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The Town Seekonk was founded in 1812 and is located in Bristol County on the Rhode Island border.

The community of Seekonk has a population of about 14000 people.

Seekonk remains an agriculture community it is increasingly becoming a residential suburb of Providence.

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EXPRESSION SESSIONS

Open space for art lovers to meet, socialize and practice their crafts such as watercolors, drawing, jewelry, etc. Stop in anytime from 12:30 - 2:30 the first Friday of each month. All artists welcome! No registration is necessary.
Location: John Sullivan Meeting Room



When: Apr 3, 2015 12 PM to Apr 3, 2015 2 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Fri, 03 Apr 2015 12 )
MASS CHAPTER OF MUFON INTERNATIONAL
Location: Large Meeting Room

When: Apr 21, 2015 6 PM to Apr 21, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18 )
EQUITY NATIONAL TITLE AND CLOSING

Homeownership for consumers class open to anyone who is looking to learn more information about purchasing a home after you have experienced a foreclosure or short sale
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: May 5, 2015 6 PM to May 5, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 05 May 2015 18 )
COUNCIL ON AGING CARD PLAYERS
Location: Large Meeting Room

When: Apr 2, 2015 11:45:00 AM to Apr 2, 2015 2 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 11:45:00 )
SEEKONK WATER SUPPLY ANNUAL MEETING
Location: Large Meeting Room

When: May 12, 2015 6 PM to May 12, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 12 May 2015 18 )
ARTFUL READING!

ARTFUL READING! This program is for children in Kindergarten through Grade 3. It combines art with reading. Children are encouraged to select books on display to check out and bring home. Different mediums of art will be explored. Pre-registration is necessary for planning purposes; however, registration continues throughout the 6 week sesson as space allows.


Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 29, 2015 3:45:00 PM to Apr 29, 2015 4 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:45:00 )
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK!

Celebrate National Library Week with us Monday through Saturday, April 13 - 18, 2015.

Food for Fines --ALL WEEK LONG!

Library fines for overdue materials will be reduced $1 for each acceptable food item donated. This food for fines program does not apply to lost materials or to accounts which have been referred for collection. Donations for the Food for Fines program or any of the food pantries will be collected at the Customer Services Desk in the library during library hours April 13 through 18. Acceptable items include only full-size canned or boxed foods (no single servings). Items must not be expired and must be free of dirt and bugs.



When: Apr 13, 2015 12 AM in Seekonk, Massachusetts (Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00 )
TODDLER STORYTIME!

TODDLER STORYTIME! Our storytimes and lesson plans focus on talking, reading, writing, playing and singing -- important principles for YOUR child's reading readiness. Registration continues throughout the 6 week session as space allows.

This program is for children aged 2 years 6 months through 3 years 6 months and is scheduled for Tuesdays at 10:30 am on April 28 through June 2. Placement preference is given to Seekonk residents.

Pre-registration is necessary for planning purposes.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 28, 2015 10 AM to Apr 28, 2015 11 AMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10 )
READING TO OLIVER!

READING TO OLIVER! Our resident Labradoodle, Oliver, loves for children to read to him! Drop-in or reserve a time in advance by calling 508-336-8230 x5140. Bring your own book or pick one from our collection in the Children's Room. Children can read for up to 20 minutes between 3:15 pm and 5:15 pm on designated Tuesdays Arpil 7 through June 30.

Oliver will not be here on April 21, May 19 or June 16 (Family Movie Matinee dates)


Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 14, 2015 3:15:00 PM to Apr 14, 2015 5:15:00 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:15:00 )
FAMILY NIGHT!

SPRING VIOLIN AND STRING CONCERT...Children aged 8 to 18 will be performing family favorites. Directed by Sandy Martineau.

NO registration is necessary. This program is free and open to the public.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: May 18, 2015 6 PM to May 18, 2015 7 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Mon, 18 May 2015 18 )
NATURE WALK in The Meadows

Join us for a NATURE WALK in The Meadows! Parents and children of all ages are encouraged to explore what nature has to offer on this Earth Day 2015! Collect rocks and see what's out there!

NO registration is necessary...just bring a basket or bag to collect your nature goodies!



When: Apr 22, 2015 10 AM to Apr 22, 2015 11 AMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10 )
EARTH DAY CRAFT!

We'll celebrate EARTH DAY by making a simple craft using natural materials. This program is for children in Grades 2 and up.

Registration is necessary for planning purposes.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 22, 2015 3 PM to Apr 22, 2015 4 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15 )
SUMMER CAMP & PRESCHOOL FAIR

There are many area Preschools and Day Care Centers that have summer camps for young children, in addition to the traditional camps in our area. We'll have representatives from some and information from others. Stop by and chat with those people to learn what's best for your child(ren) this summer!

NO registration is necessary.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 25, 2015 10 AM to Apr 25, 2015 12 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10 )
EDIBLE PERRENIAL GARDENING & LANDSCAPING

Naturalist and educator John Root will lead this presentation featuring the variety of trees, shrubs, vines, canes, and herbaceous perennials that can be grown in New England. If you're looking forward to reaping bountiful harvests of fruits, nuts, and vegetables, this program is for you! Participants will learn how to establish and care for these perennials using organic methods of cultivation. Nutritional and medicinal benefits of the plants are discussed as well. Questions and comments are welcome . This program is sponsored by a grant from the Seekonk Arts Council.
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Location: Large Meeting Room



When: May 27, 2015 6 PM to May 27, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 27 May 2015 18 )
WRITING PROGRAM

Former elementary school teacher, Judy Carlson, will be working with children in Grades 2 and 3 with a special "Writing Program" on Wednesday afternoons at 4 pm. Oliver will play a major role in this program, too!

Registration is necessary (and limited) for this 6 week-long program.


Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 1, 2015 4 PM to Apr 1, 2015 5 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16 )
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Location: Large Meeting Room

When: Apr 6, 2015 6 PM to Apr 6, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 18 )
The Black Goose Marathon.Half Marathon


When: Nov 1, 2015 12 AM to Nov 1, 2015 12 AMin Seekonk, Massachusetts
Cost: see registration website (Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00 )
tentative ADULT SERVICES PROGRAM
Location: Large Meeting Room

When: May 9, 2015 10 AM to May 9, 2015 11 AMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 May 2015 10 )
Library Lapsit!

LIBRARY LAPSIT! Storytimes and lesson plans focus on talking, reading, writing, playing and singing -- important priciples or YOUR child's reading readiness. This gentle program is for children aged from birth to 2 years 6 months. It meets on Mondays at 10:30 am fromo April 27 until June 8 (no class on Monday, May 25, Memorial Day observed).

Placement preference is given to Seekonk residents.


Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 27, 2015 10 AM to Apr 27, 2015 11 AMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10 )
ADVENTURE TRAVEL: GOING TO EXTREMES

An adventure travel journalist for The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Huffington Post, Peter Mandel hunts his stories and photos in the world's far corners, including Antarctica, India, Egypt, Patagonia, the fjords of Norway, the mountain pathways of Japan, and the deserts of Africa. The author of ten books, he'll talk about his most extreme travel experiences--experiencing a coup in Ecuador, suiting up as a theme park character, sailing on an Arctic icebreaker, camping in the African bush, and kayaking to the Statue of Liberty--as well as about how adventure travel turns to prose on today's newspaper page.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 7, 2015 6 PM to Apr 7, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18 )
tentative Adult Svcs program
Wednesday May 20, 2015
5:00 PM until 8:00 PM

When: May 20, 2015 5 PM to May 20, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 20 May 2015 17 )
tentative Adult Svcs program
Wednesday May 6, 2015
5:00 PM until 8:00 PM

When: May 6, 2015 5 PM to May 6, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 06 May 2015 17 )
tentative Adult Svcs program
Wednesday May 13, 2015
5:00 PM until 8:00 PM

When: May 13, 2015 5 PM to May 13, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 May 2015 17 )
IPAD & IPHONE USER GROUP

Looking for help with using your iPhone or iPad? Come to this new user group where we answer your top questions. Space is limited, registration is required.
Location: Innovation Center



When: Apr 16, 2015 3 PM to Apr 16, 2015 4 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15 )
tentative ADULT SERVICES
Location: Large Meeting Room

When: Apr 8, 2015 6 PM to Apr 8, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18 )
OSCAR BUZZ MOVIE: TBD
Location: Large Meeting Room

When: Apr 2, 2015 6 PM to Apr 2, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 18 )
KNITTERS CLUB

Open to all! Bring your knit, crochet, and needlework projects of all kinds.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 1, 2015 10 AM to Apr 1, 2015 12 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10 )
READ TO OLIVER!

Oliver, the lovable Labradoodle, will sit and listen to your child read on a comfy counch in the Meeting Room. Build reading skills and gain confidence in reading aloud. Bring a favorite book from home or choose one from our Children's Room!

No registration is required but it's recommended that you call us at 508-336-8230 x5140 to schedule a 20 minute session for the Tuesday afternoon you visit.

Oliver won't be here on our Family Movie Matinee days on January 27, February 10 or March 17.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Mar 31, 2015 3:15:00 PM to Mar 31, 2015 5:15:00 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:15:00 )
REHOBOTH GARDEN CLUB BOARD MEETING
Location: Large Meeting Room

When: Jun 24, 2015 6 PM to Jun 24, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18 )
BOOKS & MOVIES BOOK CLUB

Books and movies go together like a hand in a glove! Beat the rush with this book club as we read the most anticipated books to be brought to the big screen in coming months. This group will meet the second Tuesday of the month. No time to read? Read or listen to the audiobook for the first two hours and weigh in your thoughts! All book and movie lovers are welcome to attend and bring in your own brown bag lunch for this lunchtime group.

Please note the reading order is subject to change based on movie release dates; please contact the library to verify the next title selected.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 14, 2015 12 PM to Apr 14, 2015 1 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12 )
INTRODUCING LYNDA.COM - YOUR TUTOR IS WAITING

In this new monthly program, library staff will answer your top questions about using the service Lynda.com. This service provides thousands of professionally produced and led video training sessions on technology. You can learn more about using Excel, PhotoShop, Macs, Windows 8 and more at a time that's convenient for you; it is available in the library during business hours for FREE to anyone with a SAILS library card. Come to this program to learn more about what Lynda.com can do for you.

This program is offered FREE to the public.
Location: Innovation Center



When: Apr 24, 2015 10 AM to Apr 24, 2015 11:15:00 AMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10 )
PARENT-CHILD PLAYGROUP

PARENT-CHILD PLAYGROUP -- Sponsored by the AHS Early Intervention and the Dighton, Rehoboth, Seekonk & Swansea CFCE grant program.

Registration is required. Please call to be placed on the waiting list.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 3, 2015 10 AM to Apr 3, 2015 12 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Fri, 03 Apr 2015 10 )
Library Trustees Meeting

The Board of Library Trustees usually meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Please contact the library to confirm or check the official posting at Town Hall.



When: Apr 15, 2015 6 PM in Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18 )
New Narrative Non-fiction Book Group

Join us for a lively discussion of our first book in our new narrative non-fiction book group.
Reserve you copy today!
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Mar 31, 2015 6 PM to Mar 31, 2015 7 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18 )
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME!

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME! Our storytimes and lesson plans focus on talking, reading, writing, playing and singing -- important principles for YOUR cfhild's reading readiness. Registration continues throughout the 6 week session as space allows.

This program is for children aged 3 years 6 months to 5 years 6 months. Placement preference is given to Seekonk residents.

Pre-registration is necessary for planning purposes.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 29, 2015 1 PM to Apr 29, 2015 2 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13 )
CODING FOR KIDS

Celebrate National Library Week! "Unlimited Possibilities @ your library!"

CODING FOR KIDS! This program is for children aged 8 and up. They'll be using a board game, Robot Turtles, specifically designed to teach basic coding concepts while they build their cognitive skills. It's about sequencing instruction by instruction and being able to recognize the consequences. Robot Turtles, a card game, helps growing minds think about thinking! Rachel Joiner Escola will be mentoring children during this hour of coding fun.

Pre-registration is necessary for planning purposes.
Location: Innovation Center



When: Apr 15, 2015 4 PM to Apr 15, 2015 5 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16 )
CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY!

Celebrate National Library Week! "Unlimited Possibilities @ your library!"

Have a cup of coffee, tea or cocoa with a piece of pastry on us! It's our small way of thanking YOU, our valued customers for supporting our Library all year.



When: Apr 18, 2015 10 AM to Apr 18, 2015 4 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10 )
ROBOTS ON THE RUN!

Celebrate National Library Week! "Unlimited Possibilities @ your library!"

ROBOTS ON THE RUN! Sponsored by the Rhode Island Computer Museum, children aged 10 and up (Grades 4 & up) will get hands-on robotics instruction. Pre-registration is necessary for planning purposes.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 16, 2015 4 PM to Apr 16, 2015 5 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16 )
FAMILY NIGHT!

THE WORLD OF OWLS presented by Wingmasters! This program shows how owls use their specialized powers of sight, hearing and flight to survive and thrive. A wealth of fact and folklore about these masters of the dark explains the natural and unnatural history of owls. A variety of LIVE owls provides the focus of the presentation.

NO registration is necessary. Sponsored by The Friends of Seekonk Public Library, this program is FREE and open to the public.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Jun 29, 2015 6 PM to Jun 29, 2015 7 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18 )
SEEKONK YOUTH SOCCER COACHES MEETING
Location: Large Meeting Room

When: Apr 1, 2015 6 PM to Apr 1, 2015 7 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18 )
SEEKONK ARTIST NETWORK

Display in Large Meeting Room during Meadows summer celebration
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Jun 20, 2015 10 AM to Jun 20, 2015 4 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10 )
FAMILY NIGHT!

FAMILY NIGHT! This month's guest features Magic by George starring George Saterial!

George has become the first and only magician in the world to receive magic's highest and most coveted honors, the "Gold Medal of Excellence," from the industry's foremost associations--The International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians.FAMILY NIGHT this month features Magic by George starring George Saterial.

His presentation showcases the perfec blend of magic and comedy...great family entertainment!

NO registration is required. This program is sponsored by The Friends of Seekonk Public Library and is free and open to the public.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 27, 2015 6 PM to Apr 27, 2015 7 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18 )
FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE

FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE -- A 12-year old boy inherits the Minnesota Twins in this baseball comedy that is aimed toward younger viewers. Young Billy, a normal twelve-year old, is nuts about baseball and knows almost everything there is to know abaout the game...come sees what happens to this boy when his grandfather leaves him the team in his will!

This film is rated PG and the running time is 2 hours.

FREE SmartFood compliments of The Friends of Seekonk Public Library. NO registration is required.

If patrons have a special physical or communication need that may affect their participation in Seekonk Library services or activities, they should contact the Library staff to discuss accommodations. Seekonk Library cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification of need.


Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 21, 2015 4 PM to Apr 21, 2015 6 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16 )
LYNDA.COM Demonstration

Celebrate National Library Week..."Unlimited Possibilities @ your library!"

Discover something new from a Lynda.com tutorial! Learn technology, creative and business skills you can use today.

Courses for all levels cover technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. We'll show you how to access this free program in our Innovation Center.

NO registration is necessary.
Location: Innovation Center



When: Apr 17, 2015 10 AM to Apr 17, 2015 1 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10 )
Mr. D.J.'s ULTIMATE KIDS DANCE PARTY

Join us as we celebrate School Vacation Week with Mr. D.J., Tad Travis. He'll bring his Ultimate Kids Dance Party and lots of music, games, trivia contests and dances for kids of all ages to enjoy.

NO registration is necessary! Sponsored by The Friends of Seekonk Public Library, this program is FREE and open to the public.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 23, 2015 10 AM to Apr 23, 2015 11 AMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10 )
E-books for E-veryone!

Celebrate National Library Week! "Unlimited Possibilities @ your library!"

E-books for E-veryone! We're celebrating National Library Week and "Unlimited Possibilities @ your library!" is the theme! Come to the Library on this day to watch E-book download demonstrations and receive individualized instruction all day...all ages! Drop in! No registration required.



When: Apr 13, 2015 10 AM to Apr 13, 2015 8 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10 )
LEGO WORKSHOP

Bring your own collection of Legos or use some of ours and create a masterpiece, which we might put on display in the Children's Room!

This program is FREE and open to the public. NO registration is necessary.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 24, 2015 1 PM to Apr 24, 2015 3 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13 )
FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE

FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE -- A mysterious potion prompts a group of elves, goblins, imps, and fairies on an incredible adventure in this fantastical fantasy inspired by William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Starring the voices of Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood and Kristen Chenoweth.

This film is rated PG and the running time is 99 minutes.

FREE SmartFood compliments of The Friends of Seekonk Public Library. NO registration is required. Call the Library at 508-336-8230 x5140 for the exact movie title.

If patrons have a special physical or communication need that may affect their participation in Seekonk Library services or activities, they should contact the Library staff to discuss accommodations. Seekonk Library cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification of need.


Location: Large Meeting Room



When: May 19, 2015 4 PM to May 19, 2015 5 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 19 May 2015 16 )
FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE

FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE -- When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Francoyko, brillant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Poitter) leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends and his robot companion Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit) in Disney's Animation's adaptation ofo the popular Marvel Comics series.

You can call the Library at 508-336-8230 x5140 for the exact title.

FREE SmartFood compliments of The Friends of Seekonk Public Library. NO registration is required.

This film is rated PG and the running time is 102 minutes.

If patrons have a special physical or communication need that may affect their participation in Seekonk Library services or activities, they should contact the Library staff to discuss accommodations. Seekonk Library cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification of need.


Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Jun 16, 2015 4 PM to Jun 16, 2015 5:45:00 PMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16 )
Digital Storytime!

Celebrate National Library Week! "Unlimited Possibilities @ your library!"

DIGITAL STORYTIME for children aged 3 to 5 years. This program is a pilot program for future Digital Storytimes using books, Tumblebooks and a video screen. Registration is necessary for planning purposes.
Location: Large Meeting Room



When: Apr 14, 2015 10 AM to Apr 14, 2015 11 AMin Seekonk, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10 )

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