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

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Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, May 1,
Lathrop Branch Library

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

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

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, May. 1, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 1, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, May. 1, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Book Discussion Group
10:30 am
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, May 1, 10:30 amBook Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion! Our selection for May is The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins, "an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller." 

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretc...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 1, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 1, 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! 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, May. 1, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Tuesday, May. 1, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Balloon Rockets!
3:30 pm
 Balloon Rockets!
Tuesday, May 1, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
During this science program, make a balloon zoom across the room! You'll learn how it works, how to make a rocket yourself, and what is going on when a balloon rocket zooms. An educator from World of Wonders Science Museum will show us how to make these rockets go.

For children in gra...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, May. 1, 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, May. 1, 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
Social Security and You
4:00 p.m.
 Social Security and You
Tuesday, May 1, 4:00 p.m.Social Security and
Troke Branch Library
A representative from the local Social Security office will be at the Troke Branch this afternoon to talk about access to the Social Security website, and answer questions you may have about the program.
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, May. 1, 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, May. 1, 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
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 1, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Mother’s Day Gift Workshop
5:00 p.m.
Mother’s Day Gift Workshop
Tuesday, May 1, 5:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Create a unique gift for Mother's Day
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 1, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
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, May. 2, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 2, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk....read more
Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
Wednesday, May 2, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Free creative monthly science, technology, engineering, arts, and math experience.  All crafting materials are provided for free.
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:30 pm
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, May. 2, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book. 
Homework Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 2, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30, September 5, 2017 - May 23, 2018.  Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, May. 2, 4:00pm - 5:00pmLet’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, May. 2, 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, May. 2, 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
Mini Maracas Craft
4:00 p.m.
 Mini Maracas Craft
Wednesday, May 2, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library

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Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, May. 2, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Family Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Family Makerspace
Wednesday, May. 2, 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.
Coloring Club
4:30PM
 Coloring Club
Wednesday, May 2, 4:30PMColoring Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we take a blank wind sock and turn it into something fabulous to hang!  Coloring books and supplies will be provided.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 3, 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
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, May. 3, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 3, 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
Free Computer Classes for Adults (May 2018)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults (May 2018)
Thursday, May. 3, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide FREE computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.

May 3, 2018 - Mouse and Keyboard Basics
May 10, 2018 - New Basic Computer Skills
May 17, 2018 - Using the Google Search Eng
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 3, 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, May. 3, 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
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, May. 3, 11:00amComputer Q&A
Tracy Branch Library
For adults. A staff member will be here to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it.
Preschool Storytime
10:30am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 3, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
1:00 p.m.
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
Thursday, May. 3, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club in the Escalon Library community room. Meetings are the first Thursday of every month at 1pm. 

If you have any questions, feel free to call AnnMarie Freese at 209-689-1717
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, May 3, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, May. 3, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Thursday, May. 3, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
Star Wars Party
3:30-5:00PM
 Star Wars Party
Thursday, May 3, 3:30-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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Family Game Time
3:30 p.m.
 Family Game Time
Thursday, May. 3, 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
Making Paper Robots
4:00 p.m.
 Making Paper Robots
Thursday, May 3, 4:00 p.m.Making Paper Robots
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tweens & teens, would you like to learn how to make a paper robot from scratch? Join our fun teen crafternoon program at the Cesar Chavez Library on Thursday 5/3/18 at 4:00 p.m. in the Stewart Hazelton Room. Instructions, supplies and tools will be provided. Children age 10 and older are invited...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, May. 3, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Thursday, May. 3, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

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

No sessions will be hel...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, May. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Mariachi Music Show
4:00pm
 Mariachi Music Show
Thursday, May 3, 4:00pmMariachi Music Show
Tracy Branch Library
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a special musical performance by the band Mariachi Autlense.
Fair Oaks Lego Days
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Lego Days
Thursday, May. 3, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFair Oaks Lego Days
Fair Oaks Library
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Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, May. 4, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, May. 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
Basic Computer Help
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Basic Computer Help
Friday, May. 4, 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 Project: Tower Challenge
3:00pm
Makerspace Project: Tower Challenge
Friday, May 4, 3:00pmMakerspace Project:
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 - 18.

Test your engineering skills. Try to build the tallest tower you can out of the provided materials. Project takes place during Makerspace and is limited to 15 participants. First come, first serve.
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Magic Tournament Registration
 Magic Tournament Registration
Saturday, May 5, Magic Tournament Reg
Tracy Branch Library
Register for the Magic The Gathering Tournament:

No entry free.
60 card deck (open).
Prizes for top three winners.
Walk-in players welcome!

Starts during Free Comic Book Day @ The Library
Saturday, May 5, 2018 11:00am

Hosted by Tracy Branch Librar...read more
Wills & Trusts
10:15am
 Wills & Trusts
Saturday, May 5, 10:15amWills & Trusts
Tracy Branch Library
Ask questions about wills and trusts.
What DNA Can Tell You About Your Roots
10:30 a.m.
What DNA Can Tell You About Your Roots
Saturday, May 5, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Want to trace your roots but keep putting it off?  Get started with the help of volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society.  Registration is required.  Please stop by the library to sign up.
Arnold Rue Micro Library Grand Opening & Free Comic Book Day
11:00 - 3:00
Arnold Rue Micro Library Grand Opening & Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 5, 11:00 - 3:00Arnold Rue Micro Lib
Arnold Rue Micro Library
See your favorite costumed characters, win prizes, and be the first to see this new library site!
Free Comic Book Day
11:00-12:00pm
 Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 5, 11:00-12:00pmFree Comic Book Day
Tracy Branch Library
Celebrate Free Comic Book Day!
  • Free comics
  • Facepainting
  • Balloon Twisting
  • Photobooth
  • Games
  • Crafts
  • Funko Pop! Raffles
  • Cosplayers welcome.
  • NEW!!! Magic The Gathering Tournament: Starts during FCBD. No entry
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Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, May. 5, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Saturday Movie
12:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, May. 5, 12:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Paper Rockets
12:00 p.m.
 Paper Rockets
Saturday, May 5, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library as we get ready to blast off with another exciting Science Saturday. Design and build your very own paper rocket, then use chemical reactions and air pressure to make ...read more
Paws 4 Reading
1:00
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, May. 5, 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.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, May. 5, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Adult Craft: Birdhouse
1:00pm
 Adult Craft: Birdhouse
Saturday, May 5, 1:00pmAdult Craft: Birdhou
Tracy Branch Library
Paint a decorate wood birdhouse.

Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone. All materials supplies.
Sewing Class for Teens and Adults
1:30 p.m.
Sewing Class for Teens and Adults
Saturday, May 5, 1:30 p.m.Sewing Class for Tee
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults, if you're looking to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, join instructor Delia Davila for a free and enjoyable sewing lesson at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Saturday May 5, 2018 at 1:30 PM in the Stewart Hazelton Rom. In this class, Delia will provide you hand...read more

Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, May. 5, 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!

Text @tracyteens to 81010 t...read more
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Mighty Meeples
12-5pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, May. 6, 12-5pmMighty 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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Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, May. 7, 3:00pmKids Book Club
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! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginn...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, May. 7, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. 

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk.

Note: No sessions ...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, May. 7, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, May. 7, 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
STEM PROGRAM: Bricks 4 Kidz
4:00pm
 STEM PROGRAM: Bricks 4 Kidz
Monday, May 7, 4:00pmSTEM PROGRAM:  Brick
Mountain House Branch Library
Bricks 4 Kidz is a STEM  Program where children and teens will use Legos to build wonderful projects with moving parts. Participants will be challenged to think of new, innovative ways to make things happen with the parts they have been given!  The results they explore science, technology,...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, May. 7, 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, May. 7, 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 Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, May 8,
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, May. 8, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 8, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, May. 8, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 8, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 8, 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! 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, May. 8, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Tuesday, May. 8, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Study Buddies
3:30 pm
 Study Buddies
Tuesday, May 8, 3:30 pmStudy Buddies
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Work on your homework at Arnold Rue Micro Library!
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, May. 8, 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, May. 8, 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
Find the Artist in You! Tile Crafts
4:00pm
Find the Artist in You! Tile Crafts
Tuesday, May 8, 4:00pmFind the Artist in Y
Mountain House Branch Library
Find The Artist in You! is for attendees to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available.  This month's theme is Tile Crafts for 5 year olds and above.  This month space is limited so pre-registration is a MUST! Join ...read more
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, May. 8, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Teen Craft: Mother’s Day Gift
4:00pm
Teen Craft: Mother’s Day Gift
Tuesday, May. 8, 4:00pmTeen Craft: Mother&r
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders. All materials supplied while supplies last. First-come, first serve. 

Create a Mother's Day gift with a mason jar.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 8, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 8, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
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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Caregivers College
12:00pm
 Caregivers College
Wednesday, May. 9, 12:00pmCaregivers College
Tracy Branch Library
Attend a free seminar to gain resources and practical information for yourself, or to help you become a better caregiver. To register visit hospiceheart.org or call 209 578 6300. Free Lunch Provided.

Dates:
March 14 - Estate Planning
May 9 - Nutritional Needs for the Aging
...read more
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, May. 9, 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, May. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 9, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk....read more
Mothers Day Craft
3:30PM
 Mothers Day Craft
Wednesday, May 9, 3:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we craft Tassle flowers and decorate cards for Mothers Day. Supplies will be provided.
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, May 9, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Join us for an educational and entertaining storytime!
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:30 pm
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, May. 9, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book. 
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, May. 9, 3:30 p.m.LEGO Club for Kids
Ripon Branch Library


Lego (TM) Club for Kids is a drop-in program that allows kids to make Lego creations with Legos provided by the library. We give the children a theme to spark their creativity and they can spend an hour building whatever their imagination conjures. It's a fun, non-competative afterno...read more
Homework Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 9, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30, September 5, 2017 - May 23, 2018.  Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, May. 9, 4:00pm - 5:00pmLet’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, May. 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
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Wednesday, May. 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
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, May. 9, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Teen/Tween Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Teen/Tween Makerspace
Wednesday, May. 9, 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. 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 10, 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 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 10, 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
Free Computer Classes for Adults (May 2018)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults (May 2018)
Thursday, May. 10, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide FREE computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.

May 3, 2018 - Mouse and Keyboard Basics
May 10, 2018 - New Basic Computer Skills
May 17, 2018 - Using the Google Search Eng
...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 10, 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 Cancelled
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Cancelled
Thursday, May 10, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
The May 10 session has been cancelled.  All About Baby will resume next week at regular time.  There will be a special session on May 11 at 10:30.
Mother’s Day Storytime with Miss Sparkles Delight
11:00am
Mother’s Day Storytime with Miss Sparkles Delight
Thursday, May 10, 11:00amMother’s Day S
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 May 10, 2018 at 11:00am.  We hope to see ...read more
Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30-2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, May. 10, 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, May 10, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, May. 10, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Game On!! Family Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Family Game Hour!
Thursday, May. 10, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!! Family Gam
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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

Game On!! Family Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Family Game Hour!
Thursday, May. 10, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!! Family Gam
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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

Teen Gaming Day
3:30 pm
 Teen Gaming Day
Thursday, May 10, 3:30 pmTeen Gaming Day
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Play around at the Arnold Rue Micro Library!
IDEA with World of Wonders Science Museum
3:30 p.m.
IDEA with World of Wonders Science Museum
Thursday, May 10, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Learn new STEM skills at the IDEA program with World of Wonders Science Museum.  Students utilize the scientific method to solve a design problem.  By trial and error they will understand how simple machines and forces in motion such as inclined planes, gravity, friction, and acceleration ...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, May. 10, 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
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, May. 10, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Thursday, May. 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
Crafty Thursdays - Mother’s Day Cards
4:00-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursdays - Mother’s Day Cards
Thursday, May 10, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays - M
Fair Oaks Library
This week we'll make our own customized cards for Mother's Day!

All ages welcome and all materials will be supplied!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, May. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Family Game Day
4:00pm
 Family Game Day
Thursday, May 10, 4:00pmFamily Game Day
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, May. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch the coolest teen movies at your library! All you can eat popcorn too!
Teen A/V Club
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
 Teen A/V Club
Thursday, May. 10, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
(Every other Thursday)

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

Bring your friends to hang out, or stop by yourself.  Every other Thursday from 4:00 to 5:...read more
Book Discussion Group for Adults
6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, May. 10, 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
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, May. 11, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, May. 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
Computer Use 101: Intro to Email
11:00 am
Computer Use 101: Intro to Email
Friday, May 11, 11:00 amComputer Use 101: In
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over to Arnold Rue Micro Library to learn some computer basics!
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, May. 11, 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 Friday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday
Friday, May 11, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Teacher Appreciation Cards & Bookmarks
3:30 p.m.
Teacher Appreciation Cards & Bookmarks
Friday, May 11, 3:30 p.m.Teacher Appreciation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Papira Workshop will show you how to handmake teacher appreciation greeting cards and bookmarks. Suited for ages 7 - 12.
Space is limited. First come, first served.
FREE, all-day parking is available at the ...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, May. 11, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Local Author Fair
10:15am
 Local Author Fair
Saturday, May 12, 10:15amLocal Author Fair
Tracy Branch Library
Meet & greet local published/self-published authors and hear about their latest book.

If you are a local author who wishes to be participate in this free event, please contact Anne at the Tracy Branch Library (866-805-7323).
 
Home Loan Counseling
11am
 Home Loan Counseling
Saturday, May 12, 11am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
First time home buyers this program is for you!  S.T.A.N.D. presents Home Loan Couseling.  Get information about how to raise your credit scores and down payment assistance programs. 
How to 3D Print
11:00 am
 How to 3D Print
Saturday, May 12, 11:00 amHow to 3D Print
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over to Arnold Rue Micro Library to learn about 3D printing!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, May. 12, 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, May. 12, 12:00-1:00 p.m.Troke Adult book clu
Troke Branch Library
The group meets on the second Saturday of every month.

Pick up your book at the meeting the month before or at the checkout desk at the Troke Library!
 
Saturday Movie
12:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, May. 12, 12:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, May. 12, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Mother’s Day Crafts
2:00 pm
 Mother’s Day Crafts
Saturday, May 12, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Join us on May 12, 2018 at the Manteca Library as we make Love Pictures Frames and Heart Shaped Boxes to celebrate our mothers.

All craft supplies will be provided.
Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 PM
 Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, May 12, 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.
Paws for Reading
3:00pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, May. 12, 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, May. 12, 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!

Text @tracyteens to 81010 t...read more
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Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Reduction
3:00 pm
Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Reduction
Sunday, May. 13, 3:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library

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Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, May. 14, 3:00pmKids Book Club
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! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginn...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, May. 14, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, May. 14, 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
Acupunture 101
5:00pm
 Acupunture 101
Monday, May 14, 5:00pmAcupunture 101
Tracy Branch Library
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Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, May. 14, 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, May. 14, 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 Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, May 15,
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, May. 15, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 15, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, May. 15, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 15, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 15, 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! 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, May. 15, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Tuesday, May. 15, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Wildflower Week Celebration
3:30 pm
 Wildflower Week Celebration
Tuesday, May 15, 3:30 pmWildflower Week Cele
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Get your hands dirty while we learn about wildflowers!
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30-5:30pm
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, May. 15, 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!. 
 ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, May. 15, 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, May. 15, 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, May. 15, 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 Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
4:00pm
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Tuesday, May. 15, 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
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00-5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 15, 5:00-5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 15, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
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, May. 16, 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
Magician Brian Scott
3:00 p.m.
 Magician Brian Scott
Wednesday, May 16, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, May 16, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Join us for an educational and entertaining storytime!
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:30 pm
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, May. 16, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book. 
Homework Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 16, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30, September 5, 2017 - May 23, 2018.  Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, May. 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Summer Lego Hour at Troke
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Summer Lego Hour at Troke
Wednesday, May. 16, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Summer Lego Hour at
Troke Branch Library
Families, drop...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, May. 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
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Wednesday, May. 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
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, May. 16, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Coloring Club
4:30PM
 Coloring Club
Wednesday, May 16, 4:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for fun while we color and chat.  Coloring books and supplies will be provided.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 17, 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
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, May. 17, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 17, 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
Free Computer Classes for Adults (May 2018)
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults (May 2018)
Thursday, May. 17, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide FREE computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.

May 3, 2018 - Mouse and Keyboard Basics
May 10, 2018 - New Basic Computer Skills
May 17, 2018 - Using the Google Search Eng
...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 17, 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, May. 17, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 17, 10:30am
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, May 17, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, May. 17, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Game Day
3:00pm
 Game Day
Thursday, May 17, 3:00pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your friends and family to Game Day. Enjoy board and video games and snacks at the Maya Angelou Library.
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Thursday, May. 17, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
Tech Time
3:30 pm
 Tech Time
Thursday, May 17, 3:30 pmTech Time
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Try out the Makerspace at the Arnold Rue Micro Library!
LEGO® Building Club
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO® Building Club
Thursday, May. 17, 3:30 p.m.LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, drop-in to build and play...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Thursday, May. 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
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, May. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Teen Craft - Cloud Lamp
4:00PM-5:30PM
 Teen Craft - Cloud Lamp
Thursday, May 17, 4:00PM-5:30PMTeen Craft - Cloud L
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Ages 13-18 join us to make your own hanging cloud lamp!

All supplies will be provided. Please register either online or in branch!

LEGO Builders Club
4:00pm
 LEGO Builders Club
Thursday, May. 17, 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. 
 
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:45 - 7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, May. 17, 5:45 - 7:45 p.m.San Joaquin Genealog
Troke Branch Library
Monthy meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society.

VISITORS ARE WELCOME!
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Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, May. 18, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Crafty Friday for Adults--Making Paper Jewelry
10:30 am
Crafty Friday for Adults--Making Paper Jewelry
Friday, May 18, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn to make your own pretty jewelry--from strips of colored paper! All materials will be provided to use paper quilling techniques and jewelry findings to make a lovely pendant or earrings. Please sign up at the front desk to reserve your spot.
Arm Chair Traveler: Peru
11:00 am
 Arm Chair Traveler: Peru
Friday, May 18, 11:00 amArm Chair Traveler:
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over to Arnold Rue Micro Library to learn about Peru!
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, May. 18, 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
Tween-Teen Advisory Group (T-TAG) Meeting
3:30 pm
Tween-Teen Advisory Group (T-TAG) Meeting
Friday, May 18, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our monthly meeting. 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.
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, May. 18, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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MH Friends of the Library Booksale/Garage Sale
8:30am - 2:00pm
MH Friends of the Library Booksale/Garage Sale
Saturday, May 19, 8:30am - 2:00pmMH Friends of the Li
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Friends of the Library will be having their $5.00 a bag spring booksale.  In addition they will be taking part in the community garage sale and will have items, both new and slightly used for sale.  Please come and support the Friends in their efforts to raise funds to s...read more
ACT Practice Test
9:00am
 ACT Practice Test
Saturday, May. 19, 9:00amACT Practice Test
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. 
Do you need to take the ACT for college admissions? Practice first! Take a full length computerized practice exam at the library, receive your score, and learn where to best focus your studies. Test takes approximately four hours. Space is limited...read more
Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
10:00 a.m.
 Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
Saturday, May. 19, 10:00 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the Oak Valley Art society in the Escalon Library community room.
Genealogy Workshop: Taking Your Genealogical Research On The Road
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop: Taking Your Genealogical Research On The Road
Saturday, May 19, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Genealogy Workshop:
Troke Branch Library

Not all family history information can be accessed online. In some cases, the best research strategy is to go back to the places of your family’s roots. Learn how to best prepare for a genealogical research trip, whether close to home or far, far away.

After the presentation, ...read more
Intro to Rosetta Stone
11:00 am
 Intro to Rosetta Stone
Saturday, May 19, 11:00 amIntro to Rosetta Sto
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over to Arnold Rue Micro Library to learn about accessing Rosetta Stone for free!
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, May. 19, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Read and discuss a new book every month. Titles available at the checkout desk.
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, May. 19, 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, May. 19, 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.SAT/ACT Practice Tes
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens, are you familiar with the process of taking the SAT or ACT test? Are you ready to take any of those tests? If you answer "NO" to either question, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library on the 3rd Saturday of the month and take the practice tests with Stef Songco from Sylvan Learni...read more
Saturday Movie
12:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, May. 19, 12:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
12:00 p.m. and 1:45 p.m.
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
Saturday, May 19, 12:00 p.m. and 1:45 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon Library as we count down to Summer Reading! Kicking it off will be Python Ron and his awesome reptile kingdom! Get up close and personal with hissing cockroaches, lizards, snakes, and more!

This is a very popular show. Make sure to arrive early to get a seat!
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
1:00-2:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
Saturday, May. 19, 1:00-2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
 Love Pokemon?  Join other Pokemon fans to learn more, trade cards, and have FUN from 1-2:30 May 19, June 23, July 21, August 18, and September 8.  Hope to see you there.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, May. 19, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
NEW! Country Music Show
2:00pm
 NEW! Country Music Show
Saturday, May 19, 2:00pmNEW! Country Music S
Tracy Branch Library
Local country singer/songerwriter Ben Hatfield will be here to perform from 2:00-3:30pm.

Ben Hatfield, signed to “Next Stop Nashville,” a management company bringing artists, musicians, and songwriters to the Nas...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, May. 19, 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!

Text @tracyteens to 81010 t...read more
Paws for Reading
3:30pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, May. 19, 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
12-5pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, May. 20, 12-5pmMighty 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/
Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Reduction
3:00 pm
Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Reduction
Sunday, May. 20, 3:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library

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Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, May. 21, 3:00pmKids Book Club
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! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginn...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, May. 21, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, May. 21, 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, May. 21, 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
Autistic Lego Play Group
5:00pm
 Autistic Lego Play Group
Monday, May. 21, 5:00pmAutistic Lego Play G
Tracy Branch Library
Lego playtime for children with autism and their caregivers. Sign up at the checkout desk.
Night of Jazz with Lynn Sampson
6:00pm
 Night of Jazz with Lynn Sampson
Monday, May 21, 6:00pmNight of Jazz with L
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for a night of Jazz with musician and singer Lynn Sampson, former first chair trumpet of The Cleveland Orchestra and student of two time Grammy winning musician Ray Hargrove. 6:00-8:00pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, May. 21, 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 Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, May 22,
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, May. 22, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 22, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Senior Meet & Greet
10:30 am
 Senior Meet & Greet
Tuesday, May 22, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Please join us to meet new friends at the Mountain House Library. Light refreshments will be served. No need to sign up.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, May. 22, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 22, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 22, 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! 
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, May. 22, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, May. 22, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Tuesday, May. 22, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Tuesday, May 22, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Spend time with some barnyard animals from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary while practicing your reading skills!
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, May. 22, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Teen Movie Night: Black Panther
4:00pm
 Teen Movie Night: Black Panther
Tuesday, May 22, 4:00pmTeen Movie Night: Bl
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th-12th graders. Hang out, watch a movie (Black Panther 2018), eat snacks!
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
4:30-5:30 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, May. 22, 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
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00-5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 22, 5:00-5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 22, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
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, May. 23, 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
Slimey Science
3:00 p.m.
 Slimey Science
Wednesday, May 23, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library

This lesson starts with a brief introduction to chemical reactions and three states of matter.  After putting on their safety goggles, students work in pairs to see Chemistry in action!  Th...read more

Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, May 23, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Join us for an educational and entertaining storytime!
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, May. 23, 3:30 p.m.LEGO Club for Kids
Ripon Branch Library


Lego (TM) Club for Kids is a drop-in program that allows kids to make Lego creations with Legos provided by the library. We give the children a theme to spark their creativity and they can spend an hour building whatever their imagination conjures. It's a fun, non-competative afterno...read more
Homework Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 23, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30, September 5, 2017 - May 23, 2018.  Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, May. 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Gold Fish Paper Bowls
4:00pm
 Gold Fish Paper Bowls
Wednesday, May 23, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, May. 23, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Teen/Tween Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Teen/Tween Makerspace
Wednesday, May. 23, 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. 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 24, 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 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 24, 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
Free Computer Classes for Adults (May 2018)
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults (May 2018)
Thursday, May. 24, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide FREE computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.

May 3, 2018 - Mouse and Keyboard Basics
May 10, 2018 - New Basic Computer Skills
May 17, 2018 - Using the Google Search Eng
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 24, 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, May. 24, 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
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, May 24, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, May. 24, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Adult Coloring Club
2:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Club
Thursday, May. 24, 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.
Life Hacks 101: Applying for a Summer Job
3:30 pm
Life Hacks 101: Applying for a Summer Job
Thursday, May 24, 3:30 pmLife Hacks 101: Appl
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Get info on how to land a summer job at the Arnold Rue Micro Library!
Thread of a Silkworm with New Mettle Farms
3:30 p.m.
Thread of a Silkworm with New Mettle Farms
Thursday, May 24, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Children will discover one of China's most prized producers - the silk worm! These unique and amazing creatures hatch, eat, and prepare a cocoon of a single silk thread in their metamorphic journey to becoming a m...read more
Crafty Thursdays - Mindful Coloring
4:00-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursdays - Mindful Coloring
Thursday, May 24, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays - M
Fair Oaks Library
During Mental Health Month, we'll take time to relax through the medium of mindful coloring.

All material will be supplied.
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, May. 24, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Family Movie: Peter Rabbit
4:00pm
 Family Movie: Peter Rabbit
Thursday, May 24, 4:00pmFamily Movie: Peter
Tracy Branch Library
Watch a free family movie (Peter Rabbit 2018). Snacks provided. Runtime: 1 hour 35 mintues.
Teen Movie
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, May. 24, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch the coolest teen movies at your library! All you can eat popcorn too!
Teen A/V Club
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
 Teen A/V Club
Thursday, May. 24, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
(Every other Thursday)

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

Bring your friends to hang out, or stop by yourself.  Every other Thursday from 4:00 to 5:...read more
Rock Painting For All Ages
6:00pm-7:15pm
 Rock Painting For All Ages
Thursday, May 24, 6:00pm-7:15pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 6:00-7:15pm, The Margaret Troke Library presents " Rock Painting For All Ages".

You are invited to bring your imagination to paint rocks of all shapes and sizes. The most beautiful rock in each age category will win a prize. All the materials will be...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, May. 25, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Books n’ Brew
11:00 am
 Books n’ Brew
Friday, May 25, 11:00 amBooks n’ Brew
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over to Arnold Rue Micro Library for coffee and conversation!
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, May. 25, 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 Friday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday
Friday, May 25, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, May. 25, 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, May. 25, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Master Gardener Class
10am-12:30pm
 Master Gardener Class
Saturday, May. 26, 10am-12:30pmMaster Gardener Clas
Tracy Branch Library
The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County will provide free monthly gardening classes all year long (excluding June and December).

Topics...
February: Composting & Vermicomposting
March: Summer Vegetables
April: Pollinators
May: Gardening for Bees
July: Abio...read more
Tinker Tots
11:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Saturday, May 26, 11:00 amTinker Tots
Arnold Rue Micro Library
All 0-5 year olds are welcome to this STEM-centered playtime!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, May. 26, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Saturday Movie
12:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, May. 26, 12:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, May. 26, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Adult Makerspace
1:00pm
 Adult Makerspace
Saturday, May 26, 1:00pmAdult Makerspace
Tracy Branch Library
Choose your project! We'll have a variety of craft projects available. Make the one(s) you wish. 
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, May. 26, 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!

Text @tracyteens to 81010 t...read more
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Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Reduction
3:00 pm
Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Reduction
Sunday, May. 27, 3:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library

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Holiday
 Holiday
Monday, May 28,
All Locations
HOLIDAY - CLOSED
 HOLIDAY - CLOSED
Monday, May. 28
Mountain House Branch Library
CLOSED - Memorial Day
 CLOSED - Memorial Day
Monday, May 28,
Tracy Branch Library
The library is closed Monday, May 28, 2018 in honor of Memorial Day.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, May. 28, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, May. 28, 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 Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, May 29,
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, May. 29, 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, May. 29, 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
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 29, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, May. 29, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 29, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 29, 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! 
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, May. 29, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, May. 29, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Tuesday, May. 29, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Crafty Kids: Slime Time!
3:30 pm
 Crafty Kids: Slime Time!
Tuesday, May 29, 3:30 pmCrafty Kids: Slime T
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make your own slime at the Arnold Rue Micro Library!
Planting By Lunar Light with New Mettle Farms
3:30 p.m.
Planting By Lunar Light with New Mettle Farms
Tuesday, May 29, 3:30 p.m.Planting By Lunar Li
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn how the waxing and waning moon can grow stronger plants.  Activity station concepts include exploration of the four primary phases of the moon, lunar rotation, and gravitational effects on water/ tides. Recommended for children in grades 3-6. 

Space is limited. F...read more
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, May. 29, 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.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00-5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 29, 5:00-5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 29, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
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, May. 30, 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, May. 30, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Take Flight With the Carvey!
3:30PM
 Take Flight With the Carvey!
Wednesday, May 30, 3:30PMTake Flight With the
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Join us for a brief tutorial on how to use our new Carvey 3D printer located in our Collaboratory.  Then print and decorate your own glider plane that really flies!

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Guest Star Storytime: Princess Storytime
3:30 pm
Guest Star Storytime: Princess Storytime
Wednesday, May 30, 3:30 pmGuest Star Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Join us for an educational and entertaining storytime!
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, May. 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Family MakerSpace at Troke
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
 Family MakerSpace at Troke
Wednesday, May 30, 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!
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Wednesday, May. 30, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand from patrons, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout ...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 31, 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 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 31, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, May. 31, 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. 
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, May 31, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, May. 31, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30-4:30PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, May. 31, 3:30-4:30PMRescue Readers Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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Taste Test Travel
3:30 pm
 Taste Test Travel
Thursday, May 31, 3:30 pmTaste Test Travel
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Experience food from around the world at the Arnold Rue Micro Library!
Shells with the World of Wonders Science Museum
3:30 p.m.
Shells with the World of Wonders Science Museum
Thursday, May 31, 3:30 p.m.Shells with the Worl
Cesar Chavez Central Library
This lesson starts with a reading circle introducing shells and the animals that used to be inside them. Each child then gets a collection of shells and a hand lens.  They spend some time inspecting the shells, sorting them, exploring them, etc.  Then each child can pick their favorit...read more
Coventry and Kaluza
4:00-5:00 PM
 Coventry and Kaluza
Thursday, May 31, 4:00-5:00 PMCoventry and Kaluza
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for our first Summer Reading performance! This week we're hosting Coventry & Kaluza, saving the day with circus and comedy! Come and enjoy the next generation of clowning around!

 
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, May. 31, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Teen Book Club
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Book Club
Thursday, May. 31, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Please pick up a copy of this month's book at the library. Book discussion will be the last Thursday of the month. Snacks will be served. 
  
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