Library Events

May 26, 2018
  • May 26, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • May 26, 2018

    Great Books

    Great Books meets on the 4th Saturday of each month and uses The Great Books Foundation Short Story Omnibus, which can be purchased from the Great Books Foundation. We are ALWAYS looking for new members!

  • May 26, 201811:00 am - 2:00 pm • May 26, 2018

    Drop-in Activities

    Various activities will be set up in the children’s section which may include art projects, sensory activities, experiments, building activities, and more! Designed for ages 4 and up, but open to everyone with adult supervision.

  • May 26, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • May 26, 2018

    Legos at the Library

    Come build with our Lego collection! We have giant bins full of Legos for older kids, and Duplos available for younger kids upon request!

May 29, 2018
  • May 29, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • May 29, 2018

    The Librarian is in! Drop in - Canceled

    Sorry for any inconvenience.

  • May 29, 20186:00 pm - 7:00 pm • May 29, 2018

    CREA

    CREA is a non-profit organization dedicated to using the resources of the Cathance River Preserve to educate students, educators, and the public. To this end CREA offers a monthly program in partnership with the library, featuring local speakers and wild life presentations. For this month’s theme visit creamaine.org/events.

May 30, 2018
  • May 30, 201810:00 am - 11:00 am • May 30, 2018

    Preschool Storytime

    At each themed Storytime we sing songs, dance, and play instruments to a guitar accompaniment, participate in action rhymes, and of course, read stories! Storytime lasts approximately 45 - 60 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

  • May 30, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • May 30, 2018

    Drop-In Tech Support

    Need help setting up email? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Our tech guy, Dale, will be available to help you navigate your laptop or tablet.

May 31, 2018
  • May 31, 201810:00 am - 10:30 am • May 31, 2018

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language and music while you spend time bonding together! We sing songs, participate in action rhymes, and share a board book! Program lasts about 15 -20 minutes, and is for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • May 31, 201810:30 am - 11:00 am • May 31, 2018

    Music & Rhyme Time for Twos

    At each Music & Rhyme Time we sing songs, dance and play instruments to a guitar accompaniment, participate in action rhymes, and read one short story. Each lively and fun session lasts about 20-30 minutes. For TWO YEAR OLDS and their grownup!

  • May 31, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • May 31, 2018

    Genealogy Drop In

    Interested in Genealogy? Join our Genealogy volunteer, Karen, to help you get started. She’ll help you use our resources such as Ancestry to find out more about your family tree. Bring along a notebook and a USB flash drive (if you have one).

June 2, 2018
  • June 2, 20188:00 am - 11:00 am • June 2, 2018

    15th annual fishing rally

    All ages welcome! Please join us at “the Ponds” behind the Solid Waste Facility for our annual Fishing Rally. We have poles and bait for those who need them. There will be prizes! Refreshments, too! Hosted by the library, the Topsham Recreation Department, and the Topsham Solid Waste Facility. For today only, no license is necessary. For more info call 725-1726. 

  • June 2, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 2, 2018

    Sip n' Stitch

    Join this knitting and crocheting group that meets on the first and third Saturdays of the month. All abilities welcome! Come and work on your latest project, share patterns, check out the library's knitting and crocheting resources, and relax with a cup of coffee or tea. Would you like to learn to knit or crochet? Come along and we can help you with that too.

  • June 2, 20184:00 pm - 8:00 pm • June 2, 2018

    Head of Tide Park Event

June 5, 2018
  • June 5, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • June 5, 2018

    The Librarian is in! Drop in

    Join Adult Services Librarian, Emma, for this drop in service. Ask reference questions, receive book recommendations or help with databases.

June 6, 2018
  • June 6, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • June 6, 2018

    Drop-In Tech Support

    Need help setting up email? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Our tech guy, Dale, will be available to help you navigate your laptop or tablet.

June 7, 2018
  • June 7, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • June 7, 2018

    Genealogy Drop In

    Interested in Genealogy? Join our Genealogy volunteer, Karen, to help you get started. She’ll help you use our resources such as Ancestry to find out more about your family tree. Bring along a notebook and a USB flash drive (if you have one).

  • June 7, 20186:30 pm - 8:00 pm • June 7, 2018

    Friends of the Topsham Public Library Meeting

    The Friends of the Topsham Public Library is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to supporting TPL financially and helping to further develop the library’s potential as a dynamic force in our community. Meetings are open to the public and new members are always welcome. FMI visit our website: friendstopshamlibrary.org

June 12, 2018
  • June 12, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 12, 2018

    Moving on discussion group

    Join us for this interactive discussion group for surviving spouses of retirement age. How do you move on after the death of a beloved spouse and the shared life you’ve had together over many years? After such a profound loss what can you do to build a new existence based on your new reality? We look forward to sharing observations, experiences and ideas with you. We will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.

  • June 12, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • June 12, 2018

    The Librarian is in! Drop in - Canceled

    Sorry for any inconvenience.

  • June 12, 20186:30 pm - 8:00 pm • June 12, 2018

    Topsham Historical Society - Maine's Civil War Monuments

    Maine State Historian Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. will present an illustrated lecture on Maine's Civil War monuments, which commemorate the service and sacrifice of the 70,000 Mainers who fought in the war. Many feature standing soldiers sculpted in granite or bronze, while others are stone shafts on square pedestals. Inscriptions bear witness to the fundamental reason for the four-year conflict that divided the nation: the preservation of the union. All Civil War enthusiasts are very welcome to come and participate.

June 13, 2018
  • June 13, 201812:00 pm - 2:30 pm • June 13, 2018

    Topsham Garden Club - Foraging for Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

    Naturalist and wild food expert Tom Seymour will give a photo presentation of various edible wild plants, including of some common Maine mushrooms. Tom is a writer and naturalist based in Waldo. He is the author of multiple books including Wild Plants of Maine- A Useful Guide, Forager’s Notebook, and Foraging New England. Refreshments and meet and greet will follow the presentation.

  • June 13, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • June 13, 2018

    Drop-In Tech Support

    Need help setting up email? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Our tech guy, Dale, will be available to help you navigate your laptop or tablet.

June 14, 2018
  • June 14, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • June 14, 2018

    Genealogy Drop In - Canceled

    Sorry for any inconvenience.

  • June 14, 20184:00 pm - 5:00 pm • June 14, 2018

    Nature Speaks Book Discussion

    Our question now is: In a time of environmental crisis, how can we live right now? Dana Cary leads this discussion group that focuses on environmental issues and what can be done on a local level. We are starting a new book, Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World by Martin Keogh. This month we will read Chapter 6.

June 16, 2018
  • June 16, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 16, 2018

    Sip-N-Stitch

    Join this knitting and crocheting group, All abilities welcome! Come and work on your latest project, share patterns, check out the library's knitting and crocheting resources, and relax with a cup of coffee or tea. Would you like to learn to knit or crochet? Come along and we can help you with that too.

  • June 16, 201810:00 am - 2:00 pm • June 16, 2018

    3rd Saturday Teen Crafting

    Stop by the YA room between 10am & 2pm for our casual teen crafts program. Each month will have a different craft project, spend as little or as much time as you like. No registration required. Ages 11-18 only. Just in time for Finals! Make a stress ball!

June 19, 2018
  • June 19, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • June 19, 2018

    The Librarian is in! Drop in

    Join Adult Services Librarian, Emma, for this drop in service. Ask reference questions, receive book recommendations or help with databases.

  • June 19, 20185:30 pm - 7:00 pm • June 19, 2018

    Rockin' Out at the Movies - A Hard Day's Night

    Join us for the first in our series of movies featuring Rock music with a screening of "A Hard Day's Night". The Beatles--the world's most famous rock and roll band--travel from their home town of Liverpool to London to perform in a television broadcast. Along the way they must rescue Paul's unconventional grandfather from various misadventures and drummer Ringo goes missing just before the crucial concert. Packed with all-time Beatle favorites, including A Hard Day's Night, All My Loving, Can't Buy Me Love, I Should Have Known Better, She Loves You, Tell Me Why and more.

June 20, 2018
  • June 20, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • June 20, 2018

    Drop-In Tech Support

    Need help setting up email? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Our tech guy, Dale, will be available to help you navigate your laptop or tablet.

  • June 20, 20187:00 pm - 9:00 pm • June 20, 2018

    Trustees Meeting

    The public is welcome to attend all Board of Trustee Meetings.They are usually held at 7PM in the library's Highland Community Room, unless otherwise specified.

June 21, 2018
  • June 21, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • June 21, 2018

    Genealogy Drop In

    Interested in Genealogy? Join our Genealogy volunteer, Karen, to help you get started. She’ll help you use our resources such as Ancestry to find out more about your family tree. Bring along a notebook and a USB flash drive (if you have one).

June 23, 2018
  • June 23, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 23, 2018

    Great Books

    Great Books meets on the 4th Saturday of each month and uses The Great Books Foundation Short Story Omnibus, which can be purchased from the Great Books Foundation. We are ALWAYS looking for new members!

  • June 23, 201811:00 am - 2:00 pm • June 23, 2018

    Drop-in Activities

    Various activities will be set up in the children’s section which may include art projects, sensory activities, experiments, building activities, and more! Designed for ages 4 and up, but open to everyone with adult supervision.

  • June 23, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • June 23, 2018

    Legos at the Library

    Come build with our Lego collection! We have giant bins full of Legos for older kids, and Duplos available for younger kids upon request!