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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2 PM TO 5 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2 PM TO 5 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Covered California Info & Registration
10:00am
Covered California Info & Registration
Thursday, Feb. 1, 10:00amCovered California I
Tracy Branch Library
Do you have questions about Covered California and/or need to register for insurance? Come by and speak with certified insurance agent Sheila Ferris-Briggs Thursdays from 10:00am-7:00pm, October 26, 2017 - January 25, 2018.
Covered California Info & Registration
10:00am
Covered California Info & Registration
Thursday, Feb. 1, 10:00amCovered California I
Tracy Branch Library
Do you have questions about Covered California and/or need to register for insurance? Come by and speak with certified insurance agent Sheila Ferris-Briggs Thursdays from 10:00am-7:00pm, October 26, 2017 - January 25, 2018.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 1, 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, Feb. 1, 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.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Feb. 1, 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
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 1, 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. 
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
10:30 a.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
Thursday, Feb. 1, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults & seniors every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 1, 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
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Feb. 1, 11:00am
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, Feb. 1, 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, Feb. 1, 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!

Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Thursday, Feb. 1, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play fun games on the Xbox 1 like FIFA and Madden. Board games will be available too. 
Harry Potter Book Night
3:30 PM
 Harry Potter Book Night
Thursday, Feb. 1, 3:30 PMHarry Potter Book Ni
Linden Branch Library
Come and celebrate your love of Harry Potter at the Linden Library! We'll have games, a costume contest with a prize, and Harry Potter themed sweets!
Valentine’s Crafts
3:30PM
 Valentine’s Crafts
Thursday, Feb. 1, 3:30PMValentine’s Cr
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Tea & Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Tea & Coloring
Thursday, Feb. 1, 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!
Family Game Time
3:30 p.m.
 Family Game Time
Thursday, Feb. 1, 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
Teen Crafternoon - Valentine Craft
4:00 p.m.
Teen Crafternoon - Valentine Craft
Thursday, Feb. 1, 4:00 p.m.Teen Crafternoon - V
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Tweens and teens, 
Want to make Valentine gifts or presents for your loved ones? Come to our FREE craft event on Thursday, February 1, 2018 and create your own using the provided craft materials and tools. Anyone age 10 to 18 is invited to participate in the program. Sign up is ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Feb. 1, 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, Feb. 1, 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
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Feb. 1, 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
Family Game Day
4:00pm
 Family Game Day
Thursday, Feb. 1, 4:00pm
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, Feb. 1, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFair Oaks Lego Days
Fair Oaks Library

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Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Feb. 2, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Basic Computer Help
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Basic Computer Help
Friday, Feb. 2, 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, Feb. 2, 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
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Feb. 2, 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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Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Feb. 2, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. From Lego videos to video game making. All ages are welcome. 
STEM Program - Tiny Dancers
3:00pm
 STEM Program - Tiny Dancers
Friday, Feb. 2, 3:00pmSTEM Program - Tiny
Mountain House Branch Library

Join us for this fun program to learn about simple motors.  To do this you will each contruct your own "Tiny Dancer" with a battery, magnets and copper wire...read more

English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Feb. 2, 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, Feb. 2, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1 PM TO 4 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Feb. 3, 1 PM TO 4 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
SAT Practice Test
9:00am
 SAT Practice Test
Saturday, Feb. 3, 9:00amSAT Practice Test
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. 
Do you need to take the SAT for college admissions? Practice first! The Tracy Youth Advisory Commission will be proctoring a full length practice exam at the library. Space is limited. Priority given to those who pre-register in person or by phone...read more
Free Tax Service
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Free Tax Service
Saturday, Feb. 3, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays from 12:00 pm - 6:00 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 Feb. 10th, holidays, or Street Faire...read more
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Feb. 3, 10:30 AMStorytimes + A Craft
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Beading with Delia
11am
 Beading with Delia
Saturday, Feb. 3, 11amBeading with Delia
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn how to make a bracelet using beads.  Perfect program for the enitre family and just in time for Valentine's Day.  Saturday Feb. 3rd at 11am.  Supplies are limited.  Free parking lot at the corner of Oak & Center St.
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Feb. 3, 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, Feb. 3, 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!
Science Saturday: Slime
12:00 p.m.
 Science Saturday: Slime
Saturday, Feb. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library for another exciting Science Saturday. Be prepared to get your hands messey as we create oozing, gooey, and...glittery? Slime!


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Paws 4 Reading
1:00
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Feb. 3, 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.
Read to Rescued Animals
2-3pm
 Read to Rescued Animals
Saturday, Feb. 3, 2-3pm
Troke Branch Library
On Saturdays February 3rd 2018 & March 31th 2018 from 2-3 pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents " Read to Rescued animals".
Children ages 5 & up are invited to read to rescued animals at the Margaret Troke Library. The children will also have a chance to cuddle with cute ani...read more
Beginning Sign Language
3:00pm - 4:30pm
 Beginning Sign Language
Saturday, Feb. 3, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Doug Vigil will be offering a free Sign Language class for beginners on Saturdays from 3:00pm - 4:30pm.  Classes will start Saturday, January 13th and end on Saturday, February 24th.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Feb. 3, 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!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
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Mighty Meeples
12:00pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Feb. 4, 12:00pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome.


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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4 PM TO 7 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Feb. 5, 4 PM TO 7 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Free Tax Service
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 Free Tax Service
Monday, Feb. 5, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays from 12:00 pm - 6:00 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, Feb. 5, 3:00pm
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!

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginning Chapter Books (Grades 3-5...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Feb. 5, 3:30pm
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, January -Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at ...read more
Fun With Factoring
3:30 p.m.
 Fun With Factoring
Monday, Feb. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Would you like to know more about natural numbers?  How about....whole numbers? Multipication? Factoring?
During this program, Bill Kay will demonstrate how factoring (and math in general) can be fun!  Bill is a local substitute teacher and tutor of primarily math and science.
Fo...read more
Reading with a Stockton Heat Player
3:30p.m.
Reading with a Stockton Heat Player
Monday, Feb. 5, 3:30p.m.
(Monday, Nov 20, Wednesday, Dec 20, Monday Jan 22, Monday, Feb 5, Tuesday, March 27, 3:30 p.m.)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
There will be a Stockton Heat hockey player reading to all ages at the Chavez Library.  Come share the experience with your family!
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Feb. 5, 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
Anime and Manga Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Anime and Manga Club
Monday, Feb. 5, 4:00-5:00PMAnime and Manga Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Love Anime and Manga? Join us for Anime and Manga club! Discuss and watch your favorite scenes! Refreshments will be provided!

Craft: Perler Beads
STEM PROGRAM: Bricks 4 Kidz
4:30pm
 STEM PROGRAM: Bricks 4 Kidz
Monday, Feb. 5, 4:30pmSTEM PROGRAM:  Brick
Mountain House Branch Library
Bricks 4 Kidz is a STEM  Program where children and teens will use Legos to build wonderful projects with moving parts. Participants will be challenged to think of new, innovative ways to make things happen with the parts they have been given!  The results they explore science, technology,...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Feb. 5, 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
Movement for Healthy Living
5:30 p.m.
 Movement for Healthy Living
Monday, Feb. 5, 5:30 p.m.
(Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.)

Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting "Movement for Healthy Living"  on Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30p.m-7:00 p.m starting on Monday, February 5th. Come and explore methods of movements to increase your strength, balance and mobility. The event is free and is suitable for beginners to advanced. Pl...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Feb. 5, 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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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2 PM TO 5 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2 PM TO 5 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Feb. 6,
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&rs...read more

Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 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, Feb. 6, 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
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 10:30amAll About Baby Story
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 Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 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. 
Book Discussion Group
10:30 am
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 10:30 amBook Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion. Our selection for February is Night Road, by Kristin Hannah.

For eighteen years, Jude Farraday has put her children’s needs above her own, and it shows—her twins, Mia and Zach, are bright and happy teenagers. When Lexi Baill moves into their ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 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! 
Balloon Sports
3:00 p.m.
 Balloon Sports
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play hockey, basketball and volleyball, safely in the library with balloons.
Storytime with Stockton Heat Hockey Player
4:00pm
Storytime with Stockton Heat Hockey Player
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 4:00pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A Stockton Heat hockey player will read to all ages at the Maya Angelou Library. Share in these storytimes, meet the Heat players and get their autographs. Stockton Heat storytimes are scheduled at 4:00 on November 28, December 19 in 2017, and January 23, February 6, and March 6 in 2018.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 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, Feb. 6, 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
Makerspace
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
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 Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 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
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 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
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 6:00pm
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, Feb. 7, 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, Feb. 7, 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
Homework Helpers at Fair Oaks
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
 Homework Helpers at Fair Oaks
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PMHomework Helpers at
Fair Oaks Library

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Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 3:30pm
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, January 03-May 9, 2018.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application a...read more
Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Free creative monthly science, technology, engineering, arts, and math experience.  All crafting materials are provided for free.
Homework Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 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
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 4:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 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, Feb. 7, 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
Color Me Calm - Heat Wreath
4:30-5:30PM
 Color Me Calm - Heat Wreath
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 4:30-5:30PMColor Me Calm - Heat
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Enjoy coloring while you relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored! Some color pages will be make into crafts! Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home.
Craft: Color a Fuzzy Heart ...read more
Family Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Family Makerspace
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 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.
Movement for Healthy Living
5:30 p.m.
 Movement for Healthy Living
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 5:30 p.m.
(Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.)

Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting "Movement for Healthy Living"  on Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30p.m-7:00 p.m starting on Monday, February 5th. Come and explore methods of movements to increase your strength, balance and mobility. The event is free and is suitable for beginners to advanced. Pl...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 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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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2 PM TO 5 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2 PM TO 5 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 8, 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, Feb. 8, 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.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Feb. 8, 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
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 8, 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. 
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
10:30 a.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
Thursday, Feb. 8, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults & seniors every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 8, 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
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 8, 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, Feb. 8, 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 Story Time
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time
Thursday, Feb. 8, 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!

Game On!! Family Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Family Game Hour!
Thursday, Feb. 8, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!! Family Gam
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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

Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Thursday, Feb. 8, 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
Valentine Arts & Crafts
3:30 p.m.
 Valentine Arts & Crafts
Thursday, Feb. 8, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Participants will be able to make several themed crafts to celebrate Valentines Day, suitable for taking home. 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Feb. 8, 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, Feb. 8, 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
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Feb. 8, 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
Crafty Thursday-Valentine’s Cards
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Crafty Thursday-Valentine’s Cards
Thursday, Feb. 8, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PMCrafty Thursday-Vale
Fair Oaks Library
Get ready for Valentine's Day by creating your very own Valentine's cards for your favorite person!

All material is supplied.
Kids Craft: Pop-Up Valentines Day Card
4:00pm
Kids Craft: Pop-Up Valentines Day Card
Thursday, Feb. 8, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Create your own pop-up valentines day card! All materials supplied.
Teen Movie
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, Feb. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch the coolest teen movies at your library! All you can eat popcorn too!
Book Discussion Group for Adults
6:00 p.m.
Book Discussion Group for Adults
Thursday, Feb. 8, 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
Valentine Arts and Crafts
6:00 pm
 Valentine Arts and Crafts
Thursday, Feb. 8, 6:00 pmValentine Arts and C
Troke Branch Library

Make gifts for your loved ones!  All ages are welcome to make fancy 'scrap style' Valentine cards, a woven heart and more.
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Booksale Closed
 Booksale Closed
Friday, Feb. 9,
Tracy Branch Library
Booksale will be closed to prepare for weekend Big Used Booksale.
Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Feb. 9, 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, Feb. 9, 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, Feb. 9, 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 Project: Valentine Origami
3:00-4:00pm
Makerspace Project: Valentine Origami
Friday, Feb. 9, 3:00-4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 - 18.

Learn how to make origami hearts and pop-up cards. Project takes place during Makerspace and is limited to 15 participants. First come, first serve.
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Feb. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. From Lego videos to video game making. All ages are welcome. 
Lathrop Fun Friday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday
Friday, Feb. 9, 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!

English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Feb. 9, 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
Find Art Friday
3:30 p.m.
 Find Art Friday
Friday, Feb. 9, 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. 
 
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1 PM TO 4 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Feb. 10, 1 PM TO 4 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Big Used Booksale
10am-4pm
 Big Used Booksale
Saturday, Feb. 10, 10am-4pm
Tracy Branch Library
The Friends of the Tracy Library will be having a two day sale! Tables and shelves filled with fiction and non-fiction, children's books, movies, and music!

Friends of the Tracy Library
http://www.tracyfriends.org/
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Feb. 10, 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, Feb. 10, 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, Feb. 10, 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, Feb. 10, 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!
 
Adult Craft: Bracelets
1:00pm
 Adult Craft: Bracelets
Saturday, Feb. 10, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Make your own bracelet. All materials supplied. First come, first serve. Register in person or by phone at 866-805-7323.
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
1:00-2:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
Saturday, Feb. 10, 1:00-2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
 Love Pokemon?  Join other Pokemon fans to learn more, trade cards, and have FUN from 1-2:30  January 20, February 10, March 10,
April 21, and May 19.  Hope to see you there.
What is an Ozobot?
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 What is an Ozobot?
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMWhat is an Ozobot?
Fair Oaks Library
During this free program, we’ll learn how to code the little robots to run through mazes, solve puzzles, and the basics behind how they work!
Come join us for this free kids' program!
Beginning Sign Language
3:00pm - 4:30pm
 Beginning Sign Language
Saturday, Feb. 10, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Doug Vigil will be offering a free Sign Language class for beginners on Saturdays from 3:00pm - 4:30pm.  Classes will start Saturday, January 13th and end on Saturday, February 24th.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.
Paws for Reading
3:00pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Feb. 10, 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, Feb. 10, 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!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
Soul Line Dancing with Tanya Gippson
3:30 p.m.
Soul Line Dancing with Tanya Gippson
Saturday, Feb. 10, 3:30 p.m.Soul Line Dancing wi
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Have fun while getting some exercise in at a soul line dancing class. Instructor Tanya Gippson will show you how to move and groove to the beat. All ages are welcome to learn a variety of soul line dance steps. No exp...read more
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Big Used Booksale
12pm-3pm
 Big Used Booksale
Sunday, Feb. 11, 12pm-3pm
Tracy Branch Library
The Friends of the Tracy Library will be having a two day sale! Tables and shelves filled with fiction and non-fiction, children's books, movies, and music!

Friends of the Tracy Library
http://www.tracyfriends.org/
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HOLIDAY - CLOSED
 HOLIDAY - CLOSED
Monday, Feb. 12
Mountain House Branch Library
CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, Feb. 12
Tracy Branch Library
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Feb. 12,
Weston Ranch Branch Library
The Library is closed for Abraham Lincoln's Birthday. 

Items can be returned to the bookdrop.
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2 PM TO 5 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2 PM TO 5 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Feb. 13,
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, Feb. 13, 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
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 10:30amAll About Baby Story
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 Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 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 Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 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! 
Ripon MakerSpace SPECIAL VALENTINE EDITION
3:00pm-4:30pm
Ripon MakerSpace SPECIAL VALENTINE EDITION
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
What is a MakerSpace?
Easy answer: a space for making!
More complete answer: a space where makers of a ll ages can explore technology, learn about electronics, make a valentine's day card, learn to code, ask questions, read a book about 3D printing and so much more.
Valentine’s Day Craft
3:00 p.m.
 Valentine’s Day Craft
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Make your loved ones a special card and decorate cookies. 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 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, Feb. 13, 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 Valentine Day Party
4:00pm
 Teen Valentine Day Party
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th-12th Grade. Snacks, candy, games, and music. Come hang out!
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 4:00PM
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!!
The Lizard Lady
4:00pm
 The Lizard Lady
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 4:00pmThe Lizard Lady
Mountain House Branch Library
Do you like lizards and other reptiles?  Join us to see and learn about lizards and friends at our "Lizard Lady" program February 13, 2018 at 4:00pm.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 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
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6:00pm
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, Feb. 14, 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, Feb. 14, 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
Homework Helpers at Fair Oaks
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
 Homework Helpers at Fair Oaks
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PMHomework Helpers at
Fair Oaks Library

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Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 3:30pm
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, January 03-May 9, 2018.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application a...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 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 Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 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
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 4:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 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, Feb. 14, 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
Valentines Day: Cookies & Cards
4:00 p.m.
 Valentines Day: Cookies & Cards
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon Library for some Valentines's Day crafts and goodies! Create your own Valentine's Day card, and decorate a delicious sugar cookie which you can take h...read more
Stockton Heat Storytime and Craft
4:00PM
Stockton Heat Storytime and Craft
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 4:00PMStockton Heat Storyt
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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Hearts and Frames Craft
4:30PM
 Hearts and Frames Craft
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 4:30PMHearts and Frames Cr
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we make hearts out of yarn and photo frames for you loved ones. On site photo printing will be available or bring your own photo. All ages are welcome and supplies will be provided.
Teen/Tween Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Teen/Tween Makerspace
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 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. 
Movement for Healthy Living
5:30 p.m.
 Movement for Healthy Living
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 5:30 p.m.
(Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.)

Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting "Movement for Healthy Living"  on Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30p.m-7:00 p.m starting on Monday, February 5th. Come and explore methods of movements to increase your strength, balance and mobility. The event is free and is suitable for beginners to advanced. Pl...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 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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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2 PM TO 5 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2 PM TO 5 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 15, 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, Feb. 15, 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.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Feb. 15, 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
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 15, 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. 
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
10:30 a.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
Thursday, Feb. 15, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults & seniors every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 15, 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
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 15, 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, Feb. 15, 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!

Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Thursday, Feb. 15, 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, Feb. 15, 3:30 p.m.LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, drop-in to build and play...read more
Bricks4Kidz
3:30 p.m.
 Bricks4Kidz
Thursday, Feb. 15, 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.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Feb. 15, 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, Feb. 15, 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
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Feb. 15, 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
Teen Craft - Galaxy in a Jar
4:00PM
 Teen Craft - Galaxy in a Jar
Thursday, Feb. 15, 4:00PMTeen Craft - Galaxy
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Join us as we use paint and gli...read more

LEGO Builders Club
4:00pm
 LEGO Builders Club
Thursday, Feb. 15, 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, Feb. 15, 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, Feb. 16, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Feb. 16, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Crafty Friday for Adults--Upcycle Your Magazines!
10:30 am
Crafty Friday for Adults--Upcycle Your Magazines!
Friday, Feb. 16, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Trying to think of something to do with all those magazines from last year? Learn how to make fun & useful items with rolled magazine or newspaper pages, such as coasters, bowls, boxes, window ornaments, picture frames...the list will be endless once you learn how! Materials will be provided for...read more
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Feb. 16, 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, Feb. 16, 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
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Feb. 16, 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
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Feb. 16, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. From Lego videos to video game making. All ages are welcome. 
English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Feb. 16, 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
A Chick’s Life Cycle with New Mettle Farms
3:30 p.m.
A Chick’s Life Cycle with New Mettle Farms
Friday, Feb. 16, 3:30 p.m.A Chick’s Life
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Children, learn about all the stages of a chicken's development and the delicate needs that mama hens are able to meet to make sure their chicks safely hatch. Meet a live hen and find out about the proper raising ...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Feb. 16, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1 PM TO 4 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Feb. 17, 1 PM TO 4 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Free Tax Service
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Free Tax Service
Saturday, Feb. 17, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays from 12:00 pm - 6:00 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 Feb. 10th, holidays, or Street Faire...read more
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Feb. 17, 10:30 AMStorytimes + A Craft
Linden Branch Library
Come join us at the Linden Library for Storytime and a Craft every Saturday!
Genealogy workshop: New Year’s Resolution: Start That Family Tree!
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Genealogy workshop: New Year’s Resolution: Start That Family Tree!
Saturday, Feb. 17, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.Genealogy workshop:
Troke Branch Library
Have you been wanting to trace your roots but keep putting it off? Get started this year. Join us on Saturday, February 17, for some valuable tips on getting started.

This beginners' session will equip you with the basics of sound research methods, helpful tools and websites for begin...read more
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Feb. 17, 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, Feb. 17, 11:00am
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, Feb. 17, 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, Feb. 17, 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
H&R Block Tax Talk
1pm-2pm
 H&R Block Tax Talk
Saturday, Feb. 17, 1pm-2pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Do you have questions about filing your taxes?  An H&R Block professional will help you get the answers you need to file your 2017 taxes.   
Cardboard Loom Weaving
2:00 p.m.
 Cardboard Loom Weaving
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Learn the basics of the art of weaving using a loom made from a cardboard box.  Create a mini woven wall hanging, add beads, buttons, flowers and other materials found in nature.  
This program is for kids 8 and up. 
Space is limited so please sign up at the Ripon Memor...read more
Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 to 4:00 PM
 Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2:30 to 4:00 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.
Beginning Sign Language
3:00pm - 4:30pm
 Beginning Sign Language
Saturday, Feb. 17, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Doug Vigil will be offering a free Sign Language class for beginners on Saturdays from 3:00pm - 4:30pm.  Classes will start Saturday, January 13th and end on Saturday, February 24th.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Feb. 17, 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!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
Paws for Reading
3:30pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Feb. 17, 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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HOLIDAY - CLOSED
 HOLIDAY - CLOSED
Monday, Feb. 19
Mountain House Branch Library
CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, Feb. 19
Tracy Branch Library
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Feb. 19,
Weston Ranch Branch Library
The Library will be closed for George Washington's birthday.

Items can be returned to the bookdrop.
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2 PM TO 5 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2 PM TO 5 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Feb. 20,
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, Feb. 20, 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
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 10:30amAll About Baby Story
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 Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 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 Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 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! 
Lego Video Maker
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Video Maker
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
We will be making stop motion videos with Legos. Create your own sets and write your script. 
Fun Family Science
3:30pm
 Fun Family Science
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 3:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
Explore scientific concepts with hands-on experiements for the whole family. Adults, help kids make observations and run experiments. Kids, help adults remember what fun science exploration can be!

No sign-ups required. Kids 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30-5:30pm
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 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, Feb. 20, 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, Feb. 20, 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
Makerspace
4:00-5:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 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.
Find the Artist in You - Painting!
4:00pm
Find the Artist in You - Painting!
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 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 February 20, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm.  This month's theme is a ...read more
Teen FAQ: Resumes & Cover Letters
4:00pm
Teen FAQ: Resumes & Cover Letters
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 9-12.

Not sure how to create a resume when you have little to no work experience? Unsure of what a cover letter is for? Come to this special workshop designed just for teens. By the end of the workshop you will have created your first resume using Learning Expr...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 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
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 6:00pm
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, Feb. 21, 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, Feb. 21, 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
Homework Helpers at Fair Oaks
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
 Homework Helpers at Fair Oaks
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PMHomework Helpers at
Fair Oaks Library

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Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 3:30pm
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, January 03-May 9, 2018.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application a...read more
Homework Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 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
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 4:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 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, Feb. 21, 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
Color Me Calm - Whirligig
4:30-5:30PM
 Color Me Calm - Whirligig
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 4:30-5:30PMColor Me Calm - Whir
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Enjoy coloring while you relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored! Some color pages will be make into crafts! Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home.
Craft: Whirligig
Family Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Family Makerspace
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 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.
Movement for Healthy Living
5:30 p.m.
 Movement for Healthy Living
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m.
(Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.)

Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library is hosting "Movement for Healthy Living"  on Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30p.m-7:00 p.m starting on Monday, February 5th. Come and explore methods of movements to increase your strength, balance and mobility. The event is free and is suitable for beginners to advanced. Pl...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 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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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2 PM TO 5 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2 PM TO 5 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 22, 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, Feb. 22, 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.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Feb. 22, 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
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 22, 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. 
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
10:30 a.m.
Free Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors (January & February 2018)
Thursday, Feb. 22, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults & seniors every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 22, 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
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 22, 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, Feb. 22, 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!

Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30-4:30PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, Feb. 22, 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, Feb. 22, 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
Fiber From Around the World with New Mettle Farms
3:30 p.m.
Fiber From Around the World with New Mettle Farms
Thursday, Feb. 22, 3:30 p.m.Fiber From Around th
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Children will discover a diversity of fiber producing animals from around the world and the cultural art that came from the integral care of these herds. From the Silk Road beginnin...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Feb. 22, 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, Feb. 22, 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
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Feb. 22, 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
Crafty Thursday-Foil Art
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 Crafty Thursday-Foil Art
Thursday, Feb. 22, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PMCrafty Thursday-Foil
Fair Oaks Library
This week, we'll use aluminum foil, cardboard, and markers to create brilliantly colored foil art portraits you can take home or give as a gift.
This program is intended for ages 12 and up!
All materials are supplied.
Kids STEM: Bubble Wonder
4:00pm
 Kids STEM: Bubble Wonder
Thursday, Feb. 22, 4:00pmKids STEM: Bubble Wo
Tracy Branch Library
 Ideal for Ages 4 - Grade 4. Up to 50 participants. First come, first serve.

World of Wonder Science Museum presents Bubble Wonder! Become a bubble scientist and discover the unique physical properties of bubbles.  What’s inside a soap bubble?  Are bubbles always...read more
Teen Book Club
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Book Club
Thursday, Feb. 22, 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. 
Tax Talks: How The New Tax Laws Will Affect You
6:00 p.m.
Tax Talks: How The New Tax Laws Will Affect You
Thursday, Feb. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Educate adults about changes in tax law on a layperson's level.
Meet the Local Astronaut Jose M. Hernandez
6:00pm
Meet the Local Astronaut Jose M. Hernandez
Thursday, Feb. 22, 6:00pmMeet the Local Astro
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00pm, Margaret Troke library presents: " Meet local Astronaut Jose. M. Hernandez".

Local students ages 12-18 are invited to atttend this free program to learn about what it takes to become an astronaut and they will have a chance to interact w...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Feb. 23, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free!
Book Club
11:00 AM
 Book Club
Friday, Feb. 23, 11:00 AMBook Club
Linden Branch Library

Enjoy light refreshments a...read more

Tech Help Fridays
11:00 AM
 Tech Help Fridays
Friday, Feb. 23, 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
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Feb. 23, 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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Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Friday, Feb. 23, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. From Lego videos to video game making. All ages are welcome. 
Lathrop Fun Friday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday
Friday, Feb. 23, 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!

English Conversation Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Feb. 23, 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, Feb. 23, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1 PM TO 4 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Feb. 24, 1 PM TO 4 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Free Tax Service
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Free Tax Service
Saturday, Feb. 24, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays from 12:00 pm - 6:00 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 Feb. 10th, holidays, or Street Faire...read more
Master Gardener Class
10:00am-12:30pm
 Master Gardener Class
Saturday, Feb. 24, 10:00am-12:30pm
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 to be announced.

February Topic: Composting & Vermicomposting
March: Summer Vegetables
April: Pollinators
May: Gardening for B...read more
Storytimes + A Craft
10:30 AM
 Storytimes + A Craft
Saturday, Feb. 24, 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, Feb. 24, 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, Feb. 24, 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!
African American Legacy Luncheon: "Honoring the Unsung in Our Community"
1:00 pm
African American Legacy Luncheon: "Honoring the Unsung in Our Community"
Saturday, Feb. 24, 1:00 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
On Saturday, February 24, the second African American Legacy Luncheon will be held at the Maya Angelou Branch Library in Stockton. In celebration of Black History Month, Program Artist Jennifer Primous will host a celebration and awards ceremony to "Honor the Unsung in Our Community". Alon...read more
Beginning Sign Language
3:00pm - 4:30pm
 Beginning Sign Language
Saturday, Feb. 24, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Doug Vigil will be offering a free Sign Language class for beginners on Saturdays from 3:00pm - 4:30pm.  Classes will start Saturday, January 13th and end on Saturday, February 24th.  The class will be held in the Children's Program Room.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Feb. 24, 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!
UPDATE: Starting 9/30/17,meetings are ...read more
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Mighty Meeples
12:00pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Feb. 25, 12:00pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome.


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Get in the Game - READ! Book Drive
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Get in the Game - READ! Book Drive
Sunday, Feb. 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Stockton Arena; 248 W. Fremont Street in Stockton
SSJCPL is partnering with Stockton HEAT and the Stockton PORTS for a Book Drive! Bring and donate a new book for any age reader and receive a free ticket voucher for the Stockton HEAT hockey game on Sunday, February 25th. Game starts at 5:00pm. Donations of books will be received from 3:00pm to 5:00...read more
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4 PM TO 7 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Feb. 26, 4 PM TO 7 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Free Tax Service
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 Free Tax Service
Monday, Feb. 26, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Mondays from 12:00 pm - 6:00 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, Feb. 26, 3:00pm
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!

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginning Chapter Books (Grades 3-5...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Feb. 26, 3:30pm
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, January -Dec 6, 2017.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at ...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Feb. 26, 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
Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Feb. 26, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program.  This program is for 4 year olds and above.  We are still taking donations of Legos and Duplos so we can build bigger and better projects.  ...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Feb. 26, 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
H&R Block Tax Talk
6pm-7pm
 H&R Block Tax Talk
Monday, Feb. 26, 6pm-7pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Do you have questions about filing your taxes?  An H&R Block professional will help you get the answers you need to file your 2017 taxes.
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Feb. 26, 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.
Tracy Friends of the Library Meeting
7:00pm
Tracy Friends of the Library Meeting
Monday, Feb. 26, 7:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Open to the public.
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Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2 PM TO 5 PM
Exploring the Makerspace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2 PM TO 5 PMExploring 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 heads...read more
Lathrop Tech Tuesday
 Lathrop Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, Feb. 27,
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, Feb. 27, 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, Feb. 27, 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
All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 10:30amAll About Baby Story
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 Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5.  Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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 Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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! 
Video Game Design
3:00 p.m.
 Video Game Design
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
We will be making our own video games. From game levels to character design.
West African Djembe Drumming
3:30 p.m.
 West African Djembe Drumming
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 3:30 p.m.West African Djembe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come learn the art of djembe drumming from Khemya MitRahina . This drum ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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, Feb. 27, 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
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our LEgo Club and let you imagination go wild! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provde the Legos!!
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
4:00pm
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
4:30-5:30 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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
Meet Local Author Paula Treick DeBoard!
5:30pm
Meet Local Author Paula Treick DeBoard!
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 5:30pm
Ripon Branch Library
Local author Paula Treick DeBoard will discuss her newly released title, Here We Lie. Paula will read excerpts from her book, provide insight about her writing process, answer questions and sign books. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to connect with a local author!
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 6:00pm
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, Feb. 28, 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, Feb. 28, 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
Homework Helpers at Fair Oaks
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
 Homework Helpers at Fair Oaks
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PMHomework Helpers at
Fair Oaks Library

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Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 3:30pm
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, January 03-May 9, 2018.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application a...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 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 Help
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 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
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 4:00pmLet’s Chat Eng
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Adults come to chat; an opportunity to practice English skills in a relaxed setting.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4:00-6:00 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 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, Feb. 28, 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/Tween Makerspace
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Teen/Tween Makerspace
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 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, Feb. 28, 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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