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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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Toddler/Preschool Storytime
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 1
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Branch Library is hosting Toddler and Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy great stories, crafts and playtime. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 1, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age 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, Jun. 1, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 1, 10:30 a.m.
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 Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 1, 10:30 am
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
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 1, 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.
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Thursday, Jun. 1, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lathrop Story Time "Summer Reading Is Here"
1:30 PM
Lathrop Story Time "Summer Reading Is Here"
Thursday, Jun. 1, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and STEAM-related activities and crafts. 
Puppet Art Theater presents The Three Little Pigs
3:00 p.m.
Puppet Art Theater presents The Three Little Pigs
Thursday, Jun. 1, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Three pigs strike out on their own looking to have fun and adventures. But first, they must build houses for themselves. Straw, sticks, bricks, and a huffing and puffing Big Bad Wolf add up to...read more
See Tracks? Think Train! Railroad Safety
3:30 p.m.
See Tracks? Think Train! Railroad Safety
Thursday, Jun. 1, 3:30 p.m.See Tracks? Think Tr
Cesar Chavez Central Library
On Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 3:30 p.m., the Cesar Chavez Central Library presents See Tracks? Think Train! Railroad Safety.  Kids, like trains? Listen to a train story, watch a ...read more
Steve Chaney and Corny Crow Ventriloquism
3:30 p.m.
Steve Chaney and Corny Crow Ventriloquism
Thursday, Jun. 1, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Summer Reading Kickoff - Ice Cream Social
4:00pm
Summer Reading Kickoff - Ice Cream Social
Thursday, Jun. 1, 4:00pmSummer Reading Kicko
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for an ice cream party! Free ice cream, music, and summer reading sign ups!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jun. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Want to create or invent your own arts, crafts and tech projects? Drop by the Escalon Branch Library's Makerspace program from 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m on Thursdays. Each participant will have access to a variety of arts, crats and tech materials to work with. Ages 10 and older are welcome. 
Shedskin Reptiles Animal Show
6:00pm
 Shedskin Reptiles Animal Show
Thursday, Jun. 1, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
In this program, you are introduced to exotic reptiles such as lizards and snakes and you will learn which reptile make a good pet.
This free program is perfect for the entire family.


 
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jun. 2, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Jun. 2, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
Friday, Jun. 2, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
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.  Participants are ...read more
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Friday, Jun. 2, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jun. 2, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.

May is Scratch month! Learn to program with Scratch. https://scratch....read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Jun. 2, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
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!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to reci...read more
Maker Space
3:00 p.m.
 Maker Space
Friday, Jun. 2, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create with a variety of craft items and digital tools. Every Friday at 2:30 p.m. Program is free for all ages.
Read to Rescued Animals
3:30 p.m.
 Read to Rescued Animals
Friday, Jun. 2, 3:30 p.m.Read to Rescued Anim
Cesar Chavez Central Library
On Friday, June 2, at 3:30 p.m., the Cesar Chavez Central Library presents Read to Rescued Animals.  Young ones may be hesitant to read aloud to an adult, but furry friends make adorable book buddies. Rea...read more

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Toddler & Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Toddler & Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Jun. 3, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Come enjoy storytime with a craft afterwards at the Linden Library.
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jun. 3, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Enjoy a classic movie or a new favorite. Pop corn will be served!
Science Saturdays: Messy Science
12:00 p.m.
Science Saturdays: Messy Science
Saturday, Jun. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Kick of Summer with Escalon Library's Science Saturday!

Wear your play clothes and be prepared to have a blast as you explore stations filled with bubbles, slime, oobleck, fizzing baking soda, and more! Watch soda rocket into the air, or see styrofoam melt before your eyes! Explore on...read more
Creative Family Competition
2:00pm
 Creative Family Competition
Saturday, Jun. 3, 2:00pmCreative Family Comp
Tracy Branch Library
Join our "Chopped"-style family competition. Everyone starts off with various art/building supplies. See who can make the most creative family project.
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Rubik’s Cube Club
2:00pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Sunday, Jun. 4, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion.  Sundays 2-4pm.
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Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Monday, Jun. 5, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jun. 5, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays and Thursday, June 5 through July 24, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings for children who have reading challenges.
Book Buddies Volunteer Training
2:00pm
 Book Buddies Volunteer Training
Monday, Jun. 5, 2:00pmBook Buddies Volunte
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th-12th graders. If you wish to be a volunteer, pick up an application at the library checkout desk. 

Join Book Buddies this summer! Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm, June 5-July 17, 2017. You will work with children entering 1st - 3rd grade to improve ...read more
Book Buddies - FULL
3:00pm
 Book Buddies - FULL
Monday, Jun. 5, 3:00pmBook Buddies - FULL
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering 1st to 3rd grade. Is your child having trouble reading? Join Book Buddies this summer! Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm, June 5-July 17, 2017. Children will work in groups with teen volunteers twice a week on improving their reading skills by doing fun...read more
Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Jun. 5, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program.  This program is for 5 year olds and above.  Once we get enough larger Lego/Duplo donations we will open the fun to younger children.
Autistic Lego play Group
5:00pm
 Autistic Lego play Group
Monday, Jun. 5, 5:00pmAutistic Lego play G
Tracy Branch Library
First 15 sign up, we ask that caregiver stay with participants.
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Jun. 5, 6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 10:00 am
(First and last Tuesdays of each month, 10 am - 1 pm)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the ...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 10:30 am
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, Jun. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Preschool storytime is for children 3-5, but younger siblings are welcome as parents/caregivers must be present.
This 30-40 minute program features reading aloud, movement, fingerplays, songs and fun for all. Once a month, we have special crafts or a simple science-based storytime. There are al...read more
Book Discussion Group
10:30 a.m.
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 10:30 a.m.Book Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion.  Our selection for June is The 101 Most Influential People Who Never Lived, by Allan Lazar, Jeremy and Dan Karlan.  The authors selected 101 fictional, mythological and...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Book Buddy Training
10:30am
 Book Buddy Training
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you 12 or older?  Do you like to read with or to younger children?  Here is your chance to help a younger child practice their reading for summer to keep up or improve their skills.  Read, play fun games, make new friends and enjoy each other's company on Tuesdays for part of ...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Children’s Anime Movie & Pixel Art Craft
1:30 PM
Children’s Anime Movie & Pixel Art Craft
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 1:30 PM
Manteca Branch Library
Defending a computer from viruses from the inside is a tough job. Wanna find out more? Then join us for pixelated goodness as we watch a movie and create inspired crafts.
The Science Wizard presents: Super Cool Chemistry
3:00 p.m.
The Science Wizard presents: Super Cool Chemistry
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Join us for a demonstration on the wonders of chemistry. The Science Wizard promises the program will be Melting, Oozing, Smoking, Bubbling, Foaming - AMAZ...read more
Anime Your Way with Carlos Nieto
3:30 p.m.
Anime Your Way with Carlos Nieto
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 3:30 p.m.Anime Your Way with
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tweens and teens in grades 6 and up, Carlos Nieto III, former artist on “The Simpsons” and “King of the Hill,” will show you how to draw an anime face even if you can’t draw! 
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00pm
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 4:00-5:00pm
(Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25; Thursdays,June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27)

Troke Branch Library
Book Buddies is a program to help children entering 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades who need help reading at grade level. Participants will be aided by teens trained to help them improve their reading skills in one-on-one or group settings. Children will read books and do fun activities including a writte...read more
Father’s Day Craft
4:00pm
 Father’s Day Craft
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
We'd like to help you celebrate your Fathers by making a Father's Day Card with you.  Join us for some painting and creative fun on June 6th at 4:00pm to make a special card for your DAD.
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 4:00pmTeen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders.
Do you like food? We have it! Do you like games? We'll provide a selection of video games, card games, and board games and you're welcome to bring your own games, too. Come hang out with us at the library!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recie...read more
Makerspace
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
(Tuesdays June 6th)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Bilingual Story Time @ Fair Oaks
5:00-5:30 pm
Bilingual Story Time @ Fair Oaks
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 5:00-5:30 pmBilingual Story Time
Fair Oaks
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will  read books, singing songs, color,  and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping there child with early literacy. Don't miss out and co...read more
Lego Building Days @ Stribley
5:00-6:00 PM
 Lego Building Days @ Stribley
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 5:00-6:00 PMLego Building Days @
Stribley Library
Join us at the Stribley Branch Library for our Lego Days! Builders of all ages are welcome for an hour of Lego building fun. You can build to this week's theme, our challenge model, or free-build whatever you can come up wit...read more
Lego Building Days @ Stribley
5:00-6:45 pm
 Lego Building Days @ Stribley
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 5:00-6:45 pmLego Building Days @
Stribley Library
Join us at the Stribley Branch Library for our Lego Days! Builders of all ages are welcome for an hour of Lego building fun. You can build to this week's theme, our challenge model, or free-build whatever you can come up wit...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 pm
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 5:00-5:30 pmFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 
Venga y participe cada martes durante ...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 6:00pm
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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Teen Craft Day - Tree of Life Pendants & Hot Glue Cell Phone Covers
2:00 pm
Teen Craft Day - Tree of Life Pendants & Hot Glue Cell Phone Covers
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Come to the Manteca Library on June 7 at 2:00 pm, and join us for a fun craft day where we will make Tree of Life Pendants and Hot Glue Cell Phone Covers. 
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Join Linden Public Library for a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Mathematics themed craft/project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM.
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
1:30 p.m.
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
June 7, 1:30 pm and 3:00 p.m.Python Ron’s R
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon library and learn about the exciting and exotic world of reptiles with Python Ron's Reptile Kingdom!
 Look, touch and hold exotic reptiles in astonishing colors and sizes. You will be as fascinated to see all the different creatures that travel with Python Ron. Fr...read more
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 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, CRM, ...read more
Jedi School with Jedi Master Andy Zandy
2:00 p.m.
Jedi School with Jedi Master Andy Zandy
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Our Summer Reading kick-off program will be a high-energy, out-of-this galaxy event. Award-winning Bay Area "Family Favorite" Andy Zandy will instruct and entertain Summer Readers with an introduction to Jedi School.
Remember to come early as tickets are handed out on a first in line ...read more
Book Buddies - FULL
3:00pm
 Book Buddies - FULL
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 3:00pmBook Buddies - FULL
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering 1st to 3rd grade. Is your child having trouble reading? Join Book Buddies this summer! Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm, June 5-July 17, 2017. Children will work in groups with teen volunteers twice a week on improving their reading skills by doing fun...read more
Building Day: Legos and more!
3:00 p.m.
 Building Day: Legos and more!
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Use your imagination to create with Legos! Lego Dulpos also available. All ages are welcomed. 
Lathrop - Magic Dan "Magic With a Message"
3:00 PM
Lathrop - Magic Dan "Magic With a Message"
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop Library presents this summer's performers on the theme of "Build a Better World".  All programs are free and families are encouraged to attend.  JUNE PERFORMERS WILL BE IN THE GYM AT THE LATHROP COMMUNITY CENTER AT 15557 FIFTH AVENUE, LATHROP, CA 95330.
 
Book Buddies
3:30p.m.
 Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a tutoring program for students in K-3rd grade who are struggling with reading.  This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings.  The program runs from June 7 through July 28, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3:30pm-4:3...read more
Lego Block Party
4:00 -5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 4:00 -5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials.

All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.

 
Teen Book Club
4:00pm
 Teen Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 4:00pmTeen Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th - 12th graders. Join us to read and discuss a new teen books or comics each week. If you attend all the meetings you'll earn a free book!
Color Me Calm: Adult Coloring
4:30-5:30PM
 Color Me Calm: Adult Coloring
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 4:30-5:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Coloring books are not just for kids! Enjoy coloring while you relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored! Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but participants are wel...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library

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 comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
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Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Jun. 8, 12:30 - 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 of the ...read more
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 8
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Branch Library is hosting Toddler and Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy great stories, crafts and playtime. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 8, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age 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, Jun. 8, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 8, 10:30 a.m.
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 Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 8, 10:30 am
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
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 8, 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.
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Thursday, Jun. 8, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jun. 8, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 8, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays and Thursday, June 5 through July 24, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings for children who have reading challenges.
Lathrop Story Time "Penguins"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Penguins"
Thursday, Jun. 8, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and STEAM-related activities and crafts. 
Shedskin Reptiles
2:00 PM
 Shedskin Reptiles
Thursday, Jun. 8, 2:00 PMShedskin Reptiles
Linden Branch Library
Come and enjoy an exciting opportunity to see, touch, hold, and learn about different exotic reptiles, and find out which reptiles make good pets!
Family Game Day
2:00 p.m.
 Family Game Day
Thursday, Jun. 8, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beat the heat and come down to the Ripon Library for some board games and family fun! Starts at 2:00 and ends at 4:00. Fun for all ages! No sign-ups required! Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Teen Movie
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, Jun. 8, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch the coolest teen movies at your library! All you can eat popcorn too!
Sterling the bubbLesmith
3:30 pm
 Sterling the bubbLesmith
Thursday, Jun. 8, 3:30 pmSterling the bubbLes
Fair Oaks Library
Come and learn about the science behind bubbles and have fun playing with all sorts of bubbles! You might end up inside a giant bubble too!
Robotics for Kids by Sylvan Learning Center
3:30 p.m.
Robotics for Kids by Sylvan Learning Center
Thursday, Jun. 8, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Kids in grades 2 - 6, have a blast building and animating a LEGO® robot. Please pre-register online, by telephone, or in person at the Children's desk.

Tony Borders Puppets & Magic
3:30 p.m.
 Tony Borders Puppets & Magic
Thursday, Jun. 8, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00pm
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 8, 4:00-5:00pm
(Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25; Thursdays,June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27)

Troke Branch Library
Book Buddies is a program to help children entering 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades who need help reading at grade level. Participants will be aided by teens trained to help them improve their reading skills in one-on-one or group settings. Children will read books and do fun activities including a writte...read more
Movie Afternoon with Friends and Family
4:00 p.m.
Movie Afternoon with Friends and Family
Thursday, Jun. 8, 4:00 p.m.Movie Afternoon with
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Tweens & teens, come watch the movie "Middle School: The worst years of my life" at the Cesar Chavez Central Library at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday 6/8/2017. This movie is based on the first book in the Middle School series written by James Patterson. If you're interested in readin...read more
We Challenge You to Build.....Program
4:00 pm
We Challenge You to Build.....Program
Thursday, Jun. 8, 4:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our Summer Reading Program theme is Build a Better World.  In these four engineering challenges we ask you to do just that.  Join us for four challenges to build the tallest, the strongest, the most creative buildings or mechanisms with the items we provide you.  We w...read more
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show
4:00pm
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show
Thursday, Jun. 8, 4:00pmUncle Jer’s Tr
Tracy Branch Library
Learn about the fascinating society of bees!   As well as a lecture on pollination, honey making and harvesting, and bee reproduction.  Feel and smell beeswax and honey frames, see giant ph...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jun. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Want to create or invent your own arts, crafts and tech projects? Drop by the Escalon Branch Library's Makerspace program from 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m on Thursdays. Each participant will have access to a variety of arts, crats and tech materials to work with. Ages 10 and older are welcome. 
Sterling the Bubblesmith Bubble Show
6:00pm
Sterling the Bubblesmith Bubble Show
Thursday, Jun. 8, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
Sterling the Bubblesmith Bubble show is fun bubble magic for the entire family. Come and have fun by playing with all sorts of bubbles and you might end up inside a giant bubble too. Learn about the science behind it as well.

 
Book Discussion Group for Adults
6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, Jun. 8, 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 Book Art
6 p.m.
 Teen Book Art
Thursday, Jun. 8, 6 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

Transform recycled books into unique items, including a coin/jewelry 'safe', pendants, wristbands and more!  Ages 12-17.
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jun. 9, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
Friday, Jun. 9, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
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.
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Friday, Jun. 9, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jun. 9, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jun. 9, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.

May is Scratch month! Learn to program with Scratch. https://scratch....read more
Maker Space
3:00 p.m.
 Maker Space
Friday, Jun. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create with a variety of craft items and digital tools. Every Friday at 2:30 p.m. Program is free for all ages.
Book Buddies
3:30p.m.
 Book Buddies
Friday, Jun. 9, 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a tutoring program for students in K-3rd grade who are struggling with reading.  This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings.  The program runs from June 7 through July 28, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3:30pm-4:3...read more
Conversation Club
4 p.m.
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jun. 9, 4 p.m.
(Friday February 3, 4 p.m., March 3, 17,24, 4 p.m., April 7,14,28, 4 p.m., May 5, 19, 4 p.m., June 9, 16, 30, 4 p.m., July 7, 28 4 p,.m.)
Conversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Toddler & Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Toddler & Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Jun. 10, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Come enjoy storytime with a craft afterwards at the Linden Library.
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jun. 10, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Enjoy a classic movie or a new favorite. Pop corn will be served!
Adult book club
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
 Adult book club
Saturday, Jun. 10, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.Adult book club
Troke Branch Library
Decorating Sandals
2:00 pm
 Decorating Sandals
Saturday, Jun. 10, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Come join us at the Manteca Library on June 10th at 2:00 pm and have fun decorating flip-flops perfect for the upcoming summer weather.
Chess Club
3:00
 Chess Club
Saturday, Jun. 10, 3:00
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--4:30 pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Jun. 10, 3:00--4:30 pm
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.  While you wait to read do a simple dog related craft.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jun. 10, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
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!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to reci...read more
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Rubik’s Cube Club
2:00pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Sunday, Jun. 11, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion.  Sundays 2-4pm.
Poetry Reading Group
3:00pm
 Poetry Reading Group
Sunday, Jun. 11, 3:00pm
(Sundays, May 28, June 11 & 25, 3:00pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Do you have a favorite poet?  Do you write poetry that you wish to share?  Join others who enjoy poetry in a small group meeting to share, discuss and enjoy poetry.
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Yoga for Youth
10:30am
 Yoga for Youth
Monday, Jun. 12, 10:30amYoga for Youth
Mountain House Branch Library
We are offering a simple yoga session where 5-14 years old can practice fun and nurturing ways to build strength in body & mind, while fostering...read more
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Monday, Jun. 12, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jun. 12, 12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 12, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays and Thursday, June 5 through July 24, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings for children who have reading challenges.
Book to Art Club
1:00 PM
 Book to Art Club
Monday, Jun. 12, 1:00 PM
Linden Branch Library
Enjoy light refreshments, book discussion, and an art project based on the book's themes. Art supplies will be provided.
 
The Bubble Lady
1:30 p.m.
 The Bubble Lady
Monday, Jun. 12, 1:30 p.m.The Bubble Lady
Escalon Branch Library
Join us at the Escalon Library for some exciting bubble fun as we welcome back the Bubble Lady!This fabulous show really pops! It’s crazy, zany, super silly and tons of fun. Parents and children alike will be wowed as we follow “The Bubble Lady” to “Bubble Land” and par...read more
Yoga Class for Children & Their Caregivers
3:00 pm
Yoga Class for Children & Their Caregivers
Monday, Jun. 12, 3:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Calm Mind, Happy Heart Founder and Kids Yoga instructor, Leyna Roget Brabant, will present an energizing Yoga Class for children ages 7-13 years old and their caregivers. This imaginative program combines books, props, music, mindfulness, and singing with creative movement and healthy yoga poses. Th...read more
Book Buddies - FULL
3:00pm
 Book Buddies - FULL
Monday, Jun. 12, 3:00pmBook Buddies - FULL
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering 1st to 3rd grade. Is your child having trouble reading? Join Book Buddies this summer! Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm, June 5-July 17, 2017. Children will work in groups with teen volunteers twice a week on improving their reading skills by doing fun...read more
Book Buddies
3:30p.m.
 Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 12, 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a tutoring program for students in K-3rd grade who are struggling with reading.  This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings.  The program runs from June 7 through July 28, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3:30pm-4:3...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Jun. 12, 6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
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Health Education Classes at Chavez: Diabetes and Nutrition
10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Health Education Classes at Chavez: Diabetes and Nutrition
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Health Education Cla
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Bianca Alcauter, R. N. presents two free health education classes today.

At 10:15, she will talk about Diabetes.The diabetes class will cover risks for developing diabetes, how diabetes aff...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 10:30 am
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, Jun. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Preschool storytime is for children 3-5, but younger siblings are welcome as parents/caregivers must be present.
This 30-40 minute program features reading aloud, movement, fingerplays, songs and fun for all. Once a month, we have special crafts or a simple science-based storytime. There are al...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Book Buddies
10:30am
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
This program partners older children, 12-17, with younger children to help them practice their reading for summer to keep up or improve their skills.  The program consists of reading, phonics related games, making new friends and enjoying each other's company on Tuesdays for part of the sum...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Xtreme Science Magic
1:30 PM
 Xtreme Science Magic
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 1:30 PM
Manteca Branch Library
Magic AND science? Could both possibly exist at the same time?! Come to the Manteca Public Library and let an expert, Don O'Brien, show you during this fun, fast-moving, and interactive show.
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play your favorite XBox 1 and board games. For teens only!
Circus of Smile’s Gravity Defying Juggling Show & Workshop
3:30 p.m.
Circus of Smile’s Gravity Defying Juggling Show & Workshop
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 3:30 p.m.Circus of Smile&rsqu
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join Andrew Quick and Mr. Mustache on a comical circus adventure. These incredible performers defy the very laws of nature as they juggle, flip, compete for your attention, transform into a variety of characters, and make some unbelievable catches. At 4:15, try juggling, clowning, and theater games!...read more
Xtreme Science Magic
3:30 PM
 Xtreme Science Magic
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 3:30 PM
Manteca Branch Library
Magic AND science? Could both possibly exist at the same time?! Come to the Manteca Public Library and let an expert, Don O'Brien, show you during this fun, fast-moving, and interactive show.
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00pm
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 4:00-5:00pm
(Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25; Thursdays,June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27)

Troke Branch Library
Book Buddies is a program to help children entering 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades who need help reading at grade level. Participants will be aided by teens trained to help them improve their reading skills in one-on-one or group settings. Children will read books and do fun activities including a writte...read more
Teen FAQs: Adulting 101
4:00pm
 Teen FAQs: Adulting 101
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 4:00pmTeen FAQs: Adulting
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th - 12th graders. Do you have questions about getting a job or car? Moving out? Budgeting your money? Join us to learn about job hunting, personal finances, and more. Attendees will be entered into a raffle for a $20 gift card.
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Bilingual Story Time @ Fair Oaks
5:00-5:30 pm
Bilingual Story Time @ Fair Oaks
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 5:00-5:30 pmBilingual Story Time
Fair Oaks
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will  read books, singing songs, color,  and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping there child with early literacy. Don't miss out and co...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 pm
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 5:00-5:30 pmFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 
Venga y participe cada martes durante ...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 6:00pm
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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Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Join Linden Public Library for a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Mathematics themed craft/project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM.
Teen Movie - Stardust
2:00 pm
 Teen Movie - Stardust
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Come join us on June 14 at 2:00 pm for a fantasy movie about starcrossed love, witches, sky pirates, and so much more.
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 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, CRM, ...read more
Musical Robot Show
2:00 p.m.
 Musical Robot Show
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Jason Adair and Scott Namanny are Musical Robot. A comic duo that's engineered to get kids moving and dancing. 
Ukulele and drum music, singing, dancing and over-the-top silliness guarantees a memorable afternoon. Seating is limited, so come early. Tickets are handed out on a first in ...read more
Book Buddies - FULL
3:00pm
 Book Buddies - FULL
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 3:00pmBook Buddies - FULL
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering 1st to 3rd grade. Is your child having trouble reading? Join Book Buddies this summer! Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm, June 5-July 17, 2017. Children will work in groups with teen volunteers twice a week on improving their reading skills by doing fun...read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:00
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 3:00
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 read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
Building Day: Legos and more!
3:00 p.m.
 Building Day: Legos and more!
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Use your imagination to create with Legos! Lego Dulpos also available. All ages are welcomed. 
Lathrop - Puppeteer Tony Borders "Building Friendships"
3:00 PM
Lathrop - Puppeteer Tony Borders "Building Friendships"
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop Library presents this summer's performers on the theme of "Build a Better World".  All programs are free and families are encouraged to attend.  JUNE PERFORMERS WILL BE IN THE GYM AT THE LATHROP COMMUNITY CENTER AT 15557 FIFTH AVENUE, LATHROP, CA 95330.
 
Book Buddies
3:30p.m.
 Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a tutoring program for students in K-3rd grade who are struggling with reading.  This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings.  The program runs from June 7 through July 28, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3:30pm-4:3...read more
Lego Block Party
4:00 -5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 4:00 -5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials.

All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.

 
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:00pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  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.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Teen Book Club
4:00pm
 Teen Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 4:00pmTeen Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th - 12th graders. Join us to read and discuss a new teen books or comics each week. If you attend all the meetings you'll earn a free book!
Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 4:30pmCrafters’ Corn
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.Crafters Corner is coordinated by Elizabeth, Event Coordinator, White Wolf Productions, 209.640.5599 or whitewolfpro...read more
Teen Summer Book Club - First Meet-Up
4:30 p.m.
Teen Summer Book Club - First Meet-Up
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 4:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

Take your summer reading to another level!  Share a true life story you've read about an inspiring teen or group of teens.  See library for suggested titles.  Stay for a fun activity & snacks!  Ages 12-17.
Advanced Readers Book Club
5:00pm
 Advanced Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 5:00pm
(Wednesdays, June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, August 9, 5:00pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Advanced Readers Book Club is for students in grades 5th-7th grades.  A book is given to each student once every two weeks which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together at book club and do an activity related to the boook.  Sponsored by Mountain House Frien...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library

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 comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
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Toddler/Preschool Storytime
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 15
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Branch Library is hosting Toddler and Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy great stories, crafts and playtime. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 15, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age 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, Jun. 15, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 15, 10:30 a.m.
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 Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 15, 10:30 am
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
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 15, 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.
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Thursday, Jun. 15, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jun. 15, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 15, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays and Thursday, June 5 through July 24, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings for children who have reading challenges.
Marble Mazes
1:00 p.m.
 Marble Mazes
Thursday, Jun. 15, 1:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Design your own marble maze out of legos. Create a complex labyrinth or tunnels and see if your marble can make it all the way through. For all ages.
Lathrop Story Time "Fathers"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Fathers"
Thursday, Jun. 15, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and STEAM-related activities and crafts. 
Family Movie: Queen of Katwe
2:00 p.m.
 Family Movie: Queen of Katwe
Thursday, Jun. 15, 2:00 p.m.Family Movie: Queen
Ripon Branch Library
Grab a bag of popcorn, settle into a comfy chair, and enjoy watching the Disney movie, Queen of Katwe! Movie is rated PG. Fun for all ages! No sign-up required! Room will open at 2:00, the movie will begin at 2:15.
 
The Magic of Timothy James
3:30 pm
 The Magic of Timothy James
Thursday, Jun. 15, 3:30 pmThe Magic of Timothy
Fair Oaks Library
Experience the Magic of Timothy James at the Fair Oaks Library! You'll be amazed by Timothy James' sleight of hand, family-friendly comedy, and incredible illusions!
Family Game Time!
3:30 p.m.
 Family Game Time!
Thursday, Jun. 15, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, come enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Children's Room! Play games such as Apples to Apples, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, C...read more
The Bubble Lady
3:30 p.m.
 The Bubble Lady
Thursday, Jun. 15, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00pm
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 15, 4:00-5:00pm
(Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25; Thursdays,June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27)

Troke Branch Library
Book Buddies is a program to help children entering 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades who need help reading at grade level. Participants will be aided by teens trained to help them improve their reading skills in one-on-one or group settings. Children will read books and do fun activities including a writte...read more
Constructive Craft Using Recycling Newspapers
4:00 p.m.
Constructive Craft Using Recycling Newspapers
Thursday, Jun. 15, 4:00 p.m.Constructive Craft U
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interested in building a constructive object? Come join us for a creative Constructive Craft program at the Cesar Chavez Central library on Thursday 6/15/17 at 4 p.m.. In this program, you will construct an object out of recycling newsppapers or magazines by rolling them into sticks and connecting t...read more
LEGO Builders Club
4:00 pm
 LEGO Builders Club
Thursday, Jun. 15, 4:00 pm
(May 4 & 18, June 15, July 20, August 3 & 17)
LEGO Builders Club
Tracy Branch Library
LEGO Club for all! Kids and their caregivers are invited to join us and build creations. For K-5 with younger siblings invited to play with Duplo blocks. 

AUGUST 3 & 10: LEGO Club will...read more
Tween Book Club
4:00pm
 Tween Book Club
Thursday, Jun. 15, 4:00pmTween Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Meeting every 3rd Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. Book available for checkout at the front desk. Grades 5-7.
Teen Candy Sushi
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Candy Sushi
Thursday, Jun. 15, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.Teen Candy Sushi
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Love Candy? Anime? Manga?

Join us for Candy Sushi where you can make delicious treat and discuss (or fan) over some of your favorite anime's and manga's.

Ages 12 - 18
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jun. 15, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Want to create or invent your own arts, crafts and tech projects? Drop by the Escalon Branch Library's Makerspace program from 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m on Thursdays. Each participant will have access to a variety of arts, crats and tech materials to work with. Ages 10 and older are welcome. 
Decorate Care Packages for the Homeless
6 p.m.
Decorate Care Packages for the Homeless
Thursday, Jun. 15, 6 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

Make the world a better place, and give to someone in need! See library fr list of items for donation for the decorated bags. All ages welcome to help. Snacks provided for participants.
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jun. 16, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Crafty Friday for Adults and Teens--Making Paper Beads
10:30 am
Crafty Friday for Adults and Teens--Making Paper Beads
Friday, Jun. 16, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn to make beads from paper--we will use pretty scrapbooking paper, but you can use just about any kind of paper to make beads pretty enough to wear proudly in your own jewelry creations. Kaye will also show you how to make your own bead rolling tools for a fun and easy process. Please sign up at...read more
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
Friday, Jun. 16, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
Troke Branch Library
On the third Friday of each month, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., the Troke Branch Library presents Free Basic Computer Class: Basic Email. Those with little computer experience are encouraged to join this class. Learn how to create an email account, as well as send and receive emails. No reservation...read more
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Friday, Jun. 16, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jun. 16, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jun. 16, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.

May is Scratch month! Learn to program with Scratch. https://scratch....read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Jun. 16, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
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!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to reci...read more
Maker Space
3:00 p.m.
 Maker Space
Friday, Jun. 16, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create with a variety of craft items and digital tools. Every Friday at 2:30 p.m. Program is free for all ages.
Book Buddies
3:30p.m.
 Book Buddies
Friday, Jun. 16, 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a tutoring program for students in K-3rd grade who are struggling with reading.  This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings.  The program runs from June 7 through July 28, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3:30pm-4:3...read more
Conversation Club
4 p.m.
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jun. 16, 4 p.m.
(Friday February 3, 4 p.m., March 3, 17,24, 4 p.m., April 7,14,28, 4 p.m., May 5, 19, 4 p.m., June 9, 16, 30, 4 p.m., July 7, 28 4 p,.m.)
Conversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Toddler & Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Toddler & Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Jun. 17, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Come enjoy storytime with a craft afterwards at the Linden Library.
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jun. 17, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Enjoy a classic movie or a new favorite. Pop corn will be served!
Adult Book Club
11:00 am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Jun. 17, 11:00 am
Tracy Branch Library
Adult readers discuss a new book every month. Books available at the checkout desk.
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club
1:00 pm
 Pokemon Trading Card Game Club
Saturday, Jun. 17, 1:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Love Pokemon?  Join other Pokemon fans to learn more, trade cards, maybe win a prize and have FUN on June 17th, beginning at 1:00pm.
Recycled T-Shirt Shopping Bags
2:00 pm
 Recycled T-Shirt Shopping Bags
Saturday, Jun. 17, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Need new reusable bags for groceries and other miscellany shopping? Then come and join the Manteca Library and the Manteca Garden Club on June 17 at 2:00 pm and learn how to turn an old T-Shirt into a shopping bag.
LEGO and Duplo Builders
2:00 p.m.
 LEGO and Duplo Builders
Saturday, Jun. 17, 2:00 p.m.
(April 15, May 6, June 17, 2pm)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
On select Saturdays, April 15, May 6, June 17, at 2:00 p.m., the Maya Angelou Branch Library presents LEGO and Duplo Builders. Come to the library and use your creativity to build whatever you can imagine with o...read more
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Rubik’s Cube Club
2:00pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Sunday, Jun. 18, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion.  Sundays 2-4pm.
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Kids’ Yoga
10:30am
 Kids’ Yoga
Monday, Jun. 19, 10:30amKids’ Yoga
Tracy Branch Library
A special yoga class designed for preschool and early elementary students.
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Monday, Jun. 19, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jun. 19, 12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 19, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays and Thursday, June 5 through July 24, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings for children who have reading challenges.
Book Buddies - FULL
3:00pm
 Book Buddies - FULL
Monday, Jun. 19, 3:00pmBook Buddies - FULL
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering 1st to 3rd grade. Is your child having trouble reading? Join Book Buddies this summer! Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm, June 5-July 17, 2017. Children will work in groups with teen volunteers twice a week on improving their reading skills by doing fun...read more
Book Buddies
3:30p.m.
 Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 19, 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a tutoring program for students in K-3rd grade who are struggling with reading.  This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings.  The program runs from June 7 through July 28, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3:30pm-4:3...read more
Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Jun. 19, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program.  This program is for 5 year olds and above.  Once we get enough larger Lego/Duplo donations we will open the fun to younger children.
Juneteenth Historical Workshop
5:00 p.m.
 Juneteenth Historical Workshop
Monday, Jun. 19, 5:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us as Michael Harris leads a discussion of African American history topics.
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Jun. 19, 6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 10:30 am
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, Jun. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Preschool storytime is for children 3-5, but younger siblings are welcome as parents/caregivers must be present.
This 30-40 minute program features reading aloud, movement, fingerplays, songs and fun for all. Once a month, we have special crafts or a simple science-based storytime. There are al...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Book Buddies
10:30am
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
This program partners older children, 12-17, with younger children to help them practice their reading for summer to keep up or improve their skills.  The program consists of reading, phonics related games, making new friends and enjoying each other's company on Tuesdays for part of the sum...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Owen Baker-Flynn’s Act in a Box
1:30 PM
Owen Baker-Flynn’s Act in a Box
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 1:30 PM
Manteca Branch Library
Juggling, fire eating, cartoons, voice overs, baseball officiating (with 85% accuracy!) and... jelly bean spitting? Come and watch Owen Baker-Flynn as he does it all during an enjoyable show for all ages.
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play your favorite XBox 1 and board games. For teens only!
Owen Baker-Flynn’s Act in a Box
3:30 PM
Owen Baker-Flynn’s Act in a Box
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 3:30 PM
Manteca Branch Library
Juggling, fire eating, cartoons, voice overs, baseball officiating (with 85% accuracy!) and... jelly bean spitting? Come and watch Owen Baker-Flynn as he does it all during an enjoyable show for all ages.
Reptile Experience with Shedskin Reptiles
3:30 p.m.
Reptile Experience with Shedskin Reptiles
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 3:30 p.m.Reptile Experience w
Cesar Chavez Central Library
See, touch, and, in many cases, hold reptiles you might only read about or see on TV.
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00pm
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 4:00-5:00pm
(Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25; Thursdays,June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27)

Troke Branch Library
Book Buddies is a program to help children entering 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades who need help reading at grade level. Participants will be aided by teens trained to help them improve their reading skills in one-on-one or group settings. Children will read books and do fun activities including a writte...read more
Teen Craft: 8-Bit Keychain
4:00pm
 Teen Craft: 8-Bit Keychain
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 4:00pmTeen Craft: 8-Bit Ke
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th-12th graders. Create your own perler keychain. All materials supplied. 
Makerspace
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
(Tuesdays June 6th)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Bilingual Story Time @ Fair Oaks
5:00-5:30 pm
Bilingual Story Time @ Fair Oaks
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 5:00-5:30 pmBilingual Story Time
Fair Oaks
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will  read books, singing songs, color,  and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping there child with early literacy. Don't miss out and co...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 pm
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 5:00-5:30 pmFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 
Venga y participe cada martes durante ...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
Knitting & Crochet Night
6:00 PM
 Knitting & Crochet Night
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 6:00 PMKnitting & Crochet N
Linden Branch Library
Come join Linden Library in learning how to knit or crochet! Open to those who already know how to crochet/knit or are interested in learning.
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Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Join Linden Public Library for a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Mathematics themed craft/project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM.
Teen Art Class - Stained Glass Watercolor
2:00 pm
Teen Art Class - Stained Glass Watercolor
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Want to learn how to make a stained glass-themed watercolor painting? Then come to the Manteca Library on June 21 at 2:00 pm as we teach and help show you how to make this kind of art.
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 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, CRM, ...read more
Alan the Amazing
2:00 PM
 Alan the Amazing
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2:00 PMAlan the Amazing
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Library and learn how magic tricks are really science!
Dance Around the World with Nikola Clay
2:00 p.m.
Dance Around the World with Nikola Clay
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Nicola Clay knows dance! She has studied traditional dances around the globe and believes that through movement we connect to other cultures and to understanding others. All the world needs to dance, especially children. So come ready to move, groove and feel good. Seating is limited so come early. ...read more
Book Buddies - FULL
3:00pm
 Book Buddies - FULL
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 3:00pmBook Buddies - FULL
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering 1st to 3rd grade. Is your child having trouble reading? Join Book Buddies this summer! Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm, June 5-July 17, 2017. Children will work in groups with teen volunteers twice a week on improving their reading skills by doing fun...read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:00
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 3:00
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 read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
Building Day: Legos and more!
3:00 p.m.
 Building Day: Legos and more!
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Use your imagination to create with Legos! Lego Dulpos also available. All ages are welcomed. 
Paint a Birdhouse
3:00 p.m.
 Paint a Birdhouse
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 3:00 p.m.Paint a Birdhouse
Escalon Branch Library
Help the Escalon Library build a better world by creating your own colorful birdhouse. Come use watercolors and acryllic paints to design a beautiful home for the birds in your neighborhood, then take it home and hang it in your yard for your winged neighbors to enjoy.
Lathrop - Sparkles the Clown "Build a Silly World"
3:00 PM
Lathrop - Sparkles the Clown "Build a Silly World"
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop Library presents this summer's performers on the theme of "Build a Better World".  All programs are free and families are encouraged to attend.  JUNE PERFORMERS WILL BE IN THE GYM AT THE LATHROP COMMUNITY CENTER AT 15557 FIFTH AVENUE, LATHROP, CA 95330.
 
Book Buddies
3:30p.m.
 Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a tutoring program for students in K-3rd grade who are struggling with reading.  This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings.  The program runs from June 7 through July 28, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3:30pm-4:3...read more
Lego Block Party
4:00 -5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 4:00 -5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials.

All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.

 
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:00pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  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.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Teen Book Club
4:00pm
 Teen Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 4:00pmTeen Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th - 12th graders. Join us to read and discuss a new teen books or comics each week. If you attend all the meetings you'll earn a free book!
Color Me Calm: Adult Coloring
4:30-5:30PM
 Color Me Calm: Adult Coloring
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 4:30-5:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Coloring books are not just for kids! Enjoy coloring while you relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored! Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but participants are wel...read more
Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 4:30pmCrafters’ Corn
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.Crafters Corner is coordinated by Elizabeth, Event Coordinator, White Wolf Productions, 209.640.5599 or whitewolfpro...read more
Lawyers in the Library
4:30 p.m.
 Lawyers in the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 4:30 p.m.
(Wednesdays, March 15, 4:30 p.m, June 21, 4:30 p.m., September 20, 4:30 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Lawyers in the Library is a free public legal clinic presented by the San Joaquin County Bar Association. Licensed, practicing attorneys (who are in good standing with the State Bar...read more
Mountain House Friends of the Library Annual Meeting
6:00 pm
Mountain House Friends of the Library Annual Meeting
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Friends of the Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to supplementing public funding to enhance the services and programs of the Mountain House Library.  This is their annual meeting where they will report on the organization's status and explain how their group ...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library

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 comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
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Family Game Time
 Family Game Time
Thursday, Jun. 22, Family Game Time
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for Family Game Time! Choose a board game from our selection and start playing!
Play with your family or friends, or make new friends!
 
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 22
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Branch Library is hosting Toddler and Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy great stories, crafts and playtime. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 22, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age 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, Jun. 22, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 22, 10:30 a.m.
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 Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 22, 10:30 am
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
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 22, 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.
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Thursday, Jun. 22, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jun. 22, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 22, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays and Thursday, June 5 through July 24, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings for children who have reading challenges.
Airplane Balloon Races
1:00 p.m.
 Airplane Balloon Races
Thursday, Jun. 22, 1:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
First we design our paper airplane. Then we attach a balloon and let it fly! Race against other participants or just zoom across the room.
Lathrop Story Time "Bugs"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Bugs"
Thursday, Jun. 22, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and STEAM-related activities and crafts. 
Build a Better World: Green Craft
2:00 p.m.
Build a Better World: Green Craft
Thursday, Jun. 22, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
How can you Build a Better World? By thinking green and getting crafty of course! Oh, and bringing an old shirt to make a reusable shopping bag--no sewing needed! Sign-ups ARE required. You can sign-up by visiting the information desk or calling 866.805.7323. For kids, teens and adu...read more
Chavez Coloring Club for Adults
2:30 p.m.
 Chavez Coloring Club for Adults
Thursday, Jun. 22, 2:30 p.m.
(Fourth Thursdays, April 27, 2017, May 25, 2017, June 22, 2017)
Chavez Coloring Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
On the fourth Thursday of each month, at 2:30 pm, the Cesar Chavez Central Library presents the Coloring Club. Join us for relaxing fun with colored pencils and intricate coloring des...read more
Paper Quilling for Beginners
3:30 pm
 Paper Quilling for Beginners
Thursday, Jun. 22, 3:30 pmPaper Quilling for B
Fair Oaks Library
Teens, adults, and kids! Victoria Davila will teach you how to roll, shape, and glue strips of paper into beautiful artwork.

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LEGO® Building Club
3:30
 LEGO® Building Club
Thursday, Jun. 22, 3:30LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Kids and caregivers, come join us as we have fun building and playing with LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks. The library provides the LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks, you provide the creativity! We’ll display your creations online or in the Children’s Room. read more
Shedskin Reptile Program
3:30 p.m.
 Shedskin Reptile Program
Thursday, Jun. 22, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00pm
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 22, 4:00-5:00pm
(Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25; Thursdays,June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27)

Troke Branch Library
Book Buddies is a program to help children entering 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades who need help reading at grade level. Participants will be aided by teens trained to help them improve their reading skills in one-on-one or group settings. Children will read books and do fun activities including a writte...read more
MakerSpace Maker Day
4:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Maker Day
Thursday, Jun. 22, 4:00 p.m.
(6/22/2017 & 7/27/2017)

Cesar Chavez Central Library

Love computer, electronics and technology?
Come to the MakerSpace Maker Day event at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Thursday 6/22/17 and 7/27/17 at 4:00 p.m. and explore or play with a variety of makerspace tools and equipment, such as LittleBits, Makey Makey, WaterColor Bot, Silhoue...read more
World Of Wonders Science Museum, Invention, Design and Exploration Adventure (I.D.E.A.)
4:00pm
World Of Wonders Science Museum, Invention, Design and Exploration Adventure (I.D.E.A.)
Thursday, Jun. 22, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
In this class designed for 3rd-6th graders participants will practice STEM skills utilizing the scientific method to solve a design problem.  By trial and error they will understand how simple machines and forces in motion such as inclined planes, gravity, friction, and acceleration affect thei...read more
Sparkles The Clown
4:00pm
 Sparkles The Clown
Thursday, Jun. 22, 4:00pmSparkles The Clown
Tracy Branch Library
Meet Sparkles The Delight and see puppets and stuffed animals, dancing, magic, balloon creations and misnamed and mishandled props that are used for lots of silly things!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jun. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Want to create or invent your own arts, crafts and tech projects? Drop by the Escalon Branch Library's Makerspace program from 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m on Thursdays. Each participant will have access to a variety of arts, crats and tech materials to work with. Ages 10 and older are welcome. 
Slimy Science ( STEM) ages 5 &up
6:00pm
Slimy Science ( STEM) ages 5 &up
Thursday, Jun. 22, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
This science program introduces children ages 5 & up to the science of chemistry and teaches children about chemical reactions and the three states of the matter. Students will work in pairs to see chemistry in action. Space is limited to 45 children, please reserve a seat at the Troke library i...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jun. 23, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
Friday, Jun. 23, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
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 RESERVATIONS NEED...read more
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Friday, Jun. 23, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jun. 23, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jun. 23, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.

May is Scratch month! Learn to program with Scratch. https://scratch....read more
Maker Space
3:00 p.m.
 Maker Space
Friday, Jun. 23, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create with a variety of craft items and digital tools. Every Friday at 2:30 p.m. Program is free for all ages.
Book Buddies
3:30p.m.
 Book Buddies
Friday, Jun. 23, 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a tutoring program for students in K-3rd grade who are struggling with reading.  This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings.  The program runs from June 7 through July 28, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3:30pm-4:3...read more
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Toddler & Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Toddler & Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Jun. 24, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Come enjoy storytime with a craft afterwards at the Linden Library.
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jun. 24, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Enjoy a classic movie or a new favorite. Pop corn will be served!
Python - CANCELED
11:00 am
 Python - CANCELED
Saturday, Jun. 24, 11:00 am
Tracy Branch Library
 Python is an easy to learn, powerful programming language. Your welcome to bring your laptop.  Class limit :10 adults that sign up at the Circulation desk or online at ssjcpl.org.

Pokemon Trading Card Game Club
1:00 pm
 Pokemon Trading Card Game Club
Saturday, Jun. 24, 1:00 pm
(Saturdays, June 24, 1:00pm, July 29, 1:00pm, August 19, 1:00pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Love Pokemon?  Join other Pokemon fans to learn more, trade cards, and have FUN from 1-2:30 June 24th, July 29th and August 19th.
Be an Architect for a Day!
1 p.m.
 Be an Architect for a Day!
Saturday, Jun. 24, 1 p.m.Be an Architect for
Troke Branch Library

Learn simple engineering tips and build the tallest, the biggest, the strongest 'building' with only two materials!  Great team activity.  Recycle it or take your creation home.  Small surprise for all.  All ages welcome.
Chess Club
3:00
 Chess Club
Saturday, Jun. 24, 3:00
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
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jun. 24, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
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!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to reci...read more
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Rubik’s Cube Club
2:00pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Sunday, Jun. 25, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion.  Sundays 2-4pm.
Poetry Reading Group
3:00pm
 Poetry Reading Group
Sunday, Jun. 25, 3:00pm
(Sundays, May 28, June 11 & 25, 3:00pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Do you have a favorite poet?  Do you write poetry that you wish to share?  Join others who enjoy poetry in a small group meeting to share, discuss and enjoy poetry.
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Computer Science Fundamentals - FULL
10:00am
Computer Science Fundamentals - FULL
Monday, Jun. 26, 10:00amComputer Science Fun
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th - 12th graders. Learn core principles of computer science and computer programming using Code Studio (code.org) during this week long course. Mon, June 26 - Fri, June 30, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm. Participants must attend all sessions. Space is limited. Register in person at th...read more
Kids’ Yoga
10:30am
 Kids’ Yoga
Monday, Jun. 26, 10:30amKids’ Yoga
Tracy Branch Library
A special yoga class designed for preschool and early elementary students.
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Monday, Jun. 26, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jun. 26, 12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 26, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays and Thursday, June 5 through July 24, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings for children who have reading challenges.
Circus of Smiles
1:00 PM
 Circus of Smiles
Monday, Jun. 26, 1:00 PMCircus of Smiles
Linden Branch Library
Join us for this gravity-defying juggling show. Bring your whole family and your friends too, and prepare to be amazed!
Book Buddies - FULL
3:00pm
 Book Buddies - FULL
Monday, Jun. 26, 3:00pmBook Buddies - FULL
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering 1st to 3rd grade. Is your child having trouble reading? Join Book Buddies this summer! Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm, June 5-July 17, 2017. Children will work in groups with teen volunteers twice a week on improving their reading skills by doing fun...read more
Book Buddies
3:30p.m.
 Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 26, 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a tutoring program for students in K-3rd grade who are struggling with reading.  This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings.  The program runs from June 7 through July 28, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3:30pm-4:3...read more
Circus of Smile’s Gravity Defying Juggling Show & Workshop
4:00pm
Circus of Smile’s Gravity Defying Juggling Show & Workshop
Monday, Jun. 26, 4:00pmCircus of Smile&rsqu
Mountain House Branch Library
Join Andrew Quick and Mr. Mustache on a comical circus adventure. These incredible performers defy the very laws of nature as they juggle, flip, compete for your attention, transform into a variety of characters, and make some unbelievable catches. Join us on June 26, 2017 at 4:00pm to try juggling,...read more
Open Mic Night
5:30-8:00 pm
 Open Mic Night
Monday, Jun. 26, 5:30-8:00 pm
(April 24, May 22, June 26 & July 31)
Open Mic Night
Tracy Branch Library
Come one, come all--all ages invited to the Tracy Library's Open Mic night, a continuation of the Monday Night Open Mic formerly held at the TPAF Playhouse.
 
April 24, 2017 featuring Children's Singalong. All performers welcome; sign up on the clipboard when you come in. ...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Jun. 26, 6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 10:00 am
(First and last Tuesdays of each month, 10 am - 1 pm)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the ...read more
Computer Science Fundamentals - FULL
10:00am
Computer Science Fundamentals - FULL
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 10:00amComputer Science Fun
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th - 12th graders. Learn core principles of computer science and computer programming using Code Studio (code.org) during this week long course. Mon, June 26 - Fri, June 30, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm. Participants must attend all sessions. Space is limited. Register in person at th...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Preschool storytime is for children 3-5, but younger siblings are welcome as parents/caregivers must be present.
This 30-40 minute program features reading aloud, movement, fingerplays, songs and fun for all. Once a month, we have special crafts or a simple science-based storytime. There are al...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 10:30 am
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. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Book Buddies
10:30am
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
This program partners older children, 12-17, with younger children to help them practice their reading for summer to keep up or improve their skills.  The program consists of reading, phonics related games, making new friends and enjoying each other's company on Tuesdays for part of the sum...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Magic Dan
1:30 PM
 Magic Dan
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 1:30 PM
Manteca Branch Library
Promote magic and learning as you combine education, great magic, and of course, a lot of fun. Come join us as we watch Magic Dan excite and amaze us.
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play your favorite XBox 1 and board games. For teens only!
Magic Dan
3:30 PM
 Magic Dan
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 3:30 PM
Manteca Branch Library
Promote magic and learning as you combine education, great magic, and of course, a lot of fun. Come join us as we watch Magic Dan excite and amaze us.
Multicultural Music From Around the World with Don O’Brien
3:30 p.m.
Multicultural Music From Around the World with Don O’Brien
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 3:30 p.m.Multicultural Music
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Celebrate the cultural diversity of musical instruments from countries such as Mexico, Africa, Ireland, Trinidad, Australia, and Peru. Participate and play along with Mr. O'Brien.
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00pm
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 4:00-5:00pm
(Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25; Thursdays,June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27)

Troke Branch Library
Book Buddies is a program to help children entering 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades who need help reading at grade level. Participants will be aided by teens trained to help them improve their reading skills in one-on-one or group settings. Children will read books and do fun activities including a writte...read more
Teen Movie Night
4:00pm
 Teen Movie Night
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 4:00pmTeen Movie Night
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th-12th graders. Hang out, watch a movie, eat snacks!
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our LEgo Club and let you imagination go wild! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provde the Legos!!
Bilingual Story Time @ Fair Oaks
5:00-5:30 pm
Bilingual Story Time @ Fair Oaks
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 5:00-5:30 pmBilingual Story Time
Fair Oaks
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will  read books, singing songs, color,  and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping there child with early literacy. Don't miss out and co...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 pm
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 5:00-5:30 pmFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 
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Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
Knitting & Crochet Night
6:00 PM
 Knitting & Crochet Night
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 6:00 PMKnitting & Crochet N
Linden Branch Library
Come join Linden Library in learning how to knit or crochet! Open to those who already know how to crochet/knit or are interested in learning.
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Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30-4:30
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 3:30-4:30Rescue Readers Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring your favorite book and read to our furry friends from Harvest Home Sactuary. Thursday, May 25th 3:30PM.
Computer Science Fundamentals - FULL
10:00am
Computer Science Fundamentals - FULL
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 10:00amComputer Science Fun
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th - 12th graders. Learn core principles of computer science and computer programming using Code Studio (code.org) during this week long course. Mon, June 26 - Fri, June 30, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm. Participants must attend all sessions. Space is limited. Register in person at th...read more
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Join Linden Public Library for a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Mathematics themed craft/project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM.
Color Your World!
1:30 p.m.
 Color Your World!
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 1:30 p.m.Color Your World!
Escalon Branch Library
Join us at the Escalon Library for some colorful fun. Use crayons, colored pencils and more to decorate and color your own 3D buildings. Add them to the creations of others and see what vibrant community you can make as you color your world.
Teen Movie - Split
2:00 pm
 Teen Movie - Split
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Come join us on June 28 at 2:00 pm for a psychological thriller about a man with multiple personalities and the terrible things one of his selves starts doing.
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 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, CRM, ...read more
Ventriloquist Steve Chaney and Cornelius Crow
2:00 p.m.
Ventriloquist Steve Chaney and Cornelius Crow
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Steve and Corny have been performing together for over 20 years. They know each other pretty well, but there are always surprises. Lots of fun, laughter and audience participation: you may find out what it's like to be a puppet!
Seating is limited so be sure to come early. Tickets are hande...read more
Book Buddies - FULL
3:00pm
 Book Buddies - FULL
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 3:00pmBook Buddies - FULL
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering 1st to 3rd grade. Is your child having trouble reading? Join Book Buddies this summer! Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm, June 5-July 17, 2017. Children will work in groups with teen volunteers twice a week on improving their reading skills by doing fun...read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:00
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 3:00
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 read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
Building Day: Legos and more!
3:00 p.m.
 Building Day: Legos and more!
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Use your imagination to create with Legos! Lego Dulpos also available. All ages are welcomed. 
Lathrop - Folksinger Adam "Building a Musical World"
3:00 PM
Lathrop - Folksinger Adam "Building a Musical World"
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop Library presents this summer's performers on the theme of "Build a Better World".  All programs are free and families are encouraged to attend.  JUNE PERFORMERS WILL BE IN THE GYM AT THE LATHROP COMMUNITY CENTER AT 15557 FIFTH AVENUE, LATHROP, CA 95330.
 
Book Buddies
3:30p.m.
 Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a tutoring program for students in K-3rd grade who are struggling with reading.  This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings.  The program runs from June 7 through July 28, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3:30pm-4:3...read more
Lego Block Party
4:00 -5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 4:00 -5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials.

All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.

 
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:00pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  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.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Teen Book Club
4:00pm
 Teen Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 4:00pmTeen Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th - 12th graders. Join us to read and discuss a new teen books or comics each week. If you attend all the meetings you'll earn a free book!
Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 4:30pmCrafters’ Corn
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.Crafters Corner is coordinated by Elizabeth, Event Coordinator, White Wolf Productions, 209.640.5599 or whitewolfpro...read more
Social Security and You
4:30 p.m.
 Social Security and You
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 4:30 p.m.
(Wednesdays, May 31, 4:30 p.m., June 28, 4:30 p.m., July 26, 4:30 p.m.,August 30, 4:30 p.m., September 27, 4:30 p.m., October 25, 4:30 p.m., November 29, 4:30 p.m., December 20, 4:30 p.m.)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Please join us for an informative session on Social Security and You. 
Teen Summer Book Club - Second Meet-Up
4:30 p.m.
Teen Summer Book Club - Second Meet-Up
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 4:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

Read a novel about how a teen or teens 'built a better world!'  Pick a book from fantasy, contemporary fiction, or other genre; see library for suggestions.  Fun activity & snacks!  Ages 12-17.
Advanced Readers Book Club
5:00pm
 Advanced Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 5:00pm
(Wednesdays, June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, August 9, 5:00pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Advanced Readers Book Club is for students in grades 5th-7th grades.  A book is given to each student once every two weeks which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together at book club and do an activity related to the boook.  Sponsored by Mountain House Frien...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library

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 comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
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Toddler/Preschool Storytime
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 29
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Branch Library is hosting Toddler and Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy great stories, crafts and playtime. 
Computer Science Fundamentals - FULL
10:00am
Computer Science Fundamentals - FULL
Thursday, Jun. 29, 10:00amComputer Science Fun
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th - 12th graders. Learn core principles of computer science and computer programming using Code Studio (code.org) during this week long course. Mon, June 26 - Fri, June 30, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm. Participants must attend all sessions. Space is limited. Register in person at th...read more
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jun. 29, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 29, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 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
Thursday, Jun. 29, 10:30 a.m.
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 Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 29, 10:30 am
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
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 29, 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.
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Thursday, Jun. 29, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jun. 29, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 29, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays and Thursday, June 5 through July 24, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings for children who have reading challenges.
Lego Art
1:00 p.m.
 Lego Art
Thursday, Jun. 29, 1:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
We give you a canvas and the legos to create your own masterpiece. You works of art will be put on display at the library. 
Lathrop Story Time "4th of July"
1:30 PM
Lathrop Story Time "4th of July"
Thursday, Jun. 29, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and STEAM-related activities and crafts. 
Tea & Coloring for Teens & Adults
2:00 p.m.
Tea & Coloring for Teens & Adults
Thursday, Jun. 29, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Relax with a cup of tea, something small to color, and gab with other guests during our second Tea & Coloring event! No sign-up required. For teens and adults. Light refeshments and plenty of fun tea options!
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show
3:30PM
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show
Thursday, Jun. 29, 3:30PMUncle Jer’s Tr
Weston Ranch Branch Library
See real bees and learn all about them!!

Get answers to questions about bees and their behaviors through pippets. observation hives, a slideshow, and a question and answer session.

 
Soda Bottle Rockets with World of Wonders Science Museum
3:30 p.m.
Soda Bottle Rockets with World of Wonders Science Museum
Thursday, Jun. 29, 3:30 p.m.Soda Bottle Rockets
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Kids in grades 3 - 6, learn about aerodynamics as you use plastic bottles, water, and compressed air to design, test, modify, and launch rockets to high altitudes. Launch to high altitudes at MLK Plaza across the ...read more

Brian Scott Magic
3:30 p.m.
 Brian Scott Magic
Thursday, Jun. 29, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00pm
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 29, 4:00-5:00pm
(Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25; Thursdays,June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27)

Troke Branch Library
Book Buddies is a program to help children entering 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades who need help reading at grade level. Participants will be aided by teens trained to help them improve their reading skills in one-on-one or group settings. Children will read books and do fun activities including a writte...read more
Twister Game
4:00 p.m.
 Twister Game
Thursday, Jun. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Looking for some excitement and fun things to do this summer? Cesar Chavez Central library will host a Twister Game event on Thursday 6/29/17 at 4:00 p.m. for any tweens and teens age 10 to 18. Come play the game with others or bring friends and family members and test out the physical flexibility o...read more
We Challenge You to Build.....Program
4:00 pm
We Challenge You to Build.....Program
Thursday, Jun. 29, 4:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our Summer Reading Program theme is Build a Better World.  In these four engineering challenges we ask you to do just that.  Join us for four challenges to build the tallest, the strongest, the most creative buildings or mechanisms with the items we provide you.  We w...read more
Diana Shmiana: The Book of Wonders (El Libro de las Maravillas)
4:00pm
Diana Shmiana: The Book of Wonders (El Libro de las Maravillas)
Thursday, Jun. 29, 4:00pmDiana Shmiana: The B
Tracy Branch Library
When Diana Shmiana stumbles upon a magic book, she enters an enchanted world of stories, songs, clowning, and other assorted zaniness. Join her rea...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jun. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Want to create or invent your own arts, crafts and tech projects? Drop by the Escalon Branch Library's Makerspace program from 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m on Thursdays. Each participant will have access to a variety of arts, crats and tech materials to work with. Ages 10 and older are welcome. 
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Computer Science Fundamentals - FULL
10:00am
Computer Science Fundamentals - FULL
Friday, Jun. 30, 10:00amComputer Science Fun
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th - 12th graders. Learn core principles of computer science and computer programming using Code Studio (code.org) during this week long course. Mon, June 26 - Fri, June 30, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm. Participants must attend all sessions. Space is limited. Register in person at th...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jun. 30, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Crafty Friday--CD Scratch Art
10:30 am
 Crafty Friday--CD Scratch Art
Friday, Jun. 30, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Remember making scratch art? Sometimes it was black & white, sometimes black & rainbow colors. How about trying black with shiny, silvery disigns you can hang to catch light in a window? Learn something new to do with those old CDs & DVDs. All materials needed to complete this easy proje...read more
Free Basic Computer Class: Downloading Audio And Ebooks
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Downloading Audio And Ebooks
Friday, Jun. 30, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, June 30, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., the Troke Branch Library presents Free Basic Computer Class: Downloading eAudiobooks and eBooks.Enjoy our expanding collection of electronic books by learning how to download eAudiobooks and eBooks by using your smartphones, Nooks, Kindles, or ...read more
Summer Lunch at the Library
12:00pm
 Summer Lunch at the Library
Friday, Jun. 30, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
As part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association and the California Summer Meal Coalition, the Manteca Unified School District Nutrition Services is providing meals at the Tracy Library. 

May 31 - July 28, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm 

Free ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jun. 30, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jun. 30, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.

May is Scratch month! Learn to program with Scratch. https://scratch....read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Jun. 30, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
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!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to reci...read more
Maker Space
3:00 p.m.
 Maker Space
Friday, Jun. 30, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create with a variety of craft items and digital tools. Every Friday at 2:30 p.m. Program is free for all ages.
Book Buddies
3:30p.m.
 Book Buddies
Friday, Jun. 30, 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a tutoring program for students in K-3rd grade who are struggling with reading.  This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings.  The program runs from June 7 through July 28, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3:30pm-4:3...read more
Conversation Club
4 p.m.
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jun. 30, 4 p.m.
(Friday February 3, 4 p.m., March 3, 17,24, 4 p.m., April 7,14,28, 4 p.m., May 5, 19, 4 p.m., June 9, 16, 30, 4 p.m., July 7, 28 4 p,.m.)
Conversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
 
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