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Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

early lit slogan       Jane Austen

Summer Reading Programs for all ages began on Monday, June 19! This year, the theme for children (birth-grade 5) and young adults (grade 6-12) is Build a Better World. Sign up at your local Library Branch for the children's reading programs. Young adults, click here for more information or to sign up online.

The theme for adults is Jane Austen 200, in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. Sign up for the adult program at the reference desk or click here to sign up online.

Smithtown Main Building Teen Programs


The 2nd Annual Smithtown Library Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament
Wednesday, Aug 2 • 6:30-8:00pm
Experience the pure excitement, adrenaline and tension of a sporting championship without all the years of training, workouts and talent. The Smithtown Library's second annual Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament promises to be a fun and wild experience honoring one of the world’s oldest strategy games: Rock-Paper-Scissors! What's more, the tournament champion will walk away with an excessively wonderful trophy to treasure for years to come. This tournament will be refereed by teen volunteers. Register.  

Craft Buddies Volunteers
Monday, August 14 • 4:30-5:30pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some craft projects. Register.  

Robot Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, August 15 • 4:30-5:30pm
Children ages 8-10 will be paired with teens entering grades 6-12 to sharpen their STEM skills as they plan, code and guide robots through various challenges. Register.

Book Sale Room Volunteers
Monday, September 11 • 4:00-5:00pm
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are looking for teen volunteers to keep its Book Sale Room in order. Register.

Teen Volunteer Opportunity 
Wednesday, Septmeber 20 • 6:00-7:15pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. 1 hour and 15 minutes of community service credit will be awarded. Register.

Make a Cat Tent 
Tuesday, September 26 • 5:00-6:00pm
Back by popular demand, this craft is the prrrrrrrrrfect way to celebrate Happy Cat Month. Bring your own medium-sized adult T-shirt and we will supply the rest of the materials and instruction. Humans only please. 

How to Think Like a College Admissions Officer 
Wednesday, September 27 • 7:00-8:00pm
As more colleges are becoming increasingly competitive, the availability and amounts of scholarships and financial aid have also become that much more important. In this one-hour session, a representative from C2 Educatin, will explain to parents and high school students how to maximize their admissions, scholarship and financial potential. Students will learn how to determine their "best fit" colleges and learn the ways to differentiate themselves from others with similar grades, test scores, interests and aspirations. This program is part of the Library's Academic Advisory Series. 



Staff Pick

Little Victories: Perfect Rules for Imperfect Living
A popular columnist at "The Wall Street Journal" offers a rulebook for experiencing life and all its inherent humor by taking note of small daily victories, ones that are not necessarily meaningful, but that generate satisfaction and happiness.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:
10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
(September - May;
Smithtown & Commack only)


man with cameraLibrary staff may take photographs or video recordings at Library programs for use in publicity. This includes use in our Newsletter, website and social media pages. Please inform us if you do not want photos or videos taken of you or your child.

Recycle Station

The Smithtown Library collects un-needed eyeglasses for recycling through the Suffolk Cooperative Library System's services for the sight-impaired.  glasses
The Library is no longer accepting cell phones for recycling.


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The Smithtown Library

Long Island's Largest Library Serving the Communities of Smithtown:
Commack, Fort Salonga, Hauppauge, Head of the Harbor, Kings Park, Nesconset, Nissequogue, Saint James, Smithtown, Village of the Branch

Commack Branch

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725

Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754

Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767

Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787