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The Summer Reading Challenge is coming! Sign-up starting Saturday, June 6!


Teen Volunteers Needed

Each summer our Goshen Branch Library organizes the Book Buddies, a program that matches up teen mentors with local children to improve their reading skills. We need teens, ages 13-17, who want to become mentors. The program runs from June 9 - July 16. Mentors meet with their students once a week. To volunteer, call or visit the branch, 722-1221.

The Book Buddies Introduction Meeting is Tuesday, June 2, 6:30 p.m. at the branch. Mentors, students and parents who have registered will meet and greet one another and learn more about the Book Buddies program. If you would like to sign-up your child for the program, call the library at 722-1221.


Superhero Training Camp

Calling all potential superheroes! Join our Explorer's Club at the Goshen Branch Library, Wednesdays, June 3 - July 8, 2 - 4 p.m. for Superhero Training Camp. Each week we'll explore training activities to improve your superhero skills. The Dreamweavers Storytelling Troupe will visit for a special show on July 1.

For more information or to receive a reminder about the event, visit or call the library at 722-1221 or RSVP online. This event is for superheroes ages 6-11.


Yoga for Beginners

Learn about the benefits of yoga during this introductory class at the Owensville Branch Library, Tuesday, June 2, 6:30 p.m. Instructor Lori Blevins of East Cincy Yoga will guide you through the class and answer your questions. Bring an exercise mat to class and enjoy!

For more information or to receive a reminder about the class, visit or call the library at 732-6084 or RSVP online. This class is for ages 12 and up.


Summer of Herbs

Growing herbs? Want to learn how to cook with them? Join us at the Goshen Branch Library, Monday, June 1, 6 p.m. as Jan Anderson from Herbs & Such Enthusiast teaches a class about using herbs in your cooking. We'll be sampling herb butter, cheese ball and bread.

For more information or to receive a reminder about the event, visit or call the library at 722-1221 or RSVP online. This program is for ages 10 and up.


Library board building committee to meet

The Clermont County Public Library Board of Trustees’ building committee will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, May 29, in the administration building, 326 Broadway St. in Batavia.

The committee will open the meeting in public session, but will move immediately into executive session.


Bookbinding 101

Learn to bind a book during this beginner's tutorial at the Amelia Branch Library, Monday, June 1, 6:00 p.m. You'll learn about the Japanese-style of stab-stitch bookbinding. Use it to create your own journal, make a chapbook of your writing or craft a unique notepad for yourself. All materials provided by the library. Learn this new skill and be inspired!

For more information or to receive about the event, visit or call the library at 752-5580 or RSVP online. This program is for ages 12 and up.


Ice Cream Extravaganza

Ice cream is nice! Join us at the Milford-Miami Township Branch Library for Pajama Night: Ice Cream Extravaganza at 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 1. Celebrate summertime by listening to stories about ice cream. We'll even be making our own ice cream to try! Remember to wear your PJs for this sweet storytime.

For more information, visit or call the library at 248-0700. This program is for ages 3-10.


Learn about the Titanic

Join us at the Amelia Branch Library, Friday, May 29, 11 a.m. to learn about the historic ocean liner Titanic. Discover why this "unsinkable" ship sank April 15, 1912. Using a variety of everyday items, participants will build a boat and test it to see whether it sinks or floats. Come put your design skills to the test!

For more information or to receive a reminder about the event, visit or call the library at 752-5580 or RSVP online. This program is for all ages.


Drive-In Fun!

Coming to a library near you: A drive-in movie! Join us for a special storytime at the Batavia Branch Library. Kids, ages 6-10, can make their own cars out of cardboard at 6:30 p.m. May 18. Then they'll "drive" them at 6 p.m. June 8 to the big screen in the library's meeting room just in time to watch a movie. It wouldn't be the drive-in without a visit to the (free!) concession stand to stock up on popcorn, candy and juice boxes. Enjoy the movie and snacks!

For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 732-2128 or register online. This program is for ages 6-10.


Plant Exchange

Our Goshen Branch Library and our New Richmond Branch Library are hosting plant exchanges in May during regular library hours. Find something new for your garden! Bring a plant cutting and exchange it with another to help build your perennial garden. This is a great, free way to get a variety of plants for this spring.

For more information, visit or call the Goshen Branch at 722-1221 or the New Richmond Branch at 553-0570.