Virtual Teen Program Corner

Welcome to the Amityville Public Library's Virtual Teen Program Corner! Check out all of our current and upcoming virtual teen programs, as well as information on how to register for them.

If you have any questions, please email the Amityville Public Library's Teen Librarians at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org. We will reply to you as soon as possible. Be safe and well!

Cooking Video Programs

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Superhero Cupcake Decorating

Starts: Wednesday, August 4
Ends: Wednesday, August 18

Decorate tasty cupcakes with fearless superhero designs.

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Superhero Cupcakes” as your subject line and your name and grade in the body of your email.  Ingredient kits will be available for pick up at the Reference Desk until August 7 for teens who register.  We will notify you when your kit is ready for pick up. 

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Owl Sugar Cookies

Starts: Wednesday, September 15
Ends: Saturday, September 18

Convert plain sugar cookies into super cute and tasty treats.

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Owl Sugar Cookies” as your subject line and your name and grade in the body of your email.  Ingredient kits will be available for pick up at the Reference Desk until September 18 for teens who register.  We will notify you when your kit is ready for pick up. 

Teen Community Service Programs

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"Hooked on Books": A Volunteer Opportunity for Teens

Starts: Thursday, July 1
Ends: Wednesday, September 30 at 5 p.m.

Have you read any good books lately? Let us know! For community service credit, write a review for any book that you've recently read, which we will share on our library's social media platforms.

For each book review you submit, you will receive two hours of community service credit. Please note that you can submit up to three book reviews a month for a total of six community service hours per month.

Please email your book review(s) to YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org by Wednesday, September at 5 p.m. with "Hooked on Books" as your subject line. Include your full name and your grade level in the body of each of your emails.

After submitting a book review, you will receive a community service certificate within 24 hours via email response. Please note that only first names will be associated with book reviews when we post them online.

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I Love Libraries!
A Community Service Opportunity

Starts: Wednesday, August 11
Ends: Wednesday, September 1 at 5 p.m.

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Color Our World
A Community Service Opportunity

Starts: Wednesday, September 22
Ends: Saturday, October 16 at 5 p.m.

Add a little color to the library!  For 2 hours of community service credit, celebrate National Coloring Day (September 14) and help the library become bright and cheery.   Color one of our printed sheets and we will enthusiastically display it within the library.  We will supply the coloring sheet and colored pencils, you simply supply the creativity.

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Color Our World” as your subject line and your name and grade in the body of your email.  Craft kits will be available for pick up at the Reference Desk until September 27 for teens who register.  We will notify you when your kit is ready for pick up. 

 

Please return your finished masterpiece by October 16 to earn your community service certificate.

September is National Library Card Sign Up Month and we need some fancy promotional flyers to get the word out!  For 3 hours of community service credit, create a fun, colorful flyer for our library that lets our community know the power of the library card!

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “I Love Libraries” as your subject line and your name and grade in the body of your email.

 

Please return your completed flyer by September 1 to earn your community service certificate.

Crafting Video Programs

Solar Painted Light Up

Starts: Wednesday, July 28 
Ends: Wednesday, August 11

Light up the summer night with a painted glass solar light. Join Miss Shirley virtually and learn how to paint a lavender garden on a tall glass vase, then insert a solar light for a cool light up look.

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Solar Light Up” as your subject line and your name and grade in the body of your email.  Craft kits will be available for pick up at the Reference Desk until August 2 for teens who register.  We will notify you when your kit is ready for pick up. 

"Firefly Light" Canvas Painting

Starts: Wednesday, August 18
Ends: Wednesday, September 1

Use your artistic talent to paint this mysterious summer scene on canvas! 

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Firefly Light” as your subject line and your name and grade in the body of your email.  Craft kits will be available for pick up at the Reference Desk until August 23 for teens who register.  We will notify you when your kit is ready for pick up. 

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Washi Tape Fun

Starts: Wednesday, August 25
Ends: Monday, August 30

Design an adorable notebook and give ordinary pencils a little pizzazz with washi tape. This project is just in time for the new school year.

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Washi Tape Fun” as your subject line and your name and grade in the body of your email.  Craft kits will be available for pick up at the Reference Desk until August 30 for teens who register.  We will notify you when your kit is ready for pick up. 

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Color Your Own Sweets Platter

Starts: Wednesday, September 8
Ends: Wednesday, September 22

Everyone loves sweets!  So, decorate a large plastic platter by coloring an assortment of goodies for a unique & vibrant look. Join Miss Shirley for this fun virtual program. (Also, the plate is food safe!)

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Sweets Platter” as your subject line and your name and grade in the body of your email.  Craft kits will be available for pick up at the Reference Desk until September13 for teens who register.  We will notify you when your kit is ready for pick up. 

Teens & Library
High School Art