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Jan
22

Enjoy one of the most popular cookbooks of 2017

Whether you’re gathering new recipes to try, daydreaming about food or looking for inspo, cookbooks are always a favorite to check out. Have you explored the most popular cookbooks of 2017 at the library? 2017’s 6 Most Popular Cookbooks 100 Days of Real Food by Lisa Leake. In her first cookbook, 100 Days of Real […]

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2017 Short Story Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Short Story Contest hosted by the Clermont County Public Library. This year the contest received 51 adult entries and 26 teen entries. The first, second and third place winners in both the adult and teen categories have been selected. Adult Winners First Place: Jim Tom’s Tree by Paula […]

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Jan
19

Need books? Enjoy One of Our Favorites from 2017

During this episode of Booklovers, Andrea, Amy, and I talk about some of our book favorites from 2017. Questions? More suggestions? Topics you’d like to hear us cover in the future? Comment below or hit us up on Twitter – @ClermontLibrary or on Facebook. Favorites Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty is a sf/murder mystery that […]

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Jan
08

Learn how to hygge – Danish art of coziness

With the Arctic blasts outside, this is the perfect time to practice hygge. What’s that you ask? It’s a Danish concept that’s all about embracing winter by doing fun activities, creating warmth and coziness inside with friends and family. Making the best of a cold situation until the spring thaw. 3 Books to teach hygge […]

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Jan
05

Booklovers Podcast: Books 2 Movies

Books 2 movies: This episode Amy, Andrea and I talk about books that have been adapted into movies. We suggest a bit of everything, young adult, adult, mystery, science fiction, non-fiction. Questions? More suggestions? Topics you’d like to hear us cover in the future? Comment below or hit us up on Twitter – @ClermontLibrary or […]

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Jan
01

Word Nerd Day

I was the kid who would sit and read the dictionary. For fun. So began my journey of exploring words. I would make lists of words. Words that I liked because of how they sounded. Words whose definitions pleased me. I’m rather pleased to see that there are enough of us wordlovers to have a […]

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Dec
27

Dystopian books for adults

Teen dystopian books and series such as The Hunger Games, Divergent, and The Maze Runner, with their attendant popularity and movie deals, have become all the rage among readers and viewers who favor tales that are “relating to or denoting an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian […]

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Dec
22

Booklovers Podcast: Read it in a weekend

Amy, Andrea and I talk about books that you can read in a weekend. Or even a weekend! These are perfect if you have some unexpected free time or you’re trying to read more books. Did you set a reading goal for yourself and you need just another book or two to reach that goal? […]

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