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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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Free Tax Service
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Free Tax Service
Monday, Apr. 2, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, there will be free tax service at the Manteca Library.  This is on a first come first served basis, with no appointment needed.  Check the calendar as there will be no services on holidays.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Apr. 2, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Apr. 2, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

T...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 2, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Free Computer Classes for Adults (March & April 2018)
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults (March & April 2018)
Monday, Apr. 2, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on the following dates.
  • March 5, 2018 - Basic Computer Skills
  • March 12, 2018 - Beginning Internet
  • March 19, 2018 - Searching Internet Using Google
  • Mar
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Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Apr. 2, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 3,
Lathrop Branch Library

Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays anytime 1-5 PM and we’ll help you....read more

Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 10:15am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Book Discussion Group
10:30 am
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 10:30 amBook Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion. Our selected title for April is Memory Keeper's Daughter, by Kim Edwards, "a tale of regret and redemption, of honest emotion, of characters haunted by their past (Jodi Picoult)."

On a winter night in 1964, Dr. David Henry is forced by a bl...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00 -6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 4:00 -6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Kid’s Time Circus
4:00pm
 Kid’s Time Circus
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 4:00pmKid’s Time Cir
Mountain House Branch Library
This is a fun, fully interactive show making a Circus right before your eyes where your children are the STARS!  Liven up your spring break and join Ringmaster Ravioli on April 3, 2018 at 4:00pm to  participate in the fun.
Rosetta Stone
4:00 p.m.
 Rosetta Stone
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Learn a new language with Rosetta Stone. Choose from over 20 languages. Space is limited so please sign up at the library.
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 4:00pmTeen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders.
Do you like food? We have it! Do you like games? We'll provide a selection of video games, card games, and board games and you're welcome to bring your own games, too. Come hang out with us at the library!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recie...read more
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Perler Beads, Magformers, Duct Tapes, crafts, and more! 

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Join us for a weekly S.T.E.A.M. project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each week we focus on a different element of S.T.E.A.M.
Library Scavenger Hunt
2:00pm
 Library Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for a Library Scavenger Hunt.  Work with a small team to find clues hidden around the library.  Everyone wins a prize.
This hunt is for 7 year olds and above.  Join us April 4th at 2:00pm for the fun!
 
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Free creative monthly science, technology, engineering, arts, and math experience.  All crafting materials are provided for free.
Seed Dispersal
3:30 p.m.
 Seed Dispersal
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Put your STEM skills to work while learning about seed dispersal.  Kids will design and test a wind dispersed seed structure that will carry a single seed the farthest distance possible.
For kids in grades 2 and up.
Homework Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. Students should bring their h...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00 -6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 4:00 -6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 4:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Family Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Family Makerspace
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Family Makerspace
Troke Branch Library
Join us for interactive fun for the whole family. We have Legos and Duplos, coding activities, crafts, and more!  Family Makerspace happens on the first and third Wednesday of the month.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 5, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 5, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Apr. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Apr. 5, 11:00amComputer Q&A
Tracy Branch Library
For adults. A staff member will be here to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it.
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 5, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
1:00 p.m.
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
Thursday, Apr. 5, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club in the Escalon Library community room. Meetings are the first Thursday of every month at 1pm. 

If you have any questions, feel free to call AnnMarie Freese at 209-689-1717
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Apr. 5, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome!

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Apr. 5, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Thursday, Apr. 5, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
Afternoon Tea and Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Afternoon Tea and Coloring
Thursday, Apr. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
You're invited.  
To rest, relax, socialize with friends, nibble treats, color a little picture and sip some fancy tea.  Release a little stress and join us!
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
3:30pm
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
Thursday, Apr. 5, 3:30pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Slither into a reptile encounter with Python Ron! Come meet snakes, lizards and more. Adventure awaits you on Thursday, April 5th at 3:30 pm at the Maya Angelou Library.
Family Game Time
3:30 p.m.
 Family Game Time
Thursday, Apr. 5, 3:30 p.m.Family Game Time
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, stop by to enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Children's Room. Play games such as Apples to Apples, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Connect 4, T...read more
Tea & Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Tea & Coloring
Thursday, Apr. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Relax with a cup of tea, something small to color, and gab with other guests during our third Tea & Coloring event! No sign-up required. For teens and adults. Light refeshments and plenty of fun tea options!
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00 -6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Apr. 5, 4:00 -6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Thursday, Apr. 5, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Teen Crafternoon - Making Your Emoji
4:00 p.m.
Teen Crafternoon - Making Your Emoji
Thursday, Apr. 5, 4:00 p.m.Teen Crafternoon - M
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tweens and teens, 
Are you a fan of emojis? Come to our fun craft event on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. and draw your favorite emoji on a CD or a pin. Anyone age 10 to 18 is invited to participate in the program. Sign up is not required. Supplies and light refreshment will be ...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 

Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of su...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies...read more
Family Game Day
4:00pm
 Family Game Day
Thursday, Apr. 5, 4:00pmFamily Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
Families, come enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Wadsworth Room! Play games such as Uno, Chess, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Jenga, Monop...read more
Fair Oaks Lego Days
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Lego Days
Thursday, Apr. 5, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFair Oaks Lego Days
Fair Oaks Library

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Teen & Adult Paint Party!
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
 Teen & Adult Paint Party!
Thursday, Apr. 5, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.Teen & Adult Paint P
Troke Branch Library

Paint a still-life on canvas for your room or home while listening to music and tasting delectable treats!  No prior painting experience necesssary.

Teens & adults only.  Registration required, space limited.

Painting image courtesy of Leticia Nava
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Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 6, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Apr. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Basic Computer Help
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Basic Computer Help
Friday, Apr. 6, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Basic Computer Help
Troke Branch Library

Need help using a computer mouse? Trouble with your email? Want to learn how to cut and paste?  Staff will help with basic computer questions. Laptops are available for use or bring your own.

Assistance is also available for downloading e-books, audiobooks and more.  Bring...read more
Tech Help Fridays
11:00 AM
 Tech Help Fridays
Friday, Apr. 6, 11:00 AMTech Help Fridays
Linden Branch Library

Make an appointment to learn basic computer skills at the Linden Library on available Fridays. We are open from 10-3....read more

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 6, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
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English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 6, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 6, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Getting started With Genealogy
10:30 a.m.
 Getting started With Genealogy
Saturday, Apr. 7, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Your family tree and basic internet research. Facilitated by the San Joaquin Genealogical Society.  Space is limited so please sign up at the Ripon Memorial Library.
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Apr. 7, 10:30 AMStorytimes + A Craft
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 7, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Mighty Meeples
11-5pm
 Mighty Meeples
Saturday, Apr. 7, 11-5pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome.
For more information, visit The Mighty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/
Science Saturday: Plant a Pine Seed
12:00 p.m.
Science Saturday: Plant a Pine Seed
Saturday, Apr. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon Library this Science Saturday to plant your very own pine tree. Come decorate your pot with colorful paints, then plant a seed within to take home and watch grow. Seeds take roughly 14 days to germinate.



Science Saturday is a series of programs set to eng...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Apr. 7, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Paws 4 Reading
1:00
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Apr. 7, 1:00
Manteca Branch Library
Come & meet therapy dogs of the Reading Education Assistance Dogs Program and let the kids take turns reading to them one-on-one.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Apr. 7, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!

Text @tracyteens to 81010 t...read more
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Free Tax Service
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Free Tax Service
Monday, Apr. 9, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, there will be free tax service at the Manteca Library.  This is on a first come first served basis, with no appointment needed.  Check the calendar as there will be no services on holidays.
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Apr. 9, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginn...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 9, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. 

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk.

Note: No sessions ...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Apr. 9, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Apr. 9, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

T...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 9, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Free Computer Classes for Adults (March & April 2018)
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults (March & April 2018)
Monday, Apr. 9, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on the following dates.
  • March 5, 2018 - Basic Computer Skills
  • March 12, 2018 - Beginning Internet
  • March 19, 2018 - Searching Internet Using Google
  • Mar
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Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Apr. 9, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 10,
Lathrop Branch Library

Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays anytime 1-5 PM and we’ll help you....read more

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 10:15am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
First Responder Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 First Responder Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Join us for a special storytime featuring a local first responder.  Stories, songs and fun for all!  Come out and support our local heros.
Preschool Storytime with Tracy Police Officers
11:15am
Preschool Storytime with Tracy Police Officers
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Tracy Police Officers. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Comic Book Reading Club
3:00 p.m.
 Comic Book Reading Club
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Read about your favorite heroes, from Batman, Spider-Man, to Wonder Woman. Fun craft to follow each reading session. 
Maker Space
3:30 - 4:30
 Maker Space
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 3:30 - 4:30
Ripon Branch Library
How do electronic circuts work?  I can make my own video games?  Stop Motion videos with Legos?!
Maker spaces offer kids , teens and adults a space to explore, play, learn, and of course, MAKE!  We give you tools, YOU make all the things.  Kids and teens, ages 10 and up.&nbs...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00 -6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 4:00 -6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
First Responder Story Time
4:00pm
 First Responder Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 4:00pmFirst Responder Stor
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Find the Artist in You! Painting Techniques
4:00pm
Find the Artist in You! Painting Techniques
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Find The Artist in You! is for attendees to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available. Your imagination is your only limitation.   Surprise us with your inspired works of art!  Join us April 10th from 4:00pm - 5:00pm.  This month's theme is Pain...read more
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Teen Craft: Black Out Poetry
4:00pm
 Teen Craft: Black Out Poetry
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 4:00pmTeen Craft: Black Ou
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders. It's National Poetry Month! Celebrate by creating your own unique black-out poem from old book pages.
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
First Responder Story Time
5:00 - 5:30 PM
 First Responder Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 5:00 - 5:30 PMFirst Responder Stor
Fair Oaks Library

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First Responder Storytime
6:00 PM
 First Responder Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 6:00 PMFirst Responder Stor
Linden Branch Library
JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL STORYTIME FEATURING A LOCAL FIRST RESPONDER!
Family Storytime with Tracy Firefighters
6:00pm
Family Storytime with Tracy Firefighters
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 6:00pmFamily Storytime wit
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun with Tracy Firefighters.
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A Chick’s Life Cyle
2:00 PM
 A Chick’s Life Cyle
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2:00 PMA Chick’s Life
Linden Branch Library
Live Hens at the Library! Please join us in learning about a chicken's life cycle.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk....read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:30 pm
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book. 
Homework Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. Students should bring their h...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 3:30 p.m.LEGO Club for Kids
Ripon Branch Library


Lego (TM) Club for Kids is a drop-in program that allows kids to make Lego creations with Legos provided by the library. We give the children a theme to spark their creativity and they can spend an hour building whatever their imagination conjures. It's a fun, non-competative afterno...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00 -6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 4:00 -6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Lathrop 1st Responder Story Time
4:00 PM
Lathrop 1st Responder Story Time
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 4:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome! Lathrop Fire Dept. staff will be her...read more

Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Teen/Tween Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Teen/Tween Makerspace
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Join us for coding activities, crafts, and more!  Teen/Tween Makerspace happens on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.  The activities in the Teen/Tween Makerspace are designed for ages 10 and up. 
First Responder Story Time
5:00 - 5:30 PM
 First Responder Story Time
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 5:00 - 5:30 PMFirst Responder Stor
Fair Oaks Library

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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 12, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
First Responder Preschool Storytime
10:30am
First Responder Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 12, 10:30amFirst Responder Pres
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers Thursday, April 12th from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. for a special Preschool Storytime. Have lots of fun interacting with local first responders and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  Children can play...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 12, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Apr. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 12, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30-2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Apr. 12, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke Mystery Book Club will meet on Tthe second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. to discuss mystery novels! 

Each month, the group will discuss books by a favorite author or on a selected theme.
Visit the Troke Branch Library to check out a copy of the ...read more
Lathrop & 1st Responder Story Time
1:30 PM
Lathrop & 1st Responder Story Time
Thursday, Apr. 12, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome! Lathrop Police staff will be here!...read more

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Apr. 12, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Game On!! Family Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Family Game Hour!
Thursday, Apr. 12, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!! Family Gam
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Join us for Family Game Time! Choose a ...read more

Bricks4Kidz Children’s Program
3:30 p.m.
Bricks4Kidz Children’s Program
Thursday, Apr. 12, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Hands-on fun with LEGO bricks, motors and remote controls. This program is for students ages 6-14, and is limited to 24 participants. Sign up by phone at 937-8221 or through the Library events calendar. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.

Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Thursday, Apr. 12, 3:30 p.m.Read to Rescued Anim
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary presents Read to Rescued Animals! Young ones may be hesitant to read aloud to an adult, but feathered and furry friends make adorable book buddies. Read to ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00 -6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Apr. 12, 4:00 -6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Thursday, Apr. 12, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Teen Movie
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, Apr. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch the coolest teen movies at your library! All you can eat popcorn too!
Crafty Thursdays-Poetry Wreaths
4:00-5:30 PM
 Crafty Thursdays-Poetry Wreaths
Thursday, Apr. 12, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays-Poe
Fair Oaks Library
This week, we're going to use paper plates and art supplies to create poetry wreaths to celebrate National Poetry Month!

All supplies will be provided.
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 

Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of su...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies...read more
Kids Craft: Spring Flowers
4:00pm
 Kids Craft: Spring Flowers
Thursday, Apr. 12, 4:00pmKids Craft: Spring F
Tracy Branch Library
Create your own spring flower bouquet using just pipe cleaners and paper! 
Teen Job Workshop
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Teen Job Workshop
Thursday, Apr. 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Teen Job Workshop
Troke Branch Library

Looking for summer work?  Need to make money for college or that special car?

Learn about resources for finding work, promoting your skills, writing a resume, filling out applications and tips on interviewing.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, Apr. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Book Discussion Group meets once a month, on the second Thursday at 6:00 p.m. (unless noted). The book selections are made by the librarian, to ensure that there are plenty of copies.  If you are interested in joining please come in, meet the librarian and get a copy of the "next" boo...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 13, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Apr. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Tech Help Fridays
11:00 AM
 Tech Help Fridays
Friday, Apr. 13, 11:00 AMTech Help Fridays
Linden Branch Library

Make an appointment to learn basic computer skills at the Linden Library on available Fridays. We are open from 10-3....read more

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 13, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
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Lathrop Fun Friday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday
Friday, Apr. 13, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Lathrop Library presents Fun Friday Builders.  Free activities may include puzzles, interlocking blocks, or crafts. Families and children are welcome!

Find Art Friday
3:30 p.m.
 Find Art Friday
Friday, Apr. 13, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Find Art Friday is for students to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available on the day. Your imagination is your only limitation.  Come surprise us with your inspired works of art! Join us on the 2nd Friday of each month 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM. 
 
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 13, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
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First Responder Storytime
10:30 AM
 First Responder Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 14, 10:30 AMFirst Responder Stor
Linden Branch Library
JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL STORYTIME FEATURING A LOCAL FIRST RESPONDER!
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Apr. 14, 10:30 AMStorytimes + A Craft
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 14, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Troke Adult book club
12:00-1:00 p.m.
 Troke Adult book club
Saturday, Apr. 14, 12:00-1:00 p.m.Troke Adult book clu
Troke Branch Library
The group meets on the second Saturday of every month.

Pick up your book at the meeting the month before or at the checkout desk at the Troke Library!
 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Apr. 14, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Adult Craft: Macrame
1-3pm
 Adult Craft: Macrame
Saturday, Apr. 14, 1-3pmAdult Craft: Macrame
Tracy Branch Library
Learn to macrame!

mac·ra·mé ?makr??m?/  noun
the art of knotting cord or string in patterns to make decorative articles.
    - fabric or articles made by knotting cord in patterns.

Space is limited. Priority gi...read more
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show
1:00 PM
Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show
Saturday, Apr. 14, 1:00 PMUncle Jer’s Tr
Linden Branch Library

Come to the Linden Library and learn about makind's interaction with bees throughout history, honey harvesting, and beekeeping.

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Paws for Reading
3:00pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Apr. 14, 3:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple dog related craft.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Apr. 14, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!

Text @tracyteens to 81010 t...read more
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Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Apr. 16, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginn...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 16, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. 

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk.

Note: No sessions ...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Apr. 16, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Apr. 16, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

T...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 16, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Autistic Lego Play Group
5:00pm
 Autistic Lego Play Group
Monday, Apr. 16, 5:00pmAutistic Lego Play G
Tracy Branch Library
Lego playtime for children with autism and their caregivers. Sign up at the checkout desk.
Free Computer Classes for Adults (March & April 2018)
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults (March & April 2018)
Monday, Apr. 16, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on the following dates.
  • March 5, 2018 - Basic Computer Skills
  • March 12, 2018 - Beginning Internet
  • March 19, 2018 - Searching Internet Using Google
  • Mar
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Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Apr. 16, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 17,
Lathrop Branch Library

Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays anytime 1-5 PM and we’ll help you....read more

Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 10:15am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tag...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30-5:30pm
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 3:30-5:30pmTeen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library

     Popular board games, Chess, Settlers of Catan and more, will be available for teens to challenge other teens. Show off your strategy skills!
     Or have a tournament with your Yu-Gi-Oh! or Magic, the Gathering cards - bring your decks!. 
 ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00 -6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 4:00 -6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Tutor.com
4:00 p.m.
 Tutor.com
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Need homework help? Get live online help at the library! 4 computers will be set up for you to get assistance with your homework needs. 
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Perler Beads, Magformers, Duct Tapes, crafts, and more! 

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Teen FAQ: Alternatives to College
4:00pm
Teen FAQ: Alternatives to College
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 4:00pmTeen FAQ: Alternativ
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 9-12.

Not going to college? Let's talk about your career options!

Presented by Tracy Branch Teen Services staff member. Text @tracylibrary to 81010 for text reminders for teen programs.
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Join us for a weekly S.T.E.A.M. project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each week we focus on a different element of S.T.E.A.M.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Sink or Float?
3:00 - 4:00 PM
 Sink or Float?
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 3:00 - 4:00 PMSink or Float?
Fair Oaks Library
The Titanic left many in awe because of its size, beauty, and tragic end. Join us in building your own boat and see if it will sink or float!
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk....read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:30 pm
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book. 
Homework Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. Students should bring their h...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00 -6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 4:00 -6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Coloring Club
4:30PM
 Coloring Club
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 4:30PMColoring Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us while we beat the heat and color and decorate your very own fan!  Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but patrons are welcome to bring their own.  
Family Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Family Makerspace
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Family Makerspace
Troke Branch Library
Join us for interactive fun for the entire family. We have Legos and Duplos, coding activities, crafts, and more!  Family Makerspace happens on the first and third Wednesday of the month.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 19, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 19, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Apr. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 19, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Apr. 19, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome!

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Thursday, Apr. 19, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
LEGO® Building Club
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO® Building Club
Thursday, Apr. 19, 3:30 p.m.LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, drop-in to build and play...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00 -6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Apr. 19, 4:00 -6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Thursday, Apr. 19, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
CANCELLED - Magazine Recycling Craft
4:00PM
CANCELLED - Magazine Recycling Craft
Thursday, Apr. 19, 4:00PMCANCELLED - Magazine
Weston Ranch Branch Library
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

Create a coaster or pen/pencil holder made from old magazine pages!!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies...read more
LEGO Builders Club
4:00pm
 LEGO Builders Club
Thursday, Apr. 19, 4:00pmLEGO Builders Club
Tracy Branch Library
LEGO Club for all! Kids and their caregivers are invited to join us and build creations. For K-5 with younger siblings invited to play with Duplo blocks. 
 
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:45 - 7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, Apr. 19, 5:45 - 7:45 p.m.San Joaquin Genealog
Troke Branch Library
Monthy meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society.

VISITORS ARE WELCOME!
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Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 20, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Crafty Friday for Adults--Making a "Money" Lei
10:30 am
Crafty Friday for Adults--Making a "Money" Lei
Friday, Apr. 20, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
No, you'll have to supply the actual money later! But, you will learn a couple of ways to make a beautiful money lei for a graduate or other lucky recipient using play money and colored paper to practice. You will learn to customize your lei by adjusting it's monetary value and by choosing j...read more
Tech Help Fridays
11:00 AM
 Tech Help Fridays
Friday, Apr. 20, 11:00 AMTech Help Fridays
Linden Branch Library

Make an appointment to learn basic computer skills at the Linden Library on available Fridays. We are open from 10-3....read more

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 20, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Makerspace Project: Slime Chemistry
3:00pm
Makerspace Project: Slime Chemistry
Friday, Apr. 20, 3:00pmMakerspace Project:
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 - 18.

We're making slime and learning about it's chemistry! Project takes place during Makerspace and is limited to 12 participants. First come, first serve.
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 20, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 20, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Reverse Mortgage Myths (NEW!)
10:15am
 Reverse Mortgage Myths (NEW!)
Saturday, Apr. 21, 10:15amReverse Mortgage Myt
Tracy Branch Library
Receive honest and accurate information about reverse mortgages so you can make an educated decision that's best for you.
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Apr. 21, 10:30 AMStorytimes + A Craft
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Genealogy Workshop: Basic Internet Family History Research
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop: Basic Internet Family History Research
Saturday, Apr. 21, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Genealogy Workshop:
Troke Branch Library
 
The Internet can serve as your portal to access online copies of documents and records for family history research. Learn about top-rated online genealogical resources, how to find them and how to use them, both at your library and from home.

 After the presentation, Gene...read more
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 21, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Apr. 21, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Read and discuss a new book every month. Titles available at the checkout desk.
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 21, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
SAT/ACT Practice Tests
12:00 - 4:30 p.m.
 SAT/ACT Practice Tests
Saturday, Apr. 21, 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.SAT/ACT Practice Tes
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens, are you familiar with the process of taking the SAT or ACT test? Are you ready to take any of those tests? If you answer "NO" to either question, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library on the 3rd Saturday of the month and take the practice tests with Stef Songco from Sylvan Learni...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Apr. 21, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Making Mini Maracas
2:00 p.m.
 Making Mini Maracas
Saturday, Apr. 21, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Instructor Delia Davila will teach the art of making mini maracas.  Just in time for the Cinco de Mayo Celebration, this program is suitable for older children, teens and adults.  Space is limited so please register at the Ripon Memorial Library.
Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 PM
 Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Apr. 21, 2:30 PMJunior MakerSpace &
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Makerspace isn't just for adults and teens!  Kids ages 3 through 12 are invited to explore building and technology, including coding and circuitry, at this hands-on "free play" program.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Apr. 21, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!

Text @tracyteens to 81010 t...read more
Paws for Reading
3:30pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Apr. 21, 3:30pmPaws for Reading
Tracy Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple dog related craft.
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Mighty Meeples
12-5pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Apr. 22, 12-5pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome.
For more information, visit The Mighty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/
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Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Apr. 23, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginn...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 23, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. 

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk.

Note: No sessions ...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Apr. 23, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Apr. 23, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

T...read more
STEAM: Trash ’Bot Challenge
4:30 pm
STEAM: Trash ’Bot Challenge
Monday, Apr. 23, 4:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
A program for teens and tweens (age 10 and up) to exercise their design and making skills. Using our Maker Space Wiggle-Bot kit and various found objects, kids are challenged to put together a 'bot or vehicle that can actually move on it's own. Space is limited--please sign up at th...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 23, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Free Computer Classes for Adults (March & April 2018)
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults (March & April 2018)
Monday, Apr. 23, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on the following dates.
  • March 5, 2018 - Basic Computer Skills
  • March 12, 2018 - Beginning Internet
  • March 19, 2018 - Searching Internet Using Google
  • Mar
...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Apr. 23, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
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Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 24,
Lathrop Branch Library

Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays anytime 1-5 PM and we’ll help you....read more

Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome! 
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Comic Book Reading Club
3:00 p.m.
 Comic Book Reading Club
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Read about your favorite heroes, from Batman, Spider-Man, to Wonder Woman. Fun craft to follow each reading session. 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
4:00pm
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 4:00pmTeen Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders.
Do you have suggestions for teen programs, services, or books/materials? Do you want to know more about the library services that are currently offered to teens? Join us for an open forum where we can discuss teen services in the library.
Text @tra...read more
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
4:30-5:30 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 4:30-5:30 p.m.Teen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library

Join Troke T.A.G. and help enhance teen presence in our library!
     ~ Help plan teen programs.
     ~ Advise staff about teen collection purchases for the library.
     ~ Find out what the library has to offer YOU!
   ...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Join us for a weekly S.T.E.A.M. project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each week we focus on a different element of S.T.E.A.M.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Ventriloquist Steve Chaney
3:00 p.m.
 Ventriloquist Steve Chaney
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Steve Chaney will be performing with Corny Crow. His wonderful shows always include audience participation, juggling with Corny and a magic trick or two and plenty of laughter.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk....read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:30 pm
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book. 
Homework Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 3:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30. Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students. Students should bring their h...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 3:30 p.m.LEGO Club for Kids
Ripon Branch Library


Lego (TM) Club for Kids is a drop-in program that allows kids to make Lego creations with Legos provided by the library. We give the children a theme to spark their creativity and they can spend an hour building whatever their imagination conjures. It's a fun, non-competative afterno...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Teen/Tween Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Teen/Tween Makerspace
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Join us for coding activities, crafts, and more!  Teen/Tween Makerspace happens on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.  The activities in the Teen/Tween Makerspace are designed for ages 10 and up. 
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor, Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. ...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 26, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 26, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Apr. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 26, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Apr. 26, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Share the love of stories and encourage early literacy with books, finger plays, S.T.E.A.M. activities, and crafts! All ages are welcome!

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Apr. 26, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculu...read more
Adult Coloring Club
2:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Club
Thursday, Apr. 26, 2:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Coloring is not just for kids.  Join us on the 4th Thursday of every month for Adult Coloring Club from 2:30pm-3:30pm.  Relax and unwind with us at the Cesar Chavez Library.  Coloring utensils and pages provided.
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30-4:30PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, Apr. 26, 3:30-4:30PMRescue Readers Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
3:30 p.m.
 S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
Thursday, Apr. 26, 3:30 p.m.S.T.E.A.M. Powered K
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Drop-in for hands-on S.T.E.A.M. - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math - activities. Explore S.T.E.A.M. concepts and take home your personal work of science. ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Apr. 26, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subje...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
4:00-6:00 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (6-12 grades)
Thursday, Apr. 26, 4:00-6:00 pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be hel...read more
Teen Book Club
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Book Club
Thursday, Apr. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Please pick up a copy of this month's book at the library. Book discussion will be the last Thursday of the month. Snacks will be served. 
Crafty Thursdays-Felt Buddies
4:00-5:30 PM
 Crafty Thursdays-Felt Buddies
Thursday, Apr. 26, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays-Fel
Fair Oaks Library
This week, we'll sew unique felt buddies that you can take home when you're done!
Ages 7 and up, limit 15, please sign up at the Fair Oaks Information Desk.
All materials supplied.
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. four our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies...read more
Kids STEM: Coding
4:00pm
 Kids STEM: Coding
Thursday, Apr. 26, 4:00pmKids STEM: Coding
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 9 and up. Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323).

Get an introduction to computer science and Python with Code Combat, a fun coding game. No coding experience necessary.
Slimy Science
6:00pm-7:00pm
 Slimy Science
Thursday, Apr. 26, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 6:00pm, the Margaret Troke library presents" Slimy Science".
Children will measure and mix ingredients to learn about chemistry and make slime. The program is for children ages 6 and older. Space is limited to 46 children. Come early to get a seat for yo...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 27, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Tech Help Fridays
11:00 AM
 Tech Help Fridays
Friday, Apr. 27, 11:00 AMTech Help Fridays
Linden Branch Library

Make an appointment to learn basic computer skills at the Linden Library on available Fridays. We are open from 10-3....read more

STEM Program About Balance
2:00pm
 STEM Program About Balance
Friday, Apr. 27, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to learn about balance with poles, playdough and by making a balancing robot.  It all happens at 2:00pm on April 27th at the Mountain House Library.
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 27, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 27, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
3:30 pm
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Friday, Apr. 27, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Our monthly meeting. Do you have suggestions for teen programs, services, or books/materials? Do you want to know more about the library services that are currently offered to teens? Join us for an open forum where we can discuss teen services in the library.
Lathrop Fun Friday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday
Friday, Apr. 27, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Lathrop Library presents Fun Friday Builders.  Free activities may include puzzles, interlocking blocks, or crafts. Families and children are welcome!

What’s the Matter? with the World of Wonders Science Museum
3:30 p.m.
What’s the Matter? with the World of Wonders Science Museum
Friday, Apr. 27, 3:30 p.m.What’s the Mat
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Students, learn about matter and the different states of matter.  During the experiment, observe and describe “unknown” liquids individually and then when poured together. Recommended for children in ...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 27, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
On Friday, of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting December 1, 2017, every Friday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 27, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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SAT Practice Test
9:00am
 SAT Practice Test
Saturday, Apr. 28, 9:00amSAT Practice Test
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. 
Do you need to take the SAT for college admissions? Practice first! Take a full length computerized practice exam at the library, receive your score, and learn where to best focus your studies. Test takes approximately four hours. Space is limited...read more
Master Gardener Class
10:00am-12:30pm
 Master Gardener Class
Saturday, Apr. 28, 10:00am-12:30pmMaster Gardener Clas
Tracy Branch Library
The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County will provide free monthly gardening classes all year long (excluding June and December).

Topics...
February: Composting & Vermicomposting
March: Summer Vegetables
April: Pollinators
May: Gardening for Bees
July: ...read more
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 28, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Pop corn will be provided. 
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Quilling Class for Family
12:30 p.m.
 Quilling Class for Family
Saturday, Apr. 28, 12:30 p.m.Quilling Class for F
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Children and Adults, you're invited to attend a fun family hands-on quilling class with instructor Delia Davila at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Saturday April 28, 2018 at 12:30 PM in the Stewart Hazelton Room. In this class, you'll learn the art of turning paper strips into beautiful ...read more

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Apr. 28, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Apr. 28, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!

Text @tracyteens to 81010 t...read more
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Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Reduction
3:00 pm
Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Reduction
Sunday, Apr. 29, 3:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library

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Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Apr. 30, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginn...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 30, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. 

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk.

Note: No sessions ...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Apr. 30, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Apr. 30, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays, starting August 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Maker Mondays.  Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and make something new and extraordinary!  Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided.

T...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 30, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available d...read more
Open Mic Night
5:30pm
 Open Mic Night
Monday, Apr. 30, 5:30pmOpen Mic Night
Tracy Branch Library
New performers welcome. Open to all ages. Family friendly. 5:30-8:00pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Apr. 30, 6:30pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
     
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