Burritos & Book Club

Teens: Join us on Saturday, January 21 at 1 p.m. to discuss Feed by M.T. Anderson and enjoy some tasty burritos! Click here to find out more.

New Year, New Finances

Check out our New Year, New Finances workshop on Tuesday January 24 at 6 p.m.! In this free workshop, you'll learn the basics of creating a budget, how to understand your credit report, and much more! Click here to find out more.

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.

Kid's Book Club in a Bag

When: Thursday, January 19, 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: Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The January 2017 book club selection is Feed by M.T. Anderson. Check out a copy from the Information desk, then join us to discuss the book, explore similar titles, get a free book and enjoy some tasty burritos. Ages 13-18
When: Monday, January 23, 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, January 23, 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, January 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn the basics of budgeting, how to read a credit report and what you can do to correct errors that may negatively affect your credit rating.

Presented in collaboration with Operation Hope Escondido, an
organization committed to expanding economic opportunity
through education and empowerment.
When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 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.

Children must know how to read. Pre-registration is required: library.escondido.org/register
When: Thursday, January 26, 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: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore Laurel Snyder's novel, Bigger Than a Bread Box. Circulating copies of the book are available for checkout and can be obtained at the Youth Services desk, while supplies last. To reserve a copy, visit the Library’s catalog at library.escondido.org. Registration is required, and is open between January 1-26 at library.escondido.org/register.
When: Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

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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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