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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:
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Friday, Dec. 9, 10:15
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts. Free! Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Friday, Dec. 9, 10:30 am
Just about everyone has a small gift to wrap for someone special at this time of year. Please join us as we use pretty papers to make a cute bag or box to put it in and add a pretty bow to finish. Kaye will be showing us how & demonstrating our new Silhouette Portait cutter as well. Find out how you can use the Silhouette here at the library for your own creative projects! Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Friday, Dec. 9, 3:00 p.m. (2nd Friday, September 9, October 14, December 9)
Each month, the Maya Angelou Library will have game and activity days for teens. Bring your friends and enjoy board games, relays, scavenger hunts, games of skill and more. Different activities each month. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Troke Branch Library
Friday, Dec. 9, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Students learn basic methods for searching the Internet to find the information and resources they need.

We welcome those with little or no computer experience.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or e-reader devices. Sponsored by The Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Thornton Branch Library
Friday, Dec. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Use your imagination to create with Legos! Lego Dulpos also available. All ages are welcomed. 
Thornton Branch Library
Saturday, Dec. 10, 11:00 a.m.
Enjoy a classic family movie or a new favorite. Pop corn will be served!
Adult book club
Troke Branch Library
Saturday, Dec. 10, 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Dec. 10, 12-2 p.m.
All ages are welcome to come and play chess every Saturday from 12:00 to 2:00pm. Chess equipment provided on request. Chess tutor present every other week.
Manteca Branch Library
Saturday, Dec. 10, 1:00 pm
Watch a movie picked out by your TLC (Teen Library Council). Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Saturday, Dec. 10, 3:00pm-4:30pm
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be supplied. 

  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Saturday, Dec. 10, 3:00--4:30 pm
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple dog related craft. Sponsored by Paws 4 Friends, Inc..
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 am - 1 pm (Saturday, Dec 10 10 am - 1 pm )
Need to discuss your child support case? Come visit the Department of Child Support Services as they do outreach at sites throughout San Joaquin County. 

  Sponsored by Tracy Library .
StoryCorps: Tracing
Tracy Branch Library
Sunday, Dec. 11, 2:00 pm
Tracing Our Origins is a community volunteer project to collect and archive the life stories, origin stories, and folk wisdom of the Tracy senior community and to promote the library as a gathering place that engages and empowers multigenerational and ethnically diverse communities to share life experiences and aspirations for their City. Tracing Our Origins is a StoryCorps project (http://storycorps.org). 

On the last Sunday of each month, Tracing Our Origins is open to the public and will feature a presentation to the community on the interviews conducted during that month. 
  Sponsored by Tracy Library & Tracy Friends of the Library .
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Dec. 12, 3:00 pm
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.

No Monday Book Clubs on Nov. 21 & Nov. 28, 2016.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library .
Winter Magic Show wi
Linden Branch Library
Monday, Dec. 12, 3:30 PM
He's silly, he's funny and he'll make you go WOW! Mike Della Penna creates wonder and laughter with family magic performances that are equal parts playful and astonishing.
  Sponsored by Friends of the Linden Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Dec. 12, 3:30
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  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 Monday Book Clubs on Nov. 21 & 28.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library .
Homework Help (K-12)
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Dec. 12, 3:30pm
For K-12.

Homework Help provides drop-in homework assistance to K-12 students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm, August 22 - December 14, 2016. The assistance is provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Internet, Microsoft Office, and printers are available for students to use.

Note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or school holidays.
Escalon Branch Library
Monday, Dec. 12, 3:30 p.m.
On Monday, December 12th at 3:30 p.m., Esclaon is hosting  a winter program called Magic Hat. Puppeteer and magician Tony Borders presents a festive snow featuring magical characters such as Frosty, a princess, a genie and spiritual bear. Bring the whole family to enjoy this wonderful show.  Sponsored by Friends of Escalon Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Monday, Dec. 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bring your imagination and creativity to the Lego Club and build something new and extraordinary!  All supplies will be provided, both Dublex and Legos. Sponsored by Friends of the Manteca Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Monday, Dec. 12, 4:30pm
Join us for a demonstration on how to make a variety of simple and fun BOTS! Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
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