Big Truck Day and Other School Vacation Activities

With a string of activities lined up over the April school vacation, Topsham Public Library is the place for you and your family. Remember, all activities are free and open to the public.

To start the week off, Maine 3 Railers O-Gauge Model Railroad Club will set up a running model railroad display in our big meeting room. On Tuesday, April 16 from 10am-2pm come watch the trains and see how they work, and talk to club members.

Join us for a free viewing of Avengers: Infinity War on Wednesday, April 17 beginning at 4pm. Running time is 2.5 hours and is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and language. In this installment of the Marvel Avengers universe, a new danger emerges that makes the future of Earth uncertain. Recommended ages 12 and up, but all are welcome. Popcorn will be provided.

On Thursday, April 18 at 2pm join us for our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) event! Tables will be set up with various activities including a 3-D pen to try and Makey-Makey kit powering a banana piano!  You don’t want to miss it! Open to all ages. No registration needed.

The grand finale is the ever popular Big Truck Day on Friday, April 19 at 10am. Come see some BIG vehicles up close: fire trucks, ambulances, and heavy construction machinery. Children can enjoy sitting in and getting up close and personal with the cool vehicles. All ages are welcome and the event will take place rain or shine. Our parking lot will be full of BIG vehicles, so please park at the Topsham Recreation field and walk to our facility.

If you hang around after the Big Trucks leave, you can catch Mortal Engines at 1pm. This movie is a futuristic adventure fantasy movie with plenty of action. After an apocalyptic catastrophe a young woman, Hester, joins up with an unlikely group of heroes to save what remains of life on Earth. Rated PG-13. Popcorn will be provided.

With that line-up there’s no reason anyone should say, “I’m bored.” Come on over, and we’ll keep you busy.