Kings Park Building Teen Programs

In-person, online and telephone registration for all September programs began on Monday, August 12.
Registration for October programs begins on Monday, September 9.

Registration is required unless otherwise noted.
Programs that require fees can be paid by credit card, cash, check or money order to The Smithtown Library.
Program fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Teen programs are open to those in grades 6-12 unless otherwise noted.


Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, September 12 • 4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with a LEGO® creation. Each teen will receive one hour community service credit for participating.

Game Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, September 18 • 4:00-5:00pm
Play fun board games with a younger child. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating.

Book Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, September 25 • 4:00-5:00pm
Read to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Each teen will receive one hour community service credit for participating.

Mug Art
Wednesday, September 25 • 7:00-8:00pm
Decorate your own mug with paint markers. Keep it simple, or make it crazy- have fun with it!

Dumbledore’s Army
Thursday, October 10 • 7:00-8:30pm
Hop aboard the Hogwarts Express with your fellow witches and wizards for a night of all things Harry Potter! Brew potions, make your own wand and design a Hogwarts house inspired bookmark.

Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, October 16 • 4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with a LEGO® creation. Each teen will receive one hour community service credit for participating.

St. Johnland Nursing Center Visit
Saturday, October 19 • 2:30-4:00 pm
Brighten up someone's day by playing board games with the residents of the St. Johnland Nursing Center in Kings Park. Teens must have a parent or guardian sign a permission slip, which will be located at the reference desk, in order to participate. Teens also must have their own transportation to and from the nursing center. If you are exhibiting any symptoms of a cold or flu on the day of the program, please do not attend. This program is part of the Great Give Back Series.

Book Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, October 22 • 4:00-5:00pm
Read to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Each teen will receive one hour community service credit for participating.

Game Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, October 24 • 4:00-5:00pm
Play fun board games with a younger child. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating.

Monster Cupcakes
Thursday, October 24 • 7:00-8:00pm
Celebrate Halloween by creating ghoulish cupcakes and competing in a fun Halloween contest. This program may not be suitable to patrons with food allergies.

Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, October 28 • 4:00-5:00pm
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 for participating. We will be using art materials, please dress appropriately.