Due to changes in how San Diego Children's Discovery Museum is issuing free admission passes, effective May 1, 2019, San Diego Children's Discovery Museum Passes will no longer be available for checkout from Escondido Public Library. Holds placed before that time will be honored, but no new holds will be able to be placed after May 1.

Other ways to save include:

- $1 Admission for EBT/WIC/SNAP or CalFresh cardholders and all their dependents

- Free Admission for Military and veteran families Memorial Day through Labor Day

- $5 Admission for Preschool & Elementary Educators and their families

Visit sdcdm.org/ways-save to see if you qualify for other discounts and free opportunities to visit.

Sci-Fun Science Club

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library offers practice tests and study guides for a wide range of entrance and occupational exams, helps you prepare for your career with job searching and workplace skill improvement, as well as providing tutorials on computer usage and software. To get started with Learning Express Library, click the image above select "Learning Express Library" from the list, and enter your library card number!

Dia de los Niños

Escondido Choral Arts Center Children's Chorus

The Center Children's Chorus, an endorsed vocal music education program of the California Center for the Arts, will perform music from North and South America sharing the art of singing through many cultures on Saturday, April 27th from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. in the Turrentine Room.

Friends Sale

Check out the Friends of the Library half price sale at the Friend's Book Shop Friday, April 26 - Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Succulent Swap

New Book Alerts shows you many of the Library's new titles! Click a book cover below to get started! To browse subject categories, click New Book Alerts

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read aloud to certified Love on a Leash pet therapy dogs for fun or to help improve reading skills.

Pre-registration is required: library.escondido.org/register
When: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Toddlers and their parents/caregivers enjoy interactive bilingual stories and action songs. Seating is limited, arrive early for a spot!
When: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: City Hall: Council Chambers

Monthly Meeting
When: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Celebrate Dia de los Niños, Dia de los Libros/Day of the Children, Day of the Books celebration
When: Friday, April 26, 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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