Events & Classes

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Stanislaus County Library. All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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Newman
Saturday, Apr. 28, 10 am to 12 pm
Come celebrate Día! Día de los niños/ día de los libros (Day of the Child /Day of the Book). The library will offer crafts, activities and a special "Wild About Books" themed Bilingual Story Time. A variety of service organizations will provide information to participants. Each child will receive a free new book while supplies last, compliments of the Friends of the Library! 
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Riverbank
Saturday, Apr. 28, 1 pm
Come celebrate Día! Día de los niños/ día de los libros (Day of the Child /Day of the Book). The library will offer crafts, activities, a special performance, and a "Wild About Books" themed Bilingual Story Time. Each child will receive a free new book while supplies last. 
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Denair
Wednesday, May. 2, 3:30 to 5:30 pm
Come celebrate Día! Día de los niños/ día de los libros (Day of the Child /Day of the Book). The library will offer crafts, activities and a special "Wild About Books" themed Bilingual Story Time. Each child will receive a free new book while supplies last, compliments of the Friends of the Library! 
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Waterford
Thursday, May. 3, 3 to 4 pm
Come celebrate Día! Día de los niños/ día de los libros (Day of the Child /Day of the Book). The library will offer crafts, activities and a special "Wild About Books" themed Bilingual Story Time. Each child will receive a free new book while supplies last, compliments of the Friends of the Library! 
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Author Randel McGee!
Modesto
Saturday, May. 5, 11:30 am
Author Randel McGee will talk about his books and demonstrate his amazing paper cutting crafts! Stories will literally unfold before your eyes as he simultaneously cuts and tells the tales of Hans Christian Andersen. Pick up free same day tickets in the Children's Department. Open to all ages; perfect for school aged children and older. Sponsored by the Friends of the Modesto Library. Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library.
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Turlock
Thursday, May. 10, 12 pm
This free meeting will offer practical information to help you become a better caregiver, and can help you prepare for the future.  

This month's topic is “Nutritional Needs for the Aging."  A free lunch will be provided.

Advance registration is required, please call 209-578-6300 for more information.  
 
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Turlock
Saturday, May. 19, 1 to 4 pm
The Turlock Library is hosting a Mental Health Fair. Local vendors will be available to discuss therapy and relaxation techniques, activities and fitness, nutrition, and more. Participants can also enjoy music, food, and giveaways! 

This event will take place on the lawn outside of the Turlock Library.
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Modesto
Thursday, May. 24, 8:30- 11:30 am
Senior citizens are invited to stop by the Modesto Library to learn about resources that are available to them. Representatives from organizations/programs including HICAP, Howard Training Center, and others will be on hand to answer questions and help with program enrollment. Participants are invited to visit booths along the library's portico to learn about free resources while enjoying light refreshments and a free prize drawing. 

  Sponsored by Stanislaus County Department of Aging and Veterans Services, HICAP, Friends of the Modesto Library.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Turlock
Monday, Jun. 4, 12 to 2 pm
Learn about the free eResources the library has to offer. We will help you download these free applications to your devices.
 
Mango Languages– Learn a new language from the comfort of your own home, or on the go. 
 
Hoopla – Digital access to audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, and graphic novels.
 
Cloud Library – Download eBooks and enjoy eBooks on the go. 

RBdigital – Instant digital access to popular magazines. 
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Turlock
Thursday, Jul. 12, 12 pm
This free meeting will offer practical information to help you become a better caregiver, and can help you prepare for the future.  

This month's topic is “Dealing with Aging and Loss."  A free lunch will be provided.

Advance registration is required, please call 209-578-6300 for more information.  
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Turlock
Monday, Sep. 3, 12 pm
Learn about the free eResources the library has to offer. We will help you download these free applications to your devices, and show you a few tips and tricks to get going!
 
Mango Languages– Learn a new language from the comfort of your own home, or on the go. 
 
Hoopla – Digitally access audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, and graphic novels.
 
Cloud Library – Download eBooks and enjoy eBooks on the go. 

RBdigital – Get instant digital access to popular magazines. 
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Turlock
Thursday, Sep. 13, 12 pm
This free meeting will offer practical information to help you become a better caregiver, and can help you prepare for the future.  

This month's topic is “Planning for Sudden Emergencies."  A free lunch will be provided.

Advance registration is required, please call 209-578-6300 for more information.  
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Turlock
Thursday, Nov. 15, 12 pm
This free meeting will offer practical information to help you become a better caregiver, and can help you prepare for the future.  

This month's topic is “What is Palliative Care and Can it Help Me?"  A free lunch will be provided.

Advance registration is required, please call 209-578-6300 for more information.  
 
Keyes
Thursday, Apr. 26, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Create beaded designs of your favorite Pokémon!
Turlock
Thursday, Apr. 26, 3 pm
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 664-8100 to sign up.
Waterford
Thursday, Apr. 26, 3:00-4:00 pm
Create a card with a beautiful botanical, bird, or butterfly design, finished with fine glitter. These cards make lovely Mother's Day gifts. Ages 13 and up. Sponsored by Friends of the Waterford Library.
Ceres
Thursday, Apr. 26, 3:30 pm
Using popsicle sticks and their imaginations, kids will make little snakes that "move"! All materials will be provided.  Children 5 and under will require direct adult supervision.  
Empire
Thursday, Apr. 26, 3:30 pm

Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® displays for the library. LEGO® play helps children develop fine motor skills. Children under 4 are welcome, but must have direct adult supervision. 

Disclaimer: LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies.

 

Newman
Thursday, Apr. 26, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® displays for the library.  LEGO® play helps children develop fine motor skills.  Children under 4 are welcome, but must have direct parental supervision.
Disclaimer: LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies. Sponsored by Friends of the Newman Library.
Oakdale
Thursday, Apr. 26, 3:30 pm
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® displays for the library. LEGO® play helps children develop fine motor skills. Children under 4 are welcome, but must have direct adult supervision. (1 hour)
Disclaimer: LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies. Sponsored by Friends of the Oakdale Libray.
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