Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

January Registration begins at 10:00am on Monday, December 29. 
Please scroll down for December programs.
 
Twinkle Toes
Saturday, January 17 • 10:00-10:30am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!
 
Mondays, January 5 & 12•10:00-10:30am 
Saturdays, January 24 & 31 •10:00-10:30am 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children! Siblings are welcome.
 
Thursdays, January 22 & 29 • 10:00-10:45am 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities, includes free play, stories, and fun!  Siblings are welcome.
 
Tuesdays, January 20 & 27 • 10:00-10:45am 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft.  Siblings are welcome.
 
Wednesday, January 7 •10:00-10:45am 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Different crafts encourage children's eye-hand coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess.
 
Friday, January 9 • 10:00-10:45am 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Seize the play and keep the mess at our place!  Join us for an informal playdate – meet other children and families while playing with toys and creating an art project. 
 
Wednesdays, January 14 & 21 • 10:00-10:45am 
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time.  Siblings are welcome.
 
Thursday, January 15 • 2:30-3:00pm 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Sing along, move and groove with Miss Emily and her guitar at the library to some sweet tunes.  
 
Friday, January 16 • 11:00-11:30am 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the library and hear some stories and make a craft featuring the lovable character Maisy.
 
Friday, January 23 • 11:00-11:30am 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Hello Kitty turns 40!  In 1974, this adorable character stepped on the scene and she’s had the world wrapped around her little red bow ever since.  Let’s celebrate with stories and a craft.
 
Wednesday, January 28 • 2:30-3:15pm 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Ra Ra Sis Boom Bah! Get excited for this painting project!  Stories and songs too!
 
Tuesday, January 6 • 2:30-3:00pm 
(4-5 years)
We will enjoy some frosty tales and make a cool winter craft!
 
Tuesday, January 13 • 2:30-3:15pm 
(4-5 years)
Giraffes, zebras and gorillas galore!  Let your imagination roar as we explore all kinds of animals found in the zoo.  Create your own giraffe to take home.
 
Thursdays, January 22 & 29 • 2:30-3:00pm 
(4-5 years)
There’s no better time to engage your child in the world of books and the imagination.  This program is designed for children who can listen independently.
 
Tuesday, January 6 • 4:30-5:15pm 
(5-7 years)
Listen to some stealthy stories and make your own posable, nimble ninja!
 
Saturday, January 17 • 2:30-3:15pm 
(5-7 years)
Calling all master builders!  Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!
 
Wednesday, January 28 • 4:30-5:15pm 
(5-7 years)
Waddle on in for some playful stories featuring our arctic penguin pals!  Create your very own playful penguin to take home.
 
Saturday, January 31 • 11:00-11:45am 
(5-7 years)
Every month we will explore different art mediums and techniques to create a fun project.  Dress to make a mess.
 
Monday, January 5 • 4:30-5:15pm 
(8-12 years)
Calling all master builders!  Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!
 
Thursday, January 8 • 4:30-5:15pm 
(8-12 years)
We will be learning about Surrealist artist Frida Kahlo, and creating our own paintings inspired by memories and dreams.
 
Saturday, January 10 • 3:00-3:45pm 
(8-12 years)
Tinker in this one of a kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects.  The possibilities are only limited by your imagination.
 
Monday, January 12 • 4:30-5:15pm 
(8-12 years)
With just yarn, foil, paper, glue and permanent markers, you can design a brilliant and shiny artwork to brighten up these midwinter days.
 
Thursday, January 15 • 4:30-5:15pm 
(8-12 years)
Children will learn about different artists and their styles, experiment with different mediums, and build a portfolio of ATCs they’ve either created themselves or traded with others. 
 
Tuesday, January 27 • 4:30-5:15pm 
(9-12 years)
Look through a lens and practice perspective!  Take a photo; any photo and email it to Miss Emily at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. three days before the program. In the program, we’ll view and discuss some of your photos.  We will also learn about a famous photographer and a new photography technique to practice for next month.
 
Tuesday, January 13 • 7:00-7:45pm 
Saturday, January 17 • 11:00-11:45am 
Tuesday, January 27 • 7:00-7:45pm 
Tuesday, February 3 • 7:00-7:45pm 
Tuesday, February 10 • 7:00-7:45pm 
(10-12 years with parent/caregiver)
Learn how to get free eBooks onto your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. This class will cover how to use the OverDrive app to download free eBooks. Bring your device, your library card and any questions you have. Please, no food or drink in our LearnLab!
 
Thursday, January 22 • 4:30-5:15pm 
(10-12 years)
Join us in our brand new computer lab for assistance using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher.  No food or drink permitted in the lab.
 
Saturdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 • 10:00-4:00pm 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the library during these hours and complete some cool crafts.
 
Friday, January 30 • 5:00-5:45pm 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy family time at the Library while playing; our collection includes classics and some new favorites! No registration required.
 
Enjoy a fun afternoon family movie!
Saturday, January 31 • 2:30pm 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Ice Age: The Meltdown
Manny the Mammoth, Sid the Sloth and Diego the Sabre-tooth Tiger discover the ice wall surrounding the valley is barely holding back a massive body of water behind it and the melting state threatens to break the wall and flood the valley.
Rated PG; runtime 90 minutes 
December Registration begins at 10:00am on Monday November 24. Please scroll down for November programs. 
 
Saturday, December 20 • 10:00-10:30am 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children! Siblings are welcome.
 
Wednesday, December 17 • 10:00-10:45am 
(3-24 months with parent/caregiver)
Bounce and Boogie with your baby!  Songs, musical instruments and movement will get even the littlest musicians moving and shaking. Presented by Nicole Sparling. 
 
Mondays, December 8 & 15 • 10:00-10:45am 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities, includes free play, stories, and fun! Siblings are welcome.
 
Friday, December 19 • 10:00-10:45am 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft.  Siblings are welcome.
 
Wednesday, December 17 • 11:00-11:45am 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Clap your hands, move your feet!  This creative movement and music program presented by Nicole Sparling uses multicultural music, instruments and props to improve motor skills and help children use their imaginations.
 
Tuesdays, December 23 & 30 • 11:00-11:30am 
(4-5 years)
There’s no better time to engage your child in the world of books and the imagination.  This program is designed for children who can listen independently.
 
Tuesday, December 30 • 4:00-4:45pm 
(5-7 years)
Calling all master builders!  Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® Bricks!
Saturday, January 3 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-7 years)
We will read some fun stories about the Gingerbread Man and conduct our own taste test of three popular brands of gingerbread cookies!
 
Saturday, December 20 • 11:00-11:45am 
(6-9 years)
Celebrate this holiday season by making and decorating an edible evergreen treat!  Stories too!
 
Wednesday, December 17 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Draw a beautiful winter forest with oil pastels on black paper and create your own artistic ‘scene of the season’.
 
Monday, December 29 • 3:00-3:45pm 
(8-12 years)
Calling all master builders!  Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!
 
Tuesday, December 16 • 4:30-5:15pm 
(9-12 years)
Look through a lens and practice perspective!  Take a photo; any photo and email it to Miss Emily at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. three days before the program.  In the program, we’ll view and discuss some of your photos.  We will also learn about a famous photographer and a new photography technique to practice for next month.
 
Thursday, December 18 • 4:30-5:15pm 
(Grades 6-12)
Join us in our brand new computer lab for assistance using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher.  No food or drink permitted in the lab.
 
Saturdays, December 6, 13, 20 & 27 • 10:00-4:00pm 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the library during these hours and complete some cool crafts.
 
Friday, December 26 • 5:00-5:45pm 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Kick off the weekend by playing games at the Library; we have a variety of board games from classics to some new favorites. Adults are welcome to stay.  
No registration required.
 
Enjoy a fun afternoon family movie!
Saturday, December 20 • 2:30pm 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Snow Buddies
The adorable talking puppies venture to the frosty arctic and team up with new friends in a thrilling dogsled race across Alaska.  This heartwarming film teaches them the power of teamwork and to follow your dreams.
Rated G; runtime 87 minutes 
 
Wednesday, December 17 • 7:00-7:45pm 
(Adults)Is your child struggling with homework, papers and tests?  Join us in our brand new LearnLab to learn all about the online resources we offer through Brainfuse. Brainfuse is a database available to all Smithtown Library cardholders that allows you to interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, and social studies. Please note that your library card will be necessary in order to create a Brainfuse account.