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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Pet Portraits on Display

pet portrait by morgan This month's Meeting Room art exhibit is a selection of pet portraits by Rowley artist Morgan C. Leshinsky. Stop by before the end of the month to see beautiful painted portraits of cats and dogs, as well as progress photos, so you can see step-by-step how each piece was created! More of Morgan's artwork can be viewed at her website, www.paintingsbymorgancleshinsky.com.

Meeting Room art exhibits change out every month. Don't forget to visit next month to see something entirely new!

Book Bingo is Back!

book bingo cardWhy should kids have all the fun this summer? We're bringing back last year's Summer Reading for adults: Book Bingo! You can pick up a Bingo sheet at the main desk of the library, or download a PDF to print from home: sheet 1 / sheet 2.

Once you score Bingo, hand in your sheet for a chance to win a year-long family membership to the Trustees of Reservations, including a Crane Beach parking pass!

Book Bingo is for ages 18+ only. Information on our kids' and teens' Summer Reading Programs can be found on our Summer Reading page. The Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Friends of the Topsfield Library. Thank you for your support!

Upcoming Events:

sewing booksDrop-In Sewing Session
Monday, July 24th
6:30-7:45

Come and enjoy our craft/project space! Bring your sewing machine (or use ours) and your project. Our craft/project space has rotary cutters, basic sewing supplies, and room for you to spread out your project. A staff person will be available for questions.

tai chiTai Chi on the Common
Tuesday, July 18, 25, Aug. 1st
10:00am

Looking to learn a new relaxing skill? Come learn Tai Chi with us! This 3-week beginner's course will be led by Mike Arsenault. Mike has been practicing Yang-style Tai Chi in Boston's Chinatown and Zen meditation with the Cambridge Zen Center since 1992. Ages 16+ only. 30-person limit. Sign up is required, please sign up on our online calendar.

museum of science logoMuseum of Science: Science Magic
Tuesday, July 25th
2:30pm

In this presentation, we explore how magic tricks really work. This program investigates the science behind the “magic” of several classic magic tricks. You might learn how to snatch a tablecloth without disturbing the items on top, make a balloon fireproof, and use electromagnetism to defy gravity. For the grand finale, an educator demonstrates how science can make it safe to lie down on a real bed of nails.

sunMaggie's Storytime
Thursday, July 27th
10:30am

Join us on Thursdays from July 6th through Thursday August 10th for stories and crafts at Maggie's Storytime! No sign up is needed.

rope coil coasterDrop-in Craft: Rope Coil Coasters
Thursday, July 27th
6:30-7:45pm

Drop by the library and make rope coil coasters. Choose from an assortment of colored cord and rope to create custom coasters. We'll provide the materials. Ages 16+ only.

legosLego Mania
Friday, July 28th
1:00-3:00pm

Use your imagination and show off what you can build! This program requires no sign up. Just drop in and build! LEGOs provided.