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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 Summer Reading 2016
 Lathrop Summer Reading 2016
Wednesday, Jun. 1,
Lathrop Branch Library
During the months of June and July, you can be a part of the Summer Reading Program at the library. Summer Reading is for everyone! Children, teens and adults are all invited to read, earn prizes and attend programs.  On Your Mark, Get Set: Sign Up! June 1st is the first day to get your reading...read more
On Your Mark, Get Set, READ! Sign-ups begin today!
1:00 p.m.
On Your Mark, Get Set, READ! Sign-ups begin today!
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 1:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
During the months of June and July, you can be a part of the Summer Reading Program at the library. Summer Reading is for everyone! Children, teens and adults are all invited to read, earn prizes and attend programs.
Come in as soon as you can to get started. We'll make the first day of sig...read more
The Bubble Lady - Children’s SRP
1:30 pm
The Bubble Lady - Children’s SRP
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 1:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Spectacular bubble artistry mixed with comedy is a winning combination, making this “Bubble Show” one you won’t soon forget.
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 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,...read more
Lathrop "On Your Mark with Magic Dan"
3:00 PM
Lathrop "On Your Mark with Magic Dan"
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 3:00 PM
Gym, Valverde Park, 15557 Fifth St., Lathrop, CA
Magic Dan will perform magical tricks to amaze us, and remind us of why reading is important for the summer.
The Bubble Lady - Children’s SRP
3:00 pm
The Bubble Lady - Children’s SRP
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 3:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Spectacular bubble artistry mixed with comedy is a winning combination, making this “Bubble Show” one you won’t soon forget.
Run with the Animals Puppet Show with Tony Borders
3 pm
Run with the Animals Puppet Show with Tony Borders
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 3 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Puppet show with Tony Borders
Book Buddies Volunteer Training
3:30pm
 Book Buddies Volunteer Training
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 3:30pmBook Buddies Volunte
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders. Are you looking to volunteer in the summer? If you are available Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 during June and July, you can help 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders improve their reading skills by reading with them and doing other fun activities. Pick up a volunteer applica...read more
Ventriloquist Steve Chaney
4:00 p.m.
 Ventriloquist Steve Chaney
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Ventriloquist Steve Chaney and his pal Cornelius Crow will help the library kick off Summer Reading 2016! See a funny show and sign up for the program and earn prizes for reading.
 
Adult Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Adult Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 4:30pmAdult Crafters&rsquo
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Class will resume on May 25th, 2016.
Beginner's level yoga and pilates class will help you relax and renew your body and spirit! Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants! Please wear comfort...read more
Library Talks with Teen Book Club Author Leigh Bardugo
6:30pm
Library Talks with Teen Book Club Author Leigh Bardugo
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 6:30pmLibrary Talks with T
Tracy Branch Library
Leighread more
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Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 2, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library

Escalon Library is hosting Toddler/Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy fun stories, crafts and playtime. 
 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 2, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, Jun. 2, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers 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, Jun. 2, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is for 0-24 months babies and parents/caregivers. This program is an early literacy storytime which fosters baby's development. Through stories, fingerplays, songs, rhythm and rhyme baby is engaged and having fun while learning! All About Baby is approximately 30 minutes in durati...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 2, 10:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 2, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Adult Computer Q&A
11:30am
 Adult Computer Q&A
Thursday, Jun. 2, 11:30am
Tracy Branch Library
Learn basic computer skills and bring questions you have about using the computer.

Learn about the library's free eBooks service. If possible, bring the device you want to access ebooks on.

Register in person, by phone, or online. Note: No need to register if you can b...read more
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
12:00 PM
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
Thursday, Jun. 2, 12:00 PM
(Thursdays June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 7, 14, 21 28)

Manteca Branch Library
From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July, teen volunteers will be available to help children entering grades 1 -3 with developing their reading skills. 
Space is limited. Signups are required.  Signup at the information desk at the Manteca Branch Library.
Fencing Workshop
1:00 p.m.
 Fencing Workshop
Thursday, Jun. 2, 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come learn how to fence from the Delta Fencing Center. No experience necessary. Ages 6 - adult.
Lathrop Story Time "Summer Reading is Here"
1:30 PM
Lathrop Story Time "Summer Reading is Here"
Thursday, Jun. 2, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
Teen Henna Program - Teen SRP
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 Teen Henna Program - Teen SRP
Thursday, Jun. 2, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Create your own mandala and get a henna tattoo from HennaVation.
Game Time! in the Children’s Room
2:30 p.m.
Game Time! in the Children’s Room
Thursday, Jun. 2, 2:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Children, enjoy playing board games at various skill levels. 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Folkloric Dance Rhythms Workshop
4:00 p.m.
Folkloric Dance Rhythms Workshop
Thursday, Jun. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come learn the beautiful dances of Mexico from Myrna Gutierrez. No experience necessary. Ages 5 - adult.
Summer Reading Kickoff
4:00pm
 Summer Reading Kickoff
Thursday, Jun. 2, 4:00pmSummer Reading Kicko
Tracy Branch Library
For all ages. Join us to sign up for summer reading, get a free icy treat, and win fun prizes.
Summer Reading Kick Off Party
6:00pm
 Summer Reading Kick Off Party
Thursday, Jun. 2, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
Please come and join us on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 6:00pm to celebrate the start of the Summer Reading Program. There will be balloon making and face painting for children of all ages.
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Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
Friday, Jun. 3, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic mouse movements such as how to click on or select objects. The class allows plenty of time for practicing so students can become comfortable using a computer mouse.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participant...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jun. 3, 10:15 am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Jun. 3, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is for 0-24 months babies and parents/caregivers. This program is an early literacy storytime which fosters baby’s development. Through stories, fingerplays, songs, rhythm and rhyme baby is engaged and having fun while learning! All About Baby is approximately 30 minutes in dura...read more
Teen Summer Art Classes with Art Expressions
12 - 2
Teen Summer Art Classes with Art Expressions
Friday, Jun. 3, 12 - 2
(Fridays, June 3 & 24, July 1, 15 & 29)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-person pre-registration is required at the Weston Ranch Library.
Free acrylic and oil painting classes for kids and teens with artist Deval Thaker.
English Conversation Club for Adults
4:00pm
English Conversation Club for Adults
Friday, Jun. 3, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
Adults, practice your English language skills in a casual and  relaxed environment. 

Adultos, practican sus conocimientos del idioma inglés en un ambiente informal y relajado.
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Big Summer Book Sale (Tracy Friends of the Library)
10:00am-3:00pm
Big Summer Book Sale (Tracy Friends of the Library)
Saturday, Jun. 4, 10:00am-3:00pmBig Summer Book Sale
Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Friends of the Library will be having their bi-annual Big Booksale. Books, CD's,  DVD's, and  Records prices range from 5 cents on up. Two day event:

Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday  Noon to 3 p.m.

Proceeds go directly to the Tracy F...read more
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Jun. 4, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Lego Club at Stribley Branch Library
1-2 p.m.
Lego Club at Stribley Branch Library
Saturday, Jun. 4, 1-2 p.m.Lego Club at Strible
Stribley Library
Join us at the Stribley Branch Library (inside the Stribley Community Center) for our monthly Lego Club! Come for an hour of Lego building fun and excitement! We'll provide a building theme, you provide your  imaginatio...read more
Jewelry Making With Dalia Davila - Adult’s SRP
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jewelry Making With Dalia Davila - Adult’s SRP
Saturday, Jun. 4, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Learn how to make your own necklaces and earrings with chains, beads, and crystals.
Magic The Gathering
3:00-5:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jun. 4, 3:00-5:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
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! For all ages.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminde...read more
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Big Summer Book Sale (Tracy Friends of the Library)
12:00am-3:00pm
Big Summer Book Sale (Tracy Friends of the Library)
Sunday, Jun. 5, 12:00am-3:00pmBig Summer Book Sale
Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Friends of the Library will be having their bi-annual Big Booksale. Books, CD's,  DVD's, and  Records prices range from 5 cents on up. Two day event:

Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday  Noon to 3 p.m.

Proceeds go directly to the Tracy F...read more
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Mountain House Knitting & Crocheting Club
10:30 am
Mountain House Knitting & Crocheting Club
Monday, Jun. 6, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Please join us as we work on our current WIPs (works in progress), talk, learn, share patterns, or swap yarn. If you don't know how to knit or crochet, we can show you how! Please bring your current project with you; or, if you want us to show you how, please bring a ball or yarn and some knitti...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jun. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Rebecca Niles’ Bubble Lady kick-off Summer Reading Program
1:30 p.m.
Rebecca Niles’ Bubble Lady kick-off Summer Reading Program
Monday, Jun. 6, 1:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon library presents this year's Summer Reading Program Program "Get Ready Set and Read" from June 1st -July 31st. The Summer Reading Program is to encourage everyone to read during the summer months. Rebecca Niles' Bubble Lady will kick-off the program on Monday, June 6th at 1...read more
Library Scavenger Hunt for Tweens and Teens
2:00 pm
Library Scavenger Hunt for Tweens and Teens
Monday, Jun. 6, 2:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Show us your skill in finding various kinds of library materials. Can you find a book about dogs? How about a book with a girl's name in the title? A teen audiobook? Finish your list and get a tasty prize (hint: do you like chocolate?)
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Jun. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  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.  No sign-ups necessary.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Jun. 6, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 6, 3:30pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade. Space is limited. Registration required. If your child is behind on their reading skills and need assistance, we will have teen volunteers available on Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 during June and July to help. Register your child online, in pe...read more
Summer Book Buddies
3:30 p.m.
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 6, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required.
Sign Language Instruction
5:30 p.m.
 Sign Language Instruction
Monday, Jun. 6, 5:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free Sign Language instruction is available for all on Monday evenings, 5:30pm-7:00pm.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.  Ask for directions at the Chidlren's Reference Desk if needed.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Jun. 6, 6:00 p.m.
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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Genealogy Helpers
10 am
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 10 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Socciety are on hand to help you with your family research questions using the resources at the Chavez Central Library.  They are in the 2nd floor genealogy section on the first and last Tuesday of each month from 10 to 1.
Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15am-11:00am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 10:30 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Book Discussion Group
10:30 a.m.
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion.  Our selected Title for June is Free for All: Oddballs,Geeks, and Ganstas in the Public Library, by Don Borchert.  Jack-of-all-trades Borchert shares wholesome, guardedly witty dispatches from the suburban L.A. library system in this charming tell-all. Co...read more
Balloons and Bubbles with Sparkles the Clown
11:00 am
Balloons and Bubbles with Sparkles the Clown
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 11:00 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for summer fun in the sun with Miss Sparkles Delight's Bubble Fun and Balloon Making Program.
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 11:15 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
12:00 pm
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 12:00 pm
( June,2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 38. )

Manteca Branch Library
From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July, teen volunteers will be available to help children entering grades 1 -3 with developing their reading skills. 

Space is limited. Signups are required.  Signup at the information desk at the Manteca Branch Libra...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
1:00pm
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 1:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our "Let's Chat" English Practice class is free and open to all adults who wish to practice their English and gain a better understanding of English. &n...read more
Robotics for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 Robotics for Kids
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Sylvan Learning Center presents: Robotics for Kids. Create and animate LEGO® and compete in friendly competitions. Grades 2 - 6. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Space is limited. Please register online.
Summer Book Buddies
4-5 pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 4-5 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on June 7- July 28 2016, at 4-5 pm, The Margaret Troke library presents Ssjcpl Book Buddies.

This program is designed to help children entering first grade, second grade and third grade with reading.

If your child is sturggling to read, the Ss...read more
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 4:00pmTeen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th 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! First Tuesday of each month at 4:00pm.

Text @...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 6:00 pm
(Tuesdays, Jan. 19 & 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19 & 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; Jun. 7, 14, 21 & 28.)

Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a cuddly friend if they like. A fun and easy craft follows.
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Lunch @ the Library
1:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Sterling Johnson: bubbLesmith - Children’s SRP
1:30 pm
Sterling Johnson: bubbLesmith - Children’s SRP
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 1:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Enjoy even more bubbles. The bubbLesmith has been performing for over 45 years. Fun for all ages
Magic Dan
2:00 p.m.
 Magic Dan
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Magic Dan's fast-paced program combines great magic and fun with positive messages that reinforce self-esteem and the importance of the library and reading. For a funny, amazing and magically good time come early to get a limited seating ticket (handed out 1/2 hour before show-time). Pick out so...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
2:00 pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2:00 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 discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
Shedskin Reptiles
2:00 PM
 Shedskin Reptiles
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2:00 PM
Linden Branch Library
Big snakes and lizards and other creatures of various sizes are coming to Linden! Come check it out and maybe even hold one!
Lego Club
2:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Come to the library and build what ever you can imagine with our Lego collection! Blueprints will be available or use your creativity to come up with something original. For ages 4 and up. Lego Duplos available for younger children.
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 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,...read more
Kids Knitting for Kids
2-3:30pm
 Kids Knitting for Kids
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2-3:30pmKids Knitting for Ki
Troke Branch Library

Join the Troke Knitters and knit projects for children. Make scarves for other kids and twiddle muffs for autistic children. The projects are gifted to those in need during the winter months. Instruction will be provided for beginners.  

Bring a size 8 or 9 circular knitting ne...read more
Sterling Johnson: bubbLesmith - Children’s SRP
3:00 pm
Sterling Johnson: bubbLesmith - Children’s SRP
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 3:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Enjoy even more bubbles. The bubbLesmith has been performing for over 45 years. Fun for all ages
Lathrop "Run with the Animal Puppets"
3:00 PM
Lathrop "Run with the Animal Puppets"
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Puppeteer Tony Borders will show a fantastic program of animal puppets to delight all of us.  ***Program will be held at the Lathrop 5th St. Community Center Gym at Valverde Park, 15557 Fifth St., Lathrop.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 3:30pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade. Space is limited. Registration required. If your child is behind on their reading skills and need assistance, we will have teen volunteers available on Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 during June and July to help. Register your child online, in pe...read more
Easy Chapter Books Book Club
3:30 pm
 Easy Chapter Books Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 3:30 pm
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.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30 p.m.
 Summer Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required.
Adult Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Adult Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 4:30pmAdult Crafters&rsquo
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Class will resume on May 25th, 2016.
Beginner's level yoga and pilates class will help you relax and renew your body and spirit! Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants! Please wear comfort...read more
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 9, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, Jun. 9, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers 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, Jun. 9, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is for 0-24 months babies and parents/caregivers. This program is an early literacy storytime which fosters baby's development. Through stories, fingerplays, songs, rhythm and rhyme baby is engaged and having fun while learning! All About Baby is approximately 30 minutes in durati...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 9, 10:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 9, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jun. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
12:00 PM
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
Thursday, Jun. 9, 12:00 PM
(Thursdays June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 7, 14, 21 28)

Manteca Branch Library
From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July, teen volunteers will be available to help children entering grades 1 -3 with developing their reading skills. 
Space is limited. Signups are required.  Signup at the information desk at the Manteca Branch Library.
Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Jun. 9, 12:30 p.m. - 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 o...read more
Lathrop Story Time "Penguins"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Penguins"
Thursday, Jun. 9, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
Summertime Craft
2:00 pm
 Summertime Craft
Thursday, Jun. 9, 2:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to create a simple and fun summertime craft.  All materials will be provided.
This program is free to all.   Join us, June 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm.
Puppet Art Theater Presents "Cinderella"
3:30 p.m.
Puppet Art Theater Presents "Cinderella"
Thursday, Jun. 9, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Classic tale, told Puppet Art Theater- style.
Summer Book Buddies
4-5
 Summer Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 9, 4-5
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on June 7- July 28 2016, at 4-5 pm, The Margaret Troke library presents Ssjcpl Book Buddies.

This program is designed to help children entering first grade, second grade and third grade with reading.

If your child is sturggling to read, the Ss...read more
The Magic of Timothy James
4:00 p.m.
 The Magic of Timothy James
Thursday, Jun. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Experience the Timothy James show featuring family friendly comedy, audience participation, and sleight of hand.
Teen Fun Games Day with TAG
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 Teen Fun Games Day with TAG
Thursday, Jun. 9, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Teens, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library on May 12, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. for a relaxing and enjoyable games day with our Teen Advisory Group (TAG). We usually get together every 2nd Thursday of the month from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Stewart Hazelton Room. Bring a friend or friends and/or meet n...read more
Mad Hatter Tea Party
4:00pm
 Mad Hatter Tea Party
Thursday, Jun. 9, 4:00pmMad Hatter Tea Party
Tracy Branch Library
You are invited to the Mad Hatter's Tea Party! Drinks, snacks, and Alice and Wonderland fun!
Book Discussion Group for Adults
6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, Jun. 9, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Book Discussion Group meets once a month, on the second Thursday at 6:00 p.m. (unless noted). The book selections are made by the librarian, to ensure that there are plenty of copies.  If you are interested in joining please come in, meet the librarian and get a copy of the "next" boo...read more
Teen Indoor Olympics
6pm
 Teen Indoor Olympics
Thursday, Jun. 9, 6pmTeen Indoor Olympics
Troke Branch Library

Compete in the indoor olympic games!  Ski, race, throw, and more.
Refreshments & awards, too!
 
Cinderella with Puppet Art Theater
6 pm
Cinderella with Puppet Art Theater
Thursday, Jun. 9, 6 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
A free puppet show for all ages.
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Crafty Friday--Big-Hole Paper Beads
10;30 am
Crafty Friday--Big-Hole Paper Beads
Friday, Jun. 10, 10;30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Do you like those fancy beads with the big holes lined with silver? Some of them can be very expensive at jewelry stores. But not if you learn how to make your own from pretty papers and line them with metal eyelets! Make enough beads for a pretty bracelet strung on ribbon. Sign up at the front desk...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jun. 10, 10:15 am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jun. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
1:30pm and 3:00 pm.
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
Friday, Jun. 10, 1:30pm and 3:00 pm.
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library presents Python Ron's Reptile Kingdom on Friday, June 10th at 1:30 p.m and 3:00 p.m. Python Ron will present hands-on learning experience which everyone has a chance to get close up and personal with reptiles from around the world.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
Friday, Jun. 10, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic methods for searching the Internet to find the information and resources they need.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or e-reader devices.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30 p.m.
 Summer Book Buddies
Friday, Jun. 10, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required.
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Family Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Family Movie
Saturday, Jun. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch cool movies and enjoy refreshments, all free at your library. 
Adult book club
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
 Adult book club
Saturday, Jun. 11, 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.Adult book club
Troke Branch Library
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Jun. 11, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Free Family Movie
2pm
 Free Family Movie
Saturday, Jun. 11, 2pmFree Family Movie
Troke Branch Library

 The feature film "Cool Runnings" will be shown. This movie is based on a true story about a group of Jamaican athletes who compete in the Olympics in the bobsled event. But Jamaica doesn't have snow!?!  Watch this fun and entertaining movie, great for ALL ages.  F...read more
Mind-Body Wellness Workshop
3:00 pm
 Mind-Body Wellness Workshop
Saturday, Jun. 11, 3:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to eliminate stress through Breathing Techniques and Meditation by attending this Free Workshop presented by The Art of Living organization. Join us Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 3:30 - 4:30.
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Workshop for First-Time Homebuyers
1:00pm
Workshop for First-Time Homebuyers
Sunday, Jun. 12, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
A local realty company will be hosting a workshop for first-time homebuyers to get information about the homebuying process.
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Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jun. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
The Science of Sports Program
2:00 pm
 The Science of Sports Program
Monday, Jun. 13, 2:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
You might think playing sports is just fun, fun, fun but there is also alot of science involved.  Join us June 13, 2016, at 2:00 pm to do crafts and activities related to the Science of Sports.
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Jun. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  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.  No sign-ups necessary.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Jun. 13, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 13, 3:30pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade. Space is limited. Registration required. If your child is behind on their reading skills and need assistance, we will have teen volunteers available on Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 during June and July to help. Register your child online, in pe...read more
Summer Book Buddies
3:30 p.m.
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 13, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required.
Sign Language Instruction
5:30 p.m.
 Sign Language Instruction
Monday, Jun. 13, 5:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free Sign Language instruction is available for all on Monday evenings, 5:30pm-7:00pm.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.  Ask for directions at the Chidlren's Reference Desk if needed.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Jun. 13, 6:00 p.m.
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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Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15am-11:00am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 10:30 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Summer Book Buddies Volunteer Training Session
10:30 am
Summer Book Buddies Volunteer Training Session
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you planning to get some volunteer hours this summer? Want something to do on Tuesday mornings? Do you like working with younger kids? Did you volunteer for Book Buddies last year? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please attend our training for Book Buddies volunteers. To get this ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 11:15 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
12:00 pm
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 12:00 pm
( June,2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 38. )

Manteca Branch Library
From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July, teen volunteers will be available to help children entering grades 1 -3 with developing their reading skills. 

Space is limited. Signups are required.  Signup at the information desk at the Manteca Branch Libra...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Knitting Group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitting Group
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Knit, socialize and share our techniques with others on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. This group welcomes knitters of
all skills. 
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
1:00pm
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 1:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our "Let's Chat" English Practice class is free and open to all adults who wish to practice their English and gain a better understanding of English. &n...read more
Board Games Day for Teens
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
 Board Games Day for Teens
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.Board Games Day for
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and tweens, you're invited to join us for a fun Board Games Day at the Cesar Chavez Central Libray on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bring friends or family members so that you can hang out or spend time with them while playing a variety of popular board games including Mono...read more
Summer Book Buddies
4-5
 Summer Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 4-5
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on June 7- July 28 2016, at 4-5 pm, The Margaret Troke library presents Ssjcpl Book Buddies.

This program is designed to help children entering first grade, second grade and third grade with reading.

If your child is sturggling to read, the Ss...read more
Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Mini Cake Wars
4:00pm
 Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Mini Cake Wars
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 4:00pmTeen S.T.E.A.M.: Min
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th graders. Put your cake decorating skills to the test. We’ll supply the cake, toppings, icing, and tips. Best cake will win a cash prize! 
 
 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 6:00 pm
(Tuesdays, Jan. 19 & 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19 & 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; Jun. 7, 14, 21 & 28.)

Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a cuddly friend if they like. A fun and easy craft follows.
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Lunch @ the Library
1:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Family Movie - Children’s SRP
1:30 pm
Family Movie - Children’s SRP
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 1:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for a movie the whole family can enjoy.
Storyteller B.Z. Smith and Ukulele Virtuoso Peg Reza
2:00 p.m.
Storyteller B.Z. Smith and Ukulele Virtuoso Peg Reza
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
On Your Mark, Get Set, it's time for stories and songs! B. Z. Smith, a Master Storyteller weaves stories with songs and Peg Reza, her ukulele band accompanist helps bring stories to life with music. Drama, humor and memorable stories will make this program an entertaining treat! Be sure to come ...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
2:00 pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2:00 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 discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
Balloon Tennis
2:00 p.m.
 Balloon Tennis
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create your own tennis racket and test your tennis skills at the library! All ages are welcomed.
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 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,...read more
Kids Knitting for Kids
2-3:30pm
 Kids Knitting for Kids
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2-3:30pmKids Knitting for Ki
Troke Branch Library

Join the Troke Knitters and knit projects for children. Make scarves for other kids and twiddle muffs for autistic children. The projects are gifted to those in need during the winter months. Instruction will be provided for beginners.  

Bring a size 8 or 9 circular knitting ne...read more
Super Stuff Crafts & Father’s Day Craft with Ruthanne Bassett - Children’s SRP
3:00 pm
Super Stuff Crafts & Father’s Day Craft with Ruthanne Bassett - Children’s SRP
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 3:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Create your own crafts plus a Father's Day gift with Ruthanne.
Lathrop "Bee Ready"
3:00 PM
 Lathrop "Bee Ready"
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Uncle Jer's Bees will present film clips, giant photos, and stories about bees and beeswax and honey!  ***Program will be held at the Lathrop 5th St. Community Center Gym at Valverde Park, 15557 Fifth St., Lathrop.
 
Biblio Spectacular Magic Show with Brian Scott
3 pm
Biblio Spectacular Magic Show with Brian Scott
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 3 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Oddities, curiosities and magic with magician Brian Scott.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 3:30pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade. Space is limited. Registration required. If your child is behind on their reading skills and need assistance, we will have teen volunteers available on Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 during June and July to help. Register your child online, in pe...read more
Easy Chapter Books Book Club
3:30 pm
 Easy Chapter Books Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 3:30 pm
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.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30 p.m.
 Summer Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required.
Teen Comic Book Club
4:30pm
 Teen Comic Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 4:30pmTeen Comic Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th to 12th Graders. Have fun discussing your favorite comics and manga.

June: Let's get historical and read John Lewis' March, Book One.
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Adult Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Adult Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 4:30pmAdult Crafters&rsquo
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.
Lawyers In The Library FREE Legal Clinic
4:30pm
Lawyers In The Library FREE Legal Clinic
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 4:30pmLawyers In The Libra
Tracy Branch Library
Lawyers in the Library is a free legal clinic consisting of licensed, practicing attorneys who are in good standing with the State Bar of California and members of the San Joaquin County Bar Association who volunteer their time in order to assess and advise an individual’s legal matter. T...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Class will resume on May 25th, 2016.
Beginner's level yoga and pilates class will help you relax and renew your body and spirit! Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants! Please wear comfort...read more
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 16, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, Jun. 16, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers 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, Jun. 16, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is for 0-24 months babies and parents/caregivers. This program is an early literacy storytime which fosters baby's development. Through stories, fingerplays, songs, rhythm and rhyme baby is engaged and having fun while learning! All About Baby is approximately 30 minutes in durati...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 16, 10:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 16, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jun. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
12:00 PM
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
Thursday, Jun. 16, 12:00 PM
(Thursdays June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 7, 14, 21 28)

Manteca Branch Library
From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July, teen volunteers will be available to help children entering grades 1 -3 with developing their reading skills. 
Space is limited. Signups are required.  Signup at the information desk at the Manteca Branch Library.
Lathrop Story Time "Fathers"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Fathers"
Thursday, Jun. 16, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
Teen Movie - Teen’s SRP
2:00 pm
 Teen Movie - Teen’s SRP
Thursday, Jun. 16, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Enjoy a movie for teens chosen by the Manteca TLC (Teen Library Council).
Sterling the Bubblesmith
2 p.m.
 Sterling the Bubblesmith
Thursday, Jun. 16, 2 p.m.
Stribley Library
Come see Sterling the Bubblesmith as he demonstrates his skills in the practice of hand blown bubbles at the Stribley Community Center Library!

2-3 p.m.
1760 E. Sonora St. Stockton, CA
Tony Borders’ Run with the Animals
3:00 p.m.
Tony Borders’ Run with the Animals
Thursday, Jun. 16, 3:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
On Thursday, June 16th at 3:00 p.m., Tony Borders will present "Run with the Animals". The animals learn their amazing abilities in this comedy, fact filled show. A monkey with five hands? The world's best long and high jumper? An animal who lift the most weight just by standing up! An...read more
Magic with Brian Scott
3:30 p.m.
 Magic with Brian Scott
Thursday, Jun. 16, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Experience the baffling magic, comedy and pure fun of Brian Scott.
Summer Book Buddies
4-5
 Summer Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 16, 4-5
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on June 7- July 28 2016, at 4-5 pm, The Margaret Troke library presents Ssjcpl Book Buddies.

This program is designed to help children entering first grade, second grade and third grade with reading.

If your child is sturggling to read, the Ss...read more
Bubbles Close-Up
4:00 p.m.
 Bubbles Close-Up
Thursday, Jun. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Watch Sterling the Bubblesmith create hand blown bubbles, then roll up your sleeves and play with bubbles.
Shedskin Reptile Show
4:00pm
 Shedskin Reptile Show
Thursday, Jun. 16, 4:00pmShedskin Reptile Sho
Tracy Branch Library
Come to see and learn about cool reptiles from all over the world!
Family Game Night
6:00pm
 Family Game Night
Thursday, Jun. 16, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 6:00pm, The Margaret Troke Library presents Family Game Night. 
Please come and join us for an evening of classic board games. Bring your entire family to Troke library to play board games and puzzles.
Come and enjoy an hour of family fun. Refreshments wi...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jun. 17, 10:15 am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Jun. 17, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is for 0-24 months babies and parents/caregivers. This program is an early literacy storytime which fosters baby’s development. Through stories, fingerplays, songs, rhythm and rhyme baby is engaged and having fun while learning! All About Baby is approximately 30 minutes in dura...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jun. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Teen Summer Book Club
1-3pm
 Teen Summer Book Club
Friday, Jun. 17, 1-3pmTeen Summer Book Clu
Troke Branch Library

Have fun with your summer reading plans! Meet with other teens reading the same book & chat about it! 

The first book selected will be discussed on Fridays, June 17th & July 1st, 1-3pm. The second book of the summer will be reviewed on Fridays,...read more
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
Friday, Jun. 17, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic methods for searching the Internet to find the information and resources they need.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or e-reader devices.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30 p.m.
 Summer Book Buddies
Friday, Jun. 17, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required.
English Conversation Club for Adults
4:00pm
English Conversation Club for Adults
Friday, Jun. 17, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
Adults, practice your English language skills in a casual and  relaxed environment. 

Adultos, practican sus conocimientos del idioma inglés en un ambiente informal y relajado.
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Family Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Family Movie
Saturday, Jun. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch cool movies and enjoy refreshments, all free at your library. 
Tracy Adult Book Club
11:00 a.m.
 Tracy Adult Book Club
Saturday, Jun. 18, 11:00 a.m.
(July 16, 11 a.m., August 20, 11 a.m., September 17, 11 a.m., October 15, 11 a.m., November 19, 11 a.m., December 17, 11 a.m., January 21, 11 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Adult Book Club meets at the Tracy branch library on the third Saturday of every month. We try to make selections from various book types and genres.  Feel free to join us for our discussion on Saturday. We look forward to seeing you there!
 
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Jun. 18, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Lego Club at Stribley Branch Library
1-2 p.m.
Lego Club at Stribley Branch Library
Saturday, Jun. 18, 1-2 p.m.Lego Club at Strible
Stribley Library
Join us at the Stribley Branch Library (inside the Stribley Community Center) for our monthly Lego Club! Come for an hour of Lego building fun and excitement! We'll provide a building theme, you provide your  imaginatio...read more
Succulent Book Planting Craft with the Manteca Garden Club - Adult’s SRP
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Succulent Book Planting Craft with the Manteca Garden Club - Adult’s SRP
Saturday, Jun. 18, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Learn how to turn an old book into a beautiful succulant planter.
Write-A-Poem For Fun!
2:30pm
 Write-A-Poem For Fun!
Saturday, Jun. 18, 2:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Don't know anything about poetry? Know everything about poetry? Either way, this program is for you! Come have fun creating your own poems.
Magic The Gathering
3:00-5:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jun. 18, 3:00-5:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
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! For all ages.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminde...read more
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Tracy Anime Club
1:00-3:00pm
 Tracy Anime Club
Sunday, Jun. 19, 1:00-3:00pmTracy Anime Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for anime screenings, manga reading, and more fun! All ages welcome.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply.
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Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Computer Science Fundamentals
10:00am-2:00pm
Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Computer Science Fundamentals
Monday, Jun. 20, 10:00am-2:00pmTeen S.T.E.A.M.: Com
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th Graders. Space is limited. Sign up online, by phone, or in person.

Join us for a week long code.org course with online and offline activities that teach the core computer science and programm...read more
Mountain House Knitting & Crocheting Club
10:30 am
Mountain House Knitting & Crocheting Club
Monday, Jun. 20, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Please join us as we work on our current WIPs (works in progress), talk, learn, share patterns, or swap yarn. If you don't know how to knit or crochet, we can show you how! Please bring your current project with you; or, if you want us to show you how, please bring a ball or yarn and some knitti...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jun. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Magic Dan coming to Escalon Library
1:30 p.m.
Magic Dan coming to Escalon Library
Monday, Jun. 20, 1:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
On Monday, June 20th at 1:30 p.m., popular magician Magic Dan is back.  Come and enjoy Magic Dan's fun and lively magic show that will encourage audience participation for the love of books and reading.
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Jun. 20, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  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.  No sign-ups necessary.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Jun. 20, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 20, 3:30pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade. Space is limited. Registration required. If your child is behind on their reading skills and need assistance, we will have teen volunteers available on Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 during June and July to help. Register your child online, in pe...read more
Summer Book Buddies
3:30 p.m.
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 20, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required.
Chavez Bees and Gardens
5:30 p.m.
 Chavez Bees and Gardens
Monday, Jun. 20, 5:30 p.m.Chavez Bees and Gard
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn about bees and bee-friendly gardening.
Sign Language Instruction
5:30 p.m.
 Sign Language Instruction
Monday, Jun. 20, 5:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free Sign Language instruction is available for all on Monday evenings, 5:30pm-7:00pm.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.  Ask for directions at the Chidlren's Reference Desk if needed.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Jun. 20, 6:00 p.m.
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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Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Computer Science Fundamentals
10:00am-2:00pm
Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Computer Science Fundamentals
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 10:00am-2:00pmTeen S.T.E.A.M.: Com
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th Graders. Space is limited. Sign up online, by phone, or in person.

Join us for a week long code.org course with online and offline activities that teach the core computer science and programm...read more
Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15am-11:00am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
Summer Book Buddies Reading Program
10:30
Summer Book Buddies Reading Program
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 10:30
Mountain House Branch Library
This is a six-week program for children entering first, second or third grade who may need help maintaining their reading skills over the summer. Children will meet with older children or teen volunteers in one-on-one pairs or small groups to practice their reading and do fun reading activities and/...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
12:00 pm
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 12:00 pm
( June,2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 38. )

Manteca Branch Library
From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July, teen volunteers will be available to help children entering grades 1 -3 with developing their reading skills. 

Space is limited. Signups are required.  Signup at the information desk at the Manteca Branch Libra...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Knitting Group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitting Group
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Knit, socialize and share our techniques with others on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. This group welcomes knitters of
all skills. 
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
1:00pm
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 1:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our "Let's Chat" English Practice class is free and open to all adults who wish to practice their English and gain a better understanding of English. &n...read more
Brian Scott Magic Show
2:00 PM
 Brian Scott Magic Show
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 2:00 PMBrian Scott Magic Sh
Linden Branch Library
Summer Book Buddies
4-5
 Summer Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 4-5
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on June 7- July 28 2016, at 4-5 pm, The Margaret Troke library presents Ssjcpl Book Buddies.

This program is designed to help children entering first grade, second grade and third grade with reading.

If your child is sturggling to read, the Ss...read more
Scratch (Coding) Day
4:00 p.m.
 Scratch (Coding) Day
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 4:00 p.m.Scratch (Coding) Day
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Have you heard about a coding program called Scratch? It is a free software that helps you learn to think creatively and create strategies to solve problems, design projects, communicate ideas, and more. Want to learn how to create your own interactive games and animations? Come join us for fun and ...read more
Teen Creators Club
4:00pm
 Teen Creators Club
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
5th to 12th Grade.  Meets monthly on the third Tuesday at 4:00pm.

Do you like to create things? Stories, drawings, photograhs, videos, podcasts, knit designs, paper crafts, lego creations, robots, or something else? Meet up with your fellow creative teens to sha...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 6:00 pm
(Tuesdays, Jan. 19 & 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19 & 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; Jun. 7, 14, 21 & 28.)

Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a cuddly friend if they like. A fun and easy craft follows.
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Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Computer Science Fundamentals
10:00am-2:00pm
Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Computer Science Fundamentals
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 10:00am-2:00pmTeen S.T.E.A.M.: Com
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th Graders. Space is limited. Sign up online, by phone, or in person.

Join us for a week long code.org course with online and offline activities that teach the core computer science and programm...read more
Mountain House Library Presents: Zootopia
10:00 am
Mountain House Library Presents: Zootopia
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 10:00 am
Mountain House Branch Library
On a Wednesday morning, before the Library opens for regular business...Yes! We will be opening the Library early for this special screening of Disney's Zootopia, complete with popcorn! From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis...read more
Lunch @ the Library
1:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Wild Things - Children’s SRP
1:30 pm
Wild Things - Children’s SRP
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 1:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Wild Things Inc. provides homes for displaced wildlife and shares these animals as wildlife ambassadors, with an emphasis on conservation and appreciation for the earth's natural wonders.
Dance Around the World with Nikola Clay
2:00 p.m.
Dance Around the World with Nikola Clay
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Nikola Clay and company believe in the power of dance as exhilarating and creative movement that brings people together! If you love to move, we promise you this program will move you! On Your Mark, Get Set, Dance! Be sure to come early, as space is limited. Tickets are distributed a half an hour be...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
2:00 pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2:00 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 discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
Engineering Challenge
2:00 p.m.
 Engineering Challenge
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
You will have the tools (wood cubes, craft sticks, and plastic cups) to create an engineering masterpiece. See if your creation can stay together. For ages 6 and up. 
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 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,...read more
Kids Knitting for Kids
2- 3:30pm
 Kids Knitting for Kids
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2- 3:30pmKids Knitting for Ki
Troke Branch Library

Join the Troke Knitters and knit projects for children. Make scarves for other kids and twiddle muffs for autistic children. The projects are gifted to those in need during the winter months. Instruction will be provided for beginners.  

Bring a size 8 or 9 circular knitting ne...read more
Wild Things - Children’s SRP
3:00 pm
Wild Things - Children’s SRP
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 3:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Wild Things Inc. provides homes for displaced wildlife and shares these animals as wildlife ambassadors, with an emphasis on conservation and appreciation for the earth's natural wonders.
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Honey Bee Show
3 pm
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Honey Bee Show
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 3 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Real live honey bees visit the library
Lathrop "Get Set with Corny Crow"
3:00 PM
Lathrop "Get Set with Corny Crow"
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Steve Chaney, his friend Cornelius "Corny" the Crow, and other animal friends will make us laugh through ventriloquism!  ***Program will be held at the Lathrop 5th St. Community Center Gym at Valverde Park, 15557 Fifth St., Lathrop.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 3:30pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade. Space is limited. Registration required. If your child is behind on their reading skills and need assistance, we will have teen volunteers available on Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 during June and July to help. Register your child online, in pe...read more
Easy Chapter Books Book Club
3:30 pm
 Easy Chapter Books Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 3:30 pm
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.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30 p.m.
 Summer Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required.
Adult Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Adult Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 4:30pmAdult Crafters&rsquo
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Class will resume on May 25th, 2016.
Beginner's level yoga and pilates class will help you relax and renew your body and spirit! Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants! Please wear comfort...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Class will resume on May 25th, 2016.
Beginner's level yoga and pilates class will help you relax and renew your body and spirit! Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants! Please wear comfort...read more
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Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Computer Science Fundamentals
10:00am-2:00pm
Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Computer Science Fundamentals
Thursday, Jun. 23, 10:00am-2:00pmTeen S.T.E.A.M.: Com
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th Graders. Space is limited. Sign up online, by phone, or in person.

Join us for a week long code.org course with online and offline activities that teach the core computer science and programm...read more
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 23, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Storytime for toddlers/preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 23, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, Jun. 23, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers 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, Jun. 23, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is for 0-24 months babies and parents/caregivers. This program is an early literacy storytime which fosters baby's development. Through stories, fingerplays, songs, rhythm and rhyme baby is engaged and having fun while learning! All About Baby is approximately 30 minutes in durati...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 23, 10:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 23, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jun. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
12:00 PM
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
Thursday, Jun. 23, 12:00 PM
(Thursdays June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 7, 14, 21 28)

Manteca Branch Library
From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July, teen volunteers will be available to help children entering grades 1 -3 with developing their reading skills. 
Space is limited. Signups are required.  Signup at the information desk at the Manteca Branch Library.
Lathrop Story Time "Bugs"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Bugs"
Thursday, Jun. 23, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
Puppet Art Theater: Three Billy Goats Gruff
2 p.m.
Puppet Art Theater: Three Billy Goats Gruff
Thursday, Jun. 23, 2 p.m.Puppet Art Theater:
Stribley Library
What happens when three Billy Goats try to cross a territorial troll's bridge? Find out when Puppet Art Theater comes to the Stribley Community Center Library and tells the classic Three Billy Goats Gruff with puppets and imagination.

2-3 p.m.
1760 E. Sonora St. Stockton, CA
Robot Makerspace
3:30 p.m.
 Robot Makerspace
Thursday, Jun. 23, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join this fun crafts program and make robots using everyday materials.
Summer Book Buddies
4-5
 Summer Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 23, 4-5
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on June 7- July 28 2016, at 4-5 pm, The Margaret Troke library presents Ssjcpl Book Buddies.

This program is designed to help children entering first grade, second grade and third grade with reading.

If your child is sturggling to read, the Ss...read more
Puppet Art Theater: Three Billy Goats Gruff with the Tortoise and the Hare
4:00 p.m.
Puppet Art Theater: Three Billy Goats Gruff with the Tortoise and the Hare
Thursday, Jun. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Find out how the Tortoise and the Hare end their race and if the Three Billy Goats Gruff make it across the Troll Bridge.
Lego Builders Club
4:00pm
 Lego Builders Club
Thursday, Jun. 23, 4:00pmLego Builders Club
Tracy Branch Library
For children 2 and older. We provide the legos. You provide the creativity. Come down and make fun lego creations with other kids.
Teen T-Shirt Painting
6pm
 Teen T-Shirt Painting
Thursday, Jun. 23, 6pmTeen T-Shirt Paintin
Troke Branch Library

Paint a design on a t-shirt.  Use a template of an olympic athlete or use a design of your own.
Registration required for size and color by June 16th.

 
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Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Computer Science Fundamentals
10:00am-2:00pm
Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Computer Science Fundamentals
Friday, Jun. 24, 10:00am-2:00pmTeen S.T.E.A.M.: Com
Tracy Branch Library
For 5th to 12th Graders. Space is limited. Sign up online, by phone, or in person.

Join us for a week long code.org course with online and offline activities that teach the core computer science and programm...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jun. 24, 10:15 am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Crafty Friday--DIY Brag Book
10:30 am
 Crafty Friday--DIY Brag Book
Friday, Jun. 24, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Please join us as Kaye shows us how to make a cute "brag book," a place to keep family pictures safe and handy for showing while you are out and about. Fold some heavy cardstock just so, decorate it with some pretty paper, and tie it closed with colorful ribbon. Bring your pictures along, ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jun. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Teen Summer Art Classes with Art Expressions
12 - 2
Teen Summer Art Classes with Art Expressions
Friday, Jun. 24, 12 - 2
(Fridays, June 3 & 24, July 1, 15 & 29)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
In-person pre-registration is required at the Weston Ranch Library.
Free acrylic and oil painting classes for kids and teens with artist Deval Thaker.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
Friday, Jun. 24, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic document writing on Microsoft Word and other useful tips (how to save on a flash drive, save in a different version of Word, simple formatting skills) to help them with their word processing.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATION...read more
Summer Book Buddies
3:30 p.m.
 Summer Book Buddies
Friday, Jun. 24, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required.
English Conversation Club for Adults
4:00pm
English Conversation Club for Adults
Friday, Jun. 24, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
Adults, practice your English language skills in a casual and  relaxed environment. 

Adultos, practican sus conocimientos del idioma inglés en un ambiente informal y relajado.
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Storytime @ the Library!
10:30 AM
 Storytime @ the Library!
Saturday, Jun. 25, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Join us for stories, songs, and lots of fun!  
Family Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Family Movie
Saturday, Jun. 25, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch cool movies and enjoy refreshments, all free at your library. 
Tracy Library Chess Club
12-2 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Jun. 25, 12-2 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
Bilingual Family Story Time
12:30-1:15
 Bilingual Family Story Time
Saturday, Jun. 25, 12:30-1:15
Stribley Library
Join us for the Stribley Branch Library Bilingual Story time. We'll be reading children's picturbooks in English and Spanish! Story time runs 30-45 minutes.
Adult Craft Flip Flops
2:30pm
 Adult Craft Flip Flops
Saturday, Jun. 25, 2:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Come decorate a pair of flip-flops for yourself or to give away as a gift. First 18 people to sign up at the circulation desk.
Mind-Body Wellness Workshop
3:00 pm
 Mind-Body Wellness Workshop
Saturday, Jun. 25, 3:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to eliminate stress through Breathing Techniques and Meditation by attending this Free Workshop presented by The Art of Living organization. Join us Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 3:30 - 4:30.
Chess Club
3:00pm-4:30pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Jun. 25, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
S.T.E.M. Program for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 S.T.E.M. Program for Kids
Saturday, Jun. 25, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A surprise program - Science Technology Engineering Mathematics - that you won't want to miss.  Bring a friend!
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Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jun. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Jun. 27, 3:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  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.  No sign-ups necessary.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Jun. 27, 3:30 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 27, 3:30pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade. Space is limited. Registration required. If your child is behind on their reading skills and need assistance, we will have teen volunteers available on Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 during June and July to help. Register your child online, in pe...read more
Summer Book Buddies
3:30 p.m.
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jun. 27, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required.
Sign Language Instruction
5:30 p.m.
 Sign Language Instruction
Monday, Jun. 27, 5:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free Sign Language instruction is available for all on Monday evenings, 5:30pm-7:00pm.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.  Ask for directions at the Chidlren's Reference Desk if needed.
Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Jun. 27, 6:00 p.m.
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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Genealogy Helpers
10 am
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 10 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Socciety are on hand to help you with your family research questions using the resources at the Chavez Central Library.  They are in the 2nd floor genealogy section on the first and last Tuesday of each month from 10 to 1.
Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:15am-11:00am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 10:15am-11:00am
Troke Branch Library
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Summer Book Buddies Reading Program
10:30
Summer Book Buddies Reading Program
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 10:30
Mountain House Branch Library
This is a six-week program for children entering first, second or third grade who may need help maintaining their reading skills over the summer. Children will meet with older children or teen volunteers in one-on-one pairs or small groups to practice their reading and do fun reading activities and/...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays )

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)

Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 11:15 a.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
12:00 pm
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 12:00 pm
( June,2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 38. )

Manteca Branch Library
From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July, teen volunteers will be available to help children entering grades 1 -3 with developing their reading skills. 

Space is limited. Signups are required.  Signup at the information desk at the Manteca Branch Libra...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Knitting Group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitting Group
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Knit, socialize and share our techniques with others on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. This group welcomes knitters of
all skills. 
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
1:00pm
"Let’s Chat" - English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 1:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our "Let's Chat" English Practice class is free and open to all adults who wish to practice their English and gain a better understanding of English. &n...read more
LEGO® Building Club
3:30
 LEGO® Building Club
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 3:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Kids and caregivers, come join us as we have fun building with LEGOs®. The library provides the  LEGOs®. You provide the creativity! We’ll display your creations online or in the Children’s Room. Meet us every fourth Tuesday of each mont...read more
Summer Book Buddies
4-5
 Summer Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 4-5
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on June 7- July 28 2016, at 4-5 pm, The Margaret Troke library presents Ssjcpl Book Buddies.

This program is designed to help children entering first grade, second grade and third grade with reading.

If your child is sturggling to read, the Ss...read more
Life-size Pac-man Game for Teens
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Life-size Pac-man Game for Teens
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.Life-size Pac-man Ga
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Have you ever played the pac-man game on a computer? It is super fun and addictive, but that is on the computer. On Tuesday, June 28, 2016 the Cesar Chavez Central Library will be hosting the Life-size Pac-man Game at 4:...read more
Teen Advisory Open Forum
4:00pm
 Teen Advisory Open Forum
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 4:00pmTeen Advisory Open F
Tracy Branch Library
For teens, parents, and educators.

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...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 6:00 pm
(Tuesdays, Jan. 19 & 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19 & 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; Jun. 7, 14, 21 & 28.)

Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a cuddly friend if they like. A fun and easy craft follows.
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Lunch @ the Library
1:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee show - Children’s SRP
1:30 pm
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee show - Children’s SRP
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 1:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Participants will learn about pollination, honey making, harvesting, bee reproduction, and the medicinal qualities of honey.
Tony Borders, Magical Ventriloquist
2:00 p.m.
Tony Borders, Magical Ventriloquist
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Tony and his puppet friends are ready for a special event this summer: the Olympics! A presentation of
"Run with the Animals" will showcase the animal athletes from Tony's puppet theater. This show is educational AND entertaining. Seating is limited so come early. Tickets are dist...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
2:00 pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 2:00 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 discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.
FIFA Soccer XBOX 1
2:00 p.m.
 FIFA Soccer XBOX 1
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 2:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Challenge your friends to a game of FIFA soccer on the Xbox 1. Light refreshments will be available. For ages 6 and up. 
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 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,...read more
Kids Knitting for Kids
2-3:30pm
 Kids Knitting for Kids
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 2-3:30pmKids Knitting for Ki
Troke Branch Library

Join the Troke Knitters and knit projects for children. Make scarves for other kids and twiddle muffs for autistic children. The projects are gifted to those in need during the winter months. Instruction will be provided for beginners.  

Bring a size 8 or 9 circular knitting ne...read more
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee show - Children’s SRP
3:00 pm
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee show - Children’s SRP
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 3:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Participants will learn about pollination, honey making, harvesting, bee reproduction, and the medicinal qualities of honey.
Aladdin with the Fratello Marionettes
3 pm
Aladdin with the Fratello Marionettes
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 3 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Marionette puppet show
Lathrop "Clown Around and Read"
3:00 PM
 Lathrop "Clown Around and Read"
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Local clown Miss Sparkles Delight brings her popular routine of fun, laughter, and reading tips for our enjoyment!  ***Program will be held at the Lathrop 5th St. Community Center Gym at Valverde Park, 15557 Fifth St., Lathrop.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 3:30pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For children entering the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade. Space is limited. Registration required. If your child is behind on their reading skills and need assistance, we will have teen volunteers available on Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 during June and July to help. Register your child online, in pe...read more
Easy Chapter Books Book Club
3:30 pm
 Easy Chapter Books Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 3:30 pm
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.
Summer Book Buddies
3:30 p.m.
 Summer Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required.
Adult Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Adult Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 4:30pmAdult Crafters&rsquo
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Class will resume on May 25th, 2016.
Beginner's level yoga and pilates class will help you relax and renew your body and spirit! Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants! Please wear comfort...read more
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Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Storytime for toddlers/preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 30, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime @ Manteca Library
Thursday, Jun. 30, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays)

Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers 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, Jun. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is for 0-24 months babies and parents/caregivers. This program is an early literacy storytime which fosters baby's development. Through stories, fingerplays, songs, rhythm and rhyme baby is engaged and having fun while learning! All About Baby is approximately 30 minutes in durati...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 30, 10:30
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 30, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jun. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
12:00 PM
Summer Book Buddies - Manteca Branch Library
Thursday, Jun. 30, 12:00 PM
(Thursdays June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 7, 14, 21 28)

Manteca Branch Library
From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July, teen volunteers will be available to help children entering grades 1 -3 with developing their reading skills. 
Space is limited. Signups are required.  Signup at the information desk at the Manteca Branch Library.
Vets Connect Open House
1:00pm
 Vets Connect Open House
Thursday, Jun. 30, 1:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
What can the library do for your family and you?  We want the chance to show you just what it is we offer in the Vets Connect area of the Cesar Chavez Library.  We will be there from 1:00-3:00.  We hope to see you there.
ShedSkin
1 p.m.
 ShedSkin
Thursday, Jun. 30, 1 p.m.ShedSkin
Stribley Library
SHEDSKIN Reptiles offers an exciting opportunity for kids to see, touch, and in many cases hold, different reptiles. We bring life and education right to you. Attendees will learn about the animals name, what they do, habitat, diet, country or continent of origin, reproduction, basic genetics and mo...read more
Lathrop Story Time "Fourth of July"
1:30 PM
Lathrop Story Time "Fourth of July"
Thursday, Jun. 30, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
Social Security and You
1:30 p.m.
 Social Security and You
Thursday, Jun. 30, 1:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for an informative session on Social Security and You. A representative from the Stockton Social Security Administration will be here to review the programs offered by Social Security such as Retirement, Survivors and Disability Benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare a...read more
Teen Movie - Teen’s SRP
2:00 pm
 Teen Movie - Teen’s SRP
Thursday, Jun. 30, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Enjoy a movie for teens chosen by the Manteca TLC (Teen Library Council).
Tony Borders Presents "Run with the Animals"
3:30 p.m.
Tony Borders Presents "Run with the Animals"
Thursday, Jun. 30, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Tony Borders delights audiences with comedy, magic and animal tricks.    
Summer Book Buddies
4-5
 Summer Book Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 30, 4-5
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on June 7- July 28 2016, at 4-5 pm, The Margaret Troke library presents Ssjcpl Book Buddies.

This program is designed to help children entering first grade, second grade and third grade with reading.

If your child is sturggling to read, the Ss...read more
Reptile Experience
4:00 p.m.
 Reptile Experience
Thursday, Jun. 30, 4:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
See, touch, and, in many cases, hold animals you might only read about or see on TV. Presented by ShedSkin Reptile.
Circus of Smiles Juggling Show
4:00pm
 Circus of Smiles Juggling Show
Thursday, Jun. 30, 4:00pmCircus of Smiles Jug
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for a unique clown and juggling show!
Kenn Adam’s Adventure Theater
6:00pm
Kenn Adam’s Adventure Theater
Thursday, Jun. 30, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 6:00pm, The Margaret Troke Library presents " Kenn Adam's Adventure Theater".
Get ready to be a part of  the" Adventures in Space"

Come and enjoy this interactive theatrical adventure.
 
  
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