Kids SRC Sign Up here

Family Registration

  1. Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge between June 19 and July 24, 2017 at the Escondido Public Library or online using the links above.
  2. Read books, magazines, graphic novels, listen to audiobooks, or read to others. Win prizes for 5, 10, 15, and 20 or more hours of reading.
  3. Record your time spent reading during the Summer Reading Challenge on a paper log (available to pick up at the Library) or online using the links above.
  4. Come to the library to claim your prizes (while supplies last) after reading 5, 10, 15, and 20 hours or more. If you use the paper log be sure to bring it in to show completion.

Prizes are awarded beginning June 26 and must be claimed by August 12.

Signing up:

  1. Click on the “Kids” or “Family” button above (“Families” is the easiest way for parents or caregivers to manage multiple readers in one family).
  2. Click on “Join here”, fill out the form, and click “Register”.
  3. For Family Management, complete an additional step for each child - click on “Add New User”, fill out the form, and click “Join here”.


Logging Your Reading:

Family Management

  1. Click “Families” and log in.
  2. Next to the name of the child whose reading you wish to log, click “Login”.
  3. Under “Log My Reading”, fill out the form and click “Submit Log”.
  4. To log reading for additional children, go to the top of the page, click on “Go Back to the Family Management Portal”, and repeat steps 2–3 above.

Individual Kids

  1. Click “Kids” and log in.
  2. Under “Log My Reading”, fill out the form and click “Submit Log”.


If you need assistance please visit or call the Youth Services Desk at 760-839-5456 and we will be happy to help!

Level 1: 5 hours or 300 minutes of reading: Coupon and Silver Treasure Chest

Level 2: 10 hours or 600 minutes of reading: Free Book!

Level 3: 15 hours or 900 minutes of reading: Gold Treasure Chest

Level 4: 20 hours or 1,200 minutes of reading: Free Book!


Need reading inspiration? Check out these book lists put together by the Association for Library Services to Children!

Thank You!

The Summer Reading Challenge would not be possible without the help of our wonderful sponsors! 

Click here to see the list.


Kids SRC Events

When: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Discover how hot and cold science can be and take a journey through the world of Fire & Ice!
When: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Design a marshmallow structure to see how many pennies it can hold
When: Friday, July 14, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

The Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Book Club will explore Gene Luen Yang's graphic novel, Secret Coders. Circulating copies of selected titles are available for checkout and can be obtained at the Youth Services desk, while supplies last. To reserve a book, visit the Library’s catalog at Registration is required, and is open between June 14-July 13 at
When: Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

A wacky blend of magic, comedy, music and live exotic pets in an audience participation extravaganza guaranteed to amaze and amuse!
When: Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Use your engineering skills to build a popsicle stick catapult and see how far the pom-pom fly!