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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

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

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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Oct. 2, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
Beg. Chapter Books Book Club
3:30pm
 Beg. Chapter Books Book Club
Monday, Oct. 2, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-4th 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
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 2, 3:30-5:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, August 14-Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at...read more
Chavez Makerspace Open
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Monday, Oct. 2, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Oct. 2, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

T...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 2, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Teen Haunted Gingerbread House
5:30pm
 Teen Haunted Gingerbread House
Monday, Oct. 2, 5:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Teen join us for a spooky good time!

Decorate your own haunted and delicious gingerbread house!

Ages 12-18.
Financial Education Workshop Series
6:00 pm
Financial Education Workshop Series
Monday, Oct. 2, 6:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting October 2 through November 6, at 6:00 pm, the Manteca Library presents a Financial Education Workshop Series.Is money controlling you, or do you control your money? Joining us as Sukhmani Shergill, of the World Financial Group’s World System Builder Team facilitates a seri...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Oct. 2, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 10:00 am
(First and last Tuesdays of each month, 10 am - 1 pm)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the ...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
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Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Book Discussion Group
10:30 am
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 10:30 amBook Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion.  Our selected title for October is Girl with a Pearl Earring, by Tracy Chevalier. Be transported to a bygone time and place in this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings. Girl with a Pearl E...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Chavez Makerspace Open
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Homework Helpers
3:00-4:30 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 3:00-4:30 p.m.Homework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available during...read more
Crime Lab Chemistry
3:30 p.m.
 Crime Lab Chemistry
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Students become forensic detectives and scientists, using paper chromatography to investigate solubility, pigments and seperation of mixtures.  This program is suitable for grades 4 to 8.
Reading Help For Kids ( 1st- 3rd grade)
3:30-4:30pm
Reading Help For Kids ( 1st- 3rd grade)
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 3:30-4:30pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays starting September 5th- December 12 2017, at 3:30-4:30pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Reading Help For Kids ( 1st-3rd grade).

The aim of this program is to improve children's reading skills and their reading comprehensions. No registration is required. This program...read more
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 4:00-5:00PM
(Tuesdays, August 29, September 5 & 19, October 3 & 17 & 31, 4:00-5:00 p.m.)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Find the Artist in You!
4:00pm
 Find the Artist in You!
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 4:00pm
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. Your imagination is your only limitation.  Surprise us with your inspired works of art!  Join us October 3, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm.  Our theme this month is Fall Crafts!
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 4:00pmTeen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders.
Do you like food? We have it! Do you like games? We'll provide a selection of video games, card games, and board games and you're welcome to bring your own games, too. Come hang out with us at the library!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recie...read more
Balloon Sports
4:00 p.m.
 Balloon Sports
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play hockey, basketball and volleyball, safely in the library with balloons.
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 PM
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 5:00-5:30 PMFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 

Venga y participe cada martes du...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
Knitting & Crochet Night
6:00 PM
 Knitting & Crochet Night
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6:00 PMKnitting & Crochet N
Linden Branch Library
Come join Linden Library in learning how to knit or crochet! Open to those who already know how to crochet/knit or are interested in learning.
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Job Seeker Workshop
6:00 p.m.
 Job Seeker Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is collaborating with San Joaquin County Worknet to present program called Job Seeker Workshop. The workshop is on Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:00 p.m. The event is design for adults and teens to learn how to write successful resumes and develop skills for job interviews. The event is f...read more
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 1:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Join us for a weekly S.T.E.A.M. project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each week we focus on a different element of S.T.E.A.M.
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Lathrop STEAM Program
3:00 PM
 Lathrop STEAM Program
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Create your own trick that is sure to scare your family and friends! Learn about ancient traps and create your own jumping spider trap!
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:00
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3:00
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help & Afte
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. In the first hour, teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. ...read more
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, August 14-Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at...read more
Lego Block Party
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials. All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.
 
Let’s Chat - English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat - English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Every Wednesday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm come to the Literacy Department in the Chavez Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting.  This is a free program and welcome to all.
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4:15pm
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.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Color Me Calm - Halloween Luminaries
4:30-5:30PM
Color Me Calm - Halloween Luminaries
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4:30-5:30PMColor Me Calm - Hall
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Enjoy coloring while you relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored! Some color pages will be make into crafts! Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 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. ...read more
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Pre-school Storytime
10:00 a.m.
 Pre-school Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 5, 10:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Listen to a classic tale or a new favorite. Stay for the activity after the story.
Storytime
10:30a.m.
 Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 5, 10:30a.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, Oct. 5
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program emphasizing elements that help babies develop.  We share simple picturebooks, sing songs, recite nursery rhymes and have fun.
Free Computer Classes for Teens and Adults (Oct - Nov 2017)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Teens and Adults (Oct - Nov 2017)
Thursday, Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time:

• Basic computer Skills - Thursday October 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday October 12, 2017 from 10:30 a.m.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 5, 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
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 5, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 5, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Oct. 5, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
For adults. A staff member will be here to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it.
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 5, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 5, 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! 
Chavez Makerspace Open
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Tea & Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Tea & Coloring
Thursday, Oct. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Relax with a cup of tea, something small to color, and gab with other guests during our third Tea & Coloring event! No sign-up required. For teens and adults. Light refeshments and plenty of fun tea options!
Family Game Time
3:30 p.m.
 Family Game Time
Thursday, Oct. 5, 3:30 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, T...read more
Mad Science Lab
3:30PM
 Mad Science Lab
Thursday, Oct. 5, 3:30PMMad Science Lab
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join as we make mini catapults and expanding ghosts!
Makerspace
4:00p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Oct. 5, 4:00p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer?

Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of sup...read more
Family Game Day
4:00pm
 Family Game Day
Thursday, Oct. 5, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Families, come enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Wadsworth Room! Play games such as Uno, Chess, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Jenga, Monop...read more
PrintMaking Class
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
 PrintMaking Class
Thursday, Oct. 5, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
(10/05/2017, 10/12/2017 & 10/19/2017)
PrintMaking Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
 On Thursdays 10/5/17, 10/12/17 & 10/19/17 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., the Cesar Chavez Central Library presents the Printmaking Class with instructor Angela Bardot from Art Expressions of San Joaquin. Students will learn the technique of production of images by various methods of replication o...read more

Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Thursday, Oct. 5, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Thursday, Oct. 5, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Lego Day at Fair Oaks!
5:00-6:00 pm
 Lego Day at Fair Oaks!
Thursday, Oct. 5, 5:00-6:00 pmLego Day at Fair Oak
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for an hour of Lego building fun and see what creations you can put together! Build to our new theme or let your imagination guide your unique creations!
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Rock Painting For All Ages
6:00pm-7:00pm
 Rock Painting For All Ages
Thursday, Oct. 5, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 6:00-7:00pm, The Margaret Troke Library presents " Rock Painting For All Ages".

You are invited to bring your imagination to paint rocks of all shapes and sizes. The most beautiful rock in each age category will win a prize. All the materials wi...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Oct. 6, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Oct. 6, 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
Tech Help Fridays
10:30 AM
 Tech Help Fridays
Friday, Oct. 6, 10:30 AMTech Help Fridays
Linden Branch Library

Make an appointment to learn basic computer skills at the Linden Library on available Fridays. We are open from 10-3....read more

Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
Friday, Oct. 6, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic mouse movements such as how to click on or select objects. The class allows plenty of time for practicing so students can become comfortable using a computer mouse.
We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participants are ...read more
Homework Helpers
3:00-4:30 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Friday, Oct. 6, 3:00-4:30 p.m.Homework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available during...read more
MakerSpace
3:00pm
 MakerSpace
Friday, Oct. 6, 3:00pmMakerSpace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.
 
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create with tools and apps. All ages are welcome. 
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Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Oct. 7, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
First-Time Homebuyers Workshop
11:00am
 First-Time Homebuyers Workshop
Saturday, Oct. 7, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library

Get information about the homebuying process from Mortgage Advisor Teresa Zapien. Se habla espanol.

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Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 7, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us 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, Oct. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Science Saturday: Mining and Math
12:00 p.m.
Science Saturday: Mining and Math
Saturday, Oct. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon Library for a little competitive mining with chocolate chip cookies. Use your tools and earn cookie cash by mining chocolate chips. Buy your cookies and tools wisely and compete against others and the clock to make the most cookie cash. Whoever has the most at the end will go h...read more
Adult Craft: Coffee Bean Trees
1:00 p.m.
 Adult Craft: Coffee Bean Trees
Saturday, Oct. 7, 1:00 p.m.Adult Craft: Coffee
Tracy Branch Library
Make a mini-topiary tree out of coffee beans. Several different designs available. Space is limited. Priority given to those who pre-register in person or by phone (866-805-7323).
Paws 4 Reading
1:00
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Oct. 7, 1:00
Manteca Branch Library
Come & meet therapy dogs of the Reading Education Assistance Dogs Program and let the kids take turns reading to them one-on-one.
Chavez Makerspace Open
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Saturday, Oct. 7, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Ripon Rocks!
2:00-5:00 pm
 Ripon Rocks!
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2:00-5:00 pmRipon Rocks!
Ripon Branch Library
Want to paint a rock but don't know where to start? Sign-up for this program and find out!
Get all the tips and tricks on painting rocks and spread a little joy! Katie Carver from the @riponrocks FB page will be teaching us how to decorate and preserve our masterpieces. We'll be using a...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Oct. 7, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
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HOLIDAY
 HOLIDAY
Monday, Oct. 9,
All Locations
Book to Art Club
1:00 PM
 Book to Art Club
Monday, Oct. 9, 1:00 PM
Linden Branch Library
Enjoy light refreshments, book discussion, and an art project based on the book's themes. Art supplies will be provided.
 
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 10
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Chavez Makerspace Open
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Homework Helpers
3:00-4:30 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 3:00-4:30 p.m.Homework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available during...read more
MakerSpace for Kids
3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace for Kids
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
MakerSpace for Kids is a drop-in program where kids ages 8 and up can explore and create freely.  We have laptops and other tech toys to explore.  Art materials will be available as well as basic and not-so-basic craft supplies.  Suitable for kids 8 and up.  Children 10 and under...read more
Intro to 3D Printing
3:30 to 5 p.m.
 Intro to 3D Printing
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 3:30 to 5 p.m.Intro to 3D Printing
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults, come and learn about the makerspace tools and equipment available at the Chavez Library! Participants will have the opportunity to explore and learn how to operate different tools and equipment. Instructions and materials will be provided. No registration required!

Intro...read more
CANCELLED - Squid Dissection with the Great Valley Museum
3:30 p.m.
CANCELLED - Squid Dissection with the Great Valley Museum
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 3:30 p.m.CANCELLED - Squid Di
Cesar Chavez Central Library
**THE SQUID DISSECTION PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.** 

Students in grades 3-8 are welcome to learn about and dissect squid. 
Squid are one of the most...read more
Reading Help For Kids ( 1st- 3rd grade)
3:30-4:30pm
Reading Help For Kids ( 1st- 3rd grade)
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 3:30-4:30pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays starting September 5th- December 12 2017, at 3:30-4:30pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Reading Help For Kids ( 1st-3rd grade).

The aim of this program is to improve children's reading skills and their reading comprehensions. No registration is required. This program...read more
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Social Security and You
4-5 p.m.
 Social Security and You
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4-5 p.m.Social Security and
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for an informative session on Social Security and You. A representative from the Stockton Social Security Administration will be here to review the programs offered by Social Security such as Retirement, Survivors and Disability Benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), M...read more
Teen STEM: Hour of Python
4:00pm
 Teen STEM: Hour of Python
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4:00pmTeen STEM: Hour of P
Tracy Branch Library
Learn Python basics using a self-paced online webcourse. Space is limited. Priority given to those who pre-register in person or by phone (866-805-7323).
Rosetta Stone
4:00 p.m.
 Rosetta Stone
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Learn a new language with Rosetta Stone. Choose from over 20 languages. Space is limited so please sign up at the library.
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 PM
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 5:00-5:30 PMFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 

Venga y participe cada martes du...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 1:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Join us for a weekly S.T.E.A.M. project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each week we focus on a different element of S.T.E.A.M.
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:00
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 3:00
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 3:30 p.m.LEGO Club for Kids
Ripon Branch Library


Lego (TM) Club for Kids is a drop-in program that allows kids to make Lego creations with Legos provided by the library. We give the children a theme to spark their creativity and they can spend an hour building whatever their imagination conjures. It's a fun, non-competative afterno...read more
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, August 14-Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at...read more
Bad Art Night
4:00PM
 Bad Art Night
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4:00PMBad Art Night
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Love to craft, but not good at it?

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Spooky Watercolors
4:00-5:30 PM
 Spooky Watercolors
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4:00-5:30 PMSpooky Watercolors
Fair Oaks Library
During this special Crafty Wednesday, we'll tackle our very own spooky watercolor paintings! Draw out your design or use our example and paint your spooky designs!

All materials are supplied and the program is completely free!
Lego Block Party
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials. All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.
 
Let’s Chat - English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat - English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Every Wednesday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm come to the Literacy Department in the Chavez Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting.  This is a free program and welcome to all.
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4:15pm
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.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Advanced Readers Book Club
5:00pm
 Advanced Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 5:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Advanced Readers Book Club is for students in grades 5th-7th grades.  A book is given to each student once every two weeks which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together at book club and do an activity related to the boook.  Sponsored by Mountain House Frien...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 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. ...read more
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Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Oct. 12, 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
Storytime
10:30a.m.
 Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 12, 10:30a.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, Oct. 12
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program emphasizing elements that help babies develop.  We share simple picturebooks, sing songs, recite nursery rhymes and have fun.
Free Computer Classes for Teens and Adults (Oct - Nov 2017)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Teens and Adults (Oct - Nov 2017)
Thursday, Oct. 12, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time:

• Basic computer Skills - Thursday October 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday October 12, 2017 from 10:30 a.m.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 12, 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
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 12, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 12, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 12, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 12, 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! 
Chavez Makerspace Open
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Halloween Games and Fun!
3:00 p.m.
 Halloween Games and Fun!
Thursday, Oct. 12, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Get in on the Halloween fun! From food eating contests to the mummy wrap. Free for all ages. 
"Scientific Measurement" with World of Wonders Museum
3:30 pm
"Scientific Measurement" with World of Wonders Museum
Thursday, Oct. 12, 3:30 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
On Thursday, October 12, at 3:30 pm, the Maya Angelou Branch Library presents "Scientific Measurement" by the World of Wonders Museum.  Come to this special program presented by the World of Wonders Science Museum! Kids will practice measuring volume, mass, and temperature like a real...read more
Game On!! Family Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Family Game Hour!
Thursday, Oct. 12, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!! Family Gam
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for Family Game Time! Choose a board game from our selection and start playing!
Play with your family or friends, or make new friends!...read more
Makerspace
4:00p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Oct. 12, 4:00p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer?

Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of sup...read more
Kids Craft: Sugar Skulls
4:00pm
 Kids Craft: Sugar Skulls
Thursday, Oct. 12, 4:00pmKids Craft: Sugar Sk
Tracy Branch Library

Ages 8+. read more

PrintMaking Class
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
 PrintMaking Class
Thursday, Oct. 12, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
(10/05/2017, 10/12/2017 & 10/19/2017)
PrintMaking Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
 On Thursdays 10/5/17, 10/12/17 & 10/19/17 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., the Cesar Chavez Central Library presents the Printmaking Class with instructor Angela Bardot from Art Expressions of San Joaquin. Students will learn the technique of production of images by various methods of replication o...read more

Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Thursday, Oct. 12, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Thursday, Oct. 12, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Debt Management at Fair Oaks
5:00-6:00 PM
 Debt Management at Fair Oaks
Thursday, Oct. 12, 5:00-6:00 PMDebt Management at F
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for another round of Financial Literacy Workshops at the Fair Oaks Branch!
Book Discussion Group for Adults
6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, Oct. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Book Discussion Group meets once a month, on the second Thursday at 6:00 p.m. (unless noted). The book selections are made by the librarian, to ensure that there are plenty of copies.  If you are interested in joining please come in, meet the librarian and get a copy of the "next" boo...read more
Teen Open House
6pm
 Teen Open House
Thursday, Oct. 12, 6pmTeen Open House
Troke Branch Library

Celebrate Teen Read Week!  See what the library has to offer for teens.  There will be a S.T.E.A.M. challenge, Maker time, spooky make-up workshop, prizes, food and more!  
 
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Oct. 13, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
Friday, Oct. 13, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic methods for searching the Internet to find the information and resources they need.
We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or e-reader devices.
Lathrop Fun Friday Builders
3:00 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday Builders
Friday, Oct. 13, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop Library presents Fun Friday Builders at 3-4 PM.  Free activities may include puzzles or interlocking building blocks. Families and children are welcome!
 
Homework Helpers
3:00-4:30 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Friday, Oct. 13, 3:00-4:30 p.m.Homework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available during...read more
MakerSpace
3:00pm
 MakerSpace
Friday, Oct. 13, 3:00pmMakerSpace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.
 
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create with tools and apps. All ages are welcome. 
Find Art Friday
3:00 p.m.
 Find Art Friday
Friday, Oct. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Find Art Friday is for students to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available on the day. Your imagination is your only limitation.  Come surprise us with your inspired works of art! Join us on the 2nd Friday of each month 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM. 
 
Fabulous Fridays
3:30 pm
 Fabulous Fridays
Friday, Oct. 13, 3:30 pm
(Friday, October 13 and Friday, November 3, 3:30 pm)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
 On Friday, October 13, and Friday, November 3, at 3:30 pm, the Maya Angelou Library will host Fabulous Fridays. Come start off your weekend with a fun-filled Friday! Enjoy fun board and video games, and snacks at the Library. All ages are welcome.
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 13, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Oct. 14, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Adult book club
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
 Adult book club
Saturday, Oct. 14, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.Adult book club
Troke Branch Library
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Oct. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club
1:00 pm
 Pokemon Trading Card Game Club
Saturday, Oct. 14, 1:00 pm
(Saturdays, August 19, September 16, October 14 and November 18, 1:00pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Love Pokemon?  Join other Pokemon fans to learn more, trade cards, and have FUN from 1-2:30 August 19th, September 16th, October14th and November 18th.
Chavez Makerspace Open
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Saturday, Oct. 14, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Fair Oaks Family MakerSpace Afternoon
2:00-4:00 PM
Fair Oaks Family MakerSpace Afternoon
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2:00-4:00 PMFair Oaks Family Mak
Fair Oaks Library

Are you looking for a fun family activity?

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Read to Rescued Animals
2-4 pm
 Read to Rescued Animals
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2-4 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Saturdays October 14th, 2017 & November 4th 2017 at 2-4 pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents " Read to Rescued animals".
Children ages 5 & up are invited to read to rescued animals at the Margaret Troke Library. The children will also have a chance to cuddle with cute an...read more
Holiday Dining Etiquette
2:00 p.m.
 Holiday Dining Etiquette
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Come join us!  Nicole Rose (Nicole Rose School of Etiquette) will demonstrate basic dining etiquette designed for the holiday season.  Children will learn the fundamentals of how to properly use a napkin, utensils, practice good manners and much more.        
Kids ...read more
Safety Skills for all Physical Abilities
2:00 pm
Safety Skills for all Physical Abilities
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Saturday, October 14, at 2:00 pm, the Manteca Library presents Safety Skills For All Physical Abilities. Whatever your level of strength, age, balance, vision, hearing, agility or health, you can quickly learn to stay safe and protect yourself. This program combines innovative tactics with martia...read more
Junior Makerspace & Tech Time
2:30 p.m.
 Junior Makerspace & Tech Time
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2:30 p.m.
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 and circuitry, at this hands-on "free play" program.
Paws for Reading
3:00pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Oct. 14, 3:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple dog related craft.
Chess Club
3:00
 Chess Club
Saturday, Oct. 14, 3:00
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets on Saturdays from 3-4:30pm; please check calendar for dates. 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 ...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Oct. 14, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Oct. 16, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
Beg. Chapter Books Book Club
3:30pm
 Beg. Chapter Books Book Club
Monday, Oct. 16, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-4th 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
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 16, 3:30-5:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, August 14-Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at...read more
Chavez Makerspace Open
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Monday, Oct. 16, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Oct. 16, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

T...read more
Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Oct. 16, 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
Makerspace Grand Opening
5:00-6:00PM
 Makerspace Grand Opening
Monday, Oct. 16, 5:00-6:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Come see the wacky and wild things

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Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 16, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Financial Education Workshop Series
6:00 pm
Financial Education Workshop Series
Monday, Oct. 16, 6:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting October 2 through November 6, at 6:00 pm, the Manteca Library presents a Financial Education Workshop Series.Is money controlling you, or do you control your money? Joining us as Sukhmani Shergill, of the World Financial Group’s World System Builder Team facilitates a seri...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Oct. 16, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 17
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Chavez Makerspace Open
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Homework Helpers
3:00-4:30 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 3:00-4:30 p.m.Homework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available during...read more
STEAM Art: Textured Bird Collage
3:30 p.m.
STEAM Art: Textured Bird Collage
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 3:30 p.m.STEAM Art: Textured
Ripon Branch Library
Students will use texture rubbing plates and other objects to create colorful textures. Then use these textures to create a collage bird. Class will also discuss bird adaptations and explore different beak and feet shapes to make different birds. Suitable for children in second grade and up. Space i...read more
Intro to Oculus Rift
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 Intro to Oculus Rift
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Reading Help For Kids ( 1st- 3rd grade)
3:30-4:30pm
Reading Help For Kids ( 1st- 3rd grade)
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 3:30-4:30pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays starting September 5th- December 12 2017, at 3:30-4:30pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Reading Help For Kids ( 1st-3rd grade).

The aim of this program is to improve children's reading skills and their reading comprehensions. No registration is required. This program...read more
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30-5:30pm
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 3:30-5:30pm
(Tuesdays, September 19, 3:30-5:30pm; October 17, 3:30-5:30pm, November 21, 3:30-5:30pm; December 19. 3:30-5:30pm)
Teen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library

Popular board games such as Chess and Settlers of Catan will be available for teens to challenge other teens displaying their strategy skills. Room will also be available for teen card players for their own tournaments, such as Yu-Gi-Oh! & Magic: The Gathering - bring your own decks.  ...read more
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 4:00-5:00PM
(Tuesdays, August 29, September 5 & 19, October 3 & 17 & 31, 4:00-5:00 p.m.)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Teen Craft: DIY Costume Ears
4:00pm
 Teen Craft: DIY Costume Ears
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders. it's Halloween! Create costume animal ears for yourself, a friend, or family member. All materials supplied. First-come, first serve.
Teen Game Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 PM
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 5:00-5:30 PMFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 

Venga y participe cada martes du...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 1:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Join us for a weekly S.T.E.A.M. project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each week we focus on a different element of S.T.E.A.M.
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:00
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 3:00
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:00
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 3:00
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help & Afte
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. In the first hour, teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. ...read more
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, August 14-Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at...read more
MakerSpace
4:00pm-5:30
 MakerSpace
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 4:00pm-5:30
Troke Branch Library
On 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of each month starting September 20, 2017- December 20th 2017, the Margaret Troke Library presents MakerSpace.
This program is designed to encourage children to create, learn and explore computer coding, electronics, circuit boards, 3D printing, arts and much more.
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Lego Block Party
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials. All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.
 
Let’s Chat - English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat - English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Every Wednesday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm come to the Literacy Department in the Chavez Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting.  This is a free program and welcome to all.
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 4:15pm
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.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Color Me Calm - Game Of Thrones Edition
4:30-5:30PM
Color Me Calm - Game Of Thrones Edition
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 4:30-5:30PMColor Me Calm - Game
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Having Game of Throne withdrawals? Stop by and color your own dragons or Jon Snow. read more

Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 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. ...read more
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No Makerspace this week
 No Makerspace this week
Thursday, Oct. 19,
Escalon Branch Library
No Makerspace today. We will return next week!
Storytime
10:30a.m.
 Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 19, 10:30a.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, Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program emphasizing elements that help babies develop.  We share simple picturebooks, sing songs, recite nursery rhymes and have fun.
Free Computer Classes for Teens and Adults (Oct - Nov 2017)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Teens and Adults (Oct - Nov 2017)
Thursday, Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time:

• Basic computer Skills - Thursday October 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday October 12, 2017 from 10:30 a.m.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 19, 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
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 19, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 19, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 19, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 19, 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! 
 
Chavez Makerspace Open
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Lathrop Teen Crafting
2:40 PM
 Lathrop Teen Crafting
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2:40 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop teens will have a chance to create artistic story pumpkins from pumpkins and words or sentences.  This will be held inside the Lathrop Teen Center in the Generations Center, starting at 2:40 PM.  All materials will be provided for free.
Slime Fun
3:00 p.m.
 Slime Fun
Thursday, Oct. 19, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create your own sticky and stretchy slime that you can take home with you.
Author Talk with Nikki Trionfo at the Manteca Library
3:30 pm
Author Talk with Nikki Trionfo at the Manteca Library
Thursday, Oct. 19, 3:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 3:30 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Author Talk with Nikki Trionfo. Debut novelist Nikki Trionfo will be speaking about her YA book "Shatter", which is set in a fictitious town based on her home town of Manteca, California.
LEGO® Building Club
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO® Building Club
Thursday, Oct. 19, 3:30 p.m.LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, drop-in to build and play...read more
Anime and Manga Club
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 Anime and Manga Club
Thursday, Oct. 19, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Love Anime and Manga? Join us for Anime and Manga club! Discuss and watch your favorite scenes! Refreshments will be provided!
Tech Help Thursday
4:00PM
 Tech Help Thursday
Thursday, Oct. 19, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Do you need help with your tech device?

...read more


LEGO Builders Club
4:00 pm
 LEGO Builders Club
Thursday, Oct. 19, 4:00 pm LEGO Builders Club
Tracy Branch Library
LEGO Club for all! Kids and their caregivers are invited to join us and build creations. For K-5 with younger siblings invited to play with Duplo blocks. 
 
Teen Crafternoon
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Crafternoon
Thursday, Oct. 19, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
(Thursdays, 8/17/2017, 9/21/2017, 10/19/2017, 11/16/2017 & 12/21/2017)
Teen Crafternoon
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Tweens and teens, join us for a fun and creative Teen Crafternoon event every third Thursday of the month - 8/17/17, 9/21/17, 10/19/17, 11/16/17 & 12/21/17 - at the Cesar Chavez Central Libray from 4:00 to 5:00 PM. Each month we'll be making different craft projects as follows:
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PrintMaking Class
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
 PrintMaking Class
Thursday, Oct. 19, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
(10/05/2017, 10/12/2017 & 10/19/2017)
PrintMaking Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
 On Thursdays 10/5/17, 10/12/17 & 10/19/17 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., the Cesar Chavez Central Library presents the Printmaking Class with instructor Angela Bardot from Art Expressions of San Joaquin. Students will learn the technique of production of images by various methods of replication o...read more

Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Thursday, Oct. 19, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Thursday, Oct. 19, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Lego Day at Fair Oaks!
5:00-6:00 pm
 Lego Day at Fair Oaks!
Thursday, Oct. 19, 5:00-6:00 pmLego Day at Fair Oak
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for an hour of Lego building fun and see what creations you can put together! Build to our new theme or let your imagination guide your unique creations!
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Wills and Trusts Q & A
5:30 pm
 Wills and Trusts Q & A
Thursday, Oct. 19, 5:30 pm
Tracy Branch Library
Have a question about wills and trusts. Someone will be here at  5:30 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:45 - 7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, Oct. 19, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Oct. 20, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Tech Help Fridays
10:30 AM
 Tech Help Fridays
Friday, Oct. 20, 10:30 AMTech Help Fridays
Linden Branch Library

Make an appointment to learn basic computer skills at the Linden Library on available Fridays. We are open from 10-3....read more

Crafty Friday--Folded Paper Desk Organizer
10:30 am
Crafty Friday--Folded Paper Desk Organizer
Friday, Oct. 20, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn to make an origami pen & pencil holder from pretty scrapbooking paper & colorful copy paper. This 6-sided container will help you organize all your pencils, pens, rulers, scissors, letter openers, etc. in style and is easy to put together. All materials will be provided for this fun cr...read more
Book to Art Club
11:00 AM
 Book to Art Club
Friday, Oct. 20, 11:00 AMBook to Art Club
Linden Branch Library

Enjoy light refreshments, book discussion, and an art project based on themes from the book "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. Art supplies will be provides.

Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
Friday, Oct. 20, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
Troke Branch Library
On the third Friday of each month, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., the Troke Branch Library presents Free Basic Computer Class: Basic Email. Those with little computer experience are encouraged to join this class. Learn how to create an email account, as well as send and receive emails. No reservation...read more
Let’s Learn a New Language with Rosetta Stone
2:00pm
Let’s Learn a New Language with Rosetta Stone
Friday, Oct. 20, 2:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Friday, October 20th

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Homework Helpers
3:00-4:30 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Friday, Oct. 20, 3:00-4:30 p.m.Homework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available during...read more
Tween & Teen Advisory Group (T-TAG) Meeting
3:00 pm
Tween & Teen Advisory Group (T-TAG) Meeting
Friday, Oct. 20, 3:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Want an opportunity to advise the library on what you like to read, listen to, or watch? Plan fun things to do? Get vounteer hours? Come to our T-TAG meeting and find out more! Sign up for reminders at the front desk, or call 937-8221 and ask for staff at Mountain House.
MakerSpace
3:00pm
 MakerSpace
Friday, Oct. 20, 3:00pmMakerSpace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.
 
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 20, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create with tools and apps. All ages are welcome. 
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 20, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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ACT Practice Test
9:00am
 ACT Practice Test
Saturday, Oct. 21, 9:00amACT Practice Test
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. 
Do you need to take the ACT for college admissions? Practice first! Take a full length computerized practice exam at the library, receive your score, and learn where to best focus your studies. Test takes approximately four hours. Space is limited...read more
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Oct. 21, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Oct. 21, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
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, Oct. 21, 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
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 21, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 21, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
SAT/ACT Practice Tests
12:00 - 4:30 p.m.
 SAT/ACT Practice Tests
Saturday, Oct. 21, 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.SAT/ACT Practice Tes
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens, are you familiar with the process of taking the SAT or ACT test? Are you ready to take any of those tests? If you answer "NO" to either question, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library on the 3rd Saturday of the month and take the practice tests with Stef Songco from Sylvan Learni...read more
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Oct. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Oak Valley Art Society’s 2017 Fall Art Show
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Oak Valley Art Society’s 2017 Fall Art Show
Saturday, Oct. 21, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Chavez Makerspace Open
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Saturday, Oct. 21, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
LEGO and Duplo Builders
2:00 pm
 LEGO and Duplo Builders
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2:00 pm
(July 29, Aug 19, Sep 9 & 30, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec. 9 & 30)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
The Maya Angelou Branch Library presents LEGO and Duplo Builders on Saturdays, at 2pm, throughout Summer and Fall 2017. Come to the library and use your creativity to build whatever you can imagine with our Lego collection. Duplos are available for younger children. We will showcase all creations at...read more
Halloween Craft Time with Real Pumpkins
2:00 pm
Halloween Craft Time with Real Pumpkins
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Saturday, October 21, at 2:00 pm, the Manteca Library presents Halloween Craft Time With Real Pumpkins. Join us in decorating a real Halloween Pumpkin using decorating kits. Remember to wear your Halloween costume! For children of all ages. Materials will be supplied (first come, first served).
Beginner’s Guide to Ancestry DNA
2:30 p.m.
Beginner’s Guide to Ancestry DNA
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2:30 p.m.
Mountain House Branch Library
Taken an AncestryDNA test? Now what? What can you learn from it? This program will help you get started with understanding your AncestryDNA test. Topics will include an overview of your Ethnicity Results, DNA Circles, Genetic Communities, and DNA Matches.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Oct. 21, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
Paws for Reading
3:30pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Oct. 21, 3:30pmPaws for Reading
Tracy Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple dog related craft.
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Oak Valley Art Society’s 2017 Fall Art Show
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Oak Valley Art Society’s 2017 Fall Art Show
Sunday, Oct. 22, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Oct. 23, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
Beg. Chapter Books Book Club
3:30pm
 Beg. Chapter Books Book Club
Monday, Oct. 23, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-4th 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.
 
Kenn Adams Adventure on Halloween Night (an Interactive Adventure)
4:00pm
Kenn Adams Adventure on Halloween Night (an Interactive Adventure)
Monday, Oct. 23, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Adventure Theater! is a fast-paced, interactive, funny, theatrical experience family members of all ages!  Adventure Theater! is an improvised play that casts your students as the sta...read more
Chavez Makerspace Open
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Monday, Oct. 23, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Oct. 23, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

T...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 23, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Oct. 23, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 24
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Chavez Makerspace Open
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Homework Helpers
3:00-4:30 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 3:00-4:30 p.m.Homework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available during...read more
Halloween Craft
3:00 p.m.
 Halloween Craft
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Make spooky crafts that can scare!
Intro to the CriCut
3:30 p.m.
 Intro to the CriCut
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Reading Help For Kids ( 1st- 3rd grade)
3:30-4:30pm
Reading Help For Kids ( 1st- 3rd grade)
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 3:30-4:30pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays starting September 5th- December 12 2017, at 3:30-4:30pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Reading Help For Kids ( 1st-3rd grade).

The aim of this program is to improve children's reading skills and their reading comprehensions. No registration is required. This program...read more
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our LEgo Club and let you imagination go wild! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provde the Legos!!
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
4:00pm
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4:00pmTeen Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders.
Do you have suggestions for teen programs, services, or books/materials? Do you want to know more about the library services that are currently offered to teens? Join us for an open forum where we can discuss teen services in the library.

Tex...read more
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
4:30-5:30 pm
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4:30-5:30 pmTeen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library

Join Troke TAG and help enhance teen presence in our library!
     ~ Help plan teen programs
     ~ Advise staff about books & other materials to purchase for the library
     ~ Make new friends!
     ~ Fun act...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 PM
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 5:00-5:30 PMFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 

Venga y participe cada martes du...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Dia de los Muertos Bilingual Story & Alter Craft
6:00pm
Dia de los Muertos Bilingual Story & Alter Craft
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6:00pmDia de los Muertos B
Tracy Branch Library

Learn about Dia de los Muertos, hear a bilingual story, and create your own mini-alter. All materi...read more

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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Join us for a weekly S.T.E.A.M. project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each week we focus on a different element of S.T.E.A.M.
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:00
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3:00
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3:30 p.m.LEGO Club for Kids
Ripon Branch Library


Lego (TM) Club for Kids is a drop-in program that allows kids to make Lego creations with Legos provided by the library. We give the children a theme to spark their creativity and they can spend an hour building whatever their imagination conjures. It's a fun, non-competative afterno...read more
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help & Afte
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. In the first hour, teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. ...read more
Homework Help
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3:30-5:00pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, August 14-Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at...read more
Halloween Crafts
3:30PM
 Halloween Crafts
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join as we decorate pumpkins and other spooky crafts!

Costumes are encouraged for some entertaining fun!
Marshmallow Sugar Skulls
4:00-5:30 PM
 Marshmallow Sugar Skulls
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 4:00-5:30 PMMarshmallow Sugar Sk
Fair Oaks Library
During this special Crafty Wednesday, we're creating sugar skull marshmallows for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)!
We'll also have paper versions to decorate and take home after the program!

All materials will be supplied.
MakerSpace
4:00pm-5:30
 MakerSpace
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 4:00pm-5:30
Troke Branch Library
On 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of each month starting September 20, 2017- December 20th 2017, the Margaret Troke Library presents MakerSpace.
This program is designed to encourage children to create, learn and explore computer coding, electronics, circuit boards, 3D printing, arts and much more.
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Lego Block Party
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials. All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.
 
Let’s Chat - English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat - English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Every Wednesday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm come to the Literacy Department in the Chavez Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting.  This is a free program and welcome to all.
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 4:15pm
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.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Advanced Readers Book Club
5:00pm
 Advanced Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 5:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Advanced Readers Book Club is for students in grades 5th-7th grades.  A book is given to each student once every two weeks which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together at book club and do an activity related to the boook.  Sponsored by Mountain House Frien...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 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. ...read more
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Covered California Info & Registration
10:00am
Covered California Info & Registration
Thursday, Oct. 26, 10:00amCovered California I
Tracy Branch Library
Do you have questions about Covered California and/or need to register for insurance? Come by and speak with certified insurance agent Sheila Ferris-Briggs Thursdays from 10:00am-7:00pm, October 26, 2017 - January 25, 2018.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program emphasizing elements that help babies develop.  We share simple picturebooks, sing songs, recite nursery rhymes and have fun.
Free Computer Classes for Teens and Adults (Oct - Nov 2017)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Teens and Adults (Oct - Nov 2017)
Thursday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time:

• Basic computer Skills - Thursday October 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• Beginning Internet - Thursday October 12, 2017 from 10:30 a.m.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 26, 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
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 26, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 26, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 26, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 26, 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! 
 
Chavez Makerspace Open
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Decorate a Pumpkin!
2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, & 4:00 pm
 Decorate a Pumpkin!
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, & 4:00 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Our incredibly popular pumpkin decorating program is back! So, if you would like to decorate your very own mini pumpkin, stop by the library and sign-up for one of three time slots: 2:00-3:00, 3:00-4:00, and 4:00-5:00.Fun for all ages! Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
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Chavez Coloring Club for Adults
2:30 p.m.
 Chavez Coloring Club for Adults
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2:30 p.m.Chavez Coloring Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
On the fourth Thursday of each month, at 2:30 pm, the Cesar Chavez Central Library presents the Coloring Club. Join us for relaxing fun with colored pencils and intricate coloring des...read more
Teen Movie
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, Oct. 26, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch the coolest teen movies at your library! All you can eat popcorn too!
S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
3:30 p.m.
 S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
Thursday, Oct. 26, 3:30 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. Fu...read more
Halloween Crafts
3:30pm
 Halloween Crafts
Thursday, Oct. 26, 3:30pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
On Thursday, October 26, at 3:30 pm, the Maya Angelou Branch Library will host a Halloween Crafts program. We will make different Halloween-themed crafts using Silhouette tools and graphics. Children are invited to come to the program in costume. 
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30-4:30PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, Oct. 26, 3:30-4:30PMRescue Readers Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Ducks and chickens and guinea pigs! Oh My!

Bring your favorite book and read to our furry friends from Harvest Home Sactuary!
Ayuda Con Computadoras
4:00PM
 Ayuda Con Computadoras
Thursday, Oct. 26, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
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Family Game Day Unplugged
4:00 pm
 Family Game Day Unplugged
Thursday, Oct. 26, 4:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring the whole family & let's play some games! We have board games, dice games, cards and even Giant Jenga. Bring your own family favorite to share if you like. Light refreshments will be served. No need to sign up.
Halloween Party!
4:00pm
 Halloween Party!
Thursday, Oct. 26, 4:00pmHalloween Party!
Tracy Branch Library

Join us for an hour of fun carnival-like games with candy & toy prizes. Includes face painting, balloon artists, and more! Costumes welcome!...read more

Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Thursday, Oct. 26, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Thursday, Oct. 26, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Retirement Planning at Fair Oaks
5:00-6:00 PM
Retirement Planning at Fair Oaks
Thursday, Oct. 26, 5:00-6:00 PMRetirement Planning
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for another round of Financial Literacy Workshops at the Fair Oaks Branch!
Halloween Arts & Crafts
6:00pm
 Halloween Arts & Crafts
Thursday, Oct. 26, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Halloween Arts& Crafts. Children of all ages are invited to join us in costume at the Troke library for a fun evening of Halloween Arts & Crafs.

There will be pumpkins for kids to decorate and to take hom...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Oct. 27, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Oct. 27, 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
Tech Help Fridays
10:30 AM
 Tech Help Fridays
Friday, Oct. 27, 10:30 AMTech Help Fridays
Linden Branch Library

Make an appointment to learn basic computer skills at the Linden Library on available Fridays. We are open from 10-3....read more

Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
Friday, Oct. 27, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic document writing on Microsoft Word and other useful tips (how to save on a flash drive, save in a different version of Word, simple formatting skills) to help them with their word processing.
We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEED...read more
Lathrop Fun Friday Builders
3:00 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday Builders
Friday, Oct. 27, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop Library presents Fun Friday Builders at 3-4 PM.  Free activities may include puzzles or interlocking building blocks. Families and children are welcome!
 
Homework Helpers
3:00-4:30 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Friday, Oct. 27, 3:00-4:30 p.m.Homework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available during...read more
MakerSpace
3:00pm
 MakerSpace
Friday, Oct. 27, 3:00pmMakerSpace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.
 
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 27, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create with tools and apps. All ages are welcome. 
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Immigration Q & A
10:15 am
 Immigration Q & A
Saturday, Oct. 28, 10:15 amImmigration Q & A
Tracy Branch Library
Come and hear of changes in immigration, or come and get answers to your questions with Vilaysay "Sai" Chang Community Relations Officer. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, District 22 (Sacramento)

 
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Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Oct. 28, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
TEEN FILM FESTIVAL
12 noon - 4pm
 TEEN FILM FESTIVAL
Saturday, Oct. 28, 12 noon - 4pmTEEN FILM FESTIVAL
Troke Branch Library

Watch two Scarry Movies!  FREE POPCORN!

Starting at noon:  "The Final Girls", PG-13, Comedy, Horror.  As Max and her friends watch a horror flick her late mother starred in, they are mysteriously 'sucked' into the action.

Starting about 2p...read more
Beginners Guide to Ancestry DNA
12:00 pm
 Beginners Guide to Ancestry DNA
Saturday, Oct. 28, 12:00 pmBeginners Guide to A
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Oct. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Harvest Art Lesson for all Ages
12:00 p.m.
 Harvest Art Lesson for all Ages
Saturday, Oct. 28, 12:00 p.m.Harvest Art Lesson f
Escalon Branch Library
Join Miss Sonya for a special harvest art lesson at the Escalon Library. What will we create? It is a surprise!

All materials will be provided.
Artists of all ages and skill levels welcome!
Chavez Makerspace Open
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Saturday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Adult Craft :Vases
2:00 p.m.
 Adult Craft :Vases
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2:00 p.m.Adult Craft :Vases
Tracy Branch Library
Adult Craft: Come decorate a vase to take home, or give away as a gift. All materials provided. We will be working with super glue.

 

Decorating Sugar Skulls
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Decorating Sugar Skulls
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library

Instructor Delia Davila will teach the art of decorating Sugar Skulls or Calaveras.  Just in time for the Day of the Dead celebration, this program is suitable for teens and adults.  Space is limited so registration is required.  Sign up by visiting the branch.
Chess Club
3:00
 Chess Club
Saturday, Oct. 28, 3:00
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets on Saturdays from 3-4:30pm; please check calendar for dates. 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 ...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Oct. 28, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Oct. 30, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
Beg. Chapter Books Book Club
3:30pm
 Beg. Chapter Books Book Club
Monday, Oct. 30, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-4th 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
3:30-5:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 30, 3:30-5:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, August 14-Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at...read more
Chavez Makerspace Open
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Monday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Oct. 30, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

T...read more
Dia de los Muertos Skulls
4:30PM
 Dia de los Muertos Skulls
Monday, Oct. 30, 4:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Learn about the importance of sugar skulls for the Mexican Holiday Dia de los Muertos and decorate...read more

Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 30, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Family Game Night--Unplugged
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
 Family Game Night--Unplugged
Monday, Oct. 30, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring the whole family & let's play some games! We have board games, dice games, cards and even Giant Jenga. Bring your own family favorite to share if you like. Light refreshments will be served. No need to sign up.
Financial Education Workshop Series
6:00 pm
Financial Education Workshop Series
Monday, Oct. 30, 6:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting October 2 through November 6, at 6:00 pm, the Manteca Library presents a Financial Education Workshop Series.Is money controlling you, or do you control your money? Joining us as Sukhmani Shergill, of the World Financial Group’s World System Builder Team facilitates a seri...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Oct. 30, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 10:00 am
(First and last Tuesdays of each month, 10 am - 1 pm)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the ...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 31
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Chavez Makerspace Open
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Chavez Makerspace Open
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults.
Homework Helpers
3:00-4:30 p.m.
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3:00-4:30 p.m.Homework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available during...read more
Intro to Sewing: Tote Bags
3:30 p.m.
 Intro to Sewing: Tote Bags
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults, come and learn about the makerspace tools and equipment available at the Chavez Library! Participants will have the opportunity to explore and learn how to operate different tools and equipment. Instructions and materials will be provided.

On Tuesday, October 31, at 3:30...read more

Read to Rescued Animals
3:30 p.m.
 Read to Rescued Animals
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3:30 p.m.Read 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
Reading Help For Kids ( 1st- 3rd grade)
3:30-4:30pm
Reading Help For Kids ( 1st- 3rd grade)
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3:30-4:30pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays starting September 5th- December 12 2017, at 3:30-4:30pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Reading Help For Kids ( 1st-3rd grade).

The aim of this program is to improve children's reading skills and their reading comprehensions. No registration is required. This program...read more
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4:00-5:00PM
(Tuesdays, August 29, September 5 & 19, October 3 & 17 & 31, 4:00-5:00 p.m.)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Halloween in Linden
4:00 PM
 Halloween in Linden
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4:00 PMHalloween in Linden
Linden Branch Library
Come paint pumpkins in Linden for Halloween!
Halloween Escape Room
4:00pm
 Halloween Escape Room
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4:00pmHalloween Escape Roo
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 12 and older. We're turning our program room into a Halloween-themed escape room for one hour only! Follow clues and solve puzzles to esc...read more
Scary Movie
4:00 p.m.
 Scary Movie
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Do not attend if you are afraid of clowns!
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 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 you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, 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 struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 PM
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 5:00-5:30 PMFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 

Venga y participe cada martes du...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
    
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