Escondido Public Library's Latest News

Thursday, April 01, 2004

100 Best April Fool's Day Hoaxes
The Museum of Hoaxes web site has a assembled a list of the 100 best hoaxes:
http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/aprilfool2.html

Escondido Children's Museum reopens
The Escondido Children's Museum will reopen this Saturday at its new location in the California Center for the Arts Building at 380 N. Escondido Blvd. Find out more in today's North County Times article:
http://www.nctimes.com

Or check out the museum's website:
http://www.escondidochildrensmuseum.org/

Wednesday, March 31, 2004

First Thursday Concert
This Thursday's concert features pianist Scott Pratt performing George Gershwin showtunes. It starts at 7:00 p.m. in the Turrentine Room of the Main Library.

Celebrate Cesar Chavez Day
Today is Cesar Chavez Day. Find out more at the Cesar Chavez Foundation web site:
http://www.cesarchavezfoundation.org

Monday, March 29, 2004

April Calendar of Events now available
The April Calendar of Events for the both the main Escondido Public Library and the East Valley Branch are now available.

Main Library
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/library/calendar/aprilmain.htm

East Valley Branch
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/library/calendar/aprilbranch.htm

Immigration Series - Session Three
The third part of the immigration series presented by the San Diego World Affairs Council and the North County Times is "The Human and Social Side of Immigration" and will take place at the Escondido Public Library tomorrow, Tuesday, March 30th at 7:00 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. For information call (858) 673-7398 or (619) 325-8200.

New York Times: New & Noteworthy Books
Looking for something to read? Check out the New York Times' lists of new and noteworthy titles:

Paperbacks
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/28/books/review/28NANDN.html

Hardcovers
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/28/books/review/28BEAR.html

Databases do more than Google
This article from the Seattle Times highlights the library databases that your tax dollars pay for that will help you find a lot more information than you would doing a Google search:
http://www.seattletimes.com
The Escondido Public Library does not have all the databases mentioned in the article, but to see what databases are available to you, see the list on our web site:
http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/library/databases.htm
If you need any assistance, please ask a librarian.