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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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All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 10:30 am (Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
It's Baby Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your infant to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Designed for lapsit: 0 to age 2; older siblings welcome!  Sponsored by Tracy Library .
Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 11:15 am (Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
It's Preschool Storytime at the Tracy Branch! Bring your preschooler, age 3-5, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with Ruthanne. Siblings always welcome!  Sponsored by Tracy Library .
Teen STEAM (Arts & C
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 4:00pm
For 8th to 12th graders. 
Create your own wearable monster gloves. All materials provided. Sign up by phone or in person to guarantee you get materials. Drop-ins welcome while supplies last.
 
Every third Tuesday at 4:00pm we'll meet to make a new arts & craft project picked by our Teen Advisory Group.
 
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 6:00pm
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. Note: No session on 3/28/17 Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Homework Help (K-12)
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 3:30pm
For K-12.
Homework Help provides drop-in homework assistance to K-12 students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm January 4-May 17, 2017. The assistance is provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Internet, Microsoft Office, and printers are available for students to use.

Note: There will be no Homework Help on library holidays (1/16, 2/13, 2/20), 3/27, 3/29, or TUSD spring break (4/17, 4/19). Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Crafters’ Corn
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 4:30pm (Jan 4, Jan 11, Jan 18, Jan 25, Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15, Feb. 22, Mar 1, Mar 8, Mar 15, Mar 22, Mar 29, Apr 5, Apr 12, Apr 19, Apr 26, May 3)
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm. January is CROCHET month! 


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.

Covered California
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Jan. 19, 1:00 pm
Sign ups at the library for the Covered California program.  Sheila Farris-Bigg will be here to answer questions, or explain the program to you.
LEGO Builders Club
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Jan. 19, 4:00 pm (Jan 5 & 19; Feb 2 & 16; March 2 & 16; April 6 & 20; May 4 & 18)
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. 

Ages 2 and up. 

  Sponsored by Tracy Library and Tracy Friends of the Library .
Tween Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Jan. 19, 4 pm (January 19, 4 p.m., February 16, 4 p.m., March 16, 4 p.m. April 20, 4 p.m., May 18, 4, p.m., )
Meeting every 3rd Thursday of the month at 4 p.m.  Grades 5 Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Penny for Your Thoug
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Jan. 19, 6:30 pm
YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED!

The City of Tracy and the Tracy Library invite you to participate in an interactive community exercise called “A Penny for Your Thoughts,” an award-winning game that offers an opportunity for resident input regarding the City’s budget process, as well as a glimpse into the difficult decision making involved in preparing a balanced budget.   Sponsored by City of Tracy and Tracy Library .
Tracy Branch Library
Friday, Jan. 20 (Friday Jan, 20, Saturday Jan. 21, Sunday Jan. 22, Monday Jan 23, Tues Jan 24, Weds Jan 25, Thurs Jan 26, and Friday Jan 27. )
An exhibit honoring the homecoming stories of veterans. Featuring a 12-panel exhibit, a letter display, a card-writing station, and an audio tour to engage in the stories of veterans.  Sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities, the BayTree Fund, The Whitman Fund, and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.
MakerSpace
Tracy Branch Library
Friday, Jan. 20, 3:00pm
For ages 10 to 18.
Want to create your own arts & craft or tech projects? Drop by the library's MakerSpace Fridays 3:00-5:00pm. You will have access to a variety of arts, crafts, and tech to work with.
 
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Jan. 21 (Friday Jan, 20, Saturday Jan. 21, Sunday Jan. 22, Monday Jan 23, Tues Jan 24, Weds Jan 25, Thurs Jan 26, and Friday Jan 27. )
An exhibit honoring the homecoming stories of veterans. Featuring a 12-panel exhibit, a letter display, a card-writing station, and an audio tour to engage in the stories of veterans.  Sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities, the BayTree Fund, The Whitman Fund, and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.
Teen FAQs: ACT Pract
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Jan. 21, 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, recEIve your score, and you will learn where to best focus your studies. Space is limIted 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 Branch Library
Saturday, Jan. 21, 11:00 a.m. (July 16, 11 a.m., August 20, 11 a.m., September 17, 11 a.m., October 15, 11 a.m., November 19, 11 a.m., December 17, 11 a.m., January 21, 11 a.m.)
The Tracy Adult Book Club meets at the Tracy branch library on the third Saturday of every month. We try to make selections from various book types and genres.  Feel free to join us for our discussion on Saturday. We look forward to seeing you there! December's Book is "Evening Class by Maeve Binchey.
 
Paws 4 Reading
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Jan. 21, 3:00 (Saturday January 21, 3 p.m., Saturday February 18, 3 p.m., Saturday March 18, 3 p.m., Saturday April 15, 3 p.m., Saturday May 20, 3 p.m.)
Raising self-esteem for children as they master reading skills.
Tracy Branch Library
Sunday, Jan. 22 (Friday Jan, 20, Saturday Jan. 21, Sunday Jan. 22, Monday Jan 23, Tues Jan 24, Weds Jan 25, Thurs Jan 26, and Friday Jan 27. )
An exhibit honoring the homecoming stories of veterans. Featuring a 12-panel exhibit, a letter display, a card-writing station, and an audio tour to engage in the stories of veterans.  Sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities, the BayTree Fund, The Whitman Fund, and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.
StoryCorps: Tracing
Tracy Branch Library
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2:00 pm
Tracing Our Origins is a community volunteer project to collect and archive the life stories, origin stories, and folk wisdom of the Tracy senior community and to promote the library as a gathering place that engages and empowers multigenerational and ethnically diverse communities to share life experiences and aspirations for their City. Tracing Our Origins is a StoryCorps project (http://storycorps.org). 

On the last Sunday of each month, Tracing Our Origins is open to the public and will feature a presentation to the community on the interviews conducted during that month. 
  Sponsored by Tracy Library & Tracy Friends of the Library .
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Jan. 23 (Friday Jan, 20, Saturday Jan. 21, Sunday Jan. 22, Monday Jan 23, Tues Jan 24, Weds Jan 25, Thurs Jan 26, and Friday Jan 27. )
An exhibit honoring the homecoming stories of veterans. Featuring a 12-panel exhibit, a letter display, a card-writing station, and an audio tour to engage in the stories of veterans.  Sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities, the BayTree Fund, The Whitman Fund, and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Jan. 23, 3:00 pm
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades K - 2nd.  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 Monday Book Clubs on Nov. 21 & Nov. 28, 2016.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library .
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