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Commack Branch
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3D Printers at The Smithtown Library

Thank you to the Friends of The Smithtown Library for donating 3D Printers to each of our Library buildings.  Patrons can submit requests to have a designed printed.  These requests are reviewed to ensure they comply with the Library's policy, then sent to the requested pick-up location for printing. 

To view our policy and request form, click here.

To submit a request online, click here. 

For further details, please call the Reference Desk at any of our buildings.
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Upcoming Bus Trip

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Public Library Treasures - Two World Class Libraries
Nesconset Building
Wednesday, May 9
NY Public Library’s flagship Beaux-Arts building, built within a former NYC Reservoir on Fifth Avenue, features the largest marble structure ever built in the US. Your guided tour will unveil the treasurers located inside including the recently restored Rose Main Reading Room. After the tour, enjoy a boxed lunch before the next stop at the Morgan Library, which is not only the repository for some for some of the world’s rarest books and manuscripts but is also an important and beautiful museum of art as well. Expected return time is 6:30pm.
Please note lunch choice at time of registration: Sierra turkey on focaccia, Mediterranean veggie on tomato basil bread, smoked turkey on whole grain bread, tuna salad on whole grain bread, smoked ham and swiss on whole grain bread, seasonal garden salad, greek salad or Caesar salad.
Fee: $115.00 per person includes lunch, all expenses & gratuities.
Registration is ongoing regardless of Library district.

Book Discussion Groups

Commack Book Discussion Group

Commack Book Discussion Group

Commack Building
Monday, March 12 • 12:00-1:00pm
The Telling Room by Michael Paterniti

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Historical Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group

Historical Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group

Smithtown Main Building
Thursday, April 26 • 10:30-11:30am OR 2:30-3:30pm
Women Will Vote by Susan Goodier

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Killer Reads Book Discussion Group

Killer Reads Book Discussion Group

Nesconset Building
Tuesday, March 13 • 11:00am-12:00pm
In the Blood by Lisa Unger

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Kings Park Book Discussion Group

Kings Park Book Discussion Group

Kings Park Building
Monday, March 19 • 10:30-11:30am
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

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Smithtown Book Discussion Group

Smithtown Book Discussion Group

Smithtown Main Building
Thursday, March 15 • 10:15am-12:15pm
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

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Sports Pages Book Discussion Group

Sports Pages Book Discussion Group

Smithtown Main Building
Monday, March 5 • 10:30am-12:30pm
The System by Jeff Benedict

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Tea-rrific Reads Book Discussion Group

Tea-rrific Reads Book Discussion Group

Nesconset Building
Tuesday, February 27 • 2:15-3:15pm OR 7:15-8:15pm
The Alice Network by Katie Quinn

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If you liked Me Before You...



If you liked Me Before You by Jojo Moyes, try one of these books...



After You by Jojo Moyes

In the wake of an accident that leaves her back at home and in a support group, Louisa meets paramedic Sam Fielding, a man who might finally understand her, but she is forced to change her plans when someone from her past reappears.

Belong to Me by Marisa De los Santos

Belong to Me is an enchanting, luminous novel about the accidents, both big and small, that affect our choice of friend, lover, and spouse. A story centered around three very different suburban neighbors and what it truly means to “belong” to someone, this eye-opening, unforgettable book is beautifully written, smart and sophisticated women’s fiction.

The Day We Met by Rowan Coleman

When Claire starts to write her Memory Book, she already knows that this scrapbook of mementos will soon be all her daughters and husband have of her. In her mid-40s, Claire is scared and increasingly confused by the world around her, struggling to hold onto her identity as thoughts of her mother, her daughters, and her husband grow fuzzier everyday.

Love Water Memory by Jennie Shortridge

Love Water Memory is the story of Lucie Walker, who awakens in the San Francisco Bay with no idea who she is or how she got there. Worse, she doesn't recognize the handsome man who shows up claiming to be her fiancé.

My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Conceived to provide a bone marrow match for her leukemia-stricken sister, teenage Kate begins to question her moral obligations in light of countless medical procedures and decides to fight for the right to make decisions about her own body.

One Day by David Nicholls

Falling in love on the eve of their 1988 college graduations, Dexter and Emma embark on a heady relationship marked throughout subsequent decades by their disparate personalities, conflicts and misconceptions, in a tale told on the anniversaries of the day they met.

PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

Holly couldn't live without her husband Gerry, until the day she had to. When Gerry succumbs to a terminal illness and dies, 30-year-old Holly is set adrift, unable to pick up the pieces. But with the help of a series of letters her husband left her before he died and a little nudging from an eccentric assortment of family and friends, she learns to laugh, overcome her fears, and discover a world she never knew existed.

The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison

After losing virtually everything meaningful in his life, Benjamin trains to be a caregiver but his first client, a fiercely independent teen with muscular dystrophy, gives him more than he bargained for.


updated October 2015

If you liked The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo...

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo


If you liked The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, try one of these books...


Alex by Pierre Lemaître

Police Commandant Camille Verhoeven must learn all he can about a woman with a troubled past if he is ever going to save her from the twisted killer who is holding her hostage.

The Andalucian Friend by Alexander Söderberg

When Sophie Brinkmann—nurse, widow, single mother—meets Hector Guzman, her life is uneventful. She likes his quiet charm and easy smile; she likes the way he welcomes her into his family. She quickly learns, though, that his smooth façade masks something much more sinister. 

The Devil's Feather by Minette Walters

In 2002, five women are discovered barbarously murdered in Sierra Leone. Reuters Africa correspondent Connie Burns suspects a British mercenary: a man who seems to turn up in every war-torn corner of Africa, whose reputation for violence and brutality is well-founded and widely known. Connie's suspicions that he's using the chaos of war to act out sadistic, misogynistic fantasies, fall on deaf ears - but she's determined to expose him and his secret.

The Distance by Helen Giltrow

A dark, ultra-contemporary, and relentlessly paced debut thriller about a London society woman trying to put her secret criminal past behind her, and the hit man who comes to her with an impossible job she can't refuse.

Field of Blood by Denise Mina

A sensational murder provides the young journalist Paddy Meehan with her big professional break when she realizes that she has a personal connection to one of the suspects.Launching her own investigation, Paddy uncovers lines of deception that go deep into the past - and that could spell even more horrible crimes in the future if she doesn't get the story right.

The Girl in the Spider's Web: a Lisbeth Salander novel by David Lagercrantz

A follow-up to The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest finds genius-hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist teaming up to confront a dangerous new threat against the United States.

The Informationist by Taylor Stevens

Vanessa Munroe deals in information—expensive information—working for corporations, heads of state, private clients, and anyone else who can pay for her unique brand of expertise. Born to missionary parents in lawless central Africa, Munroe took up with an infamous gunrunner and his mercenary crew when she was just fourteen. As his protégé, she earned the respect of the jungle's most dangerous men, cultivating her own reputation for years until something sent her running. After almost a decade building a new life and lucrative career from her home base in Dallas, she's never looked back.

The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Chief detective Carl Mørck, recovering from what he thought was a career-destroying gunshot wound, is relegated to cold cases and becomes immersed in the five-year disappearance of a politician.

One Kick by Chelsea Cain

Kick Lannigan survived being kidnapped as a child. Now, at twenty-one, determined never to be a victim again, she has reinvented herself. Martial arts and weapons handling are just a few of the skills she has learned over the years. Kick catches the attention of John Bishop, a mystery man with access to unlimited funds, and together they go after a cabal of child pornographers.

Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Høeg

When her six-year-old neighbor falls to his death, and no one is willing to suspect foul play, Smilla Qaavigaaq Jasperson finds her own investigation taking her into the files of a Danish company.

Snow White Must Die by Nele Neuhaus

A U.S. release of an international best-seller finds detectives Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein racing against time after connecting the dramatic murder of a woman to the recent release of her son, who served a 10-year sentence related to the disappearances of two teens.

Unwanted by Kristina Ohlsson

Inspector Fredericka Bergman investigates the kidnapping and murder of a child who had been separated from her mother on a crowded train on a rainy Swedish summer day, a case that points to the work of a brilliant and ruthless killer.

updated October 2015

Staff Pick

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis
This definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement. "In the first sweeping history of Parks's life, Theoharis shows us that Parks not only sat down on the bus, but stood on the right side of justice for her entire life.” —Julian Bond, chairman emeritus, NAACP.

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Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:
9:30am - 9:00pm
Friday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
Friday: 9:30am - 9:00pm
(Smithtown only)
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
(September - May;
Smithtown & Commack only)


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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 Building

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725

Kings Park Building

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754

Nesconset Building

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767

Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787