May 21, 2024

Seekonk Public Library Programs for Children and Families

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Seekonk Library’s “Find Your Voice” Summer Reading Challenge.
Ongoing through August 14

It's summer and Seekonk Library's Summer Reading Challenge is on! Registration is continuing for Find Your Voice, this year’s summer reading challenge. Sign-up then keep track of how much time is spent reading. Read ‘anything and everything’ because it all counts toward the challenge! What’s the challenge? To read 20 minutes a day! Children register for the program then log their reading time online to get virtual badges, earn “brag tags”, take part in interesting activities and earn raffle tickets for a chance to win one of over 20 raffle prizes.

It’s free to participate and registering for the program is easy by visiting www.seekonkpl.beanstack.org  If you already have a Beanstack account, then simply log in and select this summer’s reading challenge. Please have your SAILS Library card available when registering. Don’t have a SAILS card? Contact us at childrens@seekonkpl.org  or call (508) 336-8230 Sign up, read, log time. Combat summer learning loss with Seekonk Library’s summer reading program for children! Find Your Voice is sponsored by Seekonk Public Library, CSLP, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Bill Harley Family Concert
Monday, August 7, 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. This event is generously sponsored by Sturdy Memorial Hospital. Registration required at www.seekonkpl.org 


Trails & Trail Mix
Tuesday, August 8, 10 AM
We'll gather in the meeting room at Seekonk Library at 10 AM to make trail mix. Then together we'll set off on a nature hike in Seekonk Meadows and the Gammino Pond Trails. Led by Seekonk's new Conservation Agent, Adeline Bellesheim. Registration required at www.seekonkpl.org.  A collaboration between Seekonk Library and the Seekonk Conservation Commission.

I’m Going to Kindergarten
Thursday, August 17, 10 AM
This program is specifically for children entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2023. We'll have a special, all-about-kindergarten storytime then head out for a ride around town on a Seekonk School bus. We'll loop by both Aitken and Martin schools, showing kids where the buses pick up and drop off. Each child will go home with an activity kit to help them prepare for Kindergarten! Register for the waiting list.




Storytimes

Storytime in the Meadows
Fridays at 10 AM, August 4, 11
Join Ms Sharon or Ms Sandie for Summer Storytimes in the gazebo in Seekonk Meadows. There will be stories and bubbles! Please bring your SAILS library card so you may check out books to take home! Drop in. In the case of rain or extreme heat, held indoors

Babies & Books
Tuesday, August 15, 10 AM
Join Miss Sharon for a special storytime just for children ages birth - 2. There will be a story, fingerplays, music, singing and of course, bubbles! Siblings welcome. Drop in. Held indoors.


Rainy Day Movies
If it’s a rainy day in August, call or check the library’s Facebook to see if we’re showing a movie. If we are, everyone is invited to bring a pillow and blanket to sit on and watch a family movie in the meeting room (chairs also available). Movie titles and show times will vary and are announced the morning of. Showings are dependent on room availability. Let it rain!

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