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Scrapbooking Fun at the Modesto Library

Scrapbooking Fun at the Modesto Library

Join the Modesto Library and local scrapbooker Anna Soto for a series of free programs to learn about and practice scrapbooking. This program will be held, Saturdays, Jan. 12 and Jan. 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some materials will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own. Scrapbooking is a way for people of all ages and backgrounds to share information about their experiences. While sharing their memories, they are educating others about the places they have visited and the people they have met.

 For more information, please call the Modesto Library Reference desk at 558-7814.

Join News10 and Nugget Markets for a wine pairing event

Join News10 and Nugget Markets for a wine pairing event

Tis the season for holiday parties. Come learn from Nugget Market’s wine expert what wines will work best with your appetizers and dishes at your party.

Nugget wine steward Michael Taylor and specialty cheese manager Jaclyn Neff will give a presentation on how to pair your wine in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Have a chance to sample some wine and appetizers and see for yourself why different wines work so well with certain foods.

The wine and cheese experts bring years of experience to the table. Taylor worked as a chef for 17 years and has a vast experience in winemaker dinners and selecting wines for his restaurant’s wine list. He has also traveled to some of the biggest food-and-wine regions, including Spain, Portugal and France.

Neff has worked as a cheese specialist at the Vacaville Nugget Market for more than two years, and is now the department manager.

Puppet Show at the Modesto and Salida Libraries

Puppet Show at the Modesto and Salida Libraries

Puppet Art Theater will present a funny version of Little Red Riding Hood on December 29 at the Modesto and Salida Libraries. The Modesto performance will be at 12 p.m. with free tickets available in the Children’s Department one hour prior to the performance. The Salida Library performance will be at 3 p.m. The audience is sure to be delighted by the story of Little Red, her dog, Fifi, and the pizza-hungry wolf!

For more information please call the Modesto Library Children’s Department at 558-7810 or the Salida Library at 543-7353.

Python Ron at the Modesto Library

Python Ron at the Modesto Library

“Python Ron” McGee brings members of the reptile kingdom to the Modesto Library on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 12 & 2 p.m. During these amazing programs, live reptiles will be showcased and children will have the opportunity to learn about different reptilian species. Do not miss this reptilian adventure!  Free tickets will be available one hour before each show-time.

For more information, please call the Modesto Library Children’s Department at 558-7810. The Modesto Library is located at 1500 I Street. Free parking is available in the parking lot behind the library and on the street.

Shakespeare for All at the Salida Library

Shakespeare for All at the Salida Library

Community members will perform “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Nick. W. Blom Salida Regional Library on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. This production will be directed by the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival and is sure to be a wonderful performance!

This free program is made possible through a grant from the James Irvine Foundation.

For more information, please call the Salida Library at 543-7353. The Salida Library is located at 4835 Sisk Rd.

Youth Harp Ensemble at the Modesto Library

Youth Harp Ensemble at the Modesto Library

Enjoy the beautiful music of the harp at the Modesto Library on Monday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. The Youth Harp Ensemble, directed by Margie Butler, will delight the audience with festive holiday music. Don’t miss this joyful performance!

For more information, please call the Modesto Library Reference Department at 558-7814. The Modesto Library is located at 1500 I Street. Free parking is available in the parking lot behind the library and on the street.

Bottle Cap Magnet Craft at the Modesto Library

Bottle Cap Magnet Craft at the Modesto Library

Teens age 12 – 18 will have the opportunity to make bottle cap magnets at the Modesto Library on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 3:30 p.m. Craft programs provide an excellent opportunity for teens to interact with their peers in a safe and fun environment and express their creativity.

For more information, please call the Modesto Library Children’s Department at 558-7810. The Modesto Library is located at 1500 I Street. Free parking is available in the parking lot behind the library and on the street.