Next Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees has been tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, Agust 17, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sullivan Room If you wish to speak at a meeting of the Library Trustees, please email your request to the Board of Library Trustees at least 48 hours before the meeting.
Would you like to be more involved in the community while also helping to strengthen and improve the Seekonk Public Library? If so, there are several opportunities available for you to help your library. We are seeking service-minded library users to run for the Board of Library Trustees, to serve on the Board of Directors […]
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 […]
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 met and in […]
The library has two articles on the warrant for November Town Meeting relating to the Massachusetts public library construction program. Article 12 is requesting $25,000 from Free Cash to fund a Library Facilities Study. The purpose of a facilities study is to (1) examine the community’s current and future library service needs, (2) determine the […]
The letter below is from the Board of Library Trustees and it appeared in the Rehoboth Reporter (online edition) on October 23, 2013. We have added it to the blog as part of the library’s on-going effort to inform you about important local issues. An opposing viewpoint by Doreen Taylor, a former Seekonk Selectmen, can be […]
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 […]
Dear Friends, You may have read on-line or seen on television a story about a proposal to construct a memorial to Seekonk’s veterans and how it is being blocked by the Board of Library Trustees. As Daniel Patrick Moynihan once observed, “everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.” There is […]