Smithtown Building

Children's Programs - Smithtown Building

Thursday, July 29 from 10-10:30am
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children! Siblings are welcome.
Library Playdate
Friday, July 30 from 10-10:30am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Seize the play and keep the mess at our place. Join us for an informal playdate – meet other children and families while playing with toys and creating an art project.
Paper Airplane Challenge
Monday, July 26 from 3-3:30pm
(5-7 years)
Learn about airplanes and how they fly, then make your own paper plane and compete to see whose plane can fly the furthest.
August Programs (Registration begins July 26 at 9:30am)
S-Tuesday, August 3 • 10:00-10:30am
S-Saturday, August 14 • 10:00-10:30am
S-Tuesday, August 17 • 11:00-11:30am
S-Thursday, August 26 • 11:00-11:30am
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children! Don’t forget to bring your blanket along with you. 
Wonderful Ones
S–Wednesday, August 25 •10:00-10:30am
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities, includes free play, stories, and fun! Siblings are welcome.
Time for Twos
S–Thursday, August 19 •10:00-10:30am
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome.
ABC Yoga
S-Thursday, August 5 • 10:00-10:30am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
We’ll stretch and wiggle as we read and follow along with ABC Yoga by Christiane Engel and sing our favorite songs and rhymes. Please bring a towel or blanket for children to sit on. 
Parachute Play
S-Friday, August 6 • 10:00-10:45am
S-Friday, August 6 • 11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
This is an age where children need to move, socialize and play. We will be weaving stories into our various parachute games and activities, so everyone is part of the storytelling.
Art Starts
S–Wednesday, August 18 •10:00-10:30am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Different crafts encourage children's eye-hand coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess.
Mix It Up
S-Friday, August 27 • 11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Learn about how colors mix together to create different colors, then experiment to create a color of your own. Dress to make a mess. This program will meet outdoors, weather permitting.
Terrific Threes
S–Friday, August 13 • 10:00-10:30am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
Pajama Storytime
S-Monday, August 9 • 7:00-7:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Want to come to the Library in your pajamas? Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you’d like! 
Frog Storytime Fun
S-Tuesday, August 10 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Hop on down to the library for an in-person storytime celebrating frogs. We’ll sing the Croaky Pokey, practice our ribbits and read some fun stories. Each child will receive a frog-tastic craft project to take home. 
Picnic Party
S-Thursday, August 26 • 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us on the lawn for a pretend-play picnic at the library! Bring your favorite picnic blanket and your silly dance moves for a sweet time of stories and fun, then take home a kit to make your very own frozen lemonade! This program will meet outdoors, weather permitting.
Minute to Win It
S-Tuesday, August 3 • 3:00-3:45pm
(5-7 years with parent/caregiver)
Can you complete these tricky challenges with just sixty seconds on the clock? Come test out your skills and compete to see who can win these fast-paced, silly games in just one minute! 
LEGO League
S-Wednesday, August 4 • 3:00-3:30pm
S-Monday, August 16 • 3:00-3:30pm
(5-10 years)
Calling all master builders. Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO bricks.
Around the World
S-Thursday, August 19 • 2:00-2:30pm
(6-8 years with parent/caregiver)
Travel all around the world right from the library! Join us in-person on the library’s lawn to learn all about different countries, then take home a fun craft to continue your adventure. 
Intergalactic Storytime
S-Tuesday, August 24 • 2:00-2:45pm
(9-11 years)
Grab your space ship and soar right in for some alien fun. Decorate your own outer space headgear with fabric markers and foam stickers. 
Library Carnival
S-Tuesday, August 10 • 5:30-6:00pm
S-Tuesday, August 10 • 6:00-6:30pm
S-Tuesday, August 10 • 6:30-7:00pm
S-Tuesday, August 10 • 7:00-7:30pm
Step right up to the library for some carnival fun! Sign up for a time slot and enjoy classic carnival games on the lawn. Please sign up for one timeslot per family. This program will be held outdoors, weather permitting.