Commack Branch Teen Programs

Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Thursday, May 18 • 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. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, May 24 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning.  Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Monday, May 22 • 4:00-5:00pm
Assist younger children in making a seasonal craft. All materials provided by the Library.  Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Friday, May 26 • 4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help them with their LEGO® creation.  Teens will earn one hour of community service for participating in this program. Register
 
Chemistry Regents Review
Wednesday, May 31 • 6:00-8:00pm
Prepare for this year’s regents exams with a certified instructor. Review materials will be given out at the class. Non-refundable payment of $10.00 cash, money order, online payment, or check made out to the Smithtown Library is due at registration. Registration begins May 1 for Smithtown residents and May 8 for all out of district residents. Register
 
Earth Science Regents Review
Tuesday, June 6 • 6:00-8:00pm
Prepare for this year’s regents exams at your Library! Review materials will be given out at the class. Registration begins May 1 for Smithtown residents and May 8 for all out of-district residents. Please note that there are multiple sessions to choose from for some review classes. Make sure you register for the time you are interested in, as switching may not be possible. Fee: $10.00 per person, per class. Register
 
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Friday, June 9 • 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. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, June 14 • 4:00-5:00pm
Friday, June 30 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Battle of the Books
Thursdays, June 22, 29 • 4:00-5:30pm 
The Battle of the Books is a county-wide competition for young adults who wish to represent their public library. The competition will take place on Saturday, August 12 at Stony Brook University. Teams will answer trivia questions based on eight different books and score points for their team with each correct answer. To be eligible to participate, you must be entering grades 6-9; you must be able to attend meetings and must be ready for a summer of reading fun. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, June 28 • 4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with their LEGO® creation. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Teen Art Studio
Tuesday, June 27 • 7:00-8:00pm
Get your creative juices flowing at our Teen Art Studio. This month we will be painting vases. Register
 
Battle of the Books
Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 • 4:00-5:30pm 
The Battle of the Books is a county-wide competition for young adults who wish to represent their public library.  The competition will take place on Saturday, August 12 at Stony Brook University.  Teams will answer trivia questions based on eight different books and score points for their team with each correct answer.   To be eligible to participate, you must be entering grades 6-9; you must be able to attend meetings and must be ready for a summer of reading fun. Register
        
                                            
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Tuesday, July 11 • 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. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Friday, July 14 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Monday, July 25 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning.  Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Junior MakerSpace Volunteers
Monday, July 17 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Join this volunteer program and help young children tinker in this one-of-a-kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects.  Each teen will be paired with child to make a unique creation. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Beach Hut Ginger Bread House
Tuesday, July 25 • 7:00-8:30pm 
Create your own beach hut using gingerbread, royal icing and sugar glaze. Make and mold ornaments with fondant and tootsie rolls. Please note: Please inform staff of any allergies when registering. Register
 
Mosaic Butterfly Feeder
Wednesday, July 26 • 4:30-6:00pm 
Learn the art of mosaic tiling by creating this butterfly feeder.  Teens will plan out their design on paper then set the tiles in cement. The feeders will be ready for pick up beginning July 28. Register
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