Welcome to the Topsham Public Library, serving the residents of Topsham, Maine — A community center for all ages!

Topsham Public Library Programs

May 5, 2016
  • May 5, 201610:00 am - 10:30 am • May 5, 2016

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language while you spend time bonding together! Program lasts about 15 -20 minutes, and is designed for babies ages birth up to 23 months, and their adult. Please bring a small blanket or cloth, as babies will be spending some time on the floor!

  • May 5, 201610:30 am - 11:00 am • May 5, 2016

    Music & Rhyme Time

    At each Music & Rhyme Time for Twos we participate in action and nursery rhymes, read stories, sing songs, and play instruments to a guitar accompaniment. Each lively and fun session lasts about 20-30 minutes, and is designed for two year olds and their adult.

  • May 5, 201612:30 pm - 2:30 pm • May 5, 2016

    Genealogy Drop In

    Interested in Genealogy? Join our Genealogy volunteer, Karen, to help you get started. She’ll help you use our resources such as Ancestry to find out more about your family tree. Bring along a notebook and a USB flash drive (if you have one).

  • May 5, 20166:00 pm - 7:00 pm • May 5, 2016

    Intro to Vegetable Gardening Class

    Join Master Gardener, Ruth Bouchard Klein, for this basic introduction to vegetable gardening. Learn about the importance of soil, size and slope, and other garden location factors as well as what to plant and grow, and the fundamentals of crop rotation.

  • May 5, 20166:30 pm - 8:00 pm • May 5, 2016

    The Friends of the Topsham Public Library Meeting

    The Friends of the Topsham Public Library is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to supporting the Topsham Public Library. The Friends contribute time, effort, and resources to further develop the library’s potential as a dynamic force in our community. The Friends augment the library budget through fundraising to finance virtually all library programs and events. Meetings are open to the public and new members are always welcome. FMI visit our website: http://friendstopshamlibrary.org

May 6, 2016
  • May 6, 201612:00 pm - 2:00 pm • May 6, 2016

    Lawyers in Libraries

    Maine lawyers will be present at Maine public libraries to meet and speak with members of the public about issues of access to courts and justice in the 21st Century. The lawyers will also provide general guidance and information on referral to legal resources to individual attendees. Rebecca Brochu of Shankman & Associates, Topsham will be available for 10-15 minute private consultations.

May 7, 2016
  • May 7, 201610:00 am - 12:00 pm • May 7, 2016

    Sip n' Stitch

    Join this knitting and crocheting group that meets on the first and third Saturdays of the month. All abilities welcome! Come and work on your latest project, share patterns, check out the library's knitting and crocheting resources, and relax with a cup of coffee or tea. Would you like to learn to knit or crochet? Come along and we can help you with that too.

  • May 7, 201611:00 am - 12:00 pm • May 7, 2016

    Joy of the Lens Artists' Talk and Closing

    Join us in the Crooker Gallery as we announce the winners of this year’s People’s Choice Award and the Friends’ Photo Lottery. The winning artists in all categories will talk about their work.

May 10, 2016
  • May 10, 20166:30 pm - 8:00 pm • May 10, 2016

    Topsham Historical Society

    Stone wall builder, Kevin Gardner, will explain how and why New England came to acquire its thousands of miles of stone walls, the ways in which they were built, how their styles emerged and changed over time, and their significance to the famous New England landscape. He also will demonstrate their construction. Copies of Kevin's book, The Granite Kiss: Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls, will be available for purchase.

May 11, 2016
  • May 11, 201610:00 am - 11:00 am • May 11, 2016

    Preschool Storytime

    At each themed Storytime we sing songs, dance, and play instruments to a guitar accompaniment, participate in action rhymes, and of course, read stories! Storytime lasts approximately 30-40 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5, either alone or accompanied by an adult.

  • May 11, 20161:00 pm - 3:00 pm • May 11, 2016

    Drop-In Tech Support

    Need help setting up email? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Our tech guy, Dale, will be available to help you navigate your laptop or tablet.