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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Sensory Circus
Union Twp. Branch
Saturday, Nov. 18, 9:30 a.m.
or call (513)528-1744.
Sensory Circus starts at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, November 18 at the Union Twp. Branch Library. Children ages 0-4 can develop their motor skills as they and their adult explore a variety of stations where they can see and touch sand, water, play dough and so much more. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 528-1744 or register online to reserve a spot for your child.
Bethel Branch
Saturday, Nov. 18, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
or call (513)734-2619.
Join us for an Introduction to Painting at 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Saturday, November 18 at the Bethel Branch Library. Local artist Jeanie Page will be on-hand to instruct us on how to paint a snowman scene. All supplies provided. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 734-2619 or sign up online. An additional class will be held from 1-3 p.m. if this class if full.
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Saturday, Nov. 18, 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
or call (513)248-0700.
Join us at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 18 at the Milford-Miami Township Branch Library for a discussion of American Indian Archaeology of the Little Miami River Valley. Kenneth Barnett Tankersley, UC professor, curator and coauthor of "Dr. Charles Louis Metz and the American Indian Archaeology of the Little Miami River Valley" will discuss the history, culture, and earthworks of Southwestern Ohio’s Native Americans. For more information or to RVSP, sign up online. For attendees ages 12 to adult.
LEGO Event: Guess Wh
Owensville Branch
Saturday, Nov. 18, 11:00 a.m.
or call (513)732-6084.
Come for our LEGO Event: Guess What I Built at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 18 at the Owensville Branch Library. Kids ages 5-12 can chose a random LEGO challenge and build for others to guess what it is. For more information or to RSVP for your child, call the library at 732-6084 or sign up online.
Williamsburg Branch
Saturday, Nov. 18, 11am
or call (513)724-1070.
Tis the season!  We love holiday treats especially when made with wholesome ingredients.  On November 18th, Amy from The Learning Spoon will present a fun, healthy, hands-on cooking class that will turn some of your holiday favorites into HEALTHY holiday favorites! For ages 6-10.
Bethel Branch
Saturday, Nov. 18, 1-3 p.m.
or call (513)734-2619.
Join us for an Introduction to Painting at 1-3 p.m., Saturday, November 18 at the Bethel Branch Library. Local artist Jeanie Page will be on-hand to instruct us on how to paint a snowman scene. All supplies provided. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 734-2619 or sign up online. 
LEGO Club
Goshen Branch
Saturday, Nov. 18, 2:00 p.m.
or call (513)722-1221.
LEGO Club will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 9 at the Goshen Branch Library, 6678 State Route 132. We will supply the LEGO bricks and you bring your imagination! Try the themed challenge or build freestyle. Anything goes! For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 722-1221.
Williamsburg Branch
Saturday, Nov. 18, 2-3pm
or call (513)724-1070.
Tis the season!  We love holiday treats especially when made with wholesome ingredients.  On November 18th, Amy from The Learning Spoon will present a fun, healthy, hands-on cooking class that will turn some of your holiday favorites into HEALTHY holiday favorites! For ages 8-17.
The Amelia Library U
Amelia Branch
Monday, Nov. 20, 12 p.m.-8 p.m.
The Amelia Branch Library Used Book Sale will be:
  • 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.-Monday, November 20
  • 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.-Tuesday, November 21
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.-Wednesday, November 22
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.-Friday, November 24
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.-Saturday, November 25
A variety of used items for adults and children will be available including books, audio-books, movies and music. For additional information, you may call the library at 752-5580.
New Richmond Branch
Monday, Nov. 20, 12:15 p.m.
You are invited to the New Richmond Branch Library at 12:15 p.m., Monday, November 20 for the Bookends book discussion group meeting. This month we will be discussing the Death of an Englishman by Magdalen Nabb. For more information or to reserve a book, call the library at 553-0570. New members are welcome. 
 
Crochet Class
Goshen Branch
Monday, Nov. 20, 6-7:30 p.m.
or call (513)722-1221.
Learn to crochet or brush up your skills from 6-7:30 p.m., Mondays, October 16, 23,  & 30 and  November 6, 13, 20, & 27 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.
Williamsburg Branch
Monday, Nov. 20, 6:30-7:45 p.m.

The right place for writers, the Williamsburg Creative Writing Group meets the first and third Monday of every month except holidays at the Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main Street. Network with other writers, share your stories and receive interesting feedback. During a meeting you may write a prompt, receive help with writers block, or talk about interesting topics in the writing world. For ages 16 to adult. Call the library at 724-1070 for more information.

Williamsburg Creative Writing Group

November 20, 2017

 

Prompt

It is time to write your very own fantasy short story! Not magically minded? Feel free to choose from one of the following story ideas and make it your own.

*A neglected god or goddess attempts to reclaim his or her former glory.

*A smuggler, mercenary, or thief takes down or helps take down an oppressive ruler or regime.

*An attempt to rescue a friend, family member, or lover will put a larger mission or cause in jeopardy.

*A person has been turned into an object by magic.

*After an archaeologist digs up a treasure, the original owner shows up to take it back.

*This so-called magical sword has turned out to be a piece of junk.

*The land has been cursed to permanent darkness, fog, wind, or lightning strikes. Or all of the above.

*They fought long and hard to bring this new king to the throne, and it turns out he’s totally incompetent.

 

Five Words

Severe, Squint, Shock, Silk, Squelch

 
New Richmond Branch
Monday, Nov. 20, 6-7:45 p.m.
Join the River City Writers' Group from 6-7:45 p.m., Mondays, November 6 & 20 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.
The Amelia Library U
Amelia Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 12 p.m.-8 p.m.
The Amelia Branch Library Used Book Sale will be:
  • 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.-Monday, November 20
  • 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.-Tuesday, November 21
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.-Wednesday, November 22
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.-Friday, November 24
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.-Saturday, November 25
A variety of used items for adults and children will be available including books, audio-books, movies and music. For additional information, you may call the library at 752-5580.
Bethel Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 3-4:30 p.m.
Join us for DIY Teen Club from 3-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays, November 7, 14 & 21 at the Bethel Branch Library. Each week will feature new projects to create from tie dye t-shirts to designing your own buttons. Give your creations away as gifts or keep them for yourself. For more information call the library at 734-2619. While supplies last.
A Family Concert wit
Owensville Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m.
or call (513)732-6084.
Bring the family for a special musical concert with Joel the Singing Librarian at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 21. Joel's cd What's Happening, Spaceman? earned a Parent's Choice Recommended Award and collected lots of positive reviews throughout the country. Don't miss this entertaining musical event for all ages! For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 732-6084 or sign up online.
Union Twp. Branch
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Babytime at the Union Twp. Branch Library will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesdays, September 6-November 22. BabyTime is an interactive storytime with infant and caregiver. This introduction to books using song, movement, rhythm and rhyme will help improve motor, sensory, and social skills. For ages 0-18 months with parent or caregiver. For more information, call the library at 528-1744.
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 10:15 a.m.
Join us for our Toddlertime storytime at 10:15 a.m., Wednesdays, June 7-November 29 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library.  Attendees ages 18 months-2 years with their caregivers are invited for stories, songs and activities to promote early literacy. No registration required. For more information, call the library at 248-0700.
Batavia Branch
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for All Ages Storytimes at 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, September 6-November 29 at the Batavia Branch Library. Children along with their parents or caregivers, will share stories, games, music and crafts. For more information, call the library at 732-2128.
Bethel Branch
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for all ages Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, June 14-November 22 at the Bethel Branch Library. Children along with their parents or caregivers are invited to experience the fun of reading with crafts, songs, and games.  For more information, call the library at 732-2619.