A book club for teens, ages 12-18 years, has started at the library and meets the fourth Monday of the month with the focus on a different book each month. The next meeting is Monday, Nov. 23, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., in Rodman Public Library’s Main Auditorium. Everyone will have a chance to talk about the chosen book—snacks and beverages will be available. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, is the book for discussion. To sign up for the book club just stop by or call the Circulation or Reference Desk at 330-821-2665.
Two additional nights for the Learn to Knit class taught by Jane Graham are scheduled for Monday, Nov. 2, in Rodman Gallery, and Monday, Nov. 9, in Rodman Main Auditorium. Both classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Continue to bring a pair of size 7 knitting needles and one skein of knitting worsted yarn. No registration is needed. For more information, call library at 330-821-2665, ext. 107.
Paul Hobe will present “Polly’s Diary” on Monday, Feb. 29, at 7:00 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium, sponsored by the Alliance Historical Society. It chronicles some daily activities and musings of a young North Benton girl whose brother was a Lieutenant Colonel in the 19th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
Jim and Karen Perone present "Goodnight Vienna"- A Tour Through Vienna, Monday, Nov. 30, from 7 to 8 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Jim Perone currently serves as Associate Dean of the Faculty and the Margaret Morgan Ramsey Professor in Music at the University of Mount Union. Karen Perone serves as Head of Technology and Technical Services at Rodman Public Library. Jim and Karen accompanied the University of Mount Union Concert Choir on its concert tour of Austria in May 2015. This program will bring you some of the sights and sounds the Perones encountered along the way.
Rodman Public Library is hosting Hot Pots Pottery on Monday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. in Rodman Main Auditorium. Hot Pots will be showing you how to easily create your own stunning painting on canvas that you can display—or even give as a gift—for the holidays. All art supplies and the canvas will be provided.
The Children’s Department at Rodman Public Library will be hosting a Children’s Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. This event will include Halloween games, stories, riddles, music, dancing, treats... and more. Be sure to bring your camera to take a picture of your little ones in front of our harvest fest backdrop. The program is open to children ages 3-12 accompanied by an adult. Halloween costumes are optional but encouraged. No reservations are required. For more information, call the Children’s Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 223.
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