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The Friends of The Smithtown Library offers a scholarship to a graduating high school student from the Smithtown area each year.

Click HERE for the application or phone Will Salas at 360-2480 x128 for more information.

Kings Park Branch Teen Programs

Geeks and Nerds Everywhere
Tuesday, May 19 • 7:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, June 23 • 7:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, July 1 • 4:30-5:15pm
Tuesday, July 21 • 7:00-8:00pm
Calling all geeks and nerds! Join us at our monthly meetings. All fandoms are welcome at G.A.N.E. where we discuss graphic novels, movies, books and television shows. Register
 
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Thursday, May 14 • 3:30-4:30pm
Thursday, May 21 • 4:00-4:30pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Teens must attend both sessions and the half hour training on May 14 to participate in the Book Buddies Volunteer program at our Kings Park Branch and Smithtown Main Building. Register
 
Watercolors for Teens
Wednesday, May 27 • 4:00-5:00pm
Have fun painting with watercolors in this open studio time. All materials will be provided. Register
 
Teen Gardening Club
Mondays, June 1, 15, 22, 29 • 3:45-4:45pm
Tuesday, June 9 • 3:30-4:30pm
Mondays, July 6, 20 • 3:45-4:45pm
Tuesdays, July 14, 28 • 3:30-4:30pm
In this club, teens will get their hands dirty as they install and tend a new vegetable garden at the Kings Park Library. We will also learn many aspects of gardening while tending to the beautiful butterfly garden out front. Community service hours will be awarded for hours worked in the gardens. Please dress appropriately for working outside. Thank you to the Kings Park Hardware store for supporting our Teen Gardening Club. Register
 
Living Environment Regents Review
Tuesday, June 9 • 6:00-8:00 pm
Prepare for this year’s regents exam with a certified instructor. Review materials will be given out at the class. Cash, check, money order or online for $10.00 made out to the Smithtown Library is due at in-person registration. Registration begins May 4 for Smithtown residents and May 18 for all out of district residents. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, June 10 • 3:45-4:45pm
Come and be paired with a younger child and help them with their LEGO® creation. Teens will earn one hour of community service for participating in this program. Register
 
Battle of the Books
Thursdays, June 11, 18, 25 • 3:30-5:00pm
This County-wide competition is intended for young adults who will be entering grades 6-9 in September of 2014. Teens must read 8 books and answer trivia questions about the books. Tryouts will determine who will make the final team of 6. Register 
 
Junior Makerspace Volunteers
Saturday, June 13 • 2:45-3:45pm
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 a child to make a unique creation. Register
 
Paracords for Troops          
Tuesday, June 30 • 7:00-8:00pm
Teens will learn how to makes these paracord bracelets to donate to the troops. Each teen will earn one hour of community service.
 
Make Your Own Minion
Tuesday, July 8 • 4:00-5:00pm
Celebrate the release of the movie Minions by making your own little minion out of clay to take home and bake. All materials will be provided. Register
 
Craft Buddies
Wednesday, July 15 • 3:45-4:450pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Register
 
Superhero Training Academy Volunteers
Monday, July 27 • 3:15-4:15pm
Join this program and volunteer at different superhero stations. Help children design their own superhero characters and test their skills at our superhero training academy. Register
 

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