Smithtown Main Building Teen Programs

 
 
Book Sale Room Volunteers
Monday, October 16 • 4:00-5:00pm
Monday, October 30 • 4:00-5:00pm
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are looking for teen volunteers to keep its Book Sale Room in order. Register
 
Homework Helpers 
Tuesday, October 17 • 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, October 24 • 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. The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks of the Smithtown Main Building. Register
 
Green Screen Halloween
Wednesday, October 18 • 7:00-8:00pm
Teens will perform frightening 1 minute (Or less) scenes in front of chilling backgrounds of their choosing using the Library's green screens (The same tecnology used in film-making!). Each teen will recieve a printed still of their scary video and have a digial copy emailed to them when possible. Please do not wear green. Register
 
Personal-Sized Skull or Severed Hand Pizza
Wednesday, October 25 • 7:00-8:00pm
The Baking Coach will be on hand to teach teens how to create pizza dough, shape it into a hand or skull and add toppings. Teens may then take their pizza creations home to bake. Please inform staff of any food allergies when registering. Register
 
SAT vs. ACT - What is the Difference?
Wednesday, October 25 • 7:00-8:00pm
With recent changes to both the SAT and ACT, many students are unsure which test to take. Mindy Lampert from C2 Education, will discuss what colleges are looking for, when to take the test and how scores are reported. This program is paart of the Library's Academic Advisory SeriesRegister
 
The Friends of The Smithtown Library Book and Hidden Treasure Sale Volunteers
Saturday, November 4 • 9:30-1:00pm
Saturday, November 4 • 12:30-4:45pm
Teen volunteers are needed to support our sale. Tasks may include setting up book displays, creating signage, posting signs, maintaining the sale tables, working the cash box and light cleaning. Teens may volunteer for morning, afternoon or both shifts. Register. 
 
The Friends of The Smithtown Library Book and Hidden Treasure Sale
Saturday, November 4 • 10:00-4:00pm
The Friends of The Smithtown Library welcome all shoppers to its Book and Hidden Treasure Sale. Hardcover books, DVDs, CD Music for just a $1, paperback and children's books only .50 cents and what's more the Friends will offer a Hidden Treasure sale where you may find a variety of knickknacks, birca-a-brac, collectibles and other items. Best of all, a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of The Smithtown Library Scholarship now in its 10th year. Please direct your questions to Mr. Salas at 631-360-2480 x128. 
 
College Finance Secrets
Monday, November 6 • 7:00-8:30pm
Andrew Lockwood, J.D., author of the bestselling books "How to Pay 'Wholesale' for College" and "The Incomparable Applicant" and host of "The College Success for Less Show" will conduct a 90 minute presentation that covers, which types of savings accounts “penalize” you in the financial aid formulas, the surprising truth about what admissions officers are really looking for and much more. This program is part of the Academic Advisory Series. Register
 
Homework Helpers
Tuesday, November 7 • 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, November 14 • 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, November 21 • 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, November 28 • 4:30-5:30pm
Volunteers in grades 9-12 will work one-on-one with children in gades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of reccommendation prior to the start of the program. The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks of the Smithtown Main Building. Register
 
Book Sale Surplus Volunteers
Monday, November 13 • 4:00-5:30pm
The Friends of The Smithtown Library generously donate many remaining items from their Book and Hidden Treasure Sale to the Salvation Army. Teen are needed to inventory, package and box these items in prepartion for pick-up. Register
3D Turkeys
Wednesday, November 15 • 7:00-8:00pm
The Baking Coach will instruct teens how to make two adorable turkeys using cerealk, cookies, marshmallows, melted chocolate and cand corn. Please inform staff of any food allergies when registering. Registration begins Monday, October 2. Register.
 
3D Print Design with Tinkercad
Wednesday, November 29 • 6:00-7:30pm
Build a 3D object using Tinkercad. Tinkercad is a simple, online 3D design and printing app that can be used to make 3D toys, prototypes, Mindecraft models, jewelry and more. Join us for this introductory tutorial in the Smithtown Main Building's LearnLab. Register.
 
Homework Helpers
Tuesdays, December 5 • 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesdays, December 12 • 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.  The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks of the Smithtown Main Building. Register
 
Book Sale Room Volunteers
Monday, December 4 • 4:00-5:00pm
Monday, December 11 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teen volunteers are needed to maintain the Friends of The Smithtown Library Book Sale Room. Registration begins November 6. 
 
Teen Pizza and Movie - The Princess Bride
Wednesday, December 6 • 6:00-8:15pm
Inconceivable! The Princess Bride has turned 30, originally released in 1987, this often quoted film still resonates with today's audiences. Teens are invited for a showing of the film and free pizza! Rated PG; runtime 1hr and 38min. Register
 
Bookmark Volunteers
Monday, December 11 • 5:00-6:00pm
Teen volunteers are needed to design and make bookmarks. Bookmarks will be sent to patrons who are registered in the Library's Homebound Service.Registration begins November 6. 
 
Reindeer Peppermint Bark
Wednesday, December 20 • 7:00-8:15pm
The Baking Coach will demonstrate how to make this adorable and delicious tree bark-like treat. Each teen will take their treats home in a platter wrapped in cellophane for the hoilidays!Registration begins November 6. 
Hour of Code - Vidcode
Wednesday, December 21 • 5:00-6:00pm
Learn how to make a greeting card with JavaScript! You will learn how to manipulate a video by accessing each and every pixel and commanding it with CODE! No computer coding experience necessary, just an interest in technology.Registration begins November 6. 
 
 
 
 
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