Are You Part of the Club? 

Reading is so delicious  

Teen Summer Reading Club is in full swing. More than 230 teens have already joined, and it's not too late for you to join too! But don't procrastinate. The last day to sign-up is  Don't miss out on our fantastic free events coming up in July.

  • July 10
    Crafternoon - Decorate an Apron
  • July 24
    Eat pie and enjoy a free showing of the movie Life of Pi (rated PG)
  • July 31
    Games & Grub - challenge your friends to food-themed board, Wii, and Minute to Win It games

If you log 25 hours of reading and attending library events by July 28, you'll earn an invite to our exclusive after-hours lock-in party. Come dressed as your favorite character from Alice in Wonderland for the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, compete in fun contests, and earn prizes!

BINGO contest for Teen Read Week 2012! 

TRW 2012

Celebrate Teen Read Week 2012 with us by playing our Book BINGO game! Pick up your game card in the library at the Media desk (near the teen area) starting October 15, 2012.

  • Read any of the books and attend the events on the BINGO card. If you’ve already read a book, that counts too! X them off as you finish them
  • When you get 5 ACROSS, DOWN, or DIAGONAL (this can include the free Teen Read Week center square) bring this paper back to the Media Desk by Monday, November 12, 2012 to claim your prize!
  • If you have questions, contact Teen Librarian Joanna Axelrod  760-839-4283 or

 Win a fabulous prize when you turn in your completed BINGO card to the Media desk.

TRW books

Back-to-School Must-Haves 

Is your library on the top of your back-to-school supplies list?!? School is right around the corner and you're probably shopping for a backpack, pens, and notebooks, but as you make your list and check it twice, don't forget to add ESCONDIDO PUBLIC LIBRARY to the top!

Your library has so many things that will help you be successful this school year.

supply list



 We also have un-timed computers for homework use with printing capabilities.

School doesn't have to be all work and no play! 

Don't forget to feed your brain with pleasure reading. We have over 11,000 teen books, magazines, graphic novels, manga, and video games not to mention the rest of the library which is filled with other books, magazines, and movies for your entertainment pleasure!

When you need a break from the daily grind of school, come check out our monthy events.

Last Day to Join the Club, TODAY July 30, 2012 

Are you part of The Club? If you haven't signed up for the Teen Summer Reading Club yet it's not too late! Just click here for all the info!


Rot & Ruin Now Available! 

Come and get 'em! Free copies of Rot & Ruin are now available for pick-up at the Media desk for those of you who are planning to come to the book club event.

In BeT(w)een Book Club
Wednesday, July 25
4 - 5 PM

We will have snacks, do an activity, talk about this crazy zombie book, and brainstorm questions to ASK THE AUTHOR when we MEET HIM LIVE at the Creatures of the Night Lock-In!! Don't miss this!


Rot and Ruin cover

2012 Summer Reading Club is HERE! 

With school about to end for the year, you're probably thinking about how you'll spend your summer. Why not earn FREE PRIZES for reading and attending amazing FREE EVENTS each Wednesday at the library?  Join the CLUB...everybody's doing it.
Creature of the Night

June 11 - August 4, 2012


  • From June 11 - July 30 you can join the club by going to the Teen Summer Reading Webpage
  • Click on QUICK START: Sign Up, Log Your
    Reading, or Check out Upcoming Events”
  • Click on "Sign Me Up"
  • Enter your info (Don't forget to write down your user name and password so you won't forget them)
  • Start reading!

Once you've read for at least an hour or have attended a library event...

  • Go back to the Teen Summer Reading webpage
  • Click on QUICK START: Sign Up, Log Your
    Reading, or Check out Upcoming Events”
  • Enter your User Name and Password
  • Click on "Add/View Log"
  • Enter the info about what you've read or which event you attended.

When you've reached 10 hours you can come into the Teen Department to pick up your first prize. It's that simple and it's totally FREE!

Check out all of the events that we're hosting so you can mark your calendars for 8 weeks of fun and freebies!