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Free Downloads

Books

livebrarysquare    Live-brary.com Downloads:
eBooks for adults, teens & children 
EbscoEbooks   EBSCO eBooks: Non-fiction eBooks
(Login with your library card)

Audiobooks

livebrarysquare    Live-brary.com: eAudiobooks 
for adults, teens & children
oneclickdigital   OneClickdigital: Downloadable
audiobooks from Recorded Books

Video & Music

livebrarysquare   Live-brary.com: Classic & educational video, as well as classical & jazz music
indieflix-icon   IndieFlix: Stream award-winning
indie films anytime, anywhere.  

Apps & Software

Help

Need help downloading digital content onto your portable device? Give The Smithtown Library a call at 631-360-2480 for assistance, or try one of these helpful websites:

Get instructions for downloading to the most popular devices:

Book Discussion Groups

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Looking to join a book discussion group?
We have several to choose from at The Smithtown Library.

Click here for a complete list of book discussion groups. 

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Volunteer Programs

Teen Tech 101 Volunteers
Wednesday, January 7 • 4:00 - 5:00pm SM
Wednesday, January 21 • 4:00 - 5:00pm SM
Earn community service at the Library by helping adults learn more about their cell phones, smart phones or e-readers. Join us for one or both sessions. Register.
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity: Book Sale Room
Monday, January 12 • 6:00 - 7:00pm SM
Monday, January 26 • 6:00 - 7:00pm SM
The Friends of the Smithtown Library are looking for teen volunteers to keep their sale room in order. Tasks include: staightening of sale items no shelves, alphabetizing books, boxing books for shipment and more. Please cal Mr. Salas at 360-2480 x128 for more details. Space is limited. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity: An Hour of Code
Friday, January 16 • 4:00 - 5:00pm SM (Training)
Friday, January 23 • 4:00 - 5:00pm SM
No computer programming experience necessary, some computer knowledge is a must. Teen volunteers will learn to use Tynker.com's programming puzzles, learn ho to offer assistance an apply what they have learned when coaching someon through a programming puzzle. Volunteers must attend both sessions. Space is limited.Register.
 
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, January 15  • 5:00-6:00pm C
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Register
  
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, January 21 • 4:00-5:00pm C
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year.  Teens in grade 6 through grade 12 will receive community service credit for each program. Register
 
Book Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, January 29 • 5:00-6:00pm C
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy who is in grade K-grade 2.  It is a rewarding experience that you won’t want to miss. Register
 
American Girl Tea Party Volunteers
Friday, January 16• 4:15-5:15pm N
Earn community service for assisting children with crafts in the American Girl Tea Party program!  Register
 
Junior Makerspace Volunteers
Saturday, January 24• 10:15-11:15am N
Join this volunteer program and help young children tinker in this one of a kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects.  Each teen will be paired with child to make a unique creation.  Register
 
Library Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, January 31• 10:15-11:15am N
Earn community service by being paired with a young child to assist them with reading and an art project.  All participants will receive 1 hour of community service. Register
  
Valentines for the Homebound
Tuesday, February 3• 4:00-5:00pm C
Create valentines to send to homebound patrons of The Smithtown Library’s Commack Branch through the Books by Mail program. Community service credit will be given. Register
 
Junior Makerspace Volunteers
Tuesday, February 10• 4:15-5:15pm N
Join this volunteer program and help young children tinker in this one of a kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects.  Each teen will be paired with child to make a unique creation.  Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity          
Thursday, February 12• 3:30-4:30pm N
Tuesday, February 24• 4:00-5:00pm N
Teens can earn community service hours by making a craft to send to our local nursing home.   Register

Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, February 18 • 4:00-5:00pm C
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year.  Teens in grade 6 through grade 12 will receive community service credit for each program.Register

Book Buddies Volunteers
Thursday, February 19 • 4:00-5:00pm C
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy who is in grade K-grade 2.  It is a rewarding experience that you won’t want to miss. Register

Spread the Warmth This Winter Volunteers
Friday, February 20• 11:00-Noon N
Join us in this community service project where we will create gift bags that we will fill with tasty treats that will be donated to residents of a Veterans home.  Each teen will work with a child to complete this craft.  All participants will receive a certificate.  Register

Staff Pick

 
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Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, a graphic memoir of caring for aging parents by popular New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast, is both heartbreaking and bitingly funny. The book has topped the Best Books of 2014 lists in Newsday, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and has been named a finalist for the National Book Award in Nonfiction.

Book A Librarian

Any Smithtown Library cardholder can make an appointment with a librarian for one-on-one training in various library and computer topics. We offer 30 minute sessions in the following areas:
- Using the Library Catalog
- Introduction to Library Databases
- Downloadable eBooks and/or Audiobooks
- eReader and Tablet Demonstrations
- Introduction to Social Networking sites
- And more!
For information or to make an appointment, please call the Smithtown Main Building at 360-2480, ext. 120.
We also offer Book a Children's Librarian.  For more information call the Smithtown Main Building at 360-2480 ext. 140 or the Commack Branch at 360-2480 ext. 340.

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)

Photographs

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

Recycle Station

All Branches of The Smithtown Library collect the following items for recycling:
 
- Non-rechargeable Batteries
- Cell Phones
- Eyeglassesrecycle

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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
631-360-2480
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Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754
631-360-2480
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Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767
631-360-2480
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Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
631-360-2480
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