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Free Food for Kids and Teens

Wednesdays and Fridays / 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. / Obert Room
Snacks: Wednesdays and Fridays / Starts 2:30 p.m.

The North Palm Beach Library is partnering with Summer BreakSpot to provide free meals for kids and teens, all summer long. Summer BreakSpot's goal is to provide gree, nutritious meals to kids and teens eighteen and under that don't have access to food. Lunch starts at 12:00 p.m. in the library's Obert Room and snacks start at 2:30 p.m. 

To find another location closest to you, dial 2-1-1, text "Food" to 304 - 304, or visit SummerBreakSpot.org.

Free Food for Kids and Teens All Summer Long

(Tween) Graphic Novel Book Club

Recommended Ages 9 - 12 / Win a Karaoke Microphone (Kids)3:00 p.m.
June 15: Tidesong by Wendy Xu
June 29: The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag
July 13: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 by Lauren Tarshis and Haus Studio
July 27: Little Monarchs by Jonathan Case

Did you know that reading graphic novels trains young brains to love reading? Join us for our Graphic Novel Book Club this summer to keep young minds reading! Book Club books can be picked up at the children's Graphic Novel section. Participate in all four book clubs and your name will be submitted for a karaoke microphone drawing!

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(Teen) Graphic Novel Teen Book Club via Zoom

Recommended Ages 13 - 17 / 5:30 p.m.
June 16: Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol
June 30: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson"
July 14: Seekers of the Aweto: Book 1 by Nie Jun
July 28: In Real Life by Cory Doctorow and Jen WangWin a Karaoke Microphone Image (Teens)

Get community service hours by reading! Read the book before attending the Zoom meeting. Once tuned into the meeting, participate in the discussion to prove you've read the book for an easy five (5) hours of community service. Click "Sign Up Here" to sign up today, or, check that you'd like to sign up while you're filling out your Summer Teen Volunteer Application. Participate in all four meetings and your name will be submitted for a drawing for a karaoke microphone!

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General Volunteering Information

June 6 - July 29
Tuesdays and Thursdays / 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesdays / 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours available only with teen coordinator permission
Sign Up Universal Button Opens in new windowOceans of Possibilities Teen Slogan_vertThis summer, general volunteering at the library will only be available a few days of the week. While volunteering, teens will assist library staff in the set-up and take-down of our summer shows, while enjoying the shows themselves! Filling out a volunteer application is required to volunteer at the library and is due before May 31st. Click "sign up here" to fill out a virtual form today.

Other general volunteer tasks include:

  • Shelving returned books
  • Shelf reading
  • Inventorying books
  • Cleaning cook covers
  • Assisting in organizing library materials
  • assisting in preparing materials for the public (ex., cutting out bookmarks, folding brochures, etc.)

Volunteering for the Stuffy Sleep Over

Fri., June 24 / 4:30 p.m.. - 7:00 p.m.

Stuffy Sleep Over Bear ImageHelp us make the library more fun for our little visitors. Children will drop off their favorite stuffed animal at the library, and it is the job of the teen volunteers to make it a memorable experience. Our volunteer's will take the stuffed animals and put them in sleep over situations; like, watching a movie with popcorn, being read a bedtime story, etc. The ideas are endless and up to the volunteers. Don't forget to take pictures so the children see what their stuffed animal was up to while they slept over at the library! How do you sign up? Just check on the Teen Summer Volunteer Application that you'd like to sign up for the Stuffy Sleep Over!

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