Census job opportunities

The Newman branch library will host a 2020 U.S. Census jobs recruiting event Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Information will be available on the types of Census jobs available, the application process and hiring time lines.

In Stanislaus County, the pay rate for Census workers is $18 an hour.

For more information, call 1-855-562-2020.

Newman branch library

The Newman branch library will host a variety of special programs and activities during January.

Story times are offered Wednesdays at 10 a.m., followed by wee move & play sessions at 10:30 a.m.

LEGO days will be offered Thursdays, Jan. 9 and 23, at 3:30 p.m. Children under 4 are welcome but must be under adult supervision.

Adults are invited to spend a relaxing afternoon coloring and listening to music Saturday, Jan. 11, when the library hosts a “Keep Calm and Color On” event from 2-4 p.m.

From Jan. 14-18, the library will host Oculus Rift virtual reality sessions from 3-4 p.m. for ages 13 and older and Wii dance parties from 4-5 p.m. which are open to all ages.

A campfire snack activity will be held Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 3:30 p.m. Participants will create a campfire snack out of cookies, pretzels, frosting and jelly beans.

A teen “Jeopardy” game session will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m. Pizza will be served while supplies last.

The Newman branch library is located at 1305 Kern St. Call 862-2010 for additional information.

Orestimba ‘Tom Tom’ editions available

The Newman Museum has an abundance of Orestimba High “Tom Tom” yearbooks which have been donated over the years.

The Newman Historical Society is offering to distribute extra yearbooks not needed in the museum to OHS class members at no charge.

Most of the Tom Tom’s are from the graduating classes of the 1950s through the 1980s.

Those interested in receiving a yearbook are asked to send a note with their name, phone number and requested Tom Tom year to: Newman Historical Society, P.O. Box 123, Newman 95360.