October 1, 2022

Seekonk Public Library Children’s Room

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Celebrate Batman Week
September 12 -17
Drop in anytime this week to pick up a Batman activity packet that includes a word search, maze, trivia questions, "make a mask" and more. While visiting, browse an assortment of Batman and superhero books- there's something for everyone!

To end the week, remember to mark your calendar for a special movie with Batman and Scooby Doo on Saturday, September 17 at 2 PM. (75 minutes. NR.) Everyone is invited to wear all black. Batman masks provided! For exact title, call the library or visit www.seekonkpl.org 

Minecraft for Education
Tuesdays, September 13, 20, 27 at 6:30 PM
Join Ms Sandie for a 3-week Minecraft Club session using Minecraft Education Edition. Geared towards kids in grades 3-5, this Minecraft Club utilizes lesson plans to visit Minecraft worlds and create projects together! Kids work both individually and collectively on builds while learning about topics such as oceans, outer space, ancient Egypt, environmental sustainability, and more! Each week varies, but we always have a great time working together, building community. Registration required and participants need their own compatible device (a tablet, desktop or laptop) Each registrant will be sent a download link and username/password to use for the duration of Minecraft Club. We must all be using the same version of Minecraft to join worlds together. We meet virtually on Zoom and in Minecraft simultaneously.

Insect Safari with Professor Bugman
Saturday, September 17, 11AM
Are you curious about the many species of BUGS we have in our backyards? Do you love all things crawling and strange-looking? If yes, let's get outside and get exploring! Join Professor Bugman (Bryan Man, M.S., M.Ed.) on an insect safari in the Seekonk Meadows. Children will learn how to use Prof. Bugman's entomology equipment to search their local environment for insect and invertebrate wildlife under the mentorship of a real entomologist, Professor Bugman. This insect safari puts real entomology equipment into kids' hands and lets them explore their environment just like a scientist would. Children will learn to use equipment, ask questions, find answers, and learn about the ecosystem all around them. Ages 3 - 11. Registration required. Weather permitting.

Saturday Movie Matinee
Saturday, September 17 at 2 PM
Batman and Scooby Doo team- up to solve an old case with new evidence. Meanwhile, an unknown villain, the 'Crimson Cloak,' must be stopped before overthrowing all of Gotham. Call the library for the exact title. Running time 75 minutes. No registration. Drop in.

Homeschool Parents Get-Together
Thursday, September 22 at 6 PM
Local homeschooling families (adults) are invited to a casual get together. Stop by the library's meeting room anytime between 6 PM - 7:30 PM for an opportunity to meet-up with others, offer support, plan programs or just have a night out. There will not be a presentation- just conversation and resource sharing. Information on library programs and services will be available. This particular program is limited to adults. Registration is not required but is appreciated for planning purposes. If you are unable to attend but would like information on various library programs and services that support homeschooling, please email sclarke@seekonkpl.org.  

STORYTIMES
Seekonk Library storytimes focus on talking, singing, reading, writing and playing- important principles for your child’s reading readiness.

Baby & Toddler Storytime
Monday, September 19, 26, October 3, 17, 24, 31 at 10 AM
Join Miss Sharon for a weekly storytime designed for children birth - 36 months old. The storytime will include a book or two followed by music, fingerplays, movement and yes, even bubbles! Held indoors in the Library's Meeting Room. Siblings always welcome. No registration required. Please bring your SAILS Library card so your child may take storytime books home.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesdays, September 21, 29, October 5, 12, 19 at 9:30 AM
Miss Sandie will read 2 - 3 stories and children will complete a related activity. Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but please bring your SAILS library card to check out books to take home.

Storytime on the Go
Starting September 20
Create a storytime experience at home with Storytime On The Go packets. Each packet will include 6 books to check out along with an age appropriate early 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 babies, toddlers or preschoolers- just choose the packet that's right for your child. Baby packets include board books with sturdy pages for the youngest of readers. Toddler packets have stories for children who are ready for books with short stories. Preschoolers receive books with longer stories. For September, Storytime on the Go packets will be available starting Tuesday, September 20. Registration not required. Drop in.

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