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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 buildings.
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Smithtown Main Building Teen Programs

Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15 and 22 • 5:00-7:00pm
Over 2 million students will be taking the SAT this year; if you're one of them, how prepared are you? This indispensable four-week course will be led by long-time SAT instructors.  Includes study materials: Fee: $88 (Non-refundable) per person.
 
Monday, February 5 • 4:00-5:00pm
Monday, February 26 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teen volunteers are needed to maintain the Friends of the Smithtown Library Book Sale Room.
 
Monday, February 12 • 5:00-6:00pm
Whether you wish to celebrate or ignore Valentine's Day, there is no better way to do it than with slime. 
 
Tuesday, February 13 • 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, February 27 • 4:30-5:30pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy entering grades K-2. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. 
 
Bookmark Volunteers
Monday, February 26 • 5:00-6:00pm
Teen volunteers are needed to design and make bookmarks. Bookmarks will be sent to patrons who are enjoying The Smithtown Library's Homebound Mail Service. 
 
Hour of Code – Vidcode
Tuesday, March 6 • 5:00-6:00pm
Observe Teen Tech Week, March 4-10 and learn how to make a greeting card with JavaScript! You will learn how to manipulate a video by accessing each and every pixel and commanding it with CODE! No computer coding experience necessary, just an interest in technology. 
 
The Truth About Financial Aid, Scholarships and What It Takes To Get Into a Top College Today
Wednesday, March 7 • 7:00-8:30pm
Attend a free workshop by best-selling author and outspoken college admissions and financial aid expert, Andy Lockwood. You will discover how your son or daughter can improve their odds of admission by 40 percent…and discover little known scholarship and financial aid “secrets” that ALL families can use to get 49.1 percent off the cost of college, even if they think they cannot possibly qualify for anything. 
 
Wednesday, March 7 • 6:00-7:00pm
Celebrate Teen Tech Week, March 4-10 by creating a greeting card with JavaScript! You will learn how to manipulate a video by accessing each and every pixel and commanding it with CODE! No computer coding experience necessary, just an interest in technology.
 
Library Commercial Volunteers
Thursday, March 8 • 7:00-8:30pm
Earn community service by starring in a commercial for the Library. Using film equipment and a green screen, we will create an advertisement that highlights the Library's many services.
 
Science Buddies Volunteers
Monday, March 12 • 4:30-5:30pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children to work with simple but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Dress to make a mess. 
 
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Monday, March 26 • 4:30-5:30pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some craft projects.
 
Thursday, March 29 • 7:00-8:00pm
Sixty seconds on the clock. Do you think you have what it takes to complete these tricky challenges in just a minute? Test out your skills with these fast-paced, silly and challenging games!
 
 
 

Kings Park Building Teen Programs

Homework Helpers
Wednesday, March 7 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Wednesday, March 21 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Volunteers in grades 9-12 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 of the Smithtown Kings Park Building. There will be a mandatory training session for all those participating in this program.

Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, February 26 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating.

Raging Robots
Tuesday, March 6 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Celebrate Teen Tech Week with robotic fun. Learn basic coding skills as we program our robot to dance, sing, and race around the library.

Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, March 10 • 10:00-11:00 am
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating.

Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, March 19 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating.

Coding Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, March 20 • 4:00-5:30 pm
Volunteer to help a younger child with an hour of code. Each teen will receive one and a half hours of community service.

SAT Review
Wednesdays, April 11, 18, 25, May 1 • 6:00-8:00pm
Over 2 million students will be taking the SATs this year; if you’re one of them, how prepared are you? This indispensable 4-week course will be led by long time SAT instructors. Includes study materials. FEE: $88 per person.

Nesconset Building Teen Programs

Thursdays,  February 1, 8, 15• 4:30-5:30pm
Thursdays,  March 1, 8, 15, 22 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.
 
Friday, February 16• 4:30-5:30pm
Come join us for an afternoon of pampering, as we create our own DIY bath bombs, body scrubs and lip scrubs. Since we will be using essential oils, please note any allergies upon registration. 
 
Tuesday, February 20• 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.
 
Friday, February 23• 4:30-5:30pm
We're transforming one of the rooms in the library into a mystery puzzle! In this interactive game, you'll have just one hour to solve puzzles, find hidden keys, and piece together clues to...escape the room! 
 
Saturday, February 24• 11:15-12:15pm
Earn community service by being paired with a young child to assist him/her with reading and an art project. Each teen will receive one hour of community service.
 

Maker Monday
Monday,  March 5 • 4:00-5:00pm
Come to the Library on Monday to hang out, create, and invent! Be a part of the Maker Movement and explore new technology and crafts. 

Hour of Code-Drones
Friday, March 9 • 4:00-5:00pm
Use your creativity and imagination to build a drone using code. A guided tutorial will let you design and personalize your very own drone. With Scratch and CS First, anyone can become a designer and programmer for the day! 

Games and Goodies
Friday,  March  16 • 4:00-5:30pm
Join in with friends to play some board games such as Munchkin, Dominion, Settlers of Catan, Boss Monster and more. Enjoy snacks and beverages as we go head to head in some friendly gaming competition. (This program may not be suitable for those with food allergies). 

No Bake Chocolate Chip Pie
Tuesday,  March 20 • 7:00-8:00pm
Join us to make a no bake chocolate chip cookie pie with Fanny Cakes. (This program may not be suitable for those with food allergies). 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 

 

 

Commack Building Teen Programs

Homework Helpers
Monday, February 26• 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. Each teen will receive one hour of community service.

Friday, February 16 • 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.

Robo-Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, February 21 • 4:00-5:00pm
Children ages 8-10 will be paired with teens in grades 6-12 to sharpen their STEM skills as they plan, code and guide robots through various challenges.

Hats for Preemies
Wednesday, February 28 • 4:00-5:30pm
Using a knitting loom teens will make little hats for the premature babies in the NICU.

Saturday, March 3 • 9:00-12:00pm or 1:00-4:00pm
Teen volunteers are nedded to assist collecting and sorting donations, as well as, help maintain the Friends of The Smithtown Library Book Sale. 

Bath Melts and Sugar Scrubs
Tuesday, March 13 • 7:00-8:00pm
Teens will learn how to make these moisturizing bath melts and exfoliating sugar scrubs. Please note: Please inform staff of any allergies as we will be using essential oils and other natural ingredients.

Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, March 14 • 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.

Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Monday, March 19 • 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.
 
Monday, March 26 • 4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with their LEGO® creation. Each teen will receive one hour of community service.
 
Starry Night Garden Stepping Stones
Tuesday, April 10 • 7:00-8:00pm
Bring the stars to your garden by creating these beautiful constellation stepping stones. Please note: The stepping stones need time to dry. Teens can come and pick up their finished projects at the reference desk starting Monday April 16.
 
Junior MakerSpace Volunteers
Thursday, April 12 • 4:00-5:00pm
Join this volunteer program and help young children tinker in this one-of-a-kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects. Each teen will be paired with a child to make a unique creation.
 
Knit Wits
Mondays, April 16, 23, 30 • 4:00-5:00pm
Do you want to learn how to knit? Do you know how to knit and want to learn more? Join us for this three week class where you will learn the basics of knitting. All levels of experience are welcome. Needles are available to be borrowed for the duration of the class, please bring your library card to class to borrow the materials.
 
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Wednesday, April 18 • 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.
 
Earth Day Reduce and Reuse
Thursday, April 19 • 4:00-5:00pm
Did you know that the average American uses 167 water bottles a year? Or that a single reusable shopping bag can eliminate an average of 1,000 plastic bags? Teens can celebrate Earth Day this year by reducing their environmental footprint by decorating reusable water bottles and shopping bags to take home.
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, April 26 • 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.

Staff Pick

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis
This definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement. "In the first sweeping history of Parks's life, Theoharis shows us that Parks not only sat down on the bus, but stood on the right side of justice for her entire life.” —Julian Bond, chairman emeritus, NAACP.

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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)

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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 Building

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725
631-360-2480
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Kings Park Building

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

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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