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.
At 1pm on April 25, Madison Gasparik will be teaching a class on arm knitting in the Main Library Auditorium. The types of yarn to bring to this class are “Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick” or “Loops and Threads Charisma Yarn” in your choice of colors. Registration is requested for this event and can be made by calling 330-821-2665 or stopping in to the library.
On Saturday, July 11, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium, all teens from ages 13-18 can spend an afternoon cheering for their favorite superheroes as they soar, race, stomp, and hurtle themselves at the bad guys. Movies are rated as PG-13. This event is free. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teens, ages 12-18, gather your friends and come to the main library on Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Larger-than-life Jenga and Monopoly will be played. There will be a superhero “Minute-to-Win-It Challenge” and “Trivia” contest. Be adventurous. Try something new. Prizes will be awarded. No registration is needed. For more information call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.