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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:
Lego Builders Club
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Jul. 28, 4:00pm
For children 2 and older. We provide the legos. You provide the creativity. Come down and make fun lego creations with other kids. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
English Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
Friday, Jul. 29, 4:00pm
Adults, practice your English language skills in a casual and  relaxed environment. 

Adultos, practican sus conocimientos del idioma inglés en un ambiente informal y relajado.
Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Jul. 30, 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.
Magic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Jul. 30, 3:00-5:00pm
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!

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 1, 6:00 p.m.
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 2, 4:00pm
For 6th to 12th graders.

Do you like food? We have it! Do you like games? We'll provide a selection of video games, card games, and board games and you're welcome to bring your own games, too. Come hang out with us at the library! First Tuesday of each month at 4:00pm.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the LIbrary.
Crafters’ Corn
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 4:30pm (Wednesdays, July 20 & 27; Wednesdays August 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 4:30 pm. )
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.

Jul 06 ~ Crocheting
Jul 13 ~ Scrapbooking
Jul 20 ~ TShirt handbags
Jul 27 ~ Knitting

Aug 03 ~ Crocheting
Aug 10 ~ TShirt handbags
Aug 17 ~ Scrapbooking
Aug 24 ~ Knitting
Aug 31 ~ Crocheting

Future crafts offerings:

Mola art - yarn wall hanging
Mom's recipe book - Like scrapbooking but with favorite family recipes.
Embroidery
Jewelry

Crafters Corner is coordinated by Elizabeth, Event Coordinator, White Wolf Productions, 209.640.5599 or 
whitewolfprods57@gmail.com

Donations of craft materials and supplies glady accepted. 

MakerSpace
Tracy Branch Library
Friday, Aug. 5, 3:00pm
For 10 and older.

Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm starting August 5, 2016. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.

 
Teen FAQs: ACT Pract
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 6, 8:30am
For 9th to 12th graders. 

Do you need to take the ACT for college admissions? Practice first! Take a full length practice exam at the library, recieve your score, and you will learn where to best focus your studies. Space is limted to 40 students. You can register in person, by phone, or online.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs.
  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 6, 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.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
Teen STEAM: Computer
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 4:00pm
For 8th to 12th graders.

Do you want to learn about computer programming, hardware, and more? Join our new computer club. Monthly meetings: Every 2nd Tuesday at 4:00pm.

August 9th: Coding Day
Jump right into learning Python or Javascript using the CodeCombat game. No programming experience necessary.
Crafters’ Corn
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 4:30pm (Wednesdays, July 20 & 27; Wednesdays August 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 4:30 pm. )
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.

Jul 06 ~ Crocheting
Jul 13 ~ Scrapbooking
Jul 20 ~ TShirt handbags
Jul 27 ~ Knitting

Aug 03 ~ Crocheting
Aug 10 ~ TShirt handbags
Aug 17 ~ Scrapbooking
Aug 24 ~ Knitting
Aug 31 ~ Crocheting

Future crafts offerings:

Mola art - yarn wall hanging
Mom's recipe book - Like scrapbooking but with favorite family recipes.
Embroidery
Jewelry

Crafters Corner is coordinated by Elizabeth, Event Coordinator, White Wolf Productions, 209.640.5599 or 
whitewolfprods57@gmail.com

Donations of craft materials and supplies glady accepted. 

MakerSpace
Tracy Branch Library
Friday, Aug. 12, 3:00pm
For 10 and older.

Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm starting August 5, 2016. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.

 
Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 13, 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.
Adult Painting Class
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2:30 pm
First 20 adults that sign up at the circulation desk or online at ssjcpl.org
Magic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 13, 3:00-5:00pm
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!

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 15, 6:00 p.m.
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
Teen STEAM: Arts & C
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 4:00pm
For 8th to 12th graders.

Let's get crafty! Every third Tuesday at 4:00pm we'll meet to make a new arts & craft project picked by our Teen Advisory Group.

August 16th: Painting
September 20th: Mala Beads
October 18th: Glow in the Dark T-Shirts
November 15th: TBA
Homework Helper Trai
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 3:30pm
For 8th to 12th graders.

If you want to volunteer this fall consider being a Homework Helper! If you reiceve B- or better in Math/English and you are willing to commit to volunteering for the entire semester ask for a volunteer application at the checkout desk and attend the Homework Help training session.

Homework Help provides drop-in homework assistance to K-12 students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm, August 22 - December 14, 2016. The assistance is provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Internet, Microsoft Office, and printers are available for students to use.
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