Please Vote to Postpone Parking Article

The Board of Library Trustees requests that you vote to postpone consideration of Article 4, which is on the warrant for the Special Town Meeting on Tuesday, February 25. This article seeks to have the Town appropriate $90,000 to develop parking behind the library. This parking is intended to accommodate unusually large crowds at events […]

Library Takes First Steps Towards a Better Building

In June, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) announced that it would be starting another round of library construction grants. These grant rounds occur at five to eight year intervals. On average, the state has awarded fifty percent of the total eligible costs of library construction projects. To receive a construction grant, a library […]

Library Is Used By Thousands

  Each August, all of the public libraries in the state submit a report to the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC). The report titled, the Annual Report Information Survey or ARIS for short, provides a large amount of data on each library’s services. Library staffs spend a lot of time to make sure that […]

Pay By Credit Card

You can now pay library fines and fees with a credit or debit card with a new service offered by the SAILS network called SmartPay. Library users have been asking for this convenient method of payment for several years.  After several months of study and field testing, SmartPay has  proven to be easy to use, secure […]

Seekonk Celebrates: Read!

1. What is a community read? Since 1998, hundreds of communities across the U.S. have embraced the idea of community reads as a tool for civic unity and discussion through a common literary experience. We thought this would be a wonderful way to celebrate 200 years of Seekonk town history and the wonderful people in […]