Commack Branch Teen Programs

Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Friday, June 9 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, June 14 • 4:00-5:00pm
Friday, June 30 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

 

Battle of the Books
Thursdays, June 22, 29 • 4:00-5:30pm 
The Battle of the Books is a county-wide competition for young adults who wish to represent their public library. The competition will take place on Saturday, August 12 at Stony Brook University. Teams will answer trivia questions based on eight different books and score points for their team with each correct answer. To be eligible to participate, you must be entering grades 6-9; you must be able to attend meetings and must be ready for a summer of reading fun. Register

 

Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, June 28 • 4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with their LEGO® creation. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

 

Teen Art Studio
Tuesday, June 27 • 7:00-8:00pm
Get your creative juices flowing at our Teen Art Studio. This month we will be painting vases. Register

 

Battle of the Books
Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 • 4:00-5:30pm 
The Battle of the Books is a county-wide competition for young adults who wish to represent their public library.  The competition will take place on Saturday, August 12 at Stony Brook University.  Teams will answer trivia questions based on eight different books and score points for their team with each correct answer.   To be eligible to participate, you must be entering grades 6-9; you must be able to attend meetings and must be ready for a summer of reading fun. Register

                                            

Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Tuesday, July 11 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy.  It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

 

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Friday, July 14 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Monday, July 25 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning.  Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

 

Junior MakerSpace Volunteers
Monday, July 17 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Join this volunteer program and help young children tinker in this one-of-a-kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects.  Each teen will be paired with child to make a unique creation. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

 

Beach Hut Gingerbread House
Tuesday, July 25 • 7:00-8:30pm 
Create your own beach hut using gingerbread, royal icing and sugar glaze. Make and mold ornaments with fondant and tootsie rolls. Please note: Please inform staff of any allergies when registering. Register

 

Mosaic Butterfly Feeder
Wednesday, July 26 • 4:30-6:00pm 
Learn the art of mosaic tiling by creating this butterfly feeder.  Teens will plan out their design on paper then set the tiles in cement. The feeders will be ready for pick up beginning July 28. Register

 

Battle of the Books
Tuesday, August 1, 8 • 4:00-5:30pm 
Thursdays, August 3, 10 • 4:00-5:30pm 
The Battle of the Books is a county-wide competition for young adults who wish to represent their public library. The competition will take place on Saturday, August 12 at Stony Brook University. Teams will answer trivia questions based on eight different books and score points for their team with each correct answer. To be eligible to participate, you must be entering grades 6-9; you must be able to attend meetings and must be ready for a summer of reading fun. Register

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Friday, August 4 • 4:00-5:00pm
Tuesday, August 15 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Monday, August 7 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

Wax Candle Art
Tuesday, August 8 • 7:00-8:00pm 
Using granulated wax teens will make these interesting sand art candles to take home. Register

Rubber Stamp Workshop
Wednesdays, August 9, 16 4:30-5:30pm 
Teens will learn how to carve rubber stamps in this fun workshop. Please come to the first week with a simple bold 3”x3” image to carve into the rubber with linoleum carving tools. Register

Stained Glass Window Clings
Thursday, August 17  4:30-5:30pm 
Create a beautiful faux stained glass window by coloring these window clings that will stick to any window. Register

Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, August 23 4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with their LEGO® creation. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

Bridge Building Competition Volunteers
Thursday, August 24 4:00-5:00pm 
Using tape and straws teens will assist younger children in creating bridges that will be put to the test! Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

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