Teen Services

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Our November & December programs have been announced!
Check out our Teen Programs page to see what is coming up!

November Sock Drive
We will be collecting new adult and children’s socks to donate to local shelters as part of a Library Teen Services project during the month of November.

WIPL Got Talent? Talent Show
Monday, November 6          7pm – 9pm
Grades: 4 & up
Got talent? Want to win CASH prizes? Sign up for the 8th annual West Islip Library Talent Show! All talents are welcomed and encouraged — ‘cause you have to be in it to win it! Sign-up beginning November 1 in the Children’s Room or online.

Community Service Opportunities 

Homework Help Project
Thursday, November 9          4:30pm – 5:30pm
Monday, November 27          4:30pm – 5:30pm
Wednesday, December 13          4:30pm – 5:30pm
For teens 7th – 12th grade and in National Honor Society. Work one on one with younger children who need help with their homework and receive community service hours! (Teens can sign up for all sessions).

Friends Book Fair
Tuesday, November 14 – Saturday, November 18
Teen volunteers are needed to help out with the Friends of the West Islip Public Library’s annual Book Sale. We will have a variety of hours available between Tuesday, November 14th and Saturday, November 18th. If you are interested in volunteering, contact the Adult Reference Desk to sign up. Community service credit will be awarded.

Dog Bandana Workshop
Tuesday, November 28          4:30pm – 5:30pm
Teens will help make and decorate Dog Bandanas for a local animal shelter. One hour of community service will be awarded.

Community Crafts Workshop
Tuesday, December 5          7pm – 8pm
Help prepare crafts for the library and receive one hour of community service!

Teen Book Reviewer Project
Have you read any good books lately? Teens will be able to get volunteer credit for the books they have read. Read a book, write a review using the Teen Corner’s book review sheet, and turn it in for 2 hours of community service credit! Only books that are in the Teen Corner will qualify for community service credit. See the Young Adult Librarian at the Adult Reference Desk for more information.

Homework Help

Homework HelpReal tutors are available to help you with your homework from 2pm – 11pm everyday. Click here to connect.
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