Posts Categorized: Topsham Tales

About the AARP Tax Help

It begins in January. The question is asked by young, old, in person and on the phone, “Are you taking appointments for tax help?” If you are not aware, every year beginning in February, AARP offers free tax help at a variety of places in the area. Topsham Public Library is one of these places…. Read more »

I Love a Good Cookbook

One of the pleasant surprises I have experienced since working in a library, is the plethora of cookbooks. I don’t know why I hadn’t thought of this resource before, but I hadn’t. Another little tidbit I’ll let you in on: the staff at Topsham Public Library talks a lot about food. From good places to eat… Read more »

Staff Picks of 2018, Part 3

And to wrap up Topsham Public Library’s 2018 Staff Picks will be Linda, Susan, Mariah, Julie, and me. What are your favorites that you read last year? Have you already sunk your teeth into a good one this year?   Linda’s 2018 Top Picks: Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny I can’t help it!… Read more »

Staff Picks of 2018, Part 2

The 2018 Staff Picks continue. This week Dave, Cyndi, Liz and Lynne share their favorites from 2018.   Dave’s 2018 Top Picks: The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian is a thriller about a flight attendant that wakes up in the wrong hotel room with a dead man beside her in bed – and she has… Read more »

Staff Picks of 2018, Part 1

Another new year is here, but we’re not quite done with 2018, yet. Today, and continuing for the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing Topsham Public Library’s Staff Picks of 2018. To qualify for a staff pick the staff member must have read/listened to/watched the staff pick in 2018, but it does not have to… Read more »

Year End Thank You!

The following is a letter from Dave Mosley, Topsham Public Library Development Coordinator.  With the end of 2018 rapidly approaching, it seems a good time to look back over the past year. In reflection, there have been some challenges, but I find many more events that are positive and I am energized and excited. A… Read more »

2018 Book Lists

I have primed the staff at Topsham Public Library to get their Staff Picks of 2018 list done. Dave has already submitted his to me with the caveat that he may add one or two titles before the midnight on December 31 deadline. But below I have added a few lesser known sources (wink, wink)… Read more »

Our Annual Appeal

The following is a letter from David Mosley, Development Coordinator for Topsham Public Library.  Can you believe it? It’s that time of year again. Dreary, post-fall/pre-winter weather with seemingly “shorter” days with less daylight and a colder climate. However, I always find myself a little excited about the Thanksgiving holiday, when good food and time… Read more »

Great American Read Reveal

Did you watch it?!? On Tuesday, October 23 PBS aired the final episode of The Great American Read and revealed America’s favorite book. And the winner is To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee! Lee’s book took and kept the lead right from the beginning. There were a few close calls: Rebecca by Daphne du… Read more »