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In Person Volunteer Opportunities
Tuesday, October 17, 4:30 pm

Stop by to write greeting cards to veterans across Long Island just in time for Veterans Day! 1 hour of community service will be offered.

Friday, October 27, 5:00 pm

Library staff needs volunteers to assist with various activities during our first ever Haunted Library!

Saturday, November 4, 8:00 am

Bellport Village is in need of help with the scarecrow breakdown. You will meet at the Public Works Yard on New Jersey Avenue. All students participating will receive 4 hours of Community Service.

Friday, November 10 @ 5:00 – 7:00 pm or 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Volunteers are needed to help with various tasks during the event.

Wednesday, November 15 @ 5:30 pm

Help us recycle discarded books into wreaths to give to our local seniors for the holidays.

Friday, November 17 @ 5:00 pm

Share ideas and help plan library programs.
We will discuss all upcoming programs and events happening at the library. By attending you will get a say in the future programs.
The Teen Advisory Group is bimonthly (we follow the library newsletter schedule) from September – June. We take a break during the summer.
Everyone who attends will receive 1 hour of community service.

Coupons for the Troops

We are not accepting appointments at this time.

Stop by the Teen Services Desk to to clip and sort coupons. These coupons will be sent to Troopons, program enhances the well-being of overseas and domestic military families by sending them food, non-food, baby, and pet manufacturer coupons to make their hard-earned dollars go farther.
All correctly sorted and counted coupons will receive 1 hour of community service.
*Please note you will no long be permitted to clip coupons at home to receive credit.

Please call (631-286-0818 x235) or email (teen@sctylib.org) to make an appointment to come in.

At Home Volunteer Opportunities

Read a new YA Book (fiction, non-fiction, graphic novel, e-book or audiobook). Submit a review to earn a certificate for 2 community service hours. You can do a maximum of 1 book review a month. Books can be found in the library catalog or on Overdrive Please fill out the review form online.

Please note: Reviews on Manga will no longer be accepted for Community Service.

All reviews are checked for plagiarism and AI assistance. If there is reason to believe that the review is not your own, you will not receive any credit.

  • All Community Service opportunities are for South Country Library patrons only. All others seeking community service hours must visit their home library.
  • Any paperwork needed to be signed can be done so Monday to Thursday from 1:00 to 5:00 pm at the Young Adult Desk, unless prior arrangements have been made. Please call ahead to ensure someone is available.
  • All requests for additional community service projects beyond what is offered must be made at least one week in advance to the YA Librarian. Additional projects are not always available and depend on the library’s needs.