May 20, 2024

Seekonk Public Library Children’s Room

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FlipBook Animation
Wednesday, May 1, 6 PM
Grades 4-8. Join Ms Maddie to create your own flipbooks! Learn what it takes to make a flipbook, create your idea, and animate it. Registration is required.

Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 4, 9-5 PM
May the 4th Be With You! It is "Free Comic Book Day" 2024! This year Free Comic Book Day falls on “Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You.” In celebration of this, we are having Star Wars-inspired activities throughout the children’s room. Find all the objects in our Star Wars scavenger hunt, then enter to win a Star Wars Prize pack. Star Wars-inspired craft to take and make. Star Wars books to check out, and an interactive bulletin board. Free comic books are available while supplies last.

Beginner Crochet for Kids
Tuesday, May 7, 6:30 PM
Kids in grades 3-5 are invited to join Ms Sandie to learn some basic crochet stitches. We'll learn the chain stitch, single crochet, and double crochet as well as casting off. All materials will be provided and kids will leave with their own crochet hook to continue practicing at home. Registration is required.

Paws to Read
Wednesdays, May 8 & 22, 3-4:30 PM (timeslots)
Build reading skills and gain confidence in reading aloud by coming to the Library to Paws to Read! Register to reserve a 15-minute time slot to have your child read to Gizmo and Pepe, two adorable chihuahua/pomeranian mix therapy dogs. Research has shown that reading aloud to another person can help struggling readers with their overall performance and confidence. But did you know that reading comprehension improves even more when reading to a dog rather than an adult? It's true! Registration is required.

All About Me!
Friday, May 10, 3:30 PM
Kids in grades K-3 join Ms. Corey for an after-school event where we will discover everything about you. We will read a story, draw self-portraits, and create life-size characters filled with things about you. Registration is required.

Meet R2D2 and Joe Francazio
Satuday, May 18, 10 AM
Have you ever wondered how R2-D2 and other droids from the Star Wars movies are built? Join us for a presentation from Joe Francazio to learn how! Joe is a member of the New England Droid Builders. He will bring his fully functional replica R2-D2 from the Star Wars movie franchise. Joe will be here for a presentation on building droids, talk to us about how R2-D2 was created, answer questions, and have time to take pictures with R2-D2. Registration is required.

Book Chat: Grades 4 & 5
Thursday, May 30, 6 PM
Kids in grades 4 and 5 are invited to join Ms Corey for a Book Chat. Read “Leonard (My Life as a Cat)” by Carlie Sorosiak, then join us for a book discussion and book-related activity, Thursday, May 16, 6:00-6:45 pm. All kids that need a copy of the book can pick up their hold during vacation week, April 16-20. Ebooks and audiobooks are also available. Registration is required.

STORYTIMES
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Mondays, May 6, 13, 20, 10 AM
Join Ms Corey for a special storytime just for children ages birth - 3. There will be a story, fingerplays, music, singing, and of course, bubbles! Siblings welcome. Drop in.

Preschool Storytime
Thursdays, May 9, 16, 23, 10 AM
Join Ms Sandie for a weekly storytime for the preschool crowd (ages 3-5)! Younger siblings are welcome! Ages 3-5. Drop in.

Storytime on the Go
May 1-31
Create a storytime experience at home with Storytime On The Go packets. Each packet will include 6 books and an age age-appropriate literacy activity.

The early literacy activities will support one or more of the five early literacy practices: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Storytime On The Go packets are available for toddlers and preschoolers- just choose the packet that's right for your child. Stop by the Children's Room to pick yours up! While supplies last.

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