Creating a backyard filled with wildlife can be easy. Lynette Reiner, Science Director at the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, will be talking about what plants will attract butterflies and birds to your backyard on Monday, May 2, from 7 to 8 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Reiner graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, with a master’s degree in Zoology, and from the University of Akron with a double major of Comprehensive Social Studies and Interdisciplinary Anthropology. She was an intern at the Summit County Historical Society in Akron, Ohio, where she worked on preservation and archiving artifacts, plus interned at the Jewish Community Center in Akron, Ohio, teaching history and religion. Reiner was an active volunteer at the Akron Zoo in animal interpretation and care. She participated at the Fort Laurens Flux Gate Dig with the Ohio Historical Society, and worked in the field of science at Inventure Place in Akron, Ohio.
The 2016 Fogle Author Series presents author Karen Harper who will speak at Rodman Public Library on Saturday, June 11, at 2:00 p.m., in the main auditorium. “Harper is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of contemporary suspense and historical novels.
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Five seniors from the University of Mount Union will be presenting their culminating projects for their class, "Modern Heroes: Nobel Prizes and Other Academic Awards." The presentations will be 12 minutes long about the specific award, one selected awardee's work and its impact on society. The students are under the direction of Prof. Keith Miller. 3-31-16 pas
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited for an afternoon of crafts, snacks, and fun as we celebrate Star Wars fandom in Rodman Main Auditorium on Wednesday, May 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. Create “May the 4th Be With You” cards or a “Star Wars crayon Death Star”. Make a Chewbacca bookmark and a Star Wars popsicle stick ornament. The final craft of the day will be turning pretzel rods into light sabers by dipping pretzels into liquid chocolate and adding embellishments. While the crafting is happening, the movie Star Wars: Episode IV will also be playing.
Be the live game piece that plays on a giant game board. Come to the Main Auditorium on Thursday, Aug. 25, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., and play on a larger-than-life scale of favorite classic games —MONOPOLY... JENGA... SCRABBLE... BATTLESHIP... PAC-MAN will be offered. Those participants who wish to play Battleship should be prepared to get WET! Prizes will be awarded. For teens, ages 12-18 — no registration is needed. For more information call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Join us on Thursday, July 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. for a “Mystery Theater” but without the murder. A pretend crime is committed by one of the acting participants — teens ages 12-18. It will be the teens’ jobs to sort out the clues and decide by the end of the program “who done it”. Costumes and props will be used to bring the theater alive. Teens are encouraged to come dressed for their part or to bring their costumes with them. Food will also be served as with any mystery theater.