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Smithtown Main Teen Programs

Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, September 16 • 4:00-5:00 pm
A variety of volunteer opportunitie will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Teens in grades 6 to 12 will receive a community service confirmation form.  Register

Teen Volunteer Opportunity-Book Sale Room  
Mondays, September 21 & 28 • 4:00-5:00 pm
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are looking for teen volunteers to keep their sale room in order. Tasks include: straightening of sale items on shelves, alphabetizing books, boxing books for shipment and more. Register

Mini Book Necklaces 
Wednesday, September 30 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Teens will enjoy working with printed book jacket designs, metal hinges, cardboard and glue as they 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. Register
SAT Review 
Wednesdays, October 7, 14, 21 & 28 • 6:00-8:30 pm 
Over 2 million students will be taking the SATs this year; if you're one of them, how prepard are your? This indispensable 4-week course will be led by long time SAT instructors. Includes a study book. FEE: $88 per person. Register. 
Pizza & a Horror Movie-Arachnophobia 
Monday, October 19 • 6:00-8:00 pm
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of this family-friendly thriller and enjoy some pizza. Dr. Ross Jennings is deathly afraid of spiders; unfortunately, the small town he moves his family to is being overrun by a murderous species of South American spider. Rated PG-13 for creature violence and language; runtime 103 minutes. Parents are welcome. Register
Creepy Monster Cartooning! 
Thursday, October 22 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Just in time for Halloween! Join us for an evening filled with creepy monsters and things that go bump in the night with local Science Fiction and Fantasy illustrator David O.Miller. In this cartoon drawing workshop David will demonstrate some of the basic concepts that go into the creation of creepy cartoons. You will learn basic cartooning techniques, as well as how to make your drawings look three-dimensional.Register
Time Management for Students with Legislator Robert Trotta
Monday, October 26 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Developing time management skills is essential to academic success. Learn from Legislator Robert Trotta how to manage your time, instead of letting it manage you! Part of our Academic Advisory Series, programs designed to promote academic success. Register
Day of the Dead Luminaries 
Wednesday, October 28 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Teens will enjoy celebrating Dia de los Muertos with this super fun and easy craft. Teens will use pencils and markers to decorate ping-pong balls before attaching them to battery operated teas lights (3 per teen). This is sure to be a holiday hit for everyone! Register


College Finance Secrets 
Wednesday, November 4 • 7:00-8:30 pm
Discover how to pay "wholesale" for higher education with colege finacne consultant Andrew Jockwood, J.D.. Topics will include: 12 deadly mistakes to avoid in financial aid, how to triple your eligibility for grants and scholarships, facts about which child savins accounts ruin your chances of grants and scholarships plus much more. Do not miss this chance to learn how "Forgotten Middle Class" families may slash college costs. Part of the Academic Advisory Series, programs designed to promote academic success.Register. 












Kings Park Branch Teen Programs

Teen Gardening Club
Mondays, August 31 • 3:45-4:45pm
Tuesday, September 8, 29 • 3:30-4:30 pm
Mondays, September 14, 21, • 3:45-4:45pm
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
Geeks and Nerds Everywhere
Tuesday, September 29 • 7:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, October 20 • 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
Thursdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24 • 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. Registration is ongoing, space is limited. Register
Teen Volunteer Opportunity Animal Shelter Drive
Tuesday September 8 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Join us for a special Teen Volunteer Opportunity where we will be making posters and decorating donation boxes for our Animal Shelter Drive. We will also be making catnip toys for the feline residents of the shelter. Register
DIY Cracked Glass Glitter Magnets
Thursday, September 10 • 4:00-4:45 pm
Using cracked glass flat marbles and plenty of glitter we will make one-of-a-kind magnets to hold all your photos and important notes. Register
Teen Dessert Night
Tuesday, September 15 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Enjoy a sweet night of sweets and treats at the Library. We will be dipping various goodies in chocolate. Please Note: Please inform staff of any food allergies when registering. Register
Banned Book Tote Bags      
Monday, September 28 • 4:00-5:00 pm
In honor of Banned Books Week, come in and decorate a canvas tote bag to use to carry all of your banned books. Register
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, September 30 • 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
Pocket Monsters
Tuesday, October 6 • 7:00-8:00pm
Using clay and your imagination create a little creature to carry with you wherever you go. All supplies are provided; just bring your creation home to bake. Register
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, October 15 • 3:45-4:450pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Register
Science Buddies Volunteers
Monday, October 19 • 3:45-4:45pm
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 credit for community service. Register
Wednesday, October 21 • 4:00-5:00pm
To celebrate the season, learn how to make these creepy crawly origami creations. Register
Beach in a Bottle Necklaces
Thursday, October 22 • 4:00-4:45pm
Celebrate Teen Read Week, Get Away @ Your Library, by creating your own personal beach to carry with you. Register
Spooky STEM Volunteers
Monday, October 26 • 3:45-4:45pm
Join us for spooktacular volunteer program which pairs teens and children together to create STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities just in time for Halloween! Teens will receive one hour community service credit. Register
Scary Skull of Fun Cupcakes
Tuesday, October 27 • 7:00-8:30pm
Learn a new skill and create a full sized cake or three-cupcake size heads. Really impress your friends or really scare them, whichever comes first. Please Note: Please inform staff of any food allergies when registering. Register



Nesconset Branch Teen Programs

Craft Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, September 5• 10:15-11:15am
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Register
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, September 16• 4:00-5:00pm
Teens can earn community service hours by making a craft for Seniors at a local nursing home. Register
Library Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, September 19• 10:45-11:45am
Earn community service by being paired with a young child to assist them with reading and an art project.  All participants will receive 1 hour of community service. Register
DIY Paint Chip Calendars
Thursday, September 24• 3:30-4:30pm
Design your own dry erase calender using paint chips and a picture frame. Register
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Thursday, October 8• 3:30-4:30pm
Teens can earn community service hours by making a craft for Seniors at a local nursing home. Register
Halloween Candy Dish
Friday, October 16• 4:30-5:15pm
Come use your creativity to make your very own candy dish to display for Halloween. Register
College Planning Workshop
Wednesday, October 21• 7:00-9:00pm
Parents and High School students are invited to join the College Consultants as they discuss How to Prepare for a College Interview, Essay Writing Tips, What to look for on a College Visit and Financial Aid and Scholarship Advice. Register
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Monday, October 26• 3:30-4:30pm
Teens can earn community service hours by making a craft for Seniors at a local nursing home. Register
Severed Pizza Hand
Wednesday, October 28• 7:00-8:15pm
Create dough then shape it, decorate it, and bring it home to bake. Then enjoy this grossly fun snack! Pizza will be served to snack on. Register








Commack Branch Teen Programs



Personalized Lanyards
Monday, September 9 •4:00-5:00pm
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

Teen Craft Night
Wednesday, September 16 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teens will be able to choose from a variety of crafts to create and take home! Register


Banned Book Bingo 
Monday, September 28 • 5:00-6:00 pm
Celebrate your freedom to read freely with a fun and informative game of "Banned Books Bingo" in recognition of Banned Books Week. Prizes will be awarded! Register


Preparing for College Workshop
Tuesday, September 29 •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. Register

Staff Pick

It's a Long Story: My Life
by Willie Nelson and David Ritz

The autobiography of an American icon. Willie takes readers on a plain-spoken and often humorous jourmey from his poetry-writing boyhood in Texas through an eight-decade career as a singer, songwriter, musician, activist, and storyteller. As Rolling Stone magazine says, "In a time when America is more divided than ever, Nelson is one thing that everybody agrees on."   willie nelson cover  

Summer Concert Series

2015 concerts

The Friends of The Smithtown Library would like to thank the community for another successful Dennis Cannataro Family Summer Concert Series.  Click here for more inforamtion about the Friends.

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

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