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Summer Reading Challenge Kick-Off Events!

Be a hero! Join us at one of our Summer Reading Challenge kick-off parties, June 6. Sign up for the challenge online. All ages can read and earn prizes!

Union Township Branch Library

The fun kicks off at 10 a.m. with music from the Clermont County Philharmonic Orchestra. Other activities, including making a superhero mask, happening until 3:30 p.m. Ages 13+, sign up to make a t-shirt tote bag. For more information, call the library at 528-1744.

Milford-Miami Township Branch Library

Join us for a magically good time at 11 a.m. when Jim Kleefeld performs his Hero Magic show! This exciting show features stories mixed with magic, all about heroes like Thomas Edison, Superman and Batman, doctors, teachers and librarians - and even mom and dad. The show is interactive, so children get to help create the magic! For more information, call the library at 248-0700.

Owensville Branch Library

Join us at 1 p.m. for a heroic meet and greet with two courageous caped crusaders! Learn to develop your own super powers to become a real life hero. KAPOW! For more information, call the library at 732-6084. Sign up for this super event!

Amelia Branch Library

Visit us between 1:30 - 4 p.m. and experience the adventure of our Hero’s Quest! We'll be painting faces with superhero masks. Visit with some special reptiles and ask about their superpowers! For more information call the library at 752-5580.

Goshen Branch Library

Join us for the start of the Summer Reading Challenge. The magic happens at 2:30 p.m. when Jim Kleefeld performs his Hero Magic show! His fun, interactive show will give children a chance to help create the magic! For more information call the library at 722-1221.

Williamsburg Branch Library

The heroics start at 3 p.m. when you have the chance to meet two caped crusaders! They'll explain how you can develop your own super powers and become a real life hero. BAM! For more information, call the library at 724-1070. Sign up for this heroically fun event!


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.


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.


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.