Robin Yocum, a visiting speaker for the 2017 Fogle Author Series and author of Favorite Sons and The Essay, will be giving a Writing Workshop in Rodman Main Auditorium on Friday, Aug. 25, from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. He will be discussing the writing process such as where to look for ideas or turning life topics into material, organizing and refining the ideas, and finishing the project. Yocum will also offer tips on how to fight through writer’s block. Come prepared to have fun and learn from a professional. Then join him at the Main Library on Saturday, Aug.
June marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of Anne Frank’s “Diary of a Young Girl.” Anne Frank was the 13-year- old German-Jewish girl who wrote down her everyday thoughts while in hiding, with her family, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. She later died in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, at the age of 15, from an illness. In commemoration of this book anniversary, Rodman Library will host Marilyn W.
Joe Sullivan, as the “Mister Joe Show,” will be appearing at Rodman Main Auditorium on Saturday, June 10, at 2 p.m. Youngsters, as well as kids-at-heart adults, will be mesmerized with his unique blend of juggling, magic, puppetry, musical instruments, plate spinning, and balloon sculpting. His quick wit and comical patter are guaranteed to elicit smiles from everyone.
Preschool Curriculum Training arr. by Laurie Gemberling. 05-02-2017 pas
Lynnette Reiner, Science Director at the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, will give a program on “Man-made Modern Marvels” on Friday, June 23, at 2 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Using a PowerPoint presentation, she will give an illustrated look at some of modern day’s greatest engineering accomplishments, including the Statue of Liberty, Golden Gate Bridge, Eiffel Tower, and Hoover Dam to name a few.
Cleveland native Brad Schwartz, author of The 1936-1937 Great Lakes Exposition, will be speaking on Monday, September 25, at 7 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Using 200 vintage photographs, his book tells the story of the Great Lakes Exposition that was held in Cleveland, Ohio, in the summers of 1936 and 1937, which drew in seven million visitors.
The Alliance Historic Preservation Commission will have a program on Wednesday, May 24, at 3:30 p.m., at which time the webinar, “Introduction to the National Register of Historic Places,” will be shown in Rodman Main Auditorium. According to the National Park Service website, “The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation.
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on the last Tuesday of each month from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Teens will have the chance to pick their favorite episodes to be shown on RPL’s big screen. Anime Club will meet in the library's main auditorium located at 215 East Broadway Street in Alliance, OH. No registration is required. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.