We are thrilled to announce the return of our Community Read program, "A Book Grows in Topsfield!" This year we have selected to read The Orchard by Adele Robertson, described as an exquisitely beautiful and poignant memoir of a young woman's single-handed struggle to save her New England farm in the depths of the Great Depression. Starting next month, we have planned six weeks of book discussions and events relating to the book.
Join us for our Kickoff Party at 7pm on Friday, March 13 at the Gould Barn (1 Howlett St, Topsfield). Learn more about the book and enjoy an evening of music, stories and refreshments with your friends and neighbors.
Check out our A Book Grows in Topsfield blog for more information!
Our seed library is now open and ready for lending! The seed library contains a wide variety of vegetable seeds for you to take home and grow. Just select a packet of seeds, fill out the checkout form, and plant! When you harvest your vegetables in the fall, save some seeds and bring them back to add to next year's seed library.
We'll be scheduling informative programs throughout the season on seeds and gardening. Keep an eye on our calendar and this webpage to stay up-to-date.
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This is the first meeting of Spring Storytime! Today's theme will be Dr. Seuss. Join us for a few stories and a fun craft! To register for Spring Storytime, sign up in the Children's Room, e-mail the Children's librarian, Jane Johnson, or call us at 978-887-1528.
Join authors from previous Local Authors Nights as they introduce their new or updated books! Each author will be able to discuss their own work and will have copies of their books for sale at the event. Light refreshments will be served. Featured authors: Tom Juergens, Steven Mollov, and Bill Sargent.
Come to the Meeting Room, where henna artist Shweta Tekade will be giving us beautiful mehndi tattoos! Henna is an all-natural plant dye that will wash away in 1-4 weeks. Feel free to bring a design or pattern for Shweta to paint on you! Please sign-up for this program in the Children's Room, or by e-mailing the children's librarian, Jane Johnson.
Wake up your morning with dancing, storytime, and crafts! All ages are welcome. This is a Coordinated Family Community Engagement program, funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, awarded to Peabody Public Schools.