Friends of the Library book sale success thanks to youThe annual Friends of the Library Book Sale on April 27 and 28 was a great success. The Friends raised about $8,700, their highest amount so far. All proceeds from the sale will go toward purchasing new books and other items for the library.
By: By Sue Heskin, Superior Telegram
The annual Friends of the Library Book Sale on April 27 and 28 was a great success. The Friends raised about $8,700, their highest amount so far. All proceeds from the sale will go toward purchasing new books and other items for the library.
We would like to thank all the Friends volunteers who donated so much of their time to make this sale a success. Thank you as well to those who donated items for the sale. We could not have a successful sale without you.
The Clef Musical Society will be hosting a concert at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Peak area of the library. The program features performances by the piano students of Alex Sandor. Refreshments served by Ann Novack and the Friends of the Library. The concert is free.
The Friends of the Library hold its annual meeting and potluck lunch at 10:30 a.m. May 21 in the library classroom. All members and those interested in becoming members are welcome.
The annual meeting is an excellent time for new members to get involved, so we hope to see you there.
Edgar Award-nominated author Brian Freeman will visit the library for a presentation on at 11 a.m. May 19 in the library meeting room. The public is invited to this free program. Freeman is an international bestselling author of psychological suspense novels set in our area and featuring the character Lt. Jonathan Stride. His books have sold in 46 countries and 18 languages.
Brian will be speaking about his newly released book “Spilled Blood” and will answer questions from readers. Copies of his books will be available for sale and signing. Friends of the Library members are invited to stay after the program and join Brian for a potluck lunch.
New Music CDs: “MDNA” Madonna, “Teenage Dream” Katy Perry, “Slipstream” Bonnie Raitt, “Port of Morrow” the Shins, “Stars and Satellites” Trampled By Turtles, “Casey James” and “The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond” soundtrack.
New DVDs: “Carnage,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “New Tricks: Season Three,” “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy,” “Young Adult,” “Being Elmo,” “Great Expectations,” “War Horse,” “The Muppets,” “Hop,” “Arthur: Arthur’s Travel Adventures” and “Miracle Dogs Too.”
Audio books: “The Snowman” by Jo Nesbo, “Gun Games” by Faye Kellerman, “Mile 81” by Stephen King, “The Lost Years” by Mary Higgins Clark, “The Marriage Plot” by Jeffrey Eugenides, “Catch Me” by Lisa Gardner, “The Art of Fielding” by Chad Harbach, “1Q84” by Haruki Murakami, and “Civil Rights.”
Fiction: “Kill Shot” by Vince Flynn, “Guilty Wives” by James Patterson, “The Innocent” by David Baldacci, “Calico Joe” by John Grisham, “Crystal Gardens” by Amanda Quick, “The Fiddler” by Beverly Lewis, and “The Witness” by Nora Roberts.
Non-fiction: “The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods,” “New Bathroom Ideas That Work,” “The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know,” “Exercises for Healthy Joints,” “My Kindle Fire,” and “Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage: The Titanic’s First-Class Passengers & Their World.”
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 (715) 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.