Events and 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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Oakdale
Monday, Jul. 2, 1 pm
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Modesto
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 2 pm
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world. Pick up FREE Tickets, available one hour before the program in the Children's Room.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Salida
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 4 pm
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Hughson
Thursday, Jul. 5, 1 pm
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Ceres
Thursday, Jul. 5, 3:30 pm
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Denair
Friday, Jul. 6, 3:30 pm
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Keyes
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 1 pm
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Waterford
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 3:30 pm
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Riverbank
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 1 pm
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Patterson
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 3 pm
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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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.  
 
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Empire
Friday, Jul. 13, 11 am
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Turlock
Saturday, Jul. 14, 11:00 am
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Newman
Saturday, Jul. 14, 2 pm
Set sail with ventriloquist Tony Borders and his crew of puppets! Help find the treasure in YOUR library through a fun, imaginative show featuring a talkative drawing, magic with music, and cool critters from around the world.  Sponsored by Stanislaus Library Foundation.
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Modesto
Monday, Jul. 16, 1 - 3 pm
Celebrate Minecraft Week by making pixel art with Perler beads! 
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Turlock
Monday, Jul. 16, 6 pm
How well do you know your location trivia?

Answer questions about the world, the United States, and Turlock!  Show off your skills and trivia knowledge with family and friends, or take on the challenge solo!
 
Prizes will be awarded to participating teams. Teams are limited to 1 to 4 people per team.  Each team must have at least one member over the age of 15.
 

We will be using the free KAHOOT app. 
All teams must have a smartphone or tablet capable of downloading the app – or have it pre-installed on the device.



 
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Salida
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 4:00 pm
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with kid friendly games, activities, and crafts.
 This program is part of the Tuesdays Are Family Days at the Salida Library series. Sponsored by Friends of the Salida Library.
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Salida
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 6:00 pm
Adults and teens, do you think you have the best O.W.L.’s at Hogwarts? Get your best teammates together for Harry Potter (Pub) Trivia Night at the library! Celebrate the 21st anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with a quiz, wizarding snacks and alcohol-free libations. Prizes for best costume, team name, and quiz score will be given. Ages 15 and up. Registration starts June 30. Sponsored by Friends of the Salida Library.
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Modesto
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 6 - 7 pm
This workshop will help you make the most of our storytelling Traveling Tales kits. Whether you use them at a school, daycare, or at home, we'll help give you tips and tricks for a successful story time.
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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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