Children's Programs - Smithtown Building

May Registration begins at 9:30am on April 29.
 
Twinkle Toes
Saturday, May 11 •10:00-10:30am
(Birth-18 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
Wednesday, May 8 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, May 18 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, May 25 •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! Siblings are welcome.
 
Wonderful Ones
Thursday, May 23 •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
Wednesday, May 29 •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.
 
Monday Funday
Monday, May 13 • 11:00-11:45am
(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us in our Activities Room in the Children’s Department for fun-filled creative play.
 
Library Playdate
Monday, May 6 •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
Tuesday, May 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.
 
Dinosaur Stomp
Tuesday, May 14 • 7:00-8:00pm
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come join A Time for Kids, Inc. and step back in time, as we play, learn and grow in this fun and fast-paced preschool readiness program all about Dinosaurs! This program will provide exciting opportunities through music, movement, fine and gross motor activities as well as listening activities. There will also be a pop-up prehistoric dinosaur craft!
 
Terrific Threes
Tuesday, May 28 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
Mother’s Day Thumbprint Flower Pots
Wednesday, May 8 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Celebrate Mother’s Day and decorate a flower pot to give the special person in your life. Dress to make a mess.
 
Tales for Tots
Friday, May 10 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a special themed storytime at the Smithtown Historical Society! Bring your library card to check books out and storytime will end with a visit to the farm animals, weather permitting. Please note: class will meet at the Smithtown Historical Society’s Roseneath Cottage.
 
Caterpillars and Butterflies
Wednesday, May 15 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Learn about how caterpillars turn into butterflies, then make your own butterfly craft to take home.
 
Jump and Play
Thursday, May 16 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.
 
Picnic Basket Storytime and Imaginary Play
Friday, May 17 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a teddy bear storytime picnic. We will listen to some teddy bear stories and pack our very own spring picnic basket. Don’t forget to bring your favorite stuffed animal along with a blanket and cozy slippers or socks.
 
Spring Fling
Saturday, May 18 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Hop like a bunny to the library for this fun storytime celebrating the return of showers and flowers. We will also be creating a colorful seasonal craft.
 
Let’s Roll
Monday, May 20 • 10:00-10:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will be reading some fun stories and creating a cool bicycle craft to celebrate National Biking Month.
 
Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, May 22 • 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. Siblings are welcome.
 
Dragons Love Tacos
Thursday, May 30 • 11:00-11:30am
(4-5 years)
Join us for storytime featuring Dragons Love Tacos and make a fun craft to take home.
 
Huff and Puff
Thursday, May 23 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Can you build a house the Big Bad Wolf can’t blow down? Build a house for the Three Little Pigs and compete to see whose house is safest from the wolf.
 
LEGO® League
Saturday, May 18 • 3:00-3:45pm
(5-12 years)
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® bricks!
 
Kids Yoga with Ally
Thursday, May 16 • 7:00-7:45pm
Tuesday, May 28 • 7:00-7:45pm
(6-10 years)
Incorporating breathing exercises, poses, games, mindfulness and meditation, yoga gives children a chance to relax, having fun with exercise, while building their strong minds and bodies.
 
Storm Watch
Friday, May 10 • 7:00-8:00pm
(Grades 2-6)
Explore the adventures of weather by handling weather instruments. Learn how clouds form, identify cloud formations and the weather they predict, watch a tornado spin and make an anemometer to take home. This program is presented by the Long Island Science Center.
 
Science Buddies
Tuesday, May 14 • 4:45-5:30pm
(8-12 years)
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children to work with simple but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Dress to make a mess.
 
Patriotic Beads
Saturday, May 25 • 11:00-11:45am
(8-12 years)
Get ready for Memorial Day with a fun and fashionable way to show your American pride! Create your own beaded American flag pins perfect for wearing or handing out during your Memorial Day festivities.
 
Speed Racer Challenge
Thursday, May 30 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Compete to see who can build the fastest car propelled by air alone.
 
Creation Station
Saturdays, May 4, 11, 18 & 25 •10:00-3:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts.
 
Family Bingo
Wednesday, May 22 • 4:30-5:15pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Come to the library to enjoy Bingo card fun. Sure to be fun for the whole family!
 
Parent Workshop: Online Homework Help and Database Review
Tuesday, May 7 • 4:30-5:15pm
(Adults)
Is your child struggling with homework, papers and tests? Join us in our Learn Lab to learn all about the online resources we offer including Brainfuse, a database available to all Smithtown Library cardholders which allows you to interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing and social studies. Please note that your library card will be necessary in order to create a Brainfuse account.
 
April Registration began at 9:30am on March 25.
Saturday, April 27 •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! Siblings are welcome.
Thursday, May 2 •10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Early Childhood Development Specialists from New York Therapy Placement Services will be available to answer any questions regarding your child’s development in cognition, speech, self-help skills, socialization behavior and fine and gross motor skills. Siblings are welcome.
Terrific Threes
Monday, April 29 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
Wednesday, May 1 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Bring your favorite teddy bear (or stuffed friend) and enjoy a story or two. Drinks and a small snack will fill your tummy while we read. Then we’ll finish our time together with a fun craft!
Rise and Shine Storytime
Saturday, May 4 • 10:00-10:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the Library and listen to the story Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker, and make your very own truck craft. Don’t forget to wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal along with a blanket and cozy slippers or socks.
Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, May 1 • 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. Siblings are welcome.
Little Craft Buddies
Tuesday, April 30 • 4:45-5:30pm
(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.
LEGO® League
Friday, May 3 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-12 years)
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® bricks!
Kids Yoga with Ally
Tuesday, April 30 • 7:00-7:45pm
(6-10 years)
Incorporating breathing exercises, poses, games, mindfulness and meditation, yoga gives children a chance to relax, having fun with exercise, while building their strong minds and bodies.
Saturdays, April 6, 13, 20 & 27 •10:00-3:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts.
Thursday, April 25 • 2:30-3:15pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Try out our green screen technology and get a fun free family photo! Choose a background from our collection and with an email you will instantly receive your family photo!