Ongoing Programs

Join us for one of our ongoing programs at Rodman Public Library. For specific dates and times, please check our monthly calendar of events.



Alliance Vinyl Club - Meets monthly on the first Wednesday of every other month, 6:30-7:30 p.m.. 

Book Discussion Group - Meets monthly on the 3rd Monday, 12:00p.m.-1:00. in the Main Conference Room. New book every month.

Branch Books & Coffee Book Club - Meets monthly on the second Monday, 6:30 p.m.. at the Branch. New book every month.

Cookbook Club - Meets monthly on the last Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. in the Main library's auditorium. Each month, a popular cookbook will serve as the selection. Those planning to take part in that month’s meeting will come to the Main Library to borrow a copy of the cookbook. Each participant will choose any recipe in that book to make or bake at home. Participants should inform Deb Mikesell by email or phone which dish they intend to make. For more information about Cookbook Club, call Mikesell at 330-821-2665, ext. 210, or send an email to

I Read YA Book Club - I Read YA Discussion, a book club for adults who enjoy young adult literature, meets at Rodman Public Library at 6:30 p.m. every first Monday of each month. Registration is required to attend meetings. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 217.

True Crime Book Club - The True Crime Junkies book discussion group meets at 6:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at the Main Library. Books can be obtained through the Rodman Library catalog or the Ohio Digital Library. A limited number of copies will also be available at the reference desk. Registration is required. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 215.



Wee Read Main Library, ages birth through two years - Meets at the Main Library every Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. and every Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. Wee Read introduces children to books, fingerplays and music incorporating the six early learning skills.

Family Fun Night, preschool and school-aged children - For children ages 3 to 5, Storytime will offer music, interaction and stories. During this same time, all school-aged children will share in their own fun activities that are based on the S.T.E.A.M. program.

Storytime Main Library, ages 3-5 - Meets at the Main Library every Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. It encourages life-long readers through stories and activities.

Storytime at the Branch with Hot Pots, 3rd Wednesday & Saturday of the month, Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m.-Noon.

Chapter Chat is a book club for all children between the ages of 8 and 12 years old. It includes a book discussion, games and activities, and meets monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 4:15 p.m. in the Children’s Program Room. Registration is required for a four-week checkout of a selected title one month in advance. To register, or for more information, call the Children’s Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 223.


Teen Video Gaming Days, ages 12-18 - Meets every other Thursday from 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., in the Main Auditorium. Play games on the Xbox Series X, One, and 360, PS4 & 5, and Nintendo WiiU, and Switch, and Meta Quest 3 headset. Rated “E” for Everyone; “T” for Teens. 

Teen D&D, Teens, 12-18, can sign up at Rodman Public Library to participate in an ongoing series of “one-shot” Dungeons and  Dragons adventures every month. Players do not have to play consistently each month to participate. Those interested can sign up via our online calendar on a month-to-month basis. Space will be limited each month to six players. A DnD Beyond account and email address is required to play. Sessions will be on the second Monday of the month from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact the Reference Department at 330-821-2665 ext. 217.

Teen Writing Club, ages 12-18 - Meets every other Wednesday of the month from 4:00-5:30 p.m., in the Main Auditorium. The purpose of this group is to meet with fellow teen writers to work on writing exercises and hone skills. Any teen can join. Share work with the group if desired.

For more information on these or other programs, call the Main Library at 330-821-2665, or the Branch Library at 330-821-1313.