D & D 101 08/17 & 8/31:
Have you ever wanted to be an elf? Or go on a quest to defeat a dragon? Teens, 12-18, can join us August 17 and 31 to learn how to play Dungeons and Dragons. On August 17, from 2 to 5 p.m., in the Computer Lab, teens will create their characters. Teens must have a Gmail or Twitch account in order to create a character. On August 31, from 12 to 5 p.m., in the Main Auditorium, teens will participate in a D&D campaign with their created characters. Participants cannot attend the August 31 campaign day if they do not come to the character building day. Please be prepared to attend both sessions in their entirety. Food will be provided on August 31, and all participants will receive a free set of dice to play with and take home. Space is limited to twelve participants and registration is required. To sign up, stop by the Information Desk at the Main Library or call 330-821-2665, ext. 211.
Teen Summer Reading Program
The Summer Reading Program for teens is underway at Rodman Library. There will be programs, prizes, hands-on creative opportunities, and special events. Teens may register online by using the Beanstack website or through the free Beanstack app (available through the Apple App Store or Google Play).
Teens, ages 12-18, who complete three hours per week of reading will get one entry into the Summer Reading Teen Grand Prize Drawing that will consist of three baskets, each containing assorted prizes. Only one basket may be claimed by a participant. There will also be weekly online challenge questions for teens. For each correctly answered challenge question, participants will get an additional entry into the Grand Prize Drawing. Twenty hours of completed reading will earn a prize of one book of the teen’s choice from selected books offered and a themed prize.
Teen Writing Club 07/24, 8/07, & 08/21:
The Teen Writing Club meets on every other Wednesday of the month. For ages 12-18, the purpose of this group is to meet with fellow teen writers to work on writing exercises and hone skills. Any teen can join. Share work with the group if desired. The next meetings will be on Wednesday, 24th, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., in the Conference Room. No registration is needed. For more information, call the Main Library at 330-821-2665, ext. 213.
Teen Gaming Day 07/25 & 08/22:
On Thursdays, from 3-5pm., are teens, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library to play their favorite video games on the Xbox One, Xbox 360 with Kinect, Playstation 3 & 4, Nintendo Wii & Wii U, Nintendo Switch. Visitors will have the opportunity to play a different game each week. Games with ratings from "E" for Everyone, up to "T" for Teen level, will be offered. Along with video games, iPads are available to the teens. No registration is required for these free events. For more information call the library at (330) 821-2665, Ext. 214. Video gaming is in partnership with Synergy of Alliance.
Anime Club 07/30 & 08/27:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on the last Tuesday of each month from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Teens will have the chance to pick their favorite episodes to be shown on RPL’s big screen. Anime Club will meet in the library's main auditorium located at 215 East Broadway Street in Alliance, OH. No registration is required. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Tabletop Strategy Gaming 07/30:
Do you like to play games of strategy such as Ticket to Ride, Zombicide, or Magic the Gathering? Or want to try something new? If so, join us in the library’s auditorium on Tuesday, July 30th, at 6 p.m., to share your interest with other like-minded individuals of all ages. Each month there will be a different featured game a staff member will teach you to play. This month's featured game is Scythe. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact DJ Digianantonio at 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Movie Night 08/14:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to see “Shazam!,” a free movie on RPL’s big screen in the auditorium on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. The movie is rated PG-13. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.