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Animal Communication (February 24)

Have you ever wondered how animals talk to each other? 

 

As part of the One Book One Community program, The Akron ZooMobile will visit Rodman Public Library and talk just about that.

 

Zoo personnel will be on hand for two identical programs on Saturday, February 24 – one from 1 to 1:45 p.m. and another from 2 to 2:45 p.m.

 

The same information about animal communication, including non-verbal communication, will be presented at each session and patrons should register for just one time slot.

 

[REGISTER FOR THE 1 P.M. PROGRAM]

 

[REGISTER FOR THE 2 P.M. PROGRAM]

 

Those who attend will also get to meet an animal ambassador or two from the Akron Zoo.

 

The One Book One Community program is supported by Friends of Rodman Public Library, Greater Alliance Foundation, and the University of Mount Union.

Teen Anime Club (February 27)

All teens, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, January 30 from 3:00 to 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 main auditorium of Rodman Public Library. Teen Anime Club meets on the last Tuesday of every month. For more information, call the Reference Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 217.

 

Movie Night (March 5)

Rodman Public Library will screen Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom inside the auditorium at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5

The film, which is rated PG-13, runs 1 hour, 55 minutes.

Films are always free to attend at RPL and popcorn is provided thanks to the Friends of Rodman Public Library. Registration is not required for the all ages program. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Teen Gaming (March 7)

Area teens, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library every other Thursday to play their favorite video games on the Xbox One, Xbox 360 with Kinect, Playstation 3 & 4, Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Wii & WiiU.  A session session is planned for March 7 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Main Auditorium.  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. No registration is required for these free gaming events. For more information, call the library at 330-821-2665, ext. 214. 

Teen Nerf Night (March 7)

Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to attend Nerf Night from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 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. The library will also provide Nerf darts. Space is limited and registration is required.

[REGISTER HERE]

For more information, call the Reference Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 217. Nerf nights are held every other month.

Movie Matinee (March 9)

Rodman Public Library will screen Trolls Band Together inside the auditorium at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 9.

The film, which is rated PG, runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.

Films are always free to attend at RPL and popcorn is provided thanks to the Friends of Rodman Public Library. Registration is not required for the all ages program. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Teen D&D (March 11)

Teens, 12-18, can sign up at Rodman Public Library to participate in an ongoing series of “one-shot” Dungeons and Dragons missions every month. Players do not have to play consistently each month to participate.

Those interested can sign up via our online calendar on a month-to-month basis. Space will be limited each month to six players. A DnD Beyond account and email address is required to play.

Before the day of the program, participants will receive a link to the campaign on DnD Beyond via email in order to add their character to the campaign page so the Dungeon Master can review the character beforehand. The Dungeon Master will also inform the participants via email what is needed for their character sheet within the parameters of the adventure (level, items, etc.).

Participants must create a character before the day of the program and have the character ready to go to maximum the time set aside for gameplay. If you need assistance creating a DnD Beyond account or a character, please make arrangements with the Reference Department ahead of time.

Sessions will be held on the second Mondays of each month from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

The next session will be held on Monday, March 11.

[REGISTER HERE]

For more information, contact the Reference Department at 330-821-2665 ext. 217.

Teen Writing Club (March 13)

Creative ideas flowing? Join Rodman Public Library for the Teen Writing Club that meets on the second a Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at the Main Library. The next meeting will be held March 13. No registration is required. Have fun meeting with your fellow teen writers to exchange ideas, hone your skills and share your work, if desired. For information, call 330-821-2665 ext. 217.

Pi Day Mug Pies (March 14)

Patrons ages 10-18 are invited to celebrate Pi Day on Thursday, March 14 by making a pie at Rodman Public Library.

At 4 p.m., the youngsters will gather in the Main Auditorium to create a microwave mug pie to enjoy at the library. Following the program, participants will be given their own mug as well as ingredients needed to make their own pie at home.

The program is free, thanks to support from the Friends of Rodman Public Library. No registration is required, but supplies are limited so the program is first come, first served.

For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 217.

Chess Club (March 20)

Every third Wednesday of every month, chess boards are set up in the auditorium at the Main Library for patrons of all ages who play and are looking for an opponent, those who sort of play and are looking to learn more about the classic game, or for those who are interested in getting started. The next Chess Club will be held Wednesday, March 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. No registration is required.

Teen Gaming (March 21)

Area teens, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library every other Thursday to play their favorite video games on the Xbox One, Xbox 360 with Kinect, Playstation 3 & 4, Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Wii & WiiU.  A session is planned for March 21 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Main Auditorium.  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. No registration is required for these free gaming events. For more information, call the library at 330-821-2665, ext. 214. 

Movie Matinee (March 30)

Rodman Public Library will screen Wish inside the auditorium at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 30.

The film, which is rated PG-13, runs 1 hour, 35 minutes.

Films are always free to attend at RPL and popcorn is provided thanks to the Friends of Rodman Public Library. Registration is not required for the all ages program. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.