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Topsham Public Library Programs

February 9, 2016
  • February 9, 20166:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Topsham Historical Society

    Barbara Desmaris, local historian, cemetery researcher, and blogger, will our speaker. Commissioned in 1943, the Brunswick Naval Air Station occupied nearly 1,500 acres of land, a part of which was donated by the town. The remainder of the land was privately owned, creating disruption to the lives of many residents. Barbara will speak about the farms and families, as well as the cemeteries and individual graves, displaced by the creation of BNAS.

February 10, 2016
  • February 10, 201610:00 am - 11:00 am

    Preschool Storytime-CANCELLED

    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.

  • February 10, 201612:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Topsham Garden Club - Travel the World Through Backyard Gardens

    Please join us for a bring-your-own lunch with coffee & dessert provided by the Club; and stay for the 12:30pm business meeting. You can also come at 1:30pm just to enjoy the program, presented by Irene Brady Barber of Greenscapes Design in South Durham, Maine.

  • February 10, 20166:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Topsham Back to the Future - Topsham’s Rural Heritage

    Can we grow without losing our natural environment, farms & open space? We have a rural landscape that has been pretty well protected - so far. Come hear about what more we can do to keep Topsham's farms, waters and forests alive and well. Topsham: Back to the Future is a series of public workshops hosted by the Topsham Planning Department, the Topsham Economic & Community Development Department, and the Topsham Public Library,

February 11, 2016
  • February 11, 20169:00 am - 12:30 pm

    AARP tax help

    Every Thursday through April 9, 9am – 12pm: There will be tax professionals in the library to help prepare your tax returns. This a free service offered to low and moderate income individuals. Call 725-1727 for more information, what to bring with you, and to make an appointment.

  • February 11, 201610:00 am - 10:30 am

    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!

  • February 11, 201610:30 am - 11:00 am

    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.

  • February 11, 201612:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    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).

  • February 11, 20165:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Teen Talk

    Our teen book discussion group is for those in grades 8 - 12. We talk about books while sharing pizza. Copies of the books are available at the library. If you have any question please email cyndi@topshamlibrary.org. Registration is required so I know how much pizza to buy. Teens may join at any time. This month's book is These Broken Stars: A Starbound Novel by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

February 12, 2016
  • February 12, 201610:00 am - 11:30 am

    Parent/Child Workshop

    Join children’s librarian Mariah Sewall and community professionals from local agencies for a fun and interactive playtime in a room full of toys! The five-week Parent/Child Workshop brings together children ages birth-5 and caregivers in a playful and interactive setting. Registration required.

February 13, 2016
  • February 13, 201612:00 am - 11:59 pm

    Joy of the Lens applications are now available

  • February 13, 201610:00 am - 11:30 am

    Love your library open house!

    Come see what your library card can do for you and why the Topsham Public Library is your community center for all ages! There will be crafts, tours, and free raffles. Gelato Fiasco and Wicked Joe are providing refreshments. We will demonstrate how to use our new telescopes and have several eReaders on hand for you to explore. We love our community. Come and share the love!

  • February 13, 20161:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Chocolate War

    What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Bring your sweet tooth and try to best your buddies with a little friendly combat! Events include: Chocolate Pictionary, Stack & Sort Races, Chocolate Shuffleboard and more. Ages 11-18 only, registration is required and closes at noon on Friday, February 12. Make sure you tell your friends—we need 10 people to run this program!!