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.
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join us in the Main Auditorium on Tuesday, Aug. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m., for the Library’s “Food Sculpture” program. Working in teams of three, each team will pick a world monument name from a hat. The teams will then proceed to sculpt their world monument from a variety of food provided which includes assorted sweet and salted items, graham crackers, marshmallows, vegetables and fruits. At the conclusion of the event, a panel of three persons will judge each team’s sculpture. One team will be declared the prize winner.
Battle Bots for teens will be offered over three days, Tuesday, July 11, through Thursday, July 13, from 3 to 5 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Teens will have access to Lego Mindstorm kits to build their own robot creations. On days one and two, teens will build and program their bots. On day three, the teens’ robots will battle against one another in a tournament style bracket. The event will conclude with a battle royal. The program is free and no registration is needed. This event is supported by the Friends of Rodman Library. For more information call 330-821-2665, ext. 214
A Minecraft Build Off for teens will be offered over three days, Tuesday, June 13, through Thursday, June 15, from 3 to 5 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Teens will work in teams for the entire event. On the first two days, teens will build up their resources and create their own bases. During the last day of the Build Off, the battles will commence with two teams invading each other’s forts. The battle day will be separated into games of capture the flag, along with an ending battle. The program is free and no registration is needed.
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.
(submitted 4-5-17 jm)
The 2017 Fogle Author Series presents author Terry Pluto who will speak at Rodman Public Library on Wednesday, July 19, at 7:00 p.m., in the Main Auditorium. Terry Pluto is a sports columnist for The Plain Dealer. He has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors as the nation’s top sports columnist for medium-sized newspapers.