Staff Picks!

Stream quality, thoughtful entertainment with Kanopy!

Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides free quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and more. Stream films anytime, anywhere on your preferred devices. Each patron gets five play credits/checkouts per month, PLUS unlimited access to Kanopy Kids …

Read More >

Get making with Creativebug!

Creativebug is the number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters and makers — and Superior Public Library cardholders have FREE unlimited access! Find endless creative inspiration with new classes released every day! Watch classes anytime, anywhere. Since the classes never expire, you can start and …

Read More >

Learn a new language!

Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn.  With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed …

Read More >

We’re Hiring!

The library is hiring a part-time Library Custodian to do routine cleaning around the library — dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, and more! Enjoy a flexible schedule, a great work environment, and great coworkers! Get more information and apply at the City of Superior website here.

Read More >

Library Catalog

Click here to access the Northern Waters Library Network catalog. With a library card you can directly request, renew, and can check the status of items either checked out or on hold.

search catalog >

Digital Library

Download FREE e-books, music, & videos with your library card! Download the Libby app, select Northern Waters Library System, then enter in your library barcode number.

download ebooks >

What's NEW at the library?

Let us keep you up to date on our newest materials and latest Library Happenings! Sign up for our free email newsletter and be the FIRST to know about events at the library as well as our newest materials for all ages!

sign up for our free newsletter>


NewsBank offers a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including the Superior Telegram and the Duluth News Tribune. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

access newspapers>


The BadgerLink* database portal offers Wisconsin residents access to businesshealth,   literaturemagazine and newspaper resources, many available in full-text.

take me to BadgerLink>

Hoopla Digital!

Hoopla is a web and mobile streaming platform for audiobooks, comics, e-books, magazines, movies, music, and TV that can be used on mobile devices, desktop computers, and "smart" TVs! **Access to this resource is limited to Superior & Douglas County residents only**

sign up today >