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

December 14, 2017
  • December 14, 201710:00 am - 10:20 am • December 14, 2017

    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 for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • December 14, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • December 14, 2017

    Music & Rhyme Time for Twos

    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 just for two-year-olds and their grownup!

  • December 14, 20176:00 pm - 7:00 pm • December 14, 2017

    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 16, 2017
  • December 16, 20171:30 pm - 2:30 pm • December 16, 2017

    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 19, 2017
  • December 19, 20175:00 pm - 6:00 pm • December 19, 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, great conversation and a pizza dinner! Registration is required.

December 20, 2017
  • December 20, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • December 20, 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 - 60 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

December 21, 2017
  • December 21, 201710:00 am - 10:20 am • December 21, 2017

    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 for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • December 21, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • December 21, 2017

    Music & Rhyme Time for Twos

    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 just for two-year-olds and their grownup!

December 23, 2017
  • December 23, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm • December 23, 2017

    Drop-in Activities

    Various craft materials will be set up for gift-making. While supplies last! Designed for ages 4 and up, but open to everyone with adult supervision.

  • December 23, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • December 23, 2017

    Legos at the Library

    Come build with our Lego collection! We have giant bins full of Legos for older kids, and Duplos available for younger kids upon request!

  • December 23, 20171:30 pm - 3:00 pm • December 23, 2017

    Holiday Movie: Elf

    This hilarious Christmas film tells the tale of a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts on Christmas Eve and is transported back to the North Pole and raised as an elf. Years later Buddy learns he is not really an elf and goes on a journey to New York City to find his true identity. Running Time: 97 minutes. Rated PG for some mild rude humor and language. Recommended ages 7 and up, but all are welcome. Bring pillows and blankets for extra coziness! Popcorn will be served.

December 27, 2017
  • December 27, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • December 27, 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 - 60 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

  • December 27, 20172:00 pm - 4:00 pm • December 27, 2017

    Drop-in Coloring

    Markers and coloring sheets will be available in the children’s area. Designed for ages 6 and up, but all children are welcome.

December 28, 2017
  • December 28, 201710:00 am - 10:20 am • December 28, 2017

    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 for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • December 28, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • December 28, 2017

    Music & Rhyme Time for Twos

    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 just for two-year-olds and their grownup!

  • December 28, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • December 28, 2017

    Legopalooza

    Come build with our extensive Lego collection! Take one of our design challenges, get some inspiration from one of our cool Lego books, or go wild with your own creativity! Open to ages 6 and up!

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

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

    Tween Reads

    Calling all 6th, 7th, & 8th Graders! Join us on the 1st Wednesday of each month to discuss great books and eat pizza! 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 mariah@topshamlibrary.org

January 4, 2018
  • January 4, 201810:00 am - 10:20 am • January 4, 2018

    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 for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • January 4, 201810:30 am - 11:00 am • January 4, 2018

    Music & Rhyme Time for Twos

    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 just for two-year-olds and their grownup!

January 10, 2018
  • January 10, 201810:00 am - 11:00 am • January 10, 2018

    Preschool Storytime - CANCELED

    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!

January 11, 2018
  • January 11, 201810:00 am - 10:20 am • January 11, 2018

    Baby & Me - CANCELED

    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 for babies ages birth up to 23 months.

  • January 11, 201810:30 am - 11:00 am • January 11, 2018

    Music & Rhyme Time for Twos - CANCELED

    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 just for two-year-olds and their grownup!