When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book discussion in English and Spanish will be discussing A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness.

Ever since Connor’s mom started treatment for a terminal illness, he has been having nightmares about a monster. A monster ultimately appears outside his room one night, but this one is different from the one in his dreams. Although his methods are unconventional, the monster is here to teach Connor about himself, grief and the dying process.

Desde que la mamá de Connor empezó su tratamiento para su enfermedad terminal, Connor ha estado teniendo pesadillas acerca de un monstruo. Una noche, se le aparece un monstruo afuera de su habitación, pero este es diferente al monstruo de sus sueños. Aunque la forma de ser del monstruo es poco convencional, el monstruo está aquí para ensenarle a Connor sobre sí mismo, la penas y el proceso de la muerte.
When: Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Pioneer Room

HOME: A Living Archive is a special exhibition documenting the experiences of adult students in the Read, Succeed Adult Literacy program. This inaugural installation of the Living Archive series features the photographs and narratives of learners as they reflect on Escondido and the concept and meaning of “home.”
Sponsored by the Pioneer Room Friends and the Escondido Public Library Friends of Literary Services.
When: Tuesday, November 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 at http://library.escondido.org/register
When: Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Death Café North County provides a safe, agenda-free place to discuss death and life over coffee, tea and tasty treats. This is not a grief therapy group. It is no more and no less than a friendly and interesting group of people discussing death, dying and end of life concerns. Anyone is welcome (18+). Bring an open mind, an open heart, and your curiosity.
When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty by Vida Vendela
When: Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book discussion in English and Spanish will be discussing the One Book, One San Diego selection, The bastard of Istanbul/La Bastarda de Estambul by Elif Safak.

When: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 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.
When: Saturday, December 02, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Participants will create original holiday crafts using parts of recycled books.
When: Tuesday, December 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: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty by Vida Vendela
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