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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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Summer Reading Chall
Thursday, Jul. 19
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Lunch at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 19, 1:00pm
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Program:
https://www.fns.usda.gov/sfsp/summer-food-service-program

Lunch at the Library is a project of the California Library Association and California Summer Meal Coalition: https://lunchatthelibrary.org/ Sponsored by Tracy Unified School District.
LEGO Builders Club
Thursday, Jul. 19, 4:00pm
LEGO Club for all! Kids and their caregivers are invited to join us and build creations. For K-5 with younger siblings invited to play with Duplo blocks. 
  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library .
Summer Reading Chall
Friday, Jul. 20
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Lunch at the Library
Friday, Jul. 20, 1:00pm
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Program:
https://www.fns.usda.gov/sfsp/summer-food-service-program

Lunch at the Library is a project of the California Library Association and California Summer Meal Coalition: https://lunchatthelibrary.org/ Sponsored by Tracy Unified School District.
Makerspace
Friday, Jul. 20, 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! 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!

  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Conversation Club
Friday, Jul. 20, 4:00pm
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Summer Reading Chall
Saturday, Jul. 21
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Adult Book Club
Saturday, Jul. 21, 11:00am
Read and discuss a new book every month. Titles available at the checkout desk.
Saturday, Jul. 21, 1:00 p.m.
The Tracy Branch Library is hosting an Introduction to Self-Publishing Class on Saturday, July 7th, and 21st at 1:00 p.m. 
Do you have a story you want to tell and you would like to enter the self-publishing arena? This free class will help you on your journey. The class will address topics such as: What about copyright, What type of writing software do you suggest? What is an ISBN & LCCN? What is a trim size and which one do I need? and much more. 
Magic The Gathering
Saturday, Jul. 21, 2:00pm
Ages 12 and up. 
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! 2:00-5:00pm

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Summer Reading Chall
Sunday, Jul. 22
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Summer Reading Chall
Monday, Jul. 23
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
SAT/ACT Prep Class
Monday, Jul. 23, 10:00am
For Grades 9-12: Sign up for an 8 week self-paced prep class. Using Tutor.com's SAT/ACT Essentials (created by Princeton Review), you can choose to study for either the SAT or the ACT for the duration of this course. Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone (starting May 1, 2018). Bring a pencil and calculator. Free lunch provided.

Schedule:
Monday, June 4 10:00am - 2:00pm (Practice Test)
Monday, June 11 10:00am-1:00pm (3 hr Study Session)
Monday, June 18 10:00am-1:00pm (3 hr Study Session)
Monday, June 25 10:00am-1:00pm (3 hr Study Session)
Monday, July 2: No class
Monday, July 9 10:00am-1:00pm (3 hr Study Session)
Monday, July 16 10:00am-1:00pm (3 hr Study Session)
Monday, July 23 10:00am-1:00pm (3 hr Study Session)
Monday, July 30 10:00am-2:00pm (Practice Test)

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Sponsored by Tracy Branch Library.
Lunch at the Library
Monday, Jul. 23, 1:00pm
Visit the library to enjoy a free lunch for children, ages 2-18.
Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
June 1 - July 27, 2018
Note: Meals must be eaten on-site. Adults cannot eat meals.

Meals provided by Tracy Unified School District as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Program:
https://www.fns.usda.gov/sfsp/summer-food-service-program

Lunch at the Library is a project of the California Library Association and California Summer Meal Coalition: https://lunchatthelibrary.org/ Sponsored by Tracy Unified School District.
Kids Book Club
Monday, Jul. 23, 3:00pm
For Grades K-5. A book is given to each student which they will read at home. We will then meet for an hour to discuss the book together and do an activity. Great for improving reading comprehension! No session 5/28 or 7/2.

Books
Easy Reader books (Grades K-3)
Beginning Chapter Books (Grades 3-5). Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library .
Summer Book Buddies
Monday, Jul. 23, 3:00pm
For students entering Grades 1-4 in the fall. Is your child struggling with reading? Teen reading mentors will help them improve reading skills by assisting them with reading books, play reading games, and complete reading worksheets in small groups. Sessions held twice weekly: Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm, June 1 - July 30, 2018.

Register in person by phone (866-805-7323) staring May 1, 2018.
Please only register if your child can attend at least 80% of the Summer Book Buddies sessions. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Summer Reading Chall
Tuesday, Jul. 24
Take the Summer Reading Challenge! June 1 - July 31, 2018
Get your reading card at the library or from the link below. Read to earn free prizes and be entered into our grand prize raffles!
http://ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 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! 
Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 11:15am
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. 3-5; older siblings welcome!  Sponsored by Tracy Library .
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