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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Felicity Branch
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 6:00 pm
Register Online or call (513)876-4134.
Join us at 6 p.m., Tuesdays, June 23-July 28 at the Felicity Branch Library for Explorer's Club: Superhero Training Camp. Attendees ages 4 and up can enjoy stories, crafts and more! June 23: Meet the Felicity Police Chief. June 30: Join us to greet a Clermont County Sheriff Officer with a K-9. July 7: Meet dogs and trainers from Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati. July 14: Visit with Sabrina Schnarrenberg a local U.S. Army Veteran. July 21: Greet sharks from the Newport Aquarium. And July 28 we will wrap-up with the Felicity Franklin Fire/EMS. For more information or to register, call the library at 876-4130.  
Goshen Branch
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 10:30 a.m.

All ages storytime starts at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, June 3-July 8 at the Goshen Branch Library. Attendees ages 0-6 years are invited with parent or caregiver for stories, songs, crafts and games. For more information call the library at 722-1221. 

Batavia Branch
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 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 Dollmaker" by Harriet Arnow. For more information or to register, call the library at 732-2128.
Amelia Branch
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2:00 p.m.
This month we will be discussing "Island Girls" by Nancy Thayer. 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, Jul. 2, 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, Jul. 2, 10:30 am
Volunteers of the Milford-Miami Township Branch Library meets at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 2. 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.
Williamsburg Branch
Thursday, Jul. 2, 10:30am
Williamsburg's Creative Writing Group
Meets Every Thursday at 10:30 AM. Come join us!
Prompts for the week of July 2,2015
 
PROMPT
This week the goal is for you to be thinking outside the box when you create your short story.  Get out of your comfort zone.  Write a mystery or a sci-fi or even a romance!  Maybe you have a real life story that you have thought about writing.  Write a comedic screenplay that might be made into a series for TV.  Create new and wonderful characters and give them all kinds of flare.  Create an old woman in a red dress wearing a purple hat.  Give your characters an animal familiar... Perhaps the old lady has a gnarly cat.  Perhaps there are twin boys that have a collection of snakes.  Just go for it!!!!
 
Five Words:
Create a short story using all five words.  Enjoy.
Curve, reflect, reduce, formulated, extract
 
Bonus Prompt
Here is a random first line that you may use if you wish:
The wind was howling outside and all but the last embers in the hearth had died out.
 
 
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Thursday, Jul. 2, 1:30 pm
Join our Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, July 2 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library. We will be discussing this month "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simison. 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!
Goshen Branch
Monday, Jul. 6, 6:00-7:45 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)722-1221.
Join us for a Summer of Herbs, an informative monthly program on Mondays, May 4, June 1, July 6 and August 3 from 6-7:45 p.m. at the Goshen Branch Library, 6678 State Route 132. 

In May learn how-to plant, grow & identify herbs and plant 4 herbs to take home. Come June discover how to cook with herbs and sample herb butter, cheese ball and bread. In July learn how-to gather, prune, dry and store herbs. And in August to wrap up we'll decorate a grapevine wreath with herbs. 

Interested participants ages 10-adult can call the library at 722-1221 for more information or to register.

 
New Richmond Branch
Monday, Jul. 6, 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, Jul. 6, 6:00 pm
Join us for Constant Readers Book Discussion at 6 p.m., July 6 at the Union Twp. Branch Library. This month we will discuss "Sandcastle Girls" by Chris Bojalian. For more information or reserve a copy, adults can call the library at 528-1744.

Summary: Elizabeth Endicott accompanies her father to Aleppo, Syria, to bring aid to the Armenian deportees. While there, Elizabeth meets Armen Petrosian, an Armenian engineer working for the Germans and searching for his wife and child, though certain they are already dead. In spite of the loss and horror around them, they fall desperately in love. The story is told through the eyes of their great granddaughter.
Owensville Branch
Monday, Jul. 6, 6:30 - 8 pm
Register Online or call (513)732-6084.
Discovering Your Digital Library starts at 6:30 p.m., Monday, July 6 at the Owensville Branch Library, 2548 US Route 50. Your library card provides access to thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, music, movies and databases. Learn about all your options for using these resources on your 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. Learn more about just how much the library has to offer online 24/7 from anywhere! For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 248-0700. For ages 12-adult.  
Williamsburg Branch
Monday, Jul. 6, 6-7:30 p.m.
Work on your own project or learn a new stitch. Whether an expert or novice, everyone is welcome! Please bring your own hook and yarn. Ages 9-adult. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call the library at 724-1070.
 

 

Bethel Branch
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 12:30 p.m.
Attendees ages 0-6 years are invited with parent or caregiver for stories, songs, crafts and games. For more information call the library at 734-2619. 
Felicity Branch
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 6:00 pm
Register Online or call (513)876-4134.
Join us at 6 p.m., Tuesdays, June 23-July 28 at the Felicity Branch Library for Explorer's Club: Superhero Training Camp. Attendees ages 4 and up can enjoy stories, crafts and more! June 23: Meet the Felicity Police Chief. June 30: Join us to greet a Clermont County Sheriff Officer with a K-9. July 7: Meet dogs and trainers from Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati. July 14: Visit with Sabrina Schnarrenberg a local U.S. Army Veteran. July 21: Greet sharks from the Newport Aquarium. And July 28 we will wrap-up with the Felicity Franklin Fire/EMS. For more information or to register, call the library at 876-4130.  
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 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.  
Williamsburg Branch
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 6-7:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (513)724-1070.
Make your own semiprecious gemstone necklace! Learn the fundamentals of stringing beads. This is a basic tutorial introducing beading terms and tools. Natural gemstones range in color and include moss agate, obsidian, carnelian and more. Gemstones and silver-plated steel spacer beads will be provided. Some tools are available. If you have them, bring flat-nosed or round nosed pliers to use.  Make a masterpiece! Call the branch for details, 724-1070. This class is for ages 13 and up.
Bethel Branch
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 10:30 a.m.
Attendees ages 0-6 years are invited with parent or caregiver for stories, songs, crafts and games. For more information call the library at 734-2619. 
Goshen Branch
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 10:30 a.m.

All ages storytime starts at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, June 3-July 8 at the Goshen Branch Library. Attendees ages 0-6 years are invited with parent or caregiver for stories, songs, crafts and games. For more information call the library at 722-1221. 

Goshen Branch
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 1:30 pm
Join us for the Check It Out book discussion at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 8 at the Goshen Branch Library. This month's title will be "Tallgrass" by Sandra Dallas. Books will be available at the library. For more information, adults can call the library at 722-1221. New members welcome!

Summary: Her life turned upside-down when a Japanese internment camp is opened in their small Colorado town, Rennie witnesses the way her community places suspicion on the newcomers when a young girl is murdered.