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

Topsham Public Library Programs

October 22, 2016
  • October 22, 201610:00 am - 12:00 pm • October 22, 2016

    Great Books

    Great Books meets on the 4th Saturday of each month and uses The Great Books Foundation Short Story Omnibus, which can be purchased from the Great Books Foundation. We are ALWAYS looking for new members!

  • October 22, 201611:00 am - 2:00 pm • October 22, 2016

    Drop-In Activities for Kids

    We will have pumpkin exploration and zombie slime at our sensory station, and pumpkin painting, flutter ghosts, and tissue paper pumpkins at our craft tables!

  • October 22, 20161:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 22, 2016

    Library Legos

    Come build with our Lego collection! We have giant bins full of Legos for older kids, and Duplos available for younger kids upon request!

  • October 22, 20162:00 pm - 3:30 pm • October 22, 2016

    Halloween Movie: ParaNorman

    Norman, a boy who has the ability to see and speak with the dead, has to take on spooky zombies, mysterious ghosts, wily witches and, worst, of all, clueless grown-ups in order to save his town from a centuries-old curse. Rated PG. Recommended ages 10 and up, but all are welcome. Bring pillows and blankets for extra coziness. Popcorn will be served!

October 25, 2016
  • October 25, 20169:00 am - 12:00 pm • October 25, 2016

    Complimentary Hearing Screening

    Cristin Richards-Scott, Au.D from Great Scott Audiology has been a licensed clinical and dispensing audiologist. since 1999. She is offering complimentary hearing screening at the library. Walk-ins welcome!

  • October 25, 20163:00 pm - 4:00 pm • October 25, 2016

    Mystery Readers Roundtable

  • October 25, 20165:30 pm - 6:00 pm • October 25, 2016

    Halloween Storytime

    Wear your costume! We will share some (gently) spooky stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft! Halloween Storytime will last about 30-40 minutes, and is designed for children ages 3-5, but all are welcome!

  • October 25, 20166:00 pm - 7:00 pm • October 25, 2016

    Reading Between the Panels - Graphic Novel Discussion Group

    If you love art and literature (and at the same time), then join Adrien and Dale each month as they discuss all things graphic novel. From classic comic book collections to the latest in graphic novels, we share our favorites, make recommendations, and talk shop about the writing, the art, and everything in between. Every fourth Tuesday at 6pm from October to May.

  • October 25, 20166:30 pm - 7:30 pm • October 25, 2016

    CREA Presents

    A Local Look at a Changing Climate: The Botanical Explorer, Tuesday, October 25, 6:30pm: Our guest speaker will be Ethnobotanist Joseph Simcox. Joseph is an international speaker presenting at diverse conferences and symposiums around the world and introducing new perspectives on food resources, food production and the environment. For more info on this exciting speaker check out his website www.explorewithjoseph.com.

October 26, 2016
  • October 26, 201610:00 am - 11:00 am • October 26, 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 30-45 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project! AGES 3-5. This week our theme is: THE LETTER C!

  • October 26, 20161:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 26, 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.

October 27, 2016
  • October 27, 201610:00 am - 10:30 am • October 27, 2016

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language and music while you spend time bonding together! We sing songs, participate in action rhymes, and share a board book! Program lasts about 15 -20 minutes, and is for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • October 27, 201610:30 am - 11:00 am • October 27, 2016

    Music & Rhyme Time for Twos

    At each Music & Rhyme Time we sing songs, dance and play instruments to a guitar accompaniment, participate in action rhymes, and read one short story. Each lively and fun session lasts about 20-30 minutes. For TWO YEAR OLDS and their grownup!

  • October 27, 201612:30 pm - 2:30 pm • October 27, 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).

October 28, 2016
  • October 28, 201610:00 am - 11:30 am • October 28, 2016

    Parent/Child Workshop

    Join Ms. Mariah for a fun and interactive playtime in a room full of toys! Add professionals from local agencies to informally chat about topics important to child development and you have the five-week Parent/Child Workshop. The program emphasizes and supports the role of parents as first teachers, facilitates early intervention, and promotes healthy development and literacy. (Plus it’s really fun!!) Ages birth-5. Registration required.

  • October 28, 20161:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 28, 2016

    The Librarian is in! Drop in

    Join Adult Services Librarian, Emma, for this drop in service. Ask reference questions, receive book recommendations or help with databases.