Readings and writers for May 4, 2014
City of Superior Environmental Services Division of Public Works seeks entries for their Water Words Poetry and Short Prose Contest. Share the role that water has in Superior or in the world. Limit: One entry per person from residents of Superior. Email your submission to grenthenw@ ci.superior.wi.us or mail it to: Environmental Services, 51 E. First St., Superior, WI 54880. Deadline: May 22. Call (715) 394-0392.
Preschool story time, 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Mount Royal Public Library and 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Duluth Public Library, with a bedtime story time at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the West Duluth Public Library. Toddler time offered at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Duluth Public Library. Go to duluthlibrary.org or call (218) 730-4200/option 4.
Two Harbors Public Library, 320 Waterfront Drive, hosts an actress from the Minnesota History Players portraying Maud Hart Lovelace, author of the Betsy-Tacy books, 1 p.m. Saturday. A tea party will follow. Call (218) 834-3148.
The Bookstore at Fitger’s, 600 E. Superior St., offers author Margi Preus reading from her book, “West of the Moon,” at 6 p.m. Thursday. She will sign copies of her book at 5 p.m. Call (218) 727-9077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barnes & Noble in the Miller Hill Mall offers these events. Call (218) 786-0710 or go to bn.com.
* Mystery Book Club meets at 5:30 p.m. today to discuss “Death Comes to Pemberley.”
* Story time, 11 a.m. Tuesday. Topic: Moms and grandmas
* Nook evening class, 6 p.m. Thursday.
* North Country RIDE book fair, 9 a.m. Saturday.
* Mother’s Day story time, 11 a.m. Saturday.