Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

 

Registration for April begins at 10am on Monday, March 27
Please click on a program’s title to register.


Twinkle Toes
Saturday, April 8 •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, April 4 •10:00-10:30am
Thursday, April 13 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, April 22 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, April 29 •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, April 26 •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, April 18 •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
Monday, April 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.

Library Playdate
Friday, April 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.

Toddler STEM
Monday, April 24 • 2:30-3:15pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Try your little hands at different stations to create, build and discover whatever your imagination lets you.

Toddler Spring Fling
Saturday, April 29 •11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Shake, shimmy and dress in your fancy clothes and dancing shoes.Punch and cookies will be served.

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

April Showers
Tuesday, April 4 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s that time of year. Join us for some rain related stories, activities and a craft. Maybe we will even do a “Rain, Rain Go Away” dance.

Teddy Bear Tea
Wednesday, April 5 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Bring your favorite teddy bear (or stuffed friend) and enjoy a story or two. Drinks and a small snack will fill your tummy while we read. Then we’ll finish our time together with a fun craft.

Ribbit
Saturday, April 8 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s all about frogs in this storytime. We will read some tales about these sticky tongued creatures, watch a frog cartoon and afterwards, you will make a frog of your very own.

Tales for Tots
Friday, April 14 •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.

Happy Spring Storytime
Saturday, April 15 • 10:00-10:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a reading of the classic Guess How Much I Love You story followed by an adorable nutbrown hare craft.

Funny Storytime
Monday, April 17 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
April is National Humor Month. Hear stories that will make you laugh out loud and make a ridiculously silly craft.

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, April 26 • 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, April 25 • 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.

April Showers Craft Time
Thursday, April 20 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Come to the library to create some spring themed craft projects.

Marshmallow Peep Sushi Treat
Wednesday, April 19 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-9 years)
Do you love sushi? We will have fun listening to sushi stories and making a tasty treat to take home.

LEGO® League
Monday, April 10 • 4:30-5:15pm
Saturday, April 29 • 3:30-4:15pm
(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!

Meet Dash
Saturday, April 8 • 3:30-4:15pm
Wednesday, April 12 • 11:00-11:45am
Wednesday, April 12 • 2:30-3:15pm
Saturday, April 15 • 3:30-4:15pm
Saturday, April 22 • 3:30-4:15pm
Monday, April 24 • 4:30-5:15pm
Wednesday, April 26 • 4:30-5:15pm
(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.

Learning to Code using Frozen
Thursday, April 13 • 11:00-12:00pm
(8-12 years)
We will meet in the LearnLab to learn coding basics using Frozen themed modules as we start learning how technology works and how to create software applications.

Learning to Code using Minecraft
Thursday, April 13 • 3:00-4:00pm
(8-12 years)
We will meet in the LearnLab to learn coding basics using Minecraft themed modules as we start learning how technology works and how to create software applications.

Tween Game Afternoon
Friday, April 14 • 3:00-3:45pm
(8-12 years)
Have a free afternoon? Don’t know how to fill it? Come to the library and enjoy an afternoon of games!

Junior MakerSpace
Friday, April 21 • 4:30-5:15pm
(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 limited only by your imagination.

ArtSpace
Thursday, April 27 • 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.

Parent-Tween Book Discussion - Sisters
Friday, April 28 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years with parent/caregiver)
Have you enjoyed book discussions in the past? How about a book discussion for everyone! After reading the graphic novel Sisters come to the library and have a lively discussion with other tweens and parents.

Tween Tech Lab
Tuesday, April 25 • 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, April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 • 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 Movies
Wednesday, April 12 • 10:30-12:00pm
Muppets from Space
Rated G; runtime 88 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
Wednesday, April 12 • 2:30-4:30pm
The Rookie
Rated G; runtime 128 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.

Raising Your Kids to Have a Healthy Relationship with Food
Wednesday, April 5 • 10:00 – 11:00am
(Adults)
Join us for a refreshingly honest take on what we really should be focusing on when it comes to food and our kids. Gemma Saylor, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Health Coach, serves up healthy portions of advice and humor in her talk. This workshop is intended for parents of children under the age of 12 and there will be an open playtime in the accompanying community room.

March Registration begins at 10am on Monday, February 27.
Please click on a program’s title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, March 18 •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, March 7 •10:00-10:30am
Tuesday, March 14 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, March 25 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, April 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
Tuesday, March 28 •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, March 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.

Art Starts
Wednesday, March 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, March 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.

Construction Time
Monday, March 20 • 10:00-10:30am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Do you love cranes, backhoes and dump trucks? If so, come to the library to listen to some construction stories and do a fun craft.

Two-Ingredient Coconut Playdough
Saturday, March 25 • 11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Bring a little of the tropics home for the winter in the form of play dough. Dress to make a mess.

Terrific Threes
Monday, March 13 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Tales for Tots CANCELLED
Friday, March 10 •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.

Puffy Paint Shamrock
Monday, March 13 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Everyone is Irish for this program, be sure to dress to make a mess!

Everything Trucks
Tuesday, March 21 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Do you love trucks? Then, this is the program for you. We will read truck stories, create a truck craft and watch a truck cartoon.

Rio Storytime
Friday, March 24 •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.

Under the Big Top
Wednesday, March 29 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Bring on the clowns and acrobats. We’ll be reading some great stories about the circus and making a neat clown craft.

Penguin Storytime
Friday, March 31 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Are penguins your favorite animal? Enjoy a storytime all about them while creating a fun craft.

Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, March 14 • 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, March 23 • 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.

Wild West Storytime
Monday, March 27 • 2:30-3:15pm
(4-5 years)
Join us for stories, songs and activities that celebrate the Wild West!

Frozen Banana Penguin Food Fun
Tuesday, March 7 • 4:30-5:00pm
(5-7 years)
Listen to fun penguin stories and then make your own edible penguin treat.

The Chocolate Touch Book Chat CANCELLED
Friday, March 24 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Enjoy meeting others that have read the book The Chocolate Touch in this discussion. Spend some time talking about your favorite parts of the book!

Fancy Nancy Tea Party
Tuesday, March 28 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years with parent/caregiver)
Come dressed in your best clothes for “tea” and cookies. Enjoy some Fancy Nancy extraordinaire stories and then let’s parade through the Library to show off your finery.

Bunnies, Bunnies, Bunnies
Wednesday, April 5 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years with parent/caregiver)
Get ready to “HOP” into spring with Judy Wilson. Listen to a bunny tale and see some adorable baby bunnies!

Little Art Buddies
Monday, March 27 • 4:45-5:30pm
(5-9 years)
Enjoy an afternoon paired with a teen to create and explore different art techniques. Dress to make a mess.

LEGO® League
Saturday, March 18 • 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!

Popsicle Art
Wednesday, March 22 • 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.

ArtSpace
Thursday, March 9 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity by experimenting with a variety of artistic styles and mediums.

Racing Balloon Rockets
Tuesday, March 14 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Let’s race balloons towards the rainbow pot of gold in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. It’s all in the name of science.

Meet Dash
Tuesday, March 21 • 4:30-5:15pm
Saturday, March 25 • 3:30-4:15pm
Wednesday, March 29 • 4:30-5:15pm
Saturday, April 1 • 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.

Tween Tech Lab
Thursday, March 16 • 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, March 4, 11, 18 & 25 • 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.