Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

February Registration begins at 10am on January 25
Please click on a program title to register.


Twinkle Toes
Saturday, February 6 • 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
Fridays, February 5 & 12 •10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, February 20 & 27 •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
Tuesdays, February 23 & March 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
Fridays, February 19 & 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.

Library Playdate
Tuesday, February 2 • 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.

Art Starts
Wednesday, February 3 •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.

Milk and Gingerbread Tales
Tuesday, February 23 • 2:30-3:00pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Come and listen to your favorite gingerbread tales, followed by a small snack.

Terrific Threes
Thursdays, February 25 & March 3• 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, February 12 • 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.

Sweet Storytime
Wednesday, February 10 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for some sweet stories and make a Valentine’s craft to give to someone special.

Sensory Storytime
Saturday, February 13 • 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.

Animals in Winter
Monday, February 22 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Learn all about animals who love the winter and how “cold” it feels to be an animal in winter!

Mermaid Parade
Saturday, February 27 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come dressed as a mermaid or pirate to parade around the library after reading Aqualicious by Victoria Kann.

Mix It Up
Monday, February 29 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for storytime and art activities that encourage creativity and artistic exploration.

Pajama Storytime
Monday, February 22 • 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
Tuesdays, February 9 & 16 • 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.

Make a Friend Day
Thursday, February 11 • 2:30-3:15pm
(4-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Celebrate Make a Friend Day with us! Read a story and find out how Hedgehog learns the true meaning of friendship. Afterwards, we will make our own clay hedgehog.

Valentine’s Day Fox
Thursday, February 18 • 2:30-3:15pm
(4-5 years)
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a reading of The Fox in the Library and create your own heart-shaped fox to bring home.

Valentine’s Day with Charlie Brown
Wednesday, February 3 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Join us as we watch Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown and make a bear-y special Valentine craft to bring home.

Toasty Tales
Monday, February 22 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Come in from the cold and warm up with some toasty tales shared around our virtual crackling fireplace.

LEGO® League
Saturday, February 13 • 11:00-11:45am
Tuesday, March 1 • 5:00-5:45pm
(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!

Shopkins® Fun
Tuesday, February 16 • 3:00-3:45pm
(7-10 years)
Bring your favorite Shopkins® character to the library for a program celebrating these tiny toys with BIG personalities. We’ll be creating some fun crafts and watching the newest Shopkins® film.

Mini Masters
Tuesday, February 2 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity through experimenting with different artistic styles and a variety of mediums.

Junior MakerSpace
Monday, February 8 • 6:30-7:15pm
(8-12 years)
Tinker in this one-of-a-kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.

Kitchen Science
Tuesdays, February 9 & 16 • 6:30-7:15pm
(8-12 years)
Explore science activities using everyday items from the kitchen, most activities will be edible.

ArtSpace - February
Thursday, February 18 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
We will be learning about Austrian artist Gustav Klimt and creating our own masterpieces based on the artist’s style. Dress to make a mess.

Pony Club
Saturday, February 20 • 3:00-3:45pm
(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.

Tween Paint Nite
Wednesday, February 24 • 6:30-7:15pm
(8-12 years)
Join us for a special program with a perfect mix of creativity and social painting. We will be using acrylic paints and real canvases to create a beautiful winter landscape. Dress to make a mess.

Newsprint Art
Thursday, February 25 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Express yourself creatively with the simple medium of newsprint and design a cool collage.

Platform 9 ¾
Monday, February 29 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Just like Platform 9 ¾ disappears, so does this day! Come celebrate Leap Day and dress up like Harry Potter.

Tween Tech-Lab
Thursday, March 3 • 4:30-5:15pm
(10-12 years)
Join us in our new computer lab for assistance using Microsoft Work, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher. No food or drink permitted in the lab.

Creation Station
Saturdays, February 6, 13, 20 & 27 • 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.

Storytime with Pete the Cat
Saturday, February 6 • 3:00-3:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Today is Take Your Child to the Library Day! Come join us for a special storytime with a guest appearance from Pete the Cat! Bring your cameras for photos with this loveable character.

Life-Sized Candy Land
Wednesday, February 17• 2:30-2:45pm
Wednesday, February 17• 2:45-3:00pm
Wednesday, February 17• 3:00-3:15pm
Wednesday, February 17• 3:15-3:30pm
Wednesday, February 17• 3:30-3:45pm
Wednesday, February 17• 3:45-4:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Visit Queen Frostine, Lord Licorice and Princess Lolly at The Smithtown Library as you play our life size version of Candy Land. YOU become the playing piece in this classic children’s game, and you collect candy as you travel Gumdrop Pass to Lollipop Woods, Peanut Brittle House, and Candy Castle. Don’t forget your camera!

Family Bingo
Tuesday, February 23 • 6:30-7:15pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Join us for a fun game of traditional bingo.

 

Registration begins on December 28.
Please click on a program title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, January 9 • 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, January 12 & 19 •10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, January 23 & 30 •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
Mondays, January 4 & 11 • 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
Thursdays, January 7 & 14 • 3:00-3:45pm
(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.

Baking Soda Paint Fun
Monday, January 4 •2:30-3:15pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Dress for a little mess as we use baking soda as our canvas and eyedroppers as our paintbrush.

Art Starts
Tuesday, January 5 •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
Friday, January 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.

Music for Little Folks
Monday, January 11 •2:30-3:00pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Does your little one like to dance and move around? Come to the Library for this fun movement circletime program where we dance and learn through listening and movement and using fun props.

Milk and Gingerbread Tales
Tuesday, January 19 •6:30-7:00pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Come and listen to your favorite gingerbread tales, followed by a small snack.

Terrific Threes
Wednesdays, January 13 & 20 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Mix It Up
Saturday, January 2 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for storytime and art activities that encourage creativity and artistic exploration.

Tales for Tots
Friday, January 8• 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.

Birthday Storytime
Friday, January 15 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We’re celebrating everyone’s Birthday today! Come and listen to birthday stories, enjoy a birthday treat, and let’s sing Happy Birthday.

Squirrel Appreciation Day
Thursday, January 21 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s Squirrel Appreciation Day! Come to the library to listen to stories about our furry little friends and make a squirrel-rrific craft!

Sweetest Kulu Giant Sea Life Puppet
Saturday, January 23 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will read Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk and then craft giant puppets.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Tuesdays, January 12 & 19 • 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.

Zoo-tastic
Tuesday, January 26 • 2:30-3:15pm
(4-5 years)
Giraffes, zebras and gorillas galore! Let your imagination roar as we explore all kinds of animals found in the zoo. Create your own zoo animal to take home.

National Popcorn Day
Thursday, January 14 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Let’s celebrate this delicious snack time favorite with some fun stories, a cool craft and of course, a popcorn treat!

Playful Penguins
Wednesday, January 20 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Waddle on in for some playful stories featuring our arctic penguin pals! Create your very own playful penguin to take home.

LEGO® League
Saturday, January 2 • 11:00-11:45am
Monday, January 25 • 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!

Indoor Winter Games
Tuesday, January 26 • 6:30-7:15pm
(7-12 years)
Come join us for some fun activities that are simple to do in your own home. How do glow-in-the-dark bowling and paper plate balloon tennis and tic tac toe sound for example? Test your abilities at some minute to win it challenges as well.

Junior MakerSpace
Tuesday, January 5 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Tinker in this one-of-a-kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.

Mini Masters
Thursday, January 7 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity through experimenting with different artistic styles and a variety of mediums.

Plasticine Printing
Thursday, January 21 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Make your own stampers using plasticine clay as your medium. Then print your own unique designs and unleash your creativity. Ink and/or paint will be used, so please dress to make a mess.

Pony Club
Thursday, January 28 • 4:30-5:15pm
(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.

Tween Tech-Lab
Tuesday, January 12 • 4:30-5:15pm
(10-12 years)
Join us in our new computer lab for assistance using Microsoft Work, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher. No food or drink permitted in the lab.

Creation Station
Saturdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 • 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.

Storytime with Pete the Cat
Saturday, February 6 • 3:00-3:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Today is Take Your Child to the Library Day! Come join us for a special storytime with a guest appearance from Pete the Cat! Bring your cameras for photos with this loveable character.