Escondido Public Library


Food for Fines

2nd Tuesday Book Club

We'll be discussing In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende on Tuesday, December 11th.

Food for Fines

Clear up to $20 in fines from your Library account! Proceeds benefit Interfaith Community Services. For more information,click here!

Carol-oke & Crafts

Join us this holiday season for a crafty get-together and singalong! Decorate an ornament or holiday tote bag while you singalong to seasonal tunes Enjoy hot apple cider and cookies as you craft. Supplies and treats are limited to first come, first-served.

Paws for Reading

Read to a Dragon

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Upcoming Events

When: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende. Worldwide bestselling “dazzling storyteller” (Associated Press) Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that journeys from present-day Brooklyn, to Guatemala in the recent past, to Chile and Brazil in the 1970s.
When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 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!
When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 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:
When: Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 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: Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Board Room

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