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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.

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.

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.

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.

Perler Beads Craft
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, July 1
          4:00 p.m.

Participants will use colorful plastic beads to create unique designs. Books will be available for checkout.

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.

Superhero Coloring Day
Where: Ceres Library
When: Thursday, July 2
        3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
All ages

Come and color your favorite superheroes and villains. We provide the coloring pages, crayons, markers etc. Artwork will be placed on display for two weeks.

Captain America Tie Dye Craft
Where: Oakdale Library
When: Monday, July 6
          3:30 p.m.

Join us for a fun, messy craft and make your own tie dye shirt.

Shark Week Trivia
Where: Keyes Library
When: Monday, July 6 - Thursday, July 9
Open hours

While at the library take our shark trivia quiz and receive a small treat.

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.

Didgeridoo Down Under
Where: Modesto Library
When: Tuesday, July 14
          11:00 a.m.
All ages

A high-energy, Australia-themed show combining music, culture, science, puppetry, comedy, anti-bullying, and audience participation. Children and adults who attend will enjoy the experience of a live-action performer and will learn about the traditional music from another country.

Superhero Gadgets
Where: Denair Library
When: Tuesday, July 14
          3:00 p.m.

Superheroes need to have an arsenal. Stop by the library and make catapults and pom shooters. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

Didgeridoo Down Under
Where: Salida Library
When: Tuesday, July 14
          4:00 p.m.
All ages

A high-energy, Australia-themed show combining music, culture, science, puppetry, comedy, anti-bullying, and audience participation. Children and adults who attend will enjoy the experience of a live-action performer and will learn about the traditional music from another country.

Superhero Teen Quiz
Where: Empire Library
When: Tuesday, July 14 - Saturday, July 18
          Open hours

Take the superhero quiz on which actor played which superhero. All participants receive a candy bar and your name goes into the prize drawing.

Didgeridoo Down Under
Where: Patterson Library
When: Wednesday, July 15
          11:00 a.m.
All ages

Didgeridoo Down Under is an Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, art, science, literacy development, comedy, character building, anti-bullying and audience participation.

Craftapalooza
Where: Patterson Library
When: Wednesday, July 15
          3:30 p.m.
All ages

Make whatever you want with the craft supplies provided.

Tubular Superheroes
Where: Riverbank Library
When: Wednesday, July 15
          3:30 p.m.

Kids are invited to make superheroes out of cardboard tubes and colorful paper. Books on Superheroes will be displayed and available for checkout.

Marshmallow Towers
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, July 15
          3:30 p.m.

Kids will be encouraged to design towers made out of marshmallows and uncooked spaghetti.

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. 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.

Lollipop and Coloring Day
Where: Ceres Library
When: Thursday, July 16
          3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Come and make a yummy superhero treat to take home. Turn an ordinary lollipop in to a super lollipop by decorating it with a cape and mask. Coloring sheets will also be available for you to apply your creativity.

Button and Magnet Craft
Where: Denair Library
When: Tuesday, July 21
          3:00 p.m.
Ages: 9-18

Use our button maker and make you own button. Refrigerator looking a little bland? Add some decoration by making your own glass marble magnets. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

Silly String Band
Where: Keyes Library
When: Wednesday, July 22
          11:00 a.m.

Stop by the library and listen to the Silly String Band while enjoying cookies and light refreshments.

Villains Day
Where: Hughson Library
When: Wednesday, July 22
          1:00 p.m.

Where would superheroes be without evil villains?  Explore and enjoy the delicious wickedness of the villains in the world of literature, movies, and life.

Local Hero Day
Where: Patterson Library
When: Wednesday, July 22
          1:00 p.m.
All ages

Come and celebrate all of our local heroes. The Patterson Fire Department, Police Department, and Ambulance will be in the Patterson Library parking lot with their vehicles to entertain and educate us all.

Giant Game Day
Where: Modesto Library
When: Wednesday, July 22
          1:30 p.m.

Get your game on. Bring the family and play giant versions of jenga, bowling, dominos, and more. Test your hand/eye coordination with stacking cups too. Ginormous fun? You bet.

Duct Tape Craft
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, July 22
          4:00 p.m.

Tweens/Teens will be able to make different items out of duct tape.

Superhero Trinket Boxes
Where: Keyes Library
When: Thursday, July 23
           3:00 p.m.

Tweens, teens, and adults can decorate jewelry boxes using comic book images and craft letters. Individuals can bring their own box or images to decorate, however, jewelry boxes and comic book images will be provided.

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.

Hogwarts Week
Where: Modesto Library
When: Monday, July 27 - Thursday, July 30

Have a magical time at the library. We’ll have activities all week long. Ask at the Children’s Desk about Quidditch, potions, and more.
--- Thursday, July 30 - Party and a Movie - Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with a party at 1:30 p.m. and a movie at 2:30 p.m.

LED Light Up Boxes
Where: Denair Library
When: Tuesday, July 28
          3:00 p.m.
Ages: 9-18

Make a paper box that lights up from the inside. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

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.

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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