Saturday, April 22, 2017 • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • St. Joseph's College
Authors Unlimited is an annual teen book festival that takes place on St. Joseph College’s Long Island Campus in Patchogue. Earn community service credit for attending this free event where teens and tweens get preferred seating and celebrate reading by connecting with authors. Attendees will get the chance to meet dynamic authors of young adult literature during an author panel followed by smaller breakout sessions. Books will be available for purchase with a chance to have them autographed at the end of the day. For registration and other information visit http://authorsunlimited.org
Do you need voounteers hours? We need teens and adults to volunteer to help students in Grades 1 - 6 with their homework. We offer Homework Help Monday - Thursday, 4;00 - 6:00 pm at our Station Branch. Contact Mary Kelly, Branch Manager @ 631-421-5053 x126 for more information. Grades 7 - 12 and adults.
Advanced Battle of the Books
Mondays, February 7, 14 & 27; March 6, 13 & 20 • 7:00 - 8:00 pm • Youth Program Room
Register using code HMT249
Advanced Battle of the Books is a Suffolk County-wide program open to grades 9-12 where teams from Suffolk County Libraries compete in a trivia contest based on 3 selected Young Adult novels. Join us for a pizza and our Introductory Meeting Monday January 9, 2017. Final Battle is Friday March 24, 2017 at Connetquot High. Registration required. Grades 9 - 12.
Teen Book Club
Wednesday, March 29 • 7:00 - 8:00 pm • Youth Program Room
Register using code HMT229
Meets monthly. Join other teens for fun discussions of books! Register and pick up a book at the Youth & Parent Services Desk. Registration required. Grades 6 - 12.
Fun Writing and Games
Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; April 6, 20, 27 • 4:00 - 5:00 pm • Station Small Meeting Room
Register using code HMT191
Published author Terry Tomasino leads this fun and exciting Writer’s Workshop Series that will incorporate games to encourage young writers to explore and express themselves in written form. Registration required. Grades 6 - 12.
L.E.A.D. Live Empowered and Dance
Mondays, March 7, 14, 21; April 4, 11, 18 • 6:00 - 7:00 pm • Station Community Room
Register using code HST181
L.E.A.D Mentoring, Inc. is a girls mentoring program that helps promote self-esteem and character building, healthy decisions regarding personal health and safety, and increases awareness of the larger world through discussions on diversity, tolerance and community service projects. Girls meet with mentors once weekly for group and one-on-one discussions, role-playing, special activities and speakers. Please Note: A permission slip and application MUST be filled out before attending. Registration required. Grades 5 - 12.
Tuesday, April 11 • 1:00 - 2:00 pm • Youth Program Room
Register using code HMT322
Stop in and get "art-y" with Sharpie! Registration required. Grades 6 - 12.