Superior Public Library

Hundreds Gather to Love their Local Artists

Superior Public Library's 10th annual event gathers 200-450 people.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- The Superior Public Library was packed with hundreds of community members Friday night, who came out to celebrate and love their local artists. The Library hosted the 10th Annual Love Your Local Artists event. About 40 different local artists and craftspeople showed off their pieces to between 250 and 400 attendees, giving them a fun activity to do…

Kids Get First Hand Experience with Gears at Superior Public Library

Kids built monkey park powered by motor with help from UW Extension.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Kids in Superior got an opportunity to use their brains to put together parks powered by gears. Kids ages five and up and their parents got a challenge outside of school at the Superior Public Library. They learned about gears and then put that learning into action to build a monkey park powered by a motor, to get…

Annual Library Sale This Weekend in Superior

Biggest fundraiser of the year hopes to bring $10,000 to the library.

SUPERIOR, Wis.-The Superior Public Library is hosting its annual book sale fundraiser today and tomorrow. Throughout the year the public has been donating items for the sale including not only books. This year a member of the community passed away, donating their whole record collection to the sale. This is the first year the sale featured records. Organizers hope they…

Superior Summer Readers Blast Off with Handmade Rockets

Kids built rockets out of straw, learned about astronomy.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Kids at Superior Public Library got a chance to build and fly their own rockets on Tuesday. Kids built rockets out of paper and straw that they launched by blowing into the straw. It was the final activity of the “Universe of Stories” summer reading program, which had over 200 kids participating. But according to Library staff, what’s…

Summer Readers Build-a-UFO at Superior Public Library

Kids make flying saucers out of household supplies and craft materials.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- On Tuesday some young Space Explorers at Superior Public Library made their own versions of alien flying saucers. As part of the Library’s “Universe of Stories” Summer reading program, kids constructed their own flying saucers with paper plates, pipe cleaners, plastic cups, and other household and craft materials. For some, it was a chance to channel their love…

A Better Understanding of Elderly Abuse

The forum Friday offered those in attendance a better understanding of how to look out for elderly abuse

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Every year, one in ten older adults experience some kind of abuse. That’s according to a study by the New England Journal of Medicine. Today, a forum at the Superior Public Library taught the community signs of elder abuse like caregiver neglect, financial exploitation, and financial harm. Attendees also learned how to stop the abuse, and get people…

Love Your Local Artist

Superior Park Library hosted the 9th Annual Event

SUPERIOR, WI.- The Superior Public Library was filled to capacity today with local artists for the 9th Annual ‘Love Your Artist’ Fundraiser. The artists make pottery, jewelry, paintings, photographs, wood crafts and much more. This fundraiser is always held around the weekend of Valentines Day to give people a reason to get out of the house. Adult Programming Librarian Leslie…

Christmas Tree Illuminates Superior Public Library

Holiday Tree Up for All to Enjoy

SUPERIOR, Wis.- The annual Holiday Tree is now lit in Downtown Superior. The colorfully lit tree looks over the Superior Public Library, and the adjacent corner of Tower Avenue and the newly constructed Belknap Street. Santa paid a visit there on Small Business Saturday, lighting the tree for the first time this season. Superior’s Tannenbaum provides a nice backdrop to…

A Library of Pure Imagination

Superior Public Library Hosts 9th Annual Library Trick or Treat

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Oompa Loompas transformed the Superior Public Library into Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory for their 9th annual Library Trick or Treat. One of the conference rooms was turned into the factory’s candy garden, and no Golden Ticket was needed for costumed kids to hitch a ride on Wonka’s chocolate river boat. “We got the Chocolate Factory, there you can…

Art Treasures from the Past Reintroduced at Superior Public Library

Library Lays Out Local Art

SUPERIOR, Wis.- The 8th Annual Love Your Local Artist fundraiser proved not only how important art is to people’s lives, but how long it lives on in the community. Various art pieces were on display. Local artists shining through their watercolors, sketches, and sculptures. But in one of the library’s conference rooms laid two banners of local history. Murals painted…

KYN: Superior Public Library Grand Reopening

The library has been around for 130 years and staff tell us they are happy with this recent makeover.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – When was the last time you stopped by the superior public library to check out your favorite book? Well now you’ll have even more reasons to visit. Kay Fredrickson has lived in superior for 20 years. She’s been coming to the superior public library for nearly the same amount of time. “I belong to the book club,”…

Superior Library Grand Reopening

The Superior Public Library has about 150 thousand items including books, DVDs and CDs.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – When was the last time you stopped by the Superior Public Library to check out your favorite book? Well now you’ll have even more reasons to visit. After going through eight months of renovations, the Superior Public Library is showing off its new look. As soon as you walk in, you’re greeted by murals featuring Superior’s history….

Local Library Could Help You Track Your Ancestry

Organizers tell us tracking your ancestry through a book can be easier than online.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Have you ever tried to track your family tree? The Superior Public Library now has the “Mayflower Families Through Five Generations” these 30 volumes have the stories and names of those that traveled on the Mayflower. Organizers tell us tracking your ancestry through a book can be easier than online, which typically requires many forms of identification. “With these books,…

Teens Superior at Dungeons and Dragons

New Weekly Club at Superior Public Library

Superior, WI- Some teens in Superior are having a medieval summer thanks to two girls from Superior and Elk Mound High School. The pair started a weekly Dungeons and Dragons tournament for a senior community project. So for a few hours at ye olde library every Thursday, as long as ye be twixt the ages of 13-17, the quest calls to…

Superior Public Library Adopting A Co-working Concept For Small Businesses

Developers eventually want to register the Superior Public Library with the Wisconsin Historical Society.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – If you’e not familiar with a co–working concept, that will change soon and it’s going to develop in the old Superior Public Library. That library on Hammond Avenue functioned as just that until 1993, but now an architect based out of North Carolina will turn the Historical Carnegie Library into a small business hub. Part of the goal is to have small businesses start off…