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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Fall Storytime Has Begun!

Storytime will run every Tuesday until November 7th. Sign up in the Children's Room or online. See our storytime page for more information.

Upcoming Events:

fall leavesFall Storytime
Tuesday, October 24th
10:30am: 1½-3 year olds
1:00pm: 3-5 year-olds

Today's theme will be owls! 1½-3 year-olds will be meeting at 10:30am and 3-5 year-olds will be meeting at 1:30pm. Please sign-up for storytime on our online calendar, or in the Children's Room. See our storytime page for more information.

playgroupTotally Tots Playgroup with CFCE
Wednesday, October 25th
12:15-1:15pm

Totally Tots is a playgroup for parents and caregivers to interact and build skills with their children through play, and for families to connect with one another and with valuable resources. No registration is required. CFCE is funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools.

teal pumpkinTrick or Treat at the Library
Monday, October 30th
12:00-7:00pm

Join us to trick or treat around the library, and participate in Halloween activities! Wear your costume (we will be!)! This is an all-ages event. This event is part of the Teal Pumpkin Project, and there will be only allergy-friendly treats. No sign up is necessary. Event is sponsored by the Friends of the Topsfield Library.

fall leavesFall Storytime
Tuesday, October 31st
10:30am: 1½-3 year olds
1:00pm: 3-5 year-olds

Today's theme will be Halloween! 1½-3 year-olds will be meeting at 10:30am and 3-5 year-olds will be meeting at 1:30pm. Please sign-up for storytime on our online calendar, or in the Children's Room. See our storytime page for more information.

playgroupTotally Tots Playgroup with CFCE
Wednesday, November 1st
12:15-1:15pm

Totally Tots is a playgroup for parents and caregivers to interact and build skills with their children through play, and for families to connect with one another and with valuable resources. No registration is required. CFCE is funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools.

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