One Book One Community - Christina Baker Kline Virtual Visit

Alliance One Book One Community is pleased to announce that the 2020 program, featuring the novel Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline, will conclude with a virtual visit with the author.  This event will take place on the evening of Thursday, October 1 at 7 p.m., and will be an opportunity to for readers to learn more about Kline and her New York Times best-selling novel Orphan Train.  

"Books and Coffee" Book Club

Rodman Library invites you to join us for our online book club “Books & Coffee.” The next book club meeting will be on Thursday, January 21 at 10:30 a.m. The selected title will be The Queen's Secret by Karen Harper. Copies are available through the Main and Branch libraries or digitally through the Ohio Digital Library and Hoopla. If you would like to participate in the discussion, send your email address to You will receive a link on how to connect via Zoom. 

Our Buildings Are Now Open

Rodman Main and Branch Libraries are now open for the following hours:
  • Monday-Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday & Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
In the interest of keeping all visitors and library staff as safe as possible, the following restrictions have been adopted:

2020 "Virtual" Summer Art Experience

Get ready for the 2020 “Summer Art Experience” from home! Starting Monday, June 22, children ages 6-13 will be able to view six art lessons via YouTube videos taught by local art instructors. Art supplies for the lessons will be provided free of charge while supplies last, but children are encouraged to participate by using their own supplies as well. To register your child, visit our online calendar,, or call 330-821-2665.

2020 Summer Reading Program

Image your story

“Imagine Your Story” is the theme of Rodman Public Library’s 2020 Adult, Teen, and Children’s Summer Reading Program.  The program is now underway and runs through Saturday, August 1. This year, participants will register and track their reading online. All participants, regardless of age, may sign up online at or by downloading the Beanstack app. For tutorials on how to register, visit our YouTube page

Drive-Thru and Reference Service at Main Library

Rodman Public Library is pleased to announce that Drive-Thru service and telephone reference service are now available at the Main Library. The times for this service are:

  • Monday-Wednesday 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Please note: Monday, May 25 CLOSED)
  • Thursday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

To use our Drive-Thru service, start by requesting library materials. You may do this by using our online catalog,, or by calling the library at 330-821-2665 with a valid library card. Check our Facebook video for how these services will work.

Virtual Teen Book Club

Are you a teen who loves to read? Join us, as you stay at home, for a virtual Teen Book Club that will meet once a month on Mondays at 4 p.m. The next meeting will take place on June 22. We will be using Google Hangout as our meeting site. To sign up, teens need to email with their name, age and Gmail account. Teens must have a Gmail account to participate. An invitation to join the meeting will be sent to the email address the teen has provided. Any teen, age 12-18, can join.

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