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Friends prepare for used book sale

Sue Heskin

The Friends of the Library meet at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Library’s Classroom. Everyone is invited as the Friends plan for our upcoming book sale. The dates for the 2014 Friends Book Sale will be April 25-26.

The Friends are now accepting donations of books and audiovisual materials in good condition for the sale. Most donations may be brought to the Library service desk during open hours. If you have a lot of items to donate, please bring them in on Wednesday mornings before noon or call 715-394-8876 to schedule an appointment.

Do you dream of traveling to far off and exotic places? Then join us at 6:30 p.m. March 20 in the Library’s Meeting Room for “Mongolia!”

Last fall, NW Wisconsin native and University of Minnesota-Crookston senior Rowenna Fillmore lived in Mongolia as part of her internship with V.E.T. net. She will share some of her 3,500 photos and videos to tell us the story of her time spent among the people of Mongolia. This is a free program and the public is invited.

Join us on at 10:30 a.m. March 25 at 10:30 in the Young Adult area for “Talking About Money with Kids, Part 1.” Sue DeNio, a UW-Extension Family & Community Support Educator, will teach parents and grandparents how to talk with young children about financial topics, such as setting a goal and spending wisely. This program, held during story hour, will give adults practical tips while the children are enjoying themselves too. Part Two of this course takes at 10:30 a.m. April 1 in the Young Adult Area.

Music CDs: “Get Up!” by Ben Harper, “The Outsiders” by Eric Church, “Now That’s What I Call Country Ballads 2,” “Beyonce” by Beyonce, “Now That’s What I Call Music! 49,” “Wow Gospel 2013,” “Croz” by David Crosby, “That Girl” by Jennifer Nettles, “Fading West” by Switchfoot, “High Hopes” by Bruce Springsteen, “American Hustle,” “Thrive” by Casting Crowns, “After the Disco” by Broken Bells, “Back to Brooklyn” by Barbra Streisand, “Live at First Avenue” by Trampled By Turtles, “Shangri La” by Jake Bugg, “Always Been” by Mason Jennings, “Whiskey & Lace” by Krystal Keith, “The Hunger Games sound track” and “Inside Llewyn Davis sound track.”

DVDs: “Austenland,” “Bad Grandpa,” “Baggage Claim” “The Best Man Holiday,” “Blue Jasmine,” “The Counselor,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Diana,” “Escape Plan,” “Fruitvale Station,” “Game of Thrones Third Season,” “Grace Unplugged, “Last Vegas,” “Nurse Jackie Fifth Season,” “Orphan Black. First Season,” “Riddick,” “Runner Runner,” “Rush,” “Sherlock Third Season, “Treme Fourth Season,” “When Calls the Heart,” “Captain Phillips,” “Downton Abbey Fourth Season,” “About Time,” “All is Lost,” “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2,” “Free Birds,” “Khumba,” “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Minnie-rella.”

Fiction: “Just What Kind of Mother Are You?” by Paula Daly, “The Kindred of Darkness” by Barbara Hambly, “Fifteen Minutes” by Karen Kingsbury, “Protector” by Diana Palmer, “Ripper” by Isabel Allende, “Burn” by Julianna Baggott, “Do or Die” by Suzanne Brockmann, “Red Rising” by Pierce Brown, “The Bear” by Claire Cameron, “Command Authority” by Tom Clancy, “That Old Black Magic” by Mary Jane Clark, “Confessions of a Wild Child” by Jackie Collins, “Andrew’s Brain” by E.L. Doctorow, “Sweet Thunder” by Ivan Doig, “Fear Nothing” by Lisa Gardner, “The Museum of Extraordinary Things” by Alice Hoffman, “Moving Target” by J.A. Jance, “Killer” by Jonathan Kellerman and “Delivering Death” by Julie Kramer.

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.