Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

March Registration begins on Monday, February 23 at 10:00am.
Scroll down for February programs.
 
Saturday, March 7 • 10:00-10:30am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!

Mother Goose Rhyme Time
Wednesdays, March 4 & 11 • 10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, March 21 & 28 • 10:00-10:30am
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Wonderful Ones
Thursdays, March 26 & April 2 • 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
Wednesdays, March 25 & April 1 • 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.

Art Starts
Friday, March 6 • 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.

Library Playdate
Tuesday, March 3 • 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.

Sensory Storytime
Thursday, March 19 • 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning through exploring our sensory boxes and participate in a storytime. The enthusiasm in the program is palpable! Dress to make a mess.

Terrific Threes
Mondays, March 16 & 23 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Music with Miss Emily
Monday, March 2 • 2:30-3:15pm (PROGRAM CANCELLED)
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Sing along, move and groove to some sweet tunes with Miss Emily and her guitar.

Mix It Up
Monday, March 9 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for storytime and art activities that will encourage creativity and artistic exploration.

Here Kitty, Kitty
Tuesday, March 17 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for some fur flying fun in this storytime all about kitties! Create your own wild jaguar kitty to bring home.

Elmer Storytime Fun
Friday, March 27 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the Library and hear some stories about Elmer the loveable elephant and make a craft featuring this adorable character.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Thursdays, March 5 & 12 • 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.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss
Tuesday, March 3 • 4:30-5:00pm
(5-7 years)
Listen to Seuss stories and enjoy a light snack!

Pi in the Skyline
Tuesday, March 10 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
March 14th is Pi Day! We’re celebrating by using this number as the formula for a work of art. Come and see how math becomes art!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day
Monday, March 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
A pot o’ gold awaits everyone at this St. Patrick’s Day celebration! Join us for some stories and a cool shamrock craft.

Bunnies, Bunnies, Bunnies
Tuesday, March 24 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-7 years)
Get ready to “HOP” into spring with Judy Wilson. Listen to a bunny tale and see some adorable baby bunnies!

Krafty Kidz
Thursday, March 26 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Every month we will explore different art mediums and techniques to create a fun project. Dress to make a mess.

LEGO® League
Thursday, April 2 • 4:30-5:15pm
(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!

Circle of Friends: A Sensory Experience for Children with Special Needs
Wednesday, March 18 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-8 years with parent/caregiver)
An enrichment program for children ages 5-8 with developmental delays, those along the autism spectrum and those typically developing with special needs. Partner with your child in a safe, nurturing, environment to lay the foundation for successful future learning. Taught by Lisa Joy Walters, a NYS Certified Special Education Teacher.

In Like a Lion
Tuesday, March 17 • 4:30-5:15pm
(7-10 years)
Use odd materials to make a lion during this month of unpredictably odd weather!

Jeopardy
Saturday, March 7 • 11:00-11:45am
(8-12 years)
Do you think you have what it takes? Test your knowledge in a rousing game of Jeopardy! With a wide range of questions, from popular candy to state capitols, everyone is bound to know something!

Artist Trading Cards
Thursday, March 12 • 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.

Observe and Paint
Monday, March 23 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Be inspired by looking at Post-Impressionist artist Paul Cezanne’s work and then try your own hand at some simple still-life painting. Observe and then create with paint in your own unique style.

LEGO® Legends
Tuesday, March 24 • 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!

Junior MakerSpace
Friday, April 3 • 11:00-11:45am
(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.

Camera Club
Tuesday, March 31 • 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.

Tween Tech Lab
Thursday, March 5 • 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.

Creation Station
Saturdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28 • 10:00am-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.

Family Game Day
Friday, March 20 • 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.

Family Movies
Enjoy a fun afternoon family movie!
Saturday, March 28 • 2:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
The Nut Job
Surly is a mischievous squirrel with a mission: to find the tastiest nuts for winter. When he discovers a whole store filled with his favorite food, he plans a heist of nutrageous proportions. The fur is sure to fly in this hilarious adventure!
Rated PG; runtime 86 minutes

Life-Sized Candy Land
Thursday, April 9 • 2:30-3:00pm
Thursday, April 9 • 3:00-3:30pm
Thursday, April 9 • 3:30-4:00pm
Thursday, April 9 • 4:00-4:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Visit Queen Frostine, Lord Licorice and Princess Lolly at the Smithtown Library as you play our life size version of Candy Land. YOU become the playing piece in this classic children’s game, and you collect candy as you travel Gumdrop Pass to Lollipop Woods, Peanut Brittle House, and Candy Castle. Don’t forget your camera!

Mutt-i-grees Pet Parade
Saturday, April 11 • 2:00-3:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Do you have a pet you want to show off? Bring your pet to the annual Smithtown Library pet parade! In addition to the parade we will have other activities, including face painting and crafts. All participants will receive a certificate. All types of pets are welcome. For safety purposes, children must be accompanied by an adult and pets must be on a leash or in a cage, wagon or other container. We also ask that you clean up after your pets.

Parent Workshop: Online Homework Help and Database Review
Saturday, April 4 • 10:00-10:45am
(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 including Brainfuse, 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.