Illusions, memories to entertain at the libraryJacob Roeber’s Magic and Illusion Show comes to the library meeting room 2-3 p.m. Wednesday. Come, meet, enjoy and be awed by the talent of 16-year-old Roeber. He performs a 45-minute magic and illusion show suitable for the entire family. No registration needed for this free program.
By: Janet Jennings, Superior Telegram
Jacob Roeber’s Magic and Illusion Show comes to the library meeting room 2-3 p.m. Wednesday. Come, meet, enjoy and be awed by the talent of 16-year-old Roeber. He performs a 45-minute magic and illusion show suitable for the entire family. No registration needed for this free program.
The two-part program given by Kelly and Gary Reed called “How’s That Made” on July 13 and 15 is full. If you are one that registered, please don’t forget to come.
We do not have a limit on who can come to the program 2-3 p.m. July 14 in the meeting room. It is called “Thanks for the Memories” and runs 2-3 p.m. A string quartet, made up of members of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, explores the changing musical styles decade by decade. This program is suitable for people of all ages who enjoy musical styles ranging from Ragtime to Beatles to Coldplay.
Come back the following week for a lesson on Beginning Sign Language on July 21 in the meeting room from 2-3 p.m. Bonnie Baker teaches the manual alphabet and some finger spelling.
In the children’s library, you must now have a library card to use the computers. If you don’t have a card or you are unsure how to use it, ask at the Children’s Desk for assistance.
New non-fiction includes: “The Death of American Virtue: Clinton vs. Starr,” “Strange Days Indeed: the 1970’s,” “The Terrorist Watch,” “The Relentless Revolution: a History of Capitalism,” “The Hybrid House: Designing with Sun, Wind, Water, and Earth,” “Every Day Was Special: a Fly Fisher’s Lifelong Passion” by William Tapply, and “Muffins and Mayhem” by Suzanne Beecher.
New fiction includes: “Sizzling Sixteen” by Janet Evanovich, “Frankenstein: Lost Souls” by Dean Koontz, “That Perfect Someone” by Johanna Lindsey, “In the Name of Honor” by Richard North Patterson, “Family Ties” by Danielle Steel, and “A Stranger in the Family” by Robert Barnard.
New books on CD include: “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” by Stieg Larsson, “The 9th Judgment” by James Patterson, “Fantasy in Death” by J.D. Robb, “The Shadow of Your Smile” by Mary Higgins Clark, “The Big Short” by Michael Lewis, “Storm Prey” by John Sandford, “Private Life” by Jane Smiley, “61 Hours” by Lee Child, and “Hannah’s List” by Debbie Macomber.
New DVD’s include: “The Messenger,” “2012,” “Everybody’s Fine,” and “Edge of Darkness.”
New children’s books include: “LMNO Peas,” “Back to Bed, Ed,” “The Quiet Book,” “The Home Run Kid Races On,” “How to Survive Middle School,” “Doggy Day Care,” “Smarty-pants Sheltie,” “Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow,” “Following the Trail of Marco Polo,” and “Camp Creepy.”
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 394-8860 in Superior, (715) 378-4452 in Solon Springs, or (715) 374-3477 in Lake Nebagamon. The library is closed Saturday-Monday for the holiday weekend.
Janet Jennings is the director of the Superior Public Library.