Escondido Public Library's Latest News

Friday, January 16, 2004

Library Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The Escondido Public Library will be closed this Monday, January 19th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Martin Luther King web sites
Check out these two web sites to learn more about Martin Luther King Jr. :

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk/

The King Center
http://www.thekingcenter.org/

Escondido may lose $2.1 million from proposed cuts
Schwarzenegger's recently announced budget cuts could mean a $2.1 million loss in funding for the City of Escondido. Read more in the North County Times article:
http://www.nctimes.com

Library Board discusses filtering again
The Library Board was forced to discuss filtering adult Internet access again yesterday at the monthly meeting. For more information, call the library at (760) 839-4601 or read today's North County Times article:
http://www.nctimes.com

Thursday, January 15, 2004

Popcorn & a Movie Teen Event
The East Valley Branch will be showing X2: X-Men United on Friday at 3:30 p.m. in the Vineyard Room.

Encounters with wild animals
Do you know what to do if you cross paths with a mountain lion or a rattlesnake? Read this Union-Tribune article for some helpful tips:
http://www.signonsandiego.com

Monday, January 12, 2004

Escondido artist's works for sale
The late Escondido artist Harry Sternberg's paintings, drawings, and prints will be on display and for sale at the University of San Diego through February 28th. For more information, see the North County Times article:
http://www.nctimes.com

Friends of Batiquitos Lagoon seek volunteers
Take an 8-week volunteer training course and learn the history and ecology of the Batiquitos Lagoon (located on the Carlsbad-Encinitas border), then donate time acting as a guide or helping with conservation and restoration projects.
http://www.batiquitosfoundation.org/voltrainingbrochure.htm