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End of the Year Memory Jar

End of the Year Memory Jar

Smithtown Main Building Teen Programs

Reindeer Peppermint Bark
Wednesday, December 20 • 7:00-8:15pm
The Baking Coach will demonstrate how to make this adorable and delicious tree bark-like treat. Each teen will take their treats home in a platter wrapped in cellophane for the holidays! Register. 
Hour of Code - Vidcode
Wednesday, December 21 • 5:00-6:00pm
Learn how to make a greeting card with JavaScript! You will learn how to manipulate a video by accessing each and every pixel and commanding it with CODE! No computer coding experience necessary, just an interest in technology.  Register
Robo-Buddies Volunteers
Monday, January 29 • 4:45-5:45pm
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. Register
SAT Review
Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15 and 22 • 5:00-7:00pm
Over 2 million students will be taking the SAT this year; if you're one of them, how prepared are you? This indispensable four-week course will be led by long-time SAT instructors.  Includes study materials: Fee: $88 (Non-refundable) per person. Registration open January 2. 
Book Sale Room Volunteers
Monday, February 5 • 4:00-5:00pm
Monday, February 26 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teen volunteers are needed to maintain the Friends of the Smithtown Library Book Sale Room. Registration begins January 2. 
Happy Valen-Slime Day
Monday, February 12 • 5:00-6:00pm
Whether you wish to celebrate or ignore Valentine's Day, there is no better way to do it than with slime. Registration begins January 2. 
Green Screen Valen-Teen
Tuesday, February 13 • 6:00-7:00pm
Do you have the acting bug? Curious about film-making? Then join us and use the Library’s green screens (the same technology used in film-making) to create one minute (or less) videos in front of various Valentine’s Day themed backgrounds. Each teen will receive a digital copy of their film via email when possible. Please do not wear green clothing. Registration begins January 2. 
Book Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, February 13 • 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, February 27 • 4:30-5:30pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy entering grades K-2. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Registration begins January 2. 
Bookmark Volunteers
Monday, February 26 • 5:00-6:00pm
Teen volunteers are needed to design and make bookmarks. Bookmarks will be sent to patrons who are enjoying The Smithtown Library's Homebound Mail Service. Registration begins January 2. 


Staff Pick

The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten World War by Richard Rubin
Collected over ten years, Richard Rubin's book features interviews with the last remaining World War I veterans, aged 101 to 113, to paint a picture of a time and a generation that, despite memorials and history lessons, is quickly fading away.

Volunteers Needed

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The Friends of The Smithtown Library is an independent, non-profit organization of concerned people who support The Smithtown Library through fundraising activities and volunteer services. Volunteer with the Friends and help make a difference!

Click here for a membership application.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:
9:30am - 9:00pm
Friday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
Friday: 9:30am - 9:00pm
(Smithtown only)
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
(September - May;
Smithtown & Commack only)


man with cameraLibrary staff may take photographs or video recordings at Library programs for use in publicity. This includes use in our Newsletter, website and social media pages. Please inform us if you do not want photos or videos taken of you or your child.

Recycle Station

The Smithtown Library collects un-needed eyeglasses for recycling through the Suffolk Cooperative Library System's services for the sight-impaired.  glasses
The Library is no longer accepting cell phones for recycling.


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The Smithtown Library

Long Island's Largest Library Serving the Communities of Smithtown:
Commack, Fort Salonga, Hauppauge, Head of the Harbor, Kings Park, Nesconset, Nissequogue, Saint James, Smithtown, Village of the Branch

Commack Building

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725

Kings Park Building

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754

Nesconset Building

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767

Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787