Escondido Public Library


Fun & Games

Why play games?

Games are not only fun, but many are educational. They can assist in developing:

  • spatial perception
  • critical thinking
  • interpersonal skills
  • math and social studies knowledge

Learn to play Chess

The Knights Realm Chess Club for kids meets every Monday. Find out more.

Play games on a special computer

Our Early Literacy StationsT are kid-sized computers packed with 50 educational software programs. These programs help with:

  • reading skills
  • problem-solving math and science skills
  • art and music appreciation

Play games online

With 3.500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities,'s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+). Available from Library computers only.

Be Internet Awesome with Google
Learn how to be a good Internet citizen!

Fun educational games for children ages 3-7, to learn to read with phonics, build skills in math, language, social studies, science and much more.

Disney Online Games
Play a game starring your favorite Disney character.

Educational games for kids in grades K-8. PLUS: Check out the Diary of a Wimpy Kid online comic book.

Jokes, games, magic tricks, and more!

GeoNet Game
The fun way to learn geography.

Great Websites for Kids
Websites and games where you can learn about animals, art, math, language, history, science, and more! Created by the Association for Library Service to Children (a division of the American Library Association).

Harry Potter
Test your Harry Potter trivia.

Keyboarding Games for Kids
Learn to type.

Mattel Games for Kids
Starring Barbie, Hot Wheels, and American Girls.

PBS Kids - Games Central
Choose from many online games.

A virtual world of quests, stories, and games.

Scholastic Kids Games
Games starring Bone, Captain Underpants, and Goosebumps.

Play games, chat with the Cat in the Hat, and more.


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