Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

February Registration begins at 10:00am on Monday, January 26.
Please scroll down for January programs.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, February 14 • 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, February 3 & 10 •10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, February 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.

Babies Boogie
Friday, February 6 • 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
Wednesday, February 18 • 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 20 & 27 • 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
Monday, 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
Thursday, February 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.

Toddlers Tango
Friday, February 6 • 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.

Heart-in-Hand
Monday, February 9 • 2:30-3:15pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Hearts, hearts, hearts! We’re celebrating love this month with a craft that will surely take hold of your heart!

Heart Art
Thursday, February 26 • 2:30-3:15pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Love is in the air! Let’s celebrate with stories and a craft that feature the shape that represents love – a heart!

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

Music with Miss Em
Tuesday, February 10 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Sing along, move and groove to some sweet tunes with Miss Emily and her guitar.

Mix It Up
Wednesday, February 25 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for storytime and art activities that will encourage creativity and artistic exploration.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Tuesdays, February 17 & 24 • 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.

LEGO® League
Wednesday, February 4 • 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!

Toasty Tales
Monday, February 9 • 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.

Krafty Kidz
Tuesday, February 17 • 2:30-3:15pm
(5-7 years)
Every month we will explore different art mediums and techniques to create a fun project. Dress to make a mess.

Fractured Fairy Tales
Saturday, February 28 • 2:30-3:15pm
(5-7 years)
We will be enjoying some classic tales with a twist and making a mixed-up craft!

American Girl® Tea Party
Saturday, February 7 • 11:00-11:45am
(6-10 years)
Bring your American Girl® or another doll to the Library for a tea party, stories and craft!

Artist Trading Cards
Thursday, February 5 • 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.

Recycled Valentines
Thursday, February 12 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Save the planet and recycle the love! Make beautiful Valentines from repurposed materials.

LEGO® Legends
Wednesday, February 18 • 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!

Junior MakerSpace
Thursday, February 19 • 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 only limited by your imagination.

Good Clean Carving
Monday, February 23 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Mount Rushmore is an amazing monument that is carved on the side of a mountain in South Dakota. Learn about how it was created and then try carving a simple face on a bar of soap. It is easy and fun to do.

Camera Club
Tuesday, February 24 • 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.

Downloading eBooks onto your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch
Tuesday, February 3 • 7:00-7:45pm
Tuesday, February 10 • 7:00-7:45pm
(10-12 years with parent/caregiver)
Learn how to get free eBooks onto your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. This class will cover how to use the OverDrive app to download free eBooks. Bring your device, your library card and any questions you have. No food or drink permitted in the lab.

Tween Tech Lab
Thursday, February 26 • 4:30-5:15pm
(10-12 years)
Join us in our brand new computer lab for assistance using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher. No food or drink permitted in the lab.

Creation Station
Saturdays, February 7, 14, 21, 28 • 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.

Valentine’s Day with Charlie Brown
Wednesday, February 11 • 4:30-5:15pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown
Join us as we watch “Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown”. As Valentine's Day nears, Lucy waits for a card from Schroeder, whose heart belongs only to Beethoven. Sally chases Linus, who has a major crush on his teacher and Charlie Brown dreams of getting even one Valentine from anyone. Make a special Valentine craft to bring home. Not Rated; runtime 25 minutes

Family Bingo
Thursday, February 19 • 3:00-3:45pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Join us for a fun afternoon of traditional bingo where everyone leaves a winner!

Happy Chinese New Year
Thursday, February 19 • 6:30-8:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Come to the library during these hours and complete some cool crafts to celebrate the Chinese New Year! No registration required.

Family Game Day
Friday, February 20 • 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.

Family Movies
Enjoy a fun afternoon family movie!
Saturday, February 21 • 2:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Tangled
When the kingdom's most wanted bandit Flynn Rider hides in a mysterious tower, the last thing he expects to find is Rapunzel, a spirited teen with an unlikely superpower and 70 feet of magical golden hair! Together, the unlikely duo sets off on a fantastic journey filled with surprising heroes, laughter, and suspense. Rated PG; runtime 100 minutes.

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.

 

January Registration began at 10:00am on Monday, December 29. 


Saturdays, January 24 & 31 •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.
 
Thursdays, January 22 & 29 • 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.
 
Thursdays, January 22 & 29 • 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.
 
Playful Penguins (PROGRAM CANCELLED)
Wednesday, January 28 • 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.
 
Saturday, January 31 • 11:00-11:45am 
(5-7 years)
Every month we will explore different art mediums and techniques to create a fun project.  Dress to make a mess.
 
Tuesday, February 3 • 7:00-7:45pm 
Tuesday, February 10 • 7:00-7:45pm 
(10-12 years with parent/caregiver)
Learn how to get free eBooks onto your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. This class will cover how to use the OverDrive app to download free eBooks. Bring your device, your library card and any questions you have. Please, no food or drink in our LearnLab!
 
Thursday, January 22 • 4:30-5:15pm 
(10-12 years)
Join us in our brand new computer lab for assistance using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher.  No food or drink permitted in the lab.
 
Saturdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 • 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.
 
Friday, January 30 • 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.
 
Enjoy a fun afternoon family movie!
Saturday, January 31 • 2:30pm 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Ice Age: The Meltdown
Manny the Mammoth, Sid the Sloth and Diego the Sabre-tooth Tiger discover the ice wall surrounding the valley is barely holding back a massive body of water behind it and the melting state threatens to break the wall and flood the valley.
Rated PG; runtime 90 minutes