READ Book Club

Kids ages 9-12: Come on Friday, March 24 at 3:30 p.m. to discuss Donna Gephart's novel, Death by Toilet Paper.  Click here to register today!

Friends Sale

The Friends of the Escondido Public Library are having a half price sale in the book shop on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.! Don't miss out on great titles for low prices! Click here to find out more about the Friends of the Escondido Public Library.

SRC Teen Volunteer

Rincón Literario

Rincón Literario Bilingual Book Club meets on Saturday, March 25 at 3:30 p.m. to discuss The Nightingale/El Ruiseñor by Kristen Hannah. To find out more, click here.

When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book club will be discussing The Nightingale/El Ruiseñor by Kristin Hannah in English and Spanish.

Two sisters search for their own path to survival, love, and freedom in France during World War II.

Dos hermanas buscan su propio camino hacia la supervivencia, el amor y la libertad en la Francia ocupada durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
When: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Stories and activities to help preschoolers prepare for kindergarten.

-Seating is limited to 30 children. Come early for a spot!


When: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn to play or challenge your friends. All levels welcome. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Toddlers and their parents/caregivers enjoy interactive stories and action songs. Seating is limited to 30 children. Come early for a spot!
When: Monday, April 03, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Stories and activities to help preschoolers prepare for kindergarten.

-Seating is limited to 30 children. Come early for a spot!


When: Monday, April 03, 2017 - 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, April 04, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Writers of all genres are invited to read their work and receive group critiques in a friendly and comfortable environment.
Registration required. Please register at:
http://library.escondido.org/register
When: Wednesday, April 05, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Become a member of Escondido Public Library's Teen Advisory Board! Reasons to join: Make new friends, earn community service hours, become involved with your community, plan teen programs, and participate in special events. Ages 12 - 18.
When: Thursday, April 06, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Seating is limited to 15 babies. Come early for a spot!

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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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