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May Adult Events

May Teen Events

May Children and Family Events

As Seen on Pinterest Craft Class
Book Club in a Box
Book Club - Oakdale Library
Book Club - Riverbank Library
Book Club - Salida Library
Book Club - Turlock Library
Book Club - West Side Readers - Patterson Library
Candle Art Craft
Chocolate Tasting - Denair
Chocolate Tasting- Salida
Couponing
Craftapalooza for Teens and Adults
Dance Exercise
Family Dinner and Movie Night
Family Game Day
Fondue
Hardware Jewelry Making Craft
Heroes Summer Reading Party
Hope for Parents of College Bound Students
Juicing Raw Organic Fruits and Vegetables
Knitting Class
Light Switch Craft
Perler Bead Craft
Scrapbooking Fun
Senior Awareness Day
Super Movie Saturday
What's Cooking? Recipe Exchange
Yarn Wreath Craft
Yoga with Rosa

As Seen on Pinterest
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, June 17
           7:00 p.m.

Join us the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Turlock Library as we make popular arts & crafts as seen on Pinterest. This month we will focus on plants. We will be sharing unique ways to enjoy mini gardens. Registration is required. Space is limited.  Please call 664-8100 to register. Pinterest is an online tool for collecting and organizing things you love. You do not need to be familiar with Pinterest to attend.

Book Club in a Box
Where: all library branches
When: Ongoing

Community and Library book clubs can now borrow a set of one title to use in their book club discussions. Contact any branch for the list or view the list on our website under "Readers Corner." You must have a library card to check out the set of books. We do ask that requests are made at least 3 weeks before you need to distribute the book to your members. Because of the high interest in this service, please include 2 alternative titles. Book clubs can be an excellent way to enjoy books more and challenge your mind, and they can also encourage you to read more, or to read books that you might not normally choose.

Oakdale Library Book Club
Where: Oakdale Library
When: Tuesday, June 23
           11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Join the discussion of Still Alice: A Novel by Lisa Genova. Sponsored by the Friends of the Oakdale Library. Light refreshments will be served. Book clubs allow community members to expand their knowledge of books and other reading material through meaningful discussions with others.

Riverbank Library Book Club
Where: Riverbank Library
When: Tuesday, June 23
           4:00 p.m.

Come join us at the library and share your love of books. This month the book club will discuss The Sweet Hereafter by Russell Banks. Book clubs allow community members to expand their knowledge of books and other reading material through meaningful discussions with others.

Salida Library Book Club
Where: Salida Library Story Time Room
When: Tuesday, June 9
           10:00 a.m.

This month's selection is The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. An immensely engaging and inspiring true account of an enterprising African teenager who constructed a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his entire community. William Kamkwamba shares the remarkable story of his youth in Malawi, Africa, a nation crippled by intense poverty, famine and the AIDS plague and how with tenacity and imagination he built a better life for his village. Limited copies of the book are available at the Salida Library Circulation Desk. For more information contact Isabel at 543-7315. Book clubs allow community members to expand their knowledge of books and other reading material through meaningful discussions with others.

Turlock Library Book Club
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, June 3
           10:30 a.m.

This month's selection is Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst. In Paul's fantastic and even perilous search for the truth about his wife's death, he abandons his everyday life to embark on a series of experiments designed to teach his dog Lorelei to communicate. Could she really give him the answers he is looking for? A limited number of copies of the book are available at the library. For more information contact the Turlock Library Reference Desk at 664-8100. Book clubs allow community members to expand their knowledge of books and other reading material through meaningful discussions with others.

West Side Book Club - Patterson Library
Where: Patterson Library
When: Tuesday, June 9
           1:00 p.m.

This month we will be discussing Watership Down by Richard Adams. Book clubs allow community members to expand their knowledge of books and other reading material through meaningful discussions with others.

Candle Art Craft
Where: Waterford Library
When: Thursday, June 11
           3:00 p.m.

As Seen On Pinterest. Transfer your drawing to a candle using tissue and wax paper to create a one-of-a-kind design. Ages 13 and up.

Chocolate Tasting - Denair Library
Where: Denair Library
When: Saturday, June 13
           12:00 p.m.

Experience the extraordinariness of chocolate. Sign up for a chocolate tasting. Taste a variety of chocolate and learn a little about the difference and quality of chocolate.

Chocolate Tasting - Salida Library
Where: Salida Library
When: Saturday, June 13
           1:00 p.m.

A true tasting experience comparing the attributes of various chocolates. Sign up at the Information Desk or call 543-7315 during open hours to reserve your space. Program is for those ages 14 and above.

Couponing
Where: Salida Library
When: Saturday, June 13
           3:30 p.m.

Join us on the second Saturday of each month as the Modesto Money Mavens present tips for saving money.

Craftapalooza for Teens and Adults
Where: Modesto Library
When: Saturday, May 30
            1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Escape the ordinary this summer by making fun, creative, and innovative crafts at the Modesto Library’s first Craftapalooza for Teens and Adults. Stop by the Modesto Library Auditorium anytime between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. and visit the various crafting stations. This program is geared towards teens and adults and parents are asked to accompany children.

Dance Exercise
Where: Salida Library
When: Monday evenings - No classes in June and July
         6:00 p.m.

Weekly dance exercise classes, conducted by certified instructors. This program is presented in partnership with Sierra Vista Child and Family Services. Exercise and strengthen your body. These classes are open to adults only. No child care will be provided. Participants must complete a waiver.

Family Dinner and Movie Night
Where: Salida Library
When: Tuesday, June 16
          6:00 p.m.

Children and their families can enjoy a family-friendly movie and picnic dinner at the Library. This month's movie is Disney's Big Hero 6. This program is a part of the Salida Library's Tuesdays Are Family Days series. Children can come in their pajamas. Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket to sit on. The library will provide a beverage and popcorn. Books will be displayed and available for checkout.

Family Game Day
Where: Patterson Library
When: Wednesday, June 3
          3:30 p.m.

Join us for games and crafts at the library. All ages are welcome. Games promote sharing, working together, and problem solving skills.

Fondue
Where: Newman Library
When: Tuesday, June 23
          6:00 p.m.

Enjoy several fondue chocolate sauces paired with a variety of dipping foods. Books will be displayed and available for checkout.

Hardware Jewelry Making
Where: Riverbank Library
When: Saturday, June 20
            2:00 p.m.

Adults and teens are invited to make jewelry out of hardware. All supplies will be provided by the Friends of the Riverbank Library. Jewelry craft books will be on display and available for checkout.

Heroes Summer Reading Party
Where: Waterford Library
When: Tuesday, June 2
          3:30 p.m.
All ages

Pick up your Summer Reading Challenge log and join us for games, crafts, photo opportunities and goodies.

Hope for Parents of College Bound Students
Where: Modesto Library
When: Monday, June 1
          6:00 p.m.

Local financial consultant, Michael Howell, will be discussing cost reducing strategies for parents of college bound students. Education costs could be the greatest expenses (aside from possibly a home) that a family will incur. If you don’t plan, you may end up paying more than necessary. Learn how schools determine financial need and how to financially position yourself for both successful college planning and retirement. Registration is required by calling the Modesto Library Reference Desk at (209) 558-7814.

Juicing Raw Organic Fruits and Vegetables
Where: Patterson Library
When: Wednesday, June 10
           5:00 p.m.

Learn how to Juice and the health benefits of Juicing. Chichi will demonstrate how to turn raw vegetables and fruits into tasty juice.

Free Knitting and Crochet ClassesKnitting and crochet samples
Where: Waterford Library
When: Wednesdays 
            3:00 p.m.

Knitting and crocheting are a blast. Whether you are a beginner or
need help with a special project this fun group is here for you. Please call ahead to confirm class, 874-2191.

Light Switch Craft
Where: Keyes Library
When: Thursday, June 18
            3:00 p.m.

Tweens, Teens, Adults can make a unique room decoration by creating a superhero light switch plate using old comic books. Individuals can also bring their own images.

Perler Bead Craft
Where: Waterford Library
When: Thursday, June 25
            3:00 p.m.

As Seen On Pinterest. Have fun with Perler Beads. Arrange these colorful,  fusible beads to make any shape or pattern. Ages 13 and up.

Scrapbooking Fun
Where: Modesto Library
When: Saturday, June 27
            12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Join the Modesto Library and local scrapbooker Anna Soto at a series of free programs to learn about and practice scrapbooking. Some materials will be available but you are encouraged to bring your own (bring your pictures).  Free prizes are given out at every program. Call the Reference Desk for more information at 558-7814.

Senior Awareness Day
Where: Modesto Library
When: Thursday, May 28
            10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Senior Awareness Day at the library is a day where seniors in the community could stop by to learn about the resources that are available to them.  Representatives from organizations/programs, such as CalFresh, Catholic Charities, HICAP, and others, will be on hand to answer questions and help with enrollment into programs. Drop in to learn about free resources while enjoying light refreshments and a free raffle. This is an annual event. This year it will be held mainly on the Modesto Library portico. Customers are encouraged to call the Stanislaus County Area Agency on Aging at 558-8698 for the most up to date information about this program.

Super Movie Saturday
Where: Modesto Library
When: Saturday, June 20
            1:00 p.m.

Stop by and Escape the Ordinary this June with a movie about superheroes. Popcorn and juice will be available. This movie is rated PG-13 and may not be suitable for some children. Movie title hint: Charles Xavier and his "men" go back in time to save the future for both humans and mutants.

What's Cooking? Recipe Exchange
Where: Keyes Library
When: Monday, May 4 - Thursday, May 28

Stop by the Keyes Library for the recipes of the month for May. Submit your favorite recipe to be chosen for the recipe of the month in June.

Yoga with Rosa
Where: Patterson Library
When: Tuesdays, June 2 and June 16
        11:00 a.m.

A bilingual instructor will introduce and lead a Yoga class. All skill levels and ages are welcome. Bring water and a yoga mat. Some mats will be available.

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