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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All Locations
Thursday, Nov. 23
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Felicity Branch
Monday, Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m.
or call (513)876-4134.
Join us at 6:30 p.m., Monday, November 27 at the Felicity Branch Library as professional photographer Michael Reed will present the history of cameras and photography from 1894 to today. A collector for decades, many artifacts from his own personal collection will be on display, including cameras from 1894 to 2002. RSVP online or call the library at to reserve a seat at 876-4134. For teens and adults.
Crochet Class
Goshen Branch
Monday, Nov. 27, 6-7:30 p.m.
or call (513)722-1221.
Learn to crochet or brush up your skills from 6-7:30 p.m., Mondays, October 16, 23,  & 30 and  November 6, 13, 20, & 27 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.
Williamsburg Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2-8 p.m.
Join us for Health Insurance 101 from 2-8 p.m., Tuesday, November 28 at the the Williamsburg Branch Library. Learn about different health insurance choices available: Private insurance, Medicaid, Marketplace and Medicare. HealthSource of Ohio employees will help demystify your healthcare options and answer questions from 2-3 p.m.

Appointments will be available from 3:30-8 p.m. for one-on-one assistance in enrolling in Medicaid or Marketplace. Bring proof of income, SSNs and DOBs for everyone included on the application.

For an appointment, call the library at 724-1070.
New Richmond Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 7:00 p.m.
Join our Spinebenders book discussion group for some great conversation and meet some new friends. This month we will be discussing The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney at 7 p.m., Tuesday, November 28 at the New Richmond Branch Library. For more information or to reserve a book, call the library at 553-0570.
Learn How to Play th
Owensville Branch
Saturday, Dec. 2, 1 p.m.
or call (513)732-6084.
Join us to Kickstart Your Art by learning how to play the guitar at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Owensville Branch Library. This class is for the beginning guitar player. It will provide group and one-on-one instruction to help develop basic techniques, a working knowledge of the instrument, set goals and find good practice habits. Some knowledge of open chords helpful, but is not required. Teens and adults should plan on bringing their own guitars to class. For more information or to RSVP visit us online.

KickStart Your Art is supported in part by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Union Twp. Branch
Monday, Dec. 4, 6:00 p.m.
Join our Constant Readers Book Discussion Group at 6:00 p.m., Monday, December 4 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. For more information, call the library at 528-1744.
Williamsburg Branch
Monday, Dec. 4, 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

November 20, 2017

 

Prompt

It is time to write your very own fantasy short story! Not magically minded? Feel free to choose from one of the following story ideas and make it your own.

*A neglected god or goddess attempts to reclaim his or her former glory.

*A smuggler, mercenary, or thief takes down or helps take down an oppressive ruler or regime.

*An attempt to rescue a friend, family member, or lover will put a larger mission or cause in jeopardy.

*A person has been turned into an object by magic.

*After an archaeologist digs up a treasure, the original owner shows up to take it back.

*This so-called magical sword has turned out to be a piece of junk.

*The land has been cursed to permanent darkness, fog, wind, or lightning strikes. Or all of the above.

*They fought long and hard to bring this new king to the throne, and it turns out he’s totally incompetent.

 

Five Words

Severe, Squint, Shock, Silk, Squelch

 
New Richmond Branch
Monday, Dec. 4, 6-7:45 p.m.
Join the River City Writers' Group from 6-7:45 p.m., Mondays, December 4 & 18 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.
Tina Gutierrez Photo
New Richmond Branch
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 6:00 p.m.
or call (513)553-0570.
Learn how to take better holiday portraits at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 5 at the New Richmond Library with Tina Gutierrez. Discover tips and tricks from posing to helping your subject be more comfortable in front of the camera. Attendees ages 12-adult will need to bring their camera or smart phone with them to class. For more information, call the library at 553-0570 or RSVP online.

KickStart Your Art is supported in part by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Williamsburg Branch
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 6:00 p.m.
or call (513)724-1070.
Join us for Holiday Hand Lettering at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 5 at the Williamsburg Branch Library. Adults will make a simple holiday card and learn the fundamentals of Hand Lettering just in time for the holidays. This is a beginner class and does not require expert penmanship or drawing skills. RSVP online to reserve your seat in class.
Goshen Branch
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m.
DIY: Holiday Glass Block Craft starts at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 5 at the Goshen Branch Library. Create a Snowman, Christmas tree, Santa Claus or more with a glass block and a little creativity. Take it home and fill it with a string of lights to brighten up your holidays! For teens and adults. Limit one per family. To reserve a space, RSVP online.
Amelia Branch
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2:00 p.m.
Join our book discussion group for some great conversation and meet some new friends at 2 p.m., Wednesday, December 6 at the Amelia Branch Library.  This month we will be discussing Be Frank with Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson. For more information, call the library 752-5580.
Cardinal Quilters
Felicity Branch
Thursday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Join the Cardinal Quilters in making quilts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the first Thursday of each month 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.

Please note the library will be closed for renovations October 18-November 13.
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Thursday, Dec. 7, 1:30 p.m.
Join our Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, December 7 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library. We will be discussing Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie 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!
Williamsburg Branch
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2:00 p.m.
Join us for the 2nd Tuesday Book Club discussion at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 12 at the Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main Street. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and conversations about the novel are also relevant. No script here, just interesting discussion about various books. This month we will be Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson. For more information, call the library at 724-1070.
Goshen Branch
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 1:30 p.m.
Join us for the Check It Out book discussion at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 13 at the Goshen Branch Library. This month's title will be Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen. Books will be available at the library. For more information, adults can call the library at 722-1221. New members welcome!
Batavia Branch
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2:00 p.m.
The Second Wednesday Book Discussion will meet at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 13 at the Batavia Branch Library, 180 South Third Street. Join our book discussion group for some great conversation and meet some new friends. This month we will be reading Badlands by C.J. Box. For more information or to reserve a copy, please call the library at 732-2128. For adults.
Tina Gutierrez Photo
Williamsburg Branch
Saturday, Dec. 16, 3:00 p.m.
or call (513)724-1070.
Learn how to take better photographs at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, December 16 at the Williamsburg Library with Tina Gutierrez. This is a hands-on mini workshop designed to improve your photography very quickly with a few simple tips and demonstrations. You will take before and after pictures with your own camera or smartphone to learn from the immediate results. Attendees ages 12-adult will need to bring their camera or smart phone with them to class. For more information, call the library at 724-1070 or RSVP online.

KickStart Your Art is supported in part by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Williamsburg Branch
Monday, Dec. 18, 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

November 20, 2017

 

Prompt

It is time to write your very own fantasy short story! Not magically minded? Feel free to choose from one of the following story ideas and make it your own.

*A neglected god or goddess attempts to reclaim his or her former glory.

*A smuggler, mercenary, or thief takes down or helps take down an oppressive ruler or regime.

*An attempt to rescue a friend, family member, or lover will put a larger mission or cause in jeopardy.

*A person has been turned into an object by magic.

*After an archaeologist digs up a treasure, the original owner shows up to take it back.

*This so-called magical sword has turned out to be a piece of junk.

*The land has been cursed to permanent darkness, fog, wind, or lightning strikes. Or all of the above.

*They fought long and hard to bring this new king to the throne, and it turns out he’s totally incompetent.

 

Five Words

Severe, Squint, Shock, Silk, Squelch