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 […]

Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014

The Seekonk Public Library has been providing high quality library service from its facility at 410 Newman Avenue since 1981. Each year the library takes up the challenge to respond to residents changing needs and  their increasing demand for library services. Through careful management  and creative application of public and private resources, the library has […]

Seekonk receives an additional $50,000 for the Library Facilities Study

 The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) has awarded the Town of Seekonk a $50,000 Planning & Design Grant to study the library’s building needs for the next 20 years and to develop schematic designs and cost estimates for developing such a facility to meet those needs. This funding matches the $25,000 appropriated for the […]