Events at the Modesto Library 

Modesto Wiggle Worms
Tuesday, Mar. 7, 10:15 am
Enjoy storybooks, lap bounces, music, dancing, rhythm activities, fingerplays and more at this special program for babies, active toddlers, and adult caregivers. (20 minutes) Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library.

Word Intermediate
Tuesday, Mar. 7, 5 pm
This workshop is a continuation of Beginning Word and will teach you additional basic functions of Microsoft Word. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
 
Modesto Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 7, 6:15 pm
New and classic picture books, flannel board and puppet stories, fingerplays, music and dancing for all children and their caregivers, particularly geared for ages 3-6. (30 minutes)
 
 Modesto Preschool Story Time
Wednesday, Mar. 8, 10:15 am
New and classic picture books, flannelboard  and puppet stories, fingerplays, music and dancing, all for preschoolers aged 3-5 and their caregivers. (30 minutes)
 
 Internet Basics
Thursday, Mar. 9, 1:30 pm
This workshop will introduce you to the Internet and the World Wide Web and teach you how to search on the Web. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
 
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 20th Anniversary Party
Friday, Mar. 10, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Teens and adults, join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer! Drop in to watch some of the television episodes with us while enjoying cupcakes and punch (while supplies last).  Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library .
 
Modesto Wiggle Worms
Monday, Mar. 13, 10:15 & 11:15 am
Enjoy storybooks, lap bounces, music, dancing, rhythm activities, fingerplays and more at this special program for babies, active toddlers, and adult caregivers. (20 minutes) Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library.
 
Modesto Wiggle Worms
Tuesday, Mar. 14, 10:15 am
Enjoy storybooks, lap bounces, music, dancing, rhythm activities, fingerplays and more at this special program for babies, active toddlers, and adult caregivers. (20 minutes) Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library.
 
Modesto Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 14, 6:15 pm
New and classic picture books, flannel board and puppet stories, fingerplays, music and dancing for all children and their caregivers, particularly geared for ages 3-6. (30 minutes)

Modesto Preschool Story Time
Wednesday, Mar. 15, 10:15 am
New and classic picture books, flannelboard  and puppet stories, fingerplays, music and dancing, all for preschoolers aged 3-5 and their caregivers. (30 minutes)
 
 On the Road to Citizenship: Naturalization 101
Wednesday, Mar. 15, 6:00 pm
Are you, or someone you know, trying to navigate the naturalization process? Join us for a free program that will focus on the basics of naturalization. A representative from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will be on hand to give an overview of what it takes to become a citizen and how eligibility is determined in the naturalization process. The program will address the naturalization interview and how to avoid potential scams.  Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library .
 
Saturday Stories and Art: Fantastic Faces
Saturday, Mar. 18, 1:00 pm
Join us for our new series of free art programs for the family! Each "Saturday Stories and Art" program will feature a picture book and a related art project. Participants will use a variety of mediums and techniques to explore an art concept, creating their own pieces to take home.

This Saturday's program will feature Nina Laden's book, When Pigasso met Mootisse. Following the reading, all ages can express their creativity with an art project that includes paint mixing and collage techniques.  The finished products will be fun and crazy portraits reminiscent of Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

 All ages welcome. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.  Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library.
 
Computer Basics
Monday, Mar. 20, 10 am
A basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of the computer, a tour of Windows, and simple tasks. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
 
Modesto Wiggle Worms
Monday, Mar. 20, 10:15 & 11:15 am
Enjoy storybooks, lap bounces, music, dancing, rhythm activities, fingerplays and more at this special program for babies, active toddlers, and adult caregivers. (20 minutes) Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library.
 
Modesto Wiggle Worms
Tuesday, Mar. 21, 10:15 am
Enjoy storybooks, lap bounces, music, dancing, rhythm activities, fingerplays and more at this special program for babies, active toddlers, and adult caregivers. (20 minutes) Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library.

Excel Intermediate
Tuesday, Mar. 21, 5 pm
This workshop is a continuation of Excel Basics and will teach you additional basic functions of Excel. Advance registration is required. Call (209) 558-7814 to sign up.
 
Modesto Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 21, 6:15 pm
New and classic picture books, flannel board and puppet stories, fingerplays, music and dancing for all children and their caregivers, particularly geared for ages 3-6. (30 minutes)
 
Modesto Preschool Story Time
Wednesday, Mar. 22, 10:15 am
New and classic picture books, flannelboard  and puppet stories, fingerplays, music and dancing, all for preschoolers aged 3-5 and their caregivers. (30 minutes)

Tech Connect: Facebook Basics
Wednesday, Mar. 22, 6:00 pm
This program is designed to help beginning Facebook users learn how to create an account, post messages and pictures, find other users, understand privacy settings, and more. Participants are required to bring their own laptop or device and must have an email address. Advance registration is required; register online or call the Modesto Library Reference Department at (209) 558-7814.  Sponsored by Friends of the Modesto Library .

Modesto Comix Club
Thursday, Mar. 30, 4 pm
Like to read? So do we! Come hang out on the last Thursday of every month for discussions, games and activities featuring our comic of the month. You can also cast a vote for what to read next! Comix Club participants will vote on this month's comic book in FebruarySuggested for ages 8 and up.