Wee Read, a program offered by Rodman Library’s Children’s Department, is designed to introduce children to books, fingerplays and music incorporating the six early learning skills. Patrons, ages birth through two years, and their parents or caregivers are invited to Wee Read, Monday evenings, August 5, 19, and 26, from 6:30-7:00 p.m. and Wednesday mornings, August 7, 21 and 28, from 10:30-11:00 a.m. There will be no Wee Read on Monday, August 12, and Wednesday, August14, due to the Friends of Rodman Library used book sale.
Lynnette Reiner, Science Director at the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, will give a program on dinosaurs on Wednesday, June 19, from 2-3 p.m., in Rodman Library Children’s Program Room for children, ages 7-12. Using a PowerPoint presentation, she will examine the dinosaurs that once lived in America. Children will see sample footprints made from paper and rugs that show the size of the dinosaur feet, be able look at books on dinosaurs and extinction, learn about archaeological sites of interest and the new technologies and theories of these great beasts.
Children can use their imagination and build with Legos at Rodman Public Library when the Children’s Department hosts Lego Splash! The program will take place on Saturday, August 24, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium. The theme for this month is “Pirate Adventure”. We provide the Lego and Duplo bricks, you provide the creations!
Build with Legos at Rodman Public Library when the Children’s Department hosts Lego Splash!
The program will take place from 2:00-3:30pm
We provide the Lego and Duplo bricks, you provide the creations! The program is open to all ages. No registration is required.
For more information, or if you would like to donate Lego or Duplo bricks to the library for these programs, stop by or call the Children’s Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 223. (jm)
Children can use their imagination and build with Legos at Rodman Public Library when the Children’s Department hosts Lego Splash! The program will take place on Saturday, June 22, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium. The theme for this month is “Digging Dinosaurs”. We provide the Lego and Duplo bricks, you provide the creations!
Join the Children's Department staff as we drop anchor and go on a pirate adventure! We'll read pirate stories, dig for pirate treasure, learn pirate-speak and do all kinds of pirate activities. Recommended for ages 4-9. Limit of 30. Registration is required. To register or for more information, call the Children's Department at 330-821-2665 X223. (jm)
Join the Children's Department staff as we celebrate Clifford the Big Red Dog's 50th birthday. This picture book classic was first written and published in 1963 by Norman Bridwell. There are now over 100 Clifford titles with 126 million books in print. Participants will have fun with stories, activities, crafts, food and prizes. Bring your camera - Clifford will make a grand appearance! This first session is for ages 5-9. Limit of 30. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call the Children's Department at 330-821-2665 x223. (jm)
Learn about prehistoric native Ohio cultures. Pass around artifacts and learn how they reveal lifestyles of these ancient peoples. Program provided by The Wilderness Center. For grades 4-9. Limit of 30. Registration is required. To register or for more information, call the Children's Department at 330-821-2665 x223. (jm)
Rockcitement continues on Friday, July 19, from 2:00-3:00 p.m., when the Wilderness Center staff returns to Rodman with a program for children, grades 2-6. Families will learn about rocks by investigating, on their own, the different stations on the rock tour. Younger children are welcome at this event, with adult assistance reading and following station directions. Participants should plan on 30-45 minutes to complete the tour.
*Choose a wishing pebble. Book tie-in to: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble / by William Steig
Children, grades 3-8, are invited to join the Wilderness Center staff at Rodman Library on Wednesday, July 10, from 2:00-3:00 p.m., to learn about Ohio rocks. Participants will learn about Ohio rocks’ distinct properties, how they were formed, their uses and geologic time. A collection from the Ohio Division of Geological Survey will also be on display that features rocks from nearby states. Registration is required for this program with a limit of 30 children.