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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Folded Book Art
Turlock
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 6 pm
Give old books a new life as striking works of art!  Come in to the Turlock Library and join the fun while learning the art of book folding.
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Modesto Comix Club
Modesto
Thursday, Jun. 29, 4 pm
Can you tell a story without words? Read a wordless, or nearly wordless, comic book and come hang out for discussions, games and activities about comic art and sequencing. Comix Club is held on the last Thursday of every month. This program is suggested for ages 8 and up.  For more information 209-558-7810.
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The MoSt Summer Poet
Modesto
Saturday, Jul. 1, 1 to 3 pm
Join local poet Salvatore Salerno, Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center (MoSt), and the Modesto Library for the second poetry workshop as part of a monthly series. In this workshop, we will focus on building your poems into more durable forms.  Each participant should bring four copies of two poems that are currently undergoing revisions.

This free workshop is open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information contact the Modesto Library at (209) 558-7814
  Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library, Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center (MoSt).
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Modesto
Monday, Jul. 3, 5:30 pm
Fireworks may paint the sky tomorrow, July 4th, but join us on July 3rd for some messy fun as we use science to paint the night. Kids can add a little paint to their science experiments and make some great art to take home!
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Didgeridoo Down Unde
Denair
Wednesday, Jul. 5, 12:30 pm
This Australia-themed show combines music, art, puppetry, comedy and science to promote tolerance and respect for all people and cultures. Children will learn about the wonders of the land “Down Under!” This show is best for ages four and up, however all ages are welcome to enjoy this interactive and educational show. 
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Didgeridoo Down Unde
Turlock
Wednesday, Jul. 5, 3:00 pm
This Australia-themed show combines music, art, puppetry, comedy and science to promote tolerance and respect for all people and cultures. Children will learn about the wonders of the land “Down Under!” This show is best for ages four and up, however all ages are welcome to enjoy this interactive and educational show. 
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Didgeridoo Down Unde
Oakdale
Thursday, Jul. 6, 12:30 pm
This Australia-themed show combines music, art, puppetry, comedy and science to promote tolerance and respect for all people and cultures. Children will learn about the wonders of the land “Down Under!” This show is best for ages four and up, however all ages are welcome to enjoy this interactive and educational show. 
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Didgeridoo Down Unde
Waterford
Thursday, Jul. 6, 3:00 pm
This Australia-themed show combines music, art, puppetry, comedy and science to promote tolerance and respect for all people and cultures. Children will learn about the wonders of the land “Down Under!” This show is best for ages four and up, however all ages are welcome to enjoy this interactive and educational show. 
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Didgeridoo Down Unde
Hughson
Friday, Jul. 7, 12:30 pm
This Australia-themed show combines music, art, puppetry, comedy and science to promote tolerance and respect for all people and cultures. Children will learn about the wonders of the land “Down Under!” This show is best for ages four and up, however all ages are welcome to enjoy this interactive and educational show. 
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Didgeridoo Down Unde
Modesto
Friday, Jul. 7, 3:00 pm
This Australia-themed show combines music, art, puppetry, comedy and science to promote tolerance and respect for all people and cultures. Children will learn about the wonders of the land “Down Under!” This show is best for ages four and up, however all ages are welcome to enjoy this interactive and educational show. Free tickets available one hour before the program. 
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Didgeridoo Down Unde
Patterson
Saturday, Jul. 8, 12:30 pm
This Australia-themed show combines music, art, puppetry, comedy and science to promote tolerance and respect for all people and cultures. Children will learn about the wonders of the land “Down Under!” This show is best for ages four and up, however all ages are welcome to enjoy this interactive and educational show. 
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Didgeridoo Down Unde
Newman
Saturday, Jul. 8, 3:00 pm
This Australia-themed show combines music, art, puppetry, comedy and science to promote tolerance and respect for all people and cultures. Children will learn about the wonders of the land “Down Under!” This show is best for ages four and up, however all ages are welcome to enjoy this interactive and educational show. 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Modesto
Wednesday, Jul. 12, 11 am
Beat the heat with this cool Disney favorite! You bring the picnic and blanket, and we will provide the lemonade!  PG. 1hr 42min. Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library.
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Magician Brian Scott
Keyes
Wednesday, Jul. 12, 12:00 pm
Join Magician Brian Scott for an interactive program that combines magic, comedy and fun with a love of reading!    
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Magician Brian Scott
Empire
Wednesday, Jul. 12, 3:00 pm
Join Magician Brian Scott for an interactive program that combines magic, comedy and fun with a love of reading!    
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Turlock
Thursday, Jul. 13, 12 to 1 pm
This free meeting will offer practical information to help you become a better caregiver.  This month's topic is "Senior Safety 101."  A free lunch will be provided.

Advance registration is required, please call 209-578-6300 for more information. 
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Magician Brian Scott
Riverbank
Thursday, Jul. 13, 1 pm
Join Magician Brian Scott for an interactive program that combines magic, comedy and fun with a love of reading!    
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Magician Brian Scott
Salida
Thursday, Jul. 13, 4:00 pm
Join Magician Brian Scott for an interactive program that combines magic, comedy and fun with a love of reading!    
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Modesto
Saturday, Jul. 15, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Teens and adults are invited to help us celebrate the upcoming 7th season of Game of Thrones. Enjoy trivia, food, and crafts. Registration is not required. Drop-in when available. 
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Modesto
Wednesday, Jul. 19, 11 am
Be our guest at a showing of the new live action Beauty and the Beast! You bring the picnic and blanket, and we will provide the lemonade!  PG. 2hr 9min. Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library, REFORMA, Allied Conmigo .
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