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Topsham Public Library Programs

December 5, 2019
  • December 5, 201910:00 am - 10:30 am • December 5, 2019

    CANCELLED-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.

  • December 5, 201910:30 am - 11:00 am • December 5, 2019

    CANCELLED-Music & Rhyme Time

    At each Music & Rhyme Time for Twos, 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!

  • December 5, 201912:30 pm - 2:30 pm • December 5, 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).

  • December 5, 20196:30 pm - 7:30 pm • December 5, 2019

    Topsham Historical Society Family History Series: Ruth Bouchard Klein

    This month’s program will continue the Topsham Historical Society tradition of featuring a local family history once a year. Ruth Bouchard Klein will share the fascinating story of her family from the farms of Quebec province Canada, to the Cabot Mill and tenements, and eventually to the French-speaking community of Topsham Heights into a private family home. RESCHEDULED FROM DECEMBER 3rd.

  • December 5, 20196:30 pm - 8:00 pm • December 5, 2019

    Friends of the Topsham Public Library Meeting

    The Friends of the Topsham Public Library is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to supporting TPL financially and helping to further develop the library’s potential as a dynamic force in our community. Meetings are open to the public and new members are always welcome. FMI visit our website: friendstopshamlibrary.org

December 6, 2019
  • December 6, 201910:00 am - 11:30 am • December 6, 2019

    CANCELLED-Parent/Child Workshop

    Join children’s librarian Mariah Sewall and community professionals from local agencies for a fun and interactive playtime in a room full of toys! The four-week Parent/Child 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. 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. Registration required.

December 7, 2019
  • December 7, 201910:00 am - 12:00 pm • December 7, 2019

    Sip n' Stitch

    Join this knitting and crocheting group that meets on the first and third Saturdays of the month. 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.

December 10, 2019
  • December 10, 20193:00 pm - 4:00 pm • December 10, 2019

    Mystery Readers Roundtable

    Once a month, fans of the mystery genre gather over hot drinks and share their favorite crime novels and good company. Have a few laughs, investigate themes, and visit some very dark places. If this sounds like your cup of tea (or coffee) come and join the group. This month's book is How the Finch Stole Christmas by Donna Andrews.

December 11, 2019
  • December 11, 201910:15 am - 11:15 am • December 11, 2019

    Storytime with Santa

    Come to a special storytime with Miss Mariah, meet Santa, and have a tasty holiday treat! Don’t forget to bring your camera!

  • December 11, 20191:00 pm - 3:00 pm • December 11, 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.

  • December 11, 20195:00 pm - 5:45 pm • December 11, 2019

    Teen Talk

    Our teen book discussion group is for teens in 8th and 9th grade. We meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 5pm and talk about books while sharing pizza. Copies of the books are available at the library. If you have any question please email cyndi@topshamlibrary.org. Registration is required so I know how much pizza to buy. Teens may join at any time. This month’s book is That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger