Library Events

September 23, 2018
  • September 23, 201812:00 am - 11:59 pm • September 29, 2018

    Banned Books Week

September 25, 2018
  • September 25, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • September 25, 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.

September 26, 2018
  • September 26, 201810:00 am - 11:00 am • September 26, 2018

    CANCELED: 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!

  • September 26, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • September 26, 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.

September 27, 2018
  • September 27, 201810:00 am - 10:30 am • September 27, 2018

    CANCELED: 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.

  • September 27, 201810:30 am - 11:00 am • September 27, 2018

    CANCELED: 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!

  • September 27, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • September 27, 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).

September 28, 2018
  • September 28, 201812:00 pm - 5:00 pm • September 28, 2018

    Library closed

  • September 28, 20185:00 pm - 7:00 pm • September 28, 2018

    Friends of the Topsham Public Library Book Sale

    Friends Members Only Night. All members of the Friends of the Topsham Public Library will get first crack at the hundreds of books, CDs, and DVDs for sale. Memberships will be available at the door.

September 29, 2018
  • September 29, 20189:00 am - 4:00 pm • September 29, 2018

    Friends of the Topsham Public Library Book Sale

    Classic. Popular. Mystery. Non-Fiction. Children’s. Young Adult. Nature. Crafts. CDs. DVDs. You name it, we’ve got it and you can get them all at a can’t-be-beat prices!

September 30, 2018
  • September 30, 201810:00 am - 2:00 pm • September 30, 2018

    Friends of the Topsham Public Library Book Sale

    Classic. Popular. Mystery. Non-Fiction. Children’s. Young Adult. Nature. Crafts. CDs. DVDs. You name it, we’ve got it and you can get them all at a can’t-be-beat prices!

October 2, 2018
  • October 2, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 2, 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.

October 3, 2018
  • October 3, 201810:00 am - 11:00 am • October 3, 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!

  • October 3, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 3, 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.

  • October 3, 20185:00 pm - 6:00 pm • October 3, 2018

    Tween Reads

    Calling all 6th, 7th, & 8th Graders! Join us for Tween Talk! We meet on the first Wednesday 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.

October 4, 2018
  • October 4, 201810:00 am - 10:30 am • October 4, 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.

  • October 4, 201810:30 am - 11:00 am • October 4, 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!

  • October 4, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • October 4, 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).

  • October 4, 20186:30 pm - 8:00 pm • October 4, 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

October 6, 2018
  • October 6, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • October 6, 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.

  • October 6, 201811:00 am - 12:00 pm • October 6, 2018

    Points of View Photographers Reception

    Join the Points of View photographers for a reception to celebrate their work in our Crooker Gallery.

  • October 6, 201812:00 am - 11:59 pm • October 6, 2018

    Joy of the Pen deadline

    Today is the deadline for our annual writing competition! The library is open until 4pm but the online form will be available until midnight.

October 9, 2018
  • October 9, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 9, 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.

  • October 9, 20183:00 pm - 4:00 pm • October 9, 2018

    Mystery Readers Roundtable

    Once a month, fans of the mystery genre gather over hot drinks and share their favorite crime novels and good company. Have a few laughs, investigate themes, and visit some very dark places. If this sounds like your cup of tea (or coffee) come and join the group. This month we will read

  • October 9, 20186:30 pm - 8:00 pm • October 9, 2018

    Topsham Historical Society: Historic Maps

    The Topsham Historical Society was formed to promote Topsham's history through educational discussions, presentations, writings, and digital media. We are pleased to host speakers on various topics from archaeology to architectural history to antique restoration along with stories of people and events both famous and little known. This month’s program will feature Jym St. Pierre presenting “Historic Maps”.

October 10, 2018
  • October 10, 201810:00 am - 11:00 am • October 10, 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!

  • October 10, 201812:00 pm - 2:30 pm • October 10, 2018

    Topsham Garden Club

    Programs are open to the public. For currant program information visit our website. Join members for dessert and coffee after the presentation, and then stay for the brief business meeting.  

  • October 10, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 10, 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.

October 11, 2018
  • October 11, 201810:00 am - 10:30 am • October 11, 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.

  • October 11, 201810:30 am - 11:00 am • October 11, 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!

  • October 11, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • October 11, 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).

  • October 11, 20184:00 pm - 5:00 pm • October 11, 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. Join us as we begin a new book, Eaarth by Bill McKibben.

October 13, 2018
  • October 13, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • October 13, 2018

    Great Books

    Great Books meets once a month on the second Saturday. We are ALWAYS looking for new members! We're discussing Great Conversations 5 from The Great Books Foundation. Email emma@topshamlibrary.org to find out what piece we are discussing this month!

October 16, 2018
  • October 16, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 16, 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.

  • October 16, 20185:00 pm - 6:00 pm • October 16, 2018

    Young Critics

    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! Registration is required.

  • October 16, 20186:00 pm - 7:00 pm • October 16, 2018

    Rare Reads Book Discussion

    A book group that discusses unusual and interesting popular fiction (and some nonfiction) that meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 6pm. Email emma@topshamlibrary.org for more details. We're always looking for new members - no registration required!This month's book is The State We're In: Maine Stories by Ann Beattie.

October 17, 2018
  • October 17, 201810:00 am - 11:00 am • October 17, 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!

  • October 17, 20181:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 17, 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.

  • October 17, 20187:00 pm - 9:00 pm • October 17, 2018

    Trustees Meeting

October 18, 2018
  • October 18, 201810:00 am - 10:30 am • October 18, 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.

  • October 18, 201810:30 am - 11:00 am • October 18, 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!

  • October 18, 201812:30 pm - 2:30 pm • October 18, 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).

  • October 18, 20184:00 pm - 5:00 pm • October 18, 2018

    Men's Book Group

    We Need You! We need a few good men to join us for this monthly meeting of minds as we explore our interests through reading. We usually meet on the third Thursday of each month September through May. For more info call 725-1727 or email emma@topshamlibrary.org. This month's book is The Saboteur by Paul Kix

October 20, 2018
  • October 20, 201810:00 am - 12:00 pm • October 20, 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.

  • October 20, 201810:00 am - 2:00 pm • October 20, 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.