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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Amelia Branch
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 2 p.m.
Share your passion for reading. Join our book discussion group for some great conversation and meet some new friends. On Wednesday, June 1 at 2 p.m. we will be discussing All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. For more information, call the library at 752-5580.
Felicity Branch
Thursday, Jun. 2, 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, Jun. 2, 1:30 p.m.
Join our Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 2 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library. We will be discussing The Bite of the Mango by Mariatu Kamara 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!
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Saturday, Jun. 4, 2-4 p.m.
Join us for The Whiskey Shambles in concert from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, June 4 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library, 1099 State Route 131, Milford.

Whiskey Shambles members Nathan Singer, Brother James, Latanya Foster, and Aaron Tyree are award-winning purveyors of “rough garage rock & dirty basement blues that kick you right in the gut bucket." Winners of the 2016 and 2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Award for Best Blues Act and were nominated for Best Live Act in 2016, as well as CityBeat magazine’s Best of Cincinnati (Best Original Band) in 2016, 2015 and 2014.

Weather permitting this event will be outside, please bring a lawn chair or blanket. For more information, call the library at 248-0700. For attendees ages 16 to adult.
Union Twp. Branch
Monday, Jun. 6, 6:00 p.m.
Share your passion for reading. Join our book discussion group for some great conversation and meet some new friends. On Monday, June 6 at 6 p.m. we will be discussing A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. For more information, call the library at 528-1744.

Book Description: The story focuses on an impoverished but aspirational second-generation Irish-American adolescent girl and her family in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, during the first two decades of the 20th century. The novel is split into five "books," each covering a different period in the characters' lives.
Williamsburg Branch
Monday, Jun. 6, 6 p.m.
Join us for an evening of crochet every Monday at 6 p.m. at the Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main Street. Work on your own project or learn a new stitch with the group. Bring your own hook and yarn. Whether you are an expert or novice, all are welcome! For more information, call the library at 724-1070. For ages 9 to adult. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent.

 

New Richmond Branch
Monday, Jun. 6, 6-7:45 p.m.
Join the River City Writers' Group from 6-7:45 p.m., Mondays, June 6 & 20 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.
Batavia Branch
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 3:30 p.m.
Join the Appalachian Book Discussion at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 7 at the Batavia Branch Library, 180 South Third Street. Discover Appalachia through books, both fiction and non-fiction, by participating in a discussion group focusing on this diverse culture. This month we will be reading Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash. For more information or to reserve a copy, please call the library at 732-2128. For adults.
Williamsburg Branch
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 6:00pm
or call (513)724-1070.
Discover Historical Jewelry: Rome from 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 7 at the Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main Street. Learn about the jewelry and culture of the ancient Romans. After an introduction to the Roman civilization, participants will create their own necklaces inspired by the culture. This is a first of a three-part series. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 724-1070 or sign up online. For attendees ages 14 to adult.
Goshen Branch
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 6:30 p.m.
The Goshen Branch Library offers the Book Buddies program every summer. Mentors listen to students read once a week for six weeks in June and July. A meeting for mentors, students and parents is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the library. Contact the Goshen branch for times and more information at 722-1221.
 
Goshen Branch
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 1:30 p.m.
Join us for the Check It Out book discussion at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 8 at the Goshen Branch Library. This month's title will be Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. Books will be available at the library. For more information, adults can call the library at 722-1221. New members welcome!
 
Williamsburg Branch
Thursday, Jun. 9, 10:30 a.m.-Noon
The Williamsburg Branch Library's Creative Writing Group meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to Noon. 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.

 

Williamsburg Branch
Thursday, Jun. 9, 10:30am

Creative Writing Group Williamsburg

Prompts for the week of June 9, 2016

Prompt 

Write some Flash fiction!

In case you need clarification, write a story, in any genre, that is 500 words or less.

If you want to challenge yourself even further, also write a 100 word story. It, too can be whatever you want—an essay, memoir, sci-fi short…anything at all. No more than 100 words and no less!

 

Five Words

Atrophy, Jitters, Preschool, Pickles, Humid

 

Bonus Prompt

Write a piece of “Twitterature”—a story in 140 characters (including the spaces).

 
Union Twp. Branch
Thursday, Jun. 9, 2:00 pm
or call (513)528-1744.
UT Talks - Clermont County History: Believe it or not with Rick Crawford will begin at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 9 at the Union Township Branch Library, 4450 Glen Este-Withamsville Road. Join Rick Crawford, local historian, as he shares with us the Believe it or Not list of Clermont County history. Adults can RSVP online or by calling the library at 528-1744.
New Richmond Branch
Saturday, Jun. 11, 2-3 p.m.
or call (513)553-0570.
Make a DIY Hypertufa Planter at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 11 at the New Richmond Branch Library, 103 River Valley Boulevard. Learn how to make your own hypertufa pots using a mixture of perlite, peat moss and cement mix to create your unique pots for your plants. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 553-0570 or sign up online. For attendees ages 13 to adult.
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Monday, Jun. 13, 6:30 pm
Learn What You Need to Know About Medicare at 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 13 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library, 1099 State Route 131.

Anthony Selm, educator for Community Outreach for Financial Education (COFFE) will provide an informational presentation on Medicare, a national social insurance program administered by the U.S. federal government. Medicare provides health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older who have worked and paid into the system. It also provides health insurance to younger people with disabilities, end stage renal disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. This extended educational session will walk you through Medicare and its benefits.

For more information, call the library at 248-0700.
Williamsburg Branch
Monday, Jun. 13, 6 p.m.
Join us for an evening of crochet every Monday at 6 p.m. at the Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main Street. Work on your own project or learn a new stitch with the group. Bring your own hook and yarn. Whether you are an expert or novice, all are welcome! For more information, call the library at 724-1070. For ages 9 to adult. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent.

 

Williamsburg Branch
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2 p.m.
If you love to read, visit our 2nd Tuesday Book Club at 2 p.m., June 14 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 The King's Curse by Philippa Gregory. For more information or to reserve a copy, call the library at 724-1070.

 

Felicity Branch
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 6-7:30 p.m.
Join us at 6 p.m., Tuesdays, Jun 14 & July 12 at the Felicity Branch Library for Family Night at the Library! Enjoy a movie, snacks and crafts. It will be great time for the whole family! For attendees ages 5 to adult. For more information call the library at 876-4134.
Milford-Miami Twp. Branch
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
or call (513)248-0700.
Second Tuesday Summer Pilates will start at 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays, June 14 & July 12 at the Milford-Miami Twp. Branch Library, 1099 State Route 131. Kate Graham, owner of Pendleton Pilates, will lead us in a beginner's easy Pilates class. This Pilates mat class is designed to challenge the beginner and the practicing Pilates student. Mat classes are a great way to learn the fundamental principles of the Pilates method. Participants are required to bring their own mats. For participants ages 16 to adult. For more information or to RSVP, call the library at 248-0700 or sign up online.