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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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Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 10:00 am (First and last Tuesdays of each month, 10 am - 1 pm)
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the Library. Sponsored by San Joaquin Genealogical Society.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 10:00am
VITA will be offering free tax services at the Chavez Branch Library starting Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 10am to 5pm.  Please call their office to set an appointment.  The number is (209) 483-4190.  Appointments are required.  The services will be on-going, every Tuesday, up to April 11, 2017. Sponsored by VITA.
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 10:15 am
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.

Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am.
  Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime is for children 3-5, but younger siblings are welcome as parents/caregivers must be present.
This 30-40 minute program features reading aloud, movement, fingerplays, songs and fun for all. Once a month, we have special crafts or a simple science-based storytime. There are always plenty of books to borrow with the storytime theme. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 10:30 am (Feb 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome!  Sponsored by Tracy Library .
Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 11:15 am (Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschooler, age 3-5, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Siblings always welcome!  Sponsored by Tracy Library .
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 1:00 pm
With so many options available for smart phones, tablets, and e-readers, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Your local library staff is here to help! Need assistance with downloading e-books, connecting to social media, or simply understanding how your device works? We'll help you discover how to get the most out of your technology. Also, we can provide instruction and clarification on computers and computer programs using our mobile lab, when the mobile lab is available. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Escalon Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 1:00 p.m.
Knit, socialize and share your techniques with others on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.at the Escalon Branch Library. This group welcomes knitters of all skills. Sponsored by Friends of Escalon Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 3:30
Kids and caregivers, come join us as we have fun building with LEGOs®. The library provides the  LEGOs®. You provide the creativity! We’ll display your creations online or in the Children’s Room. Meet us every fourth Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.

June and July, LEGO® Building Club will be the fourth Thursday of the month at 3:30 p.m.

Got LEGOs® and DUPLOs®? Please drop off your clean, gently used donations at the Children’s desk. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 4:00pm-6:00pm
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.
No sessions will be held November 24, 2016- January 5, 2017.
 
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 4:00-6:00
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held November 24, 2016- January 5, 2017.

This free program is provided through the generosity of the Stockton- San Joaquin Public Library and San Joaquin Office of Education.


 
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 4:00pm
Up, up and away!  Join us March 28th, at 4:00pm to make your own Hot Air Balloon craft.  Craft supplies will be provided for this FREE program. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 4:00PM
Come to our LEgo Club and let you imagination go wild! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provde the Legos!!
Teen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Join the Teen Advisory Group & help enhance the teen presence in our library!

     *  Assist in planning exciting teen programs!
     *  Advise staff on library purchases of teen books & more.
     *  Make new friends!
     *  Fun activities every month!
     *  Snacks, too!
Escalon Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 5:30 p.m.
Come and color with us at the Escalon Branch Library on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.  Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as coloring pencils and canyons will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home.  Sponsored by Friends of Escalon Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 6:00 pm
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Stribley Library
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 1:00pm
VITA will be offering free tax services at the Stribley Branch Library/Community Center starting Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 1pm to 5pm.  Please call their office to set an appointment.  The number is (209) 483-4190.  Appointments are required.  The services will be on-going, every Wednesday, up to April 12, 2017. Sponsored by VITA.
Linden Branch Library
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 1:30 PM
Join Linden Public Library for a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Mathematrics themed craft/project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. Sponsored by Friends of the Linden Library.
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