Kids

Topsham Public Library is a great place for kids! From awesome books and fantastic storytimes to special events such as Big Truck Day and much, much more, there’s always something to do and see. Check out kids’ New Books and MoreEvents and Activities and Resources for Parents and Educators. Need more information, have a question or need to register for a program? Contact Mariah!

Topsham Public Library Kids Programs

November 19, 2019
  • November 19, 20195:00 pm - 5:45 pm • November 19, 2019

    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.

November 20, 2019
  • November 20, 201910:15 am - 11:15 am • November 20, 2019

    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!

November 21, 2019
  • November 21, 201910:00 am - 10:20 am • November 21, 2019

    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.

  • November 21, 201910:30 am - 11:00 am • November 21, 2019

    Music & Rhyme Time

    At each Music & Rhyme Time for Twos, 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!

November 22, 2019
  • November 22, 201910:00 am - 11:30 am • November 22, 2019

    Parent/Child Workshop

    Join children’s librarian Mariah Sewall and community professionals from local agencies for a fun and interactive playtime in a room full of toys! The four-week Parent/Child Workshop brings together children ages birth-5 and caregivers in a playful and interactive setting. During the workshop, caregivers and children spend quality time together playing and participating in art or sensory exploration. Professionals from local agencies will be on hand to informally chat about topics such as nutrition, play, child development, fitness, behavior, speech, and hearing. The program emphasizes and supports the role of parents as first teachers, facilitates early intervention, and promotes healthy child development and literacy through modeling and referrals to community resources (plus it’s really fun!!) Ages birth – 5. Registration required.

November 27, 2019
  • November 27, 201910:15 am - 11:15 am • November 27, 2019

    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!

November 28, 2019
  • November 28, 201910:00 am - 10:20 am • November 28, 2019

    CANCELLED: 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.

  • November 28, 201910:30 am - 11:00 am • November 28, 2019

    CANCELLED: Music & Rhyme Time

    At each Music & Rhyme Time for Twos, 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!

November 29, 2019
  • November 29, 20191:00 pm - 3:00 pm • November 29, 2019

    Film After Feast

    Title to be determined at a closer date!

December 4, 2019
  • December 4, 201910:15 am - 11:15 am • December 4, 2019

    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!

  • December 4, 20195:00 pm - 6:00 pm • December 4, 2019

    Tween Reads

    We meet once a month to discuss great books and eat pizza! Open to grades 6 & 7, Tween Reads is facilitated by Mariah & Cyndi! Registration is required so we know how much pizza to buy!

December 5, 2019
  • December 5, 201910:00 am - 10:20 am • December 5, 2019

    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.

  • December 5, 201910:30 am - 11:00 am • December 5, 2019

    Music & Rhyme Time

    At each Music & Rhyme Time for Twos, 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 6, 2019
  • December 6, 201910:00 am - 11:30 am • December 6, 2019

    Parent/Child Workshop

    Join children’s librarian Mariah Sewall and community professionals from local agencies for a fun and interactive playtime in a room full of toys! The four-week Parent/Child Workshop brings together children ages birth-5 and caregivers in a playful and interactive setting. During the workshop, caregivers and children spend quality time together playing and participating in art or sensory exploration. Professionals from local agencies will be on hand to informally chat about topics such as nutrition, play, child development, fitness, behavior, speech, and hearing. The program emphasizes and supports the role of parents as first teachers, facilitates early intervention, and promotes healthy child development and literacy through modeling and referrals to community resources (plus it’s really fun!!) Ages birth – 5. Registration required.

December 11, 2019
  • December 11, 201910:15 am - 11:15 am • December 11, 2019

    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 12, 2019
  • December 12, 201910:00 am - 10:20 am • December 12, 2019

    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.

  • December 12, 201910:30 am - 11:00 am • December 12, 2019

    Music & Rhyme Time

    At each Music & Rhyme Time for Twos, 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 12, 20196:00 pm - 6:30 pm • December 12, 2019

    Santa Reads

    Sponsored by Priority Real Estate Group LLC, Santa will be at the library to read to children, and to give out award-winning children’s books. Stop by and hear a story with Santa (and maybe even read a story TO Santa!) and get a book to bring home!

December 13, 2019
  • December 13, 201910:00 am - 11:30 am • December 13, 2019

    Parent/Child Workshop

    Join children’s librarian Mariah Sewall and community professionals from local agencies for a fun and interactive playtime in a room full of toys! The four-week Parent/Child Workshop brings together children ages birth-5 and caregivers in a playful and interactive setting. During the workshop, caregivers and children spend quality time together playing and participating in art or sensory exploration. Professionals from local agencies will be on hand to informally chat about topics such as nutrition, play, child development, fitness, behavior, speech, and hearing. The program emphasizes and supports the role of parents as first teachers, facilitates early intervention, and promotes healthy child development and literacy through modeling and referrals to community resources (plus it’s really fun!!) Ages birth – 5. Registration required.

December 14, 2019
  • December 14, 201911:00 am - 1:00 pm • December 14, 2019

    Drop-in Activities

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

  • December 14, 20191:30 pm - 2:00 pm • December 14, 2019

    Santa Reads

    Sponsored by Priority Real Estate Group LLC, Santa will be at the library to read to children, and to give out award-winning children’s books. Stop by and hear a story with Santa (and maybe even read a story TO Santa!) and get a book to bring home!

December 17, 2019
  • December 17, 20195:00 pm - 5:45 pm • December 17, 2019

    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.