Oceanside Library

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Community Service Opportunities For Teens
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      TEENS 

May/June/July/August 2017
 

The Library offers numerous opportunities for teens in Grades 6-12 to earn Community Service Credit such as: reading to young children, assisting adults with their computer or smart device questions, manning a Food Bank table, and more.  Students may sign up at the Information Desk or by calling (516) 766-2360, option 4.  Here are the options currently available (space is limited):

Please register for the following volunteer opportunities at the Information Desk.

Food Bank Collection (Grades 6-12)
Help collect food donations for Cory Cares. 
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Hear A Story (Grades 9-12)
Listen to a new friend read a book.
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Keva (Grades 9-12)
Teens will help young builders with Keva planks. 
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Lego Club (Grades 9-12)
Teens will help young builders join the Lego fun. 
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Special Needs Keva (Grades 9-12)
Teens will help builders with Keva planks. 
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Tech Tech Tutors (Grades 6-12)
Oceanside teens needed to help patrons with their computer or smart device questions.
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Teens 'N' Tots Read Together (Grades 9-12)
Read to a new friend.
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Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meetings (Grades 6-12)
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Click here for a list of organizations that accept teen volunteers.  (Opens in MS Word, right click to save to your computer)
 

Call the Information Desk at (516) 766-2360, option 4 for program registration availability.  Register for all programs at the Information Desk.

Chess Club (Grades 4-12)
Wednesdays // 4:30pm

No matter your skill level (or even if you’ve never played) come join us any Wednesday.  We’ll supply the boards, the pieces – and will help you have fun and enjoy this centuries-old game of skill and strategy!

‘Tween Scene (Grades 4-8): Homemade Hot Pretzels (WAIT LIST ONLY)
Monday, May 22 // 7-8pm

Participants will measure, mix, and knead dough, then shape their pretzel.  Flavor with butter, salt, or cinnamon.

 

Online Homework Help

NOTE: PATRONS ARE NOW REQUIRED TO CREATE A TUTOR.COM LIVE HOMEWORK HELP USER ACCOUNT WITH THEIR LIBRARY BARCODE NUMBER AS THEIR USERNAME AND A PASSWORD THEY CHOOSE THEMSELVES.

ALL USERS WHO HAVE CREATED AN "OPTIONAL" ACCOUNT WITH THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS AND A PASSWORD TO LOG IN, WILL HAVE TO CHANGE THEIR USERNAME TO THEIR BARCODE NUMBER INSTEAD.  IF YOU ARE HAVING ISSUES, PLEASE ADVISE LIBRARY STAFF.

Tutor.com Adult Education And Career Center - In Library -- At Home

Live help is available from real tutors daily from 2:00 - 10:00PM (some holidays excluded). Users can receive assistance with careers, job searches, writing résumés and cover letters. Help with citizenship exams, school subjects from GED prep to introductory college courses is also available. SkillsCenter Resource Library is open 24/7. In English and Spanish.

Tutor.com Online Homework Help
- In Library -- At Home
Live help is available from real tutors daily from 2:00 - 10:00PM (some holidays excluded). Students in grades K-12, introductory college students and adults can receive help with math, science, social studies, English and writing. Also provides résumé and cover letter assistance and proofreading. Available in English and Spanish.


Tutor.com To Go™ for iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch is the free mobile companion for Tutor.com. Connect to a live tutor for one-to-one help, review past one-to-one tutoring sessions, store documents or photos in your Tutor.com Locker, or browse the resources in our SkillsCenter™ Resource Library. Learn More


RESEARCH DATABASES
If you are doing research for school reports, extra credit, or simply out of personal interest, the Library provides many useful databases that you can access from home as well as in the Library.  Go to our Research Databases page and select your topic of interest, ranging from history and current events to literature, science, health, art, music, biography, and practice tests.


GAME ON!!
Video games for Wii, Wii U, XBOX360, XBOX One, and Playstation 4 are located in the Young Adult Department.  Oceanside School District residents (7th grade or older) may check out up to two titles at a time for a 7 day loan period.

Oceanside Library - 30 Davison Avenue - Oceanside - NY 11572