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Fri. & Sat.: 9:30 am - 5 pm

Sunday: Closed

North Shore Publich Library

Community Service Opportunities


Children’s Programs Volunteers

Our Children’s Department is looking for volunteers to help with their summer programs! Sign up in-person at the Adult Reference Desk beginning July 1st. Limit of two programs per teen. The summer programs and dates are below:

  • Outside Bubble Party
    • Monday July 11, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Crafty Tuesdays
    • Tuesday’s July 12-August 9, 10:15-11:00 AM
    • Tuesday’s July 12-August 9, 11:15 AM-12:00 PM
  • Pajama Storytime
    • Mondays, July 11 & 25, August 8 & 29, 6:30-7:15 PM
  • Summer Science Series
    • Monday, July 18, 6:00-7:00 PM
  • Li’l Explorers: Ocean Animals
    • Monday, July 25, 10:15-11:00 AM
  • Ocean Bingo (Outside)
    • Wednesday, August 3, 11:15 AM-12:00 PM
    • Wednesday, August 3, 1:00 PM-1:45 PM
  • Sensory Storytime
    • Monday, August 8, 10:15-11:00 AM
  • Giant Library Games
    • Friday, August 12, 6:00-8:00 PM
  • Family Paint Day
    • Monday, August 22, 2:00-2:45 PM
    • Monday, August 22, 3:30-4:15 PM

NSPL Recycling Challenge 

Help us keep our community clean! For every 40 items you recycle at a local supermarket or recycling facility we will award one hour of community service. Hang on to your receipt! Photo proof must be submitted for us to award community service. Limit of two submissions per month.


Teen Book Reviews

Earn three hours of community service by reviewing a book of your choice from the Young Adult Room. Click here to view the guidelines and submit a review. Limit of two submissions per month.


Kindness Rocks

Create three kindness rocks to place around the community for one hour of community service. For instructions and inspiration, click here for a downloadable PDF. Before placing your kindness rocks around the community, please email a picture of them to mparsons@northshorepubliclibrary.org to earn your community service. Limit of one submission per month.

The following is a list of agencies and organizations in Suffolk County that accept teen volunteers. Age eligibility varies by agency and some organizations do require parental supervision.


American Red Cross

(516) 747-3500, press 7
14 years & older

Atria Senior Living- South Setauket


Avalon Park S.T.A.T.E Program

Rebecca Kassay (631) 786-2605
13-18 years old

Bethel Hobbs Community Farm

Denine (631) 619-7023, deninepag@yahoo.com
11-18 years old (11-13 with parent)

Boy Scouts of America, Suffolk County Police Explorers

Lauren Vlachos (631) 924-7000, ext. 137
14 – 20 years

Citizens Options Unlimited


Angela (516) 458-4474
16 years & older

The Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind

16 years & older

Habitat for Humanity

Carol-Jean – Outreach Coordinator (631) 924-4966, ext. 108
14 years & older

Long Island Blood Services

Robin – (516) 478-5108
16 years & older

Long Island Cares

14 years & older

Long Island State Veterans Home at Stony Brook

Samantha Myers (631) 444-8590
14 years & older

Make-A-Wish Foundation


Mather Hospital

14 years & older

Peconic Bay Medical Center

16-17 years old



Save-A-Pet: Port Jefferson

18 years and older

Special Olympics

13 – 16 years with parent

St. Charles Hospital

If under 18, call – (631) 474-6365
18 years & older use website to complete application

Stony Brook Hospital




Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau

Josephine Lunde (631) 451-8026
11-18 years old


Call 1-855-2YMCALI to volunteer

Teen Services

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