Kimberly Kenney, Curator at the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in Canton, OH, will present a look back at how women won the vote. The program takes place on Friday, Mar. 4,at 3 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Learn about the first Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, NY, in 1848. Hear about the abolition movement sparking the fight for suffrage and how the 19th Amendment came to be in existence.
The Alliance Area Preservation Society (AAPS) presents Alliance’s Neighborhoods and Houses: Your Historic Home, the first public program of its new Your Historic Home project, on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 7:00pm in the Auditorium of Rodman Public Library.
Alliance’s Neighborhoods and Houses will give an overview of how Alliance’s neighborhoods came into being, the houses that were built there, and the people that built them. Participants will also get an introduction to researching the history of their own homes, and the opportunity to receive a house research “jump start” to find out who first purchased the property they live on, when their neighborhood was first laid-out, and the date their house was built. The program will be presented by Robb Hyde.
Alliance Garden Club
B&T TS360 training
The New York Times bestselling author, Beverly Lewis, will speak at Rodman Public Library on Friday, April 8, at 3:00 p.m., in the main auditorium. Schoolteacher, accomplished musician and award-winning author of more than 80 books, Lewis is known for her work in children, youth and Amish-related adult fiction, with her stories published worldwide.
In honor of Mary A. Regula, President Emerita/Founder of National First Ladies’ Library, and Women’s History Month, Theresa M. Lattani, Original Consultant, National first Ladies’ Library, will present a program looking back at the early years of the National First Ladies’ Library. The program will take place on Wednesday, Mar. 30, from 2 to 3 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. During her presentation Lattanzi will be showing plates, books, and other items from her collection which will be donated to Rodman Library and the Ralph and Mary Regula Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement.
Join Jim Amey for a historic look at Idora Amusement Park on Monday, March 28, at 7 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Jim and Toni Amey have been gathering Idora Park artifacts for more than 20 years and now have what is believed to be the most extensive Idora Park collection of items in existence, housed in a 4,400 square foot building next to their residence.