Escondido Public Library's Latest News

Thursday, August 28, 2003

The PATRIOT Act - Two Sides of the Story
Attorney General, John Ashcroft, has been travelling around the country defending the PATRIOT Act. The Department of Justice has also created a web site to educate the public about the PATRIOT Act:
http://www.lifeandliberty.gov/
The ACLU has released an Adobe Acrobat file on its web site to challenge assertions made on the Department of Justice's web site:
http://www.aclu.org/Files/OpenFile.cfm?id=13375

Parentcenter.com - Assessing your child
What will your child learn in grades K-3? What skills does he/she need to succeed? What is your child's learning style? Find out at this web site:
http://www.parentcenter.com/learning/assessing

March on Washington
This week marks the 40th Anniversary of the historic civil rights protest and Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech. NPR is celebrating all week long on the radio and on their web site:
http://www.npr.org/news/specials/march40th/index.html

Wednesday, August 27, 2003

Retrolounge
This web site provides links to other web sites about 50s, 60s, and 70s design, architecture, fashion, advertising and more.
http://www.bitlounge.net/retrolounge/advertising.htm

September library calendar of events now available
Check out the September events calendars for the main library and the branch to find out about storytimes, book groups, concerts and more happening at our locations:
Main Library calendar:
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/library/calendar/septmain.htm
Branch Library calendar:
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/library/calendar/septbranch.htm

Library closed for Labor Day
Remember that our libraries will be closed Monday, September 1st, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.