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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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Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 10:15 - 11:00 am
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. 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, Mar. 3, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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
Troke Branch Library
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. 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, Mar. 4, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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
Troke Branch Library
Thursday, Mar. 5, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. 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
Thursday, Mar. 5, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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.
 
Troke Branch Library
Thursday, Mar. 5, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

On the first Thursday of each month February through December, 2015, the Margaret K. Troke Library presents Small Claims Advisor Services.  

Sponsored by Stockton Friends of the Library.
Troke Branch Library
Friday, Mar. 6, 3-4 pm
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.
Troke Branch Library
Saturday, Mar. 7, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
On Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., the Margaret K Troke Branch Library presents a genealogy workshop: How Libraries Can Help With Family Research

Many genealogical records are available from your local library. The Cesar Chavez Library, the main branch of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library, has a comprehensive genealogy reference section which includes many local historical materials.

Learn where to find and how to use old City Directories, microfilm of local newspapers, and genealogy books. The library provides free access to Ancestry.com while in the library. Come join us to learn what we have and which basic documents are most useful for discovering your roots.

Continue the learning by checking out books, reviewing online databases, and searching the Internet – all for free at your local public library!

This free program is provided through the generosity of the Stockton Friends of the Library and the San Joaquin Genealogical Society.  The Margaret K. Troke Branch Library is a part of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library and is located at 502 W. Benjamin Holt Dr. in Stockton.  For more information, call (209) 937-8221 or (866) 805-7323. Visit the Library’s website at www.ssjcpl.org and fan or follow us on twitter.com/ssjcpl and facebook.com/ssjcpl.

You may register in advance in person at the Troke Branch Library or by phone at (209) 937-8112. Sponsored by San Joaquin Genealogical Society and Stockton Friends of the Library.
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10:15 - 11:00 am
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. 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, Mar. 10, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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
Troke Branch Library
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. 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, Mar. 11, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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.
 
Troke Mystery Book C
Troke Branch Library
Thursday, Mar. 12, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
The Troke Mystery Book Club will meet on Tthe second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. to discuss mystery novels! 
Each month, the group will discuss books by a favorite author or on a selected theme.
Visit the Troke Branch Library to check out a copy of the books for this book club! Sponsored by The Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Homework Helpers
Troke Branch Library
Thursday, Mar. 12, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (4:00 - 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except holidays)
Are you in grades K-5? Need help with your homework? Come on down to the library where our volunteers can assist you. 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
Thursday, Mar. 12, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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.
 
Troke Branch Library
Thursday, Mar. 12, 5:30 pm-6:30pm & 6:45pm-7:45pm
Margaret Troke Library presents Basic Acrylic Canvas Painting class for children over six years old and Teens.

Local artist Carmencita Oliva will teach you how to create a beautiful canvas that you can take home and hang on your wall. Please bring an apron to protect your clothes.  

The first session is from 5:30pm-6:30pm. The second session is from 6:45pm-7:45pm.

Please reserve your seat for only one of these sessions by contacting the Margaret Troke Library. Materials will be provided at no cost. Space is limited to 20 participants.
  Sponsored by The Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Troke Branch Library
Friday, Mar. 13, 3-4 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.
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