The Escondido Public Library provides you with equal access to information and educational experiences that inspire learning and foster participation in a thoughtful, diverse society.

Escondido Public Library – The destination to expand your world to unlimited possibilities.

We proudly carry out the goals and objectives of our mission by upholding these values.



We are dedicated to providing the highest quality professional resources and services in everything we do.


We encourage innovation, curiosity, and exploration of ideas to inspire progress and enrich quality of life.


We are committed to building partnerships that strengthen our community.


We believe that access to literacy, education, and cultural enrichment are essential for everyone to be successful.


We encourage community connections by creating a welcoming environment to share knowledge and experiences.


We believe in protecting the right to free and equal access to information and ideas.


We welcome everyone.

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