Teens, ages 12-18, just in time for the holidays, join us and Hot Pots in the main auditorium on Thursday, Dec. 17, at 3:00 p.m., to create your one-of-a-kind picture frame with glass and easel-back for holiday gift giving (or to keep for yourself). Hot Pots will give each participant a frame that they can personally decorate with colorful glaze. All supplies will be furnished. Hot Pots will then take participants’ creations back to the store for the firing process. Finished products will be available for pick up at the main library or the Hot Pots store on Tuesday, Dec. 22.
Teens, join us for activities and crafts to celebrate the fandoms of “Supernatural”, “Dr. Who”, and the “Big Bang Theory” on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 3 to 5 p.m. Design monster fighting journals, enjoy an edible marshmallow adipose, create a hunter’s emergency preparedness kit, and build your own “Sonic Screw Driver”. Play Big Bang Theory “Apples-to-Apples” and participate in a rock, paper, scissor, lizard, spock tournament, plus have your picture taken next to a time-traveling police box. All supplies are furnished. No registration is needed.
A book club for teens, ages 12-18 years, has started at the library and meets the fourth Monday of the month with the focus on a different book each month. The next meeting is Monday, Nov. 23, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., in Rodman Public Library’s Main Auditorium. Everyone will have a chance to talk about the chosen book—snacks and beverages will be available. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, is the book for discussion. To sign up for the book club just stop by or call the Circulation or Reference Desk at 330-821-2665.
A book club for teens, ages 12-18 years, will be starting on Monday, Oct. 19, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., in Rodman Public Library’s Main Auditorium. The book club will meet the third Monday of the month with the focus on a different book each month. At each meeting everyone will have a chance to talk about the chosen book—snacks and beverages will be available.
Teens are invited to join us in the main auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 3:00 p.m., to get ready for the Zombie Walk. 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. Play Zombie games. Be part of a Zombie photo op for a take home photo memento of the event—then all attendees will walk around the neighborhood as a Zombie hoard. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Join D.J., Teen Librarian, on Thursday, Sept. 24, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium as he demonstrates how to make some really cool items recycling used books. Participants can make book cuff bracelets, purses, bookmarks, charms, and more. Used books will be provided, or teens may bring their own–that will no longer be needed for reading. No registration is needed for this event. Open to all teens ages 12-18. This program is supported by the Friends of Rodman Library. For more information, call the library at 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
The 2015 Fogle Author Series continues with children’s author Shelley Pearsall, who will be visiting in person at Rodman Library on Saturday, August 1, at 2:00 p.m. in the main auditorium. Pearsall will talk about her novel, All of the Above, inspired by actual events of four inner city students and their quest to build a world-record pyramid. During her visit she will take questions about the book and her life as an author. Pearsall grew up in Parma, Ohio, and has been a public school classroom teacher for twenty years.