A knitting class for beginners is hosted at Rodman Library from 1 to 3 p.m. in the main auditorium. Taught by Jane Graham, a member of the KnitWits Needlework Circle, the classes continue on Tuesdays, Nov. 11 and 18. There will be no class on November 4 due to Election Day. Participants are learning how to knit a “potato chip” scarf (a scarf with ruffles). Those attending need to bring size 9 knitting needles (straight) and two skeins of yarn in their choice of color.
With the Health Insurance Marketplace officially open, many uninsured and underinsured members of our community are looking to enroll in a health insurance plan. To assist individuals in finding a suitable plan, Rodman Public Library is partnering with the Ohio Association of Foodbanks to offer a free health care enrollment event on Monday, December 2, in the Computer Lab at the main library at 215 East Broadway St., from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Free application assistance is provided by trained health care Navigators and certified application counselors.
Joan Roberts will demonstrate to adults how to crochet a fashionable scarf they can make for themselves or for a holiday gift. The class will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Rodman Branch Library. A list of supplies needed to create the scarf will be available in advance of the program. Participants will create their own scarf during the class. Registration is required for the event and can be made by stopping in at the Branch at the Marketplace Plaza or calling 330-821-1313.
Shelley Shepard Gray, a two-time New York Times bestseller, a two-time USA Today bestseller, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time Holt Medallion winner will be speaking on Saturday, February 8, at 3:00 p.m., in Rodman Public Library Main Auditorium.