Oceanside Library

 
OCEANSIDE LIBRARY TEEN COMMUNITY SERVICE
 


Teen Think Tank (Register beginning Tuesday, June 1)
Tuesday, June 15 @ 4PM (This program will take place in the library's garden)
Join our Teen Think Tank to have your voice heard in the library and earn community service hours! We'll brainstorm together and even work on creating content for our new TikTok account.
Earn 1 hour of community service by attending.

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Cards for The Little St. Nick Foundation (Register beginning Monday, June 7)
Make cheerful cards for children in hospitals. All cards will be given to the non-profit organization The Little St. Nick Foundation. The cards will be included in special bags that this organization delivers to children in hospitals. Use any craft supplies you have at home. Make 5 cards to receive 1 hour of community service.

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Stars of Hope (Register beginning Monday, June 28)
Join us in painting wooden stars as a sign of hope. Stars will be sent to the Jagger Library in Cape Town, South Africa, which was destroyed by devastating wildfires. Register to receive a Take & Make kit with supplies. After registering, you will receive an email with additional details about picking up your kit.
Earn 1 hour of community service for returning your completed star and an additional 1 hour for attending our Zoom painting workshop on Monday, July 12 at 7PM.


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Thank You Kits for Healthcare Workers (Register beginning Monday, July 19)
Let's show our appreciation for healthcare workers in our area. Register to receive a Take & Make kit with supplies. After registering, you will receive an email with additional details about picking up your kit.
Return your completed kit for 2 hours of community service.


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Love Letters For Literacy (Register beginning Monday, August 16
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Create literacy kits for young children in need.  After registering, you will receive an email from a librarian with additional details about picking up your Take & Make Kit.
Return your completed kit for 1 hour of community service.

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Suicide Prevention Bookmarks (Register beginning Monday, August 23)
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Register to receive a Take & Make kit with bookmark supplies. After registering, you will receive an email with additional details. 


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Book Review Submissions (Submit reviews now!)

Contribute to our new Teen Bookstagram by reviewing a book you recently read! Click here for details and for the Google Form to submit your first review.  You can submit a maximum of 2 reviews per month for 1 hour of service each.

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#WeWereHere Project (You may submit now)

Participate in the #WeWereHere Project by filling out this form. This project aims to document the teen experience during these tough times. Your personal story, video diary, photo journal or other piece of work will be uploaded to the #WeWereHere Project site. Service hours vary based on the chosen project - see below. Email Gabriella at gtrinchetta@oceansidelibrary.com with any questions and with your completed work.  Each category below can be completed one time.

I Am Here: personal stories, video diaries, photo journals (3 hours)

I Am Helping: useful information, helpful tips, safety precautions (1 hour)

I Am Okay: jokes, stories, anything humorous (1 hour)

I Am Not Okay: art, poetry (2 hours)

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Check back for additional community service opportunities in the future. Email bmickowski@oceansidelibrary.com or gtrinchetta@oceansidelibrary.com with any questions!

Click here for a list of organizations that accept teen volunteers.  (Opens in MS Word)
 

Oceanside Library - 30 Davison Avenue - Oceanside - NY 11572