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January Adult Events

January Teen Events

January Children and Family Events

Appy Hour
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
Book Sale - Friends of the Turlock Library
College Financial Planning Workshop
Couponing
Dance Exercise
Device Help
eBook Training - Keyes
eBook Training - Turlock
Family Dinner and Movie Night
Family Game Day
Hoopla Training- Keyes
Juicing Raw Organic Fruits and Vegetables
Knitting Class
Tech Connect: Hoopla
Technology Training
What's Cooking? Recipe Exchange
Yoga with Rosa
Zinio Training

Currently all events in the Modesto Library will be held on the main floor.
Appy Hour
Where: Salida Library
When: Saturday, January 24
           1:00 p.m.

Join us for this program which will demonstrate how to install and use the various apps the library has to offer. These apps are used for accessing e-Books, Zinio e-Magazines, Mango Languages, and more.

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, February 24
           6:30 p.m.

Join the discussion of The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. 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, January 27
           4:00 p.m.

Come join us at the library and share your love of books. This month the book club will discuss Until Tuesday: a Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him by Luis Carlos Montalvan. 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, February 10
           10:00 a.m.

This month's selection is Life as We Knew It by Susan Pfeffer. Miranda, a typical teenager: conversations with friends,fights with mom, and fervent hopes for a driver's license. She begins hearing reports of a meteor on a collison cours with the moon. It hardly seems worth a mention. But after the meteor hits, pushing the moon off it's axis causing earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes, all the things Miranda used to take for granted disappear. 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, February 4
           10:30 a.m.

This month's selection is Crown of Dust by Mary Volmer. In the small settlement of Motherlode, a group of disparate characters have set up a community, held together by the formidable Emaline, hostess of the Wayside Inn. It is there that Alex, on the run from something and disguised as a teenage boy, finds refuge. But once she strikes gold, buried secrets are revealed and danger surrounds her. 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: Thursday, February 12
           1:00 p.m.

This month we will be discussing The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story by Lily Koppel. Book clubs allow community members to expand their knowledge of books and other reading material through meaningful discussions with others.

Friends of the Turlock Library Annual Book Sale
Where: First United Methodist Church, 1660 Arbor Way, Turlock
Where: Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. - Members only
           Friday, January 23 from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
           Saturday, January 24 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Come to our annual book sale where you will find some great deals while supporting the library. There will be a members-only event Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. Memberships will be offered at the door Thursday. New members can participate in the presale.

College Financial Planning Workshop
Where: Salida Library
When: Saturday, February 7
           1:00 p.m.

This workshop will focus on how to navigate the financial landscape for students going to college very soon. The presenter will share information about college costs and tips on financial aid and scholarships.

Couponing
Where: Salida Library
When: Saturday, February 14
           3:30 p.m.

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

Dance Exercise
Where: Salida Library
When: Monday evenings
         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.

Device Help
Where: Denair Library
When: Thursday, January 22
         3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Did you receive a new tablet or smartphone? Not quite sure how to use our eBooks or other eServices? Sign up for a one-on-one training. Call us at 634-1283 to make an appointment or if you have any questions.You will need to have a library card prior to your appointment time.

eBook Training - Keyes
Where: Keyes Library
When: Monday, February 2 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.


          Thursday, February 5 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

You received a tablet or eReader for the holidays, now what? Adults can stop by the library during this time to learn how to access ebooks. Staff will be available during this time for individual training.

eBook Training - Turlock
Where: Turlock Library
When: Monday, January 26
         6:00 p.m.

One-on-one training to help you download free eBooks to your eReader or other device. Attendees are welcome to bring their own devices to the training. Sign-ups are required. Please call 664-8100 to reserve your seat.

Family Dinner and Movie Night
Where: Salida Library
When: Tuesday, February 17
          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 Despicable Me 2. 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, February 4
          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.

Hoopla Training - Keyes
Where: Keyes Library
When: Wednesday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m.
           Thursday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m.

Hoopla is a way to get audio books on demand. No holds necessary. No waiting. Users can listen to their selections via online streaming or by temporarily downloading selections to a mobile device for listening without an internet connection. Individuals can stop by the Keyes Library to learn how to access and use Hoopla. Library staff will be available to demonstrate the program.

Juicing Raw Organic Fruits and Vegetables
Where: Patterson Library
When: Wednesday, January 21
           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.

Tech Connect : Hoopla
Where: Modesto Library
When: Saturday, January 24
        1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Learn about Hoopla, the library’s new Downloadable Audio Books service. Learn how to download free audio books instantaneously.Please bring your library card (or ID), your device, and any usernames and passwords you may need. Registration is required by calling the Modesto Library Reference Desk at (209)558-7814.

Technology Training
Where: Waterford Library
When: Wednesday, January 28
        6:00 p.m.

Do you have a new eReader, tablet or other device? Sign up for free training to help you download free eBooks, audio books and eMagazines. Bring your own device for hands on learning. Call 874-2191 for more information or to sign up.

What's Cooking? Recipe Exchange
Where: Keyes Library
When: Monday, January 5 - Thursday, January 29 

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

Yoga with Rosa
Where: Patterson Library
When: Tuesday, February 17
        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.

Zinio Training
Where: Keyes Library
When: Monday, January 26 at 9:00 a.m.
           Thursday, January 29 at 3:30 p.m. - This session has been cancelled

Zinio is an online magazine collection that the library subscribes to for the reading and browsing enjoyment of our customers. Currently the library offers 51 magazines that can be read on computers and mobile devices. Individuals can stop by the Keyes Library to learn how to access and use Zinio. Library staff will be available to demonstrate the program. You may also call the Keyes Library at 664-8006 to schedule a personal appointment.

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Revised: January 22, 2014

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