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Commack Branch
Kings Park Branch
Nesconset Branch
Smithtown Main Building

3D Printers at The Smithtown Library

 

Thank you to the Friends of The Smithtown Library for donating 3D Printers to each of our Library buildings.  Patrons can submit requests to have a designed printed.  These requests are reviewed to ensure they comply with the Library's policy, then sent to the requested pick-up location for printing. 

To view our policy and request form, click here.

To submit a request online, click here. 

For further details, please call the Reference Desk at any of our branches.

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Smithtown Main Teen Programs

Teen Volunteer Opportunity-Book Sale Room
Monday, September 26 • 4:00-5:00pm 
The Friends of The Smithtown Library is looking for teen volunteers to keep its Book Sale room in order. Tasks include straightening of sale items on shelves, alphebatizing books, boxing books for shipment and more. Please call Mr. Salas at 631-360-2480 for more details; space is limited.Register.
 
Clay Cat Craft
Monday, September 26 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Happy Cat Month continues with a clay craft that is just purr-fect. We will supply the materials all you have to bring is your imagination. Register.
 
Day of the Dead Mosaic Skull on Canvas
Monday, October 17 • 6:00-7:00pm
Celebrate a cultural holiday while creating a unique mosaic in the shape of a skull. Faux gems, Mardi Gras beads, mosaic crystals and more will be used to create your festive skull. Register.
 
Triple Threat Halloween Cupcakes
Wednesday, October 19 • 7:00-8:00pm
Create your own Halloween treats with the Baking Coach. Each teen an upside-down witch cake, a Jack Skellington cupcake and a tasty spider cupcake. Register
 
Star Wars Alien Drawing Workshop
Thursday, October 27 • 7:00-8:30pm
Science Fiction and Fantasy illustrator David O. Miller is a Jedi-master when it comes to cartooning. Join him and learn how to capture Star Wars aliens…on paper. No experience with the Force or cartooning necessary. Register.
 
Thanksgiving Dinner on a Cupcake
Wednesday, November 16  • 7:00-8:00pm
The Baking Coach is back to help you create this yummy masterpiece using candy, buttercream, and fondant cutouts. Every teen will go home with three cupcakes, a bakery box and a chef's hat. Register.
 
College Finance Secrets
Wednesday, November 16  • 7:00-8:30pm
Discover how to pay "wholesale" for higher education with college finance consultant Andrew Lockwood, J.D.. Topics will include: 12 deadly mistakes to avoid in financial aid, how to triple your eligibility for grants and scholarships, facts about which child savings accounts ruin your chances of grants and scholarships and more. Do not miss this chance to learn how "forgotten middle class" families can slash college costs. Part of the Academic Advisory Series. Register
 
Volunteers for the Friends of The Smithtown Library Pre-Sale
Thursday, November 17  • 5:00-7:00pm
The Friends of The Smithtown Library is looking for teen volunteers to set-up for the Friends of The Smithtown Library Book and Hidden Treasure Sale. Each teen will receive 2 hours of community service credit.
 
Friends of The Smithtown Library Book and Hidden Treasure Sale Volunteers
Saturday, November 19  • 9:30-4:45pm
Teen volunteers are needed to support our sale. Tasks may include setting up book displays, making signage, posting signs, maintaining the sale tables, working the cash box and light cleaning. Teens may volunteer as many or as little hours as they wish. All teens will be awarded a community service confirmation form. Register
 

Staff Pick

Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal

Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal

One of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People poses the question whether humans are smart enough to evaluate non-human intelligence and open-minded enough to accept that we may not be as special as we believe. This book will challenge your perceptions of the cognitive abilities of animals.

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. 
 
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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)

Photographs

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 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
631-360-2480
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Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754
631-360-2480
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Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767
631-360-2480
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Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
631-360-2480
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