Posts Categorized: Update

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 »

I Wish My Library Would…

  Have you ever thought I wish my library would…Well, now there is a convenient way to let us know what you think. There is a new suggestion box at Topsham Public Library, and we want your clever ideas.           We are also looking for your thoughts about our magazine collection…. Read more »

Behind Closed Doors Part 1: The Catalogers

There are many little children that visit Topsham Public Library every week. Some are just babies, and some are moving on their own: creeping, crawling, jumping, walking, and running. Some are fast, and some are slow, but once they start moving they make their way to the doorway that leads to the staff offices. They are very… Read more »

We Are Closed on Friday

This is just a friendly reminder that we are closed Friday, November 11, 2016 in honor of Veterans Day. I hope you enjoy your day, and for those who have served, Thank You! Veterans Day was established as a national holiday in November, 1938. It was originally called Armistice Day in reference to the ending… Read more »

Why Should You Read the Annual Report?

If you haven’t heard the news yet, Topsham Public Library’s 2016 Annual Report has been released! You may read it by clicking here, or by looking in the center section of November’s issue of The Cryer, or by picking up a copy at Topsham Public Library. The Development Committee has been working on the annual report… Read more »

Thank You, Friends!!

It is hard to believe Friends of the Topsham Public Library Annual Book Sale has come and gone! Hundreds of hours are put into the book sale by many volunteers and all to support Friends of the Topsham Public Library. Perhaps you are new to our community and aren’t quite sure what Friends of Topsham Public… Read more »

Our Garden is Yielding Results!

Below is an update by Jim Demosthenes about the gardens at Topsham Public Library. The gardens are maintained by a talented group of volunteers.  Our demonstration gardens behind the library are producing vegetables to help support food security needs in our community. Last October seed garlic was planted on the keyhole garden, a round mounded garden… Read more »

Meet the New President of the Board of Trustees

Six times. He has tried six times, but this time Larry Fitch is determined to get through James Joyce’s Ulysses. Intrigued by all the layers and interwoven threads that Joyce melds into the story, Larry is resolute in his pursuit to finish this story by one of Ireland’s greatest writers. Books and libraries have always… Read more »

Get Your Bookmarks Done!

Didn’t school just let out for the summer? Didn’t we celebrate the Fourth of July just last weekend? Where has the summer gone? It feels like summer is just beginning and it’s hard to believe September is only two weeks away. As summer comes to an end, so does Topsham Public Library’s summer reading program. Are you still… Read more »