Seekonk Public Library Children’s Room
Summer Reading Challenge Continues
The summer reading program, “Read Beyond the Beaten Path” continues through August 14. If you’re registered, reminder to read and track your reading time, complete activities for virtual badges, and visit the library for in-person raffle tickets. Raffle winners will be notified by August 16. Good luck to all and “Happy Reading”!
Monday, August 8, 3 PM
Join us for summer games in the meadows! We'll be playing traditional camp games like egg carry races, potato sack races, pass the water, giant ring toss, and more! A great way for the whole family to celebrate the end of our Summer Reading Challenge! In the case of inclement weather, we will move a modified version of this event inside.
Lego Mania with Detective Keith Perry
Tuesday, August 9, 11 AM
Love Legos? Come to the library for a unique way to build! Detective Keith Perry of the Seekonk Police Department will lead the program and everyone will get a small, closed box filled with assorted Legos. A timed challenge will be announced and then, all at the same time, everyone will open up the box and start to build! Following the challenge, participants will have the opportunity to discuss their build before starting on a new, different box of Legos! The program will include challenges, timed competitions and free build time, too.
Dragon Eye Craft
Thursday, August 11, 10 AM
Join Ms Sandie and make a clay dragon eye using air dry clay. The creative options are limitless!
Storywalk in Seekonk Meadows
Tuesday, August 16, 10 AM - 6 PM
Drop by throughout the day and enjoy a stroll around Seekonk Meadow’s main path and through the pages of Bill Harley’s storybook, “Sitting Down To Eat”. An outdoor event for the whole family that celebrates one of Bill’s classic stories.
Bill Harley Family Concert in the Meadows
Tuesday, August 16, 6:30 PM
The community is invited to a family concert with Seekonk’s own, Bill Harley! Bill will sing songs and tell stories with the wit and wisdom that he is so well known for.
A “not to be missed” concert for all ages with a Grammy Award winning master storyteller and musician. Come early and enjoy one of Bill’s books as a StoryWalk.
Welcome to Kindergarten!
Thursday, August 18, 10 AM
Join us for a program created especially for incoming Kindergarteners! Students entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2022 are welcome to register. We'll be reading a few stories about Kindergarten, followed by a ride on the school bus. The bus will loop around Seekonk, making brief stops at both Aitken and Martin Elementary schools. Register at www.seekonkpl.org
Seekonk Library storytimes focus on talking, singing, reading, writing and playing- important principles for your child’s reading readiness. Please bring your SAILS library card so your child can browse and select books to take home. Siblings are always welcome.
Babies & Books
Monday, August 8 at 10 AM
Join Miss Sharon for a monthly storytime that includes a book or two followed by music, fingerplays, movement and yes, even bubbles! Held indoors in the Library's Meeting Room. No registration required. Please bring your SAILS Library card so your child may take storytime books home.
Storytime in the Meadows
Fridays, August 5 and 12, 10 AM
Join Ms Sharon or Ms Sandie for a weekly summer storytime outside in the gazebo on Friday mornings at 10am! We'll be reading stories, singing songs, blowing bubbles, and having all kinds of adventures! Don't worry, if the weather doesn't cooperate, we'll move the program inside! Registration is NOT required, but please bring your SAILS library card to bring more books home and continue the storytime adventure!
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