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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 for spring starts on Monday, April 6  but you may register anytime throughout the six-week session.

Lapsit Birth – 2.5 years
Mondays  at 10:30 am or 1 pm 
Lapsit begins on April 27. Register starting April 6.

Toddler 2.5 – 3.5 years
Tuesdays at 10:30 am
Toddler Storytime begins on April 28. Register starting April 6.

Preschool  3.5 – 5.5 years
Wednesdays at 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime begins April 29. Register starting April 6.
OR
Thursdays at 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime begins April 30. Register starting April 6.

Artful Reading
Grades K – 3, 3:45 pm
Wednesdays, April 29 – June 3
Stories for older children with an art activity.
Registration required.

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.

SPRING PROGRAMS

Reading to Oliver
Tuesdays, 3:15 – 5:15 
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 April 21, May 19, June 16 due to our Monthly Movie Matinee.

Monthly Movie Matinee
Select Tuesdays at 4 pm
Tuesday, April 21, May 19, June 16
New releases and family favorites.

Hooked on Books for Grades 2+. Register.
select Thursdays at 4 pm March 26
Mar 26 – Critter Club Series. Read any book in the series, we’ll talk about them and then make dog treats!

National Library Week April 13 – 18
Unlimited Possibilities@your library
Food for Fines – all week long!
Monday, April 13 “E-books for E-veryone!” E book demos and instruction all day. Drop in.
Tuesday, April 14 Digital Storytime for ages 3-5. 10:30 am Register.
Wednesday, April 15 Coding for Kids. 4 pm. Ages 8+. Register.
Thursday, April 16 “Robots on the Run!” Hands-on robotics. RI Computer Museum. 4 pm. Register.
Friday, April 17
Saturday, April 18 Customer Appreciation Day.  A ‘thank you’ to our valued customers!

School Vacation Week, April 20 – 25
Monday, April 20 Library closed. Patriots’ Day.
Tuesday, April 21 Family Movie at 4pm. Call for title.
Wednesday, April 22 Nature Walk in the Meadows. 10:30 am. Parents and children. All ages.
Seekonk Recycles, Earth Day Craft 2pm
Thursday, April 23 Tad Travis is “Mr. DJ!!” Dance Party. 10 am. All ages.
Friday, April 24 Lego Workshop 1 pm – 3 pm
Saturday, April 25 Summer Camp and Preschool Fair 10 am – 12 noon

Children’s Book Week, May 4 – 10
Activities for ALL ages!
*1,000 Books Before Kindergarten! Kick-off of a new early literacy initiative.
*”Adopt a Book” program. “Every book a reader.”
*”Book Tasting” Grades 1 & 2. Register.  Choosing from an actual menu of books, read small sections to get a taste for the story.
More details on these three events will be coming soon!

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

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, March 23, 6:30 pm
Creature Teachers
See real, live ‘creatures’ & learn about them.

*Monday, April 27, 6:30 pm
Magic by George
Magic and comedy!!

*Monday, May 18, 6:30 pm
Spring Violin and Strings Concert
Directed by Sandy Martineau

*Monday, June 29, 6:30 pm
The World of Owls with Wingmasters
See owls and learn about them, too.

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