When: Monday, May 01, 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, May 01, 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, May 02, 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 at library.escondido.org/register
When: Wednesday, May 03, 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: Monday, May 08, 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, May 08, 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, May 09, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss

Experience the riveting true story of Alexandre Dumas, the almost forgotten hero who inspired such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. Born the son of a black slave, Dumas escaped bondage and was schooled as a sword fighting member of the French aristocracy. Enjoy the discussion of his humble beginnings and swashbuckling adventures.
When: Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

These two highly skilled artists will play classical duets on piano and violin by composers such as Wagner, Strauss, and Beethoven.
When: Monday, May 15, 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, May 15, 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: Friday, May 19, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore Jennifer L. Holm's novel, The Fourteenth Goldfish. 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 April 19-May 18 at library.escondido.org/register.
When: Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

This month's book club selection is Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton. 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: Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book club will be discussing The Husband's Secret/El secreto de mi marido by Liane Moriarty.

Cecilia finds a letter from her husband, to be opened after his death. Her husband is very much alive, but she decides to read it anyway, only to find his deepest, darkest secret.

Una esposa encuentra una carta que su marido le había escrito para que la abriera después de su muerte. El marido está muy vivo y la carta contiene el secreto del marido más oscuro y mejor guardado, capaz de destruir la vida que formaron juntos y también vidas ajenas.
When: Monday, May 22, 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, May 22, 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: Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

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