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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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Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 10:00 am (First and last Tuesdays of each month, 10 am - 1 pm)
Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society are available to help with your family history questions.  The volunteers are at the Chavez Central Library on the first and last Tuesday of each month, 10 am til 1 pm.  You can find them in the Genealogy Section on the top floor of the Library. Sponsored by San Joaquin Genealogical Society.
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 10:15 am
Please join us for preschool & toddler storytime on Tuesdays, at 10:15 am, at the Margaret Troke library.

We will have lots of fun with stories, songs and finger players. There will be a craft or coloring pages and play activities at the end of the storytime for kids to enjoy.

Name tags are given to kids starting 10:00am.
  Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Preschool Playtime
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 10:30 a.m.

Caregivers, bring your preschoolers every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.mHave lots of fun playing with friends new and old when we bring out different types of toys each week. Caregivers must stay with children.

Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Manteca Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 10:30 am
Storytime for children 0-2 years of age and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. 
All About Baby Story
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 10:30 am
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. 26, 11:15am
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!  Sponsored by Tracy Library .
Lathrop Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 1:00 PM
Want to read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on your tablet, reading device, or smart phone?   Drop into the Lathrop Branch Library on Tuesdays at 1-5 PM and we’ll help you get the most out of your new technology.
  Sponsored by Lathrop Library.
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Come and explore new technology like 3D printing, virtual reality games and computer generated cutting or painting.  The Makerspace is located on the upper level. The Makerspace is designed for Teens and Adults. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Library.
Thornton Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 2:30 p.m.
Draw, code, and count with Osmo for the IPad. Stations will be set up to try it out. 
Homework Helpers
Fair Oaks Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Fair Oaks Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available during Homework Helpers too! All you need is your library card!

Tuesdays and Fridays 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Read to Rescued Anim
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary presents Read to Rescued Animals! Young ones may be hesitant to read aloud to an adult, but feathered and furry friends make adorable book buddies. Read to and pet rescued animals. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of the library’s. Will your child read to a chicken, duck, guinea pig, or another animal? First come, first served. Sign up at the Children’s desk when you arrive to meet these cute critters in a fun-filled reading hour. Meet us every last Tuesday of the each month from August - November between 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary.
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 3:30-4:30pm
On Tuesdays starting September 5th- December 12 2017, at 3:30-4:30pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Reading Help For Kids ( 1st-3rd grade).

The aim of this program is to improve children's reading skills and their reading comprehensions. No registration is required. This program is designed for first-third grade students only. Sponsored by Friends of the Stockton Public Library.
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 4:00-6:00 pm
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on August 22, 2017 - May 17, 2018 at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Homework Helpers.

Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Troke library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

No sessions will be held  Novemeber 20, 2017- January 3, 2018.
 
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 4:00-6:00 pm
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting August 22, 2017 to May 17 2018, at 4:00-6:00pm, the Margaret Troke Library presents Math Easy Tutoring.

Math Easy tutoring provides free math tutoring to any 6th-12 grade student who is struggling with math.

No sessions will be held  Novemeber 20, 2017- January 3, 2018.                               

This free program is provided through the generosity of the Stockton- San Joaquin County Public Library and San Joaquin Office of Education.


 
Teen Advisory Group
Tracy Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 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. Sponsored by Tracy Friends of the Library.
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 4:00PM
Come to our LEgo Club and let you imagination go wild! Build something new every other week based on the featured theme. We'll provde the Legos!!
Teen Advisory Group
Troke Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 4:30-5:30 pm

Join Troke TAG and help enhance teen presence in our library!
     ~ Help plan teen programs
     ~ Advise staff about books & other materials to purchase for the library
     ~ Make new friends!
     ~ Fun activity each month!
     ~ Snacks, too!
 
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Are you in grades K-5? Do you need help with your homework? Come to the Mountain House Library where our volunteers can assist you in various subjects such as math and science.

Students should bring their homework assignments with them. Access to Tutor.com and Learning Express available during Homework Helpers too! All you need is your library card!

Tuesdays @ 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
Knitting & Crochet N
Linden Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 6:00 PM
Come join Linden Library in learning how to knit or crochet! Open to those who already know how to crochet/knit or are interested in learning. Sponsored by Friends of the Linden Library.
Mountain House Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 6:00 pm
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month. Sponsored by Mountain House Friends of the Library.
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