Escondido Public Library's Latest News

Friday, October 10, 2003

L.C. has died
This week, L.C., the cat that greeted many Escondido Public Library patrons, has died. Read more:
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/library/lc.htm

Anime Festival @ the Branch
Come to the North County Anime Festival on Saturday at the East Valley Branch starting at noon in the Vineyard Room. This popular event is open to all ages of anime fans.

Popcorn & a Movie
The East Valley Branch is putting on another fun Popcorn & a Movie event for teens today at 3:30 p.m. in the Grove Room.

Science Saturday
The Children's department at the main library is presenting Science Saturday again this weekend with special guest Veterinarian Dr. Gary Gallerstein. The event takes place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Turrentine Room.

Nobel Prize winners
Many Nobel Prize winners were announced this week, including the Nobel Peace Prize which was awarded to Shirin Abadi of Iran for her efforts for democracy and human rights. For more information on all the winners see the official Nobel Prize web site:
http://www.nobel.se/

Halloween Safety
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has produced a safety alert for parents of this year's trick-or-treaters:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/hallow.html

Bilingual books help children and parents
This article from the Salt Lake City Tribune shows how bilingual books enable non-English speaking parents to help their children with their education.
http://www.sltrib.com