Anthony Gibbs of the Ohio History Connection will present “Freedom, Citizenship, and Equality: The Story of the United States Colored Troops” on Saturday, February 11, at 1 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. The story of 200,000 black soldiers who fought for the Union during the Civil War is a unique chapter in the American conflict.
(Note: January 16, 2017 will be held in the conference room)
A community spinning group for those who know how to spin fibers and those who would like to learn. Bring your fibers, wheel, or spindle. cd
As part of the Downtown Special Events Commission, Rodman Public Library will host a “How Do I…? all day event on Saturday, Mar. 11, from 12 to 5 p.m. A variety of demonstrations and some Make & Take sessions will be offered in the Main Auditorium and Children’s Program Room in 45-minute and one hour intervals. All sessions are family-friendly, for adults and children ages eight and up. No registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 107.
The following schedule lists the times, demonstrations, and area of the Library:
Need help with a needlework project? Jane Graham, who teaches the needlework class, will be at the main library the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month – from 1 to 3 p.m.– following the KnitWits class. She will help you find a solution or answer for that crochet, knitting, or other type of needlework project you are doing. Also during Needlework Help, Graham will be teaching those interested how to knit a sweater.
Are you a book lover? Are you interested in meeting other book lovers to compare notes and have a lively discussion? Join us at the evening book discussion group Monday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m., in Rodman Public Library’s Conference Room. The Walker Within: Forty-Five Lives Changed by Walking, by the editors of Walking Magazine, is the book choice for discussion. The title is carried at Rodman Main and Branch Libraries—also available electronically. Come to the meeting and bring a friend. The book selection for April is Circling the Sun, by Paula McClain.