Escondido Public Library May 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.

All Library facilities will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.

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


2nd Saturday Concert Series Presents Minna Sungmin Han & Joo-In Lee
Saturday, May 13, 3-4:30 p.m.
Don’t miss the 2nd Saturday Concert Series season finale! These two highly skilled artists will play classical duets on piano and violin by composers such as Wagner, Strauss, and Beethoven.

Half Price Sale in the Friend’s Book Shop!
Friday, May 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Rhymes & Reading Storytime
Mondays, May 1, 8, 15 & 22, 11-11:30 a.m., Ages 4-5

Knights Realm Chess Club
Mondays, May 1, 8, 15 & 22, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Ages 6-12

R.E.A.D. Book Club
Friday, May 19, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Ages 9-12
The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore Jennifer L. Holm’s novel, The Fourteenth Goldfish. 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 April 19 and May 18 at


Teen Advisory Board
Wednesday, May 3, 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.

Burritos & Book Club
Saturday, May 20, 1-2:30 p.m., Ages 13-18
This month’s book club selection is Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton. 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, May 2, 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, May 9, 6-7:30 p.m.
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss. Reserve a copy from the Library’s catalog!

Rincón Literario Bilingual Book Club
Saturday, May 20, 3:30-4:45 p.m.
The Husband’s Secret/El secreto de mi marido by Liane Moriarty. Reserve a copy from the Library’s catalog!