When: Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Friday, March 24, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore Donna Gephart's novel, Death by Toilet Paper. 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 February 24-March 23 at library.escondido.org/register.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book club will be discussing The Nightingale/El Ruiseñor by Kristin Hannah in English and Spanish.

Two sisters search for their own path to survival, love, and freedom in France during World War II.

Dos hermanas buscan su propio camino hacia la supervivencia, el amor y la libertad en la Francia ocupada durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
When: Monday, March 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, March 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: Thursday, March 30, 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: Monday, April 03, 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, April 03, 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: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Writers of all genres are invited to read their work and receive group critiques in a friendly and comfortable environment.
Registration required. Please register at:
http://library.escondido.org/register
When: Wednesday, April 05, 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.
When: Thursday, April 06, 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: Saturday, April 08, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Nims and her band play contemporary and world jazz with passion, energy and dazzling inspiration.
When: Monday, April 10, 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, April 10, 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: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Board Room

Library Board of Trustees monthly meeting
When: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
A fascinating portrayal of Beryl Markham, a complex and strong-willed woman in Africa in the 1920s who fought to make her way in the world on her own terms. Circling the Sun is a fictional biography that contains many surprises, and the discussion is not to be missed.
When: Thursday, April 13, 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, April 13, 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: Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Local writers are invited to read samples of their current work & receive constructive feedback from other writers and audience members. Writers should arrive by 12:30 p.m. to secure a time-slot.
When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Create a mosaic by arranging small pieces of tile into a picture or pattern. Ages 12 - 18. Supplies limited. Registration is not required.
When: Thursday, April 20, 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: Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book club will be discussing The Ocean at the End of the Lane/El océano al final del camino by Neil Gaiman.

Horror and vengeance threaten to destroy a middle-aged man’s family. His only defense is built around three women who live in a rundown farm at the end of the lane.

El horror y la amenaza, se congregan para destruir a la familia del protagonista. Su única defensa la constituirán las tres mujeres que viven en la granja estropeada al final del camino.

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