Rodman Public Library will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6 for staff training. The main library and branch will open at 12:30 p.m.
Rodman Public Library will complete its popular winter computer classes in March that will run on March 7, 9, and 11, then again on March 17, 18 and 31. Hands-on classes are limited to nine (9) persons and a maximum of two (2) alternates. All classes start at 10 a.m., except where noted at 1:00 and 6:30 p.m., and last about one hour. Registration is required and accepted by telephone, or in person, beginning the Monday of the week prior to the class. Call 330-821-2665 to register.
Date: Thursday, March 26, 7:00 p.m.
Place: Giese Performing Arts Center at the University of Mount Union
Located at the corner of South Union Avenue and Simpson Street
During the entire month of March, the Children’s Department will be hosting a “Sweet Sixteen” tournament as a tie-in to the NCAA “March Madness” basketball tournament – but we’re doing it with a twist! We will be honoring outstanding picture books published in 2014 and putting them in a head-to-head battle to choose the best of the best.
The United Way of Greater Stark County can file your taxes for free. The VITA program offers free tax assistance to people who make $65,000 or less. Anyone may schedule their own tax appointment online by going to www.uwstark.org and clicking on the “Pink Pig.” Married, filing jointly for incomes between $65,001 and $95,000 may file their own taxes by going to www.uwstark.org and clicking on the “Pink Pig.”
Rodman Library has been a part of the IRS Library Program for many years, providing federal tax forms to the public at our main and branch library locations.
Please note: State tax forms and instruction booklets are now available at the library.
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.
On January 5, Rodman Library will offer new, 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.