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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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Teen Gaming Day
3:30 pm
 Teen Gaming Day
Thursday, Nov. 1, 3:30 pmTeen Gaming Day
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Play around at the Arnold Rue Micro Library!
Covered California Enrollment
10:00am
 Covered California Enrollment
Thursday, Nov. 1, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Questions about the new health care coverage options available through Covered California? Certified Covered California representatives will be available to help you for free with Covered California and Medicare enrollment. You can begin the application process, receive an estimate on your monthly p...read more
Bingo for Adults
10:30 AM
 Bingo for Adults
Thursday, Nov. 1, 10:30 AMBingo for Adults
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Love to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our monthly bingo!  There will be prizes and light refreshments.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 1, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 1, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
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.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Nov. 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 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 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. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 1, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Nov. 1, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(10/4/18, 10/11/18, 10/18/18, 10/25/18, 11/1/18, 11/8/18, 11/15/18 & 11/29/18)
October and November
Cesar Chavez Central Library

The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
October 4, 2018 - Beginning Internet Class
October 11, 2018 - Using the Google Chrome
October 18, 2018 - read more
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Nov. 1, 11:00amComputer Q&A
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. A staff member will be available for an hour to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it. First Thursday of the month.

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Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 1, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
1:00 p.m.
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
Thursday, Nov. 1, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club in the Escalon Library community room. Meetings are the first Thursday of every month at 1pm. 

If you have any questions, feel free to call AnnMarie Freese at 209-689-1717
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 1, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome!

Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Nov. 1, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Q-tip Painting - Fall Trees
3:00pm
 Q-tip Painting - Fall Trees
Thursday, Nov. 1, 3:00pmQ-tip Painting - Fal
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for this simple and fun painting project.using q-tips and acrylic paints.  This project is best for 5 year olds and above.
 
Afternoon Tea and Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Afternoon Tea and Coloring
Thursday, Nov. 1, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
You're invited.  
To rest, relax, socialize with friends, nibble treats, color a little picture and sip some fancy tea.  Release a little stress and join us!
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
4:00
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Thursday, Nov. 1, 4:00Read to Rescued Anim
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary presents Read to Rescued Animals! Young ones may be hesitant to read aloud to an adult, but feathered and furry friends make adorable book buddies. Read to ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Nov. 1, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Nov. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Kids STEM: Make A Kaleidoscope
4:00pm
 Kids STEM: Make A Kaleidoscope
Thursday, Nov. 1, 4:00pmKids STEM: Make A Ka
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for ages 8+. Make your own kaleidoscope. First come, first serve.
Fair Oaks Lego Days
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Lego Days
Thursday, Nov. 1, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFair Oaks Lego Days
Fair Oaks Library
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Nov. 2, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Nov. 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
Basic Computer Help
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Basic Computer Help
Friday, Nov. 2, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Need help using a computer? Staff will assist you with basic computer questions.

Assistance is also available for downlading e-books, audiobooks, and more.  Bring your phone, reader or tablet for help in setting up your e-account.

Registration is recommended - see staff at...read more
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Nov. 2, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Stop by for one-on-one tech a...read more

Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Nov. 2, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
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Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Nov. 2, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
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! 3:00pm-5:00pm

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National Novel Writing Month: Kickoff Party!
3:30 p.m.
National Novel Writing Month: Kickoff Party!
Friday, Nov. 2, 3:30 p.m.National Novel Writi
Escalon Branch Library
Have you ever finished reading a good book and thought to yourself "How cool would it be if I could write my own novel?" Well this is the month to give your dream a shot! November is National Novel Writing Month, and the Escalon Library is going to help you reach that goal!

Writ...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Nov. 2, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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SAT/ACT Practice Test
9:00am
 SAT/ACT Practice Test
Saturday, Nov. 3, 9:00amSAT/ACT Practice Tes
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. Space is limted. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323).

Participants will take a full-length computerized practice test (SAT or ACT), recieve their score, and suggested study areas. Test takes appr...read more
Setting the Bar - How to Raise Independent Adults in an Entitled World
10:00 a.m.
Setting the Bar - How to Raise Independent Adults in an Entitled World
Saturday, Nov. 3, 10:00 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Are you enablng your children to be the best that they can be?  Unfortunately, parenting does not come with a manual.  Effective parenting is not for the faint of heart!  In this course, Debra Sweaney-Handley will teach you how to instill in your kids such critical life skills as emot...read more
Family Storytime (Diwali & Thanksgiving)
10:15am
Family Storytime (Diwali & Thanksgiving)
Saturday, Nov. 3, 10:15amFamily Storytime (Di
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your family to enjoy a half hour of stories, rhymes, songs, and fun! This storytime will include books about November holidays (Diwali & Thanksgiving).
 
Tinker Tots
11:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Saturday, Nov. 3, 11:00 amTinker Tots
Arnold Rue Micro Library
All 0-5 year olds are welcome to this STEM-centered playtime!
League of Women Voters
11:30 a.m
 League of Women Voters
Saturday, Nov. 3, 11:30 a.mLeague of Women Vote
Tracy Branch Library
The League of Women Voters will be here to go over the Propositions in the November 6th General Election.  Q & A  after. Join us.
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Nov. 3, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Science Saturday: Popcorn!
12:00 p.m.
 Science Saturday: Popcorn!
Saturday, Nov. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your taste buds and your science hats to this month's Science Saturday. Learn the science behind what makes popcorn pop! Create your own butter and enjoy your own tasty batch of popcorn!



Science Saturday is a monthly program which engages children in science and math...read more
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Nov. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
LED Rainbow Star Craft
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 LED Rainbow Star Craft
Saturday, Nov. 3, 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.LED Rainbow Star Cra
Troke Branch Library

Local engineer Sander van de Bor will present a S.T.E.M. class showing you how to assemble, program and sew together your own LED Star with light show!  Sponsored by the Stockton Arts Commission.

Registration Required - Space limited.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Nov. 3, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Paws 4 Reading
1:00 pm
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Nov. 3, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Dogs are great listeners and love to have kids read to them. This fun program will improve the reading skills of your children.
Women’s Self Defense
1:00-4:00PM
 Women’s Self Defense
Saturday, Nov. 3, 1:00-4:00PMWomen’s Self D
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Ohana Martial Arts presents, Women's Self Defense.  Owner, Tami, has over 20+ years experience and will be teaching techniques that women can use to help empower them, when in a difficult situation.  Pl...read more
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Nov. 3, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
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
Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum Group
3:30 pm
Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum Group
Saturday, Nov. 3, 3:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for an afternoon of Native American dancing performed by Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum group on Saturday, November 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Stewart Hazleton Room. The audience will also be invited to participate in a dance and share in this cultural event during National Native American Her...read more
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Mighty Meeples
12:00pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Nov. 4, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome. 12:00-5:00pm
For more information, visit The Mighty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/
Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Nov. 4, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
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! 12:00-5:00pm

...read more
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Toddler Stay and Play
10:30-11:00 AM
 Toddler Stay and Play
Monday, Nov. 5, 10:30-11:00 AMToddler Stay and Pla
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social development!

 
MH Seniors Group Meeting at MH FIre Station
10:30am
MH Seniors Group Meeting at MH FIre Station
Monday, Nov. 5, 10:30amMH Seniors Group Mee
Mountain House Branch Library
We hope you can join us for fun and friendship at our Mountain House Seniors Group Meeting.  We  get to know each other, listen to informative speakers, make plans for short trips, game days and more.  We meet each month, at least once for a meeting and once for a fun day.  Our m...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Nov. 5, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Paint Party
2:30
 Paint Party
Monday, Nov. 5, 2:30Paint Party
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Nov. 5, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No meeting on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Nov. 5, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Nov. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Monday of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting November 5, 2018, every Monday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a ...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Nov. 5, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety ...read more

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Nov. 5, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Bricks 4 Kidz STEM Program- 6 to 14 year olds
4:00pm
Bricks 4 Kidz STEM Program- 6 to 14 year olds
Monday, Nov. 5, 4:00pmBricks 4 Kidz STEM P
Mountain House Branch Library
Bricks 4 Kidz is a STEM  Program where children and teens will use Legos to build wonderful projects with moving parts. Participants will be challenged to think of new, innovative ways to make things happen with the parts they have been given!  The results they explore science, technology,...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Nov. 5, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Nov. 5, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
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Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Nov. 6
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 anytime 1-5 PM and we&rs...read more

Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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 o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and 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 play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 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. 
Book Discussion Group
10:30 am
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10:30 amBook Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion! Our selection for November is People of the Book, by Geraldine Brooks.

In 1996, Hanna Heath, an Australian rare-book expert, is offered the job of a lifetime: analysis and conservation of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, which has been rescued from Serb shel...read more
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Toddlers & Toes
11:00 a.m.
 Toddlers & Toes
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 11:00 a.m.
(Tuesdays, September 11, September 25, October 23, November 6, December 4, December 18)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us as we explore music and movement with your toddler. This program is for children ages 1-3 and their caregiver. Toddlers & Toes is offered on select Tuesday mornings from 11:00-11:30.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
CookBook Club
11:30 a.m.
 CookBook Club
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m.CookBook Club
Escalon Branch Library
Love cooking and trying out different recipes? Want to sha...read more
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
National Novel Writing Month: Meetup
3:30 p.m.
National Novel Writing Month: Meetup
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 3:30 p.m.
(Tuesdays, November 6, 13, 20, & 27, 3:30 p.m)
National Novel Writi
Escalon Branch Library
Want to learn about the National Novel Writing Month challenge? Looking for a place to work on your novel draft? In need of fellow writers to swap tips, tricks, and ideas? Every Tuesday in November the Escalon Library will open up its community room as a NaNoWriMo writing hub!

Meet fellow...read more
STEAM:ART Picasso Self-Portraits
3:30 p.m.
STEAM:ART Picasso Self-Portraits
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Draw yourself in the style of Pablo Picasso.  During this STEAM art program, students will explore cubism, color, and shape, while creating a one-of-a-kind self-portrait.
This project is for kids in grade 3 and up.  Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.  Registra...read more
LEGO Club
3:30 pm
 LEGO Club
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 3:30 pmLEGO Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Build something fantastic at the Library!
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Social Security and You
4:00 p.m.
 Social Security and You
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
A representative from the local Social Security office will be at the Troke Branch this afternoon to talk about access to the Social Security website, and answer questions you may have about the program.  The program begins at 4:00 p.m.
Family Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Family Game Day
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 4:00-5:00 PMFamily Game Day
Fair Oaks Library
Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of the month for Family Game Day! Come play board and card games with friends and family. Each month we'll feature a different type of game.

 
Makerspace
4:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 4:00PM
(9/04/18 9/18/18)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Perler Beads, Magformers, Duct Tapes, crafts, and more! 

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Makerspace
4:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 4:00PM
(9/04/18 9/18/18)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Perler Beads, Magformers, Duct Tapes, crafts, and more! 

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Game Day w/ SJ Pride Center
4:00pm
 Game Day w/ SJ Pride Center
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Play video games, board games, card games, eat snacks, and meet the SJ Pride Center staff. Everyone is welcome!

Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday,...read more
Find the Artist in You! Diwali Rangolis
4:00pm
Find the Artist in You! Diwali Rangolis
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 4:00pmFind the Artist in Y
Mountain House Branch Library
Find The Artist in You! is for attendees to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available.  This month's theme is  to celebrate Diwali.  We are making colorful Rangoli Art.  This project is for for 7 year olds and above...read more
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 5:00 - 6:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Beginning September 11, 2018 the Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every other Tuesday (10/09/18, 10/23/18, 11/06/18, 11/20/18, 12/4/18 & 12/18/18) from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basi...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
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.
 
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

Trouble with technology? 
We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadg...read more

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 1:30Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Nov. 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
Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information wi...read more

WOW Museum presents: Made in The Shade
3:00 p.m.
WOW Museum presents: Made in The Shade
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Put your little engineers to work designing and building a structure that will reduce the warming effect of sunlight on an area.  Through the building activity, students will learn that surfaces in sunlight are warmer than those surfaces in the shade.  Students work in pairs to build a str...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 3:15pm
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. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. "Native American Crafts"
3:30 PM
Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. "Native American Crafts"
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Free creative monthly science, technology, engineering, arts, and math experience.  All crafting materials are provided for free. Nov. 7 highlights Native American heritage and crafts....read more

Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Video Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Video Game Day
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 4:00-5:00 PMVideo Game Day
Fair Oaks Library
Explore the interactive world of video games with your friends and family! 
Ages 6 and up
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 4:00 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice English in a relaxed and friendly place! 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Makerspace at Troke
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Makerspace at Troke
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Makerspace at Troke
Troke Branch Library
Be creative. Put on your thinking cap. Explore technology, whether current or traditional. Learn a skill or two.
 
Coloring Club-Fall Picture Frames
4:30-5:30 PM
Coloring Club-Fall Picture Frames
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 4:30-5:30 PMColoring Club-Fall P
Weston Ranch Branch Library
 We'll take your picture in front of our adorable fall background, print it out, and you can color your own Fal...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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Covered California Enrollment
10:00am
 Covered California Enrollment
Thursday, Nov. 8, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Questions about the new health care coverage options available through Covered California? Certified Covered California representatives will be available to help you for free with Covered California and Medicare enrollment. You can begin the application process, receive an estimate on your monthly p...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 8, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 8, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
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.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Nov. 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 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 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. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 8, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Nov. 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(10/4/18, 10/11/18, 10/18/18, 10/25/18, 11/1/18, 11/8/18, 11/15/18 & 11/29/18)
October and November
Cesar Chavez Central Library

The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
October 4, 2018 - Beginning Internet Class
October 11, 2018 - Using the Google Chrome
October 18, 2018 - read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 8, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30-2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Nov. 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
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 8, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome!

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Board Game Bonanza
3:00 PM
 Board Game Bonanza
Thursday, Nov. 8, 3:00 PMBoard Game Bonanza
Linden Branch Library
Play Board Games and more at the Linden Branch Library every Thursday after school! We have Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, and so much more!
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Nov. 8, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Game On!! Family Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Family Game Hour!
Thursday, Nov. 8, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!! Family Gam
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Join us for Family Game Time! Choose a ...read more

Crafty Thursday-Video Game Perler Beads
4:00-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursday-Video Game Perler Beads
Thursday, Nov. 8Crafty Thursday-Vide
Fair Oaks Library
This week we create our favorite video game characters and icons with Perler beads!

All materials supplied for this free program,
Family Game Day at the Library
4:00 pm
 Family Game Day at the Library
Thursday, Nov. 8, 4:00 pm
(Thursday, September 20 and Thursday, November 8, 4:00-5:30 pm)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy a day of fun and excitement! Bring your friends and family and enjoy an assortment of your favorite games. Refreshments will be provided. 
Family Game Time
4:00 p.m.
 Family Game Time
Thursday, Nov. 8, 4:00 p.m.Family Game Time
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, stop by to 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, Connect 4, The Game of Life, Jenga, Monopoly, Operation, Pictionary, Sorry, and Trouble. C...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Nov. 8, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Nov. 8, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Nov. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Lego Builder’s Club
4:00pm
 Lego Builder’s Club
Thursday, Nov. 8, 4:00pmLego Builder’s
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 0-12. Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for an hour of building with Legos and Duplos. Children have the opportunity to put their creations on display in the library.

...read more

Teen A/V Club
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
 Teen A/V Club
Thursday, Nov. 8, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
(Every other Thursday)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
If you're bored after school and want to get your homework done in a comfortable environment meant just for you, and are in the area of the Cesar Chavez Library, come spend an hour with us!

Bring your friends to hang out, or stop by yourself.  Every other Thursday from 4:00 to 5:...read more
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? - Family Movie Night
4:30 pm
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? - Family Movie Night
Thursday, Nov. 8, 4:30 pmWon’t You Be M
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy a film with the whole family!
Tea Party for Moms
6:00pm
 Tea Party for Moms
Thursday, Nov. 8, 6:00pmTea Party for Moms
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, November 8th at 6pm, The Margaret Troke Library presents: " Tea Party for Moms".

You are invited to an hour of relaxations. Wear a fancy hat and join us for some tea & sandwiches. Come and chat with other moms and just relax. No children please.

 ...read more
Scottish Club monthly meeting
6:00 p.m.
 Scottish Club monthly meeting
Thursday, Nov. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly Meeting of the Scottish Club in the Escalon Library community room.
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Nov. 9, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
English Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Nov. 9, 12:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Beginners Yoga
12:30 pm
 Beginners Yoga
Friday, Nov. 9, 12:30 pmBeginners Yoga
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Easy to follow yoga for beginners
STEM Fun Friday
3:00 pm
 STEM Fun Friday
Friday, Nov. 9, 3:00 pmSTEM Fun Friday
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to have a fun time learning about this month's STEM project.  For 7 year olds and above. It all happens at 3:00pm on October 12 (Glow in the Dark Art), November 9 ( Chromotography), December 14 and January 11, at the Mountain House Library.  Check the paper calendar for project...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Nov. 9, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Nov. 9, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
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! 3:00pm-5:00pm

...read more
Lathrop Fun Friday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday
Friday, Nov. 9, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Lathrop Library presents Fun Friday Builders.  Free activities may include puzzles, interlocking blocks, or crafts. Families and children are welcome!

Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, Nov. 9, 3:30 p.m.Reading to the Rescu
Escalon Branch Library
Have you ever read a book to a chicken? Here's your chance. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours and read to the furry and feathered friends of the Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary. 

All ages are welcome to stop by and practice their reading skills with these barnyard frie...read more
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Becoming A Hospice Volunteer
10:00am
 Becoming A Hospice Volunteer
Saturday, Nov. 10, 10:00amBecoming A Hospice V
Tracy Branch Library
Hospice of San Joaquin offers rewarding experiences for individuals seeking ways to give of themselves and reach out to the community. Volunteers are an integral part of our hospice team. Attend this session to learn more about becoming at Hospice volunteer.
10:00am-12:00pm
Preschool Storytime
11:00 am
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Nov. 10, 11:00 amPreschool Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Nov. 10, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Troke Adult book club
12:00-1:00 p.m.
 Troke Adult book club
Saturday, Nov. 10, 12:00-1:00 p.m.Troke Adult book clu
Troke Branch Library
The group meets on the second Saturday of every month.

Pick up your book at the meeting the month before or at the checkout desk at the Troke Library!
 
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Nov. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Nov. 10, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
WWI Photo Lecture
1pm-4pm
 WWI Photo Lecture
Saturday, Nov. 10, 1pm-4pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adult Craft: Silhouette Portrait
1:00pm
Adult Craft: Silhouette Portrait
Saturday, Nov. 10, 1:00pmAdult Craft: Silhoue
Tracy Branch Library
Create a silhouette of yourself and turn it into a framed picture!
LED Star Craft
1:00PM-3:00PM
 LED Star Craft
Saturday, Nov. 10, 1:00PM-3:00PMLED Star Craft
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Back by popular demand!  On be...read more

Family Fall Craft
1:30 - 2:30 PM
 Family Fall Craft
Saturday, Nov. 10, 1:30 - 2:30 PMFamily Fall Craft
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Children and parents,
Join us for a fun family fall craft event on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 1:30 PM at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come make a beaded napkin ring for your dinner table decoration. Supplies and tools will be provided. Anyone age 10 & up is invited to attend the pr...read more
Young Eagle Spirit Dance & Drum
2:00 pm
 Young Eagle Spirit Dance & Drum
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with us at this dance program for the whole family.
Paws 4 Reading to Dogs
3:00-4:30pm
 Paws 4 Reading to Dogs
Saturday, Nov. 10, 3:00-4:30pmPaws 4 Reading to Do
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 and fun craft.  Happens the second Saturday of the month from 3-4:30pm.
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Nov. 10, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Holiday
 Holiday
Sunday, Nov. 11
Mountain House Branch Library
Holiday - All locations closed
CLOSED
 CLOSED
Sunday, Nov. 11
Tracy Branch Library
The library will be closed today.
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Holiday
 Holiday
Monday, Nov. 12,
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Holiday
 Holiday
Monday, Nov. 12
Mountain House Branch Library
Holiday - All locations closed
CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, Nov. 12
Tracy Branch Library
The library will be closed today.
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Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Nov. 13
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 anytime 1-5 PM and we&rs...read more

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and 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 play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 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. 
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
National Novel Writing Month: Meetup
3:30 p.m.
National Novel Writing Month: Meetup
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 3:30 p.m.
(Tuesdays, November 6, 13, 20, & 27, 3:30 p.m)
National Novel Writi
Escalon Branch Library
Want to learn about the National Novel Writing Month challenge? Looking for a place to work on your novel draft? In need of fellow writers to swap tips, tricks, and ideas? Every Tuesday in November the Escalon Library will open up its community room as a NaNoWriMo writing hub!

Meet fellow...read more
Steam:Science - Magical Magnets
3:30 p.m.
 Steam:Science - Magical Magnets
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Children will work in pairs to discover the magical world of magnets.  First, we test a variety of items to determine what materials are magnetic and what are not magnetic.  Next, we learn that magnets can be used to make some objects move without being touched.  Finally, we experimen...read more
Teddy Bear Pajama Day
3:30 pm
 Teddy Bear Pajama Day
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 3:30 pmTeddy Bear Pajama Da
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Bring your favorite stuffed animal and your best pjs for a party!
S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
4:00 p.m.
 S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4:00 p.m.S.T.E.A.M. Powered K
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Drop-in for hands-on S.T.E.A.M. - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math - activities. Explore S.T.E.A.M. concepts and take home your personal work of science.

For grades 1 through 3, meet us every 2nd Tuesday of each month from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Teen Tuesday - "No Sew" Fringe Scarf
4:00pm
Teen Tuesday - "No Sew" Fringe Scarf
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Learn how to make a fringe scarf from an old shirt! First come, first serve.

Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
  • STEM projects 
...read more
Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
*New, Earlier Time*  Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your ...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Hats for the Homeless-Community Project
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Hats for the Homeless-Community Project
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

Learn to weave a round-loom hat for a person in need.  Or cut out a fleece scarf.

No experience necessary!  Each participant will receive a parting gift.

All Ages Welcome: skill level 10+; younger children with an adult
 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
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.
 
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
6:00 p.m.
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The monthly meeting of the Escalon Chamber of Commerce, held in the Escalon Community room
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Caregivers College
12:00pm
 Caregivers College
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 12:00pmCaregivers College
Tracy Branch Library
Attend a free seminar to gain resources and practical information for yourself, or to help you become a better caregiver. To register visit hospiceheart.org or call 209 578 6300. Free Lunch Provided.

Dates:
March 14 - Estate Planning
May 9 - Nutritional Needs for the Aging
...read more
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

Trouble with technology? 
We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadg...read more

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 1:30Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Nov. 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
Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information wi...read more

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 3:15pm
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. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum Performance
3:30 p.m.
Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum Performance
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Join us for an afternoon of Native American dancing performed by the Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum Group.  The audience will also be invited to participate in a dance with these young performers, and share in this cultural event during National Native American Heritage Month. 
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4:00 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice English in a relaxed and friendly place! 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Makerspace at Troke
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Makerspace at Troke
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Makerspace at Troke
Troke Branch Library
Be creative. Put on your thinking cap. Explore technology, whether current or traditional. Learn a skill or two.
 
Gobble Gobble Treats Crafts
4:00pm
 Gobble Gobble Treats Crafts
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we craft corn out of popcorn and make turkey edible treats to share with others. This program is open to all ages. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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Covered California Enrollment
10:00am
 Covered California Enrollment
Thursday, Nov. 15, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Questions about the new health care coverage options available through Covered California? Certified Covered California representatives will be available to help you for free with Covered California and Medicare enrollment. You can begin the application process, receive an estimate on your monthly p...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 15, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Nov. 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 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 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. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 15, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Nov. 15, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(10/4/18, 10/11/18, 10/18/18, 10/25/18, 11/1/18, 11/8/18, 11/15/18 & 11/29/18)
October and November
Cesar Chavez Central Library

The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
October 4, 2018 - Beginning Internet Class
October 11, 2018 - Using the Google Chrome
October 18, 2018 - read more
Fun With Rav
11:00am
 Fun With Rav
Thursday, Nov. 15, 11:00amFun With Rav
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for a silliness and fun Rav the Undercover Clown performs at the Mountain House Library. You'll giggle, you'll laugh and you may see a bit of magic too.   He'll be hereNovember 15, 2018 at 11:00am.  We hope to see you there.
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 15, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome!

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Board Game Bonanza
3:00 PM
 Board Game Bonanza
Thursday, Nov. 15, 3:00 PMBoard Game Bonanza
Linden Branch Library
Play Board Games and more at the Linden Branch Library every Thursday after school! We have Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, and so much more!
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Nov. 15, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Diwali Candle Decorating
3:30 pm
 Diwali Candle Decorating
Thursday, Nov. 15, 3:30 pmDiwali Candle Decora
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate the Hindu festival of lights at the Library!
Crafty Thursdays-Turkey Wreath
4:00-5:30 PM
 Crafty Thursdays-Turkey Wreath
Thursday, Nov. 15, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays-Tur
Fair Oaks Library
This week we're creating turkey-themed wreaths to celebrate Fall!

All materials supplied for this free program, space is limited. 
LEGO® Building Club
4:00 p.m.
 LEGO® Building Club
Thursday, Nov. 15, 4:00 p.m.LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, drop-in to build and play with LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks. The l...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Nov. 15, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Nov. 15, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Native American Indian Cultural Event
4:00-5:00 PM
Native American Indian Cultural Event
Thursday, Nov. 15, 4:00-5:00 PMNative American Indi
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Help us celebrate Native American month with the Native American Indian Center.  Terri Johnson, Interim Cultural Specialist will be here to share her knowledge on the subject with Native American stories, artifacts and information on our local history.  All ages are welcome for this inform...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Nov. 15, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Thanksgiving Theater & Craft
4:00pm
 Thanksgiving Theater & Craft
Thursday, Nov. 15, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for a fun Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham Thanksgiving parody designed to teach children about nutrition! Also make a Thanksgiving craft to take home!
Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum Group
4:30 p.m.
Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum Group
Thursday, Nov. 15, 4:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the Stockton Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum Group will perform a Native American cultural presentation. The group will share their dance and drum artistry at the Maya Angelou Branch Library on Thursday, November 15th, at 4:30 p.m. 
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:45 - 7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, Nov. 15, 5:45 - 7:45 p.m.San Joaquin Genealog
Troke Branch Library
Monthy meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society.

VISITORS ARE WELCOME!
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Nov. 16, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Nov. 16, 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
Crafty Friday--Watercolor Scarves
10:30 am
Crafty Friday--Watercolor Scarves
Friday, Nov. 16, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Please join us as Kaye shows you how to achieve stunning "watercolor" results from a simple technique using a silk scarf, special tissue paper and water. Really! Dyes will transfer from the tissue to the scarf as water flows around and through the silk fibers. Beautiful! All materials will...read more
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Nov. 16, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Stop by for one-on-one tech a...read more

English Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Nov. 16, 12:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Nov. 16, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Nov. 16, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
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! 3:00pm-5:00pm

...read more
Fantabulous Fridays~Acorn Centerpiece
3:30-4:30 PM
Fantabulous Fridays~Acorn Centerpiece
Friday, Nov. 16, 3:30-4:30 PMFantabulous Fridays~
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Adult Crafting Hour~We will be painting and glittering acorns that will go in a dish to make a lovely fall centerpiece.  All materials are included in this free program.  
Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum Group
3:30 p.m.
Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum Group
Friday, Nov. 16, 3:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library

Join us at the Escalon Library on November 16 a...read more

Pinecone Turkeys
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
 Pinecone Turkeys
Friday, Nov. 16, 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
You won't need to pardon these turkeys this Thanksgiving. Children are welcome to put some gobble gobble into decorating pinecone turkeys to either complement your dinner table decor or to give as a gift of thanks to someone else.
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Nov. 16, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Winter Big Used Booksale
10:00am
 Winter Big Used Booksale
Saturday, Nov. 17, 10:00amWinter Big Used Book
Tracy Branch Library
We'll be having a two-day used booksale with special deals on books, music, movies, and more! Prices starts at 10¢.

Saturday 10:00-5:00pm
Sunday 12:00-5:00pm
 
Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
10:00 a.m.
 Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
Saturday, Nov. 17, 10:00 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the Oak Valley Art society in the Escalon Library community room.
Genealogy Workshop: How To Research Your Mexican Ancestry
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop: How To Research Your Mexican Ancestry
Saturday, Nov. 17, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Genealogy Workshop:
Troke Branch Library

San Joaquin Genealogical Society member Sylvia Perez will discuss researching your Mexican, Central, or South American genealogy. She will walk you through websites with resources to help you locate your own family's roots.
After the presentation, members of the San Joaquin Genealogic...read more
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Nov. 17, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us every 3rd Saturday morning to discuss a new book. Book available at the checkout desk. 
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Nov. 17, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Nov. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Nov. 17, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Thanksgiving Craft
2:00 pm
 Thanksgiving Craft
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Join us in making pinecone turkeys, fans, and other themed crafts. Materials will be provided.
Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 to 4:00 PM
 Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2:30 to 4:00 PMJunior MakerSpace &
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Makerspace isn't just for adults and teens!  Kids ages 3 through 12 are invited to explore building and technology, including coding, building, and circuitry, at this hands-on "free play" program.
Paper Quilling for children & their parents ( Children ages 7& Older)
2-3:30pm
Paper Quilling for children & their parents ( Children ages 7& Older)
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2-3:30pmPaper Quilling for c
Troke Branch Library
On Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 2-3:30pm the Margaret Troke Library presents: " Paper Quilling for children and their parents".

Please join us to learn the beautiful art of paper quilling. Frame your beautiful creation and take it home. Please arrive early.

Space is...read more
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Nov. 17, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
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
3:30pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Nov. 17, 3:30pmPaws for Reading
Tracy Branch Library
Kids are inviting to read to a friendly therapy dog; allowing children to practice thier reading in a low stress environment.
Native American Heritage Dancing
3:30 pm
Native American Heritage Dancing
Saturday, Nov. 17, 3:30 pmNative American Heri
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with dance and music!
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Winter Big Used Booksale
12:00pm
 Winter Big Used Booksale
Sunday, Nov. 18, 12:00pmWinter Big Used Book
Tracy Branch Library
We'll be having a two-day used booksale with special deals on books, music, movies, and more! Prices starts at 10¢.

Saturday 10:00-5:00pm
Sunday 12:00-5:00pm
 
Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Nov. 18, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
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! 12:00-5:00pm

...read more
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Toddler Stay and Play
10:30-11:00 AM
 Toddler Stay and Play
Monday, Nov. 19, 10:30-11:00 AMToddler Stay and Pla
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social development!

 
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Nov. 19, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Monday of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting November 5, 2018, every Monday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a ...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Nov. 19, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety ...read more

Jewelry Club
4pm
 Jewelry Club
Monday, Nov. 19, 4pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us Monday, November 19th for Jewelry Club from 4-5:30pm.  Make earrings, necklaces, or bracelets!  Some materials will be supplied but you are welcome to bring your own.  No registration required.  Children 10 and under need to be accompanied by an adult. 
Mad Science presents Spin, Pop, Boom!
4:00 p.m.
Mad Science presents Spin, Pop, Boom!
Monday, Nov. 19, 4:00 p.m.Mad Science presents
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enter the Mad Science lab and experience the elements of chemistry while seeing amazing experiments in action. You’ll watch the Mad Scientist change water to juice, test out a flaming didgeridoo, and create an explosive foam factory, all while learning about acids & bases, exothermic reactions...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Nov. 19, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Nov. 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 4 year olds and above.  We are still taking donations of Legos and Duplos so we can build bigger and better projects.  ...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Nov. 19, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Open Mic Night
5:00pm
 Open Mic Night
Monday, Nov. 19, 5:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
New performers welcome. Open to all ages. Family friendly. 5:30-8:00pm
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Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Nov. 20
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 anytime 1-5 PM and we&rs...read more

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and 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 play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 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. 
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
National Novel Writing Month: Meetup
3:30 p.m.
National Novel Writing Month: Meetup
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 3:30 p.m.
(Tuesdays, November 6, 13, 20, & 27, 3:30 p.m)
National Novel Writi
Escalon Branch Library
Want to learn about the National Novel Writing Month challenge? Looking for a place to work on your novel draft? In need of fellow writers to swap tips, tricks, and ideas? Every Tuesday in November the Escalon Library will open up its community room as a NaNoWriMo writing hub!

Meet fellow...read more
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.Teen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library

Play strategy games such as Chess, Settlers of Catan, Labyrinth & more.  Or bring your card game decks for tournaments. 

NEW GAMES!  NEW TIME!
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Spend some time with a friendly rescued rooster or get to know a rascally rabbit....read more
S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
4:00 p.m.
 S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 4:00 p.m.S.T.E.A.M. Powered K
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Drop-in for hands-on S.T.E.A.M. - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math - activities. Explore S.T.E.A.M. concepts and take home your personal work of science.

For grades 1 through 3, meet us every 2nd Tuesday of each month from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. For ...read more
Native Peoples and Plants with New Mettle Farms
4:00 p.m.
Native Peoples and Plants with New Mettle Farms
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 4:00 p.m.Native Peoples and P
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Children will be introduced to America’s first land stewards, Native Americans. Being a steward of the land is an integral part of Native American culture. Using stories and building tribal traditions, native peoples identified plants, their uses, their growth habits, their habitats, and even ...read more
Makerspace
4:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 4:00PM
(9/04/18 9/18/18)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Perler Beads, Magformers, Duct Tapes, crafts, and more! 

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
*New, Earlier Time*  Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your ...read more
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 5:00 - 6:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Beginning September 11, 2018 the Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every other Tuesday (10/09/18, 10/23/18, 11/06/18, 11/20/18, 12/4/18 & 12/18/18) from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basi...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
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.
 
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

Trouble with technology? 
We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadg...read more

Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Nov. 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
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 4:00 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice English in a relaxed and friendly place! 
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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Holiday
 Holiday
Thursday, Nov. 22,
All Locations
Holiday - All locations closed
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Holiday
 Holiday
Friday, Nov. 23,
All Locations
Holiday - All locations closed
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Master Gardener Class
10:15am
 Master Gardener Class
Saturday, Nov. 24, 10:15amMaster Gardener Clas
Tracy Branch Library
The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County will provide free monthly gardening classes all year long (excluding June and December). Class is approximately two hours. Individual registration for each course. Must call (209) 953-6100 to register. 
For more informat...read more
Meditation Group
11:00 am
 Meditation Group
Saturday, Nov. 24, 11:00 amMeditation Group
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Relax and recharge at the Library!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Nov. 24, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Nov. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Nov. 24, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Adult Color Me Calm
1:00-4:00PM
 Adult Color Me Calm
Saturday, Nov. 24, 1:00-4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Coloring is not just for kids!  Join us and design & color fall themed color sheets.  Enjoy coloring while you relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored!  Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home.
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Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Nov. 25, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
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! 12:00-5:00pm

...read more
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Toddler Stay and Play
10:30-11:00 AM
 Toddler Stay and Play
Monday, Nov. 26, 10:30-11:00 AMToddler Stay and Pla
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social development!

 
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Nov. 26, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Paint Party
2:30
 Paint Party
Monday, Nov. 26, 2:30Paint Party
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Nov. 26, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No meeting on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Nov. 26, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Nov. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Monday of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting November 5, 2018, every Monday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a ...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Nov. 26, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety ...read more

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Nov. 26, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
STEAM Mondays
4:00-5:00 PM
 STEAM Mondays
Monday, Nov. 26, 4:00-5:00 PMSTEAM Mondays
Fair Oaks Library
Every STEAM Monday, we'll have activities that focus on different aspects of STEAM. We'll also host guest speakers who will have new and interesting ways to look at the world around us.

STEAM Mondays are the last Monday of the month.
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Nov. 26, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Makerspace Mondays
4:30 p.m.
 Makerspace Mondays
Monday, Nov. 26, 4:30 p.m.
(Select Mondays at 4:30 p.m.: October 1, November 26, December 17)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
During the months of October through December, the Maya Angelou Library will host periodic Makerspace Monday programs. Children of all ages can participate in makerspace or STEAM-based programs. Each program will have a specific theme, check with Library staff for the upcoming theme. Makerspace Mond...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Nov. 26, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Friends of the Tracy Library Meeting
7:00pm
Friends of the Tracy Library Meeting
Monday, Nov. 26, 7:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Open to the public. The meeting is open to the public. If you are interested in becoming a Friends member, please inquire at the meeting. For more information about the FOTL, visit tracyfriends.org
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Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Nov. 27
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 anytime 1-5 PM and we’ll help you....read more

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and 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 play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 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. 
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
National Novel Writing Month: Meetup
3:30 p.m.
National Novel Writing Month: Meetup
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 3:30 p.m.
(Tuesdays, November 6, 13, 20, & 27, 3:30 p.m)
National Novel Writi
Escalon Branch Library
Want to learn about the National Novel Writing Month challenge? Looking for a place to work on your novel draft? In need of fellow writers to swap tips, tricks, and ideas? Every Tuesday in November the Escalon Library will open up its community room as a NaNoWriMo writing hub!

Meet fellow...read more
Crafty Kids: Care Packages for Those in Need
3:30 pm
Crafty Kids: Care Packages for Those in Need
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 3:30 pmCrafty Kids: Care Pa
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft! 
DIY Studio: Stress Balls
4:00 p.m.
 DIY Studio: Stress Balls
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 4:00 p.m.DIY Studio: Stress B
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon DIY Studio and design your own stress ball just in time for finals week. All materials will be provided. See you there!
Teen Tuesday: Ready Player One
4:00pm
 Teen Tuesday: Ready Player One
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Join us for a movie & snacks.

Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
  • STEM projects 
  • Movies
  • Teen Advisory meetings
...read more
Lego Club
4:00-5:00 PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 4:00-5:00 PM
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!!
Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
*New, Earlier Time*  Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your ...read more
Teen Advisory Group
4:30-5:30 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 4:30-5:30 p.m.Teen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library
Join the Teen Advisory Group:
    *  Help plan teen programs!
    *  Advise staff about books & media to order for teens
    *  Make new friends!
    *  Fun "Teen Challenges" & other...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
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.
 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

Trouble with technology? 
We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadg...read more

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 1:30Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Nov. 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
Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information wi...read more

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 3:15pm
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. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Guest Star Storytime: Read with a Veteran
3:30 pm
Guest Star Storytime: Read with a Veteran
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 3:30 pmGuest Star Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read with a very special guest star!
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 4:00 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice English in a relaxed and friendly place! 
Fall Leaves Shading
4:00pm
 Fall Leaves Shading
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we pick leaves and shade them into the color of the Autumn season or enjoy shading them into any color of your choice. This program is open to all ages. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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Covered California Enrollment
10:00am
 Covered California Enrollment
Thursday, Nov. 29, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Questions about the new health care coverage options available through Covered California? Certified Covered California representatives will be available to help you for free with Covered California and Medicare enrollment. You can begin the application process, receive an estimate on your monthly p...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 29, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 29, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
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.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Nov. 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, Nov. 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, Nov. 29, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Nov. 29, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(10/4/18, 10/11/18, 10/18/18, 10/25/18, 11/1/18, 11/8/18, 11/15/18 & 11/29/18)
October and November
Cesar Chavez Central Library

The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
October 4, 2018 - Beginning Internet Class
October 11, 2018 - Using the Google Chrome
October 18, 2018 - read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 29, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 29, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome!

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Board Game Bonanza
3:00 PM
 Board Game Bonanza
Thursday, Nov. 29, 3:00 PMBoard Game Bonanza
Linden Branch Library
Play Board Games and more at the Linden Branch Library every Thursday after school! We have Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, and so much more!
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Nov. 29, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30 PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, Nov. 29, 3:30 PMRescue Readers Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a book or borrow one of ours and read to a furry friend!  Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary brings a different farm animal each month, perfect for you or your child to become aquainted with a farm animal they might not normally come into contact with.  All ages welcome.
Taste Test Travel
3:30 pm
 Taste Test Travel
Thursday, Nov. 29, 3:30 pmTaste Test Travel
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Try snacks from around the world in Taste Test Travel!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Nov. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Family Movie: Teen Titans Go To The Movies
4:00pm
Family Movie: Teen Titans Go To The Movies
Thursday, Nov. 29, 4:00pmFamily Movie: Teen T
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for a family movie & snacks.
Teen Titans Go To The Movies (PG) Runtime: 1 hr 42 min
Spencer Grey Magic
4:30 p.m.
 Spencer Grey Magic
Thursday, Nov. 29, 4:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Spencer Grey Magic is a high energy, interactive show that combines audience participation, visual illusions and original magic you won't see anywhere else. Don't miss Spencer Grey Magic at the Maya Angelou Library on Thursday, November 29 at 4:30 pm.
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Nov. 30, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Nov. 30, 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
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Nov. 30, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Stop by for one-on-one tech a...read more

English Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Nov. 30, 12:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
National Novel Writing Month: Last Minute Stretch!
2:30 p.m.
National Novel Writing Month: Last Minute Stretch!
Friday, Nov. 30, 2:30 p.m.National Novel Writi
Escalon Branch Library
It is the final day of National Novel Writing Month. Come to the Escalon Library for food and refreshments and a space to get those final words in before the month ends! Anyone who reaches their goal will be entered in to win a prize. Good luck!
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Nov. 30, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
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Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Nov. 30, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
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! 3:00pm-5:00pm

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