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When: Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Our Shop - Friends Bookstore

50% off almost everything in the Friends of the Library Bookshop
When: Monday, November 02, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Join our Teen Services Librarian as she discusses two different books for teens! Visit our YouTube channel (EscondidoLibrary) to watch the video and learn how you could win a copy of one of the featured titles.
When: Monday, November 02, 2020 - 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Children's Storytime

Honoring memories of loved ones who have passed away. Children, parents, and caregivers will participate in:
*Dia de los Muertos stories and music.
*Decorating a craft.
*Creating a community exhibit with offerings to honor a loved one.
When: Tuesday, November 03, 2020 - 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, November 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, November 04, 2020 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Mathes Classroom

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, November 05, 2020 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Children's Storytime

Toddlers and their parents/caregivers enjoy interactive bilingual stories and action songs. Seating is limited, arrive early for a spot!
When: Thursday, November 05, 2020 - 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

The Care and Feeding of Waspish Widows by Olivia Waite.

Meet the author! Olivia will be joining us for part of the meeting to answer questions and chat about her books.
When: Friday, November 06, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Children's Storytime

Children of all ages and abilities enjoy stories and create art from favorite picture books. Pick up craft kits at the Youth Services Desk while supplies last.
When: Tuesday, November 17, 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: Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Children's Storytime

Toddlers and their parents/caregivers enjoy interactive bilingual stories and action songs. Seating is limited, arrive early for a spot!
When: Friday, November 20, 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, November 20, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Children's Storytime

Children of all ages and abilities enjoy stories and create art from favorite picture books. Pick up craft kits at the Youth Services Desk while supplies last.
When: Saturday, November 21, 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, November 21, 2020 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Rincon Literario is a bilingual book club that encourages participants to practice their bilingual skillset through their love for reading. Rincon Literario is held every 3rd Saturday from 10:30-11:45 a.m. on Zoom.

Growing Up in La Colonia: Boomer memories from Oxnard’s barrio by Margo Porras & Sandra Porras


Rincon Literario will proudly host local author Margo Porras on the day of November 21st from 10:30-11:45 a.m. We will discuss her book, her experiences, and her writing process during this event. This event is for members only, as Rincon Literario is a closed club. If you would like to learn more about Rincon Literario or would like to join please contact Chris at Chris.Calderon@Escondidolibrary.org.
When: Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Children's Storytime

The Escondido Library Youth Staff is hosting an online storytime for the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum's Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/sdcdm
When: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Library is closing to the public at 5:00 PM.
When: Thursday, November 26, 2020 - All Day

The Library will be closed to the public all day.
When: Friday, November 27, 2020 - All Day

The Library will be closed to the public all day.
When: Friday, November 06, 2020 - 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Join us for a live conversation on Facebook with mystery authors Jennifer J. Chow Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines (November 10, 2020) and Abby Collette/Abby L. Vandiver A Game of Cones (March 2021).

Register for the event at www.escondidolibrary.org/register

Books by the authors are available for purchase from Mysterious Galaxy.
When: Saturday, November 07, 2020 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Children's Storytime

The Escondido Library Youth Staff is hosting an online storytime for the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum's Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/sdcdm
When: Saturday, November 07, 2020 - 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Join us for a live conversation on Facebook with romance authors Farrah Rochon, author of The Boyfriend Project, and Kwana Jackson, author of Real Men Knit !

Register for the event at www.escondidolibrary.org/register

Books by the authors are available for purchase from The Ripped Bodice Bookstore.
When: Monday, November 09, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join our Teen Services Librarian for some awesome craft instruction! Pick up your craft kit at the Youth Services Desk and follow the included instructions or watch the video on our YouTube channel @EscondidoLibrary. Kit available beginning Nov 9, while supplies last.
When: Monday, November 09, 2020 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Children's Storytime

Stories and activities to help preschoolers prepare for kindergarten.
When: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Tattooist of Auschwitz/ Heather Morris.
When: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - All Day

The Library is closed to the public all day.
When: Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: City Hall: Council Chambers

Monthly Meeting
When: Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Music Around the World - Del Mar Duo: Flute and Piano Concert.

Around the world with flute and piano,
performed by Rosalind Richards and Loie
Flood! Live on our Facebook!

Rosalind Richards and Loie Flood play regularly at many venues including: Palomar College, Southwestern College, Athenaeum, Dove Library, Encinitas Library, Escondido Library, Vista Library, Scripps Ranch Library, UCSD, San Diego Library, etc. Rosalind is a member of a flute ensemble in Sorrento Valley and was a principal flutist at the La Jolla Civic Orchestra. Loie is an accompanist at UCSD for Phil Larson’s choir, and plays violin with the La Jolla Civic Orchestra. Both are also members of a Classical Trio and play at weddings, parties, receptions and libraries.
When: Monday, November 16, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Join our Teen Services Librarian as she discusses two different books for teens! Visit our YouTube channel (EscondidoLibrary) to watch the video and learn how you could win a copy of one of the featured titles.
When: Monday, November 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, November 17, 2020 - 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.