Dog Man Bingo
Tuesday, December 8th, 4-5 PM
Elementary aged students are invited to join us for a celebratory game of Bingo featuring ALL of our favorites from Dav Pilkey's hilarious cast of characters. Dog Man, Dragon, Captain Underpants, and of course...his newest Superhero..Cat Kid! We're celebrating the much anticipated release of Pilkey's Cat Kid Comic Club!
Each participant will receive a customizable Bingo card (to play for Pilkey themed prizes from posters to books), a Cat Kid Comic Club official member certificate, stickers, and more! Please pick up your bingo kit at the library prior to the event. Curbside appointments are also available.
The live Bingo session will be held virtually via Zoom on 12/8 at 4pm.
Registration is required. Registration closes 1 hour prior to the event. The Zoom invite link will be sent to registrants approximately 1 hour before the event. Please provide the email address you'd like that link sent to.
The American Library Association (ALA) announced that Seekonk Public Library has been selected to participate in Libraries Lead with Digital Skills, an initiative of ALA and the Public Library Association (PLA), sponsored by Grow With Google, the tech company’s economic opportunity initiative. For this project, the library will be offering a training series, Power Your Job Search with Google Tools, which consists of two free online presentations hosted in Google Meet:
Jobs on Google Search
Wednesday, December 9
6 PM – 7 PM
Optimize your job search by accessing job postings from across the Internet in one spot in Google Search. In this program you will learn how to make the most of this service, including tools specifically for finding listings to work from home or for veterans.
Creating Resumes and Search Notes
Wednesday, December 16
6 PM – 7 PM
Gain practical technology experience while working on your job search. In this program you will review using Google Docs to create and update your resume and using Google Sheets to track your job search activities.
These virtual presentations will be hosted in Google Meet; register to receive email with instructions for joining the sessions. Registration is now open in the Event Calendar on the library’s website, www.seekonkpl.org. Register on the December 9 form for one or both events.
This program is funded by Libraries Lead with Digital Skills, which was created so that local libraries can combine their own program offerings with Grow with Google training materials to offer virtual community workshops or other activities aimed at empowering small businesses to grow online or assisting job seekers to prepare for and find work.
The Grow with Google initiative draws on Google’s 20-year history of building products, platforms, and services that help people and businesses grow. Through this initiative, we aim to help everyone across America – those who make up the workforce of today and those who will drive the workforce of tomorrow – access the best of Google’s training and tools to grow their skills, careers, and businesses. Learn more at grow.google.
Get together with fellow readers to discuss a different book each month. Please reserve a copy of the book to pick up. Don't know how to put items on hold? Watch this video!
This holiday season will surely be different from those we remember from years’ past. Reminisce with us on Taunton’s renown holiday history in the program Holiday History in the Christmas City hosted through Zoom on Thursday, December 10 at 6 PM. Register in the Events Calendar at www.seekonkpl.org to receive the login information the week of the program. If you’re not familiar with Zoom, contact the library at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. This program is free and open to the public.
This program on Christmas City will be led by Old Colony History Museum. Learn how Taunton earned its nickname “The Christmas City“ thanks to its spectacular displays of decorations and holiday lights on the Taunton Green and its reputation as a destination for shoppers buying gifts for their loved ones. In this presentation, we’ll take a trip back in time and explore this wonderful local history.
The Old Colony History Museum is home to an extensive collection of regional objects and archives and a research library specializing in local history and genealogy. It’s parent organization, the Old Colony Historical Society, was founded on May 4, 1853, making it one of New England’s oldest historical societies.
A special holiday inspired program for children birth - 24 months.
This storytime includes books, bubbles, fingerplays, music, singing and definitely jingle bells!!
Everyone is invited to wear red or green. Older siblings are always welcome to attend.
Registration required. This is a live, virtual event via Zoom. Register and the Zoom link will be sent one hour before the program starts.