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

August 21, 2018
  • August 21, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • August 21, 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.

  • August 21, 20186:00 pm - 7:00 pm • August 21, 2018

    Arrowheads and other Stone Tools of New England’s Native Peoples with Mark Brockmann

    Geologist Mark Brockmann will discuss the archaeological/geological, physical properties, and occurrence of 35 types of lithic (stone) tools used by New England - based Native Peoples. He will focus on those items used in the Kennebec Valley area of Maine. Replicas of these tools will be on display. Everyone is welcome to bring in personal specimens for identification and discussion.

August 22, 2018
  • August 22, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • August 22, 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.

August 23, 2018
  • August 23, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • August 23, 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).

  • August 23, 20184:00 pm - 7:30 pm • August 23, 2018

    Family Board Game Night

    Various family-friendly games will be available for drop-in play. Bring some friends and family and have some fun! Ages 4 and up!

August 25, 2018
  • August 25, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • August 25, 2018

    Great Books

    Great Books meets once a month on a Saturday. We are ALWAYS looking for new members! We're discussing Great Conversations 5 from The Great Books Foundation. Email emma@topshamlibrary.org to find out what piece we are discussing this month!

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

    The Librarian is in! Drop in - Canceled

    Sorry for any inconvenience.

August 29, 2018
  • August 29, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • August 29, 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.

August 30, 2018
  • August 30, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • August 30, 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).

  • August 30, 20186:00 pm - 7:00 pm • August 30, 2018

    Music Trivia Night for Adults & Teens

    Join adult services librarian, Emma, for a night of music trivia! Pit your rockin' wits against each other to see who is top of the pops! Rounds will include the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 00s musical decades! Registration is required. Need 10 or more to run.

September 1, 2018
  • September 1, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • September 1, 2018

    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.

  • September 1, 201812:00 am - 11:59 pm • September 1, 2018

    Joy of the Pen Open for Submissions

    Joy of the Pen, our annual writing competition, is open to year-round Maine residents for unpublished works only. Entries will be accepted in the categories of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, teen, and Maine related nonfiction. The deadline for applications is October 6th at 4pm. Find out more at joyofthepen.topshamlibrary.org.