Adult Programs

Fogle Author Series-Robin Yocum

Robin YocumThe 2017 Fogle Author Series continues with author Robin Yocum who will speak at Rodman Public Library on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 2:00 p.m., in the Main Auditorium. Yocum is well known for his work as a crime and investigative reporter with the Columbus Dispatch from 1980-1991. He is the recipient of 30 local, state and national journalism awards in categories ranging from investigative reporting to feature writing.

Writing Workshop with Author Robin Yocum

Robin Yocum, a visiting speaker for the 2017 Fogle Author Series and author of Favorite Sons and The Essay, will be giving a Writing Workshop in Rodman Main Auditorium on Friday, Aug. 25, from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. He will be discussing the writing process such as where to look for ideas or turning life topics into material, organizing and refining the ideas, and finishing the project. Yocum will also offer tips on how to fight through writer’s block. Come prepared to have fun and learn from a professional. Then join him at the Main Library on Saturday, Aug.

Marilyn Feldman-"Complete Holocaust"

June marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of Anne Frank’s “Diary of a Young Girl.” Anne Frank was the 13-year- old German-Jewish girl who wrote down her everyday thoughts while in hiding, with her family, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. She later died in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, at the age of 15, from an illness. In commemoration of this book anniversary, Rodman Library will host Marilyn W.

"Man-Made Modern Marvels"

Lynnette Reiner, Science Director at the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, will give a program on “Man-made Modern Marvels” on Friday, June 23, at 2 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Using a PowerPoint presentation, she will give an illustrated look at some of modern day’s greatest engineering accomplishments, including the Statue of Liberty, Golden Gate Bridge, Eiffel Tower, and Hoover Dam to name a few.

Solar Eclipse Family Day

Join us in Rodman Auditorium on Saturday, July 8, beginning at 2 p.m., for a fun-filled family day in anticipation of the solar eclipse that will be taking place in August. First, Nancy Baker Cazan, Education Director of the Beech Creek Gardens, will give a presentation about the solar eclipse. Following her presentation, iPads with the Sky View app will be available for attendees to use in the Main Gallery. Those who want to make a pinhole camera to view the eclipse and learn how to hold it may do so at one of the three stations located in the Children’s Program Room.

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