Programs

Young Adult Programs 

Registration begins on Wednesday, September 1 at 9:00 a.m. 

Saturday, September 18, 10 a.m. -1 p.m. 
Grades 6-9
Fee: $10 per person 
Learn the necessary skills to become a responsible babysitter. Topics covered include: child safety, developmental stages of children and how to plan age appropriate activities. You will receive a certificate upon completion. Please bring $10 in exact change when you sign up at the Reference Desk. 

Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20, and 27
6 p.m.—8:30 p.m. 
Grades 11-12 
Fee: $100 per person 
If you plan to take the S.A.T. this Fall, this is the course for you! A New York State certified Math and English teacher will help prepare you for the exam by reinforcing specific skills and test-taking strategies. Practice questions will also be presented. Registrants are required to bring a copy of the College Board’s Official SAT Study Guide (2020 Edition, ISBN: 9781457312199) with them to the first class. Please note that 15 teens need to be registered for this class to occur. Please bring your library card and a $100.00 non-refundable check, made payable to Jason Bernstein, when you register at the Reference Desk. 

Saturday, October 16
Grades 7-Adult 
The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. Pick up a canvas tote bag at the Reference Desk starting Friday, October 1st to decorate. Return finished tote bags with one or more nonperishable items by Saturday, October 16 at 5 p.m. All tote bags will be donated to a local food bank. You will receive one (1) hour of community service for this opportunity.  Please call the Reference Desk to sign up for this program. 

Thursday, October 21 at 7 p.m. 
Grades 7—12 
Join us for our first Teen Advisory Board (“TAB”) meeting where we will talk about our interests and welcome your suggestions for new teen programs and services. This is your chance to be heard; let us know what YOU want! Earn one (1) hour of community service for attending this program.  Please call the Reference Desk to sign up for this program.