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Springtime at the Superior Public Library

Sue Heskin

The library is closed for the spring holiday from 9 a.m. on Friday through Sunday. Regular hours resume Monday at 9 a.m. Have a great holiday.

Don’t miss the annual Friends of the Library Book Sale 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 25 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26. We promise this year’s sale will be bigger and better than ever. There will be something for everyone, including many unique items in our bid room. Thank you to everyone who donated items, and we hope to see you at the sale.

Sooner or later spring must come to Superior, so why not join us at 6 p.m. April 29 in the library’s Meeting Room for Let’s Talk Lawns: Greening Your Yard. Guests from UW-Extension, Core Landscaping, Duluth Pet Waste Service and Superior Environmental Services Division will be on hand to teach and answer questions about healthy lawns and lawn care. There will even be some fun prizes. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for expert advice.

Our Artist of the Month is Kathy Hubbard, assistant professor from the UWS Department of Visual Arts. Her unique sculpture is entitled A World Filled with Plastic Bags, and addresses the issue of how our world is filling up with plastic of all sorts and shapes. Kathy uses organic forms of silk and felted merino sheep wool and fills the forms with recycled plastic bags. Come experience this sculpture in the lobby art window through the month of April.

Audiobooks: ”Death of a Policeman” by M.C. Beaton, “W is For Wasted” by Sue Grafton, “Hopeful” by Shelley Shepard Gray, “Still Life with Bread Crumbs” by Anna Quindlen, “The Wily O’Reilly: Irish Country Stories” by Patrick Taylor, “Hunting Shadows” by Charles Todd, “Concealed in Death” by J.D. Robb, “The Counterfeit Agent” by Alex Berenson, “Moving Target” by J.A. Jance, “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd, “The Husband’s Secret” by Liane Moriarty and “The Age of Anxiety” by Scott Stossel.

Juvenile: “Pete the Cat: Too Cool for School,” “Jessica Finch in Pig Trouble,” “Rocky Zang in the Amazing Mr. Magic,” “Splat the Cat. Up in the Air at the Fair,” “The Traveler’s Tricks: A Caroline Mystery,” “Invasion of the UFOnuts,” “Good night, Trucks: A Bedtime Story,” “Maisy Goes to the Movies,” “Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure” and “Intruders at Rivermead Manor: A Kit Mystery.”

Large print: “Hostage” by Kay Hooper, “The Prince of Risk” by Christopher Reich, “No Man’s Nightingale” by Ruth Rendell, “Beyond These Hills” by Sandra Robbins, “Bellman & Black” by Diane Setterfield, “Death of the Black-Haired Girl” by Robert Stone and “Heartbreak Creek” by Kaki Warner.

Fiction: “Be Careful What You Wish For” by Jeffrey Archer, “Spider Woman’s Daughter” by Anne Hillerman, “The Invention of Wings: A Novel” by Sue Monk Kidd, “The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress” by Ariel Lawhon, “Power Play” by Danielle Steel, “Concealed in Death” by J. D. Robb, “Cross of Gold” by Tim Champlin, “Dirty Love” by Andre Dubus III, “The Edge of Normal” by Carla Norton, “Carthage” by Joyce Carol Oates, “Deadly Heat” by Richard Castle, “Missing You” by Harlan Coben, “The Chase” by Janet Evanovich and “Jacob’s Oath” by Martin Fletcher.

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 2-7 p.m. Wednesday in Lake Nebagamon. Call 715-394-8860 in Superior, 715-378-4452 in Solon Springs, or 715-374-3477 in Lake Nebagamon. Check out the library’s website at

Sue Heskin is the director of the Superior Public Library.