Lodi Public Library

Logo-FoundationThe Lodi Public Library Foundation presents the 19th Annual "EVENING at the LIBRARY" Storyteller Dinner, Saturday, September 21, 2019, featuring Storyteller & Author, Bil Lepp. There will be Cocktails and Catered Dinner, a Raffle, and Silent Auction. Proceeds from the evening will benefit current and future Lodi Public Library Educational programs and projects. You won't want to miss our 2019 signature fundraiser! For Tickets and more information: /DocumentCenter/View/2651 (PDF).

Upcoming Programs and Workshops


Fuzzy, one of our Paws to Read dogs.Fuzzy, our original PAWS TO READ dog is retiring as of September 1st. Get out your pencils, crayons, paints, and markers and design a fabulous bookmark for Fuzzy. Designs must include Fuzzy. Pick up your entry form and template at the service desks or download here. Submit your entry by Aug 31.


Master Gardener

Winter Vegetable Garden. Pickling Veggies by Master Food Preserver. Monday, September 9, 10:00-11:30am.


Pets 2 Movie PosterSecond Sunday Movie: "Secret Life of Pets 2" Continuing the story of Max and his pet friends, following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day. Sunday, September 8th, 2:00pm. Free treats! Kids, stay for a craft after the movie.  Rated PG.

Godzilla Movie PosterSunday Monster Movie: "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. Sunday, September 15th, starting at 1:30pm. Rated PG-13.

Book Art Folding

Book ArtWith Sophin Lock. Learn the art of folding book pages into creative designs. Saturday, September 14th, 1:00-3:00pm. Ages 13 and up. RSVP by email to literacy@lodi.gov.

Code {STEAM} Presents:     Code STEAM

Teen Scene Classes  Ages 13-18.  Sign-up early, seating is limited.

Pi Lab-Intro Course: 4:00-5:30pm, September 10, 17, 24. Sign up at  https://forms.gle/7QGwy9Wyye5faAa18

Fun with Sensors: 4:00-5:30pm, September 11, 18, 25. Sign up at https://forms.gle/fNoP6tCAQiq1w1iJ8

Video Game Design, 4:30-5:45pm, September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 17, 24. 5th-8th graders.  Sign up at https://forms.gle/a6vPc6MSnJYjThbCA

Board Game-Game Design: Saturday, September 7th, 1:00-3:00pm.  Sign up at https://forms.gle/ZvniVSSrSLwLED727

Diabetes Among Friends


Fifth class in July series: August 7: Staying Healthy with Diabetes.  New series dates: August 14: Getting to Know Diabetes, August 21: Healthy Eating, August 28: Healthy coping, September 4: Diabetes Medications, September 11: Staying Healthy with Diabetes.  Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30pm. A 5 week Class Series on Diabetes prevention & self-management education program. Classes are free. For more information call: 209-339-7609 or 209-333-3044.

Lawyers in the Library

Lawyers in the Library

Lawyers in the Library is a periodic legal clinic consisting of licensed, practicing attorneys who are in good standing with the state Bar of California and members of the San Joaquin County Bar Association. Anyone can attend the clinic and there is no cost for a face-to-face brief meeting with an attorney. It is a first come-first serve event.  August 21st, 4:00-6:30pm.

Rock Painting

Rock Garden

Join our next rock painting program.  This is part of the KINDNESS ROCKS for the Community Garden program. This is held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  All ages are welcome but children must have an adult present. Supplies are provided or you can bring your own rocks to paint.  Space is limited. Please register by email at kindnessrockslodi@gmail.com. September 17th, 6:00-7:00pm. 



Ages 13 and older. Please join us for craftastic fun as we make a summer fun craft.  All supplies are provided. August 24th, 11:00-12:00 noon.

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Like playing video games? Think you have what it takes to win great prizes? Well then take part in the Library's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament that is happening on Sunday, August 25th from 1:00-4:00pm, or until the tournament ends. The players will compete against one another to see who moves onto the next round, with the tournament winner receiving a $25 Visa gift card. The other players in the final four will receive a $10 Amazon gift card.  The tournament is limited to 32 players. The event is for ages 10-18 and signups began at 9:00am on Wednesday, July 24th. You can sign up either in person or over the phone, we are not accepting email signups.

Printable Calendars

Activity Calendar (PDF):   August 2019September 2019

Library Events Booklet (PDF):   August 2019, September 2019

Computer Classes Calendar (PDF):   August 2019,  September 2019 

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