The Community Youth Corps program prepares teens 13-17 for future employment, academic success and positive interaction by providing meaningful opportunities to earn service learning hours while working at various Enoch Pratt Free Library branches including the Central Library. The Community Youth Corp offers hands on training in Teen Development which encompasses the following:
In addition to the various Teen Development trainings and exposure that CYC interns receive they are also introduced and encouraged to use and view the library as a resource for future learning and recreation. CYC Interns receive 25 hours of training, 15 hours of training occur before the CYC intern is placed at a branch for his/her duty.
Overall Goal of CYC program:
Community Youth Corps application (PDF)
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Middle and high school students can earn community service learning credit at the library by joining the CYC. Read more and download an application. Read more...
General reader's advisory services, both individual and for classes and groups.
Library visits (instruction, tours and/or research assistance) for middle and high school classes and groups.
Free programs and workshops for middle and high school classes or other groups.