When: Monday, January 27, 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, January 27, 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: Saturday, February 08, 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 (PG-13). Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match. Ages 13 - 18.
When: Saturday, February 08, 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, February 10, 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, February 10, 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, February 10, 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, February 11, 2020 - 5:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Becoming/ By Michelle Obama.
When: Wednesday, February 12, 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 12, 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, February 13, 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 13, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: City Hall: Council Chambers

Monthly Meeting
When: Thursday, February 13, 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, February 13, 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, February 14, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Front Arcade

Celebrate American Heart Month, and show your heart a little love. Drop by for a free blood pressure screening conducted by the Escondido Fire Department.
When: Friday, February 14, 2020 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Join us for this brand new book club for kids! The Read and then Eat and Discuss Graphic Novels (R.A.T.E.D. G) Book Club will explore "Karen's Witch" (The Baby-Sitter's Club: Little Sister) by Katy Farina. 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, February 15, 2020 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Board Room

The Book of Unknown Americans / El libro de los americanos desconocidos, by Cristina Henríquez
When: Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

We're celebrating love in February with three movies featuring characters fighting for romance!

Join this fun and funny book club of mature women diving into the infamous Fifty Shades of Grey while also tackling the more realistic romantic drama in their personal lives! From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter.

This movie is rated PG-13, so children should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
When: Monday, February 17, 2020 - All Day

The Library is closed to the public all day.
When: Tuesday, February 18, 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, February 18, 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, February 18, 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: Tuesday, February 18, 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: Wednesday, February 19, 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 19, 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, February 20, 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 20, 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, February 21, 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, February 22, 2020 - 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, February 22, 2020 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)

Our last movie contender is fighting for love quite literally! Scott Pilgrim has just fallen for the enigmatic Ramona Flowers, but he'll have to face her 7 evil exes in actual combat if he wants to date her. Enjoy this colorful and fast-paced action flick based on the bestselling graphic novel series!

This movie is rated PG-13, so children should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
When: Monday, January 27, 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, January 28, 2020 - 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. JAN 2020: Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera
When: Wednesday, January 29, 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, January 29, 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, January 30, 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: Saturday, February 01, 2020 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Bohua Youth group will share their celebration for the lunar new year by playing a concert for the public where they will play traditional musical instruments.
When: Sunday, February 02, 2020 - 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

We're celebrating love this February with three movies featuring characters fighting for romance!

Invited to attend a friend's wedding overseas, New Yorker Rachel Chu is sucker-punched by the sudden reveal that her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, is actually ridiculously wealthy and highly sought-after in his native Singapore. Now she has to contest with other would-be girlfriends, suffocating expectations of the elite, and worst of all Nick's disapproving mother. Can she come out on top in this battle for love?

This movie is rated PG-13, so children should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
When: Monday, February 03, 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, February 03, 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: Tuesday, February 04, 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, February 04, 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, February 04, 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, February 05, 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 05, 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, February 05, 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, February 06, 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 06, 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, February 06, 2020 - 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Board Room

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
When: Friday, February 07, 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.

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