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Topsham Public Library Programs

March 28, 2017
  • March 28, 201710:00 am - 12:00 pm • March 28, 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.

  • March 28, 20173:00 pm - 4:00 pm • March 28, 2017

    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 we will read Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James.

  • March 28, 20176:00 pm - 7:00 pm • March 28, 2017

    CREA Presents

    CREA is a non-profit organization dedicated to using the resources of the Cathance River Preserve to educate students, educators, and the public. To this end CREA offers a monthly program in partnership with the library, featuring local speakers and wild life presentations. This month wildlife biologist and author of I Am Coyote, Geri Vistein will illustrate how nature inspires her.

  • March 28, 20176:00 pm - 7:00 pm • March 28, 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. For more info call 725-1727. This Month's books are Saga, Vol.1 by Brian K. Vaughan & Transmetropolitan, Vol.1 by Warren Ellis.

March 29, 2017
  • March 29, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • March 29, 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!

  • March 29, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • March 29, 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.

March 30, 2017
  • March 30, 201710:00 am - 10:30 am • March 30, 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.

  • March 30, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • March 30, 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!

  • March 30, 201712:30 pm - 2:30 pm • March 30, 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).

  • March 30, 20174:00 pm - 5:00 pm • March 30, 2017

    4H Physics

    Do you use physics in your everyday life? Let’s find out! Using force, motion, inertia, and energy, we’ll make cars crash and marshmallows fly, build paper tables, and tall buildings. You probably use physics WAY more than you think! Open to grades 3-5, REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

  • March 30, 20176:00 pm - 7:30 pm • March 30, 2017

    March Madness: An Evening with the Horror Writers of Maine

    Join the members of the Horror Writers of Maine for a fright-filled evening of fiction as we plumb the depths of madness and the macabre at the Topsham Public Library. The event is free, and we will have books available for purchase as you get to meet some of Maine's darkest minds. The Horror Writers of Maine are "Purveyors of Fine Horror", and will keep you screaming for more.

March 31, 2017
  • March 31, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • March 31, 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.

April 1, 2017
  • April 1, 201712:00 am - 11:59 pm • April 1, 2017

    Teen Poetry Contest Registration Opens

    April 1-29, Teen Poetry Contest!! Best poet wins $25. Submit one or two of your original works of poetry, each 300 words or less. All works will be displayed in the Teen room, (anonymously if desired). Entries accepted until 4pm on Saturday, April 29th. Winner announced May 3rd. See Cyndi for more details.

  • April 1, 201710:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 1, 2017

    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. Would you like to learn to knit or crochet? Come along and we can help you with that too.