Location and Hours

Pioneer Room

Pioneer Room

247 South Kalmia St.
Escondido, CA  92025

 

Tuesday:
2:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday–Thursday:
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. (Walk-in)
3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (Appointment)

 

Friday-Monday:
CLOSED


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Pioneer Room Desk

Have a question?

Call: 760-839-4315

Local History Archive

The Pioneer Room was established in 1992 with a bequest from historian Frances Beven Ryan. It houses the Library's collection of local Escondido history and genealogy research materials.

Mark your Calendars!

Escondido Public Library is gearing up for our annual Summer Reading Challenge, Design Your World,” and the Pioneer Room is no exception! We hope you will join us for a special presentation as City Planning and Pioneer Room staff explore the development of Escondido in “Designing Escondido: The Past, Present, and Future of Our City,” on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Turrentine Room.

Please note, the Pioneer Room will close early on this day at 4pm.

Archival Collections

Archival Collections

Explore the Pioneer Room's archival and digital collections.

Genealogy Resources

Genealogy Resources

Search for information on family members.

Property Resources

Property Resources

Discover the history of your home or property.

Other Reference Materials

Other Reference Materials

Other reference materials include maps, telephone directories, and newspapers.

   

 

Research Requests

You may contact our staff to request a newspaper and archive search.

 

Explore Escondido History