One Book Northland 2016 voting ends September 30!
The titles have been revealed for the One Book Northland program, and now it's your chance to vote! Cast your ballot by September 30. You can vote online here, or pick up a paper ballot at the library and drop it in the box provided. The winning book will be revealed at the beginning of October.
- The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
- The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
- A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
- The Grace of Silence by Michele Norris
Read to a Dog! September 9, October 14, December 9, 4 p.m.
Children are invited to meet, greet, and read to a dog! On September 9, October 14, and December 9 from 4 to 5 p.m., Carolyn Sturdevant will be here with one of her Shetland sheep dogs*, both of whom are great listeners! This program is a fun and easy way for children to develop and hone their literacy and communication skills. *Both Tanzy and Tracy are certified therapy dogs through Therapy Dogs International.
Canning: Step-by-Step, September 10, 7 p.m.
UW-Extension Family Life Educator Araceli Whitwam-Sell will join us for a FREE class that shows how to preserve your fresh produce! She'll discuss the equipment you'll need, the basic steps of food preservation, tested recipes, as well as safety tips so you can safely enjoy your harvest during the long winter months. Pre-registration is NOT required. Also, bring your pressure canner lids for FREE gauge testing. **Testing is done off-site. Lids will need to be picked up at the UW-Extension office.**
Putting Your Garden to Bed, September 23, 7 p.m.
Join us on September 23 for this FREE program featuring Jane Anklam, UW-Extension Agriculture and Horticulture Educator. She'll explain how to clean up and prepare your garden beds for winter, and also share tips for planning next year's garden. You're invited to bring your favorite garden tool, garden photos, or produce that you've grown and wish to show off to the rest of the attendees. Whether you've had a bumper crop or a lousy growing season, come to this free event and share your tips and learn some tricks for next year's garden. This program starts at 7 p.m. and will be held in the Library Meeting Room.
Something Superior Improv Comedy Troupe, October 15, 7 p.m.
Superior's own improvisational comedy troupe, Something Superior, has been delighting local audiences at fundraisers, private parties, and their Improv in the Park summer series. On October 15 at 7 p.m., they'll bring their side-splitting antics to Superior Public Library for a FREE performance. Directed by Cheri Tesarek, these special performers entertain audiences with unscripted and uproarious comic shenanigans. Their mission is simple: to share the joy of improvisational comedy with others. Following the performance, audience members are invited to participate in a workshop and play improv games. This event is appropriate for middle-school age and above and will be held in the Library Meeting Room.