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Library programs return after the holiday hiatus

After a brief break for the holidays, Tuesday Storytime is back at Superior Public Library. Storytime has many benefits for kids of all ages including developing imagination, discovering new ideas, improving listening skills and enhancing vocabulary — not to mention developing an appreciation for stories and books. Join us every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. for stories, crafts and fun. If a morning Storytime isn't possible for you, we also offer an evening Pajama Storytime once a month. This month, Pajama Storytime will be held at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25.

Our remodeling project is officially underway. Carpet installation has begun in the phase one area, and the construction crew will soon begin installing the new circulation desk. Once the new circulation desk is installed, work will begin on the new computer lab and a new "creative" meeting space that will be open to the public and perfect for groups like quilters, crafters and other makers. You can follow along with the progress of our remodel on our new remodeling blog,

LEGO Club is a popular weekly program offered by the library for builders of all ages. We make our Lego collection available 6-8 p.m. every Monday in the Children's Room. Meet up with other young LEGO fans and build a masterpiece using the library's huge collection of LEGOs.

The library's book club meets at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 6 to talk about "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin. Join us for a spirited discussion with other eager readers. The library's book club is open to all.

Kids and teens are invited to participate in our Winter Reading Program. Reading logs are available in the Children's Room. Curl up with a good book this winter and earn prizes for reading.

Nonfiction: "Ageless Soul," "What the Quran Meant and Why it Matters," "The Copyright Handbook," "Fast Food Genocide," "Tool & Cutter Sharpening for Home Machinists," "Rustic Mexican: Authentic Flavors," "Half Yard Vintage," "The Complete Photo Manual," "Cover Me: The Stories Behind the Greatest Cover Songs," "Border Country: Journals of Howard Greene" and "When Chores Were Done: Boyhood Stories."

Fiction: "The Dark Lake" by Sarah Bailey, "Wolf Season" by Helen Benedict, "Secrets of Cavendon" by Barbara Taylor Bradford, "Missing Persons" by Michael Brandman, "Manhattan Beach" by Jennifer Eagan, "Uncommon Type" by Tom Hanks, "The Whispering Room" by Dean Koontz, "Radio Free Vermont" by Bill McKibben, "Savage Country" by Robert Olmstead, "Past Perfect" by Danielle Steel, "A Casualty of War" by Charles Todd and "Even if it Kills Her" by Kate White.

Large print: "Hardcore Twenty-Four" by Janet Evanovich and "Deep Freeze" by John Sandford.

Young adult: "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, 5 (Sailor Moon)" "Hellfighters (The Devil's Engine)" "Your Lie in April, 10 & 11 (Your Lie in April)" "Alone" by Cyn Balog, "The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding" by Alexandra Bracken, "The Clue in the Trees" by Margi Preus, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" by J. K. Rowling "Artificial Intelligence," "Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything" and "Women in Sports."

Juvenile: "Out of Remote Control (DATA Set)" "Roar of the Thunder Dragon (Dragon Masters)" "Cosmic Blackout! (Galaxy Zack)" "Battle for the Z-ring (Pokemon Sun & Moon)" "JoJo's Guide to the Sweet Life," "Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse who Became a Hero," "Epic LEGO Adventures with Bricks You Already Have," "Dream Big Dreams: Photographs from Barack Obama's Presidency and "Writing Radar: Using your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories."

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

Sue Heskin is the director of the Superior Public Library.