June marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of Anne Frank’s “Diary of a Young Girl.” Anne Frank was the 13-year- old German-Jewish girl who wrote down her everyday thoughts while in hiding, with her family, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. She later died in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, at the age of 15, from an illness. In commemoration of this book anniversary, Rodman Library will host Marilyn W.
Lynnette Reiner, Science Director at the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, will give a program on “Man-made Modern Marvels” on Friday, June 23, at 2 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Using a PowerPoint presentation, she will give an illustrated look at some of modern day’s greatest engineering accomplishments, including the Statue of Liberty, Golden Gate Bridge, Eiffel Tower, and Hoover Dam to name a few.
Author of "The 1936-1937 Great Lakes Exposition"
Join us in Rodman Auditorium on Saturday, July 8, beginning at 2 p.m., for a fun-filled family day in anticipation of the solar eclipse that will be taking place in August. First, Nancy Baker Cazan, Education Director of the Beech Creek Gardens, will give a presentation about the solar eclipse. Following her presentation, iPads with the Sky View app will be available for attendees to use in the Main Gallery. Those who want to make a pinhole camera to view the eclipse and learn how to hold it may do so at one of the three stations located in the Children’s Program Room.
The 2017 Fogle Author Series presents author Terry Pluto who will speak at Rodman Public Library on Wednesday, July 19, at 7:00 p.m., in the Main Auditorium. Terry Pluto is a sports columnist for The Plain Dealer. He has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors as the nation’s top sports columnist for medium-sized newspapers.
The Friends of Rodman Public Library will be holding their biennial meeting on Saturday, April 8, at 1:00 p.m., in Library’s Auditorium. The meeting will consist of the electing of officers, voting on revising the bylaws of the Friends of the Library, and giving committee reports. All Friends members are encouraged to attend for their vote. A door prize will be given away at the close of the meeting and refreshments will be offered.