Ocean Flow Sensory time: Differently Abled Friendly

Join YS for a calming adventure of the sea. You can move, dance or simply chill out to our lights and music . We have blocked this program off for those that are differently abled or have sensory issues. You are all welcome to any of our programming but we thought you might enjoy a program fit & specified for your needs! Please call (740) 354 – 5562 for more information

Luca: A sensory & interactive showing

YS has crafted a new way to watch your new favorite Pixar movie that brings in the use of all five senses! Enjoy the smell of pasta, feel the salty sea splashing, hear the sounds of an Italian summer, taste the flavor of espresso (without the caffeine) all while we watch the film! No “shhh’s” in this movie theater! This is a recurring program so be on the lookout for more interactive theater days with Youth Services throughout the year! Please call (740) 354 – 5562 for more information

Water Party: Water Play at Portsmouth

Beat the heat at the library with some fun water play set up inside and outside of the library. Sprinklers, water balloons, spray toys and so much more! Remember to wear appropriate attire (shoes, shirts, and pants). Sensory water play stations will be set up inside for babies and toddlers if they don’t feel like joining us outside. Please call (740) 354 – 5562 for more information

Wiggle Worms Storytime

The Wiggle Worms Storytime is for parents or caregivers of children ages 2 to 4. You and your little ones will enjoy weekly stories, music and more. Formerly known as 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 Bookworm. 🐛🐛

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.

BUNNY TAIL BANNER & PETER RABBIT 2 MOVIE SHOWING

Hippity hop into YS for this month’s Easter craft! Make your own bunny tail banner, perfect to use as a spring or Easter decoration. While we craft, we will be watching Peter Rabbit 2. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

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

Seashell Necklaces with Ariel

“The Seaweed is always greener in Youth Services” Spend some time crafting the perfect shell necklace with Ariel, Sebastian and Flounder at the Portsmouth Library while learning their favorite Songs! You can choose between seashell necklaces or making mickey mouse ears instead! Ages 12 & Under

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.

Living like a Studio Ghibli Film

Are you a fan of Studio Ghibli films? US TOO! Let’s create soot sprites or paint your own Totoro knick knack! This night will be filled with Ghibli inspired crafts while we enjoy some of our favorite films together. Program participants will be limited at the Main branch. Please pre-registration by calling 740-354-5562 All patrons who are 4 years and older are required to wear a mask during the program.