Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

Registration for April programs begins at 10am on Monday, March 30. Click on a title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, April 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
Mondays, April 6 & 13 •10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, April 25 & May 2 •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.

Babies Boogie
Tuesday, April 28 • 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
Wednesdays, April 22 & 29 • 11:00-11:45am
(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, April 23 & 30 • 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
Tuesday, April 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
Friday, April 10 • 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.

Spring Has Sprung
Tuesday, April 14 • 2:30-3:15pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a storytime celebrating spring with stories, rhymes and a fun craft!

Toddlers Tango
Tuesday, April 28 • 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.

Terrific Threes
Fridays, April 17 & 24 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Max and Ruby Spring Party
Saturday, April 11 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Everyone loves Max and Ruby! Come down to the library to listen to some Max and Ruby stories by Rosemary Wells, and make a craft to take home.

Pretend Pizza Storycraft
Monday, April 13 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will read some pizza stories and make pretend pizza slices to bring home.

Teddy Bear Picnic
Saturday, April 18 • 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Bring your own special teddy or friend from home to join us on a pretend picnic at the library. We will listen to bear stories, sing songs and have a small snack.

Mix It Up
Monday, April 20 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for storytime and art activities that will encourage creativity and artistic exploration.

Doc McStuffins Storytime
Friday, May 1 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
The Doc is in! It’s time for your check-up with Doc McStuffins.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Tuesdays, April 14 & 21 • 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.

Jungle Bob Storytime
Wednesday, April 8 • 11:00-11:45am
(4-8 years)
Join Jungle Bob for a fun critter tale and stay for a meet-and-greet with some of his live critter friends.

Welcome Spring
Wednesday, April 15 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Join us for some spring stories and create your very own springtime

Krafty Kidz
Tuesday, April 21 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Every month we will explore different art mediums and techniques to create a fun project. Dress to make a mess.

LEGO® League
Saturday, May 2 • 2:30-3:15pm
(5-7 years)
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

American Girl® Tea Party
Tuesday, April 7 • 3:00-3:45pm
(6-10 years)
Bring your American Girl® or another doll to the Library for a tea party, stories and craft!

Marshmallow Peep Science
Monday, April 6 • 2:30-3:15pm
(8-12 years)
We will do a few different experiments on marshmallow peeps and see what the reaction is. Then we will have a Peep Smore snack.

LEGO® Legends
Wednesday, April 8 • 3:00-3:45pm
(8-12 years)
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Artist Trading Cards
Thursday, April 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Children will learn about different artists and their styles, experiment with different mediums, and build a portfolio of ATCs they’ve either created themselves or traded with others.

Crop, Paper, Scissors
Saturday, April 18 • 11:00-12:00pm
(8-12 years)
Discover the art of scrapbooking and bring home a beautiful project! Former magazine editor and craft stylist, Karin Fey, whose work has been featured in Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day, and Parenting, will teach you the fun and inventive ways you can embellish photographs to preserve unforgettable memories. All materials are provided; just bring 5-6 personal photos and your imagination!

Earth Day Foam Ball Craft
Tuesday, April 21 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Come make an adorable earth craft that will fit in the palm of your hand! To celebrate the day, we will have a fun snack.

3D from 2D
Wednesday, April 22 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Create a cool and colorful three dimensional sculpture from paper. You will be amazed at what you can build using color, shape and your endless imagination.

Mother’s Day Sugar Scrub Gift
Tuesday, May 5 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Make your own sugar scrub from scratch and decorate the container to make a pretty and spa-like gift for your mom!

Camera Club
Tuesday, April 14 • 4:30-5:15pm
(9-12 years)
Look through a lens and practice perspective! Take a photo; any photo and email it to Miss Emily at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. three days before the program. In the program, we’ll view and discuss some of your photos. We will also learn about a famous photographer and a new photography technique to practice for next month.

Tween Tech Lab
Tuesday, April 28 • 4:30-5:15pm
(10-12 years)
Join us in our brand new computer lab for assistance using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher. Be sure to bring your flash drive. No food or drink permitted in the lab.

Creation Station
Saturdays, April 4, 11, 18 & 25 • 10:00am-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.

Life-Sized Candy Land
Thursday, April 9 • 2:30-3:00pm
Thursday, April 9 • 3:00-3:30pm
Thursday, April 9 • 3:30-4:00pm
Thursday, April 9 • 4:00-4:30pm
(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!

Mutt-i-grees Pet Parade
Saturday, April 11 • 2:00-3:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Do you have a pet you want to show off? Bring your pet to the annual Smithtown Library pet parade! In addition to the parade we will have other activities, including face painting and crafts. All participants will receive a certificate. All types of pets are welcome. For safety purposes, children must be accompanied by an adult and pets must be on a leash or in a cage, wagon or other container. We also ask that you clean up after your pets.

Family Game Day
Friday, April 24 • 5:00-5:45pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy family time at the Library while playing; our collection includes classics and some new favorites! No registration required.

Family Movies
Enjoy a fun afternoon family movie!
Saturday, April 25 • 2:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
How to Train Your Dragon
Hiccup is a Viking teenager who aspires to hunt dragons, but doesn’t exactly fit in with his tribe’s longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. His world gets turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view.
Rated PG; runtime 98 minutes

El Dia de Los Ninos Drop-in Craft
Thursday, April 30 • 6:30-8:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Visit the Library and complete a craft as we celebrate Children’s Book Day! No registration required.

Parent Workshop: Online Homework Help and Database Review
Thursday, April 30 • 4:30-5:15pm
(Adults)
Is your child struggling with homework, papers and tests? Join us in our brand new LearnLab to learn all about the online resources we offer including Brainfuse, a database available to all Smithtown Library cardholders that allows you to interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, and social studies. Please note that your library card will be necessary in order to create a Brainfuse account.

March Registration began on Monday, February 23 at 10:00am. Click on a title to register.
 
Thursdays, March 26 & April 2 • 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
Wednesdays, March 25 & April 1 • 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.

Thursday, April 2 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!
 
Friday, April 3 • 11:00-11:45am
(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 only limited by your imagination.

Camera Club
Tuesday, March 31 • 4:30-5:15pm
(9-12 years)
Look through a lens and practice perspective! Take a photo; any photo and email it to Miss Emily at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. three days before the program. In the program, we’ll view and discuss some of your photos. We will also learn about a famous photographer and a new photography technique to practice for next month.

Saturday, April 4 • 10:00-10:45am
(Adults)
Is your child struggling with homework, papers and tests? Join us in our brand new LearnLab to learn all about the online resources we offer including Brainfuse, a database available to all Smithtown Library cardholders which allows you to interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, and social studies. Please note that your library card will be necessary in order to create a Brainfuse account.