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

Tween- Sharpie Coasters

Tween Craft at 4:00 p.m. Ages 8-12. It’s DIY Time! Journey out to the South Webster Library to create your very own Sharpie Coasters! For more information, call the South Webster Branch Library at 740-778-2122.

Decoupage Clothespin Magnet

Clothespin magnets can be used as chip clips for small snack packages, refrigerator magnets, or picture holders. Great as gifts. Join us in creating different designs for the fun craft! Event is August 16 at 4 p,m, in the Copley meeting Room at the main library. Register in Local History or call 740-354-5304.

Mad Hatter Tea Party

Don’t be late for this very important date! Alice has explored the library and landed smack dab in the middle of the Mad Hatter’s tea party! Join us for some wild hat making, and decorate your own tea cup!! Light refreshments provided.

DIY Pizza Bookmark

Love books? Love pizza? Well, come and make a pizza bookmark for your next favorite read! Event held in the Copley Room at main location. Ages 8-12. For more information, call 740-354-5304. Space limited and supplies will be included.

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.

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

Clay Pot Shark

Shark! Don’t worry, he won’t bite! This Jawesome shark is made out of terra cotta pots and craft foam. It’s such a fun project to make! The craft is July 12 @ 4 p.m. in the Copley Room at the main location. Ages 8-12. Please call or visit Local History, 740-354-5304.

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

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.

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)