When: Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Discover the endless slimy possibilities you can create with this awesome and squishy liquid!
When: Monday, July 23, 2018 - 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 to secure a spot!


When: Monday, July 23, 2018 - 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, July 24, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read, sing, talk, and play together. Complete a challenge to win a fabulous prize. Storytimes for our Space Walkers will be on Tuesdays from 10-:30-11:30 AM. June 12-July 31, 2018
When: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read, sing, talk, and play together. Complete a challenge to win a fabulous prize. Story times on Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30 AM June 13-August 1, 2018
When: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Use the gift of song and perform in our talent show for a cash prize. Pre-registration is required by July 15 at www.escondidolibrary.org/register

Don't sing? No problem! Come and cheer on your peers as they sing their hearts out.
When: Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Join Annie Banannie as she shares a storytelling adventure of endless wonder with the use of balloons!
When: Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Our Shop - Friends Bookstore

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Our Shop - Friends Bookstore

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bilingual book club will discuss The Great Alone/Volverás a Alaska by Kristin Hannah in English and Spanish.

The Great Alone is a courageous, beautifully written, page-turner about love and loss, the fight for survival, and the wildness that lives in both man and nature. This selection is part of our Summer Reading Challenge 2018, “Endless Exploration.”

Volverás a Alaska es una novela de pérdida,de la lucha por sobrevivir y de lo salvaje que vive en el ser humano y en la naturaleza. Este selección es parte de nuestro programa de lectura del verano "Exploración Sin Fin."

When: Monday, July 30, 2018 - 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 to secure a spot!


When: Monday, July 30, 2018 - 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, July 31, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read, sing, talk, and play together. Complete a challenge to win a fabulous prize. Storytimes for our Space Walkers will be on Tuesdays from 10-:30-11:30 AM. June 12-July 31, 2018
When: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Participate in the Teen Summer Reading Challenge by reading at least 10 hours and get invited to the hottest party of the summer!
When: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Collaboration Corner

Drop in and explore exciting new adventures in 3D! You're invited to check out interactive experiences, games, and more using our Oculus Rift!
When: Wednesday, August 01, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Read, sing, talk, and play together. Complete a challenge to win a fabulous prize. Story times on Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30 AM June 13-August 1, 2018
When: Friday, August 03, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Anthony Blacksher, college professor and associate publisher of the San Diego Poetry Annual, will teach children ages 6-12 years, how to write poetry. Their work will be published in the 2018 Kids! San Diego Poetry Annual. Writing and drawing materials will be provided. Sponsored by the San Diego Entertainment Arts Guild.

Please visit The San Diego Poetry Annual website at http://ksdpa.com/ for more information!

All events are free and open to the public. Programs are sponsored by Friends of the Escondido Public Library.
When: Saturday, August 04, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Adults will participate in scrapbooking and create fun materials to decorate a photo album.
When: Monday, August 06, 2018 - 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, August 06, 2018 - 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, August 07, 2018 - 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.
When: Wednesday, August 08, 2018 - 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, August 09, 2018 - 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: Thursday, August 09, 2018 - 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Meet up with other LGBT+ and Allied youth ages 12 to 17 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, August 11, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Love to travel? Enjoy learning new things and exploring interesting places? Join us for a lively discussion of the many programs offered by Road Scholar, a not-for-profit travel organization whose mission is to inspire adults to learn, discover and travel. Newcomers will discover the breadth of learning adventures available in the U.S. and abroad.

Jill Swaim, a Road Scholar participant and group leader since 2004, will be your enthusiastic presenter.
When: Monday, August 13, 2018 - 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, August 13, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 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: Monday, August 13, 2018 - 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, August 14, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Board Room

Monthly Meeting
When: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Collaboration Corner

Drop in and explore exciting new adventures in 3D! You're invited to check out interactive experiences, games, and more using our Oculus Rift!
When: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Accomplished Guest by Ann Beattie. Set in East Coast locations from Maine to Key West, Beattie’s short stories explore unconventional friendships, frustrated loves, mortality, and aging. A magnificent new collection from an award winning author.

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