What is freedom? According to Webster’s it’s:
The quality or state of being free as -
A. The absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action
B. liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another : independence
C. The quality or state of being exempt or released usually from something onerous
What does freedom mean to you? Tell us in six words. Your Six Words might be chosen by the Clermont Co. National Underground Railroad Conference to be featured in a presentation.
So comment here with your six words.
Making a comment means that you agree to give permission for your words to be used.
During the month of May, the artwork of three area teens will be on display at the Milford – Miami Twp. Branch during regular library hours.
Teen Book Club
Wednesday, May 4 at 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Call (513) 734-2619 or visit the branch to register.
This month we’ll discuss Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi.
Board Game Variety Friday!
Bethel Branch: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
no registration required
Transform your Fridays from bored to board. Drop in the Bethel Branch on Fridays from 2:00-4:00p.m. to play Scrabble and a variety of board games with your friends or other library customers. Free and open to the public; all ages welcome.
Join the staff on Tuesday, April 12 at 6:00p.m.
at the New Richmond Branch to talk
books. What’s the best book you’ve read? The
absolutely worst? Stop in, have some snacks, and
share your thoughts about what you’ve read and what
you plan on reading next.
Teens, celebrate the Bethel Art and Music Festival at the Bethel Branch by showing off your design skills. Stop by the library after school during April and May to create a multicultural costume. Your creation will be showcased during the branch’s Open House on May 7.
Your costume creation will be on display at the branch during the summer reading program, One World, Many Stories June 4 – August 6.
Stop by the branch or call (513) 734-2619 for more details.
The Goshen Branch is hosting a Wii gaming evening on Monday, April 4 at 7:00p.m. Register by calling (513) 722-1221 or stopping into the branch so you can show off your crazy mad Wii skillz while playing DDR, Guitar Hero World Tour, Mario Kart, and Gamy Party II.
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Are You a Guitar Hero?
New Richmond Branch: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Call (513) 553-0570 or visit branch to register.
Attendees ages 11-18 are invited for a Guitar Hero tournament.
Show off your writing skills by participating in our short story contest. We give you the first line -”I woke up in the year 3011…” and you give us a story.
Stories must be 1,000 words or less.
Stories may be submitted in a branch or here in the comments by April 30.
First prize writer will win a Kobo eReader and first place blue ribbon. Two runners up will receive bags of CCPL goodies with a journal.
Your stories become the property of the Clermont County Public Library and will not be returned after the judging.
Need some help or inspiration?
* Books about authorship
* Creative writing
* Short story writing
Join crafter extraordinaire Laura Settle at the Amelia Branch on Saturday, March 19 at 2:00p.m. to learn the basics of beading and jewelry making. This is the first of a recurring series on jewelry making.
Everyone attending will make a pair of earrings.
Space is limited so call (513) 752-5580 or visit the branch to reserve your spot.
* Jewelry making