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: library.escondido.org/register
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: http://library.escondido.org/register

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.
When: Thursday, March 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: Monday, March 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, March 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: Tuesday, March 07, 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, March 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, March 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: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Other Locations

Join in the fun at the Library's 13th Annual Scrabble® Tournament & Fundraiser. Register and compete at your division level

Pre-registration required by Monday, March 6, 2017. Attendees can also participate in opportunity drawings, silent auctions, and a Pick-A-Tile game.

This event will be held at the Park Avenue Community Center (210 Park Ave., Escondido, CA 92025)

For more information on how to register, visit http://library.escondido.org/scrabblethon
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Virtual Strangers perform a mixture of bluegrass in traditional three part harmony and more contemporary sounds. The Strangers love audience interaction.
When: Monday, March 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, March 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: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Board Room

Library Board of Trustees monthly meeting
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova
When O’Brien patriarch Joe is diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease, his family is stunned. A lethal disorder with no cure, Joe eventually is stripped of his police badge as his symptoms worsen. His adult children, meanwhile, must decide whether to be tested for Huntington’s and face their sentence, or live with the anxiety of not knowing. This novel beautifully examines the resilience of the human spirit and is sure to inspire an interesting book discussion.
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Create a basic design and screen print onto a t-shirt. Participants must bring a plain, cotton t-shirt. Ages 12 - 18. Supplies limited. Registration is not required.
When: Thursday, March 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: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

This month's book club selection is Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Beck Albertalli. Check out a copy from the Information desk, then join us to discuss the book, explore similar titles, get a free book and enjoy some tasty burritos. Ages 13-18
When: Monday, March 20, 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 20, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

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

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