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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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Teen Read Week Art P
Teen Read Week Art Project
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Oct. 20,
For 7th-12th graders.

In honor of the Teen Read Week Theme "Turn Dreams Into Reality" we are kicking off a teen art project. Twenty (20) teens have the oppurtunity to create a "dream canvas" to be displayed in the library during the month of November. 

If you are an artistic teen, come by the library to register and pick up a canvas. Be as creative as you wish! Use paints, glitter, buttons, or more! It's your "dream canvas" so make it your own. 

All canvases must be returned to the library by October 31, 2014. You will recieve your canvas back on December 1, 2014. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Oct. 20, 3:30 p.m. (Mondays, Oct 6, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Jan 12, 19 & 26, 3:30 p.m.)
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, Oct. 20, 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.

Give Every Child A C
Give Every Child A Chance
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Oct. 20, 3:30-5:30pm
Free K-12 Tutoring!

Give Every Child A Chance, a non-profit based out of Manteca, provides FREE one-on-one tutoring for K-12 students at the Tracy Branch Library on Mondays and Wednesdays. If your child is an IEP student, failing a subject, or can provide a strong teacher recommendation for academic assitance please pick up an application at the library or online (http://www.gecac.net/oneononetutoring.html).

If you wish to become a volunteer tutor you can also pick up an application at the library or online (http://www.gecac.net/volunteermentor.html).

For more information, please contact GECAC at (209) 825-7003 or visit their website (www.gecac.net).
Homework Help
Homework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Oct. 20, 3:30-5:30pm
The library offers free drop-in homework help for K-6th graders every Monday and Wednesday from 3:30-5:30pm.

Note: No Homework Help during Thanksgiving and Christmas Break.
Family Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Oct. 20, 6:00 p.m. (Mondays, Oct 6, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:30 a.m.)
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.

Teen Read Week Art P
Teen Read Week Art Project
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21,
For 7th-12th graders.

In honor of the Teen Read Week Theme "Turn Dreams Into Reality" we are kicking off a teen art project. Twenty (20) teens have the oppurtunity to create a "dream canvas" to be displayed in the library during the month of November. 

If you are an artistic teen, come by the library to register and pick up a canvas. Be as creative as you wish! Use paints, glitter, buttons, or more! It's your "dream canvas" so make it your own. 

All canvases must be returned to the library by October 31, 2014. You will recieve your canvas back on December 1, 2014. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
All About Baby
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 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, Oct. 21, 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 Writing Club
Teen Writing Club
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 4:00pm
For 7th to 12th graders.
Do you love to write poems, short stories, comics, and more? Do you want to learn more about it and are looking for someone to critique your writing? Join us for the next Teen Writing Club meeting.

Topic: Scary Stories.
Bring a scary/horror/strange story/short-story to be read and critiqued by other teen writers. 

Text @tracyteens to 209-451-9982 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Teen Read Week Art P
Teen Read Week Art Project
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Oct. 22,
For 7th-12th graders.

In honor of the Teen Read Week Theme "Turn Dreams Into Reality" we are kicking off a teen art project. Twenty (20) teens have the oppurtunity to create a "dream canvas" to be displayed in the library during the month of November. 

If you are an artistic teen, come by the library to register and pick up a canvas. Be as creative as you wish! Use paints, glitter, buttons, or more! It's your "dream canvas" so make it your own. 

All canvases must be returned to the library by October 31, 2014. You will recieve your canvas back on December 1, 2014. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Give Every Child A C
Give Every Child A Chance
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3:30-5:30pm
Free K-12 Tutoring!

Give Every Child A Chance, a non-profit based out of Manteca, provides FREE one-on-one tutoring for K-12 students at the Tracy Branch Library on Mondays and Wednesdays. If your child is an IEP student, failing a subject, or can provide a strong teacher recommendation for academic assitance please pick up an application at the library or online (http://www.gecac.net/oneononetutoring.html).

If you wish to become a volunteer tutor you can also pick up an application at the library or online (http://www.gecac.net/volunteermentor.html).

For more information, please contact GECAC at (209) 825-7003 or visit their website (www.gecac.net).
Homework Help
Homework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3:30-5:30pm
The library offers free drop-in homework help for K-6th graders every Monday and Wednesday from 3:30-5:30pm.

Note: No Homework Help during Thanksgiving and Christmas Break.
Teen Read Week Art P
Teen Read Week Art Project
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Oct. 23,
For 7th-12th graders.

In honor of the Teen Read Week Theme "Turn Dreams Into Reality" we are kicking off a teen art project. Twenty (20) teens have the oppurtunity to create a "dream canvas" to be displayed in the library during the month of November. 

If you are an artistic teen, come by the library to register and pick up a canvas. Be as creative as you wish! Use paints, glitter, buttons, or more! It's your "dream canvas" so make it your own. 

All canvases must be returned to the library by October 31, 2014. You will recieve your canvas back on December 1, 2014. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Teen Craft: Upcycled
Teen Craft: Upcycled Fingerless Gloves
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Oct. 23, 3:30pm
Register Online
For 7th to 12th graders.

Let's get creative! Learn how to make a shrunken sweater into a pair of cozy fingerless gloves with mobile crafting workshop GoGo Craft. Not too handy with a sewing machine? Not to worry! This low sew project can be completed with our patterns and just a needle and thread. Shrunken sweaters provided.

Space will be limited to 20 participants. Sign up by calling 209-937-8221 or visiting the checkout desk at the Tracy Branch Library (20 E. Eaton Avenue, Tracy, CA 95376). You may also register online starting October 1, 2014.

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.
Teen Read Week Art P
Teen Read Week Art Project
Tracy Branch Library
Friday, Oct. 24,
For 7th-12th graders.

In honor of the Teen Read Week Theme "Turn Dreams Into Reality" we are kicking off a teen art project. Twenty (20) teens have the oppurtunity to create a "dream canvas" to be displayed in the library during the month of November. 

If you are an artistic teen, come by the library to register and pick up a canvas. Be as creative as you wish! Use paints, glitter, buttons, or more! It's your "dream canvas" so make it your own. 

All canvases must be returned to the library by October 31, 2014. You will recieve your canvas back on December 1, 2014. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
English Conversation
English Conversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Friday, Oct. 24, 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 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.
Teen Read Week Art P
Teen Read Week Art Project
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Oct. 25,
For 7th-12th graders.

In honor of the Teen Read Week Theme "Turn Dreams Into Reality" we are kicking off a teen art project. Twenty (20) teens have the oppurtunity to create a "dream canvas" to be displayed in the library during the month of November. 

If you are an artistic teen, come by the library to register and pick up a canvas. Be as creative as you wish! Use paints, glitter, buttons, or more! It's your "dream canvas" so make it your own. 

All canvases must be returned to the library by October 31, 2014. You will recieve your canvas back on December 1, 2014. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Library Book C
Tracy Library Book Club for Adults
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Oct. 25, 11:00am
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 p.m. inside the library, and are free and open to new members. The book selected for our October discussion will be Kirk Russell's "Shell Games."
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
Tracy Library Chess Club
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Oct. 25, 12 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.
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