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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Coloring for Adults
Open hours
 Coloring for Adults
Wednesday, Aug. 1, Open hours
Turlock
Add some color to your world! Adults can join us to unwind and have fun in a comfortable environment. Colored pencils, crayons, and a variety of artistic designs will be available!

For ages 17 and up. 
Baby Blocks
10:00 am
 Baby Blocks
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 10:00 am
Salida
Baby Blocks is a one-on-one toddler and grown-up interactive Story Time that enriches early literacy. It is designed for children 18 to 36 months old. Please make other arrangements for older or younger children in your care. Space is limited. Sign-ups start July 6. If you have any questions, please...read more
Modesto Preschool Story Time
10:15 am
 Modesto Preschool Story Time
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 10:15 am
Modesto
New and classic picture books, flannelboard and prop stories, fingerplays, music and dancing, all for preschoolers aged 3-5 and their caregivers. (30 minutes)
Turlock Library Book Club
10:30 am
 Turlock Library Book Club
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 10:30 am
Turlock
This month's selection is Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen.

A hilarious and moving memoir--in the spirit of Anne Lamott and Nora Ephron--about a woman who returns home to her close-knit Mennonite family after a personal crisis.

Not long a...read more
Ceres Wee Move and Play
11:00 am
 Ceres Wee Move and Play
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 11:00 am
Ceres
Toddlers and preschoolers can enjoy playtime featuring music, movement and sensory play.  
Yoga with Rosa
11:30 am
 Yoga with Rosa
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 11:30 am
Patterson
Learn the basics of Yoga with an experienced, bilingual teacher!  Limited yoga mats available.  Please bring your own mat and water. 
Around the World in Seven Days: Australia
2 to 4 pm
Around the World in Seven Days: Australia
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2 to 4 pm
Hughson
The next stop of our around the world tour will land us on the continent of Australia.   We will make aboriginal dot art, cardboard boomerangs, frill neck lizards, and paper cup kangaroos. Play "find the animal on the map" and much more.  Learn about Australian history ...read more
Free Knit and Crochet Class
3:00 pm
 Free Knit and Crochet Class
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 3:00 pmFree Knit and Croche
Waterford
All experience levels welcome! Please call the Waterford Library to RSVP: (209) 874-2191.
Modesto LEGO® Play
3:30 pm
 Modesto LEGO® Play
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 3:30 pm
Modesto
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® displays for the library. LEGO...read more
Teen Game Day
3:30 pm
 Teen Game Day
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 3:30 pm
Patterson
Hang out at the library and enjoy Wii games, board games, and coloring. Snacks provided while supplies last.
LEGO® DUPLO® Day
4 pm
 LEGO® DUPLO® Day
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 4 pm
Denair
You're invited to take part in an hour of play with our LEGO® DUPLO® collection!
Disclaimer: LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies.
Modesto Traveling Tales Workshop
6 - 7 pm
Modesto Traveling Tales Workshop
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 6 - 7 pm
Modesto
This workshop will help you make the most of our storytelling Traveling Tales kits. Whether you use them at a school, daycare, or at home, we'll help give you tips and tricks for a successful story time.
Friends of the Turlock Public Library Meeting
6:30 pm
Friends of the Turlock Public Library Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 6:30 pm
Turlock
All are invited to attend the monthly board meeting of the Friends of the Turlock Public Library. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month in the libr...read more
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Computer Basics
10:30 am
 Computer Basics
Thursday, Aug. 2, 10:30 am
Salida
 A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 543-7315 to sign up.
Playing with Music
11:00 am
 Playing with Music
Thursday, Aug. 2, 11:00 am
Hughson
Enjoy a half hour of playing music and having fun. We will make cereal box guitars, cardboard roll horns, and plastic comb harmonicas. 
Computer Basics
3 pm
 Computer Basics
Thursday, Aug. 2, 3 pm
Turlock
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 664-8100 to sign up.
Oakdale LEGO® Day
3:00 pm
 Oakdale LEGO® Day
Thursday, Aug. 2, 3:00 pm
Oakdale
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 adult supervision. (1 hour)
Disclaimer: LEGO® is a trademark ...read more
Summer Fun Treat - Kiddie Pool "Krispies"
3:30 pm
Summer Fun Treat - Kiddie Pool "Krispies"
Thursday, Aug. 2, 3:30 pm
Ceres
Make a yummy treat using crispy rice cereal and other delicious candies! 
Game Day
3:30 pm
 Game Day
Thursday, Aug. 2, 3:30 pm
Modesto
Get your game on! Bring the family and play giant versions of Jenga, dominos, and more! Ginormous fun? You bet! Children under 4 are welcome, but must have direct adult supervision. 
Ocean in a Bottle
3:30 pm
 Ocean in a Bottle
Thursday, Aug. 2, 3:30 pm
Empire
Kids will enjoy creating waves with this simple STEAM* activity.

*STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math
Craft Day - Flower Fairy Friends
4 pm
Craft Day - Flower Fairy Friends
Thursday, Aug. 2, 4 pm
Denair
The flower fairies are visiting the Denair Library!  Create your own handheld flower fairy using a variety of craft materials.
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Denair Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Denair Preschool Story Time
Friday, Aug. 3, 10:30 am
Denair
New and classic picture books, flannelboard and prop stories, fingerplays, music and dancing, all for preschoolers aged 3-5 and their caregivers. (30 minutes)
Free Mandarin Chinese Language Class
11 am
Free Mandarin Chinese Language Class
Friday, Aug. 3, 11 am
Patterson
Learn how to speak and write basic Mandarin Chinese with native speaker Stephanie Chow. Advance registration required. You may register in person at the Patterson Library, or by calling 209-892-6473.
Salida LEGO® Day
3:00 pm
 Salida LEGO® Day
Friday, Aug. 3, 3:00 pm
Salida
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® creations. LEGO® play helps children delevlop fine motor skills. Children under 4 are welcome, but must have direct adult supervision.
This program is part of the Tuesdays Are Family Days at the Salida Library and S...read more
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Modesto Bilingual Story Time
10:15 am
 Modesto Bilingual Story Time
Saturday, Aug. 4, 10:15 am
Modesto
Spanish & English picture books, fingerplays, music, and may also include flannel board or puppet stories. Designed for ages 3 - 6 but all ages are welcome. (30 minutes)
The MoSt Summer Poetry Workshops: Children’s Poetry Workshop
1:00 - 3:00 pm
The MoSt Summer Poetry Workshops: Children’s Poetry Workshop
Saturday, Aug. 4, 1:00 - 3:00 pmThe MoSt Summer Poet
Modesto

Families, join us for this month's MoSt Poetry Workshop. Children can stop by a number of stations to create their own poetry, assisted by local poets. Children six and y...read more

Turlock Teens Talk Books
3 pm
 Turlock Teens Talk Books
Saturday, Aug. 4, 3 pm
Turlock
You just stayed up all night to finish the most awesome book ever!  Now what do you do? Join fellow bibliophiles for monthly book discussions at the Turlock Library. 
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Story Time at Salida Park
10:00 am
 Story Time at Salida Park
Monday, Aug. 6, 10:00 am
Salida
Join us for a special Story Time at Salida Park, located on Flint Avenue in Salida. All the fun of Preschool Story Time will be outdoors underneath the shaded picnic area! Summer Reading logs and prizes will be also be available.
Stay & Play Social
10:30 am
 Stay & Play Social
Monday, Aug. 6, 10:30 am
Patterson
Join us for a big play date at the library. We will provide toys, books, and music for ages 5 and under. Parental supervision required at all times.  
Coding Club
3:00 pm
 Coding Club
Monday, Aug. 6, 3:00 pm
Salida
Create websites or code games at our Coding Club this summer!  Coding Club will meet every Monday for 10 weeks starting June 4. Ages 9 and up welcome. Kids are encouraged to bring their own laptops (sorry—no tablets or phones!) or sign up to use one of the library’s laptops. Space i...read more
Monday Puzzle Night at the Library
5:30 - 7 pm
Monday Puzzle Night at the Library
Monday, Aug. 6, 5:30 - 7 pm
Ceres
Come enjoy a relaxing evening of puzzles at the library.  We will provide puzzles in a variety of difficulty levels, ranging from preschool to HARD.  All ages are welcome.  
Computer Basics
5 pm
 Computer Basics
Monday, Aug. 6, 5 pm
Modesto
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
Summer Movies @ the Modesto Library
5:00 pm
Summer Movies @ the Modesto Library
Monday, Aug. 6, 5:00 pmSummer Movies @ the
Modesto
Celebrate the Summer Reading Challenge 2018 at the Modesto Library with special summer movies! Take a trip around the world with this movie about Walter Mitty’s extraordinary adventure. This film is rated PG.
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Hughson LEGO® Day
3:00 pm
 Hughson LEGO® Day
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 3:00 pm
Hughson
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
Teen Book Club and Craft
3:00 pm
 Teen Book Club and Craft
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 3:00 pm
Oakdale
Come hang out with other teens as we talk books and craft together. Crafters will have an opportunity to customize their house keys.

This month's book is Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts. After tremendous earthquakes destroy the Earth's major cities, an ancient evil ...read more
Bookworm Bookmark Craft
3:30-4:30 pm
 Bookworm Bookmark Craft
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 3:30-4:30 pm
Waterford
This is bookmark easy to make and a great addition to your Back to School supplies. Ages 5 and up.
Bingo
3:30 pm
 Bingo
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 3:30 pm
Empire
Bring the entire family for a fun afternoon of playing Bingo.
Clothespin Bird Craft
3:30 pm
 Clothespin Bird Craft
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 3:30 pmClothespin Bird Craf
Riverbank
Come make a feathered friend at the library.  Fun for all ages!
Let’s Make a Kite!
3:30 to 4:30 pm
 Let’s Make a Kite!
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Newman
Decorate and build your own paper kite to enjoy on a windy day.
Zoom to the Moon: Space Crafts
4:00 pm
 Zoom to the Moon: Space Crafts
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 4:00 pm
Salida
Celebrate the last day of Summer Reading with a final program that is out of this world! Join us as we craft rocket straws, paint the moon, and more! 
STEAM* Works: Scent Jars
4:00 pm
 STEAM* Works: Scent Jars
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 4:00 pm
Turlock
After a reading of the book Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty, participants will have an opportunity to put their senses of smell to the test by guessing the different scents in jars.  STEAM* Works is designed for children in Kindergarten and older; children 4 and under must be supe...read more
Excel Basics
5 pm
 Excel Basics
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 5 pm
Modesto
This workshop teaches you the basic functions of Excel. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
Friends of the Newman Library Monthly Meeting
6:00 pm
Friends of the Newman Library Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 6:00 pm
Newman
The Friends of the Newman Library meet the first Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm. Come by and support your local library.
 
 
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Moms Club
10:00 am
 Moms Club
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 10:00 am
Patterson
This program is designed for stay-at-home mothers who would like to connect with other stay-at-home moms. We encourage you to come with your children, make new friends, and have fun.
Newman Wee Move and Play
10:00 am
 Newman Wee Move and Play
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 10:00 am
Newman
Join us for a big play date at the library. We will provide toys, books, and music for ages 5 and under. Parental supervision is required at all times.  
End of Summer Celebration! Something Slimy, Something Sweet
3:00 pm
End of Summer Celebration! Something Slimy, Something Sweet
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 3:00 pm
Oakdale
Children will make gooey slime to play with and decorate a sweet cookie to eat.
Free Knit and Crochet Class
3:00 pm
 Free Knit and Crochet Class
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 3:00 pmFree Knit and Croche
Waterford
All experience levels welcome! Please call the Waterford Library to RSVP: (209) 874-2191.
Modesto LEGO® Play
3:30 pm
 Modesto LEGO® Play
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 3:30 pm
Modesto
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® displays for the library. LEGO...read more
LEGO® DUPLO® Day
4 pm
 LEGO® DUPLO® Day
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 4 pm
Denair
You're invited to take part in an hour of play with our LEGO® DUPLO® collection!
Disclaimer: LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies.
Friends of the Riverbank Library Monthly Meeting
5:00 pm
Friends of the Riverbank Library Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 5:00 pm
Riverbank
The Friends of the Riverbank Library meet the second Wednesday of the month at 5:00 pm. Come by and support your local library.
 
 
Family Story Night
6 pm
 Family Story Night
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 6 pm
Patterson
Bring the whole family for Story Time, music and movement, followed by a fun craft or coloring.
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Computer Basics
10:30 am
 Computer Basics
Thursday, Aug. 9, 10:30 am
Riverbank
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call 209-869-7008 to sign up.
Introduction to Finding Grants
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 Introduction to Finding Grants
Thursday, Aug. 9, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Modesto
Are you new to the field of grant-seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants, and learn how to find potential funders.

You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:
  • Who funds nonprofits and why
...read more
Library Camp Extravaganza
1:00 to 5:00 pm
 Library Camp Extravaganza
Thursday, Aug. 9, 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Hughson
Experience the fun of camp inside the Hughson Library. Spend the afternoon reading and relaxing in tents, sing by the "campfire," and make s'mores.  We will make stick stars, paper moons, and paper bag bears.  
West Side Readers Book Club
1 pm
 West Side Readers Book Club
Thursday, Aug. 9, 1 pm
Patterson
Join our book club for interesting reads and thought-provoking discussions. 
Internet Basics
1:30 pm
 Internet Basics
Thursday, Aug. 9, 1:30 pm
Modesto
This workshop will introduce you to the Internet and the World Wide Web and teach you how to search on the Web. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
Computer Basics
3 pm
 Computer Basics
Thursday, Aug. 9, 3 pm
Turlock
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 664-8100 to sign up.
Newman LEGO® Day
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
 Newman LEGO® Day
Thursday, Aug. 9, 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
Craft Stick Cuffs/Bracelets
3:30 pm
 Craft Stick Cuffs/Bracelets
Thursday, Aug. 9, 3:30 pm
Ceres
Make a stylish, fun accessory or two! All ages welcome, children 5 and under will require adult help.  
Pool Noodle Spiders
3:30 pm
 Pool Noodle Spiders
Thursday, Aug. 9, 3:30 pm
Empire
Children can enjoy making cute spiders using pool noodle slices, fuzzy craft supplies and googly eyes.
Giant Board Game!
4:00 pm
 Giant Board Game!
Thursday, Aug. 9, 4:00 pm
Salida
Designed for ages 8-12. Join us for ginormous fun at the library as we play the board game, Sorry!  The board game and all of the pieces will be life-sized!  
Craft Day - Fishbowl
4 pm
 Craft Day - Fishbowl
Thursday, Aug. 9, 4 pm
Denair
Craft a fishbowl using felt, paper, shells, and more.
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Coloring Day!
Open hours
 Coloring Day!
Friday, Aug. 10, Open hours
Modesto
All ages can join us to unwind and have fun in a comfortable environment. Colored pencils, crayons, and a variety of artistic designs will be available at the Children's Information Desk. 
Newman Wee Move and Play
10:00 am
 Newman Wee Move and Play
Friday, Aug. 10, 10:00 am
Newman
Join us for a big play date at the library. We will provide toys, books, and music for ages 5 and under. Parental supervision is required at all times.  
Denair Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Denair Preschool Story Time
Friday, Aug. 10, 10:30 am
Denair
New and classic picture books, flannelboard and prop stories, fingerplays, music and dancing, all for preschoolers aged 3-5 and their caregivers. (30 minutes)
Mystery Lovers Book Club
10:30 am
 Mystery Lovers Book Club
Friday, Aug. 10, 10:30 am
Turlock
This month's selection is Cold Dish by Craig Johnson.

There's a powerful, new voice coming from out of the American West and his name is Craig Johnson. In his debut novel Johnson brings to life the vast Wyoming landscape, its people, and a wonderful new characte...read more
Free Mandarin Chinese Language Class
11 am
Free Mandarin Chinese Language Class
Friday, Aug. 10, 11 am
Patterson
Learn how to speak and write basic Mandarin Chinese with native speaker Stephanie Chow. Advance registration required. You may register in person at the Patterson Library, or by calling 209-892-6473.
Crochet for Beginners
3 pm
 Crochet for Beginners
Friday, Aug. 10, 3 pm
Patterson
Learn basic crochet techniques with Instructor Prithika Singh. Please bring your own crochet hooks.  Yarn will be provided. 
Salida LEGO® Day
3:00 pm
 Salida LEGO® Day
Friday, Aug. 10, 3:00 pm
Salida
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® creations. LEGO® play helps children delevlop fine motor skills. Children under 4 are welcome, but must have direct adult supervision.
This program is part of the Tuesdays Are Family Days at the Salida Library and S...read more
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Oakdale Family Story Time
10 am
 Oakdale Family Story Time
Saturday, Aug. 11, 10 am
Oakdale
Bring the whole family for Story Time, music and movement.
STEAM* Round is a Tortilla
2:00 - 3:00 pm
 STEAM* Round is a Tortilla
Saturday, Aug. 11, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Newman
Following a reading of the book Round is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes by Roseanne Greenfield Thong, you will have the opportunity to put together some tangram puzzles and learn about the shapes around us.

*STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math
Modesto Read to a Dog
2 - 4 pm
 Modesto Read to a Dog
Saturday, Aug. 11, 2 - 4 pm
Modesto
Read to a Dog is a free program for independent readers up to age 12. Drop in to the Modesto Library Children's Department on August 11 from 2 - 4 pm to read to a certified therapy dog! No sign-ups necessary. This program gives children a relaxed, non-judgemental atmosphere in which to practice ...read more
Modesto Money Mavens Couponing Class
3:00 pm
Modesto Money Mavens Couponing Class
Saturday, Aug. 11, 3:00 pm
Salida
The Modesto Money Mavens will offer tips on how to save money and find bargains.
The Money Mavens meet at the Salida Library on the second Saturday every month at 3 pm.
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Stay & Play Social
10:30 am
 Stay & Play Social
Monday, Aug. 13, 10:30 am
Patterson
Join us for a big play date at the library. We will provide toys, books, and music for ages 5 and under. Parental supervision required at all times.  
Oakdale Wee Move & Play
11:00 am
 Oakdale Wee Move & Play
Monday, Aug. 13, 11:00 am
Oakdale
Toddler, preschool age children and their caregivers can join us for an hour of music, movement and sensory play. Children can enjoy unstructured play while they socialize with children their own age. Turn this into your family's play date!
Friends of the Patterson Library Meeting
1:00 pm
Friends of the Patterson Library Meeting
Monday, Aug. 13, 1:00 pm
Patterson
Community members are invited to attend the Friends of the Patterson Library monthly board meeting. Come by and support your local library! 
Monday Puzzle Night at the Library
5:30 - 7 pm
Monday Puzzle Night at the Library
Monday, Aug. 13, 5:30 - 7 pm
Ceres
Come enjoy a relaxing evening of puzzles at the library.  We will provide puzzles in a variety of difficulty levels, ranging from preschool to HARD.  All ages are welcome.  
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Salida Library Book Club
10:00 am
 Salida Library Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 10:00 am
Salida
 This month the book club will discuss And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini. A limited number of copies are available at the circulation desk. For more information, contact Lisa at 209-543-7315.

Afghanistan, 1952. Abdullah and his sister Pari live with their father an...read more
Computer Basics: Part 1
10:30 am
 Computer Basics: Part 1
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 10:30 am
Oakdale
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. This program is continued in Computer Basics: Part 2.  Advance registration is required. Call 209-847-4204 to sign up. 
Play Day!
3:30 pm
 Play Day!
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 3:30 pm
Empire
Kids can enjoy an afternoon of playing games, listening to music, and participating in contests such as Freeze and Simon Says. Designed for children ages 3 to 7.
Art Lab: Map Collage
3:30 pm
 Art Lab: Map Collage
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 3:30 pm
Riverbank
Join us at the Riverbank Library for a fun monthly art class for kids. This month kids will make collages out of maps from all over the world.  Various art supplies will be provided to make mixed media works of art!  The button maker will be available to make map buttons as well.  
Pencil Cases
4:00 pm
 Pencil Cases
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 4:00 pm
Turlock
Get creative by using recycled VCR cases and other materials to decorate your very own pencil case for school. 
Preschool & Toddler Dance and Play
4:00 pm
Preschool & Toddler Dance and Play
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 4:00 pm
Salida
We’re going to break out the shakers, scarves, and Story Time music! Bring your boogie shoes for this musical event for kids! 
This program is part of the Tuesdays Are Family Days at the ...read more
Bilingual Family Story Time
4 to 5 pm
 Bilingual Family Story Time
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 4 to 5 pm
Newman
Bring the whole family for Spanish and English picture books, fingerplays, and music.
Excel Intermediate
5 pm
 Excel Intermediate
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 5 pm
Modesto
This workshop is a continuation of Excel Basics and will teach you additional basic functions of Excel. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
Friends of the Empire Library Meeting
5:00 pm
Friends of the Empire Library Meeting
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 5:00 pm
Empire
All are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Friends of the Empire Library. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month in the library.  Come by and support your local library.
Home Buyer Workshop
6:00 pm
 Home Buyer Workshop
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 6:00 pm
Salida
Realtor Cyndy Hackett will explain credit score numbers, how to buy a home with little-to-no money down, and share tips for getting your offer accepted!
Virtual Reality: Oculus Rift
6:00 pm
 Virtual Reality: Oculus Rift
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 6:00 pm
Salida
For ages 13 and up.  Escape reality and enter into another world with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Adults and Teens will be able to try this new gaming technology. This event is first come, first served. 
 
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Turlock Wee Move and Play
10:00 am
 Turlock Wee Move and Play
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 10:00 am
Turlock
Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers can enjoy an hour of free play, music, and movement. Children must be supervised by an adult.
Newman Wee Move and Play
10:00 am
 Newman Wee Move and Play
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 10:00 am
Newman
Join us for a big play date at the library. We will provide toys, books, and music for ages 5 and under. Parental supervision is required at all times.  
Baby Blocks
10:00 am
 Baby Blocks
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 10:00 am
Salida
Baby Blocks is a one-on-one toddler and grown-up interactive Story Time that enriches early literacy. It is designed for children 18 to 36 months old. Please make other arrangements for older or younger children in your care. Space is limited. Sign-ups start July 6. If you have any questions, please...read more
Oakdale’s Tiny Tots Luau Fun!
10:30 am
Oakdale’s Tiny Tots Luau Fun!
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 10:30 am
Oakdale
Let's have fun listening to a story, dancing the hula, doing the limbo and making a craft.
Ceres Wee Move and Play
11:00 am
 Ceres Wee Move and Play
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 11:00 am
Ceres
Toddlers and preschoolers can enjoy playtime featuring music, movement and sensory play.  
Free Knit and Crochet Class
3:00 pm
 Free Knit and Crochet Class
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 3:00 pmFree Knit and Croche
Waterford
All experience levels welcome! Please call the Waterford Library to RSVP: (209) 874-2191.
Hungry Caterpillar Playdate
3:00 pm
 Hungry Caterpillar Playdate
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 3:00 pm
Hughson
Come together with friends and discover the works of children's author Eric Carle through arts and crafts.  We will make a noisy cricket, a house for a hermit crab, a lazy ladybug, and of course a very hungry caterpillar. 
Modesto LEGO® Play
3:30 pm
 Modesto LEGO® Play
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 3:30 pm
Modesto
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® displays for the library. LEGO...read more
Children’s Craft: Funny Faces Flip-book
3:30 pm
Children’s Craft: Funny Faces Flip-book
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 3:30 pm
Patterson
Make a flip-book with drawings of facial features to create unique funny faces.
Salida Chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance Interest Meeting
4:00 pm
Salida Chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance Interest Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 4:00 pm
Salida
Designed for ages 12-18. The Salida Library is starting a chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance!  Teens are encouraged to join us as we do a Harry Potter craft and work to promote positive change in our community through fandom and volunteering! Any interested parties are welcome a...read more
LEGO® DUPLO® Day
4 pm
 LEGO® DUPLO® Day
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 4 pm
Denair
You're invited to take part in an hour of play with our LEGO® DUPLO® collection!
Disclaimer: LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies.
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School Bus Photo Frame
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
 School Bus Photo Frame
Thursday, Aug. 16, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Keyes
Create a bright and fun magnetic school bus photo frame out of craft sticks and decorative wheels to display your back to school pictures! Hang your new frame on your fridge or locker!
Computer Basics
10:30 am
 Computer Basics
Thursday, Aug. 16, 10:30 am
Salida
 A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 543-7315 to sign up.
Computer Basics
3 pm
 Computer Basics
Thursday, Aug. 16, 3 pm
Turlock
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 664-8100 to sign up.
Diffusion Art
3:30 pm
 Diffusion Art
Thursday, Aug. 16, 3:30 pm
Empire
Kids can create colorful artwork using coffee filters, markers and water.
Ceres LEGO® Day
3:30 pm
 Ceres LEGO® Day
Thursday, Aug. 16, 3:30 pm
Ceres

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 parent...read more

Children and Teen Coloring Day
4 pm
 Children and Teen Coloring Day
Thursday, Aug. 16, 4 pm
Denair
Enjoy an hour of coloring.  We will provide coloring pages of varying skill levels as well as crayons, colored pencils, and markers.  Feel free to bring your own coloring supplies, however we ask that paint not brought into the library.
Microsoft Word Class
6:00 pm
 Microsoft Word Class
Thursday, Aug. 16, 6:00 pm
Oakdale
Adults will learn how to open and save files, and format Word documents. Advance registration is required. Call 209-847-4204 to sign up. Participants should be familiar with using a mouse. 
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Ribbons & Bows Craft
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Ribbons & Bows Craft
Friday, Aug. 17, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Keyes
Adults and teens can craft beautiful bows out of a variety of ribbons to wear in their hair or clip on as an accessory. 
Denair Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Denair Preschool Story Time
Friday, Aug. 17, 10:30 am
Denair
New and classic picture books, flannelboard and prop stories, fingerplays, music and dancing, all for preschoolers aged 3-5 and their caregivers. (30 minutes)
Free Mandarin Chinese Language Class
11 am
Free Mandarin Chinese Language Class
Friday, Aug. 17, 11 am
Patterson
Learn how to speak and write basic Mandarin Chinese with native speaker Stephanie Chow. Advance registration required. You may register in person at the Patterson Library, or by calling 209-892-6473.
Salida LEGO® Day
3:00 pm
 Salida LEGO® Day
Friday, Aug. 17, 3:00 pm
Salida
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® creations. LEGO® play helps children delevlop fine motor skills. Children under 4 are welcome, but must have direct adult supervision.
This program is part of the Tuesdays Are Family Days at the Salida Library and S...read more
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Fall Gardening for Kids
1 to 3 pm
 Fall Gardening for Kids
Saturday, Aug. 18, 1 to 3 pmFall Gardening for K
Modesto
Anne of Green Gardens will present an educational program for children about growing fall gardens. Learn how to grown your own vegetables in containers or the ground for fall. Free vegetable seeds will be provided.&n...read more
Bath Fizzies
2:00 - 3:00 pm
 Bath Fizzies
Saturday, Aug. 18, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Newman
Come learn how to make your own bath fizzy! Completed bath fizzies may be taken home in order to experience its relaxing properties, or given as a gift to someone special. This craft is designed for ages 13 and up. All materials provided.
All Ages Coloring
2:00 pm
 All Ages Coloring
Saturday, Aug. 18, 2:00 pm
Salida
Bring the whole family down to color the afternoon away at the Salida Library. Multiple coloring sheets and supplies will be supplied. 
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Stay & Play Social
10:30 am
 Stay & Play Social
Monday, Aug. 20, 10:30 am
Patterson
Join us for a big play date at the library. We will provide toys, books, and music for ages 5 and under. Parental supervision required at all times.  
Bring Your Own Device iPhone Training
1 to 3 pm
Bring Your Own Device iPhone Training
Monday, Aug. 20, 1 to 3 pmBring Your Own Devic
Modesto
Do you have trouble seeing or hearing your iPhone? Join us at this free workshop and let us help you make your iPhone work better for you. A representative from California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) will teach participants about basic functions, text messages, magnifier, Bluetooth, and much mor...read more

Computer Basics
5 pm
 Computer Basics
Monday, Aug. 20, 5 pm
Modesto
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
Monday Puzzle Night at the Library
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Monday Puzzle Night at the Library
Monday, Aug. 20, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Ceres
Come enjoy a relaxing evening of puzzles at the library.  We will provide puzzles in a variety of difficulty levels, ranging from preschool to HARD.  All ages are welcome.  
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Computer Basics: Part 2
10:30 am
 Computer Basics: Part 2
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 10:30 am
Oakdale
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. This program is a continuation of Computer Basics: Part 1.  Advance registration is required. Call 209-847-4204 to sign up. 
Game Day
3:30 pm
 Game Day
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 3:30 pm
Empire
Families can have fun playing a variety of board games.
Bottle Cap Pincushion Craft
3:30 pm
 Bottle Cap Pincushion Craft
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 3:30 pm
Riverbank
Teens and adults are welcome to join us for a fun and simple sewing craft. We will make cute little cupcake pincushions using bottle caps and scrap fabric.
 
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
4 to 5 pm
 Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 4 to 5 pm
Newman
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for Story Time. After Story Time, your little stuffed buddy is invited to stay overnight at the library. Come back the next day to pick up your stuffed animal and see what mischief they got into. Pajamas are encouraged.
Turlock Art Lab: Fold Me a Print
4:00 pm
Turlock Art Lab: Fold Me a Print
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 4:00 pm
Turlock
In this basic introduction to printmaking, children will have an opportunity to experiment with mirror images using tempera paint and cardstock. All ages welcome; children 4 and under must have direct parental supervision.
Word Basics
5 pm
 Word Basics
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 5 pm
Modesto
This workshop teaches you the basic functions of Microsoft Word and will introduce you to some of the other features of word processing. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
Family Dinner and Movie Night: Hotel Transylvania
6:00 pm
Family Dinner and Movie Night: Hotel Transylvania
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6:00 pm
Salida

Children and their families can enjoy a family-friendly movie and picnic dinner at the library. This month's movie is the animated film Hotel Transylvania. Children may come in their pajamas. Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket to sit on. The library wil...read more

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
6:15 pm
 Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6:15 pm
Modesto
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for Story Time. You (and your stuffed animal pal) are encouraged to wear pajamas. After that, your stuffed animal is invited to stay overnight at the library. Come back the next day to pick up your stuffed animal and see what mischief they got i...read more
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Newman Wee Move and Play
10:00 am
 Newman Wee Move and Play
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 10:00 am
Newman
Join us for a big play date at the library. We will provide toys, books, and music for ages 5 and under. Parental supervision is required at all times.  
Ceres Library Book Club for Adults
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ceres Library Book Club for Adults
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 11:30 am - 12:30 pmCeres Library Book C
Ceres
This month the Ceres Library Book Club will read The Zoopkeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman.

The true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.

When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka...read more
Free Knit and Crochet Class
3:00 pm
 Free Knit and Crochet Class
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 3:00 pmFree Knit and Croche
Waterford
All experience levels welcome! Please call the Waterford Library to RSVP: (209) 874-2191.
Oakdale Library Little Scientist: Detective Adventures
3:30 pm
Oakdale Library Little Scientist: Detective Adventures
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 3:30 pm
Oakdale
Let’s get excited about science! Little Scientists will listen to a book and explore science with a hands-on activity. This program is designed for children kindergarten age and up, and is limited to 15 children. Advance registration is required. Sign-ups start August 1. Call 209-847-4204 to s...read more
Modesto LEGO® Play
3:30 pm
 Modesto LEGO® Play
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 3:30 pm
Modesto
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® displays for the library. LEGO...read more
Patterson LEGO® Day
3:30 pm
 Patterson LEGO® Day
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 3:30 pm
Patterson
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO®read more
LEGO® DUPLO® Day
4 pm
 LEGO® DUPLO® Day
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 4 pm
Denair
You're invited to take part in an hour of play with our LEGO® DUPLO® collection!
Disclaimer: LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies.
Family Story Night
6 pm
 Family Story Night
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 6 pm
Patterson
Bring the whole family for Story Time, music and movement, followed by a fun craft or coloring.
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Internet Basics
10:30 am
 Internet Basics
Thursday, Aug. 23, 10:30 am
Riverbank
This workshop will introduce you to the Internet and the World Wide Web and teach you how to search on the Web. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 869-7008 to sign up. 
E-Mail Basics
1:30 pm
 E-Mail Basics
Thursday, Aug. 23, 1:30 pm
Modesto
This workshop teaches you the basics of creating and sending an email.  You will need to have created your email account prior to the beginning of class. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
Fleece Octopus Craft For Teens & Adults
3:00-4:00 pm
Fleece Octopus Craft For Teens & Adults
Thursday, Aug. 23, 3:00-4:00 pm
Waterford
Use your braiding skills, along with fleece, ribbon, and a tennis ball to make this adorable critter. For ages 13 and up.
Computer Basics
3 pm
 Computer Basics
Thursday, Aug. 23, 3 pm
Turlock
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 664-8100 to sign up.
Oakdale LEGO® Day
3:00 pm
 Oakdale LEGO® Day
Thursday, Aug. 23, 3:00 pm
Oakdale
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 adult supervision. (1 hour)
Disclaimer: LEGO® is a trademark ...read more
Tin Foil Robots
3:30 pm
 Tin Foil Robots
Thursday, Aug. 23, 3:30 pm
Empire
Children can design their own unique robots using small boxes, tin foil and a variety of hardware and craft materials.
Craft-a-Palooza!
3:30 pm
 Craft-a-Palooza!
Thursday, Aug. 23, 3:30 pm
Ceres
A wide variety of crafts will be set out for your enjoyment! 
Newman LEGO® Day
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
 Newman LEGO® Day
Thursday, Aug. 23, 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
Craft Day - Tissue Paper Butterflies
4 pm
Craft Day - Tissue Paper Butterflies
Thursday, Aug. 23, 4 pm
Denair
Have trouble capturing butterflies in the summer?  Come make your own colorful butterflies out of tissue paper and other crafting materials.  All materials will be provided. 
Salida Tween Book Club
4:00 pm
 Salida Tween Book Club
Thursday, Aug. 23, 4:00 pm
Salida
Designed for ages 9-12. Join us to discuss your favorite books and participate in fun games and activities. This month’s book club selection is the graphic novel Smile by Raina Telgemeier. Please contact the library to reserve your copy at 209-543-7353.

Raina j...read more
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Newman Wee Move and Play
10:00 am
 Newman Wee Move and Play
Friday, Aug. 24, 10:00 am
Newman
Join us for a big play date at the library. We will provide toys, books, and music for ages 5 and under. Parental supervision is required at all times.  
Denair Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Denair Preschool Story Time
Friday, Aug. 24, 10:30 am
Denair
New and classic picture books, flannelboard and prop stories, fingerplays, music and dancing, all for preschoolers aged 3-5 and their caregivers. (30 minutes)
Free Mandarin Chinese Language Class
11 am
Free Mandarin Chinese Language Class
Friday, Aug. 24, 11 am
Patterson
Learn how to speak and write basic Mandarin Chinese with native speaker Stephanie Chow. Advance registration required. You may register in person at the Patterson Library, or by calling 209-892-6473.
Modesto Craft-a-Palooza
3 to 4 pm
 Modesto Craft-a-Palooza
Friday, Aug. 24, 3 to 4 pm
Modesto
Create one of a kind projects using a variety of craft supplies. The only limit is your imagination! Make something for yourself and something for a friend! 
Crochet for Beginners
3 pm
 Crochet for Beginners
Friday, Aug. 24, 3 pm
Patterson
Learn basic crochet techniques with Instructor Prithika Singh. Please bring your own crochet hooks.  Yarn will be provided. 
Salida LEGO® Day
3:00 pm
 Salida LEGO® Day
Friday, Aug. 24, 3:00 pm
Salida
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® creations. LEGO® play helps children delevlop fine motor skills. Children under 4 are welcome, but must have direct adult supervision.
This program is part of the Tuesdays Are Family Days at the Salida Library and S...read more
Riverbank Library Teen Book Club
3:30 pm
Riverbank Library Teen Book Club
Friday, Aug. 24, 3:30 pm
Riverbank
Get together with your friends and share your love of books!  This month's book selection is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.  A limited number of copies are available for checkout at the library.  Join us for the fun!
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Classic Literature Book Club
3 pm
 Classic Literature Book Club
Saturday, Aug. 25, 3 pm
Denair
Please contact the Denair Library for information about this month's selection.  Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the Denair Branch during the month of July.
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Stay & Play Social
10:30 am
 Stay & Play Social
Monday, Aug. 27, 10:30 am
Patterson
Join us for a big play date at the library. We will provide toys, books, and music for ages 5 and under. Parental supervision required at all times.  
Toddler and Preschool Dance Fun
11:00 am
 Toddler and Preschool Dance Fun
Monday, Aug. 27, 11:00 am
Oakdale
Little ones can enjoy music, movement and dance at this fun, hour-long program. We’ll be “rockin’ out” to some of our favorite Story Time music as well as trying the Hula, the Twist, and the Limbo!
Friends of the Oakdale Library
1:30 pm
 Friends of the Oakdale Library
Monday, Aug. 27, 1:30 pm
Oakdale
All are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Friends of the Oakdale Library. Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of the month in the library.  Come by and support your local library.   
 
DIY Lipgloss
4:00 pm
 DIY Lipgloss
Monday, Aug. 27, 4:00 pm
Salida
Designed for ages 9 -18.  Make your own lipgloss at the library with petroleum jelly and kool-aid powder. 
Monday Puzzle Night at the Library
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Monday Puzzle Night at the Library
Monday, Aug. 27, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Ceres
Come enjoy a relaxing evening of puzzles at the library.  We will provide puzzles in a variety of difficulty levels, ranging from preschool to HARD.  All ages are welcome.  
Family Story Time with the Mayor
6:30 pm
Family Story Time with the Mayor
Monday, Aug. 27, 6:30 pm
Turlock
Join us and our special guest, Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth, for a special Story Time for the whole family.  We will have stories, music, fingerplays, and fun!  This program is ideal for 4 to 8 year-olds, however all ages are welcome.
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Internet Basics
10:30 am
 Internet Basics
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 10:30 am
Oakdale
This workshop will introduce you to the Internet and the World Wide Web and teach you how to search on the Web. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 847-4204 to sign up. 
Oakdale Library Book Club
11:30 am
 Oakdale Library Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 11:30 am
Oakdale
This month the book club will discuss books written by New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult.  Everyone is welcome!

The Oakdale Library Book Club meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month in the Oakdale Library at 11:30 am. The following month's se...read more
Build It!
3:30 pm
 Build It!
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 3:30 pm
Empire
Children can design masterpieces with foam blocks, magnetic tiles and a variety of other building materials.
Adult Craft: Bicycle Floral Display
3:30 pm
Adult Craft: Bicycle Floral Display
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 3:30 pm
Patterson
Create a colorful bicycle floral display using craft sticks and other materials. All materials provided. Advance registration required, please call 209-892-6473 to sign up.
Turlock LEGO® Day
4:00 pm
 Turlock LEGO® Day
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 4:00 pm
Turlock
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® displays for the library using the library’s LEGO® and LEGO® DUPLO® blocks. LEGO® play helps children develop fine ...read more
Little Hands Science
4:00 pm
 Little Hands Science
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 4:00 pm
Salida
Full STEAM* ahead! Join us each month for science experiments for ages 4 to 7. This month we will explore the science behind bubbles by making elephant toothpaste, and creating bubble snakes! 
(*STEAM= Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)
Riverbank Library Book Club
4:00 pm
 Riverbank Library Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 4:00 pm
Riverbank
Join us at the Riverbank Library and share your love of books!  The book club will discuss The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Book clubs allow community members to expand their knowledge of books t...read more
Word Intermediate
5 pm
 Word Intermediate
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 5 pm
Modesto
This workshop is a continuation of Beginning Word and will teach you additional basic functions of Microsoft Word. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
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VA Mobile Medical Outreach
10 am - 2 pm
 VA Mobile Medical Outreach
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 10 am - 2 pm
Modesto
VA Mobile Medical Outreach will provide medical services and benefit information to our Veteran community. No appointment necessary, simply check-in inside the library. Enrollment Specialist, Medical Provider, Veterans Service Officer on site.  Please bring a copy of yo...read more
Newman Wee Move and Play
10:00 am
 Newman Wee Move and Play
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 10:00 am
Newman
Join us for a big play date at the library. We will provide toys, books, and music for ages 5 and under. Parental supervision is required at all times.  
Baby Blocks
10:00 am
 Baby Blocks
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 10:00 am
Salida
Baby Blocks is a one-on-one toddler and grown-up interactive Story Time that enriches early literacy. It is designed for children 18 to 36 months old. Please make other arrangements for older or younger children in your care. Space is limited. Sign-ups start July 6. If you have any questions, please...read more
Free Knit and Crochet Class
3:00 pm
 Free Knit and Crochet Class
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 3:00 pmFree Knit and Croche
Waterford
All experience levels welcome! Please call the Waterford Library to RSVP: (209) 874-2191.
Modesto LEGO® Play
3:30 pm
 Modesto LEGO® Play
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 3:30 pm
Modesto
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® displays for the library. LEGO...read more
LEGO® DUPLO® Day
4 pm
 LEGO® DUPLO® Day
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 4 pm
Denair
You're invited to take part in an hour of play with our LEGO® DUPLO® collection!
Disclaimer: LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies.
Savvy Social Security
6 pm
 Savvy Social Security
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 6 pm
Patterson
Learn how to maximize your social security income for retirement. 
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Button Animals
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
 Button Animals
Thursday, Aug. 30, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Keyes
Stack and glue buttons of different shapes, colors, and sizes to create adorable button animals.
Computer Basics
3 pm
 Computer Basics
Thursday, Aug. 30, 3 pm
Turlock
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 664-8100 to sign up.
Salt/Glue Painting
3:30 pm
 Salt/Glue Painting
Thursday, Aug. 30, 3:30 pm
Ceres
Try your artistic skills using different types of materials.  Wear your play clothes because it might get messy! 
Cork Characters
3:30 pm
 Cork Characters
Thursday, Aug. 30, 3:30 pm
Empire
Kids can create a variety of characters using corks, paint and other craft supplies.
Craft Day - Origami
4 pm
 Craft Day - Origami
Thursday, Aug. 30, 4 pm
Denair
Learn how to create origami or share with us your origami skills.  Paper and instructional books will be provided.  
Modesto Comix Club
4 pm
 Modesto Comix Club
Thursday, Aug. 30, 4 pm
Modesto
Like to read? So do we! come hang out on the last Thursday of the month for discussions, games, and activities featuring our comic book of the month. This program is suggested for ages 8 and up. Call 558-7810 for more details and find out the featured comic book for this month.
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Denair Preschool Story Time
10:30 am
 Denair Preschool Story Time
Friday, Aug. 31, 10:30 am
Denair
New and classic picture books, flannelboard and prop stories, fingerplays, music and dancing, all for preschoolers aged 3-5 and their caregivers. (30 minutes)
Free Mandarin Chinese Language Class
11 am
Free Mandarin Chinese Language Class
Friday, Aug. 31, 11 am
Patterson
Learn how to speak and write basic Mandarin Chinese with native speaker Stephanie Chow. Advance registration required. You may register in person at the Patterson Library, or by calling 209-892-6473.
Salida LEGO® Day
3:00 pm
 Salida LEGO® Day
Friday, Aug. 31, 3:00 pm
Salida
Children will have the opportunity to build LEGO® creations. LEGO® play helps children delevlop fine motor skills. Children under 4 are welcome, but must have direct adult supervision.
This program is part of the Tuesdays Are Family Days at the Salida Library and S...read more
 
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