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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Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Tuesday, Sep. 1, 6:30 pm
Practice your English at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library during our ESL Conversation Hour each month with Alanna Hochberg, a local ESL educator. A friendly, informal group meets monthly at the library. New attendees are always welcome. For more information or to register, adults can call the library at 248-0700.  
Owensville Branch
Tuesday, Sep. 1, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)732-6084.
Learn the basics of canning and food preservation with Margaret Jenkins from the OSU Extention Office at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 1 at the Owensville Branch Library, 2548 US Route 50. Margaret will go over basic canning safety, water bath vs. pressure canning. She also will share resources and recipes for canning, pickling, preserving and freezing a variety of fruits and vegetables. For attendees ages 16-adult. RSVP online or call the library at 732-6084.
Batavia Branch
Wednesday, Sep. 2, 1:00 p.m.
Clermont County has a diverse population and many are Appalachian. Richly diverse literature is available to explore. This month's discussion title will be "The Unquiet Earth" by Denise Giardina. For more information or to register, call the library at 732-2128.
Amelia Branch
Wednesday, Sep. 2, 2:00 p.m.
This month we will be discussing "Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt. Copies of this month's title are available at the library. For more information, call the library at 752-5580. New members are welcome!
Felicity Branch
Thursday, Sep. 3, 10 a.m.

Learn to quilt or share your quilting skills. Each month we will be working on quilts to donate to local shelters and homes. Attendees ages 12 & up can call the library at 876-4134 for more information.

Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Thursday, Sep. 3, 10:30 am
Volunteers of the Milford-Miami Township Branch Library meets at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 3. Make a difference while making friends at the library! Volunteer at the Milford-Miami Township Branch Library and support our Used Book Sales. Attend a business meeting the first Thursday of each month. New volunteers welcome! For more information, adults call the library at 248-0700.
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Thursday, Sep. 3, 1:30 pm
Join our Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, September 3 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library. We will be discussing this month "Longbourn" by Jo Baker. 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!
Williamsburg Branch
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2:00 pm

Join us for the 2nd Tuesday Book Club at 2 p.m., Tuesday, September 8 at the Williamsburg Branch Library. This month we will be discussing "Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War" by Nathaniel Philbrick. For more information or to reserve your copy of the book, call the library at 724-1070.

Bethel Branch
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)734-2619.
TechTime @ Your Library: Facebook 101 starts at 6 p.m., Tuesday, September 8 at the Bethel Branch Library, 611 West Plane Street. Adults will learn how to create, use and maintain a Facebook page while keeping your information private. Bring your laptop or tablet and your questions! For more information or RSVP, call the library at 734-2619.
Goshen Branch
Wednesday, Sep. 9, 1:30 pm
Join us for the Check It Out book discussion at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 9 at the Goshen Branch Library. This month's title will be "Caleb's Crossing" by Geraldine Brooks. Books will be available at the library. For more information, adults can call the library at 722-1221. New members welcome!

Summary: Growing up in the tiny settlement of Great Harbor amid a small band of pioneers and Puritans, Bethia Mayfield yearns for an education that is closed to her due to her gender. As soon as she can, she slips away to explore the island's glistening beaches and observes its native Wampanoag inhabitants. At twelve, she encounters Caleb, the young son of a chieftain, and the two forge a secret friendship that draws each into the alien world of the other.
Batavia Branch
Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2:00 pm
Join us for our Second Wednesday Book Discussion Group meeting at 2 p.m., September 9 at the Batavia Branch Library. This month we will be discussing "The Museum of Extraordinary Things" by Alice Hoffman. No registration is required. New members are welcome to join us! For more information, call the library at 732-2128.
Union Twp. Branch
Thursday, Sep. 10, 10 a.m.-Noon
Register Online or call (513)528-1744.
Learn the art of crochet! Pat Esswein, a long-time instructor will join us for this fun program that will focus on basic crochet stitches. The library will have an assortment of yarn available but please bring your own 4-ply yarn if you would like to work with a specific color. *Participants will need to bring their own crochet “H” hook*  For more information or to register, call the library at 528-1744.
Owensville Branch
Saturday, Sep. 12, 10:00 a.m.-Noon
Register Online or call (513)732-6084.
Join us to make a Leaf Print Necklace for Fall at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 12 at the Owensville Branch Library, 2548 US Route 50. Attendees ages 16 to adult will work with paper clay to create a leaf. We will paint, highlight and clear coat your art in our step-by-step instruction class. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 732-6084.
Barn Quilting for Tw
Amelia Branch
Saturday, Sep. 12, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)752-5580.
Barn Quilting for Two will start at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 12 at the Amelia Branch Library, 58 Maple Street. Learn how to make your own barn quilt. Make a 1x1 design of your choice. Bring a partner along to help with the project. All materials will be provided. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 752-5580. For ages 12-adult.

Patrons should also indicate which design they would like to create when they sign-up: Crossed Canoes
Crossed canoes
8 Point Star
8 point star
Dutchmen Puzzle
dutchmens puzzle
Hole in the Barn
hole in the barn
Maple Leaf
maple leaf
Ohio Star
ohio star
Pinwheel
pinwheel
Felicity Branch
Saturday, Sep. 12, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Create a Pioneer Sunbonnet from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, September 12 at the Felicity Branch Library, 209 Prather Road. The Cardinal Quilters will be on-hand to help you make your own fabric sunbonnet! For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 876-4134. For ages 12 and up.
New Richmond Branch
Saturday, Sep. 12, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)553-0570.
Monarch and Milkweed, an informative discussion on the declining butterfly population, will start at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 12 at the New Richmond Branch Library, 103 River Valley Boulevard. The Clermont County Park District Naturalist will provide information about monarch butterflies and how to increase the number of monarchs. After the presentation, stay and make a milkweed seed bomb to take home and plant in your yard. For ages 13-adult. Children are welcome to attend with their adult caregiver. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 553-0570.
Union Twp. Branch
Monday, Sep. 14, 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Visit the TriHealth Women’s Services Van for a mammogram at the Union Township Branch Library. Appointment times are limited so schedule yours now by visiting the TriHealth site. Appointments will be made in 10 minute intervals. Patients should expect to spend 20-30 minutes in the van. After you register online, you’ll receive a call from TriHealth to verify and/or collect insurance information.
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Monday, Sep. 14, 6:30-7:45 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)248-0700.
Learn about Bees & Beekeeping from 6:30-7:45 p.m., Monday, September 14 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library, 1099 State Route 131. Guest speaker Rick Lisi, former Audubon Society of Ohio president and longtime beekeeper, will discuss bees, their importance, and an introduction to beekeeping. He will cover the “why” of beekeeping and the “how” with props such as the equipment needed. There will be no bees present. For attendees ages 12-adult. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 248-0700 or signup online.
New Richmond Branch
Monday, Sep. 14, 6-7:45 p.m.

Share your writing endeavors, generate ideas, hone your craft and network with fellow writers. River City Writers’ Group at the New Richmond Branch Library. For more information, call the library at 553-0570. Ages 15-adult.

Union Twp. Branch
Monday, Sep. 14, 6:00 pm
Join us for Constant Readers Book Discussion at 6 p.m., September 14 at the Union Twp. Branch Library. This month we will discuss "Home Front" by Kristan Hannah. For more information or reserve a copy, adults can call the library at 528-1744.

Summary: Michael and Joleen Zarkades seem to have it all: a solid marriage, two exciting careers, and children they adore. But after twelve years together, the couple has lost their way and edging toward divorce. Then the Iraq war starts. An unexpected deployment will tear their already fragile family apart, sending one of them deep into harm's way and leaving the other at home, waiting for news.