Posts Categorized: Growing the Community

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 »

From our friends at UMaine Cooperative Extension

Falmouth, Maine — The 21st annual University of Maine Cooperative Extension Cumberland County Master Gardener Volunteer plant sale will be held rain or shine Saturday, May 17, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Ave., Portland. UMaine Extension Master Gardeners Volunteers will answer questions and

Celebrate the Great Maine Outdoor weekend with us!

Bring your family to enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature this winter right here at the Topsham Public Library… Saturday, February 14th-16th is the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend and we are hosting two events on Saturday the 15th: From 9:15 on will be a hands-on exploration and identification of the trees along the library’s… Read more »

Monday Inspirations: Green

Hello again.  Happy Monday.  Are you looking forward to your week?  We are definitely looking forward to our nature journaling workshop this Saturday.  We sure hope to see you there… Until then, we’re here to provide a little inspiration for working some nature exploration into your week.  We promise it’ll be fun! The following activities… Read more »


Lately we have been reading lots of garden-related stories: Seedfolks, Rose’s Garden, Plant a Kiss, and more. But these stories are not just about planting gardens.  They are about so much more, like planting seeds of hope for a future filled with beauty.  About the power of nature.  About how simple gestures bloom into something… Read more »


I just read an article called “What Makes a Successful Place” on the Project for Public Spaces website. You can find the article here: Their PlaceMaking blog is listed on our blog list. The article has a good graphic that can be used to evaluate public spaces. Something to aim at. The article made me… Read more »

TPL Gardens

Hey here’s the first post. Getting started with the blog. Posting material that we want to show potential sponsors for the Library’s universal access initiative. I’m adding colors to a portion of the plan Irene’s begun developing. Here’s what I have so far:   Stay tuned as we plan for the party on September 8th!… Read more »