Welcome to The Smithtown Library!

Commack Branch
Kings Park Branch
Nesconset Branch
Smithtown Main Building

3D Printers at The Smithtown Library

 

Thank you to the Friends of The Smithtown Library for donating 3D Printers to each of our Library buildings.  Patrons can submit requests to have a designed printed.  These requests are reviewed to ensure they comply with the Library's policy, then sent to the requested pick-up location for printing. 

To view our policy and request form, click here.

To submit a request online, click here. 

For further details, please call the Reference Desk at any of our branches.

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Kings Park Branch Teen Programs

Geeks and Nerds Everywhere
Tuesday, April 26 • 7:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, May 24 • 7:00-8:00pm 
Calling all geeks and nerds! Join us at our monthly meeting. All fandoms are welcome at G.A.N.E. where we discuss graphic novels, movies, books and television shows. Register
 
SAT Review CANCELLED
Thursdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28 • 6:00-8:30pm
Over 2 million students will be taking the SATs this year; if you’re one of them, how prepared are you? This indispensable four-week course will be led by long time SAT instructors. Includes a study book. FEE: $88 per person. 
 
 
Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, May 9 • 4:00-5:00pm
Enjoy earing community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating. Register
 
Teen Art Studio
Tuesday, May 10 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in our Teen Art Studio. This month we will explore watercolors. All materials will be provided. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, May 18• 4:00-5:00pm
Come and be paired with a younger child and help them with their LEGO® creation. Teens will earn one hour of community service for participating in this program. Register
 
 
Living Environment Regents Review
Wednesday, June 1 • 6:00-8:00pm
Prepare for this year’s regents exams at your Library! Review materials will be given out at the class. Registration begins May 2 for Smithtown residents and May 9 for all out of-district residents. Please note that there are sessions to choose from for some review classes. Make sure you register for the time you are interested in, as switching may not be possible. Fee: $10.00 per person, per class. Register
 
Physics Regents Review
Thursday, June 2 • 6:00-8:00pm
Prepare for this year’s regents exams at your Library! Review materials will be given out at the class. Registration begins May 2 for Smithtown residents and May 9 for all out of-district residents. Please note that there are sessions to choose from for some review classes. Make sure you register for the time you are interested in, as switching may not be possible. Fee: $10.00 per person, per class. Register
 
Battle of the Books
Wednesday, June 1 • 4:00-4:30pm
Thursdays, June 23, 30 • 3:30-5:00pm
This County-wide competition is intended for young adults who will be entering grades 6-9 in September of 2016. Teens must read 8 books and answer trivia questions about the books. Tryouts will determine who will make the final team of 6. Register
 
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Wednesday, June 8 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Teens will earn one hour of community service for participating. Register
 
Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, June 13 • 4:00-5:00pm
Enjoy earing community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating. Register
 
Garden Markers
Tuesday, June 14 • 7:00-8:00pm
Help decorate the gardens at The Kings Park Branch by creating and decorating cement garden markers. Teens will earn an hour of community service for participating. Please dress appropriately as this program will be messy. Register
 
Teen Art Studio
Tuesday, June 21 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in our Teen Art Studio. This month we will decorate ceramic pendants. All materials will be provided. Register
 
Geeks and Nerds Everywhere
Tuesday, June 28 • 7:00-8:00pm
Calling all geeks and nerds! Join us at our monthly meeting. All fandoms are welcome at G.A.N.E. where we discuss graphic novels, movies, books and television shows. Register

Nesconset Branch Teen Programs

Mutt Club Volunteers
Saturday, May 7• 11:00-Noon
Give our animal friends a helping hand - work together with young children to create donations for shelter animals in need. Mutt Club is a  Mutt-i-grees in the Library program, an extension of the Mutt-i-grees Movement and Curriculum, a unique approach to humane education, social and emotional learning.  Each participant will receive 1 hour of community service. Register
 
Library Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, May 7• 3:00-4:00pm
Earn community service by being paired with a young child to assist him/her with reading and an art project.  All participants will receive one hour of community service. Register
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, May 11• 4:00-5:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year.  Teens in grade 6 through grade 12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register
 
Getting Ready to Babysit
Wednesday, May 18• 5:30-8:30pm
This course is designed to help tweens and teens develop the skills necessary for the responsibility of being a sitter - child safety, developmental stages of childhood and how to plan activities that are age appropriate. Hands-on activities and course certification are included. A non-refundable fee of $17 for each particpant is due at registration which begins April 18 at 10am. Registration is limited to 24 participants, so sign up early if you are interested in this valuable program.Register
 
Infant/Child CPR
Wednesday, May 25• 5:30-8:30pm
Learn how to save a life! This course, endorsed by the National Safety Council, will instruct students in lifesaving techniques for infants and children.  Certification will be received upon completion of this 3-hour course.  Non-rundable program fee: $35.00.Register
 
Burger and Fries Cupcakes
Friday, May 27• 4:30-5:30pm
Learn how to save a life! This course, endorsed by the National Safety Council, will instruct students in lifesaving techniques for infants and children.  Certification will be received upon completion of this 3-hour course.  Non-rundable program fee: $35.00. Register
 

Commack Branch Teen Programs

 
Teen Craft Night
Wednesday, April 13 • 3:30-4:30pm 
Teens will be able to choose from a variety of crafts to create and take home! Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Monday, April 18 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by teaching younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Register
 
Earth Day Celebration
Thursday, April 21•3:30-4:30pm
In honor of Earth Day, we will be creating a variety of crafts as we discuss the ways we can all help keep our earth healthy! Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Monday, April 11 •4:00-5:00pm 
Tuesday, April 19 •4:00-5:00pm 
Be paired with a younger child and help them with their LEGO® creation. Teens will earn one hour of community service for participating in this program. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, April 27 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Friday, April 29 • 3:30-4:30pm 
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Teens in grade 6 through grade 12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register
 
Teen Coloring Café
Wednesday, May 18 •4:00-4:45pm 
Join the latest craze… coloring! We will be coloring Mandala designs, listening to music and enjoying snacks! All materials provided by the Library. Register
 
Crafty Ceramic Vases
Friday, May 6 • 3:30-4:15pm 
Hang out with friends and have fun decorating a ceramic vase! Keep it for yourself or make one for someone else! Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Tuesday, May 31 • 3:30-4:30pm 
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year.  Teens in grade 6 through grade 12 will receive community service credit for each program.   Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Monday, May 23 •4:00-5:00pm 
Be paired with a younger child and help them with their LEGO® creation.  Teens will earn one hour of community service for participating in this program. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, May 24• 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by teaching younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning.Register
 
Junior MakerSpace Volunteers
Wednesday, May 26 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Join this volunteer program and help young children tinker in this one of a kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects.  Each teen will be paired with child to make a unique creation
 
Algebra 2/Trigonometry Regents Review   
Thursday, June 9 • 6:00-8:00pm Register
 
Earth Science Regents Review
Wednesday, June 8 • 6:00-8:00pm  Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Friday, June 24• 3:00-4:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year.  Teens in grade 6 through grade 12 will receive community service credit for each program.  Register
 
Book Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, June 21 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy who is in grade K-grade 2.  It is a rewarding experience that you won’t want to miss. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, June 28 •4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help them with their LEGO® creation.  Teens will earn one hour of community service for participating in this program. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
 Wednesday, June 15• 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by teaching younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Register
 
Book Buddies Volunteers
Friday, July 8 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy who is in grade K-grade 2.  It is a rewarding experience that you won’t want to miss. Register
 
Sailboat Mosaic
Monday, July 11 • 6:00-7:00pm
Use colorful mosaics and paint to create a serene sailboat floating on a sea of color! Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, July 27• 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by teaching younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Register
 
Zumba for Teens
Monday, July 25 • 6:00-7:00pm
Join instructor Meredith Cooper as she teaches you the hottest dance moves set to high-energy, Latin-inspired music with Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, Samba and Hip Hop.  Some people think of Zumba as exercise, some as a dance class… we think of it as fun night out!  Join the party!  Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing and bring a bottle of water. Register
  
Teen Coloring Café
Friday, July 29• 3:00-4:00pm
Join the latest craze… coloring! We will be coloring Mandala designs, listening to music and enjoying snacks! All materials provided by the Library. Register
  
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Tuesday, August 4 • 4:00-5:00pm
Tuesday, August 18 • 4:00-5:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year.  Teens in grade 6 through grade 12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register
 
Sunset Beach Clock
Thursday, August 11 • 7:00-8:00pm
Create a beach themed wall clock using paint, sand, shells and small pebbles. Mini shells marks the hours! Register
 
Zumba for Teens
Monday, August 22 • 6:00-7:00pm
Join instructor Meredith Cooper as she teaches you the hottest dance moves set to high-energy, Latin-inspired music with Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, Samba and Hip Hop.  Some people think of Zumba as exercise, some as a dance class… we think of it as fun night out!  Join the party!  Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing and bring a bottle of water. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, August 30• 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by teaching younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Monday, August 29 •4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help them with their LEGO® creation.  Teens will earn one hour of community service for participating in this program. Register
 
Teen Craft Night
Friday, August 26 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teens will be able to choose from a variety of crafts to create and take home!  Register

Staff Pick

Loot: The Battle over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World
Loot: The Battle over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World by Sharon Waxman, former culture reporter for The New York Times and longtime foreign correspondent, evaluates the debate over the ownership of great works of ancient art, documenting how countries where ancient civilizations originated are taking Western museums to court to force the return of priceless objects.

Book A Librarian

Any Smithtown Library cardholder can make an appointment with a librarian for one-on-one training in various library and computer topics. We offer 30 minute sessions in the following areas:
- Using the Library Catalog
- Introduction to Library Databases
- Downloadable eBooks and/or Audiobooks
- eReader and Tablet Demonstrations
- Introduction to Social Networking sites
- And more!
 
For information or to make an appointment, please call the Reference Desk at any branch.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:
10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
(September - May;
Smithtown & Commack only)

Photographs

man with cameraLibrary staff may take photographs or video recordings at Library programs for use in publicity. This includes use in our Newsletter, website and social media pages. Please inform us if you do not want photos or videos taken of you or your child.

Recycle Station

The Smithtown Library collects the following items for recycling cell phones & eyeglasses.
The Library no longer accepts batteries for recycling. The Town of Smithtown now allows residents to dispose of many household batteries in their garbage. For more information click here.

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The Smithtown Library

Long Island's Largest Library Serving the Communities of Smithtown:
Commack, Fort Salonga, Hauppauge, Head of the Harbor, Kings Park, Nesconset, Nissequogue, Saint James, Smithtown, Village of the Branch

Commack Branch

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725
631-360-2480
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Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754
631-360-2480
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Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767
631-360-2480
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Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
631-360-2480
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