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


Children's Room

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Summer Reading Kicks Off in June!

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This year's Summer Reading Program will kick off on June 15th from 6:00-8:00pm with games and activities from Knucklebones and a make-your-own ice cream sundae station.

This year's theme is "Libraries ROCK!" so get ready for tons of fun music-themed activities all summer long! This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Topsfield Library.

Upcoming Events:

kidsTri-town Play Today
Thursday, May 24th
10:00-11:00am

This fun-filled hour focuses on early literacy through engaging music and exciting stories! No registration is required; just come on in to have a blast! No registration required. 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.

carseatFree Carseat Safety Check
Thursday, May 24th
1:00-3:00pm

Have your child's car seat checked by trained technicians outside the Topsfield Library. Please arrive no later than 2:30 pm to have the car seat inspected. If you have any questions, please contact Mandi Summers, MA Statewide CPS Coordinator via email, or call at 413-794-6510. This program is funded by the Highway Safety Division of EOPSS.

kidsTri-town Play Today
Thursday, June 7th
10:00-11:00am

This fun-filled hour focuses on early literacy through engaging music and exciting stories! No registration is required; just come on in to have a blast! No registration required. 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.

mother and child playing with blocksMy Family and Me Saturdays
Saturday, June 9th
10:30-11:30am

Enjoy stories, music, and movement with CFCE in the Children's Room! No sign up is needed. Just come and have fun! Funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools.

libraries rock logoSummer Reading Kickoff
Friday, June 15th
6:00-8:00pm

Rock out with us as we celebrate the beginning of our 2018 Summer Reading Program: Libraries ROCK! This event, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Topsfield Library, will include games and activities from Knucklebones and a "make your own" ice cream sundae station. Join the fun!

Library Policies:

Internet Policy
Your child must have a signed Internet policy on file if they are planning on using the internet at the library.

Unattended Child Policy
Please be aware of our rules regarding unattended children. Children under nine years of age should be accompanied by an adult while in the library.

Behavior Policy

Please be sure that your child is aware of rules regarding behavior at the library, and honors these rules while in the building.

Helpful Links:

  • Common Sense Media Reviews media for age appropriateness based on violence, sex, language, positive message, and more.

  • Storyline Online Celebrities like William Daniels, Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, and James Earl Jones read storybooks aloud, accompanied by videos of the story.

  • Scholastic Reading Suggestions Reading suggestions by age and topic. Perfect for when you need suggestions but don’t know where to start!

Contact the Children's Room at childrensroom[at]topsfieldlibrary.org