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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
Limit by location:      Limit by audience:
Friday, Mar. 22, 10:15
For ages 0-5. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Friday, Mar. 22, 10:30 a.m. (January 11, February 22, March 22, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26 & August 16, 10:30 a.m.)
Join us for bilingual storytime where we read stories in English and Spanish, and enjoy songs, rhymes and movement on select Fridays each month.

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

Acompáñannos a una Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe cuando leemos a los niños en inglés y español, y disfrutamos de canciones, rimas, y movimiento en varios viernes de cada mes.

Fechas siguientes: 11 de Ene., 22 de Feb., 22 de Mar., 26 de Abr., 24 de Mayo, 28 de Jun., 26 de Julio

 

Friday, Mar. 22, 10:30 a.m.
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/caregiver participation is required. This program is based on "Mother Goose on the Loose" created by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. www.mgol.net
 
Friday, Mar. 22, 10:30 am
Spring has Sprung! Come and make some pretty paper flowers to celebrate! Various papers and other supplies will be provided for up to 20 participants. To sign up, please stop by the Information Desk or call 209-937-8221 and ask for staff at Mountain House. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Friday, Mar. 22, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Did you ever wonder how to download eBooks or eAudiobooks? Would you like to learn how to read magazines for free on your phone or tablet?  Are you dazzled by the array of fun and educational apps available to enjoy library services? Drop by on Friday morning with your device, for some personal assistance with apps. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Friday, Mar. 22, 11:00AM
Join us after storytime for a Stay and Play. Children 5 and under can make new friends as they play with different toys.
Mahjong Meet Up
Arnold Rue Micro Library
Friday, Mar. 22, 11:00 am

Play a round of mahjong with old and new friends!

Friday, Mar. 22, 12:30 PM
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting. Sponsored by Friends of the Linden Library.
Makerspace
Friday, Mar. 22, 3:00pm
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 Legos
  • Snap Circuits and Little Bits Circuit Kit
  • Makey Makey
  • Dash robot (programmable with Blocky)
  • Scientific microscope and slides
  • 3D printer
  • Arduino
  • Computers with internet & printer
  • and more!
Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Anime Cartoon Worksh
Friday, Mar. 22, 3:30 p.m.
Come explore the world of anime with Young Rembrandts! We will spend each day learning about and drawing cartoons in the anime style. We will learn to create our own original anime characters. We will use a variety of facial expressions and action and movement to illustrate our scenes. Suited for children ages 6-12.

Friday, December 28, 2018, 3:30 - 4:30 pm.
Focus: anime style facial features

Friday, January 4, 2019, 3:30 - 4:30 pm.
Focus: full body form

Friday, March 22, 2019, 3:30 - 4:30 pm.
Focus: action scenes Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Friday, Mar. 22, 3:30 pm
Art without limits!

Have fun creating art with us using whatever objects and tools are available on the day.
Books in the Barnyar
Stribley Micro Library
Friday, Mar. 22, 3:30 pm
Spend some time with a friendly rescued rooster or get to know a rascally rabbit.
English Conversation
Friday, Mar. 22, 4:00pm
For Adults. Practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Saturday, Mar. 23, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Saturdays at 10 a.m., Feb 9, 16, & 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30)
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $55,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. No appointment is needed.

Offered Mondays from 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. & Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. excluding Feb 11, Feb 18, and April 6.
Mountain House Frien
Saturday, Mar. 23, 10:00am-3:00pm
The Mountain House Friends of the Library will be having their $5.00 a bag spring booksale, March 23, 2019, 10am-3pm.  Their will be newer and slightly used items for sale.  Please come and support the Friends in their efforts to raise funds to support library programs.  See their website for more information about the MH Friends of the Library: http://mhlibraryfriends.com/ 
  Sponsored by MH Friends of the Library.
Saturday, Mar. 23, 10:30 AM
Storytime for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.  Sponsored by Friends of the Linden Library.
Adult Story Hour
Stribley Micro Library
Saturday, Mar. 23, 11:00 am
Come enjoy some conversation and some stories.
Tinker Tots
Stribley Micro Library
Saturday, Mar. 23, 11:00 am
All 0-5 year olds are welcome to this STEM-centered playtime!
Family Storytime
Saturday, Mar. 23, 11:30 a.m.
Storytime for all ages with stories, poetry, songs, and so much more.
 

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

Seed Planting Worksh
Saturday, Mar. 23, 12:00 pm
Join us for a hands-on experience. Spring planting leads to a summer harvest! You will learn the basics of seed starting and get a chance to plant some seeds in containers you can take home. All materials will be provided but space is limited. Ages 12 and up.
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