Events and 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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Library Crossing
3-5 pm
 Library Crossing
Monday, Dec. 6, 3-5 pmLibrary Crossing
All Locations
Calling all Animal Crossing players! Come visit our Animal Crossing Library islands in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres on Monday, December 6 from 3-5 pm. Win in-game mystery prizes, pick fruit and flowers, catch sea life, bugs, and fish, or have a cup of coffee with Bruster! Register for ...read more
Yarning With Friends - Crochet II
5:30 - 8 pm
Yarning With Friends - Crochet II
Monday, Dec. 6, 5:30 - 8 pm
Modesto Library
Our first class for beginners went well, so we’re now offering monthly classes. Returning students, please join us on the first Monday of every month and continue learning in our free classes. Missed the first classes? Don’t worry. If you’re a beginner, or someone who needs their s...read more
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Salida Library Book Club
10:00 am
 Salida Library Book Club
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 10:00 am
Salida Library
Come join us at the Salida Library for a discussion of the book The Alice Network by Kate Quinn.It's 1947 and American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a fervent belief that her beloved F...read more
Versos y Rimas: Lecturas de poemas y cuentos en Español
4:00 pm
Versos y Rimas: Lecturas de poemas y cuentos en Español
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 4:00 pm
Modesto Library
¡Evento para toda la familia! El programa incluye: Presentación del poemario Los Días Primigenios con la presencia del autor Manuel Murrieta Saldívar. Además lectura de obra a cargo de: Mariana Villalobos, Manuel Camacho, Vielka Solano, Anna Maria Mag...read more
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Virtual Art Class: Penguins
1:00 pm
 Virtual Art Class: Penguins
Saturday, Dec. 11, 1:00 pm Virtual Art Class: P
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All ages are invited to join us for a free art program via Zoom. Artist Barbara Freiberg will teach you how to create a penguin art piece using simple materials. Suggested supplies include blue cardstock or construction paper, white paper (unlined), scissors, glue stick, and a black, yellow, and ora...read more

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Teen Book Box
open hours
 Teen Book Box
Monday, Dec. 13, open hoursTeen Book Box
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Register for a Teen Book Box! Each box in this FREE teen subscription program will contain a handpicked reading recommendation based on your preferences, treats, and swag. Return the book and box by their due date but keep the treats and swag. Teens can register each month for another exciting box, ...read more
STEAM* Stories: Galaxies
4 pm
 STEAM* Stories: Galaxies
Monday, Dec. 13, 4 pmSTEAM* Stories: Gala
All Locations
Join us for some STEAM* fun on Zoom! After we read a story, participants will learn about a STEAM* concept and work on an engaging STEAM* activity. This month we're going to celebrate the launch of the James Webb Telescope and create galaxy pinwheels. Supply kits for this month's activity wi...read more

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Friends of the Riverbank Library
5:00 pm
Friends of the Riverbank Library
Thursday, Dec. 16, 5:00 pm
Riverbank Library
The Friends of the Riverbank Library meet the third Thursday of the month. Come by and support your local library.
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Story Into Song Virtual Trivia Night: Bless Me, Ultima and Dulcinea
7 pm
Story Into Song Virtual Trivia Night: Bless Me, Ultima and Dulcinea
Friday, Dec. 17, 7 pm
All Locations
Join us for a special virtual trivia night on Friday, Dec. 17 at 7 pm in partnership with Opera Modesto, in celebration of its Story Into Song Literacy Initiative. Opera Modesto’s 2022 Story Into Song Literacy Initiative performances will feature one-act operas inspired by famous works of...read more

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Virtual Book Club for Adults
11:30 am
 Virtual Book Club for Adults
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 11:30 am
via Zoom
This month's book club on Zoom is strictly B.Y.O.B. (that's bring your own book)! Come ready to tell us about a book you have read and loved, one that we might enjoy as well. Or just join us to listen. We hope to make plans for our group's 2022 reads during this meeting.Please register f...read more

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Christmas Eve Holiday
All Libraries Closed (pending Board of Supervisors approval)
 Christmas Eve Holiday
Friday, Dec. 24, All Libraries Closed (pending Board of Supervisors approval)
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Christmas Holiday
All Libraries Closed
 Christmas Holiday
Saturday, Dec. 25, All Libraries Closed
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Christmas Holiday
All Libraries Closed
 Christmas Holiday
Saturday, Dec. 25, All Libraries Closed
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