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

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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 Book Grows in Topsfield: Upcoming Events

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Book Discussion: Thursday, 4/23, 7pm: Have you finished reading The Orchard? Discuss the book at our final book discussion.

Finale Party: Saturday, 4/25, 1-4pm: We'll be concluding this year's community read with a finale party at Alfalfa Farm Winery, featuring a tasting of Alfalfa Farm's own wines, as well as a jazz concert by Sinti Rhythm Quartet. Tickets are required if you would like to participate in the wine tasting. Tickets cost $12 per person, and can be bought at the event or in advance at the library's main desk.

Check out our A Book Grows in Topsfield blog for a list of events, as well as more information on The Orchard and our Community Read!

The Seed Library is Open

seedsOur 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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Upcoming Events:

book coverPuppet Storytime
Tuesday, April 21st
10:30am

Stop by this morning to see "The Mushroom in the Rain!" All ages are welcome and no signup is required.

chickenGreen Meadows Farm Visit
Tuesday, April 21st
1:30pm

Christine Green from Green Meadows Farm will be visiting today. Come learn about farms and farm animals, and even meet a chicken! All ages welcome.

music notesTales and Tunes with Steve Blunt
Wednesday, April 22nd
1:00pm

Come sing along with Steve Blunt the song and storyteller! This is a family program featuring mostly original compositions and traditional American and multicultural selections. All ages are welcome and no signup is required.

legoLego Mania
Thursday, April 23rd
1:00-3:00pm

Back by popular demand! Use our huge collection of Legos to build cities, spaceships, racecars, or anything your imagination can come up with.

read to a dogRead to a Dog
Friday, April 24th
1:00pm

Sometimes it can be hard to read out loud to people. You might be worried that they're judging how well you read. A dog doesn't make that kind of judgement; they just want to sit and listen happily. We will be hosting two trained literacy dogs today, and they cannot wait to listen as you read them a story! Signup is required for this program. Please sign up in the Children's Room or by calling 978-887-1528.

appleJazz Concert and Finale Party
Saturday, April 25th
Wine Tasting 1:00pm
Concert 2:00pm

Alfalfa Farm Winery
267 Rowley Bridge Rd. Topsfield

We will celebrate the end of A Book Grows in Topsfield 2015 with a jazz concert featuring Sinti Rhythm Jazz Quartet, whose repertoire includes standards from the Great American Songbook and lesser-known gems from the ‘20s and ‘30s, at Alfalfa Farm in Topsfield. There will also be a wine-tasting featuring Alfalfa Farm's own apple wine. Tickets required for wine-tasting only ($12pp, 21+). Tickets for the wine-tasting may be purchased at Alfalfa Farm the day of the event, or in advance at the library main circulation desk. This event will be catered by Lantern Hill Catering.