Escondido, CA

Escondido Public Library offers Kids Book Club in a Bag

Escondido Public Library now offers Kids Book Club in a Bag for children ages 9-12. Each bag is an all-in-one kit that includes multiple copies of one juvenile title, discussion questions, author information, and tips for conducting a book club meeting.

Kids Book Club in a Bag kits are designed to make starting a book club easy – just add friends. Award-winning titles, suitable for middle grade students, include “The One and Only Ivan” by Katherine Applegate, “Pickle” by Kim Baker, “El Deafo” by Cece Bell, “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio, and more. Bags can be checked out for six weeks at the Customer Service Desk with a Library card and a Book Club in a Bag borrowing agreement, signed by an adult or legal guardian. The Library also offers Book Club in a Bag kits for adult readers and book club enthusiasts.

Book Club in a Bag kits are sponsored by Friends of the Escondido Public Library. Library programs and resources are free and open to the public. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia St.

For more information on this and other Library programs for children, visit the Library’s website at library. or contact Children’s Librarian Kristine Macalalad at 760- 839-5458 or

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