TPL Programs Events Page (month)

April 18, 2024
  • April 18, 202410:30 am - 11:00 am • April 18, 2024

    Music & Rhyme Time

    At each Music & Rhyme Time we sing songs, dance and play instruments to a guitar accompaniment, participate in action rhymes, and read one short story. Each lively and fun session lasts about 20-40 minutes and is designed for two-year-olds and their grownup! 

  • April 18, 202410:00 am - 10:20 am • April 18, 2024

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language while you spend time bonding together! Program lasts about 15-20 minutes, and is designed for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • April 18, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 18, 2024

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • April 18, 20243:00 pm - 4:00 pm • April 18, 2024

    Teen Book Discussion

    Meet in the Teen room for an informal discussion of Holly Jackson’s new standalone book The Reappearance of Rachel Price. This book will be released on April 2nd and multiple copies will be available.

  • April 18, 20246:00 pm - 7:00 pm • April 18, 2024

    Postponed - Rare Reads Book Discussion

    Rare Reads book group will be meeting  every third Thursday at 6pm. This month's book is The Dry by Jane Harper. If you would like to join, please email emma@topshamlibrary.org.

April 19, 2024
  • April 19, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 19, 2024

    BIG TRUCK DAY!!!

    Come see some BIG vehicles up close! All ages are welcome; event will take place rain or shine. Our parking lot will be full of BIG vehicles, so please park at the rec field!

  • April 19, 202410:00 am - 2:00 pm • April 19, 2024

    Model Train Event

    The Maine 3 Railers O-Gauge Model Railroad Club will be setting up a running model railroad display in our big meeting room! Come watch the trains and see how they work, and talk to club members!

April 20, 2024
  • April 20, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 20, 2024

    Stitching Together

    Join this knitting and crocheting group that meets monthly. Come and work on your latest project, share patterns, check out the library's knitting and crocheting resources. All abilities welcome!

April 21, 2024
  • April 21, 202412:00 am - 11:59 pm • April 27, 2024

    National Volunteer Week

April 23, 2024
  • April 23, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 23, 2024

    Play & Learn

    Join Children’s Librarian Mariah and community professionals from local agencies for a fun and interactive playtime in a room full of toys!  The four-week Play and Learn program brings together children and caregivers in a playful and interactive setting.  During the program, caregivers and children spend quality time together playing and participating in art or sensory exploration.  Professionals from local agencies will be on hand to informally chat about topics such as nutrition, play, child development, fitness, behavior, speech, and hearing.  The program emphasizes and supports the role of parents as first teachers, facilitates early intervention, and promotes healthy child development and literacy through modeling and referrals to community resources (plus it’s really fun!!) Ages birth – 5, sign up required (sign up covers all four weeks).

  • April 23, 20241:00 pm - 3:00 pm • April 23, 2024

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • April 23, 20246:00 pm - 7:00 pm • April 23, 2024

    The Reading Group

    Join us for this quiet reading group! Bring your latest read, or grab one from the library and come and sit and read with us on the sofas by the big window. Open to all. Refreshments provided. Monthly on the fourth Tuesday.

April 24, 2024
  • April 24, 202410:30 am - 11:15 am • April 24, 2024

    Preschool Storytime

    At preschool storytime, we sing songs and do action rhymes, read up to four stories, and play percussion instruments. Storytime is 30 - 45 minutes long and is designed for ages 3 and up.

  • April 24, 202412:30 pm - 2:30 pm • April 24, 2024

    The Topsham Sharing Table

    FREE PRODUCE from local farms for anyone who needs it. Help yourself to what you need and leave the rest for others. Organized by the Merrymeeting Gleaners, a project of the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. First come, first served, while supplies last. 

April 25, 2024
  • April 25, 202410:30 am - 11:00 am • April 25, 2024

    Music & Rhyme Time

    At each Music & Rhyme Time we sing songs, dance and play instruments to a guitar accompaniment, participate in action rhymes, and read one short story. Each lively and fun session lasts about 20-40 minutes and is designed for two-year-olds and their grownup! 

  • April 25, 202410:00 am - 10:20 am • April 25, 2024

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language while you spend time bonding together! Program lasts about 15-20 minutes, and is designed for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • April 25, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 25, 2024

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • April 25, 20241:00 pm - 3:00 pm • April 25, 2024

    Kids' Drop-in Activities

    Various activities will be set up in the children’s section – activities may include art projects, sensory activities, experiments, building activities, and more!  Designed for ages 7 and up, but open to everyone with adult supervision.

  • April 25, 20244:00 pm - 5:00 pm • April 25, 2024

    Environment Discussion Group with Dana Cary

    How is global warming changing our lives and our part of the world? What can we do to prepare to deal with the changes? Utilizing A Dangerous New World edited by Meghan Sterling and Kathleen Sullivan, a collection of essays, poetry, and artwork from Maine based contributors; this discussion group will share thoughts about our future. All are welcome. Meetings are on the fourth Thursday of the month. 

April 26, 2024
  • April 26, 20244:30 pm - 5:00 pm • April 26, 2024

    Fancy Family Dance Party

    Wear whatever makes you feel like dancing (costume, fancy outfit, whatever!) and come have a dance party! Dance party is30 minutes long, and is designed for families of all ages.

April 30, 2024
  • April 30, 20241:00 pm - 3:00 pm • April 30, 2024

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

May 1, 2024
  • May 1, 202410:30 am - 11:15 am • May 1, 2024

    CANCELLED: Preschool Storytime

    At preschool storytime, we sing songs and do action rhymes, read up to four stories, and play percussion instruments. Storytime is 30 - 45 minutes long and is designed for ages 3 and up.

  • May 1, 202412:30 pm - 2:30 pm • May 1, 2024

    The Topsham Sharing Table

    FREE PRODUCE from local farms for anyone who needs it. Help yourself to what you need and leave the rest for others. Organized by the Merrymeeting Gleaners, a project of the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. First come, first served, while supplies last. 

May 2, 2024
  • May 2, 202410:30 am - 11:00 am • May 2, 2024

    Music & Rhyme Time

    At each Music & Rhyme Time we sing songs, dance and play instruments to a guitar accompaniment, participate in action rhymes, and read one short story. Each lively and fun session lasts about 20-40 minutes and is designed for two-year-olds and their grownup! 

  • May 2, 202410:00 am - 10:20 am • May 2, 2024

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language while you spend time bonding together! Program lasts about 15-20 minutes, and is designed for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • May 2, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • May 2, 2024

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • May 2, 20246:00 pm - 8:00 pm • May 2, 2024

    Friends of the Topsham Public Library Annual Meeting

    Join us for a quick business meeting, including elections, refreshments, and listen to a talk by The Telling Room. The Telling Room is a literary arts education nonprofit whose mission is to empower youth through writing and share their voices with the world. Focused on young writers ages 6 to 18, The Telling Room seeks to build confidence, strengthen literacy skills, and provide real audiences for our students. Joined by a recent Telling Room author, Executive Director, Kristina Powell, will share more about the Telling Room's programs, publishing, and what youth are writing about right now. Open to the public.

     

May 6, 2024
  • May 6, 20241:00 pm - 2:00 pm • May 6, 2024

    Regenerating Life Documentary Discussion

    Join local environmentalist, Jacquelyn Cressy, for a viewing and discussion of “Regenerating Life,” a powerful film that “takes an ecological approach to unpacking the social and environmental crises that confront us, shifting the prevailing climate change story, and offering new, attainable solutions.” This program will take place over three meetings: May 6, 13 and 20 at 1pm. Open to all, sign-up is required (covers all 3 meetings). Call or visit the library or email emma@topshamlibrary.org to register.

May 7, 2024
  • May 7, 20241:00 pm - 3:00 pm • May 7, 2024

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

May 8, 2024
  • May 8, 202410:30 am - 11:15 am • May 8, 2024

    Preschool Storytime

    At preschool storytime, we sing songs and do action rhymes, read up to four stories, and play percussion instruments. Storytime is 30 - 45 minutes long and is designed for ages 3 and up.

  • May 8, 202412:00 pm - 2:00 pm • May 8, 2024

    Topsham Garden Club: Gardening Best Practices for a Plant Sale

    Bring a sandwich for the social time after the program. Dessert & beverages provided by the club.

  • May 8, 202412:30 pm - 2:30 pm • May 8, 2024

    The Topsham Sharing Table

    FREE PRODUCE from local farms for anyone who needs it. Help yourself to what you need and leave the rest for others. Organized by the Merrymeeting Gleaners, a project of the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. First come, first served, while supplies last. 

  • May 8, 20244:00 pm - 5:00 pm • May 8, 2024

    Topsham History Discussion Group

    Do you want to learn more about the history of your community and our part of Maine? All are welcome to join this discussion group and explore the background of Topsham. Participants are invited to bring questions, observations, and curiosity for group sharing with Dana Cary. Meetings are on the second Wednesday of every month.

May 9, 2024
  • May 9, 202410:30 am - 11:00 am • May 9, 2024

    Music & Rhyme Time

    At each Music & Rhyme Time we sing songs, dance and play instruments to a guitar accompaniment, participate in action rhymes, and read one short story. Each lively and fun session lasts about 20-40 minutes and is designed for two-year-olds and their grownup! 

  • May 9, 202410:00 am - 10:20 am • May 9, 2024

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language while you spend time bonding together! Program lasts about 15-20 minutes, and is designed for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • May 9, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • May 9, 2024

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

May 11, 2024
  • May 11, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • May 11, 2024

    Great Books Discussion

    Great Books meets once a month on the second Saturday. We are ALWAYS looking for new members! For more information email emma@topshamlibrary.org.

May 13, 2024
  • May 13, 20241:00 pm - 2:00 pm • May 13, 2024

    Regenerating Life Documentary Discussion

    Join local environmentalist, Jacquelyn Cressy, for a viewing and discussion of “Regenerating Life,” a powerful film that “takes an ecological approach to unpacking the social and environmental crises that confront us, shifting the prevailing climate change story, and offering new, attainable solutions.” This program will take place over three meetings: May 6, 13 and 20 at 1pm. Open to all, sign-up is required (covers all 3 meetings). Call or visit the library or email emma@topshamlibrary.org to register.

May 14, 2024
  • May 14, 20241:00 pm - 3:00 pm • May 14, 2024

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • May 14, 20242:00 pm - 4:00 pm • May 14, 2024

    Mystery Readers Roundtable

    For our last meeting of the season our book will be Julius House by Charlaine Harris. Then we will watch the movie at our extended meeting, and discuss the two.

  • May 14, 20245:00 pm - 5:45 pm • May 14, 2024

    Young Critics Book Discussion

    Young Critics is an ongoing book discussion group for kids in grades 4 and 5. We meet  every month from October to May at the library for great books, great conversation, and a pizza dinner! Must be registered to attend! 

May 15, 2024
  • May 15, 202410:30 am - 11:15 am • May 15, 2024

    Preschool Storytime

    At preschool storytime, we sing songs and do action rhymes, read up to four stories, and play percussion instruments. Storytime is 30 - 45 minutes long and is designed for ages 3 and up.

  • May 15, 202412:30 pm - 2:30 pm • May 15, 2024

    The Topsham Sharing Table

    FREE PRODUCE from local farms for anyone who needs it. Help yourself to what you need and leave the rest for others. Organized by the Merrymeeting Gleaners, a project of the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. First come, first served, while supplies last. 

  • May 15, 20247:00 pm - 9:00 pm • May 15, 2024

    Trustees Meeting

    All Trustees meetings are open to the public.

May 16, 2024
  • May 16, 202410:30 am - 11:00 am • May 16, 2024

    Music & Rhyme Time

    At each Music & Rhyme Time we sing songs, dance and play instruments to a guitar accompaniment, participate in action rhymes, and read one short story. Each lively and fun session lasts about 20-40 minutes and is designed for two-year-olds and their grownup! 

  • May 16, 202410:00 am - 10:20 am • May 16, 2024

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language while you spend time bonding together! Program lasts about 15-20 minutes, and is designed for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • May 16, 202410:00 am - 12:00 pm • May 16, 2024

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • May 16, 20246:00 pm - 7:00 pm • May 16, 2024

    Rare Reads Book Discussion

    Rare Reads book group will be meeting  every third Thursday at 6pm. This month's book is The Dry by Jane Harper. If you would like to join, please email emma@topshamlibrary.org.