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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.

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When: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 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: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Pioneer Room Friends of Escondido Public Library will host a talk by Dr. Michael Kelly. Dr. Kelly will speak about the 1915 Panama-California Exposition at San Diego’s Balboa Park and the significant role the City of Escondido played in the Exposition. This informative program is part of an annual meeting sponsored by the Pioneer Room Friends, a support group for Escondido Public Library’s local history and genealogy archive. The Pioneer Room Friends are dedicated to preserving and promoting Escondido’s rich local history. The public is welcome and light refreshments will be provided.
When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Childrens Room

Early literacy storytime for babies and parents/caregivers using fingerplays, rhymes, books, and music. Children ages 1-3 years.
When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Children's Room

Children read aloud to Murphy, Hank, Bosley or Samantha, 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: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Take a break from school, grab your friends and come to the library to enjoy and afternoon playing a large assortment of board games.
When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Childrens Room

Hands-on craft time for children. Supplies may be limited. Ages 3-5 years.
When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Board Room

Volunteers are needed to assist English-speaking adults improve their reading and writing skills sufficiently to meet personal goals, function well in society, and become more productive citizens.
When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Pioneer Room

Learn tips and tools for doing family history research.
Registration is required. RSVP to Ginger Kullman at 760-745-6633.
This workshop is sponsored by the Pioneer Room Friends, a support group for Escondido Public Library’s local history and genealogy archive. The Pioneer Room Friends are dedicated to preserving and promoting Escondido’s rich local history.
When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Filipino-American Cultural Organization Dance Group
Turrentine Room
Saturday Oct 25 3:00 to 4:30
As part of the One Book, One San Diego program, the Filipino-American Cultural Organization Dance Group presents traditional Filipino dances to promote appreciation of the Filipino cultural.
When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Board Room

Selected title: El angel perdido / The Lost Angel by Javier Sierra. Monthly bilingual book discussion facilitated by Miriam Ruvinskis.

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2nd Saturday Concert Series

Our monthly concert series starts November 8, 2014.

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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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