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.
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Amelia Branch
Thursday, Sep. 29, 10:00 a.m.
Join us for Small Stories at 10:00 a.m., Thursdays, September 8-November 17 at the Amelia Branch Library. Babies and toddlers ages 0-3, along with their parents or caregivers, will share stories, songs, rhymes, and music. For more information, call the library at 752-5580.
Union Twp. Branch
Thursday, Sep. 29, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for Toddlertime Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Thursdays, September 8-December 1 at the Union Twp. Branch Library. Toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years, along with their grown-ups, will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, activities and meeting new friends! For more information, call the library at 528-1744.
Amelia Branch
Thursday, Sep. 29, 11:00 a.m.
Join us for Preschool Storytime at 11 a.m., Thursdays, September 8-November 17 at the Amelia Branch Library. Preschoolers ages 3-6 years and parent or caregiver are invited to experience the fun of reading with crafts, songs, and games. Our storytimes use the five early literacy practices: Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing and Playing to help your child get ready to read. For more information, call the library at 752-5580.
Union Twp. Branch
Thursday, Sep. 29, 11:30 a.m.
Join us for Preschool Storytime at 11:30 a.m., Thursdays, September 8-Decmeber 1 at the Union Twp. Branch Library. Preschoolers ages 3-5, along with their grown-ups, will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, activities and meeting new friends! For more information, call the library at 528-1744.
Felicity Branch
Thursday, Sep. 29, 2:45 p.m.
Join us for Teen Cafe at the Felicity Branch Library, 209 Prather Road. Teens 12 and up can join us after school every Monday through Thursday from 2:45 - 3:30 p.m. for special gaming, crafting, writing, art, music, and other fun activities!

As part of the Teen Cafe, enjoy our Special Fridays! during the school year from 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Each Friday, a community guest will lead special activities and discussions as part of the team-building experience. While having fun, participants will develop skills in leadership, communication, decision-making, and teamwork.

Light refreshments will be provided. Topics and activities are different each day. For more information, call the library at 876-4134.
Williamsburg Branch
Thursday, Sep. 29, 3:00-5:00 p.m. (Thursdays, September 1-May 25, 3:00-5:00 p.m.)
Teen Cafe will be from 3:00-5:00 p.m., Thursdays, September 8-May 25 at the Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main Street. Teens, enjoy snacks, games, challenges and other activities at the library! Hang out with your friends at our weekly after-school club led by Erika Stockman, a prevention specialist with Clermont Recovery Center. For more information, call the library at 724-1070.
 
Felicity Branch
Friday, Sep. 30, 2:45 p.m.
Join us for Teen Cafe at the Felicity Branch Library, 209 Prather Road. Teens 12 and up can join us after school every Monday through Thursday from 2:45 - 3:30 p.m. for special gaming, crafting, writing, art, music, and other fun activities!

As part of the Teen Cafe, enjoy our Special Fridays! during the school year from 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Each Friday, a community guest will lead special activities and discussions as part of the team-building experience. While having fun, participants will develop skills in leadership, communication, decision-making, and teamwork.

Light refreshments will be provided. Topics and activities are different each day. For more information, call the library at 876-4134.
Short Story Contest
All Locations
Saturday, Oct. 1
Wanted: Superb Stories. The Clermont County Public Library is hosting the annual Short Story Contest. Teens and adults may submit their entries to the library between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31. Visit us online for more information at clermontlibrary.org
Amelia Branch
Saturday, Oct. 1, During Library Hours
We take them for granted, but do you know the name of some common (and not so common) punctuation marks and abbreviations? Come to the Amelia Library during October and see if you can crack the code with our quiz. All entries will be eligible for a drawing for The Code Book by Simon Singh! For more information, call the library at 752-5580.
Fall Festival with H
New Richmond Branch
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2-4 p.m.
Join us for a celebration of autumn at our Fall Festival from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, October 1 at the New Richmond Branch Library. Families can enjoy games, crafts and snacks. Kids can visit animals at our petting zoo, presented by Honey Hill Farms. Learn about the history of apples and cider making from Dr. David Fankhauser of UC Clermont and see a demonstration of a working apple press. For more information, call the library at 553-0570.
Union Twp. Branch
Saturday, Oct. 1, 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
You are invited to join us at the Union Township Branch Library for The Author Next Door event a chance to meet and speak to local authors from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, October 1.

The library has brought together local authors and book lovers for a day long event that includes:

9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Moving Write Along by author and publisher Rebecca Benston Navigating the ever-changing world of authoring. Ms. Benston will focus on what to do when what you've been doing can no longer be done.

11:05 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
These authors will be reading a short selection from their work.  

D.O. Allen, J.S. Bailey, Gerda Braunheim, Stevie Chandler,  Mitchell Colman, Jennifer Elig, Brian Forschner, Sharon Ann Hickey, Richard Hoskin, Trevor Ives, John Hunt, John Kachuba, Diane Lang, Lawrence Parlier, Gary T. Smith, Vickie Watkins 

 

12:35 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.

These authors will be participating in the panel discussion.  They will be talking about their writing experiences, both the pros and the cons.  They will also answer questions from the audience.

Diane Craver – Christian/Contemporary Fiction; Alan Cupp – Young Adult; Harry DeMaio – Science Fiction; Gary Knepp – Non Fiction; Keith Maginn – Inspirational Fiction; and Christina Wolfer – Romantic Suspense


For more information visit us online or call the library at 528-1744.
 
Bethel Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, During Park Hours
StoryWalk will begin Monday, October 3-Monday, October 31 at the Burke Park. Take a walk along the trail and read "Those Darn Squirrels" by Adam Rubin along the walking path. This is a great way to share the outdoors with your children while encouraging them to read. Book pages will be posted at regular intervals along the path. Enjoy! Courtesy of the Bethel Branch Library. For more information, call the library at 734-2619.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library.
Felicity Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 2:45 p.m.
Join us for Teen Cafe at the Felicity Branch Library, 209 Prather Road. Teens 12 and up can join us after school every Monday through Thursday from 2:45 - 3:30 p.m. for special gaming, crafting, writing, art, music, and other fun activities!

As part of the Teen Cafe, enjoy our Special Fridays! during the school year from 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Each Friday, a community guest will lead special activities and discussions as part of the team-building experience. While having fun, participants will develop skills in leadership, communication, decision-making, and teamwork.

Light refreshments will be provided. Topics and activities are different each day. For more information, call the library at 876-4134.
Goshen Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:00 p.m.
or call (513)722-1221.
Learn to crochet or brush up on your skills from 6-7:30 p.m., Mondays-October 3, 17, 24, and November 7, 14, 21, & 28 at the Goshen Branch Library, 6678 State Route 132. Interested attendees 12-adult will need to bring a crochet hook and a skein of yarn. Register online at clermontlibrary.org or call the library at 722-1221 to RSVP.
Union Twp. Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:00 p.m.
Join our book discussion group for some great conversation and meet some new friends at 6 p.m., Monday, October 3 at the Union Township Branch Library, 4450 Glen Este-Withamsville Road. We will be discussing The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. For more information, call the library at 528-1744.

Book Summary: This non-fiction title describes how a group of working class youths from the University of Washington rowing team emerged from obscurity to defeat a field of elite international rivals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Fast-paced, emotionally charged account of the players' and coaches struggles set against stark Depression-era realities.
Amelia Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m.
or call (513)752-5580.
Join us to learn about Ohio: Land of Presidents at 6:30 p.m., Monday, October 3 at the Amelia Branch Library, 58 Maple Street. Stan Purdy, president of the U.S. Grant Homestead Association, will take a look at the eight presidents and discuss the history of Ohio's influence on U.S. Presidential elections. Join us for a look at these past campaigns and famous Ohioans. RSVP online at clermontlibrary.org or call the library at 752-5580 to reserve your place.
Owensville Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:30-8 p.m.
or call (513)732-6084.
Join us for Haunted History of Clermont County at 6:30 p.m., Monday, October 3 at the Owensville Branch Library, 2548 US Route 50. Visit with Rick Crawford author of several books on Clermont County history, haunted and otherwise. DVDs will be available for purchase after the discussion. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 732-6084 or sign up online. For adults and children 12 & up.
Williamsburg Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m.
The Williamsburg Branch Library's Creative Writing Group meets every first and third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. New participants are always welcome. Prompts are given weekly to inspire, but they are not required assignments. Attendees are not expected to share, but everyone is welcome to read their stories. Members give positive feedback with a focus on supporting every writer. Critiques are given if requested. For more information, call the library at 724-1070.

 

New Richmond Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 6-7:45 p.m.
Join the River City Writers' Group from 6-7:45 p.m., Mondays, October 3 & 17 at the New Richmond Branch Library, 103 River Valley Blvd. Share your writing endeavors, generate ideas, hone your craft and network with fellow writers. For attendees ages 15 to adult. For more information, call the library at 553-0570.
Felicity Branch
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2:45 p.m.
Join us for Teen Cafe at the Felicity Branch Library, 209 Prather Road. Teens 12 and up can join us after school every Monday through Thursday from 2:45 - 3:30 p.m. for special gaming, crafting, writing, art, music, and other fun activities!

As part of the Teen Cafe, enjoy our Special Fridays! during the school year from 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Each Friday, a community guest will lead special activities and discussions as part of the team-building experience. While having fun, participants will develop skills in leadership, communication, decision-making, and teamwork.

Light refreshments will be provided. Topics and activities are different each day. For more information, call the library at 876-4134.