Now that the year has turned, the Escondido Public Library has lots of events planned during January.
Inclusive Art Club
1st and 3rd Fridays from January 4–April 19. 4–5 p.m. All Ages are welcome. The club meets in the Turrentine Room. Children of all ages and abilities enjoy stories and create art from favorite picture books.
STEM Exploration Hour
Thursday, January 17, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Turrentine Room. For ages 6–12.
Explore hydraulics, wind power, coding, and engineering at various activity stations. The Library’s 3D printer, Silhouette Cameo printer, and Raspberry Pi’s will be on display.
Saturday, January 26, 1–4 p.m.
Turrentine Room • All Ages
Visit and learn from community partners, including mental health professionals, financial advisers, senior medical care liaisons, essential oil experts, and other service providers to help you start the New Year healthy and happy. Providers include:
North County Health Services
Seniors Helping Seniors
Dental Health Initiative-Share the Care
Neighborhood Healthcare North County Health Services
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program- County of San Diego
Health & Human Services Agency
Southern Caregiver Resource Center
In Home Outreach Team (IHOT) North, Mental Health Systems
United Health Care Community Plan
St. Paul’s PACE: Medical Care Exclusively for Seniors
San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
2nd Saturday Concert Series Presents: Louis Landon
Saturday, January 19, 3–4:30 p.m.
Turrentine Room. All Ages
Solo piano concert by Steinway Artist Louis Landon, performing his own original compositions with the ambition to create a more loving and peaceful world.
Lunar New Year Celebration: Lion Dancers
Thursday, January 31, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Turrentine Room. All Ages.
Learn about the history and cultural significance of lion dancing as the Three Treasures Cultural Arts Society Lion Dance team performs a traditional dance celebrating the Lunar New Year!
Virtual Reality is Back!
Alternating Tuesdays, January 8–May 28, at 5–6:30 p.m. Collaboration Corner (1st Floor.) Ages 13–Adult. Step into virtual worlds using the Library’s Oculus Rift Virtual Reality equipment! Interact with unusual creatures and explore familiar and otherworldly landscapes.