Teens should be prepared to get wet when they visit Rodman Public Library on Thursday, July 21. From 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., an outside water obstacle course will be available for teens, ages 12-18, to try out their skills and compare their times against their friends. Water balloon games will also be offered. Teens are encouraged to bring a towel. No registration is required. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 217.
Husband and wife team Jason and Stacy Alan will bring their Magic and Malarkey show to the Rodman Main Auditorium at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, July 11.
The Alans will transport the audience into their crazy world with some mind-blowing magic, hilarious props and tons of audience interaction.
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to attend Nerf Night from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 7. Teens should start to assemble in the Main Library auditorium at 5:15 p.m. for the after-hours event. Participants may bring in their own Nerf weapons or use some provided by the library.
Children, ages 8-12, are invited to Rodman Public Library at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 to make a glass fusion suncatcher. Troy Myers from Hot Pots Kids will instruct children on how to make the craft during the free program that is sponsored by Friends of Rodman Public Library. Space is limited and registration is required.
There’s plenty for children to do at Rodman Public Library this summer.
Here’s a look at some of the weekly and special programs we have to offer:
SUMMER ART EXPERIENCE
Rodman Public Library will be closed Monday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day. Both the Main Library and the Branch Library will reopen on Tuesday, July 5 at 10 a.m.
The Friends of Rodman Public Library will hold its annual membership meeting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 11 in the Main Auditorium.
The meeting will consist of various committee reports. A raffle will also be held during the business meeting. All members of the Friends of Rodman Public Library are encouraged to attend the free meeting, which is open to the public.
Meet Debbie, the circulation manager at Rodman Public Library.
She has been with the library for nearly 10 years.
Here's some things to know about Debbie:
What is your favorite part about your job?
I love interacting with the patrons and helping them find what they are looking for.
What is your favorite food or snack?
Calling all teen writers: Rodman Public Library wants to read your work.
Any teen, ages 12-18, can submit one (1) short story for the contest, but the teen must be able to come into the Main Library to pick up their prize, which will include a $25 Amazon gift card for first place and a $10 gift card for the runner-up. Every teen who enters the contest will receive a free book.
Maker Monday crafters will decorate a summer tote bag when they meet Monday, June13 at 7:00 p.m. in Rodman Public Library’s Main Auditorium.
Led by Nicole Brown, Maker Monday is an in-person craft program for adults that is held monthly on select Mondays. All materials are provided free of charge, thanks to Friends of Rodman Library, but space is limited and registration is required for each session.
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to attend a special Zombie Nerf Night from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 13.
Teens should assemble in the Main Library auditorium at 5:00 p.m. for the after-hours event to get “zombified.”
Participants may bring in their own Nerf weapons or use some provided by the library. The library will also provide Nerf darts.
Rodman Public Library’s popular children’s Halloween party will be held Saturday, October 15 at the Main Library. Open to families with children of all ages, the fun will include a craft, treats, games and more. Families can stop by the Children’s Department anytime between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. to take part in the fun. Costumes are not mandatory, but they are encouraged. No Registration is necessary.
Maker Monday crafters will create a pumpkin candy dishes when they meet Monday, October 17 at 7 p.m. in Rodman Public Library’s Main Auditorium.