Escondido Public Library's Latest News

Thursday, September 18, 2003

Booker Prize shortlist announced
The Booker Prize, open to authors from British Commonwealth countries and the Republic of Ireland, has announced the shortlist of nominees for this year's award. Read more in the Globe and Mail online artice:
http://www.globeandmail.com

Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Easy Voter Guide
September 22 is the last day to register to vote if you plan to participate in California's October 7th election. Visit the Easy Voter Guide web site to find all the information you need about registering to vote, Propositions 53 and 54, and details about many of the candidates running for governor.
http://www.easyvoter.org

Tuesday, September 16, 2003

September 11th Digital Archive
This web site is dedicated to preserving the history of September 11, 2001. The web site includes interviews, web links, flyers, pictures, audio and video.
http://www.911digitalarchive.org/

The Taliban's rise to power
What did we know about the Taliban before 9/11? The George Washington University has posted several recently declassified government documents about the Taliban's rise to power in Afghanistan. All documents are in Adobe Acrobat format:
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB97/index.htm

Coastal Cleanup Day at Lake Dixon
Join residents throughout the county this Saturday, September 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to help keep our shorelines clear of litter. Bags and gloves will be provided onsite. Register online at www.ilacsd.org or by called I Love A Clean San Diego hotline at 800-237-2583.