Ross to present Wheels in Motion slide program

The Children's Room at the Superior Public Library is offering a free program at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the meeting room. It is called "Wheels in Motion."...

The Children's Room at the Superior Public Library is offering a free program at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the meeting room. It is called "Wheels in Motion."

Lynn Ross will present slides and life changing stories of children that were recipients from the Northland 2005 Vietnam Wheelchair distribution. She will not only share her personal insights, but also provide children in attendance with some "hands-on" experiences.

The next author-of-the-month book discussion program will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the library classroom. The author discussed will be Iris Johansen. Everyone is welcome.

There are still some books available to borrow for the book discussion series, "A More Perfect Union: To Establish Justice," led by University of Wisconsin-Superior history professor, David Obermiller. The first session is Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room. The first book to be discussed will be "A Civil Action" by Jonathan Harr. To borrow this book, stop at the library front desk and ask for it.

The library recently received a donation of $1,000 from CenturyTel. A number of people also gave $310 in honor of Library Board president Joan Laughlin's birthday. The library appreciates everyone who donated books, AV materials, cash and volunteer time in both Superior and at the Solon Springs library.


It helped Solon Springs to have the busiest month ever with 2,170 items checked out in July and for Superior to have checked out more items this July than July of last year.

We can accept items in good condition at any time the library is open, all year, which we can either use in our collections or sell in the on-going Friends book corner.

New non-fiction includes: "Living Well in a Nursing Home," "Stumbling on Happiness," "Yank: the Memoir of a WWII Soldier," "The Wisdom of Wilderness," "Smart Closet Makeovers," "Outliving Heart Disease," "Wiring 101," "100 Fastest-Growing Careers," "Luscious Berry Desserts," "An Inconvenient Truth" by Al Gore and "Conservatives Without Conscience" by John Dean.

New fiction includes: "Dead Wrong" by J.A. Jance, "When Darkness Falls" by Mercedes Lackey, "The Traitor" by Stephen Coonts, "Settling Accounts" by Harry Turtledove, "The Crimes of Jordan Wise" by Bill Pronzini, "Sandcastles" by Luanne Rice, and "Cover of Night" by Linda Howard.

New books on CD include: "Coming Out" by Danielle Steel, "Children of the Mind" by Orson Scott Card, "Twelve Sharp" by Janet Evanovich and "The First Four Years" by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

New DVD's include: "Monk: Season 4," and "The Iceman Tapes: Confessions of a Mafia Hitman."

New children's books include: "If You Give a Pig a Party" by Laura Numeroff, "What a Day it Was At School" by Jack Prelutsky, "I Spy a Pumpkin" by Jean Marzollo, "Bad Bear Detectives" by Daniel Pinkwater, "Blown Away" by Franklin Dixon, "Pit of Vipers" by Carolyn Keene, "The Coming of Hoole" by Kathryn Lasky, and "Heart of Courage" by Lois Walfrid Johnson.

Library hours are 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Area Research Center hours are by request 9 a.m. to noon and 2-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Hours in Solon are 2-7 p.m. Mondays, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays. The library phone is 394-8860.


Janet Jennings is the director of the Superior Public Library.

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