Honeybees featured in program July 13

Learn all about the honeybees shown above at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain during the Make Space for Honeybees program at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 13.

Upcoming events at the Dickinson County Library include:

Monday

— Bow Wows and Books, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.

Kids of all ages can practice their literacy skills in a fun and accepting environment by reading to friendly canines. Thor, an English mastiff, and Clara, a Yorkshire terrier, are partners in this reading adventure. Sign up at the circulation desk or call the library at 906-774-1218 to reserve a 10-minute time slot with either or both dogs.

Tuesday

— Directed Discussions, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the North Dickinson Branch Library in Felch Township.

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

— Fun with the Sun, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at all three Dickinson County Library branches.

Let the sun be your guide as you make ultraviolet bead key chains and use Sun Art Paper to design colorful shadow collages. For all ages. Sponsored by attorney Brian Brouillette.

— National Guard Jazz Band Combo, 1:30 p.m., Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.

The National Guard Jazz Band Combo will perform. For all ages.

Thursday, July 4

— All branches of the Dickinson County Library will be closed for Independence Day. Regular hours resume July 5.

Sunday, July 7

— Summer Space Cinema, 1:30 p.m., Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.

Keep cool during the hot days of summer by watching movies at the library. Each week will feature a different space-themed film. All movies will be rated G, PG, or PG-13, so the whole family can enjoy them together. See www.dcl-lib.org for a full schedule. Also, the last screening of each month will offer a sensory-friendly atmosphere. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Monday, July 8

— Storytime Stars: Moon and Stars, 10:30 a.m., North Dickinson Branch Library in Felch Township.

Shoot for the moon and land among the stars at this storytime session for children up to 5 years old that’s all about the night sky. Sponsored by Drs. Michael and Maria Occhietti.

Tuesday, July 9

— Storytime Stars: Moon and Stars, 10 and 11 a.m. at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.

Required registration for library sessions opens Monday. Call 906-774-1218.

Wednesday, July 10

— Directed Discussions, 10 a.m. to noon, Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.

— Twinkle Babies: Stars, 10:30 a.m., Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.

Bounce your baby among the stars in this special storytime for infants to 18 months. Required registration opens Monday. Call 906-774-1218 to register. Sponsored by attorney Brian Brouillette.

— A Novel Bunch Book Club, 2 p.m., Solomonson Branch Library in Norway.

New members are always welcome at the monthly book clubs. Book selections and reading guides are available at www.dcl-lib.org/norwaybookclub or at the Solomonson branch.

Thursday, July 11

— Storytime Stars: Moon and Stars, 10:30 a.m., Solomonson Branch Library in Norway.

— Out to Launch at Out to Lunch, 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the parking lot across from the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.

The library will provide fun, space-themed crafts for children to make while listening to the various musicians at the Out to Lunch concert series. They will be at a table near the stage. For all ages. Sponsored by Edwards Automotive.

Saturday, July 13

— Make Space for Honeybees, 1 p.m., Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.

Learn about the importance of honeybees. Anyone in grade 3 and up is welcome to see live bees behind glass, taste honey and create a candle from beeswax. Registration is required, as program attendance will be capped at 100 people. Registration opened June 10. Sponsored by Dr. Daniel and Christine McMahon.

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