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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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Take the Winter Read
All Locations
Wednesday, Jan. 27

It's time for our all-ages Winter Reading Challenge!
December 1, 2020 - January 21, 2021 

   
Participating is as easy as 1, 2, 3! 

1. Pick up a reading log at your local SSJCPL branch.
2. READ 10 books (Children 0-12) or 3 books (Teens and Adults).
3. Return your reading log to your local SSJCPL branch and pick up your prize.

 - OR -
 
1. READ 10 books (Children 0-12) or 3 books (Teens and Adults).
2. Submit your reading log online: http://www.ssjcpl.org/programs/winReading.html
3. Visit your local SSJCPL branch and pick up your prize.

Submit as many reading logs as you like! Each reading log is an entry into the Gift Basket drawing.

For more information visit your local branch or our Winter Reading webpage (http://www.ssjcpl.org/programs/winReading.html).
Take-Home Craft [Kid
Wednesday, Jan. 27
For Children. Grab a fun pack of Artic-themed paper crafts! Includes make-your-own animals, crosswords, and more.

Available via Curbside Pickup during the month of January. While supplies last. First come, first serve. 
Take-Home Craft [Tee
Wednesday, Jan. 27
For Teens and Adults only. Easily create your own canvas oil painting using a preprinted pattern! Patterns vary; the pattern you receive will be chosen at random. Supplies included: Preprinted textured canvas, paint, and brushes.

Available via Curbside Pickup during the month of January. While supplies last. First come, first serve. 
All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 10:30 a.m.
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiver participation is required. This program is based on "Mother Goose on the Loose" created by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. Check it out on the library's Facebook page! Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Goodreads Virtual Bo
All Locations
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2:30 p.m.
Join the Goodreads Virtual Book Club Live as we discuss a new book every month! Held live on the library's Facebook and Instagram pages.  Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Monday, Feb. 1, 10:30 a.m.
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Horror Movie Club
Monday, Feb. 1, 5PM

Watch horror movies for FREE with your library card on Kanopy and Hoopla, then meet up to discuss them with fellow horror fans every other Monday at 5PM.

Up Next: 
2/1: The Love Witch
 
Spanish Club
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10AM

Is learning Spanish a goal you've had so long it's embarrassing? No judgments here! Join us every Tuesday at 10AM and we can learn together. Get a head start on Rosetta Stone for free with your library card.
 
Early Literacy Focus
All Locations
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2:30 p.m.
Want more activities to do with your little one? Check out our early literacy focused videos on Facebook and Youtube on the first Tuesday of every month.  Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
VIRTUAL SHOW: The Mu
All Locations
Wednesday, Feb. 3
Enjoy the musical stylings of children’s artist, Andy Z. His interactive and entertaining virtual performance to Andyland with songs, movement, and stories will get your little ones moving and grooving. Be sure to watch his show on the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library’s Facebook page February 3-March 2, 2021! Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Take-Home Craft [Kid
Wednesday, Feb. 3
For Children.

Color your own Valentine Glitter Poster! Multiple designs are available. The design will be chosen at random.

Available via Curbside Pickup during the month of February. First come, first serve. While supplies last.
Take-Home Craft [Tee
Wednesday, Feb. 3
For Teens and Adults only!

Follow the instructions and pattern provided to create your own cross-stitched heart. Great for beginners. All materials provided. 

Available via Curbside Pickup during the month of February. First come, first serve. While supplies last.
All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 10:30 a.m.
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiver participation is required. This program is based on "Mother Goose on the Loose" created by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. Check it out on the library's Facebook page! Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Craft With the Libra
All Locations
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2:30 p.m.
Craft with the Library on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube. Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Virtual Reference
All Locations
Friday, Feb. 5, 10AM

Need help using our catalog? How about using our databases? Join us every other Friday at 10AM and we'll answer all your questions about using library services!
 
All Locations
Monday, Feb. 8
CLOSED - Holiday
Spanish Club
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 10AM

Is learning Spanish a goal you've had so long it's embarrassing? No judgments here! Join us every Tuesday at 10AM and we can learn together. Get a head start on Rosetta Stone for free with your library card.
 
Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 10:30 a.m.
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Elementary Age Focus
All Locations
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2:30 p.m.
Running out of activity ideas for the kids? Check out our elementary age focused videos on Facebook, Youtube, and Instagram.  Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Take-Home Craft [Kid
Wednesday, Feb. 10
For Children.

Color your own Valentine Glitter Poster! Multiple designs are available. The design will be chosen at random.

Available via Curbside Pickup during the month of February. First come, first serve. While supplies last.
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