Escondido Public Library's Latest News

Thursday, May 29, 2003

Cruisin' Grand
Every Friday night from April to September, pre-1970s cars cruise Grand Avenue in downtown Escondido. It's the place to be on Friday nights!
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/visitors/uniquely/cruisin/index.html

Daley Ranch Naturalist Hikes
Get in shape while learning about nature. Sign up for a free naturalist hike. For more information:
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/visitors/uniquely/daley/hikes-june.html

New Escondido Chamber of Commerce CEO
Former banker Harvey Mitchell has been named the new CEO of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce. Read more about him in the North County Times article:
http://www.nctimes.net/news/2003/20030528/65131.html

Wednesday, May 28, 2003

June Calendar of Library Events
The June Calendar of Events for both the Main Library and East Valley Branch are now available online.
Main Library:
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/library/calendar/maincalendar.htm
East Valley Branch:
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/library/calendar/branchcalendar.htm

Ramona Air Fair
Check out the Ramona Air Fair this weekend. See fighter planes, hot air balloons, helicopters and more. Enjoy live music and entertainment. For information, visit the official website:
http://www.ramonaairfair.org/

Read First Chapters at NY Times online
Want to sample a new book by reading its first chapter? Go to the New York Times online and get access to hundreds of fiction and non-fiction titles:
http://www.nytimes.com/pages/books/chapters/index.html

Tuesday, May 27, 2003

June's new book releases
Check out the books being published in June. The library may not have all titles. Please check with a librarian if you do not find a listing in the library's catalog.
Nonfiction releases
Fiction releases

Veteran's History Project
The American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress is collecting oral histories of our nation's veterans. To find out more, see the official web site:
http://www.loc.gov/folklife/vets/

New Charlie and the Chocolate Factory movie in the works
Author Roald Dahl's beloved children's book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is once again being turned into a movie. Read more about the possible actors and directors:
http://books.guardian.co.uk/news/articles/0,6109,963849,00.html
Find Roald Dahl books at the Escondido Public Library.