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Taylorcraft

Date: 
Mon, 09/09/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:15pm

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

Date: 
Tue, 03/05/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Dept. head meeting - ps

Alliance Historical Society Board Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 03/12/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Alliance Historical Society Board meeting - klp

WBN giver reception

Date: 
Mon, 04/15/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Who is helping give out half a million free books across America on April 23rd?  

We are!

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.

Alliance's Big Guns

Date: 
Mon, 04/01/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:15pm

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.

Foreclosure Class

Date: 
Wed, 06/19/2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Sponsored by Community Legal Aid. (jmh)

Foreclosure Class

Date: 
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Sponsored by Community Legal Aid. (jmh)

A Historical Look at Funerals

Date: 
Tue, 10/01/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Dan Skivolocke, owner of Sharer-Stirling-Skivolocke Funeral Home, will present a history of funerals and funeral traditions from the U.S. and around the world that will include visuals. Sponsored by the Alliance Historical Society, the program will take place on Tuesday, October 1, at 7:00 p.m. in Rodman Public Library’s main auditorium. The program is free and open to the public. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext.101.

-klp

Alliance Yesterday, 1900-1950

Date: 
Mon, 03/04/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Dan Skivolocke, owner of Sharer-Stirling-Skivolocke Funeral Home, will return to Rodman Library to continue his pictorial history of Alliance with the second 50 years titled "Alliance Yesterday, 1900-1950" on Wednesday, March 6, at 7:00 p.m., in Rodman Public Library’s main auditorium. Skivolocke began 21 years ago writing a weekly article for the Alliance Review called "We Were There" that eventually gave way to "Alliance Yesterday", a program about Alliance history he began presenting around 1992, with the help of the Alliance Historical Society.

Wee Read

Date: 
Wed, 05/01/2013 - 10:30am
Wed, 05/08/2013 - 10:30am
Wed, 05/15/2013 - 10:30am
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 10:30am
Wed, 05/29/2013 - 10:30am

Wee Read, a program offered by Rodman Library’s Children’s Department, is designed to introduce children to books, fingerplays and music incorporating the six early learning skills. Patrons, ages birth through two years, and their parents or caregivers are invited to Wee Read, Monday evenings, May 6, 13 and 20, from 6:30-7:00 p.m. and Wednesday mornings, May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, from 10:30-11:00 a.m. There will be no Wee Read on May 27, as the library will be closed for Memorial Day.

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