Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

June Registration begins at 10:00am on May 26.
Click on a program title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, June 13 • 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
Fridays, June 5 & 12 •10:00-10:30am
Saturdays, June 20 & 27 •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
Monday, June 8 • 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, June 17 & 24 • 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, June 3 & 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.

Library Playdate
Tuesday, June 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, June 4 •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
Monday, June 8 • 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.

Loud Storytime
Thursday, June 11 • 10:00-10:30am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Shhh! You have to be quiet in the Library. Unless it’s LOUD STORYTIME! Enjoy participatory stories that encourage listeners to join in the action!

It Looked Like Spilt Milk Story and Craft
Thursday, June 25 • 10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
We will read the story by Charles Shaw and do some fun activities based on the book. Dress to make a little mess.

Terrific Threes
Mondays, June 15 & 22 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Whale Tales Storytime and Craft
Saturday, June 6 • 10:00-10:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the Library and have a whale of a time listening to whale stories while you make a craft.

Pirate Tales
Wednesday, June 17 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Argh!!! Storytime and craft devoted to everything pirates!

Music with Miss Emily
Thursday, June 18 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Sing along, move and groove to some sweet tunes with Miss Emily and her guitar.

Father’s Day Storytime
Saturday, June 20 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the Library and listen to the story Guess How Much I Love You and make a cute Big Nutbrown Hare craft in celebration of Father’s Day.

Fun for 4s & 5s
Tuesdays, June 9 & 16 • 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.

Doughnuts by the Dozen
Tuesday, June 9 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Celebrate National Doughnut Day (June 7) with us as we read stories with doughnuts, make a doughnut craft and, of course, eat doughnuts!

Krafty Kidz
Thursday, June 25 • 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.

LEGO® League
Wednesday, June 17 • 4:30-5:15pm
Tuesday, June 23 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-12 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, June 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
(6-10 years)
Bring your American Girl® or another doll to the Library for a tea party, stories and craft!

Cool Crayon Prints
Thursday, June 4 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Create an unusual print from some simple materials in this art program for older children. Be prepared to design your own masterpiece with a technique using manila paper, chalk, crayon and pencil.

Father’s Day Photo Frame
Saturday, June 6 • 3:00-3:45pm
(8-12 years)
Commemorate your Father’s Day festivities with a special hanging photo frame just for dad!

Artist Trading Cards
Thursday, June 11 • 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.

Tween Tech Lab
Thursday, June 18 • 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, June 6 & 13 • 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.

Family Game Day
Friday, June 19 • 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.

Father Daughter Dance
Saturday, June 20 • 3:00-4:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Dress up and dance with your daddy (or granddaddy, or uncle, or caregiver) at the Library to popular tunes from then and now. Refreshments will be served.

Family Movie Night on the Lawn
Tuesday, June 30 • 8:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Wednesday, July 1 • 8:00pm (Rain Date)
Wizard of Oz (70th Anniversary Edition)
Enjoy an evening movie on a giant inflatable movie screen presented by the Long Island Motion Picture Arts Center and Museum. This beloved family classic will enchant all ages with its blend of music, humor and warmth. Bring your own chairs or blankets and we will supply the popcorn!
Rated G; runtime 102 minutes

Parent Workshop: Online Homework Help and Database Review
Saturday, June 27 • 11:00-11:45am
(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.

 

May registration began at 10:00am on Monday, April 27
Click on a title to register.

Saturdays, May 23 & 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

Wonderful Ones
Mondays, May 11 & 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, May 15 & 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.

Tuesday, May 19 • 11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning through exploring our sensory boxes and participate in a storytime. The enthusiasm in the program is palpable! Dress to make a mess.

Terrific Threes
Wednesdays, May 20 & 27 • 10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Monday, May 18 • 2:30-3:15pm 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for stories, rhymes, a short movie, and an art activity about rainbows.

Music with Miss Emily
Thursday, May 28 • 10:00-10:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Sing along, move and groove to some sweet tunes with Miss Emily and her guitar.

Knuffle Bunny Storytime
Friday, May 29 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Listen to the story Knuffle Bunny: a Cautionary Tale and make a craft featuring the adorable character.

Thursday, May 28 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Spring is in the air! It’s time to think about baby animals, birds, flowers and the warm weather. We will enjoy some spring related stories and complete a fun spring craft.

Circle of Friends: A Sensory Experience for Children with Special Needs
Wednesday, May 20 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-8 years with parent/caregiver)
An enrichment program for children ages 5-8 with developmental delays, those along the autism spectrum and those typically developing with special needs. Partner with your child in a safe, nurturing, environment to lay the foundation for successful future learning. Taught by Lisa Joy Walters, a NYS Certified Special Education Teacher.

Smithtown Library’s 2015 Long Island Room Program Series 
‘Celebrating the 350th Anniversary of Smithtown’
Smithtown at Play-Historic Children’s Games and Toys
Saturday, May 30, 2015 • 10:00 am–12:00 noon (Rain date: Saturday, June 13, 2015)
(5-12 years with parent/caregiver)
Despite the fact that children’s games and toys have changed drastically over the last 350 years, the main purpose has always remained the same— F-U-N! Come and play classic games such as hoop rolling, duck, duck, goose and hopscotch or with a collection of historic toys such as paper dolls, tops and teddy bears. This program will be held outside on the Village Green in front of the Library, weather permitting.

Everything but the Oink
Thursday, May 21 • 4:30-5:15pm
(7-12 years)
Pigs are the most useful animals on the farm. Find out what makes them unique and valuable. Discover why pigs wallow in the mud and learn many other interesting facts and myths about these clever creatures. See some live piglets visiting from The Suffolk County Farm!

Thursday, May 14 • 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.

Minute to Win it
Saturday, May 16 • 10:00-10:45am
(8-12 years)
Use common house hold items to complete complicated tasks in less than sixty seconds. Think you have what it takes? Sign up and see!

Patriotic Beads
Monday, May 18 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Get ready for Memorial Day with a fun and fashionable way to show your American pride! Create your own beaded American flag pins perfect for wearing or handing out during your Memorial Day festivities.

Camera Club
Tuesday, May 26 • 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.

Creation Station
Saturdays • 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, May 29 • 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, May 30 • 2:30pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
The Muppet Movie – The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition
Celebrate the Nearly 35th Anniversary of the ultimate frogs-to-riches story with the one that started it all. Kermit and Fozzie travel to Hollywood to hit it big as stars. They’re joined on the way by Miss Piggy and numerous other familiar faces.
Rated G; runtime 95 minutes

Family Movie Night on the Lawn
Tuesday, June 30 • 8:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Wednesday, July 1 • 8:00pm (Rain Date)
Wizard of Oz (70th Anniversary Edition)
Enjoy an evening movie on a giant inflatable movie screen presented by the Long Island Motion Picture Arts Center and Museum. This beloved family classic will enchant all ages with its blend of animation, live-action, music, humor and warmth. Bring your own chairs or blankets and we will supply the popcorn!
Rated G; runtime 102 minutes