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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:
Mighty Meeples
Sunday, May. 20, 12-5pm
We are a collectible card, board game and RPG group! New participants welcome.
For more information, visit The Mighty Meeples of Tracy's Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/themightymeeples95376/ Sponsored by The Mighty Meeples of Tracy.
Kids Book Club
Monday, May. 21, 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 .
Autistic Lego Play G
Monday, May. 21, 5:00pm
Lego playtime for children with autism and their caregivers. Sign up at the checkout desk. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Night of Jazz with L
Monday, May. 21, 6:00pm
Join us for a night of Jazz with musician and singer Lynn Sampson, former first chair trumpet of The Cleveland Orchestra and student of two time Grammy winning musician Ray Hargrove. 6:00-8:00pm
Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 22, 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, May. 22, 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 .
Teen Movie Night: Bl
Tuesday, May. 22, 4:00pm
For 8th-12th graders. Hang out, watch a movie (Black Panther 2018), eat snacks! Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 22, 6:00pm
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Family Movie: Peter
Thursday, May. 24, 4:00pm
Watch a free family movie (Peter Rabbit 2018). Snacks provided. Runtime: 1 hour 35 mintues. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Makerspace
Friday, May. 25, 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, May. 25, 4:00pm
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
Master Gardener Clas
Saturday, May. 26, 10am-12:30pm
The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County will provide free monthly gardening classes all year long (excluding June and December).

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

http://sjmastergardeners.ucanr.edu/ Sponsored by UCCE Master Gardners of San Joaquin County.
Adult Makerspace
Saturday, May. 26, 1:00pm
Choose your project! We'll have a variety of craft projects available. Make the one(s) you wish.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Magic The Gathering
Saturday, May. 26, 3:00pm
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.
All Locations
Monday, May. 28
Monday, May. 28
The library is closed Monday, May 28, 2018 in honor of Memorial Day.
Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 29, 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, May. 29, 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 .
Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 29, 6:00pm
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Summer Reading Chall
Friday, Jun. 1
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.
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