Battle Bots 07/11-07/13:
Battle Bots for teens will be offered over three days, Tuesday, July 11, through Thursday, July 13, from 3 to 5 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Teens will have access to Lego Mindstorm kits to build their own robot creations. On days one and two, teens will build and program their bots. On day three, the teens’ robots will battle against one another in a tournament style bracket. The event will conclude with a battle royal. The program is free and no registration is needed. This event is supported by the Friends of Rodman Library. For more information call 330-821-2665, ext. 214
Nerf Challenge 07/13:
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join us at the Main Auditorium on Thursday, July 13, from 5:15 to 7 p.m., for an after-hours, Nerf Challenge event. 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, and 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.
Minecraft Monday 07/10:
Minecraft on the iPad will be offered for teens. The program will repeat the first Monday of each month. 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. For more information, stop at the Reference Desk or call (330) 821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Gaming Days 07/06 & 07/20:
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, and Switch. The next sessions will be heldThursdays, July 6th & 20th. 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 iPads are available to teens. No registration is required for these free gaming events. For more information, call the library at330-821-2665, ext. 214. Video gaming is in partnership with Synergy Alliance.
Gaming Unplugged 07/18:
Teens, ages 12-18, gather your friends and come to the main library on Tuesday, July 18th, 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.
Teen Movie Premiere 07/11:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to see a free movie on RPL’s big screen in the auditorium on Tuesday, July 11, at 5:30 p.m. A group of high school outcasts who receive superpowers must learn to control them and work together in order to save the world. The movie is rated PG-3. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Anime Club: 07/24:
This month Anime will meet on Monday. Pick your favorite episodes to view on RPL’s big screen. Anime meets in the Main Auditorium. No registration is needed. Monday, July 24, from 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Teen Advisory 07/17:
Teens, ages 12-18– We Want You! Help us decide what kind of programs we will have for our teen patrons. Those teens interested in having their voices heard, come to Rodman Library’s Conference Room. The Teen Advisory will meets on the third Monday each month to help decide teen programming at the Library. The next meeting is Monday, July 17th, from 3:30 to 5 p.m.This is a great opportunity for teens looking to do community service. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.