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Community Service

Make a positive contribution to your community!

Tween Think Tank (Grades 5-8)

Teen librarians will be on hand to hear your thoughts and ideas for what you would like to see in the library. Join us in a lively discussion as you help us plan your library. You will receive one hour of Community Service.

Monday, October 16 at 4:00 PM

Teens & Kids Coloring Program (Grades 7-12)

It’s National Coloring Day! Earn an hour of Community Service helping young children color in the the lines.

Thursday, September 14 at 4:00 PM

Seasonal Art for the Oceanside Senior Center (Grades 7-12)

Join us to earn one hour of community service. We’ll work on some seasonal art to display at the local Oceanside Senior Center to brighten up their space!

Thursday, September 28 at 7:00 PM

Great Give Back: Collection for Treats for Troops & Operation Paperback (Grades 7-12)

Earn two hours of Community Service by collecting candy and paperback books for our troops as part of two initiatives – Treats for Troops and Operation Paperback.

2 hour sessions throughout the day on Saturday, October 21

Halloween Teens N Tots (Grades 7-12)

Read Halloween stories to our young patrons and earn one hour of community service. Come dressed in your favorite costume (optional).

Monday, October 23 at 7:00 PM

Teen Ambassador Program (Grades 9-12)

Earn community service hours by helping the library to better serve teens. Develop leadership skills by becoming a library advocate in our community! You will earn service hours by attending monthly meetings and working on special projects.

See October 6 on our events calendar. You’ll receive a short application to fill out to become a Teen Ambassador!


Click here for the instructions. Participate in this 9/11 Essay Contest through the Oceanside Fire Department. The deadline to submit is Tuesday, September 5.

Click here for a list of organizations that accept teen volunteers.