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Celebrate National Library Month in April Unlimited Possibilities @ Escondido Public Library



National Library Week is celebrated April 10 to 16, 2016, to raise
awareness of the resources, programs, and services offered by libraries
everywhere. Escondido Public Library extends this celebration throughout
April with its own
 National
Library Month,
 showcasing
special programs
and services offered to the community. The Library offers endless
opportunities to access information and technology that enhance
learning, nurture the love of reading, and enrich lives.
In addition to weekly
children’s programs and monthly adult book clubs, a host of special
events are offered during National Library Month. Highlights include:
·      
April 2, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – April Pools Day 
Join Library and Recreation staff at James A. Stone Pool (131 Woodward Ave, Escondido) for a free water safety expo.
·      
April 5, 2016, 1:00 p.m. – Escondido Writers Group – Aspiring
writers share samples of their work and receive constructive feedback at this new monthly workshop.
·      
April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m. – 2nd Saturday
Concert Series Presents: Quartetto Sorrento,
 a classical string quartet.
·      
April 13, 2016, 10 a.m. – National Bookmobile Day – participate
in pop-up programming for all ages throughout the day in the Library’s parking lot.
·      
April 28, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – Día de
los Ninos,
 Día de los Libros (Children’s
Day, Book Day)
 Celebration with music, storytelling, and crafts honoring children families, books,
and reading.
“Service to the community
has always been the focus of the Library,” said Cynthia Smith, Assistant
Library Director. “Libraries level the playing field for people of any
age who are seeking
information and access to technologies that will improve their quality
of life. Escondido Public Library invites everyone in our community to
discover the treasure chest of learning and cultural opportunities
during
 National
Library Month
. I hope you’ll come visit!”
Escondido
Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia Street in Escondido.
Library programs are free, open to the public, and sponsored by Friends
of the Escondido Public Library. For
more information about Library programming celebrating National Library Month, contact Principal Librarian Joanna Axelrod at 760-839-4330 or at
 jaxelrod@escondido.org.
Additional information about the Library’s programs can be found at
 library.escondido.org.



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