Topsfield Town Library
One South Common Street, Topsfield MA 01983 (978)887-1528 ask[at]

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Library Hours
Sun: 2pm to 5pm
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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The library will be closed Monday, February 20th,
in honor of Presidents' Day

Open Sundays!

Sunday hours are back! The library will be open from 2-5pm on Sundays through February and March. Sunday hours are funded by the State Aid to Public Libraries program.

Tax Forms Have Begun to Arrive

2016 Tax forms are now arriving at the library. We currently have IRS forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ, as well as instruction booklets for all three forms. IRS schedules have not yet arrived, but are expected soon. We also have Massachusetts state resident and non-resident tax booklets, which include both forms and instructions.

All tax information may be found on the second floor, next to the copier. Both forms and instructions are also available to be printed from home on and

*For Winter Weather Closings, please see our Facebook page*

Upcoming Events:

storytellingRona the Storyteller
Tuesday, February 21st

Rona is one person, but many voices. Through her, skies talk, turtles sing, and magic happens! She’ll have you dancing, swaying in your seats, making funny noises, singing, and laughing, as she shares stories from the silly to the serious, from the mysterious to the monstrous. This event is thanks to a Topsfield Cultural Council grant and the Friends of the Topsfield Library. There is no sign up required and it is open to all ages!

legoLego Mania
Wednesday, February 22nd

Our popular school vacation event returns! Join us for an afternoon of free-building with our Legos. We'll bring the Legos; you bring your imagination. There is no sign up required for this event.

hennaHenna Workshop for Teens
Thursday, February 23rd
Ages 11+ only

Shweta Tekade, a henna tattoo artist, will be teaching us how to design and apply henna tattoos. Supplies will be handed out at the program, so all you need to do is register! Register online, or by contacting or visiting the Children's Room (978-887-1528 x104). This event is FREE thanks to the Friends of the Topsfield Town Library!

bladesCozy Storytime with Blades
Friday, February 24th

Join the library staff in your cozy pajamas, and come to the library for storytime with Blades, the Boston Bruins mascot! Meet and take pictures with Blades, hear a story, do crafts, and have fun! This event is sponsored by Cradles to Crayons, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, the Boston Bruins, and the Friends of the Topsfield Town Library.

kidsTotally Tots Playgroup
Monday, February 27th

Totally Tots is a playgroup at the Topsfield Town Library, run by Coordinated Family Community Engagement (CFCE). This playgroup is an opportunity for children to create, invent, reason and problem solve. Please register online at the CFCE website. CFCE is funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools.

homeworkHomework Club
Monday, February 27th

Homework Club is an after-school club for grades four through six, taking place on Monday afternoons from 3:15-4:00pm (except on early release days and days when school is not in session). Stop by to have a snack and get started on homework with your friends!

mahjong tilesMahjong Club
Monday, February 27th

Interested in finding a Mahjong group in Topsfield? Interested in learning to play Mahjong? It doesn't matter whether you're a new player or an experienced player, all are welcome to join this group, meeting Monday nights in the Meeting Room!