Dance, strategize, learn at libraryJames Moors is an international performer and recording artist who calls Superior his home. Don’t miss his program in the library meeting room 2-3 p.m. July 28. He integrates music with movement, games, and storytelling.
By: By Janet Jennings, Superior Telegram
James Moors is an international performer and recording artist who calls Superior his home. Don’t miss his program in the library meeting room 2-3 p.m. July 28. He integrates music with movement, games, and storytelling. This will be an event with something for all ages sponsored by the Victoria Gotsky Trachtenberg Reading Fund.
Dane Mattson, local chess expert, will teach basic chess moves to beginner players 2-3 p.m. Aug. 4 in the library classroom. He will teach chess strategy to players of intermediate to advanced ability 3-4 p.m. that day. All are welcome. Call (715) 394-8866 to register for the second session.
On Aug. 5 in the meeting room, Amy Stangland will demonstrate how to make a memory book 2-3 p.m. Come and make a summer vacation mini-book with markers, glitter, etc.
The lobby artist this month is photographer Joni Tauzell. Stop and look at her beautiful photos.
If you have been in the library this summer, you have probably noticed how busy it is. We set a record for the most items checked out in June of 37,159 items, which includes our branch libraries. With our new computers, we easily broke records for computer usage with 3,284 sessions totaling 137,124 minutes, compared to June of 2009 of 2,625 sessions totaling 97,503 minutes.
New non-fiction includes: “Mr. Gordon’s Neighborhood” by Ron Seningen, “The Complete Guide to Garden Walls & Fences,” “Microsoft Office Excel 2010 Quicksteps,” “How to Build Your Dream Cabin in the Woods,” “Keeping Chickens with Ashley English,” and “The Art of Barter.”
New fiction includes: “61 Hours” by Lee Child, “Work Song” by Ivan Doig, “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” by Stieg Larsson, “Ice Cold” by Tess Gerritsen, “Private” by James Patterson, “The Search” by Nora Roberts, “The Glass Rainbow” by James Burke, and “Caper” by Parnell Hall.
New DVD’s include: “Pirate Radio,” “The Road,” “Lark Rise to Candleford,” “Dear John,” “Shutter Island,” “Small Island,” “The Spy Next Door,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “The Fourth Kind,” “Life,” “Extraordinary Measures,” “Mike Hammer, Private Eye,” and “The Stoning of Soraya M.”
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.
Janet Jennings is Superior Public Library director.