Escondido, CA

Library’s Summer Reading Challenge invites you to ‘Exercise Your Mind’

Escondido Public Library’s 2016 Summer Read­ing Challenge offers reading fun for all ages and special programs for babies, children, teens, and adults through July 31.

Start logging your Summer Reading online at li­brary. by July 23 and Exer­cise Your Mind by reading for enjoyment and op­portunities to win prizes. Free Summer Reading Challenge events for the week of July 4, and July 11 are as follows:

Children’s Events:

Children’s Crafts every Tuesday at 2 p.m.

July 5: Upcycled Sail Boat – Will it sink or will it float? Make a sail boat from recyclable items and test if it sails!

July 12: Design Your Own Pinwheel

Baby Storytime (Infants & Toddlers) every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Children’s Performers every Thursday at 2 p.m.

July 14: Reptiles! with Ecovivariu

Adult Events:

July 12 at 6 p.m.: 2nd Tuesday Book Club –In­vestigate the tale of nine Americans who sacrificed everything for Olympic glory in the epic true story The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown.

Teen Events:

July 6 at 3:30 p.m.: Burritos & Book Club – Se­lect a title from the Exercise Your Mind Book Picks bookmark (available in the Library) to chat about while enjoying tasty burritos … leave with a free book!

July 13 at 3:30 p.m.: Esco Teen Create! Make hats for newborn babies & earn community service hours. Supplies are limited.

July 16 at 1 p.m.: Screen Printing Saturday – Cre­ate and screen print your own design. Supplies pro­vided but quantities are limited.

The 2016 Summer Reading Challenge is sponsored by Friends of the Escondido Pubic Library. Library programs, events, and services are free and open to the public. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia Street in Escondido, Califor­nia. For more information about the 2016 Summer Reading Challenge and scheduled performers, visit or call 760-839-4839.

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