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Downtown Christmas Walk
Friday, December 6, 3:30-5:45 PM @ Main Branch

Ring in the holiday season with Iron Mountain’s annual Downtown Christmas Walk that starts right at the Main Branch! From 3:30 to 5:30 PM, patrons of all ages can enjoy cookies and then make a variety of ornaments at our craft stations to decorate the library’s Christmas tree and their own. Santa will visit with the children from 4 to 5:45 PM, and parents are welcome to take photos with their own smartphones or cameras. Once you embark upon the walk to the Community Christmas Tree Lighting at 5:45 PM, be sure to check out the
Story Stroll featuring the book “Never Let a Reindeer Meet a Unicorn!” by Diane Alber.
Different pages of the book will be in different downtown windows.

Calligraphy Tags
Saturday, December 7, 1-2 PM @ Main Branch

Make sure all your holiday gifts have the perfect handwritten tags! Chelsey Lillge will demonstrate and help participants in making beautiful calligraphy tags for the Christmas season. Space is limited to the first 15 registrants, so please reserve your spot by
calling the Main Branch at 906-774-1218. For adults.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Directed Discussions
Monday, December 9, 11 AM-4 PM @ North Dickinson Branch
Wednesday, December 11, 9-11 AM @ Solomonson Branch
Thursday, December 19, 9-11 AM @ 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.

A Merry Little Party
Monday, December 9, 11 AM-4 PM @ North Dickinson Branch

Celebrate the season at this program for all ages! We’ll have supplies to make ornaments and other crafts that will brighten your holidays!

Kingsford Tree Lighting
Monday, December 9, 5:30 PM @ Kingsford City Hall, 305 South Carpenter Avenue in Kingsford

The library will provide crafts and ornament-making materials for all ages at this fun community event!

A Novel Bunch Book Club
Wednesday, December 11, 2 PM @ Solomonson Branch

New members are always welcome at our monthly book clubs! This month’s book is “A Silken Thread” by Kim Vogel Sawyer.
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.

Santa's Workshop and Recipe Swap
Wednesday, December 11, 4-6 PM @ Solomonson Branch

Get into the holiday spirit at this party featuring cookies and ornament decorating! Patrons of all ages can make an ornament for the library’s tree and one for their own. Adults can also participate in a recipe swap; please bring in six copies of a recipe and exchange them for copies of other participant’s recipes that interest you! We will have instructions available on how to make a recipe holder envelope.

Recipe Swap
Thursday, December 12, 4-6 PM @ Main Branch

Do you have a favorite tasty recipe to share? Please bring six copies of your recipe, preferably on index cards, and then exchange them for copies of other participant’s recipes that interest you! We will have instructions available on how to make a recipe holder envelope. For a little extra fun, we’ll also have a game in which you can try your luck at identifying unmarked spices! For adults.

Christmas Closures

All branches of the Dickinson County Library will be closed Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. Regular hours will resume Thursday, December 26.

Countdown to Noon
Tuesday, December 31, 11:30 AM-12:15 PM @ Main Branch

Children ages 3 to 8 will celebrate the beginning of 2020 a little early with a countdown to noon at the library!
Festivities will include crafts, a photo booth, and refreshments!

New Year's Closures

The Main and Solomonson Branches of the Dickinson County Library will close at 12:30 PM on Tuesday, December 31 for New Year’s Eve, while the North Dickinson Branch will be closed all day. All branches will be closed Wednesday, January 1 for New Year’s Day. Regular hours will resume Thursday, January 2.

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!
Dickinson County Library - (906) 774-1218
Solomonson Branch Library - (906) 563-8617
North Dickinson Branch Library - (906) 542-7230
Email : dcl@dcl-lib.org