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.
The Affordable Care Act Marketplace Enrollment Clinic is presented in cooperation with the Ohio Association of Foodbanks and consists of Navigators presenting a short information presentation followed by an enrollment session. This event is open to the public.
Consumers can register for this event by calling 1-800-648-1176 (jmh)
Most people know about the Affordable Health Care Act or have at least heard about it but they have not heard much about the premium nor the tax credit to help low to moderate taxpayers to pay the premium.
Are you a Downton Abbey fan? Do you just like hats? If so, hang onto your hat and bring it with you to the Downton Abbey Hat Workshop being hosted at Rodman Library on Monday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the main auditorium. Connie Houk, costume designer for Carnation City Players, will demonstrate how to transform your existing hat into a one-of-a-kind creation. All you will need to bring to the workshop is your hat and imagination. Embellishments (ex.
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, Oct. 30, 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.
A community spinning group meets at Rodman Public Library on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the front window area of the main lobby. The next meetings are scheduled for November 4 and 18. Due to Election Day on the 4th, the Spinners will meet in the North Reading Area. Bring your fibers and wheel or spindle. Anyone who spins, or who wants to learn how, is invited to network and compare notes.
United Way, an accredited I.R.S.-V.I.T.A. agency, will be at Rodman Library to prepare taxes for the community.
The VITA Program generally offers free tax help to people who make $50,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation to qualified individuals.
Please call 330-994-0888 to make an appointment for this free service. (jmh)
The United Way of Greater Stark County can file your taxes for free. The VITA Program offers free tax assistance to people who make $65,000 or less and married filing jointly up to $95,000. IRS-certified volunteers provide free income tax return preparation with electronic filing and offers direct deposit for a speedy refund. The 2014 tax preparation schedule for the months March and April available at Rodman Library is as follows:
03/25/2014 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm