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

February 16, 2019
  • February 16, 201910:00 am - 12:00 pm • February 16, 2019

    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.

February 19, 2019
  • February 19, 20196:00 pm - 7:00 pm • February 19, 2019

    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. This month's book is The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead. Email emma@topshamlibrary.org for more details. We're always looking for new members - no registration required!

February 20, 2019
  • February 20, 20191:00 pm - 3:00 pm • February 20, 2019

    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 20, 20194:00 pm - 7:00 pm • February 20, 2019

    Drop-in Board Game Night

    Bring your friends and family and play some games! We will have many games for many ages AND snacks!! All Ages.

  • February 20, 20197:00 pm - 9:00 pm • February 20, 2019

    Trustees Meeting

February 21, 2019
  • February 21, 201912:30 pm - 2:30 pm • February 21, 2019

    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 21, 20194:00 pm - 5:00 pm • February 21, 2019

    Men's Book Group

    We Need You! We need a few good men to join us for this monthly meeting of minds as we explore our interests through reading. We usually meet on the third Thursday of each month September through May. This month’s book is Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson. For more info call 725-1727 or email emma@topshamlibrary.org.

February 22, 2019
  • February 22, 20191:00 pm - 2:30 pm • February 22, 2019

    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 23, 2019
  • February 23, 201911:00 am - 12:00 pm • February 23, 2019

    Joy of Art Artist Talk and Closing

    Join us in the Crooker Gallery as we announce the winner 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 23, 201912:00 am - 11:59 pm • February 23, 2019

    Joy of the Lens applications open

February 26, 2019
  • February 26, 201910:00 am - 11:00 am • February 26, 2019

    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.

  • February 26, 20196:00 pm - 7:00 pm • February 26, 2019

    Reading Between the Panels Graphic Novel Discussion Group

    If you love art and literature (and at the same time), then join Dale each month as the group discuss all things graphic novel. From classic comic book collections to the latest in graphic novels, they 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.

  • February 26, 20196:00 pm - 7:00 pm • February 26, 2019

    Reading Between the Panels Graphic Novel Discussion Group

    If you love art and literature (and at the same time), then join Dale each month as the group discuss all things graphic novel. From classic comic book collections to the latest in graphic novels, they 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.

  • February 26, 20196:00 pm - 7:00 pm • February 26, 2019

    CREA: Ecology and Old-growth Forests

    In recent decades, numerous remnants of eastern old growth forests have been discovered, that retain surprisingly robust complexity and vigor. Scientists are developing strategies for restoration that will foster biological diversity and mitigate the impacts of climate change. Forest Ecologist and Professor of Biology at University of Maine at Farmington Andrew Barton will speak about these ecosystems and their importance for resilience in an age of rapid environmental change.

February 27, 2019
  • February 27, 20191:00 pm - 3:00 pm • February 27, 2019

    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 27, 20197:00 pm - 9:00 pm • February 27, 2019

    Trustees Meeting

    Focus- Budget Strategies and Public Relations Feature: 15th Anniversary Celebration planning-June 5!

February 28, 2019
  • February 28, 201912:30 pm - 2:30 pm • February 28, 2019

    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).