Illusions, dreams, strategic moves are magic of the libraryJacob Roeber’s magic show is back 2-4 p.m. Tuesday in the meeting room. Enjoy more than an hour of fun-filled magic and illusion, performed by Superior’s very own Jacob Roeber.
By: By Sue Heskin, Superior Telegram
Jacob Roeber’s magic show is back 2-4 p.m. Tuesday in the meeting room. Enjoy more than an hour of fun-filled magic and illusion, performed by Superior’s very own Jacob Roeber. This show features Las Vegas-style illusions, state of the art lighting and sound and live animals. This show is a great time for the entire family.
This year’s summer reading program theme is Dream Big — Read and we’ll catch some of those dreams 2-3 p.m. Wednesday in the meeting room. Join CeCe Caribou as she teaches us how to make unique dream catchers using all natural materials.
On July 18, we’re offering some chess programs with US Chess Federation-rated expert, Dane Mattson, in the meeting room. All are welcome. Mattson teaches the basic chess strategy — you must know basic chess moves — 2-3 p.m. and chess strategy for experienced players 3-4 p.m. Only 1 percent of all federation-rated players reach expert, so we are very fortunate to have Mattson at the library to help you learn the game or improve your skill level.
Come listen to The Downbeats, an easy listening vocal group, as they perform “Me and My Girl” and other musical selections at 6:30 p.m. July 19 in the chandelier area of the library. Refreshments served by the Friends of the Library at this free event.
Are you wondering what those antiques in your attic are worth? Bring them to library meeting room 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 21 to find out “What’s It Worth?” Author and appraiser Mark Moran of Iola, Wis., has appeared as a guest expert on PBS’s Antiques Roadshow and is the author of more than 25 books on antiques and collectibles. The program is free to watch, but there is a $15 fee per item for appraisals, and registration is required. A portion of each fee benefits the Superior Public Library. To register or get information, call the library in Superior.
New DVDs: “John Carter,” “We Need to Talk about Kevin,” “Coriolanus,” “Act of Valor,” “American Teacher,” “Hot Coffee,” “The Grey,” “Red Tails,” the complete fourth season of “Breaking Bad,” fifth season of “Doc Martin,” second season of “Sherlock,” and fourth season of “True Blood.”
Audiobooks: “Halo” by Greg Bear, “Spilled Blood” By Brian Freeman, “Fifty Shades Darker” by E. L. James, “A Clash of Kings” by George R. R. Martin, “Love is Murder” by Sandra Brown, “The Unexpected Husband” by Debbie Macomber and “Enemies: A History of the FBI” by Tim Weiner.
Fiction: “Wicked Business: A Lizzy & Diesel novel” by Janet Evanovich, “The Chaperone” by Laura Moriarty, “Wife 22: A Novel” by Melanie Gideon, “The Third Gate: A Novel” by Lincoln Child, “The Last Boyfriend” by Nora Roberts, and “Missing Child” by Patricia MacDonald.
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.