Smithtown Building

Children's Programs - Smithtown Building

January Programs (Registration begins December 27 at 9:30am)
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
S-Saturday, January 22 • 10:00-10:30am
S-Thursday, January 27 • 10:00-10:30am
S-Tuesday, 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!
 
Friday Funday
S-Friday, January 21 • 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, January 24 • 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.
 
Fine Motor Fun
S-Wednesday, February 2 • 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Give your muscles a workout with crafts and activities that help develop fine motor skills. Dress to make a mess.
 
Mermaid Storytime
S-Thursday, January 20 • 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Splish splash, the water’s perfect. Join us for a fun mermaid themed craft and storytime. It will be mer-mazing.
 
Teddy Bear Storytime
S-Tuesday, January 25 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Bring your favorite teddy bear and relax while listening to fun stories all about bears! Create your own bear craft to take home.
 
Pajama Storytime
S-Tuesday, January 25 • 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!
 
Cricut Crafts: Winter Wonderland
S-Monday, January 24 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-7 years)
There’s snow place like the LearnLab! Join Miss Dawn to learn the basics of the Cricut cutting machine while making a super cute deer craft to take home.
 
LEGO League
S-Saturday, January 29 • 3:00-3:45pm
S-Thursday, February 3 • 4:30-5:15pm
(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 24 • 6:30-8:30pm
S-Monday, January 31 • 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.
 
Paper Roller Coasters
S-Thursday, January 27 • 4:30-5:15pm
(7-10 years)
Create your very own roller coaster using just paper, scissors and tape in this fun STEM challenge.
 
Learning to Code with Python
S-Saturday, January 15 • 10:00-11:30am
S-Saturday, January 29 • 10:00-11:30am
(7-12 years)
Join Code4Joy to learn the basics of coding with the Python programming language, then learn how to create a magic 8-ball, a guessing game and other fun projects! Participants must attend both sessions.
 
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.
 
February Programs (Registration begins January 31 at 9:30am)
 
Baby Lapsit
S-Tuesday, February 8 • 11:00-11:30am
S-Saturday, February 26 • 10:00-10:30am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for stories, music, tickle time and fun to begin building early literacy skills. Stay and play afterwards and meet your neighbors.
 
Baby Playdate
S-Tuesday, March 1 • 10:00-10:30am
(Birth-18 months with parent/caregiver)
Visit the Library for a playdate just for baby! Meet other babies while enjoying free play and songs.
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
S-Monday, February 14 • 10:00-10:30am
S-Saturday, February 19 • 10:00-10:30am
S-Wednesday, February 23 • 10:00-10:30am
S-Thursday, March 3 • 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 15 • 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.
 
Time for Twos
S-Wednesday, February 16 • 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.
 
Library Playdate
S-Monday, February 7 • 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.
 
Art Starts
S-Wednesday, February 9 • 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.
 
Be My Valentine
S-Thursday, February 10 • 11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Make a variety of art projects and valentines to give to the special people in your life. Dress to make a mess.
 
Parachute Play
S-Thursday, February 17 • 10:00-10:30am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the Library for a fun program featuring parachute games and activities.
 
Create-N-Play
S-Friday, February 18 • 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 Craft Room.
 
Friday Funday
S-Friday, February 25 • 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us in our Children’s Craft room for fun-filled creative play.
 
Terrific Threes
S-Monday, February 28 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
Pajama Storytime
S-Tuesday, February 15 • 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!
 
Cricut Crafts: Love Bug
S-Monday, February 7 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-7 years)
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the LearnLab! Join Miss Dawn to learn the basics of the Cricut cutting machine while making a love bug craft to take home.
 
100 Days of School
S-Thursday, February 10 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
The 100th day of school is approaching and we’re celebrating with a storytime full of games and crafts. Join the fun!
 
Cheerio Bird Feeder
S-Tuesday, February 22 • 3:00-3:45pm
(5-7 years)
Join Miss Cecilia to create a sweet snack for our feathered friends!
 
Amazing Race
S-Thursday, February 24 • 11:00-11:45am
(5-7 years)
Race around the world right from the Library! Compete to solve puzzles and complete challenges from all around the world and see if you have what it takes to win the race.
 
LEGO League
S-Saturday, February 12 • 3:00-3:45pm
S-Tuesday, February 22 • 4:30-5:15pm
S-Wednesday, March 2 • 4:30-5:15pm
(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 7 • 6:30-8:30pm
S-Monday, February 14 • 6:30-8:30pm
S-Monday, February 28 • 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.
 
Learning to Code with Scratch
S-Saturday, February 12 • 10:00-11:30am
(7-12 years)
Join Code4Joy to learn the basics of coding with the Scratch programming language, a block-based coding language that’s perfect for beginners!
 
DIY Photo Block Holder
S-Tuesday, February 8 • 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.
 
Creation Station
S-Saturday, February 5 • 10:00am-3:00pm
S-Saturday, February 12 • 10:00am-3:00pm
S-Saturday, February 19 • 10:00am-3:00pm
S-Saturday, February 26 • 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.
 
Valentine’s Day with Charlie Brown
S-Wednesday, February 9 • 4:30-5:15pm
(Families)
Join us as we watch Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown and make a bear-y special Valentine craft to bring home.
 
Family Bingo
S-Wednesday, February 23 • 3:00-3:45pm
(Families)
Come to the Library to enjoy bingo card fun. Sure to be fun for the whole family!
 
Kids Can Volunteer: Thank a Mail Carrier
S-Thursday, February 24 • 4:30-5:15pm
(Families)
Let’s thank the mail carriers for all that they do. Join us for a storytime and craft where we’ll make colorful cards for you to take home and give to your mail carrier.
 
Library Mini Golf
S-Friday, February 25 • 6:00-7:30pm
(Families)
Stop by the Library for a round of miniature golf! Sign up for a tee time and putt your way around our indoor mini golf course. Tee times are every 15 minutes from 6:00pm to 7:15pm. Please sign up for one tee time per family.