Volunteering


Please remember that teens must register for our volunteer programs, so fill out the form today. Teens can drop off or save and email forms to our teen department at teen.department@wbpl.us. Volunteer programs are only open to West Babylon School District residents in grades 6-12.

ADVANCED BATTLE OF THE BOOKS

Battle of the Books

Orientation: Tuesday, December 5, 4-4:30 pm

Teens in grades 9-12, join our team and get ready to battle! Advanced Battle is a jeopardy style contest based on three teen novels. Regularly scheduled meetings will be held January through March. The contest will be held Friday March 23, 2018. Resident-only registration begins Friday, November 10.

 

 

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS

Battle of the Books

 

Battle of the Books is a trivia style contest where teams battle against other Suffolk County Libraries in a trivia contest about pre-picked teen books. Are you ready to BATTLE?!

See you in June 2018!

 

 

 

BOOK BUDDIES

Book Buddies

 

 

Teens entering grades 6-12 can volunteer and help a younger child read. Sign-up for this program begins in June!

 

 

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Summer Reading

 

 

Did you know that you can sign up and volunteer to help with many of our Children’s programs like the Children’s Winter and Summer Kickoff parties!? Fill out a form today (see above) to get started!

 

 

 

GARDEN CLUB

garden club

 

 

If you’re interested in planting delicious veggies and herbs for the community then lookout for this program in June 2018!

 

 

HOLIDAY GATHERING

Holiday Gathering

 

At WBPL, winter is a special time! Volunteer at our annual community holiday event. This years event will take place on Saturday, December 2nd. Be one of Santa’s elves, help with raffle tickets/prizes, you can even lend a hand serving light refreshments. Whatever the task, help make this event magical!

 

 

PET ADOPTION FAIR

shelter pets

 

If you love animals, then volunteer today! We are looking forward to our 5th annual event scheduled for Saturday, April, 28. Help these shelter animals find their FURever homes!

 

 

QUICK PICKS: READ & REVIEW!

Quick Picks
Read and review because teen opinions matter! We will provide a list of pre-selected titles from the American Library Association; you can choose any of these titles to read on your own time, review and give us feedback! Volunteer credit will be awarded to all members who complete reading logs and an evaluation form. Please contact Ms. Peters for more information.

 

SCIENCE BUDDIES

Science Buddies

 

 

Friday, February 23, 11-12:30

Love science? Then Science Buddies is right for you!  Teens are paired with children in grades 1-5 to help them learn and conduct fun experiments! Registration begins Friday, January 19.

 

 

TEEN ADVISORY GROUP & JUNIOR TEEN ADVISORY GROUP

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Our Junior T.A.G. is open to Tweens in grades 6-8 who are interested in helping with various activities within the Library including: developing fun programs, choosing book displays for Tweens by Tweens and so much more! Our Junior T.A.G members meet every other month. Register online through our WEBSITE. Also, print and fill out our APPLICATION today so you can bring it to the next meeting!

Upcoming meetings: September 18 & November 20

 


 

Our senior T.A.G. members (grades 9-12) conduct various activities within the Library including: creating our monthly YA book display, a monthly contest for the young adult area, choosing the “book of the month,” developing outreach programs and so much more! Print and fill out our APPLICATION today so you can bring it to the next meeting! No registration required.

Upcoming monthly meetings:

August 21 – September 18 – October 23 (Pumpkin Decorating Party!) – November 20 – December 18

LOOKING FOR MORE!

community volunteers

Check out some of these Local Volunteer Opportunities!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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