Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

 

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.

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.

 

November registration begins at 10:00am on October 31.
Please click on a program’s title to register.

Nursery Rhyme Time
Mondays, November 7 & 14 •10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, November 26 & December 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
Wednesday, November 23 •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
Tuesday, November 29 •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
Tuesday, November 8 •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
Thursday, November 10 •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.

Terrific Threes
Wednesday, November 16 • 3:00-3:45pm
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Gobble Gobble Storytime
Saturday, November 5 • 10:00-10:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come and listen to stories, songs and fun about turkeys and Thanksgiving.

Colorful Corn Storytime
Monday, November 7 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Make your own “Indian Corn” using your handprint.

The Great Turkey Escape
Monday, November 14 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s almost Thanksgiving, not a favorite day for turkeys. Listen to some turkey tales about how these clever creatures attempt to avoid becoming the holiday dinner. Afterwards, we’ll make a colorful turkey craft.

Tales for Tots
Friday, November 18 •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.

Play Dough Party
Monday, November 28 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the library to play and create with everybody’s favorite sculpting clay.

Pajama Storytime
Monday, November 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, November 15 • 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.

Funny Fowl Frenzy
Monday, November 21 • 2:30-3:00pm
(4-5 years)
We’ll read lots of silly stories featuring our feathered friends just in time for Thanksgiving.

Apple Turkey
Tuesday, November 8 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-7 years)
Give thanks with this edible tasty centerpiece.

Sand Art Thanksgiving
Saturday, November 26 •11:00-11:30am
(5-7 years)
Listen to some stories about Thanksgiving and celebrate giving thanks with kissing wish jars.

Dinovember Storytime
Tuesday, November 29 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Roar into a fun time of dinosaur stories and make your own dino skeleton masterpiece.

The Polar Express
Saturday, December 3 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-7 years)
Come and listen to the story The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. You can wear your pajamas just like the kids in the book. After the story we’ll enjoy some Hershey’s Kisses® and each child will leave with their very own silver bell.

LEGO® League
Tuesday, November 8 • 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!

Pony Club CANCELLED
Thursday, November 17 • 4:30-5:15pm
(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.

Paper Bead Jewelry
Monday, November 21 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Exercise your fine motor skills as you roll and glue paper strips to create colorful beads. String the beads to fashion some cool jewelry to wear home.

Leaf Painting
Tuesday, November 22 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Bring an assortment of fall foliage with you to create a festive leaf painting.

ArtSpace
Thursday, December 1 • 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.

Tween Tech-Lab CANCELLED
Tuesday, November 8 • 4:30-5:15pm
(10-12 years)
Join us in our new computer lab for assistance using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher. No food or drink permitted in the lab.

Creation Station
Saturdays, November 5, 12, 19 & 26 • 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.

Family Movies
Saturday, November 12 • 10:00-11:30am
The Good Dinosaur
Rated PG; runtime 94 minutes
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy a movie with your family while you share time together. Watch our family-oriented feature films on the big screen.

Family Movies
Saturday, November 12 • 2:30-4:30pm
Zootopia
Rated PG; runtime 108 minutes
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy a movie with your family while you share time together. Watch our family-oriented feature films on the big screen.

Author Reading with Nancy Lang-Feldman CANCELLED
Tuesday, November 15 • 7:00-7:45pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Long Island author Nancy Lang-Feldman will be reading her new children’s book, Hermann Finds Home. Join Hermann on his amazing journey as he makes new friends and explores the world around him. His ultimate discovery will warm your heart. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

Thanksgiving with Charlie Brown
Tuesday, November 22 • 7:00-7:45pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Join us as we watch “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving”. Charlie Brown gets into hot water once again when Peppermint Patty invites herself and the other kids over for Thanksgiving! Make a turkey craft to take home.