Juggler Ted Bowen of Alliance will be offering three weeks of free juggling lessons for children, ages 10 to 15, on July 1, 15 and 29, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., at Rodman Main Auditorium. Bowen, who juggles many balls simultaneously using large foam hands as well as juggling many other items, has been juggling for 15 years at various community events and teaching juggling for several years.
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited for an afternoon of crafts, snacks, and fun as we celebrate Star Wars fandom in Rodman Main Auditorium on Wednesday, May 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. Create “May the 4th Be With You” cards or a “Star Wars crayon Death Star”. Make a Chewbacca bookmark and a Star Wars popsicle stick ornament. The final craft of the day will be turning pretzel rods into light sabers by dipping pretzels into liquid chocolate and adding embellishments. While the crafting is happening, the movie Star Wars: Episode IV will also be playing.
Be the live game piece that plays on a giant game board. Come to the Main Auditorium on Thursday, Aug. 25, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., and play on a larger-than-life scale of favorite classic games —MONOPOLY... JENGA... SCRABBLE... BATTLESHIP... PAC-MAN will be offered. Those participants who wish to play Battleship should be prepared to get WET! Prizes will be awarded. For teens, ages 12-18 — no registration is needed. For more information call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Join us on Thursday, July 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. for a “Mystery Theater” but without the murder. A pretend crime is committed by one of the acting participants — teens ages 12-18. It will be the teens’ jobs to sort out the clues and decide by the end of the program “who done it”. Costumes and props will be used to bring the theater alive. Teens are encouraged to come dressed for their part or to bring their costumes with them. Food will also be served as with any mystery theater.
Calling all teens, ages 12-18. Join us on Thursday, June 16, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Rodman’s Main Auditorium for an exciting afternoon of Library Olympics as we play a series of different library-themed events. The Library Olympics opens with all teens creating their own country flag to represent them in the games then teens proceed to Event One: Relay Race. In this event, teens are divided into groups of three and compete by navigating an obstacle course while steering a half-full book cart.
All teens, ages 12-18, plan on an exciting Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Tournament at Rodman Library on Thursday, Apr. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m., in the main auditorium. This will be a “constructed” tournament and the “advanced” rules for this tournament will be followed. Each match will be head-to-head, best of three, with a time limit of 25 minutes per match. A complete list of banned and limited cards can be found at http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/limited/index.html.