We are always looking for ways to improve your Library experience. On June 19, 2014, we switched to a brand new check-out system and online catalog called Encore.

In order to help you get acquainted with our new system, we are offering you some guidance:

An Evening with author Victor Villaseñor

An Evening with author Victor Villaseñor

Bestselling local author Victor Villaseñor speaks about dedication to education, pride in cultural heritage, and the power of the written word.
Free tickets available now at the Customer Service desk & Literacy Office. Limit 2 per person, must be picked up in person.

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One Book, One San Diego

2014 One Book, One San Diego

This year's One Book, One San Diego title has been selected. Join readers all over the county as we read "Monstress" by Lysley Tenorio!

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Lives Change @ Your Library

Lives Change @ Your Library

Check out our Facebook page to read stories of how the Escondido Public Library has changed lives throughout the community.

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HelpNow! Online homework help

Free homework tutors

Get free live homework help from an online tutor.

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When: Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Early literacy storytime for babies and parents/caregivers using fingerplays, rhymes, books, and music.
When: Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Earn community service credit while creating handmade items to donate to the community. No experience necessary. Supplies and snacks provided.
When: Monday, September 08, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Join Mrs. Cox as she tells stories and leads activities to help preschoolers prepare for kindergarten. Ages 4-5 years.


When: Monday, September 08, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Children's Room

A hands-on learning experience with the goal of having fun, gaining knowledge, and enjoying true sportsmanship. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Early literacy storytime involving parents and children(ages 1-3) using music, books and playful activities.
When: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Book Club
When: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Annual meeting and election of the Friends of the Library Board of Directors
When: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Children's Room

Early literacy storytime for babies and Mom using music, books, and playful activities.
When: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Children's Room

Children read aloud to Murphy, Hank, Bosley or Samantha, certified pet therapy dogs, for fun or to help improve their reading skills. Pre-Registration is required, call 760 839-5456 to register. Ages 5-12 years.
When: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Teen Area

Join your fellow teens for a fun-filled afternoon of crafting in the teen area. Supplies are limited

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Phone Notifications & Renewals

Phone notifications and renewals are back in business! 

To renew items & hear account details by phone,
call the Library's
Phone Renewal Line
760-738-0249.

 

Receive email notifications by updating your online account with your email address. To add your email address over the phone, call Customer Service during business hours 760-839-4684.

 

Locations & Hours

Main Library

239 S. Kalmia St.
760-839-4684

Main Library

Mon, Tues: 10-8
Wed, Thurs, Fri: 10-6
Sat: 10-5

Technology Center

2245 E. Valley Parkway
760-839-4395

Mon - Thurs: 12-6

See all locations and get driving directions.

Escondido Recreation
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