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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

Reminder
Seekonk school children may take Accelerated Reader Quizzes at Seekonk Library EVERY day. 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.

April Special Events:

Introduction to Homeschooling Workshop
Wednesday, April 26 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Learn about and discuss homeschooling.
Free and open to the public.  Registration preferred.

May Special Events:

Star Wars Day
Thursday, May 4 from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
“May the Fourth be with you!”  Celebrate your love of Star Wars with a photo in front of our green screen.  We’ll put you into a Star Wars scene and email you the photo to print or share!
Drop in
All ages

Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 6 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Visit the library and select one free comic book* to take home.  Browse through an assortment of titles for children, teens and adults. Whether you’re new to comic books or are already a fan, there’s bound to be something for everyone! *While supplies last.

Rocketry: Build and Launch!
Under the guidance of Major Don Morrison of the Civil Air Patrol and Civil Air Patrol Educator John Kawaoka, make a rocket that can be launched from the Seekonk Meadows. All supplies are provided.

This program is for ages 8 and up, anyone under the age of 12 requires adult participation.  
Build dates are Saturday, May 6 and 13 from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm.
Launch date is May 20 at 10 am (set-up begins at 9:30am).  Launch will take place in Seekonk Meadows, behind the library parking lot.
Registration is required.  Register once to sign up for all 3 days.

Parent Workshop – Discovering Your Child’s Love Language presented by Kelly Rodriguez, MSW, LCSW, CCLS
Monday, May 22 from 6:00PM to 7:30PM
With insight from The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell, parents and caregivers will:
Identify the unique needs of their child
Learn how to speak to their child in a way he or she can understand
Develop a relationship with their child that is based on unconditional love
Email jcarvalho@paceccw.org to register

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

Storytimes
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Library Lapsit for children birth – 2 years old
Monday mornings at 10am, April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22
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, April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
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!!

Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 – 5
Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 pm, April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Drop in! No registration for SAILS Library card holders.
Our lesson plans for Preschoolers focus on talking, reading, writing, playing and singing– important principles for YOUR child’s reading readiness. This program includes stories, music, games and a process-art project.

Family Storytime and Playgroup for all ages
Thursday mornings from 10:00 – 11:00 am April 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1
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

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


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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