All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, January 8, at 5:30 p.m., for a Just for Teens Movie Night. A young man visits a lab and gets bitten by a radioactive spider… then very odd things start happening to his body. The movie is rated PG-13 and will be viewed on Rodman Library’s big screen in the main auditorium. It is free and open to all teens. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, December 4, at 5:30 p.m., for a Just for Teens Movie Night. The caped crusader has returned in this epic conclusion of a trilogy. The movie is rated PG-13 and will be viewed on Rodman Library’s big screen in the main auditorium. It is free and open to all teens. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
All teens, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman Library on Thursday, January 17, at 3:00 p.m. to use imagination and make Duct Tape Creations. The possibilities are endless using today’s bright glow-in-the-dark colors, patterned and college team printed duct tape. A variety of different duct tape templates will be available for use to make wallets, water bottle holders, flowers, hats and much more. Participants will take their finished project with them at the end of the program.
Teens, for intense one-on-one, head-to-head competition, join us on Thursday, Jan. 3, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Rodman’s main auditorium for an exciting afternoon with Madden 2013 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, gather your friends and come to Rodman Public Library on Thursday, December 20, at 3:00 p.m. to play the popular card game Magic the Gathering. A representative from Taz’s Gaming will be at on hand to help teach those who have never played. All levels, from beginners to experts, are welcome to attend. Teens who attend will leave with cards of their own. If you are a Magic “expert”, play with like-minded individuals or just share your expertise with beginners.
As part of National Gaming Day, Rodman Public Library joins in celebration with other libraries by offering a Teen Gaming Tournament, Saturday, Nov. 3, from 1:00-3:00 p.m., in Rodman’s main auditorium.
Super Smash Brothers Brawltm will be played only on a Wiitm gaming system, in a one-on-one, head-to-head competition. Participants may bring their own controllers, but everything else, including characters, will be random. The tournament will consist of double elimination and best of three. Prizes will be awarded to the top two finalists.
Staff from the Rodman Children's Department will be doing storytelling from 6:30-8:30pm as part of the "Spooky Science" program at the Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve. This four-night event is October 19, 20 & 26,27 from 4:00-9:00pm. Admission is $5 per person. $4 for members. 0-2years: Free. Advance tickets available at Hot Pots Pottery, DeHoff's Garden Center, Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve. www.bcbgarden.org 330-829-7050. (jm)
What comes to mind when thoughts turn to fall? If it is pumpkins and if you are a teen between the ages of 12-18, you are invited to join us at Rodman Public Library for this unique event on Thursday, October 25, from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
All attendees will be given one pumpkin to carve, paint or just decorate. All carved and decorated pumpkins will then be judged by our library panel for most creative pumpkin and the winner will receive a prize. The pumpkins will then be on display for a week in the library gallery for all patrons to view.
To make your holidays merry and bright, movie nights have returned to Rodman Public Library. The library will present a series of movies for patrons on Mondays, December 3, 10 and 17. The film series will revolve around a Christmas theme. So, if you are reminiscing about Christmases past and dreaming of a white, snowy holiday, then join us at Rodman for a wonderful time.
Movies shown on December 3 and 17 are not rated. The movie shown on December 10 is rated PG.