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Free Downloads


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eBooks for adults, teens & children 
EbscoEbooks   EBSCO eBooks: Non-fiction eBooks
(Login with your library card)


livebrarysquare    Live-brary.com: eAudiobooks 
for adults, teens & children
oneclickdigital   OneClickdigital: Downloadable
audiobooks from Recorded Books

Video & Music

livebrarysquare   Live-brary.com: Classic & educational video, as well as classical & jazz music
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indie films anytime, anywhere.  

Apps & Software


Need help downloading digital content onto your portable device? Give The Smithtown Library a call at 631-360-2480 for assistance, or try one of these helpful websites:

Get instructions for downloading to the most popular devices:

Book Discussion Groups

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Looking to join a book discussion group?
We have several to choose from at The Smithtown Library.

Click here for a complete list of book discussion groups. 


Smithtown Main Teen Programs

Teen Volunteer Opportunity: An Hour of Code
Friday, December 5 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM (Training)
Monday, December 8 • 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Friday, December 12 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Volunteers are needed to coach teens through basic computer coding puzzles. No comupter programming experience is neccessary some computer knowledge and attendane at the training session is a must . You may volunteer at one or both sessions, all volunteers will recieve a commmunity service conifirmation form. Register
An Hour of Code: Lightbot
Monday, December 8 • 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Help us celebrate Computer Science Education Week (Dec 8 - 14) with an Hour of Code a one hour introduction to computer science designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. This session will feature Lightbot programming puzzles,  a super-basic self-directed introduction to computer science for beginners. Volunteers will be on hand to coach beginners alsong. Register
Teen Tech Lab
Thursday, December 11 • 4:30 - 5:15 PM
Join us in our brand new LearnLab for assistance using Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint or Publisher. Space is limited. Register
An Hour of Code: Lost in Space
Friday, December 12 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Help us celebrate Computer Science Education Week (Dec 9 - 14) with and Hour of Code a one hour introduction to computer science desighned to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. This session will feature Tynker.com's proramming puzzle: Lost in Space. This puzzle program is self-directed and will introduce teens to loops and if-then statements. Volunteers will be on hand to coach teens along. Register
 Melting Snowman Cookies 
Wednesday, December 17 • 6:30 - 7:45 PM
The Baking Coach returns with a recipe for flavorful fun. Join us and take some cookies home to bake. Register
Teen Publishing Talk
Monday, December 29 • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Ever wonder what it takes to be a published writer? Come chat with local author Eliza Tilton about pursuing your writing dreams. Free book swag for attendees and one mystery door prize. Register
Teen Tech 101 Volunteers
Wednesday, January 7 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, January 21 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Earn community service at the Library by helping adults learn more about their cell phones, smart phones or e-readers. Join us for one session or both. Register
Teen Volunteer Opportunity: Book Sale Room
Monday, January 12 • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Monday, January 26 • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are looking for teen volunteers to keep their sale room in order. Tasks may include: straightening of shelves, alphabetizing books, boxing books for shipment and more. Please call Mr. Salas at 631-360-2480 x128 with your questions. Register
Decorate Your Own Snow Globe
Wednesday, January 14 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Bring a little winter fun indoors by making yoiur own snow globe then customize your globe with paint. Space is limited. Register
Clay Owl Craft
Wednesday, January 28 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
A group of owls is called a parliament. A group of teens making owl decorations out of clay is called parliamentertainment. Find out which is true when you visit with us at this craft program. Register
Teen Volunteer Opportunity: An Hour of Code
Friday, January 16 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Friday, January 23 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
No computer programming experience necessary, some computer knowledge is a must. Teen volunteers will learn to use Tynker.com's programming puzzles, learn how to offer assistance and apply what they have learned when coaching someone through a progamming puzzle. Volunteers must attend both sessions. Space is limited. Register
An Hour of Code: Candy Quest
Friday, January 23 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Visit the LearnLab for an hour of drag and drop coding. The puzzles that will be used are designed to teach teens computational thining and the basics of computer programming. Teens will be exposed to programming concepts like: repetition, conditional logic, pattern recognition, abstraction and automation. Space is limited. Register













Database of the Month

Before you make all of those holiday purchases, check here for full access to Consumer Reports magazine!

Book A Librarian

Any Smithtown Library cardholder can make an appointment with a librarian for one-on-one training in various library and computer topics. We offer 30 minute sessions in the following areas:
- Using the Library Catalog
- Introduction to Library Databases
- Downloadable eBooks and/or Audiobooks
- eReader and Tablet Demonstrations
- Introduction to Social Networking sites
- And more!
For information or to make an appointment, please call the Smithtown Main Building at 360-2480, ext. 120.
We also offer Book a Children's Librarian.  For more information call the Smithtown Main Building at 360-2480 ext. 140 or the Commack Branch at 360-2480 ext. 340.

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)


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

Recycle Station

All Branches of The Smithtown Library collect the following items for recycling:
- Non-rechargeable Batteries
- Cell Phones
- Eyeglassesrecycle




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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