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Thursday, February 19, 2004

A Look at Immigration
The second presentation in a four-part series about immigration will take place this Tuesday, February 24, 2004 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the main Escondido Library. The topic of this presentation is: "How Immigration Affects the Economy" and will feature Gordon Hanson, Professor of Economics, UCSD and Joan Anderson, Professor of Economics, USD.

Anime Festival
The East Valley Branch will be hosting another Anime Festival this Saturday, February 21st starting at noon in the Vineyard Room of the East Valley Civic Center. The animes that will be shown are: His and Her Circumstances (7 & 8), Legend of Crystania, and Real Bout High School. For more info call: (760) 839-4396

Dr. Seuss' 100th Birthday Celebration
The Escondido Library will be celebrating Dr. Seuss' 100th Birthday on Tuesday, March 2 from 6:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Turrentine Room of the Main Library. See the beautiful poster for this program:
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/library/children/catlarge.jpg

And check out Parade magazine's cover story about Dr. Suess:
http://www.parade.com/current/coverstory/index.html

Be a librarian for a day!
Woman's Day magazine in cooperation with the American Library Association is sponsoring a contest in which one lucky winner will work as a librarian for a day. Interested? Check out their web site for details:
http://www.womansday.com

California Voter Foundation
This web site is produced by a non-profit, non-partisan organization and helps California voters educate themselves about the voting process and current elections.
http://www.calvoter.org/voter/index.html

The Encyclopedia Britannica Guide to Black History
The Encyclopedia Britannica web site is a great source of information about Black History in the United States.
http://search.eb.com/blackhistory/

Day of Remembrance
Today is the Day of Remembrance to commemorate the internment of Japanese Americans during World World II in the United States. To find out more about this period of American history, see the web site "A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution":
http://americanhistory.si.edu/perfectunion/experience/