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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

Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, September 24 • 3:00-4:00pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating. Register
  
Teen Art Studio
Thursday, September 29 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in our Teen Art Studio. This month we will be making buttons and bookmarks. All materials will be provided. Register

Teen Art Studio
Monday, October 17 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in our Teen Art Studio. This month we will be coloring Fall scenes. All materials will be provided. Register
 
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, October 19 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating.  Register
 
Zombie Cookies
Thursday, October 20 • 7:00-8:00pm
Come make these adorably delicious scary zombie cookies! Teens will create three fully decorated zombie cookies and take them home in a bakery box.  Please note: Please inform staff of any allergies when registering for this program. Register
 
Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, October 24 • 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 Volunteer Opportunity
Thursday, October 27 • 7:00-8:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Teens in grades 6-12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Monday, November 7• 7:00-8:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Teens in grades 6-12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register
 
Video Game Design for Teens
Thursdays, November 10, 17 • 6:00-8:00pm
In this hands-on class, you will get an introduction to the basics of video game creation.  Learn how to design a video game and create a program.  We will compile the finished program and learn how to make changes and correct errors. Register
 
Teen Art Studio
Monday, November 14 • 4:00-5:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in our Teen Art Studio.  This month we will be making mugs.  All materials will be provided. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, November 16 • 4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with their LEGO® creation.  Teens will earn one hour of community service for participating in this program.  Register
 
Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, November 19 • 3:00-4:00pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating. Register
 
Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, November 28 • 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
 
Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, December 3 • 3:00-4:00pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple but awesome projects that explore science engineering and math. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating. Register
 
Teen Art Studio
Wednesday December 7 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in our Teen Art Studio.  This month we will be making snow globes.  All materials will be provided. Register
 
Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, December 12 • 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
 
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Wednesday, December 14 • 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
 
Winter Landscape
Thursday, December 15 • 7:00-8:00pm
Teens will enjoy creating this mixed media painting which combines mini wire trees, sand, glue, paint and crystals. Imagine a winter forest with trees, a snowman and whatever else your imagination comes up with. This mixed media project is fun and engaging for all participants. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Thursday, December 29 • 7:00-8:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Teens in grades 6-12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register

 

Nesconset Branch Teen Programs

 

Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Friday, September 6• 4:00-5:00pm
Monday, September 19• 4:00-5:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Teens will receive community service credit for each program. Register
 
SAT Review
Wednesdays, September 7, 14, 21 and 28• 6:00-8:30pm
Over 2 million students will be taking the SAT's 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. Register

DIY Paint Chip Calendar
Thursday, September 22• 7:00-8:00pm
Keep track of your hectic schedule with this reusable dry-erase calendar made out of paint chips. You’ll never have to buy a calendar again! This DIY project is super easy to make and will look perfect on any wall or locker. Register

College Essay Writing Workshop
Thursday, September 29• 7:00-8:30pm
Don't be afraid of the college essay! This 90-minute session will give students a chance to breakthrough writer's block, read successful student models, revise ideas, get constructive criticism and understand what a polished final draft should look like before it's sent to schools. Taught by Robert J Kuletsky, a local high school English Teacher. No fee. Space is limited. Register
 
Paw Patrol Party Volunteers
Tuesday, October 11• 4:00-6:00pm
Teens will work with young children creating crafts while they drop in and visit the plucky pups from Adventure Bay. Each teen will receive two hours of community service. Register

Book Pumpkin
Wednesday, October 12• 4:00-4:45pm
This book pumpkin is a fun fall craft to make while using recycled books. Register

History in a Box
Monday, October 24• 6:00-6:30pm
Lou Gallo, the NYS Chairman of the Commission for Social Justice, the anti-defamation branch of the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA), will introduce his unique presentation "History in a Box" which portrays a positive image of Italian culture, focusing primarily on Italian innovation and invention that has influenced everyday American living today. Register

Eyeball Cake Pops for Teens
Friday, October 28• 4:00-5:15pm
Join the Baking Coach as you make gruesome eye ball cake pops. Each person will decorate and take home cake pops in a bakery box. Register

 

 

 

 

Commack Branch Teen Programs


Book Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, September 28 • 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. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, October 12• 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. Each teen will receive one hour of community service.Register
 
Mini Book Necklaces
Wednesday, October 12 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy working with printed book jacket designs, metal hinges, cardboard and glue as you create a mini version of a favorite book and transform it into a fashionable necklace. Mini books open and close and have small page inserts for writing on. Cord is also provided for the necklace. All materials provided by the Library! Register
 
Teen Coloring Café
Thursday, October 13• 5:00-6:00pm
Join the latest craze… coloring! We will be coloring Mandala designs, listening to music and enjoying snacks! All materials provided by the Library. Register
 
Junior MakerSpace Volunteers
Friday, October 14 • 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. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Book Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, October 18 • 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.Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, October 19• 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
Friday, October 21 •4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help them with their LEGO® creation.  Each teen will receive one hour of community service.Register

Book Buddies Volunteers
Monday, November 7 • 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.Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, November 9• 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. Each teen will receive one hour of community serviceRegister

Zumba for Teens
Monday, November 14 • 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
Friday, November 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. Each teen will receive one hour of community serviceRegister
 
Mosaic Shadow Box
Monday, November 21 • 7:00-8:00pm
Use mixed mosaics to create a stunning bold letter shape!Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Monday, November 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.  Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, December 8 •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. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Monday, December 12 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Giant Cookie Decorating
Tuesday, December 13• 7:00-8:00pm
Decorate a giant cookie using sugar glaze, fondant and assorted candy! Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, December 14• 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. Each teen will receive one hour of community serviceRegister
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, December 21• 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. Each teen will receive one hour of community service.Register

Staff Pick

Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal

Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal

One of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People poses the question whether humans are smart enough to evaluate non-human intelligence and open-minded enough to accept that we may not be as special as we believe. This book will challenge your perceptions of the cognitive abilities of animals.

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. 
 
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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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