Commack Branch Teen Programs


Book Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, September 28 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy who is in grade K-grade 2. 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, October 12• 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by teaching 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
 
Mini Book Necklaces
Wednesday, October 12 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy working with printed book jacket designs, metal hinges, cardboard and glue as you create a mini version of a favorite book and transform it into a fashionable necklace. Mini books open and close and have small page inserts for writing on. Cord is also provided for the necklace. All materials provided by the Library! Register
 
Teen Coloring Café
Thursday, October 13• 5:00-6:00pm
Join the latest craze… coloring! We will be coloring Mandala designs, listening to music and enjoying snacks! All materials provided by the Library. Register
 
Junior MakerSpace Volunteers
Friday, October 14 • 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
 
Book Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, October 18 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy who is in grade K-grade 2. 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, October 19• 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by teaching 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. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Friday, October 21 •4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help them with their LEGO® creation.  Each teen will receive one hour of community service.Register

Book Buddies Volunteers
Monday, November 7 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy who is in grade K-grade 2. 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, November 9• 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by teaching 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 serviceRegister

Zumba for Teens
Monday, November 14 • 6:00-7:00pm
Join instructor Meredith Cooper as she teaches you the hottest dance moves set to high-energy, Latin-inspired music with Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, Samba and Hip Hop. Some people think of Zumba as exercise, some as a dance class… we think of it as fun night out! Join the party! Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing and bring a bottle of water. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Friday, November 18• 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by teaching 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 serviceRegister
 
Mosaic Shadow Box
Monday, November 21 • 7:00-8:00pm
Use mixed mosaics to create a stunning bold letter shape!Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Monday, November 28 •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.  Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, December 8 •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. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Monday, December 12 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Giant Cookie Decorating
Tuesday, December 13• 7:00-8:00pm
Decorate a giant cookie using sugar glaze, fondant and assorted candy! Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, December 14• 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by teaching 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 serviceRegister
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, December 21• 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by teaching 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

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