To celebrate the new release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Rodman Main Library invites area teens, ages 12-18, to join us on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m., for an afternoon party of games, trivia, and tests of your survival know-how. Prizes will be awarded. The original Hunger Game movie will also be playing on RPL’s big screen. Will the odds be in your favor? All of this is going on at your library. No reservations are needed. Snacks and beverages will be offered. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
In celebration of the new release, Call of Duty: Ghosts video game, teens will be able to make their own camo ghillie suit head piece. A ghillie suit is used to conceal oneself in the surrounding environment. The technique of creating “urban camo” will be demonstrated by local hunter Jim Bixler. All material will be provided to begin each project. Participants will leave with the beginning of their own head piece, as well as the information on how to finish the piece. This one-of-a-kind event takes place on Tuesday, Nov.
Teens, ages 12-18, fire up your creativity and join D.J., Teen Librarian, in Rodman main auditorium as he demonstrates three craft projects using fall’s brilliant colored leaves. The program takes place on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 3 to 5 p.m.
Josh Bixler of Flite-Test and Jim Bixler will be presenting to teens a look at the future of aviation on Thursday, September 26, from 3:30-5:00 p.m., as they demonstrate a computer aided drone and miniature airplanes. They will also be discussing current and future careers in aviation, such as flying for utility companies in line inspection, flying for cities in traffic management and obtaining air quality samples, and flying for police surveillance.
All teens, ages 12-18, are invited to participate in a head-to-head, double elimination bowling tournament on Thursday, September 12, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Rodman main auditorium. The game used will be Wii Sports Resort with motion plus controllers. Each bowling match will consist of a standard ten frame game. Participant matchups will be randomized on the day of the game. Bowlers will receive no handicap. There will be no interference with a player about to bowl. Cheating will result in immediate disqualification. Doors open at 3:00 p.m., and the game starts at 3:15 p.m.
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, December 17, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. An Anime mystery series will be the feature for December. Discussion of the characters and comparison of Anime versions vs. Manga versions will follow. Teens who attend will be able to decide what gets shown from month to month.
The Anime Club will meet in the main auditorium of Rodman Public Library located at 215 East Broadway Street in Alliance, OH. No registration is required. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.