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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Short Story Contest
All Locations
Saturday, Oct. 1
Wanted: Superb Stories. The Clermont County Public Library is hosting the annual Short Story Contest. Teens and adults may submit their entries to the library between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31. Visit us online for more information at clermontlibrary.org
Union Twp. Branch
Saturday, Oct. 1, 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
You are invited to join us at the Union Township Branch Library for The Author Next Door event a chance to meet and speak to local authors from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, October 1.

The library has brought together local authors and book lovers for a day long event that includes:

9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Moving Write Along by author and publisher Rebecca Benston Navigating the ever-changing world of authoring. Ms. Benston will focus on what to do when what you've been doing can no longer be done.

11:05 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
These authors will be reading a short selection from their work.  

D.O. Allen, J.S. Bailey, Gerda Braunheim, Stevie Chandler,  Mitchell Colman, Jennifer Elig, Brian Forschner, Sharon Ann Hickey, Richard Hoskin, Trevor Ives, John Hunt, John Kachuba, Diane Lang, Lawrence Parlier, Gary T. Smith, Vickie Watkins 

 

12:35 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.

These authors will be participating in the panel discussion.  They will be talking about their writing experiences, both the pros and the cons.  They will also answer questions from the audience.

Diane Craver – Christian/Contemporary Fiction; Alan Cupp – Young Adult; Harry DeMaio – Science Fiction; Gary Knepp – Non Fiction; Keith Maginn – Inspirational Fiction; and Christina Wolfer – Romantic Suspense


For more information visit us online or call the library at 528-1744.
 
Goshen Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:00 p.m.
or call (513)722-1221.
Learn to crochet or brush up on your skills from 6-7:30 p.m., Mondays-October 3, 17, 24, and November 7, 14, 21, & 28 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.
Union Twp. Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:00 p.m.
Join our book discussion group for some great conversation and meet some new friends at 6 p.m., Monday, October 3 at the Union Township Branch Library, 4450 Glen Este-Withamsville Road. We will be discussing The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. For more information, call the library at 528-1744.

Book Summary: This non-fiction title describes how a group of working class youths from the University of Washington rowing team emerged from obscurity to defeat a field of elite international rivals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Fast-paced, emotionally charged account of the players' and coaches struggles set against stark Depression-era realities.
Owensville Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:30-8 p.m.
or call (513)732-6084.
Join us for Haunted History of Clermont County at 6:30 p.m., Monday, October 3 at the Owensville Branch Library, 2548 US Route 50. Visit with Rick Crawford author of several books on Clermont County history, haunted and otherwise. DVDs will be available for purchase after the discussion. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 732-6084 or sign up online. For adults and children 12 & up.
Williamsburg Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m.
The Williamsburg Branch Library's Creative Writing Group meets every first and third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. New participants are always welcome. Prompts are given weekly to inspire, but they are not required assignments. Attendees are not expected to share, but everyone is welcome to read their stories. Members give positive feedback with a focus on supporting every writer. Critiques are given if requested. For more information, call the library at 724-1070.

 

New Richmond Branch
Monday, Oct. 3, 6-7:45 p.m.
Join the River City Writers' Group from 6-7:45 p.m., Mondays, October 3 & 17 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.
Bethel Branch
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for All Ages Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, September 7-November 16 at the Bethel Branch Library. Children ages 0-6 years and parent or caregiver are invited to experience the fun of reading with crafts, songs, and games. Our storytimes use the five early literacy practices: Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing and Playing to help your child get ready to read. For more information, call the library at 734-2619.
Amelia Branch
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2 p.m.
Share your passion for reading. Join our book discussion group for some great conversation and meet some new friends. On Wednesday, October 5 at 2 p.m. we will be discussing Circling the Sun by Paula McLain. For more information, call the library at 752-5580.
Felicity Branch
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:00 a.m.
Join us at the Felicity Branch Library for Cardinal Quilters Community Quilting. Learn to quilt or share your skills. Each month we will work on quilts to benefit community organizations. For attendees ages 12 to adult. For more information call the library at 876-4134.
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Thursday, Oct. 6, 1:30 p.m.
Join our Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, October 6 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library. We will be discussing The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield 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!
Short Story Contest
All Locations
Friday, Oct. 7
Wanted: Superb Stories. The Clermont County Public Library is hosting the annual Short Story Contest. Teens and adults may submit their entries to the library between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31. Visit us online for more information at clermontlibrary.org
Williamsburg Branch
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2 p.m.
If you love to read, visit our 2nd Tuesday Book Club at 2 p.m., October 11 at the Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main Street. Members meet once a month to discuss a book and to socialize. The club is a great place to make a new friend or two who share your love of reading. This month we will be discussing the title 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup. For more information or to reserve a copy, call the library at 724-1070.

 

New Richmond Branch
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m.
or call (513)553-0570.
You are invited to Craft Night: Piano Hinge Bookbinding at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 11 at the New Richmond Branch Library, 103 River Valley Blvd. Make a beautiful journal or scrapbook using the piano hinge method of bookbinding. All supplies are provided. For more information, call the library at  553-0570. Adults and teens 13 & up can RSVP online.
Bethel Branch
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for All Ages Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, September 7-November 16 at the Bethel Branch Library. Children ages 0-6 years and parent or caregiver are invited to experience the fun of reading with crafts, songs, and games. Our storytimes use the five early literacy practices: Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing and Playing to help your child get ready to read. For more information, call the library at 734-2619.
Goshen Branch
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 1:30 p.m.
Join us for the Check It Out book discussion at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 12 at the Goshen Branch Library. This month's title will be a Home Front by Kristin Hannah. Books will be available at the library. For more information, adults can call the library at 722-1221. New members welcome!
Short Story Contest
All Locations
Thursday, Oct. 13
Wanted: Superb Stories. The Clermont County Public Library is hosting the annual Short Story Contest. Teens and adults may submit their entries to the library between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31. Visit us online for more information at clermontlibrary.org
New Richmond Branch
Monday, Oct. 17, 1 p.m.
You are invited to the New Richmond Branch Library at 1 p.m., Monday, October 17 for the Bookends book discussion group meeting. This month we will be discussing The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. For more information or to reserve a book, call the library at 553-0570. New members are welcome. 
Goshen Branch
Monday, Oct. 17, 6:00 p.m.
or call (513)722-1221.
Learn to crochet or brush up on your skills from 6-7:30 p.m., Mondays-October 3, 17, 24, and November 7, 14, 21, & 28 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.
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Monday, Oct. 17, 6:30-7:45 p.m.
or call (513)248-0700.
Discover Ghosthunting Ohio at 6:30 p.m., Monday, October 17 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library, 1099 State Route 131.

Join John Kachuba, author of "Ghosthunting Ohio," "Ghosthunting Ohio: On the Road Again," "Ghosthunters" and "Ghosthunting Illinois" as he talks about his adventures in the world of the paranormal. He is a first-rate storyteller who relates chilling accounts of ghostly encounters in haunted locations all across the Buckeye State.

RSVP online at clermontlibrary.org or call the library at 248-0700 to reserve your spot. For adults and kids age 10 & up.