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Topsham Public Library Programs

February 20, 2018
  • February 20, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • February 20, 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.

  • February 20, 20185:00 pm - 6:00 pm • February 20, 2018

    Young Critics

    Young Critics is an ongoing book discussion group for kids in grades 4 and 5. We meet every month from October to May at the library for great books, great conversation and a pizza dinner! Registration is required. This month's book is Mary B. by Caroline Starr Rose

  • February 20, 20186:00 pm - 7:00 pm • February 20, 2018

    Rare Reads Book Discussion

    A book group that discusses unusual and interesting popular fiction (and some nonfiction) that meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 6pm. Email emma@topshamlibrary.org for more details. We're always looking for new members - no registration required! This month's book is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

February 21, 2018
  • February 21, 201810:00 am - 11:00 am • February 21, 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!

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

    Teen drop-in art lab

    Stop by the YA room between 10am-2pm and spend as little or as much time as you like. No registration required, ages 11-18 only. From 1pm-2pm stop in and create a drawstring bag.

  • February 21, 201812:00 pm - 1:00 pm • February 21, 2018

    Joy of Art People's Choice Deadline

  • February 21, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • February 21, 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.

  • February 21, 20182:00 pm - 4:00 pm • February 21, 2018

    Kids Drop-in Coloring

    Markers and coloring sheets will be available in the children’s area. Designed for ages 6 and up, but all children are welcome.

February 22, 2018
  • February 22, 201810:00 am - 10:30 am • February 22, 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.

  • February 22, 201810:30 am - 11:00 am • February 22, 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!

  • February 22, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • February 22, 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).

  • February 22, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • February 22, 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!

February 23, 2018
  • February 23, 201810:00 am - 11:30 am • February 23, 2018

    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.

  • February 23, 20181:00 pm - 2:30 pm • February 23, 2018

    3rd Annual Friday of the Force

    Join us for Star Wars themed snacks, crafts and activities! Wear a costume for extra fun! All ages.

February 24, 2018
  • February 24, 201812:00 am - 11:59 pm • February 24, 2018

    Joy of the Lens Open for Applications

  • February 24, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • February 24, 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!

  • February 24, 201811:00 am - 2:00 pm • February 24, 2018

    Kids Drop-in Activities

    Join us for a “sand beach” and squishy ocean at our sensory table, and fish decorating, jellyfish making, and sea salt painting at our art & craft tables (while supplies last)! Designed for ages 4 and up, but open to everyone with adult supervision.

  • February 24, 201811:00 am - 1:00 pm • February 24, 2018

    Joy of Art Artists' Talk

    Join us in the Crooker Gallery as we announce the winners of this year’s People’s Choice Award and the Library Lovers’ Lottery. The winning artists in all categories will talk about their work.

  • February 24, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • February 24, 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!