When: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 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, February 26, 2020 - 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: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

An interactive LEGO™ Maker program that will encourage creativity and learning through constructive play.

Registration is limited to 40 students per session.
https://library.escondido.org/register.aspx
When: Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 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, February 27, 2020 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Celebrate Dr. Seuss with a Reader's Theater and positively Seuss-ical crafts!
Supplies are limited.
When: Friday, February 28, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Our Shop - Friends Bookstore

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Friday, February 28, 2020 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Introduction to 3D Printing for adults. Seating is limited. Pre- registration is required.

https://library.escondido.org/register.aspx
When: Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Our Shop - Friends Bookstore

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Come enjoy an afternoon of fun. We will provide coffee from a local business but feel free to bring beverages and snacks! Our selection of games include "Catan", "Lanterns Harvest Festival", "Ticket to Ride", "Scrabble", "Munchkin", "Game of LIFE" and more.
When: Monday, March 02, 2020 - 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, March 02, 2020 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Childrens Room

Learn to play or challenge your friends. All levels welcome. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Other Locations

Join the EPL Youth Staff at the Museum for a Children's Storytime! This event is free with Museum admission.

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

When: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 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, March 17, 2020 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 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, March 17, 2020 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Wear your P.J.s and bring your favorite stuffed animal to this evening storytime.
When: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 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, March 18, 2020 - 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, March 19, 2020 - 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, March 19, 2020 - 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, March 20, 2020 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Other Locations

Resume Building
Learn how to build professional, attention-grabbing resumes from the employer's perspective, apply expert principles to present your value and showcase key skills by using examples of results and accomplishments.
When: Friday, March 20, 2020 - 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, March 21, 2020 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Board Room

Educated / Una educación, by Tara Westover

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag". In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard.
When: Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

2nd Saturday Concert Series takes place in the Turrentine every 2nd Saturday of each month from 3:00-4:30 p.m.
When: Monday, March 23, 2020 - 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, March 23, 2020 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Mathes Classroom

Join us each week! Behind the Curtain is a series of FREE hands-on workshops exploring the magic of creating theatre.

Class is intended for ages 18+. Interested teens age 13-18 should enroll alongside a guardian, to take the class together. Pre-registration for the entire series is required.
When: Monday, March 23, 2020 - 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, March 23, 2020 - 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: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 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, March 25, 2020 - 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: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

An interactive LEGO™ Maker program that will encourage creativity and learning through constructive play.

Registration is limited to 40 students per session.
https://library.escondido.org/register.aspx
When: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Children's Storytime

Wear your P.J.s and bring your favorite stuffed animal to this evening storytime.
When: Wednesday, March 04, 2020 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Children's 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, March 04, 2020 - 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, March 04, 2020 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Pioneer Room

The Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club (Escondido 2) meets 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, March 05, 2020 - 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, March 05, 2020 - 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: Thursday, March 05, 2020 - 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Board Room

The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott
When: Friday, March 06, 2020 - 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, March 07, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Other Locations

Scrabble-Thon - Tournament & Fundraiser
Open to the public adults and high school students
Pre-registration required to play
$25 for Adults
$15 for High School Students
library.escondido.org/scrabble-thon

Event will be located at the Park Avenue Community Center Auditorium
210 East Park Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025

Check in 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. gameplay will start at 9:00 am
When: Saturday, March 07, 2020 - 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Sit back and relax with your friends, some snacks, and a movie. Now Showing: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13). Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. Ages 13 - 18.
When: Monday, March 09, 2020 - 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, March 09, 2020 - 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, March 09, 2020 - 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, March 10, 2020 - 5:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Island of sea women/ by Lisa See.
When: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 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, March 11, 2020 - 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, March 12, 2020 - 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, March 12, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: City Hall: Council Chambers

Monthly Meeting
When: Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 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, March 12, 2020 - 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: Friday, March 13, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Mathes Classroom

Resume Strategy
Learn how to build professional, attention-grabbing resumes from the employer's perspective, apply expert principles to present your value, and showcase key skills by using examples of results and accomplishments.
When: Friday, March 13, 2020 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore "THe Storm Runner" by Jennifer "J.C." Cervantes. 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: Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Join Therapeutic yoga teacher and Reiki master Helen Rigby for three unique classes to promote Healh, Wellness, and Healing.

12pm on March 14th, April 25th, & May 23rd!

This first session will be a gentle and beginner friendly yoga! In this class you’ll be led through a therapeutic, all level, yoga flow focusing on breath and body connection. Please bring a yoga mat, blanket, and wear comfortable clothing!


When: Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Ruth and Emilia are back launching their second album release, chock full of catchy, award-winning tunes for the entire family! In their latest adventure planet Goopda sends URR the alien back to earth to help Emilia and her friends save beautiful Kokowanda Bay. Soon the two are rocking their way through the three R’s (recycling, reducing and reusing). Sing and dance along as the duo learns how to heal the world by working together.

The mother/daughter duo Ruth and Emilia have garnered many prestigious awards including the Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition, the Creative Child Magazine’s CD of the Year Award, the NAPPA Award, Grand Prize in the Clouzine International Music Awards, and Grand Prize in the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.
When: Monday, March 16, 2020 - 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, March 16, 2020 - 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, March 16, 2020 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Pioneer Room

The Comic-Con International Graphic Novel Book Club will meet the third Monday of every month at 6:30 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).
When: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Other Locations

Join the EPL Youth Staff at the Museum for a Children's Storytime! This event is free with Museum admission.

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

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