YA Programs


For more information, contact the YA Librarian at 248-7363 ext. 263

TAB Meeting

TAB meeting for registered Teen Advisory Board members is on Wednesday, June 13 at 4:30 PM and Wednesday, July 11 at 5PM in the Community Room.

At these TAB Meetings we will welcome our new officers and new members. Our Teen Advisory Board is a dedicated group who works together with the YA Librarian to improve library services for them.


2018 Summer Reading Program

This year's theme is Library's Rock. We will have musical programs, book talks, and STEAM programs that relate to this theme. Registration begins on June 11th. Reviewing of the books you read begins on June 25th and continues through August 6th at 7 PM. Raffle prizes will be awarded to teens who complete the program and to top readers too! Each teen is eligible to receive 1 prize per week for submitting book reviews.


Summer Reading Volunteers

Are invited to assist in the Children's Summer Reading Program whose theme is: Libraries Rock, June 25-August 6th. New volunteers must attend a training session Tuesday, June 5th at 4PM or Monday, June 11th at 5 PM.


Book Buddies

Will read and share picture books with children on Tuesdays, July 10, 17, & 24th from 7-8 PM. New Book Buddies are required to attend a training session on either Monday, June 25th at 4PM or Wednesday, June 27th at 7PM

Applications are limited and will be available starting May 21st. Completed Summer Reading Volunteer and Book Buddies applications must be returned by the teen to the Children's Librarians by June 8th.

Note: We are asking YAs to pre-select their four volunteer times and hand them in when they return their application so we can begin scheduling. Additional volunteer hours may be selected after the training session.


Herricks High School

Robotics Club Demonstration

Thursday, June 14th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM

For those interested in STEM, join the Herrick HS Robotics Club and learn how robotics impact the future. Get hands on experience with robots!

Registration began on May 23rd in the Teen Room.


Ice Cream Sundae & Karaoke 

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Monday, June 25th from 7-8 PM

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Join us and "build your own" ice cream sundae with tasty toppings and sing karaoke with us. Those who register for Summer Reading will be eligible for a raffle prize drawing at our party

Registration begins June 13th


STEM Libraries Rock!

Monday, July 9th from 7-8 PM

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Join Science Teacher Chris Buchman for a program about rocks. Learn more about rocks with hand activities. And you'll take home some samples!

Registration begins on June 25th


Beat Shazam

Friday, July 13th from 3-4 PM

modern music notes vector packTeens will compete in various rounds as they try to "Beat Shazam". They will have to quickly guess songs to earn points using real buzzers. Prizes will be awarded in each round. With Theresa Maritato.

Registration begins on June 30th.


Community Service Programs

Community service will be awarded for these programs. 

Play Board Games with Children

board gamesFriday, June 29th from 10:15 to 11:30 AM

Join us and play popular board games with young children, such as Life, Monopoly, Clue, Scrabble, Bingo and more. 

Registration begins on June 15th in the Teen Room


Chess Game Helpers

For Experienced Chess Players

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Monday, July 9th from 4-5 PM

Teens will play a game or two of Chess with a child in Grades 2-5. Teens and children must be experienced Chess players. 

Registration begins on June 25th in the Teen Room.