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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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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Dance Around the Wor
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Oct. 3, 6 pm
Join us in the Wadsworth Room at the Tracy Library for a family program. As part of One Book, One San Joaquin, Dance Around the World is being offered in 4 libraries. Dance Around the World is a program designed to "Build bridges across cultures and generations one dance at a time." Bring your dancing shoes and prepare to have some fun! Sponsored by One Book, One San Joaquin partners Friends of the Stockton Public Library, Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library, University of the Pacific, Lodi Public Library, and Literacy Foundation for San Joaquin County.
Homework Help (K-12)
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 26, 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, 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.

Note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or school holidays.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 26, 5:30-8:00 pm (September 26, October 31, November 28)
Come one, come all--all ages invited to the Tracy Library's FIRST Open Mic night, a shorter, earlier-in-the-day version of the Monday Night Open Mic formerly held at the TPAF Playhouse. Contact Elizabeth Kirby for more information: whitewolfprods57@gmail.comSponsored by Tracy Library and Tracy Friends of the Library .
All About Babies Sto
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 27, 10:30 am (Tuesdays, August 30; September 6, 13, 20, and 27; October 4, 11, 18, 24; November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; December 6, 13, 20, and 27. )
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, Sep. 27, 11:15 am (Aug 30, September 6, 13, 20, 17; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; December 6, 13, 20, and 27)
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 Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 27, 4:00pm
For 8th to 12th graders.
Do you have suggestions for teen programs, services, or books/materials? Do you want to know more about the library services that are currently offered to teens? Join us for an open forum where we can discuss teen services in the library.

Text @tracyteens to 81010 for text reminders for teen programs.
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 27, 6:00pm
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
Homework Help (K-12)
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Sep. 28, 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, 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.

Note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or school holidays.
Crafters’ Corn
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Sep. 28, 4:30pm (Wednesdays, August 24, and 31, September 8, 15, 21, and 28, 4:30 pm. )
Do you love crafting? Join us for an open craft time every Wednesday at 4:30pm.

September is all about crocheting! 

October: The Art of Rya

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, Sep. 30, 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 Branch Library
Friday, Sep. 30, 4 p.m. (Friday September 16, 30, 4 pm, October 7, 21, 28, 4 pm, November 18, 4 pm, December 2, 4 pm)
Come pratice the English language in a relaxed setting.
Tracy Library Chess
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Oct. 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.
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Oct. 1, 1:00
Join the Tracy Library, the Tracy Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and the League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County as we present two candidate forums on Saturday, October 1, 2016.

Candidates for the TUSD Board Member race will answer questions from 1-2; Tracy City Council candidates will answer questions from 2:30-3:30. Questions from the public are now being taken; you can submit yours at the Tracy Public Library through Friday Sept. 30. 

Please come early; space is limited. 



  Sponsored by Tracy Library, the Tracy Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and League of Women Voters of San Joaquin. .
StoryCorps: Tracing
Tracy Branch Library
Sunday, Oct. 2, 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 .
Homework Help (K-12)
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Oct. 3, 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, 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.

Note: There will be no Homework Help on library closed days or school holidays.
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:00 p.m.
As part of One Book, One San Joaquin, Dance Around the World is being offered in 4 libraries.  Dance Around the World is a program designed to "Build bridges across cultures and generations one dance at a time."  Bring your dancing shoes and prepare to have some fun! Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
All About Babies Sto
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10:30 am (Tuesdays, August 30; September 6, 13, 20, and 27; October 4, 11, 18, 24; November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; December 6, 13, 20, and 27. )
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, Oct. 4, 11:15 am (Aug 30, September 6, 13, 20, 17; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; December 6, 13, 20, and 27)
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 .
Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 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.
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 6:00pm
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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