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PROGRAMS

 

Summer Reading Registration Begins
Monday, June 11 @ All Branches
While at the library, patrons of all ages can register for Summer Reading and pick up reading booklets and a registration prize! Registration for the reading program continues throughout the summer, so don’t worry if you’ll miss the first day; visit any branch or our homepage, for instructions and access to our new online Summer Reading tracking program, Wandoo Reader.


Saturday Games Day
Saturday, June 23, 10 AM-1 PM @ Main Branch and Solomonson Branch
Join us for a Saturday Games Day, Saturday, June 23, 10 AM-1 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main and Solomonson Branches! Kids, teens, and families are invited to drop by 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!

Steve Lindholm
Monday, June 25, 6 PM @ North Dickinson School
Tuesday, June 26, 6 PM @ Main Branch
The Dickinson County Library—North Dickinson Branch is thrilled to host Steve Lindholm, Monday, June 25, 6 PM at the North Dickinson School! Steve will also perform Tuesday, June 26, 6 PM at our Main Branch in downtown Iron Mountain! Kids of all ages are invited to dance, hop, and giggle to stories told through song with Steve Lindholm! As an award-winning musician, Steve shares his talents nationwide and is ready to bring humor, imagination, and songs for all to enjoy at these performances! This program is sponsored by David & Elsa Brule.

Miniature Maestros: Barnyard Rock
Tuesday, June 26, 10:30 AM @ Main Branch
Thursday, June 28, 10:30 AM @ Solomonson Branch
Dance, wiggle, and move at Miniature Maestros: Barnyard Rock, Tuesday, June 26, 10:30 AM at the Main Branch, and Thursday, June 28, 10:30 AM at the Solomonson Branch! Get ready to Moo, Oink, Bleat & Neigh as we rock around the barnyard! The story of the Bremen Town Musicians and other folktales will come to life as we visit with puppet friends and hear about the double life of the violin (a.k.a. the Fiddle). Each program for Miniature Maestros this summer will include stories, singing, and rhymes, in addition to demonstrating literacy practices you can repeat with children at home! This program is sponsored by Dr. Dale & Lucy Shampo.

Acoustic Rhythms with Troy Graham
Performance: Tuesday, June 26, 1:30 PM @ Main Branch
Workshop: Tuesday, June 26, 3 PM @ Main Branch
Music brings us together at Acoustic Rhythms with Troy Graham, Tuesday, June 26, 1:30 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch! Join us for an engaging folk music performance for all ages from 1:30-2:30 PM, followed by a songwriting music workshop from 3-4 PM for young adults (Grades 6-12) and adults! Troy Graham is an entertaining poet and musician based in Marquette, who will be both performing and engaging us in wonderful musical discussions during the workshop! Please call the library at 774-1218 to register for the workshop, and bring your instruments and ideas to share! This program is sponsored by Drs. Michael & Maria Occhietti.

Page by Page Book Club
Tuesday, June 26, 6 PM @ Main Branch
The Page by Page Book Club will meet Tuesday, June 26, 6 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch. The Page by Page book selection is chosen at each month’s meeting for the upcoming month: attend the program to cast your vote!  The selection will be advertised on our website, www.dcl-lib.org/pbpbookclub, where you can also find reading guides and past selections. New members are always welcome!

Beginner's Music Showcase
Thursday, June 28, 2 PM @ Main Branch
Get inspired at the Beginner’s Music Showcase, Thursday, June 28, 2 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch! Local musician and teacher Irisa Wallner will present this program, showcasing stringed instruments and introducing attendees to basic music theory. Questions and curiosity are invited! This program is for adults only. This program is sponsored by Brian Brouillette, Attorney at Law.

Rock Out at the Library
Monday, July 2, 11 AM-1 PM @ All Branches
Take a break to Rock Out at the Library, Monday, July 2, 11 AM-1 PM at All Branches of the Dickinson County Library. Bring your family to the library to crack a geode together, and learn fun facts about these rocks. Stop by any time during the program, and visit us all week for fun Libraries Rock coloring sheets!

CLOSED for Fourth of July Holiday
Wednesday, July 4 @ All Branches
The Dickinson County Library and branches will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.
Regular hours will resume on Thursday, July 5.

Miniature Maestros: Musical Motion
Monday, July 9, 10:30 AM @ North Dickinson Branch
Tuesday, July 10, 10:30 AM @ Main Branch
Thursday, July 12, 10:30 AM @ Solomonson Branch
Join us for Miniature Maestros: Musical Motion, Monday, July 9, 10:30 AM at the Dickinson County Library—North Dickinson Branch, Tuesday, July 10, 10:30 AM at the Main Branch, and Thursday, July 12, 10:30 AM at the Solomonson Branch! Miniature Maestros will march and move at this fun storytime full of motion. Preschool children ages 0-5 and caregivers can enjoy parachute play, rhythm sticks, songs, chants, and a craft! Each program for Miniature Maestros this summer will demonstrate literacy practices you can repeat with children at home. This program is sponsored by Dr. Dale & Lucy Shampo.

Rainbow Reflections
Monday, July 9, 6 PM @ Solomonson Branch
Saturday, July 14, 10 AM @ Main Branch
Fill your world with color at Rainbow Reflections, Monday, July 9, 6 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Solomonson Branch, and Saturday, July 14, 10 AM at the Main Branch. This program invites children accompanied by an adult to experiment with patterns and reflections using CDs in several fun craft projects! Intergenerational partnerships are encouraged: bring a younger sibling, a grandchild, or the whole family to bond over these fun crafts. This program is sponsored at the Solomonson Branch by the Vulcan-Norway-Loretto Lions Club and at the Main Branch by the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Women’s Club.

The Spoon Man: Music from the Kitchen
Tuesday, July 10
All Ages Performance: 1 PM @ Norway City Hall
Workshop (Gr. 6-12 & Adults): 6:30 PM @ Main Branch
Enjoy some unconventional music and comedy with The Spoon Man: Music from the Kitchen, Tuesday, July 10, 1 PM at Norway City Hall, and 6:30 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch. The Spoon Man’s comical music performance at Norway City Hall will invite families and kids of all ages to laugh and sing along. That evening, young adults (grades 6-12) and adults can learn to play the spoons at our Music from the Kitchen workshop at the Main Branch! Please call the library at 774-1218 to register for the workshop. The performance at Norway City Hall is sponsored by Dr. Daniel & Christine McMahon. The workshop at the Main Branch is sponsored by Hahner Law Offices.

Novel Bunch Book Club
Wednesday, July 11, 2 PM @ Solomonson Branch
A Novel Bunch Book Club will meet Wednesday, July 11, 2 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Solomonson Branch. The Novel Bunch book selection is chosen at the meeting each month for the upcoming month: attend the program to cast your vote! Reading guides for this book are available at the Solomonson Branch and at www.dcl-lib.org/norwaybookclub. New members are always welcome!

Music in the Courtyard: The Yadros
Wednesday, July 11, 6 PM @ Main Branch
Everyone is invited to Music in the Courtyard: The Yadros, Wednesday, July 11, 6 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch. The library is excited to host a series of summer evening concerts in our courtyard at the Main Branch in Downtown Iron Mountain! Join us this month for the musical stylings of Margie & Ron Yadro. This program is sponsored by The Slajus Family.

Family Games Night
Thursday, July 12, 6 PM @ Main Branch
Join us for Family Games Night, Thursday, July 12, 6 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch! 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!

Makey Makey Music
Monday, July 16, 10 AM @ Main Branch
Monday, July 16, 1 PM @ Solomonson Branch
Thursday, July 19, 1 PM @ North Dickinson Branch
Children and young adults can invent songs and play games at Makey Makey Music, Monday, July 16, 10 AM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch, 1 PM at the Solomonson Branch, and Thursday, July 19, 1 PM at the North Dickinson Branch. Explore the endless possibilities of playing music using Makey Makey kits & Scratch projects! Children and young adults in grades K-12 can try out a banana piano or foil drums, and improvise unique conductive instruments. This program is sponsored by U.P. State Credit Union.

David Stokes
Wednesday, July 18, 1 PM @ Norway City Hall
Wednesday, July 18, 6 PM @ Main Branch
Delight in the sounds of nature and see live animals with David Stokes, Wednesday, July 18, 1 PM at Norway City Hall, and 6 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch! This family performance will feature live animals, music, humorous storytelling, and animal artifacts to delight and astound. This program is for all ages. This program is sponsored by David & Elsa Brule.

Music Trivia for Adults
Thursday, July 19, 6:30 PM @ Main Branch
It’s trivia night at the library! Join us for Music Trivia for Adults, Thursday, July 19, 6:30 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch. Compete with other attendees to test your knowledge of musical genres and decades during this fun trivia night for adults! This program is sponsored by Hahner Law Offices.

Saturday Games Day
Saturday, July 21, 10 AM-1 PM @ Main Branch and Solomonson Branch
Join us for a Saturday Games Day, Saturday, June 23, 10 AM-1 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main and Solomonson Branches! Kids, teens, and families are invited to drop by 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!


Miniature Maestros: Storytime UnPlugged
Monday, July 23, 10:30 AM @ North Dickinson Branch
Tuesday, July 24, 10:30 AM @ Main Branch
Thursday, July 26, 10:30 AM @ Solomonson Branch
Join us for Miniature Maestros: Storytime UnPlugged, Monday, July 23, 10:30 AM at the Dickinson County Library—North Dickinson Branch, Tuesday, July 24, 10:30 AM at the Main Branch, and Thursday, July 26, 10:30 AM at the Solomonson Branch! Miniature Maestros (ages 0-5) will enjoy a program full of songs, rhymes, and activities that don’t require special music or equipment! Each of our summer storytimes include stories, singing, rhymes, and a craft, in addition to demonstrating literacy practices you can repeat with children at home! This program is sponsored by Dr. Dale & Lucy Shampo.

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Page by Page Book Club
Tuesday, July 24, 6 PM @ Main Branch
The Page by Page Book Club will meet Tuesday, July 24, 6 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch. The Page by Page book selection is chosen at each month’s meeting for the upcoming month: attend the program to cast your vote!  The selection will be advertised on our website, www.dcl-lib.org/pbpbookclub, where you can also find reading guides and past selections. New members are always welcome!

Don't Skip the Beat with Shelton Span
Wednesday, July 25, 6 PM @ Main Branch
Thursday, July 26, 1 PM @ Solomonson Branch
Learn about drums and sound at Don’t Skip the Beat with Shelton Span, Wednesday, July 25, 6 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch, and Thursday, July 26, 1 PM at the Solomonson Branch. This interactive program featuring local musician Shelton Span will introduce children in Grades K-5 to a wide variety of drums and music techniques! This program is sponsored by Brian Brouillette, Attorney at Law.

Summer Reading Minutes Due
Saturday, July 28 by 5 PM @ All Branches
The last day to log reading minutes from Summer Reading is Saturday, July 28 at 5 PM! This is the last day for preschoolers, kids, teens, and adults to turn in your handwritten calendar log, enter your minutes online through Wandoo Reader, or visit your library for assistance logging your minutes. Make sure to get credit for all of the reading you’ve done this summer! Please call us at 774-1218 with any questions.

 


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!
 


  

Interior Redesign Campaign - Reimagine the Reading Room
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

We're redesigning our Reading Room at the Main Branch in Iron Mountain, and THANKS TO OUR WONDERFUL DONORS, we have met our $20,000 goal and have earned a matching grant from the MEDC! Visit our Redesign page to learn more!

 
 
 
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