Escondido, CA

Escondido library has resources to help kids with homework

The Escondido Public Library has a multitude of resources to help students with their homework.

But first you need to get a library card.

You can get an online services card to access resources from home.

Better yet, visit the library and get a full service card to check out other great resources, including books, DVDs, and more. A parent or guardian signature is required for minors.

You can use the library’s online homework tools to search for news­paper and magazine articles, images, maps, biographical information, and science project ideas.

Student can also search for a favorite book or author and get recommenda­tions of books you might like. Read ex­pert reviews and first chapters. (Your library card number is needed if using outside the library.)

You can also use a computer at the library. Computers are available for children with some set aside for home­work use only. • Get access to the Internet and Mi­crosoft Office software (Word, Power­point, Excel) • Print in black & white for 15 cents a page and color for 75 cents a page. • Computers for fun and games can also be accessed with a library card.

The library staff is also available to find information and materials for homework assignments. They can also help to you how to use online homework resources and find a good book for homework or leisure reading.

Other fun activities for school age children include the following: • Improve reading skills by reading to a bearded dragon at Read to a Dragon or therapy dog at Paws for Reading. • Discuss books and enjoy crafts at the R.E.A.D. Middle Grade Book Club. • Learn how to play or improve your skills at Knights Realm Chess Club. • Some programs require registration.

Call the Escondido Public Library at 760-839-4683. The library is located at

239 S Kalmia St, Escondido, CA 92025.

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