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!

Art & Craft Video Programs

Tie Dye Snowflake Snack Bowl

Join Miss Shirley for a fun virtual crafting program. Chilly days call for extra snacking and this large bowl is just right to hold your yummy treats. Learn how to tie dye and cut a large snowflake and turn your bowl into a wintery wonderland.  This bowl is also food safe!  Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Tie Dye Snowflake Bowl” 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 January 26 for teens who register.  We will notify you once the Kit is ready for pick up.*

Virtual Video Link Will Be Emailed

Starts: Wednesday, January 20

Ends: Tuesday, February 2

Origami Bookmarks 

Virtual Video Link Will Be Emailed

Starts: Wednesday, February 24

Ends: Tuesday, March 16

As we wrap up “National Library Lovers Month,” learn how to create your own bookmark in the art of origami. Choose to make a bookmark from a variety of different fandoms, including Harry Potter, Pokémon, Among Us, and more!

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Origami Bookmarks” as your subject line. Include your full name and your grade level in the body of your email.

 

A flyer listing all of the bookmarks available to make will be emailed to all teens who register prior to the program date. Once you receive your flyer, please email us which bookmark(s) you would like to create.

 

Craft Kits will be available for pickup at the Reference Desk for teens who register. We will notify you once your Craft Kit is ready for pick up. A link to the program will be emailed to all teens who registered.

 

Please note that Craft Kits will be available until Wednesday, March 3.

Panda Bear in Spring

Virtual Video Link Will Be Emailed

Starts: Wednesday, March 17 Ends: Wednesday, March 31

Use your artistic talent to paint this adorable panda bear on canvas!  No worries - the virtual video will provide step by step instructions! 

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Panda Bear” as your subject line and your name and grade in the body of your email.  Art Kits will be available for pick up at the Reference Desk until March 23 for teens who register.  We will notify you once the Kit is ready for pick up.*

Trivia

“National Trivia Day” Teen Trivia Challenge

Starts: Monday, January 4 

Ends: Monday, February 8

January 4th is National Trivia Day! Do you consider yourself a trivia master? If so, compete against other teens in our “National Trivia Day” Teen Trivia Challenge! Answer challenging questions relating to books, television shows, movies, music, video games, and more! The teen who answers the most questions correctly will be crowned our library’s Teen Trivia Champion.

 

The winner will receive their choice of three pinback buttons made with our library’s Button Maker, but all teens will be eligible to receive their choice of one pinback button for participating.

A link to our “National Trivia Day” Trivia Challenge will be posted on both our Facebook page and Teen Instagram page @amityvillepubliclibraryteens. Please note that teens will have until Monday, February 4, to enter the challenge. Each participating teen will be emailed a flyer listing our available pinback buttons after the challenge ends.

Jellybean Challenge

Will Be Posted On Library’s Facebook Page & Teen Instagram Page

Starts: Wednesday, March 24 

Ends: Wednesday, March 31

Spring is in the air – and there’s nothing like a jar of sweet, yummy jellybeans to start the season off right!  Guess how many jellybeans are in the candy jar, and the teen who comes the closest wins the fun filled jar. 

 

Email your guess to YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Jellybean Challenge” as your subject line.  Include your name, grade and your guess in the body of your email.

** Please note:  the jellybeans will be untouched by human hands!

Cooking Video Programs

Love Shack

Virtual Video Link will be emailed

Starts: Wednesday, February 10

Ends: Sunday, February 28

They say that “chocolate is happiness that you can eat”, so join The Baking Coach to create this delectable chocolate house – definitely made with love! 

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Love Shack” as your subject line and your name, grade and library barcode number in the body of your email. 

 

Ingredient Kits will be available for pick up at the Reference Desk until February 13 for teens who register.  We will notify you once the Ingredient Kit is ready for pick up.*

Registration for this workshop will be limited to Amityville teens only until January 10.

Emoji Sugar Cookies

Wednesday, March 3

Decorate delicious sugar cookies with zippy Emoji characters!  Each Ingredient Kit comes with written and pictorial instructions to make this food project a snap!  

 

Sign up by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Emoji 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 March 6 for teens who register.  We will notify you once the Kit is ready for pick up.*

Teen Community Service Programs

"Hooked on Books": A Volunteer Opportunity for Teens

Starts: Monday, January 4

Ends: Wednesday, March 31 

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, March 31 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.

“Dress Up Your Pet Day”

Thursday, January 14

Starts: Monday, January 4

Ends: Wednesday, March 31 

at 5 p.m.

Celebrate “National Dress Up Your Pet Day” by adorning your favorite furry friend in a cute, fashionable outfit!  Brighten up our social media platforms and receive 1 community service credit by taking photos of your four-legged model and emailing them to us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Dress Up Your Pet” as your subject line, and your name, grade and your pet’s name in the body of the email.

 

Please have your fashion photos submitted by Thursday, February 4 and you will receive a community service certificate.

“Random Acts of Kindness” Coloring Bookmarks for Seniors

Starts: Monday, January 4

Ends: Wednesday, March 31 

at 5 p.m.

February 17th is “Random Acts of Kindness Day.” For two hours of community service credit, use your imagination to fill five bookmarks with vibrant colors, which we will donate to seniors living in the Massapequa Center for Rehabilitation.

 

Bookmark Kits will be available for pickup for teens who register by emailing us at YA@amityvillepubliclibrary.org with “Random Acts of Kindness” as their subject line. In the body of your email, please include your full name and your grade level.

 

Have your completed bookmarks submitted to us by Wednesday, March 10th, and you will receive your community service certificate. Please note that you must pick up your Bookmark Kit by the end of the day on Wednesday, February 24.

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