Effective May 25, The Smithtown Library will no longer be open on Sundays for the summer.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 7, 2014.

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Books

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eBooks for adults, teens & children 
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(Login with your library card)

Audiobooks

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for adults, teens & children
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audiobooks from Recorded Books

Video & Music

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indie films anytime, anywhere.  

Apps & Software

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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 websites:

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Book Discussion Groups

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

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Smithtown Main Teen Programs

Learning Code - Intro to Video Game Design
Monday, August 18 • 3:00-4:30pm
In this fast paced fun program, teens will be introduced to Computational Thinking by creating a video game using SCRATCH programming language. Teens will learn how to progam controlled movements, computer generated movements, animated effects and how to create conditional statements to impact game play. No experience necessary, limited space available. Register  
 
MakeyMakey: Creating with Micro-Circuit Boards
Wednesday, August 13 • 6:00-7:30pm 
Rescheduled Monday, August 18 • 5:00-6:30pm
Easily connect your world to the web. With these micro circuit boards students will learn about conductive materials and how to connect those to materials to games, musical instruments and other web based interactions. No experience necessary, limited space available. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, August 20 • 3:30-5:00pm 
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Teens in grade 6 through 12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, September 10 • 4:00-5:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Teens in grade 6 through 12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register
       
Notebook Paper Wooden Frame
Monday, September 15 • 4:00-5:00pm
Create a wooden notebook paper frame. Insert a photo or drawing of your own to complete the craft. Register
 
Intro to Learning Express
Wednesday, September 25 • 4:00-5:00pm
Learn how to navigate the Learning Express database. Complete with practice tests, exercises and skill-building courses Learning Express will give you the edge to succeed academically. Register
 
College Selection with College Connection Coordinator Staci Gardner
Wednesday, September 25 • 7:00-8:00pm
How far from home do you wish to study? What size school would be the best fit for you? Learn the answers to these questions and more when Staci Gardner of the Long Island Educational Opportunity Center at Farmingdale State College discusses how to find the college that matches you the best. Register
 

 

Kings Park Branch Teen Programs

Teen Gardening Club
Mondays, August 18, 25 • 4:30-5:30pm
During this 15 week 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
 
Book Buddies 
Wednesday, August 6 • 3:00-4:00pm
Wednesdays, August 13, 20, 27 • 3:30-4:00pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy.  It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss.  Please note: There is a mandatory 30 minute training for teens on the first session. Register
 
Geeks and Nerds Everywhere
Tuesday, August 26 • 4:00-5:00pm
Calling all geeks and nerds! Join us at our twice monthly meetings. All fandoms are welcome at G.A.N.E. where we discuss graphic novels, movies, books and television shows. No registration required.
 
Book Bees CANCELLED
Thursday, August 14 • 4:00-5:00pm
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
Calling all teens! Join us for book discussion that’s all your own.  You pick the books, you ask the question. Register
 
Teen Art Studio
Thursday, August 28 • 4:00-5:00pm
Inspired by the famous artist Mondrian we will be making our version of modern art with bright bold colors this month in our Teen Art Studio.  This project could be messy, so dress appropriately. Register

 

 

Nesconset Branch Teen Programs

Teen Volunteer Opportunity 
Thursday, August 14• 3:30-4:30pm
Wednesday, August 27• 7-8pm
Teens can earn community service hours by making a craft to send to our local nursing home. Register

Glow In the Dark Slime
Thursday, August 7• 4-5pm
Spark a reaction as you create your very own glow-in-the-dark slime here at the library.  Each person will make their own slime to bring home. Register

Book Buddies Volunteers
Wednesdays, August 13, 20 and 27 • 3:30-4:15pm
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

Spark a Reaction-End of Summer Celebration
Friday, August 22 • 3-5pm 
Join us as we celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Club!  There will be airbrush tattoos, snow cones and cotton candy!  All participants must have a parent or guardian sign a permission slip before the start of the program. There are 2 sessions so please only register for one session! Register
 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 
 

Commack Branch Teen Programs

How to Use Your Cell Phone Teen Volunteers
Friday, August 22 • 4:30-5:30pm
Do you need volunteer hours? Do you know how to work your cell phone like a pro? Come help others learn how to use their devices! You'll be paired up with an adult in a one-on-one session to teach them the ins and outs of using either their cell phone or digital camera.Volunteers will earn one hour of community service credit. Register

 

SAT Review Class
Mondays, September 8, 15, 22 & 29 • 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 4-week course will be led by long time SAT 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 August 25 space permitting. Register

 

Personalized Lanyards
Friday, September 26 • 4:30-5:30pm
Whether it is made for yourself or as a gift, lanyards are the perfect way to secure your keys, school ID, work badge or cell phone. Register

 

Preparing for College Workshop
Tuesday, September 30 • 7:00-8:00pm
Join the College Consultants as they discuss tips for writing a college essay/personal statement, what to look for on college tours, financial aid information and interviewing tips and questions. In addition, Fire & Life Safety Educator Michael Breslin from the Commack Fire Department will give a workshop on fire safety tips for young adults and prevention of fires in college dorms. Register

 

Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, September 17 • 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

 

Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Thursday, September 25 • 6:30-7:30pm
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

 

Book Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, October 16 • 6:30-7:30pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy.  It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss.  Register

Database of the Month

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Summer Concert Series

2014 concerts
 
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The 2014 Dennis Cannataro Family Summer Concert Series was a great success.  We had over 18,000 people join us for six shows.  Thank you to everyone who attended.

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

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Recycle Station

All Branches of The Smithtown Library collect the following items for recycling:
 
- Non-rechargeable Batteries
- Cell Phones
- Eyeglassesrecycle

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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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