You’ve heard of the new craze of decorating rocks then hiding them for others to find? Join us in the Main Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m., for a family-friendly rock painting morning of fun. We will supply rocks and painting supplies for use. You supply the creativity. If you prefer, feel free to bring your own rock. All ages are welcome. No reservation is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext.
A book club for teens, ages 12-18 years, meets the second Tuesday of the month with the focus on a different book each month. The next meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 3:30-4:30 p.m., in the Alliance Room of the Library. Everyone will have a chance to talk about the chosen book. Crafts will be offered to correspond with the book. Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card, is the November selection. To sign up for the book club call the Reference Desk at 330-821-2665, or just stop by. Tell them you want to join the Teen Book Club.
Minecraft on the iPad will be offered for teens, ages 12-18, beginning on Monday, Nov. 7, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., in the Computer Lab. The program will repeat the first Monday of each month. Teens will be given a task to complete at the beginning of each program. Once the task is complete there will be the opportunity for some free play. The Minecraft Pocket Edition for iPads will be used for this program. iPads will be available for use. The program is limited to 8 participants. Registration is needed.
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join us in the Main Auditorium on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 3 to 5 p.m., for the Library’s “Chopped” culinary program. Just like the show of the same name, this event will be divided into three courses: appetizer, main course, and dessert. In each round, teens will be given one ingredient that must be incorporated into the specified course. Teens will also have the full use of the Rodman Chopped Pantry to complete their dish. Participants will work in pairs or groups of three to complete each round.
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join us in the Main Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., to get ready for the annual Zombie Walk through the neighborhood. We’ll transform teen participants into the walking dead by applying Zombie makeup. Teens are asked to bring their tattered clothes or old dress attire to fit the theme. The Friends of the Library will provide the makeup. Following the walk, there will be an after-hours portion of the program with teens playing “Zombie Tag” throughout the Library—Survivors vs. Zombies.