Read to a Dragon

Read to a bearded dragon on Thursday May 23rd at 2:30 p.m.


Enjoy snacks and tea while learning about etiquette through a story and a presentation by the Grand Tea Room. Mrs. Escondido Plus America 2019, Jennifer Guttiere, will also help, along with a special dino-riffic guest!

Escondido Writers Group

Writers of all genres are invited to join the Escondido Writers Group for an opportunity to improve their writing by participating in monthly readings and group critiques. Meet other writers and published authors, and learn from one another in a supportive environment. Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their current writing projects to share and receive constructive feedback. Join us on Thursday, May 23rd at 1 p.m.


Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 87 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more!

Pioneer Room Firefighters Exhibit

Check out the Firefighters of North County Exhibit on display in the Pioneer Room! This exhibit ends on May 30th, so don't miss it!

When: Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Childrens Room

Play Board Games in the library every Sunday from 1-4 PM
When: Monday, May 27, 2019 - All Day

The Library will be closed to the public all day.
When: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

This month's book club selection is Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman. Grab a copy in the Teen Area, then join us to discuss the book, explore similar titles, get a free book and enjoy some tasty burritos. Ages 13-18
When: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Collaboration Corner

Step into virtual worlds using the Library's new Oculus Rift Virtual Reality equipment! Interact with unusual creatures and explore familiar and otherworldly landscapes.
When: Friday, May 31, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Our Shop - Friends Bookstore

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
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Escondido Public Library

239 South Kalmia Street


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9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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