Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

 

Registration for February programs begins on January 30.
Click on a program’s title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, February 11 •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
Monday, February 6 •10:00-10:30am
Monday, February 13 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, February 25 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, March 4 •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
Monday, February 27 •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, February 15 •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, February 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
Wednesday, February 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.

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

Tales for Tots
Friday, February 10 •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.

Q-Tip Painting Snow Globe
Tuesday, February 14 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Use Q-Tips for your paintbrush and paint a winter wonderland that looks like a snow globe.

Saddle Up for Horse Storytime
Wednesday, February 22 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Giddy up down to the library for a fun storytime and craft program featuring horses, of course.

Proud Peacocks
Friday, February 24 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Listen to some stories about peacocks and create a colorful peacock feather plate. Dress up in your favorite feathered hats and jewels and strut your stuff like a peacock.

Sensory Storytime
Friday, March 3 • 11:00-11:45am
(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.

Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, February 28 • 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, February 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.

Mittens, Mittens, Mittens
Tuesday, February 7 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Listen to some great stories all about winter and make a unique mitten craft to keep you warm.

Cocoa and Cookies Storytime
Tuesday, February 14 • 4:30-5:00pm
(5-7 years)
Come in out of the cold and get cozy with good books while enjoying hot cocoa and cookies.

Snow Day Fun
Saturday, February 25 • 11:00-11:45am
(5-7 years)
Come in from the cold for some storytime snow fun. Create your own magnetic snow plow to take home.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss
Thursday, March 2 • 4:30-5:00pm
(5-7 years)
Listen to Seuss stories and enjoy a light snack.

LEGO® League
Saturday, February 18 • 3:00-3:45pm
Wednesday, February 22 • 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!

Shopkins Fun
Thursday, February 9 • 4:30-5:15pm
(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.

Fabulous February Foam Sculpture
Thursday, February 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-11 years)
Come and be inspired by Constructionist sculptor Karel Biederman and create a small relief sculpture using foam shapes.

Movie STEM
Tuesday, February 7 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
We will do a few STEM activities inspired from various movies.

Learning to Code using Frozen
Tuesday, February 21 • 3:00-4:00pm
(8-12 years)
We will meet in the LearnLab to utilize coding basics using Frozen themed modules as we start learning how technology works to create software applications.

Learning to Code using Minecraft
Friday, February 24 • 3:00-4:00pm
(8-12 years)
We will meet in the LearnLab to utilize coding basics using Minecraft themed modules as we start learning how technology works to create software applications.

Tween Paint Nite
Wednesday, March 8 • 7:00-7:45pm
(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 scene. Dress to make a mess.

Tween Tech Lab
Tuesday, February 28 • 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, February 4, 11, 18 & 25 • 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.

Crazy Craft Day
Saturday, February 18 • 10:00-10:45am
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Come and create the craziest crafts you have ever seen. Crafts are available for children under the age of 12. Don’t miss out on this family fun.

Family Movies
Thursday, February 23
Snow Buddies
10:30-12:00pm
Rated G; runtime 88 minutes
Muppets Most Wanted
2:30-4:30pm
Rated PG; runtime 124 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.

Parent Workshop: Online Homework Help and Database Review
Saturday, March 4 • 11:00-11:45am
(Adults)
Is your child struggling with homework, papers and tests? Join us in our brand new Learn Lab 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.

Registration for January programs begins at 10am on December 27.
Please click on a program’s title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, January 7 •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
Wednesdays, January 4 & 11 •10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, January 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.

Wonderful Ones
Friday, January 27 •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
Thursday, January 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, January 3 •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, 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.

Snowflake Storycraft
Thursday, January 19 • 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Listen to snow stories and make a cotton snowflake.

Terrific Threes
Wednesday, January 18 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Tales for Tots
Friday, January 13 •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.

Birthday Storytime
Friday, January 20 • 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.

Hello Kitty & Friends
Wednesday, January 25 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Do you love Hello Kitty? If so, come to the Library for a special program featuring this adorable feline. We will be reading fun stories and creating some Hello Kitty crafts.

Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, January 31 • 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.

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
Wednesday, January 4 • 2:30-3:15pm
(4-5 years)
We will enjoy some frosty tales and make a cool winter craft.

Toasty Tales
Monday, January 9 • 4:30-5:15pm
(4-5 years)
Come in from the cold and warm up with some toasty tales shared around our virtual crackling fireplace.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Tuesday, January 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.

Little Book Buddies
Wednesdays, January 11 & 18 • 4:30-5:00pm
(4-7 years)
Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading experience.

Gingerbread Storytime
Saturday, January 21 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-7 years)
We will read some fun stories about the Gingerbread Man while enjoying some delicious gingerbread cookies.

Ballerinas and Books
Saturday, January 28 • 2:30-3:15pm
(5-7 years)
Do you love ballet? Then come read some terrific ballet tales and afterwards, design your own Popsicle stick ballerinas.

Groundhog Day Celebration
Tuesday, January 31 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Will the groundhog see its shadow this year signifying a long winter? We will read stories about this holiday and afterwards, make a related craft.

Junie B Jones First Grader at Last Book Chat
Friday, February 3 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Read the book and come to the program for a fun discussion while creating a project.

Super Bowl Fun
Saturday, February 4 • 3:00-3:45pm
(5-7 years)
Listen to football stories and stitch your very own 3-D paper football to bring home.

LEGO® League
Monday, January 23 • 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!

Popsicle Art  CANCELLED
Monday, January 30 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-11 years)
Take simple popsicle sticks, color and design them with markers and then arrange and glue to create an abstract artwork.

Tween Kickboxing
Saturday, January 7 • 2:30-3:15pm
(8-12 years)
Get active with this high intensity class. Learn some punching and kicking while moving to the beat. Dress comfortably.

ArtSpace CANCELLED
Thursday, January 12 • 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.

Snowmen at Night Art
Tuesday, January 24 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Based on the book, Snowmen at Night, learn to draw your own snowman illustration using pastels.

Tween Tech-Lab
Thursday, February 2 • 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, January 7, 14, 21 & 28 • 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 Peppa Pig
Saturday, February 4 • 11:00-11:30am
(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 Peppa Pig. Bring your cameras for photos with this loveable character.