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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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Tracy Library Chess Club
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Sep. 20, 12 p.m.
Tracy Library Chess
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.
Country Line Dancing
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Sep. 20, 1:30 p.m.
Country Line Dancing
The Country Swinger's Dance Club will be dancing in the Library on Saturday Seeptember 20, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Demonstrating dance steps. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
PAWS For Reading!
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Sep. 20, 1:00-3:00pm
PAWS For Reading!
Children of all ages are welcome to practice their reading with the help of a friendly pooch!
Beginning Chapter Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 22, 3:30 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm)
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 5th.  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.

Easy Reader Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 22, 3:00 p.m. (Mondays, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 1, 8, 15, Jan 5, 12, 26, Feb 2 & 23, 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.

Family Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 22, 6:00 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 pm)
Family Storytime is for children of all ages.  There will be books read and activities performed for a fun time of sharing together as a family. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

All About Baby
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 11:15 a.m. (Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.

Teen FAQs: College Admissions!
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 4:00pm
Teen FAQs: College A
For 9th to 12th graders (and parents).

Are you a high school student who plans to apply to college in the future? Or maybe you are a senior applying this year? Demystify the process! We would like to invited you to a special informational session all about the college admissions where you will be welcome ask questions of a real college admissions officer.

Text @tracyteens to 209-451-9982 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply.  Sponsored by California State University, Stanislaus.
English Conversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Friday, Sep. 26, 4:00 p.m. (Friday, September 5, 12, & 26, 4 p.m.; Friday, October 3, 17, & 24, 4 p.m.; Friday November 7 & 14, 4 p.m.; Friday December 5 & 19, 4 p.m.; January 9 & 30, 4 p.m.)
English Conversation
 English Conversation Club
Tracy Public Library
Friday, Sep. 5, 4:00 pm
The English Conversation Club will meet  on various Fridays, Begining September 5, 2014 at 4:00 pm in the Wadsworth Room at the library. This program is for ESL adults (English as a Second Language Learners) who wish to practice their English language skills in a casual and relaxed environment.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the  Library. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Library Book Club for Adults
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Sep. 27, 11:00am
Tracy Library Book C
On the fourth Saturday of every month, the Tracy Library will be hosting a book club for adults. Our monthly discussions will begin at 11 a.m. inside the library, and are free and open to new members. The book selected for our September discussion will be Laurie R. King's "The Art of Detection."
Copies of this book are provided by the California Center for the Book, and will be reserved for book club members at the circulation desk.

  Sponsored by California Center for the Book.
Tracy Library Chess Club
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Sep. 27, 12 p.m.
Tracy Library Chess
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.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 29, 3:30 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm)
Beginning Chapter Book Club is for students in grades 3rd - 5th.  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.

Easy Reader Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 29, 3:00 p.m. (Mondays, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 1, 8, 15, Jan 5, 12, 26, Feb 2 & 23, 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.

Family Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 29, 6:00 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 pm)
Family Storytime is for children of all ages.  There will be books read and activities performed for a fun time of sharing together as a family. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

All About Baby
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 11:15 a.m. (Tuesdays, Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 20, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15 a.m.)
Preschool storytimes are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and feature 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and other age appropriate activities.

Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G) Meeting
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 4:00pm
For 7th to 12th graders.

Do you want to help plan teen programs for the library? Help select new teen books and materials? Decorate the teen area or create library displays? Do all this and more while earning volunteer hours as a member of Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.).

This meeting is for TAG members only. If you are interested in joining ask for information at the checkout desk.

Text @tracyteens to 209-451-9982 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply. 

  Sponsored by The Friends of the Tracy Library.

English Conversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Friday, Oct. 3, 4:00 p.m. (Friday, September 5, 12, & 26, 4 p.m.; Friday, October 3, 17, & 24, 4 p.m.; Friday November 7 & 14, 4 p.m.; Friday December 5 & 19, 4 p.m.; January 9 & 30, 4 p.m.)
English Conversation
 English Conversation Club
Tracy Public Library
Friday, Sep. 5, 4:00 pm
The English Conversation Club will meet  on various Fridays, Begining September 5, 2014 at 4:00 pm in the Wadsworth Room at the library. This program is for ESL adults (English as a Second Language Learners) who wish to practice their English language skills in a casual and relaxed environment.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the  Library. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Friends of the Library "Fall Book Sale"
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Tracy Friends of the
Come and see what great deals on books, CD's, DVD's, and audiobooks you can pick up. Fill a paperbag with paperback books and pay only $1. Shop for early Holiday gifts.Today only from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
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