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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Summer Reading Has Begun!

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This year's Summer Reading Program has kicked off! If you couldn't make it to the kickoff party, stop by the Children's Room for a Summer Reading info sheet and events calendar.

This year's theme is "Libraries ROCK!" so get ready for tons of fun music-themed activities all summer long!

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.

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.

Library Policies:

Internet Policy
Your child must have a signed Internet policy on file if they are planning on using the internet at the library.

Unattended Child Policy
Please be aware of our rules regarding unattended children. Children under nine years of age should 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