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Event: Summer Reading Registration Begins!  
Date: Monday, June 3  
Time: All Day  
Location: All Branches  
   
Summer Reading is coming to the Dickinson County Library! Registration for the 2013 Summer Reading program will begin on Monday, June 3 at the Dickinson County Library and Branches.  Kids and teens can stop by any time at their home branch and sign-up for the program, and receive a prize.  Some of the amazing programs featured this summer at the library are concerts from Tom Pease and Mr. Billy, the Cirque Amongus circus troupe, the Ann Arbor Hands-On Science Museum, Acting Up Theatre, Teen Iron Chef, the Bouncin’ Bus gymnastics group, and much more! Stop by the library and pick up a brochure or calendar that features all of these great events.  Please call the Dickinson County Library at 774-1218 with any questions.




Event: Ann Arbor Hands-On Science Museum:
            SUPER SCIENCE
No registration required
Date: Thursday, June 27  
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM All Ages
Location: Main Library  
   
Join the Ann Arbor Hands-On Science Museum team for some SUPER SCIENCE at the Dickinson County Library on Thursday, June 27 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM! This team delivers a fun, education-based, hands-on program that will get kids thinking.  Ten stations of science activities are set up for students to experiment. 



Event: Rocket Craft No registration required
Date: Monday, July 1  
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM All Ages
Location: All Branches  
   
Create a craft to celebrate the Fourth of July and brighten up the daytime sky on Monday, July 1, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Dickinson County Library and branches.  We’ll be making fun and family safe rockets out of Solo Cups and rubber bands that are sure to be a hit! This program is open to kids of all ages.




Event: Closed for the Fourth of July Holiday  
Date: Thursday, July 4  
Time: All Day All Ages
Location: All Branches  
   
The Dickinson County Library and its branches will be closed on Thursday, July 4 to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday.  Normal summer hours will resume on Friday, July 5.

 


Event: Bats at Your Library! No registration required
Date: Monday, July 8  
Time: 1:00 PM @ Norway City Hall
            3:30 PM @ Main Library
All Ages
Location: Main Library & Norway City Hall  
   
Get batty with the Dickinson County Library on Monday, July 8, 1:00 PM at the Norway City Hall and 3:30 PM at the Dickinson County Library. The Organization for Bat Conservation will be presenting a live bat program that will delight! Step into the world of bats with this exciting presentation that includes U.S. bats, South American bats and rare African bats with 4-foot wingspans! This program is open to kids of all ages and is sponsored by the Wisconsin Energy Foundation.



Event: Time Capsule Craft No registration required
Date: Tuesday, July 9  
Time: 11:00 AM @ Main Library
            3:00 PM @ Norway Library
Grades 4 and Up
Location: Main Library & Norway Library  
   
Save your memories of 2013 in a fun and hands-on time capsule craft on Tuesday, July 9, 11:00 AM at the Dickinson County Library and 3:00 PM at the Norway Library.  We’ll be preserving the present for the future through individual time capsules.  Teens and tweens need to bring in photos, mementos and other keepsakes to pack away in a time capsule for a later date.  This program is for teens and tweens in grades 4 and up.



Event: Lego Club Registration required
Date: Thursday, July 11  
Time: 3:00 PM Grades 4-8
Location: Main Library  
   
Find your inner architect through the magic of Legos at the Dickinson County Library on Thursday, July 11 at 3:00 PM! Kids will explore structural design and compete in contests testing skill, speed, creativity and design by building fantastic dreamscapes with Legos. Winning designs will be displayed at the library for the month! This program is open to grades 4-8 and registration is required.



Event: Spoon Man No registration required
Date: Thursday, June 27  
Time: 1:00 PM @ Norway City Hall
           3:00 PM @ Main Library
All Ages
Location: Main Library & Norway City Hall  
   
Come and get SPOONED with the Dickinson County Library on Monday, July 15, 1:00 PM at the Norway City Hall and 3:00 PM at the Dickinson County Library.  This interactive comedy program features the “Spoon Man,” a comedian with a totally clean act- he never uses dirty silverware.  Jim Cruise has played the spoons for 32 years and will leave a lasting impression after playing on you (literally).  It’s a spoonful of family fun for all ages! This program is sponsored by the Hahner Law Offices, P.C. and David and Elsa Brule.




Event: Chalk Graffiti No registration required
Date: Wednesday, July 17  
Time: 11:00 AM @ Norway Library
           3:00 PM @ Main Library
Grades 4 and Up
Location: Main Library & Norway Library  
   
Go wild and creative with chalk graffiti at the library on Wednesday, July 17, 11:00 AM at the Norway Library and 3:00 PM at the Dickinson County Library. Teens and tweens will express their creativity and embrace their inner artists in an environmentally friendly and fun way by chalking the courtyard and sidewalks with graffiti! The art created will be left for the public to view and appreciate the imagination and talent of our community. This program is for teens in grades 4 and up and is sponsored by Brian Brouillette, Attorney at Law.



Event: Last Day to Enter Summer Reading
            Minutes!
No registration required
Date: Saturday, July 20  
Time: by 5:00 PM! All Ages
Location: All Branches  
   
All Summer Reading minutes must be logged into the Summer Reading website for both kids and teens by 5:00 PM on Saturday, July 20.  Any attempts to log minutes after this time will not be accepted.  Please visit http://summerreading.dcl-lib.org to log in the final week’s minutes.  Please call 774-1218 with any questions.



Event: Monday Movie: The Lightning Thief No registration required
Date: Monday, July 22  
Time: 5:30 PM Grades 4 and Up
Location: Main Library  
   
See a “mystery” movie at the Dickinson County Library on Monday, July 22 at 5:30 PM! Each month during Summer Reading, the Dickinson County Library will feature a “mystery” movie that is relevant to the teen theme “Beneath the Surface.” The title of the film is only available at the Dickinson County Library.  July’s film features an action and adventure teen book adaptation that combines heroics and mythology for a journey you will not want to miss! Perfect for tweens and teens, this PG film is for grades 4 and up. This program is sponsored by Brian Brouillette, Attorney at Law.



Event: Cirque Amongus Registration required
Date: Tuesday, July 23  
Time: 2:30 - 4:30 PM All Ages
Location: Main Library  
   
The Dickinson County Library will host Cirque Amongus on Tuesday, July 23 from 2:30 to 4:30 PM.  This team of skilled instructors aims to introduce students to the fundamentals of circus acts- juggling, movement and balancing- in a safe, fun-filled and educational environment!  Registration is required; please stop by the Dickinson County Library to register for this program and receive a ticket for admission.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dickinson County Library.



Event: Bouncin' Bus Party Registration required
Date: Monday, July 29  
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ North Dickinson
            2:00 - 4:00 PM @ Norway Library
All Ages
Location: Norway Library &
                  North Dickinson Branch
 
   
Bounce into fun, fitness and more with the library on Monday, July 29, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the North Dickinson Branch – Felch and 2:00 to 4:00 PM at the Norway Library! This traditional school bus has been converted into a mini-gymnastics and fitness center for kids! Complete with climbing wall, balance beam, tunnels and more, they promote agility, balance, coordination and strength.  Perfect for all ages, registration is required for this program.  Please call 774-1218 to sign up.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dickinson County Library.


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