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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Oakdale Library Book Club
11:30 am
 Oakdale Library Book Club
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11:30 am
Oakdale
This month the book club will discuss The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman.The Light Between Oceans is a novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying baby wash ashore.

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Riverbank Library Book Club
4:00 pm
 Riverbank Library Book Club
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:00 pm
Riverbank
Join us at the Riverbank Library and share your love of books!  The book club will discuss Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall.  Book clubs allow community members to expand their knowledge of books ...read more
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Ceres Library Book Club for Adults
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ceres Library Book Club for Adults
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 11:30 am - 12:30 pmCeres Library Book C
Ceres
Wednesday, October 24, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

This month the Ceres Library Book Club will read Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance.

Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysi...read more
Free Knit and Crochet Class
3:00 pm
 Free Knit and Crochet Class
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 3:00 pmFree Knit and Croche
Waterford
All experience levels welcome! Please call the Waterford Library to RSVP: (209) 874-2191.
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Retro Crafts: Macrame Bracelets
1-2 pm
 Retro Crafts: Macrame Bracelets
Thursday, Oct. 25, 1-2 pm
Turlock
The Turlock Library is celebrating 50 years at its location at 550 Minaret Avenue. In celebration of the library's 50th anniversary, adults are invited to step back into 1968 by making some far out bracelets!

Adults can enjoy a thoroughly groovy afternoon while reducing stress and&nbs...read more
Newman LEGO® Day
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
 Newman LEGO® Day
Thursday, Oct. 25, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Newman
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® displays for the library.  LEGO® play helps children develop fine motor skills.  Children under 4 are welcome, but must have direct parental supervision.
Disclaimer: LEGO&re...read more
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Crochet for Beginners
3 pm
 Crochet for Beginners
Friday, Oct. 26, 3 pm
Patterson
Learn basic crochet techniques with Instructor Prithika Singh. Please bring your own crochet hooks.  Yarn will be provided. 
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Friends of the Turlock Public Library 25th Anniversary Open House
10:30 am -12:30 pm
Friends of the Turlock Public Library 25th Anniversary Open House
Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:30 am -12:30 pm
Turlock
Everyone is invited to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Friends of the Turlock Public Library! Drop by the Turlock Library between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm to enjoy light refreshments, poetry readings, music from a teen choral group, and good company.
Halloween Jeopardy
1:00 pm
 Halloween Jeopardy
Saturday, Oct. 27, 1:00 pm
Modesto
Answer: This Halloween event will feature 3 rounds of Jeopardy, prizes, food, and fun for teens and adults. 

Question: What is Halloween Jeopardy at the Modesto Library? 

Celebrate the Halloween season with us while donning your best cosplay attire (not required).&nbs...read more
STEAM* Hoop Genius
2:00 - 3:00 pm
 STEAM* Hoop Genius
Saturday, Oct. 27, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Newman
Join us for a reading of Hoop Genius by John Coy. Afterward, children will have an opportunity to investigate different balls' abilities to bounce and represent the data they collect graphically. This program is designed for children in kindergarten and older; children 4 and under must ...read more
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Modesto Library: The Well-beings
6 pm
Modesto Library: The Well-beings
Monday, Oct. 29, 6 pm
Modesto
Join us in the Modesto Library auditorium for a program about hope, health and happiness. This encouragement group will discuss ways to find more joy in daily living and focus on core mindfulness. 
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Fun Halloween Crafts
3:30 to 4:30 pm
 Fun Halloween Crafts
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Waterford
Come have some Halloween fun by crafting a spooky spider, a whimsical ghost, and a plump pumpkin out of simple supplies. For ages 5 and up.
Day of the Dead! ¡Dia de los muertos!
4:00 pm
Day of the Dead! ¡Dia de los muertos!
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 4:00 pm
Turlock

Join us in our Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration! We will read a few books, paint on 3D printed skulls, and create marigold or cempasúchil flowers as we honor and remember those who have passed!

Pumpkin Painting
4:00 pm
 Pumpkin Painting
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 4:00 pm
Salida
Bring the whole family down to the library and join us as we decorate pumpkins with paint and other craft materials. BYOP (bring your own pumpkin!) The library will supply paint and other craft materials.  Young children under the age of 7 will need direct parental supervision. 
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VA Medical Van
10 am to 1 pm
 VA Medical Van
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 10 am to 1 pm
Modesto
Military veterans and family members of military veterans are welcome to meet with a Veterans Service Officer and medical staff.  Please come into the library and check in at the Veterans Resource Table inside the library.  Veterans, please bring your DD-214 if available.  If it's...read more
Free Knit and Crochet Class
3:00 pm
 Free Knit and Crochet Class
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 3:00 pmFree Knit and Croche
Waterford
All experience levels welcome! Please call the Waterford Library to RSVP: (209) 874-2191.
   
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