When: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

In 1921 no one knew about galaxies, quasars or nebulae. One man, with tenacity and his unbounded dreams,created the largest telescope in the world. The 200” Hale Telescope on Palomar Mountain took 20 years and 6 million dollars to build. And the universe hasn’t been the same since. Presented by Mark Carlson.
When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book discussion in English and Spanish will be discussing The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi.

What would happen if water became more valuable than gold? Acclaimed author Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Water Knife is a dystopian story of corruption, control, and murder set in the Southwest of the not-too-distant future. Considering Southern California’s constant fear of drought conditions, The Water Knife has the reader imagining their own reaction to the events in Bacigalupi’s thriller.

El Cuchillo de agua por Paolo Bacigalulpi
¿Qué pasaría si el agua fuera más valiosa que el oro? El aclamado autor Paolo Bacigalupi escribe El cushillo de agua es una historia de corupción, control y asesinato basada en el suroeste y en el no tan lejos future. La historia considera el miedo constant del sur de California con la escasez de agua. El cuchillo de agua hace imaginar al lector sus propias racciones a los eventos de la suspenciosa novella de Bacigalupi.
When: Tuesday, September 05, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Writers of all genres are invited to read their work and receive group critiques in a friendly and comfortable environment.
Registration required at http://library.escondido.org/register
When: Monday, September 11, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Sweeney’s widely celebrated debut novel covers the intricacies of relationships, events that jeopardize their existence, and the fraught yet unbreakable ties we share with those we love. The book club will discuss the power of family, friendships, dependency, and the ways we let one another down.
When: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
Sweeney’s widely celebrated debut novel covers the intricacies of relationships, events that jeopardize their existence, and the fraught yet unbreakable ties we share with those we love. The book club will discuss the power of family, friendships, dependency, and the ways we let one another down.
When: Saturday, September 16, 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, 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 September 15: library.escondido.org/register

Presented in collaboration with the City of Escondido Environmental Programs division.
When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book discussion in English and Spanish will be discussing The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa.

Journalist Armando Lucas Correa debut novel is a beautiful and poignant story about Hannah Rosenthal, a twelve-year-old living in a Nazi-occupied Germany. Hannah is forced to flee her once so comfortable life by boarding a transatlantic ocean liner. What initially seems like a pleasant cruise turns dark as the safety of the Jewish refugees is threatened once again.

Periodista Armando Lucas Correa estrena su hermosa y conmovedora novela de una niña de doce años llamada Hannah Rosenthal, la cual vivía en Alemania, ocupada por los nazis. Hannah es forzada en dejar su cómoda vida y abordar un Transatlántico. Lo que primero parece ser un crucero placentero se convierte en una pesadilla cuando la seguridad de los judíos refugiados es amenazada.

When: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Writers of all genres are invited to read their work and receive group critiques in a friendly and comfortable environment.
Registration required at http://library.escondido.org/register
When: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty by Vida Vendela
When: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Pioneer Room

Living Archive Exhibition Opening - Details to follow
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