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.
Teens can transform themselves into their favorite character at Rodman Main Auditorium, Thursday, July 16, from 3 to 5 p.m. Yarn-beards and masks will be used—that teens will make—to alter their appearance. Participants may also come dressed as their favorite superhero. There will be a photo booth set up for teens to pose for a photo op. A prize will be awarded for the best dressed hero or villain. Anime also will be played for their enjoyment during the program. Materials are supplied by the Friends of Rodman Library. No registration is needed.
All teens, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Thursday, June 18, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. We will be making the lovable minion characters from the movie. Three different mediums will be used to create these characters: polymer clay, felt plushies, and twinkies. The movie—these characters come from— will be playing during the program. This program is free and open to all teens. No registration is needed. This program is supported by the Friends of Rodman Library. Call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.