Commack Building Teen Programs

Homework Helpers
Monday, January 22 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Monday, January 29 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Volunteers 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 at the Commack Branch. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Votive Holders
Wednesday, January 17 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Light up the night by creating these beautiful votive candle holders. Teens will use paint to create unique designs that cast a beautiful glow. Register

Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Friday, January 19 • 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. Register

Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, January 24 • 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

3D Print Design With Tinkercad  CANCELLED
Thursday, January 31 • 4:00-5:00pm 
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, Minecraft models, jewelry and more. Join us for this introductory tutorial with our Teen Mobile Learn Lab. Register

Homework Helpers
Monday, February 5 • 4:00-5:00pm
Monday, February 12 • 4:00-5:00pm
Monday, February 26• 4:00-5:00pm
Volunteers 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 at the Commack Branch. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

Craft Buddies Volunteers
Friday, February 9 • 4:00-5:00pm
Spend an afternoon paired with a younger child for a seasonal art project. Register

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Friday, February 16 • 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

Robo-Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, February 21 • 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. Register

Hats for Preemies
Wednesday, February 28 • 4:00-5:30pm
Using a knitting loom teens will make little hats for the premature babies in the NICU. Register

Bath Melts and Sugar Scrubs
Tuesday, March 13 • 7:00-8:00pm
Teens will learn how to make these moisturizing bath melts and exfoliating sugar scrubs. Please note: Please inform staff of any allergies as we will be using essential oils and other natural ingredients. Register

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, March 14 • 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

Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Monday, March 19 • 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. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Monday, March 26 • 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

 

 

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