Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

September registration begins on August 28.
Please click on a program’s title to register.
 
Saturday, September 16 10:00-10:30am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!
 
Tuesday, September 5 10:00-10:30am
Tuesday, September 12 10:00-10:30am
Saturday, September 23 10:00-10:30am
Saturday, September 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.
 
Friday, September 15 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.
 
Friday, September 22 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, September 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.
 
Wednesday, September 6 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.
 
Tuesday, September 19 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Come read, sing and play in this high energy program. 
 
Tuesday, September 26 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time.  Siblings are welcome.
 
Friday, September 8 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. 
 
Monday, September 11 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Celebrate your grandparent or special person with stories and a craft. Then play bingo together.  Refreshments will be served.
 
Wednesday, September 13 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s that time of year again, apple picking season.  Let’s read an old favorite, Ten Apples Up on Top and while we’re at it we can practice our counting skills.  Afterwards, we will create masterpiece paintings with real apples. 
 
Monday, September 18 10:00-10:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Ahoy Mateys & get ready for ‘Talk like a Pirate Day’ by arrgh-ing with us!  We’ll read pirate stories, have yummy food, learn our pirate names and make a craft. 
 
Friday, September 29 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come rock with us at the library with a Pete the Cat story about his new white shoes.  Bring in an old pair of white canvas shoes to decorate and make groovy for the start of the new school year.
 
Saturday, September 30 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wear your Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts and get ready to hula and limbo at our Hawaiian Luau.
 
Wednesday, September 27 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
 
Thursday, September 14 2:30-3:00pm
(4-5 years)
Who left moose tracks all over the house?  We will solve this and other mysteries in this fun storytime.
 
Monday, September 11 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
It’s time for school!  Enjoy some back to school stories and create a fun school bus craft to take home. 
 
Wednesday, September 27 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Celebrate all things fall with some stories and a craft.
 
Saturday, September 16 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!
 
Wednesday, September 13 7:00-7:45pm
(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.
 
Thursday, September 28 4:30-5:15pm
(7-10 years)
Enjoy root beer and pretzels while making an authentic German craft.
 
Friday, September 22 2:30-3:15pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity by experimenting with a variety of artistic styles and mediums.
 
Tuesday, September 26 4:30-5:15pm
(10-12 years)
Summer may be over but it’s not forgotten.  Let’s combine your love of reading and the beach in one program.  Bring in a brief quote or two from your favorite book.  Then decorate a beach rock with the memorable saying.
 
Saturday, September 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.
 
August registration begins on July 31.
Please click on a program’s title to register.
Saturday, August 12 •10:00-10:30am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!
Mondays, August 7 & 14 •10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, August 26 & September 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.
Thursday, August 17 • 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.
Friday, August 18 • 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.  
Wednesday, August 16 •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.
Thursday, August 10 •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.
Tuesday, August 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. 
Wednesday, August 9 •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.
Friday, August 18 • 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.
Monday, August 21 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time.  Siblings are welcome.
Monday, August 7 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We’ll be learning all about opposites during this fun story and craft program.
Friday, August 11 •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.  
Monday, August 14 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us as we make shaving cream foam sand and a moldable version too.  Dress to make a mess.
Saturday, August 19 • 10:00-10:30am 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will read Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk and then craft sea life puppets.
Wednesday, August 16 • 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.  
Tuesday, August 15 • 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.
Monday, August 14 • 4:45-5:30pm
(4-7 years)
Craft Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen as they work together to create a craft for the child to take home.
Wednesdays, August 23 & 30 • 10:00-10:45am
(Entering Kindergarten in September 2017)
A program specifically designed for children entering Kindergarten in September that encourages a love of reading through books and crafts.
 
Wednesday, August 9 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-7 years)
Join us as we read yummy books about cupcakes and play a fun game while we have a special treat.
 
Saturday, August 19 • 2:30-3:00pm
(5-7 years)
Are you looking for a way to cool off this summer?  Come inside the library and make a scrumptious sundae with an array of toppings to choose from.  Then enjoy some “cool” tales.
Saturday, August 26 • 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!
Tuesday, August 15 • 2:30-3:15pm
(8-12 years)
It’s called S.T.E.M but we call it fun!  Do you like to be challenged by science, technology, engineering and math?  Then this is the program for you.  Through games and activities, utilized the principles of S.T.E.M as you move from station to station.  Learn about building, gravity, magnetism and so much more.  What are you waiting for?  Register to join us!
Tuesday, August 15 • 4:45-5:30pm 
(8-12 years)
Children ages 8-10 will be paired with older children in grades 6-12 to sharpen their STEM skills as they plan, code and guide robots through various challenges. Older children will receive community service credit.
Friday, August 25 • 11:00-12:00pm
Friday, August 25 • 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.
Tuesday, August 8 • 4:00-5:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Join Mr. Matt of Turtle Dance Music for this show designed to engage children through songs, comedy, robots, technology, original stories and interactive music technology!  Kids will play instruments and dance along through the whole show. 
Wednesday, August 9 • 2:30-3:15pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy coloring fun for the whole family with an array of coloring sheets, crayons and colored pencils.  This is an excellent opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family. No registration required.
Wednesday, August 16 • 2:30-3:15pm 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Come to the library to enjoy Bingo card fun.  Sure to be fun for the whole family!
Saturdays, August 19 & 26 • 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.