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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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5th Annual Mountain House Teen Poetry Contest Begins
5th Annual Mountain House Teen Poetry Contest Begins
Saturday, Apr. 1,
Mountain House Branch Library
This poetry contest is open to residents of Mountain House, aged 12--19, with library cards in good standing. First, second, and third prize winners will each receive an ebook reader and have their winning poetry on display in the library.  Poetry can be written in any form but must be the orig...read more
Adult Art Craft - Legumes
2.00 p.m.
 Adult Art Craft - Legumes
Saturday, Apr. 1, 2.00 p.m.
Tracy Branch Library
Come make a gift for yourself or to give away.
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Enjoy a classic movie or a new favorite. Pop corn will be served!
Adult Computer - Pyton
11:00 am
 Adult Computer - Pyton
Saturday, Apr. 1, 11:00 am
Tracy Branch Library
 Python is an easy to learn, powerful programming language. Your welcome to bring your laptop.  Class limit :10 adults that sign up at the Circulation desk or online at ssjcpl.org.

SAT/ACT Test Workshop
Noon to 4pm
 SAT/ACT Test Workshop
Saturday, Apr. 1, Noon to 4pmSAT/ACT Test Worksho
Troke Branch Library

High school students will first be introduced to SAT and ACT test resources for study, including several library resources.  Following the introduction, segments of practice tests will be given to teens who are interested.  Registration is not required, but recommended for interest.
Terrarium Ecosystems: A Science Saturday Event
12:00 p.m.
Terrarium Ecosystems: A Science Saturday Event
Saturday, Apr. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come learn about ecosystems while working together to make four different terrarium environments. Each creation will be placed in the library for you to watch grow.


Science Saturday is a series of programs set to engage children in science and mathematics through ac...read more
Paws 4 Reading
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Apr. 1, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Manteca Branch Library
Come & meet therapy dogs of the Reading Education Assistance Dogs Program and let the kids take turns reading to them one-on-one.
Chess Club
3:00pm-4:30pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 1, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Free Computer Classes for Teens & Adults
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Teens & Adults
Monday, Apr. 3, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time: • Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks from the OverDrive - Thursday January 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday January 12
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Monday, Apr. 3, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Volunteers from V.I.T.A. assist patrons with tax preparation and questions. Walk-ins, no appointment.
On Mondays, 12 pm - 5 pm, and Saturdays, 10 am - 5 pm, beginning January 23rd until April 10th.

Must have the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Apr. 3, 3:00 pm
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.

No book club Monday, March 27.
Easy Chapter Books Book Club
3:30
 Easy Chapter Books Book Club
Monday, Apr. 3, 3:30
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.

No Monday book club on Mar 27. 
Homework Help (K-12)
3:30pm
 Homework Help (K-12)
Monday, Apr. 3, 3:30pmHomework Help (K-12)
Tracy Branch Library
For K-12.
Homework Help provides drop-in homework assistance to K-12 students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm January 4-May 17, 2017. The assistance is provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Internet, Microsoft Office, and printers are available for students ...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Apr. 3, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and build something new and extraordinary! We will provide supplies such as Makerspace or Builderspace activities.

Alternates between builderspace (Legos, Lincoln Logs, etc.) and makerspace (crafts, scicen...read more
Autistic Lego play Group
5 pm
 Autistic Lego play Group
Monday, Apr. 3, 5 pm
(Mondays, January 9, 5 p.m., February 6, 5 p.m., March 6, 5 p.m., April 3, 5 p.m., May 8, 5 p.m.)
Autistic Lego play G
Tracy Branch Library
First 15 sign up, we ask that caregiver stay with participants.
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm--7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 3, 5:00 pm--7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Volunteers from Mountain House Youth Action Committee (YAC) are in the library to provide tutoring help for elementary school students in 1st-8th grades. Students wanting help should drop in--help is available on a first-come, first-served basis--and bring their homework with them.
TLC AP & Finals Study Session
5:30 pm
 TLC AP & Finals Study Session
Monday, Apr. 3, 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Are you prepping for an upcoming AP or Final exam? Join fellow high school students for an Exam Cram at the Manteca Branch Library. Bring your study materials and get ready for these important tes...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Apr. 3, 6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 10:00 am
(First and last Tuesdays of each month, 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, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the ...read more
VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
10:00am
VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 10:00am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
VITA will be offering free tax services at the Chavez Branch Library starting Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 10am to 5pm.  Please call their office to set an appointment.  The number is (209) 483-4190.  Appointments are required.  The services will be on-going, every Tuesday, up to A...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Book Discussion Group
10:30 am
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 10:30 amBook Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion. Our selected title for April is The Secret Live of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd. 

Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 11:15 am
(Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschooler, age 3-5, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Siblings always welcome! 
Knitting Group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitting Group
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Knit, socialize and share your techniques with others on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.at the Escalon Branch Library. This group welcomes knitters of all skills.
Tech Help Tuesday
1:00 pm
 Tech Help Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
With so many options available for smart phones, tablets, and e-readers, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Your local library staff is here to help! Need assistance with downloading e-books, connecting to social media, or simply understanding how your device works? We'll help you discover how to...read more
World of Wonders Science Museum: Earthquake Engineering
3:30 p.m.
World of Wonders Science Museum: Earthquake Engineering
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come to this special program presented by the World of Wonders Science Museum! Students, design and build an earthquake resistant building using craft sticks and low-temperature glue guns.  Grades 3 - 8.
<...read more

Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
STEM Program - The Chick’s Life Cycle
4:00pm
STEM Program - The Chick’s Life Cycle
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Want to meet a cute, live chick?  Want to learn how they grow from egg to chicken?  Join us for our Chick's Life Cycle program presented by Mettle Farms.  The program will  introduce all the stages of development and the delicate needs that mama hens are able to meet to make ...read more
Game Day
4:00pm
 Game Day
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 4:00pmGame Day
Tracy Branch Library
For 6th to 12th graders.
Do you like food? We have it! Do you like games? We'll provide a selection of video games, card games, and board games and you're welcome to bring your own games, too. Come hang out with us at the library! First Tuesday of each month at 4:00pm.<...read more
Lego Building Days @ Stribley
5:00-6:00 PM
 Lego Building Days @ Stribley
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 5:00-6:00 PMLego Building Days @
Stribley Library
Join us at the Stribley Branch Library for our Lego Days! Builders of all ages are welcome for an hour of Lego building fun. You can build to this week's theme, our challenge model, or free-build whatever you can come up wit...read more
Lego Building Days @ Stribley
5:00-6:45 pm
 Lego Building Days @ Stribley
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 5:00-6:45 pmLego Building Days @
Stribley Library
Join us at the Stribley Branch Library for our Lego Days! Builders of all ages are welcome for an hour of Lego building fun. You can build to this week's theme, our challenge model, or free-build whatever you can come up wit...read more
Adult Coloring Club
5:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Club
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come and color with us at the Escalon Branch Library on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.  Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as coloring pencils and canyons will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home. 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Micke Grove Zoo Mobile
 Micke Grove Zoo Mobile
Wednesday, Apr. 5, Micke Grove Zoo Mobi
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Learn about wild animals and see exotic animals from Micke Grove Zoo.This is a geat way to get kids thinking about animals, science, and the importance of conservation. Exciting, fun amd educational!

Wednesday April, 5th 2017.
4PM
VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
1:00pm
VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 1:00pm
Stribley Library
VITA will be offering free tax services at the Stribley Branch Library/Community Center starting Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 1pm to 5pm.  Please call their office to set an appointment.  The number is (209) 483-4190.  Appointments are required.  The services will be on-going, ev...read more
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 1:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Join Linden Public Library for a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Mathematrics themed craft/project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM.
Parent Cafe
1:30
 Parent Cafe
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 1:30
(Feb 8, 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17)

Tracy Branch Library
Free Giveaways! Free Refreshments!/Premios y Rifas! Gratis! Refrescos, Gratis! 

At the Parent Cafe, we share ideas and information that help us take care of ourselves, raise confident children, and build positive relationships with our children./En el Cafe de Padres, compartimos info...read more
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Building Day: Legos and more!
3:00 p.m.
 Building Day: Legos and more!
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Use your imagination to create with Legos! Lego Dulpos also available. All ages are welcomed. 
Homework Help (K-12)
3:30pm
 Homework Help (K-12)
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 3:30pmHomework Help (K-12)
Tracy Branch Library
For K-12.
Homework Help provides drop-in homework assistance to K-12 students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm January 4-May 17, 2017. The assistance is provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Internet, Microsoft Office, and printers are available for students ...read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 3:30 p.m.LEGO Club for Kids
Ripon Branch Library
Lego (TM) Club for Kids is a drop-in program that allows kids to make Lego creations with Legos provided by the library. We give the children a theme to spark their creativity and they can spend an hour building whatever their imagination conjures. It's a fun, non-competative afternoon activity ...read more
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 7th.

There will be no Homework Help when Stockton Unifed School District is on break ...read more
Teen Library Council (TLC)
4:00pm
 Teen Library Council (TLC)
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 4:00pm
Manteca Branch Library
The TLC is a group of high school students who want to make an impact on their local library.  In the past they have planned a number of programs such as an ongoing SAT workshop, a workshop for the Futre Health Professionals of America academic contest, and Holiday-themed teen programs.  T...read more
Let’s Chat Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat Conversation Club
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 4:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
If English is your second language, Let's Chat offers a safe place to practice the English language with other learners. Let's Chat meets every Wednesday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm in the Literacy Department (just past the Circulation Desk).
Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Lego Block Party
4:00 -5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 4:00 -5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials.

All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.

 
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 4:30pmCrafters’ Corn
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.
 
April is QUILTING 101 month! 
Crafters Corner is coordinated by Elizabeth, Event Coordinator, White W...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library

Beginner's level yoga and Pilates class 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. ...read more
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VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
10:00am
VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Thursday, Apr. 6, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
VITA will be offering free tax services at the Tracy Branch Library starting Thursday, January 26, 2017, 10am to 7pm.  Please call their office to set an appointment.  The number is (209) 483-4190.  Appointments are required.  The services will be on-going, every Thursday, up to ...read more
Preschool Storytime - CANCELLED
10:00 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime - CANCELLED
Thursday, Apr. 6, 10:00 a.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Branch Library is hosting Toddler and Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy great stories, crafts and playtime. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 6, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 6, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 6, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time "Vegetables"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Vegetables"
Thursday, Apr. 6, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and STEAM-related activities and crafts. 
 
Fun Coding and Electronic Wiring with Arduino
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Fun Coding and Electronic Wiring with Arduino
Thursday, Apr. 6, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
(Thursdays March 2 & 9, April 6 & 13 and May 4 & 11)
Fun Coding and Elect
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Love electronics? Curious of how electronic circuits work? Come and participate in our six-week Fun Coding & Electronic Wiring with Arduino program at the Cesar Chavez Central Library every 1st and 2nd Thursday of the month from 4 to 5 PM. This program begins o...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Apr. 6, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Apr. 6, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Want to create or invent your own arts, crafts and tech projects? Drop by the Escalon Branch Library's Makerspace program from 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m on Thursdays. Each participant will have access to a variety of arts, crats and tech materials to work with. Ages 10 and older are welcome. 
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 7, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Learning about Computers and Using a Mouse
Friday, Apr. 7, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic mouse movements such as how to click on or select objects. The class allows plenty of time for practicing so students can become comfortable using a computer mouse.
We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participants are ...read more
Conversation Club
4 p.m.
 Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 7, 4 p.m.
(Friday February 3, 4 p.m., March 3, 17,24, 4 p.m., April 7,14,28, 4 p.m., May 5, 19, 4 p.m., June 9, 16, 30, 4 p.m., July 7, 28 4 p,.m.)
Conversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Saturday, Apr. 8, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Volunteers from V.I.T.A. assist patrons with tax preparation and questions. Walk-ins, no appointment.
On Mondays, 12 pm - 5 pm, and Saturdays, 10 am - 5 pm, beginning January 23rd until April 10th.
Must have the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID) ...read more
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Enjoy a classic movie or a new favorite. Pop corn will be served!
Adult book club
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
 Adult book club
Saturday, Apr. 8, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.Adult book club
Troke Branch Library
Teen Movie Day
1:00 pm
 Teen Movie Day
Saturday, Apr. 8, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Watch a movie picked out by your TLC (Teen Library Council).
Chess Club
3:00pm-4:30pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 8, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
Paws for Reading
3:00--4:30 pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, Apr. 8, 3:00--4:30 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple dog related craft.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Apr. 8, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to reci...read more
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Free Computer Classes for Teens & Adults
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Teens & Adults
Monday, Apr. 10, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time: • Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks from the OverDrive - Thursday January 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday January 12
...read more
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Monday, Apr. 10, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Volunteers from V.I.T.A. assist patrons with tax preparation and questions. Walk-ins, no appointment.
On Mondays, 12 pm - 5 pm, and Saturdays, 10 am - 5 pm, beginning January 23rd until April 10th.

Must have the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)...read more
Book to Art Club
1:00 PM
 Book to Art Club
Monday, Apr. 10, 1:00 PM
Linden Branch Library
Enjoy light refreshments, book discussion, and an art project based on the book's themes. Art supplies will be provided.
 
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Apr. 10, 3:00 pm
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.

No book club Monday, March 27.
Easy Chapter Books Book Club
3:30
 Easy Chapter Books Book Club
Monday, Apr. 10, 3:30
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.

No Monday book club on Mar 27. 
Homework Help (K-12)
3:30pm
 Homework Help (K-12)
Monday, Apr. 10, 3:30pmHomework Help (K-12)
Tracy Branch Library
For K-12.
Homework Help provides drop-in homework assistance to K-12 students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm January 4-May 17, 2017. The assistance is provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Internet, Microsoft Office, and printers are available for students ...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Apr. 10, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and build something new and extraordinary! We will provide supplies such as Makerspace or Builderspace activities.

Alternates between builderspace (Legos, Lincoln Logs, etc.) and makerspace (crafts, scicen...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm--7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 10, 5:00 pm--7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Volunteers from Mountain House Youth Action Committee (YAC) are in the library to provide tutoring help for elementary school students in 1st-8th grades. Students wanting help should drop in--help is available on a first-come, first-served basis--and bring their homework with them.
CHAVEZ Financial Literacy Workshop: Understanding Credit
6 p.m.
CHAVEZ Financial Literacy Workshop: Understanding Credit
Monday, Apr. 10, 6 p.m.CHAVEZ Financial Lit
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Financial Literacy Workshop: Understanding Credit.

Stockton Impact Corps’ per...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Apr. 10, 6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
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VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
10:00am
VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 10:00am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
VITA will be offering free tax services at the Chavez Branch Library starting Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 10am to 5pm.  Please call their office to set an appointment.  The number is (209) 483-4190.  Appointments are required.  The services will be on-going, every Tuesday, up to A...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 11:15 am
(Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschooler, age 3-5, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Siblings always welcome! 
Knitting Group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitting Group
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Knit, socialize and share your techniques with others on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.at the Escalon Branch Library. This group welcomes knitters of all skills.
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Tech Help Tuesday
1:00 pm
 Tech Help Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
With so many options available for smart phones, tablets, and e-readers, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Your local library staff is here to help! Need assistance with downloading e-books, connecting to social media, or simply understanding how your device works? We'll help you discover how to...read more
STEAM Powered Kids Club
3:30 p.m.
 STEAM Powered Kids Club
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Let's build STEAM! Kids and caregivers, come join us for hands-on S.T.E.A.M. - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math - activities. Have fun e...read more
Reader’s Choice Teen Book Group
4:00-5:00
Reader’s Choice Teen Book Group
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 4:00-5:00
Ripon Branch Library
Each meeting we decide as a group what type of book we will read and discuss the next meeting. Then we each choose our own title to fit the criteria. Then we meet again to discuss why we choose what we read, what we liked or disliked, themes...and choose a new topic. Feel free to join at an...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
Teen Arts & Craft: Flower Crowns
4:00pm
Teen Arts & Craft: Flower Crowns
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 4:00pmTeen Arts & Craft: F
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders. Create your own flower crown using aritifical flowers. All materials provided.
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego club and let your imagination go wild!! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provide the Legos!!
Adult Coloring Club
5:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Club
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come and color with us at the Escalon Branch Library on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.  Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as coloring pencils and canyons will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home. 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
1:00pm
VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 1:00pm
Stribley Library
VITA will be offering free tax services at the Stribley Branch Library/Community Center starting Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 1pm to 5pm.  Please call their office to set an appointment.  The number is (209) 483-4190.  Appointments are required.  The services will be on-going, ev...read more
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30 PM
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 1:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Join Linden Public Library for a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Mathematrics themed craft/project every Wednesday at 1:30 PM.
Parent Cafe
1:30
 Parent Cafe
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 1:30
(Feb 8, 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17)

Tracy Branch Library
Free Giveaways! Free Refreshments!/Premios y Rifas! Gratis! Refrescos, Gratis! 

At the Parent Cafe, we share ideas and information that help us take care of ourselves, raise confident children, and build positive relationships with our children./En el Cafe de Padres, compartimos info...read more
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Lathrop "Optical Illusions Science"
3:30 PM
Lathrop "Optical Illusions Science"
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 3:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Learn the science behind optical illusions and perception.  Come to our STEAM program and also make an illusion of your own!
 
Homework Help (K-12)
3:30pm
 Homework Help (K-12)
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 3:30pmHomework Help (K-12)
Tracy Branch Library
For K-12.
Homework Help provides drop-in homework assistance to K-12 students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm January 4-May 17, 2017. The assistance is provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Internet, Microsoft Office, and printers are available for students ...read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
MakerSpace for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 MakerSpace for Kids
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
MakerSpace for Kids is a drop-in program where kids age 8 and up can explore and create freely. We have laptops that can be used to paint, to code, to practice typing, and more. Art materials will be available as well as basic and not-so-basic craft supplies. Also, the 3D printer will be running dur...read more
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 7th.

There will be no Homework Help when Stockton Unifed School District is on break ...read more
Teen Library Council (TLC)
4:00pm
 Teen Library Council (TLC)
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 4:00pm
Manteca Branch Library
The TLC is a group of high school students who want to make an impact on their local library.  In the past they have planned a number of programs such as an ongoing SAT workshop, a workshop for the Futre Health Professionals of America academic contest, and Holiday-themed teen programs.  T...read more
Let’s Chat Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat Conversation Club
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 4:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
If English is your second language, Let's Chat offers a safe place to practice the English language with other learners. Let's Chat meets every Wednesday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm in the Literacy Department (just past the Circulation Desk).
Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Lego Block Party
4:00 -5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 4:00 -5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials.

All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.

 
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 4:30pmCrafters’ Corn
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.
 
April is QUILTING 101 month! 
Crafters Corner is coordinated by Elizabeth, Event Coordinator, White W...read more
Advanced Readers Book Club
5:00pm
 Advanced Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 5:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Advanced Readers Book Club is for students in grades 5th-7th grades.  A book is given to each student once every two weeks which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together at book club and do an activity related to the boook.  Sponsored by Mountain House Frien...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library

Beginner's level yoga and Pilates class 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. ...read more
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Troke Mystery Book Club
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
 Troke Mystery Book Club
Thursday, Apr. 13, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke Mystery Book Club will meet on Tthe second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. to discuss mystery novels! 

Each month, the group will discuss books by a favorite author or on a selected theme.
Visit the Troke Branch Library to check out a copy of the ...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:00 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 13, 10:00 a.m.
(Thursdays at 10:00, Feb.1 - May 18, 2017)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
On Thursdays, from Febuary 1 - May 18, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., the Maya Angelou Branch Library presents Preschool Storytime. This is a weekly storytime for age...read more
Books and Bunnies: A Storytime Easter Egg Hunt
10:30 a.m.
Books and Bunnies: A Storytime Easter Egg Hunt
Thursday, Apr. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come join the Escalon library for some early Easter fun! Listen to some stories and decorate your own Easter bag before going on an egg hunt throughout the library!
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 13, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 13, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 13, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time "Libraries"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Libraries"
Thursday, Apr. 13, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and STEAM-related activities and crafts. 
 
Fun Coding and Electronic Wiring with Arduino
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Fun Coding and Electronic Wiring with Arduino
Thursday, Apr. 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
(Thursdays March 2 & 9, April 6 & 13 and May 4 & 11)
Fun Coding and Elect
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Love electronics? Curious of how electronic circuits work? Come and participate in our six-week Fun Coding & Electronic Wiring with Arduino program at the Cesar Chavez Central Library every 1st and 2nd Thursday of the month from 4 to 5 PM. This program begins o...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Apr. 13, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Apr. 13, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
Kids DIY Make & Take Crafternoon
4:00pm
Kids DIY Make & Take Crafternoon
Thursday, Apr. 13, 4:00pm
(Thursdays, Jan 26, Feb 23, March 23, April 13 4 pm )

Tracy Branch Library
Come join us to make a simple craft or two, using a wide selection of craft materials! Drop in and make only one or two crafts, or stay the entire hour and let your imagination be your guide. 
Trix-ter Bunny: A Tween and Teen Easter Egg Hunt
4:00 p.m.
Trix-ter Bunny: A Tween and Teen Easter Egg Hunt
Thursday, Apr. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come to the Escalon library to design a bag and go on an early Easter egg hunt. Will you find one of the eggs with a gift certificate inside? Or, will you go home with eggs full of Trix cereal? Join us and find out!
Teen Poetry Jam
5:30 pm
 Teen Poetry Jam
Thursday, Apr. 13, 5:30 pm
Troke Branch Library

Express yourself!  Celebrate Poetry Month!  Learn about Haiku poetry & write a few poems with selected themes or about your own special subject.  Have fun sharing your creations!  Put your words to music if you like - bring a guitar or other stringed instrument to accom...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 14, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Internet Searching
Friday, Apr. 14, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic methods for searching the Internet to find the information and resources they need.
We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or e-reader devices.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Apr. 14, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to reci...read more
[Canceled] MakerSpace
3:00pm
 [Canceled] MakerSpace
Friday, Apr. 14, 3:00pm[Canceled] MakerSpac
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.
 
Fabulous Fridays at the Maya Angelou Library
3:30 p.m.
Fabulous Fridays at the Maya Angelou Library
Friday, Apr. 14, 3:30 p.m.
(2nd Friday of the month, Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 14, May 12 @ 3:30 p.m.)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Maya Angelou Branch Library presents Fabulous Fridays at 3:00 p.m., on the second Friday of the month. Come start your weekend off with a Fabulous Friday! Enjoy fun games and activities at the Library. Children of all ages are welcome!Fabulous Fridays meets on the following Fridays at 3:00 p.m.:* Fe...read more
Find Art Friday
3:30 p.m.
 Find Art Friday
Friday, Apr. 14, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Find Art Friday is for students to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available on the day. Your imagination is your only limitation.  Come surprise us with your inspired works of art! Join us on the 2nd Friday of each month 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM. 

In May...read more
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Teen FAQs: SAT Practice Test
8:30am
 Teen FAQs: SAT Practice Test
Saturday, Apr. 15, 8:30amTeen FAQs: SAT Pract
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. Do you want to know what the SAT test is like? Take a practice exam at the library and receive your score on the spot. Space is limited to 40 students. You can register in person, by phone, or online.
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text ...read more

Genealogy Workshop: Basic Internet Family History Research
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop: Basic Internet Family History Research
Saturday, Apr. 15, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Genealogy Workshop:
Troke Branch Library
 
The Internet can serve as your portal to access online copies of documents and records for family history research. Learn about top-rated online genealogical resources, how to find them and how to use them, both at your library and from home.

 After the presentation, Gene...read more
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 15, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Enjoy a classic movie or a new favorite. Pop corn will be served!
TLC AP & Finals Study Session
1:00 pm
 TLC AP & Finals Study Session
Saturday, Apr. 15, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Are you prepping for an upcoming AP or Final exam? Join fellow high school students for an Exam Cram at the Manteca Branch Library. Bring your study materials and get ready for these important tests...read more
LEGO and Duplo Builders
2:00 p.m.
 LEGO and Duplo Builders
Saturday, Apr. 15, 2:00 p.m.
(April 15, May 6, June 17, 2pm)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
On select Saturdays, April 15, May 6, June 17, at 2:00 p.m., the Maya Angelou Branch Library presents LEGO and Duplo Builders. Come to the library and use your creativity to build whatever you can imagine with o...read more
Chess Club
3:00pm-4:30pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 15, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
Paws 4 Reading
3:00
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Apr. 15, 3:00
(Saturday January 21, 3 p.m., Saturday February 18, 3 p.m., Saturday March 18, 3 p.m., Saturday April 15, 3 p.m., Saturday May 20, 3 p.m.)
Paws 4 Reading
Tracy Branch Library
Raising self-esteem for children as they master reading skills.
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Free Computer Classes for Teens & Adults
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Teens & Adults
Monday, Apr. 17, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time: • Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks from the OverDrive - Thursday January 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday January 12
...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Apr. 17, 3:00 pm
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.

No book club Monday, March 27.
Easy Chapter Books Book Club
3:30
 Easy Chapter Books Book Club
Monday, Apr. 17, 3:30
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.

No Monday book club on Mar 27. 
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Apr. 17, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and build something new and extraordinary! We will provide supplies such as Makerspace or Builderspace activities.

Alternates between builderspace (Legos, Lincoln Logs, etc.) and makerspace (crafts, scicen...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm--7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 17, 5:00 pm--7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Volunteers from Mountain House Youth Action Committee (YAC) are in the library to provide tutoring help for elementary school students in 1st-8th grades. Students wanting help should drop in--help is available on a first-come, first-served basis--and bring their homework with them.
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Apr. 17, 6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
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Ripon TAG Meeting
 Ripon TAG Meeting
Tuesday, Apr. 18
Ripon Branch Library
Interested in teen programming at the Ripon Library? Want to help make better programs? Have suggestions for materials? Need volunteer hours? Join the Ripon Teen Advisory Group and help staff make teen programming and services a better fit for you and your peers! We meet once a month and discuss how...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 11:15 am
(Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschooler, age 3-5, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Siblings always welcome! 
Knitting Group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitting Group
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Knit, socialize and share your techniques with others on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.at the Escalon Branch Library. This group welcomes knitters of all skills.
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Tech Help Tuesday
1:00 pm
 Tech Help Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
With so many options available for smart phones, tablets, and e-readers, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Your local library staff is here to help! Need assistance with downloading e-books, connecting to social media, or simply understanding how your device works? We'll help you discover how to...read more
Family Game Time!
3:30 p.m.
 Family Game Time!
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, come enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Children's Room! Play games such as Apples to Apples, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, C...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
STEM Program Light and Rainbows by the Great Valley Museum
4:00pm
STEM Program Light and Rainbows by the Great Valley Museum
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
April is a time of rainy days with sun peaking through, the perfect time to see and learn about Rainbows!   The Great Valley Museum Traveling Teachers will help participants investigate the properties of light and learn that white light is actually made up of d...read more
Adult Coloring Club
5:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Club
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come and color with us at the Escalon Branch Library on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.  Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as coloring pencils and canyons will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home. 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Parent Cafe
1:30
 Parent Cafe
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 1:30
(Feb 8, 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17)

Tracy Branch Library
Free Giveaways! Free Refreshments!/Premios y Rifas! Gratis! Refrescos, Gratis! 

At the Parent Cafe, we share ideas and information that help us take care of ourselves, raise confident children, and build positive relationships with our children./En el Cafe de Padres, compartimos info...read more
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Building Day: Legos and more!
3:00 p.m.
 Building Day: Legos and more!
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Use your imagination to create with Legos! Lego Dulpos also available. All ages are welcomed. 
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
LEGO Club for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 LEGO Club for Kids
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 3:30 p.m.LEGO Club for Kids
Ripon Branch Library
Lego (TM) Club for Kids is a drop-in program that allows kids to make Lego creations with Legos provided by the library. We give the children a theme to spark their creativity and they can spend an hour building whatever their imagination conjures. It's a fun, non-competative afternoon activity ...read more
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 7th.

There will be no Homework Help when Stockton Unifed School District is on break ...read more
Teen Library Council (TLC)
4:00pm
 Teen Library Council (TLC)
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 4:00pm
Manteca Branch Library
The TLC is a group of high school students who want to make an impact on their local library.  In the past they have planned a number of programs such as an ongoing SAT workshop, a workshop for the Futre Health Professionals of America academic contest, and Holiday-themed teen programs.  T...read more
Let’s Chat Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat Conversation Club
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 4:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
If English is your second language, Let's Chat offers a safe place to practice the English language with other learners. Let's Chat meets every Wednesday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm in the Literacy Department (just past the Circulation Desk).
Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Lego Block Party
4:00 -5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 4:00 -5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials.

All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.

 
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 4:30pmCrafters’ Corn
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.
 
April is QUILTING 101 month! 
Crafters Corner is coordinated by Elizabeth, Event Coordinator, White W...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library

Beginner's level yoga and Pilates class 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. ...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 20, 10:00 a.m.
(Thursdays at 10:00, Feb.1 - May 18, 2017)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
On Thursdays, from Febuary 1 - May 18, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., the Maya Angelou Branch Library presents Preschool Storytime. This is a weekly storytime for age...read more
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Branch Library is hosting Toddler and Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy great stories, crafts and playtime. 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 20, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 20, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 20, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time "Pigs"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Pigs"
Thursday, Apr. 20, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and STEAM-related activities and crafts. 
 
Teen Craft Day
3:00 pm
 Teen Craft Day
Thursday, Apr. 20, 3:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Come join the TLC (Teen Library Council) for hodge podge crafts on April 20, 2017 at 3:00 pm! We're bringing out all the crafts for a makerspace-inspired creative time.
Teen Game Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Game Day
Thursday, Apr. 20, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Play your favorite XBox 1 and board games. For teens only!
Teencrafternoon for Tweens and Teens
4:00 p.m.
Teencrafternoon for Tweens and Teens
Thursday, Apr. 20, 4:00 p.m.
(1/19/17, 3/16/17, 4/20/17 & 5/18/17)
Teencrafternoon for
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Interested in craft? Cesar Chavez Central library will host a monthly Teencrafternoon program for any tweens and teens age 10 to 18. Craft themes vary each month.
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017 - theme craft features making paper owls
  • Thursday, March 16, 2...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Apr. 20, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Apr. 20, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
Tween Book Club
4 pm
 Tween Book Club
Thursday, Apr. 20, 4 pm
(January 19, 4 p.m., February 16, 4 p.m., March 16, 4 p.m. April 20, 4 p.m., May 18, 4, p.m., )
Tween Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Meeting every 3rd Thursday of the month at 4 p.m.  Grades 5
Lego Day
4:00 p.m.
 Lego Day
Thursday, Apr. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Time to have a blast and show off your creative building skills! Families are invited to come play and build with Lego sets at the Escalon Library. Let your imagination run wild and see what you can create.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:45 - 7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, Apr. 20, 5:45 - 7:45 p.m.San Joaquin Genealog
Troke Branch Library
Monthy meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society.

VISITORS ARE WELCOME!
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 21, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Basic email
Friday, Apr. 21, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
Troke Branch Library
On the third Friday of each month, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., the Troke Branch Library presents Free Basic Computer Class: Basic Email. Those with little computer experience are encouraged to join this class. Learn how to create an email account, as well as send and receive emails. No reservation...read more
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Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 22, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Enjoy a classic movie or a new favorite. Pop corn will be served!
Fantasy Stitch: Tortilla Cloth Napkins (Puntada Fantasia: Servilleta Para Tortillas) - Embroidery for Beginners
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fantasy Stitch: Tortilla Cloth Napkins (Puntada Fantasia: Servilleta Para Tortillas) - Embroidery for Beginners
Saturday, Apr. 22, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
On Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., the Manteca Library presents Fantasy Stitch: Tortilla Cloth Napkins (Puntada Fantasia: Servilleta Para Tortillas) - Embroidery for Begi...read more
Chess Club
3:00pm-4:30pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 22, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Apr. 22, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to reci...read more
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Free Computer Classes for Teens & Adults
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Free Computer Classes for Teens & Adults
Monday, Apr. 24, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Library will be offering FREE computer classes for teens & adults on the following dates and time: • Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks from the OverDrive - Thursday January 5, 2017 from 10:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
• Basic computer Skills - Thursday January 12
...read more
Reminder! 5th Annual Mountain House Teen Poetry Contest Ends Soon
Reminder! 5th Annual Mountain House Teen Poetry Contest Ends Soon
Monday, Apr. 24,
Mountain House Branch Library
This poetry contest is open to residents of Mountain House, aged 12--19, with library cards in good standing. First, second, and third prize winners will each receive an ebook reader and have their winning poetry on display in the library.  Poetry can be written in any form but must be the orig...read more
Easy Reader Book Club
3:00 pm
 Easy Reader Book Club
Monday, Apr. 24, 3:00 pm
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.

No book club Monday, March 27.
Easy Chapter Books Book Club
3:30
 Easy Chapter Books Book Club
Monday, Apr. 24, 3:30
Tracy Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.

No Monday book club on Mar 27. 
Homework Help (K-12)
3:30pm
 Homework Help (K-12)
Monday, Apr. 24, 3:30pmHomework Help (K-12)
Tracy Branch Library
For K-12.
Homework Help provides drop-in homework assistance to K-12 students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm January 4-May 17, 2017. The assistance is provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Internet, Microsoft Office, and printers are available for students ...read more
Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Maker Mondays
Monday, Apr. 24, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your imagination and creativity to Maker Mondays and build something new and extraordinary! We will provide supplies such as Makerspace or Builderspace activities.

Alternates between builderspace (Legos, Lincoln Logs, etc.) and makerspace (crafts, scicen...read more
Lego Building Fun!
4:00pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Apr. 24, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program.  This program is for 5 year olds and above.  Once we get enough larger Lego/Duplo donations we will open the fun to younger children.
Lathrop Teen Career Workshop
4:00 PM
 Lathrop Teen Career Workshop
Monday, Apr. 24, 4:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Looking for a summer job or a way to build your resume?  Teens can sign up to attend a free workshop on resumes and interview techniques.  Teens please register at the library desk in Lathrop Library.  Limited to the first 20 teens.
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm--7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 24, 5:00 pm--7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Volunteers from Mountain House Youth Action Committee (YAC) are in the library to provide tutoring help for elementary school students in 1st-8th grades. Students wanting help should drop in--help is available on a first-come, first-served basis--and bring their homework with them.
Open Mic Night
5:30-8:00 pm
 Open Mic Night
Monday, Apr. 24, 5:30-8:00 pm
(April 24, May 22, June 26 & July 31)
Open Mic Night
Tracy Branch Library
Come one, come all--all ages invited to the Tracy Library's Open Mic night, a continuation of the Monday Night Open Mic formerly held at the TPAF Playhouse.
 
April 24, 2017 featuring Children's Singalong. All performers welcome; sign up on the clipboard when you come in. ...read more
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Knitting & Crocheting
Monday, Apr. 24, 6:30 pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project. For beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 am
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 10:00 am
(First and last Tuesdays of each month, 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, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the ...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 10:15 am
Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 10:30 am All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! 
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 11:15 am
(Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschooler, age 3-5, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Siblings always welcome! 
Knitting Group
1:00 p.m.
 Knitting Group
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 1:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Knit, socialize and share your techniques with others on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.at the Escalon Branch Library. This group welcomes knitters of all skills.
Lathrop Technology Tuesday
1:00 PM
 Lathrop Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 1:00 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
 
Tech Help Tuesday
1:00 pm
 Tech Help Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
With so many options available for smart phones, tablets, and e-readers, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Your local library staff is here to help! Need assistance with downloading e-books, connecting to social media, or simply understanding how your device works? We'll help you discover how to...read more
LEGO® Building Club
3:30
 LEGO® Building Club
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 3:30LEGO® Building C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Kids and caregivers, come join us as we have fun building and playing with LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks. The library provides the LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks, you provide the creativity! We’ll display your creations online or in the Children’s Room. read more
Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
STEM Program - Microscopic Exploration
4:00pm
STEM Program - Microscopic Exploration
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 4:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:00pm Mountain House Library will host the SJ County Office of Education program "Microscopic Exploration".  In this workshop you will learn how to use a microscope to look at things as tiny as the cells in a leaf to the wings of an insect.  This fr...read more
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
4:00pm
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 4:00pmTeen Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders.
Do you have suggestions for teen programs, services, or books/materials? Do you want to know more about the library services that are currently offered to teens? Join us for an open forum where we can discuss teen services in the library. Note: No meeti...read more
Lego Club
4:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 4:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our LEgo Club and let you imagination go wild! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provde the Legos!!
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
4:30-5:30 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 4:30-5:30 p.m.Teen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library

Join the Teen Advisory Group & help enhance the teen presence in our library!

     *  Assist in planning exciting teen programs!
     *  Advise staff on library purchases of teen books & more.
     *  Make...read more
Adult Coloring Club
5:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Club
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Come and color with us at the Escalon Branch Library on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.  Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as coloring pencils and canyons will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home. 
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 6:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 6:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Parent Cafe
1:30
 Parent Cafe
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 1:30
(Feb 8, 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17)

Tracy Branch Library
Free Giveaways! Free Refreshments!/Premios y Rifas! Gratis! Refrescos, Gratis! 

At the Parent Cafe, we share ideas and information that help us take care of ourselves, raise confident children, and build positive relationships with our children./En el Cafe de Padres, compartimos info...read more
Troke Knitters
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents "Troke Knitters."
Knitting provides many benefits, such as new friendships and benefits for health issues such as pain, depression and stress relief. Our presenter, Martha E. Zetter, Holistic RN, CRM, ...read more
Building Day: Legos and more!
3:00 p.m.
 Building Day: Legos and more!
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Use your imagination to create with Legos! Lego Dulpos also available. All ages are welcomed. 
Homework Help (K-12)
3:30pm
 Homework Help (K-12)
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 3:30pmHomework Help (K-12)
Tracy Branch Library
For K-12.
Homework Help provides drop-in homework assistance to K-12 students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm January 4-May 17, 2017. The assistance is provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Internet, Microsoft Office, and printers are available for students ...read more
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
3:30pm
First Readers Easy Reader Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then read the book again with the group, discuss the book together and do an activity that relates to the book.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Lib...read more
MakerSpace for Kids
3:30 p.m.
 MakerSpace for Kids
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
MakerSpace for Kids is a drop-in program where kids age 8 and up can explore and create freely. We have laptops that can be used to paint, to code, to practice typing, and more. Art materials will be available as well as basic and not-so-basic craft supplies. Also, the 3D printer will be running dur...read more
Homework Help (K-6)
3:30 p.m.
 Homework Help (K-6)
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide free, drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm starting September 7th.

There will be no Homework Help when Stockton Unifed School District is on break ...read more
Teen Library Council (TLC)
4:00pm
 Teen Library Council (TLC)
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 4:00pm
Manteca Branch Library
The TLC is a group of high school students who want to make an impact on their local library.  In the past they have planned a number of programs such as an ongoing SAT workshop, a workshop for the Futre Health Professionals of America academic contest, and Holiday-themed teen programs.  T...read more
Let’s Chat Conversation Club
4:00pm
Let’s Chat Conversation Club
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 4:00pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
If English is your second language, Let's Chat offers a safe place to practice the English language with other learners. Let's Chat meets every Wednesday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm in the Literacy Department (just past the Circulation Desk).
Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Lego Block Party
4:00 -5:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 4:00 -5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Wednesdays from 4:00pm- 5:00pm, the Margaret Troke presents Lego Block Party. Bring your imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials.

All materials will be provided by the library. Lego Block Party is for children ages 3 & up.

 
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
4:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 4:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Crafters’ Corner
4:30pm
 Crafters’ Corner
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 4:30pmCrafters’ Corn
Tracy Branch Library
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.
 
April is QUILTING 101 month! 
Crafters Corner is coordinated by Elizabeth, Event Coordinator, White W...read more
Advanced Readers Book Club
5:00pm
 Advanced Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 5:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Advanced Readers Book Club is for students in grades 5th-7th grades.  A book is given to each student once every two weeks which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together at book club and do an activity related to the boook.  Sponsored by Mountain House Frien...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library

Beginner's level yoga and Pilates class 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. ...read more
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Toddler/Preschool Storytime
 Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 27
Escalon Branch Library
Escalon Branch Library is hosting Toddler and Preschool Storytime on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Come and enjoy great stories, crafts and playtime. 
Preschool Storytime
10:00 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 27, 10:00 a.m.
(Thursdays at 10:00, Feb.1 - May 18, 2017)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
On Thursdays, from Febuary 1 - May 18, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., the Maya Angelou Branch Library presents Preschool Storytime. This is a weekly storytime for age...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers is held every week on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and movement and develop early literacy skills in your young children!<...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 27, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Preschool Storytime
11:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 27, 11:15 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Lathrop Story Time "Rabbits"
1:30 PM
 Lathrop Story Time "Rabbits"
Thursday, Apr. 27, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and STEAM-related activities and crafts. 
Chavez Coloring Club for Adults
2:30 p.m.
 Chavez Coloring Club for Adults
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2:30 p.m.
(Fourth Thursdays, April 27, 2017, May 25, 2017, June 22, 2017)
Chavez Coloring Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
On the fourth Thursday of each month, at 2:30 pm, the Cesar Chavez Central Library presents the Coloring Club. Join us for relaxing fun with colored pencils and intricate coloring des...read more
Teen Movie
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Movie
Thursday, Apr. 27, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch the coolest teen movies at your library! All you can eat popcorn too!
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
3:30 p.m.
Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom
Thursday, Apr. 27, 3:30 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
On Thursday, April 27, at 3:30 p.m. the Maya Angelou Library presents Python Ron's Reptile Kingdom. Python Ron McGee provides a hands-on learning experience into the exciting world of reptiles, insects and arachnids. Don't miss this chance to shake hands with live snakes and spiders! ...read more
Full STEAM Ahead: ART!
3:30 p.m.
 Full STEAM Ahead: ART!
Thursday, Apr. 27, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
For the next few months on the fourth Thursday, we have a S.T.E.A.M. program planned that will focus on the A—the A that stands for ART! Learn about various art techniques, principles, and concepts during this STEAM-driven art program. Learning about art gives us tools that will help us as we ...read more
Homework Helpers
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Apr. 27, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects su...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4:00-6:00
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Apr. 27, 4:00-6:00
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 23, 2016- May 18, 2017, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held...read more
Act!vated StoryTheatre perform "Racing the Troll" and "The Gingerbread Man"
4:00 pm
Act!vated StoryTheatre perform "Racing the Troll" and "The Gingerbread Man"
Thursday, Apr. 27, 4:00 pm Act!vated StoryTheat
Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Library is hosting the nationally touring theatre company Act!vated Story Theatre to perform “Tales Afoot” on Thursday, April 27, 2017. “Tales Afoot” is a highly energized theatrical presentation which features “The Gingerbread Man” and “Racing the...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Want to create or invent your own arts, crafts and tech projects? Drop by the Escalon Branch Library's Makerspace program from 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m on Thursdays. Each participant will have access to a variety of arts, crats and tech materials to work with. Ages 10 and older are welcome. 
Magic Dan
6:00pm
 Magic Dan
Thursday, Apr. 27, 6:00pm
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents " Magic Dan's Magic Show".

Magic Dan captivates children with his amazing magic tricks.

This is a program for the entire family to enjoy.

 
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Friday, Apr. 28, 10:15am
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us every Friday at 10:15 for this half-hour program for preschoolers and their parents. We will share fun, colorful picture books, sing happy songs, and make simple, cute crafts to take home.
Crafty Friday for Adults--DIY Bath & Body Products
10:30 am
Crafty Friday for Adults--DIY Bath & Body Products
Friday, Apr. 28, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Learn to make some scrubs, soaks, bombs & balms with inexpensive ingredients! Space is limited--please sign up at the front desk or call 209-937-8221 and ask for staff at Mountain House.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free Basic Computer Class: Beginning Microsoft Word
Friday, Apr. 28, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Free Basic Computer
Troke Branch Library
Students learn basic document writing on Microsoft Word and other useful tips (how to save on a flash drive, save in a different version of Word, simple formatting skills) to help them with their word processing.
We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEED...read more
Maker Space
3:00 p.m.
 Maker Space
Friday, Apr. 28, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create with a variety of craft items and digital tools. Every Friday at 2:30 p.m. Program is free for all ages.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Friday, Apr. 28, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. 
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them!
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to reci...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 28, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.

May is Scratch month! Learn to program with Scratch. https://scratch....read more
MakerSpace at the Troke Library
3:00-4:30pm
 MakerSpace at the Troke Library
Friday, Apr. 28, 3:00-4:30pm
Troke Branch Library
On Fridays, starting on January 13- May 26, 2017, at 3:00- 4:30 pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents MakerSpace.
This program is designed to encourage children to create, learn and explore computer coding, electronics, circuit boards, arts and more.
The program is designed for children ...read more
Conversation Club
4 p.m.
 Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 28, 4 p.m.
(Friday February 3, 4 p.m., March 3, 17,24, 4 p.m., April 7,14,28, 4 p.m., May 5, 19, 4 p.m., June 9, 16, 30, 4 p.m., July 7, 28 4 p,.m.)
Conversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Big Booksale
10:00am
 Big Booksale
Saturday, Apr. 29, 10:00am
Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Friends of the Library will fill a room full of used books, movies, and movies for you to buy. Items as low as $0.10. Proceeds help purchase materials for the Tracy Branch Library's and fund library programs. Saturday 10:00-3:00pm, Sunday 12:00-3:00pm.
Saturday Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 29, 11:00 a.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Enjoy a classic movie or a new favorite. Pop corn will be served!
Chess Club
3:00pm-4:30pm
 Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 29, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Big Booksale
12:00pm
 Big Booksale
Sunday, Apr. 30, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
The Tracy Friends of the Library will fill a room full of used books, movies, and movies for you to buy. Items as low as $0.10. Proceeds help purchase materials for the Tracy Branch Library's and fund library programs. Saturday 10:00-3:00pm, Sunday 12:00-3:00pm.
      
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