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:

Click the DXY Code to Register

January/February 2018 Teen Programs (Grades 6-12)

Community Service

Kindness Rocks (DH) DXY213

Tuesday, February 20, 11am-1pm

Create Kindness Rocks with kids and spread joy.

Kente Cloth (DH) DXY214

Wednesday, February 21, 2pm-3pm

Help kids weave traditional African Kente for Black History Month.

Senior Sock Bags (DH) DXY215

Wednesday, February 21, 7pm-8pm

Create sock bags to donate to nursing homes.

Registration for March/April Programs Begins Monday, February 26 at 6:00 PM

March & April 2018 Teen Programs (Grades 6-12)

Just for Fun

Baby Bunnies (DH) DXY301 

Saturday, March 10, 11:00 AM-11:45 AM

Snuggle up to adorable newborn bunnies in this hands-on class.

Pie for Pi Day (DH) DXY302

Wednesday, March 14, 5:45PM-6:45PM

Celebrate Pi Day by making your very own no bake Oreo cheesecake pie to take home.

Parent/Teen Wood Pallet Art (DH) DXY303

Tuesday, April 10, 7:00PM-8:00PM

Paint artwork on a rustic wood pallet.

Community Service

Crafts for Donation (MH) MLY559

Thursday, March 1, 8, 15 5:45PM-6:45PM

Presented to you through Project Excel.

Unity Fair (Offsite) DXY304

Meet at West Hollow Middle School.

Sunday, March 4, 11AM-3PM

Volunteers needed to help students with crafts at our library table.

Homework Helpers (DH)

Grades 9-12 6PM-7PM

Mondays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 9, 16, 23, 30 DXY577

Wednesdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 11, 18, 25 DXY578

Vaping & More: Changing the Landscape of Addiction. Save a Life… Start a Conversation: About Substance Abuse (DH) DXY508

Wednesday, March 7, 7PM-8:30PM

Everyone – students, parents and grandparents – are encouraged to attend this program on life-saving information regarding substance abuse awareness. Earn two hours of community service if you bring an adult.

Emergency Preparedness Class (DH) DXY305

Monday, March 12 6:00PM-7:00PM

A representative from The Red Cross will provide information on how to prepare for natural disasters in our area.

Irish Soda Bread Scones for Donation (DH) DXY307

Monday, March 19, 7PM-8PM

Prepare and make Irish soda bread scones to donate to the Mary Brennan Inn of Hempstead.

Blankets for Veterans (DH) DXY308

Thursday, March 22, 6:30-7:30 PM

Make no-sew patriotic blankets for our Veterans Testimonial Project.

Nutrition and Disease (DH) DXY310

Thursday, March 29, 7pm-8pm (DH)

Did you know that the way you eat can impact your health to the point of increasing your risk of getting diabetes, heart disease or even some cancers? It’s pretty shocking but we’ve got the details on how it occurs and how to prevent it. Prizes and raffles will be given throughout the session.

Financial Workshop (DH) DXY311

Monday, April 9, 7PM-8PM

Celebrate financial literacy month! A representative from Peoples United Bank of Dix Hills will talk about financial tips for teens.

Wish List Donation Booth (DH)

Tuesday April 10, 9:30AM-9:00PM

Bring three items from the “Wish List” to our donation booth for the Ronald McDonald House Family’s Room at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital and receive one hour of community service. *Wish List available at the Teen Corner and on Teen page.

Decorate Bath Towels (DH) DXY313

Thursday, April 19, 7PM-8PM

Decorate white bath towels to be donated to the residents of Mary Brennan Inn of Hempstead.

Would You Like to Lend-A-Hand? (DH) DXY312

Tuesdays, April 17 & 24, 6PM-8PM

Join this group and together you’ll assemble a 3D printed assistive hand for a needy child.  The Library is working with the Enable Community Foundation (, an international network of passionate volunteers using 3D printing technology to design, deliver, and distribute free prosthetics to children around the world. Must attend both sessions to receive 4 hours of Community Service.

Authors Unlimited 2018 at St. Joseph College in Patchogue (offsite program)

Saturday, April 28, 9:15AM-3PM

Earn community service credit for attending this event, which celebrates reading by connecting teens and authors. It’ a free program where teens and tweens get preferred seating! Attendees will get the chance to meet dynamic authors of teen literature; first at an author panel and then in smaller breakout sessions afterward. Books will be available for purchase with a chance to have them signed at the end of the day. *For registration and other information visit

Veterans Testimonial Program (DH) DXY314

Saturday, May 12, 2pm-4pm

Volunteer to help out at Veteran’s Reception.

College Prep

Dirty Little Secrets: What It Really Takes to Get into A Top College and Qualify for Scholarships and Financial Aid (DH) DXY315

Thursday, March 15, 7pm-8:30 PM

An interactive workshop for parents of college-bound teens hosted by best-selling author and local college advisor Andy Lockwood. Discover little known “loopholes” to help you qualify for thousands in financial aid and scholarships.

SAT Preparation Course (DH) DXY316

Wednesdays, March 21, 28, April 11, 18, 25, May 2

6:30 PM–8:30 PM

Certified teachers will help you prepare for the SAT. Students must purchase and bring to the first day of class McGraw Hill’s SAT 2018 edition and a calculator. Credit card payment can be made online. Cash or Check payable to HHHCL can be made at the Circulation Desk. *Registration is underway. Cost: $100