Smithtown Main Building Teen Programs
Help us transform a blank 4'x8' foamcore poster board into a remarkable interactive artwork celebrating the 40th anniversary of Star Wars. Teen volunteers will plan the artwork's design, comb through various resources to select images, sketch and trace iconic images onto the poster board and finally add color and creativity. The finished artowrk will be displayed in the Smithtown Library's lower level throughout the month of June. The artwork will also be the subject of an I-Spy raffle for all ages. Register
Hour of Code - Flags of the World
Wednesday, May 31 • 6:00-7:00pm
Teens will be introduced to the Python programming language during this computer coding tutorial. Teens will also learn about measuring angles, filling shapes, mathematical calculations, logic and problem solving. For beginner to intermediate computer coders. Register.
Star Wars 40th Anniversary I-Spy
June 1-30 (All ages)
Visit the lower level of the Smithtown Building to view the Star Wars 40th Anniversary I-Spy Mural created by our teen volunteers. While viewing the artwork, try to spy all of the iconic Star Wars related items listed on our I-Spy raffle forms. There are raffle forms for Children up to grade 5, Young Adults up to grade 12 and Adults. Submit your completed I-Spy raffle form for a chance to win a gift certificate. One winner will be selected at random from each age group in July.
Monday, July 24 • 4:00-5:00pm
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are looking for teen volunteers to keep its Book Sale Room in order. Registration begins June 5.
Robot Keychain Factory
Tuesday, July 11 • 5:00-6:00pm
Build a better world by rummaging through our selection of springs, bolts and machine parts to assemble your own robot. These robots go well on key chains and make awesome decorations. Registration begins June 5.
Distressed Denim Camp
Wednesday, July 12 • 6:00-7:00pm
Bring in a pair of jeans or a denim jacket and learn basic techniques to add distressed details to make your denim one-of-a-kind! Learn to expertly rip, shred, sand and distress your denim. Registration begins June 5.
3D Print Design with Tinkercad
Wednesday, July 19 • 6:00-7:00pm
Build a 3D object using Tinkercad. Tinkercad is a simple, online 3D design and printing app that can be used to make 3D toys, prototypes, Minecraft models, jewelry and more. Join us for this introductory tutorial in the Smithtown Main Building’s LearnLab. Registration begins June 5.
Thursday, July 20 • 6:00-7:00pm
Build a better inner peace with scented lotions and hand scrubs. Aromatherapy 101 introduces you to the basics of what essential oils are and how to use them. Each teen will leave with their own products and recipes. Permission waiver must be signed at registration by parent or guardian. Registration begins June 5.
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Thursdays, July 20 & 27 • 10:00-11:00am
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy who is in grades K-2. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Registration begins June 5.
Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, July 24 • 4:30-5:30pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Registration begins June 5.
Hour of Code – Lightbot
Wednesday, July 26 • 6:00-7:00pm
Build your knowledge of computer coding with Lightbot. Lightbot is a problem solving puzzle that teaches programming logic. No experience necessary, space is limited. Registration begins June 5.
Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament Volunteers
Monday, July 31 • 5:00-6:00pm (Training) and
Wednesday, August 2 • 6:00-8:00pm
Teen volunteers are needed to assist with and referee The Smithtown Library’s 2nd annual Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament. Community service will be awarded, volunteers must attend both the training session and tournament. Space is limited. Registration begins June 5.
The 2nd Annual Smithtown Library Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament
Wednesday, Aug 2 • 6:30-8:00pm
Experience the pure excitement, adrenaline and tension of a sporting championship without all the years of training, workouts and talent. The Smithtown Library's second annual Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament promises to be a fun and wild experience honoring one of the world’s oldest strategy games: Rock-Paper-Scissors! What's more, the tournament champion will walk away with an excessively wonderful trophy to treasure for years to come. This tournament will be refereed by teen volunteers. Registration begins June 5.
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Monday, August 14 • 4:30-5:30pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some craft projects. Registration begins July 3.