Library Events

December 9, 2022
  • December 9, 20222:00 pm - 2:45 pm • December 9, 2022

    Music Exploration for Kids

    We will learn the scale, practice the basics of harmony, try out a round, and have a sing along! Designed for ages 5-8, registration required. Email mariah@topshamlibrary.orgor call 725-1727.

  • December 9, 202212:00 am - 11:59 pm • December 9, 2022

    Food for Fines Deadline

December 10, 2022
  • December 10, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • December 10, 2022

    Great Books Discussion

    Great Books meets once a month on the second Saturday. We are ALWAYS looking for new members! For more information email emma@topshamlibrary.org.

December 13, 2022
  • December 13, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • December 13, 2022

    Outdoor Fun

    We will do a different fun activity every week! Activities could include an art experience, stories, movement activities, etc. Please dress for the weather! Designed for ages 2-6

  • December 13, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • December 13, 2022

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • December 13, 20223:00 pm - 4:00 pm • December 13, 2022

    Mystery Readers Roundtable

    Join us for some mystery and mayhem as we gather to discuss fictional crime novels, with an occasional true crime thrown in. If you would like to join, call 725-1727 or email tplinfo@topshamlibrary.org.

  • December 13, 20225:00 pm - 5:45 pm • December 13, 2022

    Young Critics Book Discussion

    Young Critics is an ongoing book discussion group for kids in grades 4 and 5. We meet  every month from October to May at the library for great books, great conversation, and a pizza dinner! Must be registered to attend! 

December 14, 2022
  • December 14, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • December 14, 2022

    Storytime with Santa

    Come to a special storytime with Miss Mariah, meet Santa, and have a tasty holiday treat!  Don’t forget to bring your camera!

     

  • December 14, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • December 14, 2022

    The Topsham Sharing Table

    FREE PRODUCE from local farms for anyone who needs it. Help yourself to what you need and leave the rest for others. Organized by the Merrymeeting Gleaners, a project of the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. Over the winter, the Sharing Table will be inside the library in the Crooker Gallery area.

December 15, 2022
  • December 15, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • December 15, 2022

    Music & Rhyme Time

    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 20-40 minutes and is designed for two-year-olds and their grownup! 

  • December 15, 202210:00 am - 10:20 am • December 15, 2022

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language while you spend time bonding together! Program lasts about 15-20 minutes, and is designed for babies ages birth up to 23 months. We will be inside - please bring a small blanket for your baby to lay or sit on!

  • December 15, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • December 15, 2022

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • December 15, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • December 15, 2022

    Genealogy Drop In

    Join our volunteer, Karen Richard, for help with your genealogical research. No appointment necessary, but please let Karen know when you arrive, even if she is helping someone. Fifteen minute sessions, longer if no one is waiting.

  • December 15, 20226:00 pm - 7:00 pm • December 15, 2022

    Rare Reads Book Discussion

    Rare Reads book group will be meeting  every third Thursday at 6pm. This month's book is The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka. If you would like to join, please email emma@topshamlibrary.org.

December 17, 2022
  • December 17, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • December 17, 2022

    Stitching Together @ TPL

    Join this knitting and crocheting group that meets monthly. Come and work on your latest project, share patterns, check out the library's knitting and crocheting resources,. All abilities welcome!

  • December 17, 202212:00 pm - 3:30 pm • December 17, 2022

    Pastel Society of Maine Reception and Awards Ceremony

    We will begin with a painting demonstration by Maine artist, Lyn Asselta, from noon until 2 p.m., followed by the reception and awards ceremony. Please feel free to join us for either part or the whole experience. The demonstration and reception are open to the public. The exhibit will remain in the Crooker Gallery until January 11th.

December 20, 2022
  • December 20, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • December 20, 2022

    CANCELED: Outdoor Fun

    We will do a different fun activity every week! Activities could include an art experience, stories, movement activities, etc. Please dress for the weather! Designed for ages 2-6

  • December 20, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • December 20, 2022

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • December 20, 20225:00 pm - 5:45 pm • December 20, 2022

    Tween Talk

    Calling all 6th, 7th, & 8th Graders! Join us for Tween Talk! We meet on the third Tuesday of the month at 5pm, October through May, to discuss great books and eat pizza! Copies of the books are available at the library. Tween Reads is facilitated by Mariah & Cyndi! Registration is required so we know how much pizza to buy! For more information or to register call 725-1727 or email cyndi@topshamlibrary.org. We need 5 teens signed up to run this program.

  • December 20, 20226:00 pm - 7:00 pm • December 20, 2022

    Pajama Movie Night: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    A Holiday classic!  A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Running Time: 52 Minutes. Recommended ages 3 and up, but all are welcome! Bring pillows and blankets for extra coziness!  Popcorn will be served.

December 21, 2022
  • December 21, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • December 21, 2022

    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 30-45 minutes and is designed for preschool children ages 3-5. May be followed by an art project, so wear clothes that can get messy!

  • December 21, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • December 21, 2022

    The Topsham Sharing Table

    FREE PRODUCE from local farms for anyone who needs it. Help yourself to what you need and leave the rest for others. Organized by the Merrymeeting Gleaners, a project of the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. Over the winter, the Sharing Table will be inside the library in the Crooker Gallery area.

December 22, 2022
  • December 22, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • December 22, 2022

    Music & Rhyme Time

    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 20-40 minutes and is designed for two-year-olds and their grownup! 

  • December 22, 202210:00 am - 10:20 am • December 22, 2022

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language while you spend time bonding together! Program lasts about 15-20 minutes, and is designed for babies ages birth up to 23 months. We will be inside - please bring a small blanket for your baby to lay or sit on!

  • December 22, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • December 22, 2022

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

December 23, 2022
  • December 23, 20221:30 pm - 3:15 pm • December 23, 2022

    Holiday Movie: Elf

    This hilarious Christmas film tells the tale of a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts on Christmas Eve and is transported back to the North Pole and raised as an elf. Years later Buddy learns he is not really an elf and goes on a journey to New York City to find his true identity.  Running Time: 97 minutes.  Rated PG for some mild rude humor and language.  Recommended ages 7 and up, but all are welcome. Bring pillows and blankets for extra coziness!  Popcorn will be served.

December 24, 2022
  • December 24, 202212:00 am - 11:59 pm • December 24, 2022

    Library Closed

December 26, 2022
  • December 26, 202212:00 am - 11:59 pm • December 26, 2022

    Library Closed for Christmas Holiday

    Merry Christmas everyone!

December 27, 2022
  • December 27, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • December 27, 2022

    Outdoor Fun

    We will do a different fun activity every week! Activities could include an art experience, stories, movement activities, etc. Please dress for the weather! Designed for ages 2-6

  • December 27, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • December 27, 2022

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • December 27, 20222:00 pm - 4:00 pm • December 27, 2022

    Drop-In Coloring

    Markers and coloring sheets will be available in the children’s area.  Designed for ages 6 and up, but all children are welcome.

December 28, 2022
  • December 28, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • December 28, 2022

    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 30-45 minutes and is designed for preschool children ages 3-5. May be followed by an art project, so wear clothes that can get messy!

  • December 28, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • December 28, 2022

    The Topsham Sharing Table

    FREE PRODUCE from local farms for anyone who needs it. Help yourself to what you need and leave the rest for others. Organized by the Merrymeeting Gleaners, a project of the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. Over the winter, the Sharing Table will be inside the library in the Crooker Gallery area.

  • December 28, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • December 28, 2022

    Legos at the Library

    Come build with our Lego collection!

December 29, 2022
  • December 29, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • December 29, 2022

    Music & Rhyme Time

    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 20-40 minutes and is designed for two-year-olds and their grownup! 

  • December 29, 202210:00 am - 10:20 am • December 29, 2022

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language while you spend time bonding together! Program lasts about 15-20 minutes, and is designed for babies ages birth up to 23 months. We will be inside - please bring a small blanket for your baby to lay or sit on!

  • December 29, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • December 29, 2022

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • December 29, 202210:00 am - 2:00 pm • December 29, 2022

    Teen Drop in Art Lab

    Drop in art lab, stop by the teen room between 10am-2pm andspend as little or as much time as you like. No registration required, ages 11-18 only.

December 31, 2022
  • December 31, 20223:00 pm - 4:00 pm • December 31, 2022

    The library will close at 3pm for New Year's Eve

    Happy New Year, everyone!

January 3, 2023
  • January 3, 202310:30 am - 11:00 am • January 3, 2023

    Outdoor Fun

    We will do a different fun activity every week! Activities could include an art experience, stories, movement activities, etc. Please dress for the weather! Designed for ages 2-6

  • January 3, 20231:00 pm - 3:00 pm • January 3, 2023

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

January 4, 2023
  • January 4, 202310:30 am - 11:00 am • January 4, 2023

    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 30-45 minutes and is designed for preschool children ages 3-5. May be followed by an art project, so wear clothes that can get messy!

  • January 4, 202312:30 pm - 2:30 pm • January 4, 2023

    The Topsham Sharing Table

    FREE PRODUCE from local farms for anyone who needs it. Help yourself to what you need and leave the rest for others. Organized by the Merrymeeting Gleaners, a project of the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. Over the winter, the Sharing Table will be inside the library in the Crooker Gallery area.

January 5, 2023
  • January 5, 202310:30 am - 11:00 am • January 5, 2023

    Music & Rhyme Time

    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 20-40 minutes and is designed for two-year-olds and their grownup! 

  • January 5, 202310:00 am - 10:20 am • January 5, 2023

    Baby & Me

    Baby & Me gives your child the opportunity to hear lots of language while you spend time bonding together! Program lasts about 15-20 minutes, and is designed for babies ages birth up to 23 months. We will be inside - please bring a small blanket for your baby to lay or sit on!

  • January 5, 202310:00 am - 12:00 pm • January 5, 2023

    Tech Help

    Need help setting up email or cloudLibrary? How about printing from your laptop? Do you know how to download apps? Dale will be available to help you navigate your devices.

  • January 5, 20231:00 pm - 3:00 pm • January 5, 2023

    Genealogy Drop In

    Join our volunteer, Karen Richard, for help with your genealogical research. No appointment necessary, but please let Karen know when you arrive, even if she is helping someone. Fifteen minute sessions, longer if no one is waiting.

    Every first and third Thursdays 1 – 3pm

  • January 5, 20236:30 pm - 8:30 pm • January 5, 2023

    Friends meeting

January 6, 2023
  • January 6, 202310:00 am - 12:00 pm • January 6, 2023

    Stay & Play

    We fill our big meeting room with toys—kids can play and their grownups can play AND catch up with other grownups! Ages birth to 6,registration required (must have at least 6 signups to run)

January 7, 2023
  • January 7, 202310:00 am - 12:00 pm • January 7, 2023

    Great Books Discussion

    Great Books meets once a month on the second Saturday. We are ALWAYS looking for new members! For more information email emma@topshamlibrary.org.