LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

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Teen Volunteers Needed!
 Teen Volunteers Needed!
Sunday, Oct. 1Teen Volunteers Need
Troke Branch Library
We need volunteer assistance with the following program:Reading Buddies:Help children ages 6-12 years old work on their reading skills one-on-one or in small groups. Commitment time is every Monday & Wednesday, 5-6 pm. Homework Help:Help children grades 1st - 8th with their homewo...read more
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Teen Volunteers Needed!
 Teen Volunteers Needed!
Monday, Oct. 2Teen Volunteers Need
Troke Branch Library
We need volunteer assistance with the following program:Reading Buddies:Help children ages 6-12 years old work on their reading skills one-on-one or in small groups. Commitment time is every Monday & Wednesday, 5-6 pm. Homework Help:Help children grades 1st - 8th with their homewo...read more
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Teen Volunteers Needed!
 Teen Volunteers Needed!
Tuesday, Oct. 3Teen Volunteers Need
Troke Branch Library
We need volunteer assistance with the following program:Reading Buddies:Help children ages 6-12 years old work on their reading skills one-on-one or in small groups. Commitment time is every Monday & Wednesday, 5-6 pm. Homework Help:Help children grades 1st - 8th with their homewo...read more
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Lego Building Fun
4:00pm
 Lego Building Fun
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 4:00pmLego Building Fun
Mountain House Branch Library
We have the bricks, you bring the imagination.  Come join us to build and create with Legos.  We have both small Legos and Duplos to share.  Lego donations accepted, bricks needed more than sets with little tiny pieces.  Lego Friends pieces desperately needed for the girls to enj...read more
Minute to Win It: Escape Room
4 PM
 Minute to Win It: Escape Room
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 4 PMMinute to Win It: Es
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Can you escape the room by winning all the challenges? Can you win the game within the minute? Then try your luck in our “Minute to Win It” games. Be the first to escape the room and win a prize! This program is for teens and up. 
English Conversation Practice
4pm-5pm
 English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 4pm-5pmEnglish Conversation
Manteca Branch Library
Looking for fun and easy conversation practice in English? Join us at the Manteca Library! 

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Teen Volunteers Needed!
 Teen Volunteers Needed!
Wednesday, Oct. 4Teen Volunteers Need
Troke Branch Library
We need volunteer assistance with the following program:Reading Buddies:Help children ages 6-12 years old work on their reading skills one-on-one or in small groups. Commitment time is every Monday & Wednesday, 5-6 pm. Homework Help:Help children grades 1st - 8th with their homewo...read more
Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Makerspace Open
4:00pm
 Makerspace Open
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4:00pmMakerspace Open
Mountain House Branch Library
Come create with the items we provide.  Use your imagination and have fun with your friends. 
Bead Your Own Jewelry
4:30 - 5:30 PM
 Bead Your Own Jewelry
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4:30 - 5:30 PMBead Your Own Jewelr
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens & Adults,Come & learn to bead your own jewelry at the Cesar Chavez Library on the first Wednesday at 4:30 PM. Supplies and tools will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Anyone ages 13 and up is invited to participate. A FREE public parking lot is located...read more
Teen Advisory
5 pm
 Teen Advisory
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 5 pmTeen Advisory
Troke Branch Library
Teens will:-Discuss & Plan Teen Events-Talk about Book Trends-Assist with Children's Department-Earn Volunteer Hours & Experience
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Teen Volunteers Needed!
 Teen Volunteers Needed!
Thursday, Oct. 5Teen Volunteers Need
Troke Branch Library
We need volunteer assistance with the following program:Reading Buddies:Help children ages 6-12 years old work on their reading skills one-on-one or in small groups. Commitment time is every Monday & Wednesday, 5-6 pm. Homework Help:Help children grades 1st - 8th with their homewo...read more
Bubbling Cauldron
4 PM
 Bubbling Cauldron
Thursday, Oct. 5, 4 PMBubbling Cauldron
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Double, double toil and trouble...it's time to start putting together your Halloween decor! Join us as we make a bubbling cauldron to add to our decor lineup. Program is for teens and adults. All supplies will be provided. Registration is recommended as supplies are limited.

Teen Study Cafe
5:00
 Teen Study Cafe
Thursday, Oct. 5, 5:00Teen Study Cafe
Mountain House Branch Library
Teens are welcome to study, do homework, draw, read, or make a simple craft while enjoying a snack and drink.
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Teen Volunteers Needed!
 Teen Volunteers Needed!
Friday, Oct. 6Teen Volunteers Need
Troke Branch Library
We need volunteer assistance with the following program:Reading Buddies:Help children ages 6-12 years old work on their reading skills one-on-one or in small groups. Commitment time is every Monday & Wednesday, 5-6 pm. Homework Help:Help children grades 1st - 8th with their homewo...read more
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Teen Volunteers Needed!
 Teen Volunteers Needed!
Saturday, Oct. 7Teen Volunteers Need
Troke Branch Library
We need volunteer assistance with the following program:Reading Buddies:Help children ages 6-12 years old work on their reading skills one-on-one or in small groups. Commitment time is every Monday & Wednesday, 5-6 pm. Homework Help:Help children grades 1st - 8th with their homewo...read more
Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Oct. 7, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
Heartfulness Yoga & Meditation
10 am
 Heartfulness Yoga & Meditation
Saturday, Oct. 7, 10 amHeartfulness Yoga &
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a free yoga class -- all from the comfort of a chair! No mats needed. This 90 minutes session will focus on achieving wellness and joy through yoga stretches and meditation. You will: Learn to center with Yogic breath (Pranayama). Warm up with joint opening stretches. Practice some ...read more
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Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Garden Fairy Wands
4 PM
 Garden Fairy Wands
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4 PMGarden Fairy Wands
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Add some pizzazz to your garden or potted plants with these whimsical fairy wands! These wands shimmer and shine as the sun hits them, making them a lovely addition to any garden. This program is for teens and up. All supplies will be provided.
English Conversation Practice
4pm-5pm
 English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4pm-5pmEnglish Conversation
Manteca Branch Library
Looking for fun and easy conversation practice in English? Join us at the Manteca Library! 

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Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Paint Night
4:30pm-5:30pm
 Paint Night
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Fair Oaks Library
Paint a ghostly picture and relax at Fair Oaks Library, for teens and adults.
Make Beautiful Ladies on CD Discs
4:30 - 5:30 PM
Make Beautiful Ladies on CD Discs
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4:30 - 5:30 PMMake Beautiful Ladie
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens & Adults,Having unused CD discs at home? Upcycle them and turn them into beautiful ladies for your room decorations. If you're interested in making these beautiful ladies, come join us on Wednesday, October 11 @4:30 PM at the Cesar Chavez Library. Supplies and tools will be provided on...read more
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Doll Zombies
5:00
 Doll Zombies
Thursday, Oct. 12, 5:00Doll Zombies
Mountain House Branch Library
Teens, get in the spooky spirit and make your own zombie dolls.
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Teen Advisory Group
4:00 P.M.
 Teen Advisory Group
Friday, Oct. 13, 4:00 P.M.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Want a say in what the Maya Angelou Library does for teens?  Join our Teen Advisory Group and help plan programs and events.  Refreshments will be provided.
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Sand Art Day & Bling Your Crocs!
3:00pm
Sand Art Day & Bling Your Crocs!
Monday, Oct. 16, 3:00pmSand Art Day & Bling
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Create multiple art projects using colored sand and bring your crocs to decorate/add charms. Note: This program will be held outdoors. The library building is closed for renovation.
Pumpkin Painting and Craft
4:00pm
 Pumpkin Painting and Craft
Monday, Oct. 16, 4:00pmPumpkin Painting and
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to paint a small ceramic pumpkin with your own special creativity.  This activity is for 6 year olds and older. Suplies are limited.
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Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
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Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Pet ghost in a Jar and Capser Movie
3:45pm
Pet ghost in a Jar and Capser Movie
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 3:45pm
Escalon Branch Library
Join us at the Escalon library as we make a pet ghost in a jar and watch the movie Casper! While supplies last!TWEENS & TEENS  
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Art of Papercutting: Pabalat
4 PM
 Art of Papercutting: Pabalat
Thursday, Oct. 19, 4 PMArt of Papercutting:
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Celebrate Filipino American History Month by learning the art of Pabalat. Pabalat is a form of papercutting originating from the province of Bulacan in the Phillippines. It involves making intricate designs using tissue papers and is used in the wrapping of pastillas (milk candy). This program is fo...read more
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Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Oct. 21, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
Heartfulness Yoga & Meditation
10 am
 Heartfulness Yoga & Meditation
Saturday, Oct. 21, 10 amHeartfulness Yoga &
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a free yoga class -- all from the comfort of a chair! No mats needed. This 90 minutes session will focus on achieving wellness and joy through yoga stretches and meditation. You will: Learn to center with Yogic breath (Pranayama). Warm up with joint opening stretches. Practice some ...read more
Native Plants presentation by Stockton Garden Club
2 pm
Native Plants presentation by Stockton Garden Club
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2 pmNative Plants presen
Troke Branch Library
Join us for Stockton Garden Club president Laura Fortune's presentation on California Native Plants. This event is open to the public. No registration is necessary.
Bullet Journal Sessions
3pm-4pm
 Bullet Journal Sessions
Saturday, Oct. 21, 3pm-4pmBullet Journal Sessi
Manteca Branch Library
Seeking better organization for the new year? Join us and create your own bullet journal! 

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Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Teen-Treat Bag Painting
4 pm
 Teen-Treat Bag Painting
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4 pmTeen-Treat Bag Paint
Troke Branch Library
Come on in and paint a treat bag for our up and coming trunk or treat event. We'll be painting canvas tote bags to fit our favorite costume themes. This program is recommended for ages 13-17. 
English Conversation Practice
4pm-5pm
 English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4pm-5pmEnglish Conversation
Manteca Branch Library
Looking for fun and easy conversation practice in English? Join us at the Manteca Library! 

Sewing Basics for Teens and Adults
4 - 5:30 PM
Sewing Basics for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4 - 5:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for TEENS and ADULTS every 4th Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operating a sewing machine, threading a bobbin,and sewin...read more
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Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
Ghastly Pokemon Decoration
4:30pm-5:30pm
 Ghastly Pokemon Decoration
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Fair Oaks Library
Stop by Fair Oaks Library to make a decoration inspired by the ghost Pokemon Ghastly! This program is for teens.
2nd Annual Haunted House
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
 2nd Annual Haunted House
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM2nd Annual Haunted H
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Readers beware! A new season of spooks is upon us and with it, witches have cast a spell transforming your local library into a Haunted House! Come feel the chills and thrills suitable for boos and ghouls in Grades 4-12. Hijinks and screams are welcome for the whole family, but for little monsters w...read more
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Teens: Dia De Los Muertos Piñatas
5:00
Teens: Dia De Los Muertos Piñatas
Thursday, Oct. 26, 5:00Teens: Dia De Los Mu
Mountain House Branch Library
Let's make mini Dia De Los Muertos Pinatas! 
2nd Annual Haunted House
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
 2nd Annual Haunted House
Thursday, Oct. 26, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM2nd Annual Haunted H
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Readers beware! A new season of spooks is upon us and with it, witches have cast a spell transforming your local library into a Haunted House! Come feel the chills and thrills suitable for boos and ghouls in Grades 4-12. Hijinks and screams are welcome for the whole family, but for little monsters w...read more
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Teen Games
12:00 pm
 Teen Games
Saturday, Oct. 28, 12:00 pmTeen Games
Thornton Branch Library
Play Xbox/Playsation and board games!
2nd Annual Haunted House
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 2nd Annual Haunted House
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM2nd Annual Haunted H
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Readers beware! A new season of spooks is upon us and with it, witches have cast a spell transforming your local library into a Haunted House! Come feel the chills and thrills suitable for boos and ghouls in Grades 4-12. Hijinks and screams are welcome for the whole family, but for little monsters w...read more
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Halloween & Dia de los Muertos
3:00pm
 Halloween & Dia de los Muertos
Monday, Oct. 30, 3:00pmHalloween & Dia de l
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Join us for Halloween & Dia de los Muertos crafts, games, and treat bags (while supplies last). This program will be held outdoors. The library building will be closed for renovation.
Teen Craft Day: Spooky Bracelets
4 pm
Teen Craft Day: Spooky Bracelets
Monday, Oct. 30, 4 pmTeen Craft Day: Spoo
Troke Branch Library
Join us to make Halloween themed bracelets for you or your best friend! This program is recommended for ages 13-17. 
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Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
2 - 5 PM
 Chavez MakerSpace Room Hours
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2 - 5 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor of the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore various tech equipment like 3D printers (Maker...read more
English Conversation Practice
4pm-5pm
 English Conversation Practice
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4pm-5pmEnglish Conversation
Manteca Branch Library
Looking for fun and easy conversation practice in English? Join us at the Manteca Library! 

    
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