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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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Saturday, Oct. 1Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Halloween Reading Raffle (Oct 1-16)
Halloween Reading Raffle (Oct 1-16)
Saturday, Oct. 1
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Read for your chance to win a free pumpkin!Pick up a form at the checkout desk, read books, and return the form by October 16, 2022.
Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Oct. 1, 10:00amChess Club
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Play chess on Saturdays from 10am-1pm. Beginners welcome.
Yoga/Meditation for Adults
10:30am
 Yoga/Meditation for Adults
Saturday, Oct. 1, 10:30am
(Saturdays, October 1, October 8, October 22, October 29 and November 5)

Mountain House Branch Library
Legos @ The Library
11:00am
 Legos @ The Library
Saturday, Oct. 1, 11:00amLegos @ The Library
Mountain House Branch Library
A local high school student will teach youngsters how to make complicated Lego builds.   The class will be for 1st to 5th graders, with only 15 students per class.   The fun begins at 11:00am except for Wednesday October 5th, when the class will be held at 3:00pm.  
Hocus Pocus Interactive Movie
1:00 PM
 Hocus Pocus Interactive Movie
Saturday, Oct. 1, 1:00 PMHocus Pocus Interact
Troke Branch Library
Get ready to cause some magical mischief with this fun, interactive viewing of Hocus Pocus. Come in costume if you wish and we'll provide the props and script! Complimentary snacks and water will be provided, while supplies last. This movie is rated PG and is one hour and 30 minutes long. A...read more
Craft for Adults: Ceramic Bisque Painting
1:00pm
Craft for Adults: Ceramic Bisque Painting
Saturday, Oct. 1, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. All materials supplied. First come, first serve.
Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
2:00pm
Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2:00pm
(Saturday, October 1 & 15, 2pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
A Toastmaster sponsored club for 11-18 year old youth that educates, empowers and elevates them while building their confidence level.  There is no fee for this club.  For more general information about this club see the Toastmasters website: https://www.toastmasters.org/membership/how-to-...read more
Family Fun Day
2:00 p.m.
 Family Fun Day
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy a fun day of activities and games with your family and friends.
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Monday, Oct. 3Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Monday, Oct. 3, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Legos @ The Library
11:00am
 Legos @ The Library
Monday, Oct. 3, 11:00amLegos @ The Library
Mountain House Branch Library
A local high school student will teach youngsters how to make complicated Lego builds.   The class will be for 1st to 5th graders, with only 15 students per class.   The fun begins at 11:00am except for Wednesday October 5th, when the class will be held at 3:00pm.  
Let’s Read Together (Register)
4:00pm
Let’s Read Together (Register)
Monday, Oct. 3, 4:00pmLet’s Read Tog
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. Priority will be given to those who register and arrive on time. Register in-person, by phone, or online.

Make Washer Necklace
4:00pm
 Make Washer Necklace
Monday, Oct. 3, 4:00pmMake Washer Necklace
Mountain House Branch Library
Children ages 6 & older are invited to make cute Washer Necklaces. While supplies last.
Sew Something!
5pm
 Sew Something!
Monday, Oct. 3, 5pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your material, use our machines.  We have limited machines and materials.  First come, first serve.  Must know how to sew.  Bring your creativity to life.
Knitting & Crochet Club
6 pm
 Knitting & Crochet Club
Monday, Oct. 3, 6 pm
Troke Branch Library
Whether you want to learn how to knit or crochet, or you just want some buddies to yarn with, you're welcome to join us. All ages are welcome. Materials will be provided, but you may bring your own. 
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Tuesday, Oct. 4Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Tuesday, Oct. 4, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Fall Shadow Box -Adult Make or Take craft
during open hours
Fall Shadow Box -Adult Make or Take craft
Tuesday, Oct. 4, during open hoursFall Shadow Box -Adu
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and make a festive Fall shadow box craft or take the supplies with you and create it from the comfort of your home.  While supplies last. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a craft and & free play. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children of all ages are welcome.
Preschool Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Chavez Book Club for Adults
10:30 am
 Chavez Book Club for Adults
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10:30 amChavez Book Club for
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join our friendly and interesting discussion.  Our selection for October is English Creek, by Ivan Doig. It is the story of one summer in the life of teenager Jick McCaskill, growing up in Montana in the 1930s.

Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 0-2. Join us for a fun half-hour of stories, songs, and more! 
Legos @ The Library
11:00am
 Legos @ The Library
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 11:00amLegos @ The Library
Mountain House Branch Library
A local high school student will teach youngsters how to make complicated Lego builds.   The class will be for 1st to 5th graders, with only 15 students per class.   The fun begins at 11:00am except for Wednesday October 5th, when the class will be held at 3:00pm.  
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 3-5, but younger siblings are welcome. Join us for a fun half-hour of stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! 
Lathrop Preschool Storytime
12:30 pm
 Lathrop Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 12:30 pmLathrop Preschool St
Lathrop Branch Library
This interactive storytime includes books, music, dance, and fingerplays. It is designed for ages 3-5 and their caregivers; however, all are welcome. Storytime is an excellent way to introduce a love for books, and develop important developmental skills. 
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2 - 5 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2 - 5 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be reopened starting Wednesday, July 6 at 2 PM and will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 3:00 p.m.Lego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.Free for all ages.
Tween Club-Glow in the Dark Slime!
4:00 PM
Tween Club-Glow in the Dark Slime!
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 4:00 PMTween Club-Glow in t
Troke Branch Library
Each meeting we'll be doing fun challenges and activities, just for tweens, ages 9-12 years old! This meeting we will learn how to make glow in the dark slime. 
Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Hora de Cuentos/ Spanish Story Time
4:30 p.m.
Hora de Cuentos/ Spanish Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 4:30 p.m.
Fair Oaks Library
Visitanos para escuchar cuentos, canciones, y mas en español! El primer y tercer Martes de cada mes a las 4:30 pm.Come by for stories, songs, and more in Spanish! On the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 4:30 pm. *No Story Time 9/6/ No Hora de Cuentos 9/6
Frightfully Fun Family Movie: Hocus Pocus
4:30 PM
Frightfully Fun Family Movie: Hocus Pocus
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 4:30 PMFrightfully Fun Fami
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for the classic Spooky Season favorite "Hocus Pocus" and free snacks (while supplies last)!Please note that this film is rated PG.
Game Day for Teens
4:30pm
 Game Day for Teens
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 4:30pmGame Day for Teens
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 13-18. Join us for video games, card games, board games, and more. Feel free to bring your own game to play.Sign up for email or text reminders for teen program:www.remind.com/join/tracyteens
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday throught the fall. 
Lego Club for Kids with Autism
5:30pm
 Lego Club for Kids with Autism
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 5:30pmLego Club for Kids w
Tracy Branch Library
For children, ages 2-12, with autism. Get creative with Legos and Duplos. Build from your imagination or try a challenge card. Legos provided.
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Wednesday, Oct. 5Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Wednesday, Oct. 5, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Manteca Library -- Drop in Tech Hour
12pm-1pm
Manteca Library -- Drop in Tech Hour
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 12pm-1pmManteca Library -- D
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help! 
Gadget Clinic
1pm-5pm
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 1pm-5pm
Escalon Branch Library
Adults and Seniors,If you need BASIC assistance with the computer, your personal mobile device, tablet or E-reader,  the Escalon Library currently offers one on one assistance, walk-ins welcome or by appointment. Please call the library to schedule your appointment (209) 937-8221, and ask ...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2 - 5 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2 - 5 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be reopened starting Wednesday, July 6 at 2 PM and will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore ...read more
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 3:00 p.m.Makerspace
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with various items from circuits to arts and craft materials. Free for all ages.
Legos @ The Library
3:00pm
 Legos @ The Library
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 3:00pmLegos @ The Library
Mountain House Branch Library
A local high school student will teach youngsters how to make complicated Lego builds.   The class will be for 1st to 5th graders, with only 15 students per class.   The fun begins at 11:00am except for Wednesday October 5th, when the class will be held at 3:00pm.  
Guatemalan Worry Dolls
3:00-4:00 pm
 Guatemalan Worry Dolls
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 3:00-4:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Learn about the legend of Guatemalan Worrt doll and make your own unique doll out of the popsicle sticks and yarn!
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all ages and no sign-up or membership required. Drop-in and build something cool! Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make whatever your heart desires.
EZ Reader Book Club for 6-7 yr olds
3:30 pm
EZ Reader Book Club for 6-7 yr olds
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Read a book, share a book, discuss a book and do a craft or play a game about the book.  That is what we do in the Easy Reader Book Club.  We start with easy books and build to a higher level giving children read aloud practice and building comprehension.  For 6-7 year olds.  The...read more
Homework Help
4:00PM
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Available for grades 1st-5th. Students may bring their homework and get help from our volunteers. Available on a first come, first served basis. 
Makerspace
4:00pm
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 4:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 9-18. Hands on S.T.E.A.M. (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities for tweens and teens.
Robot Pull Toy - Ages 8 and up.
4:00 pm
 Robot Pull Toy - Ages 8 and up.
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 4:00 pmRobot Pull Toy - Age
Mountain House Branch Library
Kids will enjoy making this toy. Pull the string and watch arms & legs move! Decorate the laser cut wood robot shapes, assemble, tie on the string to the back, and the the fun begins.
Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Library Dungeons & Dragons
4 pm
 Library Dungeons & Dragons
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 4 pm
Troke Branch Library
We invite you to join us for this role-playing tabletop adventure full of twists and turns. October registration is full, but you can add yourself to the waiting list to be contacted for our November campaign. It is critical that you be available to attend all three sessions, which are held on the f...read more

Beginning Sewing for Teens
4:00-5:00
 Beginning Sewing for Teens
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 4:00-5:00
Fair Oaks Library
Come by Fair Oaks and learn to sew using sewing machines for your future projects! For teens 12-17. Registration required, first come first served.
Halloween Luminaries
4:00PM
 Halloween Luminaries
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 4:00PMHalloween Luminaries
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Scare off ghosts with you own spooky painted Luminary!
Math Olympiad Club
5:15 PM
 Math Olympiad Club
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 5:15 PM
Troke Branch Library
Prepare for the prestigious Math Olympiad competition or get better at mathematics! Children ages 9-12, will learn how to solve difficult math problems as preparation for math competitions in school. Through guided instruction and practice using real competition math problems, participants will lear...read more
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Thursday, Oct. 6Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Thursday, Oct. 6, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 a.m.
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:30 a.m.Baby + Toddler Story
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)
Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
A Special Storytime
10:30am
 A Special Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
This will be a storytime in partnership with the San Joaquin County of Education.  There will stories, songs, a special presentation, and a fun activity.  We want to celebrate early literacy throughout the county.  Come join us!
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:30 amPreschool Storytime
Manteca Branch Library
Hi friends! Come join Ms. Shirley for stories, songs, music & movement, and more!Preschool storytime is held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Bingo
10:30AM
 Bingo
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:30AMBingo
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us on the 1st Thursday of every month at 10:30AM for Bingo!This program is for adults and seniors, and family members of all ages are welcome. 
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:30am
(Sept. 8, 15, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 10:30am)
Mountain House All A
Mountain House Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
Storytime
10:30am
 Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:30am
Escalon Branch Library
Families are welcome to join the Escalon Branch Library for some stories, movements, songs and more! Join us after storytime for coloring and/or crafts. 
Legos @ The Library
11:00am
 Legos @ The Library
Thursday, Oct. 6, 11:00amLegos @ The Library
Mountain House Branch Library
A local high school student will teach youngsters how to make complicated Lego builds.   The class will be for 1st to 5th graders, with only 15 students per class.   The fun begins at 11:00am except for Wednesday October 5th, when the class will be held at 3:00pm.  
Preschool Fun Time!
11:00am
 Preschool Fun Time!
Thursday, Oct. 6, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 3-5. Enjoy a variety of activities and crafts designed for preschool skill development.
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
11:15am
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 6, 11:15am
(Thursdays, September 8, 15, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 11:15am)
Mountain House Presc
Mountain House Branch Library
 Bring your preschoolers to this half hour storytime where library staff will share age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs and we will all have a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.  Please join us at 11:15am on Thursdays. 
Teen Game Night
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Night
Thursday, Oct. 6, 3:00 p.m.Teen Game Night
Thornton Branch Library
Play board games and video games. From Madden football, Minecraft, and Roblox to Connect 4 and Battleship, plus many more!Free program for teens.
Haunted Houses
3:30pm - 4:30pm
 Haunted Houses
Thursday, Oct. 6, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Linden Branch Library
Paint your own ceramic haunted house with us at the library!For kids 5-12. While supplies last.
Nightmare Before Christmas Movie and Craft
3:30PM
Nightmare Before Christmas Movie and Craft
Thursday, Oct. 6, 3:30PMNightmare Before Chr
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we watch the Nightmare Before Christmas and do fun crafts from the movie!
Fur, Scales, and Tails Animal Show!
4:00pm
Fur, Scales, and Tails Animal Show!
Thursday, Oct. 6, 4:00pmFur, Scales, and Tai
Tracy Branch Library
For All Ages. Meet a variety of animals! The animal stars even do a trick or two for the enjoyment of the audience. What kind of animals might you meet? Baby Chicks, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Rabbits, Turtles, Snakes, Ducks, Tortoises, Lizards, Tarantulas, Roosters, Hermit Crabs, Frogs, ...read more
Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Thursday, Oct. 6, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Preschool Storytime
4:00pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 6, 4:00pmPreschool Storytime
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Storytime as we read books of all kinds. Crafts will be available after reading our fun books.
Mad Tea Party
4:00-5:00
 Mad Tea Party
Thursday, Oct. 6, 4:00-5:00
Fair Oaks Library
How is a raven like a writing desk? The Mad Hatter is on his way from Wonderland to host a Mad Tea Party at Fair Oaks! He's bringing tea, treats, and riddles so get ready! He also asks that you register online or in the branch, first come first served.

Learn & Play
4:30PM
 Learn & Play
Thursday, Oct. 6, 4:30PM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your little one to preschool playtime.  First Thursday of the month!
Spooky Bleached T-Shirts
4:30 PM
 Spooky Bleached T-Shirts
Thursday, Oct. 6, 4:30 PMSpooky Bleached T-Sh
Troke Branch Library
Hop on this trend and learn how to make a cool bleached t-shirt just in time for Halloween! This free program is for teens 12-17. Please register and add your t-shirt size. You can also bring your own, just make sure it is at least 65% polyester count for best results. We will be using bleach so ple...read more

Chess Club
4:30pm
 Chess Club
Thursday, Oct. 6, 4:30pmChess Club
Mountain House Branch Library
Looking for someone to play chess with?  Here is your chance.  This is not a class. Children 6 years old and older are playing for fun to practice and learn.
Financial Management Workshops for Adults
5:00pm
Financial Management Workshops for Adults
Thursday, Oct. 6, 5:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
A representative from World System Builder will share helpful advice regarding money matters.  These are the dates of this month's free workshops and the topics that will be covered:October 6th   Building Savings and Wealth  5:00pm  October 20th ...read more
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Friday, Oct. 7Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Friday, Oct. 7, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 7, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
A Special Storytime
10:15am
 A Special Storytime
Friday, Oct. 7, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
This will be a storytime in partnership with the San Joaquin County of Education.  There will stories, songs, a special presentation, and a fun activity.  We want to celebrate early literacy throughout the county.  Come join us!
Linden Lapsit Storytime
10:15am - 10:40am
 Linden Lapsit Storytime
Friday, Oct. 7, 10:15am - 10:40am
Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Legos @ The Library
11:00am
 Legos @ The Library
Friday, Oct. 7, 11:00amLegos @ The Library
Mountain House Branch Library
A local high school student will teach youngsters how to make complicated Lego builds.   The class will be for 1st to 5th graders, with only 15 students per class.   The fun begins at 11:00am except for Wednesday October 5th, when the class will be held at 3:00pm.  
Little Explorers
11:00am-11:45am
 Little Explorers
Friday, Oct. 7, 11:00am-11:45am
Linden Branch Library
Come to Linden and take part in our Little Explorers, a toddler and preschool STEAM program that takes place once a month. Kids will learn some basics of science, technology, math, engineering, and art, all while having fun and exploring the world around them through guided activities! For ages...read more
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Oct. 7, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Computer Basics
11 am
 Computer Basics
Friday, Oct. 7, 11 am
Troke Branch Library
Learn the basic fundamentals of using computers and laptops. 
Pumpkin Decorating
2:30 p.m.
 Pumpkin Decorating
Friday, Oct. 7, 2:30 p.m.Pumpkin Decorating
Thornton Branch Library
Paint and decorate a pumpkin you can take home with you.
New Device Help
3:00-4:00pm
 New Device Help
Friday, Oct. 7, 3:00-4:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Did you receive a new device and need help setting it up? Come on by to Fair Oaks Library and we can go through basic set up and use. Please come prepared with your device, any passwords you might need, phones, etc. Appointments will be in groups of 5 for 15 minutes, first come, first served. For ad...read more
Legos
3:00-4:00 pm
 Legos
Friday, Oct. 7, 3:00-4:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Build something fun!
Freaky Friday: Creepy Crafts
3:30 p.m.
 Freaky Friday: Creepy Crafts
Friday, Oct. 7, 3:30 p.m.Freaky Friday:  Cree
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for our Freaky Friday series!  We will have fun creating creepy crafts. While supplies last.
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Saturday, Oct. 8Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Saturday, Oct. 8, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Paws for Reading
10:30am
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Oct. 8, 10:30am
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 6-12, younger readers are welcome. Read to a therapy dog at the library!
Yoga/Meditation for Adults
10:30am
 Yoga/Meditation for Adults
Saturday, Oct. 8, 10:30am
(Saturdays, October 1, October 8, October 22, October 29 and November 5)

Mountain House Branch Library
Legos @ The Library
11:00am
 Legos @ The Library
Saturday, Oct. 8, 11:00amLegos @ The Library
Mountain House Branch Library
A local high school student will teach youngsters how to make complicated Lego builds.   The class will be for 1st to 5th graders, with only 15 students per class.   The fun begins at 11:00am except for Wednesday October 5th, when the class will be held at 3:00pm.  
Diwali Craft for Kids
1:30pm
 Diwali Craft for Kids
Saturday, Oct. 8, 1:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for ages 6-12, younger siblings welcome with adult supervision. Create and decorate your own playdough diya lamp for Diwali, the festival of lights.
Scary Movie Saturday
1:30
 Scary Movie Saturday
Saturday, Oct. 8, 1:30
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come out to Weston for a scary movie to kick off October right. We will sift through the Horror catalogue on Kanopy, and you get to decide what we show!This program is for adults. 
Makerspace Open
2:00pm
 Makerspace Open
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2:00pm
(Saturday, October 8, 15, & 22, 2pm)
Makerspace Open
Mountain House Branch Library
Come create with the items we provide.  Use your imagination and have fun with your friends on August 26, 2022 at 2:00pm. 
Anime Saturday
2:00pm
 Anime Saturday
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2:00pmAnime Saturday
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us for Anime Saturdays featuring The Last: Naruto The Movie. We will be showing the movie on Crunchyroll. Open to Teens and older.
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Library Closed
All Day
 Library Closed
Monday, Oct. 10, All Day
Ripon Branch Library
The Library is closed today. 
Closed
 Closed
Monday, Oct. 10, Closed
Troke Branch Library
We are closed today in observance of Indigenous People's Day.
Closed For the Holiday
 Closed For the Holiday
Monday, Oct. 10
Mountain House Branch Library
CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, Oct. 10CLOSED
Tracy Branch Library
Holiday Observance
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Tuesday, Oct. 11Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Tuesday, Oct. 11, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a craft and & free play. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children of all ages are welcome.
Preschool Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 0-2. Join us for a fun half-hour of stories, songs, and more! 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 3-5, but younger siblings are welcome. Join us for a fun half-hour of stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! 
A Special Storytime
12:30pm
 A Special Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 12:30pm
Lathrop Branch Library
This will be a storytime in partnership with the San Joaquin County of Education.  There will stories, songs, a special presentation, and a fun activity.  We want to celebrate early literacy throughout the county.  Come join us!
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2 - 5 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2 - 5 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be reopened starting Wednesday, July 6 at 2 PM and will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 3:00 p.m.Lego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.Free for all ages.
Legos & Listen
3:30pm-4:30pm
 Legos & Listen
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 3:30pm-4:30pm
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library Legos and Listen program is designed to hone listening skills and explore creativity. Children ages 4-10 will listen quietly to childrens audiobooks while creating projects with Lego building blocks. 
Knitting and Crochet for Beginners
4:00PM
Knitting and Crochet for Beginners
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 4:00PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us and learn how to get started knitting and crocheting!Supplies will be provided.
Lego Club
4:00pm
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego Club and let your imagination go wild!  Build something new and we'll put it on display.  We'll provide the Legos!!
Anime Club for TWEENS!
4:00 PM
 Anime Club for TWEENS!
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 4:00 PMAnime Club for TWEEN
Troke Branch Library
Do you enjoy watching anime? Then this is the place for you!! We eat Japanese snacks while we watch & talk all things anime! This free program is for ages 9-12 years old. 
Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Autumn Luminary Mason Jars
4:00pm
 Autumn Luminary Mason Jars
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 4:00pmAutumn Luminary Maso
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us as we craft together a Autumn Luminary jar to brighten up the nights. Open to all ages. Materials will be provided. 
Story Time!
4:30 p.m.
 Story Time!
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 4:30 p.m.
Fair Oaks Library
Come by for stories, songs, and more! On the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 4:30 pm.
Teen Craft: Halloween String Art
4:30pm
Teen Craft: Halloween String Art
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 4:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 13-18. Make Halloween themed mini string art.
English Conversation Club
5:30pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 5:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Practice your English conversation skills in a casual group setting.  For Adults.
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday throught the fall. 
Bedtime Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 6:00 p.m.
(Tuesday, October 11, November 8, December 13 at 6:00 p.m.)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Children are invited to come dressed in their best PJ's and bring along their favorite stuffie or blanket.
MH Friends of the Library Meeting
7:00pm
MH Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7:00pmMH Friends of the Li
Mountain House Branch Library
Come join us to find out what the MH Friends of the LIbrary members do for the library and how you can help.  Make a difference and support your community by supporting the library. Board positions are open and volunteers are needed.  Meeting date October 11, 2022 at 7:00pm.
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Wednesday, Oct. 12Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Wednesday, Oct. 12, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Spice of the Month Club
during open hours
 Spice of the Month Club
Wednesday, Oct. 12, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Explore a world of flavor from the comfort of your own home. Each month we will explore a new spices, their history, how to use them and a few recipes to try. Spice kits ( include a small amount of the spice)  can be picked up in the library, while supplies last.October's spice- Annatto
Manteca Library -- Drop in Tech Hour
12pm-1pm
Manteca Library -- Drop in Tech Hour
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 12pm-1pmManteca Library -- D
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help! 
Gadget Clinic
1pm-5pm
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 1pm-5pm
Escalon Branch Library
Adults and Seniors,If you need BASIC assistance with the computer, your personal mobile device, tablet or E-reader,  the Escalon Library currently offers one on one assistance, walk-ins welcome or by appointment. Please call the library to schedule your appointment (209) 937-8221, and ask ...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2 - 5 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2 - 5 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be reopened starting Wednesday, July 6 at 2 PM and will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore ...read more
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 3:00 p.m.Makerspace
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with various items from circuits to arts and craft materials. Free for all ages.
Goosebumps Party
3:00-4:00 pm
 Goosebumps Party
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 3:00-4:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Celebrate the Goosebumps book series with crafts, hames, and snacks.
Spooky Cookie/Candy Houses
3:30pm
 Spooky Cookie/Candy Houses
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 3:30pm
Escalon Branch Library
Join us at the Escalon library to create a spooky house with cookies and candy. 
Cascada de Flores
3:30 p.m.
 Cascada de Flores
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 3:30 p.m.
Manteca Branch Library
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Cascada de Flores. El Brujo y la Sirena (the Wizard and the Mermaid) is a musical story about music and the sea, where a mermaid lives singing through the waters of the Americas. One day, a nice and funny wizard hears the mermaid’s song, for the first tim...read more
Husks & Flowers Bouquets
3:30 pm
 Husks & Flowers Bouquets
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Learn how to make husk and flowers bouquets for the perfect seasonal decoration with the help of Sarah Carson from New Mettle Farms. Due to limited quantities, registration is required. For children 10 and up, teens, and adults. Please register online or visit the library to sign-up.

Full STEAM Ahead!
3:30pm - 4:30pm
 Full STEAM Ahead!
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Linden Branch Library
Join us for our Full STEAM Ahead! program, which encourages kids to explore different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through various activities. Each month will feature a new activity that focuses on one or more of the key STEAM stopics!For kids ages 6-12.
EZ Reader Book Club for 6-7 yr olds
3:30 pm
EZ Reader Book Club for 6-7 yr olds
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Read a book, share a book, discuss a book and do a craft or play a game about the book.  That is what we do in the Easy Reader Book Club.  We start with easy books and build to a higher level giving children read aloud practice and building comprehension.  For 6-7 year olds.  The...read more
Homework Help
4:00PM
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Available for grades 1st-5th. Students may bring their homework and get help from our volunteers. Available on a first come, first served basis. 
Concentration Game
4PM
 Concentration Game
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4PMConcentration Game
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a game of Concentration, the original memory matching game to keep your wits sharp!This program is for adults and seniors. 
Makerspace
4:00pm
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 9-18. Hands on S.T.E.A.M. (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities for tweens and teens.
Owl Mask Craft for Halloween For ages 7 plus
4:00 pm
Owl Mask Craft for Halloween For ages 7 plus
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4:00 pmOwl Mask Craft for H
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us in making an adorable owl mask for Halloween.  
Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Library Dungeons & Dragons
4 pm
 Library Dungeons & Dragons
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4 pm
Troke Branch Library
We invite you to join us for this role-playing tabletop adventure full of twists and turns. October registration is full, but you can add yourself to the waiting list to be contacted for our November campaign. It is critical that you be available to attend all three sessions, which are held on the f...read more

Chess Club
4PM
 Chess Club
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4PMChess Club
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Learn to play chess or test your skill against other players.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Chess club meets on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Beginning Sewing for Adults
4:00-5:00
 Beginning Sewing for Adults
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4:00-5:00
Fair Oaks Library
Come by Fair Oaks and learn to sew using sewing machines for your future projects! For Adults. Registration required, first come first served.

Halloween Slime
4:00PM
 Halloween Slime
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4:00PMHalloween Slime
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Learn how to make ooey gooey slime!
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Thursday, Oct. 13Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Thursday, Oct. 13, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Concentration Game
10AM
 Concentration Game
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10AMConcentration Game
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Join us for a game of Concentration, the original memory matching game to keep your wits sharp!This program is for adults and seniors. 
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 a.m.
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m.Baby + Toddler Story
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)
Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10:30 amPreschool Storytime
Manteca Branch Library
Hi friends! Come join Ms. Shirley for stories, songs, music & movement, and more!Preschool storytime is held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10:30am
(Sept. 8, 15, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 10:30am)
Mountain House All A
Mountain House Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
Storytime
10:30am
 Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10:30am
Escalon Branch Library
Families are welcome to join the Escalon Branch Library for some stories, movements, songs and more! Join us after storytime for coloring and/or crafts. 
Computer Basics for Adults (Register)
11:00am
Computer Basics for Adults (Register)
Thursday, Oct. 13, 11:00am
(8/11/22, 9/8/22, 10/13/22, 11/17/22, 12/8/22)
Computer Basics for
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Learn basic computer skills. Ask questions about basic computer and mobile device use. 

Mountain House Preschool Storytime
11:15am
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 13, 11:15am
(Thursdays, September 8, 15, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 11:15am)
Mountain House Presc
Mountain House Branch Library
 Bring your preschoolers to this half hour storytime where library staff will share age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs and we will all have a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.  Please join us at 11:15am on Thursdays. 
Teen Game Night
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Night
Thursday, Oct. 13, 3:00 p.m.Teen Game Night
Thornton Branch Library
Play board games and video games. From Madden football, Minecraft, and Roblox to Connect 4 and Battleship, plus many more!Free program for teens.
Cascada de Flores - el Brujo y la Sirena
3:30 pm
Cascada de Flores - el Brujo y la Sirena
Thursday, Oct. 13, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Cascada de Flores will bring the story of el Brujo y la Sirena - the Wizard and the Mermaid - alive with music, singing, and dance from many Latin American countries.
Virtual Lego Builders
3:30 PM
 Virtual Lego Builders
Thursday, Oct. 13, 3:30 PM
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us virtually from home building with Legos or sharing your creations!  We ask that parents be present with their children during this program.  Participation is limited so sign-ups are required.

Harry Potter Party
3:30PM
 Harry Potter Party
Thursday, Oct. 13, 3:30PMHarry Potter Party
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Calling all Witches and Wizards!Join us for fun crafts, activities, and food from the Harry Potter Books!Costumes welcome!
Lego Club for Kids
4:00pm
 Lego Club for Kids
Thursday, Oct. 13, 4:00pmLego Club for Kids
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 2-12. Get creative with Legos and Duplos. Build from your imagination or try a challenge card. Lego provided.  
Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Thursday, Oct. 13, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Movie Night: The Nightmare Before Christmas
4:00-6:00
Movie Night: The Nightmare Before Christmas
Thursday, Oct. 13, 4:00-6:00
Fair Oaks Library
Come by Fair Oaks Library for a movie night! we'll be watching Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas and enjoying some snacks, while supplies last.
Teen Painting Club
5:00pm
 Teen Painting Club
Thursday, Oct. 13, 5:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn paint techniques while making a painting to be proud of in this free art class for teens. 
Cascada de Flores Musical Storytelling
6:00PM
Cascada de Flores Musical Storytelling
Thursday, Oct. 13, 6:00PMCascada de Flores Mu
Troke Branch Library
Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15-October 15, and as part of the celebration enjoy an interactive performance from Cascada de Flores! El Brujo y la Sirena is a story about a wizard, a mermaid, and the sea creatures that help them. You will sing and dance to the music of several Latin...read more
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Friday, Oct. 14Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Friday, Oct. 14, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 14, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Linden Lapsit Storytime
10:15am - 10:40am
 Linden Lapsit Storytime
Friday, Oct. 14, 10:15am - 10:40am
Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Toddler Exploration Lab
10:30am
 Toddler Exploration Lab
Friday, Oct. 14, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
A time and space for toddlers to explore their world by enjoying a variety of hands on activities including puzzles, toss games, crawling tunnels and more, while parents get to meet and talk with each other.  
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Oct. 14, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Getting Started With Your New Laptop
11 am
Getting Started With Your New Laptop
Friday, Oct. 14, 11 am
Troke Branch Library
Get personalized help with learning and using your new laptop.
Scary Cookie Decorating
2:30 p.m.
 Scary Cookie Decorating
Friday, Oct. 14, 2:30 p.m.Scary Cookie Decorat
Thornton Branch Library
Decorate your cookie with a scary design or make it cute enough to eat.
New Device Help
3:00-4:00pm
 New Device Help
Friday, Oct. 14, 3:00-4:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Did you receive a new device and need help setting it up? Come on by to Fair Oaks Library and we can go through basic set up and use. Please come prepared with your device, any passwords you might need, phones, etc. Appointments will be in groups of 5 for 15 minutes, first come, first served. For ad...read more
Hocus Pocus-The Witch is Back!
3:00-4:00 pm
 Hocus Pocus-The Witch is Back!
Friday, Oct. 14, 3:00-4:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Something fun is brewing in the Lathrop library. Let's make an assortment of witchy crafts. Dressing up is highly encouraged!
Second Friday STEAM
3:30 p.m.
 Second Friday STEAM
Friday, Oct. 14, 3:30 p.m.
Manteca Branch Library
Legos, crafts & more. Come see what you can create with each week’s theme.No program will be held on Friday, Nov 11.
Freaky Friday: Freaky Food
3:30 p.m.
Freaky Friday: Freaky Food
Friday, Oct. 14, 3:30 p.m.Freaky Friday: Freak
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In the second part of our Freaky Friday series, we will teach you how to make freaky food!  While supplies last.
English Conversation Club for Adults
4:00pm
English Conversation Club for Adults
Friday, Oct. 14, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English conversations skills in a casual group setting.  
Teen Advisory Group
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group
Friday, Oct. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Want a say in what the Maya Angelou Library does for teens?  Join our Teen Advisory Group and help plan programs and events!  Refreshments will be provided.
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Saturday, Oct. 15Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Saturday, Oct. 15, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Oct. 15, 10:00amChess Club
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Play chess on Saturdays from 10am-1pm. Beginners welcome.
Mountain House Friends of the Library Booksale
10:00am-4:00pm
Mountain House Friends of the Library Booksale
Saturday, Oct. 15, 10:00am-4:00pmMountain House Frien
Mountain House Branch Library
Looking for a good book at a great price?  We've got them.  Looking for deals on kids books?  We've got them.  Looking for a bargain on a bag of books?  We've got them too.  We're opening the book room and pulling out all our extra books and having a big...read more
Author Visit with Jennifer Torres
1:00 PM
Author Visit with Jennifer Torres
Saturday, Oct. 15, 1:00 PMAuthor Visit with Je
Troke Branch Library
Troke Branch Library will host a Book Talk by award-winning children's author, Jennifer Torres. She is the author of Stef Soto, Taco Queen, Lola Out Loud, the Do-Over, the Catalina Incognito series, and many other books for young readers. Jennifer will talk about her time living in Stockton, whe...read more
Terracotta Scarecrows
1:00pm - 2:30pm
 Terracotta Scarecrows
Saturday, Oct. 15, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Linden Branch Library
Using some simple supplies such as burlap, paint, buttons, and terracotta pots, make your own little decorative scarecrows!This program is for Teens and Adults. While supplies last.
Financial Strategies to Combat Today’s Inflation!
1:00-3:30PM
Financial Strategies to Combat Today’s Inflation!
Saturday, Oct. 15, 1:00-3:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join special guest speaker Stacey Harrison for a financial literacy workshop to help you in today's economy.This program is for adults and seniors. 
Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
2:00pm
Gavel Club for 11-18 year of age
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:00pm
(Saturday, October 1 & 15, 2pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
A Toastmaster sponsored club for 11-18 year old youth that educates, empowers and elevates them while building their confidence level.  There is no fee for this club.  For more general information about this club see the Toastmasters website: https://www.toastmasters.org/membership/how-to-...read more
Makerspace Open
2:00pm
 Makerspace Open
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:00pm
(Saturday, October 8, 15, & 22, 2pm)
Makerspace Open
Mountain House Branch Library
Come create with the items we provide.  Use your imagination and have fun with your friends on August 26, 2022 at 2:00pm. 
End of Hispanic Heritage Month Bilingual Storytime.
2:00 to 3:00 pm
End of Hispanic Heritage Month Bilingual Storytime.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Celebrate the end of Hispanic heritage month with books and activities in both English and Spanish. 
Coming Out: A 50 Year History
2:30 pm
 Coming Out: A 50 Year History
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for a screening and discussion of the documentary "Coming Out: A 50 Year History" in honor of LGBT History month.Popcorn and lemonade will be provided.
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Monday, Oct. 17Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
A Glimpse into Hindu Civilization Display
A Glimpse into Hindu Civilization Display
Monday, Oct. 17A Glimpse into Hindu
Mountain House Branch Library
This exhibit contains a colorful overview of Hindu concepts and practices, offering participants an opportunity to learn about one of the oldest civilizations in the world. This installation features a variety of topics, ranging from yoga and divinity to mathematics and administration.  This tr...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Monday, Oct. 17, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Adult Fall Wreath
1:00-2:00 pm
 Adult Fall Wreath
Monday, Oct. 17, 1:00-2:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Make a 3" or 6" Fall wreath. Online sign-up required.  

Let’s Read Together (Register)
4:00pm
Let’s Read Together (Register)
Monday, Oct. 17, 4:00pmLet’s Read Tog
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. Priority will be given to those who register and arrive on time. Register in-person, by phone, or online.

Rangoli Sand Art
4:00pm
 Rangoli Sand Art
Monday, Oct. 17, 4:00pmRangoli Sand Art
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to make a simple but beautiful rangoli sand art project to celebrate Diwali.  This craft is for 5 year olds and older.  It all starts at 4:00pm. 
LEGO Challenge
4:00pm - 5:00pm
 LEGO Challenge
Monday, Oct. 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Linden Branch Library
Come join the Linden Library as we tackle a STEAM-based LEGO challenge for an afternoon of fun! Each challenge is a fun surprise that tests your determination, creativity, and thirst for knowledge! *Some challenges may be more complex than others. Younger kids may need some adult guidance on oc...read more
Acrylics for Adults: Stargazing
4 pm
 Acrylics for Adults: Stargazing
Monday, Oct. 17, 4 pm
Troke Branch Library
We'll show you step-by-step how to complete a painting in acrylics. Beginners welcome. Materials provided free of charge. 
Pumpkin Palooza @ the Manteca Library
5:00 p.m.
Pumpkin Palooza @ the Manteca Library
Monday, Oct. 17, 5:00 p.m.
Manteca Branch Library
Come pick out, decorate, and take home your own pumpkin!
Knitting & Crochet Club
6 pm
 Knitting & Crochet Club
Monday, Oct. 17, 6 pm
Troke Branch Library
Whether you want to learn how to knit or crochet, or you just want some buddies to yarn with, you're welcome to join us. All ages are welcome. Materials will be provided, but you may bring your own. 
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Tuesday, Oct. 18Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Tuesday, Oct. 18, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a craft and & free play. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children of all ages are welcome.
Preschool Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Little Makers - Toddler
10:30AM
 Little Makers - Toddler
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 10:30AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for Halloween activies and toys!For ages 0-5
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 0-2. Join us for a fun half-hour of stories, songs, and more! 
Tea for Moms
11:00am
 Tea for Moms
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 11:00amTea for Moms
Mountain House Branch Library
Moms!Please join us on Tuesday, October 18 , 2022 at 11:00am for tea, snacks and conversation. Catch up with neighbors and make new friends.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 3-5, but younger siblings are welcome. Join us for a fun half-hour of stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! 
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2 - 5 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2 - 5 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be reopened starting Wednesday, July 6 at 2 PM and will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 3:00 p.m.Lego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.Free for all ages.
Halloween Scavenger Hunt
3:00-4:00 pm
 Halloween Scavenger Hunt
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 3:00-4:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Can you find these scary characters? Join us for a Library scavenger hunt and make some Halloween crafts. 
Terror-arium
4:00PM
 Terror-arium
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 4:00PMTerror-arium
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we make spooky terraruims!All Supplies will be provided!
Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Hora de Cuentos/ Spanish Story Time
4:30 p.m.
Hora de Cuentos/ Spanish Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 4:30 p.m.
Fair Oaks Library
Visitanos para escuchar cuentos, canciones, y mas en español! El primer y tercer Martes de cada mes a las 4:30 pm.Come by for stories, songs, and more in Spanish! On the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 4:30 pm. *No Story Time 9/6/ No Hora de Cuentos 9/6
Junior Gardeners
4:30 p.m.
 Junior Gardeners
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 4:30 p.m.Junior Gardeners
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Explore the wonderful world of seeds and plants through hands-on activities.Presented by Patty Lovato of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Seed Lending LibraryFun for ages 6 and up
Craft for Teens: Calavera (Skull) Painting
4:30pm
Craft for Teens: Calavera (Skull) Painting
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 4:30pmCraft for Teens: Cal
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 13-18. Decorate your own ceramic calavera (skull) piggie bank. All materials supplied. First come, first serve.Sign up for email or text reminders for teen program:www.remind.com/join/tracyteens
Diwali Celebration!
5:30 PM
 Diwali Celebration!
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 5:30 PMDiwali Celebration!
Troke Branch Library
Monday, October 24 is Diwali! Join us for food, crafts and learn how to henna tattoo from Desihennawali art. This free program is for all ages, however, the henna workshop is recommended for ages 8 & up. Registration is required as space is limited.

English Conversation Club
5:30pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 5:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Practice your English conversation skills in a casual group setting.  For Adults.
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday throught the fall. 
Murder Mystery Party
6:00pm - 7:30pm
 Murder Mystery Party
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Linden Branch Library
Get into the spirit of the spooky season by joining the Linden Library for a Murder Mystery party! We will have snacks and drinks, discuss the game and how it will work, and attempt to solve who among the suspects is guilty.You must register for this program by 5:00pm Monday October 17 before attend...read more

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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Wednesday, Oct. 19Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Literary Pumpkin Contest
during open hours
 Literary Pumpkin Contest
Wednesday, Oct. 19, during open hoursLiterary Pumpkin Con
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library and pick up a foam pumpkin (or you may use any pumpkin or multiple pumpkins) and turn your pumpkin into a book character! You may use any supplies of your choosing and create any literary character. Enjoy the project as a family or on your own. You may also create your ch...read more
Escape the Upside Down
during open hours
 Escape the Upside Down
Wednesday, Oct. 19, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library Teen area and test your Stranger Things knowledge, observation skills and critical thinking, in order to obtain the code to escape the upside down. If your are successful, your code will open a box and you can retrieve a small modest prize.
Manteca Library -- Drop in Tech Hour
12pm-1pm
Manteca Library -- Drop in Tech Hour
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 12pm-1pmManteca Library -- D
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help! 
Gadget Clinic
1pm-5pm
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 1pm-5pm
Escalon Branch Library
Adults and Seniors,If you need BASIC assistance with the computer, your personal mobile device, tablet or E-reader,  the Escalon Library currently offers one on one assistance, walk-ins welcome or by appointment. Please call the library to schedule your appointment (209) 937-8221, and ask ...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2 - 5 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2 - 5 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be reopened starting Wednesday, July 6 at 2 PM and will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore ...read more
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 3:00 p.m.Makerspace
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with various items from circuits to arts and craft materials. Free for all ages.
Bats and Spiders
3:00-4:00 pm
 Bats and Spiders
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 3:00-4:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Make a variety of bats and spider crafts. 
Filipino Food & Crafts (Pagkain at likhang Pilipino)
3:30 p.m.
Filipino Food & Crafts (Pagkain at likhang Pilipino)
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 3:30 p.m.
Manteca Branch Library
Celebrate National Filipino American History Month with us by eating a sampling of Filipino snacks and doing some Filipino crafts, a wall hanging to decorate your room, and more.
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all ages and no sign-up or membership required. Drop-in and build something cool! Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make whatever your heart desires.
EZ Reader Book Club for 6-7 yr olds
3:30 pm
EZ Reader Book Club for 6-7 yr olds
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Read a book, share a book, discuss a book and do a craft or play a game about the book.  That is what we do in the Easy Reader Book Club.  We start with easy books and build to a higher level giving children read aloud practice and building comprehension.  For 6-7 year olds.  The...read more
Homework Help
4:00PM
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Available for grades 1st-5th. Students may bring their homework and get help from our volunteers. Available on a first come, first served basis. 
Makerspace
4:00pm
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 9-18. Hands on S.T.E.A.M. (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities for tweens and teens.
Paint a Bird House
4:00pm
 Paint a Bird House
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4:00pmPaint a Bird House
Mountain House Branch Library
Children ages 5 & older are invited to paint a birdhouse to take home. Please arrive early since supplies are limited. 
Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Library Dungeons & Dragons
4 pm
 Library Dungeons & Dragons
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4 pm
Troke Branch Library
We invite you to join us for this role-playing tabletop adventure full of twists and turns. October registration is full, but you can add yourself to the waiting list to be contacted for our November campaign. It is critical that you be available to attend all three sessions, which are held on the f...read more

Chess Club
4PM
 Chess Club
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4PMChess Club
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Learn to play chess or test your skill against other players.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Chess club meets on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Ozobots
4:00-5:00
 Ozobots
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4:00-5:00
Fair Oaks Library
Learn to code with Ozobots at Fair Oaks Library! For teens 12-17. Registration required, online or in branch.

Mini Pumpkin Painting
4:00PM
 Mini Pumpkin Painting
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4:00PMMini Pumpkin Paintin
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Paint your own spooky mini pumpkin!
Math Olympiad Club
5:15 PM
 Math Olympiad Club
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 5:15 PM
Troke Branch Library
Prepare for the prestigious Math Olympiad competition or get better at mathematics! Children ages 9-12, will learn how to solve difficult math problems as preparation for math competitions in school. Through guided instruction and practice using real competition math problems, participants will lear...read more
Live Action Among us
5:457:30pm
 Live Action Among us
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 5:457:30pm
Escalon Branch Library
Join us at the Escalon library to play a game of LIVE ACTION  Among Us. Ages 11 and up! Participants need to arrive at 5:45pm for check-in. 
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Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
 Tiny Art Show Supply Pickup
Thursday, Oct. 20Tiny Art Show Supply
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Display your artistic talent in our Fall Tiny Art Show. Show the community what "Fall/Autumn" means to you. You can pick up mini art kits starting October 1 @the Reference Desk. Please return completeted art by Monday November 7. All returned art will be displayed at the Library November 1...read more
Escape the Upside Down
during open hours
 Escape the Upside Down
Thursday, Oct. 20, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library Teen area and test your Stranger Things knowledge, observation skills and critical thinking, in order to obtain the code to escape the upside down. If your are successful, your code will open a box and you can retrieve a small modest prize.
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 a.m.
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m.Baby + Toddler Story
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)
Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
October & November Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors
10:30 AM
October & November Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors
Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:30 AM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will offer the following basic computer classes every Thursday morning from 10:30 AM to 12 PM for adults who have very little or no knowledge in the discussed topics.Mobile 101 - October 20, 2022 *Basic Computer Skills - October 27, 2022...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:30 amPreschool Storytime
Manteca Branch Library
Hi friends! Come join Ms. Shirley for stories, songs, music & movement, and more!Preschool storytime is held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Lotería
10:30AM
 Lotería
Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:30AMLotería
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 10:30AM for Lotería! In person, no registration required. See you soon!This program is for adults and seniors, and family members of all ages are welcome. 
Special Storytime and Literacy Party with SJ Co. Office of Education
10:30am
Special Storytime and Literacy Party with SJ Co. Office of Education
Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:30am
Mountain House Branch Library
 Bring your preschool age children to this fun event with storytime, a quick introduction of SJCOE and 2 other organizations who offer support for parents and caregivers and then a fun activity and free backpacks full of goodies for all.  It all happens at 10:30am. 
Storytime
10:30am
 Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:30am
Escalon Branch Library
Families are welcome to join the Escalon Branch Library for some stories, movements, songs and more! Join us after storytime for coloring and/or crafts. 
Teen Game Night
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Night
Thursday, Oct. 20, 3:00 p.m.Teen Game Night
Thornton Branch Library
Play board games and video games. From Madden football, Minecraft, and Roblox to Connect 4 and Battleship, plus many more!Free program for teens.
Teen Book Talk: Most Disturbing books on Tik Tok.
3:30-5:00 pm
Teen Book Talk: Most Disturbing books on Tik Tok.
Thursday, Oct. 20, 3:30-5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
We will be discussing the most disturbing and extreme horror books found on TikTok, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram.  Refreshments will be served. 
Construction Zone
3:30PM
 Construction Zone
Thursday, Oct. 20, 3:30PMConstruction Zone
Troke Branch Library
It's time to build, build, build!! Chose from legos, duplos, blocks, magnatiles, lincoln logs, krazy gears and more. Use your imagination to build whatever you like! This free program is designed for children 4-12 years old. 
Hanging Skeleton Pirate Craft
3:30pm - 4:30pm
 Hanging Skeleton Pirate Craft
Thursday, Oct. 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Linden Branch Library
Make a skeleton pirate hanging decoration for Halloween!For kids 4-12. While supplies last.
Family Movie Night: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)
4:00pm
Family Movie Night: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)
Thursday, Oct. 20, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. With Maddie and Tom away on vacation, things go awry for Sonic upon the unexpected return of the sinister Dr. Robotnik and his new ally, Knuckles. As the duo seeks out a powerful crystal capable of destroying the world, it is up to Sonic and Tails to thwart Dr. Robotnik's schemes. Rati...read more
Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Thursday, Oct. 20, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Maya Angelou’s Costume Party
4:00pm
Maya Angelou’s Costume Party
Thursday, Oct. 20, 4:00pmMaya Angelou’s
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us for a costume party that will have crafts and snacks. Open to all ages. Materials will be provided. Costume is optional. 
Craft with a Cricut Machine Series
4:00 p.m.
Craft with a Cricut Machine Series
Thursday, Oct. 20, 4:00 p.m.
(Thursday 9/29/2022, 10/20/2022, 11/17/2022)
Craft with a Cricut
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn how to personalize items for school with a Cricut machine!In this series, learn the basics of a Cricut Machine and make some personalized items for school.  Attendees must be ages 9-12.  No exceptions.  Supplies are limited.

Science Wizard
4:00-5:00
 Science Wizard
Thursday, Oct. 20, 4:00-5:00
Fair Oaks Library
The Science Wizard is coming to Fair Oaks Library for some Super Cool Chemistry experiments! 
Chess Club
4:30pm
 Chess Club
Thursday, Oct. 20, 4:30pmChess Club
Mountain House Branch Library
Looking for someone to play chess with?  Here is your chance.  This is not a class. Children 6 years old and older are playing for fun to practice and learn.
Financial Management Workshops for Adults
5:00pm
Financial Management Workshops for Adults
Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
A representative from World System Builder will share helpful advice regarding money matters.  These are the dates of this month's free workshops and the topics that will be covered:October 6th   Building Savings and Wealth  5:00pm  October 20th ...read more
Tutoring for Elementary Students By High School Students
5:00pm-7:00pm
Tutoring for Elementary Students By High School Students
Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please take advantage of...read more
Adult Craft: Fall Floral Jars
5 pm
 Adult Craft: Fall Floral Jars
Thursday, Oct. 20, 5 pmAdult Craft: Fall Fl
Troke Branch Library
Celebrate Fall with a cute Fall Floral Jars display.

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Escape the Upside Down
during open hours
 Escape the Upside Down
Friday, Oct. 21, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library Teen area and test your Stranger Things knowledge, observation skills and critical thinking, in order to obtain the code to escape the upside down. If your are successful, your code will open a box and you can retrieve a small modest prize.
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 21, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Linden Lapsit Storytime
10:15am - 10:40am
 Linden Lapsit Storytime
Friday, Oct. 21, 10:15am - 10:40am
Linden Branch Library
Join us in Linden for some singing, fingerplays, and of course a couple good stories!This storytime is geared towards babies and toddlers, but others are welcome to also attend.
Crafty Friday--Dot Painted Mandalas
10:30 am
Crafty Friday--Dot Painted Mandalas
Friday, Oct. 21, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for some dotty fun learning to paint a basic dot painted mandala. Black cardstock, acrylic paints and dotting tools will be provided. No need to sign up for this class.
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Oct. 21, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Magic Potions
2:30 p.m.
 Magic Potions
Friday, Oct. 21, 2:30 p.m.Magic Potions
Thornton Branch Library
Make an exploding potion or a galaxy in a jar!
Makerspace Open
3:00pm
 Makerspace Open
Friday, Oct. 21, 3:00pmMakerspace Open
Mountain House Branch Library
Come create with the items we provide.  Use your imagination and have fun with your friends. 
New Device Help
3:00-4:00pm
 New Device Help
Friday, Oct. 21, 3:00-4:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Did you receive a new device and need help setting it up? Come on by to Fair Oaks Library and we can go through basic set up and use. Please come prepared with your device, any passwords you might need, phones, etc. Appointments will be in groups of 5 for 15 minutes, first come, first served. For ad...read more
Booooootiful DIY Planters
3:30-4:30
 Booooootiful DIY Planters
Friday, Oct. 21, 3:30-4:30Booooootiful DIY Pla
Manteca Branch Library
Join us and decorate your own spooky pot for your very own succulant! 

Freaky Friday: Pumpkin Decorating
3:30 p.m.
Freaky Friday: Pumpkin Decorating
Friday, Oct. 21, 3:30 p.m.Freaky Friday:  Pump
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Use your creativity and decorate your own real pumpkin! While supplies last.
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Escape the Upside Down
during open hours
 Escape the Upside Down
Saturday, Oct. 22, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library Teen area and test your Stranger Things knowledge, observation skills and critical thinking, in order to obtain the code to escape the upside down. If your are successful, your code will open a box and you can retrieve a small modest prize.
Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Oct. 22, 10:00amChess Club
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Play chess on Saturdays from 10am-1pm. Beginners welcome.
Yoga/Meditation for Adults
10:30am
 Yoga/Meditation for Adults
Saturday, Oct. 22, 10:30am
(Saturdays, October 1, October 8, October 22, October 29 and November 5)

Mountain House Branch Library
Halloween Party for Kids!
1:00PM
 Halloween Party for Kids!
Saturday, Oct. 22, 1:00PMHalloween Party for
Troke Branch Library
Put on your costumes and join us for a Halloween Parade through the Library and stay for crafts, snacks, airbrush tattoos, and more! There will be photo ops with a special appearance by a Spider hero!! Please register as space is limited. This free program is for children under 12. 

Craft for Adults: Velvet Art
1:00pm
 Craft for Adults: Velvet Art
Saturday, Oct. 22, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. All materials supplied. First come, first serve.
Makerspace Open
2:00pm
 Makerspace Open
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2:00pm
(Saturday, October 8, 15, & 22, 2pm)
Makerspace Open
Mountain House Branch Library
Come create with the items we provide.  Use your imagination and have fun with your friends on August 26, 2022 at 2:00pm. 
Family Fun Day
2:00 p.m.
 Family Fun Day
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy a fun day of activities and games with your family and friends.
DIY Spootacular Lantern Fun
3pm-4pm
 DIY Spootacular Lantern Fun
Saturday, Oct. 22, 3pm-4pmDIY Spootacular Lant
Manteca Branch Library
Spooky season is upon us...decorate your home with this spectacular spooky lantern! 

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A Glimpse into Hindu Civilization Display
A Glimpse into Hindu Civilization Display
Monday, Oct. 24A Glimpse into Hindu
Mountain House Branch Library
This exhibit contains a colorful overview of Hindu concepts and practices, offering participants an opportunity to learn about one of the oldest civilizations in the world. This installation features a variety of topics, ranging from yoga and divinity to mathematics and administration.  This tr...read more
Escape the Upside Down
during open hours
 Escape the Upside Down
Monday, Oct. 24, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library Teen area and test your Stranger Things knowledge, observation skills and critical thinking, in order to obtain the code to escape the upside down. If your are successful, your code will open a box and you can retrieve a small modest prize.
Diwali and Lathrop Library
3:00-4:00 pm
 Diwali and Lathrop Library
Monday, Oct. 24, 3:00-4:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Celebrate Diwali and Lathrop Library with a series of crafts and activities.  We are making Rangolis, paper, and clay Lamps.  
Let’s Read Together (Register)
4:00pm
Let’s Read Together (Register)
Monday, Oct. 24, 4:00pmLet’s Read Tog
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 1, 2, and 3. Early readers can improve their reading fluency and comprehension by participating in round-robin reading. Limited space. Priority will be given to those who register and arrive on time. Register in-person, by phone, or online.

Maker Monday-- for kids
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday-- for kids
Monday, Oct. 24, 4:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come to the Maker Space for spiderwebs & ghosts to make and take. Our ghost craft will be easy enough for younger kids to do with minimal help (cotton balls on cardstock), while our spiderwebs will be appropriate for kids aged 8 & up (coffee filters, water-based markers & scissors). Mate...read more
Create a 3D Among Us Crewmate
4-5pm
 Create a 3D Among Us Crewmate
Monday, Oct. 24, 4-5pmCreate a 3D Among Us
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Ever wanted to design something in 3D? Learn with us as we use TinkerCAD to design a 3D model of a character from the popular video game, Among Us. This program is suitable for ages 10 and up. Space is limited. 
English Conversation Club
5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Oct. 24, 5 pm
Troke Branch Library
Come and practice your English language skills in a relaxed and welcoming environment. 
Sew Something!
5pm
 Sew Something!
Monday, Oct. 24, 5pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your material, use our machines.  We have limited machines and materials.  First come, first serve.  Must know how to sew.  Bring your creativity to life.
Family Game Night
5:30 pm
 Family Game Night
Monday, Oct. 24, 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Bring the whole family and join us for a night of fun! Cards, board games, and more will be available. We look forward to seeing you!
Knitting & Crochet Club
6 pm
 Knitting & Crochet Club
Monday, Oct. 24, 6 pm
Troke Branch Library
Whether you want to learn how to knit or crochet, or you just want some buddies to yarn with, you're welcome to join us. All ages are welcome. Materials will be provided, but please bring your own if you can. 
Knitting & Crochet Club
6 pm
 Knitting & Crochet Club
Monday, Oct. 24, 6 pm
Troke Branch Library
Whether you want to learn how to knit or crochet, or you just want some buddies to yarn with, you're welcome to join us. All ages are welcome. Materials will be provided, but you may bring your own. 
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Escape the Upside Down
during open hours
 Escape the Upside Down
Tuesday, Oct. 25, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library Teen area and test your Stranger Things knowledge, observation skills and critical thinking, in order to obtain the code to escape the upside down. If your are successful, your code will open a box and you can retrieve a small modest prize.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy stories & songs with your child in this engaging and interactive story time that lasts about 30 minutes. Afterward, stay for a craft and & free play. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years old, but children of all ages are welcome.
Preschool Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool story time at the Ripon Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
When kids play, anything's possible!ImaginationProblem solvingCreativitySelf-esteemCommunication 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 0-2. Join us for a fun half-hour of stories, songs, and more! 
A Special Storytime
11:15am
 A Special Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 11:15am
Tracy Branch Library
This will be a storytime in partnership with the San Joaquin County of Education.  There will stories, songs, a special presentation, and a fun activity.  We want to celebrate early literacy throughout the county.  Come join us!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 3-5, but younger siblings are welcome. Join us for a fun half-hour of stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! 
Candy Corn Craft
1:00-1:30 pm
 Candy Corn Craft
3:00-4:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Create candy corn-inspired crafts, and create using the candy itself. 
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2 - 5 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2 - 5 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be reopened starting Wednesday, July 6 at 2 PM and will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore ...read more
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 3:00 p.m.Lego Club
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with our Lego pieces. Design marble mazes and Lego portrait art or make your own creation.Free for all ages.
Legos & Listen
3:30pm-4:30pm
 Legos & Listen
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 3:30pm-4:30pm
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Library Legos and Listen program is designed to hone listening skills and explore creativity. Children ages 4-10 will listen quietly to childrens audiobooks while creating projects with Lego building blocks. 
Chess Club
4:00 PM
 Chess Club
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 4:00 PMChess Club
Troke Branch Library
Come and play chess, one of the world’s oldest and most popular games, against other kids! We welcome all skill levels, but encourage beginners to at least learn the basic rules (how the pieces move) before coming the first time. This is for youth, ages 6-17 years old. We are in need of e...read more
Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Painting at the Library
4:00 p.m.
 Painting at the Library
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Express your creativity at the library through painting!
Story Time!
4:30 p.m.
 Story Time!
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 4:30 p.m.
Fair Oaks Library
Come by for stories, songs, and more! On the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 4:30 pm.
LEGO Club
4:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 4:30 p.m.LEGO Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
4th Tuesday of the monthWe bring the bricks.You supply the imagination.Note: November LEGO Club will be taking place on the 5th Tuesday of the month.
Movie Night for Teens - Thor: Love and Thunder
4:30pm
Movie Night for Teens - Thor: Love and Thunder
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 4:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 13-18. The fourth installment of the Thor franchise focuses on the future of New Asgard. While Valkyrie seeks to find a worthy ruler to stand by her side, Thor reunites with his old flame Jane Foster. What follows is a love story of gigantic odds between gods and mortals. Rated: PG-13. Runt...read more
Tutoring for Elementary Students By High School Students
5:00pm-7:00pm
Tutoring for Elementary Students By High School Students
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please take advantage of...read more
Horror Story Hour @Troke
5:00 p.m.
 Horror Story Hour @Troke
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5:00 p.m.Horror Story Hour @T
Troke Branch Library
Listen as we read scary passages of different stories out loud.This program is designed for Tweens, Teens, and Adults--if they dare!
English Conversation Club
5:30pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Practice your English conversation skills in a casual group setting.  For Adults.
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
5:30pm
Mountain House Family Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5:30pmMountain House Famil
Mountain House Branch Library
The whole family will enjoy this half hour storytime where library staff will share quiet bedtime stories, rhymes and songs in preparation for bedtime.   Please join us at 5:30pm each Tuesday throught the fall. 
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Escape the Upside Down
during open hours
 Escape the Upside Down
Wednesday, Oct. 26, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library Teen area and test your Stranger Things knowledge, observation skills and critical thinking, in order to obtain the code to escape the upside down. If your are successful, your code will open a box and you can retrieve a small modest prize.
Calavera Balloons and Nicho Boxes-Dia De Los Muertos
during open hours
Calavera Balloons and Nicho Boxes-Dia De Los Muertos
Wednesday, Oct. 26, during open hoursCalavera Balloons an
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon Library and create a Calavera Balloon and/or a paper Nicho Box in honor of Dia De Los Muertos. While supplies last
Manteca Library -- Drop in Tech Hour
12pm-1pm
Manteca Library -- Drop in Tech Hour
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 12pm-1pmManteca Library -- D
Manteca Branch Library
Have questions on how to navigate your device? We're here to help! 
Gadget Clinic
1pm-5pm
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 1pm-5pm
Escalon Branch Library
Adults and Seniors,If you need BASIC assistance with the computer, your personal mobile device, tablet or E-reader,  the Escalon Library currently offers one on one assistance, walk-ins welcome or by appointment. Please call the library to schedule your appointment (209) 937-8221, and ask ...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2 - 5 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2 - 5 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,The Chavez MakerSpace room will be reopened starting Wednesday, July 6 at 2 PM and will be open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 2 to 5 PM. If you haven't been to the MakerSpace room before, it is located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Come explore ...read more
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 3:00 p.m.Makerspace
Thornton Branch Library
Create and build with various items from circuits to arts and craft materials. Free for all ages.
Pumpkin Day
3:00-4:00 pm
 Pumpkin Day
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 3:00-4:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Make pumpkin crafts and practice pumpkin STEM.
EZ Reader Book Club for 6-7 yr olds
3:30 pm
EZ Reader Book Club for 6-7 yr olds
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 3:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Read a book, share a book, discuss a book and do a craft or play a game about the book.  That is what we do in the Easy Reader Book Club.  We start with easy books and build to a higher level giving children read aloud practice and building comprehension.  For 6-7 year olds.  The...read more
Homework Help
4:00PM
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Available for grades 1st-5th. Students may bring their homework and get help from our volunteers. Available on a first come, first served basis. 
Paint and Sip
4PM
 Paint and Sip
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4PMPaint and Sip
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Relax and release your creativity. Bring any non-alcoholic beverage you want to sip, and we will provide the paint and canvas. You can paint freestyle or follow our planned tutorial. Your choice!This program is for adults. 
Makerspace
4:00pm
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Ages 9-18. Hands on S.T.E.A.M. (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) activities for tweens and teens.
Thumbprint drawing
4:00pm
 Thumbprint drawing
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Children ages 5 & older are invited to create fun art with their thumbprints. 
Pumpkin Painting
4:00pm - 5:00pm
 Pumpkin Painting
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Linden Branch Library
What's more fun than decorating some pumpkins for Halloween?! We'll provide the materials, you just come with your creativity!You must register for this program by 5:00pm Monday, October 24 before attending.For kids and teens. While supplies last.

Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Spooky 3D Pens
4:00-5:00
 Spooky 3D Pens
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4:00-5:00
Fair Oaks Library
Make your own spooky shapes with 3D pens at Fair Oaks! For teens 12-17.
Haunted Gingerbread House
4:00PM
 Haunted Gingerbread House
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4:00PMHaunted Gingerbread
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy an afternoon creating your own edible haunted house with sweets and treats. Beware of sugary fun!All supplies will be provided!
Last Wednesday Book Club @Troke
5:00 p.m.
 Last Wednesday Book Club @Troke
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 5:00 p.m.Last Wednesday Book
Troke Branch Library
Join us as we discuss our October selection, The Cellist  by Daniel Silva.There will be a small number of physical copies of the current title available at our September 28 meeting; there may be some left over after the meeting. Additional copies may be requested from other branches or Lin...read more
Haunted House
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Haunted House
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 5:00 to 7:00 pmHaunted House
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Readers beware! A new season of spooks is upon us and with it, a spell has been cast transforming your local library into a Haunted House! Come feel the chills and thrills suitable for boos and ghouls in Grades 4-12. Hijinks and screams are welcome for the whole family, but for little monsters who m...read more
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Escape the Upside Down
during open hours
 Escape the Upside Down
Thursday, Oct. 27, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library Teen area and test your Stranger Things knowledge, observation skills and critical thinking, in order to obtain the code to escape the upside down. If your are successful, your code will open a box and you can retrieve a small modest prize.
Calavera Balloons and Nicho Boxes-Dia De Los Muertos
during open hours
Calavera Balloons and Nicho Boxes-Dia De Los Muertos
Thursday, Oct. 27, during open hoursCalavera Balloons an
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon Library and create a Calavera Balloon and/or a paper Nicho Box in honor of Dia De Los Muertos. While supplies last
Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
10:30 a.m.
 Baby + Toddler Storytime @Troke
Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:30 a.m.Baby + Toddler Story
Troke Branch Library
Join us for about 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. After storytime, we will play for about half an hour. This mellower storytime is designed for our smallest friends and their caregivers--siblings are welcome, too!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.)
Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.  
October & November Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors
10:30 AM
October & November Computer Classes for Adults and Seniors
Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:30 AM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will offer the following basic computer classes every Thursday morning from 10:30 AM to 12 PM for adults who have very little or no knowledge in the discussed topics.Mobile 101 - October 20, 2022 *Basic Computer Skills - October 27, 2022...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:30 amPreschool Storytime
Manteca Branch Library
Hi friends! Come join Ms. Shirley for stories, songs, music & movement, and more!Preschool storytime is held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
10:30am
Mountain House All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:30am
(Sept. 8, 15, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 10:30am)
Mountain House All A
Mountain House Branch Library
This half-hour program incorporates "Mother Goose on the Loose" guidelines to provide a time "just for babies". Focus is on literacy building blocks for baby's development through sharing picturebooks, board books, fingerplays, rhythm/rhyme and simple songs.Above all it ...read more
Storytime
10:30am
 Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:30am
Escalon Branch Library
Families are welcome to join the Escalon Branch Library for some stories, movements, songs and more! Join us after storytime for coloring and/or crafts. 
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
11:15am
Mountain House Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 27, 11:15am
(Thursdays, September 8, 15, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 11:15am)
Mountain House Presc
Mountain House Branch Library
 Bring your preschoolers to this half hour storytime where library staff will share age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs and we will all have a very fun time. For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.  Please join us at 11:15am on Thursdays. 
Teen Game Night
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Night
Thursday, Oct. 27, 3:00 p.m.Teen Game Night
Thornton Branch Library
Play board games and video games. From Madden football, Minecraft, and Roblox to Connect 4 and Battleship, plus many more!Free program for teens.
Ghost and Goblins
3:00-4:00 pm
 Ghost and Goblins
Thursday, Oct. 27, 3:00-4:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Boo! Ghost and Gruesome Goblin Crafts.
Halloween Party
3:30PM
 Halloween Party
Thursday, Oct. 27, 3:30PMHalloween Party
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we celebrate Halloween with pumpkin painting and other fun crafts!Costumes welcome!
Family Halloween Party
4:00pm
 Family Halloween Party
Thursday, Oct. 27, 4:00pmFamily Halloween Par
Tracy Branch Library
For All Ages. Join us for games, candy, toys, and more! Costumes are welcome!
Halloween Party
4:00pm
 Halloween Party
Thursday, Oct. 27, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Halloween Party with crafts, games and a costume parade.  We hope you can join us. 
Cooking Demo
4:00 PM
 Cooking Demo
Thursday, Oct. 27, 4:00 PMCooking Demo
Troke Branch Library
Learn more about the Edible Schoolyard Project and learn how to make a healthy, tasty dish!!  Watch Chef Liesha whip up something right before your eyes. You will receive a bag filled with ingredients and the recipe so you can make it at home. Recommended for ages 6 & up. Please register so...read more

Registration required, begins Jan 1.
Homework Help
4:00-6:00 PM
 Homework Help
Thursday, Oct. 27, 4:00-6:00 PMHomework Help
Troke Branch Library
Does your child need help with their homework? Or need a buddy to read with? Then bring them by our Homework Help where screened volunteers can assist with grades 1st-8th with all subjects. This service is free and is first come, first served. Please sign in at children's reference desk. 
Preschool Storytime
4:00pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 27, 4:00pmPreschool Storytime
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Storytime as we read books of all kinds. Crafts will be available after reading our fun books.
Trunk or Treat
4:00-6:00
 Trunk or Treat
Thursday, Oct. 27, 4:00-6:00
Fair Oaks Library
Fair Oaks Library is excited to announce our first Trunk or Treat! Come on by in your costumes to trick or treat and play games.
Tutoring for Elementary Students By High School Students
5:00pm-7:00pm
Tutoring for Elementary Students By High School Students
Thursday, Oct. 27, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Youth Advisory Commission has gathered Mountain House High School teens, who have been approved to be tutors, together to help local students improve their skills in educational subjects.  If your child is having trouble with math, science, English or other subjects please take advantage of...read more
Haunted House
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Haunted House
Thursday, Oct. 27, 5:00 to 7:00 pmHaunted House
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Readers beware! A new season of spooks is upon us and with it, a spell has been cast transforming your local library into a Haunted House! Come feel the chills and thrills suitable for boos and ghouls in Grades 4-12. Hijinks and screams are welcome for the whole family, but for little monsters who m...read more
Sensory Friendly Movie Night
6:00PM
 Sensory Friendly Movie Night
Thursday, Oct. 27, 6:00PMSensory Friendly Mov
Troke Branch Library
Enjoy a monthly movie in an accepting and comfortable setting for children who are on the autism spectrum. Lights will stay on and the sound turned down low. Children are free to dance, sing, and move about. Sensory & fidget toys will be available, as well as popcorn & water. This month we w...read more
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Escape the Upside Down
during open hours
 Escape the Upside Down
Friday, Oct. 28, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library Teen area and test your Stranger Things knowledge, observation skills and critical thinking, in order to obtain the code to escape the upside down. If your are successful, your code will open a box and you can retrieve a small modest prize.
Calavera Balloons and Nicho Boxes-Dia De Los Muertos
during open hours
Calavera Balloons and Nicho Boxes-Dia De Los Muertos
Friday, Oct. 28, during open hoursCalavera Balloons an
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon Library and create a Calavera Balloon and/or a paper Nicho Box in honor of Dia De Los Muertos. While supplies last
Family Storytime
10:15AM
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 28, 10:15AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for children and their caregivers. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Crochet Club--Granny Squares!
10:30 am
 Crochet Club--Granny Squares!
Friday, Oct. 28, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
One of the most well known and versatile crochet patterns is the Granny Square. Please join us to continue learning & practicing basic Granny Squares and variations. Also find out more about what you can do with Granny Squares ( a lot!) Crochet hooks and practice yarn will be provided. No need t...read more
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Oct. 28, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Computer Class @Troke: Learning with Online Databases
11 a.m.
Computer Class @Troke: Learning with Online Databases
Friday, Oct. 28, 11 a.m.
Troke Branch Library
A brief introduction to the library's searchable online databases. They have full-text articles and reference materials that are valuable to students of varying ages and grade levels.  
Halloween Fun
2:30 p.m.
 Halloween Fun
Friday, Oct. 28, 2:30 p.m.Halloween Fun
Thornton Branch Library
Face painting, games, crafts and lots of candy!
Makerspace Open
3:00pm
 Makerspace Open
Friday, Oct. 28, 3:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come create with the items we provide.  Use your imagination and have fun with your friends. 
Frankenstein Friday
3:00-4:00 pm
 Frankenstein Friday
Friday, Oct. 28, 3:00-4:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Recreate Frankenstein's monster through a variety of crafts and activities. 
New Device Help
3:00-4:00pm
 New Device Help
Friday, Oct. 28, 3:00-4:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Did you receive a new device and need help setting it up? Come on by to Fair Oaks Library and we can go through basic set up and use. Please come prepared with your device, any passwords you might need, phones, etc. Appointments will be in groups of 5 for 15 minutes, first come, first served. For ad...read more
STEAM Friday: Potion Making Science!
3:30
STEAM Friday: Potion Making Science!
Friday, Oct. 28, 3:30
Escalon Branch Library
Science is magic! Or at least it seems that way with these eye popping experiments. Watch reactions before your eyes as we make things bubble, change color, fizzle and...goop? Recommended age 4 and up.
Freaky Friday - (Not Too) Terrifying Toons and Treats
3:30 p.m.
Freaky Friday - (Not Too) Terrifying Toons and Treats
Friday, Oct. 28, 3:30 p.m.Freaky Friday - (Not
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Bring the family, enjoy some treats and watch some (not so) spooky 'toons!  Limited capacity and while supplies last.
Fun Friday for Teens
4:00 p.m.
 Fun Friday for Teens
Friday, Oct. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A fun day of games and activities for teens!
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Escape the Upside Down
during open hours
 Escape the Upside Down
Saturday, Oct. 29, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library Teen area and test your Stranger Things knowledge, observation skills and critical thinking, in order to obtain the code to escape the upside down. If your are successful, your code will open a box and you can retrieve a small modest prize.
Calavera Balloons and Nicho Boxes-Dia De Los Muertos
during open hours
Calavera Balloons and Nicho Boxes-Dia De Los Muertos
Saturday, Oct. 29, during open hoursCalavera Balloons an
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon Library and create a Calavera Balloon and/or a paper Nicho Box in honor of Dia De Los Muertos. While supplies last
Chess Club
10:00am
 Chess Club
Saturday, Oct. 29, 10:00amChess Club
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Play chess on Saturdays from 10am-1pm. Beginners welcome.
Yoga/Meditation for Adults
10:30am
 Yoga/Meditation for Adults
Saturday, Oct. 29, 10:30am
(Saturdays, October 1, October 8, October 22, October 29 and November 5)

Mountain House Branch Library
Legos @ The Library
11:00am
 Legos @ The Library
Saturday, Oct. 29, 11:00amLegos @ The Library
Mountain House Branch Library
A local high school student will teach youngsters how to make complicated Lego builds.   The class will be for 1st to 5th graders, with only 15 students per class.   The fun begins at 11:00am except for Wednesday October 5th, when the class will be held at 3:00pm.  
Movie Matinee: Beetlejuice
1 pm
 Movie Matinee: Beetlejuice
Saturday, Oct. 29, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Beetl
Troke Branch Library
Ready for Halloween? Join us for a ghostly movie screening of Beetlejuice at the library. Popcorns will be provided.Movie summary: The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.
Financial Workshop for Adults
1:30pm
 Financial Workshop for Adults
Saturday, Oct. 29, 1:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Make money work better for you.
Haunted House and Ghost Craft
2:00pm
 Haunted House and Ghost Craft
Saturday, Oct. 29, 2:00pmHaunted House and Gh
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to make a cute haunted house and paint a fun ghost for Halloween. 
Anime Saturday
2:00pm
 Anime Saturday
Saturday, Oct. 29, 2:00pmAnime Saturday
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Come join us for Anime Saturday featuring The Boy and the Beast. We will be showing the movie on Crunchyroll. Open to Teens and older. 
Beginning Genealogy
3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Genealogy
Saturday, Oct. 29, 3:30 p.m.
Manteca Branch Library
Learn the basics of Genealogy and grow your Family Tree
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Halloween Pumpkin Hide and Seek
 Halloween Pumpkin Hide and Seek
Monday, Oct. 31,
Mountain House Branch Library
Find a pumpkin in the library and get a prize.  Easy as that.  All day at the library until supplies run out.
A Glimpse into Hindu Civilization Display
A Glimpse into Hindu Civilization Display
Monday, Oct. 31A Glimpse into Hindu
Mountain House Branch Library
This exhibit contains a colorful overview of Hindu concepts and practices, offering participants an opportunity to learn about one of the oldest civilizations in the world. This installation features a variety of topics, ranging from yoga and divinity to mathematics and administration.  This tr...read more
Escape the Upside Down
during open hours
 Escape the Upside Down
Monday, Oct. 31, during open hours
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon library Teen area and test your Stranger Things knowledge, observation skills and critical thinking, in order to obtain the code to escape the upside down. If your are successful, your code will open a box and you can retrieve a small modest prize.
Calavera Balloons and Nicho Boxes-Dia De Los Muertos
during open hours
Calavera Balloons and Nicho Boxes-Dia De Los Muertos
Monday, Oct. 31, during open hoursCalavera Balloons an
Escalon Branch Library
Stop by the Escalon Library and create a Calavera Balloon and/or a paper Nicho Box in honor of Dia De Los Muertos. While supplies last
Halloween at Fair Oaks
4:00-5:00
 Halloween at Fair Oaks
Monday, Oct. 31, 4:00-5:00
Fair Oaks Library
Celebrate Halloween at Fair Oaks with a scavenger hunt and crafts!
Board Games and Legos at the Library
5:00 p.m.
Board Games and Legos at the Library
Monday, Oct. 31, 5:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy an exciting day of playing your favorite games or building with Legos!
Knitting & Crochet Club
6 pm
 Knitting & Crochet Club
Monday, Oct. 31, 6 pm
Troke Branch Library
Whether you want to learn how to knit or crochet, or you just want some buddies to yarn with, you're welcome to join us. All ages are welcome. Materials will be provided, but please bring your own if you can. 
Day of the Dead - DIY Skulls & Planters
6pm
Day of the Dead - DIY Skulls & Planters
Monday, Oct. 31, 6pmDay of the Dead - DI
Manteca Branch Library
Join us and celebrate Day of the Dead by decorating your own skulls and planters! 

Knitting & Crochet Club
6 pm
 Knitting & Crochet Club
Monday, Oct. 31, 6 pm
Troke Branch Library
Whether you want to learn how to knit or crochet, or you just want some buddies to yarn with, you're welcome to join us. All ages are welcome. Materials will be provided, but you may bring your own. 
     
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