Borrow - Renew - Reserve

Return

Borrow

You can have a maximum of 30 items checked out on your account at a time.

Item Type

Checkout Period

Overdue Fine

May Be Renewed Within*

Books

21 days

$0.25/day

7 days of due date

Children's books

21 days

$0.10/day

7 days of due date

Magazines

21 days

$0.25/day

7 days of due date

CD Music

21 days

$0.25/day

7 days of due date

Children's CD Music

21 days

$0.10/day

7 days of due date

Audiobooks

21 days

$0.25/day

7 days of due date

Children's audiobooks

21 days

$0.10/day

7 days of due date

DVDs*

(Except DVD TV Shows)

7 days

$0.50/day

3 days of due date

Blu-ray

7 days

$0.50/day

3 days of due date

DVD TV Shows

14 days

$0.50/day

3 days of due date

 

For Family Museum Pass borrowing guidelines, visit www.escondidolibrary.org/museumpasses

* Renewal period = Checkout Period for each item type.
* You may renew items a maximum of three times. 
* You cannot renew items that are on hold for another patron.
 

Renew

Online

  • Click My Account in the top menu. 
  • Enter the barcode number from your library card and your 4-digit PIN.
  • Click in the check boxes next to the items you wish to renew.
  • Click the green "renew selected items" button at the bottom of the page.

By Phone
Call 760-738-0249 to renew your items over the phone. You will need your library card number and pin.

 

Reserve

Is the item checked in?
If an item that is showing as Available on the library catalog and you are coming in to pick it up right away, please call library so that a staff member may set the item aside for you.

If the item is not showing as checked in:
To reserve an item that is not showing as Available, please click on the "place request" button and follow the instructions on the screen.  You will be asked to enter your library barcode number and pin.

Once the item is available, you will receive a phone call, email, or text message depending on your notification preference. You will then have one week to pick up your item.

 

Return

Items may be returned at the three outdoor book drops, located in the Library parking lot, 24/7, 365 days/year. 

During business hours, items may also be returned at the interior return. This return will check in the items immediately and provide you with a return receipt upon request.

Customer Service Desk

Have a question?

Call: 760-839-4684

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