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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The library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 & Friday Nov. 23
for the Thanksgiving holiday

Gingerbread signups have begun!

The Friends of the Library will be hosting their annual Gingerbread House Decorating program on Saturday, Dec. 1st, with a special limited session on Friday, Nov. 30th. Signups have now begun!

When: Friday, 11/30, 6:30pm; Saturday, 12/1, 9:00, 10:30, 12:00, and 1:30.
Cost: $10/child for Friends members (cap of $20/family) or $20/child for non-members (cap of $40/family)

gingerbread houseSignups must be done in the Children's Room. We cannot take signups over phone or by email. Payment must be made at time of signup. We can take cash, check, or credit card.

For questions about signup, please contact the Children's Room. To contact the Friends of the Library, please email them at friendsofthetopsfieldlibrary[at]gmail.com.

Now Accepting Winter Clothing Donations

We are now accepting donations to Community Giving Tree, a local nonprofit that distributes basic necessities to those in need in northeastern Massachusetts. Please drop off NEW winter clothing items, such as coats, hats, warm pajamas, socks, and underwear, in the donation box in the library entryway. We will be accepting donations until Dec. 1st. Thank you!

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Upcoming Events:

babyTiny Tots!
Monday, Nov. 19th
10:00-10:45am

Tiny Tots! is a special lapsit playtime with sensory toys and books for babies through age 2. Bring your baby to play at the library to read stories, play with scarves, shakers, and other fun activities! This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Topsfield Library and requires no sign up.

mahjongg tilesMahjongg
Wednesday, Nov. 28th
1:30-3:30pm

Drop in Mahjongg. We play America Mahjongg. Don't know how to play? Don't worry, we'll teach you!

group of kidsTri-town Tune In
Thursday, Nov. 29th
10:00-11:00am

This fun-filled playgroup focuses on early literacy through engaging music and exciting stories! No registration is required; just come on in to have a blast! For children birth and up with a parent/caregiver. This program is run by Coordinated Family Community Engagement (CFCE) of the North Shore, which is funded by the CGCE grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools. For more information, visit CFCE's website.

fall craftsCrafts and Creations
Thursday, Nov. 29th
5:30-7:45pm

Bring your craft project and join other creative crafters as they work on their projects. Sewing machines, yarn, fabric, and some crafting supplies and tools will be available. This is an independent work event. No registration is required. Ages 16+ only. Questions?  Please contact  Wendy Thatcher.

gingerbread houseGingerbread House Decorating: Early Session
Friday, Nov. 30th
6:30pm

The Friends of the Library's annual gingerbread house decorating program is back! This early Friday session will include a pizza dinner. This program does require registration and payment in advance. Cost is $10/child for Friends members ($20 cap per family) or $20/child for non-members ($40 cap per family). Please sign up in the Children's Room.

gingerbread houseGingerbread House Decorating
Saturday, Dec. 1st
9:00am, 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm

The Friends of the Library's annual gingerbread house decorating program is back! Sign up for one of four sessions. This program does require registration and payment in advance. Cost is $10/child for Friends members ($20 cap per family) or $20/child for non-members ($40 cap per family). Please sign up in the Children's Room.