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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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.

coloring booksNew Adult Coloring Books

Adult coloring books are the latest craze! Coloring these intricate patterns relieves stress and is a fun and easy way to create beautiful art. Look for the library's nine new adult coloring books in the Periodical Room, the Reference Department, and the Teen Room. Coloring books may not be checked out of the library, but feel free to tear out a page and take it with you!

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:

moonPopcorn and Pajamas Storytime
Thursday, July 30th
7:00pm

Wear your PJs and join us for some stories and a snack before bed!

toto kittenToto the Tornado Kitten
Monday, August 3rd
10:00am

Back by popular demand! Come meet Toto the Tornado Kitten and hear his amazing survival story!

family treeFamily History Workshops
Mondays 6:00pm-7:30pm
August 3, 10
Topsfield Room

The Topsfield Town Library will be offering family history workshops on Monday nights this summer. Learn to search for your family history, organize family records, documents, and heirlooms, and take steps towards digitizing your collection. Come to just one session, or complete a project over multiple sessions. To register, please call the Reference department at 978-887-1528, ext. 200 or sign up online, on our events calendar.

bubblesSoap Bubbles and Sidewalk Chalk
Tuesday, August 4th
1:00am-12:00pm

Come decorate the library walkway with chalk drawings! Weather permitting.

legosLego Mania
Wednesday, August 5th
1:00-3:00pm

Come use our huge Lego collection to build skyscrapers, rocketships, or anything your mind can imagine!

sunKatie's Storytime
Thursday, August 6th
10:30am

Join teen volunteer Katie as she reads us a few stories and shows us how to do a craft. All ages are welcome, and no sign-up is required.

dragonbreathdisney after darkSummer Book Club
Thursday, August 6th
5:00pm

This is the third and final meeting of our summer book club for kids! We will discuss a book, have a snack, and do a craft relating to the book. Grades 1-3 will be discussing Dragonbreath, by Ursula Vernon, and grades 4-6 will be discussing Disney After Dark, by Ridley Pearson.