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Commack Branch
Kings Park Branch
Nesconset Branch
Smithtown Main Building

Author Talk with Erika Swyler

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Monday, August 1
7:00 - 8:30pm
Nesconset Branch

Homegrown author, Erika Swyler, will discuss her debut novel, The Book of Speculation. Born and raised on Long Island, Erika was inspired by her recent move back to her hometown, which provided the setting for this book. Erika’s discussion will be followed by a question and answer session. Copies of her novel will be available for purchase and signing.

To register click here.

Smithtown Main Teen Programs

Summer Concert Volunteers
Thursdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11 & 18 • 6:00-8:00pm
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are seeking teen volunteers to help raise funds during the Family Summer Concert Series on the lawn of the Smithtown Main Building. The Friends of The Smithtown Library is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the resources of the Library. You will receive 2 hours of community service per concert. Register
Book Buddies Volunteers
Thursdays, July 14, 21, August 18 & 25 • 10:00-11:00am
Earn community service credit when you share a reading experience with your Little Book Buddies entering grades K-2. This is a rewarding experience for both big and little Buddies. Each session has its own registration, register for as many sessions as you wish. Register
Hawaiian Hula Dance
Monday, August 8 • 7:00-7:45pm
Let your hips sway to the music adn allow your hands to tell the stories of the Hawaiian Islands and its people. instrction provided by Dance Aloha will take place on the Library's lawn, in the event of rain the program will take place in our meeting room. Register
Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament Volunteers
Wednesday, August 1 • 6:00-7:00pm (Training) & Wednesday, August 10 • 6:00-8:00pm
Teen volunteers are needed to assist with and refereee The Smithtown Library's first ever Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament. Community service will be awarded, volunteers must attend bothe the training session and the tournament. Space is limited. Register
Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament
Wednesday, August 10 • 6:30-8:00pm
Experience the pure excitement, adrenaline and tension of a sporting championship without all the years of training, workouts and talent. The first ever Smithtown Library Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament promises to be a fun and wild experience honoring one of the world's oldest strategy games: Rock-Paper-Scissors! What's more, the tournament champion will walk away with a wonderfully gaudy trophy to treasure for years to come. This tournament will be refereed by teen volunteers. Register. 

Staff Pick

The Long and Faraway Gone: a novel by Lou Berney
In the summer of 1986, two tragedies rocked Oklahoma City. Six movie-theater employees were killed in an armed robbery. Then a teenage girl vanished from the state fair. Neither crime was ever solved. Twenty-five years later, the reverberations of those unsolved cases continue to echo through the lives of those touched by the crimes.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:
10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
(September - May;
Smithtown & Commack only)


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Recycle Station

The Smithtown Library collects the following items for recycling cell phones & eyeglasses.
The Library no longer accepts batteries for recycling. The Town of Smithtown now allows residents to dispose of many household batteries in their garbage. For more information click here.




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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