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Job Hunt Assistance

We recently conducted an online survey about how our patrons use our website, online resources, and public computers. We'd like to share some of the results.

During the survey, 23% of our patrons using the public computers/wifi did so for employment purposes. 12% of them applied for a job using our computers and other online resources. 58% of those patrons received an interview and 42% were hired!

In addition to books about resumes, interviewing, and career opportunities, we have several resources to assist you during your job hunt.

Book a Librarian: Schedule a one on one session with one of our reference staff. Ask questions about setting up an email account or using MS Word. Learn about online resources to assist with resume creation or time management or brushing up on computer skills. Call one of our branches or fill out the online form to schedule an appointment.

Learning Express Library: Online resource that assists throughout the job search from filling out a job application to creating a strong resume to acing the interview.

Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success: Tutorials about workplace skills, computer skills, job search and resume tools, career test preparation, and GED test preparation.


Win Winnie!

On a blustery day on January 18, 1882, A.A. Milne, the creator and author of Winnie the Pooh was born. To celebrate, share your favorite Pooh quote or your favorite Pooh story on our Facebook page. We'll randomly choose one entry on Jan. 20 to win a classic Pooh bear and a collection of Pooh books. It really should be no bother. Enter as often as you'd like between now and Jan. 18.


Family Night: Snuggle Up!

Family Night: Snuggle Up! starts at 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, January 6 at the Union Township Branch. Join us as we share some of our favorite winter stories, songs and rhymes. We'll warm up with cocoa and make a fun, fuzzy, snuggly craft. Kids, wear your PJs! For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 528-1744 or register online.


Yoga for Beginners

Yoga for Beginners for adults will be on Tuesdays, January 6 & 13 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Milford-Miami Township Branch. This series is open to all levels of experience, but is tailored to the beginner. Instructor Lori Blevins of East Cincy Yoga will guide students through the classes. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of proper alignment, natural and relaxed breathing and developing self-awareness. Bring an exercise mat and enjoy!

For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 248-0700 or register online. These classes are for adults.


Discover Your Digital Library

Did you receive an eReader, laptop, tablet or smartphone as a gift? The library is offering classes at several branch locations throughout the county, to help you get started with your digital library. Attend one, or ask your nearest branch about our Book-a-Librarian service for a one-on-one session. You're invited to join us for an eye-opening journey through the digital resources available. Use your device to download and stream eBooks, digital audiobooks, music, magazines and movies from the library. Discover how-to with a hands-on presentation from our staff. It's easy and fun! And, just like when borrowing materials from the library, digital copies also are free!

The first session is offered on Monday, Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m. at the Milford-Miami Township Branch.For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 248-0700 or register for the program, visit or call the library at 248-0700 or register online.

The second session is offered on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 6:30 p.m. at the New Richmond Branch. For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 553-0570 or register online. This program is for ages 13+.

The next session is offered on Monday, Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m. at the Amelia Branch.For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 752-5580 or register online. This program is for adults.


After Hours Teen Gaming

Just for teens! Enjoy computer and tabletop gaming at the Milford-Miami Township Branch on Friday, Jan. 9, 6:00 p.m. during the after-hours event, which includes free pizza! Bring your friends and challenge them to a game or two. It's all about the games. See you there!' to 'Just for teens! Enjoy computer and tabletop gaming at the library during this after-hours event, which includes free pizza! Bring your friends and challenge them to a game or two. It's all about the games. See you there!

For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 248-0700 or register online. This program is for teens, 13-18.


Basic Computer Instruction

Learn some basic computer skills! The Amelia Branch is offering this basic computer instruction class covering how to search the Internet, email, popular websites and software on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2 p.m. Bring your questions for answers at the end of class. It will be educational and fun!

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


Crochet @ the Library

Crochet at the library! Several of our branches are offering crochet classes. Work on your own project or learn a new stitch. Whether an expert or novice, everyone is welcome!

Create projects to wear or display at the Goshen Branch on Mondays in Jan. at 6 p.m.. Bring a hook with you. For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 722-1221 or register online.

Please bring your own hook and yarn to the Williamsburg Branch on Mondays in Jan. at 6 p.m.. The class is for ages 9 and up and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information about the program, visit or call the library at 724-1070.

Classes won't meet on Monday, Jan. 19.

Our Union Township Branch offers a class on Thursday, Jan. 8, 10 a.m. Pat Esswein, a long-time instructor will focus on basic crochet stitches. The library will have an assortment of yarn available but bring your own 4-ply yarn if you'd like to work with a specific color. Participants will need to bring their own crochet H hook. For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 528-1744 or register online.


Discovery Club

Come to the Union Township Branch for Discovery Club: Magazine Mosaics. Learn all about this ancient art technique and see how artists are still using this style in modern art. Come prepared to create your own mosaic from old magazine cutout squares. Ages 8-12.

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


Winter Family Fun

Come in out of the cold for Winter Family Fun at the Goshen Branch on Monday, Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m. Make snowflake lanterns, create a winter scene using shapes and play snowman slam. Bring your family and friends.Warm up and have some fun inside the newly renovated branch.

For more information or to register for the program, visit or call the library at 722-1221 or register online.