May the 4th Be With You 05/04:
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited for an afternoon of Star War games, crafts, snacks, and fun as we celebrate National Star Wars Day in Rodman Main Auditorium on Thursday, May 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. Play the “Storm Trooper Balloon Pop” game where competing teams run end-to-end in the room, popping balloons in various ways. Or try the “Saving Han Solo from Carbonite” game as teams try to free a Han Solo figure from a block of ice using squirt guns. Teens will then navigate through a series of obstacles to “Escape from the Death Star” and knock down storm trooper pins using a BB-8 bowling bowl during the “BB-8 Bowling” game. Use your force on the “Death Star Piñata.” Teens may also build their own light saber with pool noodles and duct tape, and build their own edible droid. 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.
Nerf Challenge 05/18:
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join us at the Main Auditorium on Thursday, May 18, from 5:15 p.m. 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.
Teen Gaming Days 05/11 & 05/25:
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, May 11th & 25th. 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 at 330-821-2665, ext. 214. Video gaming is in partnership with Synergy Alliance.
Gaming Unplugged 05/23:
Teens, ages 12-18, gather your friends and come to the main library on Tuesday, May 23rd, 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 05/09:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to see a free movie on RPL's big screen in the auditorium on Tuesday, May 9, at 5:30. Rebel forces learn of the existence of a new super weapon: a moon-sized battle station capable of destroying an entire planet. Will their plans be successful...what will be the future of their galaxy? The movie is rated PG-13. No registration is needed. For information, call 330-821-2665 Ext. 214.
Anime Club: 05/30:
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 05/15:
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 meet on the fourth Monday this month to help decide teen programming at the Library. The next meeting is Monday, May 15, 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.