Camp Library

Calling all campers: grab your gear and head down to the Portsmouth location for Camp Library! Enjoy snack while you craft a dreamcatcher or simply hang out by a tent. Ages 12 & under

Waterless Glowing Fish Tank

Want fish without the hassle of food and water?!?! Look no further! Join us to create a waterless fish tank scene complete with gravel, plants, and a selection of sea creatures.

Children’s Summer Reading Craft Program

Come join us every Tuesday at 4pm through July 19th for a fun Ocean of Possibilities Craft program. Each we will take on a new craft and explore the ocean while doing it. It will be fun and excited for the whole family. For more information please contact South Webster Library 740-778-2122.

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

Children’s Summer Reading Craft Program

Come join us every Tuesday at 4pm through July 19th for a fun Ocean of Possibilities Craft program. Each we will take on a new craft and explore the ocean while doing it. It will be fun and excited for the whole family. For more information please contact South Webster Library 740-778-2122.

Candy Aquariums

Fish are friends not food, but candy fish are delicious! Join Miss Hailey in crafting a delectable diorama of the ocean. Using candy and all edible goodies we will make edible aquariums that will look as good as they taste! Please call (740) 354 – 5562 for more information

A Tail of Mermaids

Children ages 4-7 are welcome to join us at the New Boston library on Thursday, July 7th at 4 p.m. for our A Tail of Mermaids craft program. Kids will get to decorate their own little mermaid tail with colorful scales of every color! Swim with style as the most fashionable merfolk! For more information, call the New Boston library at 740-456-4412.

Grow Your Own Mermaids – Tweens

Tweens ages 8-12 are invited to the New Boston library on Thursday, July 7th at 4 pm to make their own magical beach for mermaids & sea creatures! With the sand, plants, bowl, and more provided, you’ll be able to make your own mermaid terrarium, with everything you need to give scaly pals a fantastic home in the palm of your hand. For more information, call 740-456-4412.

Summer Reading-Wheelersburg

Commotion in the Ocean!- Are you ready for some Commotion in the Ocean! Come out to your local library for a splash of a good time! We will be making a 3D under the sea painting. We will also have a shark ring toss and feed the fish games! (ages 4-12)

Fun in the Sun

Join us at the library for a sunny beach filled day. We will have a sensory box, shell-matching, beach ball balance and feed the sharks activities. No fear, they’re friendly sharks at the library. Also, you can build your own sand-castle and create you very own decoupage scallop shells. The possibilities are endless and you can let your imagination run through the deep-blue sea. A day at the library is like a day at the beach! (ages 4-12)