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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Goshen Branch
Monday, May. 1, During Library Hours
During the month of May visit the Goshen Branch Library for their annual Plant Exchange during library hours. Bring a plant and exchange it with another to help build your flower garden. We always have a variety to choose from. For more information, call the library at 722-1221.
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New Richmond Branch
Monday, May. 1, During Library Hours
Find something new for your garden! Stop by the New Richmond Branch Library in May for our annual plant exchange. Take a plant, leave a plant. This is a great, free way to get a variety of plants this spring! For more information, call the library at 553-0570.
Union Twp. Branch
Monday, May. 1, 6:00 p.m.
Join our Constant Readers Book Discussion Group at 6:00 p.m., Monday, May 1 at the Union Township Branch Library, 4450 Glen Este-Withamsville Road, Cincinnati, 45245. Explore different books and genres every month while meeting people who like to read as much as you do. This month we will be discussing, Broken Promise by Linwood Barclay. For more information, call the library at 528-1744.
Bethel Branch
Monday, May. 1, 6:30 p.m.
Join us for Bethel, Books & Beyond book discussion meeting at 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 1 for a discussion of The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Copies of the books are available at the branch. New members are always welcome. Adults can call the library at 734-2619 for more information.
Owensville Branch
Monday, May. 1, 6:30 p.m.
or call (513)732-6084.
Learn about Growing Fruits and Vegetables at 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 1 at the Owensville Branch Library. Join Gigi Neal from the OSU Extension office as she shares tips on how to grow vegetables and fruits. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 732-6084 or sign up online. For attendees ages 14 to adult.
Williamsburg Branch
Monday, May. 1, 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

May 01, 2017 

Prompt

Choose a line to inspire a story.

The horse came back alone.

He closed the blinds, cutting off his nosy neighbor’s view.

The slap echoed throughout the restaurant.

Mama done tole me never to do it. I done it anyway.

He desperately wanted to breathe.

The young couple, who’d just gotten engaged ten minutes earlier, didn’t think the hot air balloon was supposed to make a hissing sound.

The house swayed precariously in the aftermath of the earthquake.

He had no desire to attend his father's funeral but he showed up anyway.

Many of these courtesy of: http://thejohnfox.com/2016/06/first-line-generator/

Five Words

Fire, love, flatulence, cobblestone, mirage
River City Writers&r
New Richmond Branch
Monday, May. 1, 6-7:45 p.m.
Join the River City Writers' Group from 6-7:45 p.m., Mondays, May 1 & 15 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.
 
Union Twp. Branch
Tuesday, May. 2, 6:45-7:30 p.m.
or call (513)528-1744.
Children ages 5-18 are invited to create a one-of-a-kind thank-you gift for their favorite teacher at 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, May 2 at the Union Township Branch Library. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 528-1744 or sign up online.
Amelia Branch
Wednesday, May. 3, 2:00 p.m.
Join our book discussion group for some great conversation and meet some new friends at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 3 at the Amelia Branch Library. This month we will be discussing The Wednesday Sisters by Meg Waite Clayton. For more information, call the library 752-5580.
Cardinal Quilters
Felicity Branch
Thursday, May. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Join the Cardinal Quilters in making quilts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 2 at the Felicity Branch Library. Quilts are donated to community groups like the fire department, YWCA House of Peace, Veteran's Home in Georgetown and others. Adults and teens 12 & up can call the library at 876-4134 for more information.
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Thursday, May. 4, 1:30 p.m.
Join our Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, May 4 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library. We will be discussing Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng this month. Copies of this title will be available at the library. Adults can call the library at 248-0700 for more information. New members are welcome!
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Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Thursday, May. 4, 3-6 p.m.
The Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library Used Book Sale will be:
  • 3-6 p.m.-Thursday, May 4
  • 1-5 p.m.-Friday, May 5
  • 10 a.m.-3 p.m.-Saturday, May 6
A variety of used items for adults and children will be available including books, audiobooks, magazines, movies and music. For additional information, you may call the library at 248-0700.
Williamsburg Branch
Thursday, May. 4, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Teen Cafe will be from 3:00-5:00 p.m., Thursdays, April 27-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.
 
Goshen Branch
Friday, May. 5, 10-11:30 a.m.
or call (513)722-1221.
Join us for Play and Learn with Child Focus and 4C for Children at the Goshen Branch Library, 6678 State Route 132.
Play and learn groups provide opportunities for children from birth to age 5 to learn and explore through play. Connect with other parents and caregivers by participating in activities that promote healthy development and learning. Caregivers will be asked to complete optional registration forms and questionnaires. Participants will receive FREE activities and materials to take home and extend the fun. There is no cost to participate. Funded by the United Way of Greater Cincinnati. For more information, call the library at 722-1221 or sign up online.
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Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Friday, May. 5, 1-5 p.m.
The Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library Used Book Sale will be:
  • 3-6 p.m.-Thursday, May 4
  • 1-5 p.m.-Friday, May 5
  • 10 a.m.-3 p.m.-Saturday, May 6
A variety of used items for adults and children will be available including books, audiobooks, magazines, movies and music. For additional information, you may call the library at 248-0700.
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New Richmond Branch
Saturday, May. 6, During Library Hours
Find something new for your garden! Stop by the New Richmond Branch Library in May for our annual plant exchange. Take a plant, leave a plant. This is a great, free way to get a variety of plants this spring! For more information, call the library at 553-0570.
Bethel Library Used
Bethel Branch
Saturday, May. 6, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The Volunteers of the Bethel Branch Library are planning another great Used Book Sale. A variety of used items for adults and children will be available. It's fun to browse and see what you'll find.
Used Book Sale
• Saturday, May 6, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
• Monday, May 8, 12 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
• Tuesday, May 9, 12 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
For additional information, call the library at 734-2619.
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Union Twp. Branch
Saturday, May. 6, 9:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Find the perfect book to give a forever home at the Union Township Branch Library Used Book Sale! We have fantastic books, audio books, music and movies at low prices individually or for $5 a bag and $10 a box all week! All proceeds benefit library programming.

Used Book Sale
• Saturday, May 6, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
• Monday, May 8, 12 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
• Tuesday, May 9, 12 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
• Wednesday, May 10, 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.
• Thursday, May 11, 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.
• Friday, May 12, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
• Saturday, May 13, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

For additional information, call the library at 528-1744.
Amelia Branch
Saturday, May. 6, 10:30 a.m.
or call (513)752-5580.
Join us for Saturday Play Date: Meet Pete the Cat at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 6 at the Amelia Branch Library. Children ages 0-8 will have a chance to meet everyone's favorite cool cat, listen to stories and make a craft. Don't forget to bring your camera for a photo op with Pete! For more information or to RSVP call the library at 752-5580 or register your child online.
Batavia Branch
Saturday, May. 6, 1:00 p.m.
Using proper documentation of newspaper articles. Tricks to finding your ancestors on Chroniclingamerica.com, with in-house discussion. For more information visit http://ccgsoh.org.