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Smithtown Main Teen Programs

Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, September 10 • 4:00-5:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Teens in grade 6 through 12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register
       
Notebook Paper Wooden Frame
Monday, September 15 • 4:00-5:00pm
Create a wooden notebook paper frame. Insert a photo or drawing of your own to complete the craft. Register
 
Intro to Learning Express
Wednesday, September 25 • 4:00-5:00pm
Learn how to navigate the Learning Express database. Complete with practice tests, exercises and skill-building courses Learning Express will give you the edge to succeed academically. Register
 
College Selection with College Connection Coordinator Staci Gardner
Wednesday, September 25 • 7:00-8:00pm
How far from home do you wish to study? What size school would be the best fit for you? Learn the answers to these questions and more when Staci Gardner of the Long Island Educational Opportunity Center at Farmingdale State College discusses how to find the college that matches you the best. Register
 
ACT Review
Sundays, September 28, October 5, 12 and 19• 2-4:30pm
Are you prepared to take the ACT’s this year? This indispensable 4-week course will be led by long time ACT instructors. Includes a study book. FEE: $88 (non-refundable) per person by cash, check, money order or online with credit card payable to The Smithtown Library. Space is limited. Out-of District Residents may register beginning September 17 space permitting.  Register
 
Thrilling Halloween Cupcakes
Wednesday, October 29 • 6:30-7:45pm
Make one spider web cupcake, one brain cupcake and a mummy Twinkie®. Bring you cupcakes home in a bakery box and enjoy with friends. 

Kings Park Branch Teen Programs

Teen Gardening Club
Mondays, September 8, 15 • 4:30-5:30pm 
During this 15 week club, teens will get their hands dirty as they install and tend a new vegetable garden at the Kings Park Library. We will also learn many aspects of gardening while tending to the beautiful butterfly garden out front. Community service hours will be awarded for hours worked in the gardens.  Please dress appropriately for working outside.  Thank you to the Kings Park Hardware store for supporting our Teen Gardening Club.
 
Geeks and Nerds Everywhere
Tuesdays, September 9, 23• 7:00-8:00pm
Tuesdays, October 7, 21 • 7:00-8:00pm
Calling all geeks and nerds! Join us at our twice monthly meetings. All fandoms are welcome at G.A.N.E. where we discuss graphic novels, movies, books and television shows. No registration required.
 
Book Bees

Monday, September 29  • 4:00-5:00pm

 
Looking for Alaska by John Green.
Calling all teens! Join us for book discussion that’s all your own.  You pick the books, you ask the question. Register
 
DIY Locker Magnets
Wednesday, September 10• 4:00-4:45pm
Decorate your school locker by making these cool magnets.  Use our supplies of magazines and scrap booking paper, create these individual pieces of art. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Tuesday, September 16 • 7:00-8:00pm
Monday, October 6 • 4:00-5:00pm
Thursday, October 23 • 4:00-5:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year.  Teens will receive community service credit for each program attended. Register
 
Teen Art Studio
Monday September 22 • 4:00-5:00pm
To celebrate banned books week we are using book pages and markers to create interesting black out poetry and art.  Register
 
The Exquisite Corpse Adventure

Wednesday, October 15 • 4:00-4:45pm

Program Description The exquisite corpse adventure is a fun writing game that helps spark creativity and a good time. We start the story off and the group makes it their own by adding a new sentence with each person. Register

Book Bees
Monday, October 27 • 4:00-5:00pm
Eighth Grade Bites by Heather Brewer
Calling all teens! Join us for book discussion that’s all your own. You pick the books, you ask the question. Register

Teen Art Studio
Thursday, October 30 • 4:00-4:45pm
Get into the spirit by making these gross duct tape zombie finger candy bar wrappers. Please note: Please tell staff of any food allergies when registering for this program. Register

 
 

Nesconset Branch Teen Programs

Teen Volunteer Opportunity 
Thursday, September 18• 3:30-4:30pm
Thursday, September 30• 3:30-4:30pm
Teens can earn community service hours by making a craft to send to our local nursing home. Register
 
SAT Review
Wednesdays, September 10, 17, 24 and October 1• 6-8:30pm
Over 2 million students will be taking the SATs this year; if you’re one of them, how prepared are you? This indispensable 4-week course will be led by  long time SAT instructors. Includes a study book. FEE: $88 (non-refundable) per person by cash, check, money order or online with credit card  payable to The Smithtown Library. Space is limited. Out-of District Residents may register beginning August 25 space permitting!. Register
 
No Bake Twix Caramel Apple Salad
Saturday, September 20 • 3-4pm
Come join us to make this no bake dessert that is sure to be tasty! All ingredients will be supplied.  If you have an allergy, please let a staff person know when you register. Register

Fall Button Tree
Thursday, September 25 • 7-8pm
Take ordinary buttons and design your very own tree. All attendees will also receive a picture frame to display your work of art! Register
 
ACT Review
Sundays, September 28, October 5, 12 and 19• 2-4:30pm
Are you prepared to take the ACT’s this year? This indispensable 4-week course will be led by long time ACT instructors. Includes a study book. FEE: $88 (non-refundable) per person by cash, check, money order or online with credit card payable to The Smithtown Library. Space is limited. Out-of District Residents may register beginning September 17 space permitting.  Register
 
Meet the Author- Lisa Greenwald
Saturday, October 11• 2:30-3:30pm
Meet Lisa Greenwald, author of My Life in Pink and Green, The Summer of Pink and Green, Dog Beach, Reel Life Starring us and Sweet Treats and Secret Crushes! Lisa will discuss her creative process, the life of an author and help you with your own writing. Register
 
All About the College Admissions Process
Wednesday, October 15• 6:30-8:00pm
Join Senior Assistant Director of Admissions from St. Josephs College to discuss the admissions process from applications and the application timeline to what college reps are looking for. She will also touch upon what to what to look for in a college. This program is for both students and parents. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity 
Thursday, October 16• 3:30-4:30pm
Teens can earn community service hours by making a craft to send to our local nursing home. Register
 
DIY Fall Mason Jars
Friday, October 17• 4:30-5:30pm
Celebrate fall by decorating your own mason jars.  Whether spooky or sweet they are the perfect way to hold your candy treats! Register
 
Design a Career
Monday, October 20• 6:45-8:00pm
Are you interested in becoming an architect? Two architects will talk about what it’s like to design using state-of-the-art 3D modeling software. They will also present various college and career options not only in architecture, but also in related professions such as construction management, interior design and civil engineering. In addition to using computer software, Architects often sketch their ideas to work out a problem or communicate their design intent. Sketch paper and pencils will be provided during the session for a fun and interactive sketching exercise. Register

Spooktacular Volunteers
Saturday, October 25• 10:30-12:30pm
Come volunteer at this children's program that is sure to be a big hit. You will help children ages 3-5 with crafts and games. Each participant will earn 2 hours of community service credits and will be provided with a certificateRegister
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, November 12• 7-8pm
Teens can earn community service hours by making a craft to send to our local nursing home. Register
 
Light Bulb Turkey
Saturday, November 15• 3-4pm
Create your very own turkey for the Thanksgiving dinner table by using a light bulb. All materials will be supplied. Register
 
Design a Calendar Volunteers
Tuesday, November 18• 4:15-5:15pm
Join us for this community service project as we make calendars for residents of a local nursing home. Each participant will earn 1 hour of community service. Register
 
Turkey Dinner Cupcakes
Wednesday, November 19• 6:30-7:30pm
Teens will join Fanny Cakes to decorate cupcakes to simulate a Thanksgiving dinner - turkey, mashed potatoes, peas & carrots, dessert cupcake. Register
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 
 

Commack Branch Teen Programs

Personalized Lanyards
Friday, September 26 • 4:30-5:30pm
Whether it is made for yourself or as a gift, lanyards are the perfect way to secure your keys, school ID, work badge or cell phone. Register

 

Preparing for College Workshop
Tuesday, September 30 • 7:00-8:00pm
Join the College Consultants as they discuss tips for writing a college essay/personal statement, what to look for on college tours, financial aid information and interviewing tips and questions. In addition, Fire & Life Safety Educator Michael Breslin from the Commack Fire Department will give a workshop on fire safety tips for young adults and prevention of fires in college dorms. Register

 

Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, September 17 • 4:00-5:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year.  Teens in grade 6 through grade 12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register

 

Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Thursday, September 25 • 6:30-7:30pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year.  Teens in grade 6 through grade 12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register

 

Book Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, October 16 • 6:30-7:30pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy.  It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss.  Register

 

Teen Craft Night
Wednesday, November 12 • 6:00-7:00pm
Teens will be able to choose from a variety of crafts to create and take home! Register


Mosaic Mirror
Thursday, November 13 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy creating a beautiful snowflake mosaic by arranging glass, sea glass and beads on top of a glass picture frame. This is a beautiful winter craft and is the perfect idea for holiday gift creations. Register


Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Monday, November 24 • 6:30-7:30pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year.  Teens in grade 6 through grade 12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register

 
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, November 25 • 6:30-7:30pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Register


Book Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, December 2 • 6:30-7:30pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy who is in grade K-grade 2.  It is a rewarding experience that you won’t want to miss. Register


Shrinky Dink Jewelry and Keychains Program
Thursday, December 4• 7:00-8:00pm
Come use Shrinky-Dinks to fashion your own custom-made necklace or key chain. You can draw or trace onto the plastic and then bake and shrink it into hard, durable pieces. Your very own artwork becomes the focus of an original design! Register

 

Database of the Month

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NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. NoveList Plus answers the question: What should I read next?
 

Summer Concert Series

2014 concerts
 
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The 2014 Dennis Cannataro Family Summer Concert Series was a great success.  We had over 18,000 people join us for six shows.  Thank you to everyone who attended.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:
10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
(September - May;
Smithtown & Commack only)

Photographs

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Recycle Station

All Branches of The Smithtown Library collect the following items for recycling:
 
- Non-rechargeable Batteries
- Cell Phones
- Eyeglassesrecycle

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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 Branch

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725
631-360-2480
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Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754
631-360-2480
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Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767
631-360-2480
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Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
631-360-2480
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