Welcome to The Smithtown Library!

Commack Branch
Kings Park Branch
Nesconset Branch
Smithtown Main Building

Library Budget Vote and Trustee Election

The Smithtown Library thanks the community for passing its 2018 budget
798 to 241.
 Congratulations to William Zimmerman, Brianna Baker-Stines
& Louis S. Frontario who were elected as trustees. 

Nesconset Branch Teen Programs

Homework Helpers
Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19 and 26• 4:30-5:30pm
Thursdays, November 2, 16 and 30• 4:30-5:30pm
Volunteers will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program. The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks at the Nesconset Branch. You must register for each date you wish to volunteer after submitted an application.
Pretzel Candy Spider Webs
Friday, October 20• 4:30-5:30pm
We will create edible spider webs using pretzels, white chocolate and sprinkles. Each participant will go home with 2 spider webs. Register
Zombie Makeup Workshop
Thursday, October 26• 6:00-8:00pm
Join us for this two hour hands-on workshop that will focus on expression and creativity. You will go over the procedure for turning yourself into a zombie, step-by-step. A permission slip or disclosure form must be signed to attend this program. Register
Harry Potter Party
Thursday, October 26• 6:00-8:00pm
Celebrate all things Harry Potter! Join us for magical crafts, snacks and activities. Feel free to come dressed as your favorite character. Register
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, November 7• 2:30-3:30pm
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer. There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
DIY Touchscreen Gloves
Friday, November 10• 4:30-5:30pm
Winter is just around the corner and no one likes to text with cold fingers. Join us to learn how to use conductive thread to make a regular pair of gloves compatible with any touchscreen device. Register
Thanksgiving Desserts
Monday, November 20• 7:00-7:45pm
Get ready for Thanksgiving with two delicious desserts that you will make and take home to enjoy.  Register
Art Happening Volunteers
Saturday, November 25• 10:45-11:45am
Assist children while they explore a variety of art media in this hands-on program. Register





Staff Pick

Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
In his Pulitzer Prize winning book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Marking the 20th anniversary of its publication this year, Guns, Germs, and Steel greatly advanced our understanding of human societies and stunningly dismantled racially based theories of human history.

Volunteers Needed

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Join the Friends and help promote the Library and its services and be part of exciting events!

The Friends of The Smithtown Library is an independent, non-profit organization of concerned people who support The Smithtown Library through fundraising activities and volunteer services. Volunteer with the Friends and help make a difference!

Click here for a membership application.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:
9:30am - 9:00pm
Friday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
Friday: 9:30am - 9:00pm
(Smithtown only)
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
(September - May;
Smithtown & Commack only)


man with cameraLibrary staff may take photographs or video recordings at Library programs for use in publicity. This includes use in our Newsletter, website and social media pages. Please inform us if you do not want photos or videos taken of you or your child.

Recycle Station

The Smithtown Library collects un-needed eyeglasses for recycling through the Suffolk Cooperative Library System's services for the sight-impaired.  glasses
The Library is no longer accepting cell phones for recycling.


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The Smithtown Library

Long Island's Largest Library Serving the Communities of Smithtown:
Commack, Fort Salonga, Hauppauge, Head of the Harbor, Kings Park, Nesconset, Nissequogue, Saint James, Smithtown, Village of the Branch

Commack Branch

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725

Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754

Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767

Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787