Teen Community Service and Programs

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January/February 2020

  • Registration begins Thursday, December 19 at 6 PM. Programs for teens entering grades 6-12. Unless otherwise stated.
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Community Service

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Ongoing Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Crafts for a Cause
Wednesdays & Fridays only when school is in session | 3 PM–5 PM (CH)
Drop-in for an hour or two and create crafts to donate. No registration required.

Study Buddies DXY511
Mondays & Wednesdays only when school is in session | 6 PM–7 PM (CH) Grades 9-12 only
Help young kids with their homework.

Law Enforcement Appreciation DXY255
Monday, January 6 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH)
Create snack bags for our local police with COPE officer Ilyssa.

Blankets for Veterans DXY256
Tuesday, January 7 | 6 PM–7 PM (CH)
Make a no-sew patriotic blanket for our Library’s Veterans Testimonial Project.

Kindness Gifts DXY257
Saturday, January 18 | 10:30 AM–11:30 AM (CH)
Make gifts to spread kindness.

Pop-Up Cards for Community Service DXY258
Tuesday, January 21 | 6 PM–7 PM (CH)
Create 3D cards to donate to people in need.

Valentine Rings DXY270
Monday, January 27 | 7 PM-8 PM (CH)
Create special treats for patrons for Valentine’s Day.

Teen Mental Health Wellness DXY259
Monday, February 10 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH)
Learn ways to have healthy mental health with Stony Brook Social Work Student Intern, Brittany Fleischer.

Lend-a-Hand DXY260
Tuesdays, February 4 & February 11 | 6:30 PM–8:30 PM (CH)
The Library is working with the e-NABLE Community Foundation technology to design, deliver and distribute free prostheses to children around the world. Assemble a 3D printed assistive hand for a needy child.

DIY Valentines DXY261
Saturday, February 8 | 2 PM–3 PM (CH)
Make Valentines for your friends & family and ones to donate.

Gifts for the Homeless DXY262
Monday, February 24 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH)
Create bags of goodies for those in need.

No-Sew Lap Blankets DXY263
Tuesday, February 25 | 6 PM–7 PM (CH)
Create a fleece blanket for senior citizens.

Help Librarians @ Children’s Programs by Volunteering (CH)

Messy Sensory Play DXY270
Saturday, January 25 | 10:30 AM–1 PM
Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast DXY271
Saturday, February 1 | 10:30 PM–12:30 PM
IRL Mario Cart DXY272
Wednesday, February 19 | 10 AM–12:30 PM
Freezing Fun DXY273
Friday, February 21 | 10:30 AM–1:30 PM

Head to the Library During Winter Break for Community Service

Drop-in Community Service DXY267
Saturday, February 22 | 10:30 AM–12:30 PM (CH)
Animal Toys for Shelter Pets DXY268
Wednesday, February 19 | 10:30 AM–12:30 PM (CH)
Operation Gratitude: Paracord Bracelets DXY269
Tuesday, February 18 | 5:30 PM–6:30 PM (CH)