Topsfield Town Library
One South Common Street, Topsfield MA 01983 (978)887-1528 ask[at]topsfieldlibrary.org

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Library Hours
Sun: Closed
Mon: 10am to 8pm Tues: 10am to 5pm Wed: Noon to 5pm Thurs: 10am to 8pm Fri: Noon to 5pm Sat: 10am to 5pm


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A Summer of Giving

top cupboard dropoff cartThank you to everyone who has donated to the Top Cupboard Food Pantry using the drop-off cart in the library vestibule! If you haven't donated yet, please do! In addition to supporting those in need in Topsfield, donating to the food pantry also makes you eligible for an entry into our Book Bingo prize drawing. Just show your donation to the main desk for an entry slip. Click here for a list of needed items at the Food Pantry.

We also have a school supply drop-off from Community Giving Tree in the Children's Room! Donations of new school supplies are greatly appreciated, and will be distributed to children in need in our community!

Book Bingo is Back

book bingoSummer Reading for adults is back again! Pick up a Bingo card from our display across from the main desk, or print one from home (Sheet 1 and/or Sheet 2) and keep track of your reading all summer long. If you get BINGO horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, turn in your card to be entered into a drawing for an Amazon Echo Dot!

Book Bingo is for ages 18+ only. For more info on our children's and teen Summer Reading Programs, visit the Children's Room.

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Upcoming Events:

tattooLibraries ROCK! Airbrush Tattoos
Thursday, July 19th
2:00-4:00pm

Summer Reading ROCKS at the Topsfield Town Library. Swing on by to get a temporary airbrushed tattoo and grab some books. Rack up those reading minutes to earn chances at prizes and get closer to your goal of 15 hours! This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Topsfield Library. No sign up is required but guardians must remain with children age 8 and under in the library at all times.

smiling sunSummer Storytime
Tuesday, July 24th
10:30-11:30am

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun on Tuesdays in July! This event is for all ages and no sign up is necessary. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Topsfield Library.

stuffed bearStuffed Animal Sleepover
Tuesday, July 24th
3:00-4:00pm

Bring your stuffed animal to the library and tuck it in for a stuffed animal sleepover! We’ll make a nametag for your stuffed toy and read it a bedtime story. You will return Wednesday, July 25 between 12 and 4 to pick up your friend and learn all about their sleepover adventure! Sign up is required as spaces are very limited. Sign up on our online events calendar.

mahjongg tilesMahjongg
Wednesday, July 25th
1:30-3:30pm

The library is hosting Mahjongg on Wednesday afternoons in the Meeting Room. Bring a friend! Some instruction will be provided. We are playing American Mahjongg with 2018 cards.

legosLego Mania
Wednesday, July 25th
1:00-3:00pm

Our popular vacation event is BACK AGAIN! Drop into the library to use your imagination and creativity, and build with our Legos! This event is open to all and requires no registration.

music notesCrafternoon: Surprise Craft!
Thursday, July 26th
2:00-3:00pm

Summer Thursdays are Crafternoons at TTL! Join us this week as we make a surprise craft! Drop in and see what we're making. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Topsfield Library and is open to all ages. No sign up is required, but parents/guardians must stay with children at all times. While supplies last.

kidsSummer Playgroup with CFCE
Friday, July 27th
12:00-1:00pm

This fun-filled hour focuses on early literacy through engaging music and exciting stories! No registration is required; just come on in to have a blast! No registration required. For children birth and up with a parent/caregiver. This program is run by Coordinated Family Community Engagement (CFCE) of the North Shore, which is funded by the CGCE grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools.

smiling sunSummer Storytime
Tuesday, July 31st
10:30-11:30am

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun on Tuesdays in July! This event is for all ages and no sign up is necessary. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Topsfield Library.