Plenty of reading in old-fashioned printSpring story time continues through May 1 in the Children’s Room. The half-hour story times are at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday in the Storyboat. No registration is necessary.
Spring story time continues through May 1 in the Children’s Room. The half-hour story times are at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday in the Storyboat. No registration is necessary.
Sixty children participated in our Guessing Contest during the month of March, and a prize will be awarded to Madilyn Carey, 6, who guessed there were 755 paperclips in our jar — just one of from the 756 that were there.
The Children’s Room staff is now starting to prepare for the Summer Reading Program, which begins June 11.
The Friends of the Library are busy preparing for the annual book sale. The sale runs 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 27 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28. Please attend if you are able and spread the word; we would like this to be their most successful sale ever.
We are fortunate to have a bestselling author visit our community next week as part of the 2012 One Book, One Community Project. The College of St. Scholastica will be sponsoring a live interview with Rebecca Skloot, author of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” Kerri Miller of Minnesota Public Radio will interview Rebecca Skloot at 7 p.m. April 18 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Symphony Hall. Admission is free but tickets are required. Reserve your general seating ticket by calling St. Scholastica’s Spotlight box office at (218) 723-7000. The program is sponsored by the College of St. Scholastica in honor of its centennial celebration. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and autographing.
New audio books: “The Rope” by Nevada Barr, “Stay Close” by Harlan Coben, “The Thief: An Isaac Bell Adventure” by Clive Cussler, “Another Piece of My Heart” by Jane Green, “Betrayal” by Danielle Steel, and “Chasing Midnight” by Randy Wayne White.
New DVDs: “The Adventures of Tintin,” “Anonymous,” “The Descendants,” “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” “My Week With Marilyn,” “Melancholia” and “Slavery by Another Name.”
New young adult fiction: “Bronxwood” by Coe Booth, “Midnight In Austenland” by Shannon Hale, “Grave Mercy” by Robin LaFevers, “Hitchers” by Will McIntosh, “Curveball: The year I lost my grip” by Jordan Sonnenblick, “Embrace” by Jessica Shirvington, and “Zero Hour” by Mark Walden.
New non-fiction: “Ameritopia: The unmaking of America,” “The Bluebird Effect: Uncommon bonds with common birds,” “Windmills & Wind Motors: How to build & run them,” “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: food from my frontier,” and “Once Upon a Secret: My affair with President John F. Kennedy & its aftermath.”
New fiction: “Betrayal: A novel” by Danielle Steel, “Catch Me” by Lisa Gardner, “Gossip: A novel” by Beth Gutcheon, “City of Dragons” by Robin Hobb, “All I Did Was Shoot My Man” by Walter Mosely, “Guilty Wives” by James Patterson, “The Good Father” by Noah Hawley and “Girlchild” by Tupelo Hassman.
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.
Sue Heskin is the director of the Superior Public Library.