Posts By: Jen B.

Just a Bit of Fun

Sometimes, I just don’t know what to write, so in order to get the creative juices flowing, I tried something different. I don’t know where this idea came from, but I thought I’d give it a go. I chose a music playlist, it was comprised of 308 songs, and I typed out the first line… Read more »

Local Farms Adapt

We are so thankful to live in an area with great local farmers who provide all sorts of fresh produce, meat, dairy, and baked goods. With Covid-19, you might be wondering how to take advantage of the locally grown food. Farmers have adapted and are striving to make their produce available and safe for you… Read more »

National Library Week

It is National Library Week this week and did any of us ever guess that our library, and so many others, would be shut down? The building may be closed, but this is a great time to check out Topsham Public Library online to see how we are still meeting your needs during Covid-19. We… Read more »

Comfort Food Ideas

We all have favorite comfort foods or snack ideas that we rely on. They might be family recipes that date back a generation or two or they might be new concoctions of our own making. I asked the staff of Topsham Public Library to share some of their go-to favorite comfort foods. Below you will… Read more »

Be You

What a crazy few weeks it’s been. My activity level has dropped considerably, and yet, at the end of last week, I was so exhausted, and I realize it’s emotional exhaustion of so much change amongst so much uncertainty. My youngest son is now home as his university closed. My daughter, a paramedic, is dealing… Read more »


Surreal. It’s a word I keep going back to. Merriam-Webster defines surreal as “marked by the intense irrational reality of a dream, also: unbelievable, fantastic.” Life has changed suddenly and drastically for us all. And, to me, it has the “reality of a dream” aspect to it. I know many of you are facing challenges that none of… Read more »

These Interesting Times

At noon on Monday, March 16, Topsham Public Library closed. We are aiming to re-open in two weeks, but please check our website for further updates. This is a new experience for us, and we want to make sure you know that we will not be charging fines and you do not need to concern… Read more »