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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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Chavez MakerSpace Ro
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2 - 5 PM
The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. 

Come explore various tech equipment - 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), wireless virtual reality headset (Meta Quest 2), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), the carving machine (The Carvey), electric sewing machines, laminator & photo printer - at our library. 

What is the MakerSpace?
The Makerspace is the place where people can gather to learn, create and make 3D objects, craft projects, or anything that their creative mind desires. 

What is a 3D printer?
A 3D printer can print three dimensional objects from a digital file. A 3D printed object is created using additive processes, in which tiny layers of the object are built from the bottom up. 
You can download most 3D object models for free from thingiverse.com website, or you can download the free version of the graphic design software program called TinkerCad and create your own 3D objects.

What is a Virtual Reality (VR)?
Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment.
The Meta Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset — our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet. From multiplayer games to unique social experiences to joining up with friends at a live show or instructor-led workout, Meta Quest 2 provides new opportunities to meet and connect with others in VR.

What is the Cricut?
The Cricut is a name-brand ultimate smart cutting machine. With its expandable suite of tools and advanced Rotary and Knife blades, Cricut gives you the freedom to make virtually any DIY project. It cuts hundreds of materials, from the most delicate fabric and paper to matboard and leather.

What is the Carvey?
Carvey is a 3D carving machine that allows you to make quality objects out of a variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. 
Mason Jar Strawberry
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 4 PM
Celebrate the summer with a delicious, easy to make strawberry cheesecake in a mason jar.
Chavez MakerSpace Ro
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2 - 5 PM
The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. 
Come explore various tech equipment - 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), wireless virtual reality headset (Meta Quest 2), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), the carving machine (The Carvey), electric sewing machines, laminator & photo printer - at our library. 
What is the MakerSpace?
The Makerspace is the place where people can gather to learn, create and make 3D objects, craft projects, or anything that their creative mind desires. 
What is a 3D printer?
A 3D printer can print three dimensional objects from a digital file. A 3D printed object is created using additive processes, in which tiny layers of the object are built from the bottom up. 
You can download most 3D object models for free from thingiverse.com website, or you can download the free version of the graphic design software program called TinkerCad and create your own 3D objects.
What is a Virtual Reality (VR)?
Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment.
The Meta Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset — our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet. From multiplayer games to unique social experiences to joining up with friends at a live show or instructor-led workout, Meta Quest 2 provides new opportunities to meet and connect with others in VR.
What is the Cricut?
The Cricut is a name-brand ultimate smart cutting machine. With its expandable suite of tools and advanced Rotary and Knife blades, Cricut gives you the freedom to make virtually any DIY project. It cuts hundreds of materials, from the most delicate fabric and paper to matboard and leather.
What is the Carvey?
Carvey is a 3D carving machine that allows you to make quality objects out of a variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. 
Thursday, Jul. 18, 4:00 pm
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
DIY Butterfly
Monday, Jul. 22, 3:30 PM
Join Christian Davila in making a wooden butterfly to resemble a real butterfly. You'll want to hang this project after you're done! All supplies will be provided. This program is for Tweens and up.
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Join us to decorate your picture frame at the Cesar Chavez Central library on Tuesday, July 23 at 1:30 PM. 4 x 6 picture frames and decorating materials will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Anyone ages 10 and up is invited to participate. Registration is not required. 
Summer Reading Challenge will end on July 31, so turn in your reading log(s) before the raffles are drawn. "May the Force be with you!"
Chavez MakerSpace Ro
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2 - 5 PM
The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. 

Come explore various tech equipment - 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), wireless virtual reality headset (Meta Quest 2), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), the carving machine (The Carvey), electric sewing machines, laminator & photo printer - at our library. 

What is the MakerSpace?
The Makerspace is the place where people can gather to learn, create and make 3D objects, craft projects, or anything that their creative mind desires. 

What is a 3D printer?
A 3D printer can print three dimensional objects from a digital file. A 3D printed object is created using additive processes, in which tiny layers of the object are built from the bottom up. 
You can download most 3D object models for free from thingiverse.com website, or you can download the free version of the graphic design software program called TinkerCad and create your own 3D objects.

What is a Virtual Reality (VR)?
Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment.
The Meta Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset — our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet. From multiplayer games to unique social experiences to joining up with friends at a live show or instructor-led workout, Meta Quest 2 provides new opportunities to meet and connect with others in VR.

What is the Cricut?
The Cricut is a name-brand ultimate smart cutting machine. With its expandable suite of tools and advanced Rotary and Knife blades, Cricut gives you the freedom to make virtually any DIY project. It cuts hundreds of materials, from the most delicate fabric and paper to matboard and leather.

What is the Carvey?
Carvey is a 3D carving machine that allows you to make quality objects out of a variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. 
Sewing Basics for Te
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 4 - 5:30 PM
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for TEENS & ADULTS every 4th Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operating a sewing machine, threading a bobbin,and sewing a straight seam. Anyone age 13 or older, who also has little or no experience with using a sewing machine, is invited to attend the class. Equipment and supplies will be provided. Sign up is NOT required. However, space is limited to 4 patrons per class. This FREE program is sponsored by the Friends of the Stockton Public Library.

A FREE public parking lot is located across from the library at the corner of Center and Oak Street. 
Chavez MakerSpace Ro
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2 - 5 PM
The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. 
Come explore various tech equipment - 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), wireless virtual reality headset (Meta Quest 2), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), the carving machine (The Carvey), electric sewing machines, laminator & photo printer - at our library. 
What is the MakerSpace?
The Makerspace is the place where people can gather to learn, create and make 3D objects, craft projects, or anything that their creative mind desires. 
What is a 3D printer?
A 3D printer can print three dimensional objects from a digital file. A 3D printed object is created using additive processes, in which tiny layers of the object are built from the bottom up. 
You can download most 3D object models for free from thingiverse.com website, or you can download the free version of the graphic design software program called TinkerCad and create your own 3D objects.
What is a Virtual Reality (VR)?
Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment.
The Meta Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset — our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet. From multiplayer games to unique social experiences to joining up with friends at a live show or instructor-led workout, Meta Quest 2 provides new opportunities to meet and connect with others in VR.
What is the Cricut?
The Cricut is a name-brand ultimate smart cutting machine. With its expandable suite of tools and advanced Rotary and Knife blades, Cricut gives you the freedom to make virtually any DIY project. It cuts hundreds of materials, from the most delicate fabric and paper to matboard and leather.
What is the Carvey?
Carvey is a 3D carving machine that allows you to make quality objects out of a variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. 
Thursday, Jul. 25, 4:00 pm
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
Anime Club
Friday, Jul. 26, 3 pm
Do you like anime? Then join us as we watch and chat about our favorite anime. Snacks will be provided. This program is for teens and up.
Beaded Wind Chimes
Saturday, Jul. 27, 2:30 pm
Beaded wind chimes make beautiful additions to your patio or porch. They're also easy and fun to make. All supplies will be provided. This program is for Tweens and up.
Chavez MakerSpace Ro
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2 - 5 PM
The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. 

Come explore various tech equipment - 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), wireless virtual reality headset (Meta Quest 2), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), the carving machine (The Carvey), electric sewing machines, laminator & photo printer - at our library. 

What is the MakerSpace?
The Makerspace is the place where people can gather to learn, create and make 3D objects, craft projects, or anything that their creative mind desires. 

What is a 3D printer?
A 3D printer can print three dimensional objects from a digital file. A 3D printed object is created using additive processes, in which tiny layers of the object are built from the bottom up. 
You can download most 3D object models for free from thingiverse.com website, or you can download the free version of the graphic design software program called TinkerCad and create your own 3D objects.

What is a Virtual Reality (VR)?
Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment.
The Meta Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset — our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet. From multiplayer games to unique social experiences to joining up with friends at a live show or instructor-led workout, Meta Quest 2 provides new opportunities to meet and connect with others in VR.

What is the Cricut?
The Cricut is a name-brand ultimate smart cutting machine. With its expandable suite of tools and advanced Rotary and Knife blades, Cricut gives you the freedom to make virtually any DIY project. It cuts hundreds of materials, from the most delicate fabric and paper to matboard and leather.

What is the Carvey?
Carvey is a 3D carving machine that allows you to make quality objects out of a variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. 
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 3:00pm
Learn how to create a pinch pot out of clay with Desi Hennawali. This program is for 12 and up. All supplies will be provided.
Chavez MakerSpace Ro
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 2 - 5 PM
The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. 
Come explore various tech equipment - 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), wireless virtual reality headset (Meta Quest 2), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), the carving machine (The Carvey), electric sewing machines, laminator & photo printer - at our library. 
What is the MakerSpace?
The Makerspace is the place where people can gather to learn, create and make 3D objects, craft projects, or anything that their creative mind desires. 
What is a 3D printer?
A 3D printer can print three dimensional objects from a digital file. A 3D printed object is created using additive processes, in which tiny layers of the object are built from the bottom up. 
You can download most 3D object models for free from thingiverse.com website, or you can download the free version of the graphic design software program called TinkerCad and create your own 3D objects.
What is a Virtual Reality (VR)?
Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment.
The Meta Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset — our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet. From multiplayer games to unique social experiences to joining up with friends at a live show or instructor-led workout, Meta Quest 2 provides new opportunities to meet and connect with others in VR.
What is the Cricut?
The Cricut is a name-brand ultimate smart cutting machine. With its expandable suite of tools and advanced Rotary and Knife blades, Cricut gives you the freedom to make virtually any DIY project. It cuts hundreds of materials, from the most delicate fabric and paper to matboard and leather.
What is the Carvey?
Carvey is a 3D carving machine that allows you to make quality objects out of a variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. 
Thursday, Aug. 1, 4:00 pm
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
Chavez MakerSpace Ro
Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2 - 5 PM
The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. 

Come explore various tech equipment - 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), wireless virtual reality headset (Meta Quest 2), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), the carving machine (The Carvey), electric sewing machines, laminator & photo printer - at our library. 

What is the MakerSpace?
The Makerspace is the place where people can gather to learn, create and make 3D objects, craft projects, or anything that their creative mind desires. 

What is a 3D printer?
A 3D printer can print three dimensional objects from a digital file. A 3D printed object is created using additive processes, in which tiny layers of the object are built from the bottom up. 
You can download most 3D object models for free from thingiverse.com website, or you can download the free version of the graphic design software program called TinkerCad and create your own 3D objects.

What is a Virtual Reality (VR)?
Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment.
The Meta Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset — our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet. From multiplayer games to unique social experiences to joining up with friends at a live show or instructor-led workout, Meta Quest 2 provides new opportunities to meet and connect with others in VR.

What is the Cricut?
The Cricut is a name-brand ultimate smart cutting machine. With its expandable suite of tools and advanced Rotary and Knife blades, Cricut gives you the freedom to make virtually any DIY project. It cuts hundreds of materials, from the most delicate fabric and paper to matboard and leather.

What is the Carvey?
Carvey is a 3D carving machine that allows you to make quality objects out of a variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. 
Chavez MakerSpace Ro
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2 - 5 PM
The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. 
Come explore various tech equipment - 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), wireless virtual reality headset (Meta Quest 2), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), the carving machine (The Carvey), electric sewing machines, laminator & photo printer - at our library. 
What is the MakerSpace?
The Makerspace is the place where people can gather to learn, create and make 3D objects, craft projects, or anything that their creative mind desires. 
What is a 3D printer?
A 3D printer can print three dimensional objects from a digital file. A 3D printed object is created using additive processes, in which tiny layers of the object are built from the bottom up. 
You can download most 3D object models for free from thingiverse.com website, or you can download the free version of the graphic design software program called TinkerCad and create your own 3D objects.
What is a Virtual Reality (VR)?
Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment.
The Meta Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset — our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet. From multiplayer games to unique social experiences to joining up with friends at a live show or instructor-led workout, Meta Quest 2 provides new opportunities to meet and connect with others in VR.
What is the Cricut?
The Cricut is a name-brand ultimate smart cutting machine. With its expandable suite of tools and advanced Rotary and Knife blades, Cricut gives you the freedom to make virtually any DIY project. It cuts hundreds of materials, from the most delicate fabric and paper to matboard and leather.
What is the Carvey?
Carvey is a 3D carving machine that allows you to make quality objects out of a variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. 
Thursday, Aug. 8, 4:00 pm
Join our English conversation club and practice your English skills in a safe and fun environment! Improve your fluency, learn common phrases and words, learn different greetings and practice responding to real-life scenarios!
Chavez MakerSpace Ro
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2 - 5 PM
The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. 

Come explore various tech equipment - 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), wireless virtual reality headset (Meta Quest 2), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), the carving machine (The Carvey), electric sewing machines, laminator & photo printer - at our library. 

What is the MakerSpace?
The Makerspace is the place where people can gather to learn, create and make 3D objects, craft projects, or anything that their creative mind desires. 

What is a 3D printer?
A 3D printer can print three dimensional objects from a digital file. A 3D printed object is created using additive processes, in which tiny layers of the object are built from the bottom up. 
You can download most 3D object models for free from thingiverse.com website, or you can download the free version of the graphic design software program called TinkerCad and create your own 3D objects.

What is a Virtual Reality (VR)?
Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment.
The Meta Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset — our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet. From multiplayer games to unique social experiences to joining up with friends at a live show or instructor-led workout, Meta Quest 2 provides new opportunities to meet and connect with others in VR.

What is the Cricut?
The Cricut is a name-brand ultimate smart cutting machine. With its expandable suite of tools and advanced Rotary and Knife blades, Cricut gives you the freedom to make virtually any DIY project. It cuts hundreds of materials, from the most delicate fabric and paper to matboard and leather.

What is the Carvey?
Carvey is a 3D carving machine that allows you to make quality objects out of a variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. 
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