Rodman Library proudly announces our newly established Fogle Author Series funded by the Greater Alliance Foundation.
Local author, Connie L. Parmenter, will speak about her newly published book in Rodman Main Auditorium, Monday, Oct. 20, at 7:00 p.m. She will be sharing her story of where the idea of her book came from, how the title came about, and how others helped. Her book is a collection of sayings from church signs throughout the country to encourage and challenge individuals.
1 in every 4 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime.
Teens, for intense one-on-one, head-to-head competition, join us on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Rodman’s Main Auditorium for an exciting afternoon with Madden 15 that will be played on an Xbox gaming system with the game setting on Pro. The tournament will consist of single elimination, three minute quarters and random teams, excluding All-Star teams and Throwbacks. Prizes will be awarded to the top two finalists.
The Alliance Historical Society will hold its annual membership meeting and will highlight activities and projects from the past year, including two Eagle Scout projects and the 75th Anniversary celebration. A volunteer of the year will be recognized and plans for the next year will be discussed. -klp
October is National Archives Month and Alliance Memory is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with the posting of the 3000th picture to its site — a photograph of the Lexington Hotel dining room in Alliance, Ohio. A program featuring the photographs and information from Alliance Memory will be presented by Karen Perone, president of the Alliance Historical Society, on Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 p.m. in Rodman Main Auditorium.
A meeting to bring together Alliance Historical Society members and interested parties in how to volunteer and get involved in the work of the Society to research, preserve, and perpetuate the history of Alliance. -klp
A crochet class for beginners hosted at Rodman Library starts Wednesday, Sept. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the main auditorium. Taught by Jane Graham, a member of the KnitWits Needlework Circle, the classes will meet Wednesdays, Sept. 10, 17 and 24 and Oct. 1 & 8. Participants will learn how to crochet a dishcloth. Those attending will need to bring a size G or H crochet hook and one skein of Peaches and Cream Yarn in the color of their choice.