It’s fast approaching, folks! Do you know what this weekend is? It’s the Friends of the Topsham Public Library Book Sale! If you are a member of Friends of the Topsham Public Library, there is a preview sale open to you on Friday, September 23 from 5pm-7pm. (If you are not a member and would… Read more »
Drop Box Change for Thanksgiving: The outside drop boxes will be open on Thurs, 11/19, noon - Sun, 11/22, at 9 am.
Reminder about Library Visit Time Limits: Due to Covid restrictions, library visits are limited to 30 mins. This includes using our computers.
Posts Categorized: Staff Picks
If you have been to Topsham Public Library lately, you may have noticed Emma’s display for the month is showcasing mysteries. Do you know May is Mystery Month? Do you enjoy a light mystery? Obviously, Agatha Christie is a good place to start. You can choose between Miss Marple, or Hercule Poirot, or even Tommy and… Read more »
It seems like ages ago, but back on December 8, 2015 I told you about a reading challenge I am participating in this year. Well, it’s time to check up and see how I’m doing. In a nutshell, if my reading life was connected to my physical life, they would tag my toe, zip the body bag… Read more »
This is the continuation of the Top 5 Picks of 2015. Susan’s Top 5: The Art of Hearing Hearbeats by Jan-Philip Sendker Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr The Queen… Read more »
It’s that time of year when the staff of Topsham Public Library reveal their Top 5 Picks of 2015. The criteria that a top pick must meet is pretty basic: the staff member has to have read it, watched it, or listened to it in 2015 and loved it. Click on the picture to find… Read more »
This past week, I rolled up my shirtsleeves and decluttered my house. From the tip-top of the roof to the dark corners of my basement. (Well, that one corner of the basement I left alone. I’m afraid there may be a body hidden under all that stuff.) I sorted through the books, then attacked the trunks… Read more »
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 »
Stuck for your next read? Here’s a sneak peak at what the staff of TPL are reading right now! Click on the titles to put a hold on in the catalog. Helen: The Dead Play On by Heather Graham Musicians are being murdered in New Orleans. But Arnie Watson apparently died by his own hand…. Read more »
Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda On the eve of the monsoons, in a remote Indian village, Kavita gives birth to a baby girl. But in a culture that favors sons, the only way for Kavita to save her newborn daughter’s life is to give her away. It is a decision that will haunt her… Read more »
These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner Luxury spaceliner Icarus suddenly plummets from hyperspace into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive — alone. Lilac is the daughter of the richest man in the universe. Tarver comes from nothing, a cynical war hero. Both journey across the eerie deserted terrain for… Read more »