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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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Preschool Storytime & A Craft
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime & A Craft
Saturday, Sep. 1, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime
Linden Branch Library
Please join us for a morning of songs, stories, and a craft. A fun time for all ages!
Tinker Tots
11:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Saturday, Sep. 1, 11:00 amTinker Tots
Arnold Rue Micro Library
All 0-5 year olds are welcome to this STEM-centered playtime!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Sep. 1, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Sep. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Science Saturday: Make Your Own Ice Cream
12:00 p.m.
Science Saturday: Make Your Own Ice Cream
Saturday, Sep. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come to the Escalon Library for another exciting Science Saturday! Using materials and ingredients that can be found around the house, we will make our own personal ice cream that we can eat and enjoy!
Paws 4 Reading
1:00 pm
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Sep. 1, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Dogs are great listeners and love to have kids read to them. This fun program will improve the reading skills of your children.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Sep. 1, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Adult Color Me Calm
2:00-4:00PM
 Adult Color Me Calm
Saturday, Sep. 1, 2:00-4:00PMAdult Color Me Calm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Coloring is not just for kids!  Join us as we relax and choose from our selection of adult coloring books.  Color pencils, gel pens, markers, sharpies, and crayons will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. 
Rubik’s Cube Club
2:30pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Saturday, Sep. 1, 2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion Patitpavan Neel.  Most Saturdays 2:00pm.  Check calendar for dates.
 
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 1, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Sep. 2, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 12:00-5:00pm

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Wellness Workshop
3:15-4:45pm
 Wellness Workshop
Sunday, Sep. 2, 3:15-4:45pmWellness Workshop
Mountain House Branch Library
Eliminate stress with breathing techniques and meditation.  Join us at these Mind-Body Wellness Workshops to learn the process and techniques that help this to happen.  These workshops presented by The Art of Living (www.ArtofLiving.org) are free for a limited time.
N...read more
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Holiday
 Holiday
Monday, Sep. 3,
All Locations
Holiday - All locations closed
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Monday, Sep. 3, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
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Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Sep. 4
Lathrop Branch Library

Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays anytime 1-5 PM and we&rs...read more

Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 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.
Name tag...read more
Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
Book Discussion Group
10:30 am
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 10:30 amBook Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion.  Our selected title for September is The Women in the Castle, by Jessica Shattuck. Set at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, a powerful and propulsive story of three widows whose lives a...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 3:00-3:30 PM
Fair Oaks Library
LEGO Club
3:30 pm
 LEGO Club
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 3:30 pmLEGO Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Build something fantastic at the Library!
Chalk Art with Ms. Sonia
4:00 p.m.
 Chalk Art with Ms. Sonia
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Learn how to make chalk art with Ms. Sonia.  She will teach children 5 and older how to create a fun work of art.
Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Social Security and You
4:00 p.m.
 Social Security and You
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
A representative from the local Social Security office will be at the Troke Branch this afternoon to talk about access to the Social Security website, and answer questions you may have about the program.  The program begins at 4:00 p.m.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

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

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Makerspace
4:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 4:00PM
(9/04/18 9/18/18)

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

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Teen Tuesday
4:00pm
 Teen Tuesday
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 4:00pmTeen Tuesday
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
  • STEM projects 
  • Movies
  • Teen Advisory meetings
If you want to help plan teen programs for the library, give input on book s...read more
Find the Artist In You: Sand Bottle Craft
4:00pm
Find the Artist In You: Sand Bottle Craft
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 4:00pmFind the Artist In Y
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to create a fun and easy small Sand Bottle Craft.  Using colorful sand we will create fun sand
patterns and create a keepsake bottle for you to take home.  Pre-registration is a MUST for 7 year olds
and above.  This artistic craft happens on Sept. 4, 2018 at 4:00pm.
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Knitting and Crocheting
6:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 6:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Meditation Meetup
7:00
 Meditation Meetup
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 7:00Meditation Meetup
Linden Branch Library
Get your Zen on! Come to the library and meditate with your fellow community members. Yoga mats will be provided by the Library.
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Mountain House Seniors Group Meeting
10:30am
Mountain House Seniors Group Meeting
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 10:30amMountain House Senio
Mountain House Fire House
We hope you can join us for fun and friendship at our Mountain House Seniors Group Meeting.  We  get to know each other, listen to informative speakers, make plans for short trips, game days and more.  We meet each month, at least once for a meeting and once for a fun day.  Our m...read more
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

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

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 1:30Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 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
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

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

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Free creative monthly science, technology, engineering, arts, and math experience.  All crafting materials are provided for free.

Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

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

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Let’s Chat
4:00 - 5:00 pm
 Let’s Chat
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
ESL Conversation Club
Hispanic Heritage Month Craft - God’s Eyes (ojos de dios)
4:00pm
Hispanic Heritage Month Craft - God’s Eyes (ojos de dios)
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 4:00pmHispanic Heritage Mo
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for this easy and fun craft made with craft sticks and yarn.  Best for 7 year olds and above though younger children can make them with an adult's help.  Join us September 5, 2018 at 4:00pm.
Coloring Club
4:30-5:30 PM
 Coloring Club
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 4:30-5:30 PMColoring Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library

We will be coloring fairytale themed paper dolls: princesses, princes, and dragons as well as a 3D castle for your dolls to play in.&nb...read more

Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 6, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 6, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Sep. 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
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 6, 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, Sep. 6, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Sep. 6, 11:00amComputer Q&A
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. A staff member will be available for an hour to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it. First Thursday of the month.

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Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 6, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
1:00 p.m.
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
Thursday, Sep. 6, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club in the Escalon Library community room. Meetings are the first Thursday of every month at 1pm. 

If you have any questions, feel free to call AnnMarie Freese at 209-689-1717
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Sep. 6, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Board Game Bonanza
3:00 PM
 Board Game Bonanza
Thursday, Sep. 6, 3:00 PMBoard Game Bonanza
Linden Branch Library
Play Board Games and more at the Linden Branch Library every Thursday after school! We have Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, and so much more!
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Thursday, Sep. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
Afternoon Tea and Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Afternoon Tea and Coloring
Thursday, Sep. 6, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
You're invited to rest, relax, socialize with friends, nibble treats, color and sip some fancy tea.  Release a little stress and join us.  
This program is for adults.  Older children and teens welcome with an adult.
Afternoon Tea and Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Afternoon Tea and Coloring
Thursday, Sep. 6, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
You're invited.  
To rest, relax, socialize with friends, nibble treats, color a little picture and sip some fancy tea.  Release a little stress and join us!
Teen Gaming Day
3:30 pm
 Teen Gaming Day
Thursday, Sep. 6, 3:30 pmTeen Gaming Day
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Play around at the Arnold Rue Micro Library!
Lathrop Storytime
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 6, 3:30 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!...read more

Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Sep. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Crafty Thursdays (Hispanic Heritage Month)
4:00-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursdays (Hispanic Heritage Month)
Thursday, Sep. 6, 4:00-5:30 PM
(September 6 & 13 & 20 & 27, 4:00-5:30 PM)
Crafty Thursdays (Hi
Fair Oaks Library

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Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Sep. 6, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

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

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
4:00
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Thursday, Sep. 6, 4:00Read to Rescued Anim
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary presents Read to Rescued Animals! Young ones may be hesitant to read aloud to an adult, but feathered and furry friends make adorable book buddies. Read to ...read more
Fairy Tale Crafts
4:00PM
 Fairy Tale Crafts
Thursday, Sep. 6, 4:00PMFairy Tale Crafts
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a magical time as we make fairy tale crafts. Decorate a royal crown, make your own magic wand, and create a fire breathing dragon!
Stuffed Animal Tea Party
4:00pm
 Stuffed Animal Tea Party
Thursday, Sep. 6, 4:00pmStuffed Animal Tea P
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your favorite stuffed animal friend for punch, cookies, and fun! Then color a new mini-stuffed animal to take home. First come, first serve.
Build a Terrarium ( Ages 8 & Older)
6-7pm
Build a Terrarium ( Ages 8 & Older)
Thursday, Sep. 6, 6-7pmBuild a Terrarium (
Troke Branch Library
You are invited to build a Terrarium on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 6-7 pm. The program is designed for children ages 8 & older.
Space is limited to 17 children. Please reserve a seat by contacting the Margaret Troke Library.

 
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Art Break Day
10:00
 Art Break Day
Friday, Sep. 7, 10:00Art Break Day
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Everyone is invited to sit down, take a break, and make art for FREE! ...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 7, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Sep. 7, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Basic Computer Help
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Basic Computer Help
Friday, Sep. 7, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Need help using a computer? Staff will assist you with basic computer questions.

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

Registration is recommended - see staff at...read more
Beginners Yoga
12:30 pm
 Beginners Yoga
Friday, Sep. 7, 12:30 pmBeginners Yoga
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Easy to follow yoga for beginners
The Les Paul & Mary Ford Tribute Show
2:30pm
The Les Paul & Mary Ford Tribute Show
Friday, Sep. 7, 2:30pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tom & Sandy Doyle will be performing Les Paul and Mary Ford hit songs at the Cesar Chavez Library.  No tickets or registration required.  
Art Break Day
3:00
 Art Break Day
Friday, Sep. 7, 3:00Art Break Day
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Everyone is invited to sit down, take a break, and make art for FREE! ...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Sep. 7, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 3:00pm-5:00pm

...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Sep. 7, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Sep. 7, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Teen Fairy House Night Lights
3:30-4:30PM
 Teen Fairy House Night Lights
Friday, Sep. 7, 3:30-4:30PMTeen Fairy House Nig
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Calling all teens!  Join us and make your own upcycled craft made out of water bottles!  Help save the planet and make something cute all at the same time.  All supplies and materials are provided. Ages 13-17 only please!
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
3:30 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Friday, Sep. 7, 3:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Celebrate Hispanic Heritge Month at the library! Create your own Nicho box and an Ojos de Dios to take home.
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Preschool Storytime & A Craft
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime & A Craft
Saturday, Sep. 8, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime
Linden Branch Library
Please join us for a morning of songs, stories, and a craft. A fun time for all ages!
Intro to Couponing
11:00 am
 Intro to Couponing
Saturday, Sep. 8, 11:00 amIntro to Couponing
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn how to spend less for more!...read more
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Sep. 8, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Troke Adult book club
12:00-1:00 p.m.
 Troke Adult book club
Saturday, Sep. 8, 12:00-1:00 p.m.Troke Adult book clu
Troke Branch Library
The group meets on the second Saturday of every month.

Pick up your book at the meeting the month before or at the checkout desk at the Troke Library!
 
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Sep. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Sep. 8, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
1:00-2:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
Saturday, Sep. 8, 1:00-2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
 Love Pokemon?  Join other Pokemon fans to learn more, trade cards, and have FUN from 1-2:30 May 19, June 23, July 21, August 18, and September 8.  Hope to see you there.
Making Mini Maracas
2:00 p.m.
 Making Mini Maracas
Saturday, Sep. 8, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Get ready to make some noise!  Just in time for the true Mexican Independance Day, Delia Davila will show you how to make your very own mini maracas.  This program is suitable for older children, teens and adults.
Adult Makerspace
2:00pm
 Adult Makerspace
Saturday, Sep. 8, 2:00pmAdult Makerspace
Tracy Branch Library
Get creative with various supplies from previous adult craft programs! Make a project you missed or create your own unique project.
Rubik’s Cube Club
2:30pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Saturday, Sep. 8, 2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion Patitpavan Neel.  Most Saturdays 2:00pm.  Check calendar for dates.
 
Paws 4 Reading to Dogs
3:00-4:30pm
 Paws 4 Reading to Dogs
Saturday, Sep. 8, 3:00-4:30pmPaws 4 Reading to Do
Mountain House Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple and fun craft.  Happens the second Saturday of the month from 3-4:30pm.
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 8, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Sep. 9, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 12:00-5:00pm

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

Homework...read more
Paint Party
2:30
 Paint Party
Monday, Sep. 10, 2:30Paint Party
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Sep. 10, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student to read at home. We will meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No meeting on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 10, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Sep. 10, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety ...read more

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Sep. 10, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Jewelry Club
4pm
 Jewelry Club
Monday, Sep. 10, 4pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us the 2nd Monday of every month for Jewelry Club from 4-5pm.  Make earrings, necklaces, or bracelets! Some materials will be supplied but you are welcome to bring your own.  No registration required.  Ages 13 and up. 
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Sep. 10, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Monday, Sep. 10, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
August and September 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
August and September 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
Monday, Sep. 10, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
(8/20/18, 8/27/18, 9/10/18, 9/17/18 & 9/24/18)
August and September
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.
August 20, 2018 - Accessing Library Digital Collection
August 27, 2018 - Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone*
...read more
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Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Sep. 11
Lathrop Branch Library

Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays anytime 1-5 PM and we&rs...read more

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 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.
Name tag...read more
Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 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. 
Toddlers & Toes
11:00 a.m.
 Toddlers & Toes
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 11:00 a.m.
(Tuesdays, September 11, September 25, October 23, November 6, December 4, December 18)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us as we explore music and movement with your toddler. This program is for children ages 1-3 and their caregiver. Toddlers & Toes is offered on select Tuesday mornings from 11:00-11:30.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 3:00-3:30 PM
Fair Oaks Library
MAKER SPACE - Drop Mix Special
3:30 p.m.
 MAKER SPACE - Drop Mix Special
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
This session we will be exploring the music mixing game, DropMix.  You can freestyle mixes or play competitively.  We'll have craft materials and other learning toys to play with as well.  For children, first grade and up, and teens.
Mexican Independence Day Celebration
3:30 pm
Mexican Independence Day Celebration
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 3:30 pmMexican Independence
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate the holiday with the Library!
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
4:00 p.m.
 S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 4:00 p.m.S.T.E.A.M. Powered K
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Drop-in for hands-on S.T.E.A.M. - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math - activities. Explore S.T.E.A.M. concepts and take home your personal work of science.

For grades 1 through 3, meet us every 2nd Tuesday of each month from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
...read more
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 4:00-5:00PM
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!!
Teen Tuesday
4:00pm
 Teen Tuesday
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 4:00pmTeen Tuesday
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
  • STEM projects 
  • Movies
  • Teen Advisory meetings
If you want to help plan teen programs for the library, give input on book s...read more
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 5:00 - 6:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Beginning September 11, 2018 the Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every other Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operating a sewing machine, threadin...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
6:00 p.m.
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The monthly meeting of the Escalon Chamber of Commerce, held in the Escalon Community room
Knitting and Crocheting
6:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 6:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Meditation Meetup
7:00
 Meditation Meetup
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 7:00Meditation Meetup
Linden Branch Library
Get your Zen on! Come to the library and meditate with your fellow community members. Yoga mats will be provided by the Library.
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Caregivers College
12:00pm
 Caregivers College
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 12:00pmCaregivers College
Tracy Branch Library
Attend a free seminar to gain resources and practical information for yourself, or to help you become a better caregiver. To register visit hospiceheart.org or call 209 578 6300. Free Lunch Provided.

Dates:
March 14 - Estate Planning
May 9 - Nutritional Needs for the Aging
...read more
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

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

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 1:30Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 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
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

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

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

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

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Let’s Chat
4:00 - 5:00 pm
 Let’s Chat
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
ESL Conversation Club
Summer Send Off Day
4:00PM
 Summer Send Off Day
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Summer is leaving and Autumn is making its way through. Lets sendoff the season with Summer crafts to remember it. Supplies will be provided. Program is open to all ages. 
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 13, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 13, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Sep. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 13, 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, Sep. 13, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 13, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30-2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Sep. 13, 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
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Sep. 13, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Board Game Bonanza
3:00 PM
 Board Game Bonanza
Thursday, Sep. 13, 3:00 PMBoard Game Bonanza
Linden Branch Library
Play Board Games and more at the Linden Branch Library every Thursday after school! We have Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, and so much more!
Game On!! Family Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Family Game Hour!
Thursday, Sep. 13, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!! Family Gam
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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

Lathrop Storytime
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 13, 3:30 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!

Disney Day
3:30 pm
 Disney Day
Thursday, Sep. 13, 3:30 pmDisney Day
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Calling all Disney lovers...
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Sep. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Crafty Thursdays (Hispanic Heritage Month)
4:00-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursdays (Hispanic Heritage Month)
Thursday, Sep. 13, 4:00-5:30 PM
(September 6 & 13 & 20 & 27, 4:00-5:30 PM)
Crafty Thursdays (Hi
Fair Oaks Library

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Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Sep. 13, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

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

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Fun with Duct Tape
4:00 - 5:00 PM
 Fun with Duct Tape
Thursday, Sep. 13, 4:00 - 5:00 PMFun with Duct Tape
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tweens & teens,
Join us for a fun craft program with duct tapes at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Thursday September 13, 2018 at 4:00 PM. Learn to make a wallet, a flower, and more using duct tapes. Supplies and tools will be provided. Anyone age 10 and older is invited to attend the p...read more
Family Game Time
4:00 p.m.
 Family Game Time
Thursday, Sep. 13, 4:00 p.m.Family Game Time
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, stop by to enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Children's Room. Play games such as Apples to Apples, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Connect 4, The Game of Life, Jenga, Monopoly, Operation, Pictionary, Sorry, and Trouble. C...read more
Lego Builder’s Club
4:00pm
 Lego Builder’s Club
Thursday, Sep. 13, 4:00pmLego Builder’s
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 0-12. Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for an hour of building with Legos and Duplos. Children have the opportunity to put their creations on display in the library.

...read more

Teen Movie
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, Sep. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic teen film or new favorite. Snacks will be provided. 
Teen A/V Club
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
 Teen A/V Club
Thursday, Sep. 13, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
(Every other Thursday)

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

Bring your friends to hang out, or stop by yourself.  Every other Thursday from 4:00 to 5:...read more
Scottish Club monthly meeting
6:00 p.m.
 Scottish Club monthly meeting
Thursday, Sep. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly Meeting of the Scottish Club in the Escalon Library community room.
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Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 14, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Sep. 14, 11:00 am - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library

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

Balloon Rockets
3:00 p.m.
 Balloon Rockets
Friday, Sep. 14, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create a ballon rocket and challenge others to a race. 
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Sep. 14, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 3:00pm-5:00pm

...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Sep. 14, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Lotería/ Mexican Bingo
3:30 PM
 Lotería/ Mexican Bingo
Friday, Sep. 14, 3:30 PMLotería/ Mexican Bin
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Play the classic Mexican game, Lotería, which uses illustrated cards in a play-style similar to bingo, and have fun with the whole family and friends. Enjoy a piece of Mexican culture, learn some simple Spanish words and have some light refreshments.

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English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Sep. 14, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, Sep. 14, 3:30 p.m.Reading to the Rescu
Escalon Branch Library
Have you ever read a book to a chicken? Here's your chance. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours and read to the furry and feathered friends of the Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary. 

All ages are welcome to stop by and practice their reading skills with these barnyard frie...read more
Lathrop Fun Friday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday
Friday, Sep. 14, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Sep. 14, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Pirate Teen Lock-in
4:45 p.m.
 Pirate Teen Lock-in
Friday, Sep. 14, 4:45 p.m.Pirate Teen Lock-in
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us for a night of frolicking and plunder!  Thar be games afoot, grub to be eatin' and mysteries to solve!

For ages 11-15.  Space is limited.  Registration will take place at the Maya Angelou branch.  Parents will be required to sign a waiver and consent form.&...read more
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Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
10:00 a.m.
 Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
Saturday, Sep. 15, 10:00 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the Oak Valley Art society in the Escalon Library community room.
Preschool Storytime
11:00 am
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Sep. 15, 11:00 amPreschool Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Genealogy Workshop: Census, Vital, And Other Basic Records: How To Find And Use Them Effectively
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop: Census, Vital, And Other Basic Records: How To Find And Use Them Effectively
Saturday, Sep. 15, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Genealogy Workshop:
Troke Branch Library
 Vital records such as birth, marriage, and death certificates can be valuable tools to help build your family tree. Using these records correctly can lead to finding more information. This workshop will show you how to search for this information when vital records cannot be found. 
...read more
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Sep. 15, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us every 3rd Saturday morning to discuss a new book. Book available at the checkout desk. 
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Sep. 15, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Sep. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Sep. 15, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Jewelry making for children ages 8 and older
2:00-3:30 pm
Jewelry making for children ages 8 and older
Saturday, Sep. 15, 2:00-3:30 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 2 pm, the Margaret Troke library presents :" Jewelry making for children".

Arrive Early. Space is limited to 20 children ages 8 and older. 

All materials will be provided free of charge.

 
Rubik’s Cube Club
2:30pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Saturday, Sep. 15, 2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion Patitpavan Neel.  Most Saturdays 2:00pm.  Check calendar for dates.
 
Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 to 4:00 PM
 Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Sep. 15, 2:30 to 4:00 PMJunior MakerSpace &
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Makerspace isn't just for adults and teens!  Kids ages 3 through 12 are invited to explore building and technology, including coding and circuitry, at this hands-on "free play" program.
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 15, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
Paws for Reading
3:30pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Sep. 15, 3:30pmPaws for Reading
Tracy Branch Library
Kids are inviting to read to a friendly therapy dog; allowing children to practice thier reading in a low stress environment.
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Mighty Meeples
12:00pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Sep. 16, 12:00pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome. 12:00-5:00pm

For more information, visit The Mighty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/
Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Sep. 16, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 12:00-5:00pm

...read more
Wellness Workshop
3:15-4:45pm
 Wellness Workshop
Sunday, Sep. 16, 3:15-4:45pmWellness Workshop
Mountain House Branch Library
Eliminate stress with breathing techniques and meditation.  Join us at these Mind-Body Wellness Workshops to learn the process and techniques that help this to happen.  These workshops presented by The Art of Living (www.ArtofLiving.org) are free for a limited time.
N...read more
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Toddler Stay and Play
10:30-11:00 AM
 Toddler Stay and Play
Monday, Sep. 17, 10:30-11:00 AMToddler Stay and Pla
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social development!

Toddler Stay and Play happens every other Monday in the Fair Oaks Community Room.
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Sep. 17, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Paint Party
2:30
 Paint Party
Monday, Sep. 17, 2:30Paint Party
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Sep. 17, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student to read at home. We will meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No meeting on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 17, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Sep. 17, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety ...read more

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Sep. 17, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Sep. 17, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program.  This program is for 4 year olds and above.  We are still taking donations of Legos and Duplos so we can build bigger and better projects.  ...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 17, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Sep. 17, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
August and September 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
August and September 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
Monday, Sep. 17, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
(8/20/18, 8/27/18, 9/10/18, 9/17/18 & 9/24/18)
August and September
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.
August 20, 2018 - Accessing Library Digital Collection
August 27, 2018 - Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone*
...read more
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Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Sep. 18
Lathrop Branch Library

Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays anytime 1-5 PM and we&rs...read more

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 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.
Name tag...read more
Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 3:00-3:30 PM
Fair Oaks Library
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.Teen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library

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

NEW GAMES!  NEW TIME!
Steam: Science - Thread of a Silkworm
3:30 p.m.
Steam: Science - Thread of a Silkworm
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Discover China's most coveted secret, the silkworm!  These unique and amazing creatures hatch, eat, and prepare a cocoon of a single silk thread in their journey to becoming a moth.  Discover how silkworms are raised and silk is made.  We may even have live silk worms to observe!<...read more
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Spend some time with a friendly rescued rooster or get to know a rascally rabbit....read more
DIY Studio: Neon Signs
4:00 p.m.
 DIY Studio: Neon Signs
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 4:00 p.m.DIY Studio: Neon Sig
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon DIY Studio and desing your own neon sign. Snacks and materials will be provided. See you there!
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
4:00 p.m.
 S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 4:00 p.m.S.T.E.A.M. Powered K
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Drop-in for hands-on S.T.E.A.M. - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math - activities. Explore S.T.E.A.M. concepts and take home your personal work of science.

For grades 1 through 3, meet us every 2nd Tuesday of each month from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
...read more
Makerspace *Worry Dolls*
4:00PM
 Makerspace *Worry Dolls*
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 4:00PMMakerspace *Worry Do
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a special Makerspace as we make Guatemalan worry dolls!
Teen Tuesday: DIY Candy Apple
4:00pm
 Teen Tuesday: DIY Candy Apple
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Make your own candy apple! First come, first serve.

Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
  • STEM projects 
  • Movies
  • Teen Adv
...read more
SJ Pride Center @ The Library
5:00pm
 SJ Pride Center @ The Library
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 5:00pmSJ Pride Center @ Th
Tracy Branch Library
The San Joaquin Pride Center will be at the library for two hours to give an informational presentation about our LGBTQIA+ community and Meet & Greet with the public. Remember to ask about the center's wide variety of programs, peer groups, and support services for the LGBTQIA+ community....read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
Knitting and Crocheting
6:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 6:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Meditation Meetup
7:00
 Meditation Meetup
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 7:00Meditation Meetup
Linden Branch Library
Get your Zen on! Come to the library and meditate with your fellow community members. Yoga mats will be provided by the Library.
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

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

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 1:30Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 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
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Maracas Craft
3:00 p.m.
 Maracas Craft
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Decorate festive maracas. All materials will be provided. Program is free for all ages.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Family Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Family Game Day
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 4:00-5:00 PMFamily Game Day
Fair Oaks Library
Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of the month for Family Game Day! Come play board and card games with friends and family. Each month we'll feature a different type of game.

 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Let’s Chat
4:00 - 5:00 pm
 Let’s Chat
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
ESL Conversation Club
Hispanic Heritage Month Craft - Musical Maracas
4:00pm
Hispanic Heritage Month Craft - Musical Maracas
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 4:00pmHispanic Heritage Mo
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for this easy and fun craft made with recycled water bottles.  Best for 7 year olds and above though younger children can make them with an adult's help.  Join us September 19, 2018 at 4:00pm.
Lawyers In The Library
4:30pm
 Lawyers In The Library
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 4:30pmLawyers In The Libra
Tracy Branch Library
Lawyers in the Library is a free public legal clinic presented by the San Joaquin County Bar Association. Licensed, practicing attorneys (who are in good standing with the State Bar of California and members of the San Joaquin County Bar Association) volunteer their time in order to briefly assess a...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Coloring Club
4:30-5:30 PM
 Coloring Club
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 4:30-5:30 PMColoring Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
We will be scratch coloring magical fairy wands.  Coloring books and supplies will be provided.  All ages are welcome.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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Parenting Workshop
10:15-10:45 AM
 Parenting Workshop
Thursday, Sep. 20, 10:15-10:45 AMParenting Workshop
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Eva Mauch, Manteca Unified School District's, School Readiness Coordinator will present, "Parenting the Challenging Child".  This is for parents of children ages 2-5 years old.  Free babysitting is provided du...read more

All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 20, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Sep. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 20, 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, Sep. 20, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 20, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Sep. 20, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Board Game Bonanza
3:00 PM
 Board Game Bonanza
Thursday, Sep. 20, 3:00 PMBoard Game Bonanza
Linden Branch Library
Play Board Games and more at the Linden Branch Library every Thursday after school! We have Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, and so much more!
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Thursday, Sep. 20, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
DIY Bath Bombs
3:30 pm
 DIY Bath Bombs
Thursday, Sep. 20, 3:30 pmDIY Bath Bombs
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn to make your very own bath bomb! ...read more
Lathrop Storytime
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 20, 3:30 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!

Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Sep. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Crafty Thursdays (Hispanic Heritage Month)
4:00-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursdays (Hispanic Heritage Month)
Thursday, Sep. 20, 4:00-5:30 PM
(September 6 & 13 & 20 & 27, 4:00-5:30 PM)
Crafty Thursdays (Hi
Fair Oaks Library

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Family Game Day at the Library
4:00 pm
 Family Game Day at the Library
Thursday, Sep. 20, 4:00 pm
(Thursday, September 20 and Thursday, November 8, 4:00-5:30 pm)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy a day of fun and excitement! Bring your friends and family and enjoy an assortment of your favorite games. Refreshments will be provided. 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Sep. 20, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Sep. 20, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
LEGO® Building Club
4:00 p.m.
 LEGO® Building Club
Thursday, Sep. 20, 4:00 p.m.LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, drop-in to build and play with LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks. The l...read more
Unicorn Party!
4:00PM
 Unicorn Party!
Thursday, Sep. 20, 4:00PMUnicorn Party!
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Unicorn ethustiasts join as we celebrate these mythical animals with a magical crafts!!
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
4:00pm
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
Thursday, Sep. 20, 4:00pmPython Ron’s R
Tracy Branch Library
Learn about the world of reptiles, spiders and insects with Python Ron! You will be as fascinated to see all the different creatures that travel with Python Ron. From 18 foot pythons to 4 foot long lizards, Python Ron gives everyone the opportunity to get close up and personal with these awesom...read more
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
5:00pm
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
Thursday, Sep. 20, 5:00pmPython Ron’s R
Tracy Branch Library
Learn about the world of reptiles, spiders and insects with Python Ron! You will be as fascinated to see all the different creatures that travel with Python Ron. From 18 foot pythons to 4 foot long lizards, Python Ron gives everyone the opportunity to get close up and personal with these awesom...read more
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:45 - 7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, Sep. 20, 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
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 21, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Crafty Friday--One Stroke Painting
10:30 am
Crafty Friday--One Stroke Painting
Friday, Sep. 21, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Come learn how to create beautiful paintings with Tharini as your guide. She will show you how to use acrylic paints to make the brush stroke, practice a bit, and then put all you've learned together into a pretty flower composition you can take home and frame. All materials will be provided for...read more
Comic Book Reading Day
3:00 p.m.
 Comic Book Reading Day
Friday, Sep. 21, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Enjoy reading your favorite comic books and make super hero crafts, Free comic for everyone who attends.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Sep. 21, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 3:00pm-5:00pm

...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Sep. 21, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Sep. 21, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Bubble Lady’s Bubble-palooza
3:30 pm
Bubble Lady’s Bubble-palooza
Friday, Sep. 21, 3:30 pmBubble Lady’s
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Witness bubble magic with the Bubble Lady! 
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Sep. 21, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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SAT/ACT Practice Test
9:00am
 SAT/ACT Practice Test
Saturday, Sep. 22, 9:00amSAT/ACT Practice Tes
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. Space is limted. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323).

Participants will take a full-length computerized practice test (SAT or ACT), recieve their score, and suggested study areas. Test takes appr...read more
[CANCELED] Master Gardener Class
10:15am
[CANCELED] Master Gardener Class
Saturday, Sep. 22, 10:15am
Tracy Branch Library
The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County will provide free monthly gardening classes all year long (excluding June and December). Class is approximately two hours.  For more information visit: http://sjmastergardeners.ucanr.edu/
Topics:
February: Composting & Vermicompostin...read more
Senior Coloring Club
11:00 am
 Senior Coloring Club
Saturday, Sep. 22, 11:00 amSenior Coloring Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come unwind with the Senior Coloring Club at Rue Micro Library!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Sep. 22, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Sep. 22, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Sep. 22, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Fall Craft - Tree Silhouettes
1:30 pm
 Fall Craft - Tree Silhouettes
Saturday, Sep. 22, 1:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Add a little fall feeling to your home with this stylish craft to decorate your house. Materials will be provided.
This class will take approximately 3 hours.

Maximum 15 Participants (Ages 8+)
Sign up at the Information Desk.
Adult Color Me Calm
2:00-4:00PM
 Adult Color Me Calm
Saturday, Sep. 22, 2:00-4:00PMAdult Color Me Calm
Weston Ranch Branch Library


Enjoy colo...read more

Rubik’s Cube Club
2:30pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Saturday, Sep. 22, 2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion Patitpavan Neel.  Most Saturdays 2:00pm.  Check calendar for dates.
 
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 22, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Banned Books Week!
 Banned Books Week!
Sunday, Sep. 23Banned Books Week!
Tracy Branch Library
Drop by and check out a banned book from our display! 

"Banned Books Week is the annual celebration of the Freedom to Read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. T...read more
Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Sep. 23, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 12:00-5:00pm

...read more
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Banned Books Week!
 Banned Books Week!
Monday, Sep. 24Banned Books Week!
Tracy Branch Library
Drop by and check out a banned book from our display! 

"Banned Books Week is the annual celebration of the Freedom to Read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. T...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Sep. 24, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Paint Party
2:30
 Paint Party
Monday, Sep. 24, 2:30Paint Party
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Sep. 24, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student to read at home. We will meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No meeting on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 24, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the...read more
STEAM Mondays
4:00-5:00 PM
 STEAM Mondays
Monday, Sep. 24, 4:00-5:00 PMSTEAM Mondays
Fair Oaks Library
Every STEAM Monday, we'll have activities that focus on different aspects of STEAM. We'll also host guest speakers who will have new and interesting ways to look at the world around us.

STEAM Mondays are the last Monday of the month.
STEAM Monday Special Guest: Bricks4Kidz
4:00-5:00 PM
STEAM Monday Special Guest: Bricks4Kidz
Monday, Sep. 24, 4:00-5:00 PMSTEAM Monday Special
Fair Oaks Library

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Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Sep. 24, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety ...read more

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Sep. 24, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Bubble Wonder with World of Wonders Science Museum
4:00
Bubble Wonder with World of Wonders Science Museum
Monday, Sep. 24, 4:00Bubble Wonder with W
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Kids 4 years old to grade 4, become a bubble scientist and discover the unique physical properties of bubbles.  What’s inside a soap bubble?  Are bubbles always the same shape?  Can you shake hands with a friend through a bubble wall?  Investigate the answers to these quest...read more
Mini Bottle Charms
4:00PM
 Mini Bottle Charms
Monday, Sep. 24, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come by and you can create and decorate your very own special bottle charm to take home. Supplies will be provided. This program is open to all ages. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 24, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Sep. 24, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Open Mic Night
5:30pm
 Open Mic Night
Monday, Sep. 24, 5:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for a family-friendly night of music. Audience members are welcome to showcase their talent. 5:00-8:00pm
August and September 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
August and September 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
Monday, Sep. 24, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
(8/20/18, 8/27/18, 9/10/18, 9/17/18 & 9/24/18)
August and September
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.
August 20, 2018 - Accessing Library Digital Collection
August 27, 2018 - Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone*
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Banned Books Week!
 Banned Books Week!
Tuesday, Sep. 25Banned Books Week!
Tracy Branch Library
Drop by and check out a banned book from our display! 

"Banned Books Week is the annual celebration of the Freedom to Read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. T...read more
Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Sep. 25
Lathrop Branch Library

Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays anytime 1-5 PM and we&rs...read more

MH Seniors Group Haggin Museum Tour
9:00am
MH Seniors Group Haggin Museum Tour
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 9:00amMH Seniors Group Hag
Mountain House Branch Library
We hope you can join us for an educational and fun adventure with the Mountain House Seniors Group.   Members will be touring the Haggin Museum in Stockton.  They will be read more
Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 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.
Name tag...read more
Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 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. 
Toddlers & Toes
11:00 a.m.
 Toddlers & Toes
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 11:00 a.m.
(Tuesdays, September 11, September 25, October 23, November 6, December 4, December 18)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us as we explore music and movement with your toddler. This program is for children ages 1-3 and their caregiver. Toddlers & Toes is offered on select Tuesday mornings from 11:00-11:30.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 3:00-3:30 PM
Fair Oaks Library
Crafty Kids: Butterfly Bonanza
3:30 pm
 Crafty Kids: Butterfly Bonanza
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 3:30 pmCrafty Kids: Butterf
Arnold Rue Micro Library
We will be making craft butterflies and unveiling our caterpillars for the l...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 4:00-5:00PM
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!!
Teen Tuesday: Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom Movie
4:00pm
Teen Tuesday: Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom Movie
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Join us for a movie & snacks.
Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
  • STEM projects 
  • Movies
  • Teen Advisory meetings
...read more
The Bubble Lady
4:00pm
 The Bubble Lady
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 4:00pmThe Bubble Lady
Mountain House Branch Library
Experience bubbles like you never have before.  Everything bubbles, bubble haircuts, bubble brains, and dragon bubbles, to name a few. Laughter and feeling good are by-products of this show.  This program is extremely popular and space is limited.  Children under 10 years of age ...read more
Teen Advisory Group
4:30-5:30 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 4:30-5:30 p.m.Teen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library
Join the Teen Advisory Group:
    *  Help plan teen programs!
    *  Advise staff about books & media to order for teens
    *  Make new friends!
    *  Fun "Teen Challenges" & other...read more
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 5:00 - 6:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Beginning September 11, 2018 the Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every other Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operating a sewing machine, threadin...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
Knitting and Crocheting
6:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 6:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Meditation Meetup
7:00
 Meditation Meetup
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 7:00Meditation Meetup
Linden Branch Library
Get your Zen on! Come to the library and meditate with your fellow community members. Yoga mats will be provided by the Library.
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Banned Books Week!
 Banned Books Week!
Wednesday, Sep. 26Banned Books Week!
Tracy Branch Library
Drop by and check out a banned book from our display! 

"Banned Books Week is the annual celebration of the Freedom to Read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. T...read more
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

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

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 1:30Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 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
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Introduction to Jewelry Making
3:30 PM
 Introduction to Jewelry Making
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 3:30 PMIntroduction to Jewe
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Learn how to make these festive earrings either for yourself or as a gift.  Ages 13 & Up.  Signups only in person, online, or by phone.  All materials and suppl...read more

Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Guest Star: Bilingual Storytime
3:30 pm
 Guest Star: Bilingual Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 3:30 pmGuest Star: Bilingua
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy a very special storytime and craft with a very special reader! ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Speed Booking
6pm
 Speed Booking
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 6pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Meet new people while discussing your favorite books from the Great American Read.  Don't miss out on the literary mixer of the year!
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
Mountain House Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00pm
Mountain House Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 6:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Friends of the Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to supplementing public funding to enhance the services and programs of the Mountain House Library.  At this meeting they will report on the organization's status and explain how their group has supported the M...read more
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Banned Books Week!
 Banned Books Week!
Thursday, Sep. 27Banned Books Week!
Tracy Branch Library
Drop by and check out a banned book from our display! 

"Banned Books Week is the annual celebration of the Freedom to Read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. T...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 27, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Sep. 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
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 27, 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, Sep. 27, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 27, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Sep. 27, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Adult Coloring Club
2:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Club
Thursday, Sep. 27, 2:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Coloring is not just for kids.  Join us on the 4th Thursday of every month for Adult Coloring Club from 2:30pm-3:30pm.  Relax and unwind with us at the Cesar Chavez Library.  Coloring utensils and pages provided.
Board Game Bonanza
3:00 PM
 Board Game Bonanza
Thursday, Sep. 27, 3:00 PMBoard Game Bonanza
Linden Branch Library
Play Board Games and more at the Linden Branch Library every Thursday after school! We have Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, and so much more!
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30-4:30PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, Sep. 27, 3:30-4:30PMRescue Readers Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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Lathrop Storytime
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 27, 3:30 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!

Taste Test Travel
3:30 pm
 Taste Test Travel
Thursday, Sep. 27, 3:30 pmTaste Test Travel
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Try snacks from around the world in Taste Test Travel!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Sep. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Crafty Thursdays (Hispanic Heritage Month)
4:00-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursdays (Hispanic Heritage Month)
Thursday, Sep. 27, 4:00-5:30 PM
(September 6 & 13 & 20 & 27, 4:00-5:30 PM)
Crafty Thursdays (Hi
Fair Oaks Library

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Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Sep. 27, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Sep. 27, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Find Art Fun Time
4:00
 Find Art Fun Time
Thursday, Sep. 27, 4:00Find Art Fun Time
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Find Art Fun Time 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! Come join us every 4th Thursday of the month between 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Family Movie: Sherlock Gnomes (PG)
4:00pm
Family Movie: Sherlock Gnomes (PG)
Thursday, Sep. 27, 4:00pmFamily Movie: Sherlo
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for a family movie & snacks. Runtime: 1 hr 46 min
Teen Movie
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, Sep. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic teen film or new favorite. Snacks will be provided. 
Teen A/V Club
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
 Teen A/V Club
Thursday, Sep. 27, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
(Every other Thursday)

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

Bring your friends to hang out, or stop by yourself.  Every other Thursday from 4:00 to 5:...read more
"Phabulous Physics"
4:30pm
 "Phabulous Physics"
Thursday, Sep. 27, 4:30pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
The Science Wizard Jordan Reading returns to the Library to host "Phabulous Physics". You've never seen physics experiments like this at school. Catch this STEAM program on Thursday, September 27 at 4:30pm at the Maya Angelou Library.
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
6:00pm
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
Thursday, Sep. 27, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents: " Python Ron's Reptile Kingdom".
The program will feature live animals and introduce patrons to the world of reptiles, spiders and insects. 
This is a perfect program for the enitre family t...read more
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Banned Books Week!
 Banned Books Week!
Friday, Sep. 28Banned Books Week!
Tracy Branch Library
Drop by and check out a banned book from our display! 

"Banned Books Week is the annual celebration of the Freedom to Read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. T...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Sep. 28, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Sep. 28, 11:00 am - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library

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

Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Sep. 28, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 3:00pm-5:00pm

...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Sep. 28, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Sep. 28, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Lathrop Fun Friday Hispanic Heritage
3:30 PM
Lathrop Fun Friday Hispanic Heritage
Friday, Sep. 28, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

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Banned Books Week!
 Banned Books Week!
Saturday, Sep. 29Banned Books Week!
Tracy Branch Library
Drop by and check out a banned book from our display! 

"Banned Books Week is the annual celebration of the Freedom to Read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. T...read more
RUSD Families - Open House
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
 RUSD Families - Open House
Saturday, Sep. 29, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Drop in and meet the staff of your public library.  Find out how we can help you on your educational journey and get a library card.  Presentations starting every hour with the last one starting at 2:00 p.m.
Learn about Rosetta Stone, TUTOR.COM, Learning Express, Programs and more!...read more
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Sep. 29, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Sep. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Sep. 29, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Family Fort Building Day
1:00 pm
 Family Fort Building Day
Saturday, Sep. 29, 1:00 pmFamily Fort Building
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Bring the family and let’s build forts together in the library!...read more
Ocelotl Aztec Dancers
2:00 pm
 Ocelotl Aztec Dancers
Saturday, Sep. 29, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us at this dance program for the whole family.
Adult Craft: Framed Succulents
2:00pm
 Adult Craft: Framed Succulents
Saturday, Sep. 29, 2:00pmAdult Craft: Framed
Tracy Branch Library
Learn how to turn succelents into wall art! Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone. 2:00-5:00pm
Rubik’s Cube Club
2:30pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Saturday, Sep. 29, 2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion Patitpavan Neel.  Most Saturdays 2:00pm.  Check calendar for dates.
 
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Sep. 29, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
Ballet Folklorico
3:30 p.m.
 Ballet Folklorico
Saturday, Sep. 29, 3:30 p.m.Ballet Folklorico
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and enjoy a live performance of Ballet Folklorico! Local dance company, Maria Valdovinos' Ballet Folklorico Raíces Mexicanas (Roots of Mexico), will perform tradi...read more
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Mighty Meeples
12:00pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Sep. 30, 12:00pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome. 12:00-5:00pm

For more information, visit The Mighty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/
Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Sep. 30, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 12:00-5:00pm

...read more
      
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