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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

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

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Free Computer Classes for Adults
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults
Monday, May. 2, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
(Thursdays 5/5/16 & 5/12/16 and Monday 5/2/16)

Cesar Chavez Central Library

Due to a very low number of interest, some of the previously scheduled classes (in RED) have been cancelled and replaced by different classes. Also, there are new classes (in BLUE) have been added to accomodate the current needs.
  • Microsoft Excel 2010 ...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, May. 2, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Genealogy Helpers
10 am
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, May. 3, 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, May. 3, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 3, 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. 
Book Discussion Group
10:30 a.m.
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, May 3, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion.  Our chosen title for May is Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen.  It's the surprising, poignant, and funny story of life with a travelling circus during the Great Depression. Copies are available at the Customer Service Desk on the 1st floor of the Ch...read more
Tech Help Tuesday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 Tech Help Tuesday
Tuesday, May. 3, 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.
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Tuesday, May. 3, 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, May. 3, 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, May. 3, 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, May. 4, 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
May the Fourth Be With You! A Star Wars Craft Program
3:00 pm
May the Fourth Be With You! A Star Wars Craft Program
Wednesday, May 4, 3:00 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join the Jedi Masters at Weston Ranch Library as you create your own paper R2D2 or BB-8, make wearable Yoda ears, and create your own Star Wars finger puppets to take home. Free! For children ages 5-12.
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, May. 4, 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, May. 4, 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, May. 4, 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, May. 4, 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, May. 4, 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.

 
Stress Management Workshop
4:00pm
 Stress Management Workshop
Wednesday, May 4, 4:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Designed with veterans in mind, this program offers servicemen and women a range of options when dealing with stress.  This program is free and open to everyone.
Wild Things, Inc.
4:00 p.m.
 Wild Things, Inc.
Wednesday, May 4, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Wild Things will once again be visiting the library with a few of their animal friends. From mammals to reptiles, see these interesting creatures up close.
 
 
Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, May. 4, 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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Free Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, May. 5, 10:30 - 12:00 p.m.
(Thursdays 5/5/16 & 5/12/16 and Monday 5/2/16)

Cesar Chavez Central Library

Due to a very low number of interest, some of the previously scheduled classes (in RED) have been cancelled and replaced by different classes. Also, there are new classes (in BLUE) have been added to accomodate the current needs.
  • Microsoft Excel 2010 ...read more
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 5, 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.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, May. 5, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 5, 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
Lathrop Story Time "Cinco de Mayo/Mothers"
1:30 PM
Lathrop Story Time "Cinco de Mayo/Mothers"
Thursday, May 5, 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.
Youth Summer Job Workshop
3-5pm
 Youth Summer Job Workshop
Thursday, May 5, 3-5pmYouth Summer Job Wor
Troke Branch Library

Teens and young adults, looking for a summer job? This is the workshop for you!  Workshop highlights include:
     ~ Your Skills
     ~ How to Market Yourself
     ~ Application Tips
     ~ How to Write a Resu...read more
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Thursday, May. 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
Thursday, May. 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.

 
Mother’s Day Craft
4:00pm
 Mother’s Day Craft
Thursday, May 5, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Simple and usable craft to make for Mom for Mother's Day.  Join us at 4:00pm May 5th for crafting fun.
Botany 101: Make a Flower for Mother’s Day
4:00 pm
Botany 101: Make a Flower for Mother’s Day
Thursday, May 5, 4:00 pm
Tracy Branch Library

Learn about flowers; then make a flower! 

Identify major parts of a flower and then make a flower out of paper with artist Kelly Carroll. Grades K-5 welcome. 
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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, May. 6, 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
Veterans Connect @ the Library
10:00am
 Veterans Connect @ the Library
Friday, May. 6, 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, May. 6, 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. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, May. 6, 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
Teen Video Game Day
3:00 pm
 Teen Video Game Day
Friday, May 6, 3:00 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
On Friday, May 6, 2016 at 3:00 p.m., the Maya Angelou Library will host a Teen Video Game Day. Teens can compete with others at Wii and PlayStation games. All skill levels and spectators are welcome.
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Family Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Family Movie
Saturday, May. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch cool movies and enjoy refreshments, all free at your library. 
Paws 4 Reading
1:00 pm
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, May. 7, 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.
Lego Club at Stribley Branch Library
1:00 p.m.
Lego Club at Stribley Branch Library
Saturday, May 7, 1:00 p.m.Lego Club at Strible
Stribley Library
Join us at the Stribley Branch Library (inside the Stribley Community Center) for our monthly Lego Club! Come for an hour of Lego building fun and excitement! We'll provide a building theme, you provide your  imagination! 

All ages are welcome (children under 8 should be acc...read more
Preschool Storytime
2:00 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, May. 7, 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!
Manteca Mother’s Day Flower Arrangement Program
2:00 pm
Manteca Mother’s Day Flower Arrangement Program
Saturday, May 7, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
You can make your own beautiful hanging flower arrangement for your mother.  Join us in creating this special Mother's Day gift.  All ages are welcome and all materials will be provided.
Free Comic Book Day
2:00pm
 Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 7, 2:00pmFree Comic Book Day
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for annual free comic book day. Comics, crafts, games, characters, and more. Come in costume! New time: 2:00pm
Magic The Gathering
2:00-4:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, May. 7, 2:00-4:00pmMagic 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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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, May. 9, 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.
Sign Language Instruction
5:30 p.m.
 Sign Language Instruction
Monday, May. 9, 5:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free Sign Language instruction is available for all on Monday evenings, 5:30pm-7:00pm.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.  Ask for directions at the Chidlren's Reference Desk if needed.
Garden Pests
6:30 p.m.
 Garden Pests
Monday, May 9, 6:30 p.m.Garden Pests
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn to recognize common, local insect pests which invade our home vegetable gardens.  Develop a tool-kit of knowledge about o...read more
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Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15am-11:00am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, May. 10, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 10, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Tuesday, May. 10, 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, May. 10, 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.

 
Teen STEAM: Mini Basket Weaving
4:00pm
 Teen STEAM: Mini Basket Weaving
Tuesday, May 10, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th Graders. Make your mother a very special Mother's Day present. Learn to weave mini-baskets by hand and fill them with candy to give to your mother.
Meet the Author: Paula DeBoard
5:30 p.m.
 Meet the Author: Paula DeBoard
Tuesday, May 10, 5:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Local author Paula Deboard will visit the library to talk about and read from her newly released title,
The Drowning Girls (Mira/Harlequin, April 24, 2016). This is Paula's third major publisher release since 2013. 
Her new book is described as "...a tale of dark ...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 10, 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, May. 11, 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
Slime Science
3:00 p.m.
 Slime Science
Wednesday, May 11, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
The WOW Science Museum from Lodi will be bringing their museum to the library for a fun slimey science experiment!

This lesson starts with a brief introduction to chemical reactions and three states of matter.  ...read more
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, May. 11, 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, May. 11, 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, May. 11, 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, May. 11, 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, May. 11, 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, May. 11, 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: Computer Hardware 101
4:30-6:00pm
Teen STEAM: Computer Hardware 101
Wednesday, May 11, 4:30-6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th graders. Do you want to know what's inside a computer? Join us for a hands on workshop where you will be able to disassemble and reassemble a compu...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, May. 11, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Class will resume on May 25th, 2016.
Beginner's level yoga and pilates class 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 comfort...read more
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Free Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, May. 12, 10:30 - 12:00 p.m.
(Thursdays 5/5/16 & 5/12/16 and Monday 5/2/16)

Cesar Chavez Central Library

Due to a very low number of interest, some of the previously scheduled classes (in RED) have been cancelled and replaced by different classes. Also, there are new classes (in BLUE) have been added to accomodate the current needs.
  • Microsoft Excel 2010 ...read more
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library

Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy fun stories, crafts and playtime. 
 
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, May. 12, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 12, 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
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, May. 12, 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
Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, May. 12, 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 "Dragons"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Dragons"
Thursday, May 12, 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 Pwered Kids - CANCELED
3:30
 STEAM Pwered Kids - CANCELED
Thursday, May 12, 3:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Thursday, May. 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
Thursday, May. 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.

 
Teen Fun Games Day with TAG
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 Teen Fun Games Day with TAG
Thursday, May. 12, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library on May 12, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. for a relaxing and enjoyable games day with our Teen Advisory Group (TAG). We usually get together every 2nd Thursday of the month from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Stewart Hazelton Room. Bring a friend or friends and/or meet n...read more
Magical Magnets – Grades K-5
4:00 pm
 Magical Magnets – Grades K-5
Thursday, May 12, 4:00 pm Magical Magnets – Gr
Tracy Branch Library
School-age kids work in pairs to discover the magical world of magnets! One show at 4 and another at 5. 
Magical Magnets – Grades K-5
5:00 pm
 Magical Magnets – Grades K-5
Thursday, May 12, 5:00 pmMagical Magnets – Gr
Tracy Branch Library
School-age kids work in pairs to discover the magical world of magnets! One show at 4 and another at 5. 
Book Discussion Group for Adults
6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, May. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Book Discussion Group meets once a month, on the second Thursday at 6:00 p.m. (unless noted). The book 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
Citizenship and Naturalization
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
 Citizenship and Naturalization
Thursday, May 12, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, May 12, 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 na...read more
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
6:00 pm
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Thursday, May 12, 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 collection!  Earn community service hours!  S...read more
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Veterans Connect @ the Library
10:00am
 Veterans Connect @ the Library
Friday, May. 13, 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, May. 13, 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--Let’s Make Paper Flowers
10:30 am
Crafty Friday--Let’s Make Paper Flowers
Friday, May 13, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Please join us as Kaye shows us how to make some EASY but beautiful tissue paper flowers. Use your flowers to brighten up your dinner table, wear in your hair, make a spring wreath, or decorate a gift for a special someone. Once you know how, you will be putting your handmade flowers everywhere! Mat...read more
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
Friday, May. 13, 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, May. 13, 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!.  
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Family Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Family Movie
Saturday, May. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch cool movies and enjoy refreshments, all free at your library. 
Adult book club
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
 Adult book club
Saturday, May. 14, 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.Adult book club
Troke Branch Library
Teen Movie Day
1:00 pm
 Teen Movie Day
Saturday, May. 14, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Showing movies to teens based on popular books.
Estate Plannning Seminar
2pm
 Estate Plannning Seminar
Saturday, May 14, 2pm
Troke Branch Library
 Julie Richardson, Esq., an estate planning attorney, will present a free seminar on what estate planning is and why everyone needs it.  Richardson is most interested in making legal issues simple and understandable so people who are not lawyers can make responsible and intelligent decisio...read more
Living with Less: Empowerment and a Clutter-Free Life
2:00 p.m.
Living with Less: Empowerment and a Clutter-Free Life
Saturday, May 14, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Is your house, garage, each and every cupboard stuffed with items to overflowing? If the answer is "yes" then you should consider attending this program! Riponite and Professional Organizer, Debra Sweaney-Handley, will help give you the tools to "live with less". This fun and int...read more
Scratch Day: Coding For Kids
3:00pm
 Scratch Day: Coding For Kids
Saturday, May 14, 3:00pmScratch Day: Coding
Tracy Branch Library
For children 8 and up! Learn about coding with Scratch. Get an video introduction to Scratch. Try different projects, including several offline projects. Check out our Scratch books for children and see ...read more
Teen FAQs: ACT Practice Test
8:30am-12:30pm
 Teen FAQs: ACT Practice Test
Saturday, May 14, 8:30am-12:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. Do you need to take the ACT for college admissions? Practice first! Take a full length practice exam at the library, recieve your score, and you will learn where to best focus your studies. Space is limted to 40 students. You can register in person, by ...read more
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, May. 16, 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.
Lego Club
4:00 pm
 Lego Club
Monday, May. 16, 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
5:30 p.m.
 Sign Language Instruction
Monday, May. 16, 5:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free Sign Language instruction is available for all on Monday evenings, 5:30pm-7:00pm.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.  Ask for directions at the Chidlren's Reference Desk if needed.
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Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15am-11:00am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, May. 17, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 17, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
1:00pm
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, May. 17, 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
Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Tuesday, May. 17, 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, May. 17, 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, May. 17, 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, May. 18, 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
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, May. 18, 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, May. 18, 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, May. 18, 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, May. 18, 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, May. 18, 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.

 
The Bubble Lady
4:00 p.m.
 The Bubble Lady
Wednesday, May 18, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Prepare to experience bubbles like you’ve never seen. Everything from dancing bubbles, trick bubbles, spaceship bubbles, love bubbles, bubble haircuts, bubble brains, dragon and whale bubbles, uni...read more
Ukulele Strummers of Stockton
4:30-5:30 pm
 Ukulele Strummers of Stockton
Wednesday, May 18, 4:30-5:30 pm
Troke Branch Library
Come and enjoy the beautiful sound of Ukulele at the Troke Library. Take a trip down the memory lane with songs like Goody-Goody, Hey Good Lookin' and so many more. You might get a chance to sing with the Ukulele Strummers of Stockton.
Pelase join us for this free educational program.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, May. 18, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Class will resume on May 25th, 2016.
Beginner's level yoga and pilates class 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 comfort...read more
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Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library

Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy fun stories, crafts and playtime. 
 
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, May. 19, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 19, 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
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, May. 19, 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
Lathrop Story Time "Hens"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Hens"
Thursday, May 19, 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.
Great Valley Museum: Lights & Rainbows
3:30
Great Valley Museum: Lights & Rainbows
Thursday, May 19, 3:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come to the  Lights & Rainbows program presented by The Great Valley Museum. Investigate light and learn what makes light. Have fun making your own rainbow! 

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Homework Helper Grades K-5
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
 Homework Helper Grades K-5
Thursday, May. 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
Thursday, May. 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.

 
Poetry Workshop and Reading with poet & author David Campos
4:00
Poetry Workshop and Reading with poet & author David Campos
Thursday, May 19, 4:00 Poetry Workshop and
Tracy Branch Library

The Tracy Library, Poets and Writers, and the Friends of the Tracy Library is honored to present a poetry workshop and reading with poet and author David Campos. 

 ...read more
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, May. 19, 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, May. 20, 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, May. 20, 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, May. 20, 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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Genealogy Workshop: Taking Your Research on the Road
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop: Taking Your Research on the Road
Saturday, May 21, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Genealogy Workshop:
Troke Branch Library
Family Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Family Movie
Saturday, May. 21, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch cool movies and enjoy refreshments, all free at your library. 
Tracy Adult Book Club
11:00 a.m.
 Tracy Adult Book Club
Saturday, May. 21, 11:00 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
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, May. 21, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Lego Club at Stribley Branch Library
1-2 p.m.
Lego Club at Stribley Branch Library
Saturday, May 21, 1-2 p.m.Lego Club at Strible
Stribley Library
Join us at the Stribley Branch Library (inside the Stribley Community Center) for our monthly Lego Club! Come for an hour of Lego building fun and excitement! We'll provide a building theme, you provide your  imaginatio...read more
Presentación informativa sobre la Planificación de Patrimonio en la Biblioteca Margaret K. Troke
2:00 p.m.
Presentación informativa sobre la Planificación de Patrimonio en la Biblioteca Margaret K. Troke
Saturday, May 21, 2:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
El sábado, 21 de mayo del 2016, a las 2:00 p.m. en la Biblioteca Margaret K. Troke, habrá una presentación sobre la Planificación de Patrimonio.

Es desafortunado que exista un malentendido de que la planificación de patrimonio es sólo para los ric...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00-5:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, May. 21, 3:00-5:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! For all ages.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminde...read more
Mind-Body Wellness Workshop
3:00pm
 Mind-Body Wellness Workshop
Saturday, May. 21, 3:00pm
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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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, May. 23, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, May. 23, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Teen Library Council Presents Bollywood Movie Night
4:00 pm
Teen Library Council Presents Bollywood Movie Night
Monday, May. 23, 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
5:30 p.m.
 Sign Language Instruction
Monday, May. 23, 5:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free Sign Language instruction is available for all on Monday evenings, 5:30pm-7:00pm.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.  Ask for directions at the Chidlren's Reference Desk if needed.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, May. 23, 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, May. 24, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 24, 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, May. 24, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 24, 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, May. 24, 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
Knitting Group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitting Group
Tuesday, May. 24, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Knit, socialize and share our techniques with others on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. This group welcomes knitters of
all skills. 
LEGO® Building Club
3:30
 LEGO® Building Club
Tuesday, May. 24, 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
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Free Immigration Assistance
12:00 pm
 Free Immigration Assistance
Wednesday, May 25, 12:00 pm
Tracy Branch Library
OneJustice’s Justice Bus® Project and El Concilio are partnering to hold a free legal clinic for individuals in need of assistance with their applications for naturalization, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), or DACA renewal. At the clinic, volunteer attorneys and la...read more
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, May. 25, 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
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, May. 25, 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, May. 25, 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, May. 25, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Providing teens a forum to influence the library's services with ideas for programs, books, and community service.
Teen STEAM: Computer Troubleshooting 101
4:30-6:00pm
Teen STEAM: Computer Troubleshooting 101
Wednesday, May 25, 4:30-6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th graders. Do you know what to do when your laptop freezes? How about if get crazy popups everytime you open your browser to go on the internet? What abo...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, May. 25, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Class will resume on May 25th, 2016.
Beginner's level yoga and pilates class 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 comfort...read more
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Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 26, 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. 
 
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, May. 26, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 26, 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
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, May. 26, 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
Lathrop Story Time "Frogs"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Frogs"
Thursday, May 26, 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, May. 26, 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.
Taiko Drumming
6:00pm
 Taiko Drumming
Thursday, May 26, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Taiko Drumming. Patrons will enjoy an energetic Taiko Drumming demonstration by Stockton Bukkyo Taiko.
You will learn the history of Taiko Drumming and you might have a chance to play the drums.
Please come join us f...read more
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Veterans Connect @ the Library
10:00am
 Veterans Connect @ the Library
Friday, May. 27, 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, May. 27, 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, May. 27, 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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Family Movie
11:00a.m.
 Family Movie
Saturday, May. 28, 11:00a.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, May. 28, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Bilingual Family Story Time
12:30 p.m.
 Bilingual Family Story Time
Saturday, May 28, 12:30 p.m.Bilingual Family Sto
Stribley Library
Join us for the Stribley Branch Library Bilingual Story time. We'll be reading children's picturbooks in English and Spanish! Story time runs 30-45 minutes.
Mind-Body Wellness Workshop
3:00 pm
 Mind-Body Wellness Workshop
Saturday, May. 28, 3:00 pm
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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HOLIDAY - Library Closed
all day
 HOLIDAY - Library Closed
Monday, May. 30, all day
(Mondays, Sep 7, Oct 12, Jan 18, Feb 8, 15, & May 30, all day)

Tracy Branch Library
The library will be closed for this federal holiday.
Holiday - Library Closed
 Holiday - Library Closed
Monday, May. 30
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, May. 30, 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, May. 30, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, May. 30, 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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Genealogy Helpers
10 am
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, May. 31, 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, May. 31, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 31, 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, May. 31, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 31, 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, May. 31, 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, May. 31, 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
Knitting Group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitting Group
Tuesday, May. 31, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Knit, socialize and share our techniques with others on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. This group welcomes knitters of
all skills. 
    
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