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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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Monday, Jan. 21
Holiday - All locations closed
Monday, Jan. 21
Library closed
Monday, Jan. 21
Library closed for Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday.
Monday, Jan. 21
We will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Homework Helpers
Monday, Jan. 21, 2:30-4:00 PM

Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework Helpers are available every Monday and Wednesday.

Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Monday, Jan. 21, 4 pm - 5:30 pm

Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Unified School District
is on break. Also, parents must remain to supervise their children.


Tuesday, Jan. 22

Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays anytime 1-5 PM and we’ll help you.

Sponsored by Lathrop Library.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10:15 am ( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and 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 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.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10:15am
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10:30 a.m.

Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

There will be no Preschool Playtime on library closed days.

Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 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. 
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10:30 am
It's Preschool Storytime 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.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10:30am
On Tuesdays, January 22, 2019, February 26, 2019 & March 26, 2019, at 10:30am, the Margaret Troke library presents: " Get Ready For Kindergarten".
In this short workshop, Education Specialist, Cheryl Keckler will provide tips and techniques to parents on how to get their children ready for Kindergarten. Attending all three sessions is recommended.
  • January 22, 2019- Introduction to Kindergarten Student Entrance Profile. Parents will receive a copy to take home and explore skills that their children has mastered.
  • February 26, 2019- Successful transition to Kindergarten
  • March 26, 2019- Discuss the results of the Kindergarten Student Entrance Profile

  Sponsored by San Joaquin County Office of Education.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10:30am
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch!
Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 
Note: No storytime on 1/1/19.
Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 11:15am
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!
Note: No session on 1/1/19. Sponsored by Tracy Library .
Exploring the MakerS
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut) and many more.
The MakerSpace open hours are as follow.
Monday 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  Sponsored by The Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 3:00 p.m.
Build with Legos and more! 
Fair Oaks Family Sto
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 3:00-3:30 PM

We will read books, sing songs, color, and make new friends.

Parents will learn vital tools in helping their child with early literacy.
We also read story books in both English and Spanish!


Vamos a leer libros, cantar canciones, y hacer nuevos amigos. Los padres aprenderán herramientas vitales para ayudar a los niños con la lectura temprana.




Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Books in the Barnyar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 3:30 pm
Spend some time with a friendly rescued rooster or get to know a rascally rabbit.
Homework Helpers (K-
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 4-6 pm
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 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.

No sessions will be held  Novemeber 20, 2018- January 1, 2019.
  Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
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