Fall Fun Awaits Kids at RPL

There's lots for kids to do this fall at Rodman Public Library.

A Magic Show, Lego and Kids Crafting programs, and of course the Kids Book Club are all on the schedule as well as three of Rodman Public Library’s favorite children’s programs for the little ones -- including Wee Read, Family Fun Night and Storytime.

And much more.



Fall Wee Read, which will run between September 11 and November 15, is offered every Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. and every Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. Children, ages birth through two years, and their parents or caregivers are invited to attend. Wee Read includes stories, fingerplays, music and movement. No registration required.


Each Tuesday between September 12 and November 14, parents or caregivers and their children, ages 3 to 12, are invited to participate in an entertaining and educational evening in Rodman Main Children’s Department as part of Family Fun Night. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. with stories before participants break into small groups to visit various stations where they will play games, complete challenges and create crafts that will provide fun for all ages.


Children, ages 3-5, and their parents or caregivers are invited to attend Storytime sessions this fall at Rodman Public Library. Morning sessions will be held each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. between September 14 and November 16 at the Main Library. Evening session are held each Tuesday between September 12 and November 14 at 6:30 p.m. as part of Family Fun Night. Storytime sessions are intended to encourage lifelong readers through stories, music, movement and activities.



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.

Led by Hayley Driver, the program is free, thanks to Friends of Rodman Public Library.

Registration is required.


For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 223.



Hot Pots Storytime is back.

Two sessions will be held in September with pumpkins being the theme, including Wednesday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. and another on Saturday, September 23 at 11 a.m.

Children, ages 3-12, are invited to come to the Branch for a mini storytime and then proceed to Hot Pots, accompanied by their guardian, to paint tea light pumpkin lantern.

The cost is $15 per child and registration is required. The fee for the event is payable to Hot Pots upon registration at hotpotspottery.com or by calling 330-823-3333.

For more information, call the Branch Library at 330-821-1313.



Rodman Public Library’s monthly Kids Crafting program continues at 4 p.m. Thursday, October 12 when children, ages 7-12, are invited to come to the Main Library to create a bead pumpkin.

All materials used during monthly kids crafting programs are provided for free thanks to the Friends of Rodman Public Library.

Registration is required.


For more information, call the Children's Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 223. 



Husband and wife team Jason and Stacy Alan will stage their “Let’s Make Magic Together” show twice at Rodman Public Library on Saturday, October 21.

The Alans will perform at 1 p.m. and at 2:30 p.m. Registration is required to attend a performance.



The show is filled with fun props, laughter, and of course, lots of magic.

Jason Alan is an award winning close-up and stage magician who has been perfecting his craft since the age of 12 and has been a full-time magician for more than 13 years. Stacy Alan is a family therapist turned magician and balloon artist. She’s been a full-time magician for more than eight years.

For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 223.



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