Literature Comes to Life

An account of the ship’s history and the paranormal encounters that lie within the liner!

2nd Tuesday Book Club

Future Codes Club, for students in grades 9–12, provides FREE training on the fundamentals of coding and is a great introduction to career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

2nd Tuesday Book Club

Don't miss out on 2nd Tuesday Book Club's discussion of The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, Tuesday August 8 at 6:00 p.m.! Click Here to find out more.

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When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Use fragments of old records to create a colorful and explosive piece of art. Ages 12 - 18. Supplies limited. Registration is not required.
When: Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Toddlers and their parents/caregivers enjoy interactive stories and action songs. Seating is limited to 30 children. Come early for a spot!
When: Friday, September 22, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore Katherine Applegate's novel, Crenshaw. Circulating copies of the book are available for checkout and can be obtained at the Youth Services desk, while supplies last. To reserve a copy, visit the Library’s catalog at library.escondido.org. Registration is required, and is open between August 22-September 21 at library.escondido.org/register.
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: Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

This month's book club selection is The Walled City by Ryan Graudin. Grab a copy in the Teen Area, then join us to discuss the book, explore similar titles, get a free book and enjoy some tasty burritos. Ages 13-18
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