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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Feb. 1, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, Feb. 1, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
Bingo Club
11:00 am
 Bingo Club
Friday, Feb. 1, 11:00 amBingo Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Will you be the big winner?
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Feb. 1, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us after storytime for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
English Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Feb. 1, 12:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Feb. 1, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Chinese New Year Crafts
3:30-4:40 pm
 Chinese New Year Crafts
Friday, Feb. 1, 3:30-4:40 pmChinese New Year Cra
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for some fun crafts to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Xīnnián kuàilè
Make Me A Valentine
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
 Make Me A Valentine
Friday, Feb. 1, 3:30 pm-4:30 pmMake Me A Valentine
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Use our supplies to create your own Valentine cards in this free program. Share them with someone you love or care about. Suitable for children ages 4 and older.
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Wills & Trusts
10:15am
 Wills & Trusts
Saturday, Feb. 2, 10:15am
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for an information session about creating wills & trusts.
Tinker Tots
11:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Saturday, Feb. 2, 11:00 amTinker Tots
Arnold Rue Micro Library
All 0-5 year olds are welcome to this STEM-centered playtime!
Science Saturday: Alchemy of Ancient Egypt
11:00 a.m.
Science Saturday: Alchemy of Ancient Egypt
Saturday, Feb. 2, 11:00 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Learn about how Egyptians used their observations of the natural world and developed the foundations for many areas of the sciences and the arts.
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Feb. 2, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Adult Craft:Felt Succulents
1 p.m.
 Adult Craft:Felt Succulents
Saturday, Feb. 2, 1 p.m.Adult Craft:Felt Suc
Tracy Branch Library
Come make a felt succulent to take home or give to a friend.
SAT/ACT Practice Tests
1:00 - 4:00 PM
 SAT/ACT Practice Tests
Saturday, Feb. 2, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
(2/2/19, 3/2/20194/6/2019, 5/4/2019 & 6/1/2019)
SAT/ACT Practice Tes
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens,
Are you familiar with the process of taking the SAT or ACT test?
Are you ready to take any of those tests?
If you answer "NO" to either question above, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library on every 1st Saturday of the month and take the SAT and/or ACT practice tes...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Feb. 2, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
SAT/ACT Workshop
2:00 - 4:30pm
 SAT/ACT Workshop
Saturday, Feb. 2, 2:00 - 4:30pm
Troke Branch Library

Find out about library and online resources for improving your test scores!  Take one or two segments of practice tests, of your choice.  Bring an approved calculator.
TinkerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 to 4:00 PM
 TinkerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Feb. 2, 2:30 to 4:00 PMTinkerSpace & Tech T
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Feb. 2, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Feb. 3, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. We'll even teach you to play. 12:00-3:00pm.

Text @tracyteens to 81010...read more
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Feb. 4, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Toddler Stay and Play
10:30-11:00 AM
 Toddler Stay and Play
Monday, Feb. 4, 10:30-11:00 AMToddler Stay and Pla
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social development!

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

Homework...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Feb. 4, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Spring Dates: January 7 - May 20, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, or 4/22.
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Feb. 4, 3:30 p.m.
(Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm)

Troke Branch Library
On Monday of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting November 5, 2018, every Monday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a ...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Feb. 4, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adu...read more
Chinese New Year Craft at Maker Monday
4:00 p.m.
Chinese New Year Craft at Maker Monday
Monday, Feb. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Manteca Branch Library
Join us for a special Maker Monday as we celebrate Chinese New Year by making our own dragons and by creating and filling red envelopes for good luck all year!
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Feb. 4, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety of maker-style craf...read more

Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Feb. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Maker Space Monday Kid’s Edition
4:00 p.m.
Maker Space Monday Kid’s Edition
Monday, Feb. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Feb. 4, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 10:30am
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch!
Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 
Note: No storytime on 1/1/19.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

<...read more
Book Discussion Group
10:30 am
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 10:30 amBook Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion. Our selected title for February is The Widower's Tale, by Julia Glass.

Seventy-year-old Percy Darling is settling happily into retirement: reading novels, watching old movies, and swimming naked in his pond. But his routines are disrupted when he is ...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!
Note: No session on 1/1/19.
CookBook Club
11:30 a.m.
 CookBook Club
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 11:30 a.m.CookBook Club
Escalon Branch Library
Love cooking and trying out different recipes? Want to sha...read more
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Shadow Puppet Workshop Presents: Spin Me a Shadow, Tell Me a Tale
3:00pm
Shadow Puppet Workshop Presents: Spin Me a Shadow, Tell Me a Tale
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 3:00pmShadow Puppet Worksh
Troke Branch Library
You are invited to a fun shadow puppet show on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 3 pm, at the Margaret Troke library.
Learn about the magical world of shadow puppetry. Meet numerous puppets and watch shadow puppetry of the best-loved folktales from around the world. Ple...read more
Lunar New Year Celebration
3:30 pm
 Lunar New Year Celebration
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 3:30 pmLunar New Year Celeb
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month with the Library!
Makerspace
4:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 4:00PM
(9/04/18 9/18/18)

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

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Play video games, board games, card games, and eat snacks. 
​​​​

Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game D
...read more
Toddlers & Toes
4:00 p.m.
 Toddlers & Toes
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Music and Movement for ages 1 to 3
 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

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

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
Teen Tuesday-Cupcake Wars
6:00PM
 Teen Tuesday-Cupcake Wars
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 6:00PMTeen Tuesday-Cupcake
Weston Ranch Branch Library
 

Join us for a cupcake-decorating contest where teens show...read more

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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

Trouble with technology? 
We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadg...read more

Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens &...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Children’s Crafternoon - I heart Valentines
3:30 pm
Children’s Crafternoon - I heart Valentines
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 3:30 pmChildren’s Cra
Lathrop Branch Library
Come and make lo...read more
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 4:00 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice English in a relaxed and friendly place! 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

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

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Coloring Club-Valentine’s Card
4:30-5:30 PM
Coloring Club-Valentine’s Card
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 4:30-5:30 PMColoring Club-Valent
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Color your own Valentine's Card to give to that special person! We also offer a variety of color books and coloring supplies, but you are welcome to bring your own! This program is free and open to all ages.
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 6:00 p.m.MakerSpace Hour
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
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Bingo for Adults
10:30 AM
 Bingo for Adults
Thursday, Feb. 7, 10:30 AMBingo for Adults
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Love to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our monthly bingo!  There will be prizes and books to win.  Come and have fun and meet new people.  
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 7, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 7, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Free Computer Classes @Chavez Library
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes @Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 7, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Free Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
February 7, 2019 - Beginning Internet Class
February 14, 2019 - Using the Google Search Engine
February 21, 2019 - Accessing Libr
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 7, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 7, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Feb. 7, 11:00amComputer Q&A
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. A staff member will be available for an hour to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it. First Thursday of the month.

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Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 7, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 7, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Harry Potter Book Day 2019
3:30 PM
 Harry Potter Book Day 2019
Thursday, Feb. 7, 3:30 PMHarry Potter Book Da
Linden Branch Library
Come in costume and celebrate your love of Harry Potter at the Linden Library! We'll have games, a costume contest with a prize, and Harry Potter themed sweets!
Harry Potter Party
3:30-5:00PM
 Harry Potter Party
Thursday, Feb. 7, 3:30-5:00PMHarry Potter Party
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for a magical good time as we step into the world of Harry Potter with fun crafts and delicious treats!
Harry Potter Party
3:30 pm
 Harry Potter Party
Thursday, Feb. 7, 3:30 pmHarry Potter Party
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Get your robes ready for a Harry Potter Celebration!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Feb. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Fur, Scales, & Tails Animal Show
4:00pm
Fur, Scales, & Tails Animal Show
Thursday, Feb. 7, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library

See bring baby chicks, hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits, turtles, snakes, ducks, tortoises, lizards, tarantulas, roosters, hermit crabs, frogs, chickens, hairless...read more

Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
4:00
Read to Rescued Animals with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Thursday, Feb. 7, 4:00Read to Rescued Anim
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary presents Read to Rescued Animals! Young ones may be hesitant to read aloud to an adult, but feathered and furry friends make adorable book buddies. Read to ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Feb. 7, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Feb. 7, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Fair Oaks Lego Days
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Lego Days
Thursday, Feb. 7, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFair Oaks Lego Days
Fair Oaks Library
Black History Storytime & Craft
5:15pm
 Black History Storytime & Craft
Thursday, Feb. 7, 5:15pm
Tracy Branch Library
Join us for Black History storytime and crafts.
Happy Valentine’s Crafts!
6:00 p.m.
 Happy Valentine’s Crafts!
Thursday, Feb. 7, 6:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

Make Valentine cards "Scrapbook Style" with specialty papers, bling and much more.  Also make a special 'heart' bracelet, or teens, make a braided friendship bracelet.

ALL AGES WELCOME!
Friends of the Tracy Library Meeting
7:00pm
Friends of the Tracy Library Meeting
Thursday, Feb. 7, 7:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Quarterly meeting. Open to the public.
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Feb. 8, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Feb. 8, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, Feb. 8, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Feb. 8, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us after storytime for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
English Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Feb. 8, 12:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Beginners Yoga
12:30 pm
 Beginners Yoga
Friday, Feb. 8, 12:30 pmBeginners Yoga
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Easy to follow yoga for beginners
Teen Crafternoon - I heart Totes
3:00 pm
Teen Crafternoon - I heart Totes
Friday, Feb. 8, 3:00 pmTeen Crafternoon - I
Lathrop Branch Library

“My art paints for you.”

Come and make Valentines tote bags with us at the Lathrop Library, on Friday, February 8 at 3:00 pm!

Tote bags, paint and all other supplies will be provided. <...read more

Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Feb. 8, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
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STEM Fun Friday
3:00 pm
 STEM Fun Friday
Friday, Feb. 8, 3:00 pmSTEM Fun Friday
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to have a fun time learning about this month's STEM project.  For 7 year olds and above. It all happens at 3:00pm on January 11, February 8,  March 8, April 12, at the Mountain House Library.  Check the paper calendar for projects.  Space is limited so pre-registratio...read more
Valentines Crafternoon for Tweens and Teens
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Valentines Crafternoon for Tweens and Teens
Friday, Feb. 8, 3:30 - 4:30 PMValentines Crafterno
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come make Valentines presents or decorations at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Friday February 8, 2019 at 3:30 PM. Craft supplies and tools will be provided. Anyone age 10 and up is invited to attend the program. This FREE program is sponsored by the Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
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Fantabulous Fridays~Image Transfer Candles
3:30PM
Fantabulous Fridays~Image Transfer Candles
Friday, Feb. 8, 3:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Adult Craft Hour~You will learn how to transfer an image to a candle, which you can personalize or use one of the pre-printed images available.  You can give as a gift or keep for yourself!  All materials are included in this free program.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, Feb. 8, 3:30 p.m.Reading to the Rescu
Escalon Branch Library
Have you ever read a book to a chicken? Here's your chance. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours and read to the furry and feathered friends of the Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary. 

All ages are welcome to stop by and practice their reading skills with these barnyard frie...read more
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Feb. 8, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Saturday, Feb. 9, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Basic Computer Skills class is designed for people who need to learn how to use the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with computer terminologies and applications.

No registration required.  Adul...read more
Meditation Group
11:00 am
 Meditation Group
Saturday, Feb. 9, 11:00 amMeditation Group
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Relax and recharge at the Library!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Feb. 9, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Troke Adult Book Club
12:00 p.m.
 Troke Adult Book Club
Saturday, Feb. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The group meets at noon on the second Saturday of every month.

Pick up your book at the meeting the month before or at the checkout desk at the Troke Library!
Needlepoint Basics
1:00pm
 Needlepoint Basics
Saturday, Feb. 9, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Age 10+ Learn the basics of needlepoint. All materials supplied.
Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323).
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Feb. 9, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Valentine’s Day Craft: Book Bag Painting
2:00 p.m.
Valentine’s Day Craft: Book Bag Painting
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2:00 p.m.
Manteca Branch Library
Come and decorate a Valentine's Day book bag with us at the Manteca Library on Saturday, February 9 at 2:00 pm!

Book bags, paint and all other supplies will be provided. 
Lego Block Party
2:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2:00pm
(Saturdays, Feb 9,2019, March 23, 2019 & April 13, 2019 at 2:00pm)
Lego Block Party
Troke Branch Library
Bring you imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials. Lego Block party is for children ages 3 and older.
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Feb. 9, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Feb. 10, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. We'll even teach you to play. 12:00-3:00pm.

Text @tracyteens to 81010...read more
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Holiday
 Holiday
Monday, Feb. 11
Mountain House Branch Library
Holiday - All locations closed
HOLIDAY
 HOLIDAY
Monday, Feb. 11,
Tracy Branch Library
Closed
HOLIDAY
 HOLIDAY
Monday, Feb. 11
Weston Ranch Branch Library
LIbrary Closed.
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Feb. 11, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Make or Take
4:00 p.m.
 Make or Take
Monday, Feb. 11, 4:00 p.m.Make or Take
Escalon Branch Library

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Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Feb. 11, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety of maker-style craf...read more

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Feb. 11, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 10:30am
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch!
Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 
Note: No storytime on 1/1/19.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

<...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!
Note: No session on 1/1/19.
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Valentine’s Day Party
3:30 pm
 Valentine’s Day Party
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 3:30 pmValentine’s Da
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Valentine's Day party!
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego Club and let your imagination go wild!  Build something new every other week based on the featured theme.  We'll provide the Legos!!
Teen Craft: Exploding Valentine Box
4:00pm
Teen Craft: Exploding Valentine Box
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Create a special Valentine...an exploding box! Give a hand-made multi-layered gift box to your loved one. Bring pictures, if you want to include them. All materials supplied, while they last.
Junior Science Lab
4:00 p.m.
 Junior Science Lab
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 4:00 p.m.Junior Science Lab
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Junior scientists, hold onto your lab coats as we dive into adventures with S.T.E.A.M. - ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

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

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
6:00 p.m.
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The monthly meeting of the Escalon Chamber of Commerce, held in the Escalon Community room
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

Trouble with technology? 
We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadg...read more

Sensory Storytime
1:30 pm
 Sensory Storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 1:30 pmSensory Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Designed for our youngest readers and children needing extra attention
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens &...read more
LEGO Club
3:30 PM
 LEGO Club
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
LEGOs: Anything is possible.

We'll bring the bricks. You supply the imagination.

The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at the Lathrop Library.
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Video Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Video Game Day
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 4:00-5:00 PMVideo Game Day
Fair Oaks Library
Explore the interactive world of video games with your friends and family! 
Ages 6 and up
Cupid and Hearts Day
4:00pm
 Cupid and Hearts Day
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we make Valentine cards for that special someone. All supplies will be provided. Open to all ages. 
English Conversation Club
4:00 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 4:00 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice English in a relaxed and friendly place! 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 6:00 p.m.MakerSpace Hour
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 14, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Free Computer Classes @Chavez Library
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes @Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Free Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
February 7, 2019 - Beginning Internet Class
February 14, 2019 - Using the Google Search Engine
February 21, 2019 - Accessing Libr
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 14, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 14, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 14, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Book Discussion Group
3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
 Book Discussion Group
Thursday, Feb. 14, 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Love to read?  Join the Club!
Second Thursdays of each month, join us to discuss these great books:

Thursday, February 14,  3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Thursday, March 14,  3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
The Widow Nash b...read more
Game On!! Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Game Hour!
Thursday, Feb. 14, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!!  Game Hour
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for Family Game Time! Choose a board game from our selection and start playing!
 
Play with your family or friends, or make new friends
Anti-Valentine’s Day
3:30 pm
 Anti-Valentine’s Day
Thursday, Feb. 14, 3:30 pmAnti-Valentine&rsquo
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Anti-Valentine's Day party!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Feb. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Kids Valentine Craft: Stained Glass Hearts
4:00pm
Kids Valentine Craft: Stained Glass Hearts
Thursday, Feb. 14, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Create a stained "glass" heart to give as a gift for Valentine's Day.
Family Game Time
4:00 p.m.
 Family Game Time
Thursday, Feb. 14, 4:00 p.m.Family Game Time
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, stop by to enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Children's Room. Play games such as Apples to Apples, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Connect 4, The Game of Life, Jenga, Monopoly, Operation, Pictionary, Sorry, and Trouble. C...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Feb. 14, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Feb. 14, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Tech Time Thursday
4:30-5:30 PM
 Tech Time Thursday
Thursday, Feb. 14, 4:30-5:30 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Do you have questions or need help starting up your device? Do you need help with creating an email? Come by on Thursdays at 4:30pm and we can help answer you questions. 
Scottish Club monthly meeting
6:00 p.m.
 Scottish Club monthly meeting
Thursday, Feb. 14, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly Meeting of the Scottish Club in the Escalon Library community room.
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Crafty Friday--Essential Oil Diffuser Pendants
10;30 am
Crafty Friday--Essential Oil Diffuser Pendants
Friday, Feb. 15, 10;30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Carry your aromatherapy with you by learning to make your own essential oil diffuser pendant from air-dry clay. All materials will be provided to mold a pendant, make a neck-cord & add essential oil. Please stop by the information desk to sign up or call 209-937-8221 and ask for Mountain House.
Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Feb. 15, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, Feb. 15, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Feb. 15, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us after storytime for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
English Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Feb. 15, 12:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Feb. 15, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Selma Movie Screening
4:00 pm
 Selma Movie Screening
Friday, Feb. 15, 4:00 pmSelma Movie Screenin
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Watch a great movie and enjoy a snack
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Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
10:00 a.m.
 Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
Saturday, Feb. 16, 10:00 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the Oak Valley Art society in the Escalon Library community room.
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Feb. 16, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us every 3rd Saturday morning to discuss a new book. Book available at the checkout desk. 
Genealogy Workshop
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Workshop
Saturday, Feb. 16, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Genealogy Workshop
Troke Branch Library
How to Start a Family Tree.

Feel free bring your own laptop or tablet to the workshop, or use one of our laptops.

Space is limited! Those interested in attending this workshop must sign-up at the Troke Branch Library Information Desk or call (209) 937-8221.

For furth...read more
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Feb. 16, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
STEAM Saturday
1:00 PM
 STEAM Saturday
Saturday, Feb. 16, 1:00 PMSTEAM Saturday
Weston Ranch Branch Library
SCIENCE*TECHNOLOGY*ENGINEERING*ART*MATH

Come & learn how to make your own bouncy ball!  All supplies and materials are included in this free program.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Feb. 16, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Reptile Show with the Lizard Lady
3:30 pm
Reptile Show with the Lizard Lady
Saturday, Feb. 16, 3:30 pmReptile Show with th
Arnold Rue Micro Library
The lizard Lady and her reptile buddies are here!
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Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Feb. 17, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. We'll even teach you to play. 12:00-3:00pm.

Text @tracyteens to 81010...read more
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Holiday
 Holiday
Monday, Feb. 18
Mountain House Branch Library
Holiday - All locations closed
HOLIDAY
 HOLIDAY
Monday, Feb. 18,
Tracy Branch Library
Closed
HOLIDAY
 HOLIDAY
Monday, Feb. 18
Weston Ranch Branch Library
LIbrary Closed.
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Feb. 18, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Feb. 18, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:30am
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch!
Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 
Note: No storytime on 1/1/19.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

<...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!
Note: No session on 1/1/19.
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.Teen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library

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

NEW GAMES!  NEW TIME!
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Spend some time with a friendly rescued rooster or get to know a rascally rabbit....read more
New Mettle Farm: A Chick’s Life Cycle
4:00PM
New Mettle Farm: A Chick’s Life Cycle
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Meet Live Hens and/or chicks to learn about proper raising and handling of birds, hatching, development, feathers, and more! Hands on activities!

(Recommended for grades K-2)
Teen STEM: Computer Hardware 101
4:00pm
Teen STEM: Computer Hardware 101
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Learn about the components that are inside every computer, tablet, and phone by dismantling a computer. Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in-person or by phone (866-805-7323).
Toddlers & Toes
4:00 p.m.
 Toddlers & Toes
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Music and Movement for ages 1 to 3
 
Junior Science Lab
4:00 p.m.
 Junior Science Lab
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4:00 p.m.Junior Science Lab
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Junior scientists, hold onto your lab coats as we dive into adventures with S.T.E.A.M. - ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 5:00 - 6:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every 3rd Tuesday (1/15/19, 2/19/19, 3/19/19, 4/16/19 & 5/21/19) from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including ...read more
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

Trouble with technology? 
We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadg...read more

Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens &...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Family Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Family Game Day
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 4:00-5:00 PMFamily Game Day
Fair Oaks Library
Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of the month for Family Game Day! Come play board and card games with friends and family. Each month we'll feature a different type of game.

 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
Coloring Club
4:30 PM
 Coloring Club
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 4:30 PMColoring Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Open to anyone who enjoys coloring for relaxation or creative expression.  We offer a variety of color books and coloring supplies, but you are welcome to bring your own!  
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6:00 p.m.MakerSpace Hour
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Free Computer Classes @Chavez Library
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes @Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Free Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
February 7, 2019 - Beginning Internet Class
February 14, 2019 - Using the Google Search Engine
February 21, 2019 - Accessing Libr
...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Wreck this Stuff: Bleached Shirts
3:30 pm
Wreck this Stuff: Bleached Shirts
Thursday, Feb. 21, 3:30 pmWreck this Stuff: Bl
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make a mess. Deconstruct. Play.
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Feb. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Lego Builder’s Club
4:00pm
 Lego Builder’s Club
Thursday, Feb. 21, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 0-12. Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for an hour of building with Legos and Duplos. Children have the opportunity to put their creations on display in the library.

...read more

LEGO® Building Club
4:00 p.m.
 LEGO® Building Club
Thursday, Feb. 21, 4:00 p.m.LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, drop-in to build and play with LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks. The l...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Feb. 21, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

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

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Tech Time Thursday
4:30-5:30 PM
 Tech Time Thursday
Thursday, Feb. 21, 4:30-5:30 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Do you have questions or need help starting up your device? Do you need help with creating an email? Come by on Thursdays at 4:30pm and we can help answer you questions. 
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:45-7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, Feb. 21, 5:45-7:45 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society. VISITORS ARE WELCOME!
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Feb. 22, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Bilingual Storytime - Vamos a Leer
10:30 a.m.
Bilingual Storytime - Vamos a Leer
Friday, Feb. 22, 10:30 a.m.
(January 11, February 22, March 22, & April 26, 10:30 a.m.)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for bilingual storytime where we read stories in English and Spanish, and enjoy songs, rhymes and movement on select saturdays each month.

Upcoming dates: Jan. 11, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, and Apr. 26

Acompáñannos a una Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe cuando leemos...read more
Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, Feb. 22, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Feb. 22, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library

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

Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Feb. 22, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us after storytime for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
English Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Feb. 22, 12:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Feb. 22, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
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Glass Etching 101
11:00 am
 Glass Etching 101
Saturday, Feb. 23, 11:00 amGlass Etching 101
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Get crafting!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Feb. 23, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us every Saturday for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
1:00pm-2:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
Saturday, Feb. 23, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Love Pokemon?  Join other Pokemon fans to learn more, trade cards, and have FUN from 1-2:30 October 13, 2018.  Hope to see you there.
Home Improvement 101
1:00 PM
 Home Improvement 101
Saturday, Feb. 23, 1:00 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Have you been putting off fixing things around the house because you're just not sure how?  Well now you have no excuse, because local expert, Rick Leos will be here on the last Saturday of the month, walking you through step by step home repairs.  He has over 35 years of maintenance e...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Saturday, Feb. 23, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
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Mighty Meeples
12:00pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Feb. 24, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library

The Mighty Meeples of Tracy proudly bring you official Dungeons and Dragons Adventurers League. The D&D Adventurers League is a...read more

Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Feb. 24, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. We'll even teach you to play. 12:00-3:00pm.

Text @tracyteens to 81010...read more
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Toddler Stay and Play
10:30-11:00 AM
 Toddler Stay and Play
Monday, Feb. 25, 10:30-11:00 AMToddler Stay and Pla
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social development!

 
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Feb. 25, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Feb. 25, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Spring Dates: January 7 - May 20, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, or 4/22.
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Feb. 25, 3:30 p.m.
(Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm)

Troke Branch Library
On Monday of each week, at 3:30 pm, the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents its English Conversation Club.

Starting November 5, 2018, every Monday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a ...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Feb. 25, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adu...read more
STEAM Mondays
4:00-5:00 PM
 STEAM Mondays
Monday, Feb. 25, 4:00-5:00 PMSTEAM Mondays
Fair Oaks Library
Every STEAM Monday, we'll have activities that focus on different aspects of STEAM. We'll also host guest speakers who will have new and interesting ways to look at the world around us.

STEAM Mondays are the last Monday of the month.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Feb. 25, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

Explore a wide variety of maker-style craf...read more

Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Feb. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Feb. 25, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Feb. 25, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program.  This program is for 4 year olds and above.  We are still taking donations of Legos and Duplos so we can build bigger and better projects.  ...read more
Movie Night: Thundersoul
6:00pm
 Movie Night: Thundersoul
Monday, Feb. 25, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Teens and Adults. Watch the 2010 documentary about Alumni from Houston's storied Kashmere High School Stage Band return home after 35 years to play a tribute concert for their beloved band leader who turned the struggling jazz band into a world-class funk powerhouse in ...read more
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Spanish-English Storytime
10:15am
 Spanish-English Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring the little ones and join us for Spanish-English Storytime as we read books in Spanish and English. Then afterwards, stay around for craft time. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10:30am
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch!
Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 
Note: No storytime on 1/1/19.
Get Ready For Kindergarten
10:30am
 Get Ready For Kindergarten
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10:30am
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, January 22, 2019, February 26, 2019 & March 26, 2019, at 10:30am, the Margaret Troke library presents: " Get Ready For Kindergarten".
In this short workshop, Education Specialist, Cheryl Keckler will provide tips and techniques to parents on how to get their chil...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

<...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!
Note: No session on 1/1/19.
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library
Crafty Kids: Fly Like Bessie
3:30 pm
 Crafty Kids: Fly Like Bessie
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 3:30 pmCrafty Kids: Fly Lik
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft!
DIY Studio: Water Marble Mugs
4:00 p.m.
 DIY Studio: Water Marble Mugs
Tuesday, Feb. 26DIY Studio: Water Ma
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon DIY Stud...read more
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego Club and let your imagination go wild!  Build something new every other week based on the featured theme.  We'll provide the Legos!!
Teen Movie: Crazy Rich Asians
4:00pm
 Teen Movie: Crazy Rich Asians
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Watch the 2018 contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family. Snacks provided. Run time: 2hrs....read more
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.Teen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library

Join the Troke Branch Teen Group:
   ~ Help plan teen programs!
   ~ Advise staff about ordering materials for teens
   ~ Make new friends!
   ~ Fun activities each month!
   ~ Snacks, too!     ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

Trouble with technology? 
We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadg...read more

Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens &...read more
LEGO Club
3:30 pm
 LEGO Club
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
LEGOs: Anything is possible.

We'll bring the bricks. You supply the imagination.

The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at the Lathrop Library.
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Tree of Hearts
4:00pm
 Tree of Hearts
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Ever seen a tree with heart shaped leaves? We will have the opportunity to craft these trees on this day. All supplies will be provided. Open to all ages.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:00 p.m.MakerSpace Hour
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Free Computer Classes @Chavez Library
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free Computer Classes @Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 28, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Free Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.
February 7, 2019 - Beginning Internet Class
February 14, 2019 - Using the Google Search Engine
February 21, 2019 - Accessing Libr
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Have lots of fun interacting with stories, songs, rhymes, and mo...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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Homeshool Hangout
1:30 pm
 Homeshool Hangout
Thursday, Feb. 28, 1:30 pmHomeshool Hangout
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Calling all homeschooling families!
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Coloring Club
2:30 p.m.
 Coloring Club
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Coloring is not just for kids.  Join us on the 4th Thursday of every month for Coloring Club at 2:30pm.  Relax and unwind with us at the Cesar Chavez Library.  Coloring utensils and pages provided.
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30-4:30PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, Feb. 28, 3:30-4:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a book or borrow one of ours and read to a furry friend!  Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary brings a different farm animal each month, perfect for you or your child to become aquainted with a farm animal they might not normally come into contact with.  All ages welcome.
Taste Test Travel: Bentos for Beginners
3:30 pm
Taste Test Travel: Bentos for Beginners
Thursday, Feb. 28, 3:30 pmTaste Test Travel: B
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn to make your own bento box!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Feb. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Family Movie: The Grinch
4:00pm
 Family Movie: The Grinch
Thursday, Feb. 28, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Watch the 2018 holiday film based on the Dr. Seuss classic. A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville. Run time: 1hr 26 min. Snacks provided.
Family Game Day at the Library!
4:00 p.m.
 Family Game Day at the Library!
Thursday, Feb. 28, 4:00 p.m.
(January 24, 4 p.m. February 28, 4 p.m. March 28, 4 p.m. April 25, 4 p.m. May 23, 4 p.m.)
Family Game Day at t
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy a day of fun and excitement at the Maya Angelou Library!  Bring your friends and family and enjoy playing an assortment of your favorite games.  Refreshments will be provided.
Find Art Fun Time
4:00
 Find Art Fun Time
Thursday, Feb. 28, 4:00Find Art Fun Time
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Find Art Fun Time is for students to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available on the day. Your imagination is your only limitation.  Come surprise us with your inspired works of art! Come join us every 4th Thursday of the month between 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Feb. 28, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Feb. 28, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Tech Time Thursday
4:30-5:30 PM
 Tech Time Thursday
Thursday, Feb. 28, 4:30-5:30 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Do you have questions or need help starting up your device? Do you need help with creating an email? Come by on Thursdays at 4:30pm and we can help answer you questions. 
Shedskin Reptiles
6:00pm
 Shedskin Reptiles
Thursday, Feb. 28, 6:00pmShedskin Reptiles
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:00pm, The Margaret Troke Library presents; " Shedskin Reptiles". 
Learn about different exotic reptiles and find out which reptile makes a good pet. You will have a chance to touch and hold these animals.

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