Michelle Dillon, president of the Alliance Historical Society, will present the program, “Matthew, Mary and Mabel: Mabel Hartzell, the Hartzells, and the Historical Home Part II”, on Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium.
Rodman Library’s computer classes will run through March. Remaiining classes will be held on March 22, 27, and 29. 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 6:30 p.m., and last about one hour. Registration is required and accepted by telephone or in person. Call 330-821-2665, to register.
One Book One Community (OBOC) has chosen The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens. Following with the tradition of having the author speak to the community, Mr. Eskens will speak Thursday, April 6, at 7 p.m. at Union Avenue United Methodist Church.
Upcoming programs and discussion groups are as follows:
- April 6, 7:00 at Union Avenue United Methodist Church: Author Allen Eskens speaks to the community. Meet the author reception at 5:45 in the church’s lower level
Rodman Public Library will once again host a series of Vita Income Tax Clinics this tax season. Below is the tax preparation schedule to date for the months January 2017 through April 2017. Remaining dates and times are as follows:
- 04/06: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- 04/13: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- 04/08: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
To schedule an appointment call 330-994-8482, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information on the VITA Program and the sites set up throughout Greater Stark County, call 330-491-0445.
Rodman Library is partnering with StarkFresh to bring a “Seed Library” to our community. Beginning on Monday, March 13, vegetable and flower seeds will be displayed in the Library’s wooden card catalog located in the Library’s front lobby. Patrons may browse through the catalog and take the free seed packets of items they are interested in growing.
Whether you have always wanted to learn to play the dobro or the electric bass, learn a new language, further your professional skills, or learn more about businesses in our area, Rodman Library has an online service for you. All you need is a valid Rodman Library card to get started. Don't have a computer at home? We have those available for you too. And don't forget our "How Do I...?" day on March 11 or ongoing computer classes when you can come in and learn with others.
April 9-15 is National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library workers. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. Rodman Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries are transforming their communities every day through the services and invaluable expertise they offer.