Superior library offers antiques appraisalThere’s still time to clean out your attic before our “What’s It Worth?” antiques appraisal program.
By: By Sue Heskin, Superior Telegram
There’s still time to clean out your attic before our “What’s It Worth?” antiques appraisal program. Mark Moran, guest expert on PBS’s Antiques Road Show, will be available for appraisals on Saturday, July 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the meeting room. The program is free to watch. There is a $15 fee per item for appraisals and a portion of each fee will benefit the Superior Public Library. You may register at the door but to ensure a timeslot, or for more information, please call the Library at (715) 394-8860.
Have you ever wanted to try out a henna skin design? Come to our “Henna: Facts and Fun” program with artists Lisa and Clara Seltzer on Tuesday, July 24 1-3 p.m. in the meeting room. Learn about the exotic history and culture of henna, as well as how we can use it to create beautiful and lasting stains on the skin. After a short demonstration, participants will get hands-on practice with a henna cone and guidance from an experienced artist. Participants will also receive a henna design applied by the artist. Parental approval needed for those under the age of 18. Download permission forms from our Children’s Room webpage at superiorlibrary.org.
Bring your appetite for our “Food, Fun and 4-H” program on Wednesday, July 25 from 2-3 p.m. in the meeting room. We’ll learn about nutritious snacks, how to make them, and then we’ll try them out. We will also learn how to be safe with foods, check out the new Nutrition Plate, and try some fun activities you can do at home. This program is designed for youth in grades K and up and there is no cost to participate.
Join us for a unique craft program on Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 2-3 p.m. in the meeting room. Katherine Schultz will help kids create beautiful 3-D butterflies by layering simple shapes to trace and cut from colored papers. In just minutes, you’ll have an entire flock of fantastic butterflies to decorate your home.
New DVD’s: “The Artist,” “The Darkest Hour,” “The Devil Inside,” “Jeff Who lives at Home,” “Mirror Mirror,” “Chuck. The complete 5th season,” “21 Jump Street,” Wanderlust,” “Wrath of the Titans,” “Big Miracle,” “Ghost Rider,” “W.E.” and “Sherlock Holmes: a game of shadows.”
Audiobooks: “Spring Fever,” by Mary Kay Andrews, “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, “The Book of Jonas,” By Stephen Dau, “Mad Women,” by Jane Maas, “Mission to Paris,” by Alan Furst, “Girlchild,” by Tupelo Hassman and “The Years of Lyndon Johnson: the passage of power,” by Robert Caro.
Large print: “Eye of the Storm,” by Hannah Alexander, “True Sisters,” by Sandra Dallas, “Afterwards,” by Rosamund Lupton, “Blue Asylum,” by Kathy Hepinstall, “No Longer A Gentleman,” by Mary Jo Putney, “Submerged,” by Dani Pettrey, and “Hannah’s Joy,” by Marta Perry.
Music CD’s: “Welcome to the Fishbowl,” by Kenny Chesney, “Believe,” by Justin Bieber, “Vows,” by Kimbra, “Clockwork Angels,” by Rush, “Americana,” by Neil Young, “Thirty Miles West,” by Alan Jackson, “Looking 4 Myself,” by Usher, and “Rock of Ages: original motion picture soundtrack.”
Nonfiction: “Wisconsin: off the beaten path,” “Desserts in Jars: 50 sweet treats that shine,” “The Ultimate Scholarship Book,” “The Northern Gardener: perennials that survive & thrive,” “The Lives of Wolves, Coyotes & Foxes,” “I Break for Yard Sales & Flea Markets, Thrift Shops, Auctions, & the Occasional Dumpster,” and “Understanding Cerebral Palsy: a guide for parents and professionals.”
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.