Children's Programs - Commack Building

September Programs
In-person, online, and telephone registration begins on Wednesday, August 25 at 9:30am.
 
Saturday, September 18· 10:30-11:00am
Monday, September 27 · 10:30-11:00am
(Birth– 35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children. Siblings are welcome.
 
Wednesday, September 15 · 10:30-11:00am
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a program especially for babies. There will be songs, props, and most of all fun. No older siblings, please.
 
Wednesday, September 8 · 10:30-11:00am
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Unplug and unwind with your little ones. Engage in stories, fingerplays, rhymes and musical activities.
 
Friday, September 17 · 10:30-11:15am
(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.
 
Monday, September 20 · 10:30-11:15am
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, and a craft. Siblings are welcome.
 
Thursday, September 16 · 10:30-11:15am
(2-3 years old with parent/caregiver)
Cuddle your teddy bear as we read stories about this favorite cuddly toy and do a fun craft.
 
Friday, September 10 · 10:30-11:15am
(2-4 with grandparent(s))
Join us for this special program created especially for grandparents and their grandchildren. Enjoy spending time together playing, making a craft and listening to stories and songs.
 
Friday, September 24 · 10:30-11:15am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Come and enjoy making fun creations with our DUPLO® bricks.
 
Tuesday, September 21 · 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)Celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month by playing a fun version of bingo featuring some of our favorite book and cartoon characters.
 
Tuesday, September 28 · 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Let’s share some apple stories and create an apple wreath to celebrate fall.
 
Saturday, September 25 · 10:30-11:15am
(4-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Children will be inspired to twist, build and stretch to create super-fun structures from giant gear constructions to fantastic imaginary creatures, dinosaurs and things that go. No younger siblings, please.
 
Tuesday, September 7 · 4:15-4:45pm
(5-8 years)
Join us for a fall story and create a special fall tree “snow” globe.
 
Wednesday, September 29· 4:15-4:45pm
(5-8 years)
Whoo loves owls? If you do, then you’ll have a hoot at this storytime!
 
Wednesday, September 22 · 4:15-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
If you love playing board games, then this program is for you. Children will be paired with teen buddies for an afternoon of playing some of your favorite board games.
 
Friday, September 24 · 4:15-4:45pm
(6-9 years) 
Let’s celebrate the start of fall with a story and a craft. 
 
October Programs - Commack Building
In person, online, and telephone registration begins on Wednesday, September 29 at 9:30am.
Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.
 
Monday. October 4· 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, October 16 · 10:30-11:00am
(Birth– 35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children. Siblings are welcome.
 
Saturday, October 23 · 10:30-11:15am
(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.
 
Monday, October 18 · 10:30-11:00am
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Unplug and unwind with your little ones. Engage in stories, fingerplays, rhymes and musical activities.
 
Thursday, October 14 · 11:00-11:45am
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, and a craft. Siblings are welcome.
 
Wednesday, October 6 · 10:30-11:15am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
Thursday, October 21 · 11:00-11:45am
(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.
 
Thursday, October 28 · 10:30-11:00am
(2 years with parent/caregiver)
Calling all pumpkins! Join us for this special storytime as we celebrate this fun holiday!
 
Tuesday, October 5 · 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Be prepared to move and groove in this interactive storytime.
 
Saturday, October 9 · 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Let’s celebrate fall with a pumpkin story and cute pumpkin crafts.
 
Friday, October 15 · 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
If you like puzzles, then you’ll love this program. Have fun putting together giant floor puzzles.
 
Thursday, October 28 · 7:00-7:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Ohh it’s time for chills and thrills. Join us for some Halloween stories and crafts.
 
Wednesday, October 27 · 4:15-5:00pm
(4-7 years)
Craft Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen as they work together to create a craft for the child to take home.
 
Tuesday, October 26 · 4:15-4:45pm
(5-8 years)
Get ready for Halloween with some bat stories and fun batty crafts.
 
Wednesday, October 20 · 4:15-4:45pm
(6-9 years)
With a sweet snout and cheerful googly eyes,this hedgehog craft is sure to make you smile.
 
Saturday, October 30 · 10:30-11:15am
(7-11 years)
Come and enjoy Halloween fun with spooktacular stories and a craft.
 
Tuesday, October 19 · 4:15-5:00pm
(8-11 years)
October is “Star Wars Reads” month. Join us for some Star Wars stories and crafts.
 
Friday, October 22 · 4:15-5:00pm
(9-11 years)
Paint a terra cotta pot to look like a jack-o-lantern for some fall fun!
Virtual Program
Monster Fun
Monday, October 25
11:00am
Join Miss Samira to listen to some fun monster books and design a cool monster craft. Craft kits are available for pick up at the Commack Building beginning October 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 http://www.facebook.com/SmithtownLibraryKids
After the program the video will remain available until November 1.
 
Take and Make: Color Your Own Halloween Door Hanger
Make something boo-tiful to hang on any door handle! Featuring spooktacular designs of skeletons, ghosts and creepy creatures. Little ghosts and goblins of any age will love displaying these door hangers in their Halloween home. Craft kits are available beginning October 23. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.