Community Service and Programs

Would you like to Lend-A-Hand? Earn 4 hours of community service assembling a 3D printed assistive  hand for a needy child.  Fill out the form here:

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January/ February classes will begin registering Wednesday, December 27th, @ 6PM

Just for Fun:

Super Bowl Party (DH)

Thursday, January 25 7PM-8PM DXY200
Enjoy super bowl appetizers while playing action packed indoor football games with Chef Rob Scott.

Valentine Crafts (DH)

Wednesday, February 14 7PM-8PM DXY201

Create seasonal Valentine crafts with Teen Librarian, Miss Alyssa.

Community Service:

Teen Reading Blog Orientation

Wednesday, January 10 6:30PM DXY570

Learn about how to earn community service by submitting book reviews at this 15-minute orientation. *Community Service will not be given for the orientation*


Homework Helpers (DH)

Grades 9-12 6PM-7PM

Mondays, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 2/5, 2/12 & 2/26 DXY577

Wednesdays, 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14 & 2/28 DXY578


“Adopt Me” Portraits (DH)

Thursday, January 11 7PM-8:30PM DXY203

Teens will paint portraits of adoptable shelter animals. Each picture will help to promote each animals’ adoption.


Why Try in Life? (DH)

Mondays, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22 & 1/29 5:45PM-6:45PM DXY204

Presented to you from Project Excel.


B.O.D.Y (DH)

Mondays, 1/15, 1/22 & 1/29 4:30PM-5:30PM DXY205

Stony Brook Social Work Intern, Jessica Martin, will discuss how to be the best you while believing in yourself, overcoming obstacles and destroying doubt through activities and crafts.


Science Buddies (DH)

Wednesdays, 1/10, 1/24 & 2/7, 2/28 5PM-6PM DXY206

Work with young kids on science activities.


Random Act of Kindness (DH)
Wednesday, January 17 7PM-8PM DXY207

Celebrate random act of Kindness Day by creating words of kindness to spread around the library for our patrons.


SCPD Canine Unit Demonstration (DH)

Thursday, January 18 7PM-8PM DXY208

Learn what it takes to train and work with search and rescue dogs. Officers from the SCPD Canine Unit will share what it takes to train dogs for tracking, area searches, and article and evidence recovery and handler protection. Please bring a dog food or treats for the dogs.


Cards for Hospitalized Kids (ML)

Saturday, January 27 11AM-12PM MLY209

Create cards for to be given to hospitalized kids.


Valentine Rings (DH)

Wednesday, January 31 7PM-8PM DXY210

Create unique Hershey kiss valentine rings to be given out to our patrons on Valentine’s Day.


Cookies for Charity (DH)

Thursday, February 1 7PM-8PM DXY211

After a demonstration, participants will measure and mix the ingredients and then shape the cookies. Cookies will then be donated.


Crafts for Donation (ML)

Thursday, February 8 & 15 5:45PM-6:45PM MLY559

Presented to you by Project Excel.


Teens Care (DH)

Wednesday, February 7 7PM-8PM DXY212

Make special projects for the children at Stony Brook Hospital Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic.


The Influence of Social Media

Saturday, 2/17 10:30am-11:30am DXY216

Learn how to manage your social media and ensure it’s a positive impact in your life. Prizes and raffles will be given throughout the session.


Kindness Rocks (DH)

Tuesday, February 20 11AM-1PM DXY213

Make kindness rocks with kids to spread some joy.


Kent Clothes (DH)

Wednesday, February 21 2PM-3 PM (DH) DXY214

Weave traditional African Kent clothes with kids for Black History Month.


Senior Sock Bags (DH)

Wednesday, February 21 7PM-8PM DXY215

Create sock bags to be donated to senior nursing homes.


College Prep:

Practice SAT/ACT & Review (DH)

Saturday, January 13 10AM-2:30PM DXY563

Take a free practice exam covering math, critical reading, and writing. You will receive a detailed score report and answers to your questions regarding college entrance exams from C2 Education on Tuesday, January 16 from 6-7PM.