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.
Meet 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.
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.
Based on the popular TV Show, children from ages 5-12 can sign up to do a superhero challenge within a minute. Registration is required for the 1 to 2 p.m. session or the 3 to 4 p.m. session, both on Saturday, Aug. 29. For more information, stop by or call the Children’s Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 223.
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.
Coordinated through the Early Childhood Resource Center. (jm)
Experience the entertaining and inspiring story of a real adventure on Monday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m., as Bob (Buckeye Flash) Grau presents his hike on the Appalachian Trail. Grau was retired with no hiking experience or gear when he decided to thru-hike the trail from Georgia to Maine. His journey through 14 states, covering nearly 2,200-miles, was completed in 170 days with the last 380 miles on a broken ankle.
Children of all ages are invited to make and decorate their own cardboard box car on Tuesday, July 7, from 10 to 11 a.m., in the main library Children’s Program Room. Participants may then use their car to “drive” to a Friday morning Drive-in Movie on July 10, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., or July 24, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The movie shown on July 10 is about a family of former crime-fighting superheroes, living quietly in the suburbs, who are required to rescue the world from destruction.