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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 branches.  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

Teen Art Studio
Tuesday, January 24 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing time in our Teen Art Studio. This month we will explore clay. All materials will be provided. Register
 
Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, February 11 • 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, February 13 • 4:00-5:00pm
Enjoy earning 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
 
Fondue for Teens
Tuesday, February 14 • 4:00-5:00pm
Come and enjoy a chocolate fondue night just for teens. We will be dipping pretzels, marshmallows and other delicious treats into chocolate. Please note: Please inform the library of any food allergies when registering. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, February 15 • 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 Art Studio
Tuesday, February 21 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing time in our Teen Art Studio. This month we will be coloring. All materials will be provided. Register
 
Teen Art Studio
Tuesday, March 13 • 4:00-5:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing time in our Teen Art Studio. This month we will be painting tiny doors to decorate your own gardens. All materials will be provided. Register
 
SAT Review
Tuesday, March 14 • 6:00-8:30pm
Tuesday, March 21 • 6:00-8:30pm
Tuesday, March 28 • 6:00-8:30pm
Tuesday, April 4 • 6:00-8:30pm
Over 2 million students will be taking the SAT 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 (Non-refundable) per person. Registration begins February 6. Register
 
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Wednesday, March 15 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy who is in grades K-2. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating. Register
 
Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, March 20 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Enjoy earning 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
Wednesday, March 22 • 7:00-8:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

 

Nesconset Branch Teen Programs

 
Homework Helpers
Thursdays, February 2, 9, and 16• 4:30-5:30pm
Volunteers in grades 9-12 will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying.  All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program.  The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks at the Nesconset Branch.  Each teen will receive one hour of community service. 
 
Volun-tween Program Volunteers
Thursday, February 9• 6:30-7:30pm

Earn community service by assisting a younger child in making valentine cards and crafts for those in a local nursing home.Register

 
Galentine's Day
Saturday, February 11• 11:00-Noon 
Come join us for a morning of pampering, as we create our own DIY bath bombs and body scrubs. Since we will be using essential oils, please note any allergies upon registration. Register
 
Recycled CD Art
Friday, February 24•  4:30-5:15pm
Transform recycled CD's into a unique piece of art. Register
 
Homework Helpers
Thursdays,March 2, 16, 23 and 30• 4:30-5:30pm
Mondays,March 6, 13, 20 and 27• 4:30-5:30pm
Volunteers in grades 9-12 will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying.  All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program.  The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks at the Nesconset Branch.  Each teen will receive one hour of community service. 
 
Paper Circuits
Friday, March 10•  4:00-5:00pm
Learn about circuitry basics using paper, flexible conductive material, and lights.Make your own light-up greeting cards with a special switch that electrifies an LED. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, March 16•  6:15-7:15pm
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
 
Zombie Makeup Workshop for Teens
Saturday, March 18•  2:00-4:00pm
Join us for this two hour hands-on workshop that will focus on expression and creativity.  You will go over the procedure for turning yourself into a zombie, step-by-step.  All participants must have a permission slip filled out by a parent/guardian. Register
 

 

 

 

Commack Branch Teen Programs

 

Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Friday, February 17 •4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help them with their LEGO® creation.  Register

Junior MakerSpace Volunteers
Tuesday, February 21 • 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

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, February 22 • 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

Teen Craft Night
Friday, February 24 • 3:15-4:00pm
Teens will be able to choose from a variety of crafts to create and take home! Register

Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Monday, February 27• 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

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, March 8 • 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

Create a Personalized E-Reader Cover
Friday, March 10 • 3:30-4:30
Do you or someone you know own an e-reader? If yes, this is the perfect program for you to attend! Use materials provided by the Library to decorate your own e-reader cover to use or to give as a gift. Register

Teen Craft Night
Wednesday, March 29 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teens will be able to choose from a variety of crafts to create and take home! Register

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, March 8 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teach 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

Craft Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, March 15 • 4:00-5:00pm
Assist younger children in making a seasonal craft. All materials provided by the Library.

Teen Coloring Café
Thursday, April 20• 4:00-5:00pm
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 Craft Night
Tuesday, April 25 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teens will be able to choose from a variety of crafts to create and take home! Register

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, April 19 • 4:00-5:00pm
Friday, April 28 • 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

Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Thursday, April 27• 4:00-5:00pm
Enjoy this rewarding experience by reading to a younger book buddy. Register


 

Staff Pick

Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

An account of the creation of the hit television series describes how comedians Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld dreamed up the idea for an unconventional sitcom and how, despite network skepticism and minimal plotlines, it achieved mainstream success

Click here to request a copy.

It's Tax Time Again!

You can find New York State tax forms and instructions here.

You can find Federal (IRS) tax forms and instructions here.

You can also order Federal tax forms and instructions directly from the IRS by calling 1-800-829-3676 or by clicking here.

 

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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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