Super Smash Bros. Tournament 12/29:
For intense one-on-one, head-to-head competition, join us on Thursday, December 29 from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Rodman’s Main Auditorium for an exciting afternoon with Super Smash Bros. that will be played on the WiiU gaming system. The tournament will start promptly at 3:15 p.m.
It will consist of double elimination, best two of three, three lives per match, random characters and random map. Each person gets to pick one map not to play. If either map gets chosen at random, simply hit the random button one more time. All DLC characters and maps will be available for play. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finalists.
Participants get their choice of controller. Controller ports are determined by rock, paper, scissors. Upon completion of the tournament, participants may play other video and board games. Snacks and beverages will be available. The event is free and open to all teens, ages 12-18. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Nerf Challenge 01/12:
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join us at the Main Auditorium on Thursday, Jan. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m., for an after-hours, Nerf challenge event. Two challenges will be conducted. The first is a capture-the-flag mission. Teens will be divided into two teams with the goal to capture the opposing team’s flag. The second challenge will be to escort "The President" safely to a new location. Teens will be allowed to use Nerf weapons during both challenges. Teens are allowed to bring their Nerf weapons that follow the guidelines of the program. Guidelines include: Nerf weapons must be original colors (no paint or tape can obscure Nerf markings), the tips of the Nerf weapons cannot be tampered with in any manner, all Nerf weapons will be tested before play. We reserve the right to ban any Nerf weapons deemed unacceptable. There will be a limited number of Nerf weapons on hand to use as well. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Gaming Days 01/05 & 01/19:
On Thursdays, from 3-5 p.m., area teens, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library to play their favorite video games on the Xbox One, Xbox 360 with Kinect, Playstation 3 & 4, and Nintendo Wii & WiiU. The next sessions will be held Thursdays, January 5th & 19th. Visitors will have the opportunity to play a different game each week. Games with ratings from “E” for Everyone, up to”T” for Teen level, will be offered. Along with the video games, the iPad and Nook are available to teens. No registration is required for these free gaming events. For more information, call the library at 330-821-2665, ext. 214. Video gaming is in partnership with Synergy Alliance.
Gaming Unplugged 01/24:
Teens, ages 12-18, gather your friends and come to the main library on Tuesday, January 24th, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Choose your favorite board games... or card games on hand at the library. Be adventurous. Try something new. Bring your own magic and duel it out with your friends. No registration is needed.
Minecraft Monday 01/09:
Minecraft on the iPad will be offered for teens. The program will repeat the first Monday of each month. Teens will be given a task to complete at the beginning of each program. Once the task is complete there will be the opportunity for free play. The Minecraft Pocket Edition for iPads will be used for this program. iPads will be available for use. This program is limited to 10 participants. Registration is needed. To register, or for more information, stop at the Reference Desk or call (330) 821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Movie Premiere 01/03:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to see a free movie on RPL’s big screen in the auditorium on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 5:30 p.m. The world’s most dangerous supervillains are recruited by the government for a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world. The movie is rated PG-13. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Anime Club 12/27 & 01/31:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on the last Tuesday of each month from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Teens will have the chance to pick their favorite episodes to be shown on RPL’s big screen. Anime Club will meet in the library's main auditorium located at 215 East Broadway Street in Alliance, OH. No registration is required. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Advisory 01/23:
Help us decide what kind of programs we will have for our teen patrons. Those teens interested in having their voices heard, come to the Main Library. A Teen Advisory Board (AKotL) will be meeting monthly to help decide the future of teen programming here at Rodman Library. This is a great opportunity for teens looking to do some community service. For more information, call DJ at (330)821-2665 Ext. 214. Our next meeting will be on Monday, January 23, from 3:30-5:00 pm.