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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.
Limit by location:      Limit by audience:
Lathrop Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30,
Sponsored by Lathrop Branch Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 10:00 - 1:00 p.m. (Tuesdays from 10:00 - 1:00 p.m.)
Sponsored by The San Joaquin Genealogical Society and the Stockton Friends of the Library..
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 10:30 am (Tuesdays )
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Ripon Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.)
Weekly storytime for ages 3-5. Half hour program includes sharing picturebooks, songs, fingerplays, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children.  Sponsored by Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 10:15 - 11:00 am
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 11am-12:30pm
A lucky group of 12 children 7 years old and above will receive free instruction to learn pencil drawing from a local student.  Classes are by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY.  Participants will learn the basics of pencil drawing in black and white then dabble in using color pencils as well.
The classes will be held in two sessions.  Session one will be from June 9-30, every Tuesday from 11am-12:30pm.  Session two will be from July 7 - Aug. 4, every Tuesday from 11am-12:30pm. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 11:15 a.m.
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 12:00
Summer Food Rocks! Chavez Central Library, in partnership with Stockton Unified School District, is serving FREE lunch to youth this summer. Come for lunch, then stay for fun activities! All youth ages 18 years and under are welcome.
 
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 1:00-2:30pm
Register Online
For 5th to 12th graders. Learn everything a student needs to know.

Tuesday, June 30th
1:00-2:30pm Microsoft Word


A limited number of computers are available for training. Please register to reserve one. If you have your own laptop with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher you do not need to register.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply. Sponsored by The Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2:30-4:00pm
Register Online
For 5th to 12th graders. Learn everything a student needs to know.
Tuesday, June 30th
2:30-4:0pm Microsoft Powerpoint


A limited number of computers are available for training. Please register to reserve one. If you have your own laptop with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher you do not need to register.
Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply. Sponsored by The Tracy Friends of the Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come join us and learn how we can build strong bones. Sponsored by San Joaquin County Public Health Services.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 4:30 pm
Discover the mysterious invisible force that makes magnets both repel and attract other objects.  Learn about magnetic properties of magnets through hands-on experiments. Join us June 30, 2015 at 4:30pm.  This program is part of our "Every Hero Has A Story" Summer Reading Program.  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 1:00 p.m.
Summer Food Rocks! Chavez Central Library, in partnership with Stockton Unified School District, is serving FREE lunch to youth this summer. Come for lunch, then stay for fun activities! All youth ages 18 years and under are welcome.
Manteca Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 1:15, 3:30
Join us as we show one of Disney's most popular animated films.  It should definetly "cool" you off on a hot summer day. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Teen Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 1:00pm
For 6th to 12th graders.
Schools out! Let's read! Join up with other teens to discuss great YA books.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Teen Comic Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 1:30pm
For 6th to 12th graders.
Schools out! Let's read! Join up with other teens to discuss great comics and manga. 

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 3:30pm
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  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.   Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 3:30pm
Con gran placer los invitamos a la lectura de cuentos en espanol. Traiga a sus pequenos a escuchar cuentos y a divertirse los miercoles a las 3:30 pm.
Summer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 3:30-4:30pm
Register Online
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for students entering the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grades who are reading below grade level. The program is help Monday and Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30pm at the Tracy Branch Library. Summer Book Buddies will begin Monday, June 8th and end on Wednesday, July 29th. Three absences may result in a student being dropped from the program. 

Students will be assessed at the beginning of the program using the San Diego Quick Assessment. Some students may also be assessed with the basic Phonics Skills Test III. Based on the assessments, students will be assigned to groups to work on the skills needed to improve their reading.

Sessions are conducted by teen volunteers and supervised by library staff. 

REGISTRATION
Parents may register children entering 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade beginning Monday, June 1, 2015 in person, online, or by leaving a message at 209-831-4253. Fourty (40) children will be enrolled in the program; a waiting list will be compiled for those who are not able to register.

VOLUNTEERING
If you wish to volunteer pick up an application at the library. Training for teen volunteers will be held Saturday, June 6th from 1:00-3:00pm at the Tracy Branch Library. Teens are asked to commit to a minimum of 15 sessions. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
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