Palisades Free Library Website

Volunteer Opportunities for Teens
Contact Georgia Grandstaff for more information or to register (845) 359-0136.

Study Buddies
High school students are paired with younger students (grades 3-6) to help with homework after school.

Program Helper
Help younger kids with crafts at our regularly scheduled programs.  Ages 12 +

Recommend a Good Book:

·         Teen Book of the Moment: Write 2 or 3 sentences about a book you liked.

·         Create a book jacket for a book you liked.

·         Create a poster for an author you like.

·         Create a pendant for a fictional high school in a book you read.



Children’s Literature

·         Cut out and create felt board characters for children’s story time.

·         Story Time On the Fly: Have a book you would like to read to a young child ready to go. If a child the right age comes into the library, ask him or her if you can read them a story.

·         Write a puppet show and create stick puppets based on a fairy tale.



Local History:

·         Research and write a one page biography about a famous person who lived in Palisades.

·         Research and write a one page history of an old house or building in Palisades.

·         Write a story about something unusual that happened to you in Palisades.

·         Interview someone who has lived in Palisades for more than 10 years.



Teen Advisory Board:

·         Plan programs for teens such as wii game nights, create crafts, food and nutrition, book discussions.

·         Select movies to show.

·         Pick books to add to the collection.