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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

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

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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Sunday, Jul. 1Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Lathrop Anniversary Celebration
5:30 PM
 Lathrop Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, Jul. 1, 5:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
City of Lathrop Anniversary Celebration at Lathrop Generations Center, 450 Spartan Way, Lathrop, CA.  Inflatables, rides, face painting, food trucks, live music, starting at 6:00 PM.  Parking will open at 5:30 PM and close at 8:30 PM for fireworks. Fireworks at dark.  www.lathrop.recd...read more
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Monday, Jul. 2Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Computer Science Fundamentals
10:00am
 Computer Science Fundamentals
Monday, Jul. 2, 10:00amComputer Science Fun
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 6-12. Learn the basics of Computer Science and internet safety by completing the Express Couse on Code.org. The Express Couse features drag & drop programming blocks and allows you to create your own drawings and games. 

Space is limited. Register...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jul. 2, 12:00 pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jul. 2, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Monday, Jul. 2, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Book Buddies at Chavez Library
3:30 - 4:30 pm
 Book Buddies at Chavez Library
Monday, Jul. 2, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Reading help for K - 3rd graders!
4th of July Crafts
3:30PM
 4th of July Crafts
Monday, Jul. 2, 3:30PM4th of July Crafts
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we make 4th of July crafts that you can wear and use just in time for the holiday!  Please note:  Our hours have changed as of this date and will be 10:00 AM-6:00 PM!!
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Jul. 2, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Monday, Jul. 2, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Tuesday, Jul. 3Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Jul. 3,
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Computer Science Fundamentals
10:00am
 Computer Science Fundamentals
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 10:00amComputer Science Fun
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 6-12. Learn the basics of Computer Science and internet safety by completing the Express Couse on Code.org. The Express Couse features drag & drop programming blocks and allows you to create your own drawings and games. 

Space is limited. Register...read more
Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Summer Book Buddies
10:30 am
 Summer Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays, June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31)

Mountain House Branch Library
This program for children going into the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade will help children maintain or improve their reading skills over the summer.
Have fun reading books and playing reading games with volunteers.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
Book Discussion Group
10:30 a.m.
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 10:30 a.m.Book Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion!  Our selection for July is Don't Lets Go to the Dogs Tonight, by Alexandra Fuller. Set in Rhodeisa in the 1970's, Fuller recounts her African childhood with candor and sensitivity. Though it is a diary of an unruly life in an often inhospitable place, ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Lunch @ the Library
12:00pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 12:00pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 3, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m., June 5 – July 19, 2018, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings, for children who have reading challenges and are in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.
...read more
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show
3:30 p.m.
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 3:30 p.m. Uncle Jer’s T
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Stockton Rocks!
3:30 pm
 Stockton Rocks!
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 3:30 pmStockton Rocks!
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Stop by to lea...read more

Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Perler Beads, Magformers, Duct Tapes, crafts, and more! 

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Book Buddies
Troke Branch Library

If your child is a 1st, 2nd or 3rd grader and struggling to read at grade level, the Book Buddies program is designed to help. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in small group settings. Results are best when the child attends every session.

SPACE IS LIMIT...read more
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 4:00pmTeen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders.
Do you like food? We have it! Do you like games? We'll provide a selection of video games, card games, and board games and you're welcome to bring your own games, too. Come hang out with us at the library!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recie...read more
Karaoke Fun
4:00 p.m.
 Karaoke Fun
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Sing your favorite songs! 
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00-5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 5:00-5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 6:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Holiday
 Holiday
Wednesday, Jul. 4,
All Locations
4th of July - All libraries closed
Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Wednesday, Jul. 4Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
CLOSED
 CLOSED
Wednesday, Jul. 4,
Tracy Branch Library
Closed for 4th of July.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jul. 4, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
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All About Baby Storytime
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 5
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.
Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Thursday, Jul. 5Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Computer Science Fundamentals
10:00am
 Computer Science Fundamentals
Thursday, Jul. 5, 10:00amComputer Science Fun
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 6-12. Learn the basics of Computer Science and internet safety by completing the Express Couse on Code.org. The Express Couse features drag & drop programming blocks and allows you to create your own drawings and games. 

Space is limited. Register...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 5, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jul. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Jul. 5, 11:00amComputer Q&A
Tracy Branch Library
For adults. A staff member will be here to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 5, 11:15am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lunch @ the Library
12:00pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jul. 5, 12:00pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jul. 5, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 5, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m., June 5 – July 19, 2018, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings, for children who have reading challenges and are in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.
...read more
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 5, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
1:00 p.m.
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
Thursday, Jul. 5, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club in the Escalon Library community room. Meetings are the first Thursday of every month at 1pm. 

If you have any questions, feel free to call AnnMarie Freese at 209-689-1717
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 5, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Jul. 5, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
STEM Building Creations
3:00 pm
 STEM Building Creations
Thursday, Jul. 5, 3:00 pm
(06/07/2018, 07/05/2018, 08/02/2018)

Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to get creative building with a variety of items that you are given.  What items you say?  That's a surprise.  Just know that we are going to build and design and have fun.  Hope you can join us.  Best for 7 year olds and above.
LED Star Craft/STEAM Program
3:00-5:30 PM
 LED Star Craft/STEAM Program
Thursday, Jul. 5, 3:00-5:30 PMLED Star Craft/STEAM
Fair Oaks Library
The Stockton Arts Commission in association with the Fair Oaks Branch Library proudly presents Sander Van De Bor and his Rainbow Star LED Craft Program!

Join us to experience the meeting of art and technology as local engineer Sander van de Bor guides patrons through the process of assemb...read more

Afternoon Tea and Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Afternoon Tea and Coloring
Thursday, Jul. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
You're invited.  
To rest, relax, socialize with friends, nibble treats, color a little picture and sip some fancy tea.  Release a little stress and join us!
The Bubble Lady
3:30 p.m.
 The Bubble Lady
Thursday, Jul. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us for an afternoon of mesmerizing fun! Libraries ROCK!
Family Game Time
3:30 p.m.
 Family Game Time
Thursday, Jul. 5, 3:30 p.m.Family Game Time
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, stop by to enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Children's Room. Play games such as Apples to Apples, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Connect 4, T...read more
Fun with Origami
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
 Fun with Origami
Thursday, Jul. 5, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.Fun with Origami
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Love origami?
Come and have fun with origami at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on July 5, 2018 at 3:30 PM. You can learn the art of folding paper into different shapes or objects, or you can share your experience with origami. Anyone age 10 to 18 is welcome to attend the program. Supplies and...read more
Gaming Day
3:30 pm
 Gaming Day
Thursday, Jul. 5, 3:30 pmGaming Day
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Video games, board games, and more!
Jordan the Science Wizard
3:30PM
 Jordan the Science Wizard
Thursday, Jul. 5, 3:30PMJordan the Science W
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Everyon...read more

Kids Craft: Chalk Art
4:00pm
 Kids Craft: Chalk Art
Thursday, Jul. 5, 4:00pmKids Craft: Chalk Ar
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 7-12. Create a "painting" using chalk by following step-by-step instructions provided by an instructor. Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323) starting June 15, 2018.
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jul. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 5, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Book Buddies
Troke Branch Library

If your child is a 1st, 2nd or 3rd grader and struggling to read at grade level, the Book Buddies program is designed to help. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in small group settings. Results are best when the child attends every session.

SPACE IS LIMIT...read more
Teen Movie
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, Jul. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
June 7
Pitch Perfect 3 @ 4:00 p.m.
June 21
Grease @ 4:00 p.m.
July 5
A Cinderella Story @ 4:00 p.m.
July 19
Mamma Mia! @ 4:00 p.m.

Snacks will be served too.
Teen A/V Club
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
 Teen A/V Club
Thursday, Jul. 5, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
(Every other Thursday)

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

Bring your friends to hang out, or stop by yourself.  Every other Thursday from 4:00 to 5:...read more
Family Game Night
6:00pm
 Family Game Night
Thursday, Jul. 5, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 6:00pm, the Troke library presents:" Family Game Night". Please join us for an evening of classic board games and puzzles. Refreshments will be provided.
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Friday, Jul. 6Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Computer Science Fundamentals
10:00am
 Computer Science Fundamentals
Friday, Jul. 6, 10:00amComputer Science Fun
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 6-12. Learn the basics of Computer Science and internet safety by completing the Express Couse on Code.org. The Express Couse features drag & drop programming blocks and allows you to create your own drawings and games. 

Space is limited. Register...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jul. 6, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jul. 6, 12:00 pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Summer Reading Crafts and Fun
12:00 p.m.
 Summer Reading Crafts and Fun
Friday, Jul. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Every Friday at 12:00 p.m. there will be a different craft for all ages. 
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jul. 6, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Friday, Jul. 6, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jul. 6, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Jul. 6, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Science Magic with Don O’Brien
3:30 pm
Science Magic with Don O’Brien
Friday, Jul. 6, 3:30 pmScience Magic with D
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Come see the s...read more

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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Saturday, Jul. 7Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Preschool Storytime & A Craft
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime & A Craft
Saturday, Jul. 7, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime
Linden Branch Library
Please join us for a morning of songs, stories, and a craft. A fun time for all ages!
Intro to Flipster
11:00 am
 Intro to Flipster
Saturday, Jul. 7, 11:00 amIntro to Flipster
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Access free magazines on-the-go and at home with Flipster! All you need is a libr...read more
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jul. 7, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jul. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Science Saturday: The Science Wizard presents Super Cool Chemistry
12:00 p.m.
Science Saturday: The Science Wizard presents Super Cool Chemistry
Saturday, Jul. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Melting, oozing, smoking, bubbling...this could only mean another Science Saturday at the Escalon Library! Join the Science Wizard as he dons his lab coat and presents crazy and exciting science experiments that will awe and amaze!
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Jul. 7, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Introduction to Self-Publishing Class
1:00 p.m.
Introduction to Self-Publishing Class
Saturday, Jul. 7, 1:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Branch Library is hosting an Introduction to Self-Publishing Class on Saturday, July 7th, and 21st at 1:00 p.m. 
Do you have a story you want to tell and you would like to enter the self-publishing arena? This free class will help you on your journey. The class will address topic...read more
Adult Craft: DIY (Tiled) Coaster
2:00pm
Adult Craft: DIY (Tiled) Coaster
Saturday, Jul. 7, 2:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Use small tiles to design your own coaster. All materials supplied. Space is limted. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323). 
Magic The Gathering
2:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jul. 7, 2:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 2:00-5:00pm

Text @tracyteens to&...read more
Decorate ’Gift Bags’ for Those in Need - Community Project
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Decorate ’Gift Bags’ for Those in Need - Community Project
Saturday, Jul. 7, 2:00-4:00 p.m.Decorate ’Gift
Troke Branch Library

Decorate a canvas tote with paint for a homeless person.  Celebrate Summer Reading: "Libraries Rock!" 

Bring in items to fill the bags for those less fortunate; see library for lists of item suggestions.  A 'thank you' goody bag will be given to each...read more
LED Star Craft/STEAM Program
1:00 to 3:30 PM
 LED Star Craft/STEAM Program
Saturday, Jul. 7, 1:00 to 3:30 PM
(Friday, June 15, 2:00 - 4:30 PM & Saturday, July 7, 1:00 - 3:30 PM)
LED Star Craft/STEAM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn how to make a take home craftable that combines basic computer programming and sewing into a fun, intuitive program!

Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 to 4:00 PM
 Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Jul. 7, 2:30 to 4:00 PMJunior MakerSpace &
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Makerspace isn't just for adults and teens!  Kids ages 3 through 12 are invited to explore building and technology, including coding and circuitry, at this hands-on "free play" program.
Mountain House Chess Club
3:00
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Jul. 7, 3:00Mountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Sunday, Jul. 8Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Monday, Jul. 9Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
SAT/ACT Prep Class
10:00am
 SAT/ACT Prep Class
Monday, Jul. 9, 10:00amSAT/ACT Prep Class
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 9-12: Sign up for an 8 week self-paced prep class. Using Tutor.com's SAT/ACT Essentials (created by Princeton Review), you can choose to study for either the SAT or the ACT for the duration of this course. Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in pers...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jul. 9, 12:00 pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jul. 9, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Monday, Jul. 9, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Jewelry Making
2:00 pm
 Jewelry Making
Monday, Jul. 9, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for a class on how to make your own jewelry. This easy to follow craft will provide you with unique accessories you will be able to call your own!

Materials will be provided.
Painting for Pleasure - Fingerpainting in a bag
3:00pm
Painting for Pleasure - Fingerpainting in a bag
Monday, Jul. 9, 3:00pmPainting for Pleasur
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to fingerpaint pictures in a bag.  Fun and not so messy. It all happens June 2, 2018 at 3:00pm.
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Jul. 9, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginn...read more
Summer Book Buddies
3:00pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jul. 9, 3:00pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For students entering Grades 1-4 in the fall. Is your child struggling with reading? Teen reading mentors will help them improve reading skills by assisting them with reading books, play reading games, and complete reading worksheets in small groups. Sessions held twice weekly:...read more
Book Buddies at Chavez Library
3:30 - 4:30 pm
 Book Buddies at Chavez Library
Monday, Jul. 9, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Reading help for K - 3rd graders!
SJC WorkNet Resume Workshop
3:30pm
 SJC WorkNet Resume Workshop
Monday, Jul. 9, 3:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Do you need help with writing a resume? Come by at Weston Ranch Library as Julie Riley from SJC WorkNet gives tips on how to write a resume for future job prospects.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Jul. 9, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Monday, Jul. 9, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Tuesday, Jul. 10Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Jul. 10,
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Summer Book Buddies
10:30 am
 Summer Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays, June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31)

Mountain House Branch Library
This program for children going into the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade will help children maintain or improve their reading skills over the summer.
Have fun reading books and playing reading games with volunteers.
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 12:00 pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 10, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m., June 5 – July 19, 2018, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings, for children who have reading challenges and are in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.
...read more
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Makerspace
1:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 1:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Puppet Art Theater presents Tommy’s Rockin’ Train Troubles
3:30 p.m.
Puppet Art Theater presents Tommy’s Rockin’ Train Troubles
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 3:30 p.m.Puppet Art Theater p
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Tommy is taking the train to visit his grandmother.  He is bored with the train ride because it is al...read more

Music Petting Zoo
3:30 pm
 Music Petting Zoo
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 3:30 pmMusic Petting Zoo
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Try out unfami...read more

Teen Craft: Foil Art
4:00pm
 Teen Craft: Foil Art
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 4:00pmTeen Craft: Foil Art
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12: Create a tin foil "painting" using step-by-step instructions provided by a painting instructor. Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323) starting June 1, 2018.

Text @tracyteens to 8101...read more
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Trivia Night
4:00 p.m.
 Trivia Night
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Prepare to test your general knowledge during our team trivia night!  Families welcome!  We'll have pub-style snacks, and stuff to drink.  Winning team gets a prize and bragging rights!  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.  No cell phone use during trivia ...read more
Trivia Night
4:00 p.m.
 Trivia Night
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Prepare to test your general knowledge during our team trivia night!  Families welcome!  We'll have pub-style snacks, and stuff to drink.  Winning team gets a prize and bragging rights!  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.  No cell phone use during trivia ...read more
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Book Buddies
Troke Branch Library

If your child is a 1st, 2nd or 3rd grader and struggling to read at grade level, the Book Buddies program is designed to help. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in small group settings. Results are best when the child attends every session.

SPACE IS LIMIT...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00-5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 5:00-5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Puppet Art Theater: Tommy’s Rockin’ Train Troubles
5:30pm
Puppet Art Theater: Tommy’s Rockin’ Train Troubles
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 5:30pmPuppet Art Theater:
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for a fun and free puppet show!

Tommy Mouse is on the train to grandmother’s house…again. He’s gone on the journey hundreds of times and assumes it will be as boring as ever. How wrong he is! Tommy discovers that he is riding with a train load f...read more
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 6:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
Need an Email for Q Parent Connection?
6pm
Need an Email for Q Parent Connection?
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 6pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Weston Ranch Library will be offering free email classes to help set up email accounts for parents that do not have an email account and want access to Q Parent Connection. More information available at the Weston Ranch Library.
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
6:00 p.m.
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The monthly meeting of the Escalon Chamber of Commerce, held in the Escalon Community room
Martial Arts Performance
6:15 pm
 Martial Arts Performance
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 6:15 pmMartial Arts Perform
Troke Branch Library

Sensei Tony Hawkins and his Kemp Kwon Do-Karate Do students will include performances of class drills, kata routines and self-defense techniques.

NOTE: This program will be held at the Seifert Community Center, 128 W Benjamin Holt Drive, just a few blocks from the Troke Library.
...read more
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Wednesday, Jul. 11Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Lunch @ the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 1:00pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Caregivers College
12:00pm
 Caregivers College
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 12:00pmCaregivers College
Tracy Branch Library
Attend a free seminar to gain resources and practical information for yourself, or to help you become a better caregiver. To register visit hospiceheart.org or call 209 578 6300. Free Lunch Provided.

Dates:
March 14 - Estate Planning
May 9 - Nutritional Needs for the Aging
...read more
Lunch @ the Library
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Magic Show
2:00 p.m.
 Magic Show
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Magician Brian Scott combines magic and comedy while encouraging children to learn good reading habits.  His show is pure fun for all.
Our summer events are very popular and space is limited.  Staff will start handing out tickets 30 minutes prior to the show.  Children under 10 y...read more
Eric Rubin’s Music Show
3:00 pm
 Eric Rubin’s Music Show
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 3:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Comedian and musician Eric Rubin will have you laughing and dancing to his music. 

Be sure to bring your imagination because he might ask YOU to make up a dance!
Edible Slime
3:00 p.m.
 Edible Slime
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
This slime you will be able to eat! Create your favorite gummy flavored slime.
Summer Book Buddies
3:00pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 3:00pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For students entering Grades 1-4 in the fall. Is your child struggling with reading? Teen reading mentors will help them improve reading skills by assisting them with reading books, play reading games, and complete reading worksheets in small groups. Sessions held twice weekly:...read more
Lathrop Summer Program
3:00 PM
 Lathrop Summer Program
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop Summer Reading program "Libraries Rock!" at Lathrop Library, Lathrop Generations Center, 450 Spartan Way, Lathrop, CA 95330.  All materials provided. All ages welcome!
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 3:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Book Buddies at Chavez Library
3:30 - 4:30 pm
 Book Buddies at Chavez Library
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Reading help for K - 3rd graders!
Fair Oaks Game Nights
3:30-4:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Game Nights
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 3:30-4:30 PMFair Oaks Game Night
Fair Oaks Library

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Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
LP CD Craft
4:00PM
 LP CD Craft
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we decorate CDs with glitter and stickers! This craft is open to all ages. Supplies will be provided.
Let’s Chat
4:00 - 5:00 pm
 Let’s Chat
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
ESL Conversation Club
Summer Lego Hour at Troke
4 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 Summer Lego Hour at Troke
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 4 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Summer Lego Hour at
Troke Branch Library
Families, drop...read more
Teen Summer Book Club
4:00pm
 Teen Summer Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 4:00pmTeen Summer Book Clu
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th-12th grader. Let's talk teen books! We'll read and discuss a new book or comic every week. Attend all sessions to earn two free books! Note: No session 7/4 or 7/18.
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
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All About Baby Storytime
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 12
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.
Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Thursday, Jul. 12Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 12, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jul. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 12, 11:15am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lunch @ the Library
12:00pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jul. 12, 12:00pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30-2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Jul. 12, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke Mystery Book Club will meet on Tthe second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. to discuss mystery novels! 

Each month, the group will discuss books by a favorite author or on a selected theme.
Visit the Troke Branch Library to check out a copy of the ...read more
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jul. 12, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 12, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m., June 5 – July 19, 2018, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings, for children who have reading challenges and are in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.
...read more
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 12, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Magic Dan
1:30 p.m.
 Magic Dan
Thursday, Jul. 12, 1:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come to the Escalon Library and watch as Magic Dan captivates audiences with his amazing magical tricks!
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 12, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Jul. 12, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Book Discussion Group for Adults
3:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, Jul. 12, 3:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Book Discussion Group meets once a month, on the second Thursday at 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 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 "...read more
Book Discussion Group for Adults
5:30 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, Jul. 12, 5:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Book Discussion Group meets once a month, on the second Thursday at 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 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 "...read more
Tony Borders "Imagination Vacation"
3:30pm
Tony Borders "Imagination Vacation"
Thursday, Jul. 12, 3:30pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy a day of puppets and magic at the Maya Angelou Library!  Bring your family and friends as Tony Borders presents "Imagination Vacation".
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Thursday, Jul. 12, 3:30 p.m.Read to Rescued Anim
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary presents Read to Rescued Animals! Young ones may be hesitant to read aloud to an adult, but feathered and furry friends make adorable book buddies. Read to ...read more
LEGO Club
3:30 pm
 LEGO Club
Thursday, Jul. 12, 3:30 pmLEGO Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Build something fantastic at the Library! ...read more
Game On!! Family Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Family Game Hour!
Thursday, Jul. 12, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!! Family Gam
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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

Mad Science: Sounds Like Science
4:00pm
Mad Science: Sounds Like Science
Thursday, Jul. 12, 4:00pmMad Science: Sounds
Tracy Branch Library
Make waves and make some noise in this fun and funky science show!  The Mad Scientist will create crazy cacophony with a garbage can, a swinging sound tube and a metal pipe!  Children will cheer as potatoes pop!  What are all the kids talking about? Sounds Like Science!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jul. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Spencer Grey Magic
4:00-5:00 PM
 Spencer Grey Magic
Thursday, Jul. 12, 4:00-5:00 PMSpencer Grey Magic
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for this week's Summer Reading performer, Magician Spencer Grey! Come experience the magic and see card tricks, sleight of hand, and more!
Make a Flying Kite
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
 Make a Flying Kite
Thursday, Jul. 12, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tweens and teens,
Come join us for a fun craft event where you can make a flying kite at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on July 12, 2018 at 4:00 PM. You can add decorations and test drive your kite afterward. Anyone age 10 to 18 is invited to attend the program. Sign up is not required. Suppl...read more
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 12, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Book Buddies
Troke Branch Library

If your child is a 1st, 2nd or 3rd grader and struggling to read at grade level, the Book Buddies program is designed to help. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in small group settings. Results are best when the child attends every session.

SPACE IS LIMIT...read more
Teen Game Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Thursday, Jul. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
Tony Borders’ Puppet Show
6:00pm
Tony Borders’ Puppet Show
Thursday, Jul. 12, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday,July 12, 2018 at 6:00pm, the Margaret Troke library presents: " Tony Borders' Puppet Show". The theme of the show is about animals around the world and the hilarious interactions between them. This fun puppet show is full of magic tricks and audience participations. ...read more
Scottish Club monthly meeting
6:00 p.m.
 Scottish Club monthly meeting
Thursday, Jul. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly Meeting of the Scottish Club in the Escalon Library community room.
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Friday, Jul. 13Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jul. 13, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Crafty Friday for Adults and Teens--The Art of Tooling Aluminum
10:30 am
Crafty Friday for Adults and Teens--The Art of Tooling Aluminum
Friday, Jul. 13, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
 Also known as repoussé, tooling on metals has been around for a long time. In this class, learn to make dimensional designs on aluminum tooling foil with the materials provided and display your small masterpiece at home! Please sign up for limited space at the front desk, or call 209-93...read more
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Jul. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00 pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jul. 13, 12:00 pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Summer Reading Crafts and Fun
12:00 p.m.
 Summer Reading Crafts and Fun
Friday, Jul. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Every Friday at 12:00 p.m. there will be a different craft for all ages. 
Need an Email for Q Parent Connection?
12pm
Need an Email for Q Parent Connection?
Friday, Jul. 13, 12pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Weston Ranch Library will be offering free email classes to help set up email accounts for parents that do not have an email account and want access to Q Parent Connection. More information available at the Weston Ranch Library. 
Genealogy Help
12:30 pm
 Genealogy Help
Friday, Jul. 13, 12:30 pmGenealogy Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn how to access Ancestory.com resources for free with your library card!...read more
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jul. 13, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Friday, Jul. 13, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Anime Workshop
1:00-2:00 pm
 Anime Workshop
Friday, Jul. 13, 1:00-2:00 pmAnime Workshop
Troke Branch Library

"Anime Your Way" artist Carlos Neito will teach the fine art of Anime drawing.  Ages 10 and up.  All materials supplied by instructor.

Celebrate Summer Reading: LIBRARIES ROCK!
Makerspace: 3D Printing 101
3:00pm
 Makerspace: 3D Printing 101
Friday, Jul. 13, 3:00pmMakerspace: 3D Print
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10+. Do you want to know more about 3D printing? What is it? Where to find files to print or where to go to make your own? How to get files printed at the library? Tips for printing objects? Join us for an information session and 3D printing demonstration
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Jul. 13, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Anime Your Way
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
 Anime Your Way
Friday, Jul. 13, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.Anime Your Way
Cesar Chavez Central Library
A fan of Anime? Come join the anime artist/instructor Carlos Nieto III for a FREE one-hour anime drawing lesson at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Friday July 13, 2018 at 3:30 PM. The instructor will show you how to draw or sketch an anime figure using a pen/pencil. Supplies will be provided. An...read more
Anime Your Way
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
 Anime Your Way
Friday, Jul. 13, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.Anime Your Way
Margaret Troke Library at 1 PM
A fan of Anime? Come join the anime artist/instructor Carlos Nieto III for a FREE one-hour anime drawing lesson at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Friday July 13, 2018 at 3:30 PM. The instructor will show you how to draw or sketch an anime figure using a pen/pencil. Supplies will be provided. An...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jul. 13, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Saturday, Jul. 14Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Big Summer Book Sale
 Big Summer Book Sale
Saturday, Jul. 14
(Saturday July 14, 10 a.m., Sunday July 15, 12 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Tracy Friends of the Library will host a book sale Saturday and Sunday during open hours of the library.
Preschool Storytime & A Craft
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime & A Craft
Saturday, Jul. 14, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime
Linden Branch Library
Please join us for a morning of songs, stories, and a craft. A fun time for all ages!
Computers 101: Intro to Typing
11:00 am
 Computers 101: Intro to Typing
Saturday, Jul. 14, 11:00 amComputers 101: Intro
Arnold Rue Micro Library
If you would like to learn about computers, this is the place for you!...read more
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jul. 14, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Troke Adult book club
12:00-1:00 p.m.
 Troke Adult book club
Saturday, Jul. 14, 12:00-1:00 p.m.Troke Adult book clu
Troke Branch Library
The group meets on the second Saturday of every month.

Pick up your book at the meeting the month before or at the checkout desk at the Troke Library!
 
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jul. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Jul. 14, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Magic The Gathering
2:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jul. 14, 2:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 2:00-5:00pm

Text @tracyteens to&...read more
Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 to 4:00 PM
 Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Jul. 14, 2:30 to 4:00 PMJunior MakerSpace &
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Makerspace isn't just for adults and teens!  Kids ages 3 through 12 are invited to explore building and technology, including coding and circuitry, at this hands-on "free play" program.
Mountain House Chess Club
3:00
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Jul. 14, 3:00Mountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
Summer Arts& Crafts
3:00-4:00pm
 Summer Arts& Crafts
Saturday, Jul. 14, 3:00-4:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 3-4 pm, the Troke library presents: " Summer Arts& Craft". Please join us for a fun afternoon of Arts& Crafts. All the materials will be provided for free.
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Sunday, Jul. 15Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Mighty Meeples
12-5pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Jul. 15, 12-5pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome.
For more information, visit The Mighty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Monday, Jul. 16Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
SAT/ACT Prep Class
10:00am
 SAT/ACT Prep Class
Monday, Jul. 16, 10:00amSAT/ACT Prep Class
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 9-12: Sign up for an 8 week self-paced prep class. Using Tutor.com's SAT/ACT Essentials (created by Princeton Review), you can choose to study for either the SAT or the ACT for the duration of this course. Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in pers...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jul. 16, 12:00pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Monday, Jul. 16, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Monday, Jul. 16, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Jul. 16, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginn...read more
Summer Book Buddies
3:00pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jul. 16, 3:00pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For students entering Grades 1-4 in the fall. Is your child struggling with reading? Teen reading mentors will help them improve reading skills by assisting them with reading books, play reading games, and complete reading worksheets in small groups. Sessions held twice weekly:...read more
S’mores Outdoors
3:30 p.m.
 S’mores Outdoors
Monday, Jul. 16, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library

Let's have fun with science and food.  Build a solar oven and have a tasty tr...read more

Book Buddies at Chavez Library
3:30 - 4:30 pm
 Book Buddies at Chavez Library
Monday, Jul. 16, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Reading help for K - 3rd graders!
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Jul. 16, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Game Day @ Mountain House Library
4:00--6:00 pm
Game Day @ Mountain House Library
Monday, Jul. 16, 4:00--6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
There will be a selection of games for all ages...board games, dice, cards, and video games. No need to sign up--just come to the library and join the fun!
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Monday, Jul. 16, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Tuesday, Jul. 17Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Jul. 17,
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Summer Book Buddies
10:30 am
 Summer Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays, June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31)

Mountain House Branch Library
This program for children going into the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade will help children maintain or improve their reading skills over the summer.
Have fun reading books and playing reading games with volunteers.
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 10:30am
Friends of the Stockton Public Library

Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for...read more

Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Lunch @ the Library
12:00pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 12:00pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 17, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m., June 5 – July 19, 2018, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings, for children who have reading challenges and are in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.
...read more
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Mad Science presents Sounds Like Science
3:30 p.m.
Mad Science presents Sounds Like Science
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 3:30 p.m.Mad Science presents
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Get excited about science with a focus on the science of sound! Get tuned-i...read more

Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Spend some time with a friendly rescued rooster or get to know a rascally ra...read more
Teen Craft: Decorative Birdhouse
4:00pm
Teen Craft: Decorative Birdhouse
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 4:00pmTeen Craft: Decorati
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12: Paint your own decorative birdhouse. All materials supplied, while supplies last. First come, first serve.
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Perler Beads, Magformers, Duct Tapes, crafts, and more! 

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Sewing Aprons Workshop with Delia Davila
4:00-6:00 PM
Sewing Aprons Workshop with Delia Davila
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 4:00-6:00 PMSewing Aprons Worksh
Fair Oaks Library

Interested in learning to sew? You’re in luck!
Sign up for the class and you’ll learn basic sewing techniques while sewing a custom apron you take can take home. 
All materials and machines pro...read more

Stars Wars The Last Jedi
4:00 p.m.
 Stars Wars The Last Jedi
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Will Rey find the answers she seeks?  Is the Resistance doomed?  Find out this summer!  Since this movie is rated PG-13, you'll have to be 13 or older to watch, unless accompanied by an adult.  Popcorn and other treats, as well as drinks will be provided, so come hungry!
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Book Buddies
Troke Branch Library

If your child is a 1st, 2nd or 3rd grader and struggling to read at grade level, the Book Buddies program is designed to help. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in small group settings. Results are best when the child attends every session.

SPACE IS LIMIT...read more
Lip Sync Battle
4:00 p.m.
 Lip Sync Battle
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Sing in a group or by yourself and see who can entertain the crowd the best!
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00-5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 5:00-5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 6:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Wednesday, Jul. 18Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Lunch @ the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 1:00pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Lunch @ the Library
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Make Your Own Maracas
1:30 p.m.
 Make Your Own Maracas
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 1:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Celebrate summer reading and make the Escalon Library Rock by making your maracas!
Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Dance Around the World
2:00 p.m.
 Dance Around the World
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Learn about dance traditions from around the world during this highly interactive dance program.  You'll get a brain and body workout with Nikola Clay during this very thoughtful and engaging event.  Space is limited and events fill up fast.  Staff will start handing out tickets 3...read more
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Cool Crafts & More
3:00 pm
 Cool Crafts & More
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 3:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
It’s time to cool off with Cool Crafts & More.
Join us in a maker-style program with self-directed crafts.

Materials will be provided. 
For all ages.
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Lathrop Summer Program
3:00 PM
 Lathrop Summer Program
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop Summer Reading program "Mineral Mania Rocks!" in the MultiPurpose Room, Lathrop Generations Center, 450 Spartan Way, Lathrop, CA 95330.  Presented by WOW Science Museum of Lodi.  Limited to first 35 children in line. All ages welcome.  "Libraries Rock!"
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 3:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Book Buddies at Chavez Library
3:30 - 4:30 pm
 Book Buddies at Chavez Library
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Reading help for K - 3rd graders!
Fair Oaks Game Nights
3:30-4:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Game Nights
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 3:30-4:30 PMFair Oaks Game Night
Fair Oaks Library

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Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Let’s Chat
4:00 - 5:00 pm
 Let’s Chat
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
ESL Conversation Club
Summer Lego Hour at Troke
4 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 Summer Lego Hour at Troke
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 4 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Summer Lego Hour at
Troke Branch Library
Families, drop...read more
Teen Movie: I Kill Giants
4:00pm
 Teen Movie: I Kill Giants
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 4:00pmTeen Movie: I Kill G
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12: Watch a movie and eat snacks.

Synopsis: Barbara is obsessed with fantasy worlds. She believes in magic. She believes that monsters are real. She believes that she is one of the few people who understand the world. Barbara lives her life by the philosophy that she sho...read more
Coloring Club
4:30PM
 Coloring Club
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 4:30PMColoring Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we continue our "Libraries Rock" Summer Reading theme and color & decorate maracas!  Enjoy coloring while you relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored!  Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own materials ...read more
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
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All About Baby Storytime
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 19
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.
Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Thursday, Jul. 19Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 19, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jul. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 19, 11:15am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lunch @ the Library
12:00pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jul. 19, 12:00pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Thursday, Jul. 19, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Book Buddies
1:00 pm
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 19, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m., June 5 – July 19, 2018, the Manteca Library presents Book Buddies. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in one-on-one and small group settings, for children who have reading challenges and are in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.
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Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 19, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 19, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Jul. 19, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Shedskin Reptiles
3:30 p.m.
 Shedskin Reptiles
Thursday, Jul. 19, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Get up close and personal with some of the creepiest, crawliest creatures from Shedskin Reptiles!
LEGO® Building Club
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO® Building Club
Thursday, Jul. 19, 3:30 p.m.LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, drop-in to build and play...read more
Library Olympics
3:30 pm
 Library Olympics
Thursday, Jul. 19, 3:30 pmLibrary Olympics
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Try your ...read more

Musical Robots
4:00PM
 Musical Robots
Thursday, Jul. 19, 4:00PMMusical Robots
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Dance an...read more

Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jul. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Crafty Thursdays - All Ages Coloring
4:00-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursdays - All Ages Coloring
Thursday, Jul. 19, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays - A
Fair Oaks Library
Coloring is not jus...read more
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 19, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Book Buddies
Troke Branch Library

If your child is a 1st, 2nd or 3rd grader and struggling to read at grade level, the Book Buddies program is designed to help. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in small group settings. Results are best when the child attends every session.

SPACE IS LIMIT...read more
Teen Movie
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, Jul. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
June 7
Pitch Perfect 3 @ 4:00 p.m.
June 21
Grease @ 4:00 p.m.
July 5
A Cinderella Story @ 4:00 p.m.
July 19
Mamma Mia! @ 4:00 p.m.

Snacks will be served too.
LEGO Builders Club
4:00pm
 LEGO Builders Club
Thursday, Jul. 19, 4:00pmLEGO Builders Club
Tracy Branch Library
LEGO Club for all! Kids and their caregivers are invited to join us and build creations. For K-5 with younger siblings invited to play with Duplo blocks. 
 
Teen A/V Club
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
 Teen A/V Club
Thursday, Jul. 19, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
(Every other Thursday)

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

Bring your friends to hang out, or stop by yourself.  Every other Thursday from 4:00 to 5:...read more
Musical Robots
6:00pm
 Musical Robots
Thursday, Jul. 19, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 6:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents: " Musical Robot".  The Musical Robot is a Ukulele and drum combo that gets children to dance and sing along. There will be lots of singing and dancing and puppetry. Please join us for this fun program.
Create Your Own Musical Instrument
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Create Your Own Musical Instrument
Thursday, Jul. 19, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

Make musical instuments from everyday items that produce amazing sounds!  Please sign up to make a flute OR xylophone.  All participants can make a mini 'thumb piano'.  

Ages 12-18.  All materials supplied by the library.
 
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Friday, Jul. 20Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jul. 20, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Jul. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Lunch @ the Library
12:00pm
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jul. 20, 12:00pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:00)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Maya Angelou Community Room.
Summer Reading Crafts and Fun
12:00 p.m.
 Summer Reading Crafts and Fun
Friday, Jul. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Every Friday at 12:00 p.m. there will be a different craft for all ages. 
Books n’ Brew
12:30 pm
 Books n’ Brew
Friday, Jul. 20, 12:30 pmBooks n’ Brew
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Stop by for a chat about your favorite books, current events, and swap stories....read more
Lunch @ the Library
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 Lunch @ the Library
Friday, Jul. 20, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Friday, Jul. 20, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Social Security and You
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
 Social Security and You
Friday, Jul. 20, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.Social Security and
Troke Branch Library
A representative from the local Social Security office will be at the Troke Branch this afternoon to talk about access to the Social Security website, and answer questions you may have about the program.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jul. 20, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Jul. 20, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jul. 20, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Saturday, Jul. 21Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
10:00 a.m.
 Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
Saturday, Jul. 21, 10:00 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the Oak Valley Art society in the Escalon Library community room.
Preschool Storytime & A Craft
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime & A Craft
Saturday, Jul. 21, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime
Linden Branch Library
Please join us for a morning of songs, stories, and a craft. A fun time for all ages!
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Jul. 21, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Read and discuss a new book every month. Titles available at the checkout desk.
Beginners Yoga
11:00 am
 Beginners Yoga
Saturday, Jul. 21, 11:00 amBeginners Yoga
Arnold Rue Micro Library

No prior knowl...read more

Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jul. 21, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
SAT/ACT Practice Tests
12:00 - 4:30 p.m.
 SAT/ACT Practice Tests
Saturday, Jul. 21, 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.SAT/ACT Practice Tes
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens, are you familiar with the process of taking the SAT or ACT test? Are you ready to take any of those tests? If you answer "NO" to either question, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library on the 3rd Saturday of the month and take the practice tests with Stef Songco from Sylvan Learni...read more
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jul. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Jul. 21, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Introduction to Self-Publishing Class
1:00 p.m.
Introduction to Self-Publishing Class
Saturday, Jul. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Branch Library is hosting an Introduction to Self-Publishing Class on Saturday, July 7th, and 21st at 1:00 p.m. 
Do you have a story you want to tell and you would like to enter the self-publishing arena? This free class will help you on your journey. The class will address topic...read more
Magic The Gathering
2:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jul. 21, 2:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 2:00-5:00pm

Text @tracyteens to&...read more
Mountain House Chess Club
3:00
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Jul. 21, 3:00Mountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
DIY Vinyl Record Clock
3:00PM
 DIY Vinyl Record Clock
Saturday, Jul. 21, 3:00PMDIY Vinyl Record Clo
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and learn how to make your own clock out of vintage records, perfect for displaying or gifting!  Signups only, please.  

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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Sunday, Jul. 22Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Monday, Jul. 23Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
SAT/ACT Prep Class
10:00am
 SAT/ACT Prep Class
Monday, Jul. 23, 10:00amSAT/ACT Prep Class
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 9-12: Sign up for an 8 week self-paced prep class. Using Tutor.com's SAT/ACT Essentials (created by Princeton Review), you can choose to study for either the SAT or the ACT for the duration of this course. Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in pers...read more
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Monday, Jul. 23, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Shedskin Reptiles
1:00 PM
 Shedskin Reptiles
Monday, Jul. 23, 1:00 PMShedskin Reptiles
Linden Branch Library
Please join us in welcoming back Shedskin Reptikes! Hold snakes and learn about various reptiles.
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Jul. 23, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginn...read more
Summer Book Buddies
3:00pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jul. 23, 3:00pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For students entering Grades 1-4 in the fall. Is your child struggling with reading? Teen reading mentors will help them improve reading skills by assisting them with reading books, play reading games, and complete reading worksheets in small groups. Sessions held twice weekly:...read more
Book Buddies at Chavez Library
3:30 - 4:30 pm
 Book Buddies at Chavez Library
Monday, Jul. 23, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Reading help for K - 3rd graders!
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Jul. 23, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Monday, Jul. 23, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Tuesday, Jul. 24Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Jul. 24,
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Summer Book Buddies
10:30 am
 Summer Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays, June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31)

Mountain House Branch Library
This program for children going into the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade will help children maintain or improve their reading skills over the summer.
Have fun reading books and playing reading games with volunteers.
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration required. Adults with little or no experience are i...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
FIFA 18 Tournament
12:00 p.m.
 FIFA 18 Tournament
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Sign up for the FIFA 18 tournament on XBOX 1 and see if you can be victorious! 
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Classroom Safari’s VIP Safari
3:30 p.m.
Classroom Safari’s VIP Safari
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

See real, live animals! Classroom Safari will show ...read more

Crafty Kids: Make Treats for Shelter Dogs
3:30 pm
Crafty Kids: Make Treats for Shelter Dogs
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 3:30 pmCrafty Kids: Make Tr
Arnold Rue Micro Library
This month, we will be making dog treats to donate to the Stockton Animal Shelter!...read more
Teen STEM: Trivia Game
4:00pm
 Teen STEM: Trivia Game
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 4:00pmTeen STEM: Trivia Ga
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12: Join us for a fun STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) trivia game. Winner gets a pizza gift card!
Teen STEM Trivia
4:00pm
 Teen STEM Trivia
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12: Test your Science, Tech, Engineering, and Math trivia skills. With a partner, try to get the highest overall score and you'll both win gift certificates for free pizza! Don't worry, you don't have to be a scientist to get these questions right!
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Game Night
4:00 p.m.
 Game Night
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Classic games, new games, card games, Giant Jenga...you can even bring your own games!  Play with family, friends, or people you meet at the library.  We will have food and drinks.  Families welcome!
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Book Buddies
Troke Branch Library

If your child is a 1st, 2nd or 3rd grader and struggling to read at grade level, the Book Buddies program is designed to help. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in small group settings. Results are best when the child attends every session.

SPACE IS LIMIT...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00-5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 5:00-5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 6:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Wednesday, Jul. 25Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Circus of Smiles; Gravity-Defying Juggling Show
1:00PM
Circus of Smiles; Gravity-Defying Juggling Show
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 1:00PMCircus of Smiles; Gr
Weston Ranch Branch Library

You are invi...read more

Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Multicultural Music
2:00 p.m.
 Multicultural Music
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Learn about music and instruments from around the world with Don O'Brien.  Be prepared to be part of the show!  Space is limited and events fill up fast.  Staff will start handing out tickets 30 minutes prior to the show.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Closing Party - Magic Ron & Iris Rose
3:00 pm
Closing Party - Magic Ron & Iris Rose
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 3:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
You get to assist a magician, and see animals appear and disappear right before your very eyes!

Afterwards, join us for balloon art, face painting, and more activities in Library Park!
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Summer Book Buddies
3:00pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 3:00pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For students entering Grades 1-4 in the fall. Is your child struggling with reading? Teen reading mentors will help them improve reading skills by assisting them with reading books, play reading games, and complete reading worksheets in small groups. Sessions held twice weekly:...read more
Lathrop Summer Program
3:00 PM
 Lathrop Summer Program
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 3:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Lathrop Summer Reading program "Bee Bots Rock!" in the MultiPurpose Room, Lathrop Generations Center, 450 Spartan Way, Lathrop, CA 95330.  Presented by WOW Science Museum of Lodi.  Limited to first 35 children in line.  All ages welcome.  "Libraries Rock!"
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 3:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Book Buddies at Chavez Library
3:30 - 4:30 pm
 Book Buddies at Chavez Library
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Reading help for K - 3rd graders!
Fair Oaks Game Nights
3:30-4:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Game Nights
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 3:30-4:30 PMFair Oaks Game Night
Fair Oaks Library

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Guest Star Storytime: Animal Rescue Reader
3:30 pm
Guest Star Storytime: Animal Rescue Reader
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 3:30 pmGuest Star Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy a very special storytime and craft with a very special person!...read more
Let’s Chat
4:00 - 5:00 pm
 Let’s Chat
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
ESL Conversation Club
Summer Lego Hour at Troke
4 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 Summer Lego Hour at Troke
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 4 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Summer Lego Hour at
Troke Branch Library
Families, drop...read more
Teen Summer Book Club
4:00pm
 Teen Summer Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 4:00pmTeen Summer Book Clu
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th-12th grader. Let's talk teen books! We'll read and discuss a new book or comic every week. Attend all sessions to earn two free books! Note: No session 7/4 or 7/18.
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
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All About Baby Storytime
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 26
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.
Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Thursday, Jul. 26Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 26, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jul. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 26, 11:15am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 26, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Silly Goose and Val
1:00 PM
 Silly Goose and Val
Thursday, Jul. 26, 1:00 PM
Linden Branch Library
Please join us for Silly Goose and Val! Featuring Ventriloquism, Music, Dancing, and Fun!
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 26, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Jul. 26, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Adult Coloring Club
2:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Club
Thursday, Jul. 26, 2:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Coloring is not just for kids.  Join us on the 4th Thursday of every month for Adult Coloring Club from 2:30pm-3:30pm.  Relax and unwind with us at the Cesar Chavez Library.  Coloring utensils and pages provided.
Ice Cream Social
3:30 p.m.
 Ice Cream Social
Thursday, Jul. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy ice cream and delicious toppings for a made-to-order ice cream sundae. Libraries ROCK!
MakerSpace Maker Day
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Maker Day
Thursday, Jul. 26, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.MakerSpace Maker Day
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Love computer, electronics and technology?
Come to the MakerSpace Maker Day event at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Thursday 6/28/18 and 7/26/18 at 3:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. You can explore, lear...read more
Robotics for Kids by Sylvan Learning Center
3:30 p.m.
Robotics for Kids by Sylvan Learning Center
Thursday, Jul. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for a free STEM class for grades 2-6. Have lots of fun creating and animating robots usin...read more
Taste Test Travel
3:30 pm
 Taste Test Travel
Thursday, Jul. 26, 3:30 pmTaste Test Travel
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Try snack...read more

Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30-4:30PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, Jul. 26, 3:30-4:30PMRescue Readers Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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Family Movie: A Wrinkle In Time
4:00pm
 Family Movie: A Wrinkle In Time
Thursday, Jul. 26, 4:00pmFamily Movie: A Wrin
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for a free family movie and snacks. Runtime: 2 hours
Book Buddies
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 Book Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 26, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Book Buddies
Troke Branch Library

If your child is a 1st, 2nd or 3rd grader and struggling to read at grade level, the Book Buddies program is designed to help. This program provides free reading help by trained volunteers in small group settings. Results are best when the child attends every session.

SPACE IS LIMIT...read more
Teen Game Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Thursday, Jul. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
End of Summer Reading Ice Cream & Cake
6:00pm
End of Summer Reading Ice Cream & Cake
Thursday, Jul. 26, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
Please come celebrate with us the end of another successful Summer Reading program with ice cream and cake on Thursday, July 26 at 6:00pm.
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Friday, Jul. 27Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Jul. 27, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Crafty Friday for Adults and Teens--Summer Blowout
10:30 am
Crafty Friday for Adults and Teens--Summer Blowout
Friday, Jul. 27, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for a morning of fun using up materials left over from years of Crafty Fridays. Did you miss something the first time around? Would you like to make another one? Kaye has a few of these, a little of that, and some of those--get here early to get first dibs. Come to the library and do some cr...read more
Summer Reading Crafts and Fun
12:00 p.m.
 Summer Reading Crafts and Fun
Friday, Jul. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Every Friday at 12:00 p.m. there will be a different craft for all ages. 
Lunch at the Library
1:00pm
 Lunch at the Library
Friday, Jul. 27, 1:00pmLunch at the Library
Tracy Branch Library
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Progra...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jul. 27, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Musical Robot
3:00 p.m.
 Musical Robot
Friday, Jul. 27, 3:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Combining songs, storytelling, puppetry, and out of this world dance moves, Musical Robot is a show you will not want to miss! 

Seating is first come, first served. Make sure to arrival early to get a spot. 
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Jul. 27, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Rock Out with Musical Robots
4:45 pm
 Rock Out with Musical Robots
Friday, Jul. 27, 4:45 pmRock Out with Musica
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Rock to the rhy...read more

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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Saturday, Jul. 28Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Preschool Storytime & A Craft
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime & A Craft
Saturday, Jul. 28, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime
Linden Branch Library
Please join us for a morning of songs, stories, and a craft. A fun time for all ages!
Master Gardener Class
10:00am-12:30pm
 Master Gardener Class
Saturday, Jul. 28, 10:00am-12:30pmMaster Gardener Clas
Tracy Branch Library
The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County will provide free monthly gardening classes all year long (excluding June and December).

Topics...
February: Composting & Vermicomposting
March: Summer Vegetables
April: Pollinators
May: Gardening for Bees
July: Abio...read more
Senior Coloring Club
11:00 am
 Senior Coloring Club
Saturday, Jul. 28, 11:00 amSenior Coloring Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come unwind with the Senior Coloring Club at Rue Micro Library!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jul. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Jul. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Jul. 28, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
1:00-2:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
Saturday, Jul. 28, 1:00-2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
 Love Pokemon?  Join other Pokemon fans to learn more, trade cards, and have FUN from 1-2:30 May 19, June 23, July 21, August 18, and September 8.  Hope to see you there.
Magic The Gathering
2:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jul. 28, 2:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 2:00-5:00pm

Text @tracyteens to&...read more
Adult Craft: Painting
2:00pm
 Adult Craft: Painting
Saturday, Jul. 28, 2:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Recreate a painting step-by-step under the guidance of a painting instructor. No painting experience necessary. All materials supplied. Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323).
Mountain House Chess Club
3:00
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Jul. 28, 3:00Mountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Sunday, Jul. 29Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Mighty Meeples
12-5pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Jul. 29, 12-5pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome.
For more information, visit The Mighty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Monday, Jul. 30Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
SAT/ACT Prep Class
10:00am
 SAT/ACT Prep Class
Monday, Jul. 30, 10:00amSAT/ACT Prep Class
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 9-12: Sign up for an 8 week self-paced prep class. Using Tutor.com's SAT/ACT Essentials (created by Princeton Review), you can choose to study for either the SAT or the ACT for the duration of this course. Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in pers...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Jul. 30, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginn...read more
Summer Book Buddies
3:00pm
 Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jul. 30, 3:00pmSummer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
For students entering Grades 1-4 in the fall. Is your child struggling with reading? Teen reading mentors will help them improve reading skills by assisting them with reading books, play reading games, and complete reading worksheets in small groups. Sessions held twice weekly:...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Jul. 30, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Jul. 30, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program.  This program is for 4 year olds and above.  We are still taking donations of Legos and Duplos so we can build bigger and better projects.  ...read more
Night of Music
5:00pm
 Night of Music
Monday, Jul. 30, 5:00pmNight of Music
Tracy Branch Library
Enjoy a night out with live music. Families welcome. 5:00-8:00pm
Sensible Yoga
5:30 p.m.
 Sensible Yoga
Monday, Jul. 30, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The Escalon Library, by popular demand, is now offering exercise classes two nights per week. All you need to bring is a mat and a towel. 

From Gail Michelle, class leader, "Think you can NOT do this class? Come prove yourself mistaken. I demo variations throughout the classes. ...read more
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Summer Reading Challenge
 Summer Reading Challenge
Tuesday, Jul. 31Summer Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Jul. 31,
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Summer Book Buddies
10:30 am
 Summer Book Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays, June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31)

Mountain House Branch Library
This program for children going into the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade will help children maintain or improve their reading skills over the summer.
Have fun reading books and playing reading games with volunteers.
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Explore Music
1:00 p.m.
 Explore Music
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 1:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Try out different instruments. For children of all ages.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
End of Summer Reading Party
2:00 p.m.
 End of Summer Reading Party
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We made it!  Celebrate two months of summer reading fun and games with... more fun and games!  We'll have treats, hand out last minute rewards, and paint rocks, get it?  Because LIBRARIES ROCK!  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more