Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library’s main branch – known as Stockton Public, Central, and now as Cesar Chavez Central – turns 50 on September 19, 2014. In celebration of its 50 years serving the residents of Stockton and San Joaquin County, the Friends of the Stockton Public Library are sponsoring a special party that evening from 5-7 pm. This free event will feature speakers, a historical photograph display, refreshments, and fun activities for children. Everyone is invited.
The Cesar Chavez Central Library is a part of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library and is located at 605 N. El Dorado Street in Stockton. For more information, call (209) 937-8221 or (866) 805-7323. Visit the Library’s website at www.ssjcpl.org
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About the library
The Cesar Chavez Library offers a circulating collection of library materials in English. Other circulating materials are available in Spanish, Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Vietnamese, Japanese and Filipino.
We also offer over 20 computer workstations with Microsoft Office 2002 (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Internet use, two Microsoft Word dedicated computers, six computers for children under the age of 12, printing, and free Wi-Fi service.
Newspapers and magazines are available for browsing.
The library also has a reference collection, five self-service express checkout machines, a book magnifier, four copy machines and four microfilm reader/printers.
There are typewriters available on a first come-first served basis.