This Week at the Library District: Celebrate National Library Week

This week the Smithtown Special Library District features events ranging from celebrating National Library Week to learning how to properly meditate.

This week is National Library Week and the Smithtown is celebrating all week for children and adults alike. To kick off the week a raffle is being held all weeklong at all the branchs for a lucky winner to get a gift certificate to the Millenium Diner in Smithtown. Froggy will also be making a few appearances during the week to visit children during programs. First up he will be at Pajama Storytime on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Froggy will then be back again on Friday at 10 a.m. at the Main Branch for another storytime program for National Drop Everything and Read Day. At both programs children of all ages are encouraged to come and listen to stories being read to them and even take a picture with Froggy.

Monday, April 11

  • Time: 11 a.m.
  • Description: This toddler program is a time for children to come down, listen to music, sing songs, hears stories and interact with other children.
  • Location: Meeting Room, Nesconset


Crochet and Knitting Evening Group, Main Branch

Tuesday, April 12

Chemo Hats

  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Description: This group meets to create hats to be donated to different organizations.  If you love to knit or crochet this group is for you. 
  • Location: Meeting Room, Nesconset

  • Time: 7 p.m.
  • Description: Children and their families are encouraged to come down for storytime.  For even more fun, children are encouraged to wear their pajamas.
  • Location: Gillard Meeting Room, Main Branch


Chess at Night, Main Branch

Wednesday, April 13

  • Time: 4:30 p.m.
  • Description: Kids can come down for the weekly LEGO club meeting to have fun and build something.
  • Location: Nesconset Branch


Crocheting and Knitting Group, Main Branch

Bust Trip: Sag Harbor, Nesconset Branch

Thursday, April 14

AARP Tax Help

  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Description: This is the last week for residents to come down and receive assistance in preparing their taxes during this by appointment only program.
  • Location: Nesconset Branch

  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Description: Children can come down to hear their favorite nursery rhymes, stories and sing along to music during the Mother Goose program.
  • Location: Gillard Meeting Room, Main Branch

Friday, April 15

Meditation with Genevieve

  • Time: 12:30 p.m.
  • Description: Come down and learn the proper way to meditate and relieve stress with Genevieve. 
  • Locaton: Meeting Room, Nesconset

Saturday, April 16

  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Description: This is an open play session for children to come down and have fun creating something.
  • Location: Childrens Room, Main Branch

  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Description: This is a second meeting this week of Mother Goose.  Come down to one or both and have some fun listening to stories, music and more.
  • Location: Gillard Meeting Room, Main Branch


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