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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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Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 1, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
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
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 1, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
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! 
Teen Game Day
4:00pm
 Teen Game Day
Tuesday, May. 1, 4:00pmTeen Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th 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 recie...read more
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 1, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 2, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk....read more
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Computer Q&A
11:00am
 Computer Q&A
Thursday, May. 3, 11:00amComputer Q&A
Tracy Branch Library
For adults. A staff member will be here to answer your computer questions. Bring your device, if you have a specific question about it.
Mariachi Music Show
4:00pm
 Mariachi Music Show
Thursday, May 3, 4:00pmMariachi Music Show
Tracy Branch Library
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a special musical performance by the band Mariachi Autlense.
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Makerspace Project: Tower Challenge
3:00pm
Makerspace Project: Tower Challenge
Friday, May 4, 3:00pmMakerspace Project:
Tracy Branch Library
For ages 10 - 18.

Test your engineering skills. Try to build the tallest tower you can out of the provided materials. Project takes place during Makerspace and is limited to 15 participants. First come, first serve.
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Magic Tournament Registration
 Magic Tournament Registration
Saturday, May 5, Magic Tournament Reg
Tracy Branch Library
Register for the Magic The Gathering Tournament:

No entry free.
60 card deck (open).
Prizes for top three winners.
Walk-in players welcome!

Starts during Free Comic Book Day @ The Library
Saturday, May 5, 2018 11:00am

Hosted by Tracy Branch Librar...read more
Wills & Trusts
10:15am
 Wills & Trusts
Saturday, May 5, 10:15amWills & Trusts
Tracy Branch Library
Ask questions about wills and trusts.
Free Comic Book Day
11:00-12:00pm
 Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 5, 11:00-12:00pmFree Comic Book Day
Tracy Branch Library
Celebrate Free Comic Book Day!
  • Free comics
  • Facepainting
  • Balloon Twisting
  • Photobooth
  • Games
  • Crafts
  • Funko Pop! Raffles
  • Cosplayers welcome.
  • NEW!!! Magic The Gathering Tournament: Starts during FCBD. No entry
...read more
Adult Craft: Birdhouse
1:00pm
 Adult Craft: Birdhouse
Saturday, May 5, 1:00pmAdult Craft: Birdhou
Tracy Branch Library
Paint a decorate wood birdhouse.

Space is limited. Priority given to those who register in person or by phone. All materials supplies.
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, May. 5, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
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 t...read more
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Mighty Meeples
12-5pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, May. 6, 12-5pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
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/
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Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, May. 7, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
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)
Beginn...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Monday, May. 7, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. 

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk.

Note: No sessions ...read more
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Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 8, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
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
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 8, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
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! 
Teen Craft: Mother’s Day Gift
4:00pm
Teen Craft: Mother’s Day Gift
Tuesday, May. 8, 4:00pmTeen Craft: Mother&r
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th to 12th graders. All materials supplied while supplies last. First-come, first serve. 

Create a Mother's Day gift with a mason jar.
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 8, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Caregivers College
12:00pm
 Caregivers College
Wednesday, May. 9, 12:00pmCaregivers College
Tracy Branch Library
Attend a free seminar to gain resources and practical information for yourself, or to help you become a better caregiver. To register visit hospiceheart.org or call 209 578 6300. Free Lunch Provided.

Dates:
March 14 - Estate Planning
May 9 - Nutritional Needs for the Aging
...read more
Homework Help
3:30pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, May. 9, 3:30pmHomework Help
Tracy Branch Library
Free, drop-in homework help for K-12 students provided by teen volunteers and online tutors. Computers with Microsoft Office, internet, and printing are available for use. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5pm.

If you wish to be a teen volunteer, ask for an application at the check out desk....read more
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Family Game Day
4:00pm
 Family Game Day
Thursday, May 10, 4:00pmFamily Game Day
Tracy Branch Library
Families, come enjoy playing games at various skill levels in the Wadsworth Room! Play games such as Uno, Chess, Battleship, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Jenga, Monop...read more
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Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, May. 11, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
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
...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, May. 11, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Local Author Fair
10:15am
 Local Author Fair
Saturday, May 12, 10:15amLocal Author Fair
Tracy Branch Library
Meet & greet local published/self-published authors and hear about their latest book.

If you are a local author who wishes to be participate in this free event, please contact Anne at the Tracy Branch Library (866-805-7323).
 
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, May. 12, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
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 t...read more
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Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, May. 14, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
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)
Beginn...read more
Acupunture 101
5:00pm
 Acupunture 101
Monday, May 14, 5:00pmAcupunture 101
Tracy Branch Library
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Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 15, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
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
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 15, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
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! 
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
4:00pm
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
Tuesday, May. 15, 4:00pmTeen Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
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 @tra...read more
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 15, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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LEGO Builders Club
4:00pm
 LEGO Builders Club
Thursday, May. 17, 4:00pmLEGO Builders Club
Tracy Branch Library
LEGO Club for all! Kids and their caregivers are invited to join us and build creations. For K-5 with younger siblings invited to play with Duplo blocks. 
 
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Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, May. 18, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
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
...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, May. 18, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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ACT Practice Test
9:00am
 ACT Practice Test
Saturday, May. 19, 9:00amACT Practice Test
Tracy Branch Library
For 9th to 12th graders. 
Do you need to take the ACT for college admissions? Practice first! Take a full length computerized practice exam at the library, receive your score, and learn where to best focus your studies. Test takes approximately four hours. Space is limited...read more
Adult Book Club
11:00am
 Adult Book Club
Saturday, May. 19, 11:00amAdult Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
Read and discuss a new book every month. Titles available at the checkout desk.
NEW! Country Music Show
2:00pm
 NEW! Country Music Show
Saturday, May 19, 2:00pmNEW! Country Music S
Tracy Branch Library
Local country singer/songerwriter Ben Hatfield will be here to perform from 2:00-3:30pm.

Ben Hatfield, signed to “Next Stop Nashville,” a management company bringing artists, musicians, and songwriters to the Nas...read more
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, May. 19, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
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 t...read more
Paws for Reading
3:30pm
 Paws for Reading
Saturday, May. 19, 3:30pmPaws for Reading
Tracy Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple dog related craft.
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Mighty Meeples
12-5pm
 Mighty Meeples
Sunday, May. 20, 12-5pmMighty Meeples
Tracy Branch Library
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/
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Kids Book Club
3:00pm
 Kids Book Club
Monday, May. 21, 3:00pmKids Book Club
Tracy Branch Library
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)
Beginn...read more
Autistic Lego Play Group
5:00pm
 Autistic Lego Play Group
Monday, May. 21, 5:00pmAutistic Lego Play G
Tracy Branch Library
Lego playtime for children with autism and their caregivers. Sign up at the checkout desk.
Night of Jazz with Lynn Sampson
6:00pm
 Night of Jazz with Lynn Sampson
Monday, May 21, 6:00pmNight of Jazz with L
Tracy Branch Library
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
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Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 22, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
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
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 22, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
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! 
Teen Movie Night: Black Panther
4:00pm
 Teen Movie Night: Black Panther
Tuesday, May 22, 4:00pmTeen Movie Night: Bl
Tracy Branch Library
For 8th-12th graders. Hang out, watch a movie (Black Panther 2018), eat snacks!
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 22, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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Family Movie: Peter Rabbit
4:00pm
 Family Movie: Peter Rabbit
Thursday, May 24, 4:00pmFamily Movie: Peter
Tracy Branch Library
Watch a free family movie (Peter Rabbit 2018). Snacks provided. Runtime: 1 hour 35 mintues.
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Makerspace
3:00pm
 Makerspace
Friday, May. 25, 3:00pmMakerspace
Tracy Branch Library
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
...read more
Conversation Club
4:00pm
 Conversation Club
Friday, May. 25, 4:00pmConversation Club
Tracy Branch Library
Adults come and  practice your English skills in a relaxed setting.
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Master Gardener Class
10am-12:30pm
 Master Gardener Class
Saturday, May. 26, 10am-12:30pmMaster Gardener Clas
Tracy Branch Library
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: Abio...read more
Adult Makerspace
1:00pm
 Adult Makerspace
Saturday, May 26, 1:00pmAdult Makerspace
Tracy Branch Library
Choose your project! We'll have a variety of craft projects available. Make the one(s) you wish. 
Magic The Gathering
3:00pm
 Magic The Gathering
Saturday, May. 26, 3:00pmMagic The Gathering
Tracy Branch Library
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 t...read more
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Holiday
 Holiday
Monday, May 28,
All Locations
CLOSED - Memorial Day
 CLOSED - Memorial Day
Monday, May 28,
Tracy Branch Library
The library is closed Monday, May 28, 2018 in honor of Memorial Day.
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Baby Storytime
10:30am
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, May. 29, 10:30amBaby Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
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
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 29, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
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! 
Family Storytime
6:00pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, May. 29, 6:00pmFamily Storytime
Tracy Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement, and lots of fun. 
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