When: Thursday, January 19, 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, January 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The January 2017 book club selection is Feed by M.T. Anderson. 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, January 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, January 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: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Learn the basics of budgeting, how to read a credit report and what you can do to correct errors that may negatively affect your credit rating.

Presented in collaboration with Operation Hope Escondido, an
organization committed to expanding economic opportunity
through education and empowerment.
When: Wednesday, January 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, January 26, 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: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore Laurel Snyder's novel, Bigger Than a Bread Box. 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 January 1-26 at library.escondido.org/register.
When: Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Our bilingual book club will be discussing Story of a Sociopath/Historia de un canalla by Julia Navarro in English and Spanish.
Explore the nature of power through the mind of a master manipulator in this psychological thriller.

Una historia de suspenso sicológico que demuestra que tan lejos un hombre puede llegar para ganar el más duradero y despiadado juego de poder.




When: Monday, January 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, January 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: Wednesday, February 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, February 02, 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: Monday, February 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, February 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, February 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: Thursday, February 09, 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 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: Friday, February 10, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

For the Love of Music is a special violin performance featuring young musicians from the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Jean Will Strings program. Conducted by Kim Stephens-Doll, the children will perform a medley of American classics. A meet-and-greet session will follow the concert.
When: Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Dr. Reveles of the San Diego Opera returns with more aspiring soloists exposing us to the beauty and the range of stories told as opera.
When: Monday, February 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, February 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, February 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Board Room

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

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Try your luck at the Japanese art of paper folding, from basic to more complicated designs. Ages 12 - 18. Supplies limited. Registration is not required.

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