Madden 20 Tournament 09/05:
Teens, for intense one-on-one, head-to-head competition, join us on Thursday, Sept. 5, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Rodman’s Main Auditorium for an exciting afternoon with Madden 20 that will be played on an Xbox One gaming system with the game setting on Pro. The tournament will consist of single elimination, three minute quarters and random teams, excluding All-Star teams and Throwbacks. Prizes will be awarded to the top two finalists.
If desired, participants may bring their own controllers, but it is not necessary. Upon completion of the tournament participants may play other video and board games. Snacks and beverages will be available. The event is free and open to all teens, ages 12-18. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Movie Night 09/03:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to see Avengers: Endgame, a free movie on RPL’s big screen in the auditorium on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 5:00 p.m. The universe is now in ruins after a war of cataclysmic proportion. Superheroes and allies must again unite to undo mayhem to the universe and the actions of a powerful, evil force. The movie is rated PG-13. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Writing Club 09/04 & 09/18:
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, 4th and 18th 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 Nerf Night 09/12:
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join us at the Main Auditorium on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 5:15 to 7 p.m., for an after-hours, Nerf Challenge event. Teens are allowed to bring their Nerf weapons that follow the guidelines of the program. Guidelines include: Nerf weapons must be original colors (no paint or tape can obscure Nerf markings), the tips of the Nerf weapons cannot be tampered with in any manner, and all Nerf weapons will be tested before play. We reserve the right to ban any Nerf weapons deemed unacceptable. There will be a limited number of Nerf weapons on hand to use as well. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Tabletop Strategy Game Night 09/17:
Do you like to play games of strategy such as Ticket to Ride or Magic the Gathering? Or want to try something new? If so, join us in the library’s auditorium on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 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 Machi Koro. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact DJ Digianantonio at 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Gaming Day 09/19:
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 09/24:
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.