Paws Love on Leash Reading Program

Description

Read aloud to certified Love on a Leash pet therapy dogs for fun or to help improve reading skills. Children must know how to read.

To ensure seating, a reservation must be completed.  Click here to register.

Program is subject to cancellation without prior notice.

Please call the Youth Service desk for more information or assistance.

760-839-5456

 

Read to a Dragon!

Description

Children ages 5-12 can read aloud to bearded dragons for fun or to help improve reading skills. Trained animal educators from EcoVivarium bring these bearded friends to the library to share interesting facts and lizard lore.

Registration online is required to secure a spot. Click here to register.

Call the Youth Services Staff at 760-839-5456 for more information. Children must know how to read.

* These events are subject to change without prior written notice.

Seating selection indicates time you are reserving a spot.

5 seats per times:

  • 2:30 PM
  • 2:50 PM
  • 3:10 PM
  • 3:30 PM

 

When: Monday, October 23, 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, October 23, 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, October 25, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read aloud to certified Love on a Leash pet therapy dogs for fun or to help improve reading skills.

Children must know how to read. Pre-registration is required: library.escondido.org/register
When: Thursday, October 26, 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, October 26, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

A fun, family-oriented celebration including gentle, monster-themed stories, songs, and crafts.

Registration is not required, but early arrival is recommended. Craft supplies are limited to 100 children. One craft per child.

Sponsored by Friends of the Escondido Public Library.
When: Monday, October 30, 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, October 30, 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: Thursday, November 02, 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: Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Honoring memories of loved ones who have passed away. Children, parents, and caregivers will participate in:
• Día de los Muertos stories and music
• Decorating a traditional sugar skull to take home
• Creating a community exhibit with offerings to honor a loved one.

Participants may bring in a photo, memento, or favorite food

Registration is not required, but early arrival is recommended. Supplies may be limited.
When: Monday, November 06, 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, November 06, 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, November 08, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read aloud to certified Love on a Leash pet therapy dogs for fun or to help improve reading skills.

Children must know how to read. Pre-registration is required: library.escondido.org/register
When: Thursday, November 09, 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: Thursday, November 09, 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: library.escondido.org/register
When: Monday, November 13, 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, November 13, 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: Thursday, November 16, 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: Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Celebrate the upcoming release of the film, Wonder, based on the best-selling title of the same name by R.J. Palacio with stories, songs, and crafts exploring kindness and friendship. Registration is not required, but plan to arrive early as space and supplies are limited.
When: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore Robert Beatty's novel, Serafina and the Black Cloak. 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 October 17-November 16 at library.escondido.org/register.
When: Monday, December 04, 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, December 04, 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: Monday, December 11, 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, December 11, 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, December 13, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read aloud to certified Love on a Leash pet therapy dogs for fun or to help improve reading skills.

Children must know how to read. Pre-registration is required: library.escondido.org/register
When: Thursday, December 14, 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: library.escondido.org/register
When: Monday, January 08, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn to play or challenge your friends. All levels welcome. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Monday, January 22, 2018 - 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 to secure a spot!


When: Monday, January 22, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn to play or challenge your friends. All levels welcome. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Monday, January 29, 2018 - 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 to secure a spot!


When: Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn to play or challenge your friends. All levels welcome. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Monday, February 05, 2018 - 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 to secure a spot!


When: Monday, February 05, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn to play or challenge your friends. All levels welcome. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 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 to secure a spot!


When: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn to play or challenge your friends. All levels welcome. Ages 6-12 years.

Youth Services Desk

Have a question?

Call: 760-839-5456

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