WrestleMania Reading Challenge 1/17-3/7:
Are you a wrestling fan? Would you like to meet one of favorite WWE wrestlers? Maybe you would like the chance to win a trip to this year's WrestleMania. If you love to read and want to a chance to win one of many of prizes then you should sign up for the WrestleMania Reading Challenge.
If you are between the ages of 12-18 all you need to do is signup at http://wwereadingsuperstar.com/. Select a WWE Pen Pal. Read a book. Write an essay to your WWE Pen Pal trying to convince them to read your book. Then submit your essay along with your contact information to enter the contest. Please be sure to get your parent's permission first. You could win a chance to meet your favorite WWE Superstar just by reading a book.
Teen Video Gaming Day 3/06; 3/20:
On the first, and third Thursdays in March area teens, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman's Main Library to play their favorite video games on the Xbox 360 with Kinect, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii and Wii U. The sessions will be held Thursdays, March 6 and March 20, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Visitors will have the opportunity to play a different game every week. Games with ratings "E" for Everyone, up to "T" for Teen, 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.
"Name That Tech" 3/09-3/15:
During the week of Sunday, Mar. 9 through Saturday, Mar. 15, stop in to the Main or Branch Libraries and pick up a "Name That Tech" form. Identify as much of the technology as possible from the provided list of pictures of technology. After completing the form, turn it in to the Main Library's Reference Desk or Branch Circulation Desk. Participants who identify the most correct items will be entered into a drawing to win a prize. This contest is fro teens 12-18. For more information call DJ at 330-821-2665, Ext. 214.
Scratch Board CD Clocks 3/09:
Repurpose those old CD's into a working clock. How? With the use of paint, a scratching tool, a clock mechanism and your imagination. A useless CD will be transformed into your individualized clock art. To learn how, join us on Thursday, Mar. 13, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in RPL's main auditorium. Each teen will be given a blank CD. Acrylic paint in various colors will be provided. A technique called "scratch art" will be demonstrated. The clock mechanism will be attached to the CD along with numbers to create a functioning clock. Space is limited to the first 15 participants so be sure to come early. This program is for teens ages 12-18.
Bored Gaming? 3/18:
Teens, ages 12-18, gather your friends and come to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, March 18, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. The library is hosting a day of vintage gaming in the main auditorium. We have a variety of old and new games to try. Ever wanted to play the role of landlord? How about diving into a fantasy world where dragons, secret agents and dinosaurs battle for supremacy, or maybe challenge your friends to a series of 60 second whacky events? There is room for card players as well. Simply bring your most powerful card and duel it out with your friends. All of this is going on at Rodman Library. No reservations are needed.
Anime Club 3/25:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, March 28, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Teens will get to pick what is shown. Discussion of the characters and comparison of Anime vs. Manga versions will follow. Teens who attend will be able to decide what gets shown from month to month.
The Anime Club meets in the main auditorium of the library located at 215 East Broadway Street in Alliance, OH. No registration is required.