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 21, 2017
  • February 21, 20172:00 pm - 3:00 pm • February 21, 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! This month's book is A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler.

  • February 21, 20176:00 pm - 7:00 pm • February 21, 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! This month's book is A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler.

February 22, 2017
  • February 22, 201712:00 pm - 12:00 pm • February 22, 2017

    People's Choice Award Voting Deadline

  • February 22, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • February 22, 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.

February 23, 2017
  • February 23, 201712:30 pm - 2:30 pm • February 23, 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).

February 24, 2017
  • February 24, 20171:00 pm - 2:30 pm • February 24, 2017

    2nd Annual Friday of the Force

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

February 25, 2017
  • February 25, 201712:00 am - 11:59 pm • February 25, 2017

    Joy of the Lens applications available

  • February 25, 201710:00 am - 12:00 pm • February 25, 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!

  • February 25, 201711:00 am - 1:00 pm • February 25, 2017

    Joy of Art Closing and Artist Talk

February 28, 2017
  • February 28, 201710:00 am - 12:00 pm • February 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 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.

  • February 28, 20173:00 pm - 4:00 pm • February 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 once again read about a true crime, The Good Nurse by Charles Graeber.

  • February 28, 20176:00 pm - 7:00 pm • February 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.

March 1, 2017
  • March 1, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • March 1, 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 1, 20176:30 pm - 7:30 pm • March 1, 2017

    Environmental Challenges Facing Maine at the State and Federal Levels

    Join us for a presentation about the most significant environmental issues under debate in the Maine Legislature, including solar energy, mining regulations, protection of Maine’s forests, and food recovery and recycling bills. Pete Didisheim, Senior Director of Advocacy for the Natural Resource Council of Maine, will also share his views on how the current political climate will affect Maine’s environmental policies. Didisheim is one of Maine’s top experts on environmental policy, with 20 years of experience at the NRCM.

March 2, 2017
  • March 2, 201712:30 pm - 2:30 pm • March 2, 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 2, 20176:30 pm - 8:00 pm • March 2, 2017

    Friends of the Topsham Public Library Meeting

    The Friends of the Topsham Public Library is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to supporting TPL financially and helping to further develop the library’s potential as a dynamic force in our community. Meetings are open to the public and new members are always welcome. FMI visit our website: friendstopshamlibrary.org

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