Un-Valentine's Day 02/13:
Join us on Thursday, February 13, from 3 to 5 p.m., as we celebrate Un-Valentine’s Day in Rodman Library Auditorium. We’ll be working with assorted crafts and playing Minute-To-Win-It themed games. While you’re working on your crafts, a Valentine’s related movie will be playing and a movie game called “Spot the Mustache” will be ongoing. You’ll have to come to the library to learn more about this game – and to win a prize. No registration is needed. You just need to be age 12 to 18. See you there! For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Teen Writing Club 02/12 & 02/26:
The Teen Writing Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays 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, February 12 and 16 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 02/20:
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 02/17:
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 Main Auditorium on Monday, February 17, from 3:30-5:00 p.m. The Teen Advisory will meet on the third Monday of each month to help decide teen programming at the Library. This is a great opportunity for teens looking to do community service. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Tabletop Strategy Game Night 02/18:
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, February 18, 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. For more information, contact DJ Digianantonio at 330-821-2665, ext. 214.
Anime Club 02/25:
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.
RPL Gaming League 2/27:
Teens, join us in the Main Auditorium every 4th Thursday of the month from February through December at 3 p.m., for the RPL Gaming League. The first game session will begin on February 27. Teens will compete in a series of monthly tournaments in which they will accumulate points throughout the year. The top 3 point earners will win big prizes. The winner will get their name added to a plaque that will hang in the Teen Spot. A different game will be played each month with the winner of the monthly tournament receiving a prize. The first month’s game to be played will be Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Switch. It will consist of double elimination, best two of three, pick your characters and Random Omega stage. This event is free and open to all teens, ages 12-18. Snacks will be available. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 211.