Adults

Topsham Public Library is proud to present a plethora of materials, programs and services for adults. See what new items we have added to the collection on our new books and more page, check out programs and events and the services we provide. Need information or have a question about our adult services? Contact Emma here.

Topsham Public Library Adult Programs

October 17, 2017
  • October 17, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 17, 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.

  • October 17, 20176:00 pm - 7:00 pm • October 17, 2017

    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 2pm and at 6pm. Email emma@topshamlibrary.org for more details. We're always looking for new members - no registration required!

October 18, 2017
  • October 18, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 18, 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.

October 19, 2017
  • October 19, 201712:30 pm - 2:30 pm • October 19, 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).

  • October 19, 20174:00 pm - 5:00 pm • October 19, 2017

    Men's Book Group

    This month’s book is Isaac's Storm by Erik Larson. New Members Welcome! For more info call 725-1727 or email emma@topshamlibrary.org.

October 21, 2017
  • October 21, 201710:00 am - 12:00 pm • October 21, 2017

    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.

October 24, 2017
  • October 24, 201710:00 am - 12:00 pm • October 24, 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.

  • October 24, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 24, 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.

  • October 24, 20176:00 pm - 7:00 pm • October 24, 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.

  • October 24, 20176:00 pm - 7:00 pm • October 24, 2017

    CREA: Inspired by Nature: How Writing Sometimes Happens

    Bowdoin College Professor, Franklin Burroughs, is the award winning author of Confluence: Merrymeeting Bay and a monthly contributor to Downeast Magazine. His writings typically involve meditations on more or less random intersections of autobiography, human history, and natural history. He will reflect upon the process by which that happens and will welcome discussion of it.

October 25, 2017
  • October 25, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 25, 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.

  • October 25, 20175:30 pm - 7:30 pm • October 25, 2017

    Mainely Worm Bin Program

    Join Jock Robie, of Mainely Worm Bins for a worm bin harvest and talk! If you have harvesting kits, please bring them. Some will be provided for those who need them. Newly interested in vermiculture? Come and learn the what, where, how and why of running your own worm bin. All attendees will be entered into a free raffle with 10 worm bins as prizes! No sign-up required.

October 26, 2017
  • October 26, 201712:30 pm - 2:30 pm • October 26, 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).

  • October 26, 20176:00 pm - 7:00 pm • October 26, 2017

    Self Publish With Polish with Melissa Walshe

    Self-publishing physical books and getting them in front of a wider potential audience is easier than ever with the rise of print-on-demand services like CreateSpace. Putting together a book that looks professional, however, still requires some know-how. This one-hour workshop will cover some of the pitfalls self-published books can fall into and some of the technology available for avoiding them.

October 28, 2017
  • October 28, 20179:00 am - 11:00 am • October 28, 2017

    Senator Eloise Vitelli and Representative Denise Tepler Office Hours

    Have a question or matter to discuss with your Senator or Representative? Senator Eloise Vitelli and Representative Denise Tepler will be here for open office hours. Members of the public welcome!

  • October 28, 201710:00 am - 12:00 pm • October 28, 2017

    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!