Posts Categorized: Something to do

Maine Poet Gary Rainford Part of Staycation Lineup

Gary Rainford grew up on Long Island, NY, but now he calls Swan Island, Maine home where he resides with his wife and daughter year-round. Naturally, his poetry is influenced by the beauty and fierceness of the nature that surrounds him. Salty Liquor is his first published collection of poems, and his work has also appeared… Read more »

Storyteller Begins Festivities at Staycation2017!

She is no stranger to Topsham Public Library, and we are excited to welcome her back! Carol Birch begins the festivities during Staycation2017! on Saturday, July 29 at 10am. Oral storytelling is vital to our Maine heritage, and Carol has been developing, working and excelling in the art for over 40 years. Based in Connecticut, Carol… Read more »

Library Spotting in Michigan

Weddings. Summertime is the season for weddings. That’s how I happened to be in Jackson, Michigan over the weekend. My nephew tied the knot and my sister and I went to join in in the festivities. Of course, one of us had to run around picking up last minute items and toiletries that one of… Read more »

Summer Reading Program Begins This Saturday!

The excitement is building, people have been asking about it, and finally, on Saturday the fun begins! All kinds of stuff is lined up for the summer. There is something for everyone! If you have participated before, you know that you want to be here on Saturday, June 17 to pick up your summer reading… Read more »

Library Spotting

A few weeks ago, while we trudged through our gray, sunless days, Lynne, our lovely co-worker, was enjoying the sun down in the Florida Keys. While she was there, she happened upon two libraries, and she took pictures of them. Pictured left is Monroe County May Hill Russell Library. That gave me an idea. When… Read more »

Come Celebrate With Us

The following was written by Sharon Ross, Development Coordinator for Topsham Public Library. The Board of Trustees of the Topsham Public Library will be celebrating the opening of its newly configured West Garden Patio on May 20 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. with an opening tea that will also recognize a major donation by Brunswick… Read more »

An Evening of Horror

Join us at Topsham Public Library for a fright-filled evening of fiction as we plumb the depths of madness and the macabre. On Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6pm some of Maine’s darkest minds will gather and discuss the craft of horror writing. Horror Writers of Maine is a relatively new organization that promises to grow… Read more »

School Vacation 2017 To Do List

School vacation is fast approaching, and if you need some help planning your week, look no further than Topsham Public Library. Get the party started at our teen event, Chocolate Wars on Saturday, February 18 at 1pm-2pm. Bring your sweet tooth and try to best your buddies with a little friendly combat! Events include: Chocolate Pictionary,… Read more »