Posts Categorized: Director’s Message

Skidompha + Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop Closed until 4/1

Dear reader,   After careful deliberation, Skidompha has decided to close, effective immediately. We are tentatively scheduled to reopen on April 1, and are actively monitoring the news and are following the best recommendations from the State of Maine and the CDC. The Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop will also be closed, effective immediately. Please do not bring any book… Read more »

Skidompha COVID-19 Readiness Update

Dear reader, As you know, we are all facing a difficult public health situation: the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). It is an unsettling time, and I assure you that at Skidompha, we are carefully monitoring the situation and taking appropriate steps to protect our patrons and our staff. In an effort to proactively limit… Read more »

Skidompha Giving Tree at Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop

Dear readers, We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop on a very special gifting opportunity.  This year, please visit Sherman’s on Main Street in Damariscotta to pick up a Skidompha Library Gift-a-Book Tag. These tags include book titles that Skidompha Librarians would like to add to Skidompha’s lending collection. You’ll have… Read more »

Genealogy at the Library

As a new resident of Lincoln County, I’ve been thrilled to learn more about this incredible place through Skidompha’s Genealogy resources. Kathleen Maclachlan – our on-staff Genealogist – is a wealth of information about local history, resources for ancestral research, and the latest archival preservation techniques. Kathy has shared her expertise with Skidompha since 2012… Read more »

Summer Programming for Kids and Teens

As I get to know Skidompha Library, I am continually impressed with the offerings of our Children + Teens section. Our staff and volunteers are knowledgeable, energetic, and can suggest educational activities to make the most of your summer. Stop by for a full list of programs and events happening throughout the summer at the… Read more »