Escondido Public Library - Summer Reading Challenge

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Escondido Public Library‚Äôs Summer Reading Challenge for Kids, Teens and Adults starts June 13, 2016!  Read, attend a variety of special events and craft times, and earn prizes along the way! Find out more at library.escondido.org/summer

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Basic ESL will help you improve your English listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Click the image above to start learning now!

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Neal Griffin

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Join Mrs. Cox for stories and activities to help pre-schoolers prepare for kindergarten.


When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn to play or challenge your friends. All levels welcome. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Sandpaper Art - Create art using sandpaper as the canvas - then cut it into your very own puzzle! While supplies last. Large groups must contact library staff for seating.
When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Police Lieutenant turned crime action thriller author, Escondido's own Neal Griffin has been celebrated by critics and readers for his realistic and action packed novels Benefit of the Doubt and A Voice from the Field.
When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Summer Reading Storytime for infants and toddlers, ages newborn-2 years old. Sing songs, play games, and hear stories.
When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Do you sing? Dance? Perform tricks with a yo-yo? Perform in our talent show and you could go home a winner! Pre-registration required by July 13 at library.escondido.org/register
When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Music! Magic! Animals! All in one show! Need we say more? Don't miss our Summer Finale!
When: Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Our Shop - Friends Bookstore

50% off almost everything in the Friend's of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Our Shop - Friends Bookstore

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Our bilingual book club will be discussing El Marciano/The Martian by Andy Weir.

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Escondido Public 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.

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