Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

June registration begins on May 31.
Please click on the program titles to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, June 11 •10:00-10:30am
(Birth–12 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!

Mother Goose Rhyme Time
Tuesdays, June 14 & 21 •10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, June 18 & 25 •10:00-10:30am
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children! Siblings are welcome.

Drop-in Mother Goose Rhyme Time
Monday, June 27 • 2:30-3:00pm
Tuesday, August 9 • 2:30-3:00pm
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the library for the youngest of children! Siblings are welcome. No registration required.

Babies Boogie
Thursday, June 9 •10:00-10:45am
(3-24 months with parent/caregiver)
Bounce and Boogie with your baby! Songs, musical instruments and movement will get even the littlest musicians moving and shaking. Presented by Nicole Sparling.

Wonderful Ones
Friday, July 1 •10:00-10:45am
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities, includes free play, stories, and fun! Siblings are welcome.

Time for Twos
Friday, June 17 •10:00-10:45am
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft. Siblings are welcome.

Toddlers Tango
Thursday, June 9 •11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Clap your hands, move your feet! This creative movement and music program presented by Nicole Sparling uses multicultural music, instruments and props to improve motor skills and help children use their imaginations.

Art Starts
Tuesday, June 7 •10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Different crafts encourage children's eye-hand coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess.

Library Playdate
Wednesday, June 8 •10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Seize the play and keep the mess at our place. Join us for an informal playdate – meet other children and families while playing with toys and creating an art project.

Terrific Threes
Thursday, June 23 • 3:00-3:45pm
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Tales for Tots
Friday, June 10 •11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a special themed storytime at the Smithtown Historical Society! Please note: class will meet at the Smithtown Historical Society’s Roseneath Cottage.

Dad and Me Storytime
Saturday, June 11 •11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us as we share stories all about Dad and make a Father’s Day craft.

Sensory Storytime
Saturday, June 18 • 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning through exploring our sensory boxes and participate in a storytime. The enthusiasm in this program is palpable. Dress to make a mess.

The Very Lonely Firefly
Wednesday, June 22 • 10:00-10:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Read the classic, The Very Lonely Firefly, by Eric Carle. Afterwards, you will get to make your own illuminated firefly.

Snappy Crocodile Tales
Friday, June 24 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the library and listen to the story The Watermelon Seed , by Greg Pizzol, and make your very own crocodile craft.

Play Dough Party
Tuesday, June 28 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the library to play and create with everybody’s favorite sculpting clay.

Happy Birthday America
Saturday, July 2 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We’re celebrating America’s Birthday today! Come and listen to patriotic stories and make a red, white and blue craft.

Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, June 21 • 7:00-7:30pm
(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Want to come to the Library in your pajamas? Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you’d like. Siblings are welcome.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Thursday, June 16 • 2:30-3:00pm
(4-5 years)
There’s no better time to engage your child in the world of books and the imagination. This program is designed for children who can listen independently.

Library Olympics Junior
Tuesday, June 28 • 6:30-7:15pm
(5-7 years)
To get ready for the Rio Summer Olympics, we will do simple “minute to win it” type challenges.

Fourth Frenzy
Saturday, July 2 • 2:30-3:15pm
(5-7 years)
Discover how people across the country celebrate the 4th of July in this patriotic story time. Then create a fireworks painting using some unusual ingredients.

LEGO® League
Tuesday, June 21 • 3:00-3:45pm
(5-12 years)
Calling all master builders. Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS.

Line Art Design
Wednesday, June 15 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Use a grid system, ruler and some simple straight lines to create awesome geometric designs and curves. Color with colored pencils and make a parabolic masterpiece.

ArtSpace –June
Thursday, June 23 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Learn some cool cartooning basics to add humor to your drawings and decorate your own cartoon plaster magnet. Dress to make a mess.

Pony Club
Saturday, June 25 • 11:00-11:45am
(8-12 years)
Calling all barn rats! Come in from the stable to swap horse stories, learn unique equine facts and make a cool equestrian craft.

Balloon Flip Flops
Monday, June 27 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Get your style on at the library. Create your own colorful balloon flip flops. Please bring a pair of plain flip flops to decorate.

Library Olympics Senior
Tuesday, June 28 • 7:30-8:15pm
(8-12 years)
To get ready for the Rio Summer Olympics, we will do simple “minute to win it” type challenges.

Creation Station
Saturdays, June 4 & 11 • 10:00-4:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the library during these hours and complete some cool crafts.

The Peanuts Movie
Wednesday, June 29 • 8:00pm
Thursday, June 30 • 8:00pm – Rain Date
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy an evening movie on a giant inflatable movie screen presented by the Long Island Motion Picture Arts Center and Museum. Bring your own chairs or blankets and we will supply the popcorn!

 

May registration begins at 10am on April 25.
Please click on a program title to register.


Twinkle Toes
Saturday, May 7 •10:00-10:30am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories.

Mother Goose Rhyme Time
Wednesdays, May 4 & 11 •10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, May 21 & 28 •10:00-10:30am
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the library for the youngest of children. Siblings are welcome.

Wonderful Ones
Wednesday, May 25 •10:00-10:45am
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities, includes free play, stories, and fun! Siblings are welcome.

Time for Twos
Thursday, May 26 •10:00-10:45am
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft. Siblings are welcome.

Art Starts
Monday, May 2 •10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Different crafts encourage children's eye-hand coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess.

Library Playdate
Thursday, May 5 •10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Seize the play and keep the mess at our place! Join us for an informal playdate – meet other children and families while playing with toys and creating an art project.

No-Bake Playdough Fun Program Cancelled
Monday, May 23 •10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Make your own playdough and bring it home. Dress to make a mess.

Terrific Threes
Monday, May 16 •10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Sensory Storytime
Friday, May 6 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning through exploring our sensory boxes and participate in a storytime. The enthusiasm in this program is palpable. Dress to make a mess.

Pirate Tales
Monday, May 9 • 10:00-10:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Argh! Storytime and craft devoted to everything pirates.

Pretzel Storytime
Tuesday, May 10 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Listen to pretzel stories, do a pretzel activity and make edible mini pretzel treats to eat or take home.

Tales for Tots
Friday, May 13 •11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a special themed storytime at the Smithtown Historical Society. Please note: class will meet at the Smithtown Historical Society’s Roseneath Cottage. Registration began on April 1.

Creative Shapes Storytime
Friday, May 20 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the library and listen to the story Windblown by Edouard Manceau, and make your own creatures using the same shapes featured in the book.

Let’s Roll
Wednesday, May 25 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will be reading some fun stories and creating a cool bicycle craft to celebrate National Biking Month.

Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, May 24 • 7:00-7:30pm
(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Want to come to the Library in your pajamas? Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you’d like. Siblings are welcome.

Feathered Friends
Wednesday, May 4 • 2:30-3:15pm
(4-5 years)
May 4th is Bird Day. Let’s honor our feathered friends with some high flying tales and a related craft.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Tuesday, May 17 •11:00-11:30am
(4-5 years)
There’s no better time to engage your child in the world of books and the imagination. This program is designed for children who can listen independently.

Here Kitty, Kitty
Wednesday, May 18 • 2:30-3:15pm
(4-5 years)
Join us for some fur flying fun in this storytime all about kitties. Create your own kitty to bring home.

Marvelous Moms
Monday, May 2 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
First, let’s celebrate Mom with some fabulous stories. Then, make her a gift to show her how much she is loved.

May Flowers
Monday, May 9 • 6:30-7:15pm
(5-7 years)
April showers bring May flowers so come enjoy storytime and make a beautiful bouquet.

A Hopping Storytime
Monday, May 23 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Ribbit, Ribbit! Join us at the library for a special storytime and craft featuring frogs.

LEGO® League
Saturday, May 14 • 11:00-11:45am  (Program Session Cancelled)
Thursday, May 26 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-12 years)
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS.

Paper Glass
Wednesday, May 25 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-10 years)
Turn coffee filters into pretty paper glasslike bowls in this unique craft program for older children.

DIY Spa Scrub
Tuesday, May 3 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Make either a sugar or salt scrub to give as a gift or keep for yourself.

Introduction to Riding and Horsemanship
Thursday, May 12 • 5:00-6:15pm
(8-12 years)
Children will get a ½ hour riding lesson followed by a hands-on instructional horsemanship session. The group riding lesson will be an introduction to riding given by a qualified instructor. All equipment, including helmets, will be provided. Minimum age is 8 years old. Registration is in-person only by May 7th. Fee is $25.00 per child, payable directly to Parkview Riding Center Inc. on the day of the program (as this is not a Library program). 12 person limit.

ArtSpace - May
Saturday, May 14 • 3:00-3:45pm
(8-12 years)
Come to the library to learn about the unique art of the Cuna Indians and create your own “mola” painting. Dress to make a mess.

Patriotic Wind-Sock
Saturday, May 21 • 11:00-11:45am
(8-12 years)
Let’s honor the men and women who serve our country this Memorial Day. Make a patriotic wind-sock to display your pride.

ReesSpecht the Water (Program Cancelled)
Monday, May 16 • 7:00-7:45pm
(For families with children under the age of 10)
Join us for a fun, interactive presentation to help provide awareness of the importance of water safety for both children and caregivers. ReesSpecht the Water campaign aims to reduce the unintentional injury or drowning by teaching children safer behavior in, on or near the water.
This program is presented by End Drowning Now with a joint effort by ReesSpecht Life and Saf-T-Swim.

Creation Station
Saturdays in May • 10:00-4:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the library during these hours and complete some cool crafts.

Family Movie Night on the Lawn: The Peanuts Movie
Wednesday, June 29 • 8:00pm
Thursday, June 30 • 8:00pm Rain Date
(General Audience)
Enjoy an evening movie on a giant inflatable movie screen presented by the Long Island Motion Picture Arts Center and Museum. Bring your own chairs or blankets and we will supply the popcorn. Registration for the Summer Reading Program for children, teens and adults will be available on the patio, as well chances to win some fabulous raffle prizes.