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Thanksgiving

All branches will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27. Remember, you can renew and reserve items in the catalog at any time. All digital and downloadable items, such as eBooks, streaming video and digital magazines, are available 24/7 on our Downloads & Digital page. All branches will be open regular hours Friday, Nov. 28, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Christmas Crafting Crazy

Join the fun! Revisit crafting programs at the Owensville Branch on Saturday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m. - noon. We'll have floral arranging, Christmas bulb painting, domino jewelry making, arm knit scarves and many more leftover craft supplies. Visit the craft stations and pick your favorite to make and take home! This program is for ages 16+.

For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 732-6084 or register online.


Bethel Branch Gingerbread

Bring the family to the Bethel Branch on Saturday, Dec. 6 to decorate your gingerbread house, have your face painted, make a craft and enjoy refreshments! We're offering several sessions.

For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 734-2619 or register online:


Milford-Miami Township Branch Gingerbread

Bring the family to the Milford-Miami Township Branch on Saturday, Dec. 6 to decorate your gingerbread house with supplies provided by the library. We're offering several sessions.

For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 248-0700 or register online:


Winter Crafting

Winter is coming! Visit the Amelia Branch on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. to create crafts to help you keep warm this winter. Or make a gift for this holiday season. We'll be learning how to make homemade teabags, hand warmers, decorative votive candles and pomanders. Come in out of the cold and be creative!

For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 752-5580 or register online.


Goshen Branch Is Open

The Goshen Branch is open again. The doors opened to the public at noon Monday, Nov. 24. The renovation took three weeks instead of the estimated four. The branch has new paint, carpet and furniture. Please stop by and take a look. Don’t forget to check out some items to enjoy at home. Click here to see photos from the branch.

For more information, visit clermontlibrary.org or call the branch at 722-1221.


Christmas Crafting Crazy

Join the fun! Revisit crafting programs at the Owensville Branch on Saturday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m. - noon. We'll have floral arranging, Christmas bulb painting, domino jewelry making, arm knit scarves and many more leftover craft supplies. Visit the craft stations and pick your favorite to make and take home! This program is for ages 16+.

For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 732-6084 or register online.


Special Fall Book Fairs

Beat the Black Friday crowds! Find the perfect holiday gifts at this special Fall Book Fair at our Union Township Branch. We will have books, audiobooks, movies and music in excellent condition. All donations go back to the public through great library programs like storytimes, Scrapbook Club, Family Night and Crafter Dark. See you there! For more information, call the library at 528-1744.

Dates and times:

  • Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21-22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 24-25, Noon-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m

Our Amelia Branch is also having a Used Book Fair on Saturday, November 22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Monday, November 24, Noon-8 p.m. Used fiction and nonfiction books and audio/visual materials. For more information, call the library at 752-5580.

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Williamsburg Branch Open House

The library is open! Join us for an Open House during the Williamsburg Christmas Walk at the Williamsburg Branch, Friday, Dec. 5, 5:30- 8 p.m. The Hands Up! Puppet Troupe will preform at 5:45 pm. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served. Mrs Clause will hand out coloring books and candy canes. Create a holiday treasure at our craft table. Start your village walk at the library! Call the branch at 724-1070 for more information.




Family Night Fun

Pop-up fun with books! Join us at the Union Township Branch on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 6:45 p.m. for Family Night: Pop-Up Petting Zoo. We'll celebrate everyone's favorite books. We'll explore new pop-up books, play games, sing songs and make our very own pop-up craft. Let's explore pop-up books! This program is for families.

For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 528-1744 or register online.


All Aboard!

All aboard! While watching the movie "The Polar Express," enjoy hot some chocolate and cookies at the Owensville Branch on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 6-7:30 p.m. Make a silver bell necklace. Surprise guests from the North Pole will stop in for a visit. And small train layouts will be running during the program. Ride the rails at the library!

For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 732-6084 or register online. This program is for all ages.

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Aliens and Astronomy: The Truth is Out There?

Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Williamsburg Branch for a presentation about aliens and astronomy. Dean Regas, co-host of the television program Star Gazers and outreach astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory, will discuss aliens and the scientific hunt for life on other planets. During his speech he will talk about how he has heard every astronomy conspiracy theory and doomsday prediction in the universe. Mr. Regas will bring a telescope to look at the stars if the weather permits.

For more information, visit or call the library at 724-1070. No pre-registration is required for this event.


Mitten Drive!

Donate mittens, hats and scarves! The Clermont County Public Library will accept donations of new scarves, mittens and hats for the annual Mitten Drive Nov. 1 to Jan. 3 at any of our branches. These items will be donated to the YWCA House of Peace and to the James Sauls Homeless Shelter. Your donations are appreciated!




Letters to Santa

Santa letters bring back happy memories for many people. This year, the Clermont County Public Library would like to share your family’s Santa Letters by posting them online.

Email copies of the letters to info@clermontlibrary.org and we’ll post them on our website, clermontlibrary.org. Include a small photo. Only emailed letters will be posted to the website.

The library is accepting letters now and will start posting them to the website Dec. 1. Letters will be accepted through Dec. 22. Letters considered inappropriate by library staff will not be posted.