.  Come meet with members of the County Office of Veteran's Services on Fridays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm..
Preschool Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 29, 10:15 am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Fandom Club
4:00pm
 Fandom Club
Friday, Apr. 29, 4:00pmFandom Club
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th Graders. Got fandom? Join wthis teen-run club to talk about your favorite fandoms, learn about new fandoms, read comcis, watch tv & movies, do crafts & more.
Basic Computer Class: Downloading Audio/E-books to Smart Devices
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Basic Computer Class: Downloading Audio/E-books to Smart Devices
Friday, Apr. 29, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.Basic Computer Class
Troke Branch Library
Many of us have smartphones, Nooks, Kindles, or other devices that allow us to read eBooks wherever we are. The Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library has nearly 4,000 eBooks in its collection.

This workshop will show Library users how to download and enjoy our expanding collection of...read more
Repurpose/Upcycle Crafts for Teens
3:30 p.m.
Repurpose/Upcycle Crafts for Teens
Friday, Apr. 29, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Join us at the Ripon Library for a repurpose and upcycle craft program for teens. Featuring three (maybe more) fun, quick, and easy crafts designed to reuse or upgrade everyday items. Turn old CDs into fun and funky coasters, a boring old composition notebook into a chalkboard notebook, and a plain ...read more
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Storytime @ the Library!
10:30
 Storytime @ the Library!
Saturday, Apr. 30, 10:30
Linden Branch Library
Join us for stories, songs, and lots of fun!  
Family Movie
11:30 a.m.
 Family Movie
Saturday, Apr. 30, 11:30 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch cool movies and enjoy refreshments, all free at your library. 
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 30, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Chess Club
3:00pm-4:30pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 30, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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