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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Teen Cafe
Felicity Branch
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2:45-3:30 p.m. (Monday-Thursday)
Join us for Teen Cafe at the Felicity Branch Library, 209 Prather Road. Teens and 'tweens can join us after school every Monday through Thursday from 2:45 - 3:30 p.m. for special gaming, crafting, writing, art, music and other fun activities! For more information, call the library at 876-4134.
Teen Cafe
Williamsburg Branch
Thursday, Dec. 14, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Teens, enjoys snack, games, challenges and other activities at the Williamsburg Branch Library from 3:30-5:30 p.m., Thursdays, August 17-May 17*. Hang out with your friends at our weekly after school club held by Erika Stockman, a prevention specialist with Clermont Recovery Center. It will be fun! For more information, call the library at 724-1070.

*Please note there will be no meetings on November 23, December 21 & 28 and March 29.
Teen Makers: DIY Holiday Gifts
Amelia Branch
Thursday, Dec. 14, 4:30-6 p.m.
or call (513)752-5580.
You are invited to Teen Makers: DIY Holiday Gifts from 4:30-6 p.m., Thursday, December 14 at the Amelia Branch Library. Join us for our last Teen Makers event of the year as we design our own handmade holiday gifts! Make a gift for someone special -- or just for yourself! Enjoy snacks and drinks with friends while crafting holiday cheer. RSVP online to reserve a seat in class. For ages 12-17.
Special Fridays!
Felicity Branch
Friday, Dec. 15, 2:45-4:45 p.m.
Enjoy our Special Fridays! during the school year from 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Each Friday, a community guest will lead special activities and discussions as part of the team-building experience. While having fun, participants will develop skills in leadership, communication, decision-making, and teamwork. Light refreshments will be provided. Topics and activities are different each day. For more information, call the library at 876-4134.

 
Tina Gutierrez Photo
Tina Gutierrez Photography Seeing the Light at the Williamsburg Library
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.
Teen Cafe
Felicity Branch
Monday, Dec. 18, 2:45-3:30 p.m. (Monday-Thursday)
Join us for Teen Cafe at the Felicity Branch Library, 209 Prather Road. Teens and 'tweens can join us after school every Monday through Thursday from 2:45 - 3:30 p.m. for special gaming, crafting, writing, art, music and other fun activities! For more information, call the library at 876-4134.
Williamsburg Branch Library’s Creative Writing Group
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

December 18, 2017

 

Prompt

Roll and Write

A fun prompt to beat the winter writer’s block. Get a die and roll three times. The first number you get tells you the setting you will have, the second tells you the character, and the third gives you a basic plot.

Setting: 1) Winter at an Ocean2) Fall in the Yukon3) A celebration on a cruise ship4) A cave in February5) A foreign county in September6) A store during a full moon Character:1) A femme fatale2) The fall guy/girl3) An elderly advisor4) The hotshot5)An outlaw6) Tomboy Plot: 1) Characters are lost2) Fleeing an enemy3) Searching for something or someone4) Hero VS Villain5) Someone loses a fortune6) Family get together goes wrong

 

 

Five Words

 

Holiday, Orbit, Catastrophe, Frozen, Darkness

 

Bonus Prompt

 

Use one a random poetry prompt generator to find a prompt to write a poem.  https://www.robertpeake.com/prompts

Here is a sample prompt from that website.

Write a poem. Include as many of the following words (or variations on these words) as you can: forgiveness, pleading, clink, pumping, wrecked

Also: Refer to a war, battle, or famous warrior

 
New Richmond Branch
Monday, Dec. 18, 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.
Felicity Branch
Friday, Dec. 22, 2:45-4:45 p.m.
Enjoy our Special Fridays! during the school year from 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Each Friday, a community guest will lead special activities and discussions as part of the team-building experience. While having fun, participants will develop skills in leadership, communication, decision-making, and teamwork. Light refreshments will be provided. Topics and activities are different each day. For more information, call the library at 876-4134.

 
All Locations
Saturday, Dec. 23
Visit us online anytime for downloadable books, magazines, movies & more.
All Locations
Monday, Dec. 25
Visit us online anytime for downloadable books, magazines, movies & more.
Felicity Branch
Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2:45-3:30 p.m. (Monday-Thursday)
Join us for Teen Cafe at the Felicity Branch Library, 209 Prather Road. Teens and 'tweens can join us after school every Monday through Thursday from 2:45 - 3:30 p.m. for special gaming, crafting, writing, art, music and other fun activities! For more information, call the library at 876-4134.
Felicity Branch
Friday, Dec. 29, 2:45-4:45 p.m.
Enjoy our Special Fridays! during the school year from 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Each Friday, a community guest will lead special activities and discussions as part of the team-building experience. While having fun, participants will develop skills in leadership, communication, decision-making, and teamwork. Light refreshments will be provided. Topics and activities are different each day. For more information, call the library at 876-4134.

 
All Locations
Monday, Jan. 1
Visit us online anytime for downloadable books, magazines, movies & more.
Felicity Branch
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2:45-3:30 p.m. (Monday-Thursday)
Join us for Teen Cafe at the Felicity Branch Library, 209 Prather Road. Teens and 'tweens can join us after school every Monday through Thursday from 2:45 - 3:30 p.m. for special gaming, crafting, writing, art, music and other fun activities! For more information, call the library at 876-4134.
Williamsburg Branch
Thursday, Jan. 4, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Teens, enjoys snack, games, challenges and other activities at the Williamsburg Branch Library from 3:30-5:30 p.m., Thursdays, August 17-May 17*. Hang out with your friends at our weekly after school club held by Erika Stockman, a prevention specialist with Clermont Recovery Center. It will be fun! For more information, call the library at 724-1070.

*Please note there will be no meetings on November 23, December 21 & 28 and March 29.
Felicity Branch
Friday, Jan. 5, 2:45-4:45 p.m.
Enjoy our Special Fridays! during the school year from 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Each Friday, a community guest will lead special activities and discussions as part of the team-building experience. While having fun, participants will develop skills in leadership, communication, decision-making, and teamwork. Light refreshments will be provided. Topics and activities are different each day. For more information, call the library at 876-4134.

 
Amelia Branch
Monday, Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m.
or call (513)752-5580.
Discover Your Digital Library a 6:30 p.m., Monday or Tuesday, January 8 or 9 at the Amelia Branch Library. Join us as we demonstrate how to access thousands of ebooks, eaudiobooks, movies, music and more through the library on your device. The digital library is free, available 24/7 and there are no fines! Bring your device, and we'll show you how. For more information, teen & adults can call the library at 752-5580 or reserve a seat online. Attendees do not need to attend both classes.
Crochet Class
Goshen Branch
Monday, Jan. 8, 6-7:45 p.m.
or call (513)722-1221.
Learn to crochet or brush up your skills from 6-7:45 p.m., Mondays, January 8, 22 & 29 and February 5, 12, & 26 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.
New Richmond Branch
Monday, Jan. 8, 6-7:45 p.m.
Join the River City Writers' Group from 6-7:45 p.m., Mondays, January 8 & 22 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.