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Topsham Public Library Programs

July 21, 2018
  • July 21, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • July 21, 2018

    Sip-N-Stitch

    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.

  • July 21, 201810:00 am - 2:00 pm • July 21, 2018

    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. This month explore the Art of Printing.

  • July 21, 20181:00 pm - 2:00 pm • July 21, 2018

    Rock, Mug, and More Marble Painting

    Learn how to transform plain objects into beautiful artwork! This project will take place outdoors, be sure to dress for mess!! Registration is required, ages 11-18 only. Earn 3 tickets for participating.

July 24, 2018
  • July 24, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • July 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.

  • July 24, 20181:30 pm - 2:30 pm • July 24, 2018

    Reading With Joy!

    Joy, the licensed therapy greyhound, and her caretaker, Jeanette will be at the library on Tuesdays at 1:30pm for the month of July! Come practice your reading by reading to Joy and get some dog snuggles! All ages. Registration is required for 15-minute blocks of time.

  • July 24, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • July 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.

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

    Women writers book signing

    Join four women authors for an evening of chilling readings! There will be stories about ghosts, haunted houses, people with extraordinary abilities, and much much more! Authors E.J. Fechenda, Lynda Styles, Meg North, and Katherine Silva will be sharing paranormal pieces from their latest works followed by a Q & A and the opportunity to own some wonderfully spooky books. Don't miss out on this death-defying literary undertaking!

July 25, 2018
  • July 25, 201810:00 am - 11:00 am • July 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!

  • July 25, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • July 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.

  • July 25, 20185:00 pm - 7:30 pm • July 25, 2018

    Rockin’ Out at the Movies: Almost Famous

    Starring Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson, and Patrick Fugit, this is a semi-autobiographical story of the director, Cameron Crowe. William is a 15 yr. old music fan who lands a job for Rolling Stone magazine and travels with a popular band in spite of the objections of his over protective mother. It won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and a Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media. It features music by Simon & Garfield, Elton John, David Bowie, Cat Stevens, Led Zepplin, the Beach Boys, and many more. Rated R.

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

    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.

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

    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!

  • July 26, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • July 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).

  • July 26, 20183:30 pm - 4:30 pm • July 26, 2018

    4-H Summer of Science: Will it Work?

    Kids will be tasked with building a virtual structure on a Maine island—they will have to use the Engineer Design Process to confront real world challenges! Lessons are delivered once a week, for six weeks. 

    July 12 Will it Fly? Aerospace engineering
    July 19 Will it Float? Marine engineering
    July 26 Will it Lift? Mechanical engineering
    August 2 Will it Stand? Civil engineering
    August 9 Will it Light? Electrical engineering
    August 16 Will it Flow? Environmental engineering

    For grades 3-7, Registration is required for each week!