Rodman Public Library and its Branch will be CLOSED this Saturday, August 20 for the Carnation Festival Parade.
Rodman Library Branch, located at 1808 West State St. in the Marketplace Plaza, is open on Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m., October 2016 through April 2017. For more information, call 330-821-2665.
Rodman Public Library and Rodman Library Branch will be closed on Monday, September 4, for Labor Day. Both Main and Branch will reopen on Tuesday, September 5, at normal library hours. Contact the library at 330-821-2665, for questions or more information
Our buildings may be closed but you can still checkout our ebooks and online movies and music 24/7. Visit hoopla for movies, music albums, audiobooks, or ebooks and comics, Axis 360 or Ohio Digital Library for ebooks and audiobooks, or RB Digital for magazines. All you need is a valid Rodman Library card.
“Libraries Rock” is the theme of Rodman Public Library’s 2018 Adult, Teens, and Children’s Summer Reading Program that begins on Tuesday, May 29, and runs through Saturday, July 28. The adult program is open to ages 18 and older. Adults may sign up for Summer Reading at the front desk of the Main or Branch Libraries and Bookmobile.
Join us at Rodman Public Library every Thursday, May 31 through July 19, from noon to 1:00 p.m. for BOOK F.E.A.S.T. This program, for children (ages 3 and up) and their families, replaces the Main Library’s Thursday morning Storytime program. The hour-long sessions will highlight 2018’s musical theme, “Libraries Rock!” Most weeks will include a special guest performance that you won’t want to miss!
Limited on garden space but love butterflies? Melinda Carmichael, Associate Director of the Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve, will be giving a workshop on Wednesday, May 30, at 7 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium on how to attract butterflies even in small spaces. Learn about the different plant varieties that butterflies are attracted to and need to survive. Observe a demonstration on how to design and create a simple, beautiful container garden for you and your winged friends to enjoy.
Official registration for the 2018 “Summer Art Experience” for children is now open. Applications may be picked up at the Main or Branch Libraries. This will be the seventh year for this popular program. Designed for children ages 6-13, participants register for a total of three free art classes over a six-week period, utilizing various art techniques taught by local art instructors. Class dates will be on Monday afternoons from June 11-July 16, or Tuesday afternoons from June 12-July 17.
Rodman Library offers a series of computer classes that run through May. Classes are held on May 8 & 10, 15 & 17, and 21 & 24. Hands-on classes are limited to nine (9) persons and a maximum of two (2) alternates. All classes start at 10 a.m., except where noted at 6:30 p.m., and last about one hour. Registration is required and accepted by telephone, in person, or online. To register, call 330-821-2665, or go online at www.rodmanlibrary.com and click on Evanced calendar.