Rodman Library Offers Book Clubs for All Ages

If you like to read, Rodman Library has a book club for you – no matter your age.

Here's a look at future book club selections:

 

TEEN BOOK CLUB

The Teen Book Club, open to patrons ages 12-18, meets every third Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m.

Registration is required to attend meetings. Copies are available for check out at the Reference Desk or through the Libby app and Boundless.

For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 217.

 

KIDS BOOK CLUB

Selections for the Kids Book Club, which will meet from 4:15 to 5:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, are as follows:

  • February 21 — Mr. Popper's Penguins by Florence & Richard Atwater
  • March 20Three Ring Rascals: The Show Must Go On by Kate Klise
  • April 17Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass
  • May 15The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Book Club meetings include a brief discussion about the book, a fun activity, and a snack.

Books are available for extended checkout at the Children’s Department.  Registration is required for each session at rodmanlibrary.evanced.info/signup, or contact the Children’s Department at 330-821-2665 ext. 223.

Click here for descriptions and registration links for the September 2023 - February 2024 selections.

Click here for descriptions and registration links for the March 2024 through May 2024 selections

 

TRUE CRIME JUNKIES

The True Crime Junkies meet at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month.

Selections for future meetings include:

  • February 20  — The Rope: A True Story of Murder, Heroism, and the Dawn of the NAACP by Alex Tresniowski
  • March 19  — Scoundrel: How a Convicted Murderer Persuaded the Women Who Loved Him, the Conservative Establishment, and the Courts to Set Him Free by Sarah Weinman 

Copies of each book are available at the Main Library, through the library’s catalog, or digitally through the Ohio Digital Library and Hoopla.

For more information about the True Crime Junkies, call 330-821-2665, ext. 215.

Click here for descriptions of the January-March 2024 selections and links to place a hold and register for the meeting.

 BOOKS AND COFFEE

The Books and Coffee Book Club usually meets at 6:30 p.m. every second Monday of the month at Rodman Branch Library.

Future selections include:

  • March 11Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
  • April 8 The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store  by James McBride
  • May 13The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
  • June 10 — The Book of Charlie: Wisdom from the Remarkable American Life of a 109-Year-Old Man by David Von Drehle 

Copies of each book are available at the Main and Branch libraries, through the library’s catalog, or digitally through the Ohio Digital Library and Hoopla.

For more information, call 330-821-1313.

Click here for descriptions and links to place a hold on the January through June 2024 selections.

 

EVENING BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

 The Evening Book Discussion Group meets at 6:00 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month.

NOTE: The December meeting will be held on the third Monday of the month due to the Christmas holiday.

The group has announced the following selections:

  • February 26 American Dirt by Jeanne Cummins
  • March 25Hang the Moon by Jeanette Walls
  • April 22 Horse by Geraldine Brooks
  • May 20An Arrow to the Moon by Emily X. R. Pan
  • June 24Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 107.

Click here for descriptions and a link to place a hold on the July-December 2023 selections.

Click here for descriptions and a link to place a hold on the January - June 2024 selections.