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August 19, 2016
There's still time for summer reading, prizes
Has your child signed up for the Summer Reading Program at Superior Public Library? If not, there's still time to sign up and win prizes for reading Stop by the Children's Room and pick up a reading log. You'll win fun prizes like summer toys, bowling passes and more! This year's...
August 19, 2016 - 7:00am
August 9, 2016
'Cards for Brianna' heaven sent
"Cards for Brianna" By Heather McManamy with William Croyle Copyright 2016, Sourcebooks $15.99 / $22.50 Canada 201 pages The mail's here. Mostly,...
August 9, 2016 - 7:00am
Bayfield author launches new book at DCHS
Bayfield County author James Brakken presents his latest book 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Douglas County Historical Society Museum, 1101 John Ave.,...
August 9, 2016 - 7:00am
June 23, 2016
Spielberg brings Dahl’s friendly giant to screens with ‘The BFG’
Hollywood director Steven Spielberg returns to making films through the eyes of children with "The BFG", a big screen adaptation of the much-loved...
June 23, 2016 - 9:44am
June 21, 2016
Library offers free movies, dance classes
Sue Heskin Superior Public Library will be showing free family movies every Monday at 6 p.m. through Aug. 29. We’ll be showing "Happy Feet" on June 27, the beloved animated film about a tap-dancing penguin. On July 11, join us for "McFarland, USA" starring Kevin Costner as a high...
June 21, 2016 - 7:00am
June 7, 2016
Summer starts now at the library, unofficially
Sue Heskin Summer doesn’t officially begin until June 20, but the Summer Reading Program has arrived at Superior Public Library! This year’s program for readers age pre-kindergarten through fifth grade is On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, and sixth- to 12th-graders, the program is...
June 7, 2016 - 7:00am
May 24, 2016
Jump into summer reading at Superior Public Library
Sue Heskin Superior Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off June 1. Open to readers from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, this program is a great way to enjoy books, win prizes and attend fun sessions and events all summer long. The theme for pre-K through fifth...
May 24, 2016 - 7:00am
May 19, 2016
Dustin Diamond tells Mario Lopez he didn’t write controversial ‘Saved By the Bell’ tell-all
Dustin Diamond, known for his role as the nerdy Screech, claimed he did not write the infamous "Saved by the Bell" tell-all book in an upcoming...
May 19, 2016 - 8:57am
May 10, 2016
Gearing up for summer fun at the library
Susan Heskin Superior Public Library’s chandelier area will be filled with wonderful music as the piano students of Alex Sandor, Kathy Frank and Roberta Grube perform for the Clef Society Recital at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. All are invited to attend and enjoy the music. The Clef Society...
May 10, 2016 - 7:00am
April 12, 2016
Busy week ahead at the library
Sue Heskin Kids ages 3-12 are invited to enter Superior Public Library’s April coloring contest. Pick up an entry form in the Children’s Room. All participants receive a free scoop of ice cream from Sweeden Sweets! The coloring contest runs through the end of April. At noon...
April 12, 2016 - 7:00am
March 29, 2016
Local state parks benefit from Depression-era programs
Sue Heskin Did you know that Amnicon Falls and Pattison State Parks owe much of their development to Depression-era programs like the Civilian Conservation Corps and Works Progress Administration? Park Ranger Natalie Brown gives a free presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday to tell us...
March 29, 2016 - 7:00am
March 15, 2016
Find your past at the library
Sue Heskin Let the Superior Public Library and Douglas County Genealogy Club help you kick start your family research at "Foolin’ Around with your Family Tree." The genealogy lock-in runs 4:45-8:30 p.m. April 1. Participants receive exclusive after-hours access to the library’s...
March 15, 2016 - 7:00am
March 4, 2016
New laws focus on libraries, sex offenders, squatters
Gov. Scott Walker signed more than 100 bills into law this week, including one expanding libraries’ options for collecting fines, statewide restrictions on where violent sex offenders can live and one allowing landlords to evict tenants for criminal behavior.
March 4, 2016 - 8:34am
Ryan Reynolds calls 'Deadpool' a 'game changer' for superhero films
In the last few years, superheroes of all kinds have faced a wide range of villains in countless action adventure movies.
February 4, 2016 - 8:49am
Zach Sobiech story ‘Clouds’ could be headed to Hollywood
Zach Sobiech is the Lakeland, Minn. teenager who wrote the hit song “Clouds” as a farewell to family and friends before he died in 2013 of...
February 4, 2016 - 8:44am