Escondido Public Library March Events

Escondido Public Library
Kids, teens and adults are welcome to join the fun and learn at the Escondido Public Library!
Here’s a list of this month’s free events. Check out their full website for more information.

Go to or call 760 839-4684 for more info on all of their great free programs and events!

Scrabble-Thon Tournament & Fundraiser registration open until March 6 at
Scrabble-Thon Tournament & Fundraiser
Saturday, March 11, 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Ages 13-Adults
Park Avenue Community Center● 210 Park Avenue ● Escondido, CA 92025

Join in the fun at the Library’s 13th Annual Scrabble® Tournament & Fundraiser. Register and compete at your division level. Attendees can also participate in opportunity drawings, silent auctions, and a Pick-A-Tile game.


2nd Saturday Concert Series Presents Virtual Strangers
Saturday, March 11, 3-4:30 p.m.
Virtual Strangers perform a mixture of bluegrass in traditional three-part harmony and more contemporary sounds. The Strangers love audience interaction.

Half Price Sale in the Friend’s Book Shop!
Friday, March 24, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, March 25, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Rhymes & Reading Storytime
Mondays, March 6, 13 & 27, 11-11:30 a.m., Ages 4-5

Knights Realm Chess Club
Mondays, March 6, 13 & 27, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Ages 6-12

Paws for Reading
Wednesdays, March 8 & 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Ages 5-12
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:

Toddler Tales
Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 10:30-11 a.m., Ages Walkers-3

R.E.A.D. Book Club
Friday, March 24, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Ages 9-12
The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore Donna Gephart’s novel, Death by Toilet Paper. Circulating copies of the book are 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 Registration is required and is open between February 24 and March 23 at


Teen Advisory Board
Wednesday, March 1, 3:30-5 p.m., Ages 12-18
Become a member of Escondido Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board! Reasons to join: Make new friends, earn community service hours, become involved with your community, plan teen programs, and participate in special events.

Create It @ Your Library
Wednesday, March 15, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Ages 12-18
Create a basic design and screen print onto a t-shirt. Participants must bring a plain, cotton t-shirt. Supplies limited.

Burritos & Book Club
Saturday, March 18, 1-2:30 p.m., Ages 13-18
This month’s book club selection is Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Beck Albertalli. Check out a copy from the Information Desk, then join us to discuss the book, explore similar titles, get a free book and enjoy some tasty burritos.


Escondido Writers Group

Tuesday, March 7, 1-4 p.m.

Improve your writing through monthly readings and group critiques. Writers of fiction, non-fiction, and memoirs are all welcome. Registration is required. Please register at:


2nd Tuesday Book Club
Tuesday, March 14, 6-7:30 p.m.
Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova. Reserve a copy from the Library’s catalog!

Rincón Literario Bilingual Book Club
Saturday, March 25, 3:30-4:45 p.m.
The Nightingale / El Ruiseñor by Kristin Hannah. Reserve a copy from the Library’s catalog!