Library Events

May 21, 2022
  • May 21, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • May 21, 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!

May 24, 2022
  • May 24, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • May 24, 2022

    Tech Help - Canceled

    Sorry for any inconvenience.

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

    Outdoor Preschool Storytime

    At family storytime we sing songs and do action rhymes, read a story, and play percussion instruments! Storytime is held outdoors and is 15-30 minutes long depending on the weather.  Please dress warmly, 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!

  • May 25, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • May 25, 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.

May 26, 2022
  • May 26, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • May 26, 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. 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!

  • May 26, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pm • May 26, 2022

    CareerCenter Appointments

    The Topsham Public Library and Southern Midcoast CareerCenter are pleased to announce Zoom facilitated CareerCenter appointments at the Topsham Public Library on Thursdays. 

    Maine CareerCenters provide a variety of employment and training services at no charge for Maine workers and businesses. Whether you are looking to improve your job qualifications, explore a different profession, find a new career, or become an entrepreneur, the CareerCenter can help.

    Topsham Public Library will provide a laptop with reliable internet connection and the tech support you need to speak directly with a CareerCenter professional.

    Come and talk to the experts from Southern Midcoast CareerCenter.

    Appointments are available at 9am, 10am, and 11am.  Call the Topsham Public Library to make an appointment-725-1727, or email director@topshamlibrary.org

    No walk-ins, please.

  • May 26, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • May 26, 2022

    Tech Help - Canceled

    Sorry for any inconvenience.

May 27, 2022
  • May 27, 202210:15 am - 10:45 am • May 27, 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!

May 30, 2022
  • May 30, 202212:00 am - 11:59 pm • May 30, 2022

    Library Closed Memorial Day

    The library will be closed in honor of all those who served in  our armed forces and gave their lives for our country.

May 31, 2022
  • May 31, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • May 31, 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.

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

    CANCELLED: Outdoor Preschool Storytime

    At family storytime we sing songs and do action rhymes, read a story, and play percussion instruments! Storytime is held outdoors and is 15-30 minutes long depending on the weather.  Please dress warmly, 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!

  • June 1, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • June 1, 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.

June 2, 2022
  • June 2, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • June 2, 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. 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!

  • June 2, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 2, 2022

    CareerCenter Appointments

    The Topsham Public Library and Southern Midcoast CareerCenter are pleased to announce Zoom facilitated CareerCenter appointments at the Topsham Public Library on Thursdays. 

    Maine CareerCenters provide a variety of employment and training services at no charge for Maine workers and businesses. Whether you are looking to improve your job qualifications, explore a different profession, find a new career, or become an entrepreneur, the CareerCenter can help.

    Topsham Public Library will provide a laptop with reliable internet connection and the tech support you need to speak directly with a CareerCenter professional.

    Come and talk to the experts from Southern Midcoast CareerCenter.

    Appointments are available at 9am, 10am, and 11am.  Call the Topsham Public Library to make an appointment-725-1727, or email director@topshamlibrary.org

    No walk-ins, please.

  • June 2, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 2, 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.

  • June 2, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • June 2, 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

June 4, 2022
  • June 4, 20228:00 am - 11:00 am • June 4, 2022

    Fishing Rally

    All ages welcome! Please join us at “the Ponds” behind the Solid Waste Facility for our 18th annual Fishing Rally. We have poles and bait for those who need them. Please bring your own coffee and/or water. There will be prizes! Hosted by the library, the Topsham Recreation Department, and the Topsham Solid Waste Facility. For that day only, no license is necessary. For more info call 725-1727.

  • June 4, 20221:00 pm - 2:00 pm • June 4, 2022

    Jammin' in June: Midcoast High Winds Flute Choir

    Midcoast High Winds Flute Choir is an ensemble of amateur and professional musicians from Maine’s Midcoast region that has been entertaining community audiences since 2015. They perform a varied repertoire of classical, folk and popular music arrangements, as well as original compositions for flute choir. High Winds members also perform on less common instruments, including piccolos, alto flutes and bass flutes, giving the ensemble a wide spectrum of pitches and tonal colors. Currently under the direction of Carolyn Lanigan. They will perform outdoors under the tent. Sponsored by the Friends of the Topsham Public Library

June 7, 2022
  • June 7, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • June 7, 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.

June 8, 2022
  • June 8, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • June 8, 2022

    Outdoor Family Storytime

    At family storytime we sing songs and do action rhymes, read a story, and play percussion instruments! Storytime is held outdoors and is 15-30 minutes long depending on the weather.  Please dress warmly, 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!

  • June 8, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • June 8, 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.

June 9, 2022
  • June 9, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • June 9, 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. 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!

  • June 9, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 9, 2022

    CareerCenter Appointments

    The Topsham Public Library and Southern Midcoast CareerCenter are pleased to announce Zoom facilitated CareerCenter appointments at the Topsham Public Library on Thursdays. 

    Maine CareerCenters provide a variety of employment and training services at no charge for Maine workers and businesses. Whether you are looking to improve your job qualifications, explore a different profession, find a new career, or become an entrepreneur, the CareerCenter can help.

    Topsham Public Library will provide a laptop with reliable internet connection and the tech support you need to speak directly with a CareerCenter professional.

    Come and talk to the experts from Southern Midcoast CareerCenter.

    Appointments are available at 9am, 10am, and 11am.  Call the Topsham Public Library to make an appointment-725-1727, or email director@topshamlibrary.org

    No walk-ins, please.

  • June 9, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 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.

June 10, 2022
  • June 10, 202210:15 am - 10:45 am • June 10, 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!

June 11, 2022
  • June 11, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 11, 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.

  • June 11, 20221:00 pm - 2:00 pm • June 11, 2022

    Jammin' in June: The Always One Band

    The AllWays One Band is a multi-generational family band who have been playing musictogether their whole lives! With an acoustic repertoire ranging from classicfolk, rock, and country songs, to modern top 40 hits, and featuring hauntingly beautiful harmonies, the All WaysOne Band will have you singing along and sharing in their joy of music! Theywill perform outdoors under the tent. Sponsored by the Friends of the TopshamPublic Library

June 14, 2022
  • June 14, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • June 14, 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.

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

    Outdoor Family Storytime

    At family storytime we sing songs and do action rhymes, read a story, and play percussion instruments! Storytime is held outdoors and is 15-30 minutes long depending on the weather.  Please dress warmly, 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!

  • June 15, 202212:30 pm - 2:30 pm • June 15, 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.

  • June 15, 20227:00 pm - 9:00 pm • June 15, 2022

    Trustees Meeting

    All Trustees meetings are open to the public.

  • June 15, 202212:00 am - 11:59 pm • June 15, 2022

    Summer Reading Programs Begin

    Once again, Topsham Public Library is offering summer reading programs for children, teens, and adults! This year’s theme isOceans of Possibilities, and we’ll be encouraging you to track your reading,win prizes, and attend a host of programs. Thefun starts on June 15 and runs until September 15. 

June 16, 2022
  • June 16, 202210:30 am - 11:00 am • June 16, 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. 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!

  • June 16, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 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.

  • June 16, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 16, 2022

    CareerCenter Appointments

    The Topsham Public Library and Southern Midcoast CareerCenter are pleased to announce Zoom facilitated CareerCenter appointments at the Topsham Public Library on Thursdays. 

    Maine CareerCenters provide a variety of employment and training services at no charge for Maine workers and businesses. Whether you are looking to improve your job qualifications, explore a different profession, find a new career, or become an entrepreneur, the CareerCenter can help.

    Topsham Public Library will provide a laptop with reliable internet connection and the tech support you need to speak directly with a CareerCenter professional.

    Come and talk to the experts from Southern Midcoast CareerCenter.

    Appointments are available at 9am, 10am, and 11am.  Call the Topsham Public Library to make an appointment-725-1727, or email director@topshamlibrary.org

    No walk-ins, please.

  • June 16, 20221:00 pm - 3:00 pm • June 16, 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.

  • June 16, 20226:00 pm - 7:00 pm • June 16, 2022

    Rare Reads Book Discussion

    Rare Reads book group will be meeting on zoom for the time being every third Thursday at 6pm. This month's book is The Factory Witches of Lowell by C.S. Malerich . If you would like to join, please email emma@topshamlibrary.org.

June 17, 2022
  • June 17, 20222:00 pm - 5:00 pm • June 17, 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!

     

June 18, 2022
  • June 18, 202210:00 am - 12:00 pm • June 18, 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!

  • June 18, 20221:00 pm - 2:00 pm • June 18, 2022

    Jammin' in June: Simons & Goodwin

    Bob Simons and Renee Goodwin began performing in the Boston area and beyond in the mid 1960’s, both as solo acts and with other groups. Since the summer of 2006, they have performed together as the duo Simons and Goodwin. Their eclectic performances include contemporary and traditional folk and country with a smattering of soft rock. Their unique sound and tight harmonies have been heard and appreciated by audiences in many varied venues throughout Maine and Massachusetts. They will perform outdoors under the tent. Sponsored by the Friends of the Topsham Public Library

June 20, 2022
  • June 20, 202212:00 am - 11:59 pm • June 20, 2022

    Library Closed Juneteenth

    Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated annually on June 19 (or the closest Monday) in various parts of the United States since 1865.