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PROGRAMS

 

Read the Rainbow Storytime
Monday, January 27, 10:30 AM @ North Dickinson Branch
Tuesday, January 28, 10 AM & 11 AM @ Main Branch

Learn all about the colors of the rainbow at these storytime sessions for children ages 0 to 5. Miss Crystal will have stories, songs, crafts, and activities to inspire your child's imagination!
 

Page by Page Book Club
Tuesday, January 28, 6 PM @ Main Branch

New members are always welcome at our monthly book clubs! This month's book is "Lilac Girls" by Martha Hall Kelly. Even if you haven't read the book, you can still listen in and vote on upcoming selections. Go to www.dcl-lib.org/pbpbookclub to view a reading guide and past selections.
 

Take Your Child to the Library Day: Elephant and Piggie Party
Saturday, February 1
10:30 AM @ Solomonson Branch
1 PM @ Main Branch

Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with parties all about Mo Willems' children's book duo Elephant and Piggie! Children in pre-school through grade 2 will enjoy a storytime, crafts, and activities, and then receive a free book to take home!
 

Read the Rainbow Storytime
Monday, February 3, 10:30 AM @ Solomonson Branch
Tuesdays, February 4 and 11, 10 AM & 11 AM @ Main Branch
Monday, February 10, 10:30 AM @ North Dickinson Branch

Learn all about the colors of the rainbow at these storytime sessions for children ages 0-5. Miss Crystal will have stories, songs, crafts, and activities to inspire your child's imagination! The next storytime sessions start in March with the theme, "Opposite Tales."
 

Bow Wows and Books
Monday, February 3, 6-7:30 PM @ Main Branch

Kids of all ages are invited to practice their literacy skills in an accepting environment by reading aloud to friendly therapy dogs! Thor, an English Mastiff, and Clara, a Yorkshire Terrier, are your partners in this reading adventure. Please call the Main Branch at 906-774-1218 to reserve a 10-minute time slot with either or both dogs.
 

Tech Connect
Tuesday, February 4, 4 PM @ Main Branch
Thursday, February 6, 3:30 PM @ Solomonson Branch

Lego Club has evolved, and we're sure you'll love the change! Each month, Tech Connect will introduce kids in grades 3 through 8 to a different type of fun design or building technology. Plus, we'll continue to offer Legos to kids who prefer to build the old-fashioned way!
February sessions will focus on Bloxels, which allow kids to design their own video game levels with colorful squares, an app, and imagination! If you would like to save your level and play it at home, please bring an iPad, iPhone 6 or higher, Android Galaxy Tab 8 or higher, Nexus 5 or 5p, or Kindle Fire 8 or higher.
 

Directed Discussions
Thursday, February 6, 2-4 PM @ North Dickinson Branch
Thursday, February 13, 2-4 PM @ Solomonson Branch
Thursday, February 20, 2-4 PM @ Main Branch

This is your opportunity to speak with Library Director Megan Buck in an open forum. Stop by to say hello and bring questions, suggestions, or concerns regarding library services. No appointment is necessary.
 

Wacky Winter Comedy Show
Thursday, February 6, 6 PM @ Main Branch

Joel Tacey will present a fun comedy program with a winter theme for all ages! Activities include Silly Snowballs, Mischievous Sled, Multiplying Candy Canes, Endless Cup of Hot Chocolate, and more.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 

iPhone Demo for the Visually Impaired
Saturday, February 8, 10-11 AM @ Main Branch

Linda Lieburn, who is visually impaired, will give a demonstration on how an iPhone works for people who are blind, or have low vision, low literacy, or dyslexia. For adults and teens.
 

A Novel Bunch Book Club
Wednesday, February 12, 2 PM @ Solomonson Branch

New members are always welcome at our monthly book clubs! This month's book is "An Irish Country Doctor" by Patrick Taylor. Even if you haven't read the book, you can still listen in and vote on upcoming selections. Go to www.dcl-lib.org/norwaybookclub to view a reading guide and past selections.
 

Level Up! Gamers Club
Friday, February 14, 3:30-5:30 PM @ Solomonson Branch
Saturday, February 22, 1-3 PM @ Main Branch

Calling all video game enthusiasts in grades 5 through 9! This month's featured game is "Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy." Other games will be available to play, depending on participants' interests.
 

Odyssey Seekers Club: Spy Science
Saturday, February 15, 2-3 PM @ Main Branch

Kids in grades 3 and up will be ready to crack any case after participating in activities such as Fingerprint Lab, Invisible Ink Three Ways, and Make Your Own Magnifiers.
 

Staff Training Day

All branches of the Dickinson County Library will be closed on Monday, February 17 for the annual Staff Training Day. Regular hours resume at all branches on Tuesday, February 18.
 

Spectacular Science
Tuesday, February 18, 4 PM @ Main Branch
Thursday, February 20, 3:30 PM @ Solomonson Branch

Children in kindergarten through grade 2 will learn that science is both educational and fun in this monthly program that will introduce simple STEM concepts through hands-on activities. We will feature a new theme each month.
 

Page by Page Book Club
Tuesday, February 25, 6 PM @ Main Branch

New members are always welcome at our monthly book clubs! This month's book is "What the Eyes Don't See" by Mona Hanna-Attisha. Even if you haven't read the book, you can still listen in and vote on upcoming selections. Go to www.dcl-lib.org/pbpbookclub to view a reading guide and past selections.
 

The Iron Mountain Ford Motor Company, 1920-1951, with Bill Cummings
Thursday, February 27, 6:30 PM @ Main Branch

Local historian Bill Cummings will give a presentation on this interesting era of our region's past. This is part of a series, with another presentation scheduled for March and possibly April. For adults and teens.
 

Leap Year Game Day
Saturday, February 29, 9 AM-3 PM @ Main Branch

Celebrate 2020's extra day by playing board and card games at your library! We'll supply the games--just bring yourself and a few friends and you're all set! This is a drop-in program, so stop by at any time. For all ages.
 

The Dickinson County Library is teaming up with local organizations to create a Youth Community Calendar (YCC)
of Dickinson County! All youth oriented library programs will be posted on the calendar as well as on this page.
Visit the calendar to see a cross-section of Dickinson County youth events from various organizations!
 
 
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