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

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month
Sunday, Sep. 1,
Tracy Branch Library
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! New users at the Tracy Branch will receive a small gift when they sign up for a library card (while supplies last).
Teens Top Ten Raffle
 Teens Top Ten Raffle
Sunday, Sep. 1Teens Top Ten Raffle
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 12-18. August 1 - October 12, 2019WANT TO WIN COPIES OF…?Dance of Thieves, Frat Girl, To Kill a Kingdom, and Speak: The Graphic Novel Read and rate one of the Teens Top 10 nominees to enter our raffle. Entry forms with the list of titles available on the Teen New Book ...read more
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HOLIDAY - LIBRARY CLOSED
 HOLIDAY - LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday, Sep. 2,
Troke Branch Library
CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, Sep. 2
Tracy Branch Library
 
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Sep. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
10:00 am
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 10:00 amEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Chavez Book Club
10:30 am
 Chavez Book Club
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays, August 20 & September 3, 10:30 am)
Chavez Book Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion.  Our selection for September is The Honk and Holler Opening Soon, by Billie Letts.Caney Paxton wanted his cafe to have the biggest and brightest sign in Eastern Oklahoma-the "opening soon" part was supposed to be just a removable, painted notice. But a fatefu...read more
Design Your Own Tea
10:30 am
 Design Your Own Tea
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 10:30 amDesign Your Own Tea
Stribley Micro Library
It's gonna be TEA-licious!
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 10:30amBaby Storytime
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 July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Make a Mug
1:00 pm
 Make a Mug
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 1:00 pmMake a Mug
Stribley Micro Library
Make a custom mug for yourself or a friend
Books in the Barnyard
3:00-4:00 PM
 Books in the Barnyard
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 3:00-4:00 PMBooks in the Barnyar
Fair Oaks Library
Come practice your reading skills with a friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary!
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Happy Something Day: Roald Dahl Day
3:30 pm
Happy Something Day: Roald Dahl Day
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 3:30 pmHappy Something Day:
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month with the Library!
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 4:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Play video games, board games, card games, and eat snacks. ​​​​Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including: Game Days Crafts  STEM projects  Movies Teen Advisory meetingsIf you want to help plan teen programs for the library, give input on book sele...read more
Teen STEAM: Steampunk Jewelry & Sculpture
4:00-5:30pm
Teen STEAM: Steampunk Jewelry & Sculpture
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 4:00-5:30pmTeen STEAM: Steampun
Troke Branch Library
Make jewelry or a small sculpture using 'steampunk' gears, charms and more!Ages 12-17 
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
5:00pm
 Teen Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, Sep. 3, 5:00pmTeen Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
Brainstorming. Event planning. Snacks.Would you like to help plan teen programs for the library? Join the 2019-2020 Teen Advisory Group!Requirements:*Must be 14 or older*Must complete a volunteer application & fingerprinting*Must be available to attend 2019-2020 TAG meetings (typically 1st Tuesd...read more
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 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 donate them to...read more
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Wonder Wednesday - Bath Bombs
3:30 pm
 Wonder Wednesday - Bath Bombs
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Join us in making bath bombs to make your bath more fun! We'll provide all the supplies, including a variety of colors and scents.Younger children should be accompanied by a parent to help.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Pokemon Party
3:30 pm
 Pokemon Party
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 3:30 pmPokemon Party
Stribley Micro Library
Whats better than one Pikachu? PikaTWO!
Book Worms
3:30 pm
 Book Worms
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 3:30 pmBook Worms
Arnold Rue Micro Library
If your child needs some help with their reading skills, we are happy to help!
Lego Building Fun! at MH Firehouse
4:00pm
Lego Building Fun! at MH Firehouse
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 4:00pmLego Building Fun! a
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program at the Mountain House Firehouse room.  This program is for 4 year olds and above.  
DIY Apple Teacher Gift
4:00pm
 DIY Apple Teacher Gift
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us as we make an apple theme gift for your favorite teacher. Open to all ages. Supplies will be provided. 
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
MakerSpace Hour
4:30 pm
 MakerSpace Hour
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 4:30 pm MakerSpace Hour
Troke Branch Library
Makerspace Hour happens monthly, on the first Wednesday afternoon. This program offers S.T.E.A.M. activities (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) in an informal learning environment.
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 4 pm - 5:30 pmHomework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 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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Firefighter Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
10:00am
Firefighter Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
Thursday, Sep. 5, 10:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
Come join us for a special Firefighter Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers.  These will features stories, songs, fingerplays, fire safety tips and a short tour of the firehouse.  Each storytime will last approximately 45 minutes.  Please only attend one o...read more
Bingo for Adults
10:30 AM
 Bingo for Adults
Thursday, Sep. 5, 10:30 AMBingo for Adults
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Love to play bingo?  Like to win free stuff?  Then join us and do both at our monthly bingo!  There will be prizes and books to win.  Come and have fun and meet new people.  This program is free and open to all adults.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 5, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!
Free Computer Classes
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
 Free Computer Classes
Thursday, Sep. 5, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.August 22, 2019 - Basic Computer SkillsAugust 29, 2019 - Beginning Internet ClassSeptember 5, 2019 - Mobile 101*September 12, 2019 - Learning Languages w...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 5, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 5, 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!
World of Wonders: Shells for Preschoolers [REGISTER]
11:00am
World of Wonders: Shells for Preschoolers [REGISTER]
Thursday, Sep. 5, 11:00amWorld of Wonders: Sh
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 2-5. This lesson starts with a reading circle introducing shells and the animals that used to be inside them. Each child then gets a collection of shells and a hand lens.  They spend some time inspecting the shells, sorting them, exploring them, etc.  Then each child can...read more

Firefighter Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
11:00am
Firefighter Storytime at the MH Firehouse Room
Thursday, Sep. 5, 11:00am
Mountain House Branch Library
Come join us for a special Firefighter Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers.  These will features stories, songs, fingerplays, fire safety tips and a short tour of the firehouse.  Each storytime will last approximately 45 minutes.  Please only attend one o...read more
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 5, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Sep. 5, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Afternoon Tea and Coloring
3:30 p.m.
 Afternoon Tea and Coloring
Thursday, Sep. 5, 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!
What’s Cooking? Hit the Trail
3:30 pm
What’s Cooking? Hit the Trail
Thursday, Sep. 5, 3:30 pmWhat’s Cooking
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make your own custom culinary creation!
Crafty Thursdays-Challenge!
4:00-5:30 PM
 Crafty Thursdays-Challenge!
Thursday, Sep. 5, 4:00-5:30 PMCrafty Thursdays-Cha
Fair Oaks Library
What will you create out of the materials provided? Every challenge class has something new and exciting to explore!All material provided.
Shedskin Reptile Show
4:00pm
 Shedskin Reptile Show
Thursday, Sep. 5, 4:00pmShedskin Reptile Sho
Tracy Branch Library
All ages. See over 30 animals which includes snakes (both large and small), a great variety of lizards, turtles, tortoises, frogs, spiders, scorpions and yes, we even bring the hissing cockroach! For an hour you will have a hands on experience that is both educational and fun.
Bilingual Storytime
4:00 pm
 Bilingual Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 5, 4:00 pmBilingual Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime while supporting your child's love of reading!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Sep. 5, 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. Will you test your building skills with Legos? Or create a multifunctioning alarm with our Little Bits? Maybe you will turn you...read more
Books in the Barnyard
4:00 p.m.
 Books in the Barnyard
Thursday, Sep. 5, 4:00 p.m.Books in the Barnyar
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come practice your reading skills with a friend from Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary! Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Sep. 5, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 5, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Eco-space Gardening Program
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 Eco-space Gardening Program
Thursday, Sep. 5, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Expert gardener Melanie Garrity will talk about incorporating native plants into our gardens.
Fire Safety Family Program
6:00pm
 Fire Safety Family Program
Thursday, Sep. 5, 6:00pmFire Safety Family P
Troke Branch Library
In this program, the Stockton firefighters will provide fire safety tips for the entire family. A figherfighter will show up in full gear to show kids how a firefighter looks like in cae of a fire.
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Sep. 6, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Friday, Sep. 6, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Exploring Music
3:00 p.m.
 Exploring Music
Friday, Sep. 6, 3:00 p.m.
(Fridays, September 6 & November 1, 3:00 p.m.)

Thornton Branch Library
Try out different musical instruments.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Sep. 6, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Art Break Day
3:30 p.m.
 Art Break Day
Friday, Sep. 6, 3:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Everyone is invited to sit down, take a break, and make art for FREE! Art Break Day is a global art initiative created by Art is Moving to make art more accessible and inspire daily art making.                  ...read more
Happy Something Day: Cheese Pizza Day
3:30 pm
Happy Something Day: Cheese Pizza Day
Friday, Sep. 6, 3:30 pmHappy Something Day:
Stribley Micro Library
Celebrate a holiday each month with the Library!
Tinker Tots
3:30 pm
 Tinker Tots
Friday, Sep. 6, 3:30 pmTinker Tots
Arnold Rue Micro Library
It's never too early to practice those STEM skills! 
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Sep. 6, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Now Showing!
4:00 p.m.
 Now Showing!
Friday, Sep. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Escalon Branch Library
Join us as we screen a movie in the library! Showtime will be at 4pm. Come early at 3:15pm for fun movie themed crafts. 
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Tech Talks
10:30am
 Tech Talks
Saturday, Sep. 7, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In this Q&A-style class, beginners and intermediate users can get tech questions answered and help with their smart devices.  No registration needed.  Just bring your device and your questions.     
Bingo Club
11:00 am
 Bingo Club
Saturday, Sep. 7, 11:00 amBingo Club
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Bring a friend or make new ones at our monthly bingo club
Crafters Club: Marbling Paint
11:00 am
 Crafters Club: Marbling Paint
Saturday, Sep. 7, 11:00 amCrafters Club: Marbl
Stribley Micro Library
Get a crash course in marbling with paint at the library!
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Sep. 7, 11:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Sep. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Needlepoint 101 (REGISTER)
1:00pm
 Needlepoint 101 (REGISTER)
Saturday, Sep. 7, 1:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For teens and adults. Learn the basics of needlepoint. All materials supplied. Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person, phone (866-805-7323), or online starting August 17, 2019. 

Alchemy of Ancient Egypt
1:00 pm
 Alchemy of Ancient Egypt
Saturday, Sep. 7, 1:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Learn how the Ancient Egyptians used their observations of the natural world to contribute to modern science and language. Program includes a take-home personalized papyrus bookmark. Designed for 5th-8th grade children.
Workshop for Adults: Advance Care Planning
2:00pm
Workshop for Adults: Advance Care Planning
Saturday, Sep. 7, 2:00pmWorkshop for Adults:
Troke Branch Library
The purpose of Advance Care Planning is to educate adults in the importance of planning how we are cared for in all the seasons of our lives. This workshop will be presented by San Joaquin Coalition for Compassionate Care on Saturday, September 7th at 2:00pm. The Coalition's mission is to promot...read more
TinkerSpace & Tech Time
2:30 to 4:00 PM
 TinkerSpace & Tech Time
Saturday, Sep. 7, 2:30 to 4:00 PMTinkerSpace & Tech T
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Do you like putting things together and taking them apart? Kids ages 3 through 12, and their caregivers, are invited to tinker with technology and building tools — including coding and circuitry — in this hands-on free play program.  
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Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Monday, Sep. 9, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Sep. 9, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Sep. 9, 3:00pmKids Book Club
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! Fall Dates: August 12- December 9, 2019. No meeting on 9/2, 10/14, 11/11, or 11/25.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 9, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Sep. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
If you like to play chess, would like to learn to play, or enjoy playing with others, then you will love our chess club!  All levels of experience are welcome.  For kids age 9 and up, teens, and adults.  Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Make or Take
4:00 p.m.
 Make or Take
Monday, Sep. 9, 4:00 p.m.Make or Take
Escalon Branch Library
Love crafting? We do too. Join our adult DIY Make or Take craft program..Don’t have time to stop in? We have you covered. Pick up the month’s craft at your leisure anytime as supplies last.
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 9, 4 pm - 5:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 2, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or when S...read more
Chess Club
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Sep. 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
Jewelry Club
6pm
 Jewelry Club
Monday, Sep. 9, 6pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us the 2nd Monday of every month for Jewelry Club.  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 must be accompanied by an adult.
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English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
10:00 am
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 10:00 amEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
In Stitches Craft Club
10:30 am
 In Stitches Craft Club
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 10:30 amIn Stitches Craft Cl
Stribley Micro Library
No way crochet! 
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 10:30amBaby Storytime
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 July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Make & Take Putty
1:00 pm
 Make & Take Putty
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 1:00 pm
Stribley Micro Library
Make your own scented putty!
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Print Making
3:30 p.m.
 Print Making
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 3:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Print making possibilities for kids taught by Librarian Melinda Kopp.  Sign-ups are required for this program.
Junior Crafters: Flower Power
3:30 pm
 Junior Crafters: Flower Power
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 3:30 pmJunior Crafters: Flo
Arnold Rue Micro Library
It's time for our youngest to shine!  
Teen STEAM: Garden Starter Kit [REGISTER]
4:00pm
Teen STEAM: Garden Starter Kit [REGISTER]
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 4:00pmTeen STEAM: Garden S
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Start your own garden with a starter kit! Pick from a variety of seeds to plant in a 4” pot with waterproof lined trays (so they’re perfect for, and won't damage your windowsill). The starter kit is recyclable and biodegradable, easy to use, and easy to maintain and ...read more

Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
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.  
College and Career Night
5:30-7:00pm
 College and Career Night
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 5:30-7:00pmCollege and Career N
Troke Branch Library
Visit representatives from various colleges and trade schools in the area - find out about programs at each, and plan your future!Colleges represented at the event:  Delta College; University of the Pacific; Humphreys University; CSU-Stanislaus; UEI College; and Career Online HIgh School. 
Teen Locker Magnets
5:30PM
 Teen Locker Magnets
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 5:30PMTeen Locker Magnets
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Paint & decorate magnets that you can hang in your locker or room!  This free program is for tweens & teens ages 11-17.
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Community Connections Seminar (REGISTER)
12:00pm
Community Connections Seminar (REGISTER)
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 12:00pmCommunity Connection
Tracy Branch Library
Are you caring for a loved one? Gain practical information for yourself or to help you become a better family caregiver to your aging loved one. Free seminars are offered in various cities across the Central Valley. To register for an upcoming seminar, call 209.578.6300 or visit hospiceheart.org. Fr...read more
Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Sensory Storytime
1:00 pm
 Sensory Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 1:00 pmSensory Storytime
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Designed for our young patrons with special needs!
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 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 donate them to...read more
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Mason Jar Aquariums
3:30 pm
 Mason Jar Aquariums
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 3:30 pmMason Jar Aquariums
Stribley Micro Library
Just keep swimming! 
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Build with LEGOs! We'll provide the bricks, you provide the imagination.
Color Yourself Happy!
4:00 PM
 Color Yourself Happy!
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 4:00 PMColor Yourself Happy
Weston Ranch Branch Library
We will be coloring 3-D Fall Gardens!  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! 
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 4 pm - 5:30 pmHomework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 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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Coffee & Coloring
10:30 AM
 Coffee & Coloring
Thursday, Sep. 12, 10:30 AMCoffee & Coloring
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us for coffee & coloring every 2nd Thursday of each month.  The library will provide coloring pages and materials. We will brewco­ffee and play some soothing music while you color. You are also welcome to bring your own coloring materials.  This free program is for adults only...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 12, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!
Free Computer Classes
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
 Free Computer Classes
Thursday, Sep. 12, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.August 22, 2019 - Basic Computer SkillsAugust 29, 2019 - Beginning Internet ClassSeptember 5, 2019 - Mobile 101*September 12, 2019 - Learning Languages w...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 12, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 12, 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, Sep. 12, 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. 
Preschool Storytime
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 12, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Sep. 12, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Adult Book Club
3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
 Adult Book Club
Thursday, Sep. 12, 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Love to read books of all types (adult, teen and childrens) and genres (mysteries, biographies, nonfiction)? Love to discuss and share with others your thoughts about the books you read? Then join the Club!  The library book club meets once a month (there is a afternoon and evening discussion)....read more
Game On!! Game Hour!
3:30-5:00PM
 Game On!! Game Hour!
Thursday, Sep. 12, 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
Tin Can Kitchen
3:30 pm
 Tin Can Kitchen
Thursday, Sep. 12, 3:30 pmTin Can Kitchen
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over and make your own upcycled planter and plant some herbs you can cook with at home.
Kids Craft: DIY Dinosaur
4:00pm
 Kids Craft: DIY Dinosaur
Thursday, Sep. 12, 4:00pmKids Craft: DIY Dino
Tracy Branch Library
Youngest recommended age is 8, due to complexity of project. Younger children are welcome, but they must be accompanied by a parent/guardian who can assist them. Build and color your own wooden Pteranodon, Mammoth, Triceratops, or T-Rex. All materials provided. First come, first serve.
Family Storytime
4:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 12, 4:00 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Sep. 12, 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. Will you test your building skills with Legos? Or create a multifunctioning alarm with our Little Bits? Maybe you will turn you...read more
LEGO® Club
4:00 p.m.
 LEGO® Club
Thursday, Sep. 12, 4:00 p.m.LEGO® Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Anything is possible with LEGO®.  We’ll bring the bricks, you supply the imagination.Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Sep. 12, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 12, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
LEGO and Duplo Builders
4:30 p.m.
 LEGO and Duplo Builders
Thursday, Sep. 12, 4:30 p.m.
(August 8, 4:30 p.m. September 12, 4:30 October 10, 4:30 p.m. November 14, 4:30 p.m. December 12, 4:30 p.m.)

Maya Angelou Branch Library
Bring your creativity and enjoy a day of building with Legos and Duplos at the Maya Angelou Library!
Adult Art: Loteria Candles
6:00-7:30 PM
 Adult Art: Loteria Candles
Thursday, Sep. 12, 6:00-7:30 PMAdult Art: Loteria C
Fair Oaks Library
Come enjoy a game of Loteria and make a unique candle to take home!All materials supplied for this adult art program
Mad Science presents: " Spin, Pop, Boom"
6:00pm
Mad Science presents: " Spin, Pop, Boom"
Thursday, Sep. 12, 6:00pmMad Science presents
Troke Branch Library
Enter the Mad Science lab and learn about chemistry while seeing amazing experiments in action. Great family program. 
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Sep. 13, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
All About Baby
10:30 am
 All About Baby
Friday, Sep. 13, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Sep. 13, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Stop by for one-on-one tech assistance.
Crochet Club
12:30 - 2:00 pm
 Crochet Club
Friday, Sep. 13, 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Come join the fun, beginners learn how to crochet or if already experienced, you can bring your own project to work on!Needles and yarn available for beginners to practice with.
International Dot Day Art Celebration at the MH Firehouse
3:00 pm
International Dot Day Art Celebration at the MH Firehouse
Friday, Sep. 13, 3:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Celebrate your freedom of expression and make your mark! We'll start the fun with a reading of The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds and then  explore ways of making art with dots. This program will be held at Mountain House Fire Station, located at 911 S. Tradition St., Mountain House, CA  &nb...read more
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Sep. 13, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
3:30 p.m.
Reading to the Rescue with Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary
Friday, Sep. 13, 3:30 p.m.Reading to the Rescu
Escalon Branch Library
Have you ever read a book to a chicken? Here's your chance. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours and read to the furry and feathered friends of the Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary. All ages are welcome to stop by and practice their reading skills with these barnyard friends. 
Dino Day!
3:30 pm
 Dino Day!
Friday, Sep. 13, 3:30 pmDino Day!
Stribley Micro Library
It's time to get prehistoric! 
Terrarium Plants
3:30 PM
 Terrarium Plants
Friday, Sep. 13, 3:30 PMTerrarium Plants
Cesar Chavez Central Library
If you're not afraid of getting your hands a bit dirty, come join us for a special indoor gardening program at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Friday, September 13 at 3:30 PM. Participants will learn how to plant and take care of an indoor terrarium. Books about planting terrarium are availa...read more
Decorate an Autumn Wreath
3:30PM
 Decorate an Autumn Wreath
Friday, Sep. 13, 3:30PMDecorate an Autumn W
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Paint & decorate your own wooden fall themed sign any way you like it!  Perfect addition to your autumn themed wreath.  This program is free and just for adults!
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Sep. 13, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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SAT/ACT Practice Test (REGISTER)
10:00am
SAT/ACT Practice Test (REGISTER)
Saturday, Sep. 14, 10:00amSAT/ACT Practice Tes
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. Participants will take a full-length computerized practice test (SAT or ACT), receive their score, and suggested study areas. The test takes approximately 4 hours. Bring a pencil and a calculator.Space is limited. Priority is given to those who register in person, by ph...read more

Apple or Pumpkin Pots
11:00 am
 Apple or Pumpkin Pots
Saturday, Sep. 14, 11:00 amApple or Pumpkin Pot
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over and transform a terracotta pot into an apple or pumpkin!
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Sep. 14, 11:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Sep. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Troke Adult Book Club
12:00 p.m.
 Troke Adult Book Club
Saturday, Sep. 14, 12:00 p.m.Troke Adult Book Clu
Troke Branch Library
Love to read? Join the Club! Come and discuss great books, on the second Saturdays of each month in 2019. The book club meets at noon.
Butterfly Craft
2:00 p.m.
 Butterfly Craft
Saturday, Sep. 14, 2:00 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Arts and crafts instructor Victoria Davila will help you create a beautiful three dimensional framed paper butterfly.Sign-ups are required for this program.
Intro to the Art of Designing Teas
2:00 p.m.
Intro to the Art of Designing Teas
Saturday, Sep. 14, 2:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
The Art of Designing Teas is an opportunity to learn to customize your own tea blends or infusions.
Creepy Crawlies Insect Show
2:30 pm
  Creepy Crawlies Insect Show
Saturday, Sep. 14, 2:30 pm Creepy Crawlies Ins
Stribley Micro Library
Get ready to bug out at the Library!
Volunteer Info Session
3:00pm
 Volunteer Info Session
Saturday, Sep. 14, 3:00pmVolunteer Info Sessi
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 14 and older.Learn about the volunteer opportunities at the Tracy Branch Library and get a volunteer application.
Traditional Mexican Dancing
3:00 p.m.
 Traditional Mexican Dancing
Saturday, Sep. 14, 3:00 p.m.Traditional Mexican
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Local dance company, Maria Valdovinos' Ballet Folklorico Raíces Mexicanas (Roots of Mexico), will perform traditional dances from various regions in Mexico. All are welcome to attend this high-energy show!
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Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Monday, Sep. 16, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Zumbini (REGISTER)
11:00am
 Zumbini (REGISTER)
Monday, Sep. 16, 11:00am
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 0-4. Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun! Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person, by phone (866-805-7323), or ...read more

Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Sep. 16, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Sep. 16, 3:00pmKids Book Club
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! Fall Dates: August 12- December 9, 2019. No meeting on 9/2, 10/14, 11/11, or 11/25.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 16, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Sep. 16, 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 p.m.
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 16, 4 pm - 5:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 2, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or when S...read more
Chess Club
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Sep. 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with Cascada de Flores
6:00pm
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with Cascada de Flores
Monday, Sep. 16, 6:00pmCelebrate Mexican In
Troke Branch Library
In celebration of Mexico's Dia de Independencia, the Troke Library will host Cascada de Flores on Monday, September 16. This guitar and vocal duet brings the nostalgic song and traditions of Mexico into simple and beautiful arrangements. Cascada de Flores honors traditions while building multicu...read more
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English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
10:00 am
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 10:00 amEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Bingo Club
10:30 am
 Bingo Club
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 10:30 amBingo Club
Stribley Micro Library
Bring a friend or make new ones at our monthly bingo club
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 10:30amBaby Storytime
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 July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Chavez Book Club
10:30 am
 Chavez Book Club
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays, September 17 & October 1, 10:30 am)
Chavez Book Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come join the discussion! Our selection for October is A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman.Ove is a curmudgeon, the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him ...read more
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Design Your Own Tote Bag
1:00 pm
 Design Your Own Tote Bag
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 1:00 pmDesign Your Own Tote
Stribley Micro Library
It's gonna be TOTE-ally awesome! 
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Teen Strategy Game Club
3:30-5:00 pm
 Teen Strategy Game Club
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 3:30-5:00 pmTeen Strategy Game C
Troke Branch Library
Challenge others while playing strategy board games such as Chess, Settlers of Catan, Labyrinth and more.Or bring your card game decks for tournaments.Ages 10+ 
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Read to a rescued chicken, duck, or whatever barnyard critter tags along!
Tech Time Tuesdays
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Tech Time Tuesdays
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Ripon Branch Library
Drop-in tech help once a month. It's not necessary, but click the register button and tell us about your problem. You can also call 209-937-8221 and ask to speak with Ripon staff regarding Tech Time Tuesday; or, come by the library to drop off your issue beforehand. This way we can get you a tar...read more
Teen STEAM: Paper Quilling [REGISTER]
4:00pm
Teen STEAM: Paper Quilling [REGISTER]
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 4:00pmTeen STEAM: Paper Qu
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Create a beautiful paper quilled design with the ease of an adhesive surface and no glue. Pick from 3 designs to quill (circle, flower or heart). All materials supplied while they last. Priority given to those who register starting August 27, 2019.

Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
International Dot Day 2
4:00 pm
 International Dot Day 2
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 4:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us for a second fun day of Dot Art! Learn more about colors in art by blending paints to make your own glorious dot to take home. Then, make another to hang in the library as part of a bigger dot creation. Yes, make your mark @ your library! This program will be held at the Mountain House Fire ...read more
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 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 donate them to...read more
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Teen Crafternoon - Bath Bombs
3:00 pm
 Teen Crafternoon - Bath Bombs
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 3:00 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Baths are the bomb! Join us for another round of making bath bombs, now with more options for aroma!All materials will be provided.This event will be taking place in the teen center.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Shazam! Movie screening
3:30 pm
 Shazam! Movie screening
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 3:30 pmShazam! Movie screen
Stribley Micro Library
Want to see a magic trick? Ala-SHAZAM! *movie appears*
Book Worms
3:30 pm
 Book Worms
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 3:30 pmBook Worms
Arnold Rue Micro Library
If your child needs some help with their reading skills, we are happy to help! 
Crime Scene Lab Program at the MH Firehouse
4:00pm
Crime Scene Lab Program at the MH Firehouse
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 4:00pmCrime Scene Lab Prog
Mountain House Branch Library
Join MH Library staff at the Mountain House Firehouse to explore the world of the crime scene investigations (CSI).  Learn about fingerprints, shoeprints, facial recognition and more.   It's all happening September 18, 2019 at 4:00pm.
Fair Oaks Game Day
4:00-5:00 PM
 Fair Oaks Game Day
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 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!
Seashell Collage
4:00pm
 Seashell Collage
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 4:00pm
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us as we make and paint a seashell collage to send off the summer season. Open to all ages. Supplies will be provided. 
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Puzzles & Games
4:30 pm
 Puzzles & Games
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 4:30 pmPuzzles & Games
Troke Branch Library
Join us for a relaxing hour of puzzles and board games for all ages.
Lawyers in the Library
4:30pm
 Lawyers in the Library
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 4:30pm
Tracy Branch Library
Lawyers in the Library is a free public legal clinic presented by the San Joaquin County Bar Association. Licensed, practicing attorneys (who are in good standing with the State Bar of California and members of the San Joaquin County Bar Association) volunteer their time in order to briefly assess a...read more
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 4 pm - 5:30 pmHomework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 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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Lotería
10:30 AM
 Lotería
Thursday, Sep. 19, 10:30 AMLotería
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Lotería is similar to Bingo, but uses images on a  deck of cards instead of plain numbers. Learn the meaning of popular Spanish phrases and words, all while competing for fun prizes!Lotería es similar al Bingo, pero usa imágenes en una cubierta de naipes en vez de nú...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 19, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!
Free Computer Classes
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
 Free Computer Classes
Thursday, Sep. 19, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.August 22, 2019 - Basic Computer SkillsAugust 29, 2019 - Beginning Internet ClassSeptember 5, 2019 - Mobile 101*September 12, 2019 - Learning Languages w...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 19, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 19, 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
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 19, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Sep. 19, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Pirate Party
3:30 - 5:00PM
 Pirate Party
Thursday, Sep. 19, 3:30 - 5:00PMPirate Party
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Ahoy, me hearties! Weight anchor and set sail for the library to join our pirate fun as we celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19th at 3:30PM. Come swab the deck, make a craft, and have a Jolly Roger good time. You may even have to walk the plank! Costumes encouraged but not requ...read more
Beauty & the Beast Movie Screening
3:30 pm
Beauty & the Beast Movie Screening
Thursday, Sep. 19, 3:30 pmBeauty & the Beast M
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Enjoy some popcorn and a great flick at the Library!
Cascada de Flores
4:00pm
 Cascada de Flores
Thursday, Sep. 19, 4:00pmCascada de Flores
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. STORY - SONG - DANCE“The Tree & the Donkey Who Loved to Sing” is a bilingual and participatory story exploding with the song, ancient musical instruments, poly-rhythms and sweet characters of Mexican music and dance. In this bilingual family program, you will meet the ...read more
Bilingual Storytime
4:00 pm
 Bilingual Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 19, 4:00 pmBilingual Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Sep. 19, 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. Will you test your building skills with Legos? Or create a multifunctioning alarm with our Little Bits? Maybe you will turn you...read more
Find Art Fun
4:00 p.m.
 Find Art Fun
Thursday, Sep. 19, 4:00 p.m.Find Art Fun
Cesar Chavez Central Library
 Art without limits!  Have fun creating art using whatever objects and tools are available!
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Thursday, Sep. 19, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 19, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Flipbook Animation Workshop
4:00-5:30 PM
 Flipbook Animation Workshop
Thursday, Sep. 19, 4:00-5:30 PMFlipbook Animation W
Fair Oaks Library
FREE Workshops with Fair Oaks Community students making their drawing come to life by creating flip book animations. The workshops for kids ages 7-18 at the Fair Oaks library, are scheduled for September 19 and 26 from 4-5:30 pm call 209-937-8221 to sign up. The workshop at Stribley Center for teens...read more
Genealogical Society Meeting
5:45 pm to 7 pm
 Genealogical Society Meeting
Thursday, Sep. 19, 5:45 pm to 7 pm
(Third Thursdays September 19, October 17, November 21)
Genealogical Society
Troke Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society.
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Sep. 20, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Random Fandom
3:00-4:30 PM
 Random Fandom
Friday, Sep. 20, 3:00-4:30 PM
Fair Oaks Library
Create arts and crafts inspired by your favorite fandoms! 
Rosetta Stone Class
3:00 p.m.
 Rosetta Stone Class
Friday, Sep. 20, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Choose from 30 different languages to learn.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Sep. 20, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Emoji Drawing
3:30 PM
 Emoji Drawing
Friday, Sep. 20, 3:30 PMEmoji Drawing
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tweens and Teens,Express your feeling with Emoji Drawing at the Cesar Chavez Central Library on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 3:30 PM. Supplies and tools will be provided. Anyone age 10 or older is invited to participate. Sign up is not required. This FREE program is sponsored by the Friends of the ...read more
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
3:30 pm
Books in the Barnyard with Harvest Home
Friday, Sep. 20, 3:30 pmBooks in the Barnyar
Stribley Micro Library
Come out of the coop and read a story with us!
Mahjong Meet-Up
3:30 pm
 Mahjong Meet-Up
Friday, Sep. 20, 3:30 pmMahjong Meet-Up
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Play a round of Mahjong with old and new friends!
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USCIS Immigration Services Q&A
10:15am
 USCIS Immigration Services Q&A
Saturday, Sep. 21, 10:15amUSCIS Immigration Se
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Speak with a representative from US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on: Processing times and case status How to petition relatives How to apply for permanent residency How to apply for citizenship and obtain free study materials Get information on other immigration benefitsA...read more
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, Sep. 21, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Join us every 3rd Saturday morning to discuss a new book. Book available at the checkout desk. 
What’s Cooking? Misfortune cookies
11:00 am
What’s Cooking? Misfortune cookies
Saturday, Sep. 21, 11:00 amWhat’s Cooking
Stribley Micro Library
When one door closes, another one opens... to the Library!
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Sep. 21, 11:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
SAT/ACT Study Session
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 SAT/ACT Study Session
Saturday, Sep. 21, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Manteca Branch Library
Take a practice exam for the SAT or ACT. Bring your library card, a laptop or your tablet, or use one of ours.
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Sep. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
SAT/ACT Practice Tests
1:00 - 4:00 PM
 SAT/ACT Practice Tests
Saturday, Sep. 21, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
(7/20/19, 8/31/2019, 9/21/2019, 10/12/2019 & 11/2/2019)
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 and take the SAT and/or ACT practice tests on paper or on a laptop. Taking the practice tests...read more
Adult Tissue Craft [REGISTER]
1:00pm
 Adult Tissue Craft [REGISTER]
Saturday, Sep. 21, 1:00pmAdult Tissue Craft [
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Tissue craft. All materials supplied.

Beginners Yoga Class
2:00 pm
 Beginners Yoga Class
Saturday, Sep. 21, 2:00 pmBeginners Yoga Class
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Stretch, relax, and get fit!
Random Crafts: Papel Picado
2:00-3:00pm
 Random Crafts: Papel Picado
Saturday, Sep. 21, 2:00-3:00pmRandom Crafts:  Pape
Troke Branch Library
Make papel picado from colorful tissue. Explore this fun Mexican folk art.  String several together and decorate your next celebration!All ages welcome! 
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Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Monday, Sep. 23, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Sep. 23, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Sep. 23, 3:00pmKids Book Club
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! Fall Dates: August 12- December 9, 2019. No meeting on 9/2, 10/14, 11/11, or 11/25.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 23, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
Chess Club
4:00 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Sep. 23, 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.
Coventry & Kaluza, Circus Comedians
4:00 p.m.
Coventry & Kaluza, Circus Comedians
Monday, Sep. 23, 4:00 p.m.Coventry & Kaluza, C
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Award-winning circus comedians, Coventry & Kaluza, bring a variety of skills and thrills to their show, such as juggling, hula hooping, music, and plenty of ridiculousness. Fun for children of all ages!
Chess Club
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Sep. 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
Family Music Program: African Village Celebration
6:00pm
Family Music Program: African Village Celebration
Monday, Sep. 23, 6:00pmFamily Music Program
Troke Branch Library
Musician Onye Onyemaechi uses captivating music, native dress and instruments to engage the audience in African drumming and stories. The Drum is the Voice of the Village. Enjoy this program at Troke Library on Monday, September 23rd at 6pm. All ages are welcome.
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English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
10:00 am
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 10:00 amEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
English Conversation Club / Club de Conversación en inglés
English Conversation club
10:30 am
 English Conversation club
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 10:30 amEnglish Conversation
Stribley Micro Library
Practice your English skills!
Preschool Playtime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Playtime
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Have lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.There will be no Preschool Playtime&n...read more
Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 10:30amBaby Storytime
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 July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 10:30 am
Ripon Branch Library
It's Preschool Storytime at the Ripon Library!  Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a very fun time.  For ages 3-5; older siblings welcome.
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome!Note: No storytime July 9, December 24, or December 31, 2019
Clay Time
1:00 pm
 Clay Time
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 1:00 pmClay Time
Stribley Micro Library
Make something beautiful out of clay to take home
Lego Club
3:00 p.m.
 Lego Club
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Build with Legos and more! 
Fair Oaks Story Time
3:00-3:30 PM
 Fair Oaks Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 3:00-3:30 PMFair Oaks Story Time
Fair Oaks Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.  
Crafty kids: Maracas!
3:30 pm
 Crafty kids: Maracas!
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 3:30 pmCrafty kids: Maracas
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft! 
Nerdy Crafty: Super Mario Felt Plushies
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Nerdy Crafty: Super Mario Felt Plushies
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Level up your crafting skill with us and learn how to make your own small Super Mario-themed plushies out of felt. Try making Mario or his trusty dino-companion Yoshi. Recommended for ages 6 and up. 
Teen Movie: Five Feet Apart
4:00pm
 Teen Movie: Five Feet Apart
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 4:00pmTeen Movie: Five Fee
Tracy Branch Library
For Grades 8-12. Teenagers with cystic fibrosis fall in love despite not being able to get too close to each other. Snacks provided. Run Time: 116 minutes. Rated: PG-13
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
4:00 PM
Sewing Basics Class for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 4:00 PMSewing Basics Class
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library offers Sewing Basics class for teens and adults every 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the MakerSpace room on the 2nd floor. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of sewing, including operating a sewing machine, threading a bobbi...read more
Teen Activity Group
4:00-5:00 pm
 Teen Activity Group
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 4:00-5:00 pmTeen Activity Group
Troke Branch Library
Join the Troke Branch Teen Group:   ~ Learn about teen resources at the library   ~ Advise staff about ordering materials for teen collections.   ~ Make new friends!   ~ Fun activities each month!   ~ Snacks, too!Ages 12-17    
Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Stitch & Share
4:30 PM
 Stitch & Share
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 4:30 PMStitch & Share
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring a project to our knitting and crocheting group!  Come and socialize while you work on a new or ongoing project.  From beginners to experts, all levels are welcome.  Exchange ideas and learn new techniques as you get to know one another and work on your creations.  
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Gadget Clinic
1:00 p.m.
 Gadget Clinic
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 1:00 p.m.Gadget Clinic
Escalon Branch Library
Trouble with technology? We can help answer your questions about email, laptops, tablets, iPads, and other electronic gadgets. Stop by the Escalon Public Library Wednesdays between 1pm-6pm for all of your gadget needs.   
Troke Knitters
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 Troke Knitters
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 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 donate them to...read more
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Makerspace
3:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Create what ever your mind can imagine. All ages are welcome. 
Lego Club
3:30 pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 3:30 pm
Ripon Branch Library
Lego Club is for all children one and up.  No sign-up or membership required.  Just drop-in and build something cool!  Each session we come up with a theme to direct the building, but you can make what you want.  All we ask is to share the pieces, help fellow builder, have fun, a...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
DIY Friendship Bracelets
3:30 pm
 DIY Friendship Bracelets
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 3:30 pmDIY Friendship Brace
Stribley Micro Library
Make something special for your closest friend!
Henna Tattoos
4:00 PM
 Henna Tattoos
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 4:00 PMHenna Tattoos
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Join us & choose 1 of 3 different Henna designs offered, from the talented artist of henNAVation!  All ages are welcome, but be prepared to sit still for a bit.  Please sign up online, by phone, or in person.   

Home Work Helpers
4-6 pm
 Home Work Helpers
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 4-6 pmHome Work Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Need help with homework?Bring your homework to the library to get help . Homework Helpers program is for Kindergarten- 5th grade students.Homework Helpers program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session betwee...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Bingo at Troke
4:30 pm
 Bingo at Troke
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 4:30 pmBingo at Troke
Troke 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 to win.  Have fun here and meet new people.  This program is free and open to all.
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 4 pm - 5:30 pmHomework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, do you need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 4, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or...read more
Beginning Yoga and Pilates
6:00 p.m.
 Beginning Yoga and Pilates
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:30 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 26, 10:30 am
Manteca Branch Library
Bring your preschoolers to our storytime, where we ecourage them to develop a love of reading and early literacy through books, rhymes, art, playtime, and more! All ages are welcome!
Free Computer Classes
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
 Free Computer Classes
Thursday, Sep. 26, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Cesar Chavez Central Library will provide free computer classes for adults every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates.August 22, 2019 - Basic Computer SkillsAugust 29, 2019 - Beginning Internet ClassSeptember 5, 2019 - Mobile 101*September 12, 2019 - Learning Languages w...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 26, 10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Free, all-day parking on the lot at Oak and Center streets.
Preschool Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 26, 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
1:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 26, 1:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Share the love of stories with us while reading, singling, playing, and learning. Stay after storytime for a simple craft!All ages are welcome.
Teen Day
3:00 p.m.
 Teen Day
Thursday, Sep. 26, 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Teens only! Play video games and board games, watch teen movies.
Cascada de Flores
3:30 pm
 Cascada de Flores
Thursday, Sep. 26, 3:30 pm
Maya Angelou Branch Library
A marvelous Mexican musical experience.The trio sings and plays a wide varietyof regional Mexican musics. 
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
3:30-4:30PM
Rescue Readers Club with Harvest Home Sanctuary
Thursday, Sep. 26, 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.
Make Your Own Bath Bomb
3:30 pm
 Make Your Own Bath Bomb
Thursday, Sep. 26, 3:30 pmMake Your Own Bath B
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Make a unique bath bomb all your own! 
Junior Gardeners
4:00 p.m.
 Junior Gardeners
Thursday, Sep. 26, 4:00 p.m.Junior Gardeners
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Explore the wonderful world of seeds and plants through hands-on activities. Caregivers come with your children to cultivate a love of gardening and an appreciation for the environment. Presented by Patty Lovato of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Seed Lending Library. Fun for age...read more
Family Movie: Detective Pikachu
4:00pm
 Family Movie: Detective Pikachu
Thursday, Sep. 26, 4:00pmFamily Movie: Detect
Tracy Branch Library
All Ages. Snacks Provided. The world of Pokémon comes to life! The first-ever live-action Pokémon adventure, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” stars Ryan Reynolds as Pikachu, the iconic face of the global Pokémon phenomenon—one of the world’s most popula...read more
Family Storytime
4:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Sep. 26, 4:00 pmFamily Storytime
Stribley Micro Library
Enjoy some books, songs, and playtime!
Makerspace
4:00 p.m.
 Makerspace
Thursday, Sep. 26, 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. Will you test your building skills with Legos? Or create a multifunctioning alarm with our Little Bits? Maybe you will turn you...read more
Math Easy Tutoring
4-6 pm
 Math Easy Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 26, 4-6 pmMath Easy Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Free Math Tutoring for grades 6-12.Math Easy Tutoring program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-6 pm.Program starts on August 27, 2019- May 21, 2020.  There will be no session between Nov 26, 2019- January 2, 2020. 
Flipbook Animation Workshop
4:00-5:30 PM
 Flipbook Animation Workshop
Thursday, Sep. 26, 4:00-5:30 PMFlipbook Animation W
Fair Oaks Library
FREE Workshops with Fair Oaks Community students making their drawing come to life by creating flip book animations. The workshops for kids ages 7-18 at the Fair Oaks library, are scheduled for September 19 and 26 from 4-5:30 pm call 209-937-8221 to sign up. The workshop at Stribley Center for teens...read more
Paint a Bird House ( for children ages 6 & older)
6:00pm
Paint a Bird House ( for children ages 6 & older)
Thursday, Sep. 26, 6:00pmPaint a Bird House (
Troke Branch Library
Children can paint a bird house to take home. Space is limited to first 25 participants. Please arrive early. All supplies will be provided. 
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Family Storytime
10:15
 Family Storytime
Friday, Sep. 27, 10:15
Weston Ranch Branch Library
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Crafty Friday--Decoupage Bangle Bracelets
10:30 am
Crafty Friday--Decoupage Bangle Bracelets
Friday, Sep. 27, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Please join us to make some fun-to-wear bangles with various colorful papers & decoupage techniques. Your finished creation will even be weather resistant--just in case you decide to go dancing in the rain! This program will be held at the Mountain House Fire Station located at 911 S. Tradition ...read more
Drop-In Tech Help
11:00 - 1:00 pm
 Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, Sep. 27, 11:00 - 1:00 pmDrop-In Tech Help
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Stop by for one-on-one tech assistance.
Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, Sep. 27, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 to 18.Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech!3-4:30pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects: Project idea books Craft/art supplies Sewing machine K'nex and L...read more
Crafty Kids: Pinatas!
3:30 pm
 Crafty Kids: Pinatas!
Friday, Sep. 27, 3:30 pmCrafty Kids: Pinatas
Stribley Micro Library
Come over and get messy with an interactive craft! 
Find Art Fun
3:30 pm
 Find Art Fun
Friday, Sep. 27, 3:30 pm
Lathrop Branch Library
Drop-in freeform arts and crafts without limits! We'll provide the supplies and you can make whatever you can think of.
English Conversation Club
4:00pm
 English Conversation Club
Friday, Sep. 27, 4:00pmEnglish Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Self Care Night
7:00 pm
 Self Care Night
Friday, Sep. 27, 7:00 pmSelf Care Night
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Relax and recharge at the library.
Black Panther!
7:00 pm
 Black Panther!
Friday, Sep. 27, 7:00 pmBlack Panther!
Stribley Micro Library
"WAKANDA movie are we watching tonight?""The Black Panther movie!"
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Silkworm Science
10:30 am
 Silkworm Science
Saturday, Sep. 28, 10:30 amSilkworm Science
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Learn all about the life cycle of a silkworm turned butterfly, including their silk-spinning process.
Tech Talks
10:30am
 Tech Talks
Saturday, Sep. 28, 10:30am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In this Q&A-style class, beginners and intermediate users can get tech questions answered and help with their smart devices.  No registration needed.  Just bring your device and your questions.     
Glass painting
11:00 am
 Glass painting
Saturday, Sep. 28, 11:00 amGlass painting
Stribley Micro Library
Try your hand at decorating some custom Glassware
Family Storytime
11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Sep. 28, 11:30 am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
Saturday Movie
12:00 p.m.
 Saturday Movie
Saturday, Sep. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Branch Library
Watch a classic film or new favorite every Saturday. Snacks will be provided. 
Aladdin
12:00 PM
 Aladdin
Saturday, Sep. 28, 12:00 PMAladdin
Linden Branch Library
Watch Aladdin with popcorn and snacks at Linden Library on September 28th!
Self-Defense for Kids
1:00-4:00 PM
 Self-Defense for Kids
Saturday, Sep. 28, 1:00-4:00 PMSelf-Defense for Kid
Fair Oaks Library
Ohana Martial Arts presents techniques for children 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 program is for children 6-17 years old. 
Downton Abbey Tea Party
1:00PM
 Downton Abbey Tea Party
Saturday, Sep. 28, 1:00PMDownton Abbey Tea Pa
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Come join us at Weston Ranch for a spot of tea and delicious treats at a tea party fit for a Crawley.Celebrate the release of the new Downton Abbey movie and discuss your favorite characters and drama.Don your fancy hat and costume if you wish and join us for a fanciful afternoon on September 28th&n...read more

Basic Sewing for children ages 8 & older ( No Exception)
2:00pm
Basic Sewing for children ages 8 & older ( No Exception)
Saturday, Sep. 28, 2:00pmBasic Sewing for chi
Troke Branch Library
Children will learn how to sew a button or hem a pants. All materials will be provided free of charge. Space is limited to the first 20 participants. Please arrive early.
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Toddler Time
10:30-11 AM
 Toddler Time
Monday, Sep. 30, 10:30-11 AMToddler Time
Fair Oaks Library
Early learning and social development for toddlers! Come for the storybook, stay for the educational activities and social time! 
Stay & Play
10:45-11:15am
 Stay & Play
Monday, Sep. 30, 10:45-11:15amStay & Play
Troke Branch Library
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15am starting Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Study Buddies
2:30-4:00 PM
 Study Buddies
Monday, Sep. 30, 2:30-4:00 PMStudy Buddies
Fair Oaks Library
Drop in after school and improve your reading skills by reading to a volunteer, finishing your homework, or just studying to get ahead!For students K-5th grade.
Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, Sep. 30, 3:00pmKids Book Club
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! Fall Dates: August 12- December 9, 2019. No meeting on 9/2, 10/14, 11/11, or 11/25.
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 30, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 student provided by volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use. Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm. Fall Dates: August 12 - December 11, 2019. No sessions 9/2, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 11/27.If you wish to bec...read more
English Conversation Club
3:30 pm to 5 pm
 English Conversation Club
Monday, Sep. 30, 3:30 pm to 5 pmEnglish Conversation
Troke Branch Library
Come to the English Conversation Club to practice your English skills in a fun and low-key setting. This is a free program, and all English-learners are welcome.The program will return from summer break on September 30, 2019. 
STEAM Monday: Bricks4Kidz
4:00-5:00 PM
 STEAM Monday: Bricks4Kidz
Monday, Sep. 30, 4:00-5:00 PMSTEAM Monday: Bricks
Fair Oaks Library
Special STEAM Monday presenter: Bricks4Kidz! Learn about STEAM concepts with Legos!Limit 20, ages 6 and up
Homework Help
4 pm - 5:30 p.m.
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 30, 4 pm - 5:30 p.m.Homework Help
Cesar Chavez Central Library
K-6 graders, need some help with your homework?Teen and adult volunteers will provide drop-in homework assistance to you on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm starting Sept. 2, 2019 in the Children's Program Room. Please note: This program will not run on library closed days or when S...read more
Chess Club
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Monday, Sep. 30, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Chess Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Youth of all skill levels are welcome to learn and play chess every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Chavez Children's Program Room. Join us for some fun and challenge your friends to a game. 
Dia de los Muertos Origami (Family Program)
5:30-6:30pm
Dia de los Muertos Origami (Family Program)
Monday, Sep. 30, 5:30-6:30pmDia de los Muertos O
Troke Branch Library
Make Origami by using " Dia de los Muertos" Theme origami paper. All materials will be provided free of charge.
Movie Documentary: Skid Row
6:00pm
 Movie Documentary: Skid Row
Monday, Sep. 30, 6:00pmMovie Documentary: S
Tracy Branch Library
For Adults. Snacks priovided. Hip-hop artist Pras Michel poses as a homeless man and lives on the streets of L.A. for nine days. Directed by Niva Dorell, Marshall Tyler and Ross Clarke. Run Time: 96 minutes. Rated: R 
     
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