Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities read and learn, make friends, and have fun together in a public setting. Trained volunteers facilitate each club meeting. We have filled all volunteer positions, but we are still looking for members. Read more about becoming a member or volunteer.
Socks for Soles
November–February • Library Lobby
Help fill the collection bin in the Library Lobby with new socks, mittens, gloves, hats, and sweaters for our community’s neediest this winter. Items for all sizes and ages are appreciated. Collected items are distributed throughout the winter season by St. Philip’s Clothes Closet on behalf of the Northfield Township Pantry.
Service Buddies: Project Help Our Furry Friends (grades 1-8)
5th-8th graders assist 1st-4th graders with a service project to create blankets and toys for cats and dogs waiting for their forever families at Heartland Animal Shelter. This is a great opportunity for younger patrons to earn service hours. 5th-8th graders need to arrive by 9:30 AM for a project overview.
Helping Hands for the Homeless (grades 5-8)
Fridays, March 15 & April 26, 3:30-5 PM • Youth Program Room
Enjoy snacks and earn service hours by creating plarn (plastic yarn) for an upcoming service project. Just drop in.
TAG: Tween Advisory Group (grades 5-8)
Wednesdays, March 20, April 17 & May 15, 4-5 PM • Youth Program Room
Join TAG and earn service hours for sharing your ideas with Library staff while also enjoying snacks, talking about books, and meeting new people. Just drop in.
Drop-In Homework Help Center
High School volunteers needed to assist children in grades 1-8 with homework, reading, and math skills practice.
Tuesdays, January 29-March 19, 6-7:30 PM (no session on February 19) • Youth Program Room
High School volunteers to the (homework) rescue! You will be assisting children during thirty minute sessions for homework, reading, and math skills practice.
This program has filled. Please check back in August for openings.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Fridays, February 22, March 22, April 26 & May 31, 5-6 PM Multipurpose Room • Grades 9-12
Do you have an interest in teen services at the Library? Would you like to help plan programs, discuss books that you love, and have fun brainstorming with your peers and Library staff? If so, join us for a TAB meeting and share your ideas. Service points will be awarded for participation. Pizza will be served.