Library Events

August 9, 2022
  • August 9, 202210:00 am - 10:30 am • August 9, 2022

    Outdoor 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.  Please dress for the weather, and bring your own chairs or blankets if you want to sit.

  • August 9, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • August 9, 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.

August 10, 2022
  • August 10, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • August 10, 2022

    Outdoor Family Storytime

    At family storytime we sing songs and do action rhymes, read up to four stories, and play percussion instruments!  Storytime is held outdoors and is 20—45 minutes long depending on the weather.  Please dress for the weather, and bring your own chairs or blankets if you want to sit.  After the program there will be toys or bubbles to play with and/or a creative project!  Designed for ages 3 and up.

  • August 10, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • August 10, 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 Merrymeeting Food Council. Over the winter the Sharing Table will be inside the library in the Crooker Gallery area.

August 11, 2022
  • August 11, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • August 11, 2022

    Outdoor Music & Rhyme Time

    At Music & Rhyme Time for Families we sing songs and dance, do action rhymes, and play percussion instruments!  Music & Rhyme Time is held outdoors, and is 15—20 minutes long depending on the weather.  Please dress for the weather, and bring your own chairs of blankets if you want to sit.  After the program there will be toys or bubbles to play with!  Designed for ages 2—3.

  • August 11, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • August 11, 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.

  • August 11, 20223:00 pm - 4:00 pm • August 11, 2022

    Treasure Chest Decorating

    Join us in decorating wooden treasure chests to keep our most prized teeny possessions in! Designed for ages 4 and up, sign up required.

August 12, 2022
  • August 12, 202210:30 am - 11:15 am • August 12, 2022

    Lindsay & her Puppet Pals

    Filled with silliness, crowd participation, and unique, memorable characters, this series of charming and positive short stories featuring Lindsay’s Puppet Pals (lovingly crafted, giant hand puppets and marionettes) will delight the young and the young at heart! Will be held outdoors. Designed for ages 3—8.

  • August 12, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • August 12, 2022

    Crafting for Teens: Spray Painting!

    Join us on the library lawn for galaxy or flower & leaf shadows painting. Dress for mess! Registration is required and closes on August 9th. Ages 11 - 18 only

August 16, 2022
  • August 16, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • August 16, 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.

  • August 16, 20225:00 pm - 5:45 pm • August 16, 2022

    Teen Talk Under the Tent

    We will discuss the books Maus I : a survivor's tale by
    Art Spiegelman. Multiple copies of the books are available at the library or through our interlibrary loan system. Registration is required and closes on Saturday, 8/13 at 4pm-need 5 teens to run program. Ages 11 - 18 only. Led by Cyndi.

August 17, 2022
  • August 17, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • August 17, 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 Merrymeeting Food Council. Over the winter the Sharing Table will be inside the library in the Crooker Gallery area.

  • August 17, 20227:00 pm - 9:00 pm • August 17, 2022

    Trustees Meeting

    All Trustees meetings are open to the public.

August 18, 2022
  • August 18, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • August 18, 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.

  • August 18, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • August 18, 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.

  • August 18, 20226:00 pm - 7:00 pm • August 18, 2022

    Rare Reads Book Discussion

    Rare Reads book group will be meeting every third Thursday at 6pm. This month's book is The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. If you would like to join, please email emma@topshamlibrary.org.

August 20, 2022
  • August 20, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • August 20, 2022

    Sip n Stitch Knitting Group

    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, and relax with a cup of coffee or tea. All abilities welcome!

August 23, 2022
  • August 23, 202210:00 am - 10:30 am • August 23, 2022

    Outdoor 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.  Please dress for the weather, and bring your own chairs or blankets if you want to sit.

  • August 23, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • August 23, 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.

August 24, 2022
  • August 24, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • August 24, 2022

    Outdoor Family Storytime

    At family storytime we sing songs and do action rhymes, read up to four stories, and play percussion instruments!  Storytime is held outdoors and is 20—45 minutes long depending on the weather.  Please dress for the weather, and bring your own chairs or blankets if you want to sit.  After the program there will be toys or bubbles to play with and/or a creative project!  Designed for ages 3 and up.

  • August 24, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • August 24, 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 Merrymeeting Food Council. Over the winter the Sharing Table will be inside the library in the Crooker Gallery area.

  • August 24, 20222:00 pm - 4:00 pm • August 24, 2022

    Library Legos

    Drop in and play with the library's Lego collection! Designed for ages 6 and up.

August 25, 2022
  • August 25, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • August 25, 2022

    Outdoor Music & Rhyme Time

    At Music & Rhyme Time for Families we sing songs and dance, do action rhymes, and play percussion instruments!  Music & Rhyme Time is held outdoors, and is 15—20 minutes long depending on the weather.  Please dress for the weather, and bring your own chairs of blankets if you want to sit.  After the program there will be toys or bubbles to play with!  Designed for ages 2—3.

  • August 25, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • August 25, 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.

  • August 25, 20226:00 pm - 7:00 pm • August 25, 2022

    Rated Arrggh!: The History of the Buccaneers of the Caribbean by James Nelson

    There have been pirates as long as there have been ships, but some of the most fascinating and colorful of that breed were the Buccaneers of the Caribbean. Author James L. Nelson, who is launching a new series of novels based on the swashbuckling buccaneers, will discuss the rise and fall of that great era, piracy on the Spanish Main.

August 26, 2022
  • August 26, 202210:15 am - 10:45 am • August 26, 2022

    Zoom Family Storytime

    We will sing songs and read a few stories together in REAL TIME on our computers! Designed for ages 3-5, sign up required. A link to the Zoom room will be emailed after sign up!

  • August 26, 20222:00 pm - 5:00 pm • August 26, 2022

    Drop-in Board Games

    Various family-friendly games will be available for drop-in play. Bring some friends and family and have some fun! Designed for ages 4 and up, but all are welcome!

August 30, 2022
  • August 30, 202210:00 am - 10:30 am • August 30, 2022

    Outdoor 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.  Please dress for the weather, and bring your own chairs or blankets if you want to sit.

  • August 30, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • August 30, 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.

August 31, 2022
  • August 31, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • August 31, 2022

    Outdoor Family Storytime

    At family storytime we sing songs and do action rhymes, read up to four stories, and play percussion instruments!  Storytime is held outdoors and is 20—45 minutes long depending on the weather.  Please dress for the weather, and bring your own chairs or blankets if you want to sit.  After the program there will be toys or bubbles to play with and/or a creative project!  Designed for ages 3 and up.

  • August 31, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • August 31, 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 Merrymeeting Food Council. Over the winter the Sharing Table will be inside the library in the Crooker Gallery area.

September 1, 2022
  • September 1, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • September 1, 2022

    Outdoor Music & Rhyme Time

    At Music & Rhyme Time for Families we sing songs and dance, do action rhymes, and play percussion instruments!  Music & Rhyme Time is held outdoors, and is 15—20 minutes long depending on the weather.  Please dress for the weather, and bring your own chairs of blankets if you want to sit.  After the program there will be toys or bubbles to play with!  Designed for ages 2—3.

  • September 1, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • September 1, 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.

  • September 1, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • September 1, 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.

    Every first and third Thursdays 1 – 3pm

September 5, 2022
  • September 5, 202212:00 am - 11:59 pm • September 5, 2022

    Library Closed Labor Day

September 6, 2022
  • September 6, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • September 6, 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.

September 7, 2022
  • September 7, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • September 7, 2022

    Outdoor Family Storytime

    At family storytime we sing songs and do action rhymes, read up to four stories, and play percussion instruments!  Storytime is held outdoors and is 20—45 minutes long depending on the weather.  Please dress for the weather, and bring your own chairs or blankets if you want to sit.  After the program there will be toys or bubbles to play with and/or a creative project!  Designed for ages 3 and up.

  • September 7, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • September 7, 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 Merrymeeting Food Council. Over the winter the Sharing Table will be inside the library in the Crooker Gallery area.