Scrabble-Thon!

Get Ready for Scrabble-Thon!

A fun & exciting Scrabble® tournament & fundraiser. 100% of all proceeds of the tournament fund basic literary services.

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2nd Saturday Concert Series

2nd Saturday Concert Series

Free concerts on the second Saturday of every month!
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Get Your Favorite Magazines for Free with Your Library Card!

Get Your Favorite Magazines for Free with Your Library Card!

Escondido Public Library now offers full digital copies of over 100 popular magazines through Zinio for Libraries. You may check out as many magazines as you want, and you never have to return them.

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We are always looking for ways to improve your Library experience. On June 19, 2014, we switched to a brand new check-out system and online catalog called Encore.

In order to help you get acquainted with our new system, we are offering you some guidance:

When: Monday, January 26, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

A hands-on learning experience with the goal of having fun, gaining knowledge, and enjoying true sportsmanship. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Early literacy storytime involving parents and children using music, books and playful activities. Ages 1-3 years.
When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Early literacy storytime for babies and parents/caregivers using fingerplays, rhymes, books, and music. Newborn to 2 years.
When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Children's Room

Children read aloud to Murphy or Hank, certified pet therapy dogs, for fun or to help improve their reading skills. Pre-Registration is required, call 760 839-5456 to register. Ages 5-12 years.
When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Join Cathy, Teen Librarian, for the first installment of our new book club for teens, Burritos & Book Club! During our first meeting we will pick our first book club selection, discuss our favorite books (feel free to bring your favorite with you) and I will provide information on how this awesome new book club works. Also....there will be burritos!
When: Friday, January 30, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Grab your friends and head to the library for a afternoon of fun and competition. Challenge your friends to a game of Clue, Monopoly, Battleship, Apples to Apples and many more! We will also have two games of Scrabble setup for those practicing for the Scrabble-Thon.
When: Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Group book discussion: Yo antes de ti / Me Before You by JoJo Moyes will be discussed.
When: Monday, February 02, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Join Mrs. Cox as she tells stories and leads activities to help preschoolers prepare for kindergarten. Ages 4-5 years.


When: Monday, February 02, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

A hands-on learning experience with the goal of having fun, gaining knowledge, and enjoying true sportsmanship. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Tuesday, February 03, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Early literacy storytime involving parents and children using music, books and playful activities. Ages 1-3 years.

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Locations & Hours

Main Library

239 S. Kalmia St.
760-839-4684

Main Library

Mon, Tues: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Wed, Thurs, Fri: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Technology Center

2245 E. Valley Parkway
760-839-4395

Mon - Thurs: 12 p.m.- 6 p.m.
 

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