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Library to offer curbside pickup beginning June 1

To protect the health and safety of staff and community, Escondido Public Library will be closed to the public until further notice. Due dates will be extended and no overdue fees will be accrued until July 1.

Book drops will be reopened to accept returns on June 1.

Have a question? please call or text the library at 442-777-3799 or email between 8:30 a.m and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 p.m. through 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday for assistance. 


Curbside pickup effective June 1

Escondido Public Library this week announced curbside pickup for holds, starting Monday, June 1. 

Here’s how it works: Visit the library catalog at

Click the Log in button in the upper right hand corner.

Enter your library card number and pin (last four digits of your phone number) and click the green “log in” button.

Click on the Escondido Public Library logo to go to the search page

Look for items you want in the catalog and click the “place request” button on the item to place your hold.

Once you receive a notification from the Library that your hold is available for pick up, come to the Library parking lot during curbside pickup hours:

Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Patrons have 7 days to pick up the hold from the day the notification was sent.

After you have parked in the Library parking lot, Call or text 760-705-4602 or email the staff at with your library card number and to let them know you’re there.

Staff will verify your account information, then check out your items.

Staff will place your checked out items on the table in front of the Library, and you will then be able to pick up your holds. 

If you need special accommodation, or prefer to make an appointment for pickup, call 760-705-4602.

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