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.
Are you a book lover? Are you interested in meeting other book lovers to compare notes and have a lively discussion? Join us at the evening book discussion group Monday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m., in Rodman Public Library’s Conference Room. Circling the Sun, by Paula McClain, is the book choice for discussion. The title is carried at Rodman Main and Branch Libraries—also available electronically. Come to the meeting and bring a friend. The book selection for May is Messiah Complex: and Other Stories, by Michael Olin-Hitt. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 107.
The ‘KnitWits’ Knitting Circle of Rodman Public Library meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, from 10:30 a.m-12:00 p.m., at the main library.
Local author Peter Schmotzer, author of Unplanned Connections, will be speaking on Monday, Jan 16, at 7 p.m., in the Rodman Main Auditorium. He’ll be discussing his writing process along with the story behind and within his novel. His book took five years to finally reach publication because the publisher he initially signed with went under the week the book came out, but meanwhile the sequel was completed, and it’s scheduled for release summer 2017.
Married musical duo, Allyson and D.J. DePanicis, will present a Concert of Christmas Music on Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. The DePanicis’, who met while performing together at the Salem Community Theater, will play a selection of Christmas music favorites for the audience with Allyson on the piano and D.J. on the guitar. All ages are welcome to this musical event. This program is free and open to the public.
You’ve heard of the new craze of decorating rocks then hiding them for others to find? Join us in the Main Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m., for a family-friendly rock painting morning of fun. We will supply rocks and painting supplies for use. You supply the creativity. If you prefer, feel free to bring your own rock. All ages are welcome. No reservation is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext.