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Tales for Tails

Rodman Public Library offers children the chance to try their reading skills on local therapy dogs on Saturday, October 19. Therapy dogs will “listen” to stories in the Children’s Program Room at the Main Library.

Federal Health Care Mandates

Join Dr. Michelle Chyatte, M.P.H., Dr. Ph., at Rodman Library’s main auditorium on Wednesday, July 17, from 6:30-8:00 p.m., as she discusses the Federal Healthcare Mandates “Obamacare” and how it will affect you. Dr. Chyatte is the Assistant Professor at Northeast Ohio College of Medicine in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Her primary focus is on creating, implementing, and evaluating policy and communications strategies for the health care industry. She has also been recognized by the Radio Television News Directors Association with a Regional Edward R.

Fairy Garden DIY

Adults, ages 18 and older, are invited to a “Fairy Garden Do-It-Yourself” afternoon at Rodman Library, Saturday, September 28, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., in the Children’s Program Room. Participants are asked to bring your own miniatures to place in the garden, such as gnomes, fairies, animals, twigs, containers for wishing well, ponds, etc. Supplies to make furniture will be furnished with $2.00 for materials.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Celebration

Join the Children's Department staff as we celebrate Clifford the Big Red Dog's 50th birthday. This picture book classic was first written and published in 1963 by Norman Bridwell. There are now over 100 Clifford titles with 126 million books in print. Participants will have fun with stories, activities, crafts, food and prizes. Bring your camera - Clifford will make a grand appearance! This second session is for younger children ages 3-7. Limit of 30. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call the Children's Department at 330-821-2665 x223. (jm)

Ghosts by the Tale

Largely Literary Theater Company co-founders Sara Showman and Mark Dawidziak will present a spirited program of ghost stories at the Rodman Public Library main auditorium on Tuesday, Oct 22, at 6:30 p.m. The two-part Ghosts By the Tale presentation opens with Showman telling a romantic ghost tale and a not-so-romantic ghost tale – two looks at relationships from a supernatural point of view. Dawidziak, the company’s artistic director, then will shift the spooky mood a bit with personal stories about spirits connected to Akron-area locations.

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