Topsfield Town Library
One South Common Street, Topsfield MA 01983 (978)887-1528 mto[at]mvlc.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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New England Aquarium Passes Available Soon!

new england aquariumThe Friends of the Topsfield Library have just purchased a new and highly requested pass! The New England Aquarium pass will be available starting Tuesday, September 8th. This pass allows four people a discounted admission of $10.00 each. Regular admission is $26.95 for adults and $17.95 for children. A family of four can save almost $50 by using this pass!

The New England Aquarium pass, like all our museum passes, can be reserved on our Museum Pass page. If you don't have your library card barcode number, you may also reserve over the phone or at the main desk of the library.

Hood's Pond Passes
Now Available for Friends Members

hood's pondThe Friends of the Library have purchased a limited number of day passes to Hood’s Pond, available for Friends members. These one-day guest passes are a $15 value and cover admission to the Pond for one carload. Please call or come into the library to reserve and pick up your pass. Due to the limited number of passes, a household may only request this pass once per season. This is a great opportunity for families new to town to check out Hood’s Pond, Topsfield’s favorite summer attraction! More information about the pond is available at www.hoodspondtopsfield.com.

Play Book Bingo and Win a Prize!

stack of booksIntroducing Adult Summer Reading! Play Book Bingo during the months of July and August and be entered to win a gift certificate to The Gift Horse, The Topsfield Bakeshop, or Barnes and Noble. Simply pick up a bingo board from the library or print a PDF from home. Record your books on the board as you read. If you get “bingo,” turn in the board! All completed entries will be entered into a drawing for a gift certificate. Please return bingo boards by September 9th.

Can't find anything to read? Stop by the library to check out our display of bingo-scoring books. You may also request personalized book suggestions using our online form!

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Upcoming Events:

bicycleBicycling Across the World
Thursday, September 10th
7:00pm

Meet local cyclist Denis Beaudry as he shares his astounding adventure in this slideshow presentation. In 2012, Denis—a personal trainer at a local YMCA—traveled 10,000 miles in four months. He flew to Madrid, Spain and biked east all the way to Shanghai, China, then flew to San Francisco and biked home across the U.S. in 37 days.

musicSongs from the Greatest Generation
Friday, September 11th
7:30pm
Gould Barn, Topsfield

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the war’s ending, enjoy songs popular with the Greatest Generation, sung by New England Conservatory-trained Ruth Harcovitz. This program is jointly hosted by Topsfield Historical Society and the Topsfield Town Library and will take place at the Gould Barn, at 1 Howlett St., Topsfield.

night circus bookTTL Book Club: The Night Circus
Thursday, September 17th
7:00pm

The Topsfield Town Library book club regroups for fall! This month, we will be discussing The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern. Copies of the book may be picked up at the main circulation desk.

cameraBreathe, Vision and Voice:
Living a Unique Life with Disability
Thursday, September 24
7:00pm

Topsfield resident Cinde Perdigao is living with left side hemiplegia, after suffering a stroke at the age of 6. She has come to understand her disability through photography, and shares her personal journey in this program. Cinde will explain the connectivity between her vision and the camera, and how following your own creative process will reveal your authentic self. Registration is not required but is encouraged.