Escondido Public Library will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 in observance of Independence Day.

Escondido Public Library - Summer Reading Challenge

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Escondido Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge for Kids, Teens and Adults starts June 13, 2016!  Read, attend a variety of special events and craft times, and earn prizes along the way! Find out more at library.escondido.org/summer

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When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn basic watercolor techniques through step-by-step instruction. Participants will take home their own original watercolor creation! Registration required, please register at http://library.escondido.org/register
When: Monday, July 04, 2016 - All Day

Independence Day Holiday
When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Improve your writing by participating in monthly readings and group critiques. Writers of fiction, non-fiction, and memoirs are all welcome! Registration required: library.escondido.org/register
When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Upcycled Sail Boat - Will it sink or float? Make a sail boat out of different recyclable items and test if it sails! While supplies last. Large groups must contact library staff for seating.
When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Summer Reading Storytime for infants and toddlers, ages newborn-2 years old. Sing songs, play games, and hear stories.
When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read any one of the Exercise Your Mind Book Picks to chat about while enjoying tasty burritos... leave with a free book!
When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Join Mrs. Cox for stories and activities to help pre-schoolers prepare for kindergarten.


When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn to play or challenge your friends. All levels welcome. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Mathes Classroom

Conduct an library tour to a Boys and Girls Club Day Camp Group
When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Design Your Own Pinwheel - Decorate and create your own pinwheel and watch it spin! While supplies last. Large groups must contact library staff for seating.

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Escondido Public Library

239 S. Kalmia St.
760-839-4684

Main Library

Mon, Tues: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Wed, Thurs, Fri: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

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