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

Topsham Public Library Programs

March 20, 2019
  • March 20, 201910:15 am - 11:15 am • March 20, 2019

    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 45 - 60 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

  • March 20, 20191:00 pm - 3:00 pm • March 20, 2019

    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.

  • March 20, 20195:30 pm - 8:00 pm • March 20, 2019

    Mid Coast–Parkview Health Community Forum

    Mid Coast–Parkview Health Community Forum: The Mid Coast–Parkview Health board of directors has voted to engage with MaineHealth to explore the possibility of integrating into the MaineHealth system. We value input from our community on what is important to you and our local healthcare culture. As part of the exploratory process, we are holding this public forum where you can learn more about this process, ask questions, and provide important feedback. Please join us for an important discussion about the future of healthcare in our community.

March 21, 2019
  • March 21, 201910:00 am - 10:30 am • March 21, 2019

    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.

  • March 21, 201910:30 am - 11:00 am • March 21, 2019

    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!

  • March 21, 201912:30 pm - 2:30 pm • March 21, 2019

    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).

  • March 21, 20194:00 pm - 5:00 pm • March 21, 2019

    Men's Book Group

    We Need You! We need a few good men to join us for this monthly meeting of minds as we explore our interests through reading. We usually meet on the third Thursday of each month September through May. This month’s book is Sing Unburied Sing by Jesmyn Ward. For more info call 725-1727 or email emma@topshamlibrary.org.

  • March 21, 20196:00 pm - 7:00 pm • March 21, 2019

    Let's Talk About It! Book Discussion

    Join us for this Maine Humanities book discussion group, titled Reimagining the American Family. Over the next five months we will read a series of books exploring what a modern American family looks like. This month we will read Brothers and Keepers by John Edgar Wideman. Our facilitator will be Rebecca Nisetich, PHD, a professor at USM. Books will be provided. Registration is required. This is the last meeting in this series.

March 22, 2019
  • March 22, 201910:00 am - 11:30 am • March 22, 2019

    Parent/Child Workshop

    This workshop brings together children ages birth-5 and caregivers in a playful and interactive setting. During the workshop, caregivers and children spend quality time together playing and participating in art or sensory exploration with Miss Mariah, while professionals from local agencies will be on hand to informally chat about topics such as nutrition, play, child development, fitness, behavior, speech, and hearing. Registration required.

March 23, 2019
  • March 23, 201910:30 am - 11:00 am • March 23, 2019

    Hora de Cuentos en Español! Spanish Story Time!

    Miss Valerie will read stories in Spanish & English! Open to kids of all ages and their grownups! Señorita Valerie leeré cuentos en español y ingles, por niños de todos años y su adultos.

  • March 23, 201911:00 am - 2:00 pm • March 23, 2019

    Kids Drop-In Activities

    Various activities will be set up in the children’s section – activities may include art projects, sensory activities, experiments, building activities, and more! Designed for ages 4 and up, but open to everyone with adult supervision.

  • March 23, 20191:00 pm - 2:00 pm • March 23, 2019

    Music in March - Pejepscot Station

    Pejepscot Station is a high-energy bluegrass band comprised of veteran musicians hailing from the mid-coast Maine area. Their repertoire is a mix of traditional and contemporary bluegrass, Americana, and some “bluegrassified” favorites thrown in. Tight vocal harmonies and an informal and relaxed stage presence make for an enjoyable and fun show appropriate for all.

  • March 23, 20191:00 pm - 3:00 pm • March 23, 2019

    Legos at the Library

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

  • March 23, 201912:00 am - 11:59 pm • March 23, 2019

    Joy of the Lens Deadline

March 26, 2019
  • March 26, 201910:00 am - 11:00 am • March 26, 2019

    Moving On Discussion Group

    Join us for this interactive discussion group for surviving spouses of retirement age. How do you move on after the death of a beloved spouse and the shared life you’ve had together over many years? After such a profound loss what can you do to build a new existence based on your new reality? We look forward to sharing observations, experiences and ideas with you. We will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.

  • March 26, 20196:00 pm - 7:00 pm • March 26, 2019

    Reading Between the Panels Graphic Novel Discussion Group

    If you love art and literature (and at the same time), then join Dale each month as the group discuss all things graphic novel. From classic comic book collections to the latest in graphic novels, they 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.

  • March 26, 20196:00 pm - 7:00 pm • March 26, 2019

    CREA: Forests of Lilliput - the Miniature World of Lichens and Mosses

    Geologist and Maine Master Naturalist, Jeff Pengel, will explore a variety of natural history topics on lichens, mosses, and similar plants. Featuring close-up photography, topics will include these organisms' unique, and sometimes startling, adaptations that have allowed them to survive for many hundreds of millions of years in some of the most extreme conditions on earth.