Posts By: Jen B.

You Are The Best!

Photo courtesy of Topsham resident Doug Griffin.  Well, we survived. Honestly, I didn’t see it coming. I know the meteorologists were warning about the high winds, but I thought I was ready and unconsciously I thought, “Meh, how bad can it be?” Well, I was surprised, shocked almost, by the damage and power outage. I… Read more »

Movie Night with Topsham Public Library and Smitty’s Cinema

Topsham Public Library, in conjunction with Smitty’s Cinema in Topsham, is sponsoring a movie night and a movie matinee. (Smitty’s is located at 65 Topsham Fair Mall Road – the opposite end of Hannaford.) That’s right! Free movie tickets! Pick up tickets here and enjoy the movie at Smitty’s. Details below! (If you have questions,… Read more »

High Demand Items

Every month, Josh Tiffany, Director of Gray Public Library, sends out a system wide email that alerts libraries of the items that are in high demand. Below you will find the list for October, 2017 high demand items. This will give you a glimpse of the value interlibrary loan is to libraries in Maine. And… Read more »

Banned Books Week 2017

This week is Banned Books Week. Libraries are dedicated to your right to read. Everything is not for everyone, but there is something for each one of us. The most challenged books for 2016 are: Top Ten for 2016 Out of 323 challenges recorded by the Office for Intellectual Freedom This One Summer written by Mariko… Read more »

Banned Books Week Recap

In honor of Banned Books Week (which is next week) we take a look back at past Banned Book Week blog posts. Banned Books Week It’s Banned Book Week!!   The Banned Book I Bought at the Book Sale by Emma   The most frequently challenged book of the decade by Lynne   My Favorite… Read more »

Calling All Writers

It’s that time of year! Topsham Public Library is now accepting Joy of the Pen submissions. For those of you who are not familiar with the contest, the Joy of the Pen is a writing competition that is free to enter for year-round Maine residents, both amateur and professional. Prizes are awarded in the following… Read more »