Library Study to Present First Look at Possible Building Designs

You will get to see the first drawings of three potential building designs at an open meeting on Wednesday, May 11. This will be the fourth and final meeting in a series of public discussions with the library planning and design team from Tappe Architects. The meeting will start at 7:00 PM in the multi-purpose room […]

Future & Status of the Public Library

Why Public Support & Use of Libraries Continues to Grow A diverse group of about sixty Seekonk residents met  last evening to hear a presentation by the library design team from Tappe Architects.  Tappe has been hired by the Town to work with the Library Facilities Study Committee to coordinate a feasibility study and to develop schematic […]

Board of Library Trustees Meetings

Next Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees will be on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sullivan Room Tentative Meeting Agenda CALL TO ORDER ELECTION OF OFFICERS & COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Discussion & Vote MAIL & OTHER COMMUNICATIONS REPORTS Meadows Management Committee – Questions & Discussion Library Facilities Study […]

Library Facilities Study Committee Meeting

The Library Facilities Study Committee (LFSC) will be holding a regular open meeting at 6:30 on Thursday,  April 21 This meeting will be held in the Sullivan Room in the Seekonk Public Library. 1. Call to order 2. Review and approve the minutes of the April 7, 2016 meeting 3. Old Business A) Review Conceptual Design Options and vote to decide […]

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 […]