Library’s FY 2019 Budget Request

At their January 17 meeting, the Board of Library Trustees voted to request $958,073 to fund the operation of the Seekonk Public Library in fiscal year 2019.  The budget package was submitted to the Town Administration for his consideration as he assembles a recommended annual budget for the entire Town. The total amount requested by the Library Trustees […]

Proposed Agreement Between the Library Trustees and Selectmen

by Peter Fuller, Library Director On August 29, 2017, Mike Durkay, the Chairman of the Board of Library Trustees and I met with Town Administrator Shawn Cadime,  and Selectmen David Andrade and David Viera to discuss the controversy that arose over the placement of a retired army howitzer at the Seekonk Veterans Memorial. We all quickly agreed […]

Great New Graphic Novels!

Check out some of the great YA Graphic Novels we’ve ordered recently. Go ahead and put one on hold today! Buffy: The High School Years- Freaks & Geeks by Joss Whedon ; Faith Erin Hicks ; Yishan Li Chilling Adventures of Sabrina by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa ; Robert Hack Compass South by Hope Larson ; Rebecca […]

NaNoWriMo is coming!

November is National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo.  It’s a chance to finally write that novel you’ve been dreaming of for years.  The library is a “Come Write In” site this year, and we’re making it easy to complete your masterpiece.  Starting on November 2nd our Innovation Center will be reserved for writers from 9:00 […]

Arrrr! Pirates in the Library!

Do  you know your “avast” from your “aye-aye?” Aye! Would you rather be carousin’ than haulin’ wind? Aye! Are ye a lily-livered landlubber?  Nay!  You’re just the kind of fine swashbuckler we’re looking for.  Talk Like a Pirate Day is on September 19th.  To prepare, the library is having fun by entering a pirate-themed contest sponsored […]

New Front Door for the Library

After years of complaints, the front entry doors at the library are being replaced. The existing doors were installed in 1978. Years of wear have left the doors distorted to the point, where they could not closing properly.  The new doors not only fit right, but have better insulation and glazing, which greatly improves their energy-efficient. […]