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       Contact your library
                                                                                                 Dr. Seuss Festivities         1                                     2                                     3                                      4                                   5   Tax Assistance                    6
Reference...558-7814/refquest@scfl.lib.ca.us                                                                                       Ceres – 3:30 p.m.                     Modesto – 7 p.m.                       Keyes – 4:30 p.m. Family Game
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Through April 14
Overdues/Renewals............................558-7808                                          Ceres – March 1-6                   Sun Catcher Craft. Craft books        Friends of the Library annual          Night. Learn the value of strategy,
                                                                                               Birthday fun, games & prizes        will be available to check out.       membership meeting. YES Am-            tactics & teamwork by playing                                             The Volunteer Income Tax Assis-
Lost Cards.............................................558-7808                                                                                                                                                 various board games.                                                      tance (VITA) program offers free
                                                                                              all week.                            Hughson – 12-5 p.m. Friends of        bassadors will perform prior to the
T.D.D....................................................558-7821                             Turlock – Feb. 22-March 5            the Library Used Book Sale.           business meeting.                      Hughson – 6:30 p.m. Dr. Seuss                                             tax preparation assistance to low-
                                                                                           Great Hat Hunt. Find the hat & get      Hughson – 3:30 p.m.                   Turlock – 7 p.m.                       event presented by Friends of                                             to moderate- income seniors.
ReadingWorks – Adult Literacy............558-4505                                                                                                                                                               the Hughson Library at Hughson
                                                                                           a treat.                                Picture Frame Craft. Craft books      Friends of the Library board                                                                                        Oakdale           Riverbank
Home Delivery Service........................558-7817                                                                                                                                                           Community Center.
                                                                                           Waterford – March 1-6                   will be available to check out.       meeting.                               Turlock – 3:30 p.m. Dr. Seuss                                              Tues. & Thurs.     Wednesdays
Modesto Children’s Library..................558-7810                                       Great Hat Hunt.                         Modesto – 6 p.m.                      Riverbank – 4 p.m.                     Birthday Party. Make a hat, watch                                           5-7:30 p.m.       5-7:30 p.m.
Library Administration Office................558-7801                                                                               Beginning Excel*                      Friends of the Library meeting.        a video & eat a piece of cake.
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       Online 24 hours a day 7 days a week                                                   Ceres – 3 p.m.                        Empire – 6 p.m.                       Modesto – 11:30 a.m.                   Keyes – 3 p.m.                      Denair – 3 p.m.                       Hughson – 12 p.m.
             www.stanislauslibrary.org                                                       Teen Game Day. Learn the value        Friends of the Library meeting.       Computer Basics*                       Teen Game Challenge. Learn          Key Chain Craft. Craft books will     Teen Button Craft. Craft books
                                                                                             of strategy, tactics & teamwork       Modesto – 11:30 a.m.                  Oakdale – 3 p.m.                       the value of strategy, tactics &    be available to check out.            will be available to check out.
                                                                                             by playing various games.             Beginning Word*                       Teen Game Day. Learn the value         teamwork. Bring your DS and                                               Modesto – 9-11 a.m.
Stanislaus County                                                                            Snacks provided.                      Salida – 10 a.m.                      of strategy, tactics & teamwork by     challenge the branch supervisor to                                        Friends of the Library Conference.
Board of Supervisors                                                                                                               Book Club. “Bel Canto” by Ann         playing various games including        a game of Super Mario Brothers.                                           Salida – 1 p.m.
   Dist. 1.................William O’Brien                                                                                         Patchett. For more info call Diane    the Wii.                                                                   Read to a Dog                         Teen Tech Week Movie. Enter
                                                                                                          Teen Tech Week           at 543-7315.                                                                                                                                           the world of computers from
   Dist. 2.................Vito Chiesa                                                                        March 8-12                                                 Patterson – 3:30 p.m.                  Modesto – 1 p.m.            The “Read to a Dog” program
                                                                                                                                   Waterford – 3:30 p.m. Teen Tech                                                                                                                        1982. The movie, “Tron,” was
   Dist. 3.................Jeff Grover                                                                                                                                   Wind Chime Craft. Craft books          Beginning Internet*       starts in Salida March 3 and runs
                                                                                                      See your local library for   Jewelry Craft. Craft books will be                                                                                                                     one of the first movies to use
                                                                    All Libraries Closed


   Dist. 4.................Dick Monteith                                                                                                                                 will be available to check out.                               through April 28 on Wednesdays                     computer graphics.
                                                                                                        technology challenges.     available to check out.
   Dist. 5.................Jim DeMartini                                                                                                                                                                                               3:30-5:30 p.m. Children up to 12
                                                                                                                               15                                   16                                   17                               years old can read to a certi-                                                     20
Library Advisory Board                                                                       Keyes – 3 p.m.                        Ceres – 3:30 p.m.                     Modesto – 1:30 p.m.                Modesto – 6 p.m.                                                              Modesto – 12-4 p.m.
                                                                                             Windsock Craft. Craft books will      Clothespin Magnet Craft. Craft        Intermediate Word*                 Computer Basics*             fied therapy dog for a 20-minute                  World Wide Game Day. Teens
  Sheridan Beuving           Laura Jensen                                                                                                                                                                                               session. This program is free, but                will learn the value of strategy,
  Margaret Bowen             Sandy McDowell                                                  be available to check out.            books will be available to check      Modesto – 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                   out.                                  Book Club. “The Namesake” by       Riverbank – 3:30 p.m.             registration is required.                   tactics & teamwork while playing
  Pamela Floyd               Connie Pires                                                       Connecting Stanislaus                                                                                                                              Call 543-7315                          Dungeons and Dragons.
  Sue Henderson              Josh Vander Veen                                                                                      Modesto – 6 p.m.                      Jhumpa Lahiri. Conference room. Weaving Craft. Craft books will
                                                                                                   Computer Classes                                                                                                                                                                       Salida – 2 p.m.
                                                                                                                                   Beginning Internet*                   Patterson – 5:30 p.m.              be available to check out.                                                    Author Spotlight. Historical
Library Foundation Board                                                                            @ the Oakdale Library          Salida – 6 p.m.                       Teen Game Night. Learn the val-                                                                                  novelist Christi Phillips will talk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Naming Contest
www.stanislauslibraryfoundation.org                                                            Tuesday, March 2 – 1-5 p.m.         Family Movie Night. Enjoy             ue of strategy, tactics & teamwork                                                                               about the writing experience. No
  Bob Dowd                    Rabbi Larry Moldo                                                      What’s in the Box*            “Darby O’Gill & the Little People.”   by playing various games includ-                                                                                 reservations needed. Sponsored
  Peggy Gardiner              Anita Morphew                                                    Thursday, March 4 – 1-5 p.m.        Children will discover library        ing the Wii. Snacks provided.                           Children 3-14 are encouraged to                          by the Stanislaus County Library
  Dick Hagerty                Denise Nordell                                                       Looking into Windows*           resources.                                                                                         name the lizard at the Nick W. Blom                 Foundation & The Modesto Bee.
  Maree Hawkins               Lee Ockey                                                                                                                             23              24                     Salida Library. Winner will receive a gift
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  Mark Heinzinger             Bernice Odell                                                       *Advance Registration                           Ceres – 3 p.m. Teen Craft. Make Modesto – 6 p.m.
                                                                                                                                   Waterford – 3:30 p.m.                                                        certificate. One entry per person.                                         Modesto – 12 p.m.
  Judy Jensen                 Joan Patterson                                                              Required                                old things new again. Craft books Beginning Excel*
                                                                                                                                   Egg Carton Bulletin Board Craft.                                                                                                                       Magic Show. Dan Chan the Mag-
  Kristi Kelley               Carol Shour                                                             Call 545-8393                               will be available to check out.
                                                                                                                                   Craft books will be available to                                                                                                                       ic Man presents an educational
  Derald Lahti                Melissa Van Diepen                                                                                   check out.     Modesto – 6 p.m.                       Friends of the Library Used Book Sales                                                           and entertaining program that will
                                                                                                                                                  Intermediate Internet*                                                                                                                  stimulate children’s imaginations.
44-99 Library Cooperative                                                          Census 2010                                                    Modesto – 6:30 p.m.                  Newman – Fri., March 12, & Sat., March 13, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Free tickets available one hour
                                                                                    Assistance                                                    Hospice in end-of-life decisions.               Library parking lot.
 Mark Heinzinger –                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        before show from the Children’s
        System Advisory Board Member                                           March 19 - April 19                                                Community Hospice presents this                                                                                                         desk.
                                                                                                                                                                                       Patterson – Wed., March 24, & Fri., March 26, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
                                                                         This program offers assistance to               Cover to Cover Club program that focuses on informa-
                                                                                                                         Co                                                                        Mon., March 29, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                  tion and resources for seniors and
Friends of the Library Presidents                                      individuals who do not understand the                 March 6 - April 17   caregivers.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                   Library large meeting room. $5 a bag or $2 per foot. *Advance registration is required
  Paul Caruso...................................Ceres                questionnaire, need language assistance,                                                                                                                                           for all computer classes. Sched-
  Cheryl MacGregor..........................Denair                                                         22
                                                                      have questions, or need a questionnaire     Children can participate in 23 Turlock – 6 p.m.                   31 Salida – Thurs., March 11, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.                      ule is subject to change. Please
  Jim Sterling....................................Empire                 because they did not receive one.       IN-N-OUT BURGER’S read-                                                        Sat., March 13, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.                        contact your library for the latest
                                                                                                                                                  Learn how to pass your estate
  Joan House....................................Hughson                                                        ing promotional program. Read                                                    Library Community Room                                  details.
                                                                                       Ceres                                                      to your heirs, while reducing



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  Stella Beratlis.................................Modesto                        Mondays, 2-7 p.m.              five books, bring in a list of the expenses, taxes, hassles and
  Crescencia Maurer.........................Newman                             Wednesdays, 1-6 p.m.           books & receive a coupon for one delays. This is a free seminar
  Lynne Robinson.............................Oakdale                           Saturdays, 12-5 p.m.           hamburger or cheeseburger. This offered by the Stanislaus County
  Donna Miller...................................Patterson                                                     program encourages children to     Library Foundation and presented
                                                                                     Newman
  Kevin McBride-Luman....................Riverbank                                                                        read for fun.           by Attorney Gina Leguria, a mem-
  Robert Scheid................................Salida
  Nancy Jewett.................................Turlock
                                                                             Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
                                                                              Fridays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.         Offered through the Stanislaus
                                                                                                               County Library Foundation at all
                                                                                                                                                  ber of the American Academy of
                                                                                                                                                  Estate Planning Attorneys. Call
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Stanislaus County Library
  Anita Hay........................................Waterford                                                           library branches.          558-7801 to reserve your seat.                                         An Adventure Down Every Aisle
Income Tax preparation assistance                        Read to a Dog!                                                   Locations, Hours & StoryTimes

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   Free income tax preparation assistance is avail-                     The library’s popular “Read to a Dog”       Ceres
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able at libraries in Oakdale, Riverbank and Water-                   program is back, this time at the Salida
                                                                     p                                              2250 Magnolia       10 - 8 10 - 6 10 - 6 10 - 6                  12 - 5
                                                                                                                    537-8938
ford, thanks to the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance                 Library. Children up to 12 years old can
                                                                    Li                                                                            10:30 StoryTimes resume in April.
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program sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service.                  read to a certified therapy dog in 20-min-
                                                                    re                                              Denair
Volunteers are trained and certified by the IRS. This                ute sessions. Reading to a dog offers           4801 Kersey Rd.               12 - 6             12 - 6 11 - 5 11 - 5
                                                                                                                    634-1283
free service is available to anyone, but priority will   children the opportunity to practice reading aloud in        StoryTime                                              10:30
be given to low income residents and senior citi-        a non-intimidating environment.                            Empire
                                                                                                                    18 South Abbie                12 - 6 12 - 6 12 - 6 11 - 5
zens. Volunteers will provide assistance at sched-
uled times through April 14. Please see the calendar
                                                            Sessions will be offered March 3 through April 28
                                                         on Wednesdays 3:30-5:30 p.m. This program is free,
                                                                                                                    524-5505
                                                                                                                      StoryTime                                              10:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                               March 2010
(reverse) for dates and times at each location.                                                                     Hughson
                                                         but registration is required. For more information or to   2412 A Third St.              12 - 6 12 - 6              11 - 5 11 - 5
                                                         sign up, call 543-7315.                                    883-2293
Books-N-Burgers                                                                                                       StoryTime                    Hughson StoryTimes resume in April.
                                                                                                                                                                        10:30
   IN-N-OUT’s “Food for Thought” reading promo-          Free Estate Planning Seminars                              Keyes
                                                           In these free seminars, offered by the Stanislaus        4420 Maud Ave.       9-5      9-5       9-5 9-7          9-5
tional program, recently renamed “Cover to Cover                                                                    664-8006
                                                         County Library Foundation, you’ll learn how to pass
Club,” begins March 6 and runs through April 17.                                                                      StoryTime                   9 & 10 10 & 1
                                                         your estate to your heirs with the least expense, taxes,
Children ages 4-12 can read five books, bring in                                                                     Modesto
                                                         hassles and delays. Topics will include:                                       10 - 9 10 - 9 10 - 9 10 - 9 10 - 5 10 - 5
a list of the books and receive a coupon for one                                                                    1500 I Street
                                                                  *Wills and Trusts in Estate Planning              558-7800
hamburger or cheeseburger. This is a great program                                                                                      10:15
                                                                  *Joint Tenancy – Planning Tool or Problem?          WiggleWorms                          11:15
that encourages children to read for fun. Offered                                                                                       & 11:15
                                                                  *Advanced Health Care Directives and                                            10:15
through the Stanislaus County Library Foundation.                                                                     StoryTime                          10:15
                                                                   Financial Powers of Attorney                                                   & 6:30
See your local library to sign up.                                                                                    Cuentos en Español                             6:30            10:30 bilingual
                                                                  *Protecting Children from Former Marriages
                                                                                                                    Newman
     Friends of the Library                                       *Providing for Minor Children
                                                           Wednesday, March 31, 6-7:45 p.m., Turlock Library
                                                                                                                    1305 Kern St.
                                                                                                                    862-2010
                                                                                                                                                  12 - 8 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5                            www.stanislauslibrary.org
                                                                                                                                                           10:00
        Used Book Sales
                                                                                                                      StoryTime
                                                           Wednesday, April 21, 6-7:45 p.m., Riverbank Library      Oakdale
                                                           Thursday, April 29, 6-7:45 p.m., Oakdale Library         151 S. First Ave.   10 - 6 10 - 8 10 - 6 10 - 8 10 - 5
                                                                                                                    847-4204
         Friends of the Salida Library                     Seminars will be presented by Attorney Gina Leguria.       StoryTime                    Oakdale StoryTimes resume in April.
                                                                                                                                                  10:30 10:30
       Thursday, March 11 – 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.             Call 558-7801 to reserve your seat.                        Patterson
       Saturday, March 13 – 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.                                                                        46 North Salado     10 - 6 10 - 6 10 - 8                 10 - 5 12 - 5
                                                                                                                    892-6473
            in library community room                                                Join a library                   StoryTime                   9:30 &
                                                                                     book club                                                    10:30                                                                   @ your library in
       Friends of the Newman Library                                                                                Riverbank
                                                                                                                    3442 Santa Fe                 10 - 6 10 - 8 10 - 6 10 - 5 12 - 5                                       January 2010
      Friday, March 12 & Saturday, March 13                    Book Discussion – Tues., Mar. 9, 10 a.m.             869-7008
                  10 a.m. - 3 p.m.                             Nick W. Blom Salida Regional Library                   StoryTime                                              10:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Circulation Countywide..............186,119
               in library parking lot                                “Bel Canto” by Ann Patchett                    Salida
                                                                                                                    4835 Sisk Rd.       10 - 8 10 - 8 10 - 6 10 - 6                  10 - 5            Public Computer Sessions...........19,985
                                                                 Call 543-7315 for more information.                543-7353                                                                           Library Cards Issued......................1,692
       Friends of the Patterson Library                                                                               WiggleWorms                          10 & 11             StoryTimes end
                                                                 Book Discussion – Wed., Feb. 17, 7 p.m.                                                                                               Books Added.................................4,417
    Wednesday, March 24 & Friday, March 26                                                                            StoryTime                                      10:00        March 25.
                                                                Modesto Library Conference Room                     Turlock
                 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.                                  “The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri                  550 Minaret Ave.    10 - 9             10 - 9 10 - 9 10 - 5 10 - 5
                                                                                                                    664-8100
               Monday, March 29                                       Call 558-7814 for details.                                                                                                       The library fosters the love of reading
                                                                                                                      ToddlerTime                         11:00 10:00
                                                                                                                                                    Turlock StoryTimes resume in April.
                 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.                         Already belong to a book club? The library can provide      StoryTime                           10:00 11:00                                   and opens the door to knowledge.
        in library’s large meeting room                   your club with books and, often, reading guides,          Waterford
                                                                                                                    324 E Street        10 - 6 10 - 6 10 - 8                 10 - 5 12 - 5
        $5 a bag or $2 per foot of books                  through Book Club in a Box! Call 543-7315 for details.    874-2191
                                                                                                                      StoryTime                            10:00

				
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