Escondido Public Library's Latest News

Thursday, June 12, 2003

History of Father's Day
Did you know Father's Day was established by President Lyndon Johnson in 1966? Discover more Father's Day history at the Library of Congress web site and don't forget to celebrate with your own father this Sunday, June 15th.
http://www.loc.gov/wiseguide/father.html

Google doesn't have all the answers
People are turning to Google more and more to find information. But beware - Google will not lead you to everything you need. Read more in the E-commerce Times article:
http://www.ecommercetimes.com/perl/story/21677.html

American Legion to retire old flags on Flag Day
This Saturday, June 14th is Flag day. If you have a frayed or soiled American flag, contact the American Legion's Larry Lynch at (760) 741-1598 or bring it to their special ceremony on Saturday.
http://www.nctimes.net/news/2003/20030611/62736.html
Find out more about the flag at the government's Consumer Information web site. There's lots of great information here:
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/cic_text/misc/ourflag/titlepage.htm

No asphalt plant for Escondido
This week the Planning Commission decided $600,000 was not enough to overlook the pollution and smell of an asphalt plant. For more, see the North County Times article:
http://www.nctimes.net/news/2003/20030611/54443.html

Tuesday, June 10, 2003

Need to find a good book to read?
Try browsing this list of the 76 most noteworthy recent books selected by independent booksellers.
http://www.booksense.com/readup/booksense76/mayjune03/index.jsp

International Children's Digital Library
Read children's books from around the world online.
http://www.icdlbooks.org/library/basic/index.html

Monday, June 09, 2003

Summer Reading Programs @ the Escondido Public Library
Details about the summer reading programs for children and teens are now up on the web site.
Children's Summer Reading Program
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/library/children/summerread.htm
Teen Summer Reading Program
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/library/teens/teensummeread.htm

San Diego County Fair
The theme of this year's county fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds is "Commotion by the Ocean". The fair runs from June 13th through July 6th. For more information about the this year's events, see the official web site:
http://www.sdfair.com/sdfair2003.php