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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Wednesday, Sep. 1, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
September Take-Home Crafts
 September Take-Home Crafts
Wednesday, Sep. 1
Tracy Branch Library
Grab a take-home craft from the Tracy Branch Library checkout desk during the month of September! For Children Stitch Art and Under the Sea BagFor Teens/Adults You can create beautiful flowers with just paper.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 1, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Virtual Anime / Manga Chat
11:30 am
 Virtual Anime / Manga Chat
Wednesday, Sep. 1, 11:30 am
(Wednesday, Sept 1, 11:30 a.m.; Monday, Oct 4, 11:30 a.m.; Monday, Nov 1, 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday, Dec 1, 11:30 a.m)

Virtual Branch
Teens and Adults: Are you a fan of Anime & Manga? If the answer is yes, please join us next Monday to discuss various Anime and Manga works. Don’t forget to bring your ideas, imagination, and love for the Japanese culture. 
English Conversation Club
1 pm-2 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Sep. 1, 1 pm-2 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice your English conversation skills with us! Join us for our weekly online meeting where we will discuss different topics in an informal and fun setting as well as play games to help improve your English speaking ability and confidence. This meeting is intended for adults and will take place o...read more

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Thursday, Sep. 2, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
10:30AM
 CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
Thursday, Sep. 2, 10:30AM
(Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start walking with us.  Wear comfortable attire and walking shoes.  Meet-up and walk it out! Start walking with us. 
VIRTUAL Animal Antics Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 VIRTUAL Animal Antics Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 2, 10:30 a.m.VIRTUAL Animal Antic
All Locations
Attending storytimes is a fun way to help your children get ready to read. You are welcome to join us as we enjoy animal songs and stories. We'll read, sing, talk, and play!Please register by 9:00 a.m. on the Thursday morning of storytime, to receive a Microsoft Teams link via email. Patron...read more
CANCELED-Bingo Outdoors & In-Person!
10:30-11:30 AM
CANCELED-Bingo Outdoors & In-Person!
Thursday, Sep. 2, 10:30-11:30 AMCANCELED-Bingo Outdo
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bingo will be held outside on the east side of the parking lot. Feel free to bring your own umbrella as shade will be limited. Get ready for some fun & laughs, make new friends, and win prizes!  This free program is recommended for adults.  Bingo will be on the 1st Thursday of eve...read more
Tracy Lego Club (Virtual)
4:00pm
 Tracy Lego Club (Virtual)
Thursday, Sep. 2, 4:00pmTracy Lego Club  (Vi
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 0-12. Tracy Residents Only. Space is limited.Let's build together! We'll get together virtually on Microsoft Teams to try fun Lego challenges. Participants must have their own legos/build blocks at home.The virtual meeting link will be sent the day before the event. If no participa...read more

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Friday, Sep. 3, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
English Conversation Practice (Virtual)
10:30 AM
English Conversation Practice (Virtual)
Friday, Sep. 3, 10:30 AMEnglish Conversation
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Looking to practice your English?  Join Kari at our free conversation group for adults who are learning to speak English and practice together in a relaxed environment. This program is held virtually on Fridays at 10:30am.  Please register online and you will receive an email with the info...read more

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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, Sep. 6
All Locations
Closed for Holiday.
Horror Club
5PM
 Horror Club
Monday, Sep. 6, 5PMHorror Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies free with your library card, then join us online every Monday at 5PM to chat with fellow horror fans.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Tuesday, Sep. 7, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
10:30AM
 CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
Tuesday, Sep. 7, 10:30AM
(Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start walking with us.  Wear comfortable attire and walking shoes.  Meet-up and walk it out!
Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 7, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
VIRTUAL Kind Kids Storytime
4:30 p.m.
 VIRTUAL Kind Kids Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 7, 4:30 p.m.
(Tuesdays, August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2, & December 8, 4:30 p.m.)
VIRTUAL Kind Kids St
All Locations
Grades Kindergarten and upDid you know that picture books can help children identify their own emotions and understand how to deal kindly with others? Each month we'll read a picture book that introduces children to different characters and how they experience and manage their emotions.Please re...read more
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All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 8, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
English Conversation Club
1 pm-2 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Sep. 8, 1 pm-2 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice your English conversation skills with us! Join us for our weekly online meeting where we will discuss different topics in an informal and fun setting as well as play games to help improve your English speaking ability and confidence. This meeting is intended for adults and will take place o...read more

Embroidery Samplers (Virtual @ Troke)
4:30pm
Embroidery Samplers (Virtual @ Troke)
Wednesday, Sep. 8, 4:30pmEmbroidery Samplers
Troke Branch Library
Learn or practice some basic embroidery stitches on muslin fabric; you can keep this sampler to remember how stitches are done.

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Thursday, Sep. 9, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
10:30AM
 CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
Thursday, Sep. 9, 10:30AM
(Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start walking with us.  Wear comfortable attire and walking shoes.  Meet-up and walk it out! Start walking with us. 
Creative Fiber Arts Crafters
10:30am - 11:30 am
 Creative Fiber Arts Crafters
Thursday, Sep. 9, 10:30am - 11:30 amCreative Fiber Arts
Linden Branch Library
Do you knit? Crochet? Cross stitch or needlepoint? Do you make your own yarn? If you've got a craft or hobby that involves fibers, join us as we hang out virtually! We can share patterns, advice, or just vent about how a project has been particularly frustrating lately - or just get to know othe...read more

VIRTUAL Animal Antics Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 VIRTUAL Animal Antics Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 9, 10:30 a.m.VIRTUAL Animal Antic
All Locations
Attending storytimes is a fun way to help your children get ready to read. You are welcome to join us as we enjoy animal songs and stories. We'll read, sing, talk, and play!Please register by 9:00 a.m. on the Thursday morning of storytime, to receive a Microsoft Teams link via email. Patron...read more
Adult Book Club
3:00pm & 6:00pm
 Adult Book Club
Thursday, Sep. 9, 3:00pm & 6:00pmAdult Book Club
Ripon Branch Library
Adult Book Club is currently FULL.Please visit the Ripon Branch for more information.
Virtual Lego Builders
3:30 PM
 Virtual Lego Builders
Thursday, Sep. 9, 3:30 PM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us virtually from home building with Legos or sharing your creations!  We ask that parents be present with their children during this program.  Participation is limited so sign-ups are required.

Sewing Basics for Beginners
4:30 PM
 Sewing Basics for Beginners
Thursday, Sep. 9, 4:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,Interested in learning how to use a sewing machine? Join our virtual Sewing Basics for Beginners on Thursday, September 9 at 4:30 PM on the Microsoft Teams. You will learn how to operate and maintain a sewing machine, including but not limiting to threading, changinging needles, or ...read more
Troke Library Virtual Program/ Paint a Wood Wind Chimes ( Children Ages 5 & older)
4:30PM
Troke Library Virtual Program/ Paint a Wood Wind Chimes ( Children Ages 5 & older)
Thursday, Sep. 9, 4:30PMTroke Library Virtua
Troke Branch Library
Children ages 5 & older are invited to paint Wood Wind Chimes in this virtual program . Please sign up online or in person at the Troke Library.Please pick up materials on Wed Sep 8 or Thursday September 9th before Noon.On the day of the program, we will send you a link to click on to participat...read more

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Friday, Sep. 10, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
Manteca Preschool Storytime (Virtual)
10:30 a.m.
Manteca Preschool Storytime (Virtual)
Friday, Sep. 10, 10:30 a.m.Manteca Preschool St
Manteca Branch Library
Welcome back to Manteca Library's Preschool Storytime!Join us virtually for stories, songs and rhymes for your preschooler. We've missed our Manteca families and can't wait to see you again. Don't forget to pick up our themed take home crafts for your little ones! We'll be holdin...read more

English Conversation Practice (Virtual)
10:30 AM
English Conversation Practice (Virtual)
Friday, Sep. 10, 10:30 AMEnglish Conversation
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Looking to practice your English?  Join Kari at our free conversation group for adults who are learning to speak English and practice together in a relaxed environment. This program is held virtually on Fridays at 10:30am.  Please register online and you will receive an email with the info...read more

CANCELED Virtual Show and Tell (All Ages, Virtual @ Troke)
1:00 to 2:00pm
CANCELED Virtual Show and Tell (All Ages, Virtual @ Troke)
Friday, Sep. 10, 1:00 to 2:00pmCANCELED Virtual Sho
Troke Branch Library
“Bring” a treasured item to this virtual program and tell us the story behind it! Sports memorabilia, family heirlooms, something cool you found on the beach—anything you want to show off and talk about. We can’t wait to hear all about it! This program is for all ages.Please ...read more

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Saturday, Sep. 11, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
Virtual SAT & ACT Prep: Kahoot! Edition
3:30 p.m.
Virtual SAT & ACT Prep: Kahoot! Edition
Saturday, Sep. 11, 3:30 p.m.Virtual SAT & ACT Pr
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for a virtual study session that's a whole lot of fun while competing for a prize! All test topics will be included. From writing and reading to math and science, this Kahoot! will challenge you while helping you prepare for those upcoming college admission tests. Our first place winner ...read more

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Monday, Sep. 13, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Monday, Sep. 13, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Horror Club
5PM
 Horror Club
Monday, Sep. 13, 5PMHorror Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies free with your library card, then join us online every Monday at 5PM to chat with fellow horror fans.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

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VA Mobile Health Care Clinic
10am-1pm
 VA Mobile Health Care Clinic
Tuesday, Sep. 14, 10am-1pmVA Mobile Health Car
Cesar Chavez Central Library
VA Palo Alto will be bringing it's Mobile Outreach Van to conduct a health clinic for local veterans on Tuesday, Sept. 14 from 10am to 1 pm. The mobile unit will be parked across the street from the Chavez Library on Oak Street with the entrance facing Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza. No registrati...read more
CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
10:30AM
 CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
Tuesday, Sep. 14, 10:30AM
(Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start walking with us.  Wear comfortable attire and walking shoes.  Meet-up and walk it out!
Fair Oaks Virtual Storytime
11-11:30
 Fair Oaks Virtual Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 14, 11-11:30
(2nd Tuesday: 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, & 12/14)
Fair Oaks Virtual St
Fair Oaks Library
Join us on a virtual Storytime adventure. Read books, sing songs, and have fun!
CANCELED-Outdoor Make & Take Terrariums
3:30PM
CANCELED-Outdoor Make & Take Terrariums
Tuesday, Sep. 14, 3:30PM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Maya’s Succulent Society presents Make & Take Terrariums.  Create your own terrarium while supplies last.  This is an outdoor program at the Maya Angelou Library.
Let’s Talk: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens (Virtual)
4:00pm
Let’s Talk: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens (Virtual)
Tuesday, Sep. 14, 4:00pmLet’s Talk: Th
All Locations
New Date! Same time! This program has been moved from Sept 7th to Sept 14th!For Teens (Ages 13-19). Let's learn about practical ways to cope with such important issues as peers, parents, relationships, school choices, and the future.The virtual meeting link will be sent the day before the e...read more
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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Wednesday, Sep. 15, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 15, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
English Conversation Club
1 pm-2 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Sep. 15, 1 pm-2 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice your English conversation skills with us! Join us for our weekly online meeting where we will discuss different topics in an informal and fun setting as well as play games to help improve your English speaking ability and confidence. This meeting is intended for adults and will take place o...read more

Canceled-Reading with Rolly (Virtually)
3:30-5:30PM
Canceled-Reading with Rolly (Virtually)
Wednesday, Sep. 15, 3:30-5:30PMCanceled-Reading wit
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Do you have a struggling reader who could benefit from practicing with a dog?  Dogs are great for boosting self-confidence and help reluctant readers gain confidence and improve their reading skills.  Rolly is a 5-year-old, long-haired Chihuahua who loves listening to people read stories t...read more

Cyndee’s Selections
4:00 p.m.
 Cyndee’s Selections
Wednesday, Sep. 15, 4:00 p.m.Cyndee’s Selec
Virtual Branch
Let's have a conversation!  What is on your reading list?  Do you have a favorite film or music genre you want to discuss?  Join us every third Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.We will host a virtual session to discuss different topics.

Make-It! Decorative Vase for Teens/Adults (Virtual)
4:00pm
Make-It! Decorative Vase for Teens/Adults (Virtual)
Wednesday, Sep. 15, 4:00pmMake-It! Decorative
Tracy Branch Library
For Teens and Adults (13 and up). Tracy Residents Only. Let's make this month's Decorative Vase take-home craft together! Grab the take-home craft from the Tracy Branch Library checkout desk (while supplies last). Register to get the link for the virtual meeting.The virtual meeting link...read more
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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Thursday, Sep. 16, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
10:30AM
 CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
Thursday, Sep. 16, 10:30AM
(Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start walking with us.  Wear comfortable attire and walking shoes.  Meet-up and walk it out! Start walking with us. 
VIRTUAL Animal Antics Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 VIRTUAL Animal Antics Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 16, 10:30 a.m.VIRTUAL Animal Antic
All Locations
Attending storytimes is a fun way to help your children get ready to read. You are welcome to join us as we enjoy animal songs and stories. We'll read, sing, talk, and play!Please register by 9:00 a.m. on the Thursday morning of storytime, to receive a Microsoft Teams link via email. Patron...read more
Next Chapter Book Club - Virtual
10:30 a.m.
Next Chapter Book Club - Virtual
Thursday, Sep. 16, 10:30 a.m.Next Chapter Book Cl
All Locations
Join the Next Chapter Book Club and get the scoop on chapter books perfect for middle graders. Held live on the library's Facebook and Instagram page.
Let’s Play: Crazy Eights (Virtual)
4:00pm
Let’s Play: Crazy Eights (Virtual)
Thursday, Sep. 16, 4:00pmLet’s Play: Cr
All Locations
For Ages 10-19. We'll be using the website PlayingCards.io to play Crazy Eights! 8's are wild in this classic card-shedding game for 2-8 players! Contrary to most games, in Crazy Eights, you want to have the lowest score possible.Game Instructions:https://playingcards.io/game/crazy-eigh...read more

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Friday, Sep. 17, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
English Conversation Practice (Virtual)
10:30 AM
English Conversation Practice (Virtual)
Friday, Sep. 17, 10:30 AMEnglish Conversation
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Looking to practice your English?  Join Kari at our free conversation group for adults who are learning to speak English and practice together in a relaxed environment. This program is held virtually on Fridays at 10:30am.  Please register online and you will receive an email with the info...read more

Write Here! Challenge (Virtual@Troke)
2:30 pm
Write Here! Challenge (Virtual@Troke)
Friday, Sep. 17, 2:30 pmWrite Here! Challeng
Troke Branch Library
Writers of all ages are invited to put on their thinking caps and create headlines for fictional news stories.

Tracy English Conversation Club (Virtual)
4:00pm
Tracy English Conversation Club (Virtual)
Friday, Sep. 17, 4:00pmTracy English Conver
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults Only. Tracy Residents Only. Practice your English conversations skills in a casual group setting. Fall Dates: 8/6, 8/13, 9/17, 9/24, 10/8, 10/15, 12/3, 12/17The virtual meeting link will be sent the day before the event.The virtual meeting will be held in Microsoft Teams. M...read more

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Monday, Sep. 20, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Monday, Sep. 20, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Horror Club
5PM
 Horror Club
Monday, Sep. 20, 5PMHorror Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies free with your library card, then join us online every Monday at 5PM to chat with fellow horror fans.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Tuesday, Sep. 21, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
10:30AM
 CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 10:30AM
(Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start walking with us.  Wear comfortable attire and walking shoes.  Meet-up and walk it out!
Talk About Books: Adult Book Club (Virtual @ Troke)
10:30 am
Talk About Books: Adult Book Club (Virtual @ Troke)
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 10:30 amTalk About Books: Ad
Troke Branch Library
Have you ever read a book that was so good that you couldn't stop talking about it? Do you read so much, that you're always looking for a new author, series or genre? This program's for you. Bring your morning beverage of choice to this virtual meeting, and talk about books. We'll ha...read more

Thornton Branch Library: Lego Creations (Virtual Program) for ages 6-12
3:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library: Lego Creations (Virtual Program) for ages 6-12
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 3:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library
Share your Lego creations and learn new designs! Sign up to receive an online invite to Microsoft Teams for the event. Stop by the library to check out a small Lego kit if you do not have your own.This event has limited space and is for Thornton residents only.

Virtual Writing Group Session 2
4:00 PM
 Virtual Writing Group Session 2
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 4:00 PMVirtual Writing Grou
Escalon Branch Library
Come join a writing group to practice your writing with little to no pressure. This writing program is based off R.L. Stine's writing program and the writing packet link will be shared during the program. This is session 2, but don't worry, you don't need to have attended session 1. ...read more
Let’s Talk: Library Services for Students (Virtual)
4:00pm
Let’s Talk: Library Services for Students (Virtual)
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 4:00pm
All Locations
Students, parents, and educators are welcome to join this virtual information session!Attendees will get an overview of the free physical and digital services that the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library has to offer students of all ages who get a free library card.
Make a Picture Frame
4:30 PM
 Make a Picture Frame
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 4:30 PMMake a Picture Frame
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tweens & Teens,Join us for a virtual upclycling craft event - Make a Picture Frame (using cardboards) - on Tuesday, September 21 at 2:30 pm. Advanced registration is required. Anyone age 10 and older are invited to register. Invitations and instructions (how to join this event) will be sent out ...read more

Teen STEM LAB Kitchen Science (virtual@Troke)
4:30 pm
Teen STEM LAB Kitchen Science (virtual@Troke)
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 4:30 pmTeen STEM LAB Kitche
Troke Branch Library
"SALTY SCIENCE"  Explore the 'egg-citing' facts about density!Experiment along with staff, using items from home & discover elements of density in this virtual meeting.(items needed:  3 clear glasses; water in a pitcher; food coloring; salt; an egg; teaspoon for measu...read more

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All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
English Conversation Club
1 pm-2 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 1 pm-2 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice your English conversation skills with us! Join us for our weekly online meeting where we will discuss different topics in an informal and fun setting as well as play games to help improve your English speaking ability and confidence. This meeting is intended for adults and will take place o...read more

Make-It! Stitch Art & Under The Sea Backpack for Kids (Virtual)
4:00pm
Make-It! Stitch Art & Under The Sea Backpack for Kids (Virtual)
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 4:00pmMake-It! Stitch Art
Tracy Branch Library
For Children 0-12. Tracy Residents Only. Let's make this month's kids' take-home crafts together! Grab the take-home crafts from the Tracy Branch Library checkout desk (while supplies last). Register to get the link for the virtual meeting.The virtual meeting link will be sent the d...read more
Virtual Murder Mystery Party (Adults Only)
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Murder Mystery Party (Adults Only)
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pmVirtual Murder Myste
Linden Branch Library
Love mysteries? Join our murder mystery party to take part in a virtual whodunnit! Will you be the one to solve the case, or are you the guilty party trying to get away with it?

CANCELED Dungeons and Dragons for Adults (Virtual @ Troke)
5:00pm to 7:00pm
CANCELED Dungeons and Dragons for Adults (Virtual @ Troke)
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 5:00pm to 7:00pmCANCELED Dungeons an
Troke Branch Library
Join our traveling band of adventurers as we explore strange lands, overcome perilous obstacles, and fight fearsome foes! This series of "one-shot" sessions are self-contained adventures that will be concluded at the end of each event. This means if you can't make it to one session, yo...read more

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Thursday, Sep. 23, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
Manteca Preschool Storytime (Virtual)
10:30 a.m.
Manteca Preschool Storytime (Virtual)
Thursday, Sep. 23, 10:30 a.m.Manteca Preschool St
Manteca Branch Library
Welcome back to Manteca Library's Preschool Storytime!Join us virtually for stories, songs and rhymes for your preschooler. We've missed our Manteca families and can't wait to see you again. Don't forget to pick up our themed take home crafts for your little ones! We'll be holdin...read more

CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
10:30AM
 CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
Thursday, Sep. 23, 10:30AM
(Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start walking with us.  Wear comfortable attire and walking shoes.  Meet-up and walk it out! Start walking with us. 
VIRTUAL Animal Antics Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 VIRTUAL Animal Antics Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 23, 10:30 a.m.VIRTUAL Animal Antic
All Locations
Attending storytimes is a fun way to help your children get ready to read. You are welcome to join us as we enjoy animal songs and stories. We'll read, sing, talk, and play!Please register by 9:00 a.m. on the Thursday morning of storytime, to receive a Microsoft Teams link via email. Patron...read more
Goodreads Virtual Book Club
2:30 p.m.
 Goodreads Virtual Book Club
Thursday, Sep. 23, 2:30 p.m.Goodreads Virtual Bo
All Locations
Join the Goodreads Virtual Book Club Live as we discuss a new book every month! Held live on the library's Facebook and Instagram pages. 
Design a 3D Ice Cream Cone
4pm-5pm
 Design a 3D Ice Cream Cone
Thursday, Sep. 23, 4pm-5pmDesign a 3D Ice Crea
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a 3D model that you could print out on a 3D printer? Join us and use TinkerCAD to learn how to design a 3D model of an Ice Cream Cone. Intended for ages 10 and up. Registration is required. This virtual program will take place via Microsoft Teams. 

Color Your Own Bookmarks
4:30 p.m.
 Color Your Own Bookmarks
Thursday, Sep. 23, 4:30 p.m.Color Your Own Bookm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
All are welcome as we color our own bookmarks outside, in front of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Please register  in person, by telephone, or online. Program is subject to cancellation due to unsafe weather or health conditions.
Water Color Paint Introduction --Virtual@Troke
4:30PM
Water Color Paint Introduction --Virtual@Troke
Thursday, Sep. 23, 4:30PM
Troke Branch Library
Children ages 8 & older are invited to participate in this virtual program. This program gets children familiar with the Water Color medium.Please sign up online or in person at the Troke Library.After you register, you may pick up supplies for the class on Wednesday September 22 or Thursday Sep...read more

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Friday, Sep. 24, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
Tiny Art Show
 Tiny Art Show
Friday, Sep. 24,
Escalon Branch Library
Register to receive a mini art kit and create your masterpiece. When completed, return it to the Library to be part of the show!Tiny art kit includes canvas, paint and brush.
English Conversation Practice (Virtual)
10:30 AM
English Conversation Practice (Virtual)
Friday, Sep. 24, 10:30 AMEnglish Conversation
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Looking to practice your English?  Join Kari at our free conversation group for adults who are learning to speak English and practice together in a relaxed environment. This program is held virtually on Fridays at 10:30am.  Please register online and you will receive an email with the info...read more

Tracy English Conversation Club (Virtual)
4:00pm
Tracy English Conversation Club (Virtual)
Friday, Sep. 24, 4:00pmTracy English Conver
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults Only. Tracy Residents Only. Practice your English conversations skills in a casual group setting. Fall Dates: 8/6, 8/13, 9/17, 9/24, 10/8, 10/15, 12/3, 12/17The virtual meeting link will be sent the day before the event.The virtual meeting will be held in Microsoft Teams. M...read more

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Learning Express Resume Builder Demo/Workshop
Learning Express Resume Builder Demo/Workshop
Monday, Sep. 27
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Attendees will participate in a demonstration of the Resume Builder feature available from Learning Express, a job and career electronic resource provided through the Stockoton - San Joaquin County Public Library.  This thirty minute demonstration will introduce participants to the Learning Exp...read more

One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Monday, Sep. 27, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Monday, Sep. 27, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Beginning Genealogy Series - Virtual
11:30 am
Beginning Genealogy Series - Virtual
Monday, Sep. 27, 11:30 am
(Monday, Sept 27, 11:30; Monday, Oct 25, 11:30; Monday, Nov 29, 11:30; Monday, Dec 20, 11:30)

Virtual Branch
Have you ever wanted to explore your family history, but didn’t know where to begin? This interactive program can help get you started. We’ll walk you through the basics step-by-step. Join us online at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept 27th for our first meeting. Registration is required, and y...read more
Tracy Easy Reader Book Club (Virtual)
4:00pm
Tracy Easy Reader Book Club (Virtual)
Monday, Sep. 27, 4:00pmTracy Easy Reader Bo
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 6+. Tracy Residents Only. Must register in person.Chat about a fun book while improving your reading comprehension skills!To join the book club: Pick up the book and craft materials from the Tracy Branch Library checkout desk. Read the book at home before the virtual meeting. Attend the vir...read more
Horror Club
5PM
 Horror Club
Monday, Sep. 27, 5PMHorror Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies free with your library card, then join us online every Monday at 5PM to chat with fellow horror fans.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

Virtual Spelling Bee (For Adults, Virtual @ Troke)
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Spelling Bee (For Adults, Virtual @ Troke)
Monday, Sep. 27, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.Virtual Spelling Bee
Troke Branch Library
Do you consider yourself a great speller? Maybe even...the BEST speller in Stockton? Now’s your chance to prove yourself! Compete virtually with other adults for the (very) unofficial title of Stockton’s Spelling Champion, and all the bragging rights that go along with it. This program i...read more

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Tuesday, Sep. 28, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
10:30AM
 CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 10:30AM
(Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start walking with us.  Wear comfortable attire and walking shoes.  Meet-up and walk it out!
All About Adults - Virtual
2:30 p.m.
 All About Adults - Virtual
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2:30 p.m.All About Adults - V
All Locations
Check out our Facebook,Youtube, and Instagram videos for crafts, book recommendations, and more!
Virtual Classic Children’s Literature for Adults
4:00 PM
Virtual Classic Children’s Literature for Adults
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 4:00 PMVirtual Classic Chil
Escalon Branch Library
Children's literature is so much fun! Why should adults miss out? Join Escalon Library's Bookclub. September's book will be The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis on September 28th at 4PM online.
VIRTUAL Compassionate Kids Book Club
4:30 p.m.
VIRTUAL Compassionate Kids Book Club
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 4:30 p.m.VIRTUAL Compassionat
All Locations
Grades 3 and upBooks can help young ones develop empathy and a deeper understanding of themselves and each other. Kids can check out the featured book from the library, read it, and respectfully discuss insights and thoughts at the end of the month.  We'll read novels that address such...read more
Teen Craft-Rainbow Banner (Virtual @ Troke)
4:30 pm
Teen Craft-Rainbow Banner (Virtual @ Troke)
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 4:30 pmTeen Craft-Rainbow B
Troke Branch Library
Have fun making this inspirational felt banner using a easy cross stitch pattern.  Hang it in your room to brighten your day!Ages 10-17. Space limited.This is a virtual meeting, please register online by September 27th or in-person in the library and the link will be sent to you before the meet...read more

Caregivers Connect-Virtual Support Group
6pm-6:45pm
Caregivers Connect-Virtual Support Group
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 6pm-6:45pm
All Locations
Join us for a virtual community support group for those who are caring for a loved one. We will be joined by a library staff member with years of experience in hospice and home health. A place to come together and share struggles, stress, ideas, resources and triumphs. 
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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Wednesday, Sep. 29, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
English Conversation Club
1 pm-2 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 1 pm-2 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice your English conversation skills with us! Join us for our weekly online meeting where we will discuss different topics in an informal and fun setting as well as play games to help improve your English speaking ability and confidence. This meeting is intended for adults and will take place o...read more

Bookish Bites: Recipes inspired by literary fiction - S’mores Milkshakes!
4:00pm
Bookish Bites: Recipes inspired by literary fiction - S’mores Milkshakes!
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 4:00pm
All Locations
**Registration Required**Join the Escalon and Mountain House Library staff as we make delicious recipes inspired by great reads. Check us out virtually to learn the recipe and steps, or follow along in your own kitchen - we will provided a list of ingredients after registration.Wednesday, September ...read more
Thornton Branch Library: Online Gaming (Virtual Program) for ages 12-17
4:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library: Online Gaming (Virtual Program) for ages 12-17
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 4:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library
Play video games like Roblox, Fortnite and other online multiplayer games. Sign up and include your online gamer tag to be added.This event has limited space and is for Thornton residents only.

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One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Call to Schedule
One-on-One Computer Help (Virtual Only)
Thursday, Sep. 30, Call to ScheduleOne-on-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only. Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi-Fi printing· Creating and using an email acco...read more
CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
10:30AM
 CANCELED-Angelou Walking Club
Thursday, Sep. 30, 10:30AM
(Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start walking with us.  Wear comfortable attire and walking shoes.  Meet-up and walk it out! Start walking with us. 
VIRTUAL Animal Antics Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 VIRTUAL Animal Antics Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 30, 10:30 a.m.VIRTUAL Animal Antic
All Locations
Attending storytimes is a fun way to help your children get ready to read. You are welcome to join us as we enjoy animal songs and stories. We'll read, sing, talk, and play!Please register by 9:00 a.m. on the Thursday morning of storytime, to receive a Microsoft Teams link via email. Patron...read more
Virtual Retro Video Game Club
4:00pm
 Virtual Retro Video Game Club
Thursday, Sep. 30, 4:00pmVirtual Retro Video
Virtual Branch
Join us as we learn about retro video game systems of the past. In this session we will take a look at the early Nintendo Entertainment System also know as the NES. Free to join through Microsoft TEAMS. Register today and a link will be sent on a later date to join the session through Microsoft TEAM...read more
Books in the Barnyard
4:30 p.m.
 Books in the Barnyard
Thursday, Sep. 30, 4:30 p.m.Books in the Barnyar
Dr. Martin Luther King Plaza
Come practice your reading skills with a furry or feathered friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary! We'll sit in a grassy area outside at Dr. Martin Luther King Plaza, located across the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Please register in person, by telep...read more

Poetry: Theory and Criticism
4pm - 4:30pm
 Poetry: Theory and Criticism
Thursday, Sep. 30, 4pm - 4:30pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Poetry: Theory and Criticism is a half hour discussion group centering on a work of substantial merit written by an established poet. This event is geared for those whose tastes are geared towards literature and aesthetic philosophy and desire a place to further their understanding of the artform of...read more

  
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