When: Saturday, February 25, 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, turf removal, 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 February 24, 2017: http://library.escondido.org/register

Presented in collaboration with the City of Escondido Environmental Programs division.
When: Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book club will be discussing One Plus One/Uno más uno by Jo Jo Moyes in English and Spanish.

One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story.
Una mamá soltera. Una familia caótica. Un extraño peculiar. Una historia de amor irresistible.
When: Tuesday, March 07, 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. Please register at:
http://library.escondido.org/register
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Other Locations

Join in the fun at the Library's 13th Annual Scrabble® Tournament & Fundraiser. Register and compete at your division level

Pre-registration required by Monday, March 6, 2017. Attendees can also participate in opportunity drawings, silent auctions, and a Pick-A-Tile game.

This event will be held at the Park Avenue Community Center (210 Park Ave., Escondido, CA 92025)

For more information on how to register, visit http://library.escondido.org/scrabblethon
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova
When O’Brien patriarch Joe is diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease, his family is stunned. A lethal disorder with no cure, Joe eventually is stripped of his police badge as his symptoms worsen. His adult children, meanwhile, must decide whether to be tested for Huntington’s and face their sentence, or live with the anxiety of not knowing. This novel beautifully examines the resilience of the human spirit and is sure to inspire an interesting book discussion.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book club will be discussing The Nightingale/El Ruiseñor by Kristin Hannah in English and Spanish.

Two sisters search for their own path to survival, love, and freedom in France during World War II.

Dos hermanas buscan su propio camino hacia la supervivencia, el amor y la libertad en la Francia ocupada durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
When: Tuesday, April 04, 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. Please register at:
http://library.escondido.org/register
When: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
A fascinating portrayal of Beryl Markham, a complex and strong-willed woman in Africa in the 1920s who fought to make her way in the world on her own terms. Circling the Sun is a fictional biography that contains many surprises, and the discussion is not to be missed.
When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book club will be discussing The Ocean at the End of the Lane/El océano al final del camino by Neil Gaiman.

Horror and vengeance threaten to destroy a middle-aged man’s family. His only defense is built around three women who live in a rundown farm at the end of the lane.

El horror y la amenaza, se congregan para destruir a la familia del protagonista. Su única defensa la constituirán las tres mujeres que viven en la granja estropeada al final del camino.
When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

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