Smithtown Building Teen Programs
Teen programs are open to those in grades 6-12 unless otherwise noted.
Tuesday, March 19 • 4:00-6:00pm
Prosthetic Kids is an organization that prints, assembles, and provides 3D printed prosthetic hands to children in need. They have challenged anyone with a 3D printer to get involved with their project. The Library will print the 3D prosthetic hands and buy the kits to assemble them; you will assemble the prosthetic hands.
Wednesday, March 6 • 7:00-8:00pm
Not that kind of jam! Come celebrate Teen Tech Week with an introduction to programming with Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi is a tiny and affordable computer that can be used learn coding through fun and practical projects.
Science Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, March 12 • 4:30-5:30pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children to work with simple but awesome projects that explore science, technology, engineering and math.
College Finance Secrets
Wednesday, March 13 • 7:00-8:00pm
Attend a workshop by best-selling author and outspoken college admissions and financial aid expert, Andy Lockwood. You will discover how your son or daughter can improve their odds of admission by 40 percent…and discover little known scholarship and financial aid “secrets” that all families can use to get 49.1 percent off the cost of college, even if they think they cannot possibly qualify for anything.
Giant Games and Goodies
Wednesday, March 27 • 7:00-8:00pm
Join us to play life-size Pac-Man, giant Jenga and more!
Computer Build-A-Thon Volunteers
Wednesday, April 3 • 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, April 17 • 6:00-8:00pm
Have you ever wondered how to build a computer? In this hands-on program, teens will first learn about how the different components work together to create a functioning machine. After, teens will aid library staff in building brand new computers from scratch.
Minute to Win It
Tuesday, April 9 • 4:30-5:30pm
Sixty seconds on the clock. Do you think you have what it takes to complete these tricky challenges in just a minute? Test out your skills with these fast-paced, silly and challenging games!
Library Commercial Volunteers
Tuesday, April 23 • 4:30-6:00pm
Earn community service by starring in a commercial for the library. Using film equipment and a green screen, we will create an advertisement that highlights the Library’s Summer Reading Programs.
Design a 3D Birdhouse
Wednesday, April 24 • 6:30-8:30pm
Spring has sprung! Learn to design your own 3D birdhouse using a simple, online 3D design and printing app called TinkerCAD. Hang your finished design outside to create a home for our feathered friends.
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, April 30 • 4:30-5:30pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some craft projects. We will be using art materials, please dress appropriately. Each teen will earn one hour of community service.