Topsham Public Library waives fines for food in November

TOPSHAM — The Topsham Public Library is accepted food for fines through the month of November.
The library will waive $1 in fines in exchange for one of the following food items — peanut butter, boxed cereal, canned soup and canned vegetables. All donations will go to the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program.
Some of November’s programming includes:
Parent/Child Workshops, 10 a.m. Nov. 22, Dec. 6 and 13.. Children ages birth to 5 years and caregivers are brought together in a playful and interactive setting, spending quality time together playing and participating in art or sensory exploration, while professionals from local agencies will be on hand to informally chat about topics such as nutrition, play, child development, fitness, behavior, speech and hearing. Registration is required.
Young Critics, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, an ongoing book discussion group for kids in grades 4 and 5. It meets monthly from October to May. Free pizza and copies of the books available at the library. Registration is required.
“Puffins and Terns: Restoring Maine’s Sea Bird Population on Eastern Egg Rock,” 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, presented by Susie Meadows, manager of The Project Puffin Visitor Center in Rockland.
Film after Feast, 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29. Movie will be shown on the library’s big screen, with free popcorn. Those attending may bring pillows and blankets for extra coziness. All ages are welcome.
Other programs in November include Legos at the Library, Saturday, Rare Reads book group, men’s book group, Reading Between the Panels Graphic Novel Discussion Group, and more.
The library is at 25 Foreside Road. For more information, call 207-725-1727 or visit