Library closed Monday February 20, 2017

Love Your Library Month

February is Love Your Library Month! Come in to the Library and see just how much there is to love!

Rincón Literario Book Club

Rincón Literario, Escondido Public Library's bilingual book club, is discussion One Plus One/Uno mas uno by JoJo Moyes on Saturday, February 25 at 3:30 p.m.


Sign up for the 13th annual Scrabble-thon Tournament and Fundraiser, happening Saturday March 11 from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.! This annual event is sponsored by the Escondido Public Library Friends of Literacy Services, a 501(c)(3) organization. 100% of all proceeds of the tournament fund basic literary services. Click here to find out more.

One Book One San Diego

Nominations are open for the 2017 One Book, One San Diego selection! If you would like to nominate a book for this amazing annual series, please visit us at or visit the Adult Services desk and fill out a form!

Tax forms are now available at Escondido Public Library!

Please visit our Business Center to pick up forms and tax booklets.

Tax Guide

Tax season is here. Our tax guide provides links to Federal and State tax forms, instructions, IRS contact information, as well as to organizations who provide tax preparation advice and assistance. Click here to find out more.

When: Monday, February 20, 2017 - All Day

Holiday Closure
When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Seating is limited to 15 babies. Come early for a spot!
When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read aloud to bearded dragons for fun or to help improve reading skills.
Children must know how to read. Pre-registration is required:
When: Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
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:

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: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Stories and activities to help preschoolers prepare for kindergarten.

-Seating is limited to 30 children. Come early for a spot!

When: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn to play or challenge your friends. All levels welcome. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Become a member of Escondido Public Library's Teen Advisory Board! Reasons to join: Make new friends, earn community service hours, become involved with your community, plan teen programs, and participate in special events. Ages 12 - 18.

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