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Adult Programs

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.

Learn to Crochet

A crochet class for beginners hosted at Rodman Library starts Monday, March 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Rodman Main Auditorium. Taught by Jane Graham, a member of the KnitWits Needlework Circle, the classes will then meet on Monday, March 21 and March 28. Participants will learn how to crochet a dishcloth. Those attending will need to bring a size G or H crochet hook and one skein of Peaches and Cream Yarn in the color of their choice.

The Idora Park Experience

Join Jim Amey for a historic look at Idora Amusement Park on Monday, March 28, at 7 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Jim and Toni Amey have been gathering Idora Park artifacts for more than 20 years and now have what is believed to be the most extensive Idora Park collection of items in existence, housed in a 4,400 square foot building next to their residence.


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