Antiques, talks, award winning journalists featured this monthThe Friends of the Library will hold its monthly meeting 10:30 a.m. Monday in the library classroom. All are welcome to attend. We welcome new ideas and new faces.
By: By Janet Jennings, Superior Telegram
The Friends of the Library will hold its monthly meeting 10:30 a.m. Monday in the library classroom. All are welcome to attend. We welcome new ideas and new faces.
The annual Antiques Appraisal will take place on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. in the meeting room. This event is free to the public. Bring in a favorite item for appraisal.
Dennis Herschbach, an author from Two Harbors, will hold a book talk on his new book “Brown Sugar Syrup and Jack Pine Sand.” This will be held in the classroom at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. This is “an engaging tale of growing up a country boy in post WWII rural Minnesota.” He has also written the book “Grief Journey: a Walk in the Shadow of Death.”
Award-winning Native American journalist, Trace DeMeyer, who is originally from Superior, will be doing a book talk on Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room. Her memoir, entitled “One Small Sacrifice: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects” is an expose of generations of American Indian children adopted by non-Indian families.
The library has made two changes to our public internet policy. We have moved the 16 and 17 year-olds to the YA computer area and have eliminated the restriction on the number of daily log-ons.
New non-fiction includes: “Building Chicken Coops for Dummies,” “Brave New Knits,” “An Apple Harvest: Recipes and Orchard Lore,” “Unstuff Your Life,” “At Home in Japan: a Foreign Woman’s Journey of Discovery,” “Brown Sugar Syrup and Jack Pine Sand,” and “Keeping the Fires Burning.”
New fiction includes: “Cure” by Robin Cook, “Live to Tell” by Lisa Gardner, “The Red Queen” by Philippa Gregory, “Portobello” by Ruth Rendell, “The Rembrandt Affair” by Daniel Silva, “Broken” by Karin Slaughter, “The Sonderberg Case” by Elie Wiesel, and “Frozen Stiff” by Mary Logue.
New books on CD include: “Glass Rainbow” by James Lee Burke, “Fly Away Home” by Jennifer Weiner, “Corduroy Mansions” by Alexander McCall Smith, “Empire of the Summer Moon” by S.C. Gwynne, “This Book is Overdue” by Marilyn Johnson, and “Spider Bones” by Kathy Reichs.
New DVD’s include: “Date Night,” “Jesse Stone. No Remorse,” “The Joneses,” “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” “Front of the Class,” “The Back-up Plan,” “Wildfire: the Arabian Heart,” “The Last Song,” “Housewife, 49,” “My Name is Khan,” “Our Family Wedding,” and “Furry Vengeance.”
New children’s books include: “The Barefooted, Bad-Tempered Baby Brigade,” “Grace the Glitter Fairy,” “The Curse of the Black Hole Pirates,” “The Peculiar Pumpkin Thief,” “Weirdo Halloween,” “Ghost in the House,” “A Smart Girl’s Guide to Style,” and “Scrapbook Starters” by Tracy Maurer.
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 the director of the Superior Public Library.