On Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., meet Ohio authors and local artisans and browse through their books and handmade crafts. Ohio authors will be signing and selling their books in the Library’s Main Auditorium. Book categories include children’s books, local history, mystery, teen fiction, and sports. Authors in attendance will be Gloria Adams, Karen Biery, Carolyn Caskey, Nancy Christie, Hugh Earnhart, Sandra Gurvis, Will Hillenbrand, Don King, Jonathan Knight, Lana Wayne Koehler, Wendy Koile, Irv Korman, Matt Lupica, Marlene C. Miller, Roger Pickenpaugh, Les Roberts, Robert Sberna, and Jane Ann Turzillo.
Local artisans will be selling their crafts during this same time in the Library’s Children's Programming Room and Main Gallery. Craft items offered include primitive wood art, woven rugs, handmade candles, wooden bowls and trays, fiber/felted items, metal work, sugar scrubs, homemade soap, herb and succulents, gourmet pet treats, hand painted ornaments, crochet items, rag quilts, and photography.
Items donated by the Artisans will be raffled by the Friends of Rodman Library to aid in their support of the Library. Please note that the Friends of Rodman Library cannot accept credit cards, but will accept checks and cash. Some authors and artisans will accept all three methods of payment. Please check with the individual author or artisan on the form of payment preferred. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Main Library at 330-821-2665.