When: Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Our Shop - Friends Bookstore

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Meet and greet with several self-published and independently published local children's authors! Celebrate a love of reading and writing! Books will be available for purchase from the authors.
When: Monday, September 30, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Stories and activities to help preschoolers prepare for kindergarten.

-Seating is limited, arrive early to secure a spot!


When: Monday, September 30, 2019 - 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 01, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Other Locations

Join the Escondido Public Library Youth Staff at the SDCDM for a Baby Storytime! Start their love of reading early.

The Museum is located at: 320 North Broadway Escondido, California 92025


This event is free with Museum admission

Questions? Contact Education@sdcdm.org or call (760) 233-7755.

When: Tuesday, October 01, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Board Room

Writers of all genres are invited to read their work and receive group critiques in a friendly and comfortable environment.
When: Tuesday, October 01, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Children's Room

Wear your P.J.s and bring your favorite stuffed animal to an evening storytime at the library!
When: Wednesday, October 02, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Seating is limited, arrive early for a spot!
When: Wednesday, October 02, 2019 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Earn community service hours by getting involved at the library. Make new friends, participate in special events, and assist with planning amazing stuff for teens. Ages 12 - 18.
When: Wednesday, October 02, 2019 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Pioneer Room

The Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club (Escondido 2) will meet the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 PM at the Escondido Public Library. Meetings will last approximately 90 minutes. Membership in this group is limited and by application only. At this time, membership is full.



When: Thursday, October 03, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Toddlers and their parents/caregivers enjoy interactive bilingual stories and action songs. Seating is limited, arrive early for a spot!
When: Thursday, October 03, 2019 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

A little obsessed with anime and manga? Then this is the right kurabu (club) for you! Discuss your favorite manga, checkout what new manga and anime the library has available, and spend some quality time watching a selection of anime.
When: Friday, October 04, 2019 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Children of all ages and abilities enjoy stories and create art from favorite picture books.
When: Saturday, October 05, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Kamishibai is the Japanese art of combining live storytelling with painted pictures and written words. Join us for a riveting storytime with a professional actor from Write Out Loud and their storybook in a box.
When: Saturday, October 05, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Looking for some tips and tricks for Halloween makeup? Brittany Kane will share her knowledge and experience as a Monster Makeup Artist!

Space is limited. Register at : https://library.escondido.org/register.aspx
When: Monday, October 07, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Stories and activities to help preschoolers prepare for kindergarten.

-Seating is limited, arrive early to secure a spot!


When: Monday, October 07, 2019 - 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 08, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Other Locations

Join the Escondido Public Library Youth Staff at the SDCDM for a Baby Storytime! Start their love of reading early.

The Museum is located at: 320 North Broadway Escondido, California 92025


This event is free with Museum admission

Questions? Contact Education@sdcdm.org or call (760) 233-7755.

When: Tuesday, October 08, 2019 - 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Great Believers/by Rebecca Makkai.
"One Book One San Diego"
When: Wednesday, October 09, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Seating is limited, arrive early for a spot!
When: Wednesday, October 09, 2019 - 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.

Pre-registration is required: library.escondido.org/register
When: Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Toddlers and their parents/caregivers enjoy interactive bilingual stories and action songs. Seating is limited, arrive early for a spot!
When: Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read aloud to bearded dragons for fun or to help improve reading skills.
Pre-registration is required: library.escondido.org/register
When: Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Meet up with other LGBT+ and Allied youth ages 12 to 18 in a safe and friendly space to be your self, meet new people and participate in crafty activities. All facilitators are volunteers for the North County LGBTQ Resource Center's Project Youth.
When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Jonathan writes about what he knows; life, love and the beauty found in both. Forever the romantic, he penned his first love song at 18, his first solo album (Keeper of a Dream) showcased him on the piano. He picked up the acoustic guitar in 2006 and fell in love with its rhythm and sound. Listening to his music is like flipping through snap shots of rich memories. Ever the storyteller, Jonathan has shared his heart on stages across the country and hopes that you find something of yourself in the songs he sings.
When: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Stories and activities to help preschoolers prepare for kindergarten.

-Seating is limited, arrive early to secure a spot!


When: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 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 14, 2019 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Teen Area

Learn how to take your nails to the next level by exploring new techniques such as stamping, glitter, and ombre. Polish will be available for you to paint your nails before practicing the featured technique.
When: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Other Locations

Join the Escondido Public Library Youth Staff at the SDCDM for a Baby Storytime! Start their love of reading early.

The Museum is located at: 320 North Broadway Escondido, California 92025


This event is free with Museum admission

Questions? Contact Education@sdcdm.org or call (760) 233-7755.

When: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Board Room

Writers of all genres are invited to read their work and receive group critiques in a friendly and comfortable environment.
When: Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Board Room

Bilingual book club will discuss "God's Spy/Espia de Dios" by Juan Gomez-Jurado in English and Spanish
When: Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Sit back and relax with your friends, some snacks, and a movie. Now Showing: Shazam! (PG-13). We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam, courtesy of an ancient wizard. Shazam sets out to test the limits of his abilities with the joyful recklessness of a child. But he’ll need to master these powers quickly in order to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana. Ages 13 - 18.
When: Monday, September 23, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Stories and activities to help preschoolers prepare for kindergarten.

-Seating is limited, arrive early to secure a spot!


When: Monday, September 23, 2019 - 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, September 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Teen Area

Learn how to take your nails to the next level by exploring new techniques such as stamping, glitter, and ombre. Polish will be available for you to paint your nails before practicing the featured technique.
When: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Other Locations

Join the Escondido Public Library Youth Staff at the SDCDM for a Baby Storytime! Start their love of reading early.

The Museum is located at: 320 North Broadway Escondido, California 92025


This event is free with Museum admission

Questions? Contact Education@sdcdm.org or call (760) 233-7755.

When: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read the selected book, chat about what you thought, and eat some food inspired by the book. SEPT 2019: On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden
When: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Seating is limited, arrive early for a spot!
When: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 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.

Pre-registration is required: library.escondido.org/register
When: Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Toddlers and their parents/caregivers enjoy interactive bilingual stories and action songs. Seating is limited, arrive early for a spot!
When: Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read aloud to bearded dragons for fun or to help improve reading skills.
Pre-registration is required: library.escondido.org/register
When: Friday, September 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Our Shop - Friends Bookstore

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Friday, September 27, 2019 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore "Property of the Rebel Librarian" by Allison Varnes. Circulating copies of the book will be 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 not required, but please arrive early as space and supplies may be limited.
When: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Mathes Classroom

Kids and parents can sign up for a six-week science program hosted by Dr. Yaz Bilimiora. Learn about science and try out different cool science experiments.

Dr. Bilimoria is a retired scientist who has broad experience in getting kids interested in science through his three North County science clubs.

Registration is required and limited to 30 participants:
When: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Children's Room

Wear your P.J.s and bring your favorite stuffed animal to an evening storytime at the library!
When: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Seating is limited, arrive early for a spot!
When: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Hanging out with friends is super fun, but there is always the question of where to go (that doesn't involve money). No longer just a place to check out books, the Library is the answer! Bring your friends to this monthly teen event and enjoy a safe place to hang out, have fun, and make some new friends.
When: Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Toddlers and their parents/caregivers enjoy interactive bilingual stories and action songs. Seating is limited, arrive early for a spot!
When: Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: City Hall: Council Chambers

Monthly Meeting
When: Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

A little obsessed with anime and manga? Then this is the right kurabu (club) for you! Discuss your favorite manga, checkout what new manga and anime the library has available, and spend some quality time watching a selection of anime.
When: Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Children of all ages and abilities enjoy stories and create art from favorite picture books.
When: Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Board Room

Bilingual book club will discuss the One Book, One San Diego The Great Believers a Novel by Rebecca Makkai
When: Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Children's Room

Roll into reading and join us for all things Star Wars as we read aloud and participate in crafts and activities.
When: Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Sit back and relax with your friends, some snacks, and a movie. Now Showing: Captain Marvel (PG-13). Traces the path of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes. When a galactic war reaches Earth, she meets young agent Nick Fury at the center of a maelstrom, leading to her ultimate destiny as an Avenger. Ages 13 - 18.