When: Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book discussion in English and Spanish will discuss Into the Water/Escrito en el agua by Paula Hawkins.
When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Special Strategic Plan meeting for the Library Board of Trustees, Escondido Library Foundation, Friends of the Escondido Library, Pioneer Room Friends, and Friends of Literacy. The public is welcome to attend.
When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 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.
When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Creating a strategic plan for the library with participation of community members helps define the library’s core direction, establish realistic goals and objectives, communicate these goals and objectives to the public and officials, reallocate resources to the highest service priorities, and create measurement tools to establish progress and successes.

What other services are a priority for you, your family, and this community? Share your comments and feedback at this meeting.
When: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. Brimming with humor, a glittering cast of characters, and one beautifully rendered scene after another, this singular novel casts a spell as it relates the count's endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose.
When: Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

A horn-piano duo performs the most requested pieces from their 25-year chamber music collaboration, with songs from Beethoven to Mancini.
When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Whether you're a journalist or a news consumer, chances are you've heard the term "fake news." Fake news is more than a label, it's a problem journalists across the country are confronting when trying to gain the trust of their audience. Moderator Tom Jones, consumer/investigative producer for NBC 7, will talk with the panelists about this growing phenomena.
When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Other Locations

Bilingual book discussion in English and Spanish will discuss The Picture of Dorian Gray/El retrato de Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. Title TBD.
When: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club will meet the third Monday of every month at 6:00 PM at the Escondido Public Library. Meetings will last approximately 90 minutes. Membership in this group is extremely limited (no more than 20 people per meeting).
You must submit this INTEREST FORM in order to be considered for membership. You must also be above the age of 18 and have a Comic-Con Member ID for consideration. Members are responsible for obtaining their own books for each meeting, either by purchasing a printed or digital copy or borrowing from a library. This club will be a closed group.
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5/28/18: Memorial Day

7/4/18: Independence Day

9/3/18: Labor Day

11/12/18: Veterans' Day (Observed)

11/22/18: Thanksgiving Day

11/23/18: Day after Thanksgiving

12/25/18: Christmas Day

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