Need a gift idea for someone special? Interested in finding out about the “must have” in electronic gadgets on the market? Join Rodman Library staff as they discuss the latest in laptops, tablets, eReaders, game systems such as Xbox One, PlayStation 4, WiiU and the game software that goes with them. Two presentations will be held in the main auditorium on Monday, Sept. 30, at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 10:00 a.m.
Josh Bixler of Flite-Test and Jim Bixler will be presenting to teens a look at the future of aviation on Thursday, September 26, from 3:30-5:00 p.m., as they demonstrate a computer aided drone and miniature airplanes. They will also be discussing current and future careers in aviation, such as flying for utility companies in line inspection, flying for cities in traffic management and obtaining air quality samples, and flying for police surveillance.
All teens, ages 12-18, are invited to participate in a head-to-head, double elimination bowling tournament on Thursday, September 12, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Rodman main auditorium. The game used will be Wii Sports Resort with motion plus controllers. Each bowling match will consist of a standard ten frame game. Participant matchups will be randomized on the day of the game. Bowlers will receive no handicap. There will be no interference with a player about to bowl. Cheating will result in immediate disqualification. Doors open at 3:00 p.m., and the game starts at 3:15 p.m.
Former Alliance City Band member and historian, Paul Hobe, returns to Rodman Public Library to present a program on the history of the Alliance City Band on Monday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. Hobe was involved with the Alliance City Band from 1961 to 1992, when the group signed off properties to the Alliance Symphony Orchestra Foundation.
Contact Info: Nancy Sandifer (330) 525-7950
The Children’s Department at Rodman Public Library will be hosting a Children’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 26, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Lots of fun stories, activities and games will be set up throughout the Children’s Department and auditorium. Children will also collect treats to take home.
No reservations are required and the program is open to children ages 3-12 with an adult. Halloween costumes are optional but encouraged. For more information, call the Children’s Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 223.
Build with Legos at Rodman Public Library when the Children’s Department hosts Lego Splash!
The program will take place from 2:00-3:30pm. The theme for the month is "In a Book".
We provide the Lego and Duplo bricks, you provide the creations! The program is open to all ages. No registration is required.
For more information, or if you would like to donate Lego or Duplo bricks to the library for these programs, stop by or call the Children’s Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 223. (jm)
Children can use their imagination and build with Legos at Rodman Public Library when the Children’s Department hosts Lego Splash! The program will take place on Saturday, November 23, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium. The theme for this month is “From the Movies”. We provide the Lego and Duplo bricks, you provide the creations!
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, December 17, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. An Anime mystery series will be the feature for December. Discussion of the characters and comparison of Anime versions vs. Manga versions will follow. Teens who attend will be able to decide what gets shown from month to month.
The Anime Club will meet in the main auditorium of Rodman Public Library located at 215 East Broadway Street in Alliance, OH. No registration is required. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.