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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Raptor, Inc.
Batavia Branch
Monday, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)732-2128.
Join us for a visit from Raptor, Inc. with their special bird guest to discuss hawks, owls and falcons. Attendees 5 and up will learn about our local birds of prey in a fascinating interactive presentation. Raptor, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of raptors. For more information or to register for the program, call the library at 732-2128.

NaNoWriMo Kickoff Ev
NaNoWriMo Kickoff Event
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Monday, Oct. 27, 6:30-7:45 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)248-0700.

National Novel Writing Month is an international creative-writing project that takes place annually during the month of November, during which time participants complete a draft of a 50,000-page novel.
 
Our Kick-Off program is to provide inspiration to those who plan to participate in National Novel Writing Month in November 2014. The event will consist of a meet-and-greet among participants; a presentation of the principles of NaNoWriMo; and a fun and motivating writing exercise. For more information or to register call the library at 248-0700. For ages 13-adult.
 
We will have a NaNoWriMo Write-In on November 15 & 25.

Beginning Crochet Cl
Beginning Crochet Class
Union Twp. Branch
Monday, Oct. 27, 6:30-8 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)528-1744.

Attendees ages 12-adult bring your 4-ply yarn and a size "H" crochet hook to class. Learn beginning crochet stitches from long time crochet teacher, Pat Esswein. Crochet classes meet the last Monday at 6:30 p.m. For more information or to register, call the library at 528-1744.

Cardinal Quilters
Felicity Branch
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:00 p.m.

Quilters share ideas and work on quilting projects. All levels of quilters are invited to join the group. For more information call the library at 876-4134.


Discover Your Digital Library!
Owensville Branch
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)732-6084.

Your library card provides access to a digital library of thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, music albums, videos and databases. Learn about all of your options for using these resources via computer or mobile device. We'll provide an overview of the Ohio Digital Library, Freading, One Click Digital, Hoopla, Zinio, Tumblebooks and the library's databases. Attendees ages 12-adult can call the library at 732-6084 for more information or to register for the program.


Spinebenders: Book D
Spinebenders: Book Discussion Group
New Richmond Branch
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m.

Interested adults are invited to join the discussion. This month's title will be "The Dinner" by Herman Koch. Copies of the book are available at the library. For more information, call the library at 553-0570.

Job Readiness with Ohio Means Jobs
Union Twp. Branch
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2-4 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)528-1744.

Searching for a job? Haven't dusted off your resume in a while? Not sure where to start? Clermont County's one stop employment and training center, Ohio Means Jobs, presents job readiness seminar on the various components and stages of job readiness, ranging from resume-writing, networking, & interview techniques. Teens 16 to adults looking for more information, can call the library at 528-1744 to register.

 


Halloween Hauntings
New Richmond Branch
Thursday, Oct. 30, 5-5:45 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)553-0570.

Attendees ages 9-adult are invited to listen to the library's very own storytelling troupe, the Dreamweavers, as they share their frightening stories for a ghostly good time for all! For more information or to register, call the library at 553-0570.
 

 


Local Author Panel
Union Twp. Branch
Saturday, Nov. 1, 10a.m.-5 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)528-1744.

Listen to local authors and editors who will discuss their literary works and publishing experiences. Hear from an editor what publishers expect from authors. Ask questions and have authors sign purchased copies of their books. Some books will be available for purchase the day of the event.


10 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Fiction panel, Q&A and book signings 

12 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.: *Open mic 

1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.: Carol Cartaino, book editor and writer’s collaborator for more than 40 years, will discuss the traditional and non-traditional world of publishing. Ms. Cartaino is editor-in-chief for Writer’s Digest books and a freelance editor. 

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Non-fiction panel, Q&A and book signings 

4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.: *Open mic 

*Share your written work with the audience. 5 minutes

For more information or to register call 528-1744. For ages 16-adult.


Constant Readers Boo
Constant Readers Book Club
Union Twp. Branch
Monday, Nov. 3, 6:00 p.m.

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

Summary: "In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital.  She spent most of the next two years on the ward for teenage girls in a psychiatric hospital as renowned for its famous clientele--Sylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, James Taylor, and Ray Charles--as for its progressive methods of treating those who could afford its sanctuary."

Science of Eclipses (What Are Blood Moons)
Owensville Branch
Monday, Nov. 3, 6:30-8pm
Register Online or call (513)732-6084.
Since the dawn of civilization, an eclipse has struck terror into the hearts of cultures worldwide. While the mystical quality of eclipses has been a part of many cultures, eclipses have long served an important scientific purpose. The atmosphere of the sun is easiest to study during a solar eclipse. Learn the science of eclipses, the types and the important questions they allow scientists to study. Plenty of time will be available for questions and, weather permitting, a telescope will be set up for public viewing. This program is for ages 16+.

First Wednesday Book
First Wednesday Book Discussion
Amelia Branch
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
This month's book discussion title will be "Odd Thomas" by Dean Koontz. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the library. Adults can call the branch at 752-5580 for more information.
Volunteer Meeting at
Volunteer Meeting at the Milford-Miami Twp. Library
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Thursday, Nov. 6, 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.

Thursday Afternoon B
Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Thursday, Nov. 6, 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 Twelve Tribes of Hattie" by Ayana Mathis. 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: Traces the story of Great Migration-era mother Hattie Shepherd, who in spite of poverty and a dysfunctional husband uses love and Southern remedies to raise nine children and prepare them for the realities of a harsh world.

George Remus: "King of the Bootleggers"
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Saturday, Nov. 8, 11:00am
Register Online or call (513)248-0700.
Mark Plageman, Professor Emeritus of Miami University, will give a presentation on George Remus, “King of the Bootleggers” and accused murderer. Learn about one of the most notorious bootleggers not only in Cincinnati, but also in America in the 1920s. This program is for adults. For more information, call the library at 248-0700.

Second Wednesday Boo
Second Wednesday Book Discussion Group
Batavia Branch
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
This month we will be discussing "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants" by Malcolm Gladwell. Copies of this month's title will be available for checkout at the library. Adults who are interested in attending can call the branch at 732-2128 for more information.
Beginning Crochet Class
Union Twp. Branch
Thursday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m.-Noon
Register Online or call (513)528-1744.

Attendees ages 12-adult bring your 4-ply yarn and a size "H" crochet hook to class. Learn beginning crochet stitches from long time crochet teacher, Pat Esswein. For more information or to register, call the library at 528-1744.


Quilt in an Afternoon
Amelia Branch
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2-4 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)752-5580.
Learn the basics of quilting and make a traditional quilt block with instructor Laura Osborn-Coffey. Attendees ages 16-adult can call the library at 752-5580 to register for the event. All supplies provided.

NaNoWriMo Write-In
NaNoWriMo Write-In
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2-4 p.m. ( Saturday, Nov. 15, 2-4 p.m.)
Register Online or call (513)248-0700.

Join us for the Write In at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library. Meet fellow National Novel Writing Month participants and provide and receive support and encouragement. Or just use the time to work on your novel. Bring a laptop or paper and pen. A NaNoWriMo Write-In is an event where participants in National Novel-Writing Month spend time in a friendly and safe environment working on the 50,000-word novels they have promised themselves to draft during the month of November. For participants 13-adult.
 
 

Bethel Book Discussi
Bethel Book Discussion Group
Bethel Branch
Monday, Nov. 17, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

This month's title will be "The Painted Girls" by Marie Buchanan. Copies of this title are available for checkout at the library. Adults can call the library at 734-2619 for more information.

Book Summary:  In belle epoque Paris, the Van Goethem sisters struggle for survival after the sudden death of their father, a situation that prompts young Marie's ballet training and her introduction to a genius painter.