Welcome to The Smithtown Library!

Commack Branch
Kings Park Branch
Nesconset Branch
Smithtown Main Building

Library Budget Vote and Trustee Election

The Library Budget Vote and Trustee Election will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 9:30am to 9:00pm.

Commack Branch Teen Programs

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Monday September 25 • 4:00-5:00pm
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
Banned Book Tote Bags
Wednesday, September 27 • 5:00-6:00pm
In honor of Banned Books Week, come in and decorate a canvas tote bag to use to carry all of your banned books. Register
Homework Helpers
Monday, October 2 • 4:00-4:30pm (Training)
Monday, October 16 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Monday, October 23 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Monday, October 30 • 4:00-5:00pm 
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 Commack Branch. You must register for each date you wish to volunteer. Teens must attend the training on October 2. Register
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, October 3 • 4:00-5:00pm 
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. Register
Great Give Back Animal Shelter Drive
Thursday, October 12 • 4:30-5:30pm 
Be a part of our Great Give Back and help us create as we create an Animal Shelter Drive that will be at the Commack Branch from October 14-31. Teens we will be make posters of adoptable pets and decorate a donation box to collect animal food and gently used towels and blankets. We will also be making catnip toys for the feline residents of the shelter. This program is part of the Great Give Back series. Register
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, October 18 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Spend an afternoon paired with a younger child for a seasonal art project. Register
Sugar Skull Banks
Tuesday, October 24 • 7:00-8:00pm 
Día de los Muertos, held on November 1 and 2, honors those in our families that have passed on. Learn about this wonderful holiday while we decorate skull banks in the style of sugar skulls. Register
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Wednesday, October 25 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Register
Escape Dr. Johnson's Lab
Thursday, October 26 • 5:00-6:00pm 
Do you have what it takes to save the world? See if you can thwart Dr. Johnson’s plans to release a deadly airborne zombie virus in this “Escape the Room” game. Will you be able to find all the clues and solve the puzzle before time runs out? Register

Staff Pick

Pictures at a Revolution Five Movies and The Birth of the New Hollywood by Mark Harris
Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood by Mark Harris. In 1967 a cultural revolution hit Hollywood with the force of a tsunami, and the landscape of filmmaking was altered forever.

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 Reference Desk at any branch.

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