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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 Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 1:00pm
For 6th to 12th graders.
Let's read! Join up with other teens to discuss great YA books.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Teen Comic Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 1:30pm
For 6th to 12th graders.
Let's read! Join up with other teens to discuss great comics and manga. 

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 3:30pm
Con gran placer los invitamos a la lectura de cuentos en espanol. Traiga a sus pequenos a escuchar cuentos y a divertirse los miercoles a las 3:30 pm.
Summer Book Buddies
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 3:30-4:30pm
Register Online
Summer Book Buddies is a reading program for students entering the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grades who are reading below grade level. The program is help Monday and Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30pm at the Tracy Branch Library. Summer Book Buddies will begin Monday, June 8th and end on Wednesday, July 29th. Three absences may result in a student being dropped from the program. 

Students will be assessed at the beginning of the program using the San Diego Quick Assessment. Some students may also be assessed with the basic Phonics Skills Test III. Based on the assessments, students will be assigned to groups to work on the skills needed to improve their reading.

Sessions are conducted by teen volunteers and supervised by library staff. 

REGISTRATION
Parents may register children entering 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade beginning Monday, June 1, 2015 in person, online, or by leaving a message at 209-831-4253. Fourty (40) children will be enrolled in the program; a waiting list will be compiled for those who are not able to register.

VOLUNTEERING
If you wish to volunteer pick up an application at the library. Training for teen volunteers will be held Saturday, June 6th from 1:00-3:00pm at the Tracy Branch Library. Teens are asked to commit to a minimum of 15 sessions. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Be a Water Hero
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Jul. 30, 5:30 p.m.

Stephanie K. Reyna-Hiestand a Water Resources Analyst with the city of Tracy will be here to give the residence of Tracy tips on conserving water during this drought season.

 
Tracy Branch Library
Friday, Jul. 31, 2:00 p.m.
Circus of Smiles will be here to celebrate with us the end of Summer Reading and a job well done by all you readers.  They will perform at 2:00 and offer a circus workshop after for all you want to be clowns and performers.  Come join the fun!! Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 1, 10 a.m. (Saturday, August 1, 15, 29, 10 a.m.)
Register Online
Come and learn Yoga with a instructor from Flow Yoga Studios. Beginners are welcomed!
Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 1, 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, Aug. 1, 3:00-5:00pm
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! For all ages.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply.
Tracy Branch Library
Sunday, Aug. 2, 12:15 p.m. (Sundays, July 19, 12:15 p.m., August 2, 12:15 p.m.)
Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 3, 3:30 p.m.
This book club is for students in 3rd - 5th grades.  Students read a book at home and we then discuss the book and have a fun activity.  Books are provided by the library. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 3, 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.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 3, 6:00 p.m.
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 11:15 a.m.
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
Teen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 4:00-5:00pm
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!

Text @tracyteens to 81010 to recieve text message reminders for upcoming teen programs. Standard text message charges may apply.  Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the LIbrary.
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 3:30pm
Con gran placer los invitamos a la lectura de cuentos en espanol. Traiga a sus pequenos a escuchar cuentos y a divertirse los miercoles a las 3:30 pm.
English Conversation
Tracy Branch Library
Friday, Aug. 7, 4 p.m. (Friday, July 17 & 24, 4 p.m., Friday August 7, 14, 28, 4 p.m., Friday September 4, 18, 25, 4 p.m., Friday October 9, 16, 30, 4 p.m., Friday November 20, 4 p.m., Friday December 18, 4 p.m.)
 English Conversation ClubTracy 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.
Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 8, 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
Sunday, Aug. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Led by teacher Qianhong (Sophia) Long, people of all ages will have the opportunity to learn Chinese.  This is an introductory class, taught in English, for those who are venturing into new territory.  The class will begin at 3:00pm.
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