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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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STORYTIMES

Seekonk Library’s storytimes focus on talking, reading, writing, playing and singing—important principles for YOUR child’s reading readiness!  Registration starts January 2 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 2.

Toddler 2.5 – 3.5 years
Tuesdays at 10:30 am
Starting January 20. Register beginning January 2.

Preschool  3.5 – 5.5 years
Wednesdays at 1:30 pm
Starting January 21. Register beginning January 2.
OR
Thursdays at 10:30 am
Starting January 22. Register beginning January 2.

Artful Reading Kindergarten – Grade 3
Wednesdays at 3:45 pm
January 21 – March 4
Stories for children followed by an art project. Let’s get creative!

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.

 

 

WINTER MONTHLY PROGRAMS

Reading to Oliver
Tuesdays, 3:15 – 5:15 starting January 6
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 January 27, February 10, or March 17.

Monthly Movie Matinee
Select Tuesdays at 4 pm
Tuesday January 27, February 10, March 21
New releases and family favorites.

Science Saturday Workshops for ages 10+
January 24, February 28, March 21 at 12:30 pm
With Major Don Morrison.
Register.

Hooked on Books for Grades 2+. Register.
select Thursdays at 4 pm, January 22, February 26, and March 26
Jan 22 – Kylie Jean, Cupcake Queen
Feb 26 – The Crazy Case of Missing Thunder
Mar 26 – Critter Club Series

 

S.T.E.A.M. & LITERACY PROGRAMS @ YOUR LIBRARY
January
Sing-Along Movie
Wednesday, January 14, 4 pm
Watch the biggest children’s movie of 2014 and sing along to songs like “Let It Go.” Can you guess the title? All ages. Bring the family!

Preschool and Community Resources Fair
Saturday, January 24, 10 am – 12 noon
Visit representatives from area preschools and get information about community resources for families.

February
TinkerLab
select Mondays, 4 PM
February 2, 9, 23, March 2

for Grades 3 – 5.
Learn science by designing, building, concocting and ‘tinkering.’ Register

Harry Potter Night! Grades 3-5
Thursday, February 5 at 6:30 pm
Make a potion, recite quotes, trivia, talk about the books and more. Costume contest, too! Register.

Take Your Child to the Library Day
Saturday, February 7, 10 – 2
Open House.
See what YOUR library has to offer!

Knitting for Fun
Thursday, February 12 and 19 at 4 pm

Learn the basic stitch! for ages 8+. Register.

March
Pawsox Day,
Saturday, March 7, 10 – 2

See the 2014 Governor’s Cup and meet Paws at 11 am.

Writing program with Judy Carlson
Wednesdays at 4 pm
Grades 2 & 3
March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15. Register.

Family Fun Day
Saturday, March 14, 10 – 2

Performers at 10:30 am, 12 pm, 1:30 pm.

Meet the Vet
Monday, March 16, 6:30 pm

Adults and families may ask questions about pets and pet care.

 

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, January 26, 6:30 pm
Violin Concert
Young violinists playing for families

*Monday, February 23, 6:30 pm
Kids Concert with David Polansky
Music and audience participation!

*Monday, March 23, 6:30 pm
Creature Teachers
See real, live ‘creatures’ & learn about them
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Seekonk Safari Camp!

It’s a jungle in here!!!