Let the Games Begin: A Celebration of Sport and Story
Children of all ages are invited to an animated Drive-in Movie on Saturday, June 18, from 10:00-11:30 a.m., in Rodman Auditorium. Visit a thriving mammal metropolis where animals from every environment live together and have a profession. When the police force hires its first rabbit officer, she learns that being the new bunny in a department of really tough animals is anything but easy. She jumps at the chance to solve a case to prove she is capable at her job, even though she has to work with a cunning fox who makes things harder.
Join us at Rodman Public Library every Thursday, June 9 through July 28, from noon to 1:00 p.m. For children, ages 3 and up, and their families, Book F.E.A.S.T. replaces Storytime at the Main Library. Staff will share books on the 2016 Summer Reading Program theme “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read”. For every five books checked out, the child’s name will be entered into a weekly drawing to win prizes during the Thursday program.
Children of all ages are invited to an animated Drive-in Movie on Saturday, July 2, from 10:00-11:30 a.m., in Rodman Auditorium. A long-lost panda father reappears and he and his reunited son set out on an adventure to a secret paradise only to meet with a supernatural threat, and a threat a little closer to home. You may bring your own blanket or previously made cardboard box car. Children of all ages are invited—under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is needed. Rated PG. Call 330-821-2665, ext 223, for more information.
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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.