Earth Day Tote Bag Designing

Let’s celebrate our home planet while crafting an environmentally friendly tote bag! You can use it for anything you wish, but it would certainly be perfect for carrying library books! Program is for Ages 12 & under at the Portsmouth Library Call 740-354-5562 for more information

Wooden Leprechaun Dolls Craft

Craft with Youth Services for Saint Patrick’s Day this year and create your own mini Leprechaun peg dolls. Sometimes painting this old fashioned toys can be tricky but very rewarding (you might get rewarded in GOLD!) Craft is for Children Ages 12 & under March 17th at 6pm

Galentine’s Day: Party with your Besties

Valentine’s Day is lame and over so let’s celebrate what is really important in life… YOUR BESTIES!!!!! Decorate cookies and create friendship bracelets for your BFFs while enjoying snacks and refreshments We will be playing all the best girl power movies and dabble in some Taylor Swift style karaoke! Bring all your friends so we can show the world that Girls just wanna have fun and take as many fantastic pics of your crew at our photo station! For Ages 12 & under (better formatted for tween ages but ALL are welcome!) Call 740-354-5562 for more information

Valentine’s Day Craft

Are you looking for a Valentine’s Day craft that is off the ch-hearts? Then don’t miss a beat and join us on the Bookmobile for a pulse pounding good time while you make your very own heart shaped friend. This craft is for children ages, 12 and under. While supplies last. Please contact the Outreach Services for more info at 740-354-5413.

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

Kids ages 9 – 12 will enjoy a snowman building event! This is a craft buffet and children will be provided with a variety of materials to create a snowman just in time for the cold weather.

Holiday Book Babies Storytime

Ages 0 to 24 months are more than welcome to join us for music, stories, dancing, and much more in this storytime! If you are looking for somewhere to bring your little one this season for some free fun while getting them socialized and developing their beautiful little minds: THIS is the place to bring them!

Holiday Wiggle Worms Storytime

The Wiggle Worms Storytime is for parents or caregivers of children ages 3 and under. You and your little ones will enjoy weekly virtual storytime posts, book recommendations, music and more. Formerly known as Book Babies and Toddler Time, the Wiggle Worms Storytime is for those under 3 years old. After your child is aged out of this group, they graduate and become a Budding Bookworm. 🐛🐛

Holiday Budding Bookworms Storytime

We might do a little singing & dancing, a little bit of arts & crafts, but always do a whole lot of learning as we grow into readers and book lovers aka bookworms🐛📚🍎 Formerly known as Books N’ Play, the Budding Bookworms Storytime is for ages 4-6 and is the next level up from the Wiggle Worms Storytime.

Seasonal Mason Jar Sign

Adults are invited to join us to paint a double sided winter themed sign. One side will be perfect for Christmas, the other is a lovely winter design.

DIY Gingerbread Ornaments

Deck the Halls with delightful mini ornaments that are sure to bring cheer to your holidays! Give them as gifts or simply dress up your own home with these terracotta pot DIYS! We will have festive music and movies playing throughout our crafting; it will feel like you are in Santa’s Workshop! Join Youth Services at 2pm for this festive craft! For ages 12 & under

Christmas Countdown Craft

It’s Christmas time (and SANTA!) will be here before you know it. Count down the days by making your very own Chalkboard Countdown Sign. This kids craft will be in-person in the Youth Services Department at Main branch on Tuesday December 7th at 6:00pm. Registration is required. Call 740-354-5562 to reserve your child’s seat.