When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Use fragments of old records to create a colorful and explosive piece of art. Ages 12 - 18. Supplies limited. Registration is not required.
When: Thursday, September 21, 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, September 22, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore Katherine Applegate's novel, Crenshaw. 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 August 22-September 21 at library.escondido.org/register.
When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book discussion in English and Spanish will be discussing The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa.

Journalist Armando Lucas Correa debut novel is a beautiful and poignant story about Hannah Rosenthal, a twelve-year-old living in a Nazi-occupied Germany. Hannah is forced to flee her once so comfortable life by boarding a transatlantic ocean liner. What initially seems like a pleasant cruise turns dark as the safety of the Jewish refugees is threatened once again.

Periodista Armando Lucas Correa estrena su hermosa y conmovedora novela de una niña de doce años llamada Hannah Rosenthal, la cual vivía en Alemania, ocupada por los nazis. Hannah es forzada en dejar su cómoda vida y abordar un Transatlántico. Lo que primero parece ser un crucero placentero se convierte en una pesadilla cuando la seguridad de los judíos refugiados es amenazada.

When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

This month's book club selection is The Walled City by Ryan Graudin. Grab a copy in the Teen Area, then join us to discuss the book, explore similar titles, get a free book and enjoy some tasty burritos. Ages 13-18
When: Monday, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 26, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Future Codes Club, for students in grades 9 - 12, provides FREE training on the fundamentals of coding and is a great introduction to career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Attend this information session to learn about the application process and upcoming dates.
When: Wednesday, September 27, 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, September 28, 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: Thursday, September 28, 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, September 29, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Monday, October 02, 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, October 02, 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, October 03, 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 http://library.escondido.org/register
When: Wednesday, October 04, 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, October 05, 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, October 07, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Join KPBS and Girl Scouts San Diego for storytime and crafts celebrating the 2017 One Book, One San Diego Kids selection, My Beautiful Birds by Suzanne Del Rizzo. For more information visit library.escondido.org/onebook.
When: Monday, October 09, 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, October 09, 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, October 10, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Board Room

Library Board of Trustees monthly meeting
When: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
When: Wednesday, October 11, 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, October 12, 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, October 12, 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, October 14, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

One of America’s most haunted locations can be found docked in Long Beach, California. Paranormal researcher and author, Nicole Strickland, gives a thorough account of the ship's history and discusses the various paranormal encounters that lie within the liner.
When: Monday, October 16, 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, October 16, 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: Monday, October 16, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club will meet the third Monday of every month at 6:00 PM at the Escondido Public Library. Meetings will last approximately 90 minutes. Membership in this group is extremely limited (no more than 20 people per meeting).
You must submit this INTEREST FORM in order to be considered for membership. You must also be above the age of 18 and have a Comic-Con Member ID for consideration. Members are responsible for obtaining their own books for each meeting, either by purchasing a printed or digital copy or borrowing from a library. This club will be a closed group.
When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Media

Step into virtual worlds using the Library's new Oculus Rift Virtual Reality equipment! Interact with unusual creatures and explore familiar and otherworldly landscapes by reserving your spot at http://library.escondido.org/register. Ages 13 and up only.
When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Create a basic design and print onto a t-shirt. Participants must bring their own shirt. Ages 12 - 18. Registration is not required, but supplies are limited.