Rodman Public Library invites you to join our “Books and Coffee” Book Club. The next book club meeting will be on Thursday, July 22 at 10:30 a.m. at Rodman Branch Library. The selected title will be My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray. Copies are available at the Main and Branch libraries, through the library’s catalog, or digitally through the Ohio Digital Library and Hoopla. For more information, call 330-821-1313.
- 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.
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, http://rodmanlibrary.evanced.info/signup, or call 330-821-2665.
“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 https://rodmanlibrary.beanstack.org/ or by downloading the Beanstack app. For tutorials on how to register, visit our YouTube page.
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, https://roc.rodmanlibrary.com, or by calling the library at 330-821-2665 with a valid library card. Check our Facebook video for how these services will work.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Creative ideas flowing? Join us for an online Teen Writing Club that will meet every two weeks on Wednesdays at 4 p.m., beginning on April 15, then again on April 29. To sign up, teens need to email email@example.com with their name, age and Gmail account. Because we will be meeting via Google Hangout, teens must have a Gmail account to participate.
The physical building of Rodman Library may be closed, but it doesn’t stop the staff from kicking off an online “Reading Challenge” for all ages beginning on Sunday, April 12, and running through Saturday, May 23. Adults, teens and children are eligible to be entered into a Grand Prize Drawing for one $25.00 Amazon gift e-card per age group. Here's how it works.
Stuck inside? Looking for something to do? Why not catch up on some reading? Join us for the Stay Home. Read Together Challenge with categories for the whole family to enjoy.
Rodman Public Library invites children, ages 6-12, to test their agility and other athletic skills through a Pool Noodle Obstacle Course on Saturday, July 31. The course will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the Main Library. Children can stop by any time during those hours to make a run through various obstacles made out of pool noodles. The rain date for the event is Aug. 21.
Shakespeare At The Castle, a theater troupe in residence at the University of Mount Union each summer, will grace the Rodman Public Library’s Main Auditorium at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 31.
The annual used book sale conducted by the Friends of Rodman Library is returning in August, but there are a few changes this year.