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PROGRAMS



Family Games Day
Saturday, March 25, All Day
9 AM-5 PM
@ Main
10 AM-1 PM @ Solomonson
Join us for a Family Games Day at the Dickinson County Library—Main and Solomonson Branches, on Saturday, March 25! Kids, teens, and families are invited to drop in any time during the day to play our variety of board and card games, or bring your own games! Bring a game buddy, or challenge other attendees to a friendly competition! Games will be available from 9 AM – 5 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain, and 10 AM – 1 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Solomonson Branch in Norway.

Community Leaders, Community Readers Storytime
Monday, March 27, 10 AM @ Main
Celebrate our community of readers with Community Leaders, Community Readers Storytime, Saturday, March 4, 10 AM, Tuesdays, March 7 and 21, 10 AM, Thursday, March 16, 6 PM, and Monday, March 27, 10 AM, at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain! March is Reading Month and the library is excited to present stories read by leaders in our community! Local government officials, police officers, firefighters, and more become Community Readers during this series of preschool storytimes for children ages 0-5!

Community Leaders, Community Readers Storytime
Tuesday, March 28, 10:30 AM
@ Solomonson
Celebrate our community of readers with Community Leaders, Community Readers Storytime, Tuesdays, March 14 and 28, 10:30 AM at the Dickinson County Library—Solomonson Branch in Norway! March is Reading Month and the library is excited to present stories read by leaders in our community! Local government officials, police officers, firefighters, and more become Community Readers during this series of preschool storytimes for children ages 0-5!

Galapagos: The Weird and Wonderful
Tuesday, March 28, 1 PM
@ Main
Thursday, April 6, 3:45 PM @ Solomonson
Take on the role of the naturalist during Galapagos: The Weird and Wonderful, Tuesday, March 28, 1 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain, and Thursday, April 6, 3:45 PM at the Solomonson Branch in Norway!  Explore what makes the Galapagos Islands so unique with the stories, Galapagos George, and Island: A Story of the Galapagos, and play the Collect the Clues game to identify mysterious animals from this island paradise. Then, get creative and invent your own Galapagos-inspired animal! This program is for grades 2-5.


Page by Page Book Club
Tuesday, March 28, 6 PM
@ Main
The Page by Page Book Club will meet Tuesday, March 28, 6 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain. The Page by Page Book Club will discuss books about Suffragettes in March! Read any book related to this topic to join the discussion. Visit the Page by Page Book Club page for more information and reading suggestions. New members are always welcome!


Bookcycle: Brooch Bouquet
Thursday, March 30, 6:30 PM
@ Main
Upcycle used books with Bookcycle: Brooch Bouquet, Thursday, March 30, 6:30 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain! This series of craft recycling programs will challenge you to salvage old books by using them to create beautiful literary decorations. In March, we’ll fold pages to form a flower pin! Books and craft materials will be available.
Please call the Dickinson County Library at 774-1218 to register for this program.

Larry Jankowski and His Electronic Orchestra
Wednesday, April 5, 2 PM
@ Main
Experience the magic of music with Larry Jankowski and His Electronic Orchestra on Wednesday, April 5, 2 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain! Larry Jankowski and his “electronic orchestra” will put on a show you won’t soon forget! His show combines standards of pop, country, Broadway, movie music, jazz, big band swing, and more. You’ll be dancing in your seats! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dickinson County Library.

Family Games Night
Wednesday, April 5
6-8:30 PM
@ Main
and 6-7:30 PM @ Solomonson
Join us for a Family Games Night, Wednesday, April 5, 6-8:30 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain and 6-7:30 at Solomonson Branch in Norway! Kids, teens, and families are invited to drop in any time during the program to play our variety of board and card games, or bring your own games! Bring a game buddy, or challenge other attendees to a friendly competition!

Lego Club Party
Saturday, April 8, 10 AM
@ Main
Build yourself up at the Lego Club Party on Saturday, April 8, 10 AM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain! To celebrate the end of Lego Club until the fall, we will be playing several Lego themed games. These include:  Team Challenges, Lego Ring Toss, Build a Lego Mini Golf Course, and have a Lego Spoon Race. Kids will get to show off their Lego building skills and have fun playing games with their Lego Club friends. Lego Club is for kids in grades 3-8.

Relaxing Rainbows
Monday, April 10, 10:30 AM
@ Main
Color your stress away with Relaxing Rainbows on Monday, April 10, 10:30 AM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain. Adults are invited to enjoy an hour of quiet stress relief through the meditative relaxation of coloring. Tap into your inner child and let loose your worries as you color your way to inner peace. Coloring sheets, pens and other materials will be provided. This program is open to adults only.

My First Feature Film
Tuesday, April 11, 10 AM
@ Main
Bring your preschooler to the library for My First Feature Film, Tuesday, April 11, 10 AM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain! Are you wondering if your preschool child (ages 0-5) is ready for their first visit to the movies? Join us for a practice run as we watch Finding Dory, a life-changing adventure for our curious, forgetful fishy friend, Dory! This film is rated G. Popcorn will be provided. This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Dickinson County Library.

A Novel Bunch Book Club
Wednesday, April 12, 2 PM
@ Solomonson
A Novel Bunch Book Club will meet Wednesday, April 12, 2 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Solomonson Branch in Norway.  A Novel Bunch Book Club selection for April is The Girl in the Glass by Susan Meissner. Reading guides for this book are available at the Solomonson Branch and on the Dickinson County Library website, www.dcl-lib.org. New members are always welcome!

Celebrate National Library Week
April 9-15, 2017 @ All Branches

Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) Day, Wednesday, April 12 @ Main and @ Solomonson
Celebrate Teen Literature Day, Thursday, April 13 @ All Branches
Silent Ready Party for Teens, Thursday, April 13, 4 PM @ All Branches

Celebrate National Library Week at All Branches of the Dickinson County Library! Spend some time reading at the library to celebrate library services which fulfill your every reading need! Libraries can help you discover a new and exciting world of information and resources.  Take advantage of free access to books, CDs, DVDs, magazines and computers, homework help, databases, interlibrary loan, language programs, downloadable audio and e-books, digital magazines, and so much more.
We believe “Libraries Transform” by connecting the community with great resources!
Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) is a celebration of reading for entertainment which observes beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary’s birthday. Patrons of all ages are invited to join us at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain and the Solomonson Branch in Norway anytime on Wednesday, April 12, to spend some time reading in one of our comfortable reading areas and earn a special treat!
On Thursday, April 13, join us for Celebrate Teen Literature Day! Anyone who checks out a Young Adult book during Celebrate Teen Literature Day will earn a treat! Also, from 4-5 PM at All Branches of the Dickinson County Library, tweens and teens are invited to a Silent Reading Party! Young adults in grades 6-12 who read quietly with us during the Silent Reading Party will earn a tasty treat!
Call us at 774-1218, or email dickinsoncountylibrary.ya@gmail.com with questions!

Bookcycle: Paper Bead Bracelet
Thursday, April 13, 6:30 PM
@ Main
Upcycle used books with Bookcycle: Paper Bead Bracelet, Thursday, April 13, 6:30 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain! This series of craft recycling programs will challenge you to salvage old books by using them to create beautiful literary decorations. In April, we’ll fold pages to form paper beads and make a bracelet! Books and craft materials will be available. Please call the Dickinson County Library at 774-1218 to register for this program.

Watch 'N Play Day
Saturday, April 15, All Day
@ Main
Film showing at 11 AM

Families and patrons of all ages are invited to Watch ‘N Play Day, Saturday, April 15 at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain! This program combines our Family Games Day program with a Saturday Matinee. Board and card games will be available all day for players of any age, with a film showing at 11 AM of Jumanji, the classic board game inspired movie! Visit the library just for the film, or visit to play some games and take a break from play during the film! Jumanji is rated PG; patrons of all ages are welcome at this program. The film showing is sponsored by the Friends of the Dickinson County Library.

Soundz of Time featuring Jan and Gino present: One Enchanted Evening
Wednesday, April 19, 2 PM
@ Main
The Soundz of Time featuring Jan and Gino present One Enchanted Evening, Wednesday, April 19, 2 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain! High energy entertainment duo Jan and Gino will feature songs of Frank Sinatra, Etta James, Johnny Mathis, Temptations and more in their signature show! All are welcome to attend.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dickinson County Library.

Celebrate Money Smart Week
April 22-29
@ Main and @ Solomonson
Celebrate Money Smart Week at the Dickinson County Library with Money Smart Week Storytimes for preschool children and Money Smart: How to Make Cents for grades K-5! Money Smart Week is a time for evaluating personal financial goals and activities using resources your library provides. Visit our branches or our website, www.dcl-lib.org, for personal financial literacy resources made available by Money Smart Week partners. Kids can get a jump start on being money smart with the following programs:

Money Smart Week Storytimes
Monday, April 24, 10:30 AM @ Solomonson
Tuesday, April 25, 10 AM @ Main
Money Smart Week Storytimes will feature stories and rhymes which introduce your children to the concepts of money and how to be smart about it! Children ages 0-5 and their parents are invited on Monday, April 24, 10:30 AM at the Dickinson County Library—Solomonson Branch in Norway and Tuesday, April 25, 10 AM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain. While supplies last, participating families will receive a copy of the book A Dollar for Penny, compliments of Michigan Credit Unions! Part of the Money Smart Kids Read program.

Money Smart: How to Make Cents
Thursday, April 27, 3:45 PM @ Solomonson
Saturday, April 29, 10 AM @ Main
Make finances fun with Money Smart: How to Make Cents, Thursday, April 27, 3:45 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Solomonson Branch in Norway and Saturday, April 29, 10 AM at the Main Branch in Iron Mountain. Money concepts such as saving and spending will be highlighted during this program for elementary age children: you’re never too young to learn how to be smart about money! Enjoy the stories, Start Saving, Henry by Nancy Carlson and A Bike Like Serio’s by Maribeth Beolts, and play games like, “Don’t Break the Bank” and “Create a Coin Animal.” Then, create Chore Board Clips to come up with ideas for earning money at home. This program is for grades K-5.

These programs are brought to you by the Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates
and Iron Mountain Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union.
        

The Page by Page Book Club
Tuesday, April 25, 6 PM @ Main
The Page by Page Book Club will meet Tuesday, April 25, 6 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain. The Page by Page Book Club selection for April is Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult. Reading guides for this book are available at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain and on the Dickinson County Library website www.dcl-lib.org. New members are always welcome!

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Visiting Author: Troy Graham
Teens: Thursday, April 27, 4 PM @ Main
Adults: Thursday, April 27, 6 PM @ Main

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the library with Visiting Author Troy Graham, Thursday, April 27 at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain! Troy Graham is a poet and musician based in Marquette who will visit the library to discuss the processes of writing and performing poetry. At 4 PM, young adults are invited to a poetry workshop to kickstart writing inspiration and provide a welcoming environment for sharing your poetry. At 6 PM, adults are invited to a poetry reading and discussion featuring Mr. Graham’s work and covering topics of your interest concerning poetry performance and writing! Don’t miss these excellent workshops and performances!

International Tabletop Games Day
Saturday, April 29
10 AM-1 PM
@ Solomonson
and 11 AM-5 PM @ Main
Celebrate International Tabletop Day, Saturday, April 29, at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain and Solomonson Branch in Norway! Join us from 10 AM-1 PM at the Solomonson Branch in Norway, and from 11 AM-5 PM at the Main Branch in Iron Mountain. This program at the Main Branch in Iron Mountain will debut a game newly acquired by the library: Dead of Winter, a cooperative board game requiring players to work together to survive the game’s storyline! Try out this game, play classic favorites,
or bring your own games to share with other attendees!
 
 
 
Dickinson County Library - (906) 774-1218
Solomonson Branch Library - (906) 563-8617
North Dickinson Branch Library - (906) 542-7230
Email : dcl@dcl-lib.org
 
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