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There's an App for That! Just Google It

Come join in as we learn about some of the must have apps (plus a few new ones) for your Android product. You’ll also learn how to borrow movies, ebooks, magazines, and more on your device. Bring your charged Android device and login information so that you can follow along with the session. Basic device knowledge is recommended for this session. The sessions will be given at the main library on Monday, July 21, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., and Wednesday, July 23, from 10:00-11:00 a.m.; the branch library on Tuesday, July 22, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Movie Marathon

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:00am - 8:30pm

Beat the heat and watch these fun, futuristic movies on Wednesday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the big screen in Rodman’s Main Auditorium. The three-part movies will be shown back-to-back starting at 10 a.m., with a 15-minute break between each movie. Children must be accompanied by an adult, age 18 or older. No reservations are needed. Popcorn will be provided. All movies are rated PG. For more information, call 330-821-2665.


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 computer classes

Rodman Library offers computer classes which will run through July 16. Classes will focus on the basics: Windows, Internet and Email. Classes in July will be held on July 10, 15 and 16. Hands-on classes are limited to nine (9) persons and a maximum of two (2) alternates. Classes are held in the computer classroom of the Main Library, 215 E. Broadway St. in Alliance. Classes will meet at 10 a.m. and last approximately one hour.

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.

Summer Reading Time for Children

Arts in Stark

This year the Summer Art Experience has expanded to include classes in art, music, and drama. Children ages 5 to 13 are invited to participate.


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

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

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