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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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Teens Top Ten Raffle
 Teens Top Ten Raffle
Tuesday, Oct. 1Teens Top Ten Raffle
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 12-18. August 1 - October 12, 2019WANT TO WIN COPIES OF…?Dance of Thieves, Frat Girl, To Kill a Kingdom, and Speak: The Graphic Novel Read and rate one of the Teens Top 10 nominees to enter our raffle. Entry forms with the list of titles available on the Teen New Book ...read more
Halloween Reading Raffle (Oct 1-20th)
Halloween Reading Raffle (Oct 1-20th)
Tuesday, Oct. 1Halloween Reading Ra
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 0-12. Read for your chance to win one of several free pumpkins! Pick up a reading log at the checkout desk (October 1 - 20th) and return it when completed to enter the raffle. Multiple entries allowed.Winner will be contacted on October 21, 2019.
Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
(First & last Tuesdays, 10 am - 1 pm)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the Library. 
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
10:00 am
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:00 amEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:15am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am.Story Themes are:- September: Back to School & Animals- October: Spooky stories & Harvest & Autumn- November: M...read more
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Bingo Club
10:30 am
 Bingo Club
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:30 amBingo Club
Stribley Micro Library
Try your hand at this game of chance! Winner takes all
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 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: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Chavez Book Club
10:30 am
 Chavez Book Club
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays, September 17 & October 1, 10:30 am)
Chavez Book Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion! Our selection for October is A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman.Ove is a curmudgeon, the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him ...read more
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
CookBook Club
11:30 a.m.
 CookBook Club
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 11:30 a.m.CookBook Club
Escalon Branch Library
Please note that the CookBook Club is changing dates! We will now be meeting on the first Wednesday of every month!Love cooking and trying out different recipes? Want to share your favorite culinary masterpieces or family favorites while taste testing new concoctions? Join the Escalon Library CookBo...read more
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Slimy Sensory Stations
1:00 pm
 Slimy Sensory Stations
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 1:00 pmSlimy Sensory Statio
Stribley Micro Library
Take a turn at our sensory bins and try to guess what's inside!
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Books in the Barnyard
3:00-4:00 PM
 Books in the Barnyard
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 3:00-4:00 PMBooks in the Barnyar
Fair Oaks Library
Come practice your reading skills with a friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary!
Happy Something Day: Frankenstein Day
3:30 pm
Happy Something Day: Frankenstein Day
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 3:30 pmHappy Something Day:
Arnold Rue Micro Library
IT'S ALIIIIIIVEEEEE!!
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Play video games, board games, card games, and eat snacks. ​​​​Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including: Game Days Crafts  STEM projects  Movies Teen Advisory meetingsIf you want to help plan teen programs for the library, give input on book sele...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Teen STEAM: Circuits
4:00-5:30pm
 Teen STEAM: Circuits
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4:00-5:30pm
Troke Branch Library
Explore circuitry: make an LED flashlight; create music with our Makey, Makey kit or engineer an item with our Little Bits STEAM Invention Kit.Ages 12-17
Taste Test Travel: Italian Edition
4:00 p.m.
Taste Test Travel: Italian Edition
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4:00 p.m.Taste Test Travel: I
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Explore different cultures through food as we sample small bites from around the world. Experience a familiar flavor or discover something new and unexpected. In honor of Italian Heritage Month, we'll travel to Italy and try Italian snacks and food items.  Food...read more
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Crafts at the MH Firehouse - Apple Stamp Pumpkins
4:00pm
Crafts at the MH Firehouse - Apple Stamp Pumpkins
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4:00pmCrafts at the MH Fir
Mountain House Branch Library
Join MH Library staff at the Mountain House Firehouse to make Apple Stamp Pumpkins between 4:00-5:00 pm. 
Paint It Pink
4pm
 Paint It Pink
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4pmPaint It Pink
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, join us at the Cesar Chavez Library where we will paint pink ribbons on tote bags or you can bring your own item to paint.  Remember our loved ones and support our survivors. 
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
5:00pm
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 5:00pmTeen Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
Brainstorming. Event planning. Snacks.Would you like to help plan teen programs for the library? Join the 2019-2020 Teen Advisory Group!Requirements:*Must be 14 or older*Must complete a volunteer application & fingerprinting*Must be available to attend 2019-2020 TAG meetings (typically 1st Tuesd...read more
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2:00 p.m. to 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 the Troke Knitters Program.The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or donate them to...read more
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Reading with Farm Animals
3:00 p.m.
 Reading with Farm Animals
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary will be visiting with some of their critters. These critters love to be read to, so pick out a book and get cozy with an adorable farm animal.
Book Worms
3:30 pm
 Book Worms
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 3:30 pmBook Worms
Arnold Rue Micro Library
If your child needs some help with their reading skills, we are happy to help! 
Pumpkin Decorating
3:30 pm
 Pumpkin Decorating
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 3:30 pmPumpkin Decorating
Stribley Micro Library
Decorate your own custom Jack-O-Lantern to celebrate Halloween!
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!
Wonder Wednesday - Slimy Science
3:30 PM
Wonder Wednesday - Slimy Science
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Come learn from World of Wonders how slime is made, and make some of your own, too!Recommened K-3rd Grade.
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
STEM for Older Kids--Geodesic Domes
4:00 pm
STEM for Older Kids--Geodesic Domes
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 4:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
In this program for kids at least 8 years old, we will use drinking straws and pipecleaners to build geodesic domes and spheres. As we build, we'll also be learning about geometry and some of the properties of these amazing structures. Some of the models we make today may appear in our new ...read more
Mystery Science for Kids
4:00 PM
 Mystery Science for Kids
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 4:00 PMMystery Science for
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for spooky themed experiments!  This program is for kids ages 6-12 years old.
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
MakerSpace Hour
4:30 pm
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 4:30 pm MakerSpace Hour
Troke Branch Library
Makerspace Hour happens monthly, on the first Wednesday afternoon. This program offers S.T.E.A.M. activities (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) in an informal learning environment.
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 4 pm - 5:30 pmHomework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 3, 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!
Bingo for Adults
10:30 AM
 Bingo for Adults
Thursday, Oct. 3, 10:30 AMBingo for Adults
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Love to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our monthly bingo!  There will be prizes and books to win.  Come and have fun and meet new people.  This program is free and open to all adults.
All About Baby Storytime at the MH Firehouse
10:30am
All About Baby Storytime at the MH Firehouse
Thursday, Oct. 3, 10:30amAll 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.  Will be held at the MH Firehouse Room.  The Fire House is located at 911 S Tradition St, Mountain House, CA 95391
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Oct. 3, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 3, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Oct. 3, 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. 
Preschool Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
11:15am
Preschool Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
Thursday, Oct. 3, 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.  Will be held at the Mountain House Firehouse room.. The Firehouse is located at 911 S Tradition St, Mountain House, CA 95391
Mahjong Meet-Up
1:30 pm
 Mahjong Meet-Up
Thursday, Oct. 3, 1:30 pmMahjong Meet-Up
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Play a round of Mahjong with old and new friends!
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 3, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Oct. 3, 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. 3, 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!
What’s Cooking? Eye Candy
3:30 pm
 What’s Cooking? Eye Candy
Thursday, Oct. 3, 3:30 pmWhat’s Cooking
Arnold Rue Micro Library
EYE think this is gonna be tasty!
Bilingual Storytime
4:00 pm
 Bilingual Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 3, 4:00 pmBilingual Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Oct. 3, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Oct. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies. Will you test your building skills with Legos? Or create a multifunctioning alarm with our Little Bits? Maybe you will turn you...read more
Crafty Thursdays-Paint Party
4:00-5:30 PM
 Crafty Thursdays-Paint Party
Thursday, Oct. 3, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays-Pai
Fair Oaks Library
Crafty Thursday this month is a paint party! What are you going to paint?All material provided.
Lego Builder’s Club
4:00pm
 Lego Builder’s Club
Thursday, Oct. 3, 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. 
Books in the Barnyard
4:00 p.m.
 Books in the Barnyard
Thursday, Oct. 3, 4:00 p.m.Books in the Barnyar
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come practice your reading skills with a friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary! Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Oct. 3, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Puppet Art Theater presents: " Frankenswine"
6:00pm
Puppet Art Theater presents: " Frankenswine"
Thursday, Oct. 3, 6:00pmPuppet Art Theater p
Troke Branch Library
A zany version of the classic Frankenstein told by a cast of pigs. Fun program for the entire family. 
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Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 4, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Friday, Oct. 4, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Toddler and Me: Spooky Sensory play
11:00 am
Toddler and Me: Spooky Sensory play
Friday, Oct. 4, 11:00 amToddler and Me: Spoo
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Bond with Baby while getting some socialization time.
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 4, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 4, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
DIY Flower Petal Candle Holder
3pm
 DIY Flower Petal Candle Holder
Friday, Oct. 4, 3pmDIY Flower Petal Can
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Relax and craft with us!  Decorate your own candle holder with paper flowers.  While supplies last. 
Happy Something Day: Werewolf Day
3:30 pm
Happy Something Day: Werewolf Day
Friday, Oct. 4, 3:30 pmHappy Something Day:
Stribley Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month with the Library!
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 4, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Now Showing!
4:00 p.m.
 Now Showing!
Friday, Oct. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join us as we screen a movie in the library! Showtime will be at 4pm. Come early at 3:15pm for fun movie themed crafts. 
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Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15-9/6 Due to Road Construction.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15-9/6 Due to Road Construction.
Saturday, Oct. 5
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be closed from 6/15-Date unknown 2019 due to road construction.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  The library will still be providing programs in Mountain House.  Please check the online events calendars for program dates, times and location...read more
SAT/ACT Practice Test (REGISTER)
10:00am
SAT/ACT Practice Test (REGISTER)
Saturday, Oct. 5, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. Participants will take a full-length computerized practice test (SAT or ACT), receive their score, and suggested study areas. The test takes approximately 4 hours. Bring a pencil and a calculator.Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person, by ph...read more

Saturday Storytime
10:15 am
 Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 5, 10:15 amSaturday Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs starting Saturday, June 1st. For June, July & August. 
Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Oct. 5, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
Tinker Tots
11:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Saturday, Oct. 5, 11:00 amTinker Tots
Arnold Rue Micro Library
All 0-5 year olds are welcome to this STEM-centered playtime!
Crafters Club: Fabric Pumpkins
11:00 am
 Crafters Club: Fabric Pumpkins
Saturday, Oct. 5, 11:00 amCrafters Club: Fabri
Stribley Micro Library
Make your own pumpkin with fabric and stuffing
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 5, 11:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Science Saturday: Harry Potter and the Magic of Science
12:00 p.m.
Science Saturday: Harry Potter and the Magic of Science
Saturday, Oct. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join us for a Harry Potter themed Science Saturday in Snape's potions classroom. 
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Oct. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Make Your Own Tattoo!
1:00 PM
 Make Your Own Tattoo!
Saturday, Oct. 5, 1:00 PMMake Your Own Tattoo
Weston Ranch Branch Library
We will be making our own temporary tattoos using different methods.  All ages are welcome to this free program.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
1:00 - 4:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Saturday, Oct. 5, 1:00 - 4:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
TinkerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 to 4:00 PM
 TinkerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Oct. 5, 2:30 to 4:00 PMTinkerSpace & Tech T
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Do you like putting things together and taking them apart? Kids ages 3 through 12, and their caregivers, are invited to tinker with technology and building tools — including coding and circuitry — in this hands-on free play program.  
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Oct. 7, 10:15am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am.Story Themes are:- September: Back to School & Animals- October: Spooky stories & Harvest & Autumn- November: M...read more
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Monday, Oct. 7, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Monday Morning Matinee
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 Monday Morning Matinee
Monday, Oct. 7, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PMMonday Morning Matin
Fair Oaks Library
Special movie showing for adults looking to watch a new movie without the new movie price! 
Zumbini (REGISTER)
11:00am
 Zumbini (REGISTER)
Monday, Oct. 7, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 0-4. Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun! Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person, by phone (866-805-7323), or ...read more

Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Oct. 7, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Fall Dates: August 12- December 9, 2019. No meeting on 9/2, 10/14, 11/11, or 11/25.
English Conversation Club
3:30 pm to 5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Oct. 7, 3:30 pm to 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Come to the English Conversation Club to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a free program, and all English-learners are welcome.The program will return from summer break on September 30, 2019. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 7, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Chess Club
4:00 pm
 Chess Club
Monday, Oct. 7, 4:00 pm
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
4:00 - 7:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Monday, Oct. 7, 4:00 - 7:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Musical Storytelling by Cascada de Flores
4:00 p.m.
Musical Storytelling by Cascada de Flores
Monday, Oct. 7, 4:00 p.m.Musical Storytelling
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Experience a bilingual, participatory story exploding with songs, ancient musical instruments, poly-rhythms and sweet characters of Mexican music and dance. Children are invited to sing, dance, and play with beautiful traditional songs and dances. All ages are invited to experience this humorou...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Oct. 7, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Explore a wide variety of maker-style crafts and activities, such as Legos, Marble Runs, Do-it-Yourself Crafts, and much more. Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided. For people of all ages.
Chess Club
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Oct. 7, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
Edison High School Mariachi Band
6:00pm
Edison High School Mariachi Band
Monday, Oct. 7, 6:00pmEdison High School M
Troke Branch Library
On Monday, October 7, the Troke Library will host Mariachi Sangre de Oro at 6:00pm. These talented student musicians from Edison High School will entertain us with the energetic rhythms of Mexican mariachi. Don't miss this fun evening of live music featuring our locally-grown talent.
Free Computer Classes for Adults
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Free Computer Classes for Adults
Monday, Oct. 7, 6:00 - 7:30 pmFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.October 7, 2019 - Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone*October 21, 2019 - Beginning Microsoft Word 2013*October 28, 2019 - Beginning Microsoft Excel 2013*Novembe...read more
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English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
10:00 am
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10:00 amEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
10:00am
 Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Bookmobile will be at Wicklund Park every Tuesday from 10:00am-11:00am while the MH Library is closed.  This traveling branch library carries books and other library materials for all ages and interests.  Library staff will help you find materials to read, take special requests, and an...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10:15am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am.Story Themes are:- September: Back to School & Animals- October: Spooky stories & Harvest & Autumn- November: M...read more
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 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: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
In Stitches Craft Club
10:30 am
 In Stitches Craft Club
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10:30 amIn Stitches Craft Cl
Stribley Micro Library
Bring your knitting or crochet project and enjoy a conversation with fellow crafters!
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Make & Take: Stepping stones
1:00 pm
 Make & Take: Stepping stones
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 1:00 pmMake & Take: Steppin
Stribley Micro Library
Make your own stepping stone to gift or keep!
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Junior Crafters: Pumpkin Decorating
3:30 pm
Junior Crafters: Pumpkin Decorating
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 3:30 pmJunior Crafters: Pum
Arnold Rue Micro Library
It's time for our youngest to shine!
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
4:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 4:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operating a sewing machine, threading a bobbi...read more
Lego Building Fun! @ the MH Firehouse
4:00pm
Lego Building Fun! @ the MH Firehouse
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 4:00pm
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.  
Draw Fantasy Creatures with Young Rembrandts
4:00 p.m.
Draw Fantasy Creatures with Young Rembrandts
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 4:00 p.m.
(Tuesdays, October 8, November 26, & March 17, 4 p.m.)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come learn how to draw fantasy creatures with Young Rembrandts!  Suited for children ages 6-12.Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 4:00 Focus: monstersTuesday, November 26, 2019, 4:00Focus: dragonsTuesday, March 17, 2019, 4:00Focus: unicorns 
College Admissions Essays 101
4:00pm
 College Admissions Essays 101
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 4:00pmCollege Admissions E
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Get tips on writing your college admissions essay, create an outline (if you haven't already), and learn about a free proofreading service provided by the library.
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Teen Tuesday Glow in the Dark Pumpkin
5:30PM
Teen Tuesday Glow in the Dark Pumpkin
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 5:30PMTeen Tuesday Glow in
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Teen Open House
5:30-7:00pm
 Teen Open House
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 5:30-7:00pmTeen Open House
Troke Branch Library
See what the library has to offer teens; fun activites and prizes, too!Ages 12-17.
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Sensory Storytime
1:00 pm
 Sensory Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1:00 pmSensory Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Designed for our young patrons with special needs, this storytime is sure to Engage! 
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2:00 p.m. to 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 the Troke Knitters Program.The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or donate them to...read more
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Build with LEGOs! We'll provide the bricks, you provide the imagination.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Tech Time
3:30 pm
 Tech Time
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 3:30 pmTech Time
Stribley Micro Library
Fiddle with Gadgets and gizmos a plenty, including a robot, Cricut machine, and more!
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Autumn Animals with Papira Workshop
4:00 p.m.
Autumn Animals with Papira Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 4:00 p.m.Autumn Animals with
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy making these super cute crafts that are just in time for fall. Make them for yourself or give them as a gift. Papira Workshop will show you how easy paper crafts can be. Fun for ages 7 and up.  
Color Your own Haunted House
4:00 PM
 Color Your own Haunted House
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 4:00 PMColor Your own Haunt
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come & color a spooky 3-D Haunted House & decorate with stickers any way you like. This free program is just for kids!
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Coloring Club
4:30 pm
 Coloring Club
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 4:30 pmColoring Club
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a relaxing hour of coloring for all ages.  Materials are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own coloring supplies.
Writer’s Lab
4pm-5:30pm
 Writer’s Lab
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 4pm-5:30pmWriter’s Lab
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday from 4pm to 5:30pm for Writer's Lab in the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library.  Get instant help with your essays, reports, creative writing projects, business proposals and more. Guaranteed improvements to your manuscripts with the help of our professional staff...read more
Fair Oaks Movie Night
4:30-6:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Movie Night
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 4:30-6:00 PMFair Oaks Movie Nigh
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for a family friendly movie night!
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Healing through Painting for Adults
10:30am
Healing through Painting for Adults
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10:30am
(Every other Thursday, September 12-December 19)
Healing through Pain
Troke Branch Library
Create, Relax, Share, Heal. Join other adults at the Troke Library to paint with watercolors in a supportive environment. No previous painting experience is required. All supplies and light refreshments will be provided. "Healing through Painting" sessions are offered from 10:30am-12pm eve...read more

Coffee & Coloring with the Chickens
10:30AM
Coffee & Coloring with the Chickens
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10:30AMCoffee & Coloring wi
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a special morning coffee & coloring hour with some special guests from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary. 
All About Baby Storytime at the MH Firehouse
10:30am
All About Baby Storytime at the MH Firehouse
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10:30amAll 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.  Will be held at the MH Firehouse Room.  The Fire House is located at 911 S Tradition St, Mountain House, CA 95391
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Preschool Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
11:15am
Preschool Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
Thursday, Oct. 10, 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.  Will be held at the Mountain House Firehouse room.. The Firehouse is located at 911 S Tradition St, Mountain House, CA 95391
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 10, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Oct. 10, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Adult Book Club
3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
 Adult Book Club
Thursday, Oct. 10, 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Love to read books of all types (adult, teen and childrens) and genres (mysteries, biographies, nonfiction)? Love to discuss and share with others your thoughts about the books you read? Then join the Club!  The library book club meets once a month (there is a afternoon and evening discussion)....read more
Wreck this Stuff: Monster Socks
3:30 pm
 Wreck this Stuff: Monster Socks
Thursday, Oct. 10, 3:30 pmWreck this Stuff: Mo
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make a mess. Deconstruct. Play! This month we are making monsters out of socks!
Game On!! Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Game Hour!
Thursday, Oct. 10, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!!  Game Hour
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for Family Game Time! Choose a board game from our selection and start playing! Play with your family or friends, or make new friends
Harvest Home Animals
4:00pm
 Harvest Home Animals
Thursday, Oct. 10, 4:00pmHarvest Home Animals
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. The Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary will be here with some of their animals to bolster compassion and kindness for animals and teach about humane care and animal welfare.To learn more about the Harvest Home Sanctuary, visit http://harvesthomesanctuary.org/ 
Sewing Machine Basics (2 Part Class)
4:00-6:00 PM
Sewing Machine Basics (2 Part Class)
Thursday, Oct. 10, 4:00-6:00 PMSewing Machine Basic
Fair Oaks Library
October 10th: Learn basic sewing machine skills in Part 1.October 17th: Use the skills you learned in Part 1 to create a decorative pillow case to take home!All materials supplied. Ages 13 and up. Max 12 participants. Sign up at Fair Oaks Customer Service
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Oct. 10, 4-6pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Oct. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies. Will you test your building skills with Legos? Or create a multifunctioning alarm with our Little Bits? Maybe you will turn you...read more
Family Storytime
4:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 10, 4:00 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
LEGO® Club
4:00 p.m.
 LEGO® Club
Thursday, Oct. 10, 4:00 p.m.LEGO® Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Anything is possible with LEGO®.  We’ll bring the bricks, you supply the imagination.Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Oct. 10, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
LEGO and Duplo Builders
4:30 p.m.
 LEGO and Duplo Builders
Thursday, Oct. 10, 4:30 p.m.
(August 8, 4:30 p.m. September 12, 4:30 October 10, 4:30 p.m. November 14, 4:30 p.m. December 12, 4:30 p.m.)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your creativity and enjoy a day of building with Legos and Duplos at the Maya Angelou Library!
Civics and Citizenship Practice
6:00-7:00 PM
 Civics and Citizenship Practice
Thursday, Oct. 10, 6:00-7:00 PMCivics and Citizensh
Fair Oaks Library
Practice the test's 100 questions with our volunteer to prepare for the Citizenship test. *Not a professional service
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Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 11, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Zumbini® with Hannah Bell
10:30 a.m.
 Zumbini® with Hannah Bell
Friday, Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m.Zumbini® with Ha
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst for kids ages 0-4, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun!  Registration requested.

Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Oct. 11, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Stop by for one-on-one tech assistance.
Crochet Club
12:30 - 2:00 pm
 Crochet Club
Friday, Oct. 11, 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Come join the fun, beginners learn how to crochet or if already experienced, you can bring your own project to work on!Needles and yarn available for beginners to practice with.
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 11, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
BINGO Bash
2:30pm
 BINGO Bash
Friday, Oct. 11, 2:30pmBINGO Bash
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy an afternoon of BINGO with the whole family! Children must be accompanied by an adult.
B - Pollinators - Bees, Bats, Bufferflies and More @ MH Firehouse
3:00 pm
B - Pollinators - Bees, Bats, Bufferflies and More @ MH Firehouse
Friday, Oct. 11, 3:00 pmB - Pollinators - Be
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn how bees and other animals pollinate our crops to help them grow.  Learn more at New Mettle Farms website:  /www.newmettlefarms.com.  Join us for this STEM program on October 11, 2019 at 3:00pm at the MH Firehouse located at located at 911 S Tradition St, Mountain...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 11, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, Oct. 11, 3:30 p.m.Reading to the Rescu
Escalon Branch Library
Have you ever read a book to a chicken? Here's your chance. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours and read to the furry and feathered friends of the Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary. All ages are welcome to stop by and practice their reading skills with these barnyard friends. 
Bubble Palooza
3:30 pm
 Bubble Palooza
Friday, Oct. 11, 3:30 pmBubble Palooza
Stribley Micro Library
The Library is bubbling with fun!
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Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15-9/6 Due to Road Construction.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15-9/6 Due to Road Construction.
Saturday, Oct. 12
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be closed from 6/15-Date unknown 2019 due to road construction.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  The library will still be providing programs in Mountain House.  Please check the online events calendars for program dates, times and location...read more
iPad/iPhone Q&A
10:15am
 iPad/iPhone Q&A
Saturday, Oct. 12, 10:15amiPad/iPhone Q&A
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Have questions about how to use your iPad or iPhone? Bring your device with you to get help! Also, learn about how to use the library's free eBook services on your device.
Saturday Storytime
10:15 am
 Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 12, 10:15 amSaturday Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs starting Saturday, June 1st. For June, July & August. 
Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Oct. 12, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
What’s cooking? Caramel Apples
11:00 am
What’s cooking? Caramel Apples
Saturday, Oct. 12, 11:00 amWhat’s cooking
Stribley Micro Library
Learn how to make your own sweet treats!
Bingo Club
11:00 am
 Bingo Club
Saturday, Oct. 12, 11:00 amBingo Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Bring a friend or make new ones at our monthly bingo club
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 12, 11:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Troke Adult Book Club
12:00 p.m.
 Troke Adult Book Club
Saturday, Oct. 12, 12:00 p.m.Troke Adult Book Clu
Troke Branch Library
Love to read? Join the Club! Come and discuss great books, on the second Saturdays of each month in 2019. The book club meets at noon.
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Oct. 12, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
1:00 - 4:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Saturday, Oct. 12, 1:00 - 4:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
SAT/ACT Practice Tests
1:00 - 4:00 PM
 SAT/ACT Practice Tests
Saturday, Oct. 12, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
(7/20/19, 8/31/2019, 9/21/2019, 10/12/2019 & 11/2/2019)
SAT/ACT Practice Tes
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens,Are you familiar with the process of taking the SAT or ACT test?Are you ready to take any of those tests?If you answer "NO" to either question above, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library and take the SAT and/or ACT practice tests on paper or on a laptop. Taking the practice tests...read more
Paws 4 Reading
1:00 pm
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Oct. 12, 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.
DIY Pumpkin Glass Centerpieces
2:00pm
 DIY Pumpkin Glass Centerpieces
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we paint wine glasses to look like pumpkin centerpieces. Open to Teens and Adults. Supplies will be provided. 
Adult Paper Quilling and a surprise craft.
2 p.m.
Adult Paper Quilling and a surprise craft.
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
A  new way to do paper quilling with an additional suprise craft.
Adult Craft: Paper Quilling [REGISTER]
2:00pm
Adult Craft: Paper Quilling [REGISTER]
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2:00pmAdult Craft: Paper Q
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Learn the art of paper quilling. Register starting September 28, 2019.

Comic Book Cover Design Competition
2pm
Comic Book Cover Design Competition
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2pmComic Book Cover Des
Troke Branch Library
Design your own comic book cover and win a prize!  Materials supplied by the library.Ages 10-17.
Glam Your Gourd & Style Spooky Shapes
2:30 pm
Glam Your Gourd & Style Spooky Shapes
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Paint pumpkins and create spooky shapes with Perler beads. All ages welcome.
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HOLIDAY - LIBRARY CLOSED
 HOLIDAY - LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday, Oct. 14,
Troke Branch Library
CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, Oct. 14
Tracy Branch Library
 
Libraries Closed for Columbus Day
Libraries Closed for Columbus Day
Monday, Oct. 14,
Mountain House Branch Library
Library Closed - Holiday
10:00am
 Library Closed - Holiday
Monday, Oct. 14, 10:00am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Make or Take
4:00 p.m.
 Make or Take
Monday, Oct. 14, 4:00 p.m.Make or Take
Escalon Branch Library
Love crafting? We do too. Join our adult DIY Make or Take craft program..Don’t have time to stop in? We have you covered. Pick up the month’s craft at your leisure anytime as supplies last.
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 14, 4 pm - 5:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 2, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or when S...read more
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English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
10:00 am
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:00 amEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
10:00am
 Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Bookmobile will be at Wicklund Park every Tuesday from 10:00am-11:00am while the MH Library is closed.  This traveling branch library carries books and other library materials for all ages and interests.  Library staff will help you find materials to read, take special requests, and an...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:15am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am.Story Themes are:- September: Back to School & Animals- October: Spooky stories & Harvest & Autumn- November: M...read more
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
What’s Growing on: Pressing flowers
10:30 am
What’s Growing on: Pressing flowers
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:30 amWhat’s Growing
Stribley Micro Library
Make your own one of a kind framed art piece with pressed flowers!
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 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: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Color A Pumpkin
1:00 pm
 Color A Pumpkin
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1:00 pmColor A Pumpkin
Stribley Micro Library
Design your own pumpkin for halloween
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30-5:00 pm
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 3:30-5:00 pmTeen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library
Challenge others while playing strategy board games such as Chess, Settlers of Catan, Labyrinth and more.Or bring your card game decks for tournaments.Ages 10+ 
STEAM MANIA ’Terrariums’
3:30 pm
STEAM MANIA ’Terrariums’
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
You'll get your very own terrarium kit in a glass vase.  You'll learn how to put it together, what all the pieces do, and then you will take it home and watch it grow!For grades K and up.
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read to a rescued chicken, duck, or whatever barnyard critter tags along
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Teen Movie: Godzilla King of the Monsters
4:00pm
Teen Movie: Godzilla King of the Monsters
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 4:00pmTeen Movie: Godzilla
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidora wreak havoc on humanity as they battle each other. For Earth to survive, Godzilla has to put a stop to the three titans and the destruction they bring. Rated: PG-13. Runtime: 132 mintues.
STEM for Older Kids--LED Flashlights
4:00 pm
STEM for Older Kids--LED Flashlights
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 4:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
At this program for kids at least 8 years old, we will learn about electrical circuitry as we make our own LED flashlights with jumbo craft sticks, LED bulbs, batteries & copper tape. Plus, with a certain spooky holiday coming up soon, you never know when your own luminous wand will be very hand...read more
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Sugar Skull Craft Family Program ( ages 5 & older)
5:30pm
Sugar Skull Craft Family Program ( ages 5 & older)
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 5:30pmSugar Skull Craft Fa
Troke Branch Library
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with a traditional sugar skull craft. Please arrive early since the space is limited to the first 50 participants. All materials will be provided free of charge.
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2:00 p.m. to 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 the Troke Knitters Program.The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or donate them to...read more
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 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. 16, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
STEAM MANIA Puff Mobiles
3:30 pm
 STEAM MANIA Puff Mobiles
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Make a wind powered vehicle!  Test your design with your own breath and make adjustments.For grades K and up.
Book Worms
3:30 pm
 Book Worms
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3:30 pmBook Worms
Arnold Rue Micro Library
If your child needs some help with their reading skills, we are happy to help! 
Puff Mobiles
3:30 pm
 Puff Mobiles
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Students will think about how to harness the power of the wind with this lesson.  They will create a wind-powered vehicle.  Then they will be challenged to see how many puffs of air are needed to make their vehicle move.
Monster Donuts
3:30 pm
 Monster Donuts
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3:30 pmMonster Donuts
Stribley Micro Library
Make your own edible monster with donuts, icing, and maybe some gummy worms on top
Spiders and Ghosts Crafts
4:00pm
 Spiders and Ghosts Crafts
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we craft Halloween theme spiders and ghosts to take home. Open to all ages. Supplies will be provided. 
Fair Oaks Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Game Day
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4:00-5:00 PMFair Oaks Game Day
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for our monthly game day! Each month we'll have board, card, or video games available for the whole family to play!
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
SAFE Kids Self Defense
4:00 p.m.
 SAFE Kids Self Defense
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join us as Ohana Martial Arts instructs participants ages 6-17 on how to positively and effectively use techniques to think, move, and speak with safety in mind. Participants make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring water with you. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4 pm - 5:30 pmHomework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Writer’s Lab
4pm-5:30pm
 Writer’s Lab
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4pm-5:30pmWriter’s Lab
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday from 4pm to 5:30pm for Writer's Lab in the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library.  Get instant help with your essays, reports, creative writing projects, business proposals and more. Guaranteed improvements to your manuscripts with the help of our professional staff...read more
Puzzles & Games
4:30 pm
 Puzzles & Games
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4:30 pmPuzzles & Games
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a relaxing hour of puzzles and board games for all ages.
Teen Hang-Out
4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
 Teen Hang-Out
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.Teen Hang-Out
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 17, 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!
Senior Art Fun - Paint Party
10:30am - 12:00pm
 Senior Art Fun - Paint Party
Thursday, Oct. 17, 10:30am - 12:00pmSenior Art Fun - Pai
Troke Branch Library
Explore the world of color and paint a lovely picture to take home.  No prior experience necesssary.  Special snacks, too!Ages 55+. 
All About Baby Storytime at the MH Firehouse
10:30am
All About Baby Storytime at the MH Firehouse
Thursday, Oct. 17, 10:30amAll 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.  Will be held at the MH Firehouse Room.  The Fire House is located at 911 S Tradition St, Mountain House, CA 95391
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Oct. 17, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 17, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Lotería
10:30AM
 Lotería
Thursday, Oct. 17, 10:30AMLotería
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Lotería is similar to Bingo, but uses images on a  deck of cards instead of plain numbers. Learn the meaning of popular Spanish phrases and words, all while competing for fun prizes!Lotería es similar al Bingo, pero usa imágenes en una cubierta de naipes en vez de nú...read more
Preschool Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
11:15am
Preschool Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
Thursday, Oct. 17, 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.  Will be held at the Mountain House Firehouse room.. The Firehouse is located at 911 S Tradition St, Mountain House, CA 95391
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 17, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Oct. 17, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Teen Crafternoon - Pumpkin Painting & Decoration
3:00 pm
Teen Crafternoon - Pumpkin Painting & Decoration
Thursday, Oct. 17, 3:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Come join us at the Lathrop Library to decorate some mini pumpkins, and possibly paint them too!
Halloween Haunt
3:30 pm
 Halloween Haunt
Thursday, Oct. 17, 3:30 pmHalloween  Haunt
Stribley Micro Library
Trick or treat at the library!
Addams family Movie screening
3:30 pm
 Addams family Movie screening
Thursday, Oct. 17, 3:30 pmAddams family Movie
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some popcorn and a great flick at the Library! 
Sewing Machine Basics (2 Part Class)
4:00-6:00 PM
Sewing Machine Basics (2 Part Class)
Thursday, Oct. 17, 4:00-6:00 PMSewing Machine Basic
Fair Oaks Library
October 10th: Learn basic sewing machine skills in Part 1.October 17th: Use the skills you learned in Part 1 to create a decorative pillow case to take home!All materials supplied. Ages 13 and up. Max 12 participants. Sign up at Fair Oaks Customer Service
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Oct. 17, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Oct. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies. Will you test your building skills with Legos? Or create a multifunctioning alarm with our Little Bits? Maybe you will turn you...read more
Find Art Fun
4:00 p.m.
 Find Art Fun
Thursday, Oct. 17, 4:00 p.m.Find Art Fun
Cesar Chavez Central Library
 Art without limits!  Have fun creating art using whatever objects and tools are available!
Family Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG)
4:00pm
Family Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG)
Thursday, Oct. 17, 4:00pmFamily Movie: The Ni
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG, 1993) is a tale about Jack Skellington's plan to kidnap Santa Claus and celebrate a very different Christmas. Runtime: 1h 16m. Snacks provided.
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Oct. 17, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Genealogical Society Meeting
5:45 pm to 7 pm
 Genealogical Society Meeting
Thursday, Oct. 17, 5:45 pm to 7 pm
(Third Thursdays September 19, October 17, November 21)
Genealogical Society
Troke Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society.
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Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 18, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Crafty Friday--Quilling with Amirah
10:30 am
Crafty Friday--Quilling with Amirah
Friday, Oct. 18, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Please join us for a quilling class with our very own Amirah, one of our Mountain House crafty ladies. Bring your creativity & We'll provide all the tools and materials you need to make a beautiful quilled design. This program will be held at the Mountain House Fire Station located at 911 S....read more
Bilingual Storytime - Vamos A Leer
10:30 a.m.
Bilingual Storytime - Vamos A Leer
Friday, Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m.Bilingual Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Have fun with stories, songs, rhymes, and movement in English and Spanish. Learn easy tips on how to develop early literacy skills in your young children.Disfrutan de cuentos, canciones, rimas, y movimiento en ingles y espanol. Apprenden consejos para desarollar la lectura y la escritura en sus ni&n...read more
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 18, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Star Wars Reads Day
3:00 p.m.
 Star Wars Reads Day
Friday, Oct. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Listen to a Star Wars story and make crafts of your favorite Star Wars characters.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 18, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Teen & Tween Anime Club
3:00-4:30 PM
 Teen & Tween Anime Club
Friday, Oct. 18, 3:00-4:30 PMTeen & Tween Anime C
Fair Oaks Library
Create anime inspired art while watching your favorite anime series!  All materials supplied, Ages 12 & up 
FULL-Introduction to Wood Burning
3:30PM
FULL-Introduction to Wood Burning
Friday, Oct. 18, 3:30PMFULL-Introduction to
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Have you ever wanted to take drawing or artistic design one step further?  Want to impress people with your epic woodburning skills?  Either way, you've come to the right place!  This is a very basic tutorial for beginners to woodburning (or pyrography).  Signups are req...read more
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Friday, Oct. 18, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Stribley Micro Library
Read to a rescued chicken, duck, or whatever barnyard critter tags along!
Bat Bonanza!
3:30 pm
 Bat Bonanza!
Friday, Oct. 18, 3:30 pmBat Bonanza!
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn all about these creatures of the night! 
Fall Craft
3:30 PM
 Fall Craft
Friday, Oct. 18, 3:30 PMFall Craft
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tweens and Teens,Come make a paper pumpkin or wreath at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 3:30 PM. Supplies and tools will be provided. Anyone age 10 or older is invited. Registration is NOT required. A FREE public parking lot is located across the library at the c...read more
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 18, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15-9/6 Due to Road Construction.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15-9/6 Due to Road Construction.
Saturday, Oct. 19
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be closed from 6/15-Date unknown 2019 due to road construction.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  The library will still be providing programs in Mountain House.  Please check the online events calendars for program dates, times and location...read more
Genealogy Workshop: DNA and Your Roots
10 am to 12 noon
Genealogy Workshop: DNA and Your Roots
Saturday, Oct. 19, 10 am to 12 noonGenealogy Workshop:
Troke Branch Library
What DNA Can Tell You About Your RootsThe 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 identif...read more

Closed
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
 Closed
Saturday, Oct. 19, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
The library will be closed on October 19, 2019 due to the Lady of Fatima festival.
Saturday Storytime
10:15 am
 Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 19, 10:15 amSaturday Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs starting Saturday, June 1st. For June, July & August. 
Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Oct. 19, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
Van Buskirk Boo Bash
11:00 - 3:00pm
 Van Buskirk Boo Bash
Saturday, Oct. 19, 11:00 - 3:00pmVan Buskirk Boo Bash
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Celebrate a NEW Micro Library!
Tinker Tots
11:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Saturday, Oct. 19, 11:00 amTinker Tots
Stribley Micro Library
It's never too early to practice those STEM skills! 
SAT/ACT Practice Test
11:00 - 3:00
 SAT/ACT Practice Test
Saturday, Oct. 19, 11:00 - 3:00
Manteca Branch Library
Take a SAT or ACT practice exam. Teens bring a laptop or a tablet (or use one of ours) to practice for your future test. 
Candle Stamping
11:00 am
 Candle Stamping
Saturday, Oct. 19, 11:00 amCandle Stamping
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make your own custom candle!
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Oct. 19, 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 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 19, 11:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Oak Valley Art Society Fall Art Show
12:00 p.m.
Oak Valley Art Society Fall Art Show
Saturday, Oct. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library and the Oak Valley Art Society for the Fall Art Show. Celebrate your local artists and enjoy their wonderful creations. 
Needlepoint 101 (REGISTER)
1:00pm
 Needlepoint 101 (REGISTER)
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For teens and adults. Learn the basics of needlepoint. All materials supplied. Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person, phone (866-805-7323), or online starting September 28, 2019. 

Women’s Self Defense Workshop
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Women’s Self Defense Workshop
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.Women’s Self D
Troke Branch Library
Ohana Martial Arts presents techniques and tips for women with positive, practical, and effective ways to think, move, and speak to stay safe in challenging personal safety situations.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. This free class is for adults. Please arrive early. Sp...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
1:00 - 4:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1:00 - 4:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Horror Movie Trivia
3pm
 Horror Movie Trivia
Saturday, Oct. 19, 3pmHorror Movie Trivia
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Do you love horror movies? If so, test your knowledge with horror movie themed trivia.  Two teams will enter but only one will win.  Bragging rights are on the line! 
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Oak Valley Art Society Fall Art Show
12:00 p.m.
Oak Valley Art Society Fall Art Show
Sunday, Oct. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library and the Oak Valley Art Society for the Fall Art Show. Celebrate your local artists and enjoy their wonderful creations. 
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Oct. 21, 10:15am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am.Story Themes are:- September: Back to School & Animals- October: Spooky stories & Harvest & Autumn- November: M...read more
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Monday, Oct. 21, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Oct. 21, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Oct. 21, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Fall Dates: August 12- December 9, 2019. No meeting on 9/2, 10/14, 11/11, or 11/25.
English Conversation Club
3:30 pm to 5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Oct. 21, 3:30 pm to 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Come to the English Conversation Club to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a free program, and all English-learners are welcome.The program will return from summer break on September 30, 2019. 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 21, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
4:00 - 7:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Monday, Oct. 21, 4:00 - 7:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Oct. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Oct. 21, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Explore a wide variety of maker-style crafts and activities, such as Legos, Marble Runs, Do-it-Yourself Crafts, and much more. Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided. For people of all ages.
It’s Fall Y’All - Cookie and Pumpkin Decorating
4:00 p.m.
It’s Fall Y’All - Cookie and Pumpkin Decorating
Monday, Oct. 21, 4:00 p.m.It’s Fall Y&rs
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 21, 4 pm - 5:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 2, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or when S...read more
Chess Club
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Oct. 21, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
Movie Documentary: Koran by Heart
6:00pm
Movie Documentary: Koran by Heart
Monday, Oct. 21, 6:00pmMovie Documentary: K
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults/Teens. A global contest reading of the Quran by young Muslim children that takes place in Cairo, Egypt annually during Ramadan. A coming of age story about Muslim kids in modern times. Runtime: 90 min Rated: G
History of Blues in America
6pm
 History of Blues in America
Monday, Oct. 21, 6pmHistory of Blues in
Troke Branch Library
Experience the Blues: the uniquely American genre of music. On Monday, October 21, Guitarist Joey Leone and fellow musicians will lead the audience on a musical journey. Through songs, stories and historical facts, we will learn how this style of music brought people together in good times and bad.
Free Computer Classes for Adults
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Free Computer Classes for Adults
Monday, Oct. 21, 6:00 - 7:30 pmFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.October 7, 2019 - Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone*October 21, 2019 - Beginning Microsoft Word 2013*October 28, 2019 - Beginning Microsoft Excel 2013*Novembe...read more
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English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
10:00 am
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:00 amEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
10:00am
 Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Bookmobile will be at Wicklund Park every Tuesday from 10:00am-11:00am while the MH Library is closed.  This traveling branch library carries books and other library materials for all ages and interests.  Library staff will help you find materials to read, take special requests, and an...read more
VA Medical Outreach
10AM to 2PM
 VA Medical Outreach
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10AM to 2PMVA Medical Outreach
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Have you served in the military?Stop by the Cesar Chavez Library on Tuesday, October 22nd to check in with the VA Medical Outreach Team. There will be a Medical Mobile Van parked outside the library, medical providers on site in the Stewart Hazelton Room to provide services, and will also help ...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:15am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am.Story Themes are:- September: Back to School & Animals- October: Spooky stories & Harvest & Autumn- November: M...read more
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 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. 
Chavez Book Club
10:30 am
 Chavez Book Club
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays, October 22 & November 5, 10:30 am)
Chavez Book Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Our selection for November is The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland.From extraordinary highs - patronage by the Medicis, friendship with Galileo and, most importantly of all, beautiful and outstandingly original paintings - to rape by her father's colleague, torture by the Inquisition, life...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 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: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
English Conversation Club
10:30 am
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:30 amEnglish Conversation
Stribley Micro Library
Practice your English skills in a welcoming environment!
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Clay Time
1:00 pm
 Clay Time
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1:00 pmClay Time
Stribley Micro Library
Make something beautiful out of clay to take home!
Pumpkin Painting for Kids
2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
 Pumpkin Painting for Kids
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Put on your old clothes for our annual pumpkin painting and decorating program.Sign-ups are required.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Halloween Party
3:30PM
 Halloween Party
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 3:30PMHalloween Party
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we decorate pumpkins and other spooky crafts.Costumes are encouraged! 
Jar-O- Lanterns
3:30 pm
 Jar-O- Lanterns
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 3:30 pmJar-O- Lanterns
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Make your own glow-in-the-dark lantern with the library!
Crafty kids: Trick or treat bags
3:30 pm
Crafty kids: Trick or treat bags
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 3:30 pmCrafty kids: Trick o
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft! This month we will be making bags to trick or treat with.
Teen Activity Group
4:00-5:00 pm
 Teen Activity Group
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4:00-5:00 pmTeen Activity Group
Troke Branch Library
Join the Troke Branch Teen Group:   ~ Learn about teen resources at the library   ~ Advise staff about ordering materials for teen collections.   ~ Make new friends!   ~ Fun activities each month!   ~ Snacks, too!Ages 12-17    
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Teen DIY Studio
4:00 p.m.
 Teen DIY Studio
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4:00 p.m.Teen DIY Studio
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Teen DIY Studio and design your own amazing creations from bath bombs to neon signs. All materials will be provided. See you there! 
Teen STEAM: Make Your Rubix Cube [REGISTER]
4:00pm
Teen STEAM: Make Your Rubix Cube [REGISTER]
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4:00pmTeen STEAM: Make You
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Color the cube sections, twist it up, and then try challenge someone to solve the puzzle! All materials provided while they last. Priority given to those who register starting October 1, 2019.

Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
4:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operating a sewing machine, threading a bobbi...read more
Basic Sewing Class
4:00 p.m.
 Basic Sewing Class
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Learn the basics of sewing with Delia Davila. Space is limited so please register at the library
Paper Umbrellas Craft at the MH Firehouse
4:00pm
Paper Umbrellas Craft at the MH Firehouse
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Join MH Library staff to make acute Paper Umbrella decoration at the Mountain House Firehouse located at 911 S.Tradition St., Mountain House, CA   95391.
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2:00 p.m. to 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 the Troke Knitters Program.The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or donate them to...read more
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 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. 23, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Screening
3:30 pm
Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Screening
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:30 pmNightmare Before Chr
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy a great film! 
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Build with LEGOs! We'll provide the bricks, you provide the imagination.
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Crafty Kids: Pumpkin Decorating
3:30 pm
 Crafty Kids: Pumpkin Decorating
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:30 pmCrafty Kids: Pumpkin
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft!  
Spiderweb STEM and Spider Craft @ MH Firehouse
4:00pm
Spiderweb STEM and Spider Craft @ MH Firehouse
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4:00pmSpiderweb STEM and S
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to learn about spiders and their webs.  Enjoy making your own spider and spiderweb crafts.  Have fun playing the spider making game.   This program will be held at the Mountain House Fire Station, located at 911 S. Tradition St., Mountain House, CA   95391.
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Diwali Crafts
4:00 PM
 Diwali Crafts
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4:00 PMDiwali Crafts
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights with us.  Learn the history, have some snacks and enjoy some cultural crafts.  All ages welcome.
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4 pm - 5:30 pmHomework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Writer’s Lab
4pm-5:30pm
 Writer’s Lab
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4pm-5:30pmWriter’s Lab
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday from 4pm to 5:30pm for Writer's Lab in the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library.  Get instant help with your essays, reports, creative writing projects, business proposals and more. Guaranteed improvements to your manuscripts with the help of our professional staff...read more
Mole Day at Troke
4:30 pm to 6:02 pm
 Mole Day at Troke
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4:30 pm to 6:02 pmMole Day at Troke
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a lighthearted event! Mole Day is celebrated each year on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m., Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry. Many schools and libraries  celebrate Mole Day with various activities related t...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Healing through Painting for Adults
10:30am
Healing through Painting for Adults
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10:30am
(Every other Thursday, September 12-December 19)
Healing through Pain
Troke Branch Library
Create, Relax, Share, Heal. Join other adults at the Troke Library to paint with watercolors in a supportive environment. No previous painting experience is required. All supplies and light refreshments will be provided. "Healing through Painting" sessions are offered from 10:30am-12pm eve...read more

All About Baby Storytime at the MH Firehouse
10:30am
All About Baby Storytime at the MH Firehouse
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10:30amAll 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.  Will be held at the MH Firehouse Room.  The Fire House is located at 911 S Tradition St, Mountain House, CA 95391
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 am
 Drop-In Tech Help
Thursday, Oct. 24, 11:00 amDrop-In Tech Help
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Need help with a laptop, Tablet, or just looking for one-on-one assistance? 
Preschool Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
11:15am
Preschool Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
Thursday, Oct. 24, 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.  Will be held at the Mountain House Firehouse room.. The Firehouse is located at 911 S Tradition St, Mountain House, CA 95391
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 24, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Oct. 24, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Monster Creation
3:30PM
 Monster Creation
Thursday, Oct. 24, 3:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Let your creativity soar as you create your own monster using different craft supplies.
Intro to Tarot Cards
3:30 pm
 Intro to Tarot Cards
Thursday, Oct. 24, 3:30 pmIntro to Tarot Cards
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Get a crash course in tarot card reading and have your fortune foretold!
The Lizard Lady
4:00-5:00 PM
 The Lizard Lady
Thursday, Oct. 24, 4:00-5:00 PMThe Lizard Lady
Fair Oaks Library
Come see real life reptiles at the library! Learn about reptiles and see them up close!
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Oct. 24, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Oct. 24, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies. Will you test your building skills with Legos? Or create a multifunctioning alarm with our Little Bits? Maybe you will turn you...read more
Junior Gardeners
4:00 p.m.
 Junior Gardeners
Thursday, Oct. 24, 4:00 p.m.Junior Gardeners
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Explore the wonderful world of seeds and plants through hands-on activities. Caregivers come with your children to cultivate a love of gardening and an appreciation for the environment. Fun for ages 6 and up.9/26/2019 - “These Seeds Are For The Birds! And For People!&r...read more
Family Storytime
4:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 24, 4:00 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Family Game Day at the Library!
4:00 p.m.
 Family Game Day at the Library!
Thursday, Oct. 24, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your friends and family and enjoy playing an assortment of your favorite games!  Refreshments will be provided.
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Oct. 24, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Kids Halloween Party
4:00pm
 Kids Halloween Party
Thursday, Oct. 24, 4:00pmKids Halloween Party
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for our annual free Kids' Halloween Party with candy, toys, games, crafts, temporary tattoos, photobooth, scavenger hunt, Halloween comics for kids, and more! Costumes welcome.
Halloween Arts & Crafts
6pm
 Halloween Arts & Crafts
Thursday, Oct. 24, 6pmHalloween Arts & Cra
Troke Branch Library
Decorate a pumpkin,create Halloween crafts, and enjoy festive treats. Children are welcome to wear their Halloween costumes. Space is limited, please arrive early.
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Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 25, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Adult Coloring Club
11:00 am
 Adult Coloring Club
Friday, Oct. 25, 11:00 amAdult Coloring Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make something beautiful while relaxing!
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 25, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 25, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Find Art Fun
3:30 pm
 Find Art Fun
Friday, Oct. 25
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in freeform arts and crafts without limits! We'll provide the supplies and you can make whatever you can think of.
Bilingual Storytime
4:00 pm
 Bilingual Storytime
Friday, Oct. 25, 4:00 pmBilingual Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 25, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Spooky Storytime
4:00 pm
 Spooky Storytime
Friday, Oct. 25, 4:00 pmSpooky Storytime
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy some slightly spooky stories with new friends!
Library Laser Tag
6pm
 Library Laser Tag
Friday, Oct. 25, 6pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Library Laser Tag is back!  Adults and teens 14 and up don’t miss out on this chance to play laser tag in the library.  Teams or battle royale, you decide.  Join us after hours for the library event of the year!
Hocus Pocus - Movie Screening
7:00 pm
 Hocus Pocus - Movie Screening
Friday, Oct. 25, 7:00 pmHocus Pocus - Movie
Stribley Micro Library
Come and enjoy a classic movie and some popcorn!
Totally 90s Bash
7:00 pm
 Totally 90s Bash
Friday, Oct. 25, 7:00 pmTotally 90s Bash
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Put on your best choker and platform sandals because it is time to Party! 
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Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15-9/6 Due to Road Construction.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/15-9/6 Due to Road Construction.
Saturday, Oct. 26
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be closed from 6/15-Date unknown 2019 due to road construction.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  The library will still be providing programs in Mountain House.  Please check the online events calendars for program dates, times and location...read more
Saturday Storytime
10:15 am
 Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 26, 10:15 amSaturday Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs starting Saturday, June 1st. For June, July & August. 
Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Oct. 26, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
Loteria Group
11:00 am
 Loteria Group
Saturday, Oct. 26, 11:00 amLoteria Group
Stribley Micro Library
Try your hand at this game of chance and you may be a winner!
Tinker Tots
11:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Saturday, Oct. 26, 11:00 amTinker Tots
Van Buskirk Micro Library
It's never too early to practice those STEM skills! 
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 26, 11:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Oct. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Hand Scrubs & Massage
1:00 PM
 Hand Scrubs & Massage
Saturday, Oct. 26, 1:00 PMHand Scrubs & Massag
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Looking for a bit of pampering? Join us as we make soothing lavender hand scrubs and learn effective techniques for self-massage of the hands, arms, and shoulders. It will be a delightful experience you won’t want to miss!  New Mettle Farm offers this free workshop which is for ages 13 &a...read more

Exploring the MakerSpace Room
1:00 - 4:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Saturday, Oct. 26, 1:00 - 4:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
All levels Yoga Class
2:00 pm
 All levels Yoga Class
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2:00 pmAll levels Yoga Clas
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Stretch, relax, and get fit!
Everyone Can Knit! - Family Program
2-3:30 pm
Everyone Can Knit! - Family Program
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2-3:30 pm
(Saturday, October 26, and Saturday, December 28)
Everyone Can Knit!
Troke Branch Library
Have you always wanted to learn to knit? Come to the Troke Branch Library this fall and learn how to knit. The library will host hands-on knitting workshops on Saturday, October 26th and Saturday, December 28th. This program is free, and all materials and instruction will be provided. Bring your fam...read more
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Oct. 28, 10:15am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am.Story Themes are:- September: Back to School & Animals- October: Spooky stories & Harvest & Autumn- November: M...read more
Toddler Time
10:30-11 AM
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 28, 10:30-11 AMToddler Time
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social time! 
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Monday, Oct. 28, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Oct. 28, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Oct. 28, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Fall Dates: August 12- December 9, 2019. No meeting on 9/2, 10/14, 11/11, or 11/25.
English Conversation Club
3:30 pm to 5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Oct. 28, 3:30 pm to 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Come to the English Conversation Club to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a free program, and all English-learners are welcome.The program will return from summer break on September 30, 2019. 
Science Tellers: Aliens - Escape From Earth - Mt. House High School
4:00pm
Science Tellers: Aliens - Escape From Earth - Mt. House High School
Monday, Oct. 28, 4:00pmScience Tellers: Ali
Mountain House Branch Library
Hear an amazing galactic story about two curious kids and some alien visitors.  Science experiments throughout the tale will bring the story to life.  Join us October 28, 2019 at 4:00pm in the Mt. House High School Small Gym.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
4:00 - 7:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Monday, Oct. 28, 4:00 - 7:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
STEAM Mondays
4:00-5:00 PM
 STEAM Mondays
Monday, Oct. 28, 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.
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Oct. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Oct. 28, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Explore a wide variety of maker-style crafts and activities, such as Legos, Marble Runs, Do-it-Yourself Crafts, and much more. Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided. For people of all ages.
Paint-A-Pumpkin
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
 Paint-A-Pumpkin
Monday, Oct. 28, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Paint-A-Pumpkin
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Ghosts and ghouls, gather together to paint spooky designs on small pumpkins with tempera paint in time for Halloween.Space is limited. Register online here starting Oct. 1.  
Chess Club
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Oct. 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players
6pm
Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players
Monday, Oct. 28, 6pmSnap Jackson & the K
Troke Branch Library
Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players is an award-winning acoustic band that hails from Stockton. The group, which includes banjo, ukelele, fiddle, mandolin and upright bass, will perform at Troke Branch Library on Monday, October 28th at 6pm. These talented gentlemen effortlessly blend blueg...read more
Free Computer Classes for Adults
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Free Computer Classes for Adults
Monday, Oct. 28, 6:00 - 7:30 pmFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.October 7, 2019 - Learning Languages with Rosetta Stone*October 21, 2019 - Beginning Microsoft Word 2013*October 28, 2019 - Beginning Microsoft Excel 2013*Novembe...read more
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
(First & last Tuesdays, 10 am - 1 pm)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the Library. 
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
10:00 am
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:00 amEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
10:00am
 Bookmobile at Wicklund Park
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
The Bookmobile will be at Wicklund Park every Tuesday from 10:00am-11:00am while the MH Library is closed.  This traveling branch library carries books and other library materials for all ages and interests.  Library staff will help you find materials to read, take special requests, and an...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:15am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am.Story Themes are:- September: Back to School & Animals- October: Spooky stories & Harvest & Autumn- November: M...read more
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 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: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Drop-In Tech Help
10:30 am
 Drop-In Tech Help
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 amDrop-In Tech Help
Stribley Micro Library
Need one-on one assistance with a tech issue?
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Witching Hour
1:00 pm
 Witching Hour
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 1:00 pmWitching Hour
Stribley Micro Library
Make your very own witches hat!
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Monster Mash
3:30 pm
 Monster Mash
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 3:30 pmMonster Mash
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come trick or treat at the library! 
5-6-7 Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 5-6-7 Book Club
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
What's better than reading a really good book? How about sharing that reading experience with a group of readers?  That is exactly what the 5-6-7 Book Club readers do! Once a month, on the last Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. we meet for a lively discussion (and pizza of course) facilitated by Librari...read more
Beetlejuice Movie Screening
3:30 pm
 Beetlejuice Movie Screening
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 3:30 pmBeetlejuice Movie Sc
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy this classic movie! 
Halloween Crafternoon with Spooky Snacks
4:00 pm
Halloween Crafternoon with Spooky Snacks
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 4:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
For tweens & teens--Bring your imagination to play with the Perler beads and make a fun Halloween image to take home. And, while you're here, have some light Halloween refreshments.
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Teen Halloween: Laser Tag [REGISTER]
4:00pm
Teen Halloween: Laser Tag [REGISTER]
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 4:00pmTeen Halloween: Lase
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Join us for snacks and a fun Halloween-themed game of laser tag.Space is limited. Priority will be given to those who register starting October 8, 2019.

Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Spooky, Healthy Halloween Treats
5:30pm
Spooky, Healthy Halloween Treats
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 5:30pmSpooky, Healthy Hall
Troke Branch Library
Learn how to make scary, cr-e-e--e-py, Halloween snacks.  Take home samples and make more for your party!.Supplies limited; arrive early.  Ages 12 and up, including adults.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
5:30PM
 Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 5:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Need or want community service hours?  Attend this meeting and earn 1 hour of volunteer credit that you can use for school or resume building.  Meet other teens & help plan fun things for teens to do.
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2:00 p.m. to 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 the Troke Knitters Program.The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or donate them to...read more
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Andy Zandy superhero class
3:00 p.m.
 Andy Zandy superhero class
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Andy Zandy will be hosting a super hero class that will teach children to unlock their hidden powers. A web slinging hero may also make an apperance! 
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Spooky Halloween Crafts
3:30 pm
 Spooky Halloween Crafts
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
There's something spooky being made at the library and you're invited to join us to make something spooky of your own!
Book Worms
3:30 pm
 Book Worms
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:30 pmBook Worms
Arnold Rue Micro Library
If your child needs some help with their reading skills, we are happy to help! 
Trick or Treat Fright night
3:30 pm
 Trick or Treat Fright night
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:30 pmTrick or Treat Frigh
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Come over and trick or treat at the Library! 
Salt Dough Sugar Skull
3:30 pm
 Salt Dough Sugar Skull
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:30 pmSalt Dough Sugar Sku
Stribley Micro Library
Decorate your own calavera (sugar skull) in honor of Dia De Llos Muertos
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Dinosaur Craft and Games at the MH Firehouse
4:00pm
Dinosaur Craft and Games at the MH Firehouse
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4:00pmDinosaur Craft and G
Mountain House Branch Library
Join MH Library staff to make a cute dinosaur craft and play dinosaur games at the Mountain House Firehouse located at 911 S.Tradition St., Mountain House, CA   95391.
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Mini Halloween Clay Pots
4:00pm
 Mini Halloween Clay Pots
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we decorate mini clay pots to look like pumpkins or Frankenstein. Open to all ages. Supplies will be provided.
Bingo at Troke
4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 Bingo at Troke
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.Bingo at Troke
Troke Branch Library
Wednesday, October 30, 4:30 pmLove to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our monthly bingo!  There will be prizes to win.  Have fun here and meet new people.  This program is free and open to all.
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4 pm - 5:30 pmHomework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Writer’s Lab
4pm-5:30pm
 Writer’s Lab
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4pm-5:30pmWriter’s Lab
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Wednesday from 4pm to 5:30pm for Writer's Lab in the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library.  Get instant help with your essays, reports, creative writing projects, business proposals and more. Guaranteed improvements to your manuscripts with the help of our professional staff...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 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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Halloween Treat
 Halloween Treat
Thursday, Oct. 31, Halloween Treat
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Stop by the library and recieve a small treat!
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 31, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime at the MH Firehouse
10:30am
All About Baby Storytime at the MH Firehouse
Thursday, Oct. 31, 10:30amAll 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.  Will be held at the MH Firehouse Room.  The Fire House is located at 911 S Tradition St, Mountain House, CA 95391
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Oct. 31, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 31, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 31, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Bingo Club
11:00 am
 Bingo Club
Thursday, Oct. 31, 11:00 amBingo Club
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Try your hand at this game of chance! Winner takes all
Preschool Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
11:15am
Preschool Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
Thursday, Oct. 31, 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.  Will be held at the Mountain House Firehouse room.. The Firehouse is located at 911 S Tradition St, Mountain House, CA 95391
Bach’s Lunch: Madrigals & Pastorales
12pm
Bach’s Lunch: Madrigals & Pastorales
Thursday, Oct. 31, 12pmBach’s Lunch:
Troke Branch Library
Come to the Troke Library for a little lunch music. On Thursday, October 31, the Trois Bois woodwind trio will perform Madrigals and Pastorales. Enjoy live chamber music and light lunch foods from 12:00-1:00pm. 
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 31, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Oct. 31, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Read with a Rescued Farm Animal
3:30-4:30PM
 Read with a Rescued Farm Animal
Thursday, Oct. 31, 3:30-4:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a book or borrow one of ours and read to a furry friend!  Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary brings a different farm animal each month, perfect for you or your child to become aquainted with a farm animal they might not normally come into contact with.  All ages welcome.
Creepy Candles
3:30 pm
 Creepy Candles
Thursday, Oct. 31, 3:30 pmCreepy Candles
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make your own ghoulish candle to add some fright to your night!
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Oct. 31, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Oct. 31, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies. Will you test your building skills with Legos? Or create a multifunctioning alarm with our Little Bits? Maybe you will turn you...read more
Kids Craft: Sugar Skulls (REGISTER)
4:00pm
Kids Craft: Sugar Skulls (REGISTER)
Thursday, Oct. 31, 4:00pmKids Craft: Sugar Sk
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 6-12. Learn about the Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), learn how sugar skulls are made, and decorate your own to take home. Space is limited. Priority will be given to those register starting October 10, 2019.

Bilingual Storytime
4:00 pm
 Bilingual Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 31, 4:00 pmBilingual Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Oct. 31, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Fair Oaks Movie Night
4:30-6:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Movie Night
Thursday, Oct. 31, 4:30-6:00 PMFair Oaks Movie Nigh
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for a family friendly movie night!
  
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