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.
April 9-15 is National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library workers. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. Rodman Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries are transforming their communities every day through the services and invaluable expertise they offer.
The 2017 Fogle Author Series continues with author Wanda Brunstetter who will speak at Rodman Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 2:00 p.m., in the Main Auditorium. Brunstetter, the New York Times award-winning author is one of the founders of the Amish fiction genre. She has had nearly 90 books translated in four languages with more than 10 million copies sold.
Do you have questions about Medicare? We have answers! Mercy Medical Center presents a one hour Medicare informational talk on Thursday, May 11, at 10 a.m., followed by the opportunity to ask questions from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m., at Rodman Main Auditorium. An Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) representative will be at Rodman Library to answer any questions or concerns seniors might have about their Medicare coverage, health plans, HMO’s, prescription drug coverage and much more.