Library Events: Join the Summer Reading Program – Superior Telegram


SUPERIOR — Summer fun is in full swing at the Superior Public Library!

Join our summer reading program for kids and teens and discover “Oceans of Possibilities” while earning prizes for reading! You can track your progress online or get a paper form from the Youth Services counter.

Join us at Billings Park on Thursday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m. for “Bubbles: Science and Inquiry,” a free program presented by the Duluth Children’s Museum. This program is perfect for children ages 4-6 and no registration is required.

On Thursday, June 30, our book club will tackle “Les Immortalistes” by Chloé Benjamin, a captivating family saga that asks the question: “If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life? Discussions will take place at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., so choose the time that works best for you. You can also participate virtually by emailing [email protected] to receive a link to join the discussion. A limited number of copies are available at the library’s loan counter.

Come to the library and enjoy a free program presented by the Lake Superior Zoo on July 7th. Communicate with local wildlife and their cousins ​​while learning how they adapt to our changing seasons. This program is intended for children in kindergarten through 5th grade. Places are limited and registration is compulsory. This program will be offered in two installments due to the limited number of places. The first program will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the second at 11:00 a.m. Register for the 10:30 a.m. time online via Eventbrite; register for the 11 a.m. hour at another Eventbrite link.

On July 11, we’ll be tinkering at the library with our Crafty Kids program. Join us at the library from 1-3pm and create sand art. Ages 0-18 welcome, no registration required, and all supplies will be provided.

Did you know you can enjoy free movies at the library? On July 11 at 6 p.m., we’ll premiere “The Batman,” starring Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader. This movie is rated PG-13 and closed captioning will be enabled. Stay tuned for more information on our August movies.

You can discover Superior’s rich history — all you need is your library card. Upper Public Library cardholders can check out Upper Public Library passes to visit four popular Upper Public Library museums: Fairlawn Mansion, SS Meteor, Old Firehouse & Police Museum, and Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center.

Adult residents of Superior County or Douglas County with library cards in good standing (due to fines of $5 or less) may withdraw up to four passes from each museum at a time. Each pass admits one person. Supplies are limited. The pass serves as your museum ticket and will be collected by museum staff during your visit. Thank you to the Senior Public Museums and the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center for working with us on this program.

The library will be closed from Saturday July 2 to Monday July 4 for the July 4 holidays. We will reopen on Tuesday July 5 at 10 a.m.

Sue Heskin is the director of the Upper Public Library.


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