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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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Halloween Reading Raffle!
 Halloween Reading Raffle!
Monday, Oct. 1
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 0-12. Read three (3) age-approprate books for a chance to win a pumpkin and pumpkin carving kit!
Enter as many times as you wish. Win a small prize for each entry. Reading logs will be located at the checkout desk.
Winner(s) will be contacted on Monday, October 22, 2018
Paint Party
2:30
 Paint Party
Monday, Oct. 1, 2:30Paint Party
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 1, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Oct. 1, 3:00pm
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! No meeting on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 1, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Oct. 1, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety ...read more

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Oct. 1, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 1, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Makerspace Mondays
4:30 p.m.
 Makerspace Mondays
Monday, Oct. 1, 4:30 p.m.
(Select Mondays at 4:30 p.m.: October 1, November 26, December 17)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
During the months of October through December, the Maya Angelou Library will host periodic Makerspace Monday programs. Children of all ages can participate in makerspace or STEAM-based programs. Each program will have a specific theme, check with Library staff for the upcoming theme. Makerspace Mond...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 1, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
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Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Oct. 2
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:30 a.m.
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.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Book Discussion Group
10:30 am
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:30 amBook Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion! Our selected title for October is The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman. 

A captivating, beautiful, and stunningly accomplished debut novel that opens in 1918 Australia - the story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who make one devastating cho...read more
Computer Skills Class - Keyboard and Mouse Basics
11:00am
Computer Skills Class - Keyboard and Mouse Basics
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 11:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be offering a series of Basic Computer Classes during October.  If you need to learn about computers or just need a refresher please join library staff for this informal learning session to learn Keyboard and Mouse Basics.
 
&...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
CookBook Club
11:30 a.m.
 CookBook Club
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m.CookBook Club
Escalon Branch Library
Love cooking and trying out different recipes? Want to sha...read more
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
STEAM: Science-Planting by Lunar Light
3:30 p.m.
STEAM: Science-Planting by Lunar Light
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Learn how the moon is closely linked to the success of growing plants through gravity-altering water levels and planet rotation-boosting photosynthesis.  It's just what you need to discover how to grow plants that are out of this world!
Suitable for children in grades 3 and up.  C...read more
LEGO Club
3:30 pm
 LEGO Club
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 3:30 pmLEGO Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Build something fantastic at the Library!
Makerspace-Coding for {Kids}
4:00-5:00 PM
 Makerspace-Coding for {Kids}
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4:00-5:00 PMMakerspace-Coding fo
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Learn how to make your own video games with bloxels or play and explore with fun crafts, coding tools, perler bea...read more

Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Makerspace
4:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4:00PM
(9/04/18 9/18/18)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Perler Beads, Magformers, Duct Tapes, crafts, and more! 

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Makerspace
4:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4:00PM
(9/04/18 9/18/18)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Perler Beads, Magformers, Duct Tapes, crafts, and more! 

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Teen Game Day w/ SJ Pride Center
4:00pm
Teen Game Day w/ SJ Pride Center
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Play video games, board games, card games, and eat snacks. 
NEW! Presented by the San Joaquin Pride Center. Includes Ice Cream Social, Meet & Greet, and short p...read more
Social Security and You
4:00 p.m.
 Social Security and You
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
A representative from the local Social Security office will be at the Troke Branch this afternoon to talk about access to the Social Security website, and answer questions you may have about the program.  The program begins at 4:00 p.m.
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
TAG Meeting
5:00pm
 TAG Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 5:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Teen Advisory Group Meeting. If you would like to help plan teen programs at the library while earning volunteer hours, join TAG! Ask for an application at the checkout desk.
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 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 gadg...read more

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 1:30Full 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.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information wi...read more

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop S.T.E.A.M. Wednesday
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

Free creative monthly science, technology, engineering, arts, and math experience.  All crafting materials are provided for free.

Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Makerspace at Troke
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Makerspace at Troke
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Makerspace at Troke
Troke Branch Library
Be creative. Put on your thinking cap. Explore technology, whether current or traditional. Learn a skill or two.
 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Coloring Club
4:30-5:30 PM
 Coloring Club
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 4:30-5:30 PMColoring Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
We will be coloring fuzzy Dia de los Muertos wreaths!  Coloring books will also be provided as well as all supplies.  All ages welcome!
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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Teen Gaming Day
3:30 pm
 Teen Gaming Day
Thursday, Oct. 4, 3:30 pmTeen Gaming Day
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Play around at the Arnold Rue Micro Library!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 4, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Oct. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Oct. 4, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(10/4/18, 10/11/18, 10/18/18, 10/25/18, 11/1/18, 11/8/18, 11/15/18 & 11/29/18)
October and November
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.
October 4, 2018 - Beginning Internet Class
October 11, 2018 - Using the Google Chrome
October 18, 2018 - read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 4, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 4, 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!
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Oct. 4, 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.

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Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 4, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
1:00 p.m.
Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club
Thursday, Oct. 4, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon-Farmington Community Gardening Club in the Escalon Library community room. Meetings are the first Thursday of every month at 1pm. 

If you have any questions, feel free to call AnnMarie Freese at 209-689-1717
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 4, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Board Game Bonanza
3:00 PM
 Board Game Bonanza
Thursday, Oct. 4, 3:00 PMBoard Game Bonanza
Linden Branch Library
Play Board Games and more at the Linden Branch Library every Thursday after school! We have Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, and so much more!
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Oct. 4, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies. 
Afternoon Tea and Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Afternoon Tea and Coloring
Thursday, Oct. 4, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
You're invited.  
To rest, relax, socialize with friends, nibble treats, color a little picture and sip some fancy tea.  Release a little stress and join us!
World of Wonder Museum Presents Magical Magnets
3:30PM
World of Wonder Museum Presents Magical Magnets
Thursday, Oct. 4, 3:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For Grades K-3rd.

Students work to discover the magical world of magnets.  First we test a variety of items to determine what materials are magnetic and what are not magnetic.  Next we learn that magnets can be used to make some objects move without being touched, due to a magne...read more

Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Oct. 4, 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....read more
Music with Horatio
4:00pm
 Music with Horatio
Thursday, Oct. 4, 4:00pmMusic with Horatio
Tracy Branch Library
Local Tracy singer, songwriter, and guitarist Horatio Monroe will be here to introduce children to music. If you have a child that is interested in music, bring them! There will be a few guitars for them to interact with and play on. 

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Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Oct. 4, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Oct. 4, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
4:00
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Thursday, Oct. 4, 4:00Read to Rescued Anim
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary presents Read to Rescued Animals! Young ones may be hesitant to read aloud to an adult, but feathered and furry friends make adorable book buddies. Read to ...read more
Fair Oaks Lego Days
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Lego Days
Thursday, Oct. 4, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFair Oaks Lego Days
Fair Oaks Library
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 5, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Oct. 5, 11:00 am - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Stop by for one-on-one tech a...read more

Basic Computer Help
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Basic Computer Help
Friday, Oct. 5, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Need help using a computer? Staff will assist you with basic computer questions.

Assistance is also available for downlading e-books, audiobooks, and more.  Bring your phone, reader or tablet for help in setting up your e-account.

Registration is recommended - see staff at...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 5, 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! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
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Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Oct. 5, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 3:00pm-5:00pm

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Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 5, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Tinker Tots
11:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Saturday, Oct. 6, 11:00 amTinker Tots
Arnold Rue Micro Library
All 0-5 year olds are welcome to this STEM-centered playtime!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 6, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Science Saturday: Paper Airplanes
12:00 p.m.
Science Saturday: Paper Airplanes
Saturday, Oct. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come test your airplane building abilities at the Escalon library. Use templates to create planes that soar, turn, twirl and more! Or, come up with your own unique design and see what your airplane can do.


Science Saturday is a Monthly program set to engage children in science and m...read more
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Oct. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Paws 4 Reading
1:00 pm
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Oct. 6, 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.
Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 to 4:00 PM
 Junior MakerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2:30 to 4:00 PMJunior MakerSpace &
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Makerspace isn't just for adults and teens!  Kids ages 3 through 12 are invited to explore building and technology, including coding and circuitry, at this hands-on "free play" program.
Rubik’s Cube Club
2:30 pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion Patitpavan Neel.  Most Saturdays 2:00pm.  Check calendar for dates.
 
Sugar Skull Craft for Children Ages 7 & Older
2-3:30 pm
Sugar Skull Craft for Children Ages 7 & Older
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2-3:30 pmSugar Skull Craft fo
Troke Branch Library
On Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 2-3:30, the Margaret Troke library presents: " Sugar Skull Craft for Children".

The program is designed for children ages 7 and older.

All materials will be provided. Please arrive early! Space is limited to first 40 participants.
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Teen Read Week!
 Teen Read Week!
Sunday, Oct. 7
Tracy Branch Library
Check out the Teen Read Week display in the Teen Area. Check out a Teen Top Ten nominee and rememeber vote for your three favorite! Voting is open until October 13, 2018:
https://www.dogobooks.com/voting/2018-teens-top-reads
Nominees:
All Rights Reserved by Gregory Scott Kat...read more
Mighty Meeples
12:00pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Oct. 7, 12:00pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome. 12:00-5:00pm

For more information, visit The Mighty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/
Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Oct. 7, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 12:00-5:00pm

...read more
Wellness Workshop
3:15-4:45pm
 Wellness Workshop
Sunday, Oct. 7, 3:15-4:45pmWellness Workshop
Mountain House Branch Library
Eliminate stress with breathing techniques and meditation.  Join us at these Mind-Body Wellness Workshops to learn the process and techniques that help this to happen.  These workshops presented by The Art of Living (www.ArtofLiving.org) are free for a limited time.
N...read more
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Holiday
 Holiday
Monday, Oct. 8,
All Locations
Holiday - All locations closed
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Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Oct. 9
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10:30 a.m.
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.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 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. 
Computer Skills Class - Introduction to Microsoft Word
11:00am
Computer Skills Class - Introduction to Microsoft Word
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 11:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be offering a series of Basic Computer Classes during October.  If you need to learn about computers or just need a refresher please join library staff for this informal learning session to learn Introduction to Microsoft Word.
 ...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
MAKER SPACE - ELECTRONIC CIRCUTS
3:30 p.m.
MAKER SPACE - ELECTRONIC CIRCUTS
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
This session we will be exploring electronic circuts in a safe way with Little Bits and other kits.  We'll have craft materials and other learning toys to play with as well.  For children, first grade and up, and teens.
Happy Something Day: Mad Hatter Day
3:30 pm
Happy Something Day: Mad Hatter Day
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 3:30 pmHappy Something Day:
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate a random holiday with the library! <...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Lizard Lady Reptiles
4:00
 Lizard Lady Reptiles
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 4:00Lizard Lady Reptiles
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interact with real, live reptiles! Get up close and personal, with the opportunity to pet and hold them. Teressa Killen, The Lizard Lady, will share the beauty and history of exotic animals, including endangered rainforest reptiles. Learn about the awesome jobs reptiles do in helping us take care of...read more
S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
4:00 p.m.
 S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 4:00 p.m.S.T.E.A.M. Powered K
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Drop-in for hands-on S.T.E.A.M. - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math - activities. Explore S.T.E.A.M. concepts and take home your personal work of science.

For grades 1 through 3, meet us every 2nd Tuesday of each month from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
...read more
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Teen Tuesday - Choosing A College
4:00pm
Teen Tuesday - Choosing A College
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Aren't sure which college(s) would be the best fit for you? Come down to get tips on picking the right college.

Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
...read more
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 5:00 - 6:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Beginning September 11, 2018 the Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every other Tuesday (10/09/18, 10/23/18, 11/06/18, 11/20/18, 12/4/18 & 12/18/18) from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basi...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Teen Open House
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
 Teen Open House
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.Teen Open House
Troke Branch Library
Explore our Teen Area, programs, services & have some fun:
     ~  Take the Teen S.T.E.A.M. Challenge!
     ~  Maker time crafts.
     ~  Vote for your favorite teen novel.
     ~&n...read more
Maintaining a Sense of Well-being in the Midst of Stress
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Maintaining a Sense of Well-being in the Midst of Stress
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
What better time of year than now, before the holidays approach, to give yourself the gift of learning to keep balance and harmony within your life.  In these two classes, we will explore how to have mind, body, and spirit in alignment.  Taught by Rev. Erin King, an international spiritual...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
6:00 p.m.
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The monthly meeting of the Escalon Chamber of Commerce, held in the Escalon Community room
Teen Haunted Gingerbread House
6:00PM
 Teen Haunted Gingerbread House
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:00PMTeen Haunted Gingerb
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Teens, ages 12-18, join us we decorate gingerbread into scary haunted houses!

All supplies will be provided!
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 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 gadg...read more

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 1:30Full 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.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information wi...read more

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 3:30 p.m.
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
Scarecrow Mason Jars
3:30 PM
 Scarecrow Mason Jars
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 3:30 PMScarecrow Mason Jars
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Join us and paint & decorate an adorable fall mason jar!  Adults only-18 & Up.  All materials and supplies are included in this free program.

Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Video Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Video Game Day
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 4:00-5:00 PMVideo Game Day
Fair Oaks Library
Explore the interactive world of video games with your friends and family! 
Ages 6 and up
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Paper Pumpkins by Papira Workshop
4:00 p.m.
Paper Pumpkins by Papira Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 4:00 p.m.Paper Pumpkins by Pa
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Families, enjoy making super cute paper pumpkins. They are just in time for fall and perfect to decorate any home. Papira Workshop will show you how easy paper crafts can be. Fun for ages 7 and up. Limited space. First come, first se...read more

Makerspace at Troke
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Makerspace at Troke
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Makerspace at Troke
Troke Branch Library
Be creative. Put on your thinking cap. Explore technology, whether current or traditional. Learn a skill or two.
 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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Covered California Enrollment
10:00am
 Covered California Enrollment
Thursday, Oct. 11, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Questions about the new health care coverage options available through Covered California? Certified Covered California representatives will be available to help you for free with Covered California and Medicare enrollment. You can begin the application process, receive an estimate on your monthly p...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 11, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(10/4/18, 10/11/18, 10/18/18, 10/25/18, 11/1/18, 11/8/18, 11/15/18 & 11/29/18)
October and November
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.
October 4, 2018 - Beginning Internet Class
October 11, 2018 - Using the Google Chrome
October 18, 2018 - read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 11, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 11, 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!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 11, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30-2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Oct. 11, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke Mystery Book Club will meet on Tthe second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. to discuss mystery novels! 

Each month, the group will discuss books by a favorite author or on a selected theme.
Visit the Troke Branch Library to check out a copy of the ...read more
Deck Out Your Locker
1:00 pm
 Deck Out Your Locker
Thursday, Oct. 11, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
We've got loads of washi tape, magnets, and ideas on how to put it all together. Hang out with us and make some cool crafts to decorate your locker, backpack, school supplies, or whatever you like! Also FOOD!

Materials will be provided.
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 11, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Board Game Bonanza
3:00 PM
 Board Game Bonanza
Thursday, Oct. 11, 3:00 PMBoard Game Bonanza
Linden Branch Library
Play Board Games and more at the Linden Branch Library every Thursday after school! We have Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, and so much more!
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Oct. 11, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies. 
Game On!! Family Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Family Game Hour!
Thursday, Oct. 11, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!! Family Gam
Weston Ranch Branch Library

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

Make a Peep Haunted House
3:30 pm
 Make a Peep Haunted House
Thursday, Oct. 11, 3:30 pmMake a Peep Haunted
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Design your own haunted house at the Library!<...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Oct. 11, 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....read more
The Lizard Lady
4:00-5:00 PM
 The Lizard Lady
Thursday, Oct. 11, 4:00-5:00 PMThe Lizard Lady
Fair Oaks Library

The ...read more

Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Oct. 11, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Oct. 11, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Teen Crafternoon: Halloween Craft
4:00 PM
Teen Crafternoon: Halloween Craft
Thursday, Oct. 11, 4:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tweens & teens,
Come make a paper pumpkin or decorate a mask for the Halloween on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Supplies and light refreshment will be provided. Anyone age 10 to 18 is invited to attend the program. This FREE program is sponsored ...read more
Family Game Time
4:00 p.m.
 Family Game Time
Thursday, Oct. 11, 4:00 p.m.Family Game Time
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, stop by to enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Children's Room. Play games such as Apples to Apples, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Connect 4, The Game of Life, Jenga, Monopoly, Operation, Pictionary, Sorry, and Trouble. C...read more
Lego Builder’s Club
4:00pm
 Lego Builder’s Club
Thursday, Oct. 11, 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.

...read more

Teen A/V Club
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
 Teen A/V Club
Thursday, Oct. 11, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
(Every other Thursday)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
If you're bored after school and want to get your homework done in a comfortable environment meant just for you, and are in the area of the Cesar Chavez Library, come spend an hour with us!

Bring your friends to hang out, or stop by yourself.  Every other Thursday from 4:00 to 5:...read more
Bilingual Story Time with Richard Soto
4:30 p.m.
Bilingual Story Time with Richard Soto
Thursday, Oct. 11, 4:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bilingual Story Time with Richard Soto, Founder of the Chicano Research Center
Scottish Club monthly meeting
6:00 p.m.
 Scottish Club monthly meeting
Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly Meeting of the Scottish Club in the Escalon Library community room.
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 12, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Oct. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
Beginners Yoga
12:30 pm
 Beginners Yoga
Friday, Oct. 12, 12:30 pmBeginners Yoga
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Easy to follow yoga for beginners
STEM Fun Friday
3:30pm
 STEM Fun Friday
Friday, Oct. 12, 3:30pmSTEM Fun Friday
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to have a fun time learning about this month's STEM project.  For 7 year olds and above. It all happens at 3:00pm on October 12 (Glow in the Dark Art), November 9 ( Chromotography), December 14 and January 11, at the Mountain House Library.  Check the paper calendar for project...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 12, 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! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Oct. 12, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 3:00pm-5:00pm

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Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, Oct. 12, 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 frie...read more
Lathrop Fun Friday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday
Friday, Oct. 12, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

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SAT/ACT Practice Test
9:00am
 SAT/ACT Practice Test
Saturday, Oct. 13, 9:00amSAT/ACT Practice Tes
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. Space is limted. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323).

Participants will take a full-length computerized practice test (SAT or ACT), recieve their score, and suggested study areas. Test takes appr...read more
Family Storytime (Dia De Los Muertos & Halloween)
10:15am
Family Storytime (Dia De Los Muertos & Halloween)
Saturday, Oct. 13, 10:15amFamily Storytime (Di
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your family to enjoy a half hour of stories, rhymes, songs, and fun! This storytime will include books about October holidays: Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and Halloween.
Preschool Storytime
11:00 am
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 13, 11:00 amPreschool Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Troke Adult book club
12:00-1:00 p.m.
 Troke Adult book club
Saturday, Oct. 13, 12:00-1:00 p.m.Troke Adult book clu
Troke Branch Library
The group meets on the second Saturday of every month.

Pick up your book at the meeting the month before or at the checkout desk at the Troke Library!
 
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Oct. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
1:00-2:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
Saturday, Oct. 13, 1:00-2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Love Pokemon?  Join other Pokemon fans to learn more, trade cards, and have FUN from 1-2:30 October 13, 2018.  Hope to see you there.
Adult Color Me Calm
2-4 PM
 Adult Color Me Calm
Saturday, Oct. 13, 2-4 PMAdult Color Me Calm
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Join us and design & color your own sugar skull to get ready for Dia de los Muertos.  Then learn how to make a tissue paper marigold flower to top it off!  Adults only, please

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Rubik’s Cube Club
2:30 pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Saturday, Oct. 13, 2:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion Patitpavan Neel.  Most Saturdays 2:00pm.  Check calendar for dates.
 
Paws 4 Reading to Dogs
3:00-4:30pm
 Paws 4 Reading to Dogs
Saturday, Oct. 13, 3:00-4:30pmPaws 4 Reading to Do
Mountain House Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple and fun craft.  Happens the second Saturday of the month from 3-4:30pm.
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Oct. 13, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Oct. 14, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 12:00-5:00pm

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MH Seniors Group Meeting and Pot Luck in Central Park
10:30 am
MH Seniors Group Meeting and Pot Luck in Central Park
Monday, Oct. 15, 10:30 amMH Seniors Group Mee
Mountain House Branch Library
We hope you can join us for fun and friendship at our Mountain House Seniors Group Meeting.  We  get to know each other, listen to informative speakers, make plans for short trips, game days and more.  We meet each month.  This month will wil...read more
Paint Party
2:30
 Paint Party
Monday, Oct. 15, 2:30Paint Party
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 15, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Oct. 15, 3:00pm
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! No meeting on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 15, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the...read more
Halloween Crafts
3:30PM
 Halloween Crafts
Monday, Oct. 15, 3:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for scary good time as we Paint pumpkins, color scary masks, and more!
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Oct. 15, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety ...read more

Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Oct. 15, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program.  This program is for 4 year olds and above.  We are still taking donations of Legos and Duplos so we can build bigger and better projects.  ...read more
Makerspace Mondays: Halloween Tote Bags
4:30 pm
Makerspace Mondays: Halloween Tote Bags
Monday, Oct. 15, 4:30 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
On Monday, October 15, we will make Halloween Tote Bags at Makerspace Monday. Children from age 6 and up are welcome. Registration is required and is limited to 20 participants. Please register online or in person at the Maya Angelou Library.

Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 15, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 15, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
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Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Oct. 16
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m.
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.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 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. 
Computer Skills Class - Introduction Microsoft Excel
11:00am
Computer Skills Class - Introduction Microsoft Excel
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 11:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be offering a series of Basic Computer Classes during October.  If you need to learn about computers or just need a refresher please join library staff for this informal learning session to learn Introduction Microsoft Excel.
 
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Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Mask Making
3:30 p.m.
 Mask Making
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Just in time for Halloween, get a chance to make a mask!  Learn all about masks from around the world, different reasons we wear masks, how masks are made and more.  You'll even get to make your very own mask!

For children in grades 1-5.
Space and materials limited.
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Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.Teen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library

Play strategy games such as Chess, Settlers of Catan, Labyrinth & more.  Or bring your card game decks for tournaments. 

NEW GAMES!  NEW TIME!
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Spend some time with a friendly rescued rooster or get to know a rascally rabbit....read more
New Mettle Farm Presents Planting by Lunar Light
4:00PM
New Mettle Farm Presents Planting by Lunar Light
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For Grades 3--6

Learn how the waxing and waning moon can grow stronger plants.  Our presentations, we teach how the moon is closely linked to the success of growing plants through gravity-altering water levels and planet rotation-boosting photosynthesis. It's just what ...read more

Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
4:00 p.m.
 S.T.E.A.M. Powered Kids Club
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 4:00 p.m.S.T.E.A.M. Powered K
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Drop-in for hands-on S.T.E.A.M. - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math - activities. Explore S.T.E.A.M. concepts and take home your personal work of science.

For grades 1 through 3, meet us every 2nd Tuesday of each month from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. For ...read more
Makerspace
4:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 4:00PM
(9/04/18 9/18/18)

Weston Ranch Branch Library
Create with a variety of crafts, art and tech tools. Perler Beads, Magformers, Duct Tapes, crafts, and more! 

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Teen Tuesday - DIY Lantern
4:00pm
 Teen Tuesday - DIY Lantern
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Make your own paper lanterns. First come, first serve.

Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
  • STEM projects 
  • Movies
  • Teen
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Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Maintaining a Sense of Well-being in the Midst of Stress
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Maintaining a Sense of Well-being in the Midst of Stress
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
What better time of year than now, before the holidays approach, to give yourself the gift of learning to keep balance and harmony within your life.  In these two classes, we will explore how to have mind, body, and spirit in alignment.  Taught by Rev. Erin King, an international spiritual...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Watercolor with Carol
1:00 p.m.
 Watercolor with Carol
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library

Join Carol from the Oak Valley Art Society on W...read more

Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 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 gadg...read more

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1:30Full 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.
Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information wi...read more

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 3:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Family Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Family Game Day
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4:00-5:00 PMFamily Game Day
Fair Oaks Library
Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of the month for Family Game Day! Come play board and card games with friends and family. Each month we'll feature a different type of game.

 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Family Bingo Night
4pm
 Family Bingo Night
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for The Great American Read Family Bingo Night at the Cesar Chavez Library on Wednesday, Oct. 17th at 4pm.  Bingo cards will feature books from the Great American Read list.  Its fun the whole family can enjoy.  Light refreshments and snacks provided.
Makerspace at Troke
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Makerspace at Troke
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Makerspace at Troke
Troke Branch Library
Be creative. Put on your thinking cap. Explore technology, whether current or traditional. Learn a skill or two.
 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Coloring Club
4:30-5:30 PM
 Coloring Club
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4:30-5:30 PMColoring Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we color canvas Trick or Treat bags.  Don't want to color a bag?  We will have bookmarks and coloring books available as well.  All ages welcome!
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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Covered California Enrollment
10:00am
 Covered California Enrollment
Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Questions about the new health care coverage options available through Covered California? Certified Covered California representatives will be available to help you for free with Covered California and Medicare enrollment. You can begin the application process, receive an estimate on your monthly p...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(10/4/18, 10/11/18, 10/18/18, 10/25/18, 11/1/18, 11/8/18, 11/15/18 & 11/29/18)
October and November
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.
October 4, 2018 - Beginning Internet Class
October 11, 2018 - Using the Google Chrome
October 18, 2018 - read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Storytime Cancelled
10:30am
 Storytime Cancelled
Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:30am
Escalon Branch Library
Preschool storytime will unfortunately be cancelled on Thursday, October 18.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 18, 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!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 18, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 18, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Board Game Bonanza
3:00 PM
 Board Game Bonanza
Thursday, Oct. 18, 3:00 PMBoard Game Bonanza
Linden Branch Library
Play Board Games and more at the Linden Branch Library every Thursday after school! We have Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, and so much more!
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Oct. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies. 
Pumpkin Decorating
3:30 pm
 Pumpkin Decorating
Thursday, Oct. 18, 3:30 pmPumpkin Decorating
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Design your own pumpkin at the Library!...read more
Crafty Thursdays-Haunted Houses
4:00-5:30 PM
 Crafty Thursdays-Haunted Houses
Thursday, Oct. 18, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays-Hau
Fair Oaks Library
Join us at Fair Oaks as we put together spooky haunted houses just in time for Halloween! 

All materials supplied, limited space available, so be sure to get here early!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Oct. 18, 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....read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Oct. 18, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Oct. 18, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
LEGO® Building Club
4:00 p.m.
 LEGO® Building Club
Thursday, Oct. 18, 4:00 p.m.LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, drop-in to build and play with LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks. The l...read more
The Bubble Lady
4:00pm
 The Bubble Lady
Thursday, Oct. 18, 4:00pmThe Bubble Lady
Tracy Branch Library
This fabulous show really pops! It’s crazy, zany, super silly and tons of fun. Parents and children alike will be wowed as we follow “The Bubble Lady” to “Bubble Land” and participate in incredible musically enhanced bubble adventures.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:45 - 7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, Oct. 18, 5:45 - 7:45 p.m.San Joaquin Genealog
Troke Branch Library
Monthy meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society.

VISITORS ARE WELCOME!
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 19, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Oct. 19, 11:00 am - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Stop by for one-on-one tech a...read more

Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 19, 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! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Oct. 19, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 3:00pm-5:00pm

...read more
Spooky Glowing Pumpkins
3:30 pm
 Spooky Glowing Pumpkins
Friday, Oct. 19, 3:30 pmSpooky Glowing Pumpk
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Children are invited to decorate pumpkins with spooky glow-in-the-dark designs that will light the way for trick-or-treaters this Halloween. Supplies will be provided and this crafty event is free to attend. 
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Closed
10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
 Closed
Saturday, Oct. 20, 10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
The library will be closed on Saturday, Otober 20th, 2018 for the Lady of Fatima Festival.
Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
10:00 a.m.
 Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
Saturday, Oct. 20, 10:00 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the Oak Valley Art society in the Escalon Library community room.
US Citizenship & Immigration Information
10:15am
US Citizenship & Immigration Information
Saturday, Oct. 20, 10:15amUS Citizenship & Imm
Tracy Branch Library
Do you have questions about how to become a US citizen?
Do you have questions about how to become a permanent resident or renewing a permanent resident card?
Do you have other immigration or naturalization-related questions?

A representative from the United States Citizenship &a...read more
"Fun With Factoring" - STEM Program (4th - 6th graders)
10:30 am
"Fun With Factoring" - STEM Program (4th - 6th graders)
Saturday, Oct. 20, 10:30 am Fun With Factoring
Mountain House Branch Library

Would you like to know more about natural numbers? How about...read more

Genealogy Workshop: What DNA Can Tell You About Your Roots
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop: What DNA Can Tell You About Your Roots
Saturday, Oct. 20, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Genealogy Workshop:
Troke Branch Library
The world of science has opened up new ways to explore your family's history through DNA testing. Some of those tests can uncover deep heritage from thousands of years ago, long before any paper trails existed. One DNA test in particular can help you identify ancestors from up to seven generatio...read more
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Oct. 20, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us every 3rd Saturday morning to discuss a new book. Book available at the checkout desk. 
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Dia de los Muertos Repujado Tin Art
1:00
Dia de los Muertos Repujado Tin Art
Saturday, Oct. 20, 1:00Dia de los Muertos R
Weston Ranch Branch Library
On behalf of the Mexican Heritage Center, join representative Alicia Van de Bor and learn about Dia de los Muertos and how to make your very own repujado tin foil art.  All ages welcome!
Adult Craft - Jewelry
2:00pm
 Adult Craft - Jewelry
Saturday, Oct. 20, 2:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Adults only. Learn to make a necklace. All materials supplied.

Space is limited. Priority given to those who sign up in person or by phone.
Glam Your Gourd - Real Pumpkin Decorating
2:00 pm
Glam Your Gourd - Real Pumpkin Decorating
Saturday, Oct. 20, 2:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

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Rubik’s Cube Club
2:30 pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Saturday, Oct. 20, 2:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion Patitpavan Neel.  Most Saturdays 2:00pm.  Check calendar for dates.
 
In Conversation with Mick LaSalle
3:00pm - 4:30pm
In Conversation with Mick LaSalle
Saturday, Oct. 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pmIn Conversation with
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Mick LaSalle is a well known film critic for the San Francisco Chronicle, producer, and author of two books on pre-censorship Hollywood. Join him and the Director of Community Services, John Alita, as they have a conversation about movies, acting, directing and more! This is a free event open to the...read more
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Oct. 20, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
Paws for Reading
3:30pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Oct. 20, 3:30pmPaws for Reading
Tracy Branch Library
Kids are inviting to read to a friendly therapy dog; allowing children to practice thier reading in a low stress environment.
Dia de los Muertos Celebration
3:30 pm
 Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Saturday, Oct. 20, 3:30 pmDia de los Muertos C
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with Ballet Folklorico!<...read more
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Mighty Meeples
12:00pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Oct. 21, 12:00pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome. 12:00-5:00pm

For more information, visit The Mighty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/
Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Oct. 21, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 12:00-5:00pm

...read more
Wellness Workshop
3:15-4:45pm
 Wellness Workshop
Sunday, Oct. 21, 3:15-4:45pmWellness Workshop
Mountain House Branch Library
Eliminate stress with breathing techniques and meditation.  Join us at these Mind-Body Wellness Workshops to learn the process and techniques that help this to happen.  These workshops presented by The Art of Living (www.ArtofLiving.org) are free for a limited time.
N...read more
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Mountain House Seniors Bunco at the Fire Station
10:30am
Mountain House Seniors Bunco at the Fire Station
Monday, Oct. 22, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
Bunco is a fun and very easy dice game to play.  Come join in with other Mountain House seniors on October 22nd at 10:30am to roll the dice, chit chat and maybe win a prize.  It all happens at the Mountain House Fire Station activity room at 911 S Tradition St.  ...read more
Toddler Stay and Play
10:30-11:00 AM
 Toddler Stay and Play
Monday, Oct. 22, 10:30-11:00 AMToddler Stay and Pla
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social development!

 
Paint Party
2:30
 Paint Party
Monday, Oct. 22, 2:30Paint Party
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 22, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Glow Stick Broomsticks
4:00PM
 Glow Stick Broomsticks
Monday, Oct. 22, 4:00PMGlow Stick Broomstic
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Its dangerous to go out there in the dark, take this Broom Glow Stick to find your way home. Join us as we make Broom Glow Sticks to help guide you home during those dark evenings. This program is open to all ages.  
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Oct. 22, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety ...read more

Slimy Science with World of Wonders Science Museum
4:00 p.m.
Slimy Science with World of Wonders Science Museum
Monday, Oct. 22, 4:00 p.m.Slimy Science with W
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Kids in grades K - 3, come put on your safety goggles and work in pairs to see chemistry in action!  Measure and mix ingredients to discover substances with strange and surprising properties: polymers called slime and gluep.  After performing a variety of tests to compare these two polymers, take a ...read more
Find the Artist in You! Tile Coaster Craft
4:00pm
Find the Artist in You! Tile Coaster Craft
Monday, Oct. 22, 4:00pmFind the Artist in Y
Mountain House Branch Library
Find The Artist in You! is for attendees to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available.  This month's theme is  a Tile Coaster C raft for 5 year olds and above.  This month space is limited so pre-registration is a MUST!&n...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 22, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 22, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
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Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Oct. 23
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Halloween Stories & Crafts
10:15 am
 Halloween Stories & Crafts
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 10:15am, Margaret Troke library presents:" Halloween Stories & Crafts".

Put on a costume or silly hat and join us for spooky stories and crafts.

 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m.
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.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 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. 
Toddlers & Toes
11:00 a.m.
 Toddlers & Toes
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11:00 a.m.
(Tuesdays, September 11, September 25, October 23, November 6, December 4, December 18)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us as we explore music and movement with your toddler. This program is for children ages 1-3 and their caregiver. Toddlers & Toes is offered on select Tuesday mornings from 11:00-11:30.
Computer Skills Class - E-mail Basics
11:00am
Computer Skills Class - E-mail Basics
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be offering a series of Basic Computer Classes during October.  If you need to learn about computers or just need a refresher please join library staff for this informal learning session to learn E-mail Basics.  This class will hel...read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Fratello Marionettes - Spooktacular Puppet Show
3:30 p.m.
Fratello Marionettes - Spooktacular Puppet Show
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Join us for a family-friendly Halloween marionette variety show.  This production features happy ghosts, the Purple People Eater, Punky the Pumpkin and more characters to delight your spooky senses. Special care is taken to make this program appropriate for all ages.
Crafty Kids: Monster Donuts!
3:30 pm
 Crafty Kids: Monster Donuts!
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 3:30 pmCrafty Kids: Monster
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come make a deliciously devious monster out of donuts!...read more
Teen Tuesday: Ant Man & The Wasp Movie
4:00pm
Teen Tuesday: Ant Man & The Wasp Movie
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Join us for a movie & snacks.
Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
  • STEM projects 
  • Movies
  • Teen Advisory meetings
...read more
DIY Studio: Stress Balls
4:00 p.m.
 DIY Studio: Stress Balls
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:00 p.m.DIY Studio: Stress B
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon DIY Studio and design your own stress ball just in time for finals week. All materials will be provided. See you there!
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Teen Advisory Group
4:30-5:30 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:30-5:30 p.m.Teen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library
Join the Teen Advisory Group:
    *  Help plan teen programs!
    *  Advise staff about books & media to order for teens
    *  Make new friends!
    *  Fun "Teen Challenges" & other...read more
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 5:00 - 6:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Beginning September 11, 2018 the Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every other Tuesday (10/09/18, 10/23/18, 11/06/18, 11/20/18, 12/4/18 & 12/18/18) from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basi...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Wednesday, Oct. 24
Manteca Branch Library
Get ready to investigate the Children's area as you search for one of the little pumpkins we have hidden. When you find one, bring it to the Circulation Desk and trade it in for a cool prize! Limited to one prize per child per day.
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 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 gadg...read more

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 1:30Full 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.
Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information wi...read more

Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 3:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 3:30 p.m.
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
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Catch a Spider by Its Toe Teen Craft
4:00PM
Catch a Spider by Its Toe Teen Craft
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
There is nothing spookier then a spider roaming around the library. Join us as we craft together a light up mason jar with fake spiders to trap inside. This program is open to teens only. 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Makerspace at Troke
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Makerspace at Troke
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Makerspace at Troke
Troke Branch Library
Be creative. Put on your thinking cap. Explore technology, whether current or traditional. Learn a skill or two.
 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Thursday, Oct. 25
Manteca Branch Library
Get ready to investigate the Children's area as you search for one of the little pumpkins we have hidden. When you find one, bring it to the Circulation Desk and trade it in for a cool prize! Limited to one prize per child per day.
Pumpkin Painting
 Pumpkin Painting
Thursday, Oct. 25,
Ripon Branch Library
Our incredibly popular pumpkin decorating program is back! Join us for a crafty hour of mini pumpkin decorating fun.  For all ages.  Due to limited seating and supplies, registration is required.  Please sign up at the library.  There will be multiple one-hour time slots.  S...read more
Covered California Enrollment
10:00am
 Covered California Enrollment
Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
Questions about the new health care coverage options available through Covered California? Certified Covered California representatives will be available to help you for free with Covered California and Medicare enrollment. You can begin the application process, receive an estimate on your monthly p...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Literacy Day at the Library
10:30 a.m.
 Literacy Day at the Library
Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Learn the importance of literacy at our "Raising a Reader" event. At this "Literacy at the Library Day", toddlers and parents can enjoy storytime, book-making and readalouds, along with a raffle prize. Join us on Thursday, October 25 from 10:30-11:30 at the Maya Angelou Library.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October and November 2018 Computer Classes for Adults
Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(10/4/18, 10/11/18, 10/18/18, 10/25/18, 11/1/18, 11/8/18, 11/15/18 & 11/29/18)
October and November
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.
October 4, 2018 - Beginning Internet Class
October 11, 2018 - Using the Google Chrome
October 18, 2018 - read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 25, 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!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 25, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Storytime
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 25, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Coloring Club
2:30 p.m.
 Coloring Club
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Coloring is not just for kids.  Join us on the 4th Thursday of every month for Coloring Club at 2:30pm.  Relax and unwind with us at the Cesar Chavez Library.  Coloring utensils and pages provided.
Board Game Bonanza
3:00 PM
 Board Game Bonanza
Thursday, Oct. 25, 3:00 PMBoard Game Bonanza
Linden Branch Library
Play Board Games and more at the Linden Branch Library every Thursday after school! We have Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, and so much more!
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Oct. 25, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies. 
Taste Test Travel
3:30 pm
 Taste Test Travel
Thursday, Oct. 25, 3:30 pmTaste Test Travel
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Try snacks from around the world in Taste Test Travel!
Crafty Thursdays-Pumpkin Painting
4:00-5:30 PM
Crafty Thursdays-Pumpkin Painting
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays-Pum
Fair Oaks Library
This week we're painting spooky and goofy pumpkins in preparation for Halloween!

All materials supplied, limited space available, so be sure to come early!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Oct. 25, 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....read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Find Art Fun Time
4:00
 Find Art Fun Time
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:00Find Art Fun Time
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Find Art Fun Time is for students to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available on the day. Your imagination is your only limitation.  Come surprise us with your inspired works of art! Come join us every 4th Thursday of the month between 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LEGO and Duplo Builders
4:00 p.m.
 LEGO and Duplo Builders
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your creativity and enjoy an afternoon of building with LEGOs and Duplos at the Maya Angelou Library.
Kids Halloween Party
4:00pm
 Kids Halloween Party
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:00pmKids Halloween Party
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your children to the library for a fun hour of games, candy, crafts, facepainting, and more! Costumes welcome!
Teen A/V Club
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
 Teen A/V Club
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
(Every other Thursday)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
If you're bored after school and want to get your homework done in a comfortable environment meant just for you, and are in the area of the Cesar Chavez Library, come spend an hour with us!

Bring your friends to hang out, or stop by yourself.  Every other Thursday from 4:00 to 5:...read more
Halloween Arts & Crafts
6:00pm
 Halloween Arts & Crafts
Thursday, Oct. 25, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 6:00pm, the Margaret Troke library presents; " Halloween Arts & Crafts".

Join us in Costume for a fun evening of Halloween Arts & Crafts. Kids can decorate a pumpkin to take home and we will have candy too.



 
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Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Friday, Oct. 26
Manteca Branch Library
Get ready to investigate the Children's area as you search for one of the little pumpkins we have hidden. When you find one, bring it to the Circulation Desk and trade it in for a cool prize! Limited to one prize per child per day.
Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 26, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Crafty Friday - Origami Lantern Ornaments
10:30am
Crafty Friday - Origami Lantern Ornaments
Friday, Oct. 26, 10:30amCrafty Friday - Orig
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to learn how to use a Silhouette machine to make  origami lantern ornament patternsWe will use it to score and cut pretty paper and then we will fold and manipulate the paper into wonderful oragami lantern ornaments.  It all happens October ...read more
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
We love babies at the library! Join us for a weekly half-hour program that is designed to help babies with developmental skills by combining reading, fingerplays, rhythm, rhyme and singing into a joyful experience. Parents and caregivers must be present and involved. The program is facilitated by fu...read more
That 70’s Party
12:30 pm
 That 70’s Party
Friday, Oct. 26, 12:30 pmThat 70’s Part
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Party like it's 1970!
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 26, 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! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Oct. 26, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 3:00pm-5:00pm

...read more
Lathrop Fun Friday
3:30 PM
 Lathrop Fun Friday
Friday, Oct. 26, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 26, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Saturday, Oct. 27
Manteca Branch Library
Get ready to investigate the Children's area as you search for one of the little pumpkins we have hidden. When you find one, bring it to the Circulation Desk and trade it in for a cool prize! Limited to one prize per child per day.
Mountain House Friends of the Library Booksale
10:00am-3:00pm
Mountain House Friends of the Library Booksale
Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:00am-3:00pmMountain House Frien
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Friends of the Library will be having their $5.00 a bag fall booksale.  Their will be newer and slightly used items for sale.  Please come and support the Friends in their efforts to raise funds to support library programs.  See their website for more information ab...read more
Master Gardener Class
10:15am
 Master Gardener Class
Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:15amMaster Gardener Clas
Tracy Branch Library
The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County will provide free monthly gardening classes all year long (excluding June and December). Class is approximately two hours. Individual registration for each course. Must call (209) 953-6100 to register. 
For more informat...read more
Senior Coloring Club
11:00 am
 Senior Coloring Club
Saturday, Oct. 27, 11:00 amSenior Coloring Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come unwind with the Senior Coloring Club at Rue Micro Library!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Scary Film Fest
12:00 - 4:00pm
 Scary Film Fest
Saturday, Oct. 27, 12:00 - 4:00pmScary Film Fest
Troke Branch Library

Watch two S C A R Y movies adapted from books:

"CORALINE" book by Neil Gaiman, shows Noon - 1:30 pm
R.L. Stine's "THE HAUNTING HOUR: DON'T THINK ABOUT IT" shows 2:00 - ...read more
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Oct. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Adult Bob Ross Paint Along
1:00PM
 Adult Bob Ross Paint Along
Saturday, Oct. 27, 1:00PMAdult Bob Ross Paint
Weston Ranch Branch Library

[NEW] Music First: Songs of Shakespeare
1:00pm
[NEW] Music First: Songs of Shakespeare
Saturday, Oct. 27, 1:00pm[NEW] Music First: S
Tracy Branch Library
MUSIC FIRST brings classical music to children! Come to learn about and hear music from Shakespeare's time. All ages welcome!
Rubik’s Cube Club
2:30 pm
 Rubik’s Cube Club
Saturday, Oct. 27, 2:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how to work a Rubik's Cube from a Rubik's Cube expert and champion Patitpavan Neel.  Most Saturdays 2:00pm.  Check calendar for dates.
 
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Oct. 27, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Sunday, Oct. 28
Manteca Branch Library
Get ready to investigate the Children's area as you search for one of the little pumpkins we have hidden. When you find one, bring it to the Circulation Desk and trade it in for a cool prize! Limited to one prize per child per day.
Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Oct. 28, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! 12:00-5:00pm

...read more
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Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Monday, Oct. 29
Manteca Branch Library
Get ready to investigate the Children's area as you search for one of the little pumpkins we have hidden. When you find one, bring it to the Circulation Desk and trade it in for a cool prize! Limited to one prize per child per day.
Toddler Stay and Play
10:30-11:00 AM
 Toddler Stay and Play
Monday, Oct. 29, 10:30-11:00 AMToddler Stay and Pla
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social development!

 
Paint Party
2:30
 Paint Party
Monday, Oct. 29, 2:30Paint Party
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 29, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Oct. 29, 3:00pm
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! No meeting on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 29, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the...read more
Weston Ranch Library Basic Computer Class
4:00pm
Weston Ranch Library Basic Computer Class
Monday, Oct. 29, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Do you need assistance with basic computer skills? Come by this day to learn the basics on how to use a computer. Limited devices will be provided or bring your own device.
STEAM Mondays
4:00-5:00 PM
 STEAM Mondays
Monday, Oct. 29, 4:00-5:00 PMSTEAM Mondays
Fair Oaks Library
Every STEAM Monday, 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 Mondays are the last Monday of the month.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Oct. 29, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety ...read more

Let’s Make Sugar Skulls
4:30 p.m.
 Let’s Make Sugar Skulls
Monday, Oct. 29, 4:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Discover the significance of the Dia de los Muertos tradition. Learn how to decorate sugar skulls. This teen program is for students ages 11-18. Registration is required, and the program is limited to the first 20 registrants. 

Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 29, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Oct. 29, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Open Mic Night
5:30pm
 Open Mic Night
Monday, Oct. 29, 5:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
New performers welcome. Open to all ages. Family friendly. 5:30-8:00pm
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Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Tuesday, Oct. 30
Manteca Branch Library
Get ready to investigate the Children's area as you search for one of the little pumpkins we have hidden. When you find one, bring it to the Circulation Desk and trade it in for a cool prize! Limited to one prize per child per day.
Lathrop Tech Tues
 Lathrop Tech Tues
Tuesday, Oct. 30
Lathrop Branch Library

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

Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Bilingual Storytime
10:15am
 Bilingual Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Bilingual Story Time as we read books in Spanish-English and make crafts afterwards. 
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m.
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.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am.  No registration requ...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Knitters: Knitting group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitters: Knitting group
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Bring your knitting crafts and socialize in the Escalon Library's community room with the Knitters.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Edible Slime
3:30PM
 Edible Slime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 3:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Slime you can eat?! Join us as we learn how to make this creepy and delicious slime!
Monster Mash
3:30 pm
 Monster Mash
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 3:30 pmMonster Mash
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Trick or treat at the Library!
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Teen Tuesday - Halloween Party
4:00pm
 Teen Tuesday - Halloween Party
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 4:00pmTeen Tuesday - Hallo
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Food, music, games and more! By teens for teens. Costumes welcome.

Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
  • STEM projects 
  • Movies
...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
Y...read more
Halloween Family Storytime
5:30pm
 Halloween Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 5:30pmHalloween Family Sto
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for this special gentle Halloween storytime.  It will be for all age children and their parents/caregivers featuring Halloween stories,  songs, fingerplays, a craft and a treat.  Wear your costumes to add to the fun. This special storytime will start at 5:30pm.
 
Spooky, Healthy, Halloween Party Treats
6 pm
Spooky, Healthy, Halloween Party Treats
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6 pmSpooky, Healthy, Hal
Troke Branch Library
Have fun making, scary and 'creepy' treats for your Halloween Party - take samples home to make more for your crowd!

Registration required by October 29th.

Ages 12 & up, including adults.
 
A Living History Presentation
6:00 PM
 A Living History Presentation
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:00 PMA Living History Pre
Linden Branch Library

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Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Manteca Library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt
Wednesday, Oct. 31
Manteca Branch Library
Get ready to investigate the Children's area as you search for one of the little pumpkins we have hidden. When you find one, bring it to the Circulation Desk and trade it in for a cool prize! Limited to one prize per child per day.
Family Movie Night
 Family Movie Night
Wednesday, Oct. 31,
Escalon Branch Library

Stop by the Escalon Library to watch our all da...read more

Happy Halloween!
1:00-6:00PM
 Happy Halloween!
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 1:00-6:00PMHappy Halloween!
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Stop by and get a spooky treat!  Open 1-6 PM.  
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 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 gadg...read more

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 1:30Full 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.
Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Troke Knitters
2:00-3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2:00-3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information wi...read more

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 3:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the seme...read more
Guest Star: Star Wars Storytime
3:30 pm
 Guest Star: Star Wars Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 3:30 pmGuest Star: Star War
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy a very special storytime and craft with a very special reader! ...read more
Lathrop Halloween Drop-In
4:00 PM
 Lathrop Halloween Drop-In
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 4:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Come by Lathrop Library 4-6 PM in your costume and get a "treat"!
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 4:00 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice English in a relaxed and friendly place! 
Makerspace at Troke
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Makerspace at Troke
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Makerspace at Troke
Troke Branch Library
Be creative. Put on your thinking cap. Explore technology, whether current or traditional. Learn a skill or two.
 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
   
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