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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:
Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:30am
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11:15am
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25. Sponsored by Tracy Library .
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:00pm

For Grades 8-12. Join us for a movie & snacks.
Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:

  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
  • STEM projects 
  • Movies
  • Teen Advisory meetings
If you want to help plan teen programs for the library, give input on book selections, and decorate the teen area ask for a volunteer application to join the Teen Advisory Group. Meets monthly on Tuesdays at 5pm.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 for weekly text reminders about teen programs.

 

Sponsored by Friends of the Tracy Library.
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 3:30pm
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the semester.
-Must be willing to be fingerprinted.
No sessions on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 11/21, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31. Sponsored by Friends of the Tracy Library.
Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:00am
Questions about the new health care coverage options available through Covered California? Certified Covered California representatives will be available to help you for free with Covered California and Medicare enrollment. You can begin the application process, receive an estimate on your monthly premium or just learn more about your health plan options. The enrollment starts October 15 and ends January 15, 2019.

Tracy Branch Library
October 11, 2018 - January 10, 2019
Thursdays 10:00am-7:00pm


Sheila Farris-Bigg
SoarLife Insurance
shiela@soarlife.net
510-326-4026
 
Kids Halloween Party
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:00pm
Bring your children to the library for a fun hour of games, candy, crafts, facepainting, and more! Costumes welcome! Sponsored by Friends of the Tracy Library.
Friday, Oct. 26, 3:00pm
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
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! 3:00pm-5:00pm

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. 
  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Makerspace
Friday, Oct. 26, 3:00pm
For ages 10 to 18.

Create your own S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects or learn more about arts, science, and tech! 3-5pm. The library has the following items for you explore and use for your projects:
  • Project idea books
  • Craft/art supplies
  • Sewing machine
  • K'nex and Legos
  • Snap Circuits and Little Bits Circuit Kit
  • Makey Makey
  • Dash robot (programmable with Blocky)
  • Scientific microscope and slides
  • 3D printer
  • Arduino
  • Computers with internet & printer
  • and more!
Note: The library will be closed Friday, November 23, 2018. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Conversation Club
Friday, Oct. 26, 4:00pm
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Master Gardener Clas
Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:15am
The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County will provide free monthly gardening classes all year long (excluding June and December). Class is approximately two hours. Individual registration for each course. Must call (209) 953-6100 to register. 
For more information visit: http://sjmastergardeners.ucanr.edu/

Topics:
February: Composting & Vermicomposting
March: Summer Vegetables
April: Pollinators
May: Gardening for Bees
July: Abiotic Disorders & How to Diagnose Them
August: Seed Saving
September: Growing Citrus
October: Landscape Trees
November: Virtual Toolbox Sponsored by UCCE Master Gardners of San Joaquin County.
[NEW] Music First: S
Saturday, Oct. 27, 1:00pm
MUSIC FIRST brings classical music to children! Come to learn about and hear music from Shakespeare's time. All ages welcome! Sponsored by Music First.
Sunday, Oct. 28, 12:00pm
Ages 12 and up. CHANGE OF DAY & TIME!
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! 12:00-5:00pm

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. 
  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Monday, Oct. 29, 3:00pm
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student to read at home. We will meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No meeting on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library .
Homework Help
Monday, Oct. 29, 3:30pm
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the semester.
-Must be willing to be fingerprinted.

No sessions on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 11/21, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31. Sponsored by Friends of the Tracy Library.
Monday, Oct. 29, 5:30pm
New performers welcome. Open to all ages. Family friendly. 5:30-8:00pm
Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10:30am
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25.
Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 11:15am
Bring your preschoolers (age 3-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun; older siblings welcome! Note: No session on 12/25. Sponsored by Tracy Library .
Teen Tuesday - Hallo
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 4:00pm

For Grades 8-12. Food, music, games and more! By teens for teens. Costumes welcome.

Drop-in for a different teen activity every Tuesday, including:

  • Game Days
  • Crafts 
  • STEM projects 
  • Movies
  • Teen Advisory meetings
If you want to help plan teen programs for the library, give input on book selections, and decorate the teen area ask for a volunteer application to join the Teen Advisory Group. Meets monthly on Tuesdays at 5pm.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 for weekly text reminders about teen programs.

 

Sponsored by Friends of the Tracy Library.
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 3:30pm
Free, drop-in homework help provided to K-12 by volunteers and online tutors. 3:30-5:00pm
Computers with Microsoft Office and internet available for use.

If you wish to become a volunteer (teens & adults), ask for an application at the checkout desk:
-Must commit to the semester.
-Must be willing to be fingerprinted.
No sessions on 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/19, 11/21, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31. Sponsored by Friends of the Tracy Library.
Thursday, Nov. 1, 10:00am
Questions about the new health care coverage options available through Covered California? Certified Covered California representatives will be available to help you for free with Covered California and Medicare enrollment. You can begin the application process, receive an estimate on your monthly premium or just learn more about your health plan options. The enrollment starts October 15 and ends January 15, 2019.

Tracy Branch Library
October 11, 2018 - January 10, 2019
Thursdays 10:00am-7:00pm


Sheila Farris-Bigg
SoarLife Insurance
shiela@soarlife.net
510-326-4026
 
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