You may have noticed lately that Dave has not been behind the circulation desk as much as usual. As well as Volunteer Coordinator, and Suggestion Source Extraordinaire, he is now adding Topsham Public Library Development Coordinator to his list of duties. As you know, if you have ever engaged with Dave, he strives to do… Read more »
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Posts Categorized: Topsham Tales
It’s Banned Books Week! Every year the American Library Association promotes a campaign to raise awareness of the freedom we have to read what we want to read. In the past, Topsham Public Library has highlighted banned books that we like to read or that have been challenged, but this year, I thought it would… Read more »
Castle Rock. Emma gets practically giddy when it is mentioned, and then when you get her together with Dale and Lynne (outside of work time, of course) the chatter is non-stop. The three of them are either talking all things Castle Rock or one or the other is shushing the others because they are an episode or two… Read more »
At Topsham Public Library, when we start getting requests for Tess of the D’Ubervilles by Thomas Hardy, we know school is soon beginning. Students who enroll in AP English classes have summer reading assignments, and, as in true student form, they tend to wait until the last minute to get it done. (Who can blame… Read more »
Summer is not complete without rockin’ along with a band under the summer sky! Join Off Their Rockers for an outdoor rock concert on Saturday, August 4 at 1pm at Topsham Public Library. Off Their Rockers play an eclectic mix of music from Buddy Holly to Carole King to Old Crow Medicine Show to the… Read more »
If you haven’t heard: Libraries Rock! Not only is that true, it is also the theme of the summer reading program, and things are rockin’ at Topsham Public Library. Join musician, Marc Black, on Wednesday, August 1 at 6pm for a special multimedia experience about the history of the baby-boomer generation. Black performs a wide… Read more »
Recently, Dave, Topsham Public Library Volunteer Coordinator, and his crew of shelving volunteers reached a milestone. This fiscal year, our wonderful volunteers performed over 1500 hours of volunteer time! That is up 300 hours from last year. Our shelving volunteers complete a number of duties including shelf reading, book shelving, packing and unpacking ILL deliveries,… Read more »
Topsham Public Library will host students of the Bowdoin International Music Festival in a free concert on Saturday, July 7th at 2pm. The Bowdoin Festival’s Community Concert Series presents gifted classical musicians from around the world performing solo and chamber music in non-traditional venues. The performers are conservatory and graduate students who attend the festival’s… Read more »
On Thursday, June 28 at 6:00PM at Topsham Public Library, Ed Webster, author of the White Mountain rock climbing guidebooks, will present his newest lecture about the recreational development of Mt. Washington, known as Agiocochook, by the native Abenaki. Webster will discuss his unique collection of early artwork, stereophotographs, and pictures taken by 1920s and… Read more »
Few words today. The gardens are coming to life. and they are beautiful. Pictures don’t do them justice. Next time you are by Topsham Public Library, take a few minutes and enjoy.