The Library is pleased to host several programs throughout the year that engage all of San Joaquin County in a common goal of increasing a love for reading, literacy skills, and awareness of great literature and authors.
Children's Book Week Writing Contest
We are happy to announce the winners of the Children's Book Week Writing Contest. We received over 600 entries from all over San Joaquin County, and the stories were fabulous!
The 4th grade winner for the story started by author Deborah Underwood is Sienna Smith, a student at John R. Williams School in Stockton. Read Sienna's story here.
The 5th grade winner for the story started by author Bruce Hale is Stephanie Mendez, a student at Lincoln Elementary School in Stockton. Read Stephanie's story here.
The 6th grade winner for the story started by author Gennifer Choldenko is Jacob Esplin, a student at Waterloo Middle School in Stockton. Read Jacob's story here.
Dare to Dream Reading Program - 2013
For the last three years SSJCPL has been pleased to host a reading program that provides an opportunity for San Joaquin County residents to read their way to a Disney on Ice show. Check back in January 2013 to learn more about the 2013 reading program and the Grand Prize Drawing Rules.