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Margaret K. Troke Branch Library


Branch Librarian

Bill Walker

502 W. Benjamin Holt Dr
Stockton, CA 95207 Map


Upcoming Events



Children's Area Closed for Remodel

Please excuse our dust!  The Troke Library will be undergoing

a great makeover in the Children's Area.  It will be closed off

from Oct. 3 to Oct. 19, 2018  as all the changes take place.   

This renovation is brought to you by Strong Communities. 




About The Library

Margaret Troke

Margaret Troke              

The Troke Library was dedicated on October 13, 1979.  The library's namesake is the late Margaret Klausner Troke, who was the Director of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library from 1946 to 1974.  She was a tireless advocate who fought often and successfully to improve and expand library services in the county and state. Among other things, she is credited with expanding the number of branch libraries and starting mobile library services.


The Troke Library is the only branch located in north Stockton and serves the largest patron base of all the Stockton branches.  The branch offers a circulating collection of library materials in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Cambodian, Lao, Hmong, and Khmer and maintains permanent and non-circulating reference collections. Newspapers and magazines are available for browsing.


The Library offers computer workstations for general use, including printing, scanning, and free Wi-Fi throughout the building.  Computers designated for children are available in the children's area. A public meeting space is available upon request.   The library offers a variety of regularly scheduled programs for all ages and features dedicated children's and teen spaces.  






Storytime clipart




 All about Baby & Preschool








 10:00am -11:15am


MakerSpace Programs

Lego Color Bricks  


Family Makerspace


First, third and fifth Wednesdays
each month.

All ages welcome.

 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Check Calendar



  Lego Color Bricks  


Teen Makerspace


Second and Fourth Wednesdays
each month.

Ages 9 and up welcome.

 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

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Computer Classes

Computer Classes  


Basic Computer Help


First Friday
each month


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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 Homework Helpers    


Math Smart Tutoring






 4:00pm - 6:00pm


Book Clubs

 Book Club


Mystery Book Club




 Adult Book Club  


Second Thursday

of the Month



Second Saturday

of the Month


12:30 pm    

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 12:00 Noon

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Margaret Troke Library Past Event Pictures

 2015 Programs

 2014 Programs

2015 Program Pictures

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2014 Program Pictures

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Programs for all!  The Margaret Troke Branch Library offers many exciting programs of interest to all age groups. Check out our full calendar at