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 […]

Building Study Survey

The Seekonk Library Facility Study Committee will be surveying Seekonk residents to obtain information it needs to plan a library building that will meet the needs of the community for the next twenty years. The survey is available on-line, and convenient links to the survey are posted on the websites and Facebook pages of the […]

Library Facilities Study Committee Meeting

The Library Facilities Study Committee (LFSC) will be holding a regular open meeting at 6:30 on Thursday,  January 14. This meeting will be held in the Sullivan Room in the Seekonk Public Library. Meeting Agenda 1. Call to order 2. Review and approve minutes from previous meeting 3. Old Business a. Update on meeting with the Library Board of Trustees […]

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 […]