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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

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

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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Apr. 1, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Toddler Stay and Play
10:30-11:00 AM
 Toddler Stay and Play
Monday, Apr. 1, 10:30-11:00 AMToddler Stay and Pla
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social development!

 
Family Yoga
11:00am
 Family Yoga
Monday, Apr. 1, 11:00amFamily Yoga
Tracy Branch Library
Children and caregivers are welcome to join us for a gentle family yoga session! 
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Monday, Apr. 1, 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
(Mondays at 12 p.m., Feb 4 & 18, March 4, 11, 18, & 25, April 1 & 8)

Manteca Branch Library
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $55,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. No appointment i...read more
Paint Party
2:30 PM
 Paint Party
Monday, Apr. 1, 2:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 1, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Apr. 1, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Spring Dates: January 7 - May 20, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, or 4/22.
Clowning Around With Ravioli!
3:30 pm
 Clowning Around With Ravioli!
Monday, Apr. 1, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
What better way to spend April Fools Day than with an actual clown?! This program will be fun for all ages.
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Apr. 1, 3:30 p.m.
(Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm)

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

Starting November 5, 2018, every Monday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a ...read more
Poetry Craft
4:00 pm
 Poetry Craft
Monday, Apr. 1, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
During Maker Monday lets celebrate Poetry Month and craft our own poem.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Apr. 1, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Apr. 1, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 1, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Homework Helpers Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Monday, Apr. 1, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
(Mondays, March 4--May 6, 5:00--7:00 pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Free Computer Classes
6:00 - 7:30 PM
 Free Computer Classes
Monday, Apr. 1, 6:00 - 7:30 PMFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.
April 1, 2019 - Rosetta Stone
April 8, 2019 - Accessing Library Digital Collection
April 15, 2019 - Google Docs Basics
April 22, 2019 - Begin...read more
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30am
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch!
Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 
Note: No storytime on 1/1/19.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

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Book Discussion Group
10:30 am
 Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays, March 19 & April 2, 10:30 am)
Book Discussion Grou
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion.  Our selectoin for April is The Kitchen House, by Kathleen Grissom.

When a white servant girl violates the order of plantation society, she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people she has come to call her family. Orphaned w...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 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. 
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Stribley Micro Library

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

Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!
Note: No session on 1/1/19.
CookBook Club
11:30 a.m.
 CookBook Club
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 11:30 a.m.CookBook Club
Escalon Branch Library
Love cooking and trying out different recipes? Want to sha...read more
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library

Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.

 

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Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
5-6-7 Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 5-6-7 Book Club
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
What's better than reading a really good book? How about sharing that reading experience with a group of readers?  That is exactly what the 5-6-7 Book Club readers do! Once a month, on the last Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. we meet for a lively discussion (and pizza of course) facilitated by Librari...read more
Makerspace
4:00PM
 Makerspace
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 4:00PM
(9/04/18 9/18/18)

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

Every other Tuesday. Program free for all ages.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Teen S.T.E.A.M.
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
 Teen S.T.E.A.M.
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

Explore S.T.E.A.M. projects: design, create, build!  Meets the first Tuesday of the month.

Ages 12 - 17
SJ Pride Center @ The Library
4:00pm
 SJ Pride Center @ The Library
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 4:00pmSJ Pride Center @ Th
Tracy Branch Library
Meet San Joaquin Pride Center staff members, inquire about services and events, or engage in counselling from 4:00-6:00pm.
Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Homework Helpers Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Wednesday, Apr. 3Drawing Class: Expre
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

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

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 1:30Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

Puppet Art Theater presents: Cinderella
3:00 p.m.
Puppet Art Theater presents: Cinderella
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
The classic tale, told Puppet Art Theater style. Cinderella wants to attend the ball and dance the night away. Unfortunately her step mother and awful step sisters conspire against Cinderella and is it up to her Fairy Godmother to get her to the Ball. Will Cinderella get to dance the night away? Wil...read more
Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
LEGO Club
3:30 pm
 LEGO Club
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
LEGOs: Anything is possible.
We'll bring the bricks. You supply the imagination.
The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at the Lathrop Library.
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Color Yourself Happy!
4:30-5:30PM
 Color Yourself Happy!
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 4:30-5:30PMColor Yourself Happy
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Today's theme is Spring.  Open to anyone who enjoys coloring for relaxation or creative expression.  We offer a variety of color books and coloring supplies, but you are welcome to bring your own! 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Collaborative Connection
4:30p.m.
 Collaborative Connection
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 4:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive, video-streamed series for ESL adults to learn about community and library resources.  Open to all who are interested in practicing English in a safe, fun environment.
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 6:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Bingo for Adults
10:30-11:30 AM
 Bingo for Adults
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30-11:30 AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Love to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our monthly bingo!  There will be prizes and books to win.  Come and have fun and meet new people.  This program is free and open to all adults.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 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
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, Apr. 4, 11:00amComputer Q&A
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. A staff member will be available for an hour to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it. First Thursday of the month.

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Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Apr. 4, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Afternoon Tea and Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Afternoon Tea and Coloring
Thursday, Apr. 4, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
You're invited.  
To rest, relax, socialize with friends, nibble treats, color a little picture and sip some fancy tea.  Release a little stress and join us!
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 4, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Books in the Barnyard
4:00 p.m.
 Books in the Barnyard
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4:00 p.m.Books in the Barnyar
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come practice your reading skills with a friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary!
 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.<...read more

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

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

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Soda Bottle Rockets
4:00pm
 Soda Bottle Rockets
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 3-6. The World of Wonder Science Museum presents Soda Bottle Rocketry. Using plastic bottles, water, and compressed air, students learn about aerodynamics as they design, test, modify, and launch rockets to high altitudes. 1hr 30 min.

Space is limited. Priority is given to thos...read more
Teen Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Puppet Art Theater/ The Boy Who Cried Wolf
6:00pm
Puppet Art Theater/ The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Thursday, Apr. 4, 6:00pmPuppet Art Theater/
Troke Branch Library
Puppet Art Theater presents: " The Boy Who Cried Wolf" on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 6 pm at Margaret Troke Library.
This is a great family program.

 
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Apr. 5, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Friday, Apr. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Apr. 5, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us after storytime for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, Apr. 5, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
English Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 5, 12:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 5, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!
3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
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Now Showing!
4:00 p.m.
 Now Showing!
Friday, Apr. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library

Join us as we screen a movie in the library! Showtime will be at 4pm. Come early at 3:15pm for fun movie themed crafts....read more

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Adult Craft: Woodcarving
10:15am
 Adult Craft: Woodcarving
Saturday, Apr. 6, 10:15amAdult Craft: Woodcar
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Learn about woodcarving and make a fun beginner's project. Bring a pocket knife. Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323).
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 6, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Crafters Club: Glass Etching
11:00 am
 Crafters Club: Glass Etching
Saturday, Apr. 6, 11:00 amCrafters Club: Glass
Stribley Micro Library
Make something new!
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 6, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.<...read more

Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
How to Make Fishing Lures
1:00PM
 How to Make Fishing Lures
Saturday, Apr. 6, 1:00PMHow to Make Fishing
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Learn how to make your own fishing lures.
[CANCELED] Adult Craft: Paper Flowers
1:00pm
[CANCELED] Adult Craft: Paper Flowers
Saturday, Apr. 6, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Make a colorful arrangement of flowers using gift tissue paper.
SAT/ACT Practice Tests
1:00 - 4:00 PM
 SAT/ACT Practice Tests
Saturday, Apr. 6, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
(2/2/19, 3/2/20194/6/2019, 5/4/2019 & 6/1/2019)
SAT/ACT Practice Tes
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens,
Are you familiar with the process of taking the SAT or ACT test?
Are you ready to take any of those tests?
If you answer "NO" to either question above, come to the Cesar Chavez Central Library on every 1st Saturday of the month and take the SAT and/or ACT practice tes...read more
TinkerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 to 4:00 PM
 TinkerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Apr. 6, 2:30 to 4:00 PMTinkerSpace & Tech T
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 6, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Apr. 7, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. We'll even teach you to play. 12:00-3:00pm.

Text @tracyteens to 81010...read more
Mind-Body Wellness Workshops
3:15-4:45pm
 Mind-Body Wellness Workshops
Sunday, Apr. 7, 3:15-4:45pm
(Sundays, March 17, 3:15 p.m. April 7 &21, 3:15 p.m.)
Mind-Body Wellness W
Mountain House Branch Library
Eliminate stress with breathing techniques and meditation.  Join us at these Mind-Body Wellness Workshops to learn the process and techniques that help this to happen.  Workshops are presented by The Art of Living (www.ArtofLiving.org) are FREE&nb...read more
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Apr. 8, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Monday, Apr. 8, 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
(Mondays at 12 p.m., Feb 4 & 18, March 4, 11, 18, & 25, April 1 & 8)

Manteca Branch Library
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $55,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. No appointment i...read more
Paint Party
2:30 PM
 Paint Party
Monday, Apr. 8, 2:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 8, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Apr. 8, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Spring Dates: January 7 - May 20, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, or 4/22.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 8, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adu...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Apr. 8, 3:30 p.m.
(Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm)

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

Starting November 5, 2018, every Monday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a ...read more
Make or Take
4:00 p.m.
 Make or Take
Monday, Apr. 8, 4:00 p.m.Make or Take
Escalon Branch Library
Love crafting? We do too. Join our adult DIY Make or Take craft program April 8th @ 4pm.
Don’t have time to stop in? We have you covered. Pick up the month’s craft at your leisure anytime from April 8-13 as supplies last.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Apr. 8, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

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

Jewelry Club
4pm
 Jewelry Club
Monday, Apr. 8, 4pmJewelry Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us the 2nd Monday of every month for Jewelry Club from 4-5:30pm.  Make earrings, necklaces, or bracelets!  Some materials will be supplied but you are welcome to bring your own.  No registration required.   Children 10 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Apr. 8, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Maker Space Monday Kid’s Edition
4:00 p.m.
Maker Space Monday Kid’s Edition
Monday, Apr. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 8, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Homework Helpers Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Monday, Apr. 8, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
(Mondays, March 4--May 6, 5:00--7:00 pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Free Computer Classes
6:00 - 7:30 PM
 Free Computer Classes
Monday, Apr. 8, 6:00 - 7:30 PMFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.
April 1, 2019 - Rosetta Stone
April 8, 2019 - Accessing Library Digital Collection
April 15, 2019 - Google Docs Basics
April 22, 2019 - Begin...read more
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 10:30am
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch!
Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 
Note: No storytime on 1/1/19.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

<...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 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
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!
Note: No session on 1/1/19.
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Fair Oaks Family Storytime
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Family Sto
Fair Oaks Library

Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.

 

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Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
A Chick is Born
3:30 pm
 A Chick is Born
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Witness the life-cycle of a chick with staff from New Mettle Farms!  WARNING possible cuteness overload: If conditions are right, there might even be live chicks! Grades K and up.
Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego Club and let your imagination go wild!  Build something new every other week based on the featured theme.  We'll provide the Legos!!
Junior Science Lab
4:00 p.m.
 Junior Science Lab
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4:00 p.m.Junior Science Lab
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Junior scientists, hold onto your lab coats as we dive into adventures with S.T.E.A.M. - ...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Play video games, board games, card games, and eat snacks. 
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Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:
  • Game D
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Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Homework Helpers Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Paint Party
5:30-7:00 p.m.
 Paint Party
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library

Paint a lovely still-life to completion by the end of the program!  No previous painting experience necessary. 

Snack while you paint, and enjoy the music!

Teen and Adults.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
6:00 p.m.
Escalon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
The monthly meeting of the Escalon Chamber of Commerce, held in the Escalon Community room
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Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Wednesday, Apr. 10Drawing Class: Expre
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

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

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 1:30Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

Conservation Ambassadors
3:00 p.m.
 Conservation Ambassadors
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Conservation Ambassadors will be bringing the zoo to the library. Learn about a variety of different animals that come from different parts of the world. 
Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens &...read more
Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Wonder Wednesday - Magical Magnets
3:30 pm
Wonder Wednesday - Magical Magnets
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Come and learn about the amazing, magical world of magnets from The World of Wonders Science Museum.

Recommended K-3rd Grade.

Space is limited. Sign up at the customer service desk.
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Introduction to Sewing with Delia Davila
4:00-5:00 PM
Introduction to Sewing with Delia Davila
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4:00-5:00 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
This is an introductory class to learn how to use a sewing machine.  Participants will learn the proper usage, threading, etc. and make a small bag.  Signups only, in person, online, or by phone.  This free class is for ages 12 & up.  

Fair Oaks Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Game Day
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4:00-5:00 PMFair Oaks Game Day
Fair Oaks Library
Join us for our monthly game day! Each month we'll have board, card, or video games available for the whole family to play!
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Collaborative Connection
4:30p.m.
 Collaborative Connection
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 4:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive, video-streamed series for ESL adults to learn about community and library resources.  Open to all who are interested in practicing English in a safe, fun environment.
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
All About Baby
10:30 a.m.
 All About Baby
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 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
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Family Yoga
11:00am
 Family Yoga
Thursday, Apr. 11, 11:00amFamily Yoga
Tracy Branch Library
Children and caregivers are welcome to join us for a gentle family yoga session! 
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Thursday, Apr. 11, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutti...read more
Book Discussion Group
3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
 Book Discussion Group
Thursday, Apr. 11, 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Love to read?  Join the Club!
Second Thursdays of each month, join us to discuss a great book.

Thursday, April 11,  3:00 p.m.  and  6:00 p.m.
Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk
Game On!! Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Game Hour!
Thursday, Apr. 11, 3:30-5:00PMGame On!!  Game Hour
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for Family Game Time! Choose a board game from our selection and start playing!
 
Play with your family or friends, or make new friends
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 11, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Family Game Time
4:00 p.m.
 Family Game Time
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:00 p.m.Family Game Time
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Families, stop by to enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Children's Room. Play games such as Apples to Apples, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Connect 4, The Game of Life, Jenga, Monopoly, Operation, Pictionary, Sorry, and Trouble. C...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Kids Craft: Easter Door Hangers
4:00pm
 Kids Craft: Easter Door Hangers
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Create your own decorate Easter-themed door hanger.
Teen Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
LEGO and Duplo Builders
4:30 p.m.
 LEGO and Duplo Builders
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:30 p.m.
(January 10, 4:30 p.m. March 14, 4:30 p.m. April 11, 2019 May 16, 2019)
LEGO and Duplo Build
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your creativity and enjoy a day of building with Legos and Duplos at the Maya Angelou Library!
Tech Time Thursday
4:30-5:30 PM
 Tech Time Thursday
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:30-5:30 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Do you have questions or need help starting up your device? Do you need help with creating an email? Come by on Thursdays at 4:30pm and we can help answer you questions. 
Super-Size Game Night
6:00pm
 Super-Size Game Night
Thursday, Apr. 11, 6:00pmSuper-Size Game Nigh
Troke Branch Library
on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 6 pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents:" Super-Size Game Night". The entire family is invited to play fun games such as giant Jenga, Boggle and Twister.

 
Scottish Club monthly meeting
6:00 p.m.
 Scottish Club monthly meeting
Thursday, Apr. 11, 6:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly Meeting of the Scottish Club in the Escalon Library community room.
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Apr. 12, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Apr. 12, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us after storytime for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, Apr. 12, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
English Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 12, 12:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Learn Another Language with Rosetta Stone
3:00 p.m.
Learn Another Language with Rosetta Stone
Friday, Apr. 12, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Try out Rosetta Stone and choose from several languages to learn from. 
STEM Fun Friday
3:00 pm
 STEM Fun Friday
Friday, Apr. 12, 3:00 pmSTEM Fun Friday
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to have a fun time learning about this month's STEM project.  For 7 year olds and above. It all happens at 3:00pm on February 8, April 12, and May 10, at the Mountain House Library.  Check the paper calendar for projects.  Space is limited so pre-registration is suggested.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 12, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!
3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Teencrafternoon - Spring Craft
3:30 - 4:30 PM
 Teencrafternoon - Spring Craft
Friday, Apr. 12, 3:30 - 4:30 PMTeencrafternoon - Sp
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come make paper fans and/or umbrellas for your home decorations this spring at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Friday 4/12/2019 at 3:30 PM. Supplies and light refreshment will be provided. Anyone ages 10 to 18 is invited. Registration is not required. A FREE public parking lot is located across ...read more
Fantabulous Fridays~Spring Button Craft
3:30 PM
Fantabulous Fridays~Spring Button Craft
Friday, Apr. 12, 3:30 PMFantabulous Fridays~
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for our adult crafting hour!  We will be decorating egg or bunny templates with buttons, perfect for Spring and/or Easter.  All supplies are included in this free program.  
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, Apr. 12, 3:30 p.m.Reading to the Rescu
Escalon Branch Library
Have you ever read a book to a chicken? Here's your chance. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours and read to the furry and feathered friends of the Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary. 

All ages are welcome to stop by and practice their reading skills with these barnyard frie...read more
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 12, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Kid Science with the Girl Scouts
10:00am
Kid Science with the Girl Scouts
Saturday, Apr. 13, 10:00amKid Science with the
Tracy Branch Library
The Girl Scouts will be here to lead you in a fun science craft! All kids are welcome. 
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 13, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Basic Computer Skills
10:30am
 Basic Computer Skills
Saturday, Apr. 13, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Basic Computer Skills class is designed for people who need to learn how to use the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with computer terminologies and applications.

No registration required.  Adul...read more
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 13, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.<...read more

Family Movie Day
12:00 PM
 Family Movie Day
Saturday, Apr. 13, 12:00 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come enjoy a movie with your family at the Linden Branch Library. Movies are rated PG.
Troke Adult Book Club
12:00 p.m.
 Troke Adult Book Club
Saturday, Apr. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The group meets at noon on the second Saturday of every month.

Pick up your book at the meeting the month before or at the checkout desk at the Troke Library!
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
1:00pm-2:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game Club (TCG)
Saturday, Apr. 13, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Love Pokemon?  Join other Pokemon fans to learn more, trade cards, and have FUN from 1-2:30 October 13, 2018.  Hope to see you there.
Needlepoint Basics
1:00pm
 Needlepoint Basics
Saturday, Apr. 13, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Learn the basics of needlepoint. All materials supplied. Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323). Adult-orientated, but children age 10+ can attend if accompanied by an adult.
Paws 4 Reading
1:00 pm
 Paws 4 Reading
Saturday, Apr. 13, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Dogs are great listeners and love to have kids read to them. This fun program will improve the reading skills of your children.
Lego Block Party
2:00pm
 Lego Block Party
Saturday, Apr. 13, 2:00pm
(Saturdays, Feb 9,2019, March 23, 2019 & April 13, 2019 at 2:00pm)
Lego Block Party
Troke Branch Library
Bring you imagination and have fun building with Legos, Duplos and other building materials. Lego Block party is for children ages 3 and older.
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 13, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
Music Game Day
4pm
 Music Game Day
Saturday, Apr. 13, 4pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come by as we play games such as Rock Band, Dance Dance Revolution, and Drop Mix against other teens. This program is open to teens only. 
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Egg Hunt in the Library
 Egg Hunt in the Library
Monday, Apr. 15Egg Hunt in the Libr
Tracy Branch Library
If you visit the library this week (April 15-21), look for one of our hidden plastic eggs and bring it to the check out desk for a treat!
You can turn in one egg per visit. All ages.
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Apr. 15, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Zumbini®
11:00am
 Zumbini®
Monday, Apr. 15, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library

Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst for kids ages 0-4, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes o...read more

Paint Party
2:30 PM
 Paint Party
Monday, Apr. 15, 2:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 15, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Apr. 15, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Spring Dates: January 7 - May 20, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, or 4/22.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 15, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adu...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Apr. 15, 3:30 p.m.
(Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm)

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

Starting November 5, 2018, every Monday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a ...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Apr. 15, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Apr. 15, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Apr. 15, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Apr. 15, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program.  This program is for 4 year olds and above.  We are still taking donations of Legos and Duplos so we can build bigger and better projects.  ...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 15, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Homework Helpers Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Monday, Apr. 15, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
(Mondays, March 4--May 6, 5:00--7:00 pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Free Computer Classes
6:00 - 7:30 PM
 Free Computer Classes
Monday, Apr. 15, 6:00 - 7:30 PMFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.
April 1, 2019 - Rosetta Stone
April 8, 2019 - Accessing Library Digital Collection
April 15, 2019 - Google Docs Basics
April 22, 2019 - Begin...read more
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Egg Hunt in the Library
 Egg Hunt in the Library
Tuesday, Apr. 16Egg Hunt in the Libr
Tracy Branch Library
If you visit the library this week (April 15-21), look for one of our hidden plastic eggs and bring it to the check out desk for a treat!
You can turn in one egg per visit. All ages.
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30am
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch!
Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 
Note: No storytime on 1/1/19.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

<...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 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. 
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Stribley Micro Library

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

Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!
Note: No session on 1/1/19.
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Clay Coral Reef Creation
3:30 pm
 Clay Coral Reef Creation
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Learn how to make a coral reef from clay during this art program taught by Miss Margie.  For children in grades 3 and up.  Registration required, space is limited so please sign your child up at the info desk.
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.Teen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library

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

NEW GAMES!  NEW TIME!
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4:00 - 5:30 pm
(4/16/19, 5/21/19, 6/18/19 & 7/16/19)
Sewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every 3rd Tuesday (4/16/19, 5/21/19, 6/18/19 & 7/16/19) from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operatin...read more
Alchemy of Ancient Egypt with New Mettle Farms
4:00 p.m.
Alchemy of Ancient Egypt with New Mettle Farms
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4:00 p.m.Alchemy of Ancient E
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Learn about how the Ancient Egyptians used their observations of the natural world and began studying, experimenting, and developing contributions to linguistics, chemistry, medicine, engineering, and astrology. Students will become modern day alchemists by experiencing hands-on stations that explor...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Getting A Summer Job
4:00pm
 Getting A Summer Job
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 9-12. Learn what you need to get a summer job, including how to complete applications and create resumes.
Shedskin Reptiles
4:00pm
 Shedskin Reptiles
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4:00pmShedskin Reptiles
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for an hour of hands on, educational and fun experiences with reptiles of all kinds.  Shedskin will bring over 30 animals which includes snakes (both large and small), a great variety of lizards, turtles, tortoises, frogs, spiders, scorpions and yes, they even bring the hissing cockroac...read more
Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Homework Helpers Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Gentle Yoga & Meditation
5:45pm
 Gentle Yoga & Meditation
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 5:45pmGentle Yoga & Medita
Tracy Branch Library
For Teens & Adults. Join us for gentle yoga and meditation. Bring your own mat or beach towel.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Wednesday, Apr. 17Drawing Class: Expre
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Egg Hunt in the Library
 Egg Hunt in the Library
Wednesday, Apr. 17Egg Hunt in the Libr
Tracy Branch Library
If you visit the library this week (April 15-21), look for one of our hidden plastic eggs and bring it to the check out desk for a treat!
You can turn in one egg per visit. All ages.
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

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

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 1:30Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens &...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Color Yourself Happy!
4:30 PM
 Color Yourself Happy!
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:30 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library

Open to anyone who enjoys coloring for relaxation or creative expression.  We offer a variety of color books and coloring supplies, but you are welcome to bring your own! 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Collaborative Connection
4:30p.m.
 Collaborative Connection
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive, video-streamed series for ESL adults to learn about community and library resources.  Open to all who are interested in practicing English in a safe, fun environment.
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
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Egg Hunt in the Library
 Egg Hunt in the Library
Thursday, Apr. 18Egg Hunt in the Libr
Tracy Branch Library
If you visit the library this week (April 15-21), look for one of our hidden plastic eggs and bring it to the check out desk for a treat!
You can turn in one egg per visit. All ages.
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 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
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Preschool Storytime
1:30 PM
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 1:30 PM
Lathrop Branch Library

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Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 18, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
LEGO® Club
4:00 p.m.
 LEGO® Club
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:00 p.m.LEGO® Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Anything is possible with LEGO®.  We’ll bring the bricks, you supply the imagination.

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets....read more
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Lego Builder’s Club
4:00pm
 Lego Builder’s Club
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 0-12. Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for an hour of building with Legos and Duplos. Children have the opportunity to put their creations on display in the library.

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Teen Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Tech Time Thursday
4:30-5:30 PM
 Tech Time Thursday
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:30-5:30 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Do you have questions or need help starting up your device? Do you need help with creating an email? Come by on Thursdays at 4:30pm and we can help answer you questions. 
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
5:45-7:45 p.m.
San Joaquin Genealogical Society
Thursday, Apr. 18, 5:45-7:45 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society. VISITORS ARE WELCOME!
Open Mic Poetry
6pm
 Open Mic Poetry
Thursday, Apr. 18, 6pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Are you interested in poetry?  Do you want to share your creativity with others?  Join us for Open Mic Poetry at Cesar Chavez Central Library on April 18<...read more


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Egg Hunt in the Library
 Egg Hunt in the Library
Friday, Apr. 19Egg Hunt in the Libr
Tracy Branch Library
If you visit the library this week (April 15-21), look for one of our hidden plastic eggs and bring it to the check out desk for a treat!
You can turn in one egg per visit. All ages.
Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Apr. 19, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Crafty Friday for Adults--Paper Collage Envelopes
10:30 am
Crafty Friday for Adults--Paper Collage Envelopes
Friday, Apr. 19, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Make your own pretty envelopes with various papers using collage techniques. A variety of papers and other supplies will be provided for up to 20 participants. To sign up, please stop by the Information Desk or call 209-937-8221 and ask for staff at Mountain House.
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Apr. 19, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us after storytime for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, Apr. 19, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
English Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 19, 12:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 19, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!
3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
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Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Friday, Apr. 19, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Stribley Micro Library
Spend some time with a friendly rescued rooster or get to know a rascally rabbit....read more
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 19, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Egg Hunt in the Library
 Egg Hunt in the Library
Saturday, Apr. 20Egg Hunt in the Libr
Tracy Branch Library
If you visit the library this week (April 15-21), look for one of our hidden plastic eggs and bring it to the check out desk for a treat!
You can turn in one egg per visit. All ages.
SAT/ACT Practice Test
9:00am
 SAT/ACT Practice Test
Saturday, Apr. 20, 9:00am
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person or by phone (866-805-7323).
Participants will take a full-length computerized practice test (SAT or ACT), receive their score, and suggested study areas. The test takes ap...read more
Genealogy Workshop
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Workshop
Saturday, Apr. 20, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
"Internet Research"

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

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

Fo...read more
Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
10:00 a.m.
 Oak Valley Art Society Meeting
Saturday, Apr. 20, 10:00 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the Oak Valley Art society in the Escalon Library community room.
Yoga For Success
10:20am
 Yoga For Success
Saturday, Apr. 20, 10:20am
Mountain House Branch Library
This yoga session is provided by an ISHA volunteer.  It offers simple, yet powerful yoga postures to bring stability and balance into your life.  To find out more go to ...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 20, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Tinker Tots
11:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Saturday, Apr. 20, 11:00 amTinker Tots
Stribley Micro Library
All 0-5 year olds are welcome to this STEM-centered playtime!
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Apr. 20, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us every 3rd Saturday morning to discuss a new book. Book available at the checkout desk. 
Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 20, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.<...read more

Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Women’s Self-Defense Class (New Date)
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Women’s Self-Defense Class (New Date)
Saturday, Apr. 20, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Ohana Martial Arts presents techniques and tips for women with positive, practical, and effective ways to think, move, and speak to stay safe in challenging personal safety situations.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. This free class is for adults. Please arrive early. Sp...read more
STEAM Saturday~Jelly Beans & Peeps
1:00-2:00 PM
STEAM Saturday~Jelly Beans & Peeps
Saturday, Apr. 20, 1:00-2:00 PMSTEAM Saturday~Jelly
Weston Ranch Branch Library
SCIENCE*TECHNOLOGY*ENGINEERING*ART*MATH

We will be using jelly beans and peeps to make fun structures, using the engineering concept of STEAM.  All materials are included in this free program open to all ages.
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Apr. 20, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Egg Hunt in the Library
 Egg Hunt in the Library
Sunday, Apr. 21Egg Hunt in the Libr
Tracy Branch Library
If you visit the library this week (April 15-21), look for one of our hidden plastic eggs and bring it to the check out desk for a treat!
You can turn in one egg per visit. All ages.
Magic The Gathering
12:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Sunday, Apr. 21, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 12 and up. Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. We'll even teach you to play. 12:00-3:00pm.

Text @tracyteens to 81010...read more
Mind-Body Wellness Workshops
3:15-4:45pm
 Mind-Body Wellness Workshops
Sunday, Apr. 21, 3:15-4:45pm
(Sundays, March 17, 3:15 p.m. April 7 &21, 3:15 p.m.)
Mind-Body Wellness W
Mountain House Branch Library
Eliminate stress with breathing techniques and meditation.  Join us at these Mind-Body Wellness Workshops to learn the process and techniques that help this to happen.  Workshops are presented by The Art of Living (www.ArtofLiving.org) are FREE&nb...read more
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Apr. 22, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Paint Party
2:30 PM
 Paint Party
Monday, Apr. 22, 2:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 22, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
A Chick’s Life Cycle
2:30 pm
 A Chick’s Life Cycle
Monday, Apr. 22, 2:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Come and learn about all the stages of development and the needs a mama hen is able to mee to make sure their chicks safely hatch.

Recommened K-2nd Grade.

Presented by New Mettle Farms
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Apr. 22, 3:30 p.m.
(Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm)

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

Starting November 5, 2018, every Monday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a ...read more
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Apr. 22, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

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

Mad Science presents Up, Up, and Away!
4:00 p.m.
Mad Science presents Up, Up, and Away!
Monday, Apr. 22, 4:00 p.m.Mad Science presents
Cesar Chavez Central Library
This spellbinding special event introduces you to the principles of gases and pressure. Blast into the world of air pressure, aerodynamics, and physics in this exciting show. Inflate a giant airbag with one breath, see a real hovercraft in action, and shoot toilet paper 50 feet into the air while le...read more
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Apr. 22, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Apr. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Movie Documentary: Running Wild
4:00pm
 Movie Documentary: Running Wild
Monday, Apr. 22, 4:00pmMovie Documentary: R
Tracy Branch Library
Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde (2013): A documentary that chronicles a cowboy's triumph in his quest to protect wild horses and the American West. Snacks provided.
Homework Helpers Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Monday, Apr. 22, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
(Mondays, March 4--May 6, 5:00--7:00 pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Free Computer Classes
6:00 - 7:30 PM
 Free Computer Classes
Monday, Apr. 22, 6:00 - 7:30 PMFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.
April 1, 2019 - Rosetta Stone
April 8, 2019 - Accessing Library Digital Collection
April 15, 2019 - Google Docs Basics
April 22, 2019 - Begin...read more
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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:30am
Tracy Branch Library
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch!
Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: age 0-2; older siblings welcome! 
Note: No storytime on 1/1/19.
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

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All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 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. 
Adult Story Hour
11:00 am
 Adult Story Hour
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 11:00 amAdult Story Hour
Stribley Micro Library
Come enjoy some conversation and some stories....read more
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!
Note: No session on 1/1/19.
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Sewing Workshops with Delia Davila
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Sewing Workshops with Delia Davila
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 3:00 - 5:00 PM
(Thursdays 4/23/19 & 4/30/19 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM)
Sewing Workshops wit
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and learn how to make a blouse pattern and sew with Delia Davila at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Thursdays 4/23/19 and 4/30/19 from 3 to 5 PM. Anyone age 14 and older is invited to attend these workshops. Registration is required as class space is limited. Participants must attend sewing...read more

Lego Club
4:00-5:00PM
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:00-5:00PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come to our Lego Club and let your imagination go wild!  Build something new every other week based on the featured theme.  We'll provide the Legos!!
DIY Studio
4:00 p.m.
 DIY Studio
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:00 p.m.DIY Studio
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon DIY Studio and design your own amazing creations from bath bombs to neon signs. All materials will be provided. See you there!
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.Teen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library

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

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

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Find Art Fun - Springtime Art!
4:00pm
 Find Art Fun - Springtime Art!
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:00pmFind Art Fun - Sprin
Mountain House Branch Library
Find Art Fun is for attendees to have fun creating art with whatever objects and tools are made available.  This month's activity is Sprintime Painting for 4 year olds and above We will be making Salt Watercolor Rainbows and doing Tul...read more
Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Homework Helpers Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Gentle Yoga & Meditation
5:45pm
 Gentle Yoga & Meditation
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 5:45pmGentle Yoga & Medita
Tracy Branch Library
For Teens & Adults. Join us for gentle yoga and meditation. Bring your own mat or beach towel.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Drawing Class: Expressive Drawing
Wednesday, Apr. 24Drawing Class: Expre
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library

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

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
1:30
 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 1:30Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahea
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library for a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematic) themed craft.
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Troke Knitters
Troke Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. the Margaret K. Troke Branch Library presents the Troke Knitters Program.

The Troke Knitters gather primarily to make knitted goods suitable for charitable causes in our community. Participants may keep their products for their own use or do...read more
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library

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

Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Easy Readers Book Club
3:30pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 3:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Lego Club
3:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
LEGO Club
3:30 pm
 LEGO Club
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
LEGOs: Anything is possible.

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

The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at the Lathrop Library.
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Pop Bottle Firefly
4:00pm
 Pop Bottle Firefly
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Ever seen a firefly? Come by on this day as we make a bottle version of a firefly to take home and light up the dark nights. All supplies will be provided. Open to all ages. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Collaborative Connection
4:30p.m.
 Collaborative Connection
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 4:30p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
An interactive, video-streamed series for ESL adults to learn about community and library resources.  Open to all who are interested in practicing English in a safe, fun environment.
MakerSpace Hour
6:00 p.m.
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Troke MakerSpace Hour provides a place, materials, and equipment for people of all ages to exercise creativity, explore technology, share ideas, and work collaboratively. Each week, we will feature a different theme. Please see the Extended Description, to view a list of themes for this month....read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Beginner's level yoga and Pilates will help you relax and renew your body and spirit!  Taught by certified instructor Susan McClanahan, this weekly class has been offered for over 10 years and continues to draw new participants.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.&n...read more
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 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
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 10:30a.m. for storytime. Share the joy and love of stories and encourage early literacy in your little one with books, finger plays, activities, and more! All ages are welcome!
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Homeshool Hangout
1:30 pm
 Homeshool Hangout
Thursday, Apr. 25, 1:30 pmHomeshool Hangout
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Calling all homeschooling families!
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30-4:30PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, Apr. 25, 3:30-4:30PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a book or borrow one of ours and read to a furry friend!  Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary brings a different farm animal each month, perfect for you or your child to become aquainted with a farm animal they might not normally come into contact with.  All ages welcome.
Video Game Face-Off
3:30 pm
 Video Game Face-Off
Thursday, Apr. 25, 3:30 pmVideo Game Face-Off
Arnold Rue Micro Library

The title...read more

Family Storytime
3:30 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 25, 3:30 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Read books, sing songs, and spend time with your future bookworm during this family-centered program!<...read more
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Are you ready to become a STEAM Explorer? 
Join the Escalon Library Thursdays at 4:00p.m. for our Makerspace. Explore, discover and create with a multitude of supplies....read more
Family Game Day at the Library!
4:00 p.m.
 Family Game Day at the Library!
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4:00 p.m.
(January 24, 4 p.m. February 28, 4 p.m. March 28, 4 p.m. April 25, 4 p.m. May 23, 4 p.m.)
Family Game Day at t
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Enjoy a day of fun and excitement at the Maya Angelou Library!  Bring your friends and family and enjoy playing an assortment of your favorite games.  Refreshments will be provided.
Find Art Fun
4:00 p.m.
 Find Art Fun
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4:00 p.m.Find Art Fun
Cesar Chavez Central Library
 Art without limits!  Have fun creating art using whatever objects and tools are available!
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Family Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet
4:00pm
Family Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4:00pmFamily Movie: Ralph
Tracy Branch Library
Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG): Six years after the events of "Wreck-It Ralph," Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure. Snacks provided.
Teen Day
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Tech Time Thursday
4:30-5:30 PM
 Tech Time Thursday
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4:30-5:30 PM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Do you have questions or need help starting up your device? Do you need help with creating an email? Come by on Thursdays at 4:30pm and we can help answer you questions. 
Build a Terrarium ( Ages 8 & Older)
6:00pm
Build a Terrarium ( Ages 8 & Older)
Thursday, Apr. 25, 6:00pmBuild a Terrarium (
Troke Branch Library
On Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents: " Build a Terrarium" for children ages 8 & older. Learn about how to taking care of a plant and make a cute Terrarium to take home.

Please arrive early since the space is limited to first 25 particip...read more
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Apr. 26, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Bilingual Storytime - Vamos a Leer
10:30 a.m.
Bilingual Storytime - Vamos a Leer
Friday, Apr. 26, 10:30 a.m.
(January 11, February 22, March 22, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26 & August 16, 10:30 a.m.)

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

Upcoming dates: Jan. 11, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, and Apr. 26, May 24, Jun. 28, Jul. 26

Acompáñannos a una Hora de Cuentos Bil...read more
Stay and Play
11:00AM
 Stay and Play
Friday, Apr. 26, 11:00AM
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us after storytime for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Appy Hour at Troke
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Appy Hour at Troke
Friday, Apr. 26, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal...read more
English Conversation Club
12:30 PM
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Apr. 26, 12:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Learning Express job and education help
3:00 p.m.
Learning Express job and education help
Friday, Apr. 26, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Learn how to get online help with resumes, SATs, and the GED test. Learning Express is free to use with a library card. 
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Apr. 26, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.
Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!
3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
...read more
Find Art Friday
3:30 pm
 Find Art Friday
Friday, Apr. 26, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Art without limits!

Have fun creating art with us using whatever objects and tools are available on the day.
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM
 Preschool Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 27, 10:30 AM
Linden Branch Library
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Loteria
11:00 am
 Loteria
Saturday, Apr. 27, 11:00 amLoteria
Stribley Micro Library
Try your hand at this game of chance!...read more
Mahjong Meet Up
11:00 am
 Mahjong Meet Up
Saturday, Apr. 27, 11:00 amMahjong Meet Up
Arnold Rue Micro Library

Play a ro...read more

Family Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 27, 11:30 a.m.Family Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
 

Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.<...read more

Family Movie Day
12:00 PM
 Family Movie Day
Saturday, Apr. 27, 12:00 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come enjoy a movie with your family at the Linden Branch Library. Movies are rated PG.
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Apr. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Adult Makerspace
1:00pm
 Adult Makerspace
Saturday, Apr. 27, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
Create your own project using past craft day supplies. 
Home Improvement 101
1:00 PM
 Home Improvement 101
Saturday, Apr. 27, 1:00 PMHome Improvement 101
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Learn how to fix things around your home with our hands on workshop.  Then stay and ask our expert questions.  This program is free and open to teens & adults.    
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Mighty Meeples
12:00pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, Apr. 28, 12:00pm
Tracy Branch Library

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

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Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Monday, Apr. 29, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

Troke Branch Library
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.
We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.
Name tags are given to kid...read more
Paint Party
2:30 PM
 Paint Party
Monday, Apr. 29, 2:30 PM
Linden Branch Library
Come to the Linden Branch Library after school and paint for fun!
Homework Helpers
2:30-4:00 PM
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Apr. 29, 2:30-4:00 PMHomework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Are you in grades K-5 and need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you! 
Students must bring their homework. Tutor.com and Learning Express information will be available for students to utilize outside the library!

Homework...read more
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Apr. 29, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades K-5. Read a new Accelerated Reader Book each week and meet to discuss it. Includes a fun craft or activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! Spring Dates: January 7 - May 20, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, or 4/22.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 29, 3:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Spring Dates: January 7 - May 22, 2019. No meeting on 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 4/1, 4/3, 4/22, or 4/24.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adu...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 p.m.
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Apr. 29, 3:30 p.m.
(Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm)

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

Starting November 5, 2018, every Monday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, come to the Margaret Troke Branch Library to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a ...read more
STEAM Mondays
4:00-5:00 PM
 STEAM Mondays
Monday, Apr. 29, 4:00-5:00 PMSTEAM Mondays
Fair Oaks Library
Every STEAM Monday, we'll have activities that focus on different aspects of STEAM. We'll also host guest speakers who will have new and interesting ways to look at the world around us.

STEAM Mondays are the last Monday of the month.
Maker Monday
4:00 pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Apr. 29, 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library

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

Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the MakerSpace at the Cesar Chavez Library
Monday, Apr. 29, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.Exploring the MakerS
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teens and Adults,
You're invited to the MakerSpace room located on the 2nd floor at the Cesar Chavez Central Library, where you can explore high tech equipment like 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator), virtual reality headset and gear (Oculus Rift), electronic cutting machine (Cricu...read more
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Apr. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Apr. 29, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Teen volunteers provide drop-in homework assistance to K-6th grade students in the Children's Program Room. Students should bring their homework assignments with them.

Please note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or when Stockton Uni...read more
Homework Helpers Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Monday, Apr. 29, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
(Mondays, March 4--May 6, 5:00--7:00 pm)

Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Free Computer Classes
6:00 - 7:30 PM
 Free Computer Classes
Monday, Apr. 29, 6:00 - 7:30 PMFree Computer Classe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.
April 1, 2019 - Rosetta Stone
April 8, 2019 - Accessing Library Digital Collection
April 15, 2019 - Google Docs Basics
April 22, 2019 - Begin...read more
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Genealogy Helpers
10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Helpers
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library

Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor o...read more
Preschool & Toddler Storytime
10:15 am
 Preschool & Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10:15 am
( Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:15am)

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

<...read more
All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 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. 
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Stribley Micro Library

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

Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!
Note: No session on 1/1/19.
Tech Know-How
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Tech Know-How
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in tech help for everday questions with patient, friendly staff, every Tuesday at the Lathrop Library.
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Cinderella Around the World
3:00
 Cinderella Around the World
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 3:00Cinderella Around th
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Explore one of the best-known fairy tales, Cinderella. Many cultures have their own versions, and we'll travel the globe highlighting a couple. After discovering and comparing stories, children will create their own version to share with others. Afterward, everyone is invited to watch the 1997 m...read more
Sewing Workshops with Delia Davila
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Sewing Workshops with Delia Davila
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 3:00 - 5:00 PM
(Thursdays 4/23/19 & 4/30/19 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM)
Sewing Workshops wit
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come and learn how to make a blouse pattern and sew with Delia Davila at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Thursdays 4/23/19 and 4/30/19 from 3 to 5 PM. Anyone age 14 and older is invited to attend these workshops. Registration is required as class space is limited. Participants must attend sewing...read more

5-6-7 Book Club
3:30 p.m.
 5-6-7 Book Club
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
What's better than reading a really good book? How about sharing that reading experience with a group of readers?  That is exactly what the 5-6-7 Book Club readers do! Once a month, on the last Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. we meet for a lively discussion (and pizza of course) facilitated by Librari...read more
Family Film: Cinderella
4:00 p.m.
 Family Film: Cinderella
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 4:00 p.m.Family Film: Cindere
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Everyone is invited to watch the 1997 musical fantasy television film Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. 
Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
4-6 pm
 Homework Helpers (K-5th grade).
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 4-6 pmHomework Helpers (K-
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 - May 23, 2019 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist yo...read more
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
4-6 pm
Math Easy Tutoring (Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring (
Troke Branch Library
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 21, 2018 to May 23 2019, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy Tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is strug...read more
Knitting and Crocheting
4:30 PM
 Knitting and Crocheting
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 4:30 PMKnitting and Crochet
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Homework Helpers Tutoring
5:00 to 7:00 pm
 Homework Helpers Tutoring
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Bring your homework & get some help! Knowledgeable teen volunteers help children K-5th grade with math, language arts, science, etc. No need to sign up--it's first come, first served, helping as many as we can.
Teen Job Workshop
5:30-6:30
 Teen Job Workshop
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 5:30-6:30
Troke Branch Library

Need a job to pay for your next trip or savings for college?  Explore your skills and how they can be used when applying for jobs.  Learn Information on writing resumes and cover letters, filling out applications and interview tips.

 
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
    
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