Posts Categorized: Topsham Tales

Wanna Go Fishing?

My father loved to fish. He would get up early in the morning, and by the time I woke up fish would be frying on the stove. I remember two times Dad took me fishing. My earliest memory was picnicking on the bank of the Little Black River. After a little lunch, my dad taught… Read more »

Odd Items at Topsham Public Library

Naturally, Maine is the place to be in the summer time, and already Topsham Public Library is noticing an influx of people “from away.” One such visitor was pleasantly surprised to discover we have telescopes that can be checked out by our patrons. This led to a further discussion about the binoculars and fishing poles… Read more »

New Development Coordinator at Topsham Public Library

I would like to introduce you to Barbara Hawkes the new Development Coordinator at Topsham Public Library. Barbara and her family have recently moved back to Maine and when she heard of the opportunity here, she applied. You will see from her experience that she has worked in a variety of areas that are real… Read more »

Author Bruce Coffin Visits Topsham Public Library During National Library Week

National Library Week is April 8-14 and in celebration, Topsham Public Library welcomes author Bruce Coffin on Thursday, April 12 at 6pm. Coffin is the bestselling author of the Detective Byron mystery series and a former detective sergeant with more than twenty-seven years in law enforcement. At the time of his retirement, from the Portland,… Read more »

Get Ready! April is Poetry Month

April is fast approaching, and if you are not aware, April is Poetry Month. Below you will find my feeble attempt at rhyme, and after your eye-rolling and guffaw suppression is over, come to Topsham Public Library and pick up a collection of real poetry.   As I sit here at my desk I consider… Read more »

Mayhem at Topsham Public Library

The Tuesday Mayhem Society cordially invites you to join them on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 1pm at Topsham Public Library for an afternoon of murder, madness, and strange fiction. Come hear some of Maine’s brightest stars of dark literature as they share stories and poetry in their second annual literary celebration. Authors will include… Read more »

Keeping Track of What I’ve Read

At the circulation desk, we are often asked if we keep a record of what people have read. Sometimes people forget if they’ve read a certain book or not, or they’ve read a great book and cannot remember the title, and people just want us to help them remember. Topsham Public Library does not keep… Read more »