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.
Rodman Public Library recently collaborated with the City of Alliance to microfilm and digitize City Council minutes and ordinances dating from the incorporation of Alliance in 1854 through 1924. The 12,998 pages scanned are bound in large ledger books that measure up to 3” thick and 11” x 17”. They were sent to Backstage Library Works in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in late July for microfilming and digitization.
Beginning on December 4, Rodman Public Library is offering mobile WiFi HotSpot units and portable chargers for patrons’ use. Ten HotSpots have been acquired to check out and two portable chargers for in-library use. A mobile HotSpot allows the user to have on-the-go WiFi Internet access for up to 10 devices and may be borrowed for seven days.
Rodman Public Library's calendar of events offers direct registration for programs and classes that require it. When you register for an event, you can also request a reminder notification be sent to you via email or text message a day or two before the event. If a program is popular and there is a waiting list, the next person on the waiting list will be notified that they can attend if someone cancels.
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Friends of Rodman Public Library Annual Used Book Sale will take place Sunday through Thursday, July 30-August 3. The book sale also includes computer software, DVDs, CDs, video and audio tapes, and magazines. A listing of collectible books for sale is also available which may be viewed on the Library’s website at www.rodmanlibrary.com/collectibles. The sale will be held at the Main Library, with items on display in the Library’s front lobby, Auditorium, Children’s Program Room and Gallery.