Teen Garden
Copy of Color a Smile
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In Person Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Stop by the YA Department to make bookmarks for our homebound patrons who can not come to the library.
Everyone who attends will receive 1 hour of community service.

Help us plant vegetables and tend to our garden. All produce grown will be made available for the community.

Color a Smile

Color and submit completed pages for Color a Smile, a non profit organization that distributes cheerful drawings to people in need of a smile.

For every 6 sheets you color, you will receive 1 hour of community service. You may earn up to 1 hour of community service per month.

*Please note, you will no longer be permitted to color pages at home and submit them digitally for credit. All coloring must be done in the library.

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

Coupons for the Troops

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.