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Fall kicks off with movies, book talk, plans for Halloween

Come to Superior Public Library on Saturday for a Free showing of the newest adaptation of "The Jungle Book," the beloved story of Mowgli, Shere Khan and other familiar characters. Sing along to classic songs including "The Bare Necessities" and ...

Come to Superior Public Library on Saturday for a Free showing of the newest adaptation of "The Jungle Book," the beloved story of Mowgli, Shere Khan and other familiar characters. Sing along to classic songs including "The Bare Necessities" and "Trust in Me." This PG-rated movie starts at 11 a.m. and features the voices of Idris Elba, Ben Kingsley and Bill Murray. Free snacks are available.

Fall Storytime kicks off at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 20 and runs every Tuesday through Nov. 29. Celebrate the fall season with stories about apples, pumpkins and other autumn delights. Kids of all ages are invited.

Being married means accepting your mate's quirks and odd habits, but for award-winning author Felicia Schneiderhan, it meant giving up life on land for life on a boat. She'll join us at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 to read from her wonderful memoir, Newlyweds Afloat, which chronicles her experiences with goose attacks, sewage situations and subzero temperatures while living on a boat with her new husband in downtown Chicago. Her book will be available to buy and refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Library. Following the reading, she'll teach a memoir-writing workshop at 7 p.m. This workshop is free and appropriate for writers of all levels. To sign up for the workshop, stop by the Circulation Desk, call 715-394-8860 or email mehlel@superiorlibrary.org .

Northern Expressions Art Collective will be our special guests at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 1 as they present "Happiness Is ..." a free program featuring Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang. Children will make a craft, have a special treat and talk about what makes them happy. Stay tuned for details of other upcoming programs by the collective at the library in November and December.

Mark your calendars now for the 7th annual Library Trick-or-Treat. This year's theme is "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!" and will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 29. This free event is a Halloween tradition featuring costumed characters, set pieces, and plenty of candy. In addition to the trick-or-treat event, there will be Halloween story time held throughout the day at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., and 1 p.m. as well as crafting in the Library Chandelier area.

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Nonfiction: "Blogging for Dummies," "Meditation for Dummies," "A Funeral for My Fat," "The Swedish Meatball Bible," "The Essential Fishing Handbook" and "83 Minutes: The Death of Michael Jackson."

Fiction: "Dark Matter" by Blake Crouch, "Crooked Heart" by Lissa Evans, " "The Death of Rex Nhongo" by C.B. George, "Debasements of Brooklyn" by Ira Gold, "Hot Milk" by Deborah Levy, "Let the Devil Out" by Bill Loehfelm, "I'm Thinking of Ending Things" by Iain Reid, and "Noble Chase" by Michael Rudolph.

DVDs: "Burning Bodhi," "Person of Interest, season five,". "Standoff," "Tumbledown," "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice," "The Boss," "11.22.63," "Fathers and Daughters," "The Finest Hours," "Grantchester, season two," "A Hologram for the King," "Keanu," "Sing Street," "Supergirl, season one," "House of Cards," season four," "Ice Age: The Meltdown."

E-Book: "Be Frank With Me," "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," "The Mason Jar Cookbook," "Sweet Tomorrows: Rose Harbor Series," "The Hamilton Affair" and "The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club)."

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-Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday-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 superiorlibrary.org.

Sue Heskin is the director of the Superior Public Library.

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