June is National Ocean Month
June is National Ocean Month. This is all about protecting our oceans! Unfortunately, ocean waters are in danger from climate change and pollution. But we can all help. The library has books and movies to learn more about how awesome our oceans are, and what you can do to help keep them clean!
Library books about oceans and ocean conservation:
Destroying the Oceans by Sarah Levete
Eyewitness Ocean by Miranda MacQuitty
First Big Book of the Ocean by Catherine D. Hughes
Make A Splash! A Kid’s Guide to Protecting Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers & Wetlands by Cathryn Berger Kaye
The Mess That We Made by Michelle Lord
Ocean and Sea by Steve Parker
One Day on Our Blue Planet …in the Ocean by Ella Bailey
Place holds through the Library’s website or calling 330-744-8636.
eBooks available for instant download from Hoopla:
Hoopla has a large collection of ebooks about oceans and marine life. Click here to see more ocean titles available.
Discover the Oceans by Lauri Berkenkamp and Chuck Forsman
Part of the Finding Dory series
Videos about oceans and ocean life available for instant download from Hoopla:
Virtual Tours and Live Video Feeds of Aquatic Animals:
Georgia Aquarium – Multiple live cams, including beluga whales, sea otters, sea lions and piranha
Monterey Bay Aquarium– Livecams of multiple exhibits, including jellyfish, sea turtles and sharks
Find more information about National Oceans Month at the following sites:
World Ocean Day – official site
World Oceans Day – National Geographic Kids
Learn more about animals, aquariums and zoos by reading all about National Zoo and Aquarium Month!