Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

 

November registration begins at 9:30am on October 29.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, December 1 •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, November 14 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, November 17 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, November 24 •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 20 •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, November 21 •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, November 19 • 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.

Art Starts
Wednesday, November 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.

Library Playdate
Thursday, November 8 •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.

Toddler Jump and Play
Thursday, November 15 • 2:30-3:15pm
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.

Terrific Threes
Tuesday, November 27 • 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, November 9 •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.

Pumpkin Pie Playdough
Tuesday, November 13 • 10:00-10:45am
Tuesday, November 13 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
This edible pumpkin play dough will make a fun fall sensory experience! Dress to make a mess.

Cranberry Sensory Play
Monday, November 26 • 10:00-10:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come join us as we touch and play with cranberries. Learn about the cranberry bog through hands-on fun.

Goodbye Fall
Thursday, November 29 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Get ready for the change in seasons with stories and crafts that will take us through fall, winter, spring and summer.

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, November 28 • 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.

Funny Fowl Frenzy
Wednesday, November 14 • 2:30-3:00pm
(4-5 years)
We’ll read lots of silly stories featuring our feathered friends just in time for Thanksgiving!

Little Book Buddies
Tuesday, November 6 • 4:45-5:30pm
(4-7 years)
Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading experience.

Apple Turkey
Wednesday, November 7 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-7 years)
Come and make this festive and edible holiday decoration for your home using marshmallows, gumdrops and googly eyes.

Wild Animal Storytime
Thursday, November 8 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Join us for stories about lions, tigers and more, then make your own wild animal to take home.

Cider and Stories
Saturday, November 10 • 3:00-3:30pm
(5-7 years)
Enjoy seasonal beverages and snacks while we listen to some funny stories about fall.

Shark Storytime
Wednesday, November 14 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-7 years)
If you love sharks, come join us for all things sharks. It will be jawsome!

Storytime Around the World
Friday, November 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Travel to different countries with stories and crafts from all around the world! Dress to make a mess.

Fairytale STEM
Tuesday, November 27 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Join us as we combine fairy tales and STEM to make a fun engineering twist.

Holiday Sing-along
Saturday, December 8 • 10:00-10:45am
(5-7 years with parent/caregiver)
Join Children’s Theatre Performer Mary Peck for a fun-filled holiday and seasonal sing-a-long.

Kids Yoga with Ally
Thursday, November 8 • 7:00-7:45pm
Tuesday, November 27 • 7:00-7:45pm
(6-10 years)
Incorporating breathing exercises, poses, games, mindfulness and meditation, yoga gives children a chance to relax, have fun with exercise and build strong minds and bodies.

LEGO® League
Saturday, November 24 • 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!

Kidoodles
Thursday, November 15 • 4:30-5:15pm
(7-10 years)
Each month we will create a different arts and crafts project and explore different mediums and techniques. Dress to make a mess.

Fluffy Pumpkin Slime
Tuesday, November 6 • 2:30-3:15pm
(8-12 years)
Make slime that smells just like pumpkin pie!

Science Buddies
Tuesday, November 13 • 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.

Hanging Wild Bird Treat
Thursday, November 29 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
We will be making homemade hanging birdseed treats to attract and spoil your wild feathered friends.

Making Healthy Meals Together: Chicken Cutlets and Nuggets to Die For
Friday, November 30 • 6:00-7:30pm
(8-12 years with parent/caregiver)
Learn how to prepare delicious, succulent and easy to prepare chicken nuggets and cutlets like you’ve never had before. From start to finish, Chef Dell’Amore shows you how to serve up a meal for the ages, in half the time! Served with pasta and a red sauce, simple, yet so satisfying!

Creation Station
Saturdays, November 3, 10, 17 & 24 •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
Saturday, November 17 • 3:00-3:45pm
(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.

October registration begins on September 24 at 9:30am.

Baby Storytime
Tuesday, October 2 • 10:00-10:30am
(Birth-18 months with parent/caregiver)
Come and join us for stories, songs and bubble fun.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, October 6 •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
Thursday, October 4 •10:00-10:30am
Tuesday, October 9 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, October 20 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, October 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.

Wonderful Ones
Friday, October 19 •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
Tuesday, October 23 •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, October 15 • 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.

Art Starts
Monday, October 1 •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, October 3 •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.

Falling Leaves Storytime
Tuesday, October 9 • 2:30-3:15pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
The weather is getting colder and the leaves are dropping. Come to the library to hear stories about fall and create a colorful fall craft.

Terrific Threes
Monday, October 22 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Milk Paint
Wednesday, October 10 • 7:00-7:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will use milk to paint with and bread as our canvas in this fun art storytime.

Tales for Tots
Friday, October 12 •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.

Halloween Storytime
Tuesday, October 30 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Listen to Halloween stories and make a spooky craft.

Fractured Fairytale Storycraft
Wednesday, October 3 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-7 years)
Join us for fairy tales with a twist and a fun related craft.

DIY Caramel Apples
Tuesday, October 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
It isn’t the fall season until you’ve had a caramel apple. Come and make one or try one for the first time.

Hello Lighthouses
Wednesday, October 24 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-7 years)
Do you love lighthouses? Come and listen to a story about a lighthouse and make a lighthouse related craft.

Boo, it’s Halloween
Thursday, October 25 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Come to the library for a special spooky storytime and make a not-so-scary spider craft.

LEGO® League
Friday, October 5 • 7:00-7:45pm
Friday, November 2 • 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
Saturday, October 13 • 11:00-11:45am
Monday, October 22 • 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.

Kidoodles
Saturday, October 6 • 3:00-3:45pm
(7-10 years)
Each month we will create a different arts and crafts project and explore different mediums and techniques. Dress to make a mess.

Catapult Challenge
Thursday, October 4 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Create your own catapult and fort from the materials provided, then fire off some pom-poms while defending your fort!

Science Buddies
Tuesday, October 2 • 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.

Silent Library
Thursday, October 11 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Compete to see who can complete the most ridiculous challenges all while remaining completely silent.

Bubble Gum Science
Wednesday, October 17 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
We’ll be conducting a variety of experiments and contests involving this delicious, chewy treat!

Junior Coding Buddies
Tuesday, October 23 • 4:45-5:30pm
(8-12 years)
If you would like to learn about coding, then you’ll enjoy this program. Each child will be paired with a teen for an afternoon of coding.

Ghost and Pumpkin Pretzels
Saturday, October 27 • 3:00-3:45pm
(8-12 years)
Join us as we turn pretzels into tasty ghosts and pumpkins.

Sugar Skull Bank Craft
Tuesday, October 30 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Celebrate Day of the Dead by decorating your own Dia de los Muertos ceramic bisque money bank.

Creation Station
Saturdays, October 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.

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Saturday, October 13 • 3:00-3:45pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy this Halloween classic and make a pumpkin craft to take home.

Trunk or Treat
Friday, October 26 • 4:30-6:00pm
(All families)
Children can Trunk or Treat in the parking lot at the Library. We will have several cars set up with goodies to hand out to trick-or-treaters. The fun will end at 6:00pm or when all the candy has been given away (whichever comes first). Costumes are encouraged. We also need volunteers to decorate their trunks (not too scary, please!) and bring some goodies to hand out. If you have ever wished that you got a few trick or treaters and/or miss seeing children enjoying the holiday, we promise that you’ll have a great time. We have 20 parking places available, so please sign up your vehicle no later than Friday, October 19 by contacting the Children’s Department at the Smithtown Main Building. Set up for all cars will begin at 3:30pm.