Whether you need a book for an assignment, a good read, or a place to hang out, The RFL Teen Loft strives to provide that space for you. It is our mission to provide a respectful, safe and welcoming environment for all teens within the greater Riverhead Community. We have special programming and community service opportunities that is designed for youth entering grades 7 through 12. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram.
Tara, Annette, Ken, Patty, AJ, Michael, and Gionni your Teen Department Team
Community Service Opportunities in June for Grades 7-12 (Register using code RVY120)
Coupons for the Troops: Thursday July 18, 3:30-5:30 pm
Coupons for the Troops: Thursday August 15, 3:30-5:30 pm
Cut, sort, and tally donated coupons for military families. U.S. military families overseas can use coupons up to six months past their expiration date. Earn 2 hours of community service.
Pet Mason Jar Treats: Wednesday July 10, 5:30-6:30 pm
Decorate a mason jar and then add either cat or dog treats. They will be donated to local animal shelters. Earn 1 hour of community service.
Alive on 25 & Art in the Park: Reflections: Wednesday July 18, 5:00-7:00 pm
Alive on 25 & Art in the Park: Reflections: Wednesday August 1, 5:00-7:00 pm
Come visit us at Alive on 25 we will head over to Grangebel Park. Be a volunteer to help the community participate in this community art project by helping paint rocks.. Earn 2 hours of community service.
Ongoing Community Service Opportunities
Teen Book Reviewers!
Looking for more community service hours? The Teen Department is looking for teens in Grades 7-12 that are willing to read and review award winning books. Stop by the Teen Services desk in the Teen Loft and ask to speak to a Librarian. Earn 3 hours of Community Service.
Teen Artist of the Month
The Teen Department at the Riverhead Library is looking for teens in Grades 7-12 that are interested in drawing, painting, photography, and Photoshop. Stop by the Teen Services desk in the Teen Loft and ask to speak to a Librarian. Earn 4 hours of Community Service.
The Riverhead Free Library offers a variety of volunteer programs for teens in grades 7-12 where they are able to earn community service hours. The teens will be given a certificate of completion at the end of each program which states the number of hours that were completed.