Madden 17 Tournament 02/09:
Teens, for intense one-on-one, head-to-head competition, join us on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Rodman’s Main Auditorium for an exciting afternoon with Madden 17 that will be played on an Xbox One 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.
If desired, participants may bring their own controllers, but it is not necessary. 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.
Un-Valentine's Day Party 02/14:
Teens, are you tired of all the lovie-dovie Valentine’s Day mush? Join us on Tuesday, February 14, from 3 to 5 p.m., as we celebrate Un-Valentine’s Day in Rodman Library Auditorium. We’ll be crafting an Un-Valentine’s Day broken heart candy card, fashioning string dolls, decorating sugar cookies with a message, and playing Minute-To-Win-It themed games. Other craft opportunities will also be offered.
While you’re working on your crafts, a Valentine’s related movie will be playing and a movie game called “Spot the Mustache” will be ongoing. You’ll have to come to the library to learn more about this game – and to win a prize. No registration is needed. You just need to be age 12 to 18. See you there!
Teen Gaming Days 02/06 & 02/16:
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, February 2nd & 16th. 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 & 02/21:
Teens, ages 12-18, gather your friends and come to the main library on Tuesday, February 21st, 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 02/06:
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 02/07:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to see a free movie on RPL’s big screen in the auditorium on Tuesday, February 7th, at 5:30 p.m. When a boy discovers clues that span time, he finds a magical place housing residents with special powers. The movie is rated PG-13. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Anime Club 01/31 & 02/28:
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 & 02/24:
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, February 20th, from 3:30-5:00 pm.