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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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Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Sep. 3, 10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Sep. 4, 10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Tracy Library Chess Club
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Sep. 6, 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, Sep. 8, 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.

Family Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 8, 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.

Teen Hunger Gamapalooza!
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 4:00pm
For 7th 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 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.

Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Sep. 11, 10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Free Practice SAT Test
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Sep. 13, 8:00am
Register Online
Free Practice SAT Te
For 9th to 12th graders. 

We'd like to invite you to take a full practice SAT exam to familiarize yourself with the test. The test will take approximately four hours and start promptly at 8:00am.

Participants must bring two no. 2 pencils, and eraser, and a graphing or scientific calculator. Phones, laptop, and other electronic devices are not allowed.

Space is limited to 30 students. Please 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 beginning August 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 Tracy Friends of the Library.
Tracy Library Chess Club
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Sep. 13, 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.
Discussion and Photo Awards with Richard Dawson
Tracy Branch Library
Saturday, Sep. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Mr. Dawson will announce the winners of the "For the Love of Reading" photo contest and speak about his experiences photographing libraries.He was recently named a Guggenheim Fellow for his photography.  His book, Public Libraries: An American Commons, was released in April.  Mr. Dawson has received a grant, in conjuction with the San Joaquin Library and Literacy Foundation, to photograph libraries and literacy efforts in San Joaquin this year. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.

Beginning Chapter Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 15, 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.

Family Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 15, 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.

Lawyers in the Library Legal Clinic
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 4:30
Lawyers in the Libra
The San Joaquin County Bar Association is hosting a Lawyers in the Library Legal Clinic, that will be held at the Tracy Branch Library. Lawyers in the Library is a bimonthly legal clinic consisting of licensed, practicing attorneys who are in good standing with the State Bar of California and members of the San Joaquin County Bar Association who volunteer their time in order to assess and advise an individual's legal matter. There are no income or residency restrictions placed on who can access the legal clinic. Services are provided free to any members of the public for a face-to-face brief meeting with an attorney. All people will be seen on a first-come-first-serve basis. No sign-ups are taken in advance of the program.
Lawyers in the Library returns to the Tracy Library on Tuesday, September 16, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and will continue on the third Tuesday of every other month thereafter. Check back soon for the areas of specializations of participating attorneys. Sponsored by San Joaquin County Bar Association.
Teen Writing Club
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 4:00pm
Teen Writing Club
For 7th to 12th graders.

Do you love to write poems, short stories, and more? Do you want to learn more about it and are looking for someone to critique your writing? Join us for the first ever Teen Writing Club meeting in the Teen Area of the Tracy Branch Library.

First Meeting Topic: Poetry.
Bring your poems 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 The Friends of the Tracy Library. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
Tracy Branch Library
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Free Computer Classes at Tracy Library
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Sep. 18, 10:00-11:30 a.m. & 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Teen Craft: T.A.G.’s Choice
Tracy Branch Library
Thursday, Sep. 18, 4:00pm
For 7th to 12th graders.

Let's get creative! Come do a craft at the library designed by our Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.) members.

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, Sep. 20, 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, Sep. 20, 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, Sep. 22, 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.

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