April 30, 2017

Children’s Programs at Seekonk Library

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The Seekonk Public Library announces the following programs for March 2017
Storytimes
Seekonk Library storytimes focus on the 5 principles of reading readiness talking, singing, reading writing and playing. No registration but a SAILS Library Card is required.

Lapsit (0-2 Years)
Mondays, March 6, 13, 20, 27 at 10 am
Toddler (2 and 3 year olds)
Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28 at 10 am
Preschool (3, 4 and 5 year olds)
Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22 at 1:30 pm
Family Storytime and Playgroup (0-5 year olds)
Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23 at 10 am

Reading with Oliver
Tuesday, March 7, 14, 28
3:15- 5:15 pm
Build reading skills and gain confidence in reading aloud by coming to the Library and "Reading to Oliver", an adorable Laradoodle. Children should bring a book they can read or come a few minutes early to select one here. We suggest reserving a 20 minute time slot in advance but drop-ins are always welcome!
Snow in Seekonk Meadows
Whenever there’s snow on the ground, come into the children’s room and borrow snow toys such as snowball makers and ‘snow- art’ supplies for use in Seekonk Meadows, the park adjacent to the Library. Just sign the items out with the Children’s Librarian. Building a snowman? We’ll supply the carrot noses and scarves. See you at the Library for winter fun in Seekonk Meadows!
Science Saturday Workshops: Astronomy!
Saturday, March 18 at 1:00 pm
Discover black holes, planets, telescopes, secrets of the night sky and more. Ideal for ages 6-10, but anyone interested in astronomy is welcome to attend. Younger children should be accompanied by an adult. Registration preferred but drop ins are always welcome.

Mad Science presents Matter of Fact
Friday, March 17 2 - 3 pm
Create physical and chemical changes. Mix up a bunch of Mad Science Putty to take home.
Space is limited so register early. This an early release day for Seekonk students. Grades K-5.
Series Madness!! March 6 - 31
A bracket tournament of favorite children’s book series! Come in every week of this 4 week “sweet sixteen” event and cast your ballot for your favorite series. Maybe you’ll even win a basket full of series favorites! Visit, see our brackets & vote starting March 6!
March Movie Matinee
Tuesday, March 21, 4 pm
A new family movie about a young girl finding her way in the beautiful Pacific islands. Call for exact title.
Free popcorn donated by the Friends of the Seekonk Library
Dr. Seuss Scavenger Hunt in the Children’s Room. Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday this week by seeking and finding cut-outs of his iconic characters hiding in our Children’s Room. Are they on the shelves? By the computers? Hiding under the iPads? You’ll have to come see! Participants get a Dr. Seuss sticker! Drop-in between February 27 — March 3
Read Across America Day Storytime
Thursday, March 2 at 10:00 am
This special edition of our Family Storytime celebrates Dr. Seuss. We’ll have stories, songs and games full of Seussian silliness. There will even be a special digital “photo booth” to make keepsake photos!
Ages 0-5
Creating with Paper Circuits
Monday, March 6 from 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Middle Schoolers in grades 6-8 can experiment with supplies like copper tape, batteries and special LED stickers to make circuits on paper. We’ll make spinning, light-up, paper ‘copters to impress family and friends.
Register on our events calendar at seekonkpl.org
For more details about any of these programs visit seekonkpl.org/children or call (508) 336-8230 x5140









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