Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

 

May registration begins on April 24.
Click on a program’s title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Friday, May 5 • 11:00-11:30am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!

Nursery Rhyme Time
Monday, May 8 •10:00-10:30am
Monday, May 15 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, May 27 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, June 3 •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
Friday, May 19 •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
Wednesday, May 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.

Library Playdate
Tuesday, May 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, May 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.

Wake-up Pajama Storytime
Monday, May 22 •10:00-10:30am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Don’t bother getting dressed today. Come down to the Library in your pajamas to start the day with stories and songs.

Terrific Threes
Friday, May 26 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Roar like a Lion
Monday, May 8 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Can you roar like a lion? Let’s read some stories about these fierce animals then make a lion using a doily.

Spring Fun
Thursday, May 11 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Hop like a bunny to the library for this fun storytime celebrating the return of showers and flowers. We will also be creating a colorful seasonal craft.

Tales for Tots
Friday, May 12 •11:00-11:30am
(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.

Mommy and Me Storytime and Craft
Saturday, May 13 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the library and listen to some fun stories about Mother’s Day and create an adorable flower collage for that special someone.

May Flowers Storycraft
Tuesday, May 16 • 10:00-10:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Make a pretty flower using your hand and fingerprints.

Memorial Day Blast
Wednesday, May 24 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will read some patriotic tales. Afterwards, make a red, white and blue necklace to compliment your Memorial Day outfit.

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, May 17 • 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.

Dragons Love Tacos
Monday, May 15 • 2:30-3:00pm
(4-5 years)
Join us for storytime featuring Dragons Love Tacos and make a fun craft to take home.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Thursday, May 25 • 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.

Afternoon Munsch Tales
Wednesday, May 3 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Enjoy an afternoon with several of Robert Munsch’s most memorable characters. From Bridget learning where not to color to Megan’s pig pen fiasco, there’s sure to be plenty of laughter abounding when there’s Munsch Tales all around.

Egg Carton Flowers
Tuesday, May 9 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Celebrate spring with this simply fun art project that would make a beautiful Mother’s Day gift. Dress to make a mess.

A Hopping Storytime
Wednesday, May 17 • 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 27 • 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!

Meet Dash
Wednesday, May 3 • 7:00-7:45pm
Saturday, May 6 • 3:30-4:15pm
Friday, May 12 • 4:30-5:15pm
Monday, May 15 • 4:30-5:15pm
Monday, May 22 • 4:30-5:15pm
Friday, May 25 • 4:30-5:15pm
Thursday, May 31 • 4:30-5:15pm
Saturday, June 3 • 3:30-4:15pm
(8-12 years)
Sharpen your STEM skills as you plan, code and guide Dash the robot through different courses and challenges. This is a self-guided individualized appointment with Dash the robot intended for children ages 8-12 years with parent/caregiver.

DIY Spa Party
Wednesday, May 10 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Come and make your own lip gloss and a peppermint foot scrub. One for you and one for a special person or both for you!

Tween Kickboxing
Saturday, May 13 • 10:00-10:45am
(8-12 years)
Get active with this high intensity class. Learn some punching and kicking while moving to the beat. Dress comfortably.

Paint Your Own 3D Printed Storm Trooper
Tuesday, May 23 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars with us and come paint your own Storm Trooper figure.

Patriotic Beads
Wednesday, May 24 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Get ready for Memorial Day with a fun and fashionable way to show you American pride! Create your own beaded American flag pins perfect for wearing during your Memorial Day festivities.

ArtSpace
Wednesday, May 24 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity through experimenting with a variety of artistic styles and mediums.

Tween Tech-Lab
Thursday, May 18 • 4:30-5:15pm
(10-12 years)
Join us in our computer lab for assistance using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher. No food or drink permitted in the lab. Be sure to bring a flash drive to save your work.

Creation Station
Saturdays, May 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.

Parent Workshop: Online Homework Help and Database Review
Wednesday, May 31 • 7:00-7:45pm
(Adults)
Is your child struggling with homework, papers and tests? Join us in our Learn Lab to learn all about the online resources we offer including Brainfuse. Brainfuse is 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.

Registration for April begins at 10am on Monday, March 27
Please click on a program’s title to register.


Twinkle Toes
Saturday, April 8 •10:00-10:30am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!

Nursery Rhyme Time
Tuesday, April 4 •10:00-10:30am
Thursday, April 13 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, April 22 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, April 29 •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, April 26 •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
Tuesday, April 18 •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, April 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.

Library Playdate
Friday, April 7 •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.

Toddler STEM
Monday, April 24 • 2:30-3:15pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Try your little hands at different stations to create, build and discover whatever your imagination lets you.

Toddler Spring Fling
Saturday, April 29 •11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Shake, shimmy and dress in your fancy clothes and dancing shoes.Punch and cookies will be served.

Terrific Threes
Wednesday, April 19 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

April Showers
Tuesday, April 4 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s that time of year. Join us for some rain related stories, activities and a craft. Maybe we will even do a “Rain, Rain Go Away” dance.

Teddy Bear Tea
Wednesday, April 5 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Bring your favorite teddy bear (or stuffed friend) and enjoy a story or two. Drinks and a small snack will fill your tummy while we read. Then we’ll finish our time together with a fun craft.

Ribbit
Saturday, April 8 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s all about frogs in this storytime. We will read some tales about these sticky tongued creatures, watch a frog cartoon and afterwards, you will make a frog of your very own.

Tales for Tots
Friday, April 14 •11:00-11:30am
(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.

Happy Spring Storytime
Saturday, April 15 • 10:00-10:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a reading of the classic Guess How Much I Love You story followed by an adorable nutbrown hare craft.

Funny Storytime
Monday, April 17 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
April is National Humor Month. Hear stories that will make you laugh out loud and make a ridiculously silly craft.

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, April 26 • 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
Tuesday, April 25 • 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.

April Showers Craft Time
Thursday, April 20 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Come to the library to create some spring themed craft projects.

Marshmallow Peep Sushi Treat
Wednesday, April 19 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-9 years)
Do you love sushi? We will have fun listening to sushi stories and making a tasty treat to take home.

LEGO® League
Monday, April 10 • 4:30-5:15pm
Saturday, April 29 • 3:30-4:15pm
(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!

Meet Dash
Saturday, April 8 • 3:30-4:15pm
Wednesday, April 12 • 11:00-11:45am
Wednesday, April 12 • 2:30-3:15pm
Saturday, April 15 • 3:30-4:15pm
Saturday, April 22 • 3:30-4:15pm
Monday, April 24 • 4:30-5:15pm
Wednesday, April 26 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Sharpen your STEM skills as you plan, code and guide Dash the robot through different courses and challenges. This is a self-guided individualized appointment with Dash the robot intended for children ages 8-12 years with parent/caregiver.

Learning to Code using Frozen
Thursday, April 13 • 11:00-12:00pm
(8-12 years)
We will meet in the LearnLab to learn coding basics using Frozen themed modules as we start learning how technology works and how to create software applications.

Learning to Code using Minecraft
Thursday, April 13 • 3:00-4:00pm
(8-12 years)
We will meet in the LearnLab to learn coding basics using Minecraft themed modules as we start learning how technology works and how to create software applications.

Tween Game Afternoon
Friday, April 14 • 3:00-3:45pm
(8-12 years)
Have a free afternoon? Don’t know how to fill it? Come to the library and enjoy an afternoon of games!

Junior MakerSpace
Friday, April 21 • 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.

ArtSpace
Thursday, April 27 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity through experimenting with a variety or artistic styles and mediums.

Parent-Tween Book Discussion - Sisters
Friday, April 28 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years with parent/caregiver)
Have you enjoyed book discussions in the past? How about a book discussion for everyone! After reading the graphic novel Sisters come to the library and have a lively discussion with other tweens and parents.

Tween Tech Lab
Tuesday, April 25 • 4:30-5:15pm
(10-12 years)
Join us in our computer lab for assistance using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher. No food or drink permitted in the lab. Be sure to bring a flash drive to save your work.

Creation Station
Saturdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 • 10:00-3:00pm
(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 Movies
Wednesday, April 12 • 10:30-12:00pm
Muppets from Space
Rated G; runtime 88 minutes
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy a movie with your family while you share time together. Watch our family-oriented feature films on the big screen.

Family Movies
Wednesday, April 12 • 2:30-4:30pm
The Rookie
Rated G; runtime 128 minutes
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy a movie with your family while you share time together. Watch our family-oriented feature films on the big screen.

Raising Your Kids to Have a Healthy Relationship with Food
Wednesday, April 5 • 10:00 – 11:00am
(Adults)
Join us for a refreshingly honest take on what we really should be focusing on when it comes to food and our kids. Gemma Saylor, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Health Coach, serves up healthy portions of advice and humor in her talk. This workshop is intended for parents of children under the age of 12 and there will be an open playtime in the accompanying community room.