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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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Social Security Workshop
Manteca Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 22, 7:00 pm (Saturday, September 10 at 2:00 pm. Monday, September 22 at 7:00 pm)
Financial Advisor Lance Johnson shows how married couples can plan to maximize their Social Security income.  Learn about the impact of making good Social Security decisons, calculating Social Security benefits, and utilizing special claims for maximizing your family's benefits. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.

Beginning Chapter Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 22, 3:30 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm)
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 5th.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Easy Reader Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 22, 3:00 p.m. (Mondays, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 1, 8, 15, Jan 5, 12, 26, Feb 2 & 23, 3:00 p.m.)
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K-2nd grade.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet.  No sign-ups necessary. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Advanced Book Club
Mountain House Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 22, 4:00pm
This is a bi-weekly book club for chapter book readers level 4.4 AR and above.  Read the book, discuss it with the club members and do a follow-up activity.  This week's book is Castle in the Attic by Winthrop.  Books are available at the checkout desk two weeks before the discussion date.  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.

Seed Saving Workshop
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Monday, Sep. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Learn how to save seeds to use next year or share with others.

Family Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 22, 6:00 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 pm)
Family Storytime is for children of all ages.  There will be books read and activities performed for a fun time of sharing together as a family. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Beginning August 19th, Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Specialized math tutoring will also be available for students in grades 6 - 12. Students should bring their homework assignments with them. This is a free program that is on a first-come, first-served basis. Sponsored by The Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Math Smart Tutoring
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. Students should bring along the assignments they're having trouble with.
No registration is required. Tutors are available on a first-come first-served basis.
 
Green Means Go!: Healthy Cooking Class for Families
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:30 am
Sponsored by Lao Family Community Empowerment.

All About Baby Storytime @ the Manteca Library
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)
Even the youngest babies will benefit from this 20 minute combination of simple picturebook stories, rhythmic music, plus fingerplays with motion and movement. The doors open at 10:00, stories and songs are at 10:30.  Playtime is available before and after the storytime related activities. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library .

Preschool Storytime
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:30 p.m.
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.

Preschool and Toddler Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:00 - 11:15 am

All About Baby
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 11:15 a.m. (Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.

Teen FAQs: College Admissions!
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 4:00pm
Teen FAQs: College A
For 9th to 12th graders (and parents).

Are you a high school student who plans to apply to college in the future? Or maybe you are a senior applying this year? Demystify the process! We would like to invited you to a special informational session all about the college admissions where you will be welcome ask questions of a real college admissions officer.

Text @tracyteens to 209-451-9982 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply.  Sponsored by California State University, Stanislaus.
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Homework Helpers
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. Beginning August 19th, Homework Helpers will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 4-6 pm. Assistance will be available in various subjects such as math, reading, and science for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Specialized math tutoring will also be available for students in grades 6 - 12. Students should bring their homework assignments with them. This is a free program that is on a first-come, first-served basis. Sponsored by The Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Math Smart Tutoring
Troke Branch Library
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Math Smart Tutoring
Math Smart Tutoring provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade students struggling with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual attention and encouragement.  The Math Smart Tutoring program takes place at the Margaret K. Branch Troke Library on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. Students should bring along the assignments they're having trouble with.
No registration is required. Tutors are available on a first-come first-served basis.
 
Homework Helpers at the Chavez Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 3:30 pm
Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.

Let’s Chat: English Conversation Club
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 3:30 pm
Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.

Lego Club
Ripon Branch Library
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 3:30 p.m.
Lego builders of all ages build together at the library!  Legos will be provided each week.  Creations are displayed in the display case until the following week. Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.

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