Teen Volunteer Opportunities

 

Commack Building

 

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.
 
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.
 
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.

 

Kings Park Building

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.

Homework Helpers
Wednesday, January 16 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Wednesday, January 30 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Volunteers in grades 9-12 will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program. You must register for each date you wish to volunteer after submitting an application.

Science Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, January 15 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math.

Game Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, January 17 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Play fun board games with a younger child.

Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, January 28 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Spend an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. We will be using art materials, please dress appropriately.

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.
 
Homework Helpers
Wednesday, February 13 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Wednesday, February 27 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Volunteers in grades 9-12 will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program. You must register for each date you wish to volunteer after submitting an application.
 
Science Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, February 7 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math.
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, February 19 • 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with their LEGO® creation.
 
Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, February 25 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Spend an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. We will be using art materials, please dress appropriately.

 

Nesconset Building

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.

Homework Helpers
Thursdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31 • 4:30-5:30pm
Volunteers in grades 9-12 will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program. You must register for each date you wish to volunteer after submitting an application.

Take and Bake Dog Treats
Wednesday, January 16 • 4:15-5:00pm
Help feed our furry friends at the Smithtown Animal Shelter. We will prepare all ingredients for dog treats and you will take them home to bake. Return them to the Library within two days and earn two hours of community service. This program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.

Book Sale Room Volunteers
Saturday, February 2 • 10:00am-12:00pm 
Saturday, February 2 • 2:00-4:00pm 
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.

Homework Helpers
Thursdays, February 7, 14, 28 • 4:30-5:30pm
Volunteers in grades 9-12 will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program. You must register for each date you wish to volunteer after submitting an application.
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, February 7 • 6:15-7:15pm
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.
 
Craft Kits for Kindness
Tuesday, February 19 • 2:30-3:30pm
Teen volunteers will be cutting and putting together craft kits to give to local seniors in our community nursing homes.
 
Library Buddies Volunteers
Friday, February 22 • 2:15-3:15pm
Earn community service by being paired with a young child to assist him/her with reading and an art project.

Smithtown Building

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.

Science Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, January 8 • 4:30-5:30pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children to work with simple but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math.

Kindness Cards Volunteers
Thursday, January 17 • 4:00-5:00pm
Help brighten someone's day by volunteering to hand make greeting cards for people in your community.

Coding Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, January 22 • 4:30-5:30pm
Volunteer to help a younger child with a coding activity.

No Sew Fleece Blankets Volunteers
Wednesday, January 30 • 6:30-8:30pm
Come help create warm and comforting blankets for children in need.

Book Sale Room Volunteers
Saturday, February 2 • 10:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, February 2 • 2:00-4:00pm
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.
 
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, February 5 • 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.
 
Library Mini-Golf Volunteers
Tuesday, February 19 • 4:00-6:00pm, Wednesday, February 20 • 4:00-6:00pm AND Friday, February 22 • 5:30-8:30pm
Help the Children’s Department transform our community room into a miniature golf course! Volunteers will help design and decorate the obstacles and assist young children as they play through our course on February 22.
 
Book Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, February 26 • 4:30-5:30pm
Read to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss.