Youngsters invited to Saturday reading session with Bailey the DogThe library again sponsors a reading session with Bailey the Dog 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
By: Janet Jennings, The Daily Telegram
The library again sponsors a reading session with Bailey the Dog 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Bailey likes to come to the library classroom to listen to young readers. Look for a sign-up sheet on the door that day. Reluctant readers are encouraged.
The Teen Library Council hosts a book discussion of the book “Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer. It begins at 5:30 p.m. April 9 in the library meeting room. The book discussion is open to all teens. Snacks provided.
The library has invited staff from Citizen’s Bank to come to the library meeting room April 10 to present a free program for older teens and adults on money management. It runs 6:30-7:30 p.m., and helps participants decide when and how to use credit.
Starting April 21, a display across from the reference books, four old library card catalogs, some good camera equipment from 1992, and an old 1960s typewriter. We will be asking for sealed bids to be placed on these items, which will be due by 2 p.m. April 26.
The Friends of the Library are gearing up for its annual book sale April 25-26. They would like you to bring your donations of books and audio-visual items in soon, so they can be sorted for the sale. Donated items can be brought to the front desk of the library.
New non-fiction includes: “How to Win a Local Election,” “The Future of Farming and Rural Life in Wisconsin,” “Seasons of the Horse,” “Fast Fix Family Food,” “Denim Mania,” “The Science of Leonardo,” “Flea Market Trader,” “The Essential Chomsky,” and “Dinner at Mr. Jefferson’s.”
New fiction includes: “Hard Trail to Follow” by Elmer Kelton, “Killing Ground” by Jack Higgins, “Prepared for Rage” by Dana Stabenow, “A Father’s Law” by Richard Wright, “Change of Heart” by Jodi Picoult, “Aunt Dimity, Vampire Hunter” by Nancy Atherton, “Stalked” by Brian Freeman, “A Prisoner of Birth” by Jeffrey Archer, and “Even Cat Sitters Get the Blues” by Blaize Clement.
New DVD’s include: “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” “Across the Universe,” “Elizabeth: the Golden Age,” “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” “Mahogany,” “Margot at the Wedding,” “The Brave One,” “1968 With Tom Brokaw,” and “In the Shadow of the Moon.”
New YA books include: “Doping: Athletes and Drugs,” “Robot Explorers,” “Hurricanes,” “Hip-Hop: a Short History,” “Green Technology: Earth-Friendly Innovations,” and “Pandemics.”
New children’s books include: “I Don’t Like to Read” by Nancy Carlson, “Kiss Me, I’m Perfect” by Robert Munsch, “The Turtle-Hatching Mystery” by Mary Casanova, “The Year of the Rat” by Grace Lin, “Castaway Colt” by Terri Farley, and “Mardi Gras Masquerade” by Carolyn Keene.
The library hours are 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Superior and 2-7 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Solon Springs. The library phone number is 394-8860 in Superior and 378-4452 in Solon Springs.
Janet Jennings is director of the Superior Public Library.