Rodman Public Library offers children the chance to try their reading skills on local therapy dogs on two Fridays, July 12 and July 26. Therapy dogs such as “Bear”, the cute five-pound bundle of Chihuahua joy owned by Ruth DeFranco, will “listen” to stories in the Children’s Program Room at the Main Library.
SARTA will present a Travel Training Session at Rodman Main Library every other month on the third Tuesday from 11 a.m. to noon. Whether you're concerned with easing the strain on our environment or the strain on your wallet, Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) is something to consider.
SARTA's Travel Trainers will talk about our public transportation system, how to use it and how to plan trips. A 31-day bus pass is available the first time you attend a Travel Training Session. A picture ID must be presented to receive a pass.
Univerisity of Mount Union education students will have the opportunity to look at books that could be used in the classroom.
A community spinning group meets at Rodman Public Library on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the main auditorium. The next meetings are scheduled for May 7, and May 21. Bring your fibers and wheel or spindle. Anyone who spins, or who wants to learn how, is invited to network and compare notes.
Please note that due to Election Day on May 7, the meeting will be held in the Children’s Programming Room.
Not open to the public - Author Michael Hingson will be interviewed by the Alliance Review. (jm)
Forrest Barber will present a program on “Taylorcraft, the War Years”, on Monday, September 9, at 7:00 p.m., in Rodman Public Library’s main auditorium. It chronicles the story of the Taylorcraft Aviation Company in Alliance from 1936 through 1947. The Al Barber family is featured in the program as Barber explains how Al came from the coal mines of Pennsylvania, moved to Cleveland, then finally to Alliance to become a test pilot for C.G. Taylor from 1940 through 1947.
Dept. head meeting - ps
Alliance Historical Society Board meeting - klp
Who is helping give out half a million free books across America on April 23rd?
World Book Night U.S. is an ambitious campaign to give thousands of free, specially printed paperbacks to light or nonreaders across America on one day. Volunteer book lovers help promote reading by going out into their communities and sharing free copies of books they love. The mission of World Book Night is to seek out those without the means or access to printed books.
The Alliance Historical Society will present a program at Rodman Public Library, Monday, April 1, at 7:00 p.m., on the large military guns that were manufactured in Alliance in the late 1800s and early years of the 20th century. Don Shaffer will discuss the history of the manufacture of military machinery for the U.S. Government by Morgan Engineering. Shaffer and his son Chris have compiled a large collection of photographs which will be used during the presentation.