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August Adult Events

August Teen Events

August Children and Family Events

All Ages Coloring Day
As Seen on Pinterest
As Seen on Pinterest - Coloring for Adults
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
Color Famous Art
Color Yourself Calm: Coloring for Grown Ups
Coloring for Adults
Coupon Exchange
Coupon Workshop
Couponing
DIY Lip Balm
Family Dinner and Movie Night
Family Game Day
Fixing Your Credit
Hope for Parents of College Bound Students- Modesto
Hope for Parents of College Bound Students - Salida
Juicing Raw Organic Fruits and Vegetables
Knitting Class
Lewis Kemper--An American River Photography Presentation
Modesto Architecture Festival’s Family Experience
Scrapbooking Fun
Tech Connect - Library Databases
Tech Connect - Mango Languages
Tech Connect - Patterson
Tech Connect - Resumes
Theft Prevention Workshop
What's Cooking? Recipe Exchange
Yoga with Rosa

All Ages Coloring Day
Where: Ceres Library
When: Thursday, September 24
           3:30 p.m.

Come color your stress away. All ages are invited to color at the library. The library will provide coloring pages, crayons and markers. Finished artwork will be displayed.

As Seen on Pinterest
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, September 16
           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 relax with coloring pages. 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.

As Seen on Pinterest- Coloring for Adults
Where: Denair Library
When: Thursday, September 10
           1:00 p.m.

Coloring has been shown to help reduce stress and spark creativity. We will provide the coloring pages and color pencils. 

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, September 22
           11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Join the discussion of The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith. 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, September 22
           4:00 p.m.

Come join us at the library and share your love of books. This month the book club will discuss Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford. 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, September 8
           10:00 a.m.

This month's selection is The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night by mark Haddon. An autistic teen narrates this story of his adventure tying to solve a mystery surrounding the discovery of the murdered corpse of his neighbor's pet poodle. 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, September 2
           10:30 a.m.

This month's selection is Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. You needn’t worry. Jess Walter has written a sumptuous epic about the real people who make art, spinning illusion for fun, profit, and meaning. There are screen actors, a novelist, and Pasquale, an innkeeper, who keeps his patrons fed and watered on homemade wine and dreams. Among all the shimmer and hope are the lost souls who long to create something, anything. And just as Jess Walter introduces us to these characters, he follows them for fifty years. The journey will delight and captivate you. 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, September 8
           1:00 p.m.

This month's title we will be discussing is still be be determined. Book clubs allow community members to expand their knowledge of books and other reading material through meaningful discussions with others.

Color Famous Art
Where: Hughson Library
When: Thursday, September 3
           3:00 p.m.

Adults are invited to come and color in their own interpretation of famous pieces of art.

Color Yourself Calm: Coloring for Grown Ups
Where: Modesto Library
When: Saturday, September 19
           1:00-3:00 p.m.

Coloring isn't just for kids anymore! Adults can benefit greatly from the proven calming effects of coloring. Let us help you relax and de-stress with a day of coloring, conversation, and refreshments. We will provide coloring sheets designed for adults, as well as colored pencils and crayons. Adults only, please.

Coloring for Adults
Where: Keyes Library
When: Thursday, September 17
           10:00 a.m.

Do you want to de-stress while the kids are at school? Bring some friends and stop by the library to experience the relaxation and other benefits that come from coloring. While participating in this program, tell us some other programs for adults that you would like to see at the library.

Coupon Exchange
Where: Denair Library
When: Tuesday, September 29
           12:00 p.m.

Celebrate National Coupon Month at the Denair Library. We will be hosting a coupon exchange. Bring in your coupons that you don't need and take ones that you need. 

Coupon Workshop
Where: Waterford Library
When: Wednesday, September 23
           5:00 p.m.

Expert Dawn Shaeffer from Modesto Money Mavens will give a fun and informative presentation about couponing and saving money,

Couponing
Where: Salida Library
When: Saturday, September 12
           3:30 p.m.

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

DIY Lip Balm
Where: Keyes Library
When: Thursday, September 24
           4:00 p.m.

Pamper yourself! Teens and adults can come to the  library to learn how to make their own lip balm. 

Family Dinner and Movie Night
Where: Salida Library
When: Tuesday, September 15
          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 A Bug's Life. 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, September 2
          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.

Fixing Your Credit
Where: Patterson Library
When: Wednesday, September 23
          6:00 p.m.

Learn how to fix your credit with the help of Jenni Vasquez from Wells Fargo Bank.

Hope for Parents of College Bound Students - Modesto
Where: Modesto Library
When: Monday, August 31
          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.

Hope for Parents of College Bound Students - Salida
Where: Salida Library
When: Saturday, September 12
          1:00 p.m.

This FREE Educational Seminar will cover:

  • The Current College Cost Landscape
  • The College Savings & Funding Dilemma
  • The Basics of Financial Aid
  • Tips to Reduce the Cost of College
  • Costly Mistakes to Avoid

Juicing Raw Organic Fruits and Vegetables
Where: Patterson Library
When: Wednesday, September 9
           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.

Lewis Kemper--An American River Photography Presentation
Where: Salida Library
When: Saturday, September 26
            1:00 p.m.

Join professional photographer and Canon Explorer of Light member, Lewis Kemper, as he presents images and stories of his ongoing photographic journey of the American River.

Modesto Architecture Festival’s Family Experience
Where: Modesto Library
When: Saturday, September 19
            9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fun and exciting crafts, games, and activities for children of all ages! Hosted by the Modesto Architecture Festival outside on the Modesto Library portico. There will be displays inside the library September 12 - 20, 2015. For more information about the festival check out their website,

Scrapbooking Fun
Where: Modesto Library
When: Will resume in November

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.

Tech Connect - Library Databases
Where: Turlock Library
When: Monday, September 28
            6:30 p.m.

Learn how to find magazines, car repair manuals, biographies, research material and directories while at  the library or at home.  Register by calling 664-8100.

Tech Connect - Mango Languages
Where: Turlock Library
When: Monday, September 21
            6:30 p.m.

Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills using your computer or other device. Learn how you can access Mango from your smartphone or device. Bring your library card, device, and any passwords you may need. Registration is required, so call 664-8100 to reserve a space.

Tech Connect - Patterson
Where: Patterson Library
When: Wednesday, September 30
            6:00 p.m.

Learn how to download Zinio for free eMagazines, 3M Cloud for eBooks and Hoopla for audiobooks, movies, music. Don't forget to bring your library card, device, and any usernames and passwords you may need.

Tech Connect - Resumes
Where: Turlock Library
When: Monday, September 14
            6:30 p.m.

Learn ways to submit a resume electronically. Optional: bring a copy of your resume on your flash drive or email yourself a copy prior to the class. Registration is required and space is limited. Call 664-8102 to reserve a space.

Theft Prevention Workshop
Where: Modesto Library
When: Wednesday, September 9
            6:00 p.m.

Gordon Little, Jr. from Farmer’s Insurance will give a free presentation on what you can do to keep your home safe and what to do in case of loss. Learn about ways to prevent home theft/invasion, home safety tips, and pre-loss steps to take now.

What's Cooking? Recipe Exchange
Where: Keyes Library
When: Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday, September 30

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

Yoga with Rosa
Where: Patterson Library
When: Tuesdays, August 4 and August 18
                    September 1 and September 15
       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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