Calendar of Events

 

 
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Culver's Coloring Contest
Month of April | Children's Room
~Culver's is celebrating National Library Week all April long with a coloring contest!  All participants will receive a certificate for a free Culver's ice cream cone after drawing their favorite scene or character from a book.  It's as easy as that!  Forms are available in the Children's Room.
 
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Kids' Program: Hungry Johnny Storytime (One Book, One Community)
Noon | Children's Room
~Kids Pre-K to age 10 are invited to listen to the story Hungry Johnny, play Ojibwe Food Bingo, make a birchbark wild rice basket, and try fry bread! Free & no registration is necessary.  Brought to you by Superior School's Indian Education Program and Superior Public Library.
 
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Friends of the Library Book Sale
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Library's Classroom & Meeting Room
~The Friends will be selling gently used books, DVDs, magazines, and more at their annual book sale. 
 
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Friends of the Library Book Sale
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Library's Classroom & Meeting Room
~The Friends will be selling gently used books, DVDs, magazines and more at their annual book sale.
 
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The Dance Boots: The Story Behind the Story
6:30 p.m. | Library's Meeting Room
~Author Linda LeGarde Grover will tell the story behind writing The Dance Boots, this year's One Book, One Community selection. 
One Book, One Community is sponsored by the Duluth Public Library in cooperation with local organizations and businesses supporting literacy.
 
 
 
 
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One Book, One Community Film Event: Ojibwe Oral Tradition
Noon | Library Meeting Room
~Learn about the importance of the Ojibwe language, its near disappearance, and its renewal today in part six of Lorraine Norrgard's film series Ojibwe waasa inaabidaa/We Look in All Directions.
 
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Lego Club
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Kids of all ages may drop-in and make Lego creations using the library's large collection of Legos and Duplos.
 
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Senior Book Club
10:30 a.m. | Library's Classroom
~Stop by for a discussion on Jamie Ford's Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet.
 
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Library Concert Series: Ambrosia
7:00 p.m. | Library's Peak Area
~Ambrosia is a singing group comprised of Barb Parks, Sandy Lemieux, and Jane Wester, who entertain crowds with their take on Broadway tunes and vintage pop from the 20s to the 70s.
 
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55+ Craft Club
10:30 a.m. | Senior Center of Superior
~Make a gourd birdhouse with Jo-Lyne Ryker of Superior's Senior Center.  Free!
 
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Friends of the Library Meeting
10:30 a.m. | Library's Classroom
~Be a Friend of the Superior Public Library!  The Friends are a fun group of people involved in all sorts of activities that support the Superior Public Library.  Membership forms are available at the library.  Join today!
 
The Friends of the Library meet every 3rd Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the library's classroom.  They do not meet in July and December, and anyone is welcome to attend.
 
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Library Closed
~The Superior Public Library will be closed Saturday, May 23rd through Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day weekend.  We will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26th.
 
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Library Closed
~The Superior Public Library will be closed Saturday, May 23rd through Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day weekend.  We will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26th.
 
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Library Closed
~The Superior Public Library will be closed today in honor of Memorial Day.  We will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26th.
 
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Friends of the Library Golf Scramble
Poplar Golf Course
~Enjoy a nice day out, while supporting the library, too!  This is a four-man scramble, and for $25 per person you will get 9 holes of golf, lunch, and the chance to win a variety of prizes.  To register, email Kelly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
 
 
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Lego Club
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~We provide the Legos, you provide the imagination.  Build your own designs and meet other Lego-loving kids.
 
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Senior Book Club
10:30 a.m. | Senior Center
~Join us for a discussion on The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.
 
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Summer Reading Program Starts
June 15th - August 31st | Children's Room Storyboat
~This year's theme is Every Hero Has a Story for children in preschool through 5th grade.  Our Teen Read program's theme is Unmask! : Discover the Hero Within for grades 6 -12.  Prizes & books will be awarded for reading, so pick up your reading log at the Children's Room Service Desk and get started!  The Victoria Gotsky Trachtenberg Reading Fund sponsors this program.
 
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Summer Storytime
10:30 a.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us for stories read by members of the Superior Kiwanis Club. 
 
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Chess Strategy with Dane Mattson, Chess National Master
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Library Meeting Room
~Dane Mattson, Chess National Master*, will lecture on chess strategy.  *Chess National Master is a rating and title given by the United States Chess Federation.  His current rating is 2200+.  Chess National Masters are in the top 1% of all USCF tournament chess players.  The Victoria Gotsky Trachtenberg Reading Fund sponsors this program.
 
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Challenge the Chess Master!
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Library Meeting Room
~Dane Mattson, Chess National Master*, will play a simultaneous exhibition game against all comers.  All experienced players are welcome to take on the challenge of trying to beat Dane.  The Victoria Gotsky Trachtenberg Reading Fund sponsors this program.
 
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Gardening Basics with Jane Anklam of UW-Extension
7:00 p.m. | Library Meeting Room
 
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55+ Craft Club
10:30 a.m. | Library Classroom
~Get ready for the 4th of July by making a patriotic vase or candle holder.  Sign up by calling the Senior Center at 715-394-3644.  While this program is free, please be sure to bring a clear vase or candle holder.
 
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Summer Storytime
10:30 a.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us for stories read by members of the Superior Kiwanis Club.
 
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Bike Rodeo (Bike Safety Event)
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Library North Parking Lot
~The Superior Police Department will be on hand to teach safe bike riding skills.  It will be a fun event, with prizes and information on bike maintenance.  Bring your bike, helmet, and a parent!
 
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Summer Storytime
10:30 a.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us for stories read by members of the Superior Kiwanis Club.
 
Ongoing program - 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, Children's Room
Stop at the Children's Service Desk to register your child for this ongoing program.  No child is too young to be read to.  Pick up your starter packet, including a reading log and recommended reading list.  Incentives awarded.
 
Ongoing program - Summer Reading Program,Children's Room
A great way to keep your children reading this summer is to have them join the Summer Reading Program.  Kids and teens will receive reading logs in the Children's Room June 15th and August 31st to track their summer reading and earn prizes.  Kids 11 and under will earn prizes for every four books they read, and after reading sixteen books, they earn a free paperback book!  Teens, ages 12-18, will earn a free paperback book after reading eight books.  It's as easy as that!
 
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Library Closed for Independence Day
 
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Library Closed for Independence Day
 
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Lego Club
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~We provide the Legos, you provide the imagination!  Build your own designs and meet other Lego-loving kids.
 
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Summer Storytime
10:30 a.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us for stories read by members of the Superior Kiwanis Club.
 
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Senior Book Club
10:30 a.m. | Library Classroom
~Join us for a discussion on Hidden Prey by John Sandford.  New members are always welcome!
 
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Summer Storytime
10:30 a.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us for stories read by members of the Superior Kiwanis Club.
 
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Craft with Margaret Herbert
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Meeting Room
~Make a bead bracelet for someone you love (it may be for yourself).  Suitable for ages 5-12.
 
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Up-Cycle at the library with Savers!
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Meeting Room
~Do you know what it means to Up-cycle?  Make bags & bracelets out of used t-shirts, followed by a storytime.  This craft is suitable for children old enough to use scissors & tie a knot.
 
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55+ Craft Club
10:30 a.m. | Library's Classroom
 
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Summer Storytime
10:30 a.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us for stories read by members of Superior Kiwanis Club.
 
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Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Meeting Room
~Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show is a fully themed show featuring a colorful backdrop, special costumes, interactive theater (with lots of audience participation), storytelling, comedy, and magic aimed at helping kids discover the rewards found within the pages of a book.  The Victoria Gotsky Trachtenberg Reading Fund sponsors this program.
 
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Summer Storytime
10:30 a.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us for stories read by members of the Superior Kiwanis Club.
 
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The Incredible Journey of Water
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Meeting Room
Ada Tse from the Environmental Services Department will be here to teach kids all about the journey of water.  Kids will act as a water molecule moving through the water cycle and then create a bracelet as a map of their movements. 
 
Ongoing program - 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, Children's Room
Stop at the Children's Service Desk to register your child for this ongoing program.  No child is too young to be read to.  Pick up a starter packet, including a reading log and recommended reading list.  Incentives awarded.
 
Ongoing program - Summer Reading Programs, Children's Room
One great way to keep your children reading this summer is to have them join the Summer Reading Program.  Kids and teens will receive reading logs in the Children's Room between June 15th and August 31st to track their summer reading and earn prizes.  Kids 11 and under will earn prizes for every four books they read, and after reading sixteen books, they earn a free paperback book!  Teens, ages 12-18, will earn a free paperback book after reading eight books.  It's as easy as that!
 
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Lego Club
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~We provide the Legos, you provide the imagination!
 
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Summer Storytime
10:30 a.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Kids ages 3-6 are invited to join us for stories read by members of the Superior Kiwanis Club.
 
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Senior Book Club
10:30 a.m. | Senior Center
~Join us for a discussion on Nevada Barr's A Superior Death.  New members are always welcome!
 
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Summer Storytime
10:30 a.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Kids ages 3-6 are invited to join us for stories read by members of the Superior Kiwanis Club.
 
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Dress Up with Savers!
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Meeting Room
~Dress up and act out stories with Savers!  Suitable for children of any age.
 
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Summer Storytime
10:30 a.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us for stories with the Superior Kiwanis Club.
 
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55+ Craft Club
10:30 a.m. | Senior Center
 
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Summer Storytime
10:30 a.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
~Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us for stories with the Superior Kiwanis Club.
 
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Summer Reading Program Ends
~All reading logs from our Every Hero Has a Story! and Teen Read Unmask! are due.