Programs for Children and Families for April 2018 at the Seekonk Library
Seekonk Library storytimes focus on the five principles of reading readiness from the Every Child Ready to Read program. These principles are talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. No registration for our storytimes but a SAILS Library Card is required.
Lapsit (0-2 Years)
Mondays, April 2, 9, 30 at 10 am
Includes a story, fingerplays, music, a musical instrument experience and yes, BUBBLES!
Toddler (2 and 3 year olds)
Tuesdays, April 4, 11 at 10 am
Includes stories, music, a musical instrument experience, an early learning take-home activity and bubbles.
Family Storytime and Playgroup (0-5 year olds)
Thursdays, April 5, 12 at 10 am
Stories and music followed by learning in a playgroup setting.
Saturday Morning Storytime
Saturday, April 7 at 10 am
Stop in for a new "short and sweet" Saturday morning Storytime.
Families with children ages 2 - 5 are invited to drop in and enjoy stories and a fun, literacy based, take-home craft.
Great for adults who can't attend our weekday storytimes and a perfect format for busy Saturday mornings. Join us!
Please bring your SAILS Library Card with you so your child may browse and select books to take home that support storytime.
Saturday, April 7 at 1:30 pm
Fans of Minecraft unite!
Stop by and meet other kids who share a love of Minecraft. For this event, please bring your own device...and a friend! Drop-in when you can and stay as long as you wish. For children in grades 3+ with an adult in attendance.
Friday, April 13
Chapter Chat at 3:45
Are you listening to or starting to read chapter books? Then you should join this new club! Each meeting we will listen to some chapters of a new book and then do a craft or project together. You'll gets lots of ideas of new books to try! Register.
Wednesday, April 25th
Construct a Dinosaur at 6:30 pm
Kids, along with a parent, will make a 3 dimensional, table top dinosaur. We'll sand the precut wooden pieces, build the dinosaur and then paint it. Come as early as 6 pm if you want more time! For children in grades 3 - 5 with an adult. Limited to 10. Register at seekonkpl.org Calendar of Events
Saturday, May 5 from 10-3 pm
Free Comic Book Day'
Stop by the Library and pick out a new, free comic book to take home. Something for all ages, kids - adult, while supplies last.
Creating Comics Workship
Saturday May 5 from 1 - 3 PM
With a hands-on approach, students will draw their own comic pages and learn everything from storytelling to publishing. This workshop is boing held in conjunction with Free Comic Book Day. Led by Comic Book Artist, Dean Caluasdian. Ages 8 - 12. Register at seekonkpl.org Calendar of Events.
School Vacation Week
Tuesday, April 17
Pom Pom Frenzy! at 10 am
Using pom poms, we'll play at 4 different learning stations. We'll sort, count, and craft with pom poms and explore science concepts, too. Led by local Family Lifestyle Blogger, Jenna Pellegrin, leangreenmamamachine.com. Ages 2.5 - 5. Limited to 12 families Register at seekonkpl.org Calendar of Events
Tuesday April 17, 2 - 3 pm
Slime Party! Kids in grades 3 - 5 with an adult can make 3 kinds of slime in this fun program. Register at seekonkpl.org, calendar of events.
Wednesday, April 18
Kindness Rocks Project at 2 pm
This spring Seekonk Library will begin to establish a Kindness Rocks Garden for our community. The idea behind this nationwide project is to spread kindness and create moments of inspiration for children and adults. Join us as we paint rocks for our rock garden, a garden where people can select an inspiring rock to keep and another to leave in the community for someone to find. Let's set out to spark more joy in our community by painting inspiring messages of kindness.
All supplies provided. All ages with a participating adult.
"Spreading kindness...one rock at a time."
Thursday, April 19
Hand Drumming for Kids
Join Dana Maguire and explore rhythms, songs and movements from cultures around the world. Learn the basics of how to play authentic, handmade instruments from Africa. Dana's teaching technique will put a smile on your face and have you learning in no time at all. All ages but please register according to age. Ages 4-6 at 2:30 pm. Ages 7 - 9 at 3:15 pm. Ages 10 - 12 at 4:15 pm.
Friday, April 20
Celebrate Earth Day 2018
Nature Walk at 1 pm weather permitting
Recycling Crafts at 2 pm
Weather permitting, everyone is invited to meet at 1 pm in the Gazebo at Seekonk Meadows for a 30 minute nature walk. There will be some bug catchers and butterfly nets to use or bring your own. Let's "take in" nature and see which insects and plants we discover. All ages. After our walk, everyone is invited to come into the Library and get creative with recycling projects that are not only fun, but are also good for our earth.