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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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Beginning Chapter Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Monday, Nov. 24, 3:30 p.m.
(Mondays, Oct 6, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Jan 12, 19 & 26, 3:30 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 5th.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 p.m.
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Nov. 24, 3:00 p.m.
(Mondays, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 1, 8, 15, Jan 5, 12, 26, Feb 2 & 23, 3:00 p.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Family Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Nov. 24, 6:00 p.m.
(Mondays, Oct 6, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:30 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Family Storytime is for children of all ages.  There will be books read and activities performed for a fun time of sharing together as a family.
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All About Baby Storytime
10:00am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 10:00am
Manteca Branch Library
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Stories, fingerplays, songs, rhymes and above all, lots of fun make our storytimes enjoyable for everyone. Preschool age children will spend 30 minutes developing very important early literacy skills. Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m.
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Preschool and Toddler Storytime
10:00 - 11:15 am
 Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 10:00 - 11:15 am
Troke Branch Library
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All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)

Tracy 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.
 
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Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 11:15 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)

Tracy Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.
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Free Computer Classes at the Manteca Library
1:00-3:00 & 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes at the Manteca Library
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 1:00-3:00 & 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Manteca Branch Library

The Manteca Branch Library will be offering the following computer classes:
•  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 @ 1:00 - 3:00  PM – Basic Computer Skills
•  Tuesday, November 4,
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Thanksgiving Craft Program
4:30 PM
 Thanksgiving Craft Program
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 4:30 PM
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for some fun as Ms. Paula shows us how to make a Thanksgiving turkey from colorful felt and buttons. Then, display your cute turkey picture at home for the holiday!
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Family Storytime
2:30 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2:30 p.m.
(Wednesdays, November 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2:30 p.m.)

Thornton Branch Library
Listen to classic stories and new favorites. All ages are invited.

 
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Homework Helpers
3:30 pm
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 3:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Volunteers are available to help K-8 students with their daily homework assignments.  Bring assignments in any subject and our wonderful volunteers will work through their homework.  Volunteers are available on a first come, first serve basis.
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Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Lego builders of all ages build together at the library!  Legos will be provided each week.  Creations are displayed in the display case until the following week.
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Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Beginning Chapter Book Club
4:15pm
 Beginning Chapter Book Club
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 5th.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary.
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Library will close at 5pm
5:00 p.m.
 Library will close at 5pm
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 5:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Escalon Branch Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26th and closed on Thurday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th in celebration of Thanksgiving. The library will reopen on Saturday, November 29th at 11:00 a.m.
Thank you.
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Closed Day - Thanksgiving Holiday
Closed Day - Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday, Nov. 27
Mountain House Branch Library
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CLOSED - Thanksgiving
 CLOSED - Thanksgiving
Thursday, Nov. 27
Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Branch Library will be closed Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014 in honor of Thanksgiving.
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November 27 Holiday
 November 27 Holiday
Thursday, Nov. 27,
Lathrop Branch Library
The Library will be closed for the holiday on Thursday, November 27, Thanksgiving Day.
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Closed Day - Thanksgiving Holiday
Closed Day - Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, Nov. 28
Mountain House Branch Library
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CLOSED - Thanksgiving
 CLOSED - Thanksgiving
Friday, Nov. 28
Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Branch Library will be closed Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014 in honor of Thanksgiving.
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November 28 Holiday
 November 28 Holiday
Friday, Nov. 28,
Lathrop Branch Library
The Library will be closed for the holiday on Friday, November 28.
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Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
3-4 pm
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
Friday, Nov. 28, 3-4 pm
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic document writing on Microsoft Word and other useful tips (how to save on a flash drive, save in a different version of Word, simple formatting skills) to help them with their word processing.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.&nbs...read more
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Arts & Crafts
12:00 p.m.
 Arts & Crafts
Saturday, Nov. 29, 12:00 p.m.
(Saturdays, November 15, 22 & 29, 12:00 p.m.)

Thornton Branch Library
Explore your creative side and create your own work of art. Free arts and crafts Satruday at 12:00 p.m.
 
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Tracy Library Chess Club
12 p.m.
 Tracy Library Chess Club
Saturday, Nov. 29, 12 p.m.Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Libr...read more
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Chess Club
3:00pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Nov. 29, 3:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Chess Club meets at the Mountain House Branch Library on Saturday from 3:00pm-4:30pm.  The club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside ...read more
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