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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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Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Wednesday, May. 1Drawing Class: Expre
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, May. 1, 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, May. 1, 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 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, May. 1, 2:00 p.m. to 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 the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, May. 1, 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, May. 1, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Elementary Drawing Class
3:00 p.m.
 Elementary Drawing Class
Wednesday, May 1, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Young Rembrandts presents elementary drawing. Young Rembrandts teaches the drawing skills children need while developing learning skills that give children an academic advantage in the classroom.
Space is limited so please sign up at the library.
Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, May. 1, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 1, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24. CANCELED: 5/20 & 5/22.

If you wish to bec...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, May. 1, 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
Wonder Wednesday - Plastic Bottle Planters
3:30 pm
Wonder Wednesday - Plastic Bottle Planters
Wednesday, May 1, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Learn how to recycle old bottles into a home for a plant!

All materials will be provided.

Wonder Wednesday is:

Join us for Science & Art Themed Activities and Crafts at the Lathrop Library on the first Wednesday at 3:30 pm.

Every month will be somethin...read more
Teen Gaming Face-Off
3:30 pm
 Teen Gaming Face-Off
Wednesday, May 1, 3:30 pmTeen Gaming Face-Off
Stribley Micro Library
Who will be the video game champion!?
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, May. 1, 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 Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, May. 1, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 1, 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
Color Yourself Happy!
4:30-5:30 PM
 Color Yourself Happy!
Wednesday, May 1, 4:30-5:30 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
We will be coloring flower pots for Mother's Day!  These adorable pots come with a small, faux flower arrangement to put in the customizable pot perfect for the special woman in your life.  This program is free and open to all ages.  
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, May. 1, 6:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, May. 1, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 2, 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, May. 2, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, May. 2, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, May. 2, 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.
Bingo for Adults
10:30 AM
 Bingo for Adults
Thursday, May 2, 10:30 AMBingo for Adults
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Love to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our monthly bingo!  There will be prizes and books to win.  Come and have fun and meet new people.  This program is free and open to all adults.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 2, 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, May. 2, 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, May. 2, 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.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 2, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encou...read more

Afternoon Tea and Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Afternoon Tea and Coloring
Thursday, May. 2, 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!
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, May. 2, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
What’s Cooking?
3:30 pm
 What’s Cooking?
Thursday, May 2, 3:30 pmWhat’s Cooking
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn how to make your own sweet treats!
Books in the Barnyard
4:00 p.m.
 Books in the Barnyard
Thursday, May. 2, 4:00 p.m.Books in the Barnyar
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come practice your reading skills with a friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary!
 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.<...read more

Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, May. 2, 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
Ballet Folklorico
4:00pm
 Ballet Folklorico
Thursday, May 2, 4:00pmBallet Folklorico
Tracy Branch Library
Ballet Folklorico Raices Mexicanas de Maria Valdovinos will be at the library to perform in honor of Cinco de Mayo.
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, May. 2, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Teen Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, May. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, May. 2, 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
Goodnight Storytime
6:00-6:30 PM
 Goodnight Storytime
Thursday, May 2, 6:00-6:30 PMGoodnight Storytime
Fair Oaks Library
Wear your PJs, bring your favorite stuffed friend, and enjoy a special Goodnight Storytime at Fair Oaks!
Pajama Playtime For Toddlers & Preschoolers
6:00pm
Pajama Playtime For Toddlers & Preschoolers
Thursday, May 2, 6:00pmPajama Playtime For
Troke Branch Library
Put the kids in their PJs, and bring them to the library for a story & playtime & some light snack.
 
Friends of the Tracy Library Meeting
7:00pm
Friends of the Tracy Library Meeting
Thursday, May 2, 7:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Quarterly Meeting. Open to the public.
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, May. 3, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Friday, May. 3, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, May. 3, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library

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

Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, May. 3, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, May. 3, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us after storytime for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, May. 3, 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!
3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Happy Something Day: Mother’s Day
3:30 pm
Happy Something Day: Mother’s Day
Friday, May 3, 3:30 pmHappy Something Day:
Stribley Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month with the Library!
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, May. 3, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Now Showing!
4:00 p.m.
 Now Showing!
Friday, May 3, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library

Join us as we screen a movie in the library! Showtime will be at 4pm. Come early at 3:15pm for fun movie themed crafts....read more

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Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, May. 4, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Crafters Club: Aromatherapy 101
11:00 am
Crafters Club: Aromatherapy 101
Saturday, May 4, 11:00 amCrafters Club: Aroma
Stribley Micro Library
Make something new!
Free Comic Book Day
11:00am
 Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 4, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Pick up a free comic, participate in a scavenger hunt, get your face painted, take a picture in a photo booth, play games & more. Cosplay welcome!
Free Comic Book Day
11:00 am
 Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 4, 11:00 amFree Comic Book Day
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate comic books and comic culture with Free Comic Books Day!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, May. 4, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.<...read more

Science Saturday: May the 4th be With You!
12:00 p.m.
Science Saturday: May the 4th be With You!
Saturday, May 4, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join us at the Escalon Library for a Science Saturday filled with Star Wars activities. Make your own speed glider with a balloon and CD, or create a solution that you can take home to form your own Kyber crystal. Have a light saber battle using the properties of light, or make your own simple circu...read more
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, May. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
SAT/ACT Practice Tests
1:00 - 4:00 PM
 SAT/ACT Practice Tests
Saturday, May. 4, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
(2/2/19, 3/2/20194/6/2019, 5/4/2019 & 6/1/2019)
SAT/ACT Practice Tes
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens,
Are you familiar with the process of taking the SAT or ACT test?
Are you ready to take any of those tests?
If you answer "NO" to either question above, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library on every 1st Saturday of the month and take the SAT and/or ACT practice tes...read more
May the Fourth Be With You Star Wars Crafts
1:00-2:30PM
May the Fourth Be With You Star Wars Crafts
Saturday, May 4, 1:00-2:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In a library not so far away...we're celebrating Star Wars Day! Join us for a galaxy of fun as we make Star Wars themed crafts!

Costumes highly encouraged.
Mother’s Day Craft
2:00 pm
 Mother’s Day Craft
Saturday, May 4, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Make your mother a special gift.
TinkerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 to 4:00 PM
 TinkerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, May. 4, 2:30 to 4:00 PMTinkerSpace & Tech T
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Read to Rescued Animals from the Harvest Animal Sanctuary
2-3:30pm
Read to Rescued Animals from the Harvest Animal Sanctuary
Saturday, May. 4, 2-3:30pm
(Saturdays, May 4, May 25, June 15)
Read to Rescued Anim
Troke Branch Library
Kids ages 5 and older can practice their reading skills by reading to cuddly rescued animals such as guinea pigs or ducks. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours.
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, May. 6, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, May. 6, 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 PM
 Paint Party
Monday, May. 6, 2:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, May. 6, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Spring Dates: January 7 - May 20, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/22, 5/27, or 8/5.
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, May. 6, 3:30 p.m.
(Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm through May 20, 2019)
English Conversation
Troke Branch Library
On Monday of each week, from 3:30-5:00 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a free program, and all English-learners are welcome.The ...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, May. 6, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24. CANCLLED: 5/20 & 5/22.

If you wish to become a...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, May. 6, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety of maker-style craf...read more

Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, May. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Maker Space Monday Kid’s Edition
4:00 p.m.
Maker Space Monday Kid’s Edition
Monday, May. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, May. 6, 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
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, May. 6, 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 Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Monday, May. 6, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
(Mondays, March 4--May 6, 5:00--7:00 pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Chess Club
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, May. 6, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
Free Computer Classes
6:00 - 7:30 PM
 Free Computer Classes
Monday, May. 6, 6:00 - 7:30 PMFree Computer Classe
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.
April 1, 2019 - Rosetta Stone
April 8, 2019 - Accessing Library Digital Collection
April 15, 2019 - Google Docs Basics
April 22, 2019 - Begin...read more
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Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, May. 7, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, May. 7, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 7, 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: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 

Note: No storytime July 9, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 7, 10:30 am
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.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 7, 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 Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, May. 7, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

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Book Club
10:30am
 Book Club
Tuesday, May. 7, 10:30amBook Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion! Our selection for May is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith. This beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with...read more
Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
10:45-11:15am
Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
Tuesday, May. 7, 10:45-11:15amPlaytime for toddler
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
DIY Window Clings
11:00 am
 DIY Window Clings
Tuesday, May 7, 11:00 amDIY Window Clings
Stribley Micro Library
Make something new!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 7, 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 July 9, 2019.
CookBook Club
11:30 a.m.
 CookBook Club
Tuesday, May. 7, 11:30 a.m.CookBook Club
Escalon Branch Library
Love cooking and trying out different recipes? Want to sha...read more
English Conversation Club
12:30p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, May. 7, 12:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive, video-streamed series for ESL adults to learn about community and library resources.  Open to all who are interested in practicing English in a safe, fun environment.
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, May. 7, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Books in the Barnyard
3:00-4:00 PM
 Books in the Barnyard
Tuesday, May 7, 3:00-4:00 PMBooks in the Barnyar
Fair Oaks Library
Come practice your reading skills with a friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary!
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, May. 7, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Sewing Workshops with Delia Davila
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Sewing Workshops with Delia Davila
Tuesday, May. 7, 3:00 - 5:00 PM
(Thursdays 4/23/19 & 4/30/19 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM)
Sewing Workshops wit
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Due to the power outage on Tuesday 4/23/19, we had to cancel the workshop session for that day. However, we will reschedule another session to make up for that one on Tuesday 5/7/19. Please note it in your calendar. Thank you very mu...read more

Happy Something Day: Mother’s Day
3:30 pm
Happy Something Day: Mother’s Day
Tuesday, May 7, 3:30 pmHappy Something Day:
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month with the Library!
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show
4:00pm
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show
Tuesday, May 7, 4:00pmUncle Jer’s Tr
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn about the fascinating lives of honey bees and why they are so important to the local economy and receive honey samples. This is a great family program.
Teen S.T.E.A.M.
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
 Teen S.T.E.A.M.
Tuesday, May. 7, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

Explore S.T.E.A.M. projects: design, create, build!  Meets the first Tuesday of the month.

Ages 12 - 17
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, May. 7, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Play video games, board games, card games, and eat snacks. 
​​​​

Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game D
...read more
Makerspace
4:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, May. 7, 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 STEAM / Bricks4Kidz Robotics
4:00 - 5:30pm
Teen STEAM / Bricks4Kidz Robotics
Tuesday, May 7, 4:00 - 5:30pmTeen STEAM / Bricks4
Troke Branch Library
Bricks4Kidz presenters will guide teens as they build basic bots utilizing LEGO Mindstorms EV3© platform.  At this S.T.E.A.M. event, teens will write programs using coding and test their ideas.

Space limited - registration required.
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, May. 7, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
SJ Pride Center @ The Library
4:00pm
 SJ Pride Center @ The Library
Tuesday, May. 7, 4:00pmSJ Pride Center @ Th
Tracy Branch Library
The SJ Pride Center will be at the library during and after Teen Game Day. Meet Pride Center staff members, inquire about services and events, or engage in counseling from 4:00-6:00pm. Come in June to get information about how to change your Name & Gender Marker.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, May. 7, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, May. 7, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
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.  
Homework Helpers Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Tuesday, May. 7, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Teen Tuesday~Introduction to Needlepoint
6:00 PM
Teen Tuesday~Introduction to Needlepoint
Tuesday, May 7, 6:00 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Learn how to needlepoint with this fun, easy to learn method!  This program is for teens ages 13-17 years old.  All supplies are included in this free program.
 
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 7, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Wednesday, May. 8Drawing Class: Expre
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Community Connections Seminar
12:00pm
 Community Connections Seminar
Wednesday, May. 8, 12:00pmCommunity Connection
Tracy Branch Library
Are you caring for a loved one? Gain practical information for yourself or to help you become a better family caregiver to your aging loved one. Free seminars are offered in various cities across the Central Valley. To register for an upcoming seminar, call 209.578.6300 or visit hospiceheart.org. Fr...read more
Sensory Storytime
1:00 pm
 Sensory Storytime
Wednesday, May. 8, 1:00 pmSensory Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Designed for our youngest readers and children needing extra attention
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, May. 8, 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, May. 8, 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 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, May. 8, 2:00 p.m. to 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 the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, May. 8, 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

Slimey Science
3:00 p.m.
 Slimey Science
Wednesday, May 8, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
World of Wonders presents Slime Science. This lesson starts with a brief introduction to chemical reactions and three states of matter.  After putting on their safety goggles, students work in pairs to see Chemistry in action!  They measure and mix ingredients and discover substances ...read more
Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, May. 8, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 8, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24. CANCELED: 5/20 & 5/22.

If you wish to bec...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, May. 8, 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
Star Wars Day
3:30 pm
 Star Wars Day
Wednesday, May 8, 3:30 pmStar Wars Day
Stribley Micro Library
Celebrate the Force we will!
LEGO Club
3:30 PM
 LEGO Club
Wednesday, May. 8, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
LEGOs: Anything is possible.

We'll bring the bricks. You supply the imagination.

The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at the Lathrop Library.
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, May. 8, 3:30 pm
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
Mother’s Day Craft
4pm
 Mother’s Day Craft
Wednesday, May 8, 4pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we craft a gift for our special mothers and grandmothers. Open to all ages and supplies will be provided. 
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, May. 8, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, May. 8, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 8, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, May. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, May. 8, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 9, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, May. 9, 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.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 9, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, May. 9, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 9, 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, May. 9, 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.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 9, 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.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 9, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encou...read more

Game On!! Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Game Hour!
Thursday, May. 9, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!!  Game Hour
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for Family Game Time! Choose a board game from our selection and start playing!
 
Play with your family or friends, or make new friends
Lego Block Party
3:30-4:30pm
 Lego Block Party
Thursday, May 9, 3:30-4:30pmLego Block Party
Troke Branch Library
Bring you imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials. Lego Block party is for children ages 3 and older.
Children’s Crafternoon - Mother’s Day
3:30 pm
Children’s Crafternoon - Mother’s Day
Thursday, May 9, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Create a simple no-mess painting for your mom. We'll also have a card making station and more!

All materials will be provided.
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, May. 9, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Wreck this Stuff: Bag Upcycling
3:30 pm
 Wreck this Stuff: Bag Upcycling
Thursday, May 9, 3:30 pmWreck this Stuff: Ba
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make a mess. Deconstruct. Play!
LEGO® Club
4:00 p.m.
 LEGO® Club
Thursday, May. 9, 4:00 p.m.LEGO® Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Anything is possible with LEGO®.  We’ll bring the bricks, you supply the imagination.
Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets....read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, May. 9, 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
Animals Around The World Puppet Show
4:00pm
Animals Around The World Puppet Show
Thursday, May 9, 4:00pmAnimals Around The W
Tracy Branch Library
Tony Borders, the Magical Ventriloquist, and his animal puppet friends will be here for 45 minutes of comedy and kids' magic!   
Crafty Thursdays - Mother’s Day Cards
4:00-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursdays - Mother’s Day Cards
Thursday, May 9, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays - M
Fair Oaks Library
Get creative and make a beautiful Mother's Day card!

All material supplied
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, May. 9, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Teen Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, May. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Bricks4Kidz
4:00 p.m.
 Bricks4Kidz
Thursday, May 9, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your creativity and explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math while having fun!  Enjoy a hands on program building with Lego bricks, motors, and remote controls.

Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, May. 9, 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
Gentle Yoga & Meditation
5:30 pm
 Gentle Yoga & Meditation
Thursday, May. 9, 5:30 pm Gentle Yoga & Medita
Tracy Branch Library
For Teens & Adults. Join us for gentle yoga and meditation. Bring your own mat or beach towel.
Civics and Citizenship Practice
6:00-7:00 PM
 Civics and Citizenship Practice
Thursday, May 9, 6:00-7:00 PMCivics and Citizensh
Fair Oaks Library

Practice the test's 100 question...read more

Scottish Club monthly meeting
6:00 p.m.
 Scottish Club monthly meeting
Thursday, May. 9, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly Meeting of the Scottish Club in the Escalon Library community room.
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, May. 10, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Friday, May. 10, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, May. 10, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
Beginners Yoga
12:30 pm
 Beginners Yoga
Friday, May 10, 12:30 pmBeginners Yoga
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Stretch, relax, and get fit!
STEM Fun Friday - Spin Art and Other Paint Science
3:00pm
STEM Fun Friday - Spin Art and Other Paint Science
Friday, May 10, 3:00pmSTEM Fun Friday - Sp
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to have a fun time learning about this month's STEM project.  For 7 year olds and above. It all happens at 3:00pm  May 10, at the Mountain House Library.    Space is limited so pre-registration is suggested.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, May. 10, 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!
3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
STEM Fun Friday
3:00pm
 STEM Fun Friday
Friday, May. 10, 3:00pmSTEM Fun Friday
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to have a fun time learning about this month's STEM project.  For 7 year olds and above. It all happens at 3:00pm on February 8, April 12, and May 10, at the Mountain House Library.  Check the paper calendar for projects.  Space is limited so pre-registration is suggested.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, May. 10, 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
Teen Crafternoon - DIY Coasters
3:30 PM
 Teen Crafternoon - DIY Coasters
Friday, May 10, 3:30 PMTeen Crafternoon - D
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come learn to make coasters or design your own at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Friday 5/10/2019 at 3:30 PM. Supplies and tools will be provided. Anyone ages 10 to 18 is invited. Registration is not required.

A FREE public parking lot is located across from the library at the corner...read more
Fantabulous Friday~Canvas Art Flowers
3:30 PM
Fantabulous Friday~Canvas Art Flowers
Friday, May 10, 3:30 PMFantabulous Friday~C
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for our adult crafting hour!  We will be painting a vase on canvas and then creating a bouquet with faux flowers that can be hung on the wall or displayed on a table.   All supplies are included in this free program.  
Free Comic Book Day
3:30 pm
 Free Comic Book Day
Friday, May 10, 3:30 pmFree Comic Book Day
Stribley Micro Library
Celebrate comic books!
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, May. 10, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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SAT/ACT Practice Test
9:00am
 SAT/ACT Practice Test
Saturday, May 11, 9:00am
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. Participants will take a full-length computerized practice test (SAT or ACT), receive their score, and suggested study areas. The test takes approximately 4 hours. Bring a pencil and a calculator.

Space is limited. Priority is giv...read more

Big Used Booksale (TFOL)
10:00am
 Big Used Booksale (TFOL)
Saturday, May. 11, 10:00amBig Used Booksale (T
Tracy Branch Library
Buy used books, movies, music, and more from the Friends of the Library! Prices start at 10¢. Saturday and Sunday.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, May. 11, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Tinker Tots
11:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Saturday, May. 11, 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, May. 11, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.<...read more

Family Movie Day
12:00 PM
 Family Movie Day
Saturday, May. 11, 12:00 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come enjoy a movie with your family at the Linden Branch Library. Movies are rated PG.
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, May. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Troke Adult Book Club
12:00 p.m.
 Troke Adult Book Club
Saturday, May. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The group meets at noon 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!
Pokemon Crafts
1:00 PM
 Pokemon Crafts
Saturday, May 11, 1:00 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us and do a couple of fun Pokemon crafts.  All ages are welcome for this free program.  
Paws 4 Reading
1:00 pm
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, May. 11, 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.
Lego Club
11:00 am
 Lego Club
Saturday, May. 11, 11:00 amLego Club
Stribley Micro Library
Everything is awesome when you're building with LEGOs!
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Big Used Booksale (TFOL)
12:00pm
 Big Used Booksale (TFOL)
Sunday, May. 12, 12:00pmBig Used Booksale (T
Tracy Branch Library
Buy used books, movies, music, and more from the Friends of the Library! Prices start at 10¢. Saturday and Sunday.
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, May. 13, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
10:45-11:15am
Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
Monday, May. 13, 10:45-11:15amPlaytime for toddler
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Paint Party
2:30 PM
 Paint Party
Monday, May. 13, 2:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, May. 13, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Spring Dates: January 7 - May 20, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/22, 5/27, or 8/5.
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, May. 13, 3:30 p.m.
(Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm through May 20, 2019)
English Conversation
Troke Branch Library
On Monday of each week, from 3:30-5:00 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a free program, and all English-learners are welcome.The ...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, May. 13, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24. CANCLLED: 5/20 & 5/22.

If you wish to become a...read more
STEM Program - Glowing Creations: Engineered designs with circuits that glow. 3-8th grade
4:00pm
STEM Program - Glowing Creations: Engineered designs with circuits that glow. 3-8th grade
Monday, May 13, 4:00pmSTEM Program - Glowi
Mountain House Branch Library
Glowing Creations.   Circuits are the foundation of all digital inventions.  All 3rd - 8th graders are invited to make engineering designs that glow.  Presented by SJ County Office of Education on May 13, 2019 at 4:00pm.  Space is limited, pregistration is suggested.
&n...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, May. 13, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety of maker-style craf...read more

Make or Take
4:00 p.m.
 Make or Take
Monday, May 13, 4:00 p.m.Make or Take
Escalon Branch Library
Love crafting? We do too. Join our adult DIY Make or Take craft program May 1th @ 4pm.
Don’t have time to stop in? We have you covered. Pick up the month’s craft at your leisure anytime from May 13-18 as supplies last.
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, May. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, May. 13, 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
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, May. 13, 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
Chess Club
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, May. 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
Jewelry Club
4pm
 Jewelry Club
Monday, May. 13, 4pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us the 2nd Monday of every month for Jewelry Club.  Make earrings, necklaces, or bracelets!  Some materials will be supplied but you are welcome to bring your own.  No registration required. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Free Computer Classes
6:00 - 7:30 PM
 Free Computer Classes
Monday, May. 13, 6:00 - 7:30 PMFree Computer Classe
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.
April 1, 2019 - Rosetta Stone
April 8, 2019 - Accessing Library Digital Collection
April 15, 2019 - Google Docs Basics
April 22, 2019 - Begin...read more
Movie Documentary: The Bronze Screen
6:00pm
Movie Documentary: The Bronze Screen
Monday, May 13, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Watch the 2006 documentary "The Bronze Screen: 100 years of the Latino image in Hollywood." Snacks provided. Run time: 1hr 30 min.
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Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, May. 14, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, May. 14, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 14, 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: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 

Note: No storytime July 9, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 14, 10:30 am
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.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 14, 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 Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, May. 14, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

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Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
10:45-11:15am
Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
Tuesday, May. 14, 10:45-11:15amPlaytime for toddler
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Tuesday, May. 14, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Stribley Micro Library

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

Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 14, 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 July 9, 2019.
English Conversation Club
12:30p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, May. 14, 12:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive, video-streamed series for ESL adults to learn about community and library resources.  Open to all who are interested in practicing English in a safe, fun environment.
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, May. 14, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 14, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library

Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.

 

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Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, May. 14, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Junior Crafters: Kites!
3:30 pm
 Junior Crafters: Kites!
Tuesday, May 14, 3:30 pmJunior Crafters: Kit
Arnold Rue Micro Library
It's time for our youngest to shine!
STEAM:Science Shedskin Reptiles
3:30 pm
 STEAM:Science Shedskin Reptiles
Tuesday, May 14, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Theeeey're Baaack! Reptiles of all sorts will be on display with Shedskin Reptiles of Tracy. Fun for all ages!
Teen STEM: Solar S’mores
4:00pm
 Teen STEM: Solar S’mores
Tuesday, May 14, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Create a solar oven to make delicious s'mores!
Find Art Fun - Clean Out The Closet Crafts
4:00pm
Find Art Fun - Clean Out The Closet Crafts
Tuesday, May 14, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Find Art Fun is for attendees to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available.  This month's activity is crafts that you may have missed over the last few months.  This is for 4 year olds and above We ...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, May. 14, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, May. 14, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, May. 14, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
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.  
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
6:00 p.m.
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, May. 14, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The monthly meeting of the Escalon Chamber of Commerce, held in the Escalon Community room
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Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Wednesday, May. 15Drawing Class: Expre
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, May. 15, 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, May. 15, 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 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, May. 15, 2:00 p.m. to 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 the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, May. 15, 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

Magician Brian Scott
3:00 p.m.
 Magician Brian Scott
Wednesday, May 15, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Magician Brian Scott has entertained audiences for over 20 years, performing around the globe and throughout California with a highly interactive reading program that combines magic, comedy and pure fun. The show not only encourages good reading habits, but also encourages good use of the library....read more
Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, May. 15, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 15, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24. CANCELED: 5/20 & 5/22.

If you wish to bec...read more
Teen Tech Time
3:30 pm
 Teen Tech Time
Wednesday, May 15, 3:30 pmTeen Tech Time
Stribley Micro Library
Try out some of our cool tech gadgets and gizmos!
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, May. 15, 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
Fair Oaks Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Game Day
Wednesday, May. 15, 4:00-5:00 PMFair Oaks Game Day
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for our monthly game day! Each month we'll have board, card, or video games available for the whole family to play!
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, May. 15, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Bingo for Kids
4:00 PM
 Bingo for Kids
Wednesday, May 15, 4:00 PMBingo for Kids
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Love to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our new Kids Bingo! There will be prizes and books to win.  This program is recommended for ages 6 & Up.  
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, May. 15, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 15, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, May. 15, 6:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, May. 15, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 16, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, May. 16, 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.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 16, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, May. 16, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 16, 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, May. 16, 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.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 16, 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.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 16, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encou...read more

Troll Houses
3:30PM
 Troll Houses
Thursday, May 16, 3:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Paint a pod only a Troll would love.
Wreck It Ralph 2 - Movie Screening
3:30 pm
Wreck It Ralph 2 - Movie Screening
Thursday, May 16, 3:30 pmWreck It Ralph 2 - M
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some popcorn and a great flick at the Library! 
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, May. 16, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Lego Builder’s Club
4:00pm
 Lego Builder’s Club
Thursday, May. 16, 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.

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Find Art Fun
4:00 p.m.
 Find Art Fun
Thursday, May. 16, 4:00 p.m.Find Art Fun
Cesar Chavez Central Library
 Art without limits!  Have fun creating art using whatever objects and tools are available!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, May. 16, 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
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, May. 16, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Teen Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, May. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, May. 16, 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
LEGO and Duplo Builders
4:30 p.m.
 LEGO and Duplo Builders
Thursday, May. 16, 4:30 p.m.
(January 10, 4:30 p.m. March 14, 4:30 p.m. April 11, 2019 May 16, 2019)
LEGO and Duplo Build
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your creativity and enjoy a day of building with Legos and Duplos at the Maya Angelou Library!
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:45-7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, May 16, 5:45-7:45 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society. VISITORS ARE WELCOME!
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, May. 17, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, May. 17, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library

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

Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, May. 17, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, May. 17, 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!
3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Teen & Tween Anime Club
3:00-4:30 PM
 Teen & Tween Anime Club
Friday, May 17, 3:00-4:30 PMTeen & Tween Anime C
Fair Oaks Library

Enjoy some anime while you whip ...read more

Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Friday, May. 17, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Stribley Micro Library
Spend some time with a friendly rescued rooster or get to know a rascally rabbit....read more
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Genealogy Workshop: Taking Your Research on the Road
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop: Taking Your Research on the Road
Saturday, May 18, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.Genealogy Workshop:
Troke Branch Library
Not all family history information can be accessed online. In some cases, the best research strategy is to go back to the places of your family’s roots. Learn how to best prepare for a genealogical research trip, whether close to home or far, far away.

After the presentation, Geneal...read more

Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, May. 18, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, May. 18, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us every 3rd Saturday morning to discuss a new book. Book available at the checkout desk. 
Tinker Tots
11:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Saturday, May. 18, 11:00 amTinker Tots
Stribley Micro Library
All 0-5 year olds are welcome to this STEM-centered playtime!
Bingo Club
11:00 am
 Bingo Club
Saturday, May. 18, 11:00 amBingo Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Will you be the big winner?
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, May. 18, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.<...read more

Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, May. 18, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Adult Craft
1:00pm
 Adult Craft
Saturday, May 18, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Come in for a surprise craft. All materials supplied. Priority given to those who register in person, by phone, or online.
Dance Class with Juan Aranda
1pm
 Dance Class with Juan Aranda
Saturday, May 18, 1pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Want to learn how to dance? Come join us as we learn how to dance to the beats of the Congas, Bongos, and Maracas. This is a free program for adults. All level of dancers are welcome.
Spin Me a Shadow, Tell Me a Jewish Tale
3:30 p.m.
Spin Me a Shadow, Tell Me a Jewish Tale
Saturday, May 18, 3:30 p.m.Spin Me a Shadow, Te
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Discover the magical world of shadow puppetry with Daniel Barash of The Shadow Puppet Workshop. After first introducing audience members to the art of shadow puppetry (including numerous puppets from Southeast Asia), Daniel will perform shadow puppetry versions of best-loved folktales from the Jewis...read more
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, May. 20, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
10:45-11:15am
Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
Monday, May. 20, 10:45-11:15amPlaytime for toddler
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Paint Party
2:30 PM
 Paint Party
Monday, May. 20, 2:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, May. 20, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Spring Dates: January 7 - May 20, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/22, 5/27, or 8/5.
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, May. 20, 3:30 p.m.
(Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm through May 20, 2019)
English Conversation
Troke Branch Library
On Monday of each week, from 3:30-5:00 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a free program, and all English-learners are welcome.The ...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, May. 20, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety of maker-style craf...read more

Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, May. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, May. 20, 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, May. 20, 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
ANIME YOUR WAY
4:30 p.m.
 ANIME YOUR WAY
Monday, May 20, 4:30 p.m.ANIME YOUR WAY
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Ages 12 and up
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, May. 20, 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
Chess Club
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, May. 20, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
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Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, May. 21, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, May. 21, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 21, 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: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 

Note: No storytime July 9, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 21, 10:30 am
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.
Chavez Book Club
10:30 am
 Chavez Book Club
Tuesday, May. 21, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays, May 21 & June 4, 10:30 am)
Chavez Book Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion! Our selection for June is Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese. It is the story of twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by their mother’s death in chil...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 21, 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 Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, May. 21, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

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Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
10:45-11:15am
Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
Tuesday, May. 21, 10:45-11:15amPlaytime for toddler
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Adult Story Hour
11:00 am
 Adult Story Hour
Tuesday, May 21, 11:00 amAdult Story Hour
Stribley Micro Library
Share a favorite short story or poem!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 21, 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 July 9, 2019.
English Conversation Club
12:30p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, May. 21, 12:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive, video-streamed series for ESL adults to learn about community and library resources.  Open to all who are interested in practicing English in a safe, fun environment.
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, May. 21, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 21, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library

Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.

 

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Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, May. 21, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, May. 21, 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!
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, May. 21, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.Teen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library

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

NEW GAMES!  NEW TIME!
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Tuesday, May. 21, 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
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, May. 21, 4:00 - 5:30 pm
(4/16/19, 5/21/19, 6/18/19 & 7/16/19)
Sewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every 3rd Tuesday (4/16/19, 5/21/19, 6/18/19 & 7/16/19) from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operatin...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, May. 21, 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 Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, May. 21, 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
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, May. 21, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
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.  
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Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Wednesday, May. 22Drawing Class: Expre
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, May. 22, 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, May. 22, 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 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, May. 22, 2:00 p.m. to 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 the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, May. 22, 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

Musical Robot
3:00 p.m.
 Musical Robot
Wednesday, May 22, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Jason 2.0 and ScottBot will be perfoming their catchy songs that will have you up and dancing!
Program is free for all ages.
Drop In Tech Help
3:00-4:30 PM
 Drop In Tech Help
Wednesday, May. 22, 3:00-4:30 PMDrop In Tech Help
Fair Oaks Library
Have a question about your device? Need help accessing our eBook collections?
Try Drop In Tech Help!
Bring your device and your questions!
Program held in the Fair Oaks MakerSpace
Lego Club - LAST ONE UNTIL AUGUST!
3:30 pm
Lego Club - LAST ONE UNTIL AUGUST!
Wednesday, May 22, 3:30 pm
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
Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, May. 22, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Fantastic Beasts 2 - Movie Screening
3:30 pm
Fantastic Beasts 2 - Movie Screening
Wednesday, May 22, 3:30 pmFantastic Beasts 2 -
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy this MAGICAL film!
LEGO Club
3:30 pm
 LEGO Club
Wednesday, May. 22, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
LEGOs: Anything is possible.

We'll bring the bricks. You supply the imagination.

The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at the Lathrop Library.
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, May. 22, 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
DIY Coloring Kit
4pm
 DIY Coloring Kit
Wednesday, May 22, 4pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Looking for a coloring kit to take on the go? Come by as we craft a coloring kit with old dvd cases to keep you busy while you are on the road or at home. Open to all ages and supplies will be provided. 
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, May. 22, 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 Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, May. 22, 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
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 22, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, May. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, May. 22, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 23, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, May. 23, 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.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 23, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, May. 23, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 23, 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, May. 23, 11:15am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 23, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encou...read more

DIY Temporary Tattoos
3:30 pm
 DIY Temporary Tattoos
Thursday, May 23, 3:30 pmDIY Temporary Tattoo
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come in and make your own custom temporary tattoos!
Petite Picassos
3:30PM
 Petite Picassos
Thursday, May 23, 3:30PMPetite Picassos
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Learn how to paint Dot Art.
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, May. 23, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Crafty Thursdays - Relaxation and Coloring
4:00-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursdays - Relaxation and Coloring
Thursday, May 23, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays - R
Fair Oaks Library
Relieve some stress through coloring!

All materials supplied
Teacher Appreciation Cards with Papira Workshop
4:00 p.m.
Teacher Appreciation Cards with Papira Workshop
Thursday, May 23, 4:00 p.m.Teacher Appreciation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Show your teacher how much you appreciate them by giving them a handmade card. Papira Workshop will show you how easy making paper crafts can be. Fun for ages 7 and up.

FREE, all-day parking is available at the lot located across from the library on Oak and Center streets.
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, May. 23, 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
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, May. 23, 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
Family Game Day at the Library!
4:00 p.m.
 Family Game Day at the Library!
Thursday, May. 23, 4:00 p.m.
(January 24, 4 p.m. February 28, 4 p.m. March 28, 4 p.m. April 25, 4 p.m. May 23, 4 p.m.)
Family Game Day at t
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy a day of fun and excitement at the Maya Angelou Library!  Bring your friends and family and enjoy playing an assortment of your favorite games.  Refreshments will be provided.
Teen Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, May. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Family Movie: The Lego Movie 2
4:00pm
 Family Movie: The Lego Movie 2
Thursday, May 23, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for a family movie and snacks. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (PG): It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, May. 23, 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
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, May. 24, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Bilingual Storytime - Vamos a Leer
10:30 a.m.
Bilingual Storytime - Vamos a Leer
Friday, May. 24, 10:30 a.m.
(January 11, February 22, March 22, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26 & August 16, 10:30 a.m.)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for bilingual storytime where we read stories in English and Spanish, and enjoy songs, rhymes and movement on select Fridays each month.

Upcoming dates: Jan. 11, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, and Apr. 26, May 24, Jun. 28, Jul. 26

Acompáñannos a una Hora de Cuentos Bil...read more
Crafty Friday--Beaded Earrings
10:30 am
 Crafty Friday--Beaded Earrings
Friday, May 24, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for some fun making earrings with various kinds of beads. Jewelry tools will be provided. However, materials are limited to about 20 participants. Please stop by the Mountain House Information Desk or call 209-937-8221 to check for available space.
Mahjong Meet Up
11:00 am
 Mahjong Meet Up
Friday, May 24, 11:00 amMahjong Meet Up
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Play a round of mahjong with old and new friends!
Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, May. 24, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, May. 24, 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!
3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
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Find Art Friday
3:30 pm
 Find Art Friday
Friday, May. 24, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Art without limits!

Have fun creating art with us using whatever objects and tools are available on the day.
Crafty Kids: Butterfly Bonanza
3:30 pm
 Crafty Kids: Butterfly Bonanza
Friday, May 24, 3:30 pmCrafty Kids: Butterf
Stribley Micro Library
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft!
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, May. 24, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Saturday, May 25, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Basic Computer Skills class is designed for people who need to learn how to use the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with computer terminologies and applications.

No registration required.  Adul...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, May. 25, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Intro to Lei Making
11:00 am
 Intro to Lei Making
Saturday, May 25, 11:00 amIntro to Lei Making
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn how to make your own lei (AKA flower necklace) at the library!
Loteria Group
11:00 am
 Loteria Group
Saturday, May 25, 11:00 amLoteria Group
Stribley Micro Library
Try your hand at this game of chance!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, May. 25, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.<...read more

Family Movie Day
12:00 PM
 Family Movie Day
Saturday, May. 25, 12:00 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come enjoy a movie with your family at the Linden Branch Library. Movies are rated PG.
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, May. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Home Improvement 101
1:00 PM
 Home Improvement 101
Saturday, May 25, 1:00 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Learn how to fix things around your home with our hands on workshop.  Then stay and ask our expert questions.  This program is free and open to teens & adults.    
 
Needlepoint Basics
1:00pm
 Needlepoint Basics
Saturday, May 25, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For teens and adults. Learn the basics of needlepoint. All materials supplied. 

Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person, phone (866-805-7323), or online starting April 13, 2019. 

Read to Rescued Animals from the Harvest Animal Sanctuary
2-3:30pm
Read to Rescued Animals from the Harvest Animal Sanctuary
Saturday, May. 25, 2-3:30pm
(Saturdays, May 4, May 25, June 15)
Read to Rescued Anim
Troke Branch Library
Kids ages 5 and older can practice their reading skills by reading to cuddly rescued animals such as guinea pigs or ducks. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours.
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HOLIDAY - LIBRARY CLOSED
 HOLIDAY - LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday, May 27,
Troke Branch Library
CLOSED DAY
 CLOSED DAY
Monday, May. 27
(Tuesday, January 1, Monday, January 21, Monday, February 11, Monday, February 18, Monday, May 27)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
All Libraries and the Mobile Library will be closed on the following dates (subject to change):

January - June 2019
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - New Year's Day
Monday, January 21, 2019 - Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday (observed)
Monday, Feb...read more
HOLIDAY
 HOLIDAY
Monday, May 27,
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Library Closed
Paint Party
2:30 PM
 Paint Party
Monday, May. 27, 2:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, May. 27, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety of maker-style craf...read more

Chess Club
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, May. 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, May. 28, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
(First & last Tuesdays, 10 am - 1 pm)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the Library.
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Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, May. 28, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, May. 28, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 28, 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: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 

Note: No storytime July 9, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 28, 10:30 am
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.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 28, 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 Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, May. 28, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

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Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
10:45-11:15am
Playtime for toddlers & preschoolers
Tuesday, May. 28, 10:45-11:15amPlaytime for toddler
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Tuesday, May. 28, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Stribley Micro Library

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

Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 28, 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 July 9, 2019.
English Conversation Club
12:30p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, May. 28, 12:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive, video-streamed series for ESL adults to learn about community and library resources.  Open to all who are interested in practicing English in a safe, fun environment.
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, May. 28, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 28, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library

Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.

 

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Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, May. 28, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Crafty Kids: Terracotta Warriors
3:30 pm
Crafty Kids: Terracotta Warriors
Tuesday, May 28, 3:30 pmCrafty Kids: Terraco
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft!
5-6-7 Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 5-6-7 Book Club
Tuesday, May. 28, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
What's better than reading a really good book? How about sharing that reading experience with a group of readers?  That is exactly what the 5-6-7 Book Club readers do! Once a month, on the last Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. we meet for a lively discussion (and pizza of course) facilitated by Librari...read more
Teen DIY Studio
4:00 p.m.
 Teen DIY Studio
Tuesday, May 28, 4:00 p.m.Teen DIY Studio
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Teen DIY Studio and design your own amazing creations from bath bombs to neon signs. All materials will be provided. See you there! This month we will be creating resist art with canvases and tape. 
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, May. 28, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.Teen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library

Join the Troke Branch Teen Group:
   ~ Help plan teen programs!
   ~ Advise staff about ordering materials for teens
   ~ Make new friends!
   ~ Fun activities each month!
   ~ Snacks, too!     ...read more
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, May. 28, 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!!
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, May. 28, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
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.  
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Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Wednesday, May. 29Drawing Class: Expre
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, May. 29, 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, May. 29, 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 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, May. 29, 2:00 p.m. to 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 the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, May. 29, 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

Mad Science presents: Spin, Pop, Boom!
3:00 p.m.
Mad Science presents: Spin, Pop, Boom!
Wednesday, May 29, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Enter the Mad Science lab and experience the elements of chemistry while seeing amazing experiments in action. Watch the Mad Scientist change water to juice, test out a flaming didgeridoo, and create an explosive foam factory, all while learning about acids & bases, exothermic reactions, and bas...read more
Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, May. 29, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Mad Hatter Day
3:30 pm
 Mad Hatter Day
Wednesday, May 29, 3:30 pmMad Hatter Day
Stribley Micro Library
Try your hand at this game of chance!
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, May. 29, 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 Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 29, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, May. 29, 6:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, May. 29, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 30, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, May. 30, 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.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 30, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, May. 30, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 30, 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, May. 30, 11:15am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Homeshool Hangout
1:30 pm
 Homeshool Hangout
Thursday, May. 30, 1:30 pmHomeshool Hangout
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Calling all homeschooling families!
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 30, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encou...read more

Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30-4:30PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, May. 30, 3:30-4:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a book or borrow one of ours and read to a furry friend!  Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary brings a different farm animal each month, perfect for you or your child to become aquainted with a farm animal they might not normally come into contact with.  All ages welcome.
Video Game Face-Off
3:30 pm
 Video Game Face-Off
Thursday, May 30, 3:30 pmVideo Game Face-Off
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Who will be victorious?
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, May. 30, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Balloon Rockets with World of Wonders Science Museum
4:00 p.m.
Balloon Rockets with World of Wonders Science Museum
Thursday, May 30, 4:00 p.m.Balloon Rockets with
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Kids in grades 3 - 5, deepen your understanding of speed and energy through the creation and exploration of balloon rockets.  Groups of students will be given a kit of materials to create a device that moves a balloon 5 meters along a string.  Once built, students will also explore ho...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, May. 30, 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
Teen Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, May. 30, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Multicultural music from around the world
6:00pm
Multicultural music from around the world
Thursday, May 30, 6:00pmMulticultural music
Troke Branch Library
Learn about exotic musical instruments & listen to music from around the world. Celebrate the cultural diversity of musical instruments played around the world.
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, May. 31, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, May. 31, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library

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

Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, May. 31, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, May. 31, 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!
3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
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Human Pac-Man
3:30 p.m.
 Human Pac-Man
Friday, May 31, 3:30 p.m.Human Pac-Man
Escalon Branch Library
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Let’s Be Mermaids!
3:30 pm
 Let’s Be Mermaids!
Friday, May 31, 3:30 pmLet’s Be Merma
Stribley Micro Library
Dress in your fishy finest because we are celebrating mermaids!
 
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