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Commack Branch
Kings Park Branch
Nesconset Branch
Smithtown Main Building

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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Kings Park Building Teen Programs

Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, January 10 • 4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with their LEGO® creation. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

Hot Chocolate Lookalike Cookies and Cupcakes
Wednesday, January 10 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Put a new twist on a cup of hot chocolate and make two chocolate cookies and one cupcake that resemble everyone’s favorite winter drink, hot chocolate. (This program may not be suitable for those with food allergies). Register

Game Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, January 24 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Earn community service by playing fun board games with a younger child. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating. Register

Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, January 27 • 10:00-11:00 am
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating. Register

Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, January 29 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating. Register

Heart Shaped Pizza
Tuesday, February 6 • 5:00-6:00 pm
Celebrate Valentine's Day by creating your own, personal heart shaped pizza. Each teen will receive one pizza to take home and bake. Please inform staff of any food allergies prior to the program. Register

Homework Helpers
Wednesday, February 7 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Wednesday, February 21 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Volunteers in grades 9-12 will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program. The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks of the Smithtown Kings Park Building. There will be a mandatory training session for all those participating in this program. Register

Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, February 10 • 10:00-11:00 am
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating. Register

Craft Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, February 13 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating. Register

Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, February 26 • 4:00-5:00 pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating. Register

Nesconset Building Teen Programs

Homework Helpers
Thursdays, January 4, 11, 18 and 25• 4:30-5:30pm
Thursdays, February 1, 8, and 15• 4:30-5:30pm
Volunteers will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program. The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks at the Nesconset Branch. You must register for each date you wish to volunteer after submitted an application.
 
Cupcake Wars
Monday, January 8• 6:30-7:30pm
Compete against each other to create cupcakes that fit into different themes! Bring your creativity, imagination and your sweet tooth and we will supply the rest! Who will impress our panel of judges and win the ultimate Cupcake War? (This program may not be suitable for those with food allergies). Register 
 
SAT Review Class
Thursdays, January 18 and 25 and February 1 and 8• 6:00-8:00pm
Over 2 million students will be taking the SAT this year; if you're one of them, how prepared are you? This indispensable four-week course will be led by long-time SAT instructors. Includes study materials. Fee: $88 per person. Register
 
Teen Trivia 
Friday, January 26• 4:30-5:30pm
Think you know pop culture and trivia? Come put your knowledge to the test! Join us for snacks, prizes and little-known facts. Register
 
Galentine's Day
Friday, February 16• 4:30-5:30pm
Come join us for an afternoon of pampering, as we create our own DIY bath bombs, body scrubs and lip scrubs. Since we will be using essential oils, please note any allergies upon registration. Register
 
Chess Buddies
Tuesday, February 20• 2:30-3:30pm
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer. There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Escape the Room
Friday, February 23• 4:30-5:30pm
We're transforming one of the rooms in the library into a mystery puzzle! In this interactive game, you'll have just one hour to solve puzzles, find hidden keys, and piece together clues to...escape the room! Register
 
Little Library Buddies
Saturday, February 24• 11:15-12:15pm
Earn community service by being paired with a young child to assist him/her with reading and an art project. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 

 

 

Commack Building Teen Programs

Homework Helpers
Monday, January 22 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Monday, January 29 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Volunteers will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program. The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks at the Commack Branch. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, January 10 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Votive Holders
Wednesday, January 17 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Light up the night by creating these beautiful votive candle holders. Teens will use paint to create unique designs that cast a beautiful glow. Register
 
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Friday, January 19 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, January 24 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with their LEGO® creation. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
3D Print Design With Tinkercad CANCELLED
Thursday, January 31 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Build a 3D object using Tinkercad. Tinkercad is a simple, online 3D design and printing app that can be used to make 3D toys, prototypes, Minecraft models, jewelry and more. Join us for this introductory tutorial with our Teen Mobile Learn Lab. Register

Homework Helpers
Monday, February 5 • 4:00-5:00pm
Monday, February 12 • 4:00-5:00pm
Monday, February 26• 4:00-5:00pm
Volunteers will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program. The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks at the Commack Branch. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Friday, February 9 • 4:00-5:00pm
Spend an afternoon paired with a younger child for a seasonal art project. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Friday, February 16 • 4:00-5:00pm
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Robo-Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, February 21 • 4:00-5:00pm
Children ages 8-10 will be paired with teens in grades 6-12 to sharpen their STEM skills as they plan, code and guide robots through various challenges. Register
 
Hats for Preemies
Wednesday, February 28 • 4:00-5:30pm
Using a knitting loom teens will make little hats for the premature babies in the NICU. Register

Staff Pick

Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York by Roz Chast
New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast presents the sharpest - and most hilariously honest - guide ever to Manhattan and what it takes to survive and thrive there.

Volunteers Needed

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The Friends of The Smithtown Library is an independent, non-profit organization of concerned people who support The Smithtown Library through fundraising activities and volunteer services. Volunteer with the Friends and help make a difference!

Click here for a membership application.

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)

Photographs

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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
631-360-2480
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Kings Park Building

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

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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