Teen & Tween Clubs
3-D Printer Club
Join other youth to learn what 3-D Printing is, see sample items previously made, watch the printer work and be introduced to creating your own print projects.
Come learn how to code, build a website, create an app or a game in an informal, social environment. Students must bring their own laptop.
Chess Master Joel Salmon teaches basic chess to all club members and guides play among partnered youth.
Cooking with Ms. Tanya
Check with Ms. Tanya to see what we're making. $5 fee is due at time of on-site registration.
Robotics - Lego Mindstorm
Youth will learn how to design, build, and program Lego Mindstorm robots.
Draw cartoons, anime, manga or sketches for fun. Basic drawing supplies provided. Bring your imagination.
Bring your scrapbook and supplies with you....we will supply paper and embellishments for you to use.
Family Book Group
Read a book with your parent. Titles change each month. See Ms. Tanya for information.
Community Service Opportunities
Teen & Tween Volunteers Needed
We have four different community service opportunities available for tweens and teens: Reading Club Volunteers, Youth Advisory Board, Book Buddies and Teen Tech Volunteers. Call the Youth Department at (516) 432-7201, x227 for additional information.
Reading Club - Summer/Winter
Reading Club Volunteers: Those entering grades 7 and up are needed as Reading Club Volunteers. Duties include signing children/teens up for the club, distributing prizes and keeping records. Minimum of 2 hours per week required. Community service credit awarded.
Youth Advisory Board (ongoing through the year)
Youth Advisory Board Members: Those entering grades 4 and up are welcome to join the advisory board. This is your chance to tell us about programs and activities that you’d like to see at the library. Pizza & soda are provided but you must RSVP ahead of time for a food count! Community service credit awarded.
Teen Book Buddies (Fall/Spring)
Teen Book Buddies: Teens and tweens in grades 6 and up share books with a younger child or children to promote the joys of reading. Minimum of 1 hour a week required. Community service credit awarded.
Teen Tech Volunteers (ongoing through the year)
Teen Tech Volunteers: Volunteers in grades 8 and up teach Coder Dojo club members how to code using Scratch and Python, design webpages with HTML and program robots such as Dot and Dash and Lego Mindstorms.