The Summer Food Service Program (Summer Meals) is a federal child nutrition program that provides funding for meals and snacks served to children age 18 and younger during the summer.

Volunteer Responsibilities
  • Assist in set up and break down of Feeding Site
  • Distributing lunches to children
  • Keeping accurate records of lunches served
  • Supervise children and their families during meal time
     
Program Notes

BPL will conduct an investigative background check on volunteers 18 years of age and older, which may be used when considering a prospective volunteer's application.

Participating Libraries

This volunteer opportunity requires a commitment for 2 hours (12:30pm – 2:30pm) during the following service blocks:

  • Block 1: June 27th – 29th, July 3rd
  • Block 2: August 13th – August 17th
  • Block 3: August 20th – August 24th
  • Block 4: August 27th – August 31st

 

There will be no service on days that the library is not scheduled to be open.

  • Arlington Library, 203 Arlington Avenue, 11207
  • Bay Ridge Library, 7223 Ridge Blvd, 11209
  • Bedford Library, 496 Franklin Avenue, 11238
  • Borough Park Library, 1265 43rd Street, 11219
  • Brighton Beach Library, 16 Brighton Road, 11235
  • Bushwick Library, 340 Bushwick Avenue, 11206
  • Canarsie Library, 1580 Rockaway Parkway, 11236
  • Coney Island Library, 1901 Mermaid Avenue, 11224
  • Cortelyou Library, 1305 Cortelyou Road, 11226
  • Crown Heights Library, 560 New York Avenue, 11225
  • DeKalb Library, 790 Bushwick Avenue, 11221
  • Dyker Library, 8202 13th Avenue, 11228
  • Eastern Parkway Library, 1044 Eastern Parkway, 11213
  • Flatbush Library, 22 Linden Blvd, 11226
  • Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Library, 11229
  • Jamaica Bay Library, 9727 Seaview Avenue, 11236
  • Kensington Library, 4207 18th Avenue, 11218
  • Macon Library, 361 Lewis Avenue, 11233
  • Midwood Library, 975 East 16th Street, 11230
  • Mill Basin Library, 2385 Ralph Avenue, 11234
  • New Lots Library, 665 New Lots Avenue, 11207
  • New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street, 11214
  • Paerdegat Library, 850 E. 59th Street, 11234
  • Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott Street, 11231
  • Saratoga Library, 8 Thomas S. Boyland Street, 11233
  • Sheepshead Bay Library, 2636 East 14th Street, 11235
  • Stone Avenue Library, 581 Mother Gaston Boulevard, 11212
  • Washington Irving Library, 360 Irvin Avenue, 11237
  • Williamsburgh Library, 240 Division Avenue, 11211
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