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

March 25, 2017
  • March 25, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm • March 25, 2017

    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!

  • March 25, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • March 25, 2017

    Library Legos

    Come build with our extensive Lego collection! Regular Legos are open to children ages 7-13, large Duplo blocks will be available in the children’s area for younger kids!

March 29, 2017
  • March 29, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • March 29, 2017

    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 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

March 30, 2017
  • March 30, 201710:00 am - 10:20 am • March 30, 2017

    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.

  • March 30, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • March 30, 2017

    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!

  • March 30, 20174:00 pm - 5:00 pm • March 30, 2017

    4-H Physics

    Do you use physics in your everyday life? Let’s find out! Using force, motion, inertia, and energy we’ll make cars crash and marshmallows fly, build paper tables, and tall buildings. You probably use physics WAY more than you think! Open to grades 3-5, REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

April 4, 2017
  • April 4, 20175:00 pm - 7:30 pm • April 4, 2017

    Family Movie: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone

    Based on the first of J.K. Rowling's popular children's novels about Harry Potter, the live-action family adventure film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone tells the story of a boy who learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. Invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. At Hogwarts, he finds the home and the family he has never had. Rated PG from some scary moments and mild language. Recommended for ages 7 and up, but all are welcome. Run time: 152 minutes. Bring pillows and blankets for extra coziness! Popcorn will be served.

April 5, 2017
  • April 5, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • April 5, 2017

    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 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

April 6, 2017
  • April 6, 201710:00 am - 10:20 am • April 6, 2017

    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.

  • April 6, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • April 6, 2017

    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!

  • April 6, 20174:00 pm - 5:00 pm • April 6, 2017

    4-H Physics

    Do you use physics in your everyday life? Let’s find out! Using force, motion, inertia, and energy we’ll make cars crash and marshmallows fly, build paper tables, and tall buildings. You probably use physics WAY more than you think! Open to grades 3-5, REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

April 7, 2017
  • April 7, 201710:00 am - 11:30 am • April 7, 2017

    Stay & Play

    Similar to our Parent/Child Workshop, we fill our big meeting room with educational and developmental toys, and you and your little one have fun playing together!
    Ages birth — 4 years. Registration required.

April 12, 2017
  • April 12, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • April 12, 2017

    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 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

  • April 12, 20175:00 pm - 6:00 pm • April 12, 2017

    Tween Reads

    We meet once a month to discuss great books and eat pizza! Open to grades 6-8, Tween Reads is facilitated by Mariah & Cyndi! Registration is required so we know how much pizza to buy!

April 13, 2017
  • April 13, 201710:00 am - 10:20 am • April 13, 2017

    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.

  • April 13, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • April 13, 2017

    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!

April 18, 2017
  • April 18, 20175:00 pm - 6:00 pm • April 18, 2017

    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, easy conversation and a pizza dinner! AGES 4TH & 5TH GRADE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

April 19, 2017
  • April 19, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • April 19, 2017

    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 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

April 20, 2017
  • April 20, 201710:00 am - 10:20 am • April 20, 2017

    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.

  • April 20, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • April 20, 2017

    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!

  • April 20, 20172:00 pm - 3:00 pm • April 20, 2017

    STEAM event

    Join us for our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) event! Different tables will be set up with various activities! Open to all ages, for more details call the library or email Mariah!

April 21, 2017
  • April 21, 201710:00 am - 12:00 pm • April 21, 2017

    BIG TRUCK DAY!

    Come see some BIG vehicles up close! All ages are welcome; event will take place rain or shine. Our parking lot will be full of BIG vehicles, so please park at the rec field!

April 22, 2017
  • April 22, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm • April 22, 2017

    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!

  • April 22, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • April 22, 2017

    Library Legos

    Come build with our extensive Lego collection! Regular Legos are open to children ages 7-13, large Duplo blocks will be available in the children’s area for younger kids!