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.
Limit by location:      Limit by audience:
 
Monday, Jun. 27, during open hours
Stop by the Escalon Library and kids can enjoy some activities such as a pirate treasure hunt throughout the library, pirate activity sheets,  Color our giant pirate ship,  check out some cool marine life specimens and visit with Bruno & Bambino our Live library Hermit Crabs. Happy Summer Reading !
Let’s Read Tog
Monday, Jun. 27, 11:00am

Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. Priority will be given to those who register and arrive on time. Register in-person, by phone, or online.
Monday, Jun. 27, 12:00 PM
Kids and Youth under 18 can receive free lunch at the Cesar Chavez Library, in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's Seamless Summer meals. No registration required. 
Camp Kind
Monday, Jun. 27, 1:00-3:00 PM
Camp Kind is for children who love animals! Each Monday in June there will be a different animal to learn about. Sign up for 1, 2, 3 or all 4 sessions! Your child will become a kindness ambassador by spending time with animals and learning more about them by experts from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary. This free program will be held in the Troke Community Room and is for ages 6-12 years old. Registration is required as space is limited.

Week 3-All about Goats
Activities:
Discover the lives of goats (Short presentation: history, care, and behavior)
Enjoy goat-friendly art and crafts
Story-time
Goat Meet & Greet Sponsored by Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary.
Books for Badges Sto
Monday, Jun. 27, 1:00pm
All Ages. Join the Tracy Police Department for special storytimes!

Also, participate in the Books for Badges reading challenge to receive an invitation to a Snow Cone Party. For more information, see the Tracy Police Department Books for Badges Instagram post or Facebook post.

  Sponsored by Tracy Police Department.
Monday, Jun. 27, 2:00-3:00
Mondays and Wednesdays through June and July, the Weston Ranch Branch Library will offer reading and literacy comprehension help for kids in grades K-3rd.

This program was designed to assist kids that are already struggling to read at grade level to help them meet their grade requirements through small group activities and storytimes. 

Please be sure to enroll and take part in a quick assessment on Monday, June 6th.
Monday, Jun. 27, 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Create your coral reef, and learn why this ecosystem is so important to the oceans. 
Monday, Jun. 27, 3:00-5:00
Come on by Fair Oaks to bling out your own pair of sunglasses to protect your eyes from that bright summer sun! 
Monday, Jun. 27, 3:30 p.m.

Create a sea creature for your wall with twirly paper. All skill levels are welcome. 

Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Monday, Jun. 27, 4 PM
Join us for a relaxing hour of seascape painting. Program is open to Teens and Adults. Registration is highly encouraged as space is limited. Please dress accordingly as acrylic paint may not wash off clothes easily. All supplies will be provided.
Monday, Jun. 27, 4:00pm
For Teens--ages 13 plus. Use watercolors to make a colorful and inspirational piece of art. Choose from among inspirational words or phrases printed in gold resist on heavy art paper. Then, make a wash of your favorite colors to highlight your golden inspiration. Hang your finished art in a place where you will see it every day & be inspired! This program is not appropriate for younger children. Sponsored by Friends of the Mountain House Library.
Movie Monday - Luca
Monday, Jun. 27, 4:00pm
Join us for the film Luca!
Monday, Jun. 27, 5:00 p.m. (Monday, June 6, 5 p.m. Monday, June 27, 5 p.m. Monday, July 18, 5 p.m.)
Enjoy an exciting day playing your favorite games or building with Legos! Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Monday, Jun. 27, 5 pm
Come and practice your English language skills in a relaxed, welcoming environment with other learning adults. Each session will have a conversational topic and an activity.
Open Drawing
Tuesday, Jun. 28
Enjoy a drawing lesson at the Cesar Chavez Branch. Materials provided. 
Tuesday, Jun. 28, during open hours
Stop by the Escalon Library and kids can enjoy some activities such as a pirate treasure hunt throughout the library, pirate activity sheets,  Color our giant pirate ship,  check out some cool marine life specimens and visit with Bruno & Bambino our Live library Hermit Crabs. Happy Summer Reading !
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 10:30 am-1:00pm (first and last Tuesday of each month)
Need help with your family history search?  Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogy Society are here to help you on the first and last Tuesdays of each month, 10:30am-1:00pm.  You will find them on the 2nd floor in the Genealogy Section.  Sponsored by San Joaquin Genealogical Society.
Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 10:30 a.m.
When kids play, anything's possible!
Imagination
Problem solving
Creativity
Self-esteem
Communication
  Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
All About Baby Story
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 10:30 am
Calling all babies and toddlers! Join Ms. Shirley for All About Baby storytime and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Musical instruments, scarves, and other objects will be provided for music and movement.

*Playtime at the conclusion of storytime is postponed at this time*

All About Baby is held weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 10:30 a.m.

It's Preschool story time 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 Friends of the Ripon memorial Library.
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