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July Adult Events

July Teen Events

July Children and Family Events

El Arte de la Cartonería
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
Bottle Cap Necklaces
Chic Mask Craft
Chocolate Tasting
Couponing
Dance Exercise
Family Dinner and Movie Night
Family Game Day
Guess the Candies in the Candy Jar
Juicing Raw Organic Fruits and Vegetables
Knitting Class
Light Switch Craft
Scrapbooking Fun
Superhero Bracelets
Tech Connect - 3M eBooks
Tech Connect - Hoopla
Technology Open House
Tie Dye at the Library
What's Cooking? Recipe Exchange
Yarn Wreath Craft
Yoga with Rosa

El Arte de la Cartonería
Where: Oakdale Library
When: Monday, July 6
           4:00 p.m.

Venga y aprenda el arte de la cartonería.  Este programa es posible gracias a Casa Guanajuato y las oficinas de gobierno cultural Mexicano en Guanajuato.

As Seen on Pinterest
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, July 15
           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 explore glass etching. 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, July 28
           11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Join the discussion of The Ghost of Hannah Mendes by Naomi Ragen. 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, July 28
           4:00 p.m.

Come join us at the library and share your love of books. This month the book club will discuss The Shack by William P. Young. 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, July 14
           10:00 a.m.

This month's selection is English Creek by Ivan Doig. The summer of his 14th year brings challenges and changes to Jick McCaskill and his family. Jick's older brother decides not to attend college, becoming a cowboy instead; a fire in Two Medicine National Forest threatens to destroy the community; and "by summer's end, Jick has learned the secret his father and an old campjack have kept from the rest of the community. 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, July 1
           10:30 a.m.

This month's selection is Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie. Two boys are sent to the countryside to be re-educated in this fable set during China's Cultural Revolution. They discover hope through forbidden western literature, but find hope can be cruel and corrupting. 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, July 14
           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.

Bottle Cap Necklaces
Where: Waterford Library
When: Thursday, July 23
           3:00 p.m.

As seen on Pinterest. Upcycle bottle caps into cool jewelry designs.

Chic Mask Craft
Where: Waterford Library
When: Thursday, July 9
           3:00 p.m.

As seen on Pinterest. Create a super chic mask using tulle and puff paint.

Chocolate Tasting
Where: Modesto Library
When: Saturday, July 18
           1:00 p.m.

Experience the wonders of chocolate tasting at this free program. Learn how to distinguish between the rich and complex flavors of various chocolates. This program is recommended for ages 14 and up. Registration is required by calling the Modesto Library Reference Desk at (209)558-7814.

Couponing
Where: Salida Library
When: Saturday, July 11
           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 - 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, July 21
          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 Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel. 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, July 1
          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.

Guess the Candies in the Candy Jar
Where: Waterford Library
When: Wednesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 30
          Open hours

Use your estimation skills to guess the number of candies in the jar and win the whole jar.

Juicing Raw Organic Fruits and Vegetables
Where: Patterson Library
When: Wednesday, July 8
           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 - Denair
Where: Denair Library
When: Thursday, July 9
            3:00 p.m.

Adults can make a unique room decoration by painting or decoupaging light switch covers. Individuals may be bring their own images.

Scrapbooking Fun
Where: Modesto Library
When: Saturday, July 11
            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.

Superhero Bracelets
Where: Keyes Library
When: Thursday, July 2
          3:00 p.m.

Tweens, teens, and adults can make unique superhero bracelets using images from comic books.

Tech Connect - 3M eBooks
Where: Modesto Library
When: Wednesday, July 8
          6:00 p.m.

New to the world of eBooks? Interested in downloading free eBooks? Let us show you how to use the 3M Cloud Library service to enjoy eBooks at home or on the go. 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.

Tech Connect - Hoopla
Where: Modesto Library
When: Wednesday, July 22
          6:00 p.m.

Learn about Hoopla, a quick and free way to get audiobooks, movies, music, television shows, and now graphic novels. Learn how to digital material 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 Open House
Where: Newman Library
When: Tuesday, July 28
            6:00 p.m.

Learn to use library online resources on your device including eBooks, eMagazines, Audiobooks, & Mango. Drop in for 1-on-1 help. Don't forget your library card.

Tie Dye at the Library
Where: Keyes Library
When: Wednesday, July 29
            1:00 p.m.
All ages

Bring a t-shirt, hat, or tote to tie dye at the library. The library will supply all the dye and other equipment needed to tie dye the item. Parental supervision is required. One child per adult at a time.

What's Cooking? Recipe Exchange
Where: Keyes Library
When: Monday, July 6- Thursday, July 30

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

Yoga with Rosa
Where: Patterson Library
When: Mondays, July 6 and July 20
        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. We are meeting on Mondays during July,

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