Posts By: Jen B.

National Book Lovers Day

I learned something new today, and I wish I had known it sooner. Do you know there is a National Book Lovers Day? I did not know that! This Sunday, August 9, 2015 is National Book Lovers Day and I plan to celebrate. First, I’m going to make sure I have piles and piles of… Read more »

Literary Day Trips

Summer is speeding on by and there is still so much to do! Are you aware of the literary adventures you can have in the State of Maine? Naturally, your first literary adventures are right here in Topsham. Maine Fiberarts at 13 Main Street has a current exhibit running through September 30, 2015 titled Handmade Artists’ Books: One… Read more »

Stay in the loop!

Libraries aren’t just about reading anymore, and that is certainly true here at the Topsham Public Library. Naturally, we are still big on books, but we also offer children’s programming, teen programming, adult programming, a job information center, and computer access for the public just to name a few of our services. Do you know,… Read more »

Get Your Hero On!

Holy Reading, Batman! There is a change in the air and it has nothing to do with the weather. Summer reading only began a week ago, and already there are children claiming their first prizes! SHAZAAM! If you haven’t picked up your summer reading packet yet, IT’S NOT TOO LATE. Things are just getting started…. Read more »

Art is Elementary

My refrigerator used to be the hottest art gallery in town.  It was covered with finger paintings and drawings and collages galore. It was refreshing to see the artwork of uninhibited children. Now, it is covered with miscellaneous notices that go, mainly, unnoticed. I displayed, with great pride, the beautiful works of art that my… Read more »

Falling in Love with Reading

Hi! My name is Jen and you will find me working the circulation desk here at the Topsham Public Library. I grew up in Topsham, and I used to frequent the library when Mrs. Coro sat behind the desk at the old house on Pleasant Street. I loved walking through the maze of little rooms… Read more »

Need something to do?

This spring weather is delightful after our long, cold winter. The snow is finally gone! Yards are being cleaned up, gardens are being readied, and flowers are being planted. The Topsham Public Library has some great opportunities for our patrons to take advantage of some local attractions and to get out and enjoy summer in… Read more »