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Currently all events in the Modesto Library will be held on the main floor.

Teen Tech Week Video Contest

Be the star in a video you create by participating in the Libraries are for making...Teen Video Contest. Make a short, original movie trailer about your favorite book. This short two minute video must be about a book and it must be your own creation. The video can use multimedia such as images, video, animation, music, and words to compel the viewer to read the book. Prizes will be awarded at a special reception for all contestants on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

Deadline for submission: Saturday, March 7 at 5:00 p.m.
  

Contest rules and Entry Form

 

M & M Candy Count
Where: Keyes Library
When: Monday, March 2 - Tuesday, March 31
            Open hours

All ages can come by the library to guess the number of green M & Ms in the jar. The closest estimate will win the entire jar of candy.

 

Guess How Many Candies in the Jar
Where: Empire Library
When: Tuesday, March 3 - Tuesday, March 31
          Open hours

Guess how many red and white candies are in the jar. The prize for the winner is the jar of candy. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

 

"Insurgent" Movie Release Party
Where: Oakdale Library
When: Monday, March 9
          3:30 p.m.

Celebrate with us the March 20th movie release of "Insurgent" by taking a test to see in which of the 5 factions you fit in.  Then, create a button or/and paint your nails to don as you go to the movie theatre to show your affiliation to your faction:  Faction before blood.

 

Book in a Jar Contest
Where: Keyes Library
When: Monday, March 9 - Thursday, March 12
          Open hours

Teens can come by the library and use their reading skills to guess what book has been shredded and placed in a jar. The appropriate guess will win headphones, a character USB drive, and an itunes card. In the event of a tie, a drawing will be held to determine the winner.

 

The Library Rocks
Where: Keyes Library
When: Monday, March 9 - Thursday, March 12
          Open hours

Choose between one of 5 library themed youtube videos. All videos will be posted on the Friends of the Keyes Library Community Facebook page. Individuals can watch the videos and vote for their favorite either online in the comment section on Facebook or vote in person at the library. All those who vote in the library will receive a cookie.

 

Libraries are for Making ... Buttons and Boxes
Where: Denair Library
When: Tuesday, March 10
          3:00 p.m.

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by making your own button with our button maker and making a light up box using a simple circuit.

 

Tin Can Robots
Where: Hughson Library
When: Tuesday, March 10
          3:00 p.m.

Make a Robot out of tin cans. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

 

Stained Glass Window Kites
Where: Turlock Library
When: Tuesday, March 10
          4:00 p.m.

Vibrant colors of tissue paper glued on a frame. Sunlight will have a prism effect as it floats through this lovely kite sailing on your window. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

 

What Are They Saying?
Where: Hughson Library
When: Tuesday, March 10 - Thursday, March 12
          3:00 p.m.

Guess what the real lyrics are and who sang them and win a prize. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

 

Streaming Music Workshop
Where: Hughson Library
When: Wednesday, March 11
          3:00 p.m.

Learn the ins and outs of streaming music apps. Discover secrets on how to find music, create play lists, and which app is right for you. You do not need to familiar with streaming music, or have apps previously downloaded. Pizza will be served. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

 

Happiness Week
Where: Modesto Library
When: Saturday, March 14 - Thursday, March 19
        Open hours

Celebrate Happiness Week at the Modesto Library from March 14 through March 19. Enjoy free compliments, inspirations, and quotes from the library to brighten your day. And contribute to our Happiness Wall by writing down what makes you happy.

 

Craft Redo Day
Where: Keyes Library
When: Wednesday, March 18
          1:00 p.m.

Children, tweens, and teens can stop by the library to redo some of our favorite crafts. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

 

As Seen on Pinterest
Where: Turlock Library
When: Wednesday, March 18
          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's craft will be creating a wreath out of clothespins and wire. It can be decorated for any time of the year...the possibilities are endless. 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.

 

Teen Books
Where: Newman Library
When: Tuesday, March 24
        4:00 p.m.

Looking for a good book? Find out what's new, what's coming out soon, and what's next in your favorite series. We'll also take a look at the library's online teen book collection. Bring your device if you have one.

 

Jelly Bean Basket Craft
Where: Waterford Library
When: Tuesday, March 31
         3:30 p.m.

This little basket is made with recycled materials and filled with fun. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

 

Love My Library
Where: Denair Library
When: Wednesday, April 1 - Wednesday, April 15
         Open hours

We need your help with our National Library Week Display. Stop by the Denair Library and tell us why you love your library and receive a sweet treat. Your response will become part of our pixelated heart display during National Library Week.

 

Table Top Game Week
Where: Modesto Library
When: Monday, April 6 - Thursday, April 9 -- Open hours
        Saturday, April 11 -- 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Kids, grab your parents. Families can enjoy playing with an assortment of board games. Ask at the Children’s Desk for more details.

 

Come Play Wii at the Library
Where: Keyes Library
When: Wednesday, April 8
           1:00 p.m.

Come play the Wii at the library. All ages can come play the Wii and adults can play Wii fit. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

 

Spring Break Fun
Where: Keyes Library
When: Wednesday, April 9
           10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Children, tweens, teens, and families can come by the Keyes Library for some fun during their spring break. Participants can make unique magnets, build LEGO creations to be displayed in the library, or play fun Wii games.

 

Craft Day for Teens +
Where: Oakdale Library
When: Monday, April 13
           3:30 p.m.

Make wonderful creations out of duck tape or perler beads. Books will be on display and available for checkout. Program sponsored by the Friends of the Oakdale Library.

 

Socktopus Craft
Where: Waterford Library
When: Tuesday, April 14
        3:30 p.m.

Sock + Octopus = Socktopus Use a single sock to make this cute sea creature. Books will be on display and available for checkout.

 

Insurgent Trivia Night
Where: Newman Library
When: Tuesday, April 14
        4:00 p.m.

Celebrate the release of the Insurgent movie. Discuss the movie and choose your faction. Play Insurgent-themed games and make a craft. Snacks will be provided.

 

Butterfly Release
Where: Empire Library
When: Thursday, April 16
           4:30 p.m.

Join us as we release the butterflies that we have been watching change from caterpillars to cocoon to butterfly.

 

Recycled Piggy Bank
Where: Turlock Library
When: Tuesday, April 21
           4:00 p.m.

Prepare for Earth Day by making a Piggy Bank from a plastic drink bottle. Watch your savings grow as you help the environment by putting that used bottle to a good use. Books will be available for checkout.

 

Hair Tie Bracelets
Where: Hughson Library
When: Wednesday, April 22
          3:00 p.m.

Have fun making chain bracelets out of basic hair ties. Books will be available for checkout.

 

Earth Day Craft Supply Exchange
Where: Modesto Library
When: Saturday, April 25
         12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Bring your unwanted, unused crafting supplies (in good condition only) and trade with other crafters. Drop off items from April 20, 2015 to April 23, 2015 at the Modesto Library Reference Desk to receive your swap admission ticket. Then join us on the exchange day to find treasures for your crafting projects. Enjoy light refreshments and learn about library resources. Reducing, reusing, and recycling unwanted items help promotes the health of the community and of our natural resources.

 

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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