Maker Monday crafters will create a button flower shadow box when they meet Monday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in Rodman Public Library’s Main Auditorium.
Rodman Public Library is all revved up for a special teen event in April – the RPL MarioKart Tournament from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 13.
Who are the people in your neighborhood?
The Rodman Branch Library will help youngsters get to know a few of them during storytime sessions at 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday between April 11 and May 30.
April is the time to Get Gardening.
Those interested in growing their own produce this year and only have a small plot of space available will want to join Jennifer White from the Stark County Ohio State University Extension when she visits Rodman Public Library at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 10.
The Rodman Branch Library will be closed Sunday, April 9 in honor of the Easter holiday.
Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings on Wednesday, April 26 and help raise funds for the Friends of Rodman Public Library. Diners at the BW3 location at 310 W. State St. in Alliance can present a ticket obtainable at the library or tell their server they want to support the Friends of Rodman Library in order for 15 percent of their total bill to be donated to the organization.
The following are pieces of creative writing inspired by Melanie Benjamin’s The Children’s Blizzard produced by students of Nicole Mathias at Sebring McKinley High School.
I was on my way home after the storm had lifted. The winds were very harsh, so I was forced to stay with my mother. But now it had lifted and I was going home. It was very peaceful until I saw a hawk flying in circles around something. I wasn’t in a rush, so I went over to see what it was. I couldn’t see it at first with all of the white snow, but then I saw it.
American v. Nature: Tales of Survival on the Frontier
The Children’s Blizzard
Area students at Alliance High School and Sebring McKinley High School have shared some of their writing assignments based on Melanie Benjamin's The Children's Blizzard, the 2023 One Book One Community selection.
Students of Chris Schillig at Alliance High School were asked to write an essay comparing The Children's Blizzard to the work of other authors they have read this semester and analyze how both works demonstrate a common literary theme.
On Saturday, September 30, RPL will screen Elemental, a 2023 animated adventure comedy that follows characters in a city where fire, water, land and air residents all live together.
The film is rated PG and runs 1 hour and 41 minutes.
The Stark County Sheriff's Office will present “Firearms Safe Handling and Storage” at Rodman Public Library on Monday, October 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Rodman Public Library’s Lego Lab will continue in October when builders will be tasked with creating a pumpkin.
The program, intended for children ages 6-12, will be held, October 11 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Participants will also have the opportunity to create whatever they would like using Legos provided by the library.