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Save the date for Authors Unlimited 5 on April 16, 2015 at 10:00am-3:00pm.  The event, taking place at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue, celebrates reading by connecting teens and authors. It is a free full-day program open to everyone, but teens and tweens get preferred seating! Attendees will get the chance to meet dynamic authors of young adult literature and will receive five hours of service! There is an exit survey they can fill out and in return receive a certificate at the end of the event. Books will be available for purchase with time for autographs at the end of the day!

See your YA Librarian for information about volunteering.

Visit www.authorsunlimited.org for more information!

Smithtown Main Teen Programs

Teen Volunteer Opportunity - Book Sale Room 
Monday, February 8 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Monday, February 22 • 4:00-5:00 pm  
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are looking for teen volunteers to keep its sale room in order. Tasks include: straightening of sale items on shelves, alphabetizing books, boxing books for shipment and more. Please call Mr. Salas at 360-2480 x128 for more details, space is limitedRegister
 
Clay Polar Bear Craft
Wednesday, February 10 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Made with air-dry clay, this whimsical winter polar bear may be the perfect item to gift to your valentine, a parent, a friend or yourself. Register. 
  
DIY Bobbleheads
Wednesday, February 24 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Back by popular demand! Teens will use paint, embellishments and a 1 1/4" photo brought from home to personalize their bobblehead. Space is limited.
  
The 5th Wave - Book Discussion
Thursday, February 25 • 5:00-6:00 pm
Now a major motion picture, rick Yancey's gripping science fiction thriller The 5th Wave will have teens flipping pages and eager to talk. Haven't read the book yet? There are limited copies availabe at the Smithtown building's circulation desk for those who register in person. This title is suggested for readers grade 9 and up by School Library Journal. Registration begins Jan 4. This progarm is for teens up to grade 12.  Register
 
An Hour of Code - Minecraft 
Wednesday, March 9 • 7:00-9:00 pm
Celebrate Teen Tech Week (March 6-12) and learn the basic concepts of computer coding with a Minecraft themed tutorial. No computer coding experience necessary! The Hour of Code was created by Code.org and is designed to demystify computer coding for beginners. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity - Book Sale Room 
Monday, March 14 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Monday, March 28 • 4:00-5:00 pm  
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are looking for teen volunteers to keep its sale room in order. Tasks include: straightening of sale items on shelves, alphabetizing books, boxing books for shipment and more. Please call Mr. Salas at 360-2480 x128 for more details, space is limited
 
Let it Snow - Book Discussion 
Thursday, March 29 • 5:00-5:45 pm
Soon to be a major motion picture, Let it Snow written by John Green, Marueen Johnson and Lauren Myracle includes three intertwining short stories, where several high school couples experience the trials and tribulations along with the joys of romance during a Christmas Eve snowstorm in a small town. Registration begins February 25, copies of Let it Snow will be available at the Smithtown building circulation desk for teens who register in person. Register

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