Dickinson County Library Solomonson Branch

Annual program; Summer Reading at the Dickinson County Library

The Solomonson Branch of the Dickinson County Library offers programming all year, but the Summer Reading Program is our largest annual event.  Registration begins shortly after school ends each year.  The Summer Reading Program is open to kids of all ages (0-18) and we offer a program for adults too!  This FREE program runs for 6-8 weeks each summer!  To find out more, visit our website

To register kids 18 or under for Summer Reading visit: http://summerreading.dcl-lib.org

Adults can register at http://summerreading.dcl-lib.org/adult/login.asp.

Monthly program; A Novel Bunch Book Club

There is also a monthly book club that meets in Norway.  The 'A Novel Bunch Book Club' meets the second Wednesday of each month at 2:30 p.m. at the Norway Library.  Book selections and reading guides can be found at our website:  http://www.dcl-lib.org/norwaybookclub.


L1

Lego Club
Thursday, March 2, 3:45 PM @ Solomonson
Tuesday, March 7, 4 PM @ Main
Build yourself up at Lego Club, Thursday, March 2, 3:45 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Solomonson Branch in Norway and Tuesday, March 7, 4 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain! Kids can explore structural design and teamwork while using Legos to build fantastic structures, dreamscapes, and more! Each month will feature a mystery theme that will be revealed at Lego Club.
Lego Club is for kids in grades 3-8.




L3


A Novel Bunch Book Club
Wednesday, March 8, 2 PM @ Solomonson
A Novel Bunch Book Club will meet Wednesday, March 8, 2 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Solomonson Branch in Norway.  A Novel Bunch Book Club selection for March is Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. This book was intended for February’s discussion, but attendees decided to devote a second meeting to discussing this wonderful read! 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!

L2

The Legend of Sleeping Bear
Monday, March 13, 3:45 PM @ Solomonson
Saturday, March 18, 11 AM @ Main
Michigan history and science combine in this presentation of The Legend of Sleeping Bear, Monday, March 13, 3:45 PM at the Dickinson County Library—Solomonson Branch in Norway, and Saturday, March 18, 11 AM at the Dickinson County Library—Main Branch in Iron Mountain. Kids will learn about the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes through the story, The Legend of Sleeping Bear, and perform various fun science experiments including:  Dune Formation, Sand Magnet, and The Brazil Nut Effect. This program is for grades K-5.



L3 A
Community Leaders, Community Readers Storytime
Tuesdays, March 14 & 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!



L4
     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.



L5

Galapagos: The Weird and Wonderful
Tuesday, March 28, 1 PM @ Main
Thursday, March 30, 1 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, March 30, 1 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.





                                                                                             
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Don't miss the many upcoming events not listed here; link to our homepage's Community Calendar to see lots of cool things coming our way!  (Click on 'View More,' at the bottom right corner of the calendar, to see the fun stuff that'll be here soon.)
View a complete listing of all Dickinson County Library programming at http://www.dcl-lib.org/programs.
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