Posts By: Jen B.

2015 Year in Review

Here is a quick look back at the many happenings in 2015 at your Topsham Public Library!   Connie Bailey was the first recipient of the new Whitten Society Award.           Never mind Star Wars. The Teen Room hosted Chocolate Wars!         A smashing time was had at Steam… Read more »

Mariah is Our Princess!

The following is the next installment in the series in which I interview staff members of the Topsham Public Library.  My main task at the Topsham Public Library is to cover the circulation desk. I welcome patrons as they enter, I help people find items they are looking for, I check in items and I check… Read more »

I Challenge You

I must admit, I did not have much luck reading this year. I had a hard time finding titles I wanted to read, and then, once I began a book, I had a difficult time finishing the book. I did come upon a few pleasant surprises (you will hear about them in just a few weeks… Read more »

Keeping Track of Time

A few weeks ago, it became unavoidably clear that I need a calendar. After hitting the snooze button umpteen times, I got my body out of bed. As usual, I woke up the kids and started them on their morning routines. Then I took a moment and thought about the day that lay ahead and… Read more »

We Are Thankful

One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving. I haven’t always appreciated the idea of thankfulness, but I have learned a few things along the way and have tried to develop an attitude of gratitude. The Topsham Public Library is thankful, too, and here is a list of some of the many things we are thankful for: The Community…. Read more »

Bulletin Board Update

With the holiday season fast approaching, I thought this a great time to check out what is on the bulletin board and let you know what’s going on in the community. So here are just a few of the events posted on the Topsham Public Library bulletin board: There are many events on the bulletin… Read more »

Elvis Is In The Building

The following is the fourth in a series in which I interview each staff member of the Topsham Public Library.  On your next visit to the Topsham Public Library, if you are quiet, you might hear someone singing out back. That would be Julie – she is usually singing or humming a little ditty to herself. It might… Read more »

Happy Halloween!

Saturday is Halloween! Are your costumes ready? (Miss Mariah has been planning her costume for weeks now!) Are you going to be a ghost or goblin or a favorite character from a favorite book? Make sure you dress warm under those costumes so you don’t get cold and carry a flashlight or glow sticks with you… Read more »

No Excuses!

Joy of the Pen submissions have been received and we are eagerly awaiting the Joy of the Pen Reception on Saturday, November 14 1-3pm here at the Topsham Public Library. We have been encouraged by the growing number of submissions we receive each year for this program. The number of submissions is evidence of the vibrant writing… Read more »