All teens, ages 12-18, plan on an exciting Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Tournament at Rodman Library on Thursday, Apr. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m., in the main auditorium. This will be a “constructed” tournament and the “advanced” rules for this tournament will be followed. Each match will be head-to-head, best of three, with a time limit of 25 minutes per match. A complete list of banned and limited cards can be found at http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/limited/index.html.
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.
A book club for teens, ages 12-18 years, will start at the library and meet the second Tuesday of the month with the focus on a different book each month. The first meeting begins on Monday, Mar. 14, from 3 to 5:30 p.m., and thereafter will meet on Tuesday 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 Fault in Our Stars, by John Green, is the book for March’s discussion.
As part of the National Teen Tech Week, March 7 -10, from 3 to 5 p.m., Rodman Public Library will offer a Teen Tech Boot Camp. All teens, ages 12-18, are invited to participate in these free events at the main library. Day One: “Introduction to Coding” will be offered. We will discuss what it means to code and experiment using code.org. Participants will also be introduced to Makey Makey circuits that turn everyday objects into their very own computer controllers. Day Two and Day Three: Participants will be introduced to robotics using the Lego Mindstorm EV3 kits.
Teens, are you tired of all the lovie-dovie Valentine’s Day mush? Yes? Join us on Thursday, Feb. 11, from 3 to 5 p.m. as we celebrate Un-Valentine’s Day in the main library’s auditorium. Do black roses, chocolate hearts and cookies with an Un-Valentine’s message sound good? If so, you’ll enjoy crafting roses from black duct tape, fashioning string dolls, molding black chocolate heart suckers, decorating broken heart-shaped sugar cookies with a message, and making an Un-Valentine’s Day card.
Join us on Thursday, Jan. 14, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Rodman’s Main Auditorium for an exciting afternoon of Mario Kart 8 that will be played on the WiiU gaming system. The tournament will start promptly at 3:15 p.m.