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Free Programs by the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library

CHILDREN'S/TEEN/ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE M.K. TROKE LIBRARY

 

The M.K. Troke Branch Library presents this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Reading is so Delicious!” from June 1 * July 31. The Summer Reading Program is to encourage everyone to read during the summer months.  The library will host a variety of themed activities for children, teens, and adults that encourage and support a love of reading. Participants also can win prizes for reaching their reading goals.

In addition to the Children's Summer Reading Program, the Library also offers Adult and Teen Summer Reading Program with the same theme.  Sign up for Summer Reading today, and get your family signed up, too!

Themed events include:

  • June 6, 2013 6:00 p.m. Summer Reading Kickoff
  • June 13, 2013 5:00 p.m. The Serpentarium
  • June 20, 2013 6:00 p.m. Tony Borders
  • June 22, 2013 11:00 a.m. Paws to Read
  • June 27, 2013  6:00 p.m. Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library Cooks!
  • July 11, 2013  6:00 p.m. Busy Bee Dogs
  • July 18, 2013 6:00 p.m. Wild Things, inc.
  • July 20, 2013 11:00 a.m. Paws to Read
  • July 25, 2013  6:30 p.m. End of Summer Reading Celebration

SUMMER READING CLUB AT THE MAYA ANGELOU BRANCH LIBRARY


On Thursdays, June 1-July 31 , at 3:30 p.m., the Maya Angelou Branch Library presents the Summer Reading Program with the theme "Reading Is So Delicious!".  The schedule for the free and entertaining special programs is:

  • June 6  Ventriloquist Steve Chaney & Cornelius Crow - 3:30 PM
  • June 13    Wild Things Animal Education Program - 3:30 PM
  • June 18    SSJCPL Cooks Family Program  - 5:00 PM
  • June 20    Puppet Art Theater presents "Little Red Riding Hood"  - 3:30 PM
  • June 27    Jagged Lines of Imagination Drawing Program -  3:30 PM
  • July 11    Brian Scott Magic Program -  3:30 PM
  • July 18    The Serpentarium Living Reptile Museum  - 3:30 PM
  • July 25    Ice Cream Social  - 3:30PM

CHILDREN'S SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE TRACY BRANCH LIBRARY


The Tracy Branch Library presents this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Reading is so Delicious!” from June 1 * July 31. The Summer Reading Program is to encourage everyone to read during the summer months.  The library will host a variety of themed activities for children, teens, and adults that encourage and support a love of reading. Participants also can win prizes for reaching their reading goals.

In addition to the Children's Summer Reading Program, the Library also offers a Adults/Teen Summer Reading Program with the same theme.  Sign up for Summer Reading today, and get your family signed up, too!

Themed events include:

  • June 1st 2:00 p.m. Summer Reading Kick-Off
  • June 13th  4:00 p.m.  Puppet Art Theater - Hansel and Gretel
  • June 20th  4:00 p.m.   SSJCPL Cooking Show and Activities
  • June 27th  4:00 p.m.  Sparkles the Clown
  • July 11th  4:00 p.m.   Cookie Decorating (sign-up at the Circulation Desk)
  • July 18th  2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.   Shedskin Reptile Program
  • July 25th  4:00 p.m.  Magician Brian Scott
  • August 8th  3:00 p.m.  Summer Reading Celebration

Reading is Delicious! AT THE LINDEN BRANCH LIBRARY


Throughout June and July, the Linden Branch will be presenting a variety of family friendly programs to celebrate summer reading for teens themed “Reading is Delicious!”. Teens will earn prizes for the reading that they do during the summer.  What is even better is teens can participate in fantastic programs all summer long*absolutely free!
The following is a list of fun programs for you to mark on your calendar!

Wednesday June 12th at 2:30 pm: Tye Dye Time!  Bring something you want to make new and exciting with the tye dye technique.  Ages 12 and up.

Thursday July 11th at 2:00pm: Join cartoonist Stephen Bentley, creator of “Herb and Jamal” to learn about the art of cartooning and to develop your artistic skills!

Wednesday July 24th at 2:30 pm: Design your own “Duct Tape Wallet”! Come and learn how to design your own indestructible wallet made out of duct tape.  Ages 12 and up.


ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAMS AT THE MANTECA BRANCH LIBRARY


The Manteca Library presents this year's "Reading Is So Delicious" Summer Reading Program. Summer Reading runs June 1 through July 31 and encourages everyone of all ages to continue reading during the summer. The Library will host a variety of activities for children, teens, and adults that encourage and support a love of reading.

Join us for Adult Summer Reading as the American Red Cross presents timely information for helping families stay safe and healthy during emergency situations, the Manteca Camera Club hosts workshops on Photoshop techniques, and Master Gardeners continue their popular program series with information on water saving garden methods and
converting a turf lawn into an easily managed landscape.    

Adult Summer Reading Programs:

  • Saturday, June 8   2:00 p.m.   American Red Cross: "Be Red Cross Ready For Families"
  • Saturday, June 15  10:30 a.m.  Master Gardeners: "Saving Water, Saving Money"
  • Saturday, June 15  2:00 p.m.   American Red Cross: "Senior Resilience"
  • Saturday, June 22 10:00 a.m.  Camera Club: "Beginning Photoshop"
  • Saturday, June 22  2:00 p.m.   American Red Cross: "Flood Ready"
  • Saturday, July 13  10:00 a.m.  Camera Club: "Intermediate Photoshop"
  • Saturday, July 20  10:30 a.m.  Master Gardeners: "Mow No More"

Continue the learning by checking out books, reviewing online databases, and searching the Internet * all for free at your local public library!

 

TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE RIPON MEMORIAL LIBRARY


The Ripon Branch Library presents this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Reading is so Delicious!” from June 1 * July 31. The Summer Reading Program is to encourage everyone to read during the summer months.  The library will host a variety of themed activities for children, teens, and adults that encourage and support a love of reading. Participants also can win prizes for reaching their reading goals.

In addition to the Teen Summer Reading Program, the Library also offers a Children's and Adults Summer Reading Program with the same theme.  Sign up for Summer Reading today, and get your family signed up, too!

Themed events include:

  • Tuesday June 4 2:00 p.m. Kick Off party with Video Games
  • Tuesday June 11 2:00 p.m. Craft Program
  • Tuesday June 18 2:00 p.m. Movie Matinee
  • Tuesday June 25 2:00 p.m. Craft program
  • Tuesday July 9  2:00 p.m. Craft program
  • Tuesday July 16 2:00 p.m. Video Games
  • Tuesday July 23 - 2:00 p.m. Movie Matinee
  • Tuesday, July 30 2:00 p.m. Finale Party

ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE MARGARET TROKE BRANCH LIBRARY


The Troke Branch Library presents this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Reading is so Delicious!” from June 1 * July 31. The Summer Reading Program is to encourage everyone to read during the summer months.  The library will host a variety of themed activities for children, teens, and adults that encourage and support a love of
reading. Participants also can win prizes for reaching their reading goals.

In addition to the Adult Summer Reading Program, the Library also offers a Children's & Teen Summer Reading Program with the same theme.  Sign up for Summer Reading today, and get your family signed up, too!

Themed events include:

June 4th & July 2nd 4:30 PM - TROKE MYSTERY BOOK CLUB - Meet with other mystery lovers and discuss some delicious mystery novels!

2nd & 4th Wednesdays in June and July, 2:00 PM - STITCH, KNIT, AND QUILT CLUB AT TROKE - Come do your knitting, crocheting, and other needlework in the company of others!

June 8th & July 13th, 12:00 PM - TROKE ADULT BOOK CLUB - Come and discuss good fiction books in a wonderful setting!  Share your love of reading with new friends!  

July 6th, Saturday, 2:00 PM - SUMMER READING LECTURE FEATURING DON MOYER, AUTHOR OF THE BOOK "TIGHT LINES:  OBSERVATIONS OF AN OUTDOOR PHILOSOPHER"   


TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE MANTECA BRANCH LIBRARY


The Manteca Branch Library presents this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Reading is so Delicious!” from June 1 * July 31. The Summer Reading Program is to encourage everyone to read during the summer months.  The library will host a variety of themed activities for children, teens, and adults that encourage and support a love of reading. Participants also can win prizes for reaching their reading goals.

In addition to the Teen Summer Reading Program, the Library also offers a Children's and Adults Summer Reading Program with the same theme.  Sign up for Summer Reading today, and get your family signed up, too!

Themed events include:

  • Thursday, June 13    2:00 P.M.    Video Game Day
  • Thursday, June 27    2:00 P.M.    Anime Movie Show
  • Thursday, July 11     2:00 P.M.     Video Game Day
  • Thursday, July 25     2:00 P.M.    Anime Movie Show

READING IS SO DELICIOUS AT THE CESAR CHAVEZ CENTRAL LIBRARY


The Cesar Chavez Central Library welcomes one and all to participate in the 2013 Summer Reading Program. The program runs from June 1 through July 31, and children, teens, and adults can stop by any SSJCPL branch library and pick up a reading log. Follow the reading instructions and return the completed log to the library for wonderful prizes.

And when planning your visits to the library to check out great books, magazines, DVDs, and CDs, mark your calendar for these special family programs:

  • Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 4 pm * SSJCPL Cooks (A fun cooking skit and activities for children of all ages)
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 4 pm * Extreme Science Magic with Don O’Brien (This show is science, bubble and magic fun*all in one!)
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 4 pm * Puppet Art Theatre Presents “The 3 Billy Goats Gruff”
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 4 pm * “A Feast of Music” starring Bonnie Lockhart
  • Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 4 pm * Busy Bee Dogs present “Trick Dog Show”
  • Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 4 pm * Shedskin Reptile Show
  • Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 4 pm * Tony Borders’ “Hungry as a Bear....for Books!” (Puppets, magic and fun!)
  • Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 4 pm * “The Corny Crow Show” starring Ventriloquist Steve Chaney
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 4 pm * End of the Summer Reading Party

Reading is Delicious! AT THE LINDEN BRANCH LIBRARY


Throughout June and July, the Linden Branch will be presenting a variety of family friendly programs to celebrate summer reading for children, This year’s theme is “Reading is Delicious!”. Children will earn prizes for the reading that they do during the summer and can participate in fantastic programs all summer long*absolutely free!  The following is a list of fun programs for you to mark on your calendar!
  • Thursday June 6th at 2:00 pm:  SSJCPL Cooks!  Join us for a fun craft and storytime
  • Friday June 14th at 2:00 pm:  “Delightfully, Delectably, Delicious!”  with BZ and Peg.  This program is for the entire family and will focus on fun songs and stories about food!
  • Wednesday, June 19th at 4:00 pm: Puppet Art Theater is back with an all new puppet show, “Little Red”.
  • Thursday June 27th at 1:00 pm: Sparkles the Clown is here!!! She is sure to make you laugh with her antics!
  • Thursday July 11th at 2:00 pm: Do you love drawing and want to learn cartooning?   Join artist Stephen Bentley, creator “Herb and Jamal” for an introduction to  cartoon drawing!  This program is for ages 8 and up please.
  • Friday, July 19th at 3 pm: Wild Things Inc is back!  If you want to be up close and personal  with a variety of special animals, this is the program for you!

CHILDREN'S/TEEN/ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE WESTON RANCH LIBRARY

 

The Weston Ranch Branch Library presents this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Reading is so Delicious!” from June 1 * July 31. The Summer Reading Program is to encourage everyone to read during the summer months.  The library will host a variety of themed activities for children, teens, and adults that encourage and support a love of
reading. Participants also can win prizes for reaching their reading goals.

In addition to the Children's Summer Reading Program, the Library also offers Adult and Teen Summer Reading Programs with the same theme.  Sign up for Summer Reading today, and get your family signed up, too!

Themed events include:


  • June 3, 2013 5:00 p.m. Busy Bee Dogs
  • June 12, 2013 4:30 p.m. Family Jeapardy
  • June 20, 2013 4:30 p.m. Summer Reading Fun at the Weston Ranch Library
  • June 24, 2013 5:00 p.m. Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library Cooks!
  • July 9, 2013 4:00 p.m. The Serpentarium
  • July 15, 2013 4:00 p.m.  Brian Scott, Magician
  • July 22, 2013 4:00 p.m. Wild Things, inc.
  • July 31, 4:30 p.m. End of Summer Reading Celebration

CHILDREN'S SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE RIPON MEMORIAL LIBRARY


The Ripon Memorial Library Branch Library presents this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Reading is so Delicious!” from June 1 * July 31. The Summer Reading Program is to encourage everyone to read during the summer months.  The library will host a variety of themed activities for children, teens, and adults that encourage and support a love of reading. Participants also can win prizes for reaching their reading goals.

In addition to the Children's Summer Reading Program, the Library also offers a Teen and Adult Summer Reading Program with the same theme.  Sign up for Summer Reading today, and get your family signed up, too!

Themed events include:
  • June 6 2:00 p.m. Wild Things Animal Rescuers
  • June 13 2:00 p.m. Puppet Art Theater Three Billy Goats Gruff
  • June 20 2:00 p.m. SSJCPL Cooks
  • June 27 2:00 p.m. Multicultural Music with Don O'Brien
  • July 4-HOLIDAY,no program this week
  • July 11 2:00 p.m. Ventriloquist Steve Chaney and Cornelius Crow
  • July 18 2:00 p.m. Pizza-paloozah Program
  • July 25 2:00 p.m. Amazing Magic with Brian Scott


SUMMER READING  AT THE ESCALON BRANCH LIBRARY


On Wednesdays and Thursdays, throughout the summer, at various times, the Escalon Branch Library presents Summer Reading Program 2013- Reading Is So Delicious .  The schedule for the free and entertaining program is:

  • June 5th - Brian Scott Productions “Access to Oddities” 3pm
  • June 12th - Bubble Lady  1:30pm
  • June 26th - Bonnie Lockhart “A Feast of Songs” 2pm
  • July25th - SSJCPL Cooks 2:30pm

These free programs are provided through the generosity of the Friends of the Escalon Library.  

 

CHILDREN'S SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE LATHROP BRANCH LIBRARY


The Lathrop Branch Library presents this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Reading is so Delicious!” from June 1 * July 31. The Summer Reading Program is to encourage everyone to read during the summer months.  The library will host a variety of themed activities for children, teens, and adults that encourage and support a love of reading. Participants also can win prizes for reaching their reading goals.

In addition to the Children's Summer Reading Program, the Library also offers a Teen and Adult Summer Reading Program with the same theme.  Sign up for Summer Reading today, and get your family signed up, too!

Themed events include:

  • June 6 3:00 PM Ravioli the Clown at the Lathrop Community Center Gym, 15557 Fifth St., Lathrop
  • June 13  3:00 PM  Magic Dan at the Lathrop Community Center Gym, 15557 Fifth St., Lathrop
  • June 20  3:00 PM  Python Ron at the Lathrop Community Center Gym, 15557 Fifth St., Lathrop
  • July 11   2:00 PM SSJCPL Cooks with Suzy at the Lathrop Library, 15461 Seventh St., Lathrop

CHILDREN'S SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE MANTECA BRANCH LIBRARY


The Manteca Branch Library presents this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Reading is so Delicious!” from June 1 * July 31. The Summer Reading Program is to encourage everyone to read during the summer months.  The library will host a variety of themed activities for children, teens, and adults that encourage and support a love of reading. Participants also can win prizes for reaching their reading goals.

In addition to the Children's Summer Reading Program, the Library also offers a Teen and Adult Summer Reading Program with the same theme.  Sign up for Summer Reading today, and get your family signed up, too!

Themed events include:

  • Wednesday, June 12    2:00 P.M. & 3:30 P.M.      Magic Dan
  • Wednesday, June 19    2:00 P.M.                       Tony Borders:  Puppets & Magic
  • Wednesday, June 26    2:00 P.M.                       Crazy Crafts
  • Wednesday, July 10     2:00 P.M.                        Sparkles the Clown
  • Wednesday, July 17     2:00 P.M.                        Rav the Magician
  • Wednesday, July 24     2:00 P.M.                        Don O'Brien: Multicultural Music from Around the World
  • Wednesday, July 31     1:30 P.M. & 3:00 P.M.   Python Ron's Reptile Kingdom


SUMMER READING AT THE THORNTON BRANCH LIBRARY


  • During June-July 2013, the Thornton Branch Library presents our Summer Reading Program, Reading is so Delicious!.  
  • Tasty Crafts - 12 p.m.  - June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and July 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Delicious Storytimes - 1 p.m. - June 5, 12, 19, 26 and July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • How to Eat Fried Worms - 3 p.m. - June 27
  • SSJCPL Cooks - 4 p.m. - July 18

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