Teen "Chopped" Culinary Event 11/20:
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join us in the Main Auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 3 to 5 p.m.,for the Library’s “Chopped” culinary program. Just like the show of the same name, this event will be divided into three courses: appetizer, main course, and dessert. In each round, teens will be given several ingredients that must be incorporated into the specified course. Teens will also have the full use of the Rodman Chopped Pantry to complete their dish. Participants will work in teams of three or four to complete each round. A panel of three persons will then judge the round.Limit to 24 participants, so registration is required. Registration as a team is preferred. Stop by the Reference Desk or call 330-821-2665, ext. 211, to register. This program is supported by the Friends of Rodman Library.
Minecraft Monday 11/5:
Minecraft on the iPad will be offered for teens, ages 12-18, from 3 to 5:00 p.m., in the Computer Lab. The program will repeat the first Monday of each month. Teens will be given a task to complete at the beginning of each program. Once the task is complete there will be the opportunity for some free play. The Minecraft Pocket Edition for iPads will be used for this program. iPads will be available for use. The program is limited to 8 participants. Registration is needed. To register, or for more information, stop at the Reference Desk or call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Writing Club 11/14, & 11/28:
Teen Writing Club will meets 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 November 14th and 28th from 4 to 5:30 p.m. No registration is needed. For more information, call the Main Library at 330-821-2665, ext. 213.
Teen Gaming Day 11/15 & 11/29:
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.
Teen Advisory 11/19:
Teens, ages 12-18 – We Want You! Help us decide what kind of programs we will have for our teen patrons. Those teens interested in having their voices heard, come to Rodman Library’s Conference Room. The Teen Advisory meets each month to help decide teen programming at the Library. The next meeting is Monday, November 19th, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. This is a great opportunity for teens looking to do community service. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Gaming Unplugged 11/26:
Teens, ages 12-18, gather your friends and come to the main library on Tuesday, November 26th, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Choose your favorite board games... or card games on hand at the library. Be adventurous. Try something new. Bring your own magic and duel it out with your friends. No registration is needed.
Anime Club 11/27:
All teens, ages 13-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, October 30th & November 27th 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.