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Art Class with Miss Terri: Monet

Children ages 5-8 and 9-13 can sign up to explore the world of Claude Monet on Saturday, July 11th in the Children’s Program Room. The class for ages 5-8 will be from 1:00-2:00 p.m. and for ages 9-13 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. French Impressionist artist Claude Monet, (1840-1926), is known for his beautiful nature and water scenes. Children will recreate art based on one of his famous paintings, “Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies” using watercolor paper, finger-paint and masking tape.  Advanced registration is required.

Hoopla Hula Hoop Event

How long can you hula hoop? Try your skill on Saturday, June 6, starting at 2:00 p.m. A representative from hoopla digital will be at Rodman Library to oversee a hoopla hoop contest. Children up to age 12, teens 13-18, and adults are invited to attend this swinging event.

Local Author-Jason Green

Jason GreenMeet local author Jason M. Green on Saturday, May 30, at 2 p.m. in Rodman Main Auditorium. Green, an Ohio author of a fantasy series, science fiction and a supernatural western, will be discussing his novels—how he arrives at an idea and his process of writing. Once he has finished speaking, the program will be open to questions from the audience.

Lego Splash

Children can use their imagination and build with Legos at Rodman Public Library when the Children’s Department hosts Lego Splash! The next summer Legos program takes place on Monday, Aug. 3, from 9:30-10:30 a.m., in the Children’s Program Room. We provide the Lego and Duplo bricks, you provide the creations! The program is open to children of all ages. No registration is required. For more information, or if you would like to donate Lego or Duplo bricks to the library for these programs, stop by or call the Children’s Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 223.


Mon, 08/03/2015 - 9:30am to 10:30am

Make a Superhero Costume-Take a picture with "The Legion of Literacy"

Open to children of all ages. Make and decorate your own Superhero mask and cape. Take a picture as you "fly through the sky" on our sky backdrop. Have your picture taken with the Rodman "Legion of Literacy" Superheroes. Registration requested but not required to allow for enough materials to have on hand. (jm)

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

William Powell and Clearview Golf Course

Renee Powell, LPGA member, Clearview's Head Golf Professional and teacher, and daughter of William “Bill” Powell, will talk about her father and his historic Clearview Golf Course in East Canton on Tuesday, July 28, from 10 to 10:45 a.m., in the Children’s Program Room. Bill Powell decided to build his own golf course—for people of all colors—after he experienced racial discrimination on the golf course upon his return home from the military in World War II.


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