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Library CLOSED August 16

Rodman Library will be CLOSED on Saturday, August 16 for Carnation Festivities. See you at the Grand Parade and at Days in the Park!

Science at the Bookmobile

Join Rita Morrison, Science teacher at Marlington High School, and her son, Nathan Morrison, Science teacher at Marlington Middle School, as they present science experiments on how to make “slime” and extract DNA from strawberries. The experiments tie in with the library’s Summer Reading Program theme. They will be giving their demonstration at the Farmers’ Market, Saturday, August 2, at 10 a.m., outside the Rodman Bookmobile.

Friends of Rodman Library annual book sale

The sale takes place during Carnation Festival Week, Sunday through Thursday. Here are the dates and times for 2014:

  • Sunday, August 10:  2-5 p.m. (Friends members only - memberships available at the door)
  • Monday, August 11:  9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 12:  9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 13:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Buck-a-Bag for Friends members only, 5 - 8 p.m. - bring your membership card)
  • Thursday, August 14:  Buck-a-Bag: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Summer "Super Six" - July 7 - 31

Food for Fines will be accepted from July 7-31. For each food or non-food item donated, $2.00 in library fines will be forgiven. Donated items will go to the Alliance Community Pantry.

Items needed include:

  • Peanut butter
  • Canned meat (tuna, chicken, or beef stew)
  • Canned fruits/vegetables
  • Ketchup/Mustard
  • Toilet paper
  • Bars of soap

No lost or damaged items will be included in the fines. No expired food items or home canned goods will be accepted.

Summer Reading Fun for All Ages

The Summer Reading Program starts Monday, June 2 and runs through Saturday, August 30. Many activities have been planned for children, teens, and adults.

You may register and participate online or visit one of our locations.

Summer reading program for adults

“Literary Elements” is the theme of Rodman Public Library’s 2014 Adult Summer Reading Program combining science and literature to pique your interest. The program is open to adults ages 18 and older, and will run concurrently with the teen and children’s program. For each book read, the adult reader will enter a ticket into a weekly prize drawing for a Friends of the Library tote.

R.E.A.D. Alliance - A Friend in Read

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Learning to read can prevent some embarassing incidents.

This video and Reading is Knowledge were produced by students in the Alliance City Schools to promote literacy.

New fiction @ Rodman

Check our list for the books you see on display

hoopla digital comes to Rodman Library

hoopla digitalRodman Library is excited to announce the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks through hoopla. These will be available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital – all you need is a valid library card. Library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or iOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers.

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Main Library
330-821-2665
   Monday-Wednesday
   9 AM to 8:30 PM
   Thursday-Saturday
   9 AM to 5:30 PM
   Sunday
   Closed

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   Friday-Saturday
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   Sunday (October through April)
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