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Smithtown Main Teen Programs

Battle of the Books
Wednesdays, June 24, July 1, 8, 15 and 22 • 3:30-5:00pm
Fridays, July 24 and 31 • 4:00-5:00pm
The Battle of the Books is a countywide "game-show" style competition. The questions are based on teh 8 titles scheduled to be revealed on May 15. Teens entering grades 6 - 9 may sign up to participate beginning June 1. Each Smithtown team will choose its own name and hold practices leading up to the Mock Battle which will be held at the Smithtown Building on Monday, July 27 at 3:00pm. Only six players will be eligible to represent the Smithtown team at the Saturday, Aug 1 competition at Stony Brook University. Register 
 
Summer Concert Volunteers
Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6 & 13 • 6:00-8:00pm
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are seeking teen volunteers to help raise funds during the Family Summer Concert Series on the lawn at the Smithown Main Bulding. The Friends of The Smithtown Library is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the resources of the Library. Please indicate which date(s) you wish to participate in when registering. Volunteers will receive 2 hours of community service per concert. August 27 is the designated raindate. Register. 
 
Book Buddies Volunteers
Monday, July 20 • 4:00-5:00pm (Training)
Wednesdays, July 22 and 29 • 4:4 -5:15pm
Monday, Aug 17 • 4:00-5:00pm (Training)
Wednesdays, Aug 19 and 26 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit when you share a reading experience with your Little Book Buddy in grade k-grade 2. This is a rewarding experience for both big and little buddies. Please note there will be a mandatory training session for Big Book Buddies on Monday, July 20 for session 1 or Monday, Aug 17 for session 2. Space is limited; please indicate which session(s) you wish to attend when registering. Register
 
Super Bobblheads 
Wednesday, August 12 • 3:30-5:00pm 
If you're looking for a super creative project, you'll love this do-It-yourself bobble head craft! Teens will use paint, embellishments and a 1 1/4" photo brought from home or provided by us to personalize their bobblehead.Register

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kings Park Branch Teen Programs

Teen Gardening Club
Mondays, July 6, 20 • 3:45-4:45pm
Tuesdays, July 14, 28 • 3:30-4:30pm
Mondays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 • 3:45-4:45pm
In this 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. Register
 
Battle of the Books
Thursdays, July 9, 16, 30 • 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays, July 22, 29 • 3:30-5:00pm 
This County-wide competition is intended for young adults who will be entering grades 6-9 in September of 2014. Teens must read 8 books and answer trivia questions about the books. Tryouts will determine who will make the final team of 6. Register 
 
Craft Buddies
Wednesday, July 15 • 3:45-4:450pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Register
 
Geeks and Nerds Everywhere
Tuesday, July 21 • 7:00-8:00pm

Tuesday, August 25 • 7:00-8:00pm 

Calling all geeks and nerds! Join us at our monthly meetings. All fandoms are welcome at G.A.N.E. where we discuss graphic novels, movies, books and television shows.Register 
 
Superhero Training Academy Volunteers
Monday, July 27 • 3:15-4:15pm
Join this program and volunteer at different superhero stations. Help children design their own superhero characters and test their skills at our superhero training academy. Register
 
DIY Comic Magnets

Tuesday, August 11 • 3:30-4:30pm

 

Using all of our supplies learn how to turn simple items into cool comic magnets.  Register
 
So You Want To Make A Comic

Monday, August 17 • 5:30-8:30pm

 

So you want learn to make a comic. Well then this class is for you. Armed with pencils, paper and a real comic book script, this three hour crash course will teach you how industry professionals create their sequential stories. With the guidance of comic book illustrators Mina Sanwald you will have everything you need to get started in the world of comics. FEE: $5 per person due at registration. Register
 
Book Buddies Volunteers

Wednesday, August 19 • 3:00-4:00pm

 

Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy.  It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Register
 
Paracords for Troops
Tuesday, August 20 • 3:30-4:30pm
Teens will learn how to makes these paracord bracelets to donate to the troops.  Each teen will earn one hour of community service. Register

Nesconset Branch Teen Programs

Comic Book Magnets for Teens
Tuesday, July 21• 4:30-5:30pm
Create your very own superhero magnets using a variety of comic strips. All materials will be provided.Register
 
Getting Ready to Babysit
Wednesday, July 22• 5:30-8:30pm
This program will demonstrate the responsibilities of babysitting and the skills necessary to become a certified sitter with a variety of hands-on activities, discussions and presentations.  The fee for this program is $17.00 per patron.  A cash, check or money order made payable to The Smithtown Library or Online Registration.  Registration begins June 1at 10am. Register
 
DIY Airbrush T-Shirts 
Wednesday, August 5• 7:00-8:00pm
Come airbrush a t-shirt with a Superhero Logo.  All materials will be supplied. Register
 
Superhero Marshmallows
Friday, August 7• 4:00-5:00pm
Help us celebrate the Summer Reading Club theme by creating your very own superhero's out of marshmallows. Register
 
Spin DJ Academy
Tuesday, August 11• 3:00-4:30pm
Learn to master the art of DJ'ing! DJ Academy introduces young musicians to the latest wave of musical creativity by covering all of the latest technology & electronic music.  This class will feature demonstrations, performances, and wokshops with our all-star DJ instructorsRegister
 
Raising a Dog to be a Guide Dog
Wednesday, August 12• 7:00-8:00pm
Are you interested in learning what it takes to raise a dog to be a Guide Dog?  The Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, located in Smithtown, will tell you all about how they ensure that each dog is paired with an applicant that best suits its needs.  They will also go over the training that is necessary for each dog. Please bring in either a food or toy item for any animal so that we can donate to the local animal shelter.  Each teen registered will receive 1 hour of community service.  Those interested in raising a guide dog are also encourage to attend. Register
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Commack Branch Teen Programs

 

Comic Book Clock
Thursday, August 6 • 7:00-8:00pm
Teens will enjoy using pages from comic books to decorate a cool comic con style clock. Each clock includes mechanism, hour, minute & second hands plus a battery. All materials provided by the Library. Register

 

Craft Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, August 12 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Register

 

 Zumba for Teens
Thursday, August 13 • 6:00-7:00pm 
Join instructor Meredith Cooper as she teaches you the hottest dance moves set to high-energy, Latin-inspired music with Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, Samba and Hip Hop.  Some people think of Zumba as exercise, some as a dance class… we think of it as fun night out!  Join the party!  Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing and bring a bottle of water. Register
 
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Tuesday, August 18 • 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
 

No-Sew Recycled T-Shirt Tote Bag
Wednesday, August 19 • 4:00-5:00pm
Turn that plain old t-shirt into a cool tote bag. Learn how to create a tote bag using scissors, an old t-shirt & safety pins. Please bring one or two T-shirts. The Library will provide all other materials. Register

Staff Pick

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Tomorrow-Land: the 1964-65 World's Fair and the Transformation of America by Joseph Tirella

This year marks 50 years since the gates closed at the 1964-65 World's Fair in New York City. A New York Times bestseller, Tomorrow-Land, offers a vivid account of the Fair, a spectacle that embodied the innovation, lunacy, hope, and fear of a dramatic twenty-first century decade. Tomorrow-Land entertains, informs, and illustrates how the 1964-65 World’s Fair—inside its gates and just outside its gates—represents the cultural and political  pivots taken by New York City, America, and the world during the 1960s.

Summer Concert Series

 
2015 concerts
 
 
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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)

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Recycle Station

The Smithtown Library collects the following items for recycling cell phones & eyeglasses.
The Library no longer accepts batteries for recycling. The Town of Smithtown now allows residents to dispose of many household batteries in their garbage. For more information click here.

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