Welcome to the Children’s Page at Seekonk Library!
Summer Reading Program
“Fizz, Boom, Read!”
Our Summer Reading Program is officially over but congratulations to all of the children who participated. We gave away hundreds of FREE BOOKS and raffled off 39 wonderful prizes. Great job, everyone!! Reminder to pick up your child’s reading certificate and end-of-summer reading awards anytime before September 30.
International Dot Day, Monday September 15
Based on the picture book The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds, this international event is a chance to discover the creativity within each of us. Drop-in anytime between 3 – 5 pm and create or decorate a DOT to display on our Art Board. Hear the story The Dot (to be read every 1/2 hour) and let it inspire you!! Express yourself and be a part of an INTERNATIONAL project that celebrates the creativity in EVERYONE : )) All ages, even adults! No registration.
Seekonk Library’s storytimes focus on talking, reading, writing, playing and singing—important principles for YOUR child’s reading readiness! Register starting September 2.
Lapsit Birth – 2.5 years
Mondays at 10:30 am
September 22 – October 27 Register
Toddler 2.5 – 3.5 years
Tuesdays at 10:30 am
September 23 – October 28 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.
Seekonk Library’s storytimes focus on talking, reading, writing, playing and singing—important principles for YOUR child’s reading readiness! Register starting October 15.
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.
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.
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
September 16, 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 1-2 storybooks and then 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.
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!
Rocket Building and Launch
Build a Rocket on September 13 at 12:30 pm and/or on September 20 at 10 am
Rocket Launches, Saturday, September 20 at 10 am
Join Major Don Morrison of the Civil Air Patrol as he leads participants in another series of rocket making and rocket launching workshops. Ages 10+. Register
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, September 29, 6:30 pm
A Variety of Animals presented by Animal World Experience
*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
For programs that require registration,
register online, in person or by phone starting September 2.
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Seekonk Safari Camp!