Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

June Registration begins at 10am on Tuesday, May 30.
Please click on a program’s title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, June 10 •10:00-10:30am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!

Nursery Rhyme Time
Tuesday, June 6 •10:00-10:30am
Tuesday, June 13 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, June 24 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, July 1 •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.

Wonderful Ones
Wednesday, June 21 •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.

Time for Twos
Friday, June 16 •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.

Library Playdate
Wednesday, June 7 •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.

Art Starts
Monday, June 5 •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.

Wake-up Pajama Storytime
Saturday, June 17 • 10:00-10:30am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Don’t bother getting dressed today. Come down to the Library in your pajamas to start the day with stories and songs.

Terrific Threes
Monday, June 19 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Tales for Tots
Friday, June 9 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a special themed storytime at the Smithtown Historical Society! Please note: class will meet at the Smithtown Historical Society’s Roseneath Cottage.

Music for Little Folks
Monday, June 12 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Shake, rattle and roll with this movement program that has you playing instruments right along with the music and movin’ those feet.

Toddler STEM
Monday, June 26 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will make fairy playdough so dress to make a mess.

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, June 21 • 7:00-7:30pm
(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Want to come to the Library in your pajamas? Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you’d like. Siblings are welcome.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Tuesday, June 20 • 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.

LEGO® League
Saturday, June 10 • 3:00-3:45pm
Thursday, June 22 • 2:30-3:15pm
(5-12 years)
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Battle of the Branches
Thursdays, July 6 & 13 • 2:30-3:15pm (battle prep days)
(Children entering grades 4-5 in September 2017)
Get ready for a reading rumble! You will be reading Frindle by Andrew Clements and Zoobreak by Gordon Korman on your own, and then competing in a trivia game based on these books. Have fun competing against our friends from our four library buildings at a battle that will take place on Thursday, July 27 from 4:30-5:30pm. Friends and family are welcome to come and cheer for your building’s team. Registration is in person only, beginning on June 1 at your local Library Building’s Children’s Department. You will receive your books when you come in to register. Please also note: You should be available to attend the 2 battle prep days at your library building in addition to the battle day to attend this program.
 
Tuesday, June 27 • 2:30-3:15pm
(8-12 years)
Design your own jar to be used for yourself or to be given as a gift. Flameless tea lights are included.

Jasper Johns Pop Art
Saturday, July 1 • 11:00-11:45am
(8-12 years)
Learn about Pop artist Jasper Johns and create your own piece of patriotic art just in time for Independence Day.

Creation Station
Saturdays, June 3 & 10 • 10:00-3:00pm
(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.

Family Movie Night on the Lawn
Pinocchio
Wednesday, June 28 • 8:00pm
Thursday, June 29 • 8:00pm (Rain Date)
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy an evening movie on a giant inflatable movie screen presented by the Long Island Motion Picture Arts Center and Museum. Bring your own chairs or blankets and we will supply the popcorn!

Mermaid Parade
Friday, June 30 • 11:00-11:45am
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Come dressed as a mermaid or pirate and parade around the library after reading The Mermaid’s Shoes by Sanne te Loo. We will make a craft to take home.

ReesSpecht the Water
Thursday, July 13 • 10:00-10:45am
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Join us for a fun, interactive presentation to help provide awareness of the importance of water safety for both children and caregiver. ReesSpecht the Water campaign aims to reduce unintentional injury or drowning by teaching children safer behavior in, on or near the water. This is a joint initiative between End Drowning Now, Saf-t-Swim and ReesSpecht Life.

Storytime with Peppa Pig
Tuesday, July 18 • 3:00-3:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Come join us for a special storytime with a guest appearance from Peppa Pig. Bring your cameras for photos with this loveable character.

Beauty and the Beast Singalong
Tuesday, July 25 • 4:00-4:45pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Join Children’s Theatre performer Mary Peck for an afternoon of summer songs and show tunes including hits from Beauty and the Beast and more.

SmithCon Programs

Character Ball
Saturday, July 15 • 10:30-11:30am
(For families with children under the age of 12)
We’ve got character! Join us for a meet and greet with Elsa, Olaf, LEGO® Darth Vader and Iron Man. Get in on the action and dress up as your favorite hero, villain, princess or underdog. Don’t forget your camera.

Kid’s Cosplay Fashion Show
Saturday, July 15 • 12:30-1:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Show off your costume in this cosplay fashion show. Make sure to bring your camera. No registration necessary.

Kids’ Crafting Hour
Saturday, July 15 • 12:00-1:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Join us for a variety of geeky crafts that will be sure to show off your creative side. No registration required.

Hour of Code
Saturday, July 15 • 11:00am-12:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Come see our one-of-a-kind tech lab and learn how to code with some of your favorite pop-culture characters.

 

May registration begins on April 24.
Click on a program’s title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Friday, May 5 • 11:00-11:30am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!

Nursery Rhyme Time
Monday, May 8 •10:00-10:30am
Monday, May 15 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, May 27 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, June 3 •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.

Wonderful Ones
Friday, May 19 •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.

Time for Twos
Wednesday, May 17 •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.

Library Playdate
Tuesday, May 2 •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.

Art Starts
Wednesday, May 3 •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.

Wake-up Pajama Storytime
Monday, May 22 •10:00-10:30am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Don’t bother getting dressed today. Come down to the Library in your pajamas to start the day with stories and songs.

Terrific Threes
Friday, May 26 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Roar like a Lion
Monday, May 8 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Can you roar like a lion? Let’s read some stories about these fierce animals then make a lion using a doily.

Spring Fun
Thursday, May 11 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Hop like a bunny to the library for this fun storytime celebrating the return of showers and flowers. We will also be creating a colorful seasonal craft.

Tales for Tots
Friday, May 12 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a special themed storytime at the Smithtown Historical Society! Please note: class will meet at the Smithtown Historical Society’s Roseneath Cottage.

Mommy and Me Storytime and Craft
Saturday, May 13 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the library and listen to some fun stories about Mother’s Day and create an adorable flower collage for that special someone.

May Flowers Storycraft
Tuesday, May 16 • 10:00-10:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Make a pretty flower using your hand and fingerprints.

Memorial Day Blast
Wednesday, May 24 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will read some patriotic tales. Afterwards, make a red, white and blue necklace to compliment your Memorial Day outfit.

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, May 17 • 7:00-7:30pm
(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Want to come to the Library in your pajamas? Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you’d like. Siblings are welcome.

Dragons Love Tacos
Monday, May 15 • 2:30-3:00pm
(4-5 years)
Join us for storytime featuring Dragons Love Tacos and make a fun craft to take home.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Thursday, May 25 • 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.

Afternoon Munsch Tales
Wednesday, May 3 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Enjoy an afternoon with several of Robert Munsch’s most memorable characters. From Bridget learning where not to color to Megan’s pig pen fiasco, there’s sure to be plenty of laughter abounding when there’s Munsch Tales all around.

Egg Carton Flowers
Tuesday, May 9 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Celebrate spring with this simply fun art project that would make a beautiful Mother’s Day gift. Dress to make a mess.

A Hopping Storytime CANCELLED
Wednesday, May 17 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Ribbit, Ribbit! Join us at the library for a special storytime and craft featuring frogs!

LEGO® League
Saturday, May 27 • 3:00-3:45pm
(5-12 years)
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Meet Dash
Wednesday, May 3 • 7:00-7:45pm
Saturday, May 6 • 3:30-4:15pm
Friday, May 12 • 4:30-5:15pm
Monday, May 15 • 4:30-5:15pm
Monday, May 22 • 4:30-5:15pm
Friday, May 25 • 4:30-5:15pm
Thursday, May 31 • 4:30-5:15pm
Saturday, June 3 • 3:30-4:15pm
(8-12 years)
Sharpen your STEM skills as you plan, code and guide Dash the robot through different courses and challenges. This is a self-guided individualized appointment with Dash the robot intended for children ages 8-12 years with parent/caregiver.

DIY Spa Party
Wednesday, May 10 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Come and make your own lip gloss and a peppermint foot scrub. One for you and one for a special person or both for you!

Tween Kickboxing
Saturday, May 13 • 10:00-10:45am
(8-12 years)
Get active with this high intensity class. Learn some punching and kicking while moving to the beat. Dress comfortably.

Paint Your Own 3D Printed Storm Trooper
Tuesday, May 23 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars with us and come paint your own Storm Trooper figure.

Patriotic Beads
Wednesday, May 24 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Get ready for Memorial Day with a fun and fashionable way to show you American pride! Create your own beaded American flag pins perfect for wearing during your Memorial Day festivities.

ArtSpace
Wednesday, May 24 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity through experimenting with a variety of artistic styles and mediums.

Tween Tech-Lab
Thursday, May 18 • 4:30-5:15pm
(10-12 years)
Join us in our computer lab for assistance using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher. No food or drink permitted in the lab. Be sure to bring a flash drive to save your work.

Creation Station
Saturdays, May 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.

Parent Workshop: Online Homework Help and Database Review
Wednesday, May 31 • 7:00-7:45pm
(Adults)
Is your child struggling with homework, papers and tests? Join us in our Learn Lab to learn all about the online resources we offer including Brainfuse. Brainfuse is a database available to all Smithtown Library cardholders which 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.