Library Happenings: Summer reading program kicks off 'Oceans of Possibilities'

Starting June 1, youth ages 0-18 can pick up a reading bingo card or track their reading online. Earn prizes for reading all summer long.

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Shelves at the newly renovated Superior Public Library.
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SUPERIOR — Discover “Oceans of Possibilities” with Superior Public Library’s summer reading program.

Starting June 1, children and teens ages 0-18 can pick up a reading bingo card at the Children’s Desk or track their reading online using Beanstack. Earn prizes for reading all summer long. Extra entries will earn you additional chances to win our grand prize. The program ends Aug. 31.

Our weekly Tuesday Storytime will be on a brief hiatus before Storytime in the Park begins at Billings Park on June 21. Join us for stories, crafts, and fun at Pavilion 2, rain or shine.

On June 6 at 6 p.m., we’ll be showing “Dog” starring Channing Tatum as an Army Ranger tasked with transporting Lulu, a Belgian Malinois dog, to a fellow soldier’s funeral on time, with plenty of hijinks along the way. This movie is rated PG-13. Closed-captioning will be enabled.

Join us Thursday, June 9, at 2 p.m. for our Bookworms Book Club discussion of “Short” by Holly Goldberg Sloan. This heartwarming novel is a joyous story of self-discovery and the role models who change us forever. This book is perfect for ages 8-12 and no registration is necessary.


On June 9 at 6 p.m., join us for Pajama Storytime and enjoy stories, crafts and fun in your pajamas.

On Monday, June 13, kids of all ages are invited for our Crafty Kids Program at the library to make ocean slime. Stop by between 1 and 3 p.m. to make your own batch of slime. No registration required and all supplies provided.

Evidence shows that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by making key lifestyle changes. Join dementia care specialist Chelsea Thompson at the library June 14 from 5-6:30 p.m. for a free dinner and to learn about healthy ways you can use to take care of your brain. There will be free giveaways and a grand prize. RSVP by calling 715-395-1234 or emailing . This event is brought to you by the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Douglas County. Everyone is welcome.

Where does the water go? Participants become drops of water and travel through the water cycle on an amazing journey. Learn more about the ways that we use, enjoy and protect water resources in the Great Lakes region. This program is presented by the Great Lakes Aquarium and is perfect for grades 3-5. Registration is required. Reserve at spot at Registration opens June 1.

Sue Heskin is the director of the Superior Public Library.

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