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Library hosts annual book sale

Come to Superior Public Library Friday and Saturday for the annual Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale. You'll find great deals on gently-used books, DVDs, music and more. The sale will be held during regular library hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. No matter what genre you prefer, you'll find something at this fantastic sale. Proceeds are used to support the library's collection and services throughout the year.

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a book club? The library has a book club that meets the first Tuesday of every month at 10:30 a.m. The book selection for the May 2 meeting is "Iron Lake" by William Kent Krueger. For our June meeting we'll be reading "Still Alice" by Lisa Genova. Copies of the selected book can be picked up at the circulation desk. All are invited to join us for a spirited book discussion.

Children's storytime will continue through the summer at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday, and will feature stories about gardening, bugs, colors, the zoo, construction and more. On May 4, children will have the opportunity to meet real baby chicks at story time! If your young reader needs a little practice reading aloud, come to Read to a Dog at 4 p.m. May 10 and read to Tanzy, a therapy dog certified through Therapy Dogs International. Call (715) 394-8866 to sign up.

Mother's Day is just around the corner. Sign up for our free children's craft program with Northern Expressions Arts Collective and create a beautiful handmade gift for your mom or another special person in your life. This program is perfect for children age 4 to 10 and will be held 11:30 a.m. May 6. Reserve your spot by calling (715) 394-8866 or emailing wiisanenk@superiorlibrary.org.

Join us for a free showing of "La La Land" at 6 p.m. May 8. This movie stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, and is rated PG-13. Free snacks available.

Come to the library at 6 p.m. May 9 for a free Clef Society Recital hosted by Twila Coleman, Ann Barber and the Friends of the Library. This music program features the talented piano students of Alex Sandor. Refreshments served. This concert is free and open to all.

Nonfiction: "The Axeman of New Orleans," "The Total Inventor's Manual," "Ballerina Body: Stronger, More Graceful You," "Fun & Games for a Smarter Dog," "Scandikitchen," "Knit Blankets & Throws with Mademoiselle Sophie," "How to be an Indian in the 21st Century," "Europe on a Shoestring" and "The Stranger in the Woods: The Last True Hermit."

Fiction: "Vicious Circle" by C. J. Box, "The Spy" by Paulo Coelho, "The Rising" by Heather Graham, "Man Overboard" by J. A. Jance, "Born of Vengeance" by Sherrilyn Kenyon, "The Bertie Project" by Alexander McCall Smith, "Christodora" by Tim Murphy, "The Black Book" by James Patterson, "Murder on the Serpentine" by Anne Perry, "The Violated" by Bill Pronzini and "Below the Belt" by Stuart Woods.

Children: "Priscilla Gorilla," "Muddymania!" "I Love Mom: With the Very Hungry Caterpillar," "Dark Shadows: Yes, Another Misadventure" by Doreen Cronin, "Baseball Genius" by Tim Green, "Payback" by Gordon Korman, "Dragonwatch" by Brandon Mull, "The Forgetting Spell" by Lauren Myracle, "Big Nate: What's a Little Noogie Between Friends?" by Lincoln Peirce, "Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community," "Federal Air Marshals" and "10 Fascinating Facts about Dinosaurs."

Blu-Ray DVDs: "Allied," "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," "Moonlight," "Nocturnal Animals," "Passengers," "Moana" and "Sing."

DVDs: "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," "Patriots Day" and "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story."

Library hours are 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Superior; 2-7 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Solon Springs; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Lake Nebagamon. Call (715) 394-8860 in Superior, (715) 378-4452 in Solon Springs, or (715) 374-3477 in Lake Nebagamon or visit superiorlibrary.org.

Sue Heskin is the director of the Superior Public Library.

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