• PLEASE NOTE: This resource is only available on Library computers and the wireless network in the Library.
  • Search for birth, death, and census records. Also includes directories, maps, photos, and more.


  • Find a job & build your resume using templates.
  • Find new business prospects.
  • Perform background checks.
  • Find detailed business profiles.
  • Locate relatives, long-lost friends & plan reunions.


  • Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls, and more.

Biography Reference Center

  • Find biographical information on famous people through history and from around the world.
  • Search by name, occupation, nationality, or country.

Chilton Auto Repair Library

  • Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently determine your next move.
  • Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle.
  • Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting.
  • Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation.
  • Close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support.

Consumer Health Complete

  • Search for information on diseases and conditions.
  • Get information about prescription drugs and alternative medicine.
  • View images, diagrams, videos, and animations.

Digital Reel

  • PLEASE NOTE: This resource is only available on Library computers and the wireless network in the Library.
  • Digital Reel allows access to Escondido newspapers published prior to 1995. This includes The Advocate, The Escondido Times, and The Times Advocate.

Driver's License Practice

  • Prepare for your California Driver's License test by taking practice tests.
  • Tests in English and Spanish.

Government Environmental Documents

  • Chatham Bros Environmental Clean-up updates

Learning Express Library

  • Prepare for an exam or job
  • Practice for academic, military or vocational tests
  • Take business courses including Microsoft Office.

Legal Information Reference Center

  • Search for legal information (real estate, family, business, and more).
  • Browse and download legal forms.
  • Browse popular Nolo Press legal eBooks online.


  • Search millions of articles on a variety of subjects.
  • Browse by publication (title of magazine) or subject.
  • E-mail, print, or save articles.

New York Times

  • PLEASE NOTE: This resource is only available on Library computers and the wireless network in the Library.
  • Enjoy complimentary online access to the New York Times. You will need to create an account with your personal email address, or "Log In" if you already have created an account

NoveList Plus

  • Find your next great read.
  • Browse by author, title, or series.

Points of View

  • Read different points of view on a variety of topics.

Pronunciator- Learn a new Language!

  • Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 87 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more.


Citizenship Resources/Clases De Ciudadanía Locales