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

Topsham Public Library Programs

October 18, 2017
  • October 18, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • October 18, 2017

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

  • October 18, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 18, 2017

    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 18, 20177:00 pm - 9:00 pm • October 18, 2017

    Trustees Meeting

    The public is welcome to attend all Board of Trustee Meetings.They are usually held at 7PM in the library's Highland Community Room, unless otherwise specified.

October 19, 2017
  • October 19, 201710:00 am - 10:30 am • October 19, 2017

    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 19, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • October 19, 2017

    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 19, 201712:30 pm - 2:30 pm • October 19, 2017

    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 19, 20174:00 pm - 5:00 pm • October 19, 2017

    Men's Book Group

    This month’s book is Isaac's Storm by Erik Larson. New Members Welcome! For more info call 725-1727 or email emma@topshamlibrary.org.

October 20, 2017
  • October 20, 201710:00 am - 11:30 am • October 20, 2017

    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.

October 21, 2017
  • October 21, 201710:00 am - 12:00 pm • October 21, 2017


    Join this knitting and crocheting group, All abilities welcome! Come and work on your latest project, share patterns, check out the library's knitting and crocheting resources, and relax with a cup of coffee or tea. Would you like to learn to knit or crochet? Come along and we can help you with that too.

  • October 21, 201710:00 am - 2:00 pm • October 21, 2017

    3rd Saturday Teen Crafting

    Stop by the YA room between 10am & 2pm for our casual teen crafts program. Each month will have a different craft project, spend as little or as much time as you like. No registration required. Ages 11-18 only.

October 24, 2017
  • October 24, 201710:00 am - 11:30 am • October 24, 2017

    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 second and fourth Tuesday of each month.

  • October 24, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 24, 2017

    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.

  • October 24, 20176:00 pm - 7:00 pm • October 24, 2017

    CREA: Inspired by Nature: How Writing Sometimes Happens

    Bowdoin College Professor, Franklin Burroughs, is the award winning author of Confluence: Merrymeeting Bay and a monthly contributor to Downeast Magazine. His writings typically involve meditations on more or less random intersections of autobiography, human history, and natural history. He will reflect upon the process by which that happens and will welcome discussion of it.

  • October 24, 20176:00 pm - 7:00 pm • October 24, 2017

    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.