Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

Registration begins on November 27.
Please click on a program’s title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, December 16 •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
Monday, December 4 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, December 23 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, December 30 •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
Monday, December 18 •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, December 13 •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.

Art Starts
Tuesday, December 5 •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.

Library Playdate
Wednesday, December 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.

Parachute Play
Tuesday, December 12 • 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Come read, sing and play in this high energy program.

Cookies and a Craft
Wednesday, December 13 • 7:00-7:45pm
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for some gingerbread stories, a craft and of course, gingerbread cookies & milk.

Terrific Threes
Wednesday, December 20 •10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Tales for Tots
Friday, December 8 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a special themed storytime at the Smithtown Historical Society! Please note: class will meet at the Smithtown Historical Society’s Roseneath Cottage.

Play Dough Party
Monday, December 11 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the library to play and create with everybody’s favorite sculpting clay.

Snowman Fun
Monday, December 18 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s winter. Let’s read some snowman tales and make a snowman craft.

Music for Little Folks – Holiday Edition
Tuesday, December 19 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Jingle and sing your way through this program as we play with instruments and dance to holiday music.

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, December 20 • 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.

National Brownie Day
Friday, December 8 • 2:30-3:00pm
(4-5 years)
December 8th is National Brownie Day! Come celebrate at the library with a fun storytime and enjoy a rich, fudge brownie in honor of the occasion!

The Velveteen Rabbit Storytime PROGRAM CANCELLED
Saturday, December 9 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-7 years)
Come to the library in your pajamas and kick off the holiday season with a story about how toys become real. Bring your own very special stuffed toy with you to share in the story of The Velveteen Rabbit. Enjoy a candy cane while you listen to the story.

A Wintry Welcome
Wednesday, December 13 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Let’s welcome the winter season with some snowy and chilly stories. Create a snowman winter scene perfect for ushering in this snowy time of year!

The Polar Express
Saturday, December 16 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-7 years)
Come and listen to the story The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. Come in your pajamas just like the kids in the book! After the story we’ll enjoy some Hershey’s Kisses® and each child will leave with their very own silver bell.

LEGO® League
Wednesday, December 27 • 2:30-3:15pm
(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!

Homework Help
Tuesday, December 5 • 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, December 12 • 4:30-5:30pm
(6-10 years)
Do you have the homework blues? Need help studying for an upcoming test? Let our qualified teen volunteers help you with homework, studying and projects! Bring your work to the Library and leave feeling accomplished. Registration is required for each individual date. Please indicate which date(s) you wish to attend when registering.

Fluffy Slime
Wednesday, December 6 • 7:00-7:45pm
(7-12 years)
Dress to make a mess as we make slime! Makes a fun gift for a friend or sibling or even for yourself!

ArtSpace
Thursday, December 21 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity through experimenting with a variety of artistic styles and mediums.

Author Reading with Cindy Sommer
Saturday, December 30 • 3:00-3:45pm
(For families with children under the age of 8)
Long Island author Cindy Sommer will be reading her children’s book, Saving Kate’s Flowers.
Join Kate in her mission to save the garden flowers from dying before winter and learn all about the difference between perennial and annual flowers. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

Creation Station
Saturdays, December 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 •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, December 6 • 2:30-3:15pm
(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!

 

Registration begins on October 30.
Please click on a program’s title to register.

Nursery Rhyme Time
Wednesday, November 8 •10:00-10:30am
Wednesday, November 15 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, November 25 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, December 2 •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
Tuesday, November 21 •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
Thursday, November 30 •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
Tuesday, November 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
Thursday, November 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.

Edible Pumpkin Pie Play Dough
Monday, November 18 •10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Dress for a mess as we make playdough from scratch.

Terrific Threes
Friday, December 1 •10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Turkey Tales
Monday, November 13 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s almost Thanksgiving! Come listen to some holiday tales and afterwards, we’ll make a colorful turkey craft.

Airplanes: A Flying Storytime
Wednesday, November 15 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
In celebration of National Aviation Month, we will be learning about planes and creating a fun aerial craft.

Tales for Tots
Friday, November 17 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a special themed storytime at the Smithtown Historical Society! Please note: class will meet at the Smithtown Historical Society’s Roseneath Cottage.

Rockin and Groovin with Groovy Joe
Saturday, November 25 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
If you love Pete the Cat stories, you’re going to love the hippest, coolest, grooviest dog in town, Groovy Joe. Put on your dancing shoes and listen to the story Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs. Wear a groovy pair of shoes or a dinosaur t-shirt during storytime and receive a special prize. We will listen to some groovy music and make a cool craft.

Messy Storytime
Tuesday, November 28 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the library to hear some fun stories and create a messy masterpiece!

Sweetest Kulu Giant Sea Life Puppets
Saturday, December 2 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will read Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk and then craft sea life puppets.

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, November 29 • 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.

Ship Ahoy
Tuesday, November 14 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Come to the library for some swashbuckling fun. You will listen to some pirate stories, make a craft and participate in a challenging activity.

LEGO® League
Friday, November 3 • 7:00-7:45pm
Friday, November 10 • 2:30-3:15pm
(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!

Homework Help
Tuesday, November 7 • 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, November 14 • 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, November 21 • 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, November 28 • 4:30-5:30pm
(5-10 years)
Do you have the homework blues? Need help studying for an upcoming test? Let our qualified teen volunteers help you with homework, studying and projects! Bring your work to the Library and leave feeling accomplished. Registration is required for each individual date. Please indicate which date(s) you wish to attend when registering.

Robo-Buddies
Monday, November 6 • 5:00-5:45pm
(8-12 years)
Children ages 8-10 will be paired with older children in grades 6-12 to sharpen their STEM skills as they plan, code and guide robots through various challenges. Older children will receive community service credit.

DIY Pumpkin Spa Scrubs
Wednesday, November 15 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Add a little fall to your daily routine as we make a lip and body scrub that tastes and smells like pumpkin.

ArtSpace
Thursday, November 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity through experimenting with a variety of artistic styles and mediums.

Creation Station
Saturdays, November 4, 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.

Thanksgiving with Charlie Brown
Tuesday, November 7 • 2:30-3:15pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Join us as we watch “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving”. Charlie Brown gets into hot water once again when Peppermint Patty invites herself and the other kids over for Thanksgiving! Make a turkey craft to take home.

Gingerbread House Family Program
Friday, December 1 • 6:00-8:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Join The Baking Coach and decorate a full size gingerbread house using cookie cutouts, royal icing and lots of candy to reflect your family’s celebration. All materials are provided. (Please sign up only one person per family.)