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Books

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eBooks for adults, teens & children 
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Audiobooks

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for adults, teens & children
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audiobooks from Recorded Books

Video & Music

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indie films anytime, anywhere.  

Apps & Software

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Need help downloading digital content onto your portable device? Give The Smithtown Library a call at 631-360-2480 for assistance, or try one of these helpful websites:

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Book Discussion Groups

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We have several to choose from at The Smithtown Library.

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Smithtown Main Teen Programs

 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity: An Hour of Code
Friday, December 5 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM (Training)
Monday, December 8 • 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Friday, December 12 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Volunteers are needed to coach teens through basic computer coding puzzles. No comupter programming experience is neccessary some computer knowledge and attendane at the training session is a must . You may volunteer at one or both sessions, all volunteers will recieve a commmunity service conifirmation form. Register
 
An Hour of Code: Lightbot
Monday, December 8 • 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Help us celebrate Computer Science Education Week (Dec 8 - 14) with an Hour of Code a one hour introduction to computer science designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. This session will feature Lightbot programming puzzles,  a super-basic self-directed introduction to computer science for beginners. Volunteers will be on hand to coach beginners alsong. Register
 
 
Teen Tech Lab
Thursday, December 11 • 4:30 - 5:15 PM
Join us in our brand new LearnLab for assistance using Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint or Publisher. Space is limited. Register
 
 
An Hour of Code: Lost in Space
Friday, December 12 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Help us celebrate Computer Science Education Week (Dec 9 - 14) with and Hour of Code a one hour introduction to computer science desighned to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. This session will feature Tynker.com's proramming puzzle: Lost in Space. This puzzle program is self-directed and will introduce teens to loops and if-then statements. Volunteers will be on hand to coach teens along. Register
 
 
 Melting Snowman Cookies 
Wednesday, December 17 • 6:30 - 7:45 PM
The Baking Coach returns with a recipe for flavorful fun. Join us and take some cookies home to bake. Register
 
Teen Publishing Talk
Monday, December 29 • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Ever wonder what it takes to be a published writer? Come chat with local author Eliza Tilton about pursuing your writing dreams. Free book swag for attendees and one mystery door prize. Register
 
 
Teen Tech 101 Volunteers
Wednesday, January 7 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, January 21 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Earn community service at the Library by helping adults learn more about their cell phones, smart phones or e-readers. Join us for one session or both. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity: Book Sale Room
Monday, January 12 • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Monday, January 26 • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are looking for teen volunteers to keep their sale room in order. Tasks may include: straightening of shelves, alphabetizing books, boxing books for shipment and more. Please call Mr. Salas at 631-360-2480 x128 with your questions. Register
 
Decorate Your Own Snow Globe
Wednesday, January 14 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Bring a little winter fun indoors by making yoiur own snow globe then customize your globe with paint. Space is limited. Register
 
Clay Owl Craft
Wednesday, January 28 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
A group of owls is called a parliament. A group of teens making owl decorations out of clay is called parliamentertainment. Find out which is true when you visit with us at this craft program. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity: An Hour of Code
Friday, January 16 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Friday, January 23 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
No computer programming experience necessary, some computer knowledge is a must. Teen volunteers will learn to use Tynker.com's programming puzzles, learn how to offer assistance and apply what they have learned when coaching someone through a progamming puzzle. Volunteers must attend both sessions. Space is limited. Register
 
An Hour of Code: Candy Quest
Friday, January 23 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Visit the LearnLab for an hour of drag and drop coding. The puzzles that will be used are designed to teach teens computational thining and the basics of computer programming. Teens will be exposed to programming concepts like: repetition, conditional logic, pattern recognition, abstraction and automation. Space is limited. Register
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kings Park Branch Teen Programs

Geeks and Nerds Everywhere
Tuesdays, December 9, 23 • 7:00-8:00pm
Tuesdays, January 6, 20 • 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. 
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Thursday, December 18 • 4:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, January 14 • 4:00-5:00pm
Thursday, January 29• 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
 
Book Bees
Tuesday, December 30 • 7:00-8:00pm We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Monday, January 26 • 4:00-5:00pm The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd  
Calling all teens! Join us for book discussion that’s all your own. You pick the books, you ask the questions. Register
 
Teen Art Studio
Thursday, January 22 • 4:00-4:45pm
Come for some sticky fun with duct tape. Duct tape and some instructions will be provided but don’t let that stop your imagination from making something amazing. Register
 

Nesconset Branch Teen Programs

 
Gingerbread Houses for Teens
Wednesday, December 10• 6:30-7:30pm
Join Fanny Cakes to create your one of a kind Gingerbread House.  All materials will be supplied. Register
 
Decorate to Donate
Friday, December 19• 4-5pm
Come decorate holidays goodies to donate to our local Nursing Home!  These treats will be sure to bring holiday cheer.  All participants will receive 1 hour of community service. Register
 
All About Comics
Monday, December 29• 3-4pm
Do you love comics? If so, join cartoonist Mike Gerver as he demonstrates what goes into a strip, some challenges people face, and a little history and/or background of comics and cartoonists. There will also be time for hands on activities. Register
 
Library Buddies Volunteers
Friday, January 2• 3-4pm
Saturday, January 31• 10:15-11:15am
Earn community service by being paired with a young child to assist them with reading and an art project.  All participants will receive 1 hour of community service. Register
 
Tinker Thinkers
Friday, January 9• 4:15-5:15pm
Earn community service by being paired with a young child to assist them with reading and an art project.  All participants will receive 1 hour of community service. Register
 
American Girl Tea Party Volunteers
Friday, January 16• 4:15-5:15pm
Earn community service for assisting children with crafts in the American Girl Tea Party program!  Register
  
Junior Makerspace Volunteers
Saturday, January 24• 10:15-11:15am
Join this volunteer program and help young children tinker in this one of a kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects.  Each teen will be paired with child to make a unique creation.  Register
 
Monogrammed Mugs for Teens
Wednesday, January 28• 7-8pm
Take an ordinary mug and turn it into a one of a kind creation.  We will use sharpie markers to create your very own monogrammed mug. Register
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 
 

Commack Branch Teen Programs

 

Teen Writer’s Club
Monday, December 22 • 6:30-7:30pm
Do you love to write? Share your stories, poems and more with other teens and get feedback on your work. If you have written in the past, bring your pieces with you!  Discover the writer inside of you! Snacks will be provided. 
Register

 

Teen Craft Night
Monday, December 29 • 6:30-7:30pm
Teens will be able to choose from a variety of crafts to create and take home!
Register

 

Book Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, January 29 • 5:00-6:00pm
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.

 

Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, January 21 • 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

 


Craft Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, January 15  • 5:00-6:00pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft.

Database of the Month

 
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Book A Librarian

Any Smithtown Library cardholder can make an appointment with a librarian for one-on-one training in various library and computer topics. We offer 30 minute sessions in the following areas:
- Using the Library Catalog
- Introduction to Library Databases
- Downloadable eBooks and/or Audiobooks
- eReader and Tablet Demonstrations
- Introduction to Social Networking sites
- And more!
For information or to make an appointment, please call the Smithtown Main Building at 360-2480, ext. 120.
We also offer Book a Children's Librarian.  For more information call the Smithtown Main Building at 360-2480 ext. 140 or the Commack Branch at 360-2480 ext. 340.

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

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

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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