Escondido Public Library April 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!


2nd Saturday Concert Series Presents Adrienne Nims and Spirit Wind
Saturday, April 8, 3-4:30 p.m.
Nims and her band play contemporary and world jazz with passion, energy and dazzling inspiration.

Half Price Sale in the Friend’s Book Shop!
Friday, April 28, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Rhymes & Reading Storytime
Mondays, April 3 & 10, 11-11:30 a.m., Ages 4-5

Knights Realm Chess Club
Mondays, April 3 & 10, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Ages 6-12

Baby Lapsit
Thursdays, April 6, 13, 20 & 27, 10:30-11 a.m., Pre-walkers.

Read to a Dragon
Wednesday, April 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Ages 5-12
Read aloud to bearded dragons for fun or to help improve reading skills. Children must know how to read independently. Pre-registration is required:

Dia de los Niños/Dia de los Libros
Thursday, April 27, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Ages 5-12
Celebrate Children’s Day, Book Day and the joy of reading with bilingual stories and songs, paper crafts, and a free book (while supplies last). Registration is not required, but plan to arrive early as supplies may be limited.


Teen Advisory Board
Wednesday, April 5, 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, April 19, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Ages 12-18
Create a mosaic by arranging small pieces of tiles into a picture or pattern. Supplies limited. No registration required.



Escondido Writers Group
Tuesday, April 4, 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, April 11, 6-7:30 p.m.
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain. Reserve a copy from the Library’s catalog!

Escondido Writers Group Presents: Open Mic!
Saturday, April 15, 1-4:30 p.m.
Local writers are invited to read samples of their current work and receive constructive feedback from other writers and audience members. Writers should arrive by 12:30 p.m. to secure a time-slot.

Rincón Literario Bilingual Book Club
Saturday, April 22, 3:30-4:45 p.m.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane / El océano al fin del camino by Neil Gaiman. Reserve a copy from the Library’s catalog!

10 Steps to Financial Success
Wednesday, April 26, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Presented in collaboration with San Diego County Credit Union, these ten simple steps will help you make educated choices based on clear priorities. Learn how to establish your financial goals, create a spending and savings plan, organize your financial documents, and delete your debt.