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All Teens Craft Fair Sign-Up
Where: All Libraries
When: Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 30

Crafters ages 13 - 18 are invited to sign-up for our Annual All Teens Craft Fair. You must sign up between May 2 and May 30, 2015. Applications are available at the Modesto Library Children’s desk, at your local library, or on our website. The All Teens Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, June 20 -- 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on the Modesto Library Portico.

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Find the Super Heroes
Where: Hughson Library
When: Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 30
         Open hours

Super heroes are hiding in the library, spot them and win a prize.

Book Guessing Jar
Where: Newman Library
When: Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 30
         Open hours

Come in sometime this month to guess which book is in the jar. Guess correctly for a chance to win a prize.

As Seen on Pinterest
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, May 20
          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 greeting cards for special occasions. This class is recommended for ages 14 and older. 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.

Superhero Summer Reading Party
Where: Turlock Library
When: Saturday, May 23
         1:00-3:00 p.m.

It's a fantastic "Marvelous" start to our Summer Reading program. Test your skills at our Superhero Training Camp and you can make your own miniature superhero to go. Lots of different activities and refreshments.

Superhero Necklaces, Magnets, and Key Chains
Where: Keyes Library
When: Wednesday, May 27
          1:00 p.m.

All ages are invited to the library to make unique necklaces, key chains, and magnets featuring their favorite super heroes.

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.

Duct Tape Corner Bookmark Craft
Where: Newman Library
When: Tuesday, June 2 - Tuesday, June 30
          Open hours

Stop in any time during June and craft a duct tape bookmark that fits over the corner of your page. Directions and materials will be provided at the teen area. Choose from a variety of duct tape patterns and colors.

Perler Bead Craft
Where: Denair Library
When: Tuesday, June 2
          3:00 p.m.

We are melting beads to create your own superhero figurine. 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.

Paper Airplane Craft
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, June 3
          4:00 p.m.

We will be making a variety of paper airplanes and other flying objects. Books will be available for checkout.

Minecraft Mania
Where: Modesto Library
When: Monday, June 8 - Saturday, June 13
          Open hours

Drop by any time to add to our Periodic Table of Minecraft, test your knowledge, or just chat with other Minecrafters.

Superhero Jumping Jacks
Where: Denair Library
When: Tuesday, June 9
          3:00 p.m.

Swing by the library and and make your own Superhero Paper puppet. With a pull of a string your superhero will do jumping jacks. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

Catapults
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, June 10
          4:00 p.m.

We will be making catapults out of craft sticks, rubber bands, and marshmallows. Books will be available for checkout.

Magician Shawn Durham
Where: Patterson Library
When: Thursday, June 11
         11:00 a.m.

Join us for this magic show for all ages.

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.

Dream Catcher Craft
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, June 10
          4:00 p.m.

Keeping with our superhero theme, we will be making dream catchers to catch the villainous bad dreams and allow sound sleeping. Books will be available for checkout.

Super Women
Where: Hughson Library
When: Tuesday, June 16
          1:00 p.m.

Enjoy an array of crafts and activities celebrating female comic book heroes. Books will be available to browse and for checkout.

Button Making Craft and Wii Game
Where: Riverbank Library
When: Wednesday, June 17
2:00 p.m.

Teens and Tweens are invited to make 1 3/4 inch buttons to pin on their backpacks or hats. Bring small photos of your friends, family or your favorite pet.  There will be colored pencils and paper to create original designs. Used magazines will also be available to use. Be creative and have fun at the library. There will also be a Wii and games to play, as well as a Superhero toss game and light refreshments.

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.

All Teens Craft Fair
Where: Modesto Library Portico
Saturday, June 20
            9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Don’t miss the great shopping at our All Teens Craft Fair on Saturday, June 20. Teen 13 - 18 years old will be selling their handcrafted items outside on the Portico. Crafters must have signed up during the month of May to sell but anyone can shop.

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.

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.

Window Clings Craft
Where: Denair Library
When: Tuesday, June 23
          3:00 p.m.

Bedroom windows looking a little drab? Learn how to make reposition-able stickers to decorate your windows. Window clings are easy to make and don't leave a residue on your windows. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

Teen Logo Superhero Quiz
Where: Empire Library
When: Tuesday, June 23 - Saturday, June 27
         Open hours

Pick up a quiz on superhero logos. When you return it, you will receive a candy bar and your name will be entered in a drawing for a bigger prize.

Superhero Party
Where: Patterson Library
When: Wednesday, June 24
         3:30 p.m.
All Ages

Superhero dress up party. Come dressed as your favorite superhero. Crafts, games, and refreshments will be available. Several photo booths will be present so bring your camera.

Button Maker Craft
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, June 24
          4:00 p.m.

Tweens/Teens will be able to make buttons. Bring pictures from home to make a button, magazine images, or use one of our provided images. Books will be available for checkout.

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.

Shrinky Dink Craft
Where: Denair Library
When: Tuesday, June 30
          3:00 p.m.

We will be making pendants and key chains. Draw or trace an image on a shrinky dink sheet and watch while we bake it and shrink it to a hard plastic. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

Duct Tape Key Chain Craft
Where: Waterford Library
When: Tuesday, June 30
          3:30 p.m.

Minions! Avengers! Choose from a variety of fun duct tape designs to make a key chain. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

Superheroes - Summer Reading Challenge Super Program
Where: Salida Library
When: Tuesday, June 30
          4:00 p.m.

Every hero has a story - who is your favorite superhero? Join us for some super fun crafts and activities. Superhero and cartooning books will be on display and available to check out.

Free Knitting and Crocheting Classes
Where: Waterford Library
When:  Wednesdays 
          3:00 p.m.

Knitting and crochet samples

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.

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