Commack Building Teen Programs

Book Sale Room Volunteers
Saturday, January 5 • 1:30-4:30pm
Teen volunteers are needed to assist collecting and sorting donations, as well as, help maintain the Friends of The Smithtown Library Book Sale.
 
Robo-Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, January 9 • 4:00-5:00pm
Children ages 8-10 will be paired with teens in grades 6-12 to sharpen their STEM skills as they plan, code and guide robots through various challenges.
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Monday, January 14 • 4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with their LEGO® creation.
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, January 17 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer but knowledge of the rules is required.
 
Wool Needle Felting
Tuesday, January 22 • 7:00-8:00pm
By using a special barbed needle, teens will be able to use wool to create a beautiful work of art that can be framed or used as a patch.
 
Emoji Pins
Tuesday, January 29 • 7:00-8:00pm
With these pins you can wear your emotions on your sleeve, or jacket, or bag. Teens will recreate their favorite emoji on shrinky dink paper to color and bake at the library. We will turn our finished creations into pins.

Book Buddies Volunteers
Friday, February 1, 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.
 
Book Sale Room Volunteers
Saturday, February 2 • 2:00-4:00 pm
Teen volunteers are needed to assist collecting and sorting donations, as well as, help maintain the Friends of The Smithtown Library Book Sale. Please register for one session only.
 
DIY Mugs and Coasters
Tuesday, February 12 • 7:00-8:00pm
Cold getting you down? Come and enjoy some hot chocolate while decorating mugs and making woven coasters. This program may not be suitable for patrons with food allergies.
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, February 19 • 7:00-8:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with their LEGO® creation.
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, February 22 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer but knowledge of the rules is required.
 
Blankets for Preemies
Tuesday, February 26 • 7:00-8:00pm
One in every eight babies is born prematurely and spends time in NICU (neonatal intensive care unit). Join us while we make blankets for these tiny fighters and their parents.