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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

Registration for Fall Programs starts on Tuesday, September 2 ×

 

STORYTIMES

Seekonk Library’s storytimes focus on talking, reading, writing, playing and singing—important principles for YOUR child’s reading readiness!  Registration starts September 2 but you may register anytime throughout the six-week session.

Lapsit Birth – 2.5 years
Mondays  at 10:15 am (full)
or 11 am (a few spaces available)
September 22 – October 27
Register

Toddler 2.5 – 3.5 years
Tuesdays at 10:30 am
September 23 – October 28 Register

Preschool  3.5 – 5.5 years
Wednesdays at 1:30 pm
September 24 – October 29 Register
OR
Thursdays at 10:30 am
September 25 – October 30  Register

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 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.

Turkey Tales
Thanksgiving stories with a craft and snack. Registration required. 

Toddlers (ages 2.5 – 3.5) Tuesday, November 18 at 10:30 Register. 
Preschool (ages 3.5 – 5.5) Wednesday, November 19 at 1:30 pm Register.
Preschool (ages 3.5 – 5.5) Thursday, November 20 at 10:30 am Register.

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.

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 October 14, November 18 and December 16 (Family Movies are at 4 pm on these days)

Books, Bites and Beyond!
Wednesdays at 3:45 pm, Grades K – 3
September 24 – October 29
Children will hear stories (“Books”), have a snack (“Bites”) and enjoy a project or activity that’s a little bit different (“Beyond”).  Ideas for projects include having kids videotape 30 second book reviews, spending time in the Meadows, pumpkin decorating and more! Books, Bites and Beyond!! Register

Monthly Movie Matinee
Select Tuesdays at 4 pm
October 14, November 18, 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)

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!
November 3, 10, 17, 24 
Grades 3 – 5
Encourage curiosity in technology, engineering, art and math with great hands-on science activities.
Register.

Science Saturdays
October 18, November 15 at 12:30 pm
Discover aviation with kites and an aircraft simulator.
Ages 10+. Register.

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, October 27, 6:30 pm
Not a Fright in Sight Stories and songs with “Jeannie Mack Kids’ Music”

*Monday, November 24, 6:30 pm
Music for the Animals from Make We Music

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

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For programs that require registration,
register online, in person or by phone starting September 2
(October 15 for holiday storytimes.)

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