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Nov 092020
 

 

 

 

Social distancing is still in effect, but you can still find ways to volunteer for your community and earn hours for groups like the National Honors Society, Girl Scouts, and more! Teens between the ages of 12-17 in the Royersford Free Public Library’s service area are welcome to participate in MC-NPL’s virtual volunteer projects.

Here is the list of volunteer opportunities offered online at the Main Library for ages 12 -17:

Spread the joy:

Send letters to those that need to read a cheerful message!

– Mail letters to elders around the world! Find out about Love for Our Elder’s Letters of Love project HERE. We can send the cards/letters for you; just put it in the drop box at the Front Desk. If you decide to send it yourself, please send us a picture of your card/letter to Ebony Harmon, MC-NPL’s Teen Program Coordinator at eharmon@mclinc.org. Please read the instructions HERE before you start writing. If the instructions aren’t followed correctly, then we can’t send the letters and/or your time won’t be counted. Only four letters per month, please. (Worth 1 hour volunteering)

– Mail cards to hospitalized children all over the USA! You can learn more about Cards for Hospitalized Kids HERE. We’ll send the cards for you with the same procedure as the letters for elders or you can or you can email a picture to eharmon@mclinc.org. Please read the instructions HERE before you start your card. If the instructions aren’t followed correctly, then we can’t send the card and/or your time won’t be counted. Only four cards per month, please. (Worth 1 hour)

You Review:

Let your thoughts be heard!

– Write a book review in 280 characters or more. These reviews count for one review per book; write as many as you would like. Click here to write a review! (Worth 1 hour)

– Write a film/show review in 280 characters or more. These reviews count for one review per film/show; write as many as you would like. Click here to write a review! (Worth 1 hour)

– Make a 10 song (or more) playlist for a book. These only count for three playlists per book; write for as many books as you would like. Email your list(s) or a playlist link(s) to your preferred music service and if you want your list on our social media (or not) to eharmon@mclinc.org. Need ideas for making a playlist? Check out this link: http://www.wordsalive.org/quaranteensprompts/createaplaylist (Worth 1 hour)

Activities:

Do fun projects and more!

– Participate in a library project or event. (Worth the event’s time length)

– Record yourself reading the first 3 pages of a book out loud. Click here to record yourself. Email the link of your recording, along with the title & author of the book and if you want your recording on our social media, to eharmon@mclinc.org to have your hour(s) counted. Make as many as you would like. (Worth 1 hour volunteering)

– Sign up and join Teens Teach Technology. To learn more about Teens Teach Technology, go to this post or check out their website HEREClick here for their volunteer form. (Worth the time of training and volunteering)

Schoolwork:

Get extra-extra credit!

– Send us your book reports. Email your report to eharmon@mclinc.org to have your time counted. (Worth 1 hour)

 


Once you complete any of the tasks above, you just have to fill out this form HERE or the button below in order to have your time counted.

Thank you for volunteering your time!