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Welcome to the Children’s Page at Seekonk Library!

For details of all upcoming children’s programs, please visit our
Calendar of Events

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 2017 Summer Reading Program

 Register or log time

 June Special Events

Summer Reading Kick-Off is Tuesday June, 20!! 

Green Screen Fun  – 9:00 – 10:00 am
Pose in front of our green screen and be magically inserted into pictures from around the world!

Toe Jam Puppet Band – 11:00 am
Enjoy the band’s special style of hands-on children’s entertainment. Their very active performance encourages kids and parents to sing and dance to a unique combination of original songs, masterful shadow puppetry and storytelling, As the band says, “It’s just plain-old good fun!” Registration is required.

Lunch in the Meadows – 12:00 pm
Bring your lunch and enjoy picnicking in The Meadows.  We’ll provide beverages and dessert. Then stay for…

Old Fashioned Games – 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Stay and play old fashioned games like Mother, May I? and What Time is it Mr. Fox? We’ll have field games for older kids, too.

We’ll be helping folks sign up for our Summer Reading Program all day long!

Make and Take Fairy Doors
Wednesday, June 21
1:30-2:30 pm
Paint and decorate a little door to welcome the fairies to your garden!
All ages, but small children will need adult assistance.
Please register online so we can be sure to have enough supplies!

Fun With Spanish
Monday, June 26
10 – 10:30 am
Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us as writer and narrator Maria Elena Cardoso leads us in a bi-lingual storytime. Hear the story La oruga muy hambrienta (The Very Hungry Caterpillar). Then learn a fingerplay, count, and practice some simple phrases in Spanish. Muy bien! Register. Older siblings welcome.

 

Harry Potter Trivia Night
Monday, June 26 

6 – 8 pm
It’s the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone!  Celebrate by showing off your knowledge of Harry and his world during this pub-style trivia match. 

Form a team of 4-6 players or arrive solo and be assigned to a team.  The winning team will win a small Potter-rific prize!
All ages!
Register online

All details are on our Calendar of Events at seekonkpl.org

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Library Lapsit for children birth – 2 years old
Monday mornings at 10am starting July 10
Drop in! No registration for SAILS Library card holders.
Our Library Lapsit lesson plans focus on talking, reading, playing and singing — important principles for YOUR child’s language development and reading readiness.  This gentle program includes stories, fingerplays, songs, a musical instrument experience and BUBBLES!!

Toddler Storytime for children ages 2 – 3
Tuesday  mornings at 10 am starting July 11
Drop in! No registration for SAILS Library card holders.
Our lesson plans for Toddlers focus on talking, reading, writing, playing and singing– important principles for YOUR child’s reading readiness. This program includes books, fingerplays, songs, a take-home sheet and BUBBLES!!

 

Family Storytime and Playgroup for all ages
Thursday mornings from 10:00 – 11:00 am starting July 6
Drop in! No registration for SAILS Library card holders.
This storytime will focus on talking, reading, playing and singing– important principles for YOUR child’s reading readiness. This program includes stories, fingerplays, music and movement.  After the storytime, stay to play and check out books!


Reading with Oliver
Tuesdays, 3:15-5:15 pm, May 2, 9, 16, 30, June 6, 13

Gain confidence or build reading skills by reading to Oliver, an adorable Labradoodle!  Reserve a 20 minute time slot or drop in.


Reminder
Seekonk school children may take Accelerated Reader Quizzes at Seekonk Library! Stop in!
Wondering if there is a quiz for a particular book? Visit arbookfind.com and type in the title. You can’t take a quiz through arbookfind.com but you can find out if a particular book has an AR quiz.

For more Youth Services information you may reach us by phone at (508) 336- 8230 ext. 5140 or via e-mail
Sharon ClarkeStaff Librarian, Youth Services
Amy Greil, Staff Librarian, Youth Services

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