Vote for your favorite creative use of the barcode as imagined by picture book illustrators from titles found in the Rodman Public Library children’s collection. Titles are ranked and paired up in eight brackets (sweet sixteen contestants) during the first round.
Official registration for the 2015 “Summer Art Experience” for children will begin Friday, May 1. Applications may be picked up at the main or branch libraries. This will be the fourth year for this popular program. Designed for children ages 5-13, participants register for a total of three free art classes over a six-week period, utilizing various art techniques taught by local art instructors.
Rodman Library now offers interactive, instructor-led courses that can be taken entirely online. It’s through a program called Gale Courses that supports lifelong learning and continuing education. This program is free, with unlimited usage to library patrons, and can be found as a link on the library’s career page at www.rodmanlibrary.com/career_testing.
Rodman Library is now offering enhanced Zinio services to provide ease and more enjoyment for patrons. They include the following:
• Improved Magazine Access - A simplified “checkout now” icon has been added for immediate checkout of an issue.
• Magazines are Now Searchable by Language - A new language filter has been added for simple searching of magazines by language.