Teen Movie Premiere 05/03:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to see a free movie on RPL’s big screen in the auditorium on Tuesday, May 3, at 5:30 p.m. Thirty years after the defeat of an evil force and an empire, a new threat arises. The movie is rated PG-13. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
May the 4th Be With You:
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited for an afternoon of crafts, snacks, and fun as we celebrate Star Wars fandom in Rodman Main Auditorium on Wednesday, May 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. Create “May the 4th Be With You” cards or a “Star Wars crayon Death Star”. Make a Chewbacca bookmark and a Star Wars popsicle stick ornament. The final craft of the day will be turning pretzel rods into light sabers by dipping pretzels into liquid chocolate and adding embellishments. While the crafting is happening, the movie Star Wars: Episode IV will also be playing. Participants may wear a costume, if desired, and have their photograph taken to be placed into a Star Wars background. This event is free and no registration is needed. The program is supported by the Friends of Rodman Library. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Book Club 05/10:
A book club for teens, ages 12-18 years, meets the second Tuesday of the month with the focus on a different book each month. The next meeting is Tuesday, May 10, at 3 p.m., in the Library’s Main Auditorium. Everyone will have a chance to talk about the chosen book. The movie adaptation of the book will be shown before each discussion. Crafts will be offered to correspond with the book. Snacks and beverage will be available. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, is the May selection. To sign up for the book club just stop by or call the Circulation or Reference Desk at 330-821-2665. Tell them you want to join the Teen Book Club. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Gaming Days 05/12 & 05/26:
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 Thursday, May 12th & May 26th. 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. 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. For more information, call the library at 330-821-2665, ext. 214. Video gaming is in partnership with Synergy Alliance.
Gaming Unplugged 05/24:
Teens, ages 12-18, gather your friends and come to the main library on Tuesday, May 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.
Anime Club 04/26, 05/31:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on the last Tuesday of each month from 3:30-5:30 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.