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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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Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
 Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
Monday, Mar. 2
Manteca Branch Library
Have your ever seen your name written out in binary code? Do you think you would reconize it? Spell it out on a bracelet or cecklace and come show it off to Library staff so we can snap a photo, then challenge others to read it!  Supplies will be provided.
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Mar. 2, 10:15 am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Stay & Play For Toddlers & Preschoolers
10:45-11:15am
Stay & Play For Toddlers & Preschoolers
Monday, Mar. 2, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play For Todd
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays & Tuesdays from 10:45am-11:15am.
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Mar. 2, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 2, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 13, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 to 5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Mar. 2, 3:30 to 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Come to the English Conversation Club to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting.This is a free program, and all English-learners are welcome. 
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
4 - 7 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Monday, Mar. 2, 4 - 7 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Mar. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Mar. 2, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Explore a wide variety of maker-style crafts and activities, such as Legos, Marble Runs, Do-it-Yourself Crafts, and much more. Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided. For people of all ages.
Chess Club
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Mar. 2, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
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Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
 Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
Tuesday, Mar. 3
Manteca Branch Library
Have your ever seen your name written out in binary code? Do you think you would reconize it? Spell it out on a bracelet or cecklace and come show it off to Library staff so we can snap a photo, then challenge others to read it!  Supplies will be provided.
Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
(First & last Tuesdays, 10 am - 1 pm)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the Library. 
VITA Free Tax Services
10am-7pm
 VITA Free Tax Services
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 10am-7pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
On Tuesdays from 10am - 7pm VITA will be at the Chavez Library to help in preparing your taxes.  Appointments are needed.  Call 209-483-4190 to make an appointment.  The program starts January 28th and runs through April 7th.
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 10:15 am
(Mondays & Tuesdays/ 10:15am)
Preschool & Toddler
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for a storytime on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays. Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am. 
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 0-2. Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit. Older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Chavez Book Club
10:30 am
 Chavez Book Club
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 10:30 amChavez Book Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion! Our selection for March is Maisie Dobbs, by Jacqueline Winspear. It is the first book in the popular series about a former housemaid and WWI army nurse turned private detective.Maisie Dobbs isn’t just any young housemaid. Through her own natural intelligence—and...read more
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
What’s Growing On: Painted Fairy Houses
10:30 a.m.
What’s Growing On: Painted Fairy Houses
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 10:30 a.m.What’s Growing
Stribley Micro Library
Paint a cute terra cotta pot fairy house for your garden. 
Stay & Play For Toddlers & Preschoolers
10:45-11:15am
Stay & Play For Toddlers & Preschoolers
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play For Todd
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays & Tuesdays from 10:45am-11:15am.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 3-5. Bring your preschooler to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! 
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Books in the Barnyard
3:00-4:00 PM
 Books in the Barnyard
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 3:00-4:00 PMBooks in the Barnyar
Fair Oaks Library
Come practice your reading skills with a friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary!
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30 - 5:00 pm
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 3:30 - 5:00 pmTeen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library
Challenge others: play strategy games such as Chess, Settlers of Catan, Labyrinth & more.  Or bring your card game decks for tournaments.Ages 10 and up.
Mad Science - Wild Wind & Water
3:30 pm
 Mad Science - Wild Wind & Water
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Mad Science Programs include hands-on activities, designed to engage, teach, and excite!  Great for kids and adults to explore science together.Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Happy Something Day: St. Patrick’s Day
3:30 p.m.
Happy Something Day: St. Patrick’s Day
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 3:30 p.m. Happy Something Day:
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month with the Library! This month we will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day by making leprechaun traps. 
Strange Science: Mad Science Party
3:30 p.m.
Strange Science: Mad Science Party
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 3:30 p.m. Strange Science: Mad
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Explore all things science at three different science stations and celebrate female scientists in honor of Women's History Month. 
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help. Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm. 
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm. 
English Conversation Club
4-5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 4-5 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A fun, stimulating program for people who can speak some  English but want to get better at conversational English.
Homework Help
4:00-5:00PM
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Volunteers will be available to help students grades  K—6th with their  homework in math, science, and English.Tuesdays 4:00-5:00PMThis is a drop-in first come first serve.  Parents must stay in the library. 
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 4:00pmTeen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Play video games, board games, card games, and eat snacks. ​Text @tracyteens to 81010 for weekly text reminders about teen programs. 
WR Knitters & Crocheters
4:30PM
 WR Knitters & Crocheters
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 4:30PMWR Knitters & Croche
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations. 
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
5:00pm
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 5:00pmTeen Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
Brainstorming. Event planning. Snacks.Would you like to help plan teen programs for the library? Join the 2019-2020 Teen Advisory Group!Requirements:*Must be 14 or older*Must complete a volunteer application & fingerprinting*Must be available to attend 2019-2020 TAG meetings (typically 1st Tuesd...read more
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Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
 Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
Wednesday, Mar. 4
Manteca Branch Library
Have your ever seen your name written out in binary code? Do you think you would reconize it? Spell it out on a bracelet or cecklace and come show it off to Library staff so we can snap a photo, then challenge others to read it!  Supplies will be provided.
CookBook Club
11:30 a.m.
 CookBook Club
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 11:30 a.m.CookBook Club
Escalon Branch Library
Please note that the CookBook Club is changing dates! We will now be meeting on the first Wednesday of every month!Love cooking and trying out different recipes? Want to share your favorite culinary masterpieces or family favorites while taste testing new concoctions? Join the Escalon Library CookBo...read more
Community Connections Seminar (REGISTER)
12:00pm
Community Connections Seminar (REGISTER)
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 12:00pmCommunity Connection
Tracy Branch Library
Are you caring for a loved one? Gain practical information for yourself or to help you become a better family caregiver to your aging loved one. Free seminars are offered in various cities across the Central Valley. To register for an upcoming seminar, call 209.578.6300 or visit hospiceheart.org. Fr...read more
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Knitters Club
2 pm to 3:30 pm
 Knitters Club
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.The Knitters Club  gathers primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or donate t...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 13, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Bash
3:30 pm
 Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Bash
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 3:30 pmDr. Seuss’s Bi
Fair Oaks Library
Celebrate the one and only Dr. Seuss with crafts and activities!
Wonder Wednesday
3:30 pm
 Wonder Wednesday
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Science themed arts and crafts with a new project every month!
Make Your Own Sundial
3:30 p.m.
 Make Your Own Sundial
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 3:30 p.m. Make Your Own Sundia
Stribley Micro Library
Learn how to tell time just from the sun and a paper plate!
Family Storytime
3:30 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 3:30 p.m. Family Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Wreck This Stuff: Flash Drive Bracelet
3:30 p.m.
Wreck This Stuff: Flash Drive Bracelet
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 3:30 p.m. Wreck This Stuff: Fl
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Make a mess. Deconstruct. Play! This month we are making flash drive bracelets for Teen Tech Week. 
Prose Mechanics
4pm-5pm
 Prose Mechanics
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 4pm-5pmProse Mechanics
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Prose Mechanics is a weekly event held in the MakerSpace at 4pm at the Cesar Chavez Library. The purpose of Prose Mechanics is to provide library patrons a place to have their academic and/or creative writing papers and projects proofread and edited.  All styles of writing and all writing proje...read more
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or when SUSD s...read more
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 4:00 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help. Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm. 
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm. 
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 pm
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 6:00 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
 Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
Thursday, Mar. 5
Manteca Branch Library
Have your ever seen your name written out in binary code? Do you think you would reconize it? Spell it out on a bracelet or cecklace and come show it off to Library staff so we can snap a photo, then challenge others to read it!  Supplies will be provided.
VITA Free Tax Services
10am-7pm
 VITA Free Tax Services
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10am-7pm
Fair Oaks Library
On Thursdays from 10am - 7pm VITA will be at the Fair Oaks Library to help in preparing your taxes.  Appointments are needed.  Call 209-483-4190 to make an appointment.  The program starts January 30th and runs through April 9th.
Bingo for Adults
10:30 AM
 Bingo for Adults
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10:30 AMBingo for Adults
Weston Ranch Branch Library
*******The 1st Thursday of every month*******Love to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our monthly bingo!  There will be prizes and books to win.  Come and have fun and meet new people.  This program is free and open to all adults.
Preschool Storytime - Escalon
10:30 A.M.
 Preschool Storytime - Escalon
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10:30 A.M.Preschool Storytime
Escalon Branch Library
Please join us for Preschool Storytime at Escalon Library!
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime, sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement.  Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but mostof all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/c...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Mar. 5, 11:00amComputer Q&A
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. A staff member will be available for an hour to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it. First Thursday of the month. 
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 a.m.
 Drop-In Tech Help
Thursday, Mar. 5, 11:00 a.m.Drop-In Tech Help
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Need one-on-one assistance with a tech issue? Stop by and we can help clear things up.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 5, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Thursday, Mar. 5, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Strange Science: Mad Science Party
3:30 p.m.
Strange Science: Mad Science Party
Thursday, Mar. 5, 3:30 p.m. Strange Science: Mad
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Explore all things science at three different science stations and celebrate female scientists in honor of Women's History Month. 
Family Storytime
4:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 5, 4:00 p.m.Family Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Books in the Barnyard
4:00 p.m.
 Books in the Barnyard
Thursday, Mar. 5, 4:00 p.m.Books in the Barnyar
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come practice your reading skills with a friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary! Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Home Work Helpers
4-6pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Mar. 5, 4-6pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help. Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm. 
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Mar. 5, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm. 
STEAMspace
4:00 p.m.
 STEAMspace
Thursday, Mar. 5, 4:00 p.m.STEAMspace
Escalon Branch Library
Come in every Thursday for some STEAM related activities. Each week will focus on a specific STEAM element (Sciene, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics). Earn badges for activities. Collect all five to earn a STEAM Completion Certificate!
Kids Craft: Safari Stuffed Animal Workshop
4:00pm
Kids Craft: Safari Stuffed Animal Workshop
Thursday, Mar. 5, 4:00pmKids Craft: Safari S
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 4-12. Adopt your own safari stuffed animal to take home. All materials supplied, while they last. 
Shedskin Reptiles
6:00pm
 Shedskin Reptiles
Thursday, Mar. 5, 6:00pmShedskin Reptiles
Troke Branch Library
Learn about the reptiles from around the world. You will have a chance to touch these beautiful animals. All ages welcome.
Intro to Cupcake Decorating
6:00-7:00 PM
 Intro to Cupcake Decorating
Thursday, Mar. 5, 6:00-7:00 PMIntro to Cupcake Dec
Fair Oaks Library
Enjoy some sweet treats and learn how to make a simple marshmallow flower!
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Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
 Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
Friday, Mar. 6
Manteca Branch Library
Have your ever seen your name written out in binary code? Do you think you would reconize it? Spell it out on a bracelet or cecklace and come show it off to Library staff so we can snap a photo, then challenge others to read it!  Supplies will be provided.
Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 6, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
LENA Start Registration & Orientation
10:30am
LENA Start Registration & Orientation
Friday, Mar. 6, 10:30amLENA Start Registrat
Tracy Branch Library
ATTEND THIS SESSION TO REGISTER FOR OUR LENA START CLASSES! For parents and caregivers of children aged 0-3 years.Did you know? Talk builds babies' brains!Our free LENA Start classes can help you make a difference in your baby's life just through early talk and interaction!LENA Start fa...read more
Zumbini Demo
10:30 a.m.
 Zumbini Demo
Friday, Mar. 6, 10:30 a.m.Zumbini Demo
Troke Branch Library
Created by Zumba and Babyfirst, the Zumbini® program provides 45 minutes of invigorating dance, music, and educational tools for kids ages 0-4. Registration requested.Please note the Friday, April 3rd Zumbini session will be held at the Seifert Community Center, located at 128 W Benjamin Holt Dr...read more

VITA Tax Help
10 am - 4:30 pm
 VITA Tax Help
Friday, Mar. 6, 10 am - 4:30 pm
(Fridays at 10 am, February 7, 14, 21, & 28, March 6, 13, 20, & 27, and April 3)

Manteca Branch Library
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free tax help service available at the Manteca Library on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am - 4:30 pm. No appointment is needed and services are first-come, first-serve. This program will be offered weekly from February 1st through April 11th. E...read more
Messy Play
10:30 a.m.
 Messy Play
Friday, Mar. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Parents and caregivers join us as we introduce your child to messy play!  Children will learn the importance of messy play while using various materials.  Dress for messy fun! Ages 2-5.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Mar. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime, sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement.  Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but mostof all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/c...read more
Embroidery for Beginners
11:00 am
 Embroidery for Beginners
Friday, Mar. 6, 11:00 amEmbroidery for Begin
Fair Oaks Library
Make a simple embroidery project while learning a few stitches!
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 a.m.
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Mar. 6, 11:00 a.m.Drop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Need one-on-one assistance with a tech issue? Stop by and we can help clear things up.
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Mar. 6, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Mar. 6, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Happy Something Day: St. Patrick’s Day
3:30 p.m.
Happy Something Day: St. Patrick’s Day
Friday, Mar. 6, 3:30 p.m. Happy Something Day:
Stribley Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month with the Library! This month we will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day by making leprechaun traps. 
Beautiful You Mixology
3:30 p.m.
 Beautiful You Mixology
Friday, Mar. 6, 3:30 p.m. Beautiful You Mixolo
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Learn how to create scrubs and moisturizers with New Mettle Farms. 
Now Showing!
4:00 p.m.
 Now Showing!
Friday, Mar. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join us as we screen a movie in the library! Showtime will be at 4pm. Come early at 3:15pm for fun movie themed crafts.This month, join us as we make delicious Marvel's Thor inspired cupcakes. Grab a bottle of water and make it the color of your favorite Avenger, then join us...read more
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Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
 Teen Tech Week - Bead Coding
Saturday, Mar. 7
Manteca Branch Library
Have your ever seen your name written out in binary code? Do you think you would reconize it? Spell it out on a bracelet or cecklace and come show it off to Library staff so we can snap a photo, then challenge others to read it!  Supplies will be provided.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/2019-3/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/2019-3/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Saturday, Mar. 7
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be closed from 6/2019-3/2020 due to road construction and the library move. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  The library will still be providing programs in Mountain House.  Please check the online events calendars for program dates, times and lo...read more
Saturday Storytime
10:15 am
 Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Mar. 7, 10:15 amSaturday Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Join us for fun stories and songs on Saturday mornings at 10:15am. 
Social Security Information
10:15am
 Social Security Information
Saturday, Mar. 7, 10:15amSocial Security Info
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Learn about Social Security Benefits and how to apply for them from an official SSA representative. 
Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Mar. 7, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
VITA Tax Help
10 am - 4:30 pm
 VITA Tax Help
Saturday, Mar. 7, 10 am - 4:30 pm
(Saturdays at 10 a.m., Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, March 7, 14, 21, & 28, April 11)

Manteca Branch Library
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free tax help service available at the Manteca Library on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am - 4:30 pm. No appointment is needed and services are first-come, first-serve. This program will be offered weekly from February 1st through April 11th. E...read more
All Ages Coloring Club
11:00 a.m.
 All Ages Coloring Club
Saturday, Mar. 7, 11:00 a.m.All Ages Coloring Cl
Stribley Micro Library
Bond with your kiddos or relax on your own. You set the pace for Coloring club!
What’s Cooking? Pi Day
11:00 a.m.
 What’s Cooking? Pi Day
Saturday, Mar. 7, 11:00 a.m.What’s Cooking
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Make your own custom culinary creation! This month, we'll be making a unique take on a no back pie. 
Make Your Own Sundial
11:00 a.m.
 Make Your Own Sundial
Saturday, Mar. 7, 11:00 a.m.Make Your Own Sundia
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn how to tell time just from the sun and a paper plate!
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Mar. 7, 11:30 amFamily Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
1:00 - 4:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Saturday, Mar. 7, 1:00 - 4:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
2020 SAT/ACT practice tests
1:00 - 4:30 PM
 2020 SAT/ACT practice tests
Saturday, Mar. 7, 1:00 - 4:30 PM2020 SAT/ACT practic
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens,Are you familiar with the process of taking the SAT or ACT test?Are you ready to take the test?If you answer "NO" to either question above, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library and take the SAT/ACT practice tests on paper or on a laptop. Taking the practice tests will help you fa...read more
Adult Craft: Tissue Paper Stained Glass
1:00pm
Adult Craft: Tissue Paper Stained Glass
Saturday, Mar. 7, 1:00pmAdult Craft: Tissue
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Create faux stained glass using colored craft tissue. 
Books in the Barnyard
2pm
 Books in the Barnyard
Saturday, Mar. 7, 2pmBooks in the Barnyar
Troke Branch Library
School-aged children can improve their reading skills by reading to cuddly animals from the Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary.
TinkerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 p.m.
 TinkerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Mar. 7, 2:30 p.m.TinkerSpace & Tech T
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Do you like putting things together and taking them apart? Kids ages 3 through 12, and their caregivers, are invited to tinker with technology and building tools — including coding and circuitry — in this hands-on free play program.  
St. Patrick’s Perlers
2:30 pm
 St. Patrick’s Perlers
Saturday, Mar. 7, 2:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Come celebrate in green. Precisely place your Paddy's Day Perlers in themed shapes such as shamrocks, rainbows, and more, all materials will be provided.
Movie Wars: Battle of the Blockbusters
3:00 pm
Movie Wars: Battle of the Blockbusters
Saturday, Mar. 7, 3:00 pmMovie Wars: Battle o
Fair Oaks Library
Win the title of Movie Champion!
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Zumbini (REGISTER)
11:00am
 Zumbini (REGISTER)
Monday, Mar. 9, 11:00amZumbini (REGISTER)
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 0-4. Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun! Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person, by phone (866-805-7323), or ...read more

Troke Closing for Renovations
12 a.m. to 11:59 pm
 Troke Closing for Renovations
Monday, Mar. 9, 12 a.m. to 11:59 pmTroke Closing for Re
Troke Branch Library
The Troke Branch Library is changing for the better! We will close on March 9, 2020 and reopen on April 20, 2020. 
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Mar. 9, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Monday Easy Reader Book Club [REGISTER]
3:00pm
Monday Easy Reader Book Club [REGISTER]
Monday, Mar. 9, 3:00pm
(Dates: Jan 13, 27, 3:00pm / Feb 3, 24, 3:00pm / Mar 9, 23, 3:00pm / April 13, 27, 3:00pm / May 4, 18, 3:00pm)
Monday Easy Reader B
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades K-2. Improve reading comprehension skills by discussing a new book each session. Craft activity included.  Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.Get the first book from the checkout desk.Dates:Jan 13, 27, 3:00pmFeb 3, 24, 3:00pmMar 9, 23, 3:00pmApril 13, 27, 3:00pm...read more

Monday Series Book Club [REGISTER]
3:30pm
Monday Series Book Club [REGISTER]
Monday, Mar. 9, 3:30pm
(Dates: Jan 13, 27, 3:30pm / Feb 3, 24, 3:30pm / Mar 9, 23, 3:30pm / April 13, 27, 3:30pm / May 4, 18, 3:30pm)
Monday Series Book C
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades 3-5. Improve reading comprehension skills by discussing a new book each session. Craft activity included.  Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.Get the first book from the checkout desk.Dates:Jan 13, 27, 3:30pmFeb 3, 24, 3:30pmMar 9, 23, 3:30pmApril 13, 27, 3:30pm...read more

Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 9, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 13, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
4 - 7 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Monday, Mar. 9, 4 - 7 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Mar. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Mar. 9, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Explore a wide variety of maker-style crafts and activities, such as Legos, Marble Runs, Do-it-Yourself Crafts, and much more. Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided. For people of all ages.
Make or Take
4:00 p.m.
 Make or Take
Monday, Mar. 9, 4:00 p.m.Make or Take
Escalon Branch Library
Love crafting? We do too. Join our adult DIY Make or Take craft program..Don’t have time to stop in? We have you covered. Pick up the month’s craft at your leisure anytime as supplies last.
Chess Club
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Mar. 9, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
March April 2020 FREE Computer Classes
6:00 - 7:30 pm
March April 2020 FREE Computer Classes
Monday, Mar. 9, 6:00 - 7:30 pmMarch April 2020 FRE
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide FREE computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.March 9, 2020 - Mobile 101*March 16, 2020 - Photoshop Express*March 23, 2020 - Accessing Library Digital (Downloadable) Collections*March 30, 2020 - Learning Lang...read more
Sleepy Time Stories
6:00 p.m.
 Sleepy Time Stories
Monday, Mar. 9, 6:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Families, join us for an evening of stories and songs.  Pajamas, blankets and pillows welcomed.
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VITA Free Tax Services
10am-7pm
 VITA Free Tax Services
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10am-7pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
On Tuesdays from 10am - 7pm VITA will be at the Chavez Library to help in preparing your taxes.  Appointments are needed.  Call 209-483-4190 to make an appointment.  The program starts January 28th and runs through April 7th.
Storytime at Seifert Community Center
10:15am
Storytime at Seifert Community Center
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10:15am
Seifert Community Center
During Troke Library Renovations March 9- April 19, 2020, We will have weekly storytime on Tuesdays at 10:15am at Seifert Community Center. Seifert Community Center is located at 128 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays.  
Preschool and Toddler Storytime @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
10:15am
Preschool and Toddler Storytime @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10:15am
(Tuesdays, 10:15am @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER, March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7,14)
Preschool and Toddle
Troke Branch Library
During the Troke Library renovation, we will host Tuesday Preschool & Toddler Storytime at Seifert Community Center. Please join us at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays for children and their families.Program dates at Seifert Community Center are:* Tuesd...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 0-2. Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit. Older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 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 Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Sand Art Wall Decor
10:30 a.m.
 Sand Art Wall Decor
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10:30 a.m.Sand Art Wall Decor
Stribley Micro Library
Get nostalgic with the library and sand art. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 3-5. Bring your preschooler to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! 
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Silly Goose and Val
3:00 pm
 Silly Goose and Val
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 3:00 pmSilly Goose and Val
Fair Oaks Library
Introducing a very special storytime:Silly Goose & Val introduce the book and song Springtime Dance during their 45 minute program of music, ventriloquism, comedy, and 100% audience participation.
Mad Science - Walloping Weather
3:30 pm
 Mad Science - Walloping Weather
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Mad Science programs include hands-on activities designed to engage, teach, and excite!Great for kids and adults to explore science together.Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Junior Crafters: Shamrock Suncatchers
3:30 p.m.
Junior Crafters: Shamrock Suncatchers
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 3:30 p.m. Junior Crafters: Sha
Arnold Rue Micro Library
It's time for our youngest to shine! This month, we will be making shamrock suncatchers. 
Make Your Own Sundial
3:30 p.m.
 Make Your Own Sundial
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 3:30 p.m. Make Your Own Sundia
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Learn how to tell time just from the sun and a paper plate!
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
4:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 4:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operating a sewing machine, threading a bobbi...read more
English Conversation Club
4-5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 4-5 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A fun, stimulating program for people who can speak some  English but want to get better at conversational English.
Homework Help
4:00-5:00PM
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Volunteers will be available to help students grades  K—6th with their  homework in math, science, and English.Tuesdays 4:00-5:00PMThis is a drop-in first come first serve.  Parents must stay in the library. 
Let’s Talk: Financial Aid
4:00pm
 Let’s Talk: Financial Aid
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 4:00pmLet’s Talk: Fi
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 8-12. Learn the basics of college financial aid. 
WR Knitters & Crocheters
4:30PM
 WR Knitters & Crocheters
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 4:30PMWR Knitters & Croche
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. 
Free Financial Workshop
6:00 PM
 Free Financial Workshop
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 6:00 PMFree Financial Works
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Is debt standing in the way of your future?  Need help planning for retirement? Learn debt management skills to maximize your cash flow and  get all your financial questions answered during this Free Financial Workshop!  The WSB National Campaign for Financial Literacy is a company wh...read more
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Sensory Storytime
1:00 p.m.
 Sensory Storytime
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 1:00 p.m.Sensory Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 13, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Build with LEGOs! We'll provide the bricks, you provide the imagination.
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30 p.m. Family Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Wreck This Stuff: Flash Drive Bracelet
3:30 p.m.
Wreck This Stuff: Flash Drive Bracelet
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30 p.m. Wreck This Stuff: Fl
Stribley Micro Library
Make a mess. Deconstruct. Play! This month we are making flash drive bracelets for Teen Tech Week. 
Junior Crafters: Shamrock Suncatchers
3:30 p.m.
Junior Crafters: Shamrock Suncatchers
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 3:30 p.m. Junior Crafters: Sha
Van Buskirk Micro Library
It's time for our youngest to shine! This month, we will be making shamrock suncatchers. 
Prose Mechanics
4pm-5pm
 Prose Mechanics
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 4pm-5pmProse Mechanics
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Prose Mechanics is a weekly event held in the MakerSpace at 4pm at the Cesar Chavez Library. The purpose of Prose Mechanics is to provide library patrons a place to have their academic and/or creative writing papers and projects proofread and edited.  All styles of writing and all writing proje...read more
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or when SUSD s...read more
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 4:00 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Celebrate~Women in History Month
4:00 PM
Celebrate~Women in History Month
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 4:00 PMCelebrate~Women in H
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Celebrate Women in History Month with a special guest who will be reading a story!  There will also be crafts and fun as we learn why this month is so important.  This program is best suited for ages 5-12 years old.
STEAM Wednesdays: March Madness Fun
4:00 pm
STEAM Wednesdays: March Madness Fun
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 4:00 pmSTEAM Wednesdays: Ma
Fair Oaks Library
MARCH MADNESS FUN!
Wednesday Easy Reader Book Club [REGISTER]
4:00pm
Wednesday Easy Reader Book Club [REGISTER]
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 4:00pm
(Dates: Jan 15, 29, 4:00pm / Feb 5, 26, 4:00pm / Mar 11, 25, 4:00pm / April 15, 29, 4:00pm / May 6, 20 4:00pm)
Wednesday Easy Reade
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades K-2. Improve reading comprehension skills by discussing a new book each session. Craft activity included.  Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.Get the first book from the checkout desk.Dates:Jan 15, 29, 4:00pmFeb 5, 26, 4:00pmMar 11, 25, 4:00pmApril 15, 29, 4:00p...read more

Wednesday Series Book Club [REGISTER]
4:30pm
Wednesday Series Book Club [REGISTER]
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 4:30pm
(Dates: Jan 15, 29, 4:30pm / Feb 5, 26, 4:30pm / Mar 11, 25, 4:30pm / April 15, 29, 4:30pm / May 6, 20 4:30pm)
Wednesday Series Boo
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades 3-5. Improve reading comprehension skills by discussing a new book each session. Craft activity included.  Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.Get the first book from the checkout desk.Dates:Jan 15, 29, 4:30pmFeb 5, 26, 4:30pmMar 11, 25, 4:30pmApril 15, 29, 4:30p...read more

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VITA Free Tax Services
10am-7pm
 VITA Free Tax Services
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10am-7pm
Fair Oaks Library
On Thursdays from 10am - 7pm VITA will be at the Fair Oaks Library to help in preparing your taxes.  Appointments are needed.  Call 209-483-4190 to make an appointment.  The program starts January 30th and runs through April 9th.
Zumbini with Hannah
10:30am
 Zumbini with Hannah
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10:30am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun! For children ages 0-4 only!Registration is required as space is limited! You can register via online or in person...read more
Preschool Storytime - Escalon
10:30 A.M.
 Preschool Storytime - Escalon
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10:30 A.M.Preschool Storytime
Escalon Branch Library
Please join us for Preschool Storytime at Escalon Library!
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime, sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement.  Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but mostof all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/c...read more
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
My Handprint Preschool Craft [REGISTER]
11:00am
My Handprint Preschool Craft [REGISTER]
Thursday, Mar. 12, 11:00amMy Handprint Prescho
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 2-5. You child will be able to create and decorate a mold of their hand as a keepsake to take home. Space is limited. Priority will be given to those who register starting February 20, 2020.

Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 a.m.
 Drop-In Tech Help
Thursday, Mar. 12, 11:00 a.m.Drop-In Tech Help
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Need one-on-one assistance with a tech issue? Stop by and we can help clear things up.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 12, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Thursday, Mar. 12, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
What’s Cooking? Pi Day
3:30 p.m.
 What’s Cooking? Pi Day
Thursday, Mar. 12, 3:30 p.m. What’s Cooking
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make your own custom culinary creation! This month, we'll be making a unique take on a no back pie. 
Bilingual Storytime
4:00 p.m.
 Bilingual Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 12, 4:00 p.m.Bilingual Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Beading Club
4pm
 Beading Club
Thursday, Mar. 12, 4pmBeading Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Create your own earrings, bracelets, or necklaces 2nd Thursday of every month!  Material will be supplied but you may bring your own.  This program is intended for teens & adults.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  
LEGO® Club
4:00 p.m.
 LEGO® Club
Thursday, Mar. 12, 4:00 p.m.LEGO® Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Anything is possible with LEGO®.  We’ll bring the bricks, you supply the imagination.Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
STEAMspace
4:00 p.m.
 STEAMspace
Thursday, Mar. 12, 4:00 p.m.STEAMspace
Escalon Branch Library
Come in every Thursday for some STEAM related activities. Each week will focus on a specific STEAM element (Sciene, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics). Earn badges for activities. Collect all five to earn a STEAM Completion Certificate!
Kids Craft: St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Mobile
4:00pm
Kids Craft: St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Mobile
Thursday, Mar. 12, 4:00pmKids Craft: St. Patr
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 6-12. Create a rainbow mobile with raindrops falling from the clouds. All materials provided, while they last. 
Now Playing: Trolls
4:30 - 7:00 pm
 Now Playing: Trolls
Thursday, Mar. 12, 4:30 - 7:00 pmNow Playing: Trolls
Fair Oaks Library
Enjoy some popcorn, a craft, and a great movie at the Library!
LEGO and Duplo Builders
4:30 p.m.
 LEGO and Duplo Builders
Thursday, Mar. 12, 4:30 p.m.
(January 9, 4:30 P.M. February 13, 4:30 P.M. March 12, 4:30 P.M. April 9, 4:30 P.M. May 14, 4:30 P.M.)
LEGO and Duplo Build
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your creativity and enjoy a day of building with Legos and Duplos at the Maya Angelou Library!
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Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 13, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Lena Start Class [Registered Participants Only]
10:30am
Lena Start Class [Registered Participants Only]
Friday, Mar. 13, 10:30amLena Start Class [Re
Tracy Branch Library
YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED REGISTRATION AND ORIENTATION ON MARCH 6, 2020 TO ATTEND.For parents and caregivers of children aged 0-3 years.Did you know? Talk builds babies' brains!Our free LENA Start classes can help you make a difference in your baby's life just through early talk and interactio...read more
Free Zumba & Nutrition Workshops
10 am - 11:30 am
Free Zumba & Nutrition Workshops
Friday, Mar. 13
(Fridays: March 13, 20, 27 April 3, April 10, April 17)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
This six week series of classes will teach you how:1. To make healthy lifestyle choices 2. Take part in fun, energy-boosting workouts  3. Get simple strategies on creating balance, tasty meals.   Classes are open to all.  Every Friday for 6 weeks.   10 to ...read more
VITA Tax Help
10 am - 4:30 pm
 VITA Tax Help
Friday, Mar. 13, 10 am - 4:30 pm
(Fridays at 10 am, February 7, 14, 21, & 28, March 6, 13, 20, & 27, and April 3)

Manteca Branch Library
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free tax help service available at the Manteca Library on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am - 4:30 pm. No appointment is needed and services are first-come, first-serve. This program will be offered weekly from February 1st through April 11th. E...read more
Toddler & Me: Build a Rainbow
11:00 a.m.
 Toddler & Me: Build a Rainbow
Friday, Mar. 13, 11:00 a.m.Toddler & Me: Build
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Bond with Baby while getting some socialization time. This month, we will be working on our fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination while also having some holiday fun.
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Mar. 13, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Crochet Club
12:30 - 2:00 pm
 Crochet Club
Friday, Mar. 13, 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Come join the fun, beginners learn how to crochet or if already experienced, you can bring your own project to work on!Needles and yarn available for beginners to practice with.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Mar. 13, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Coffee & Sugar Scrubs
3:30 pm
 Coffee & Sugar Scrubs
Friday, Mar. 13, 3:30 pmCoffee & Sugar Scrub
Fair Oaks Library
Make a few delicious scubs to keep or give to a friend!
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, Mar. 13, 3:30 p.m.Reading to the Rescu
Escalon Branch Library
Have you ever read a book to a chicken? Here's your chance. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours and read to the furry and feathered friends of the Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary. All ages are welcome to stop by and practice their reading skills with these barnyard friends. 
Kids Jewelry Making
3:30 p.m.
 Kids Jewelry Making
Friday, Mar. 13, 3:30 p.m.Kids Jewelry Making
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Make a couple of fun pieces of jewelry with a variety of materials then take them home to show off.  
Lizard Lady
3:30 p.m.
 Lizard Lady
Friday, Mar. 13, 3:30 p.m. Lizard Lady
Stribley Micro Library
Get up close and personal with lizards, snakes, and all sorts of reptiles!
Family Storytime
4:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 13, 4:00 p.m.Family Storytime
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Mar. 13, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/2019-3/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/2019-3/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Saturday, Mar. 14
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be closed from 6/2019-3/2020 due to road construction and the library move. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  The library will still be providing programs in Mountain House.  Please check the online events calendars for program dates, times and lo...read more
Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Mar. 14, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
VITA Tax Help
10 am - 4:30 pm
 VITA Tax Help
Saturday, Mar. 14, 10 am - 4:30 pm
(Saturdays at 10 a.m., Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, March 7, 14, 21, & 28, April 11)

Manteca Branch Library
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free tax help service available at the Manteca Library on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am - 4:30 pm. No appointment is needed and services are first-come, first-serve. This program will be offered weekly from February 1st through April 11th. E...read more
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Mar. 14, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us every 2nd Saturday morning to discuss a new book. Book available at the checkout desk. 
Crafters Club: Paper Shamrocks
11:00 a.m.
 Crafters Club: Paper Shamrocks
Saturday, Mar. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Stribley Micro Library
Learn simple origami techniques and create some paper shamrocks to decorate for St. Patrick's Day. 
Paper Shamrocks
11:00 a.m.
 Paper Shamrocks
Saturday, Mar. 14, 11:00 a.m.Paper Shamrocks
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn simple origami techniques and create some paper shamrocks to decorate for St. Patrick's Day. 
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Mar. 14, 11:30 amFamily Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Immigration Info Session
12:00 - 5:00 pm
 Immigration Info Session
Saturday, Mar. 14, 12:00 - 5:00 pmImmigration Info Ses
Fair Oaks Library
Get some information on the immigration process
Towel Bunnies
12:30 p.m.
 Towel Bunnies
Saturday, Mar. 14, 12:30 p.m.Towel Bunnies
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn to make cute little bunnies with a towel!
Paws 4 Reading
1:00 pm
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Mar. 14, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Dogs are great listeners and love to have kids read to them. This fun program will improve the reading skills of your children.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
1:00 - 4:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Saturday, Mar. 14, 1:00 - 4:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Needlepoint 101 (REGISTER)
1:00pm
 Needlepoint 101 (REGISTER)
Saturday, Mar. 14, 1:00pmNeedlepoint 101 (REG
Tracy Branch Library
For teens and adults. Learn the basics of needlepoint. All materials supplied. Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person, phone (866-805-7323), or online starting Feb 29, 2019. 

Registration required, begins Feb 29.
Glamour in Green
2:30 pm
 Glamour in Green
Saturday, Mar. 14, 2:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Make a bracelet to protect you from pinches on St.Patrick's day.  All Green materials will be provided. For Teens & Adults.
Meditation for Relaxation and Stress-Reduction
3:15 pm
Meditation for Relaxation and Stress-Reduction
Saturday, Mar. 14, 3:15 pm
(Saturday Feb. 1, 3:15 pm, March 14, 3:15 pm, April 25, 3:15 pm)
Meditation for Relax
Tracy Branch Library
Come join these meditation sessions led by experienced meditation teachers.
Lizard Lady
3:30 p.m.
 Lizard Lady
Saturday, Mar. 14, 3:30 p.m. Lizard Lady
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Get up close and personal with lizards, snakes, and all sorts of reptiles!
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Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 16, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 13, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
Stepping Stones
4:00 pm
 Stepping Stones
Monday, Mar. 16, 4:00 pmStepping Stones
Fair Oaks Library
Make your own one of a kind stepping stone to decorate the great outdoors!
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
4 - 7 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Monday, Mar. 16, 4 - 7 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
B-Pollinators & Backyard Habitats by New Mettle Farms
4:00 p.m.
B-Pollinators & Backyard Habitats by New Mettle Farms
Monday, Mar. 16, 4:00 p.m.B-Pollinators & Back
Cesar Chavez Central Library
B-Pollinators & Backyard Habitat: Learn all about our best pollinators and where they live in an engaging activity highlighting the 6 Pollinating B’s: bats, beetles, birds, butterflies, bees, and the breeze. Hands-on stations explore what B-Pollinators need for shelter, food, and safety, a...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Mar. 16, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Explore a wide variety of maker-style crafts and activities, such as Legos, Marble Runs, Do-it-Yourself Crafts, and much more. Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided. For people of all ages.
Chess Club
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Mar. 16, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
March April 2020 FREE Computer Classes
6:00 - 7:30 pm
March April 2020 FREE Computer Classes
Monday, Mar. 16, 6:00 - 7:30 pmMarch April 2020 FRE
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide FREE computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.March 9, 2020 - Mobile 101*March 16, 2020 - Photoshop Express*March 23, 2020 - Accessing Library Digital (Downloadable) Collections*March 30, 2020 - Learning Lang...read more
In Conversation: Building Community 101
6:00pm
In Conversation: Building Community 101
Monday, Mar. 16, 6:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Please join us for another In Conversation program.  Lori Gilbert will be interviewing Martina Morio and Miguel Guillen as they share about the community building they have done with Yosemite Street Village.  We will begin at 6:00pm in the Stewart Hazelton Room at the Cesar Chavez Library....read more
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VITA Free Tax Services
10am-7pm
 VITA Free Tax Services
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10am-7pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
On Tuesdays from 10am - 7pm VITA will be at the Chavez Library to help in preparing your taxes.  Appointments are needed.  Call 209-483-4190 to make an appointment.  The program starts January 28th and runs through April 7th.
Storytime at Seifert Community Center
10:15am
Storytime at Seifert Community Center
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10:15am
Seifert Community Center
During Troke Library Renovations March 9- April 19, 2020, We will have weekly storytime on Tuesdays at 10:15am at Seifert Community Center. Seifert Community Center is located at 128 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays.  
Preschool and Toddler Storytime @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
10:15am
Preschool and Toddler Storytime @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10:15am
(Tuesdays, 10:15am @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER, March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7,14)
Preschool and Toddle
Troke Branch Library
During the Troke Library renovation, we will host Tuesday Preschool & Toddler Storytime at Seifert Community Center. Please join us at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays for children and their families.Program dates at Seifert Community Center are:* Tuesd...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 0-2. Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit. Older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 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 Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Toddler & Me: Dr. Dolittle
10:30 AM
 Toddler & Me: Dr. Dolittle
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10:30 AMToddler & Me: Dr. Do
Fair Oaks Library
Bond with baby while they develop their fine and gross motor skills!
In Stitches Craft Club: Back to Basics
10:30 a.m.
In Stitches Craft Club: Back to Basics
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 10:30 a.m.In Stitches Craft Cl
Stribley Micro Library
Bring your knitting or crochet project or follow along with supplies provided by the library.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 3-5. Bring your preschooler to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! 
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 3:00-3:30Fair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 p.m.
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 3:30 p.m. Books in the Barnyar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read to a rescued chicken, duck, or whatever barnyard critter tags along!
Now Playing: March of the Penguins
3:30 p.m.
Now Playing: March of the Penguins
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 3:30 p.m. Now Playing: March o
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy some popcorn and a great flick at the Library! March of the Penguins is rated G. 
Draw Fantasy Creatures with Young Rembrandts
4:00 p.m.
Draw Fantasy Creatures with Young Rembrandts
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 4:00 p.m.
(Tuesdays, October 8, November 26, & March 17, 4 p.m.)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come learn how to draw fantasy creatures with Young Rembrandts!  Suited for children ages 6-12.Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 4:00 Focus: monstersTuesday, November 26, 2019, 4:00Focus: dragonsTuesday, March 17, 2019, 4:00Focus: unicorns 
English Conversation Club
4-5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 4-5 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A fun, stimulating program for people who can speak some  English but want to get better at conversational English.
Homework Help
4:00-5:00PM
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Volunteers will be available to help students grades  K—6th with their  homework in math, science, and English.Tuesdays 4:00-5:00PMThis is a drop-in first come first serve.  Parents must stay in the library. 
Teen STEAM: Watercolor Silhouettes
4:00pm
Teen STEAM: Watercolor Silhouettes
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 4:00pmTeen STEAM: Watercol
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 8-12. Learn watercolor basics by painting a nature silhouette. All materials provided, while they last. 
WR Knitters & Crocheters
4:30PM
 WR Knitters & Crocheters
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 4:30PMWR Knitters & Croche
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations. 
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 13, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
Strange Science: Mad Science Party
3:30 p.m.
Strange Science: Mad Science Party
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 3:30 p.m. Strange Science: Mad
Stribley Micro Library
Explore all things science at three different science stations and celebrate female scientists in honor of Women's History Month. 
Family Storytime
3:30 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 3:30 p.m. Family Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Happy Something Day: St. Patrick’s Day
3:30 p.m.
Happy Something Day: St. Patrick’s Day
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 3:30 p.m. Happy Something Day:
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month with the Library! This month we will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day by making leprechaun traps. 
Stockton Rocks!
4:00 pm
 Stockton Rocks!
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 4:00 pmStockton Rocks!
Fair Oaks Library
Make a masterpiece to share with the community!
Prose Mechanics
4pm-5pm
 Prose Mechanics
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 4pm-5pmProse Mechanics
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Prose Mechanics is a weekly event held in the MakerSpace at 4pm at the Cesar Chavez Library. The purpose of Prose Mechanics is to provide library patrons a place to have their academic and/or creative writing papers and projects proofread and edited.  All styles of writing and all writing proje...read more
Spring Crafts with Papira Workshop
4:00 p.m.
Spring Crafts with Papira Workshop
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Enjoy making these super cute crafts that are just in time for spring. Make them for yourself or give them as a gift. Papira Workshop will show you how easy paper crafts can be. Fun for ages 7 and up.    
Teen STEAM, Bricks4Kidz Robotics@SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
6:00pm
Teen STEAM, Bricks4Kidz Robotics@SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 6:00pmTeen STEAM, Bricks4K
Troke Branch Library
Brent Fujii of Bricks4Kidz will tutor teens in building, programming and operating Lego EV3 Robotics.Space liminted. Registration required before March 6th; participants must be at least 12 years old.NOTE: This program will be held at Seifert Community Center, 128 W Benjamin Holt Dr - just down the ...read more
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VITA Free Tax Services
10am-7pm
 VITA Free Tax Services
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10am-7pm
Fair Oaks Library
On Thursdays from 10am - 7pm VITA will be at the Fair Oaks Library to help in preparing your taxes.  Appointments are needed.  Call 209-483-4190 to make an appointment.  The program starts January 30th and runs through April 9th.
Healing through Painting for Adults @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
10:30am
Healing through Painting for Adults @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10:30am
(Thursdays at 10:30am - March 19, April 16)

Troke Branch Library
Create, Relax, Share, Heal. Join other adults to paint with watercolors in a supportive environment. No previous painting experience is required. All supplies and light refreshments will be provided. "Healing through Painting" sessions will be offered at SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER on March 1...read more
Preschool Storytime - Escalon
10:30 A.M.
 Preschool Storytime - Escalon
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10:30 A.M.Preschool Storytime
Escalon Branch Library
Please join us for Preschool Storytime at Escalon Library!
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime, sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement.  Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but mostof all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/c...read more
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Painted Fairy Houses
11:30 a.m.
 Painted Fairy Houses
Thursday, Mar. 19, 11:30 a.m.Painted Fairy Houses
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Paint a cute terra cotta pot fairy house for your garden. 
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 19, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Thursday, Mar. 19, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Insect Discovery Lab
3:00 p.m.
 Insect Discovery Lab
Thursday, Mar. 19, 3:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Meet some cool insects.  Learn about their habitats and their importance to our environment.
Now Playing: March of the Penguins
3:30 p.m.
Now Playing: March of the Penguins
Thursday, Mar. 19, 3:30 p.m. Now Playing: March o
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some popcorn and a great flick at the Library! March of the Penguins is rated G. 
Family Storytime
4:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 19, 4:00 p.m.Family Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Find Art Fun
4:00 p.m.
 Find Art Fun
Thursday, Mar. 19, 4:00 p.m.Find Art Fun
Cesar Chavez Central Library
 Art without limits!  Have fun creating art using whatever objects and tools are available!
STEAMspace
4:00 p.m.
 STEAMspace
Thursday, Mar. 19, 4:00 p.m.STEAMspace
Escalon Branch Library
Come in every Thursday for some STEAM related activities. Each week will focus on a specific STEAM element (Sciene, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics). Earn badges for activities. Collect all five to earn a STEAM Completion Certificate!
Lego Builder’s Club
4:00pm
 Lego Builder’s Club
Thursday, Mar. 19, 4:00pmLego Builder’s
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 0-12. Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for an hour of building with Legos and Duplos. Children have the opportunity to put their creations on display in the library. 
Insect Discovery Lab
4:30 pm
 Insect Discovery Lab
Thursday, Mar. 19, 4:30 pmInsect Discovery Lab
Fair Oaks Library
Get up close and personal with some creepy crawlies!
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Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 20, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Lena Start Class [Registered Participants Only]
10:30am
Lena Start Class [Registered Participants Only]
Friday, Mar. 20, 10:30amLena Start Class [Re
Tracy Branch Library
YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED REGISTRATION AND ORIENTATION ON MARCH 6, 2020 TO ATTEND.For parents and caregivers of children aged 0-3 years.Did you know? Talk builds babies' brains!Our free LENA Start classes can help you make a difference in your baby's life just through early talk and interactio...read more
Free Zumba & Nutrition Workshops
10 am - 11:30 am
Free Zumba & Nutrition Workshops
Friday, Mar. 20
(Fridays: March 13, 20, 27 April 3, April 10, April 17)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
This six week series of classes will teach you how:1. To make healthy lifestyle choices 2. Take part in fun, energy-boosting workouts  3. Get simple strategies on creating balance, tasty meals.   Classes are open to all.  Every Friday for 6 weeks.   10 to ...read more
VITA Tax Help
10 am - 4:30 pm
 VITA Tax Help
Friday, Mar. 20, 10 am - 4:30 pm
(Fridays at 10 am, February 7, 14, 21, & 28, March 6, 13, 20, & 27, and April 3)

Manteca Branch Library
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free tax help service available at the Manteca Library on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am - 4:30 pm. No appointment is needed and services are first-come, first-serve. This program will be offered weekly from February 1st through April 11th. E...read more
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Mar. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime, sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement.  Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but mostof all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/c...read more
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Mar. 20, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Random Fandom: Pokemon Balls
3:00 pm
 Random Fandom: Pokemon Balls
Friday, Mar. 20, 3:00 pmRandom Fandom: Pokem
Fair Oaks Library
Create arts and crafts inspired by your favorite fandoms! 
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Mar. 20, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Rocks & Minerals Mania
3:30 p.m.
 Rocks & Minerals Mania
Friday, Mar. 20, 3:30 p.m.Rocks & Minerals Man
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn about rock and mineral identification. Discover everyday uses for rocks. See and touch a large collection of various rocks and minerals.  Then take home your very own tumbled rock.Presented by The Stockton Lapidary and Mineral Club.
Craftivity - Quilling sessions
3:30 - 4:30 pm
 Craftivity - Quilling sessions
Friday, Mar. 20, 3:30 - 4:30 pmCraftivity - Quillin
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Friends and familiies,Join us for 3 fun quilling sessions at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on the following Fridays at 3:30 pm. Session 1: January 17, 2020 - Learn to make basic quilling shapes  Session 2: February 21, 2020 - Learn how to use different quilling tools Session 3: March 20, 202...read more
Wild Things Animal Show
3:30 p.m.
 Wild Things Animal Show
Friday, Mar. 20, 3:30 p.m. Wild Things Animal S
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn some cool facts about endangered animals and maybe even get to touch one!
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 p.m.
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Friday, Mar. 20, 3:30 p.m. Books in the Barnyar
Stribley Micro Library
Read to a rescued chicken, duck, or whatever barnyard critter tags along!
Family Storytime
4:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 20, 4:00 p.m.Family Storytime
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Mar. 20, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/2019-3/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Mountain House Library CLOSED 6/2019-3/2020 Due to Road Construction.
Saturday, Mar. 21
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library will be closed from 6/2019-3/2020 due to road construction and the library move. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  The library will still be providing programs in Mountain House.  Please check the online events calendars for program dates, times and lo...read more
SAT/ACT Practice Test (REGISTER)
10:00am
SAT/ACT Practice Test (REGISTER)
Saturday, Mar. 21, 10:00amSAT/ACT Practice Tes
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. Participants will take a full-length computerized practice test (SAT or ACT), receive their score, and suggested study areas. The test takes approximately 4 hours. Bring a pencil and a calculator.Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person, by ph...read more

Registration required, begins Feb 28.
Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Mar. 21, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
VITA Tax Help
10 am - 4:30 pm
 VITA Tax Help
Saturday, Mar. 21, 10 am - 4:30 pm
(Saturdays at 10 a.m., Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, March 7, 14, 21, & 28, April 11)

Manteca Branch Library
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free tax help service available at the Manteca Library on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am - 4:30 pm. No appointment is needed and services are first-come, first-serve. This program will be offered weekly from February 1st through April 11th. E...read more
Craft Club: Heart String Art
11:00 a.m.
 Craft Club: Heart String Art
Saturday, Mar. 21, 11:00 a.m.Craft Club: Heart St
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Learn a new handicraft with the library. This month we will be making string art. 
What’s Cooking? Pi Day
11:00 a.m.
 What’s Cooking? Pi Day
Saturday, Mar. 21, 11:00 a.m.What’s Cooking
Stribley Micro Library
Make your own custom culinary creation! This month, we'll be making a unique take on a no back pie. 
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Mar. 21, 11:30 amFamily Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Sewing with Delia
1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Sewing with Delia
Saturday, Mar. 21, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library

Exploring the MakerSpace Room
1:00 - 4:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Saturday, Mar. 21, 1:00 - 4:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Self-Defense for Kids
1:00 - 4:00 pm
 Self-Defense for Kids
Saturday, Mar. 21, 1:00 - 4:00 pmSelf-Defense for Kid
Fair Oaks Library
Learn about the simple ways your kiddos can keep safe
Book to Movie Club
1:00-3:00PM
 Book to Movie Club
Saturday, Mar. 21, 1:00-3:00PMBook to Movie Club
Weston Ranch Branch Library
March Book & Movie: A Dog's Way HomeWe will be watching the movie together and afterwards discussing the movie and book.  Reading the book ahead of time will benefit the group, but it is not a requirement.  
Beginners Yoga Class
2:00 p.m.
 Beginners Yoga Class
Saturday, Mar. 21, 2:00 p.m.Beginners Yoga Class
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Stretch, relax, and get fit! No experience necessary. All abilities welcome. 
Lentil Art Extravaganza
3:30 p.m.
 Lentil Art Extravaganza
Saturday, Mar. 21, 3:30 p.m.Lentil Art Extravaga
Cesar Chavez Central Library
It's okay to play with your food in this program, where you can use lentils and beans to make your own mosaic-like works of art. Recommended for ages 6 and older. 
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Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Mar. 23, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Monday Easy Reader Book Club [REGISTER]
3:00pm
Monday Easy Reader Book Club [REGISTER]
Monday, Mar. 23, 3:00pm
(Dates: Jan 13, 27, 3:00pm / Feb 3, 24, 3:00pm / Mar 9, 23, 3:00pm / April 13, 27, 3:00pm / May 4, 18, 3:00pm)
Monday Easy Reader B
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades K-2. Improve reading comprehension skills by discussing a new book each session. Craft activity included.  Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.Get the first book from the checkout desk.Dates:Jan 13, 27, 3:00pmFeb 3, 24, 3:00pmMar 9, 23, 3:00pmApril 13, 27, 3:00pm...read more

Monday Series Book Club [REGISTER]
3:30pm
Monday Series Book Club [REGISTER]
Monday, Mar. 23, 3:30pm
(Dates: Jan 13, 27, 3:30pm / Feb 3, 24, 3:30pm / Mar 9, 23, 3:30pm / April 13, 27, 3:30pm / May 4, 18, 3:30pm)
Monday Series Book C
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades 3-5. Improve reading comprehension skills by discussing a new book each session. Craft activity included.  Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.Get the first book from the checkout desk.Dates:Jan 13, 27, 3:30pmFeb 3, 24, 3:30pmMar 9, 23, 3:30pmApril 13, 27, 3:30pm...read more

Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 23, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 13, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
4 - 7 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Monday, Mar. 23, 4 - 7 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Mar. 23, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Explore a wide variety of maker-style crafts and activities, such as Legos, Marble Runs, Do-it-Yourself Crafts, and much more. Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided. For people of all ages.
Chess Club
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Mar. 23, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
March April 2020 FREE Computer Classes
6:00 - 7:30 pm
March April 2020 FREE Computer Classes
Monday, Mar. 23, 6:00 - 7:30 pmMarch April 2020 FRE
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide FREE computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.March 9, 2020 - Mobile 101*March 16, 2020 - Photoshop Express*March 23, 2020 - Accessing Library Digital (Downloadable) Collections*March 30, 2020 - Learning Lang...read more
Sleepy Time Stories
6:00 p.m.
 Sleepy Time Stories
Monday, Mar. 23, 6:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Families, join us for an evening of stories and songs.  Pajamas, blankets and pillows welcomed.
Movie Documentary: The Madoff Affair
6:00pm
Movie Documentary: The Madoff Affair
Monday, Mar. 23, 6:00pmMovie Documentary: T
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Frontline - The Madoff Affair (2009): Bernie Madoff was responsible foe the largest financial fraud in history. Frontline correspondent Martin Smith investigates how he managed to steal $65 billion dollars from investors. Snacks provided. Run Time: 56min. Rated: TV-PG.
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VITA Free Tax Services
10am-7pm
 VITA Free Tax Services
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10am-7pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
On Tuesdays from 10am - 7pm VITA will be at the Chavez Library to help in preparing your taxes.  Appointments are needed.  Call 209-483-4190 to make an appointment.  The program starts January 28th and runs through April 7th.
Storytime at Seifert Community Center
10:15am
Storytime at Seifert Community Center
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10:15am
Seifert Community Center
During Troke Library Renovations March 9- April 19, 2020, We will have weekly storytime on Tuesdays at 10:15am at Seifert Community Center. Seifert Community Center is located at 128 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays.  
Preschool and Toddler Storytime @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
10:15am
Preschool and Toddler Storytime @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10:15am
(Tuesdays, 10:15am @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER, March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7,14)
Preschool and Toddle
Troke Branch Library
During the Troke Library renovation, we will host Tuesday Preschool & Toddler Storytime at Seifert Community Center. Please join us at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays for children and their families.Program dates at Seifert Community Center are:* Tuesd...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 0-2. Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit. Older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 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 Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Heart String Art
10:30 a.m.
 Heart String Art
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10:30 a.m.Heart String Art
Stribley Micro Library
Learn a new handicraft with the library. This month we will be making string art. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 3-5. Bring your preschooler to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! 
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 3:00-3:30Fair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Crafty Kids: Grid Art
3:30 p.m.
 Crafty Kids: Grid Art
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 3:30 p.m. Crafty Kids: Grid Ar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate Pi Day and make a grid art city. 
STEM Challenge: Paper Airplanes
3:30 p.m.
 STEM Challenge: Paper Airplanes
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 3:30 p.m. STEM Challenge: Pape
Van Buskirk Micro Library
We challenge you to make a plane that can glide with as much as $5 worth of coins!
Sewing Basics for Teens and Adults
4 PM
Sewing Basics for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 4 PMSewing Basics for Te
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operating a sewing machine, threading a bobbi...read more
English Conversation Club
4-5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 4-5 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A fun, stimulating program for people who can speak some  English but want to get better at conversational English.
Homework Help
4:00-5:00PM
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Volunteers will be available to help students grades  K—6th with their  homework in math, science, and English.Tuesdays 4:00-5:00PMThis is a drop-in first come first serve.  Parents must stay in the library. 
Teen Movie: Jumanji - The Next Level
4:00pm
Teen Movie: Jumanji - The Next Level
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 4:00pmTeen Movie: Jumanji
Tracy Branch Library
Grades 8-12. The gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world's most dangerous game. Rated: PG-13. Runtime: 123 minutes. Snacks provided.
WR Knitters & Crocheters
4:30PM
 WR Knitters & Crocheters
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 4:30PMWR Knitters & Croche
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations. 
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 1:30 PMFull S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: January 13 - May 13, 2020. No sessions 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/30, 4/1, 4/13, 4/15.If you wish to become...read more
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Build with LEGOs! We'll provide the bricks, you provide the imagination.
Now Playing: March of the Penguins
3:30 p.m.
Now Playing: March of the Penguins
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 3:30 p.m. Now Playing: March o
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some popcorn and a great flick at the Library! March of the Penguins is rated G. 
Family Storytime
3:30 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 3:30 p.m. Family Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Crafty Kids: Grid Art
3:30 p.m.
 Crafty Kids: Grid Art
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 3:30 p.m. Crafty Kids: Grid Ar
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Celebrate Pi Day and make a grid art city. 
Prose Mechanics
4pm-5pm
 Prose Mechanics
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 4pm-5pmProse Mechanics
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Prose Mechanics is a weekly event held in the MakerSpace at 4pm at the Cesar Chavez Library. The purpose of Prose Mechanics is to provide library patrons a place to have their academic and/or creative writing papers and projects proofread and edited.  All styles of writing and all writing proje...read more
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or when SUSD s...read more
Homework Help
4:00 p.m.
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 4:00 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Loteria
4:00 pm
 Loteria
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 4:00 pmLoteria
Fair Oaks Library
Who will be the loteria champion of Fair Oaks!?
Wednesday Easy Reader Book Club [REGISTER]
4:00pm
Wednesday Easy Reader Book Club [REGISTER]
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 4:00pm
(Dates: Jan 15, 29, 4:00pm / Feb 5, 26, 4:00pm / Mar 11, 25, 4:00pm / April 15, 29, 4:00pm / May 6, 20 4:00pm)
Wednesday Easy Reade
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades K-2. Improve reading comprehension skills by discussing a new book each session. Craft activity included.  Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.Get the first book from the checkout desk.Dates:Jan 15, 29, 4:00pmFeb 5, 26, 4:00pmMar 11, 25, 4:00pmApril 15, 29, 4:00p...read more

Wednesday Series Book Club [REGISTER]
4:30pm
Wednesday Series Book Club [REGISTER]
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 4:30pm
(Dates: Jan 15, 29, 4:30pm / Feb 5, 26, 4:30pm / Mar 11, 25, 4:30pm / April 15, 29, 4:30pm / May 6, 20 4:30pm)
Wednesday Series Boo
Tracy Branch Library
Ideal for Grades 3-5. Improve reading comprehension skills by discussing a new book each session. Craft activity included.  Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.Get the first book from the checkout desk.Dates:Jan 15, 29, 4:30pmFeb 5, 26, 4:30pmMar 11, 25, 4:30pmApril 15, 29, 4:30p...read more

Teen Hang-Out
4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
 Teen Hang-Out
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.Teen Hang-Out
Maya Angelou Branch Library
It's a Teen HangoutCome grab a snack, make new friends, and learn something newAges 13-16  
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VITA Free Tax Services
10am-7pm
 VITA Free Tax Services
Thursday, Mar. 26, 10am-7pm
Fair Oaks Library
On Thursdays from 10am - 7pm VITA will be at the Fair Oaks Library to help in preparing your taxes.  Appointments are needed.  Call 209-483-4190 to make an appointment.  The program starts January 30th and runs through April 9th.
Coffee with Chickens
10:30AM
 Coffee with Chickens
Thursday, Mar. 26, 10:30AMCoffee with Chickens
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Enjoy a cup of joe and a good read with your new chicken friend at the library. This event is free and open to the public. We extend an extra warm welcome to adults with disabilities to attend!
Preschool Storytime - Escalon
10:30 A.M.
 Preschool Storytime - Escalon
Thursday, Mar. 26, 10:30 A.M.Preschool Storytime
Escalon Branch Library
Please join us for Preschool Storytime at Escalon Library!
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Mar. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime, sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement.  Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but mostof all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/c...read more
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Thursday, Mar. 26, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 26, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Bingo Club
11:30 a.m.
 Bingo Club
Thursday, Mar. 26, 11:30 a.m.Bingo Club
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Try your hand at this game of chance! Winner takes all!
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 26, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Thursday, Mar. 26, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Coloring Club
2:30pm
 Coloring Club
Thursday, Mar. 26, 2:30pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Relax and color with us on the 4th Thursday of every month!  All material will be supplied but feel free to bring your own.   
Read with a Rescued Farm Animal
3:30-4:30PM
 Read with a Rescued Farm Animal
Thursday, Mar. 26, 3:30-4:30PM
(February)

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.
Wreck This Stuff: Flash Drive Bracelet
3:30 p.m.
Wreck This Stuff: Flash Drive Bracelet
Thursday, Mar. 26, 3:30 p.m. Wreck This Stuff: Fl
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make a mess. Deconstruct. Play! This month we are making flash drive bracelets for Teen Tech Week. 
Bilingual Storytime
4:00 p.m.
 Bilingual Storytime
Thursday, Mar. 26, 4:00 p.m.Bilingual Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Junior Gardeners
4:00 p.m.
 Junior Gardeners
Thursday, Mar. 26, 4:00 p.m.Junior Gardeners
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Explore the wonderful world of seeds and plants through hands-on activities. Caregivers come with your children to cultivate a love of gardening and an appreciation for the environment. Presented by Patty Lovato of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Seed Lending Library. Fun for age...read more
Family Game Day at the Library!
4:00 p.m.
 Family Game Day at the Library!
Thursday, Mar. 26, 4:00 p.m.
(January 23, 4:00 P.M. February 27, 4:00 P.M. March 26, 4:00 P.M. April 23, 4:00 P.M. May 28, 4:00 P.M.)
Family Game Day at t
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your family and friends and enjoy playing an assortment of your favorite games!  Refreshments will be provided.
STEAMspace
4:00 p.m.
 STEAMspace
Thursday, Mar. 26, 4:00 p.m.STEAMspace
Escalon Branch Library
Come in every Thursday for some STEAM related activities. Each week will focus on a specific STEAM element (Sciene, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics). Earn badges for activities. Collect all five to earn a STEAM Completion Certificate!
DIY Flower Balls
4:00 pm
 DIY Flower Balls
Thursday, Mar. 26, 4:00 pmDIY Flower Balls
Fair Oaks Library
Make a "kissing ball"
Family Movie: Maleficent - Mistress of Evil
4:00pm
Family Movie: Maleficent - Mistress of Evil
Thursday, Mar. 26, 4:00pmFamily Movie: Malefi
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Maleficent's peaceful life is once again set to be disturbed when the princess announces her engagement to Prince Phillip. As humans are separated from fairies, Maleficent and Aurora find themselves on opposite ends of the brewing conflict. Rated: PG. Runtime: 119 minutes. Snacks Provi...read more
Paint Like Frida
6:00 pm
 Paint Like Frida
Thursday, Mar. 26, 6:00 pmPaint Like Frida
Fair Oaks Library
Paint a portrait of and inspired by the one and only Frida Kahlo!
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Family Storytime
10:15am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 27, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for famililes. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Lena Start Class [Registered Participants Only]
10:30am
Lena Start Class [Registered Participants Only]
Friday, Mar. 27, 10:30amLena Start Class [Re
Tracy Branch Library
YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED REGISTRATION AND ORIENTATION ON MARCH 6, 2020 TO ATTEND.For parents and caregivers of children aged 0-3 years.Did you know? Talk builds babies' brains!Our free LENA Start classes can help you make a difference in your baby's life just through early talk and interactio...read more
Free Zumba & Nutrition Workshops
10 am - 11:30 am
Free Zumba & Nutrition Workshops
Friday, Mar. 27
(Fridays: March 13, 20, 27 April 3, April 10, April 17)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
This six week series of classes will teach you how:1. To make healthy lifestyle choices 2. Take part in fun, energy-boosting workouts  3. Get simple strategies on creating balance, tasty meals.   Classes are open to all.  Every Friday for 6 weeks.   10 to ...read more
VITA Tax Help
10 am - 4:30 pm
 VITA Tax Help
Friday, Mar. 27, 10 am - 4:30 pm
(Fridays at 10 am, February 7, 14, 21, & 28, March 6, 13, 20, & 27, and April 3)

Manteca Branch Library
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free tax help service available at the Manteca Library on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am - 4:30 pm. No appointment is needed and services are first-come, first-serve. This program will be offered weekly from February 1st through April 11th. E...read more
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Mar. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime, sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement.  Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but mostof all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/c...read more
Faberge Eggs with New Mettle Farms
11:00 a.m.
Faberge Eggs with New Mettle Farms
Friday, Mar. 27, 11:00 a.m.Faberge Eggs with Ne
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn how to make Faberge Eggs with New Mettle Farms. 
Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 Conversation Club
Friday, Mar. 27, 12:30 PMConversation Club
Linden Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Mar. 27, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Super Science: Sham-Rocks
3:30 pm
 Super Science: Sham-Rocks
Friday, Mar. 27, 3:30 pmSuper Science: Sham-
Fair Oaks Library
Crack open some geodes while learning why geology rocks!
Find Art Fun
3:30 pm
 Find Art Fun
Friday, Mar. 27
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in freeform arts and crafts without limits! We'll provide the supplies and you can make whatever you can think of.
Crafty Kids: Grid Art
3:30 p.m.
 Crafty Kids: Grid Art
Friday, Mar. 27, 3:30 p.m. Crafty Kids: Grid Ar
Stribley Micro Library
Celebrate Pi Day and make a grid art city. 
Family Storytime
4:00 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Friday, Mar. 27, 4:00 p.m.Family Storytime
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Ultra Friday: Kids and Teens Self Defense
6:00 p.m.
Ultra Friday: Kids and Teens Self Defense
Friday, Mar. 27, 6:00 p.m.Ultra Friday: Kids a
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Join the library and celebrate an Ultra Friday with Ohana Martial Arts. Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. This program is capped at 35 participants. Sign in inside the library to secure your spot. 
Ultra Friday: Movie Night
7:00 p.m.
 Ultra Friday: Movie Night
Friday, Mar. 27, 7:00 p.m.Ultra Friday: Movie
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Join the library and celebrate an Ultra Friday with the movie Pokemon Detective Pikachu.
Ultra Friday: Bingo
7:00 p.m.
 Ultra Friday: Bingo
Friday, Mar. 27, 7:00 p.m.Ultra Friday: Bingo
Stribley Micro Library
Join the library and celebrate an Ultra Friday with bingo.
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Preschool Storytime!
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime!
Saturday, Mar. 28, 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime!
Linden Branch Library
Join us for songs and a storytime at the Linden Library!
VITA Tax Help
10 am - 4:30 pm
 VITA Tax Help
Saturday, Mar. 28, 10 am - 4:30 pm
(Saturdays at 10 a.m., Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, March 7, 14, 21, & 28, April 11)

Manteca Branch Library
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free tax help service available at the Manteca Library on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am - 4:30 pm. No appointment is needed and services are first-come, first-serve. This program will be offered weekly from February 1st through April 11th. E...read more
STEM Challenge: Paper Airplanes
11:00 a.m.
 STEM Challenge: Paper Airplanes
Saturday, Mar. 28, 11:00 a.m.STEM Challenge: Pape
Stribley Micro Library
We challenge you to make a plane that can glide with as much as $5 worth of coins!
Toddler & Me: Build a Rainbow
11:00 a.m.
 Toddler & Me: Build a Rainbow
Saturday, Mar. 28, 11:00 a.m.Toddler & Me: Build
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Bond with Baby while getting some socialization time. This month, we will be working on our fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination while also having some holiday fun.
Painted Fairy Houses
11:00 a.m.
 Painted Fairy Houses
Saturday, Mar. 28, 11:00 a.m.Painted Fairy Houses
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Paint a cute terra cotta pot fairy house for your garden. 
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Mar. 28, 11:30 amFamily Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
1:00 - 4:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Saturday, Mar. 28, 1:00 - 4:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Adult Craft: Foil Art
1:00pm
 Adult Craft: Foil Art
Saturday, Mar. 28, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Learn to make foil art.
Weave a Basket
2 PM
 Weave a Basket
Saturday, Mar. 28, 2 PMWeave a Basket
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come weave a paper basket at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 2 PM. Supplies will be provided and are available on a first come first serve basis. Registration is not required. Anyone ages 10 and up is welcome to participate. A FREE public parking lot is located a...read more
DIY Stained Class
2:00 pm
 DIY Stained Class
Saturday, Mar. 28, 2:00 pmDIY Stained Class
Fair Oaks Library
Make your own stained glass project at the library!
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Zumbini
10:30 a.m.
 Zumbini
Monday, Mar. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
For Ages 0-4. Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun!         Space is limited. Please register at the libra...read more
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Mar. 30, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
4 - 7 PM
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Monday, Mar. 30, 4 - 7 PMExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Mar. 30, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Explore a wide variety of maker-style crafts and activities, such as Legos, Marble Runs, Do-it-Yourself Crafts, and much more. Each program will offer a variety of activities and all supplies will be provided. For people of all ages.
Chess Club
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Mar. 30, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
March April 2020 FREE Computer Classes
6:00 - 7:30 pm
March April 2020 FREE Computer Classes
Monday, Mar. 30, 6:00 - 7:30 pmMarch April 2020 FRE
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide FREE computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.March 9, 2020 - Mobile 101*March 16, 2020 - Photoshop Express*March 23, 2020 - Accessing Library Digital (Downloadable) Collections*March 30, 2020 - Learning Lang...read more
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
(First & last Tuesdays, 10 am - 1 pm)

Cesar Chavez Central Library
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the Library. 
VITA Free Tax Services
10am-7pm
 VITA Free Tax Services
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10am-7pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
On Tuesdays from 10am - 7pm VITA will be at the Chavez Library to help in preparing your taxes.  Appointments are needed.  Call 209-483-4190 to make an appointment.  The program starts January 28th and runs through April 7th.
Storytime at Seifert Community Center
10:15am
Storytime at Seifert Community Center
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10:15am
Seifert Community Center
During Troke Library Renovations March 9- April 19, 2020, We will have weekly storytime on Tuesdays at 10:15am at Seifert Community Center. Seifert Community Center is located at 128 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays.  
Preschool and Toddler Storytime @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
10:15am
Preschool and Toddler Storytime @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10:15am
(Tuesdays, 10:15am @ SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER, March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7,14)
Preschool and Toddle
Troke Branch Library
During the Troke Library renovation, we will host Tuesday Preschool & Toddler Storytime at Seifert Community Center. Please join us at 10:15am. We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger plays for children and their families.Program dates at Seifert Community Center are:* Tuesd...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 0-2. Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit. Older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 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 Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Bingo Club
10:30 a.m.
 Bingo Club
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 10:30 a.m.Bingo Club
Stribley Micro Library
Try your hand at this game of chance! Winner takes all!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 3-5. Bring your preschooler to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! 
Tech Know-How
1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for simple questions with help from patient, friendly staff. Bringing your own device is recommended!
Exploring the MakerSpace Room
2:00 - 5:00 pm
 Exploring the MakerSpace Room
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2:00 - 5:00 pmExploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and adults,You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricut), el...read more
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 3:00-3:30Fair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
5-6-7 Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 5-6-7 Book Club
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
What's better than reading a really good book? How about sharing that reading experience with a group of readers?  That is exactly what the 5-6-7 Book Club readers do! Once a month, on the last Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. we meet for a lively discussion (and pizza of course) facilitated by Librari...read more
STEM Challenge: Paper Airplanes
3:30 p.m.
 STEM Challenge: Paper Airplanes
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 3:30 p.m. STEM Challenge: Pape
Arnold Rue Micro Library
We challenge you to make a plane that can glide with as much as $5 worth of coins!
Teen Book Club: The Wilder Girls
3:30 p.m.
Teen Book Club: The Wilder Girls
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 3:30 p.m. Teen Book Club: The
Van Buskirk Micro Library
Share your thoughts on the graphic novel, "The Wilder Girls" by Rory Power. 
English Conversation Club
4-5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 4-5 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A fun, stimulating program for people who can speak some  English but want to get better at conversational English.
Homework Help
4:00-5:00PM
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Volunteers will be available to help students grades  K—6th with their  homework in math, science, and English.Tuesdays 4:00-5:00PMThis is a drop-in first come first serve.  Parents must stay in the library. 
Teen DIY Studio
4:00 p.m.
 Teen DIY Studio
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 4:00 p.m.Teen DIY Studio
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Teen DIY Studio and design your own amazing creations from bath bombs to neon signs. All materials will be provided. See you there! 
WR Knitters & Crocheters
4:30PM
 WR Knitters & Crocheters
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 4:30PMWR Knitters & Croche
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. 
Make a Tea Towel with Delia Davila
4 - 5:30 PM
Make a Tea Towel with Delia Davila
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 4 - 5:30 PMMake a Tea Towel wit
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come learn how to sew and decorate a tea towel with instructor Delia Davila at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 4 PM. Supplies will be provided and are available to the first 10 patrons. Patrons must know how to use an electric sewing machine to complete the project in ...read more
    
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