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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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Winter Crafts Bag
 Winter Crafts Bag
Tuesday, Dec. 1,
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Grab a craft bag with fun Winter Crafts. Available for all ages.
Spanish Club
10AM
 Spanish Club
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 10AMSpanish Club
All Locations
Is learning Spanish a goal you've had so long it's embarrassing? No judgments here! Join us every Tuesday at 10AM and we can learn together. 
Early Literacy Focus - Virtual
2:30 p.m.
 Early Literacy Focus - Virtual
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2:30 p.m.Early Literacy Focus
All Locations
Want more activities to do with your little one? Check out our early literacy focused videos on Facebook and Youtube on the first Tuesday of every month. 
Horror Movie Club
5PM
 Horror Movie Club
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 5PMHorror Movie Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies for FREE with your library card on Kanopy and Hoopla, then meet up to discuss them with fellow horror fans every Tuesday at 5PM.Must be 18+ or accompanied by a parent/guardian.This week's pick: 12/8: Prom Night (The original 1980 version, but extra credit if yo...read more
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Take the Winter Reading Challenge!
Take the Winter Reading Challenge!
Wednesday, Dec. 2Take the Winter Read
All Locations
It's time for our all-ages Winter Reading Challenge!December 1, 2020 - January 21, 2021    Participating is as easy as 1, 2, 3! 1. Pick up a reading log at your local SSJCPL branch.2. READ 10 books (Children 0-12) or 3 books (Teens and Adults).3. Return your reading log ...read more
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Silly Goose and Val - Virtual Performer
5:00 p.m.
Silly Goose and Val - Virtual Performer
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 5:00 p.m.Silly Goose and Val
All Locations
The whole family will be entertained by the silly songs of Silly Goose and Val. Check our Facebook page to catch their performance. 
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Breakfast and Board Games for Seniors
10AM
Breakfast and Board Games for Seniors
Thursday, Dec. 3, 10AMBreakfast and Board
All Locations
What better way to start the day than with breakfast and a nice board game with friends? Join us every Thursday at 10AM for light conversation and casual games. 
Craft with the Library- Virtual
2:30PM
 Craft with the Library- Virtual
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2:30PMCraft with the Libra
All Locations
Craft with the Library on Facebook and Youtube.
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Babysitter’s Club Activity Take Home Packet
Babysitter’s Club Activity Take Home Packet
Friday, Dec. 4Babysitter’s C
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Grab an activity packet to help you feel like a member of the Babysitter's Club. Each packet has fun crafts and activities from Kristy, Dawn, Claudia, Mary Ann, and Stacey. Stop by the Weston Ranch Library to pick one up all month long.
Reader’s Advisory
10AM
 Reader’s Advisory
Friday, Dec. 4, 10AMReader’s Advis
All Locations
We know you miss browsing the stacks of books in the library. Join us every Friday at 10AM and we'll show you how to browse our catalogs virtually! 
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Take-Home Craft: Color-Me Ornament
Take-Home Craft: Color-Me Ornament
Monday, Dec. 7Take-Home Craft: Col
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Pick up a fun, holiday papercraft from the library lobby on your next visit!All you need is crayons, markers, color pencils, or paint to create your own personalized ornament!Available for the month of December. While supplies last.
Adult & Teen Take-Home Craft: Craft Stick Wreath
Adult & Teen Take-Home Craft: Craft Stick Wreath
Monday, Dec. 7
(Mondays November 30, 10 a.m., December 7, 14, & 21)
Adult & Teen Take-Ho
Tracy Branch Library
Adults and Teens can come and pick up a kit to take home. Available while supplies last.
Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Monday, Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Virtual Book Buddies
4 p.m.
 Virtual Book Buddies
Monday, Dec. 7, 4 p.m.Virtual Book Buddies
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Virtual Book Buddies is a program for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade students who are struggling with reading.  This is an one-on-one or small group reading session offered to help students raise their reading level. This is an online program, a link to the meeting room will be emailed to parents in ad...read more

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Spanish Club
10AM
 Spanish Club
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 10AMSpanish Club
All Locations
Is learning Spanish a goal you've had so long it's embarrassing? No judgments here! Join us every Tuesday at 10AM and we can learn together. 
Elementary Age Focus-Virtual
2:30PM
 Elementary Age Focus-Virtual
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2:30PMElementary Age Focus
All Locations
Running out of activity ideas for the kids? Check out our elementary age focused videos on Facebook and Youtube. 
Horror Movie Club
5PM
 Horror Movie Club
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 5PMHorror Movie Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies for FREE with your library card on Kanopy and Hoopla, then meet up to discuss them with fellow horror fans every Tuesday at 5PM.Must be 18+ or accompanied by a parent/guardian.This week's pick: 12/8: Prom Night (The original 1980 version, but extra credit if yo...read more
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Take the Winter Reading Challenge!
Take the Winter Reading Challenge!
Wednesday, Dec. 9Take the Winter Read
All Locations
It's time for our all-ages Winter Reading Challenge!December 1, 2020 - January 21, 2021    Participating is as easy as 1, 2, 3! 1. Pick up a reading log at your local SSJCPL branch.2. READ 10 books (Children 0-12) or 3 books (Teens and Adults).3. Return your reading log ...read more
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Wellness Wednesday-Virtual
5:00PM
 Wellness Wednesday-Virtual
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 5:00PMWellness Wednesday-V
All Locations
Join the Library for Wellness Wednesday! 
Civics Club
5PM
 Civics Club
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 5PMCivics Club
All Locations
Learn how government works and how you can get involved every Wednesday at 5PM. 
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Breakfast and Board Games for Seniors
10AM
Breakfast and Board Games for Seniors
Thursday, Dec. 10, 10AMBreakfast and Board
All Locations
What better way to start the day than with breakfast and a nice board game with friends? Join us every Thursday at 10AM for light conversation and casual games. 
Cyndee Selects-Virtual
2:30PM
 Cyndee Selects-Virtual
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2:30PMCyndee Selects-Virtu
All Locations
See what Cyndee has in store for you this month. Check out her video on our Youtube channel.
Virtual Book Buddies
4 p.m.
 Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Dec. 10, 4 p.m.Virtual Book Buddies
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Virtual Book Buddies is a program for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade students who are struggling with reading.  This is an one-on-one or small group reading session offered to help students raise their reading level. This is an online program, a link to the meeting room will be emailed to parents in ad...read more

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Reader’s Advisory
10AM
 Reader’s Advisory
Friday, Dec. 11, 10AMReader’s Advis
All Locations
We know you miss browsing the stacks of books in the library. Join us every Friday at 10AM and we'll show you how to browse our catalogs virtually! 
Graphic Novel Book Club with Candace- Virtual
4:00PM
Graphic Novel Book Club with Candace- Virtual
Friday, Dec. 11, 4:00PMGraphic Novel Book C
All Locations
Discuss this month's selection on Facebook and Youtube.
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Take-Home Craft: Color-Me Ornament
Take-Home Craft: Color-Me Ornament
Monday, Dec. 14Take-Home Craft: Col
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Pick up a fun, holiday papercraft from the library lobby on your next visit!All you need is crayons, markers, color pencils, or paint to create your own personalized ornament!Available for the month of December. While supplies last.
Adult & Teen Take-Home Craft: Craft Stick Wreath
Adult & Teen Take-Home Craft: Craft Stick Wreath
Monday, Dec. 14
(Mondays November 30, 10 a.m., December 7, 14, & 21)
Adult & Teen Take-Ho
Tracy Branch Library
Adults and Teens can come and pick up a kit to take home. Available while supplies last.
Babysitter’s Club Activity Take Home Packet
Babysitter’s Club Activity Take Home Packet
Monday, Dec. 14Babysitter’s C
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Grab an activity packet to help you feel like a member of the Babysitter's Club. Each packet has fun crafts and activities from Kristy, Dawn, Claudia, Mary Ann, and Stacey. Stop by the Weston Ranch Library to pick one up all month long.
Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Monday, Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Virtual Book Buddies
4 p.m.
 Virtual Book Buddies
Monday, Dec. 14, 4 p.m.Virtual Book Buddies
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Virtual Book Buddies is a program for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade students who are struggling with reading.  This is an one-on-one or small group reading session offered to help students raise their reading level. This is an online program, a link to the meeting room will be emailed to parents in ad...read more

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Spanish Club
10AM
 Spanish Club
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 10AMSpanish Club
All Locations
Is learning Spanish a goal you've had so long it's embarrassing? No judgments here! Join us every Tuesday at 10AM and we can learn together. 
Teen Focus-Virtual
2:30PM
 Teen Focus-Virtual
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2:30PMTeen Focus-Virtual
All Locations
Looking for cool crafts and activities you can do at home? Check out our teen focused videos on Facebook and Youtube. 
Horror Movie Club
5PM
 Horror Movie Club
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 5PMHorror Movie Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies for FREE with your library card on Kanopy and Hoopla, then meet up to discuss them with fellow horror fans every Tuesday at 5PM.Must be 18+ or accompanied by a parent/guardian.This week's pick: 12/8: Prom Night (The original 1980 version, but extra credit if yo...read more
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Take the Winter Reading Challenge!
Take the Winter Reading Challenge!
Wednesday, Dec. 16Take the Winter Read
All Locations
It's time for our all-ages Winter Reading Challenge!December 1, 2020 - January 21, 2021    Participating is as easy as 1, 2, 3! 1. Pick up a reading log at your local SSJCPL branch.2. READ 10 books (Children 0-12) or 3 books (Teens and Adults).3. Return your reading log ...read more
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Civics Club
5PM
 Civics Club
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 5PMCivics Club
All Locations
Learn how government works and how you can get involved every Wednesday at 5PM. 
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Breakfast and Board Games for Seniors
10AM
Breakfast and Board Games for Seniors
Thursday, Dec. 17, 10AMBreakfast and Board
All Locations
What better way to start the day than with breakfast and a nice board game with friends? Join us every Thursday at 10AM for light conversation and casual games. 
Next Chapter Book Club - Virtual
10:30 a.m.
Next Chapter Book Club - Virtual
Thursday, Dec. 17, 10:30 a.m.Next Chapter Book Cl
All Locations
Join the Next Chapter Book Club and get the scoop on chapter books perfect for middle graders. Held live on the library's Facebook page. 
Virtual Book Buddies
4 p.m.
 Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Dec. 17, 4 p.m.Virtual Book Buddies
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Virtual Book Buddies is a program for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade students who are struggling with reading.  This is an one-on-one or small group reading session offered to help students raise their reading level. This is an online program, a link to the meeting room will be emailed to parents in ad...read more

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Reader’s Advisory
10AM
 Reader’s Advisory
Friday, Dec. 18, 10AMReader’s Advis
All Locations
We know you miss browsing the stacks of books in the library. Join us every Friday at 10AM and we'll show you how to browse our catalogs virtually! 
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Take-Home Craft: Color-Me Ornament
Take-Home Craft: Color-Me Ornament
Monday, Dec. 21Take-Home Craft: Col
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Pick up a fun, holiday papercraft from the library lobby on your next visit!All you need is crayons, markers, color pencils, or paint to create your own personalized ornament!Available for the month of December. While supplies last.
Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Monday, Dec. 21, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
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Spanish Club
10AM
 Spanish Club
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 10AMSpanish Club
All Locations
Is learning Spanish a goal you've had so long it's embarrassing? No judgments here! Join us every Tuesday at 10AM and we can learn together. 
All about Adults-Virtual
2:30PM
 All about Adults-Virtual
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2:30PMAll about Adults-Vir
All Locations
Check out our Facebook and Youtube videos for crafts, book recommendations, and more!
Horror Movie Club
5PM
 Horror Movie Club
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 5PMHorror Movie Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies for FREE with your library card on Kanopy and Hoopla, then meet up to discuss them with fellow horror fans every Tuesday at 5PM.Must be 18+ or accompanied by a parent/guardian.This week's pick: 12/8: Prom Night (The original 1980 version, but extra credit if yo...read more
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Take the Winter Reading Challenge!
Take the Winter Reading Challenge!
Wednesday, Dec. 23Take the Winter Read
All Locations
It's time for our all-ages Winter Reading Challenge!December 1, 2020 - January 21, 2021    Participating is as easy as 1, 2, 3! 1. Pick up a reading log at your local SSJCPL branch.2. READ 10 books (Children 0-12) or 3 books (Teens and Adults).3. Return your reading log ...read more
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Civics Club
5PM
 Civics Club
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 5PMCivics Club
All Locations
Learn how government works and how you can get involved every Wednesday at 5PM. 
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Breakfast and Board Games for Seniors
10AM
Breakfast and Board Games for Seniors
Thursday, Dec. 24, 10AMBreakfast and Board
All Locations
What better way to start the day than with breakfast and a nice board game with friends? Join us every Thursday at 10AM for light conversation and casual games. 
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HOLIDAY - LIBRARY CLOSED
 HOLIDAY - LIBRARY CLOSED
Friday, Dec. 25
Troke Branch Library
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Take-Home Craft: Color-Me Ornament
Take-Home Craft: Color-Me Ornament
Monday, Dec. 28Take-Home Craft: Col
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Pick up a fun, holiday papercraft from the library lobby on your next visit!All you need is crayons, markers, color pencils, or paint to create your own personalized ornament!Available for the month of December. While supplies last.
Adult & Teen Take-Home Craft: Craft Stick Wreath
Adult & Teen Take-Home Craft: Craft Stick Wreath
Monday, Dec. 28
(Mondays November 30, 10 a.m., December 7, 14, & 21)
Adult & Teen Take-Ho
Tracy Branch Library
Adults and Teens can come and pick up a kit to take home. Available while supplies last.
Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Monday, Dec. 28, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Virtual Book Buddies
4 p.m.
 Virtual Book Buddies
Monday, Dec. 28, 4 p.m.Virtual Book Buddies
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Virtual Book Buddies is a program for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade students who are struggling with reading.  This is an one-on-one or small group reading session offered to help students raise their reading level. This is an online program, a link to the meeting room will be emailed to parents in ad...read more

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Spanish Club
10AM
 Spanish Club
Tuesday, Dec. 29, 10AMSpanish Club
All Locations
Is learning Spanish a goal you've had so long it's embarrassing? No judgments here! Join us every Tuesday at 10AM and we can learn together. 
Horror Movie Club
5PM
 Horror Movie Club
Tuesday, Dec. 29, 5PMHorror Movie Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies for FREE with your library card on Kanopy and Hoopla, then meet up to discuss them with fellow horror fans every Tuesday at 5PM.Must be 18+ or accompanied by a parent/guardian.This week's pick: 12/8: Prom Night (The original 1980 version, but extra credit if yo...read more
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Take the Winter Reading Challenge!
Take the Winter Reading Challenge!
Wednesday, Dec. 30Take the Winter Read
All Locations
It's time for our all-ages Winter Reading Challenge!December 1, 2020 - January 21, 2021    Participating is as easy as 1, 2, 3! 1. Pick up a reading log at your local SSJCPL branch.2. READ 10 books (Children 0-12) or 3 books (Teens and Adults).3. Return your reading log ...read more
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Civics Club
5PM
 Civics Club
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 5PMCivics Club
All Locations
Learn how government works and how you can get involved every Wednesday at 5PM. 
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Breakfast and Board Games for Seniors
10AM
Breakfast and Board Games for Seniors
Thursday, Dec. 31, 10AMBreakfast and Board
All Locations
What better way to start the day than with breakfast and a nice board game with friends? Join us every Thursday at 10AM for light conversation and casual games. 
  
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