Family and friends are invited to join in the celebration as the Rodman Public Library Children’s Department wraps up its “Summer Art Experience” on Saturday, July 25, with an Art Gala from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children, ages 5-13, have been working with local art instructors during June and July, creating a wide variety of art pieces.
Join us at Rodman Public Library Thursday, July 16, from noon to 1:00 p.m. For children, ages 3 and up, Book F.E.A.S.T. replaces Storytime at the Main Library. Fitting the theme of “Every Hero has Story”, Travis English, a paramedic, is the special guest for this session. Children’s names are entered into a weekly prize drawing at Thursday’s program for every five books checked out. Lunches take place in the main auditorium. Free hot lunches are served at 11:45 a.m.
Red Tail (Steve Rickard) will give a presentation on his experiences in Africa and on the Loitokitok Route as he climbed his way to the top of Kilimanjaro. The program will be held at Rodman Public Library on Monday, April 13, at 7:00 p.m., in the main auditorium. Many in the Alliance area are familiar with Red Tail through his previous engagements at Rodman. Red Tail is an Alliance native who always brings with him another fascinating tale. No reservations are needed for this program. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 107. APM 3/19/15
To celebrate National Landscape Architecture month, a representative from DeHoff’s will speak at Rodman Library about current trends in landscaping. They will cover topics that include outdoor rooms, sustainable trends in landscaping, living walls and roofs. The event will take place on April 20 at 7 p.m., in the Main Auditorium.
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is needed. For more information, call the main library at 330-821-2665, ext. 107. NB 3-17-15
At 1pm on April 25, Madison Gasparik will be teaching a class on arm knitting in the Main Library Auditorium. The types of yarn to bring to this class are “Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick” or “Loops and Threads Charisma Yarn” in your choice of colors. Registration is requested for this event and can be made by calling 330-821-2665 or stopping in to the library.
On Saturday, July 11, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium, all teens from ages 13-18 can spend an afternoon cheering for their favorite superheroes as they soar, race, stomp, and hurtle themselves at the bad guys. Movies are rated as PG-13. This event is free. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teens, ages 12-18, gather your friends and come to the main library on Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Larger-than-life Jenga and Monopoly will be played. There will be a superhero “Minute-to-Win-It Challenge” and “Trivia” contest. Be adventurous. Try something new. Prizes will be awarded. No registration is needed. For more information call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.