102 East Spring Street, Covington, Ohio 45318 (937) 473-2226 info@jrclarkelibrary.org

Storytime in the Park

  Family Story Time - Miss Laurie will be presenting a Family StoryTime this summer at the Community Park every Tuesday from 9:30 am – 10:30 am, starting June 8th.  Parents can still drop off children ages three through five years old, but this program specializes in family members, childcare…

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2021 Law Enforcement Memorial Service
Amazing Grace, Sgt. Del Braund

2021 Law Enforcement Memorial Service

The 2021 Law Enforcement Memorial Service took place on May 5 at 12:00 p.m. at the plaza between the Miami County Courthouse and the Safety Building. Eight law enforcers made the ultimate sacrifice, giving their lives in the line of duty. Amongst the men and women of Miami County, Marshal…

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Celebrating Mothers

But behind all your stories is your mother’s story, for hers is where yours begins. — Mitch Albom, For One More Day As Mother's Day quickly approaches, the JRC staff would like to take a moment to acknowledge all the mothers. We are grateful for all you do, oftentimes quietly behind…

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Caution: Construction

Exciting things are happening in and around Covington. Spring has arrived, flowers are blooming and downtown construction is in full force. Currently, the construction crew is working in front of JRC. Please use extra caution when you come in. Also, the crew is constantly moving which makes parking and commuting…

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Parking and Board of Trustee Meeting

Things have finally settled in amongst all the changes that have taken place. One of the biggest hurdles we have faced and will continue to face is the street construction downtown and the parking issues. We want to provide you with solutions to the lack of street parking while the…

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Quiet But Busy

We are now OPEN!!! Here is a quick update on what’s going on at J.R. Clarke Public Library.  The move to the temporary location has been enormous, more immense than any of us could have imagined. We are so grateful to those who loaded books, shelves, and boxes and helped…

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Renovation and Moving Info

UPDATE: Due to delays in moving, the library will be opening later than expected. Please note, the library phone is not working yet. We will keep everyone posted on the expected open date. Thank you for your continued support and patience.     Several weeks ago, J.R. Clarke Public Library…

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Renovation Sale Extended
Great for a laundry room or kitchenette

Renovation Sale Extended

Our Renovation and Book Sale has been extended until Wednesday, February 24 at 8 pm due to the weather delays and closings. We still have a lot of great books as well as big furniture pieces, including desks, tables. We are also downsizing our baking pan inventory and you may…

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Renovation Sale

J.R. Clarke Public Library and Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that the entire library facility will be going through an inside renovation, beginning sometime in March 2021.  To continue serving our area community and school district requirements, the infrastructure of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and Data lines will be…

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Back to Nature Essential Wellness Class

The ability to remain calm and healthy in today’s world can be difficult, while the ability to feel focused and motivated is essential no matter what you are trying to accomplish.  Come join Robbin Adams; RN and J.R. Clarke library employee to learn how essential oils can help you with concentration…

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Upper Valley Wellness Center Nurse to Come

The Upper Valley Wellness Center sends a nurse once a month on the 2nd Tuesday of each month to J.R. Clarke Public Library. This service will begin on Tuesday, October 13. She will be taking free blood pressure checks, and glucose screenings from 9-10:45 am.

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Keep Moving” Class with, instructor, Vicki Hand.

. “Keep Moving” Class with,  instructor, Vicki Hand, will begin on Wednesday, October 14 from 10a-11a and again on Friday, October 16 from 10a-11a. Vicki Hand instructs the “Keep Moving” Exercise Class for men and women! She has an extensive background in Exercise Therapy and she will keep everyone inspired!…

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Veraflow© Yoga and Dance class.

Veraflow will begin on Wednesday, October 7 at 6:30 pm and last about 45 minutes. Lynn Blakely, fitness guru, has been an instructor for 19 years and was selected as one of the original Zumba Jammers TM, choreographing and educating fellow Zumba® instructors across the country from 2010-2017. Lynn is…

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ROBOT BUILDING FOR AREA GIRLS

ROBOT BUILDING FOR AREA GIRLS  - Bring a friend, make new ones, and build a ROBOT WITH THE GIRL SCOUTS - it's all FREE! Parents & caregivers, you're invited too! The session will be about one hour in length. Choose from the following dates and times: On ZOOM, Wednesday, September 16…

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Developmental Storytime Resumes

J.R. Clarke's Developmental StoryTime will begin on Tuesday, October 6.  JR Clarke is blessed to have retired teacher Laurie Deubner as our StoryTime teacher. It is held every Tuesday morning and there are two classes: 9:00 am and 10:00 am. Registration for each class will be different this year. We…

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Fall Book Sale

Covington’s J. R. Clarke Public Library Semi-Annual Book Sale will take place the weekend of Friday, September 18 from 9am-5pm and Saturday, September 19 from 9am-2pm.  This book sale is sponsored by the Friends of J.R. Clarke Public Library and chaired by Volunteer, Brandy Pence and company!  We will be…

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