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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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Tracy Library Chess Club
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 2, 12 p.m.
Tracy Library Chess
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.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 4, 3:30 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm)
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, Aug. 4, 3:00 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 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 sign-ups necessary. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Family Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 4, 6:00 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 pm)
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.

All About Baby
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 10:30 am (Tuesdays, May 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10:30 am)
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 Friends of the Tracy Library.

Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 11:15 am (Tuesdays, May 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19 & 26, 11:15 am)
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes. Sponsored by Friends of the Tracy Library.

Tracy Library Chess Club
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 9, 12 p.m.
Tracy Library Chess
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.
Beginning Chapter Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 11, 3:30 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm)
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, Aug. 11, 3:00 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 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 sign-ups necessary. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Family Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 11, 6:00 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 pm)
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.

All About Baby
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 10:30 am (Tuesdays, May 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10:30 am)
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 Friends of the Tracy Library.

Preschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 11:15 am (Tuesdays, May 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19 & 26, 11:15 am)
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes. Sponsored by Friends of the Tracy Library.

Teen Hunger Gamapalooza: Back To School Bash!
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 4:00pm
For 7th to 12th graders.

Hang out for a couple of fun hours before you get buried in homework! 

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.

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 Craft: T-Shirt Wall Art!
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Aug. 14, 3:30pm & 4:00pm
Teen Craft: T-Shirt
For 7th to 12th graders.

Let's get creative! Learn how to make an old t-shirt into a new work of art. Transforms your boring walls with your favorite sports teams, characters, bands, and more. All materials provided.

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.
Tracy Library Chess Club
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 16, 12 p.m.
Tracy Library Chess
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.
PAWS For Reading!
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 16, 1:00-3:00pm
PAWS For Reading!
Children of all ages are welcome to practice their reading with the help of a friendly pooch!
Beginning Chapter Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 18, 3:30 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm)
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, Aug. 18, 3:00 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 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 sign-ups necessary. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Family Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 18, 6:00 pm (Mondays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00 pm)
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.

All About Baby
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 10:30 am (Tuesdays, May 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10:30 am)
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 Friends of the Tracy Library.

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