Escondido Public Library


Posts in Category: Teens

Teen Boredom Busters at the Escondido Public Library 

09/26/2013 Categories: Teens Volunteering

Escondido, CA –Escondido Library Youth Services offers the following free monthly programs for teens and ‘tweens, ages 11+, to earn community service hours, meet new friends, and share reading fun.

“Crafty C.A.T.S.”, (Community Action Teen Service) is a creative, arts-based program providing teens with a venue for earning community service credit while developing artistic skills. Crafty C.A.T.S. meets on the first and third Wednesdays during September, October, and November in the Turrentine Room from 4:00-5:30 PM.

At “Teen Crafternoon” teens learn a new craft technique, make gifts for friends or family members, or just have fun. Teen Crafternoon meetings are on the second Wednesday of September, October, and November in the Teen Area of the Library from 4:00-5:00 PM.

Join the “Review Crew” and earn community service credits from the comfort of your home by writing book reviews of favorite books. In addition, Crew members will receive a free book after submitting their first 3 reviews and will be entered into monthly drawings to win fabulous freebies! Submit a Review Crew Participation Form to begin reviewing books

Library programs, events, and services are free and open to the public. Programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Escondido Public Library. The Escondido Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia Street in Escondido. Please contact Senior Youth Librarian, Cindi Bouvier, for further information on this and other Teen programs at 760-839-5456 or at Other programs and events can be viewed on the Library’s monthly calendar or at

Teen Summer Volunteer Information Meeting 

04/02/2012 Categories: Teens

The Escondido Public Library will hold an informational meeting Tuesday, April 24th from 5 – 5:30 PM in the Turrentine Room for teens ages 14-18 who are interested in volunteering for the Escondido Public Library’s Summer Reading Club (SRC). Parents are encouraged to attend with their teens to get an overview of the SRC including the tasks required, community service hours awarded, mandatory training session, and criteria for acceptance which will be presented by Joanna Axelrod, Teen Librarian.  She will discuss the schedule including the 10 hour minimum as well as the hours the Library needs for desk coverage (which will be Monday-Friday 10-6 and Saturday 10-5). Please remember to bring your summer calendars as applications will be available at the meeting.

The Escondido Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia Street, Escondido, CA 92025. All programs are free, open to the public, and no registration is required. For more information call the library at (760) 839-4837or visit the library website.   

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