On Tuesday May 6, 2014, Topsham Public Library will be part of a National Day of Community Giving sponsored by GiveLocalAmerica.org and Kimbia. Along with over 100 community organizations and nonprofits, the library will raise awareness and funds for local causes across the country in a 24 hour affirmation and celebration of philanthropy.

Ask at the desk or got to GiveLocalAmerica.org and GiveLocalEverywhere.org to find out how you can support us on May 6th.

This Week @ the Library

Art Lab
 Wednesday, April 23
 4pm – 5pm
Experiment with different tools and techniques to create unique works of art!  Exercises taken from the book Art Lab for Kids will encourage kids to explore mixed media and their own creativity!  Materials will be provided, art lab facilitated by Mariah. 
Ages 6-13, registration required.

Teen Craft
 Thursday, April 24
 1pm – 2pm

Come and create a Mosaic masterpiece.
Ages 11 – 18. Registration required.

Rare Reads Book Group
 Thursday, April 24
 2pm or 6pm
Rare Reads is a book group that discusses unusual and interesting popular fiction. Can't make it?  To join the discussion online or for more information go to: rarereadsattpl.wordpress.com
Friday Matinee
 Friday, April 25
 1pm - 4pm

Come watch The Desolation of Smaug on our big screen!  For extra coziness, bring pillows or blankets!  This movie is the second in the Hobbit Trilogy directed by Peter Jackson. Rated PG-13.
 Friday, April 25
 2pm – 4pm

Come build with our extensive Lego collection.
Ages 4 – 17.
Planting Storytime
Saturday, April 26, 10:30am – 11am: Come hear Miss Mariah read a story about planting.
Container Planting
 Saturday, April 26
 11 am

Come plant some seeds in a take-home container! 
Ages 4 and up, registration required.


Our Mission: Libraries are places of lifelong learning that are directly tied to a community's quality of life.  The Topsham Public Library provides residents of all ages with books, informational resources , technology and services to stimulate growth and enrichment while serving as a center of study and community activities. 

Topsham Public Library Annual Report 2013
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