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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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Lathrop Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 3,
Lathrop Branch Library is now open 1-6 PM on Mondays, as of July 6, 2015! Sponsored by Lathrop Branch Library.
Summer Book Buddies
Mountain House Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 3, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for students entering the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grades. The program is held on Mondays from 3:30-4:30pm at the Mountain House Branch Library. Summer Book Buddies will begin Monday, June 8th and end on Monday, August 3. Sudents will meet one-on-one with volunteers and read aloud to practice their reading skills. Sessions are conducted by older children and teen volunteers and supervised by library staff. Registration is not required for students. Those withing to volunteer should inquire at the front desk.
  Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 3, 3:30 p.m.
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 3, 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.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 3, 6:00 p.m.
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Lathrop Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4,
Lathrop Branch Library is now open 1-6 PM on Tuesdays, as of July 7, 2015! Sponsored by Lathrop Branch Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 10:30 am
The Adult Book Club meets to discuss great books on the first Tuesday of every month from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Join us for interesting conversation with interesting people about good literature.  On August 4th, we will discuss George Washington's Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade.  Pick up a copy at a library near you! Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 10:15 - 11:00 am
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 11:15 a.m.
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2:00 pm
Providing assistance with understanding and using technology such as tablets, smart phones, and e-readers.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2:30pm
Have fun painting outside the building and getting painted inside the building.  Join us to show us your creativity on Auugust 4, 2015 at 2:30pm.   Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2:00 pm (Tuesdays, July 14, 21, 28, August 4, 2-4 pm)
Figure drawing class for children ages 8-16. Limited to 15 students, registration required.
Teen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 4:00-5:00pm
For 6th to 12th graders.

Do you like food? We have it! Do you like games? We'll provide a selection of video games, card games, and board games and you're welcome to bring your own games, too. Come hang out with us at the library!

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.
Stribley Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 4:45-6:45 p.m.
The Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library is proud to announce the opening of a new, contemporary library within the Stribley Community Center. The Stribley Library, located at 1760 E. Sonora Street in Stockton, will feature a wide array of programming and services targeted to the residents of the Stribley neighborhood. Programs and services will include: bilingual storytimes for all ages, homework help, English language conversation and ESL classes, maker space activities with a 3D printer, job and career skills workshops, and other programs based on the community residents’ needs.

The Stribley Library schedule will be as follows:
Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-7 pm
Wednesdays 1-6 pm
Fridays 10 am – 12 pm and 2-5 pm
Saturdays 12-5 pm

Community members are invited to a special grand opening of the Stribley Library on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 4:45-6:45 pm. The evening’s program will include activities, maker space demonstrations, refreshments, and tours of the library and community center.

La Biblioteca Pública del Condado de Stockton-San Joaquín anuncia la inauguración de una nueva biblioteca contemporánea en el Centro Comunitario Stribley. La biblioteca Stribley, está en 1760 E. Calle Sonora en Stockton, y tendrá programas y servicios dirigidos a los residentes del barrio. Los programas y servicios iniciales incluyen: cuentos bilingües para todas las edades, ayuda con las tareas, y un MakerSpace con impresora 3D. Programas adicionales de inglés, de empleo y de carrera, y otros programas basados en las necesidades de los residentes de la comunidad empezarán en los siguientes meses.

El horario de la Biblioteca Stribley será:
· Martes y Jueves 2-7 pm
· Miércoles 1-6 pm
· Viernes 10 a.m.-12 p.m. y 2-5 pm
· Sábados 12-5 pm

Miembros de la comunidad están invitados a la inauguración de la Biblioteca Stribley en Martes, 04 de agosto 2015 de 4:45-6: 45 pm. El programa incluirá actividades, mostrar de la impresora 3D, refrescos, y visitas a la biblioteca y centro de la comunidad.

 
Stribley Library
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1:00 - 6:00 (Wednesdays, 1:00 - 6:00)
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