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Welcome to the Topsham Public Library, serving the residents of Topsham, Maine —

A community center for all ages!

Topsham Public Library Programs

May 5, 2015 • 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Computer & eReader Drop In - Canceled

Sorry for any inconvenience.

May 5, 2015 • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Family Movie Night - Paddington

Paddington tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear who travels to the city in search of a home. Lost and alone, he finally meets the kindly Brown family. Rated PG and recommended for ages 6 and up, but all are welcome! Bring pillows and blankets for extra coziness! Popcorn will be served.

May 6, 2015 • 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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 designed for preschool children age 3 and older. Often followed by an art project! Today the theme is: MOTHERS!

May 6, 2015 • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Topsham Garden Club - All About Spring Pruning

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 1:30 just to enjoy the program, presented by Kyle Rosenberg, owner and Maine Arborist of Forest to Shore Tree and Landscape Services. Everyone is welcome to attend.

May 6, 2015 • 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Spring Film Fest - Angriest Man in Brooklyn

Nano, Nano! Here’s a news flash: Our first spring film fest will pay tribute to America’s funny man, Robin Williams. Shazbot! We will show a selection of Williams’ work. You are invited to stay after the movie for a discussion. “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” John Keating, Dead Poets Society.

May 7, 2015 • 10:00 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 ages birth to 18 months (or, pre-walking).

May 7, 2015 • 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Music & Rhyme Time

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 minutes. Designed for ages 18 months to 3 years (or, walking).

May 7, 2015 • 12:30 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).

May 7, 2015 • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Master Gardeners

UMaine Extension associate professor Tori Jackson and other experts will provide research-based horticultural training during the 14-week course. After graduation, Master Gardener Volunteers are asked to contribute 40 hours toward community gardening projects in Androscoggin or Sagadahoc county. Registration closed.

May 7, 2015 • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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 9, 2015 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Joy of the Lens Artist Talk

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 9, 2015 • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Spring Film Fest - Bicentennial Man

Nano, Nano! Here’s a news flash: Our first spring film fest will pay tribute to America’s funny man, Robin Williams. Shazbot! We will show a selection of Williams’ work. You are invited to stay after the movie for a discussion. “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” John Keating, Dead Poets Society.