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:

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: Monday, September 22, 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 22, 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 23, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Early literacy storytime involving parents and children using music, books and playful activities. Children 1-3 years.
When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Early literacy storytime for babies and parents/caregivers using fingerplays, rhymes, books, and music. Newborn to 2 years.
When: Wednesday, September 24, 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: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Childrens Room

Hands-on craft time for children. Supplies may be limited. Ages 3-5 years.
When: Friday, September 26, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

A fun book discussion, craft, and snacks related to Raina Telgemeier’s graphic novel, "SISTERS," the highly anticipated companion graphic novel to "SMILE." To check out a copy of the book, tweens, ages 9-12, must register at the Children’s Desk.
When: Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Selected title: Don Quijote de la Mancha / Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha by Miguel Cervantes. Monthly bilingual book discussion facilitated by Miriam Ruvinskis.
When: Monday, September 29, 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 29, 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.

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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 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Wed, Thurs, Fri: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Technology Center

2245 E. Valley Parkway
760-839-4395

Mon - Thurs: 12 p.m.- 6 p.m.
 

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Escondido Recreation
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