Filling out and submitting a Teen Summer Volunteer Application is required to volunteer for the programs listed below. The Application is due June 25th.
|Available Tues. - Thurs. / 9:00AM - 5:00PM|
This year, due to COVID-19, general volunteering at the library will only be available a few days of the week. Teens will need to schedule "shifts" in which to volunteer at the library, with a limited number of teens (4) volunteering for each shift. Teens will also only be allowed to sign up for one shift per day. Sign up is required and available on a first-come first-served basis While volunteering, teens will work on projects together and display them to our library visitors. Click the Sign Up Today button above to get started.
Other general volunteer tasks include:
|Stuffy Sleep Over: Volunteers Wanted|
Fri., July 9th / 4:30PM - 7:00PM
Help 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 volunteers to make it a memorable experience. Our volunteers will take the stuffed animals and put them in sleep over situations; like, watching a movie, being read a bedtime story, etc. The ideas are endless and up to the volunteers. Don't forget to take pictures o the children see what their stuffed animal was up to while they were at the library! Pizza and soda will be provided for volunteers at the end.
|Virtual Teen Book Club|
Thurs., July 8th / 5:30PM - 6:30PM / Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley
Thurs., July 22nd / 5:30PM - 6:30PM / Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Get community service hours by reading! Read the book before attending the Zoom meeting. Once tuned in, participate in the discussion to prove you've read the book for an easy ten (10) hours of community service. You will receive the Zoom link the day before the meetings.
|Village Car Wash|
Sun., July 11th / 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sun., July 25th / 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Workin' at the car wash! Help the library raise money by participating in our car wash. In front of the library, you will help us wash cars and we'll give you the hours. Wear clothes you don't mind getting wet in, a hat, and sunblock. Water and popsicles will be provided! When signing up, pick between three shift options: 9:00AM - 10:30AM, 10:30AM - 12:00PM, or 9:00AM - 12:00PM.
|T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group)|
Tues., July 13th / 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Contribute ideas to your library! Once a month, T.A.G. will meet to get together and talk about ideas, programs, or activities for the library. From fun craft kits to virtual or outdoor programs, teens help the library in making it a more fun place to hang out. The best part? You get community service hours just for attending! Just check on the sign up that you'd like to sign up for T.A.G.
|Anchorage Park Clean-Up Day|
Sat., July 17th / 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Join us at Anchorage Park (see address below) for a good clean-up and trash fishing derby! Teens can bring their families along, as this program is available to the general public. Learn about our storm drains and what your local North Palm Beach Environmental Committee is doing to help stop trash build-up. Then, compete against each other for most trash picked up, smelliest item, most interesting item, and more for prizes! Kayakers, paddleboarders, and registered boaters are welcome to cruise along Earman River to compete in our trash fishing derby and get to trash those at the park cannot get to. You might get a prize at the end. Don't forget your reusable, refillable, water bottles, gloves, hat, and sunblock! No sign up required.
Tue., June 1st - Wed., June 30th
Help the library design Kevin the Turtle's shell at the library! Stop by the library and pick up a "tile" to design and return so we can put your art on Kevin's shell. After, we will display Kevin and his decorated shell all summer long!
Courtyard Beside Library (Veteran's Park)
Sun., July 18th / 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Details to be announced!
|Among Us: Find the Imposter|
5:30PM - 6:30PM
Ages 10 - 13: FIRST and THIRD Wednesdays
Ages 14 - 17: SECOND and FOURTH Wednesdays
Sign Up Here
Join us as we create a group of gamers who want to come together and play Among Us. Download the app beforehand on a smart device ad receive a Zoom link to talk to other players through your computer. Sign up here today!
|Virtual with Wildlife Encounters|
Fri., July 23rd / 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Sign Up Here
Get wild with Wildlife Encounters, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about our natural world while offering a home for animals in need for over 30 years. Tune in to Zoom, watch, and learn as their animal specialists show and tell the animals they take care of. Don't forget to stop by the library and pick up a Wildlife Encounters kit at the adult and children circulation desks! Click here to register!