Join us in the Library’s Main Gallery on Monday, Aug. 21, beginning at 12:30 p.m., for the solar eclipse watch. A limited number of glasses will be available or you may make your own pinhole camera (while supplies last). The viewing will take place in the Library’s garden area weather permitting. The eclipse begins at 1:07 p.m., the maximum eclipse is at 2:32 p.m., with the eclipse ending at 3:52 p.m. This event is open to all ages and no registration is needed. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 107. This event is supported by the Friends of Rodman Library.
The 2017 Fogle Author Series continues with author Robin Yocum who will speak at Rodman Public Library on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 2:00 p.m., in the Main Auditorium. Yocum is well known for his work as a crime and investigative reporter with the Columbus Dispatch from 1980-1991. He is the recipient of 30 local, state and national journalism awards in categories ranging from investigative reporting to feature writing.
Robin Yocum, a visiting speaker for the 2017 Fogle Author Series and author of Favorite Sons and The Essay, will be giving a Writing Workshop in Rodman Main Auditorium on Friday, Aug. 25, from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. He will be discussing the writing process such as where to look for ideas or turning life topics into material, organizing and refining the ideas, and finishing the project. Yocum will also offer tips on how to fight through writer’s block. Come prepared to have fun and learn from a professional. Then join him at the Main Library on Saturday, Aug.
- Select Reads - Newsletters listing staff picks, the monthly Buzz, and selections from our collection based on interest categories, including child age groups, fiction genres, and non-fiction subjects.
- New Book Alerts / What's New - Keep up with the latest additions to Rodman Library's collections. New Book Alerts is a free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased weekly. You can select to receive alerts via email and/or RSS feeds. If you see a new title that you are interested in, just click "check catalog" to place a hold on the item right away.