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

October 17, 2017
  • October 17, 20175:00 pm - 6:00 pm • October 17, 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.

October 18, 2017
  • October 18, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • October 18, 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 40-50 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

October 19, 2017
  • October 19, 201710:00 am - 10:20 am • October 19, 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.

  • October 19, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • October 19, 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!

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

    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.

October 25, 2017
  • October 25, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • October 25, 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 40-50 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

October 26, 2017
  • October 26, 201710:00 am - 10:20 am • October 26, 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.

  • October 26, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • October 26, 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!

October 28, 2017
  • October 28, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm • October 28, 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! Designed for ages 4 and up, but open to everyone with adult supervision.

  • October 28, 20171:00 pm - 3:00 pm • October 28, 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!

  • October 28, 20171:30 pm - 3:00 pm • October 28, 2017

    Halloween Movie: Frankenweenie

    Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. Run Time: 87 minutes. Rated PG for thematic elements, scary images and action. Recommended ages 9 and up, but all are welcome. Bring pillows and blankets for extra coziness – popcorn will be served!

November 1, 2017
  • November 1, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • November 1, 2017

    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 40-50 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

  • November 1, 20175:00 pm - 6:00 pm • November 1, 2017

    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

November 2, 2017
  • November 2, 201710:00 am - 10:20 am • November 2, 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.

  • November 2, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • November 2, 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!

November 3, 2017
  • November 3, 201710:00 am - 11:30 am • November 3, 2017

    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 8, 2017
  • November 8, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • November 8, 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 40-50 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!

November 9, 2017
  • November 9, 201710:00 am - 10:20 am • November 9, 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.

  • November 9, 201710:30 am - 11:00 am • November 9, 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!

November 10, 2017
  • November 10, 201710:00 am - 11:30 am • November 10, 2017

    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 15, 2017
  • November 15, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am • November 15, 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 40-50 minutes and is for preschool children ages 3-5. Often followed by an art project!