Library Building Committee to meet

The Clermont County Public Library Building Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 23, at the Administration Office, 326 Broadway in Batavia. The public is welcome.

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What’s On Our Nightstands

Readers almost always have a To Be Read list or even a stack of actual books. We want to be prepared for when we finish a book. We need to know that books are at hand so that we’re not stuck reading the back of the cereal box. Some of us stash books to make […]

Influential Women Authors of the Past

March is National Women’s History month which was created to remember extraordinary women and especially those who have gone unsung. Although it is toward the end of March, I believe that female authors ought to be celebrated year round. I have tried to select a variety of historical authors who have contributed something unique to […]

Ready to Read Festival

Help your child get ready to read. The fourth annual Ready to Read Festival at the Clermont County Public Library is April 8. The whole family can take a walk around the pretend neighborhood and enjoy fun activities featuring reading, talking, writing, playing and singing. Sign up for the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Learn […]

Graphic Novels

Graphic novels are more than just collections of comic books with spandex clad heroes battling villains, written for teens or kids. They’re complex, well-told stories, sometimes dealing with serious subjects such as the Civil Rights Movement. Plus, they have the added storytelling bonus of illustrations accompanying the text. Think of them as grown up picture […]

Miami Township Branch update

In between rain showers, the DER Development Co. moved a lot of dirt at the new Miami Township Branch Library and Administrative Offices site Jan. 19. Also, the construction fence was installed and the Mulberry Elementary School sign was moved to a temporary location. For photos from the work being done now, visit Facebook. The new facility is expected to open in March 2018. Read some facts about the new building. Visit Facebook for photos from the Nov. 19 groundbreaking. Also, watch the video from the groundbreaking. The staff members at the Clermont County Public Library are looking forward to being a part of this community hub in Miami Township. Watch our website, Facebook page and Twitter feed for construction updates.