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HOLIDAY - CLOSED
 HOLIDAY - CLOSED
Monday, Jan. 1
Mountain House Branch Library
Lathrop Closed 1/1
 Lathrop Closed 1/1
Monday, Jan. 1,
Lathrop Branch Library
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Jan. 1, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Lathrop Closed 1/2
 Lathrop Closed 1/2
Tuesday, Jan. 2,
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Lathrop Branch is closed Tues., Jan. 2 while the Lathrop Generations Center building is closed.  Please visit any other SSJCPL branch or location.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Lathrop Closed 1/2
 Lathrop Closed 1/2
Tuesday, Jan. 2,
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 10:15am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 10:30amAll About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
Book Discussion Group
10:30 am
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 10:30 amBook Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion.  Our selected title for January is The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.

January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next b...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 4:00-5:00PM
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 Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 4:00pmTeen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders.
Do you like food? We have it! Do you like games? We'll provide a selection of video games, card games, and board games and you're welcome to bring your own games, too. Come hang out with us at the library!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recie...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 PM
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 5:00-5:30 PMFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 

Venga y participe cada martes du...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, January 03-May 9, 2018.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application a...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 3:30 p.m.LEGO Club for Kids
Ripon Branch Library


Lego (TM) Club for Kids is a drop-in program that allows kids to make Lego creations with Legos provided by the library. We give the children a theme to spark their creativity and they can spend an hour building whatever their imagination conjures. It's a fun, non-competative afterno...read more
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help & Afte
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. Students should bring their h...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 4:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Family Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Family Makerspace
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Family Makerspace
Troke Branch Library
Join us for interactive fun for the whole family. We have Legos and Duplos, coding activities, crafts, and more!  Family Makerspace happens on the first and third Wednesday of the month.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Covered California Info & Registration
10:00am
Covered California Info & Registration
Thursday, Jan. 4, 10:00amCovered California I
Tracy Branch Library
Do you have questions about Covered California and/or need to register for insurance? Come by and speak with certified insurance agent Sheila Ferris-Briggs Thursdays from 10:00am-7:00pm, October 26, 2017 - January 25, 2018.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 4, 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
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 4, 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
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jan. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
10:30 a.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
Thursday, Jan. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults & seniors every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Jan. 4, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
For adults. A staff member will be here to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it.
Storytime with Miss Sparkles the clown
11:00am
Storytime with Miss Sparkles the clown
Thursday, Jan. 4, 11:00amStorytime with Miss
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for a silly and fun storytime with Miss Sparkles the clown.  At her storytime you will hear stories and may find puppets, stuffed animals, and/or misnamed and mishandled props that are used for lots of silly things!  She'll be here January 4, 2018 at 11:00am.  We hope to s...read more
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Jan. 4, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome!
Family Game Time
3:30 p.m.
 Family Game Time
Thursday, Jan. 4, 3:30 p.m.Family Game Time
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, stop by to enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Children's Room. Play games such as Apples to Apples, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Connect 4, T...read more
Tea & Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Tea & Coloring
Thursday, Jan. 4, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Relax with a cup of tea, something small to color, and gab with other guests during our third Tea & Coloring event! No sign-up required. For teens and adults. Light refeshments and plenty of fun tea options!
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Thursday, Jan. 4, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Thursday, Jan. 4, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jan. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 

Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of su...read more
Family Game Day
4:00pm
 Family Game Day
Thursday, Jan. 4, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Families, come enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Wadsworth Room! Play games such as Uno, Chess, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Jenga, Monop...read more
Teen Movie
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, Jan. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch the coolest teen movies at your library! All you can eat popcorn too!
Lego Day at Fair Oaks!
5:00-6:00 pm
 Lego Day at Fair Oaks!
Thursday, Jan. 4, 5:00-6:00 pmLego Day at Fair Oak
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for an hour of Lego building fun and see what creations you can put together! Build to our new theme or let your imagination guide your unique creations!
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jan. 5, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Basic Computer Help
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Basic Computer Help
Friday, Jan. 5, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Basic Computer Help
Troke Branch Library

Need help using a computer mouse? Trouble with your email? Want to learn how to cut and paste?  Staff will help with basic computer questions. Laptops are available for use or bring your own.

Assistance is also available for downloading e-books, audiobooks and more.  Bring...read more
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 5, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 5, 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! The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 5, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Jan. 6, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Jan. 6, 10:30 AMStorytimes + A Craft
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jan. 6, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Mighty Meeples
11:00am-5:00pm
 Mighty Meeples
Saturday, Jan. 6, 11:00am-5:00pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome.

For more information, visit The MIghty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 6, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Paws 4 Reading
1:00
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Jan. 6, 1:00
Manteca Branch Library
Come & meet therapy dogs of the Reading Education Assistance Dogs Program and let the kids take turns reading to them one-on-one.
Junior MakerSpace & Tech TIme
2:30 PM
 Junior MakerSpace & Tech TIme
Saturday, Jan. 6, 2:30 PMJunior MakerSpace &
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Makerspace isn't just for adults and teens!  Kids ages 3 through 12 are invited to explore building and technology, including coding and circuitry, at this hands-on "free play" program.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jan. 6, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Jan. 8, 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 heads...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Jan. 8, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension!

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginning Chapter Books (Grades 3-5...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Jan. 8, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, January -Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at ...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Jan. 8, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

T...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Jan. 8, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Jan. 9,
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
FREE Notary Public services at the MH Library
10:00am-4:00pm
FREE Notary Public services at the MH Library
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 10:00am-4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will offer FREE Notary Public services for simple, basic documents on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from   10am - 4pm.  The service is provided due to the generosity of a local community member who is a certified Public Notary.  Pre-registration for a timesl...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 10:15am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 10:30amAll About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Balloon Sports
3:00 p.m.
 Balloon Sports
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play hockey, basketball and volleyball, safely in the library with balloons.
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Teen Craft: Sharpie Mugs
4:00pm
 Teen Craft: Sharpie Mugs
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders. All materials supplied. Supplies limited. First-come, first serve.

Design your own mug! 
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Find the Artist in You!
4:00pm
 Find the Artist in You!
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Find The Artist in You! is for attendees to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available. Your imagination is your only limitation.   Surprise us with your inspired works of art!  Join us January 9, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm.  This month's theme is Sewi...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 PM
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 5:00-5:30 PMFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 

Venga y participe cada martes du...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Join us for a weekly S.T.E.A.M. project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each week we focus on a different element of S.T.E.A.M.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, January 03-May 9, 2018.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application a...read more
Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Explore the science behind weather by building a windmill to power a small LED light!  Free program with all materials provided.
Winter Crafts
3:30-5:00PM
 Winter Crafts
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 3:30-5:00PMWinter Crafts
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Do you want to build a snowman? We will have fake snow to play and build with, make your own beaded snowflake to take home, and a tummy melted snowman treat to make and eat! 
Supplies will be provided.
Program is open to all ages!
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help & Afte
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. Students should bring their h...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 4:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Teen/Tween Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Teen/Tween Makerspace
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Join us for coding activities, crafts, and more!  Teen/Tween Makerspace happens on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.  The activities in the Teen/Tween Makerspace are designed for ages 10 and up. 
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Covered California Info & Registration
10:00am
Covered California Info & Registration
Thursday, Jan. 11, 10:00amCovered California I
Tracy Branch Library
Do you have questions about Covered California and/or need to register for insurance? Come by and speak with certified insurance agent Sheila Ferris-Briggs Thursdays from 10:00am-7:00pm, October 26, 2017 - January 25, 2018.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 11, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 11, 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
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jan. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
10:30 a.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
Thursday, Jan. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults & seniors every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 11, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30-2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Jan. 11, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke Mystery Book Club will meet on Tthe second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. to discuss mystery novels! 

Each month, the group will discuss books by a favorite author or on a selected theme.
Visit the Troke Branch Library to check out a copy of the ...read more
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Jan. 11, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome!
Game On!! Family Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Family Game Hour!
Thursday, Jan. 11, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!! Family Gam
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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

Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Thursday, Jan. 11, 3:30 p.m.Read to Rescued Anim
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary presents Read to Rescued Animals! Young ones may be hesitant to read aloud to an adult, but feathered and furry friends make adorable book buddies. Read to ...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Thursday, Jan. 11, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Thursday, Jan. 11, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jan. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 

Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of su...read more
Kids Craft: Waterless Snow Globes
4:00pm
Kids Craft: Waterless Snow Globes
Thursday, Jan. 11, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Create your own waterless winter snow globe. All materials supplied. First-come, first serve.
Rosetta Stone
4:00 p.m.
 Rosetta Stone
Thursday, Jan. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Learn a new language with Rosetta Stone. Choose from over 20 languages. Space is limited so please sign up at the library.
Crafty Thursday-Feather Wall Mural
4-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursday-Feather Wall Mural
Thursday, Jan. 11, 4-5:30 PMCrafty Thursday-Feat
Fair Oaks Library
This week we're decorating paper feathers to create a colorful set of wings in the library! See your work up on display and take pictures to show off your wings to friends!

All material will be supplied. All ages welcome to this free program.
Get the Scoop on Scholarships
5:30 p.m.
 Get the Scoop on Scholarships
Thursday, Jan. 11, 5:30 p.m.Get the Scoop on Sch
Troke Branch Library

Delta College Reps will discuss how to get free funds for college with information about FAFSA (Federal Student Aid) and scholarships.  This is a general information event for anyone interested in pursuing funds for college, especially 8th-12th grade students. 

Parents are...read more
Book Discussion Group for Adults
6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, Jan. 11, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Book Discussion Group meets once a month, on the second Thursday at 6:00 p.m. (unless noted). The book selections are made by the librarian, to ensure that there are plenty of copies.  If you are interested in joining please come in, meet the librarian and get a copy of the "next" boo...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jan. 12, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Crafty Friday--Tea Party!
10:30 am
 Crafty Friday--Tea Party!
Friday, Jan. 12, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Please join us for a morning of tea and conversation. We will have pretty china tea cups with plenty of hot water, a selection of teas, and some fun tea-time treats to nibble as we talk. Kaye will also provide some fancy postcards and bookmarks to color and take home. To sign up for reservations, dr...read more
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Jan. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Tech Help Fridays
11:00 AM
 Tech Help Fridays
Friday, Jan. 12, 11:00 AMTech Help Fridays
Linden Branch Library

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

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 12, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 12, 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! The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Lathrop Fun Fridays
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Fridays
Friday, Jan. 12, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop Library presents Fun Friday Builders at 3:30 PM.  Free activities may include puzzles or interlocking building blocks. Families and children are welcome!
Find Art Friday
3:30 p.m.
 Find Art Friday
Friday, Jan. 12, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Find Art Friday is for students to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available on the day. Your imagination is your only limitation.  Come surprise us with your inspired works of art! Join us on the 2nd Friday of each month 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM. 
 
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 12, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 12, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Jan. 13, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Jan. 13, 10:30 AMStorytimes + A Craft
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jan. 13, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 13, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Troke Adult book club
12:00-1:00 p.m.
 Troke Adult book club
Saturday, Jan. 13, 12:00-1:00 p.m.Troke Adult book clu
Troke Branch Library
The group meets on the second Saturday of every month.

Pick up your book at the meeting the month before or at the checkout desk at the Troke Library!
 
Beginning Sign Language
3:00pm - 4:30pm
 Beginning Sign Language
Saturday, Jan. 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Doug Vigil will be offering a free Sign Language class for beginners on Saturdays from 3:00pm - 4:30pm.  Classes will start Saturday, January 13th and end on Saturday, February 24th.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.
Paws for Reading
3:00pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Jan. 13, 3:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple dog related craft.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jan. 13, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
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HOLIDAY - CLOSED
 HOLIDAY - CLOSED
Monday, Jan. 15
Mountain House Branch Library
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Jan. 16,
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 10:15am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 10:30amAll About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30-5:30pm
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 3:30-5:30pmTeen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library

     Popular board games, Chess, Settlers of Catan and more, will be available for teens to challenge other teens. Show off your strategy skills!
     Or have a tournament with your Yu-Gi-Oh! or Magic, the Gathering cards - bring your decks!. 
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Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 4:00-5:00PM
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 FAQ: Financial Aid 101
4:00pm
 Teen FAQ: Financial Aid 101
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 9-12 and parents.

Students and parents are invited to learn about federal financial aid, state grants, and scholarships that you can use to pay for college and career school. Find out if you are eligible for aid, how to apply, where to find scholarships, and th...read more
WOW Science Museum presents Bee Bots (4 years-1st grade)
4:00pm
WOW Science Museum presents Bee Bots (4 years-1st grade)
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 4:00pmWOW Science Museum p
Mountain House Branch Library
Registration is required and spaces are limited for this S.T.E.M. workshop for 4 year olds to first graders. It starts with a reading circle introducing the different jobs that robots perform in our society.   Participants then get an introduction to basic programming by c...read more
Family Story Time
5:00-5:30 PM
 Family Story Time
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 5:00-5:30 PMFamily Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Join us every Tuesday evening for a half an hour of fun and learning. We will read books, singing songs, color, and make new friends. Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy. Don't miss out and come join the fun! 

Venga y participe cada martes du...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness
6:00 pm
Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 6:00 pmEmotional Intelligen
Ripon Branch Library
First of three programs about mindfulness for adults.
Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness will be taught by Jimmie Sasaki a retired instructor of Emotional Intelligence for the Stockton Unified School District.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Join us for a weekly S.T.E.A.M. project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each week we focus on a different element of S.T.E.A.M.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, January 03-May 9, 2018.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application a...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 3:30 p.m.LEGO Club for Kids
Ripon Branch Library


Lego (TM) Club for Kids is a drop-in program that allows kids to make Lego creations with Legos provided by the library. We give the children a theme to spark their creativity and they can spend an hour building whatever their imagination conjures. It's a fun, non-competative afterno...read more
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help & Afte
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. Students should bring their h...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 4:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Color Me Calm - Winter Mug
4:30PM
 Color Me Calm - Winter Mug
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 4:30PMColor Me Calm - Wint
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Enjoy coloring while you relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored! Some color pages will be make into crafts! Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own mate...read more

Family Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Family Makerspace
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Family Makerspace
Troke Branch Library
Join us for interactive fun for the entire family. We have Legos and Duplos, coding activities, crafts, and more!  Family Makerspace happens on the first and third Wednesday of the month.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Covered California Info & Registration
10:00am
Covered California Info & Registration
Thursday, Jan. 18, 10:00amCovered California I
Tracy Branch Library
Do you have questions about Covered California and/or need to register for insurance? Come by and speak with certified insurance agent Sheila Ferris-Briggs Thursdays from 10:00am-7:00pm, October 26, 2017 - January 25, 2018.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 18, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 18, 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
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
10:30 a.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
Thursday, Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults & seniors every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 18, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Jan. 18, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome!
Teen Craft
3:30PM
 Teen Craft
Thursday, Jan. 18, 3:30PMTeen Craft
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Stop in and decorate your own tote bag!

Ages 12-18!
"Magical Magnets" with World of Wonders Science Museum
3:30 p.m.
"Magical Magnets" with World of Wonders Science Museum
Thursday, Jan. 18, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Children work in pairs to discover the magical world of magnets! Test, Experiment and Learn.
LEGO® Building Club
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO® Building Club
Thursday, Jan. 18, 3:30 p.m.LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, drop-in to build and play...read more
Teen Crafternoon - Winter Craft
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Crafternoon - Winter Craft
Thursday, Jan. 18, 4:00 p.m.Teen Crafternoon - W
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Tweens and teens, join us for a fun hands-on craft event on Thursday January 18, 2018 at the Cesar Chavez Central Libray from 4:00 to 5:00 PM. We'll be making snow owls using toilet paper roll tubes and other craft materials. Supplies and tools will be provided. Anyone age 10 to 18 is...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Thursday, Jan. 18, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Thursday, Jan. 18, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jan. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 

Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of su...read more
LEGO Builders Club
4:00pm
 LEGO Builders Club
Thursday, Jan. 18, 4:00pmLEGO Builders Club
Tracy Branch Library
LEGO Club for all! Kids and their caregivers are invited to join us and build creations. For K-5 with younger siblings invited to play with Duplo blocks. 
 
Teen Movie
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, Jan. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch the coolest teen movies at your library! All you can eat popcorn too!
Lego Day at Fair Oaks!
5:00-6:00 pm
 Lego Day at Fair Oaks!
Thursday, Jan. 18, 5:00-6:00 pmLego Day at Fair Oak
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for an hour of Lego building fun and see what creations you can put together! Build to our new theme or let your imagination guide your unique creations!
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Family Fire Safety
6:00pm
 Family Fire Safety
Thursday, Jan. 18, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents " Family Fire Safety".
The aim of this program is to educate the entire family about what steps to take in case of a fire. There might be a fire truck at the door greeting the children as well.

&nb...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jan. 19, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Jan. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Tech Help Fridays
11:00 AM
 Tech Help Fridays
Friday, Jan. 19, 11:00 AMTech Help Fridays
Linden Branch Library

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

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 19, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 19, 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! The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Makerspace Project: Circuits 101
3:30pm
Makerspace Project: Circuits 101
Friday, Jan. 19, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 - 18.

Learn about how circuits work and create your own paper circuit. Project takes place during Makerspace and is limited to 12 participants. First come, first serve.
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 19, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Jan. 20, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Jan. 20, 10:30 AMStorytimes + A Craft
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jan. 20, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Jan. 20, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Read and discuss a new book every month. Titles available at the checkout desk.
Intermediate Acrylic Painting For Children Ages 10-18
11-12:30pm & 1-2:30pm
Intermediate Acrylic Painting For Children Ages 10-18
Saturday, Jan. 20, 11-12:30pm & 1-2:30pm
Troke Branch Library
On Saturdays, January 20, 2018 & January 27, 2018 from 11-12:30 & 1:00-2:30pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents: " Intermediate Acrylic Painting for children ages 10-18".

During this class, local artist, Matthew Blacconiere will teach you how to paint a medieval castl...read more
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
SAT/ACT Practice Tests
12:00 - 4:30 p.m.
 SAT/ACT Practice Tests
Saturday, Jan. 20, 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.SAT/ACT Practice Tes
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens, are you familiar with the process of taking the SAT or ACT test? Are you ready to take any of those tests? If you answer "NO" to either question, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library on the 3rd Saturday of the month and take the practice tests with Stef Songco from Sylvan Learni...read more
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
1:00-2:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
Saturday, Jan. 20, 1:00-2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
 Love Pokemon?  Join other Pokemon fans to learn more, trade cards, and have FUN from 1-2:30  January 20, February 10, March 10,
April 21, and May 19.  Hope to see you there.
Adult Craft Makerspace
1:00pm
 Adult Craft Makerspace
Saturday, Jan. 20, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Create your own DIY project using a variety of craft supplies provided by the library.
Beginning Sign Language
3:00pm - 4:30pm
 Beginning Sign Language
Saturday, Jan. 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Doug Vigil will be offering a free Sign Language class for beginners on Saturdays from 3:00pm - 4:30pm.  Classes will start Saturday, January 13th and end on Saturday, February 24th.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jan. 20, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
Paws for Reading
3:30pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Jan. 20, 3:30pmPaws for Reading
Tracy Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple dog related craft.
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Mighty Meeples
12:00pm-5:00pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Jan. 21, 12:00pm-5:00pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome.

For more information, visit The MIghty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Jan. 22, 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 heads...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Jan. 22, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension!

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginning Chapter Books (Grades 3-5...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Jan. 22, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, January -Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at ...read more
Reading with a Stockton Heat Player
3:30p.m.
Reading with a Stockton Heat Player
Monday, Jan. 22, 3:30p.m.
(Monday, Nov 20, Wednesday, Dec 20, Monday Jan 22, Monday, Feb 26, Tuesday, March 27, 3:30 p.m.)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
There will be a Stockton Heat hockey player reading to all ages at the Chavez Library.  Come share the experience with your family!
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Jan. 22, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

T...read more
Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Jan. 22, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program.  This program is for 4 year olds and above.  We are still taking donations of Legos and Duplos so we can build bigger and better projects.  ...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Jan. 22, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Jan. 22, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Jan. 23,
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 10:15am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 10:30amAll About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Learn with Osmo
3:00 p.m.
 Learn with Osmo
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Draw, code, and count with Osmo for the IPad. Stations will be set up to try it out. 
Storytime with Stockton Heat Hockey Player
4:00pm
Storytime with Stockton Heat Hockey Player
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 4:00pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A Stockton Heat hockey player will read to all ages at the Maya Angelou Library. Share in these storytimes, meet the Heat players and get their autographs. Stockton Heat storytimes are scheduled at 4:00 on November 28, December 19 in 2017, and January 23, February 6, and March 6 in 2018.
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our LEgo Club and let you imagination go wild! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provde the Legos!!
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
4:00pm
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 4:00pmTeen Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders.
Do you have suggestions for teen programs, services, or books/materials? Do you want to know more about the library services that are currently offered to teens? Join us for an open forum where we can discuss teen services in the library.
Text @tra...read more
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
4:30-5:30 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 4:30-5:30 p.m.Teen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library

Join Troke T.A.G. and help enhance teen presence in our library!
     ~ Help plan teen programs.
     ~ Advise staff about teen collection purchases for the library.
     ~ Find out what the library has to offer YOU!
   ...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
The Mindful Body
6:00 pm
 The Mindful Body
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 6:00 pmThe Mindful Body
Ripon Branch Library
Second of three programs about mindfulness for adults.
The Mindful Body will be taught by Michelle DeLucchi, a Tai Chi and yoga instructor at Blessner's Tae Kwon Do Studio in Ripon.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Join us for a weekly S.T.E.A.M. project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each week we focus on a different element of S.T.E.A.M.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, January 03-May 9, 2018.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application a...read more
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help & Afte
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. Students should bring their h...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 4:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Waterless Snow Globes
4:00PM
 Waterless Snow Globes
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 4:00PMWaterless Snow Globe
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us to make your own waterless snow globe with Lego Figurines!

Supplies will be provided. Program open to all ages!
Teen/Tween Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Teen/Tween Makerspace
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Join us for coding activities, crafts, and more!  Teen/Tween Makerspace happens on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.  The activities in the Teen/Tween Makerspace are designed for ages 10 and up. 
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Covered California Info & Registration
10:00am
Covered California Info & Registration
Thursday, Jan. 25, 10:00amCovered California I
Tracy Branch Library
Do you have questions about Covered California and/or need to register for insurance? Come by and speak with certified insurance agent Sheila Ferris-Briggs Thursdays from 10:00am-7:00pm, October 26, 2017 - January 25, 2018.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 25, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 25, 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
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
10:30 a.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
Thursday, Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults & seniors every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 25, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Jan. 25, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome!
Adult Coloring Club
2:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Club
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Coloring is not just for kids.  Join us on the 4th Thursday of every month for Adult Coloring Club from 2:30pm-3:30pm.  Relax and unwind with us at the Cesar Chavez Library.  Coloring utensils and pages provided.
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, Jan. 25, 3:30PMRescue Readers Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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Music Through Time
3:30 p.m.
 Music Through Time
Thursday, Jan. 25, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Lynn Sampson returns to present Music Through Time, an hour long program for children.  Mr. Sampson is a classical trumpeteer, a baritone singer, and a music teacher.  He is also the founder of Music First, a charity providing music education for children and seniors.
S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
3:30 p.m.
 S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
Thursday, Jan. 25, 3:30 p.m.S.T.E.A.M. Powered K
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Drop-in for hands-on S.T.E.A.M. - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math - activities. Explore S.T.E.A.M. concepts and take home your personal work of science. ...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Thursday, Jan. 25, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers ( K-5th grade)
Thursday, Jan. 25, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Kids STEM: Scatch Coding (Grades3-6)
4:00pm
Kids STEM: Scatch Coding (Grades3-6)
Thursday, Jan. 25, 4:00pmKids STEM: Scatch Co
Tracy Branch Library
Designed by MIT students and aimed at children ages 8 to 16, this easy-to-use programming language lets kids build almost anything they can dream by snapping together Scratch blocks. Space is limited. Priority given to those who pre-register in person or by phone.
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jan. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 

Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of su...read more
Teen Book Club
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Book Club
Thursday, Jan. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
This month's book is "Street Pharm" by Allison Van Diepen. Book discussion is on January 25 at 4:00 p.m. Snacks will be served. 
Crafty Thursday-Magazine Strip Silhouettes
4-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursday-Magazine Strip Silhouettes
Thursday, Jan. 25, 4-5:30 PMCrafty Thursday-Maga
Fair Oaks Library
Today we're getting creative with recycled materials! Using cardboard as your canvas, we'll trace a silhouette (anything you want! Animals, shapes, people, anything!) we'll glue strips of old magazines to the cardboard to create unique and eye-catching silhouettes to take home.

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Classroom Safari Animal Show
6:00pm
 Classroom Safari Animal Show
Thursday, Jan. 25, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents " Classroom Safari Animal Show".

You are invited to learn about animals such as the African serval cat, lemur, hedgehog, alligator and many more animals.

You will have a chance to observe the...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jan. 26, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Book to Art Club
11:00 AM
 Book to Art Club
Friday, Jan. 26, 11:00 AMBook to Art Club
Linden Branch Library
Enjoy light refreshments, book discussion, and an art project based on themes from the book "The Martian" by Andy Weir. Art supplies will be provided.
Tech Help Fridays
11:00 AM
 Tech Help Fridays
Friday, Jan. 26, 11:00 AMTech Help Fridays
Linden Branch Library

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

Parent Workshop by El Concilio
2:30p.m. to 3:30p.m.
 Parent Workshop by El Concilio
Friday, Jan. 26, 2:30p.m. to 3:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
El Concilio will be hosting a Parent Workshop for all who are interested.  Join them in the Stewart Hazelton Room from 2:30-3:30.
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 26, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 26, 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! The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
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Lathrop Fun Fridays
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Fridays
Friday, Jan. 26, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop Library presents Fun Friday Builders at 3:30 PM.  Free activities may include puzzles or interlocking building blocks. Families and children are welcome!
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 26, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 26, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Jan. 27, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Master Gardener Class
10:00am-12:30pm
 Master Gardener Class
Saturday, Jan. 27, 10:00am-12:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County will provide free monthly gardening classes all year long (excluding June and December). Topics to be announced.

http://sjmastergardeners.ucanr.edu/
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Jan. 27, 10:30 AMStorytimes + A Craft
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jan. 27, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Intermediate Acrylic Painting For Children Ages 10-18
11-12:30pm & 1-2:30pm
Intermediate Acrylic Painting For Children Ages 10-18
Saturday, Jan. 27, 11-12:30pm & 1-2:30pm
Troke Branch Library
On Saturdays, January 20, 2018 & January 27, 2018 from 11-12:30 & 1:00-2:30pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents: " Intermediate Acrylic Painting for children ages 10-18".

During this class, local artist, Matthew Blacconiere will teach you how to paint a medieval castl...read more
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 27, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 PM
 Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Jan. 27, 2:30 PMJunior MakerSpace &
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Makerspace isn't just for adults and teens!  Kids ages 3 through 12 are invited to explore building and technology, including coding and circuitry, at this hands-on "free play" program.
Beginning Sign Language
3:00pm - 4:30pm
 Beginning Sign Language
Saturday, Jan. 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Doug Vigil will be offering a free Sign Language class for beginners on Saturdays from 3:00pm - 4:30pm.  Classes will start Saturday, January 13th and end on Saturday, February 24th.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jan. 27, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Jan. 29, 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 heads...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Jan. 29, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension!

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginning Chapter Books (Grades 3-5...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Jan. 29, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, January -Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at ...read more
SkyDome Planetarium
4:00 pm & 6:00 pm
 SkyDome Planetarium
Monday, Jan. 29, 4:00 pm & 6:00 pmSkyDome Planetarium
Manteca Branch Library

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Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Jan. 29, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Jan. 29, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the Makers
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens and Adults, you're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality heads...read more
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Jan. 30,
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 10:15am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 10:30amAll About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring ( 6th-12 grades)
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 4:00-5:00PM
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 Movie Night! Spider-Man: Homecoming
4:00pm
Teen Movie Night! Spider-Man: Homecoming
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 4:00pmTeen Movie Night! Sp
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th-12th graders. Hang out, watch a movie, eat snacks!
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Mindfulness and Meditation
6:00 pm
 Mindfulness and Meditation
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 6:00 pmMindfulness and Medi
Ripon Branch Library
Last of three programs about mindfulness for adults.
Mindfulness and Meditation will be taught by Marian McGlothlin, an instructor of guided meditation at the Ripon Senior Center.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Join us for a weekly S.T.E.A.M. project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each week we focus on a different element of S.T.E.A.M.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm, January 03-May 9, 2018.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application a...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 3:30 p.m.LEGO Club for Kids
Ripon Branch Library


Lego (TM) Club for Kids is a drop-in program that allows kids to make Lego creations with Legos provided by the library. We give the children a theme to spark their creativity and they can spend an hour building whatever their imagination conjures. It's a fun, non-competative afterno...read more
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
Homework Help & After-School Club for Kids
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help & Afte
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. Students should bring their h...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 4:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Family MakerSpace at Troke
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
 Family MakerSpace at Troke
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.Family MakerSpace at
Troke Branch Library
Join us for interactive fun for the whole family. We have Legos and Duplos, coding activities, crafts, and more!  Family Makerspace happens on the first and third Wednesday of the month, but we have a bonus fifth Wednesday this month! Enjoy!
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
   
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