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Library programs feature movies, history

Are you looking for a fun way to make a difference in your community? Sign up for the 25th annual Dick Reder Golf Scramble and help support Superior Public Library's upcoming remodeling project. The library is this year's recipient of the event's proceeds, with money going toward an expanded Children's Room, Storytime space and new area for teens. The golf scramble begins with a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. July 14 at Nemadji Golf Course. Sponsorship packages include beverages, a steak dinner from Superior Meats, chances to win prizes and more. Golfers of all levels are encouraged to sign up. For more information, contact Paul at Help support the library while enjoying a day of golf.

Join us for free movies throughout the summer. At 11:30 a.m. Saturday, we'll be showing the new live-action "Beauty and the Beast" starring Emma Watson. This movie is rated PG. At 6 p.m. Monday, join us for "The Zookeeper's Wife," which is rated PG-13. We'll be showing "The Lego Batman Movie" at 2 p.m. July 17. This movie is rated PG. Light snacks are available at all movies.

Discover the history of our community at a free screening of the WDSE historical documentary "Lost Superior" July 11. Featuring local residents and historians, this film tells the story of Superior from its early days. The movie starts at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a special question and answer session with producers from the film. The Friends of the Library provide refreshments.

Come to the library July 12 for a free craft program for kids. Margo Herbert demonstrates how to create a beautiful handmade bracelet for yourself or someone you love. All materials will be provided. This program starts at 2 p.m.

Join us at 11 a.m. July 15 for a presentation by local author and historian Jerry Sandvick. Sandvick's book, "World War II Shipbuilding in Duluth and Superior," is a fascinating look at Twin Ports shipbuilders and their contribution to the war effort. Copies of his book will be available to buy. This presentation is free and open to the public with refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.

Is your child a Lego enthusiast? Join us 6-8 p.m. Monday for our weekly Lego Club in the Children's Room Storyboat. We also offer Storytime at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday, also in the storyboat.

New music CDs: "The Devil Don't Sleep" by Brantley Gilbert, "Turn Up the Quiet" by Diana Krall, "Now That's What I Call Music! 62," "Pollinator" by Blondie, "Be Myself" by Sheryl Crow, "Humanz" by Gorillaz, "Life Love Flesh Blood" by Imelda May, "Search For Everything" by John Mayer, "Rake It In" by Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, "Tajmo" by Taj Mahal, "God's Problem Child" by Willie Nelson, "Is This the Life We Really Want?" by Roger Waters, "Something Else" by the Cranberries.

New DVDs: "Fifty Shades Darker," "Get Out," "The Great Wall," "Logan," "Orange is the New Black, season four," "Scandal, season five," "The Space Between Us," "Call the Midwife season six," "Doctor Who The return of Doctor Mysterio," "The Levelling," "Neruda," "The Shack" and "To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters."

New audiobooks: "Phenomena: U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis," "The Secrets of My Life/Caitlyn Jenner," "The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis" and "A Woman in Berlin: A Diary."

New fiction: "The 8th Circle" by Sarah Cain, "Some Rise by Sin" by Philip Caputo, "A Clash of Spheres" by P. F. Chisholm, "The Wrong Dead Guy" by Richard Kadrey, "Gold Prey" by John Sandford, "How Will I Know You?" by Jessica Treadway and "The Gustav Sonata" by Rose Tremain.

New nonfiction: "Wolf Nation: Return of Wild American Wolves," "The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's 1927 Transatlantic Crossing," "Taunton's New Bathroom Idea Book," "Writer Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures," "A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City," "The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince."

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 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Lake Nebagamon.

Call 715-394-8860 in Superior, 715-378-4452 in Solon Springs, or 715-374-3477 in Lake Nebagamon or visit

Sue Heskin is the director of the Superior Public Library.