Escondido Public Library's Latest News

Thursday, January 29, 2004

February Library Calendar of Events now available
Find out what's happening at both the Escondido library locations throughout the month of February:

Main library calendar:

Branch library calendar:

Election Online web site
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Last night's immigration presentation
The first of a series of four discussions on immigration happened last night at the Escondido Public Library. Future presentations are scheduled for February 24th, March 30th and April 20th. To find out more about last night's presentation, see the North County Times article:

Escondido Library trial begins
The trial concerning the library's late cat and its attack on a service dog begins this week. For more information, see the North County Times article:

North County Multiple Species Conservation Program public workshops
There will be a public workshop tonight in Fallbrook from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at the Fallbrook Public Utilities District, 990 E. Mission Road, Fallbrook to discuss balancing new home construction in the county with consideration for the environment and endangered species. Future meetings are: Tuesday February 4th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane, Ramona and Feb. 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Elfin Forest/Harmony Grove Fire Department, 20223 Elfin Forest Road.

Monday, January 26, 2004 taking campaign contributions
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A Look at Immigration
The North County Chapter of the San Diego World Affairs Council will be presenting a series of 4 discussions about immigration issues by renown experts in the field. The first presentation - "Overview of local and global immigration issues" will be this Tuesday, January 27th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Escondido Public Library's main location. Please call (858) 673-7398 or (619) 325-8200 for more information.

See the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead
There will be an open house of the newly restored historic Sikes Adobe Farmstead this Saturday at 10:00 a.m. See what 19th century life was like along the San Dieguito River. The house in located in the San Dieguito River Park on Sunset Drive in Escondido, just south of Via Rancho Parkway and east of I-15. Call (858) 674-2270 for more information, or see the park's web site:

Senior Tax Help
Seniors may get tax help for federal and state taxes at the Senior Service Council at the Dorothy E. Boeger Building on 728 N. Broadway in Escondido on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. For more information, call (760) 480-0611