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Kick off the holiday season with Merry Little Book Sale

Have you started holiday shopping yet? Get your shopping done at the library at our Merry Little Book Sale.

The Friends of the Library will be selling gently used books appropriate for gifts on 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. every Wednesday from Nov. 20 through Dec. 18. Free gift wrapping is available.

This year there will be a preview sale exclusively for members of the Friends of the Superior Public Library 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Peak area. You may join the group at the sale. For a small membership fee, you can have first pick of the new books to give as holiday gifts. See you there.

The Friends of the Library meets at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the classroom. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

For the Thanksgiving holiday, the library closes at 6 p.m. Nov. 27 through Dec. 1. The library reopens Dec. 2. We wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving.

Superior's Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 20 in Center City Park outside the library. Stop in for treats and browse the library and book sale while you warm up.

Thank you to everyone who made our fourth annual Trick-or-Treat event a huge success. More than 1,275 people went through our library Neverland on Halloween Day. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for pictures of that fun day.

Audiobooks: "MaddAddam" by Margaret Atwood, "Robert B. Parker's Damned If You Do" by Michael Brandman, "Deadline" by Sandra Brown, "Never Go Back" by Lee Child, "The Final Cut" by Catherine Coulter, "The Mayan Secrets" by Clive Cussler, "Second Watch" by J. A. Jance, "The Longest Ride" by Nicholas Sparks, "Carrie" by Stephen King, "Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?" by Billy Crystal, "An Appetite for Wonder" by Richard Dawkins, "The Duck Commander Family" by Willie and Korie Robertson.

Music CDs: "Fight for my Soul" by Jonny Lang, "Off the Beaten Path" by Justin Moore, "Closer to the Truth" by Cher, "MGMT" by MGMT, "A.M." by Chris Young, "The Diving Board" by Elton John, "From Here to Now to You" by Jack Johnson, "Bye Bye 17" by Har Mar Superstar, "The Bluegrass Album" by Alan Jackson, "True" by Avicii, "Hall of Fame" by Big Sean, "Yours Truly" by Ariana Grande, "Get Happy" by Pink Martini, "The Glorious Unfolding" by Steven Curtis Chapman, "Restart" by Newsboys, "Wow Hits 2014," and "Your Grace finds Me" by Matt Redman.

Nonfiction: "The Book of Immortality: The Science, Belief, and Magic Behind Living Forever," "The Gift of Adversity," "Killing Jesus: A History," "Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital," "Ghost Burglar: The True Story of Bernard C. Welch Jr.," "Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning and Math," "Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back," "Managing Your Depression" "A Good Birth: Finding the Positive and Profound in your Childbirth Experience," "Celebrate Every Day: Recipes For Making the Most of Special Moments with your Family," "Birnbaum's Walt Disney World," "Packers: Green, Gold and Glory" and "The United States of Paranoia."

Fiction: "Moonrise" by Cassandra King, "The Last Word" by Lisa Lutz, "Trains and Lovers" by Alexander McCall Smith, "King's Mountain" by Sharyn McCrumb, "Drift" by Jon McGoran, "Evil and the Mask" by Fuminori Nakamura, "Loss of Innocence" by Richard North Patterson, "Clever Fox" by Jeanine Pirro, "Middle Man" by David Rich, "Storm Front" by John Sandford, "Note to Self" by Alina Simone, "The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Café" by Mary Simses, "The Illusion of Separateness" by Simon Van Booy, "The Cleaner of Chartres" by Salley Vickers, "Robert the Bruce" by Jack Whyte, "Lotera" by Mario Alberto Zambrano.

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. Check out the library's website at

Sue Heskin is the director of the Superior Public Library.