Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join us at the Main Auditorium on Thursday, Jan. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m., for an after-hours, Nerf challenge event. Two challenges will be conducted. The first is a capture-the-flag mission. Teens will be divided into two teams with the goal to capture the opposing team’s flag. The second challenge will be to escort “The President” safely to a new location. Teens will be allowed to use Nerf weapons during both challenges.
You’ve heard of the new craze of decorating rocks then hiding them for others to find? Join us in the Main Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m., for a family-friendly rock painting morning of fun. We will supply rocks and painting supplies for use. You supply the creativity. If you prefer, feel free to bring your own rock. All ages are welcome. No reservation is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext.
For intense one-on-one, head-to-head competition, join us on Thurday, December 29 from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Rodman’s Main Auditorium for an exciting afternoon with Super Smash Bros. that will be played on the WiiU gaming system. The tournament will start promptly at 3:15 p.m.
Minecraft on the iPad will be offered for teens, ages 12-18, beginning on Monday, Nov. 7, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., in the Computer Lab. The program will repeat the first Monday of each month. Teens will be given a task to complete at the beginning of each program. Once the task is complete there will be the opportunity for some free play. The Minecraft Pocket Edition for iPads will be used for this program. iPads will be available for use. The program is limited to 8 participants. Registration is needed.
Teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library to decorate holiday ornaments for gift giving or for hanging on the family tree. A representative from Hot Pots Pottery will help teens design and personalize clay bisque ornaments. This holiday program will be held on Thursday, December 15, from 3:30-5:00 p.m., in the main auditorium.
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join us in the Main Auditorium on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 3 to 5 p.m., for the Library’s “Chopped” culinary program. Just like the show of the same name, this event will be divided into three courses: appetizer, main course, and dessert. In each round, teens will be given one ingredient that must be incorporated into the specified course. Teens will also have the full use of the Rodman Chopped Pantry to complete their dish. Participants will work in pairs or groups of three to complete each round.
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join us in the Main Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., to get ready for the annual Zombie Walk through the neighborhood. We’ll transform teen participants into the walking dead by applying Zombie makeup. Teens are asked to bring their tattered clothes or old dress attire to fit the theme. The Friends of the Library will provide the makeup. Following the walk, there will be an after-hours portion of the program with teens playing “Zombie Tag” throughout the Library—Survivors vs. Zombies.