Smithtown Building

Children's Programs - Smithtown Building

February Programs (Registration begins January 30 @ 9:30am)
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Nursery Rhyme Time
S-Thursday, February 9 • 10:00-10:30am
S-Monday, February 13 • 10:00-10:30am
S-Tuesday, February 21 • 10:00-10:30am
S-Tuesday, February 28 • 4:00-4:30pm
S-Saturday, March 4 • 10:00-10:30am
(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!
 
Wonderful Ones
S-Tuesday, February 14 • 4:00-4:45pm
S-Thursday, March 2 • 10:00-10:45am
(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.
 
Parachute for Tots
S-Saturday, February 18 • 10:00-10:30am
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Bring your little walker or crawler to the Library for some colorful parachute fun! There will be movement, music and bubbles.
 
Time for Twos
S-Tuesday, February 14 • 10:00-10:45am
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft. Siblings are welcome.
 
Valentine Pom Pom Painting
S-Monday, February 6 • 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Decorate a card for Valentine’s Day using pom poms as your paintbrush. Dress to make a mess.
 
Art Starts
S-Tuesday, February 7 • 10:00-10:45am
(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.
 
Construction Zone
S-Wednesday, February 8 • 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
Create-N-Play
S-Friday, February 10 • 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the Library to create a cute craft project, meet other families and enjoy playing with our playsets in our Children’s Craft Room.
 
Parachute Play
S-Monday, February 13 • 2:30-3:00pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the Library for a fun program featuring parachute games and activities.
 
Friday Funday
S-Friday, February 24 • 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us in our Children’s Craft room for fun-filled creative play.
 
Library Playdate
S-Monday, February 27 • 10:00-10:45am
(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.
 
Terrific Threes
S-Tuesday, February 28 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
Valentine Cards for Seniors
S-Thursday, February 9 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Create Valentine's day cards for the residents at a local nursing home who need a little extra love.
 
Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
S-Thursday, February 16 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will enjoy some frosty tales and paint a cool winter picture. Dress to make a mess.
 
Hearts and Crafts
S-Saturday, February 18 • 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Create arts and crafts from the heart. Dress to make a mess.
 
Ribbit Ribbit
S-Wednesday, March 1 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Grab a lily pad and warm up your ribbits! Join us for a very froggy storytime at the Library and make your own frog to take home.
 
Pajama Storytime
S-Wednesday, February 8 • 7:00-7:30pm
(3-6 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!
 
Shark Tales
S-Tuesday, February 21 • 2:30-3:15pm
(5-7 years)
Join us for fin-tastic tales all about sharks! Read, sing and craft in this ocean adventure storytime.
 
Out of This World
S-Thursday, February 23 • 2:30-3:15pm
(5-7 years)
Grab your spaceship and fly right in for some alien fun! Make your own rocket creation to bring home.
 
LEGO League
S-Friday, February 24 • 3:00-3:45pm
S-Saturday, March 4 • 3:00-3:45pm
(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.
 
Make It Monday
S-Monday, February 6 • 6:30-8:30pm
S-Monday, February 13 • 6:30-8:30pm
S-Monday, February 27 • 6:30-8:30pm
(5-12 years)
Come to the Library during these hours to tinker, build and play with a variety of STEAM challenges, toys and projects. No registration required.
 
Cricut Crafts: Valentine’s Day
S-Saturday, February 11 • 10:00-10:45am
(6-10 years)
Visit the LearnLab to make a valentine for someone special using the Cricut cutting machine!
 
Hello Cello
S-Monday, February 27 • 5:00-5:45pm
S-Monday, March 6 • 5:00-5:45pm
S-Monday, March 13 • 5:00-5:45pm
S-Monday, March 20 • 5:00-5:45pm
(7-10 years)
Come to the Library to learn some cello and discover the beginning fundamentals of this beautiful string instrument.
 
DIY Laser Engraved Necklaces
S-Thursday, February 23 • 11:00-11:45am
(7-12 years)
Design your own necklace charm to be cut and engraved with our Glowforge laser in the LearnLab! Keep it for yourself or give it as a gift to someone you love.
 
DIY Photo Block Holder
S-Thursday, February 9 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Decorate a wooden photo holder for Valentine’s Day to keep for yourself or give to someone special. Dress to make a mess.
 
Puzzle Showdown
S-Wednesday, February 22 • 3:00-3:45pm
(8-12 years)
Are you a fan of puzzles? We are too! Join us in the LearnLab to play with puzzles, brain teasers and games that were made with technology in the room. Challenge your mind and explore our makerspace in this fun-filled program!
 
Creation Station
S-Saturdays in February • 10:00am-3:00pm
(Families)
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts. No registration required.
 
Cricut Cards
S-Friday, February 10 • 3:00-7:00pm
(Families)
Join us in the Children’s Craft Room during these hours to create some extra special valentines, prepared with technology from our LearnLab! No registration required.
 
Family Movie Night
S-Friday, February 10 • 6:00-8:00pm
(Families)
Soul – 1 hr, 30 min runtime
Enjoy a movie with your family while you share time together. Watch our family-oriented feature film on the big screen.
 
Create and Celebrate: Black History Month
S-Friday, February 17 • 3:00-7:00pm
(Families)
February is Black History Month! Stop by the Library during these hours to celebrate with crafts and activities while you learn all about some influential people. No registration required.
 
Library Mini Golf
S-Friday, February 24 • 6:00-7:30pm
(Families)
Stop by the Library for a round of miniature golf! Stop in during these hours and putt your way around our indoor mini golf course, created for you by our teen volunteers. Please sign up for one spot per family.
 
Family Craft Night
S-Wednesday, March 1 • 6:30-8:00pm
(Families)
Children and their caregivers are invited to participate in this craft program featuring a variety of fun art projects for the whole family. No registration required.
 
Stay and Play
S-Friday, March 3 • 7:00-8:30pm
(Families)
Stop by the Children's Craft Room during these hours for fun family gaming! Enjoy a variety of board games and some friendly competition. No registration required.
 
January 2023 Programs (Registration begins December 27 @ 9:30am)
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
S-Saturday, January 28 • 10:00-10:30am
S-Wednesday, February 1 • 10:00-10:30am
(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!
 
Wonderful Ones
S-Monday, January 30 • 10:00-10:45am
(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.
 
Family Dance Party
S-Saturday, February 4 • 10:00-10:45am
(12 months-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with a family dance party. Put on your dancing shoes and learn some dance moves to bust out at your next block party. There will be music, games and bubbles! Siblings are welcome.
 
Time for Twos
S-Thursday, January 26 • 10:00-10:45am
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft. Siblings are welcome.
 
Dino Tales
S-Tuesday, January 31 • 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy some dinosaur fun with stories and a dino-mite craft.
 
The Thing About Yetis
S-Wednesday, February 1 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Yetis love winter, but did you know that cold weather can make yetis cranky and sometimes they actually miss summer? We’ll learn all about what yetis like and don’t like when we read The Thing About Yetis and other fun stories featuring these adorable snow monsters.
 
Winter Wonder Art
S-Thursday, February 2 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
From snowmen to penguins, join us for playful winter-themed crafts! Dress to make a mess.
 
LEGO League
S-Saturday, January 28 • 3:00-3:45pm
(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.
 
Make It Monday
S-Monday, January 30 • 6:30-8:30pm
(5-12 years)
Come to the Library during these hours to tinker, build and play with a variety of STEAM challenges, toys and projects. No registration required.
 
Junior Makers
S-Thursday, January 26 • 5:00-5:45pm
(5-12 years)
Join us in the LearnLab to learn all about 3D printing! Learn how to create 3D designs in Tinkercad, then pair up with a teen volunteer to use what you learned to make your own 3D printed creations.
 
Puzzle Showdown
S-Thursday, February 2 • 5:00-5:45pm
(8-12 years)
Are you a fan of puzzles? We are too! Join us in the LearnLab to play with puzzles, brain teasers and games that were made with technology in the room. Challenge your mind and explore our makerspace in this fun-filled program!
 
Creation Station
S-Saturdays in January • 10:00am-3:00pm
(Families)
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts. No registration required.
 
Stay and Play
S-Friday, January 27 • 7:00-8:30pm
(Families)
Stop by the Children's Craft Room during these hours for fun family gaming! Enjoy a variety of board games and some friendly competition. No registration required.
 
Family Bingo Fun
S-Saturday, February 4 • 3:00-3:45pm
(Families)
Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with a game of Bingo and prizes! Sure to be fun for the whole family!