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


Children's Room

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New this year: Winter Reading!

We have a ton of new non-fiction books, and we're excited to show them off! From now until February 19th, check out ANY nonfiction book in the Children's Room, and get a ticket for a great prize drawing (grades K-6 only). Questions? Ask the Children's Room. Good luck!

Upcoming Events:

group of kidsTri-town Tune In
Thursday, Jan. 24th
10:00-11:00am

This fun-filled playgroup focuses on early literacy through engaging music and exciting stories! No registration is required; just come on in to have a blast! 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. For more information, visit CFCE's website.

bear readingWinter Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 29th
10:30am and 1:30pm

Ages 1.5 years and up: Join us for Winter Storytime! We'll read stories, sing, play, and make crafts. Winter Storytime runs Tuesdays from January 8 to February 12 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM. Come to one, or come to all! Sponsored by the Friends of the Topsfield Library. Please register for storytime on our online calendar.

group of kidsTri-town Tune In
Thursday, Jan. 31st
10:00-11:00am

This fun-filled playgroup focuses on early literacy through engaging music and exciting stories! No registration is required; just come on in to have a blast! 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. For more information, visit CFCE's website.

donutDonuts with Dad
Saturday, Feb. 2nd
10:30-11:30am

Calling all Dads, Grandads, Uncles, and other male caregivers! Start your morning with delicious donuts, storytime, music and movement, and a fun craft to do with your child! Free for families with children birth and up! 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. For more information, visit CFCE's website.

bear readingWinter Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 5th
10:30am and 1:30pm

Ages 1.5 years and up: Join us for Winter Storytime! We'll read stories, sing, play, and make crafts. Winter Storytime runs Tuesdays from January 8 to February 12 at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM. Come to one, or come to all! Sponsored by the Friends of the Topsfield Library. Please register for storytime on our online calendar.

Library Policies:

Internet Policy
Please be sure your child is aware of rules regarding internet use on the library's computers.

Unattended Child Policy
Please be aware of our rules regarding unattended children. Children under nine years of age MUST be accompanied by an adult while in the library.

Behavior Policy

Please be sure that your child is aware of rules regarding behavior at the library, and honors these rules while in the building.

Helpful Links:

  • Common Sense Media Reviews media for age appropriateness based on violence, sex, language, positive message, and more.

  • Storyline Online Celebrities like William Daniels, Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, and James Earl Jones read storybooks aloud, accompanied by videos of the story.

  • Scholastic Reading Suggestions Reading suggestions by age and topic. Perfect for when you need suggestions but don’t know where to start!

Contact the Children's Room at childrensroom[at]topsfieldlibrary.org