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Adult Programs

Needlework Help

Need help with a needlework project? Jane Graham, who teaches the needlework class, will be at the main library the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month – from 1 to 3 p.m.– following the KnitWits class. She will help you find a solution or answer for that crochet, knitting, or other type of needlework project you are doing. Also during Needlework Help, Graham will be teaching those interested how to knit a sweater. Bring a solid color of 12 to 14 ounces of knitting worsted yarn and sizes 10 and 13 circular needles to the beginning of the session. No registration is needed.

Date: 
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Bigfoot! Fact or Myth?

The Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot Investigation (SOSBI) will present a program on Saturday, April, 9, at 2:00 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. SOSBI was formed in 2008 to give witnesses and researchers the chance to openly and freely discuss the mystery of Bigfoot without fear of ridicule. The organization’s main goal is to work with other amateur researchers to explore this mystery of Bigfoot and further educate the general public. Evidence will be presented, and eyewitness reports and encounters will be discussed. Come join us and decide for yourself—Bigfoot: fact or myth?

Chef Stephan Baity

You have seen him on the “Cake Wars: Christmas” when he and his team won the grand prize for the cake-decorating challenges. Chef Stephan Baity, resident director of AVI Food Systems at the University of Mount Union, will present a program at Rodman Library on Monday, Apr. 11, at 7 p.m., in the main auditorium.

Woman's Suffrage: A Celebration of Persistence!

Kimberly Kenney, Curator at the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in Canton, OH, will present a look back at how women won the vote. The program takes place on Friday, Mar. 4,at 3 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Learn about the first Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, NY, in 1848. Hear about the abolition movement sparking the fight for suffrage and how the 19th Amendment came to be in existence.

Author Beverly Lewis

Author Beverly LewisThe New York Times bestselling author, Beverly Lewis, will speak at Rodman Public Library on Friday, April 8, at 3:00 p.m., in the main auditorium. Schoolteacher, accomplished musician and award-winning author of more than 80 books, Lewis is known for her work in children, youth and Amish-related adult fiction, with her stories published worldwide.

First Ladies Library: the Alliance Connection

In honor of Mary A. Regula, President Emerita/Founder of National First Ladies’ Library, and Women’s History Month, Theresa M. Lattani, Original Consultant, National first Ladies’ Library, will present a program looking back at the early years of the National First Ladies’ Library. The program will take place on Wednesday, Mar. 30, from 2 to 3 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. During her presentation Lattanzi will be showing plates, books, and other items from her collection which will be donated to Rodman Library and the Ralph and Mary Regula Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement.

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