Clermont Co. Public Library
Library Events
Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Clermont County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
Limit by location:  Limit by audience:  
 
Thanksgiving
All Locations
Thursday, Nov. 27, All day
All of our branches, support departments, and administrative offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. All of our online content, digital and downloadable items and eresources will be available 24/7.

LEGO Club
LEGO Club
Union Twp. Branch
Saturday, Nov. 29, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Register Online or call (513)528-1744.
Attendees ages 5-12 are invited to participate in our themed challenges or build freestyle. Anything goes! For more information or to register, call the library at 528-1744 or register online.
Pajama Storytime
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Monday, Dec. 1, 6:30-7:15pm
Pajama storytime: Wear your pajamas to the library! Attendees ages 0-6 are invited with parent or caregiver for stories, songs, crafts and games.  For more information call the library at 248-0700.

Constant Readers Boo
Constant Readers Book Club
Union Twp. Branch
Monday, Dec. 1, 6:00 p.m.

This month's book discussion title will be "Bondwoman's Narrative" by Hannah Crafts. Copies of this months selection are available at the library. Adults looking for more information, can call the library at 528-1744.

Summary: "Tells the story of Hannah Crafts, a young slave working on a wealthy North Carolina plantation, who runs away in a bid for freedom up North."

Discover Your Digital Library
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)248-0700.

Your library card provides access to a digital collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, music albums, videos and databases. Learn about all your options for using these resources via computer or mobile device. For more information or to register, call the library at 248-0700.


TLC: Tween Literature Club
New Richmond Branch
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)553-0570.
Attendees ages 10-12 meet the first Tuesday of each month during the school year for TLC [Tween Literature Club]. Book and movie discussions, creative writing exercises, and plenty of snacks to go around! For more information call the library at 553-0570.

Family Night: Pop-Up Petting Zoo
Union Twp. Branch
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 6:45-7z;45pm
Register Online or call (513)528-1744.
Pop-up fun with books! Join us for a Family Night celebrating everyone's favorite books. We'll explore new pop-up books, play games, sing songs and make our very own pop-up craft. Let's explore pop-up books! This program is for families.

North Pole Express
Owensville Branch
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 6-7:30pm
Register Online or call (513)732-6084.
All aboard! While watching the movie "The Polar Express," enjoy hot some chocolate and cookies. Make a silver bell necklace. Surprise guests from the North Pole will stop in for a visit. And small train layouts will be running during the program. Ride the rails at the library!

Aliens and Astronomy: The Truth is Out There?
Williamsburg Branch
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m.

Dean Regas, co-host of the television program Star Gazers and outreach astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory, will discuss aliens and the scientific hunt for life on other planets. During his speech he will talk about how he has heard every astronomy conspiracy theory and doomsday prediction in the universe. Mr. Regas will bring a telescope to look at the stars if the weather permits. Call the branch at 724-1070 for more information.


Toddler Storytime
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 10:15-10:45
Toddlertime: Attendees ages 18 months-3 years are invited with parent or caregiver for stories, songs, crafts and games.  For more information call the library at 248-0700.

All Ages Storytime at the New Richmond Library
New Richmond Branch
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 10:30 a.m.

Attendees ages 0-6 are invited with parent or caregiver for stories, songs, crafts and games. Visit our Ready to Read: Early Literacy Skills Information Page on how to help your child to get ready to read. For more information call the library at 553-0570.


Preschool Storytime
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 11-11:45am
Preschool: Attendees ages 3-6 are invited with parent or caregiver for stories, songs, crafts and games. For more information call the library at 248-0700.

First Wednesday Book
First Wednesday Book Discussion
Amelia Branch
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
This month's book discussion title will be "Tapestry of Fortunes" by Elizabeth Berg. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the library. Adults can call the branch at 752-5580 for more information.
Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Felicity Branch
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 4-5 p.m.

Teens, tell us what you want out of your library! Become a member of TAG and you’re in the club. Snacks and fun provided!. For ages 12-18.  For more information call the library at 876-4134.


Volunteer Meeting at
Volunteer Meeting at the Milford-Miami Twp. Library
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Thursday, Dec. 4, 10:30 a.m.

Make a difference while making friends @ the library!

Volunteer at the Milford-Miami Township Branch Library and support their Used Book Fairs. Business meetings are the 1st Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. New Members welcome! For more information, call the library at 248-0700.

Williamsburg Creative Writing Group
Williamsburg Branch
Thursday, Dec. 4, 10:30am
Williamsburg Creative Writing Group
Meets every Thursday at 10:30 except for holidays. Have a good Thanksgiving!
 
Prompts for the weeks of Nov.27th/Dec. 4, 2014
 
PROMPT
 
Create a short story using one of these three elements! Mix and match if you so choose.
 
 An annoying boss, a bikini, and a fake illness.
 The first day of school, a love note, and a recipe with a significant mistake.
 A horoscope, makeup, and a missing tooth.
 A campfire, a scream, and a small lie that gets bigger and bigger.
 
 
Five Words
 
Create a short story using all five words.  Have fun!!
 
Donut, newspaper, sparrow, letter, abate
 
 
Bonus Prompt
 
You’re outside cutting your grass when you come across a large hole in the ground. You’ve never noticed the hole before, but it looks to be some sort of tunnel to another world. You decide to peek through and see where it leads, only it leads you to a pivotal moment in your past—and it’s giving you an opportunity to change it. Write this scene.
 

Thursday Afternoon B
Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Thursday, Dec. 4, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

 

Adults are invited to join us for this month's Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion. We will be discussing "The Wind in the Willows" by Kenneth Grahame. Titles are available in regular and large print for checkout at the the library. For more information, call the library at 248-0700.


Book summary: The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside-- Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger.

Holiday Open House
Williamsburg Branch
Friday, Dec. 5, 5:30-8 p.m.

Special guest, the Hands Up! puppet troupe will perform at 5:45 p.m. Mrs. Claus will be passing out coloring booklets and candy canes. Make a craft to take home and enjoy refreshments. Call the branch at 724-1070 for more information.


Gingerbread House Decorating at the Bethel Library
Bethel Branch
Saturday, Dec. 6, 9:30 a.m.
Register Online or call (513)734-2619.
Bring the family to decorate your gingerbread house, have your face painted, make a craft and enjoy refreshments! For more information or to register, call the library at 734-2619. Check the calendar or call the branch for additional sessions during the day.