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Welcome to the Children’s Page at Seekonk Library!

For more information you may reach us:
*by phone (508) 336- 8230 ext. 5140, or
*via e-mail at 

Mary Ellen Siniak, Senior Librarian, Youth Services
Sharon Clarke , Staff Librarian, Youth Services

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“EVERY CHILD READY TO READ”
Mondays, November 10, 17, 24, December 1, 8
10:30 – 11:30 am

Every Child Ready to Read is a five week program for children 3 – 5 years old and their adult caregiver. Participants will actively explore the early literacy techniques of talking, singing, reading, writing and playing to help children develop the skills needed to be better prepared to learn how to read.
The program will include activities such as playing with puzzles, painting and building with blocks.
Registration is limited to 15 children. Led by Hayley Snow, Program Facilitator, Coordinated Family and Community Engagement/PACE-Child Care Works.
Register HERE starting Monday, October 27. Space is limited.

STORYTIMES

Seekonk Library’s storytimes focus on talking, reading, writing, playing and singing—important principles for YOUR child’s reading readiness!  Registration starts January 5 but you may register anytime throughout the six-week session.

Lapsit Birth – 2.5 years
Mondays  at 10:15 am or 11 am
Starting January 26. Register beginning January 5.

Toddler 2.5 – 3.5 years
Tuesdays at 10:30 am
Starting January 27. Register beginning January 5.

Preschool  3.5 – 5.5 years
Wednesdays at 1:30 pm
Starting January 29. Register beginning January 5.
OR
Thursdays at 10:30 am
Starting January 30. Register beginning January 5.

Registering now. When signing-up, please have your child’s SAILS Library card handy. You may also call (508) 336-8230 ext 5140 or visit us in person to register.

 

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES AND STORYTIMES

Seekonk Library’s storytimes focus on talking, reading, writing, playing and singing—important principles for YOUR child’s reading readiness!  Register starting October 15.

Snow Stories
Welcome the start of winter with stories of snowflakes, snowstorms and snowballs. Includes a craft and snack. Registration required.
Toddlers (ages 2.5 – 3.5) Tuesday December 16 at 10:30 am Register.
Preschool (ages 3.5 – 5.5) Wednesday, December 17 at 1:30 pm Register.
Preschool (ages 3.5 – 5.5) Thursday, December 18 at 10:30 am Register.

Polar Express Party
Monday, December 8, 4 pm
Enjoy a reading of the popular holiday story The Polar Express. Includes a snack and take-home craft.
Grades K +. No registration.

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop
Wednesday, December 10, 4 – 5 pm
For our Gingerbread Workshop, children, families (and even just adults!) will use candy, frosting, sprinkles and more on a mini graham cracker ‘gingerbread’ house. Building materials will be supplied by the library, you bring the ideas! Candy donations to share are welcome. Enjoy this family favorite activity while creatively using up your leftover holiday candy! Space is limited; register here .

 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Reading to Oliver
Tuesdays, 3:15 – 5:15 starting September 23
Gain confidence in reading or build literacy skills by reading to Oliver, an adorable Labradoodle! You may call to reserve a 20 minute time slot or drop-in. Oliver will not be here December 16 (Family Movie are at 4 pm)

Monthly Movie Matinee
Select Tuesdays at 4 pm
December 16
New releases and family favorites.

Storytime with Clifford, the Big Red Dog
Tuesday, December 30 at 11 am
An instructor from the Start-U-Reading program will read  stories and Clifford will appear for photos with the children. Bring your camera! The program lasts for 30 -40 minutes and is appropriate for all ages. No registration. Start-U-Reading is a state sponsored program that brings popular children’s literary characters to libraries to encourage reading.

 

S.T.E.A. M. @ YOUR LIBRARY (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)

Star Gazing Party in the Meadows
Saturday, December 13, 6 pm – 10 pm
View the Geminid Meteor Showers with one of our telescopes or bring your own. Hot cocoa and cookies for everyone. All ages. Bring the family!

 

FAMILY NIGHTS

Thanks to The Friends of Seekonk Library for funding our Family Nights!
Free. No registration required.  6:30 pm
Entertaining, educational and great for all ages!

*Monday, December 29, 6:30 pm
Tommy James’ Reading is Magic

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Seekonk Safari Camp!

It’s a jungle in here!!!