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Escondido Public Library is a proud partner of the One Book, One San Diego program, along with KPBS and libraries throughout San Diego. For over a decade, One Book, One San Diego has enhanced leisure reading through meaningful community engagement. Click here for 2018 Events

The 2018 selections for One Book, One San Diego are: 

  • March by John Lewis & Andrew Aydin, Illustrated by Nate Powell (Adult and Teen)
  • Blue Sky, White Stars by Sarvinder Naberhaus, illustrated by Kadir Nelson (Kids)

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Be Part of One Book, One San Diego and Earn Prizes!*

Complete one or more of the activities on our website for chances to win raffle drawing prizes. Log your progress online!

*For ages 18+

How it Works

  1. Sign up for One Book, One San Diego between September 4 and October 30, 2018 online using the link above.
  2. Complete one or more of the activities on the gameboard below for chances to win weekly drawing prizes.
  • Red circles indicate the number of raffle entries earned for that activity.
  • Complete activities multiple times to maximize your chances to win.

Online Sign-Up/Logging Instructions

 

Signing up:

  1. Click on the banner at the top of this page to go to the One Book, One San Diego page.
  2. Click on “Register” in the upper right corner. Choose “Myself” and answer the questions.

 

Logging Your Activities:

  1. Click on the banner at the top of this page to go to the One Book, One San Diego Challenge page.
  2. Click the "log in" button in the upper right hand corner.
  3. Enter your username and password and click "login".
  4. Click the "complete now" button for any of the activities you have completed.

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2018 Events

 

PJ Storytime

Tuesday, September 18, 2018; 6:00-6:30 p.m.; Turrentine Room; Ages 5-12

Wear your P.J.s and bring your favorite stuffed animal to this evening storytime. We will read One Book, One San Diego Children's Selection Blue Sky, White Stars by Sarvinder Naberhaus, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, followed by a craft.

Toddler Tales

Thursday, September 20, 2018; 10:30-11:00 a.m.; Turrentine Room; Ages Walkers-3 years

Toddlers and their parents/caregivers enjoy interactive stories and action songs. As part of this storytime, we will read One Book, One San Diego Children's Selection Blue Sky, White Stars by Sarvinder Naberhaus, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, followed by a craft.

What Would You March For?

Thursday, September 20, 2018; 5:00-6:00 p.m.; Turrentine Room; All Ages

Join to create a protest sign that you would be proud to carry. All craft materials will be provided. Simply bring yourself, your ideals, and your artistic side.

One Book, One San Diego 2018 Launch Event

Friday, September 21, 2018; 7:00-9:00 p.m.; San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101; Adults

The co-creators of March, Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell will discuss their book at a special community event to kick off the season. Tickets are free but registration is required at www.kpbs.org/onebook

What Would You March For? Community Art Project

October 1-30, 2018; Main Lobby; All Ages

All month long, use materials provided in the Library lobby to create a protest sign that you would be proud to carry. If you choose to leave your sign with us, it will be made into a community art project and displayed in the Library and on our social media. Please note—all signs must conform to the Library's Code of Conduct in order to be displayed.

2nd Tuesday Book Club

Tuesday, October 9, 2018; 5:30-6:45 p.m.; Turrentine Room; Adults

2nd Tuesday Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a book the group has chosen a few months in advance. New members are always welcome. The 2nd Tuesday Book Club choice for October, is the One Book, One San Diego selection March by John Lewis & Andrew Aydin, Illustrated by Nate Powell.

San Diego Comic-Con Adult Graphic Novel Book Club

Monday, October 15, 2018; 6:00-7:30 p.m.; Pioneer Room; Adults-Members Only

San Diego Comic Con Graphic Novel Book Club is a members-only, graphic novel book club is sponsored by San Diego Comic Con and is for ages 18+. Membership in this group is limited to 20 and determined by application process. The San Diego Comic-Con Adult Graphic Novel Book Club choice for October, is the One Book, One San Diego selection March by John Lewis & Andrew Aydin, Illustrated by Nate Powell.

Rincón Literario Bilingual Book Club

Saturday, October 27, 2018; 10:30-11:45 a.m.; Turrentine Room; Adults

Rincón Literario is the Library’s bilingual book club. Discussions take place in English and Spanish. New members are always welcome! The Rincón Literario choice for October, is the One Book, One San Diego selection March by John Lewis & Andrew Aydin, Illustrated by Nate Powell.

Burritos & Book Club

Tuesday, October 30, 2018; 4:00-5:30 p.m.; Turrentine Room; Ages 13-18

Burritos & Book Club, for teens ages 13 to 18, meets every two months and discusses a book chosen by members. This special edition of Burritos & Book Club will discuss the One Book, One San Diego selection March by John Lewis & Andrew Aydin, Illustrated by Nate Powell. Join us to discuss the book, explore similar titles, get a free book and enjoy some tasty burritos.

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