Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

 

Registration for January programs begins at 10am on December 27.
Please click on a program’s title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, January 7 •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
Wednesdays, January 4 & 11 •10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, January 21 & 28 •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, January 27 •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
Thursday, January 26 •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, January 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.

Art Starts
Thursday, January 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.

Snowflake Storycraft
Thursday, January 19 • 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Listen to snow stories and make a cotton snowflake.

Terrific Threes
Wednesday, January 18 • 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, January 13 •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.

Birthday Storytime
Friday, January 20 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We’re celebrating everyone’s Birthday today. Come and listen to birthday stories, enjoy a birthday treat and let’s sing Happy Birthday.

Hello Kitty & Friends
Wednesday, January 25 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Do you love Hello Kitty? If so, come to the Library for a special program featuring this adorable feline. We will be reading fun stories and creating some Hello Kitty crafts.

Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, January 31 • 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.

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
Wednesday, January 4 • 2:30-3:15pm
(4-5 years)
We will enjoy some frosty tales and make a cool winter craft.

Toasty Tales
Monday, January 9 • 4:30-5:15pm
(4-5 years)
Come in from the cold and warm up with some toasty tales shared around our virtual crackling fireplace.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Tuesday, January 24 • 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.

Little Book Buddies
Wednesdays, January 11 & 18 • 4:30-5:00pm
(4-7 years)
Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading experience.

Gingerbread Storytime
Saturday, January 21 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-7 years)
We will read some fun stories about the Gingerbread Man while enjoying some delicious gingerbread cookies.

Ballerinas and Books
Saturday, January 28 • 2:30-3:15pm
(5-7 years)
Do you love ballet? Then come read some terrific ballet tales and afterwards, design your own Popsicle stick ballerinas.

Groundhog Day Celebration
Tuesday, January 31 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Will the groundhog see its shadow this year signifying a long winter? We will read stories about this holiday and afterwards, make a related craft.

Junie B Jones First Grader at Last Book Chat
Friday, February 3 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Read the book and come to the program for a fun discussion while creating a project.

Super Bowl Fun
Saturday, February 4 • 3:00-3:45pm
(5-7 years)
Listen to football stories and stitch your very own 3-D paper football to bring home.

LEGO® League
Monday, January 23 • 4:30-5:15pm
(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!

Popsicle Art  CANCELLED
Monday, January 30 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-11 years)
Take simple popsicle sticks, color and design them with markers and then arrange and glue to create an abstract artwork.

Tween Kickboxing
Saturday, January 7 • 2:30-3:15pm
(8-12 years)
Get active with this high intensity class. Learn some punching and kicking while moving to the beat. Dress comfortably.

ArtSpace CANCELLED
Thursday, January 12 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity through experimenting with a variety or artistic styles and mediums.

Snowmen at Night Art
Tuesday, January 24 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Based on the book, Snowmen at Night, learn to draw your own snowman illustration using pastels.

Tween Tech-Lab
Thursday, February 2 • 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, January 7, 14, 21 & 28 • 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.

Storytime with Peppa Pig
Saturday, February 4 • 11:00-11:30am
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Today is Take Your Child to the Library Day. Come join us for a special storytime with a guest appearance from Peppa Pig. Bring your cameras for photos with this loveable character.

 

Registration for December Programs begins on November 28
Please click on a program’s title to register.

Nursery Rhyme Time
Saturdays, December 10 & 17 •10:00-10:30am
Tuesdays, December 13 & 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.

Wonderful Ones
Thursday, December 22 •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, December 14 •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
Monday, December 5 •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, December 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.

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

Milk and Gingerbread Tales
Thursday, December 8 • 10:00-10:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come and listen to your favorite gingerbread tales followed by a small snack.

Tales for Tots
Friday, December 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.

STEAM - Scented Marbled Candy Cane Storycraft
Monday, December 12 •10:00-10:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
This will be 45 minutes of candy cane fun. Actual candy canes will be included as a treat of course.

Rio Storytime
Saturday, December 17 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Listen to some stories about macaws and make a blue macaw like the one featured in the movie Rio 2. Dress up in your favorite bird costume or wear a feather-filled carnival mask.

Winter Wonderland
Wednesday, December 21 •10:00-10:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for some fun winter tales and afterwards, create some simple crafts to celebrate the season.

Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, December 6 • 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
Thursday, December 15 • 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.

National Brownie Day
Thursday, December 8 • 4:30-5:00pm
(5-7 years)
December 8th is National Brownie Day. Come celebrate at the Library with a fun storytime and enjoy a rich, fudge brownie in honor of the occasion.

The Velveteen Rabbit Storytime
Saturday, December 10 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-7 years)
Bring your own very special stuffed toy with you to share in a reading of The Velveteen Rabbit and hear how toys become real. Enjoy a candy cane while you listen to the story.

Intergalactic Storytime
Wednesday, December 14 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Grab your space ship and soar right in for some alien fun. Create your own alien to fly home with.

Tiny Holiday Cookie Houses
Tuesday, December 20 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-7 years)
Tiny houses are the future. Come construct edible homes as a treat and to use for a holiday decoration.

LEGO® League
Wednesday, December 7 • 4:30-5:15pm
(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!

Festive Tissue Paper Trees
Monday, December 12 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Make a splendid winter tree collage in this color-filled program.

Hanging Wild Bird Treat
Thursday, December 15 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
We will be making homemade hanging birdseed treats to attract and spoil your wild feathered friends.

ArtSpace
Thursday, December 22 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity through experimenting with a variety of artistic styles and mediums.

Pony Club
Wednesday, December 28 • 3:00-3:45pm
(8-12 years)
Calling all barn rats. Come in from the stable to swap horse stories, learn unique equine facts and make a cool equestrian craft.

Tween Tech-Lab
Tuesday, December 6 • 3:00-3:45pm
(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.

Fingerprint Holiday Card
Tuesday, December 13 • 4:30-5:15pm
(10-12 years)
Give someone special in your life a holiday card created by you, using colored inkpads and markers.

Creation Station
Saturdays, December 3, 10 & 17 • 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.

Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Sunday, December 11 • 2:00-3:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Santa will enchant children with tales from the North Pole and his travels around the world. After storytime there will be an opportunity for photos with Santa and everyone will go home with their own picture.

The Carpenter’s Gift: A Habitat for Humanity Book Reading
Thursday, December 29 • 2:30-3:15pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Since 2007, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree has been milled into lumber that Habitat for Humanity uses to build a home. The Carpenter’s Gift shares a lesson about helping our neighbors through the story of a young boy in Depression-era New York who wishes for that kind of decent home for his family. Join us for a special reading of this story and learn about the many ways Habitat for Humanity helps families.