Board of Library Trustees Meeting

The next meeting of the Board of Library Trustees will be Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sullivan Room at the library. The meeting agenda is as follows: CALL TO ORDER APPROVAL OF MINUTES REPORTS Meadows Management Committee Veterans Memorial Construction Plans (See site plan in meeting packet) Collective Bargaining with Library […]

Library Facilities Study Committee Meeting

The the next meeting of the Library Facilities Study Committee will be on Thursday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sullivan Room at the Seekonk Public Library. Everyone is welcome to attend the committee meetings. If you wish to address the committee, please contact the chairperson, Anne B. Miller prior to the meeting. The primary business will be to discuss the request […]

Library Positions Available

First of Two Listings Part-time Customer Services Associate Posted: August 12, 2015 Department: Seekonk Public Library Job Title: Customer Services Associate Duties/Description: Customer Services Associates provide direct service to library users primarily by: checking-out, renewing, reserving and requesting library materials; issuing library cards and maintaining library records; responding to user inquiries and requests; recommending books and […]

Survey on Library Hours

The library greatly appreciates the help of the 519 people who took the time to participate in the recent survey on library hours. Although the library continuously collects data on how and when it is used, it was extremely helpful to have some direct feedback from users. The survey indicated a strong desire to have […]

Heating Problem

The library’s heating system has developed a major problem. The heat cannot be turned on until it is fixed.  The Department of Public Works has arranged for it to be repaired and we are hopeful that it will be fixed soon. We do not expect the temperature in the building to dip below a comfortable […]

Library Designs From the N.E. Tech Students

In 2012 and 2013, interior design students of Associate Professor Mia Alwen at the New England Institute of Technology undertook redesigning the Seekonk Public Library as their semester project. We have been asked to share these designs again with the public.  The links below are to the student’s final presentations. These presentations were originally done in PowerPoint, but […]

Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Seekonk Public Library, the American Library Association and libraries across the country wish to remind parents and caregivers that a library card is an essential back-to-school item. Assisting students is an important part of our mission. Our staff works closely with teachers and school librarians to provide the information […]