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Books & Magazines

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magazines with your library card
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eBooks for adults, teens & children 
EbscoEbooks   EBSCO eBooks: Non-fiction eBooks
(Login with your library card)


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for adults, teens & children

Video & Music

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indie films anytime, anywhere.  

Apps & Software


Need help downloading digital content onto your portable device? Give The Smithtown Library a call at 631-360-2480 for assistance, or try one of these helpful links:

Get instructions for downloading eBooks & audiobooks to your portable devices:

Book Discussion Groups

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Looking to join a book discussion group?
We have several to choose from at The Smithtown Library.

Click here for a complete list of book discussion groups. 


Smithtown Main Teen Programs

Teen Advisory Group
Wednesday, April 15 • 4:00-5:00 PM
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Teens in grades 6 - 12 will receive community service credit fo reach program. Register
Teen Volunteer Opportunity - Book Sale Room
Mondays, April 13 and 27 • 4:00-5:00 PM
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are looking for teens to keep their book sale room in order. Tasks include straightening of sale items on shelves, alphabetizing books, boxing books for shipmnet and more. Space is limited, community service credit will be awarded. Register.
Top 5 Mistakes Students Make on College Application Essays
Wednesday, May 6 • 7:00-8:00 PM
College Application Essays are more important than ever before. Essay expert Randy Levin will offer a clear understanding of the essay process and demonstrate how yo umay set yourself apart from other candidates. Parents and guardians of college-bound students are encouraged to attend. 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity - Book Sale Room
Mondays, May 4 & 18 • 6:00-7:00 PM
The Friends of The Smithtown LIbrary are looking for teen volunteers to keep their sale room in order. Tasks include: straghtning of sale items on shelves, alphabetizing books, boxing books for shipment and more. Space is limited. 













Kings Park Branch Teen Programs

Geeks and Nerds Everywhere
Tuesday, April 28 •  7:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, May 19 • 7:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, June 23 • 7:00-8:00pm
Calling all geeks and nerds! Join us at our monthly meetings. All fandoms are welcome at G.A.N.E. where we discuss graphic novels, movies, books and television shows. Register
DIY Bird Feeders for Teens
Wednesday, April 22 • 4:00-5:00pm
Celebrate Earth Day by painting bird feeders to take home and feed the feathered friends outside. Register 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Monday, May 4 • 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 participation in each program. Register
Book Roses for Teens
Tuesday, May 12 •7:00-8:00pm
Learn how to make these recycled roses from old book pages. All supplies will be provided. Register
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Thursday, May 14 • 3:30-4:30pm
Thursday, May 21 • 4:00-4:30pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Teens must attend both sessions and the half hour training on May 14 to participate in the Book Buddies Volunteer program at our Kings Park Branch and Smithtown Main Building. Register
Watercolors for Teens
Wednesday, May 27 • 4:00-5:00pm
Have fun painting with watercolors in this open studio time. All materials will be provided. Register
Teen Gardening Club
Mondays, June 1, 15, 22, 29 • 3:45-4:45pm
Tuesday, June 9 • 3:30-4:30pm
In this club, teens will get their hands dirty as they install and tend a new vegetable garden at the Kings Park Library. We will also learn many aspects of gardening while tending to the beautiful butterfly garden out front. Community service hours will be awarded for hours worked in the gardens. Please dress appropriately for working outside. Thank you to the Kings Park Hardware store for supporting our Teen Gardening Club. Register
Living Environment Regents Review
Tuesday, June 9 • 6:00-8:00 pm
Prepare for this year’s regents exam with a certified instructor. Review materials will be given out at the class. Cash, check, money order or online for $10.00 made out to the Smithtown Library is due at in-person registration. Registration begins May 4 for Smithtown residents and May 18 for all out of district residents. Register
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, June 10 • 3:45-4:45pm
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
Battle of the Books
Thursdays, June 11, 18, 25 • 3:30-5:00pm
This County-wide competition is intended for young adults who will be entering grades 6-9 in September of 2014. Teens must read 8 books and answer trivia questions about the books. Tryouts will determine who will make the final team of 6. Register 
Junior Makerspace Volunteers
Saturday, June 13 • 3:00-4:00pm
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 a child to make a unique creation. Register
Paracords for Troops          
Tuesday, June 30 • 7:00-8:00pm
Teens will learn how to makes these paracord bracelets to donate to the troops. Each teen will earn one hour of community service. Register

Nesconset Branch Teen Programs

Training and Working with Search and Rescue Dogs for Teens
Thursday, April 23• 7:00-8:00pm
Learn what it takes to train and work with search and rescue dogs.  Officers from the SCPD Canine Unit will share what it takes to train dogs for tracking, area searches, article and evidence recovery, and handler protection.  In addition, each dog at some point in their career is trained in explosives, narcotics, or human remains detection.  Please bring a dog food item as a donation and earn one-hour of community service.  Register
Cookie Chicks for Teens
Friday, April 24• 4:00-5:00pm
Celebrate spring and make your own edible chick. These delicious delights will be created with cookies, candy and other sweet treats.  All materials will be provided. Please let us know if you have any food allergiesRegister
ACT Review
Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20 and 27• 6:00-8:30pm
Are you taking the ACT's this year; if you are, how prepared are you? This indispensable 4-week course will be led by ACT instructors. Includes a study book. FEE: $88 (non-refundable) per person by cash, check, money order or online with credit card payable to The Smithtown Library. Space is limited. Out-of District Residents may register beginning April 29 space permitting.  Register
Family Talk
Tuesday, May 12• 7:00-8:00pm
The Smithtown Youth Bureau will be presenting a fun, family night out for parents AND their middle school-age children. Family talk is designed to help families learn to communicate and understand each other in different ways.  Adults and kids think completely differently and conflicts occur as a result.  Come and learn through fun communication games and activities, how to make talking with your kids easier and more enjoyable.  Refreshments will be served. Register
American Girl Tea Party Volunteers
Monday, May 18• 4:15-5:15pm
Earn community service for assisting children with crafts in the American Girl Tea Party program!  Register
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Tuesday, May 19• 4:00-5:00pm
Teens can earn community service hours!  Register
Spring Wreath for Teens
Friday, May 22• 4:00-5:00pm
Come make a wreath using a variety of patterned scrapbook paper.  Add your own special touch with different bows and embellishments.  All materials will be provided. Register

Celebrate Mom
Saturday, May 23• 10:00-11:00am
Join us for a light breakfast as we celebrate our moms or someone special.  We will make a bath sugar scrub and picture frame to give as a gift or to keep for yourself.  Register







Commack Branch Teen Programs

Craft Buddies Volunteers
Monday, April 13  • 6:00-7:00pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Register
Unique Umbrellas
Tuesday, April 21• 4:00-5:00pm
Design your own unique umbrella using materials provided by the Library. Register
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, April 22 • 4:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, April 29 • 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
Book Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, April 28 • 6:00-7:00pm
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

Crafty Ceramic Vases
Thursday, May 7 • 4:00-5:00pm
Hang out with friends and have fun decorating a ceramic vase! Keep it for yourself or make one for someone else! Register


Ceramic Heart Tile Craft
Wednesday, May 13 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Customize a delightful ceramic heart with paint, markers and embellishments for a personalized gift or for yourself! Register


Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Friday, May 23 • 4:30-5:30pm
Monday, May 19 • 4:30-5:30pm
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

Staff Pick

The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin led Union cavalry and detectives on a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia. 

It's Tax Time Again!

You can find NY State tax forms and instructions here.

You can find IRS forms and instructions here.

Due to budget cuts, the IRS will only be sending a limited selection of tax forms to the Library for distribution. Additionally, they will not be sending any instructions.  You can also order forms and instructions directly from the IRS by calling 1-800-829-3676 or by clicking here.


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)


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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 household batteries in their garbage.




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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

Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754

Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767

Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787