Library run walk

Saturday, August 11, 2018 (All day)
Lodi District Office (next to the Lodi Elementary School at Hwy 60 and Clark St.)

Still time to register today for the Lodi Library Run Walk on Saturday, August 11

New this year: a new course map for the 1-mile event, and professional race timing and scoring by Tortoise & Hare Race Management, LLC.

Librarians at the Market!

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
market park next to Koltes Do-It Center, 902 N Main St.

Join the librarians for a fun kick off to the summer library program with a visit to the Lodi Valley Farmer's Market from 2 pm to 6 pm Friday, June 1

You can register for the summer library program (if you haven't already) and there will be a fun craft project. Plus, ask a librarian for a book recommendation!

See you at the market.

TEENS - music controversy

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

TEENS: Let's talk about controversy in music. It's always something: rap's lyics, Elvis' hips, and the behavior of the latest top-of-the-pops. What's a musician to do, when everybody has an opinion?

The discussion begins at 2 pm Friday, June 8 at 2 pm at the library.

TEENS - what's so great?

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

TEENS: Join us at 2 pm Friday, June 15 for a discussion on the history of rock and its influence on modern sounds.

What’s so great about some old musicians, anyway?

TEENS - guitar picks and jewelry

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

What's cooler than guitar picks? Stuff made from guitar picks!

TEENS stop in at 2 pm Friday, June 22 to use the guitar punch to make guitar picks, then make things like keychains or jewelry out of the picks.

TEENS - Rock the Real World

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

In the next of our "Rock the Real World" series, we'll discuss a few things you'll need to know to about dating safety.

  • First steps in self-defense with Amy Pierquet of Woman to Woman Self Defense
  • Dating violence signs with Lodi Police Department

This program begins at 2 pm on Friday, June 29 in the library's program room.

Rock the Real World is a fun program series of “adulting” tips & tricks for teens. 

TEENS: music parody discussion

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

We're talking about music parody this week with the TEENS. Join us for the fun beginning at 2 pm Friday, July 6 at the library. 

Parody: controversial, political, or just plain funny? Let's consider all the angles.

definition of parody from Merriam-Webster

Reading records DUE for school challenges

Friday, August 3, 2018 (All day)

Don't forget - 5 pm on Friday, August 3 is the deadline for any reading you want to count toward the school challenges!

Bring your time records into the library to get them recorded and official. (You're still welcome to turn in reading time to fulfill your own goals, though.)

Also, you can keep working on your August bingo card all month!

Seeking: local kids with talent

yellow star with text: lodi bring on your talent


Are you a performer? Do you love to sing or dance or play an instrument or act out a show with your friends? Or does all of that sound really scary … but you’d like to make someone smile by reading aloud with them?

The Lodi Public Library is seeking local kids with talents (or just bravery) to perform for the entertainment of seniors in the area assisted living residences. 

Traveling Talent Show #1

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Good Samaritan Society, 700 Clark Street

Join us for episode #1 of the Traveling Talent Show, beginning at 2 pm on Thursday, May 31 at the Good Samaritan Society in Lodi.

We’re inviting local performers to show us their best in a series of performances at the local senior living facilities. But every act needs an audience, and everyone is invited to attend to marvel at the performances and clap your hands off! Let’s show our support!

To register to perform, click here.


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