Children's Programs

Children's Virtual Programs

The Smithtown Library Story Line
(631) 652-6052
Call our story line each week for new stories read by our children’s librarians. We’ve picked our favorite read alouds in a wide range of genres & age groups, so there’s something for everyone. We’ll have five new stories every Wednesday, so add our number to your phone contacts now, and call whenever you need a great story! No registration required.
 
Take and Make - Snowman STEM
Smithtown Building
Let’s learn how to measure the snow with some help from a snowman friend! Craft kits for the program will be available for pickup at the Smithtown Building beginning January 26. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 
Folded Paper Bracelets
Wednesday, January 13
4:30pm
Learn how to make your own bracelet using just colorful paper, scissors and a ruler! No registration required. This program will be shared on our YouTube channel (https://bit.ly/SmithLibYouTube). After the program, the video will remain available.
 
Hip Squeaks
Thursday, January 14
10:00am
Read aloud fun and simple songs for preschoolers. Hip Squeaks kits are designed for children 2-4 years old and are available at the Nesconset Building on a first come, first served basis beginning January 5. Kits include craft materials, instructions and extension materials. No registration required. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on January 21.
 
Warm and Cozy Storytime
Friday, January 15
11:00am
Snuggle up, wear your pajamas and join us for stories and crafts with your toddler or preschooler to celebrate winter and all things cozy. Craft kits for the program will be available for pick-up in the Children’s Department of the Nesconset Building beginning January 5. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on January 22.
 
Wild Dreamers
Saturday, January 16
10:00am
Join us as we read Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed and create a one-of-a-kind dream catcher as unique as your dreams. Craft kits for the program will be available for pick-up in the Children’s Department of the Nesconset Building beginning January 5. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on January 23.
 
Snow Much Fun
Tuesday, January 19
10:30am
Snow is fun, but being cold isn’t! Learn how to make your own snow so you can build a snowman indoors! No registration required. This program will be shared on our YouTube channel (https://bit.ly/SmithLibYouTube) and on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids). After the program, the video will remain available.
 
Wintery Fun
Wednesday, January 20
11:00am
Join us for some wintery tales and a “cool” winter painting craft. No registration required. This program will be shared on our YouTube channel (https://bit.ly/SmithLibYouTube) and on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 2.
 
Kiddoodles
Thursday, January 21
4:30pm
There are oodles to discover when we read some of our favorite picture books for older readers. Craft kits for the program are designed for children 5-12 years old and will be available for pick-up in the Children’s Department of the Nesconset Building beginning January 5. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on January 28.
 
Crazy Crayons
Friday, January 22
11:00am
Red, blue, purple or green, do you have a favorite color crayon? Come and enjoy fun crayon stories. We’ll then make a crazy crayon friend or two. Craft kits for the program will be available for pick-up in the Children’s Department of the Commack Building beginning January 14. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 5.
 
Amazing Polar Bears
Saturday, January 23
11:00am
Join Miss Samira to learn about these amazing animals and she’ll also show you how to create a very cute polar bear craft. No registration required. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 6.
 
Stories with Miss Amanda
Monday, January 25
10:00am
Listen to wonderful stories with Miss Amanda and learn how to make a fun craft for toddlers and preschoolers. Craft kits for the program will be available for pick-up in the Children’s Department of the Nesconset Building beginning January 5. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 1.
 
A Day at the Office
Wednesday, January 27
7:00pm
It’s more exciting than pretzel day. Join us in the virtual Dunder Mifflin Conference Room for a reading of The Office: a Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary.
No registration required. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 3.
 
Storytime with Miss Sharon
Thursday, January 28
10:30am
Listen to an exciting read with Miss Sharon geared towards preschoolers. Craft kits are available at the Kings Park Building beginning January 21. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 4.
 
Take and Make - Be My Valentine
Smithtown Building
Stop by the Smithtown Building beginning February 1 to pick up a kit filled with stories, crafts and activities that will help you celebrate Valentine’s Day! No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 
Take and Make - Play Dough Fun
Commack Building
Preschoolers, make your own batch of play dough at home! This kit includes the ingredients needed, a recipe and some special surprises that will give your child hours of fun. Kits are available at the Commack Building beginning February 1. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 
Take and Make - Pizza, Pizza
Smithtown Building
February 9 is National Pizza Day! Each packet is filled with creative pizza activities and games celebrating one of America’s all-time favorite foods! Kits are available at the Smithtown Building beginning February 1. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 
Take and Make – Sweet Hearts
Nesconset Building
Feel the love this Valentine’s Day and pick up a kit filled with Valentine’s Day activities. Kits are available at the Nesconset Building beginning February 2. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 
Take and Make - Water Bottles
Commack Building
Decorate your own stainless steel water bottle. Kits will include a water bottle and permanent markers. Kits will be available at our Commack Building beginning February 9. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 
Take and Make – Heart Shaped Apple Pies
All Buildings
Join the Baking Coach as she shows us how to make some delicious mini apple pies in the shape of a heart! Pick up your ingredients from any building beginning February 10, then follow the instructions included to access the video. In-person or telephone registration is required beginning February 2. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. Please register for one kit per family.
 
Take and Make - Love Bug Cupcakes
Commack Building
If you love ladybugs and sweets, then you’ll love making these delicious and adorable cupcakes. Pick up your Love Bug Cupcake kit courtesy of Fanny Cakes bakery at our Commack Building beginning February 16 after 11:00am. This program may not be suitable for those with food allergies. In-person or telephone registration is required beginning February 9. Kits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please only register for one kit per family.
 
Take and Make – Baubles and Beads Mosaic Pots
Commack Building
Get creative as you paint and decorate a terracotta pot that you can use to store your writing supplies or use as a decoration. This program is designed for children 8-12 years old. Kits will be available at the Commack Building beginning February 16. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 
Take and Make - Escape the Room Jr.
Smithtown Building
Pick up a kit filled with clues and puzzles from the Smithtown Building beginning February 22. Then see if you have what it takes to solve the puzzles and escape the room – all from home! This program is best suited for children ages 8-12. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 
Year of the Ox
Tuesday, February 2
10:00am
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a story, then stop by the Smithtown Building to pick up a festive craft! No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 9.
 
Virtual Nerd Squad
Tuesday, February 2
4:30-5:30pm
A monthly celebration of all things pop-culture for tweens. No Registration required. This program will be available on Zoom. Join Zoom Meeting: https://bit.ly/FebNerdSquad Meeting ID: 845 4845 0865 Password: NerdSquad
 
Hip Squeaks
Wednesday, February 3
10:00am
Read aloud fun and simple songs for preschoolers. Hip Squeak kits are designed for children 2-4 years old and include craft materials, instructions and extension materials. Craft kits for the program will be available at the Nesconset Building beginning February 2. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 10.
 
Brainy Babies
Thursday, February 4
10:00am
Learn new songs and finger plays while you bond with your little one. Brainy Baby kits are designed for children birth-23 months and are available at the Nesconset Building beginning February 2. Kits include instructions and extension materials. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 11.
 
Imaginary Dragons
Saturday, February 6
10:00am
Calling all knights in shining armor - we have a storytime for you! Enjoy some of our favorite picture books about dragons as you create a fun fire breathing dragon craft. Craft kits are available at the Smithtown Building beginning January 30. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. This program will be shared on our YouTube channel (https://bit.ly/SmithLibYouTube) and on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids). After the program, the video will remain available.
 
Storytime with Miss Sharon
Monday, February 8
3:00pm
Listen to an exciting read with Miss Sharon geared towards preschoolers. No Registration required. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 15.
 
Valentine Songs and Storytime
Tuesday, February 9
3:00pm
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by joining Miss Jessie to sing some lovely songs followed by a sweet story. No Registration required. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 16.
 
Clifford’s Valentine
Thursday, February 11
11:00am
Join us for a story about Clifford the Big Red Dog and create a heart-shaped Clifford Valentine. No Registration required. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 18.
 
Hooray for Valentine’s Day
Friday, February 12
11:00am
Hugs, kisses and Valentine’s Day wishes! Feel the love with your little sweetheart at our special virtual storytime for toddlers and preschoolers. Craft kits for the program will be available at the Nesconset Building beginning February 2. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 19.
 
A Cranky Valentine
Saturday, February 13
10:00am
Join Miss Samira as she reads A Crankenstein Valentine by Samantha Berger and then she’ll show you how to make your own Valentine’s Day card. No Registration required. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 20.
 
Love Monster Valentine’s Party
Saturday, February 13
3:00pm
Valentine’s Day is almost here, little monsters, are you ready!? Join Mrs. Cecilia to listen to a story and create your very own monster-ful Valentine’s Day card. Craft kits for the program will be available at the Smithtown Building beginning February 1. No registration required.
This program will be shared on our YouTube channel (https://bit.ly/SmithLibYouTube) and on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids). After the program, the video will remain available.
 
The Mitten
Friday, February 19
3:00pm
Let’s celebrate winter with Jan Brett’s book The Mitten. Enjoy making a mitten craft with your family to retell the story. No Registration required. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 25.
 
Emoji Jam
Saturday, February 20
10:00am
There is plenty to smile about when we read The Cool Bean by Jory John. Craft kits for the program will be available at the Nesconset Building beginning February 2. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on February 27.
 
Polar Bear Party
Tuesday, February 23
10:30am
Learn about polar bears with crafts and activities for children of all ages. No Registration required. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) and on our YouTube channel (https://bit.ly/SmithLibYouTube). After the program, the video will remain available.
 
Storytime with Miss Sharon
Wednesday, February 24
3:00pm
Listen to an exciting read with Miss Sharon geared towards preschoolers. No Registration required. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on March 3.
 
Mo Willems and Friends
Friday, February 26
3:00pm
Enjoy listening to stories written by Mo Willems then make a craft featuring a few favorite characters. No Registration required. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on March 5.
 
Kiddoodles
Saturday, February 27
10:00am
There are oodles to discover when we read some of our favorite picture books for older readers. Kiddoodle kits are designed for children 5-12 years old and include craft materials, instructions and extension materials. Craft kits for the program will be available at the Nesconset Building beginning February 2. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis. This program will be shared on our Children’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids) scheduled to expire on March 6.