Escondido Public Library's Latest News

Friday, April 23, 2004

Save the libraries
American Library Association President Carla Hayden's article in the Christian Science Monitor sounds the alarm for the uncertain future of libraries in this time of budget cuts:
http://www.csmonitor.com

Thursday, April 22, 2004

Dia de los Ninos, Dia de los Libros
This Latin American tradition now celebrated in our nation's public libraries recognizes the power of books, words, languages and how they have a positive influence on our children's lives. Come celebrate with us as we present a collection of new Spanish books, have a raffle, play games and enjoy entertainment this Saturday, April 24th at the East Valley Community Center from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

City of Escondido may dip into savings
The City of Escondido may need to use police and maintenance savings to cover budget shortfalls. Read more in the North County Times article:
http://www.nctimes.com

Earth Day
Today is Earth Day. Celebrate by visiting the Kids Domain web site to find out more about the earth, send an e-card and more:
http://www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/earthday/

Also check out EarthFair this Sunday, April 25th at Balboa Park.
http://www.earthdayweb.org/SDEW_EarthFair.html

Fallbrook Avocado Festival
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Fallbrook's Avocado Festival. Everything you ever wanted to know about the amazing avocado will be revealed.
http://www.fallbrookca.org/AVOFEST.htm

Libraries helped by computers
The New York Times has an article exploring how computers and the Internet have helped libraries:
http://www.nytimes.com