Children's Programs - Smithtown Main Building

Registration begins on January 29
Please click on a program’s title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, February 10 •10:00-10:30am
(Birth-18 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!

Nursery Rhyme Time
Wednesday, February 7 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, February 24 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, March 3 •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
Wednesday, February 14 •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
Tuesday, February 27 •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.

Monday Funday
Monday, February 26 • 11:00-12:00pm
(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us in our Activities Room in the Children’s Department for a fun-filled hour of open creative play.

Library Playdate
Tuesday, February 6 •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, February 8 •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.

Toddler Jump and Play
Monday, February 5 • 11:00-11:45am
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.

Terrific Threes
Saturday, February 17 •10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Tales for Tots
Friday, February 9 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a special themed storytime at the Smithtown Historical Society! Please note: class will meet at the Smithtown Historical Society’s Roseneath Cottage.

I Love Snowmen
Monday, February 12 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Warm up with winter stories and get ready for Valentine’s Day by creating an ooey-gooey melted snowman that loves to give warm hugs. Dress up like your favorite character from the movie Frozen.

Valentine’s Storytime
Tuesday, February 13 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Listen to Valentine’s stories, make a craft and have a sweet treat.

Magical Unicorn Storytime
Tuesday, February 20 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Do you love unicorns? If so, gallop on into the library for a special storytime featuring these magical creatures, and create a sparkly unicorn craft.

Sensory Storytime
Tuesday, February 27 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning through exploring our sensory boxes and participate in a storytime. The enthusiasm in this program is palpable. Dress to make a mess.

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, February 21 • 7:00-7:30pm
(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Want to come to the Library in your pajamas? Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you’d like. Siblings are welcome.

Pizza, Pizza
Thursday, February 8 • 2:30-3:00pm
(4-5 years)
We are celebrating National Pizza Day! Come to the library for a pizza-themed storytime and create a colorful pizza craft.

Firehouse Fun
Thursday, March 1 • 2:30-3:00pm
(4-5 years)
Pull on your boots and helmets for this five alarm storytime fire engine ride! Fight fires, rescue kittens and learn some fire safety tips from some favorite storybook characters. Create your own fire truck to take home.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss
Friday, March 2 • 11:00-11:30am
(4-5 years)
Listen to Seuss stories and enjoy a light snack.

Little Book Buddies
Tuesdays, February 13 & 27 • 4:45-5:30pm
(4-7 years)
Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading experience.

Chocolate Bingo
Tuesday, February 6 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
If you love chocolate, then this bingo board is for you.

Toasty Tales
Wednesday, February 21 • 2:30-3:15pm
(5-7 years)
Come in from the cold and warm up with some toasty tales shared around our virtual crackling fireplace.

LEGO® League
Saturday, February 24 • 3:00-3:45pm
Friday, March 2 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-12 years)
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Cupid’s Arrow Balloon Physics Challenge
Tuesday, February 27 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-10 years)
Learn about Newton’s Third Law of Motion all while having a blast. Race a Cupid’s arrow balloon to a heart finish line.

Recycled Valentines
Tuesday, February 13 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Save the planet and recycle the love! Make beautiful Valentines from repurposed materials.

Chocolate Olympics
Wednesday, February 14 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Compete in chocolatey-like cookie stacking, hot chocolate buffet, pudding Pictionary, M&M speed test and more as you work your way towards being the Chocolate Champion!

Learning to Code using Minecraft
Friday, February 23 • 11:00-11:45am
Friday, February 23 • 3:00-3:45pm
(8-12 years)
We will meet in the Learn Lab to learn coding basics using Minecraft themed modules as we start learning how technology works and how to create software applications.

Junior MakerSpace
Wednesday, February 28 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Tinker in this one-of-a-kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.

ArtSpace
Thursday, March 1 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity through experimenting with a variety of artistic styles and mediums.

Creation Station
Saturdays, February 3, 10, 17 & 24 •10:00-3:00pm
(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 Movies
Thursday, February 22 • 10:30am
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Rated G; runtime 87 minutes
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy a movie with your family while you share time together. Watch our family-oriented feature film on the big screen.

Family Movies
Thursday, February 22 • 2:30pm
The Secret Life of Pets
Rated PG; runtime 87 minutes
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Enjoy a movie with your family while you share time together. Watch our family-oriented feature film on the big screen.

Parent Workshop: Online Homework Help and Database Review
Wednesday, February 7 • 7:00-7:45pm
(Adults)
Is your child struggling with homework, papers and tests? Join us in our Learn Lab 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.

January Registration begins on December 26.
Please click on a program's title to register.

Twinkle Toes
Saturday, January 13 •10:00-10:30am
(Birth–18 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!

Nursery Rhyme Time
Wednesday, January 10 •10:00-10:30am
Wednesday, January 17 •10:00-10:30am
Saturday, January 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.

Wonderful Ones
Tuesday, January 16 •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
Tuesday, January 30 •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.

Monday Funday
Monday, January 29 • 11:00-12:00pm
(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us in our Activities Room in the Children’s Department for a fun-filled hour of open creative play.

Library Playdate
Tuesday, January 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
Wednesday, January 3 •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.

Parachute Play
Tuesday, January 23 •10:00-10:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Come read, sing and play in this high energy program.

Toddler Jump and Play
Monday, January 22 • 11:00-11:45am
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.

Terrific Threes
Friday, January 19 •10:00-10:45am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Birthday Storytime
Saturday, January 6 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We’re celebrating everyone’s birthday today! Come and listen to birthday stories, enjoy a birthday treat and sing Happy Birthday!

Pizza Storytime
Monday, January 8 • 10:00-10:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Celebrate National Pizza Week with some cheesy storytime fun!

Tales for Tots CANCELLED
Friday, January 12 •11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a special themed storytime at the Smithtown Historical Society! Please note: class will meet at the Smithtown Historical Society’s Roseneath Cottage.

Maisy and Friends Storytime
Thursday, February 1 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come to the library for this special storytime featuring everybody’s favorite mouse and make a Maisy Craft to take home!

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, January 31 • 7:00-7:30pm
(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Want to come to the Library in your pajamas? Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you’d like. Siblings are welcome.

All Aboard
Thursday, January 11 •11:00-11:30am
(4-5 years)
Sail the open seas, coast the rails, and glide amongst the clouds, as we use our imaginations for all things that go! Create your own train to bring home.

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
Wednesday, January 24 • 2:30-3:00pm
(4-5 years)
We will enjoy some frosty tales and make a cool winter craft!

Penguin Play
Tuesday, January 2 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Penguins…. Who doesn’t love those adorable creatures? Read some stories and then make a penguin of your very own.

Elephant & Piggie Storytime
Tuesday, January 9 • 4:30-5:00pm
(5-7 years)
Can’t get enough of Elephant & Piggie? Join us for a fun storytime celebrating this entertaining pair.

Hot Cocoa Storytime
Wednesday, January 10 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-7 years)
Come in to warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and related fun.

Just How Cold Is It?
Wednesday, January 17 • 4:30-5:15pm
(5-7 years)
Check the chilly temperatures outside with the help of a foam penguin. Create your own outdoor thermometer and see just how cold it gets this winter.

LEGO® League
Friday, January 5 • 7:00-7:45pm
Saturday, January 27 • 3:00-3:45pm
Friday, February 2 • 7:00-7:45pm
(5-12 years)
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

National Popcorn Day
Thursday, January 18 • 4:30-5:15pm
(7-10 years)
We are celebrating National Popcorn Day in a big way with corny games, fun activities and of course, a delicious popped snack.

Robo-Buddies
Monday, January, 29 • 5:00-5:45pm
(8-10 years)
Children aged 8-10 will be paired with older children in grades 6-12 to sharpen their STEM skills as they plan, code and guide robots through various challenges

ArtSpace
Thursday, January 4 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
This program encourages children to explore their creativity through experimenting with a variety of artistic styles and mediums.

Snowman STEM
Wednesday, January 24 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Learn how to melt a snowman in multiple ways in the name of science plus other STEM challenges.

Supersized 3D Snowflakes
Tuesday, January 23 • 4:30-5:15pm
(10-12 years)
It’s cold outside. Come to the library to hang out, have a snack and make some supersized 3D snowflakes to decorate the ceiling of your room.

Creation Station
Saturdays, January, 6, 13, 20 & 27 •10:00-3:00pm
(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.

Storytime with Peppa Pig
Saturday, February 3 • 11:00-12:00pm
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Today is ‘Take Your Child to the Library Day’. Come join us for a special storytime with a guest appearance from Peppa Pig. Bring your cameras for photos with this loveable character.