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Topsham Public Library Programs

April 24, 2018
  • April 24, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 24, 2018

    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.

  • April 24, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • April 24, 2018

    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.

  • April 24, 20186:00 pm - 8:00 pm • April 24, 2018

    CREA - The Social Lives of Bumblebees

    Our speaker will be Patty Jones, Assistant Professor of Biology at Bowdoin College and Director of the Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island. One aspect of her research examines the foraging behavior of bumblebees. In her talk she will explore the remarkable social learning abilities of bumblebees, and the consequences of such abilities for plant pollination. She will also discuss local diversity in bees as well factors threatening their populations in Maine and beyond.

  • April 24, 20186:00 pm - 7:00 pm • April 24, 2018

    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 from October to May.

April 25, 2018
  • April 25, 201810:00 am - 11:00 am • April 25, 2018

    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!

  • April 25, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • April 25, 2018

    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.

  • April 25, 20187:00 pm - 9:00 pm • April 25, 2018

    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.

April 26, 2018
  • April 26, 201810:00 am - 10:30 am • April 26, 2018

    CANCELED: 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.

  • April 26, 201810:30 am - 11:00 am • April 26, 2018

    CANCELED: 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!

  • April 26, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • April 26, 2018

    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).

  • April 26, 20186:00 pm - 7:00 pm • April 26, 2018

    Be Smart - Guns, Medicines, and Your Family's Safety

    Come and take part in this open community discussion on gun and medication safety in the home. Ruth Mlotek, a member of Be Smart, a Campaign to End Gun Deaths, will speak. Representatives of the Topsham Police Force and Fire Department will also be present to talk about gun safety and the appropriate ways to handle and dispose of medication to prevent accidents in your home.

April 28, 2018
  • April 28, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 28, 2018

    Great Books

    Great Books meets on the 4th Saturday of each month and uses The Great Books Foundation Short Story Omnibus, which can be purchased from the Great Books Foundation. We are ALWAYS looking for new members!

  • April 28, 201811:00 am - 2:00 pm • April 28, 2018

    Drop-in Activities

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

  • April 28, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • April 28, 2018

    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!