All teens, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman Library on Thursday, January 17, at 3:00 p.m. to use imagination and make Duct Tape Creations. The possibilities are endless using today’s bright glow-in-the-dark colors, patterned and college team printed duct tape. A variety of different duct tape templates will be available for use to make wallets, water bottle holders, flowers, hats and much more. Participants will take their finished project with them at the end of the program.
Teens, for intense one-on-one, head-to-head competition, join us on Thursday, Jan. 3, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Rodman’s main auditorium for an exciting afternoon with Madden 2013 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.
All teens, ages 13-18, gather your friends and come to Rodman Public Library on Thursday, December 20, at 3:00 p.m. to play the popular card game Magic the Gathering. A representative from Taz’s Gaming will be at on hand to help teach those who have never played. All levels, from beginners to experts, are welcome to attend. Teens who attend will leave with cards of their own. If you are a Magic “expert”, play with like-minded individuals or just share your expertise with beginners.
As part of National Gaming Day, Rodman Public Library joins in celebration with other libraries by offering a Teen Gaming Tournament, Saturday, Nov. 3, from 1:00-3:00 p.m., in Rodman’s main auditorium.
Super Smash Brothers Brawltm will be played only on a Wiitm gaming system, in a one-on-one, head-to-head competition. Participants may bring their own controllers, but everything else, including characters, will be random. The tournament will consist of double elimination and best of three. Prizes will be awarded to the top two finalists.
Alliance Area Retired Teachers Association
Rodman Library welcomes Dr. Abdul Basit of Alliance Community Hospital who will discuss how to keep your lungs healthy.
Dr. Basit is Board Certified in Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine and will be answering questions about COPD (emphysema, etc.) and other lung disorders. Find out if you have risk factors & if so, how you can be diagnosed and treated!
This program is free and open to the public.
What comes to mind when thoughts turn to fall? If it is pumpkins and if you are a teen between the ages of 12-18, you are invited to join us at Rodman Public Library for this unique event on Thursday, October 25, from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
All attendees will be given one pumpkin to carve, paint or just decorate. All carved and decorated pumpkins will then be judged by our library panel for most creative pumpkin and the winner will receive a prize. The pumpkins will then be on display for a week in the library gallery for all patrons to view.
Rodman Public Library will host a Diabetes Management program to be held on Monday, January 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the main auditorium. Connie Altomare, MLIS, MA, RN, CDE, from Alliance Community Hospital will be presenting “Diabetes Management in the New Year: Tips for Better Control”.
To make your holidays merry and bright, movie nights have returned to Rodman Public Library. The library will present a series of movies for patrons on Mondays, December 3, 10 and 17. The film series will revolve around a Christmas theme. So, if you are reminiscing about Christmases past and dreaming of a white, snowy holiday, then join us at Rodman for a wonderful time.
Movies shown on December 3 and 17 are not rated. The movie shown on December 10 is rated PG.