Smithtown Building Teen Programs

In-person, online and telephone registration for all July programs began on Monday, June 10.
Registration for August programs begins on July 8.
Registration is required unless otherwise noted.
Programs that require fees can be paid by credit card, cash, check or money order to The Smithtown Library.
Program fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Teen programs are open to those in grades 6-12 unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, July 9 • 6:00-7:15pm
Learn step-by-step how to draw a colorful orca whale in colored pencils with Art Teacher Amy.
 
Science Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, July 11 • 4:00-5:00pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children to work with simple but awesome projects that explore science, technology, engineering and math.
 
Galaxy Canvas
Wednesday, July 17 • 7:00-8:00pm
Join us for a fun evening of experimenting with paint pouring to create a galaxy masterpiece! No artistic ability required, just be ready to get your hands dirty and have a lot of fun!
 
Star Wars Movie Experience
Friday, July 19 • 6:00-8:15pm
Rated PG; runtime 121 minutes
Join us for an interactive movie where audience participation is required! What’s better than watching Star Wars? Watching Star Wars while you shout, sing and snack along with it. Everyone will receive a gift bag packed with props and instructions for interacting with the very first movie created, Star Wars IV: A New Hope.
 
Planet Cake Pops
Tuesday, July 23 • 6:00-7:00pm
Join The Baking Coach to create four different planets of your choice and take them home in a bakery box. Please inform staff of any allergies prior to the program.
 
Library Carnival Volunteers
Wednesday, July 24• 5:30-8:30pm
Come assist the Children’s Department set up and run a carnival on the front lawn. In case of rain, this program will be held indoors.
 
Robo-Buddies Volunteers
Monday, July 29 • 4:00-5:00pm
Children ages 8-10 will be paired with teens in grades 6-12 to sharpen their STEM skills as they plan, code and guide robots through various challenges.
 
Alien Terrariums
Tuesday, July 31 • 7:00-8:00pm
Make a terrarium using air plants. Teens will create clay aliens that we will bake at the Library to inhabit their extraterrestrial gardens. Bring it home and watch it grow!
 
Ultimate Grilled Cheese
Friday, August 2 • 6:00-7:30pm
Teens will create delicious grilled cheese sandwiches with dipping sauces. Enjoy your amazing grilled cheese served with pickles and chips. Please inform staff of any allergies prior to the program.
 
Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament Volunteers
Monday, August 5 • 5:00-6:30pm
Wednesday, August 7 • 6:00-8:00pm
Teen volunteers are needed to assist with and referee the Fourth Annual Smithtown Library Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament. Teen volunteers must attend both the training session and the tournament.
 
The 4th Annual Smithtown Library Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament
Wednesday, August 7 • 6:30 -8:00pm
Experience the pure excitement, drama and adrenaline of a sporting event without all of the training, sweating and determination! Do you have the attention span to be this year's champion? This competition will be refereed by our teen volunteers.
 
Galaxy Slime
Thursday, August 15 • 3:30-4:30pm
Join us to make shimmery slime that is out of this world!
 
Kindness Cards Volunteers
Tuesday, August 27 • 4:30-5:30pm
Help brighten someone's day by volunteering to hand make greeting cards for people in your community.