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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:
Troke Branch Library
Friday, Jul. 1, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Students learn basic mouse movements such as how to click on or select objects. The class allows plenty of time for practicing so students can become comfortable using a computer mouse.

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.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Friday, Jul. 1, 10:15 am
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 Stockton Friends of the Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Friday, Jul. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Free lunch will be provided to children (18 and under) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District's "Summer Food Rocks!" program. Lunch will be served in the Children's Program Room.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Friday, Jul. 1, 12 - 2 (Fridays, June 3 & 24, July 1, 15 & 29)
In-person pre-registration is required at the Weston Ranch Library.
Free acrylic and oil painting classes for kids and teens with artist Deval Thaker. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library and Art Expressions of San Joaquin .
Teen Summer Book Clu
Troke Branch Library
Friday, Jul. 1, 1-3pm

Have fun with your summer reading plans! Meet with other teens reading the same book & chat about it! 

The first book selected will be discussed on Fridays, June 17th & July 1st, 1-3pm. The second book of the summer will be reviewed on Fridays, July 15th & 29th. Ask about selected titles at the reference or circulation desks. 

Snacks provided!

Celebrate reading this summer, join our Teen Summer Reading Program. Read and win prizes, including a chance to win a Kindle Fire for finishers.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Friday, Jul. 1, 3:30 p.m.
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for K-3 students.  It is developed to help students keep up their reading skills, if not advance, throughout June and July.  This is free program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-4:30.  Sign-up and regular attendance required. Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
Lathrop Branch Library
Friday, Jul. 1, 6:00 PM
Lathrop Day Celebration starting at 6:00 PM at the Lathrop Generations Center, 450 Spartan Way, Lathrop, CA 95330.  Food and entertainment.  Fireworks at dark.
 
Linden Branch Library
Saturday, Jul. 2, 10:30 AM
Join us for stories, songs, a craft, and lots of fun!  
Thornton Branch Library
Saturday, Jul. 2, 11:00 a.m.
Watch cool movies and enjoy refreshments, all free at your library. 
Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Jul. 2, 12-2 p.m.
Learn to be a pawn star at the library's chess club! Join us as Chess Master Richard Beale leads the club in teaching and understanding chess strategies. All ages are welcome to participate in the instruction and playing, which begins at noon, and runs until 2 p.m. every Saturday. The Tracy Library Chess Club is a USCF (United States Chess Federation) affiliate.
To learn more about the Tracy Library Chess Club, visit their website or follow them on facebook.
Lego Club at Strible
Stribley Library
Saturday, Jul. 2, 1-2 p.m.
Join us at the Stribley Branch Library (inside the Stribley Community Center) for our monthly Lego Club! Come for an hour of Lego building fun and excitement! We'll provide a building theme, you provide your  imagination! 
All ages are welcome (children under 8 should be accompanied by an adult). Lego projects will be displayed in the library until the next Lego Club session.
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Jul. 2, 2:30pm
Make 4th of July themed crafts.
Mountain House Branch Library
Saturday, Jul. 2, 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.
Magic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Jul. 2, 3:00-5:00pm
Let's play Magic! Magic the Gathering is a trade card game where you battle wizards with the use of magic, creatures, and more. New and experienced players are welcome. If you have your own cards, bring them! For all ages.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10 am
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Socciety are on hand to help you with your family research questions using the resources at the Chavez Central Library.  They are in the 2nd floor genealogy section on the first and last Tuesday of each month from 10 to 1.
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10:15am-11:00am
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Come join the discussion.  Our selection for July is French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew, by Peter Mayle. The author of A Year in Provence brings another delightful (and delicious) account of the good life, this time exploring the gustatory pleasures to be found throughout France. Copies will be available to check out at the Customer Service desk on the first floor of the Chavez Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10:30 am
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, Jul. 5, 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.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10:30
This is a six-week program for children entering first, second or third grade who may need help maintaining their reading skills over the summer. Children will meet with older children or teen volunteers in one-on-one pairs or small groups to practice their reading and do fun reading activities and/or play reading games. For more information, or to sign up, stop by the front desk or call 937-8221 and ask for Kaye @ Mountain House. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
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