TEEN MakerSpace Programs - EARN COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS on Wednesdays at the Downtown Central Library MakerSpace. All participating teens will receive community service hours after each program. Participants for all the programs in the MakerSpace need a completed MakerSpace User agreement. Users 13-17 years old must have parent or legal guardian sign the agreement form on their behalf. Users must have a library card in good standing to use the MakerSpace.
These programs below require a reservation and a MakerSpace Agreement. To reserve your spot at a MakerSpace Teen program, email Aeloyan@glendaleca.gov.
These programs are open to TEENS and require a reservation.
- JUNE 13 - Experience Virtual Reality and Learn about Different 3D Platforms, @ 5pm
- JUNE 20 - 3D Printing Fundamentals for Teens, @ 5pm
- JUNE 27 - Custom Mug Decal, @ 5pm
- JULY 11 - Prepare 3D Models for Design, @ 5pm
- JULY 18 - Basic Sewing for Teens, @ 11am - 2pm
- JULY 25 - Sew Covers for iPads, @ 11am - 2pm
- AUGUST 1 - Learn How to Hand Knit, @ 7 - 9pm
- AUGUST 8 - Create Small Pyramid Hologram Illusion Makers, @ 5pm
The three programs below are open to ALL TEENS, no reservation needed.
- JUNE 6 - Super Cool 3D Hand Art, @ 5pm
- AUGUST 15 - End of Summer Party –Games, Music and Snacks, @ 5pm
- AUGUST 22 - Mobile Music Production using iPads (10), @ 5pm
For more information, please call 818-937-7839.
Operation Paperback - EARN COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS
Teens can sort and pack books to send to service men and women. <Read More>
Author Events - EARN COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS
Teens who attend selected Friends of the Library author events can receive up to 2.5 hours of community service hours. Contact Arpine Eloyan via email or at 818-937-7839.
Read a Book, Write a Review - EARN COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS
Read a book and write a review for one hour of service credit. You can review anything that you're reading for pleasure (not for school!)—fiction, nonfiction, manga, or anything you want. Your review will appear on the Teen Speak Blog.
- Reviewed books must be part of the Library's the teen or adult collections. Find out the collection level of the book by checking out our catalog.
- The Summary and Opinion section must be at least 100 words or 400 characters long.
- One week after your submission, you should receive a confirmation email. Under certain circumstances, the confirmation email may take up to one month. Give yourself enough time!
- Plagiarism, a.k.a. "copy and paste," will not be accepted. You cannot use someone else's words to receive volunteer credit. You will be banned from using this site if you are suspected of plagiarism.
- A maximum of five reviews per week will be accepted.
If you are unsure of how to write a review take a look at Teen Speak Blog to see some examples.
Questions? Contact Arpine Eloyan via email or at 818-937-7839.
- Days of the Verdugos Heritage Association (DOVHA) - Catalina Verdugo Adobe docents. E-mail: email@example.com; Phone: (818) 243-3118.
- Friends of Shoseian - “Shoseian” Whispering Pine Teahouse docents. Website: http://shoseianteahouse.com; Phone: (626) 390-0633.
- Glendale Beautiful - Casa Adobe de San Rafael Park Museum docents. Phone: (818) 248-8151.
- The Glendale Historical Society - Doctors House docents. Website: http://www.glendalehistorical.org; Phone: (818) 242-7447.
Opportunities Outside the Library
Help support the City of Glendale’s Community Services and Parks Department by volunteering and supporting the following organizations and programs:
HISTORIC HOMES, MUSEUM & GARDEN DOCENTS
Click here to learn more about the historic facilities.
FRIENDS OF ROCKHAVEN – Provides private tours and education and helps maintain the Rockhaven grounds. Website: http://www.cvhistory.org/rockhaven.htm; E-mail: FriendsofRockhaven@gmail.com; Phone: (818) 248-1707.
GLENDALE PARKS & OPEN SPACE FOUNDATION – A non-profit raising funds to help support City of Glendale parks, open spaces, and programs. Website: http://www.glendaleparksfoundation.org; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRAILS AND OPEN SPACE PROGRAM VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Actively seeking volunteers to help out with the Restoration Program, Interpretive Program, Trail Maintenance Crew, Trail Safety Patrol, and the Iris Gardeners. E-mail: TrailOpenspace@glendaleca.gov; Phone: (818) 548-3795.
OTHER CSP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Please contact one of your local Community Center’s supervisors from the Volunteer Locations List to inquire about current opportunities.
Click here for a description of each organization and program.