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Teen Anime Club 5/24 

All teens, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, May 24 at 3:00 p.m. Teens will have the chance to pick their favorite episodes to be shown on RPL’s big screen. Anime Club will meet in the main auditorium of Rodman Public Library. Teen Anime Club meets on the last Tuesday of every month. For more information, call the Reference Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 217.

Teen Writing Club 5/25 

Creative ideas flowing? Join Rodman Public Library for the Teen Writing Club that usually meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. at the Main Library. The next meeting is May 25. Have fun meeting with fellow teens to exchange ideas, hone your skills and share your work. For information, call 330-821-2665 ext. 217.

Summer Reading Kickoff 5/31

Rodman Public Library invites patrons of all ages to dive into the Oceans of Possibilities summer reading program by visiting RPL anytime on Tuesday, May 31, when a portion of the library will be transformed into a nine-hole putt-putt course with each hole having an ocean theme. Afterwards, sign up to participate in the supper reading program where you can earn entries to win prizes. Click here for more information on the Oceans of Possibilities summer reading program.

Teen Gaming  6/2, 6/16 & 6/30

Area teens, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library every other Thursday to play their favorite video games on the Xbox One, Xbox 360 with Kinect, Playstation 3 & 4, Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Wii & WiiU.  There will be three sessions in June, including June 2, June 16, and June 30 -- all from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Main Auditorium.  Visitors will have the opportunity to play a different game each week. Games with ratings from “E” for Everyone, up to “T” for Teen level, will be offered. No registration is required for these free gaming events. For more information, call the library at 330-821-2665, ext. 214. Video gaming is in partnership with Synergy Alliance.

Summer Movie Series 6/16

Rodman Public Library's 2022 Summer Movie Series kicks off  with a 2003 American computer-animated adventure film that tells the story of an overprotective clownfish, who searches for his missing son with the help of a regal blue tang.  Due to licensing agreements, Rodman Public Library cannot publicly reveal the titles of the movie. which has an ocean theme in conjunction with the 2022 summer reading program theme of Oceans of Possibilities. The movie is free and the library will provide popcorn to those attending. No registration is required. For more information about the Summer Movie Series, call 330-821-2665, ext. 107.

Animal Crossing Cafe 6/18

The Animal Crossing Café will be open inside Rodman Auditorium from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 18. Patrons of all ages are invited to bring in their Nintendo Switch and Animal Crossing game and socialize with others who play the game while enjoying refreshments provided by the library. To make best use of their time, patrons are encouraged to have their game updated. While hanging out, those attending can visit Rodman Public Library’s island as well as others. No registration is required. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 223.

Teen Book Club 6/20

Are you a teen who loves to read? Join us for the Teen Book Club that meets once a month on Mondays at 4:00 p.m. in the Conference Room. The next meeting will be on June 20 and the selected title will be Where There's a Whisk by Sarah J. Schmitt. Copies are available at the Main Library, through the library’s catalog, or digitally through Axis 360, Hoopla (audiobook), or the Ohio Digital Library. For more information, call 330-821-2665 ext. 217.

Pirate Escape Room 6/21

Ahoy, Me Hearties! All mateys, ages 12-18, are invited to Rodman Public Library on Tuesday, June 21 for a Pirate-themed Escape Room. Teen buccaneers will follow clues with the goal to unlock a treasure chest and plunder the booty, leaving the successful to exclaim “shiver me timbers,” a fictional pirate’s expression of surprise. Lads and lassies can register in groups of five or as individuals. Each crew will be assigned a half hour increment between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to get ship shape and find the coffer. All scallywags must register to participate.  For more information, call  330-821-2665, ext. 217.

Family BINGO 6/27

Patrons of all ages are invited to play Family BINGO from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 27. The  event is free and prizes will be given out, but space is limited and registration is required. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 223.