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June is National Ocean Month

underwater ocean

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

Maps of the World’s Oceans An Illustrated Children’s Atlas to the Seas and All the Creatures and Plants That Live There by Enrico Lavagno

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

Ocean: the Definitive Visual Guide by DK

Oceans of the World in Color

Part of the Finding Dory series

Videos about oceans and ocean life available for instant download from Hoopla:

Amazing Ocean

The Last Ocean

Ocean Predators

Children’s Aquarium: Finding The Real Nemo & Dory

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

National Aquarium Virtual Tour or Live Feed from the National Aquarium in Baltimore

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!