Water Wise Landscape and Design for Homeowners

A few spots have opened up for our Water Wise Landscape Design for Homeowners workshop on Saturday from 10:30-1:30! Click here to register now!

Rincón Literario Book Club

Rincón Literario, Escondido Public Library's bilingual book club, is discussion One Plus One/Uno mas uno by JoJo Moyes on Saturday, February 25 at 3:30 p.m.

Scrabble-thon

Sign up for the 13th annual Scrabble-thon Tournament and Fundraiser, happening Saturday March 11 from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.! This annual event is sponsored by the Escondido Public Library Friends of Literacy Services, a 501(c)(3) organization. 100% of all proceeds of the tournament fund basic literary services. Click here to find out more.

One Book One San Diego

Nominations are open for the 2017 One Book, One San Diego selection! If you would like to nominate a book for this amazing annual series, please visit us at library.escondido.org/onebook or visit the Adult Services desk and fill out a form!

Friends Shop Half Price Sale

Check out the Friends of the Library Half Price Sale this Friday and Saturday (February 24-25) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Tax forms are now available at Escondido Public Library!

Please visit our Business Center to pick up forms and tax booklets.

Tax Guide

Tax season is here. Our tax guide provides links to Federal and State tax forms, instructions, IRS contact information, as well as to organizations who provide tax preparation advice and assistance. Click here to find out more.

When: Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn the basics of water wise landscape makeovers in this free 3 hour workshop. The workshop will cover soil, design, turf removal, plant selection, planning, irrigation, rainwater catchment and implementation; all elements needed to convert high-water-use turf into a beautiful, water-efficient landscape.

Registration is required by February 24, 2017: http://library.escondido.org/register

Presented in collaboration with the City of Escondido Environmental Programs division.
When: Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book club will be discussing One Plus One/Uno más uno by Jo Jo Moyes in English and Spanish.

One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story.
Una mamá soltera. Una familia caótica. Un extraño peculiar. Una historia de amor irresistible.
When: Monday, February 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, February 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: Wednesday, March 01, 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, March 02, 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, March 06, 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 06, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn to play or challenge your friends. All levels welcome. Ages 6-12 years.

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Escondido Public Library

239 S. Kalmia St.
760-839-4684

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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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