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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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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Wednesday, Jan. 1
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Wednesday, Jan. 1,
Weston Ranch Branch Library
CLOSED
 CLOSED
Wednesday, Jan. 1
Tracy Branch Library
 
Winter Reading Challenge
 Winter Reading Challenge
Wednesday, Jan. 1Winter Reading Chall
Tracy Branch Library
Now all ages!* Read books to earn prizes during December and January! Pick up your reading log today.*Tracy Branch Library only.
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Jan. 1, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Thursday, Jan. 2
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
Covered California Workshop & Enrollment
10:00am
Covered California Workshop & Enrollment
Thursday, Jan. 2, 10:00amCovered California W
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. A Covered California Certified Representative will be at the Tracy Branch Library on Thursdays from 10:00am-7:00pm, November 7, 2020 - January 16, 2020 to provide free assistance with Covered California, Medi-Cal, and Medicare enrollment. Note: Start date has changed from Octob...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 2, 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
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jan. 2, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
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
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 2, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Jan. 2, 11:00amComputer Q&A
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. A staff member will be available for an hour to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it. First Thursday of the month. 
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Thursday, Jan. 2, 11:00 am - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Need help with a laptop, Tablet, or just looking for one-on-one assistance?
Mahjong Meetup
1:30pm
 Mahjong Meetup
Thursday, Jan. 2, 1:30pmMahjong Meetup
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Play a round of Mahjong with old and new friends! all levels welcome.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 2, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
What’s Cooking? Fortune Cookies
3:30 PM
What’s Cooking? Fortune Cookies
Thursday, Jan. 2, 3:30 PMWhat’s Cooking
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make your own custom culinary creation! This month, we'll be making fabric fortune cookies while munching on the real thing.
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jan. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies. Will you test your building skills with Legos? Or create a multifunctioning alarm with our Little Bits? Maybe you will turn you...read more
Bilingual Storytime
4:00 PM
 Bilingual Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 2, 4:00 PMBilingual Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Books in the Barnyard
4:00 p.m.
 Books in the Barnyard
Thursday, Jan. 2, 4:00 p.m.Books in the Barnyar
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come practice your reading skills with a friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary! Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Friday, Jan. 3
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Jan. 3, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Toddler & Me: Hibernation Station
11:00am
Toddler & Me: Hibernation Station
Friday, Jan. 3, 11:00amToddler & Me: Hibern
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Bond with Baby while getting some socialization time. This month, we will be working on our motor skills and animal recognition.
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 3, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Happy Something Day: Cheesy Sock Day
3:30 PM
Happy Something Day: Cheesy Sock Day
Friday, Jan. 3, 3:30 PMHappy Something Day:
Stribley Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month with the Library! This Month we will be celebrating Cheesy Sock Day bymaking our own One of a kind pair of socks!
Family Storytime
4:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Friday, Jan. 3, 4:00 pmFamily Storytime
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Now Showing!
4:00 p.m.
 Now Showing!
Friday, Jan. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join us as we screen a movie in the library! Showtime will be at 4pm. Come early at 3:15pm for fun movie themed crafts. 
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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Saturday, Jan. 4
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15/19-3/1/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15/19-3/1/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Saturday, Jan. 4
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be closed from 6/15/19-3/1/2020 due to road construction and the library move. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  The library will still be providing programs in Mountain House.  Please check the online events calendars for program dates, times and...read more
Adult Craft: Beginning Beading [REGISTER]
10:15am
Adult Craft: Beginning Beading [REGISTER]
Saturday, Jan. 4, 10:15amAdult Craft: Beginni
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. An instructor will teach you jewelry beading basics. Space is limited. Priority will be given to those who register starting Dec 21, 2019.

Registration required, begins Dec 21.
Saturday Storytime
10:15 am
 Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 4, 10:15 amSaturday Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs on Saturday mornings at 10:15am. 
Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Jan. 4, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
DIY Potpurri
11:00am
 DIY Potpurri
Saturday, Jan. 4, 11:00amDIY Potpurri
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make your own potpourri to freshen up your home or give as a gift!
All Ages Coloring Club
11:00am
 All Ages Coloring Club
Saturday, Jan. 4, 11:00amAll Ages Coloring Cl
Stribley Micro Library
Bond with your kiddos or relax on your own. You set the pace for Coloring club!
Toddler time: Tinsel Town
11:00 am
 Toddler time: Tinsel Town
Saturday, Jan. 4, 11:00 amToddler time: Tinsel
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Bond with Baby while getting some socialization time. 
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 4, 11:30 amFamily Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Adult Craft TBA
1:00pm
 Adult Craft TBA
Saturday, Jan. 4, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Learn a new craft skill each month. Registration may be required.
2020 SAT/ACT practice tests
1:00 - 4:30 PM
 2020 SAT/ACT practice tests
Saturday, Jan. 4, 1:00 - 4:30 PM2020 SAT/ACT practic
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens,Are you familiar with the process of taking the SAT or ACT test?Are you ready to take the test?If you answer "NO" to either question above, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library and take the SAT/ACT practice tests on paper or on a laptop. Taking the practice tests will help you fa...read more
Random Crafts: Winter Reading Crafts
2:00pm
Random Crafts: Winter Reading Crafts
Saturday, Jan. 4, 2:00pmRandom Crafts: Winte
Troke Branch Library
CELEBRATE the Winter Reading Program!  Create a snowflake or your favorite hockey team sport emblem with fuseble beads!  Make it into a magnet or pendant!Skill level for 8 years old and up.
TinkerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 p.m.
 TinkerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Jan. 4, 2:30 p.m.TinkerSpace & Tech T
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Do you like putting things together and taking them apart? Kids ages 3 through 12, and their caregivers, are invited to tinker with technology and building tools — including coding and circuitry — in this hands-on free play program.  
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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Sunday, Jan. 5
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Monday, Jan. 6
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Jan. 6, 10:15 am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Jan. 6, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Stockton Heat Players @ The Library
3:30-4:00pm
Stockton Heat Players @ The Library
Monday, Jan. 6, 3:30-4:00pmStockton Heat Player
Troke Branch Library
Stockotn Heat Ice Hockey players will be at Troke library to read books and meet with you. You will have a chance to take pictures with them as well.
English Conversation Club
3:30 to 5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Jan. 6, 3:30 to 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Come to the English Conversation Club to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting.This is a free program, and all English-learners are welcome. 
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Monday, Jan. 6, 4:00 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Jan. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Jan. 6, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Explore a wide variety of maker-style crafts and activities, such as Legos, Marble Runs, Do-it-Yourself Crafts, and much more. Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided. For people of all ages.
Q-Tip Snowflakes Craft
4:00pm
 Q-Tip Snowflakes Craft
Monday, Jan. 6, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we craft snowflakes out of Q-Tips. Open to all ages. Supplies will be provided. 
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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Tuesday, Jan. 7
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
10:00 am
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 10:00 amEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
10:00am
 Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 10:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Bookmobile will be at Wicklund Park every Tuesday from 10:00am-11:00am while the MH Library is closed.  This traveling branch library carries books and other library materials for all ages and interests.  Library staff will help you find materials to read, take special requests, and an...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 10:15 am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 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. **No storytime on 12/24/2019 or 12/31/2019**
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 0-2. Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit. Older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Chavez Book Club
10:30 am
 Chavez Book Club
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 10:30 amChavez Book Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion! Our selected title for January is The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. One of the most delightful and enduring classics of children's literature, The Secret Garden has remained a firm favorite with children the world over ever since it made its first appe...read more
Bingo Club
10:30am
 Bingo Club
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 10:30amBingo Club
Stribley Micro Library
Bring a friend or make new ones at our monthly bingo club!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 3-5. Bring your preschooler to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! 
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Slap Bracelets
1:30pm
 Slap Bracelets
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 1:30pmSlap Bracelets
Stribley Micro Library
Make your own slap bracelet or share with a friend
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 3:00-3:30Fair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Books in the Barnyard
3:00-4:00 PM
 Books in the Barnyard
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 3:00-4:00 PMBooks in the Barnyar
Fair Oaks Library
Come practice your reading skills with a friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary!
Happy Something Day: Lunar New Year
3:30 PM
Happy Something Day: Lunar New Year
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 3:30 PMHappy Something Day:
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month withthe Library! This Month we will be celebrating Lunar New Year!
Stockton Heat Player Reading Party
3:30 p.m.
Stockton Heat Player Reading Party
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 3:30 p.m.Stockton Heat Player
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In this special celebration, a Stockton Heat Player will read stories nad you can make fun hockey-themed crafts with us. Don't miss this chance to see a professional hockey player up close and personal. 
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30pm
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 3:30pmTeen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library
Challenge others while playing strategy board games such as Chess, Settlers of Catan, Labyrinth and more.Or bring your card decks for tournaments.Ages 10 and up.
DIY Sugar Scrub
3:30 pm
 DIY Sugar Scrub
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 3:30 pmDIY Sugar Scrub
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Make your own, custom sugar scrub to keep your skin smooth during the winter months
Taste Test Travel Around the World
4:00 p.m.
Taste Test Travel Around the World
Tuesday, Jan. 7Taste Test Travel Ar
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Explore different cultures through food as we sample small bites from around the world. Experience a familiar flavor or discover something new and unexpected. Those with allergies, please use caution.
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 4:00pmTeen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Play video games, board games, card games, and eat snacks. ​Text @tracyteens to 81010 for weekly text reminders about teen programs. 
English Conversation Club
4-5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 4-5 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A fun, stimulating program for people who can speak some  English but want to get better at conversational English.
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
5:00pm
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 5:00pmTeen Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
Brainstorming. Event planning. Snacks.Would you like to help plan teen programs for the library? Join the 2019-2020 Teen Advisory Group!Requirements:*Must be 14 or older*Must complete a volunteer application & fingerprinting*Must be available to attend 2019-2020 TAG meetings (typically 1st Tuesd...read more
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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Wednesday, Jan. 8
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
CookBook Club
11:30 a.m.
 CookBook Club
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 11:30 a.m.CookBook Club
Escalon Branch Library
Please note that the CookBook Club is changing dates! We will now be meeting on the first Wednesday of every month!Love cooking and trying out different recipes? Want to share your favorite culinary masterpieces or family favorites while taste testing new concoctions? Join the Escalon Library CookBo...read more
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Troke Knitters Club
2 pm to 3:30 pm
 Troke Knitters Club
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or donate them to...read more
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Build with LEGOs! We'll provide the bricks, you provide the imagination.
Super Smash Face-Off
3:30 pm
 Super Smash Face-Off
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 3:30 pmSuper Smash Face-Off
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Who will be the VB Gaming champion? Play to find out: It may be you!
Happy Mew Year
3:30 PM
 Happy Mew Year
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 3:30 PMHappy Mew Year
Stribley Micro Library
Celebrate the new year and CATS!
Family Storytime
3:30 PM
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 3:30 PMFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting you child's love of reading!
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting you child's love of reading!
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
Mystery Science for Kids
4:00 PM
 Mystery Science for Kids
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 4:00 PMMystery Science for
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for winter themed experiments!  This free program is for kids ages 6-12 years old.
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 4:00 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
STEAM Wednesdays
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 STEAM Wednesdays
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 4:00-5:00 p.m.STEAM Wednesdays
Fair Oaks Library
Every STEAM Wednesdays, we'll have activities that focus on different aspects of STEAM. We'll also host guest speakers who will have new and interesting ways to look at the world around us.STEAM Wednesdays are the 2nd Wednesdays of the month.
Coloring Club
4:30 pm
 Coloring Club
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 4:30 pmColoring Club
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a relaxing hour of coloring for all ages.  Materials are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own coloring supplies.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 pm
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 6:00 pm
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.&n...read more
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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Thursday, Jan. 9
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
Covered California Workshop & Enrollment
10:00am
Covered California Workshop & Enrollment
Thursday, Jan. 9, 10:00amCovered California W
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. A Covered California Certified Representative will be at the Tracy Branch Library on Thursdays from 10:00am-7:00pm, November 7, 2020 - January 16, 2020 to provide free assistance with Covered California, Medi-Cal, and Medicare enrollment. Note: Start date has changed from Octob...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 9, 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!
Healing through Painting for Adults
10:30am
Healing through Painting for Adults
Thursday, Jan. 9, 10:30am
(Every other Thursday; from December 5, 2019 - May 7, 2020)
Healing through Pain
Troke Branch Library
Create, Relax, Share, Heal. Join other adults at the Troke Library to paint with watercolors in a supportive environment. No previous painting experience is required. All supplies and light refreshments will be provided. "Healing through Painting" sessions are offered from 10:30am-12pm eve...read more
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jan. 9, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
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
Bingo for Adults
10:30 AM
 Bingo for Adults
Thursday, Jan. 9, 10:30 AMBingo for Adults
Weston Ranch Branch Library
****Bingo moved to the 2nd week for month of January only****Love to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our monthly bingo!  There will be prizes and books to win.  Come and have fun and meet new people.  This program is free and open to all adu...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 9, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!**No storytime on 12/26/2019 or 1/2/2020**
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 9, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Free Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 AM
Free Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Jan. 9, 10:30 AMFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.January 9, 2020 - Basic Computer SkillsJanuary 16, 2020 - Beginning Internet ClassJanuary 23, 2020 - Google DocsJanuary 30, 2020 - Beginning Microso...read more
Bingo Club
11:30 am
 Bingo Club
Thursday, Jan. 9, 11:30 amBingo Club
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Try your hand at this game of chance! 
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 9, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Wreck This Stuff: Painted Lanterns
3:30 PM
Wreck This Stuff: Painted Lanterns
Thursday, Jan. 9, 3:30 PMWreck This Stuff: Pa
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Game On!! Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Game Hour!
Thursday, Jan. 9, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!!  Game Hour
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for Family Game Time! Choose a board game from our selection and start playing! Play with your family or friends, or make new friends
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Jan. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies. Will you test your building skills with Legos? Or create a multifunctioning alarm with our Little Bits? Maybe you will turn you...read more
Family Storytime
4:00 PM
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 9, 4:00 PMFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Jan. 9, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
Lego Builder’s Club
4:00pm
 Lego Builder’s Club
Thursday, Jan. 9, 4:00pmLego Builder’s
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 0-12. Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for an hour of building with Legos and Duplos. Children have the opportunity to put their creations on display in the library. 
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Jan. 9, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
Family Coloring
4:00-5:30
 Family Coloring
Thursday, Jan. 9, 4:00-5:30Family Coloring
Fair Oaks Library
Coloring pages for the whole family!All materials provided.
LEGO® Club
4:00 p.m.
 LEGO® Club
Thursday, Jan. 9, 4:00 p.m.LEGO® Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Anything is possible with LEGO®.  We’ll bring the bricks, you supply the imagination.Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
LEGO and Duplo Builders
4:30 p.m.
 LEGO and Duplo Builders
Thursday, Jan. 9, 4:30 p.m.
(January 9, 4:30 P.M. February 13, 4:30 P.M. March 12, 4:30 P.M. April 9, 4:30 P.M. May 14, 4:30 P.M.)
LEGO and Duplo Build
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your creativity and enjoy a day of building with Legos and Duplos at the Maya Angelou Library!
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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Friday, Jan. 10
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Jan. 10, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00am
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Jan. 10, 11:00amDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Need one-on-one assistance with a tech issue? Stop by and we can help clearthings up
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 10, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Crochet Club
12:30 - 2:00 pm
 Crochet Club
Friday, Jan. 10, 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Come join the fun, beginners learn how to crochet or if already experienced, you can bring your own project to work on!Needles and yarn available for beginners to practice with.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 10, 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!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
DIY String Balls
3:30 PM
 DIY String Balls
Friday, Jan. 10, 3:30 PMDIY String Balls
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Prepare to get messy and have fun with this craft!  These can be hung or put in a basket for decoration, it's up to you.  This free program is just for adults.  
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, Jan. 10, 3:30 p.m.Reading to the Rescu
Escalon Branch Library
Have you ever read a book to a chicken? Here's your chance. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours and read to the furry and feathered friends of the Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary. All ages are welcome to stop by and practice their reading skills with these barnyard friends. 
Books in the Barnyard
3:30 PM
 Books in the Barnyard
Friday, Jan. 10, 3:30 PMBooks in the Barnyar
Stribley Micro Library
Read to a rescued chicken, duck, or whatever barnyard critter tags along
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 10, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Family Storytime
4:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Friday, Jan. 10, 4:00 pmFamily Storytime
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Saturday, Jan. 11
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15/19-3/1/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15/19-3/1/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Saturday, Jan. 11
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be closed from 6/15/19-3/1/2020 due to road construction and the library move. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  The library will still be providing programs in Mountain House.  Please check the online events calendars for program dates, times and...read more
Saturday Storytime
10:15 am
 Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 11, 10:15 amSaturday Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs on Saturday mornings at 10:15am. 
Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Jan. 11, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Jan. 11, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us every 2nd Saturday morning to discuss a new book. Book available at the checkout desk. 
Crafters Club: Stained Glass
11:00am
 Crafters Club: Stained Glass
Saturday, Jan. 11, 11:00amCrafters Club: Stain
Stribley Micro Library
This month, we're making our own stained glass panel 
Piggy Bank Making
11:00am
 Piggy Bank Making
Saturday, Jan. 11, 11:00amPiggy Bank Making
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Start the new year Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise!
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 11, 11:30 amFamily Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Troke Adult Book Club
12 noon
 Troke Adult Book Club
Saturday, Jan. 11, 12 noonTroke Adult Book Clu
Troke Branch Library
The Troke Adult Book Club meets on the second Saturday of each month.  Title Author Requested Arrival Discussion Date West With the Night Markham, Beryl 12/6/19 1/11/2020 Inheritance of Loss Desai, Kiran ...read more
Paws 4 Reading
1:00 pm
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Jan. 11, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Dogs are great listeners and love to have kids read to them. This fun program will improve the reading skills of your children.
Nature’s Art - Berry Ink & Quills Workshop
2:30 pm
Nature’s Art - Berry Ink & Quills Workshop
Saturday, Jan. 11, 2:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Inspired by the creativity of the Swiss Family Robinson, We bring you Nature's Art - Berry Ink & Quills. From choosing and sharpening feathers to creating bottled ink from roots and berries, the stranded castaways enjoyed writing about all their stories and discoveries. Learn their secrets a...read more
Volunteer Information Session
3:00pm
 Volunteer Information Session
Saturday, Jan. 11, 3:00pmVolunteer Informatio
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 14 and older. Learn about the volunteer opportunities at the Tracy Branch Library and get a volunteer application.
Lizard Lady
3:30 PM
 Lizard Lady
Saturday, Jan. 11, 3:30 PMLizard Lady
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Get up close and personal with lizards, snakes, and all sorts of reptiles!
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Lathrop Library Closed
 Lathrop Library Closed
Sunday, Jan. 12
Lathrop Branch Library
We'll be closed from December 24th - January 12th for light renovations and the holidays. See you next year!
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Kids Book Club
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Jan. 13Kids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Fall Dates: January 13 - May 11, 2020. No session on 1/20, 2/10, 2/17.
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Jan. 13, 10:15 am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Zumbini (REGISTER)
11:00am
 Zumbini (REGISTER)
Monday, Jan. 13, 11:00amZumbini (REGISTER)
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 0-4. Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun! Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person, by phone (866-805-7323), or ...read more

Registration required, begins Dec 23.
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Jan. 13, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
English Conversation Club
3:30 to 5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Jan. 13, 3:30 to 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Come to the English Conversation Club to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting.This is a free program, and all English-learners are welcome. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Jan. 13, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 11, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
MLK Jr Hand Craft
4:00 pm
 MLK Jr Hand Craft
Monday, Jan. 13, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
During Maker Monday we will be making a special craft to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.
Penguin Pals Storytime & Workshop
4:00 p.m.
Penguin Pals Storytime & Workshop
Monday, Jan. 13, 4:00 p.m.Penguin Pals Storyti
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Celebrate winter reading with a penguin-themed storytime and workshop. First we’ll read stories featuring our favorite penguins. Then we'll provide materials to bring your own plush penguin to life.  Limited to 30 children in ages 3-12. One stuffed animal per child.  Pre-reg...read more

Registration required, begins Jan 1.
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Jan. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Jan. 13, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Explore a wide variety of maker-style crafts and activities, such as Legos, Marble Runs, Do-it-Yourself Crafts, and much more. Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided. For people of all ages.
Make or Take
4:00 p.m.
 Make or Take
Monday, Jan. 13, 4:00 p.m.Make or Take
Escalon Branch Library
Love crafting? We do too. Join our adult DIY Make or Take craft program..Don’t have time to stop in? We have you covered. Pick up the month’s craft at your leisure anytime as supplies last.
Sleepy Time Stories
6:00 p.m.
 Sleepy Time Stories
Monday, Jan. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Families, join us for an evening of stories and songs.  Pajamas, blankets and pillows welcomed.
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English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
10:00 am
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10:00 amEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
10:00am
 Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Bookmobile will be at Wicklund Park every Tuesday from 10:00am-11:00am while the MH Library is closed.  This traveling branch library carries books and other library materials for all ages and interests.  Library staff will help you find materials to read, take special requests, and an...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10:15 am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
In Stitches Craft Club: Hats
10:30am
 In Stitches Craft Club: Hats
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10:30amIn Stitches Craft Cl
Stribley Micro Library
Learn how to make a hat to stay warm during the winter months!
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 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. **No storytime on 12/24/2019 or 12/31/2019**
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 0-2. Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit. Older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 3-5. Bring your preschooler to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! 
Make & Take: Wreaths
1:00pm
 Make & Take: Wreaths
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 1:00pmMake & Take: Wreaths
Stribley Micro Library
Make a mini wreath to spruce up your home 
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 3:00-3:30Fair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
College FAQ Session
3:30 PM
 College FAQ Session
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 3:30 PMCollege FAQ Session
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Talk to a college grad about their experiences in education in an informal setting
Junior Crafters: Alice in Wonderland
3:30 PM
Junior Crafters: Alice in Wonderland
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 3:30 PMJunior Crafters: Ali
Arnold Rue Micro Library
This month, we will be celebrating Alice and Wonderland with activities and crafts! Program designed with2-10 years olds in mind.
Teen Activity Group Meeting
4:00pm
 Teen Activity Group Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4:00pmTeen Activity Group
Troke Branch Library
Join the Troke Branch TAG meeting:    ~ Learn about teen resources at the library.    ~ Advise staff on ordering items for teen collections.    ~ Make new friends!    ~ Fun activities each month!    ~ Snacks, too!  ...read more
Teen STEAM: Vision Board
4:00pm
 Teen STEAM: Vision Board
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4:00pmTeen STEAM: Vision B
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 8-12. Create a collage of your goals and dreams. All materials provided, while they last. 
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
4:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month 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 bobbi...read more
English Conversation Club
4-5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4-5 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A fun, stimulating program for people who can speak some  English but want to get better at conversational English.
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Sensory Storytime
1:00pm
 Sensory Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1:00pmSensory Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting you child's love of reading!
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Troke Knitters Club
2 pm to 3:30 pm
 Troke Knitters Club
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or donate them to...read more
Strange Science: Fireworks in a Jar
3:30pm
Strange Science: Fireworks in a Jar
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 3:30pmStrange Science: Fir
Stribley Micro Library
Make your own fireworks show in a jar!
NorCal Bats
3:30 p.m.
 NorCal Bats
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 3:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
NorCal Bats presents a fact filled, fun demonstration on the mysterious lives of bats. Come for the facts, stay for the live bats.  
Happy Something Day: Bobble Head Day
3:30 PM
Happy Something Day: Bobble Head Day
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 3:30 PMHappy Something Day:
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month with the Library! This Month we will recognize Bobble head day by making our own bobble heads!
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 11, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 PM
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 3:30 PMFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting you child's love of reading!
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Fair Oaks Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Game Day
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 4:00-5:00 PMFair Oaks Game Day
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for our monthly game day! Each month we'll have board, card, or video games available for the whole family to play!
Pinecone Deco Day
4:00pm
 Pinecone Deco Day
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we paint and decorate pinecones to take home. Open to all ages. Supplies will be provided. 
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 4:00 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
It’s Scrunchie Time
4:00 p.m.
 It’s Scrunchie Time
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Learn how to make a scrunchie! Ages 12 and upLimited to 12 participantsRegistration Required

Registration required, begins Dec 15.
Puzzles & Games
4:30 pm
 Puzzles & Games
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 4:30 pmPuzzles & Games
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a relaxing hour of puzzles and board games for all ages.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 pm
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 6:00 pm
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.&n...read more
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Covered California Workshop & Enrollment
10:00am
Covered California Workshop & Enrollment
Thursday, Jan. 16, 10:00amCovered California W
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. A Covered California Certified Representative will be at the Tracy Branch Library on Thursdays from 10:00am-7:00pm, November 7, 2020 - January 16, 2020 to provide free assistance with Covered California, Medi-Cal, and Medicare enrollment. Note: Start date has changed from Octob...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 16, 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
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jan. 16, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
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
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 16, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!**No storytime on 12/26/2019 or 1/2/2020**
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 16, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Free Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 AM
Free Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Jan. 16, 10:30 AMFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.January 9, 2020 - Basic Computer SkillsJanuary 16, 2020 - Beginning Internet ClassJanuary 23, 2020 - Google DocsJanuary 30, 2020 - Beginning Microso...read more
Lotería
10:30AM
 Lotería
Thursday, Jan. 16, 10:30AMLotería
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Lotería is similar to Bingo, but uses images on a  deck of cards instead of plain numbers. Learn the meaning of popular Spanish phrases and words, all while competing for fun prizes!Lotería es similar al Bingo, pero usa imágenes en una cubierta de naipes en vez de nú...read more
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00am
 Drop-In Tech Help
Thursday, Jan. 16, 11:00amDrop-In Tech Help
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Need help with a laptop, Tablet, or just looking for one-on-one assistance? Stop by and we can help clear things up.
Preschool Dance Party [Register]
11:00am
Preschool Dance Party [Register]
Thursday, Jan. 16, 11:00amPreschool Dance Part
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 2-5. Registration required. Have fun learning, singing, and dancing to popular preschool songs. Space is limited. Priority will be given to those who register.

Registration required, begins Dec 26.
Mahjong Meetup
1:30pm
 Mahjong Meetup
Thursday, Jan. 16, 1:30pmMahjong Meetup
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Play a round of Mahjong with old and new friends! all levels welcome.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 16, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Now Playing: The Lion King
3:30 PM
 Now Playing: The Lion King
Thursday, Jan. 16, 3:30 PMNow Playing: The Lio
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some popcorn and a great flick at the Library! The Lion King is rated PG.
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Jan. 16, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
Find Art Fun
4:00 p.m.
 Find Art Fun
Thursday, Jan. 16, 4:00 p.m.Find Art Fun
Cesar Chavez Central Library
 Art without limits!  Have fun creating art using whatever objects and tools are available!
Kids STEM: Mineral Mosiacs
4:00pm
 Kids STEM: Mineral Mosiacs
Thursday, Jan. 16, 4:00pmKids STEM: Mineral M
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 4-12. Create beautiful artwork with printed mosaics and learn about rocks, minerals, and ores. All materials supplied, while they last. 
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Jan. 16, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
Bilingual Storytime
4:00pm
 Bilingual Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 16, 4:00pmBilingual Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Fair Oaks Movie Night
4:30-6:30
 Fair Oaks Movie Night
Thursday, Jan. 16, 4:30-6:30Fair Oaks Movie Nigh
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for a family friendly movie night!
Fair Oaks Movie Night
4:30-6:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Movie Night
Thursday, Jan. 16, 4:30-6:00 PMFair Oaks Movie Nigh
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for a family friendly movie night!
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Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Jan. 17, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
All About Baby
10:30
 All About Baby
Friday, Jan. 17, 10:30
Ripon Branch Library
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
Bingo Club
11:00am
 Bingo Club
Friday, Jan. 17, 11:00amBingo Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Bring a friend or make new ones at our monthly bingo club
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 17, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Fire & Ice - Mad Science
1:30 pm
 Fire & Ice - Mad Science
Friday, Jan. 17, 1:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Mahjong Meet-Up
1:30 pm
 Mahjong Meet-Up
Friday, Jan. 17, 1:30 pmMahjong Meet-Up
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Play a round of Mahjong with old and new friends!
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 17, 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!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Teen & Tween Anime Club
3:00-4:30 PM
 Teen & Tween Anime Club
Friday, Jan. 17, 3:00-4:30 PMTeen & Tween Anime C
Fair Oaks Library
Create anime inspired art while watching your favorite anime series!  All materials supplied, Ages 12 & up 
Don O’Brien Extreme Science
3:30pm
Don O’Brien Extreme Science
Friday, Jan. 17, 3:30pmDon O’Brien Ex
Stribley Micro Library
What wonders will we see today? Explore science and learn something new!
Craftivity - Quilling sessions
3:30 - 4:30 pm
 Craftivity - Quilling sessions
Friday, Jan. 17, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Friends and familiies,Join us for 3 fun quilling sessions at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on the following Fridays at 3:30 pm. Session 1: January 17, 2020 - Learn to make basic quilling shapes  Session 2: February 21, 2020 - Learn how to use different quilling tools Session 3: March 20, 202...read more
Family Storytime
4:00 PM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Jan. 17, 4:00 PMFamily Storytime
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 17, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15/19-3/1/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15/19-3/1/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Saturday, Jan. 18
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be closed from 6/15/19-3/1/2020 due to road construction and the library move. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  The library will still be providing programs in Mountain House.  Please check the online events calendars for program dates, times and...read more
Saturday Storytime
10:15 am
 Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 18, 10:15 amSaturday Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs on Saturday mornings at 10:15am. 
Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Jan. 18, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
Whats’s Cooking? Candy Dragons
11:00am
Whats’s Cooking? Candy Dragons
Saturday, Jan. 18, 11:00amWhats’s Cookin
Stribley Micro Library
Craft Club: Winter Wreaths
11:00am
 Craft Club: Winter Wreaths
Saturday, Jan. 18, 11:00amCraft Club: Winter W
Van Buskirk Micro Library
This month, we'll be making winter themed wreaths to decorate or gift
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 18, 11:30 amFamily Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Needlepoint 101 (REGISTER)
1:00pm
 Needlepoint 101 (REGISTER)
Saturday, Jan. 18, 1:00pmNeedlepoint 101 (REG
Tracy Branch Library
For teens and adults. Learn the basics of needlepoint. All materials supplied. Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person, phone (866-805-7323), or online starting Dec 28, 2019. 

Registration required, begins Dec 28.
Beginners Yoga Class
2:00 pm
 Beginners Yoga Class
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2:00 pmBeginners Yoga Class
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Stretch, relax, and get fit! No experience necessary. 
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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, Jan. 20
Tracy Branch Library
 
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Jan. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
10:00am
 Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 10:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Bookmobile will be at Wicklund Park every Tuesday from 10:00am-11:00am while the MH Library is closed.  This traveling branch library carries books and other library materials for all ages and interests.  Library staff will help you find materials to read, take special requests, and an...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 10:15 am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 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. **No storytime on 12/24/2019 or 12/31/2019**
What’s growing on: Gnome Alone
10:30am
What’s growing on: Gnome Alone
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 10:30amWhat’s growing
Stribley Micro Library
Make a mini gnome to warm up your garden or patio!
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 0-2. Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit. Older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 3-5. Bring your preschooler to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! 
Bee Buddies
1:00pm
 Bee Buddies
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1:00pmBee Buddies
Stribley Micro Library
Get buzzing for a bee themed craft
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 3:00-3:30Fair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read to a rescued chicken, duck, or whatever barnyard critter tags along!
Movie Night: Spider-Man Far From Home
3:30 PM
Movie Night: Spider-Man Far From Home
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 3:30 PMMovie Night: Spider-
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy Spider-Man: Far From HOme at the library! Snacks provided and there is no fee for joining in the fun. Film is rated PG-13.
Pinecone Birdfeeders
4 pm
 Pinecone Birdfeeders
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4 pmPinecone Birdfeeders
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Make a special treat for birds out of pinecones and bird-friendly snacks. Take it home and see what feathered friends come to visit. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Registration required, begins Jan 1.
Teen STEAM
4:00pm
 Teen STEAM
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4:00pm
Troke Branch Library
Engage in a S.T.E.A.M. activity:  Science.Technology.Engineering.Art.Math or a combination of them!Ages 12-17.
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
English Conversation Club
4-5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4-5 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A fun, stimulating program for people who can speak some  English but want to get better at conversational English.
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
Let’s Talk: Managing Stress
4:00pm
Let’s Talk: Managing Stress
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4:00pmLet’s Talk: Ma
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 8-12. We’ll talk about what stress is, what causes it, and ways to manage it. 
Lego Club
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
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!!
Book Art
4:30 - 5:30 PM
 Book Art
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Friends and families,Join us for a fun Book Art event at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 4:30 PM. Use your imagination and creativity to turn old books into decorative art objects. Supplies and tools will be provided. Anyone ages 10 and up is invited to participate. ...read more
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Troke Knitters Club
2 pm to 3:30 pm
 Troke Knitters Club
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or donate them to...read more
Mary Poppins Returns
3:30pm
 Mary Poppins Returns
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3:30pmMary Poppins Returns
Stribley Micro Library
Snacks provided and there is no fee for joining in the fun. Film is rated PG.
Crafty Kids: Blizzard in a Bottle
3:30 PM
Crafty Kids: Blizzard in a Bottle
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3:30 PMCrafty Kids: Blizzar
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft! This month we will be makingBlizzards in a bottle!
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Build with LEGOs! We'll provide the bricks, you provide the imagination.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 11, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
Heat Storytime
3:30 PM
 Heat Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3:30 PMHeat Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books with a professional hockey player from the Stockton Heat!
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
Celebrate~Chinese New Year
4:00 PM
 Celebrate~Chinese New Year
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4:00 PMCelebrate~Chinese Ne
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Celebrate Chinese New Year with a story, crafts, and fun as we welcome in the Year of the Rat! This program is best for ages 5-12 years old.
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4:00 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Teen Hang-Out
4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
 Teen Hang-Out
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.Teen Hang-Out
Maya Angelou Branch Library
It's a Teen HangoutCome grab a snack, make new friends, and learn something newAges 13-16  
Bingo at Troke
4:30 pm
 Bingo at Troke
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4:30 pmBingo at Troke
Troke Branch Library
Love to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our monthly bingo!  There will be prizes to win.  Have fun here and meet new people.  This program is free and open to all.
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 pm
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 6:00 pm
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.&n...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 23, 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!
Healing through Painting for Adults
10:30am
Healing through Painting for Adults
Thursday, Jan. 23, 10:30am
(Every other Thursday; from December 5, 2019 - May 7, 2020)
Healing through Pain
Troke Branch Library
Create, Relax, Share, Heal. Join other adults at the Troke Library to paint with watercolors in a supportive environment. No previous painting experience is required. All supplies and light refreshments will be provided. "Healing through Painting" sessions are offered from 10:30am-12pm eve...read more
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jan. 23, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
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
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 23, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!**No storytime on 12/26/2019 or 1/2/2020**
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Free Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 AM
Free Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Jan. 23, 10:30 AMFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.January 9, 2020 - Basic Computer SkillsJanuary 16, 2020 - Beginning Internet ClassJanuary 23, 2020 - Google DocsJanuary 30, 2020 - Beginning Microso...read more
Senior Sweets: Snowman Donuts
11:30am
 Senior Sweets: Snowman Donuts
Thursday, Jan. 23, 11:30amSenior Sweets: Snowm
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Make something sweet to enjoy! Make a Snowman with donuts with the library. All adults welcome.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 23, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Strange Science: Snow Storm
3:30 pm
 Strange Science: Snow Storm
Thursday, Jan. 23, 3:30 pmStrange Science: Sno
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make a snow storm in a jar while learning about Winter Weather!
Crafty Thursdays-Challenge!
4:00-5:30
 Crafty Thursdays-Challenge!
Thursday, Jan. 23, 4:00-5:30Crafty Thursdays-Cha
Fair Oaks Library
What will you create out of the materials provided? Every challenge class has something new and exciting to explore!All material provided.
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Jan. 23, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
Junior Gardeners
4:00 p.m.
 Junior Gardeners
Thursday, Jan. 23, 4:00 p.m.Junior Gardeners
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Explore the wonderful world of seeds and plants through hands-on activities. Caregivers come with your children to cultivate a love of gardening and an appreciation for the environment. Presented by Patty Lovato of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Seed Lending Library. Fun for age...read more
Puppet Art Theater: Cinderella
4:00pm
 Puppet Art Theater: Cinderella
Thursday, Jan. 23, 4:00pmPuppet Art Theater:
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. The classic tale, told Puppet Art Theater style. Cinderella wants to attend the ball and dance the night away. Unfortunately her step mother and awful step sisters conspire against Cinderella and is it up to her Fairy Godmother to get her to the Ball. Will Cinderella get to dance the night...read more
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Jan. 23, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
Family Game Day at the Library!
4:00 p.m.
 Family Game Day at the Library!
Thursday, Jan. 23, 4:00 p.m.
(January 23, 4:00 P.M. February 27, 4:00 P.M. March 26, 4:00 P.M. April 23, 4:00 P.M. May 28, 4:00 P.M.)
Family Game Day at t
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your family and friends and enjoy playing an assortment of your favorite games!  Refreshments will be provided.
Family Storytime
4:00pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 23, 4:00pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Chinese New Year Arts & Crafts
6:00pm
 Chinese New Year Arts & Crafts
Thursday, Jan. 23, 6:00pmChinese New Year Art
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for some Arts & Crafts to celebrate Chinese New Year. Supplies are limited. Please arrive early.
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Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Jan. 24, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Bilingual Storytime - Vamos A Leer
10:30 a.m.
Bilingual Storytime - Vamos A Leer
Friday, Jan. 24, 10:30 a.m.
(Fridays, December 20, January 24, February 21, March 27, April 24 & May 15, 10:30 a.m.)
Bilingual Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Have fun with stories, songs, rhymes, and movement in English and Spanish. Learn easy tips on how to develop early literacy skills in your young children.Disfrutan de cuentos, canciones, rimas, y movimiento en ingles y espanol. Apprenden consejos para desarollar la lectura y la escritura en sus ni&n...read more
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 24, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 24, 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!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Find Art Fun
3:30 pm
 Find Art Fun
Friday, Jan. 24
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in freeform arts and crafts without limits! We'll provide the supplies and you can make whatever you can think of.
Crafty Kids: Flower Leis
3:30pm
 Crafty Kids: Flower Leis
Friday, Jan. 24, 3:30pmCrafty Kids: Flower
Stribley Micro Library
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft! This month we will be making flower leis (necklaces)!
Save Nature Animal Show
3:30 pm
 Save Nature Animal Show
Friday, Jan. 24, 3:30 pmSave Nature Animal S
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Meet some animals, bugs, and reptiles in this interactive show!
Family Storytime
4:00 PM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Jan. 24, 4:00 PMFamily Storytime
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
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Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15/19-3/1/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15/19-3/1/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Saturday, Jan. 25
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be closed from 6/15/19-3/1/2020 due to road construction and the library move. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  The library will still be providing programs in Mountain House.  Please check the online events calendars for program dates, times and...read more
Saturday Storytime
10:15 am
 Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 25, 10:15 amSaturday Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs on Saturday mornings at 10:15am. 
Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Jan. 25, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
What’s Cooking? Edible Cookie Dough
11:00am
What’s Cooking? Edible Cookie Dough
Saturday, Jan. 25, 11:00amWhat’s Cooking
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Make your own custom culinary creation! This month, we'll be making Edible Cookie Dough!
Yarn Frames
11:00am
 Yarn Frames
Saturday, Jan. 25, 11:00amYarn Frames
Stribley Micro Library
Learn how to make a hat to stay warm during the winter months
DIY Paper Wall Hangings
11:00 am
 DIY Paper Wall Hangings
Saturday, Jan. 25, 11:00 amDIY Paper Wall Hangi
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make a custom work of art to display at home!
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 25, 11:30 amFamily Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Adult Craft TBA
1:00pm
 Adult Craft TBA
Saturday, Jan. 25, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Learn a new craft skill each month. Registration may be required.
SAT/ACT Workshop
2:00pm
 SAT/ACT Workshop
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2:00pmSAT/ACT Workshop
Troke Branch Library
Learn about online and library resources to improve your score!  Take portions of practice tests.  Bring an SAT/ACT approved calculator. 
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Kids Book Club
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Jan. 27Kids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Fall Dates: January 13 - May 11, 2020. No session on 1/20, 2/10, 2/17.
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Jan. 27, 10:15 am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Toddler Time
10:30-11 AM
 Toddler Time
Monday, Jan. 27, 10:30-11 AMToddler Time
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social time! 
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Jan. 27, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
English Conversation Club
3:30 to 5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Jan. 27, 3:30 to 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Come to the English Conversation Club to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting.This is a free program, and all English-learners are welcome. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Jan. 27, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 11, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Monday, Jan. 27, 4:00 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Jan. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Jan. 27, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Explore a wide variety of maker-style crafts and activities, such as Legos, Marble Runs, Do-it-Yourself Crafts, and much more. Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided. For people of all ages.
Movie Documentary: Keeper of the Keys
6:00pm
Movie Documentary: Keeper of the Keys
Monday, Jan. 27, 6:00pmMovie Documentary: K
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. The Keeper of the Keys (2012): Michael Walden is down on his luck. One night, Success Coach Jack Canfield appears and says he is sending friends to help him. So begins an incredible dream that finds Michael encountering experts who share personal stories of empowerment. Run Tim...read more
Beginning American Sign Language
6pm
Beginning American Sign Language
Monday, Jan. 27, 6pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Want to learn American Sign Language?  If so, then this program is for you!  All are welcome to attend this free class.  No registration required.
Sleepy Time Stories
6:00 p.m.
 Sleepy Time Stories
Monday, Jan. 27, 6:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Families, join us for an evening of stories and songs.  Pajamas, blankets and pillows welcomed.
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
(First & last Tuesdays, 10 am - 1 pm)

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.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the Library. 
VITA Free Tax Services
10am-7pm
 VITA Free Tax Services
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10am-7pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
On Tuesdays from 10am - 7pm VITA will be at the Chavez Library to help in preparing your taxes.  Appointments are needed.  Call 209-483-4190 to make an appointment.  The program starts January 28th and runs through April 7th.
Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
10:00am
 Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Bookmobile will be at Wicklund Park every Tuesday from 10:00am-11:00am while the MH Library is closed.  This traveling branch library carries books and other library materials for all ages and interests.  Library staff will help you find materials to read, take special requests, and an...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10:15 am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 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. **No storytime on 12/24/2019 or 12/31/2019**
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 0-2. Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit. Older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
English Conversation Club
10:30am
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10:30amEnglish Conversation
Stribley Micro Library
Practice your English skills in a welcoming environment! All skill levels welcome.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 3-5. Bring your preschooler to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! 
Clay Time
1:00pm
 Clay Time
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1:00pmClay Time
Stribley Micro Library
Make something beautiful out of clay to take home
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 3:00-3:30Fair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
5-6-7 Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 5-6-7 Book Club
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
What's better than reading a really good book? How about sharing that reading experience with a group of readers?  That is exactly what the 5-6-7 Book Club readers do! Once a month, on the last Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. we meet for a lively discussion (and pizza of course) facilitated by Librari...read more
Crafty kids: Snow Globes
3:30 pm
  Crafty kids: Snow Globes
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 3:30 pm Crafty kids: Snow G
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft! 
Teen Book Club: Eleanor & Park
3:30 PM
 Teen Book Club: Eleanor & Park
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 3:30 PMTeen Book Club: Elea
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Share your thoughts on "Eleanor & Park" by Rainbow Rowell
Teen Movie
4:00pm
 Teen Movie
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 8-12. Watch a movie and eat snacks. TItle TBA.
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
Rocks & Minerals Mania
4:00 p.m.
 Rocks & Minerals Mania
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4:00 p.m.Rocks & Minerals Man
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn about rock and mineral identification. Discover everyday uses for rocks. See and touch a large collection of various rocks and minerals.  Then take home your very own tumbled rock. Presented by The Stockton Lapidary and Mineral Club.  
Teen DIY Studio
4:00 p.m.
 Teen DIY Studio
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4:00 p.m.Teen DIY Studio
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Teen DIY Studio and design your own amazing creations from bath bombs to neon signs. All materials will be provided. See you there! 
English Conversation Club
4-5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4-5 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A fun, stimulating program for people who can speak some  English but want to get better at conversational English.
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
Sewing Basics for Teens and Adults
4 PM
Sewing Basics for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4 PMSewing Basics for Te
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month 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 bobbi...read more
Financial Aid Workshop
4:30 - 5:30pm
 Financial Aid Workshop
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4:30 - 5:30pmFinancial Aid Worksh
Troke Branch Library
A Delta College representative will present the basics of financial aid for college bound teens, and try to answers your questions.  Parents are encouraged to attend with their teen. 
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Troke Knitters Club
2 pm to 3:30 pm
 Troke Knitters Club
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or donate them to...read more
Strange Science: Arctic Adventures
3:30 PM
Strange Science: Arctic Adventures
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 3:30 PMStrange Science: Arc
Van Buskirk Micro Library
How do polar bears avoid getting cold? Find out and take your own Arctic plunge!
DIY Sugar Scrub
3:30 PM
 DIY Sugar Scrub
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 3:30 PMDIY Sugar Scrub
Stribley Micro Library
Make a sugar scrub to keep your hands soft during the winter months
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 11, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 PM
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 3:30 PMFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting you child's love of reading!
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 4:00 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 pm
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 6:00 pm
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.&n...read more
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VITA Free Tax Services
10am-7pm
 VITA Free Tax Services
Thursday, Jan. 30, 10am-7pm
Fair Oaks Library
On Thursdays from 10am - 7pm VITA will be at the Fair Oaks Library to help in preparing your taxes.  Appointments are needed.  Call 209-483-4190 to make an appointment.  The program starts January 30th and runs through April 9th.
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Jan. 30, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
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
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 30, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!**No storytime on 12/26/2019 or 1/2/2020**
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Free Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 AM
Free Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Jan. 30, 10:30 AMFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.January 9, 2020 - Basic Computer SkillsJanuary 16, 2020 - Beginning Internet ClassJanuary 23, 2020 - Google DocsJanuary 30, 2020 - Beginning Microso...read more
Gardening Group: Plant Markers
11:30am
 Gardening Group: Plant Markers
Thursday, Jan. 30, 11:30amGardening Group: Pla
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Get your garden planned out with markers
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 30, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Mahjong Meet-Up
1:30 pm
 Mahjong Meet-Up
Thursday, Jan. 30, 1:30 pmMahjong Meet-Up
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Play a round of Mahjong with old and new friends! 
Winter Terrariums
3:30 pm
 Winter Terrariums
Thursday, Jan. 30, 3:30 pmWinter Terrariums
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make your own winter wonderland!
Bilingual Storytime
4:00pm
 Bilingual Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 30, 4:00pmBilingual  Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Jan. 30, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till  May 21, 2020.  
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Jan. 30, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program resumes on January 7, 2020 and continues till May 21, 2020. 
Family Movie: The Addams Family (2019)
4:00pm
Family Movie: The Addams Family (2019)
Thursday, Jan. 30, 4:00pmFamily Movie: The Ad
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Snacks Provided. SynopsisDark hilarity ensues after the Addams family relocates to suburban New Jersey. Their macabre traditions are promptly challenged by modern technology and their neighbors' 21st century norms.RatingPGRuntime86 minutes
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Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Jan. 31, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
All About Baby
10:30
 All About Baby
Friday, Jan. 31, 10:30
Ripon Branch Library
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
Adult Coloring Club
11:00 am
 Adult Coloring Club
Friday, Jan. 31, 11:00 amAdult Coloring Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make something beautiful while relaxing
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 31, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Jan. 31, 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!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Cherry Blossom Painting
3:30 PM
 Cherry Blossom Painting
Friday, Jan. 31, 3:30 PMCherry Blossom Paint
Stribley Micro Library
Create something beautiful with paint, buttons, or other objects inhonor or the Lunar New Year!
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Jan. 31, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Family Storytime
4:00 PM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Jan. 31, 4:00 PMFamily Storytime
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Dora & The Lost City of Gold
7:00pm
 Dora & The Lost City of Gold
Friday, Jan. 31, 7:00pmDora & The Lost City
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy a great movie and some popcorn! Movie is rated PG.
Bingo Club 
7:00 pm
 Bingo Club 
Friday, Jan. 31, 7:00 pmBingo Club 
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Bring a friend or make new ones at our monthly bingo club
Coloring Meet-Up
7:00pm
 Coloring Meet-Up
Friday, Jan. 31, 7:00pmColoring Meet-Up
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Make something Beautiful at the library!All Ages Welcome!
 
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