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Teens! at Rodman Public Library


Teen Summer Reading Program

It’s not too late to finish reading those books you’ve been meaning to, and get entered into the teen Grand Prize Drawing for a Nexus 7. The Summer Reading Program ends THIS Saturday, Aug. 29.

Check out the many things to do this summer...

eBooks for Teens

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Which Book to Movie Is Best? The Final Four

The Hunger GamesHave you ever read a YA book and thought to yourself, “This would make a great movie”? Maybe it’s already been turned into a major motion picture. This month we are highlighting some of the biggest YA books that have been made into movies. Let your voice be heard by voting each week for your favorite in each paring.

To vote, simply come to the library and pick up a voting slip in the Teen Spot. Choose the winner of each match. Turn your vote into the can. You can also place your vote online. The winners from each week will go head to head in a winner take all battle. Be sure to check back each week and vote, to help your favorite book/series take home the gold.


Teen Movie Premiere 09/01:

All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to see a free movie on RPL’s big screen in the auditorium on Tuesday, September 1 at 5:30 p.m. A young woman discovers she is an heir to intergalactic nobility and must fight to save earth's population. No registration is needed. It is free and open to all teens. Rated PG.

Teen Video Gaming 08/20:

All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to join us every other Thursday at Rodman Main Library to play their favorite video games on the Xbox One, Xbox 360 with Kinect, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii and WiiU. The sessions will be held Thursdays, September 3 & 17 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. 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.

The iPad and Nook are available to teens. The library urges teens to suggest games, books and movies they would like the library to purchase. No registration is required for these free gaming events. Video gaming is in partnership with Synergy Alliance.

Teen Advisory 9/21:

Do you want to have a say in the teen programs and activities that go on at your library? Then join the Rodman Teen Advisory Board! Our first meeting will be on Monday, September 21, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Bring a friend and some ideas you would like to see done at the library. Food and fun will be provided to those who attend. The meeting will take place in the Main Library Auditorium. All teens, ages 12-18, are invited to attend. No registration is needed.

Gaming Unplugged 09/22:

Teens, ages 12-18, gather your friends and come to the main library on Tuesday, September 22, 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 cards and duel it out with your friends. No registration is needed.

Recycled Book Crafts 09/24:

Teens, ages 12-18, will have the opportunity to make crafts using recycled books on Thursday, September 24, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Teens can bring their own books or use the ones provided. Don’t bring any books you are planning on reading again! A variety of craft techniques will be taught. The program will take place in the Main Library Auditorium. No registration is required to participate.

Anime Club 09/29:

All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, September 29, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. You will have the chance to pick your favorite episodes to be shown on RPL's big screen. Discussion of the characters and comparison of Anime versions vs. Manga versions will follow. Anime meets in RPL's Main Auditorium located at 215 East Broadway Street in Alliance, OH. No registration is required.