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

Bless Your Heart
The Book of Thorns
The Book That Broke the World
A Calamity of Souls
City in Ruins
Close to Death
A Crown of Ivy and Glass
Darling Girls
Death by Chocolate Raspberry Scone
Extinction
The Familiar
Funny Story
The Hemlock Queen
It Had to Be You
The Last Word
Lost Birds
Lucky
Missing White Woman
Murder in Rose Hill
The Murder Inn
The Museum of Lost Quilts
My Season of Scandal
Oracle
The Paris Novel
Patchwork Quilt Murder
The Practice, the Horizon, and the Chain
Rainbow Black
The Reaper Follows
Sharpe
She
Someone You Can Build a Nest in
The Stranger I Wed
The Summer We Started Over
Table for Two
This Skin Was Once Mine and Other Disturbances
Torn Asunder
Toxic Prey
The Truth About the Devlins
An Unfinished Murder
Weird Black Girls
All That Happiness Is
The Backyard Bird Chronicles
Between Two Trailers
The Demon of Unrest
Knife
Like Love
My Beloved Monster
Not the End of the World
The Secret Lives of Booksellers and Librarians
Shakespeare

Programs and Events

April 20, 2024
  • April 20, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 20, 2024

    Stitching Together

    Join this knitting and crocheting group that meets monthly. Come and work on your latest project, share patterns, check out the library's knitting and crocheting resources. All abilities welcome!

April 21, 2024
  • April 21, 202412:00 am - 11:59 pm • April 27, 2024

    National Volunteer Week

April 22, 2024
  • April 22, 202410:30 am - 11:00 am • April 22, 2024

    Storywalk with a Scientist

    Enjoy the library’s new outdoor storywalk of “The Secret Pool” at your own pace, then stop to chat with Maine Master Naturalist and Topsham Conservation Commission member Shana Stewart Deeds! Bring your curiosity and your questions and learn all about vernal pools!

April 23, 2024
  • April 23, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 23, 2024

    Play & Learn

    Join Children’s Librarian Mariah and community professionals from local agencies for a fun and interactive playtime in a room full of toys!  The four-week Play and Learn program brings together children and caregivers in a playful and interactive setting.  During the program, caregivers and children spend quality time together playing and participating in art or sensory exploration.  Professionals from local agencies will be on hand to informally chat about topics such as nutrition, play, child development, fitness, behavior, speech, and hearing.  The program emphasizes and supports the role of parents as first teachers, facilitates early intervention, and promotes healthy child development and literacy through modeling and referrals to community resources (plus it’s really fun!!) Ages birth – 5, sign up required (sign up covers all four weeks).

  • April 23, 20241:00 pm - 3:00 pm • April 23, 2024

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • April 23, 20246:00 pm - 7:00 pm • April 23, 2024

    The Reading Group

    Join us for this quiet reading group! Bring your latest read, or grab one from the library and come and sit and read with us on the sofas by the big window. Open to all. Refreshments provided. Monthly on the fourth Tuesday.

April 24, 2024
  • April 24, 202410:30 am - 11:15 am • April 24, 2024

    Preschool Storytime

    At preschool storytime, we sing songs and do action rhymes, read up to four stories, and play percussion instruments. Storytime is 30 - 45 minutes long and is designed for ages 3 and up.

  • April 24, 202412:30 pm - 2:30 pm • April 24, 2024

    The Topsham Sharing Table

    FREE PRODUCE from local farms for anyone who needs it. Help yourself to what you need and leave the rest for others. Organized by the Merrymeeting Gleaners, a project of the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. First come, first served, while supplies last. 

April 25, 2024
  • April 25, 202410:30 am - 11:00 am • April 25, 2024

    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 20-40 minutes and is designed for two-year-olds and their grownup! 

  • April 25, 202410:00 am - 10:20 am • April 25, 2024

    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.

  • April 25, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 25, 2024

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • April 25, 20241:00 pm - 3:00 pm • April 25, 2024

    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 7 and up, but open to everyone with adult supervision.

  • April 25, 20244:00 pm - 5:00 pm • April 25, 2024

    Environment Discussion Group with Dana Cary

    How is global warming changing our lives and our part of the world? What can we do to prepare to deal with the changes? Utilizing A Dangerous New World edited by Meghan Sterling and Kathleen Sullivan, a collection of essays, poetry, and artwork from Maine based contributors; this discussion group will share thoughts about our future. All are welcome. Meetings are on the fourth Thursday of the month. 

April 26, 2024
  • April 26, 20244:30 pm - 5:00 pm • April 26, 2024

    Fancy Family Dance Party

    Wear whatever makes you feel like dancing (costume, fancy outfit, whatever!) and come have a dance party! Dance party is 30 minutes long and is designed for families of all ages.