Two Harbors Public Library

60 Minutes in the Superior National Forest

Don’t let the winter weather trap you indoors. On Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. learn how to access, use and appreciate everything the Superior National Forest has to offer. The presentation will be led by Steve Robertson, educational specialist from the Tofte Ranger District.

Evening Book Group

The group will be discussing the book "Two Old Women" by Velma Wallis on Monday, Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m. The story is based on an Athabascan Indian Legend, passed from mothers to daughters in the upper Yukon River Valley in Alaska. It is the suspenseful, shocking and ultimately inspirational tale of two old women abandoned by their tribe during a brutal winter famine. Copies of the book are available at the library front desk for checkout. Everyone is welcome to borrow a copy and join in the discussion!

Afternoon Book Group

Participants will be discussing the book "The Pillars of the Earth" by Ken Follett on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. The first book in The Kingsbridge Series, the book is a rather hefty tome and the story on which the TV mini-series of the same name was based. Copies of the book are available at the library front desk for checkout, so make sure you pick up your copy early enough to be ready for the discussion. And, for those who like to supplement their reading, the library does have a copy of the DVD set as well. Enjoy!

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Winter Crafts and Valentine Fun

Winter Crafts and Valentine Fun. Enjoy a lazy afternoon doing winter crafts and making Valentine's Day cards and crafts on Friday, Feb. 7 at 1 p.m. We will supply the materials; you supply the creativity. The event is a winter reading program activity, but children of all ages are welcome. It is sponsored in part by Thrivent Action Team funds and Friends of the Silver Bay Public Library. Helping hands are always welcome!

Puzzle Swap

Bring in a puzzle or more to exchange with others on Friday, Feb. 14 at 1 p.m. If you don't have any to swap, join us anyway, but the limit is one free puzzle if you are without one to swap. Feel free to bring a snack or sweet to share. Coffee and cookies will be provided. The event is sponsored by the Friends of SBPL.

Bags wanted

The library is in need of reusable canvas, nylon and natural fiber bags, backpacks and totes. If you have a surplus, or would like to donate the library would greatly appreciate any and all sizes. Thank you!

For more information, visit twoharborspubliclibrary.com or silverbay.com.