Teens, for intense one-on-one, head-to-head competition, join us on Thursday, Jan. 16, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Rodman’s Main Auditorium for an exciting afternoon with Madden 25 that will be played on an Xbox gaming system with the game setting on Pro. The tournament will consist of single elimination, three minute quarters and random teams, excluding All-Star teams and Throwbacks. Prizes will be awarded to the top two finalists.
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, January 17, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Select episodes from an anime series will be shown in December. Discussion of the characters and comparison of Anime vs. Manga versions will follow. Teens who attend will be able to decide what gets shown from month to month.
Teens, ages 12-18, gather your friends and come to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, January 21, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. The library is hosting a day of vintage gaming in the main auditorium. Ever wanted to play the role of landlord? How about diving into a fantasy world where dragons, secret agents and dinosaurs battle for supremacy, or maybe challenge your friends to a series of 60 second whacky events? There is room for card players as well. Simply bring your most powerful card and duel it out with your friends. All of this is going on at Rodman Library.
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Library for a Movie Premiere on Tuesday, January 7, at 5:30 p.m. A Native American warrior tells the stories that transformed a man of the law into a legend. The movie is rated PG-13 and will be viewed on the library’s big screen in the main auditorium. The movie is free and open to all teens. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
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.
Just in time for the holidays. Join us and Hot Pots in Rodman Main Auditorium, Thursday, Dec. 19, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., to create your one-of-a-kind mug for holiday gift giving. Hot Pots will give each participant a mug that can be personally decorated. Funky fibers or electric string to wind around the mug, tools, underglaze and other embellishments will be provided. The mugs will then be fired at Hot Pots and available for pick up on Dec. 23. Plan on attending this free, fun event. This program is open to all teens, ages 12-18, and no registration is needed.
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.