Think of Your Library
Send the gift of warmth this winter to those in need. Donate new or handmade mittens, gloves, scarves or hats for men, women or children. Drop your donation off at any Clermont County Public Library location. Donations accepted now through Jan. 31. Donations go to the YWCA House of Peace & the James Sauls Homeless Shelter.
Holiday Open House
Celebrate this holiday season at the library! Our annual Gingerbread House Program will be the highlight of this year’s Open House. Participate in our sweetest event of the night or check out our other festive activities that will put you in the spirit. Join the fun on Saturday, Dec. 14 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the New Richmond Branch. To register to make a gingerbread house, call the branch at 553-0570.
Books about gingerbread houses.
Decorate a Gingerbread House
Celebrate the holiday season at the library! Come to the Goshen Branch on Saturday, Dec. 14 to decorate your very own miniature graham cracker house. We supply all of the sweet treats for decorating; you bring your creativity and sense of fun!
Register for this program by visiting the branch, calling 722-1221, or registering online:
Books about gingerbread houses.
Old Fashioned Holiday Celebration
Join us for a good old fashioned country Christmas at the Owensville Branch on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2:00 p.m. The Lawson Family will play some down home music. The Dreamweavers Story Troupe will share holiday stories with us. We'll have a homemade Christmas craft for you to make and treats for everyone to enjoy.
Register for this program by visiting the branch, calling 732-6084, or registering online.
Celebrate the holidays with our annual gingerbread house event, where families can create a sweet house to take home. Try your hand at Holiday Bingo and win some tasty prizes! Join us at the Amelia Branch on Saturday, Dec. 14 starting at 10:00 a.m.
For more information or to register to make a gingerbread house, please call the branch at 752-5580.
Winter Wonderland Story Time
Holiday fun for kids! Bring your little ones for a special StoryTime full of holiday stories, festive fun, and exciting crafts! We’ll help you make a light bulb necklace, reindeer hat, and more all out of paper. Join us at the Williamsburg Branch on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Register for this program by visiting the branch, calling 724-1070, or registering online. This program is for children ages 2-6
Children's books about making holiday decorations.
Goshen’s 12 Days of Christmas!
The Goshen Homeowner's Association has invited the library to participate in the second annual township wide program called The Goshen 12 Days of Christmas. They are beginning the program in early December and promoting 12 events that are taking place throughout Goshen leading up to Christmas. We will be having a performance by the Hands Up! Puppet Troupe to kick off the evening followed by a craft and light refreshments. Join us at the Goshen Branch on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call the branch at 722-1221.
Writing Contest Winners
Congratulations to our winners of the Clermont County Public Library Writing Contest 2013! Gary Presley's short story "Disconnect the Dots" won the adult division. Danielle W. won the teen division with her short story "Hall of Mirrors". Thank you to everyone who participated!
Holiday Open House: The Nutcracker Ballet
Celebrate the holidays at the Milford-Miami Township Branch with a behind the scenes look at the Nutcracker Ballet. Join Claudia Rudolf Barrett, the founder and Director of ballet tech of ohio as she gives you a unique look at this holiday favorite. You’ll learn more about the props, music, and dances from this unforgettable show and meet some of the performers! Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 6:00 p.m.
Also enjoy festive refreshments. Make holiday crafts for kids and adults. Shop our Used Book Fair featuring materials suitable for gift giving.
Contact the branch at 248-0700 for more information.
Make It, Take It Presents!
No need to shop! Make something from the heart. We’ll help kids make presents just in time for the holidays! After we make these surprise gifts, we’ll even wrap them in festive paper to take home. No peeking in case the gifts are for you! Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the Amelia Branch for the fun!
Register for this program by visiting the branch, calling 752-5580, or registering online.
Children's books about holiday crafts.
Create a Holiday Door Hanging
Learn to create a holiday door decoration for your home as our talented craft instructor, Martha Jane, designs, demonstrates, and instructs. Join us for the class on Monday, Dec. 9 at 6:00 p.m. at the Felicity Branch. Register for this program by visiting the branch, calling 876-4134, or registering online.
Drop off your leftover and unused greeting cards, holiday cards, postcards, note paper, or other stationery at the Milford-Miami Township Branch from Nov. 18 - Jan. 4. Swap your items for those left by other library patrons. Build or refresh your collection of paper without breaking the bank! Perfect for scrapbooking and other creative projects.
Books about making crafts with paper.
Book Lovers On Your Shopping List?
Looking for a stocking stuffer or other holiday gift for the avid reader on your shopping list? Shop one of our Used Book Fairs! Find gently used and nearly new books and materials in need of a good home. Times vary. Check our calendar of events for more.
- Milford-Miami Township Branch: Dec. 10