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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

Battle of the Books
Wednesday, June 1 • 4:00-4:30pm
Thursdays, June 23, 30 • 3:30-5:00pm
The Battle of the Books is a county-wide competition for young adults who wish to represent their public library.  The competition will take place on Saturday, August 13 at Stony Brook University.  Teams will answer trivia questions based on eight different books and score points for their team with each correct answer.  To be eligible to participate, you must be entering grades 6-9, you must be able to attend meetings and must be ready for a summer of reading fun.  For more information, sign up for the first Battle meeting at the Branch you wish to tryout for.  Register
 
 
Garden Markers CANCELLED
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
 
Tabletop Basketball Craft
Monday, July 11 • 4:00-5:00pm
Create your own tabletop basketball hoop with this slam-dunk craft!  Register
 
Shark Fin Cake Pops
Tuesday, July 12• 7:00-8:00pm
Celebrate these awesome creatures by learning how to make your very own shark fin cake pops. Teens will make three and take them home in a bakery box. Register
 
Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, July 16 • 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
Tuesday, July 19 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in our Teen Art Studio. This month we will be making beach necklaces. All materials will be provided. Register
 
Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, July 25 • 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
 
Seaside Mirror
Monday, August 1 • 7:00-8:00pm
Teens will enjoy working with sand, paint, shells and crystals as they create a lovely wall mirror with a beach themed vibe. The overall piece measures 6 1/2" in circumference and looks great with any decor. Invite summer into your home with this fun project. 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

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

The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
Offers insight into food consumption in the twenty-first century, explaining how an abundance of unlimited food varieties reveals the responsibilities of consumers to protect their health and the environment.

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 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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