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Do you have your tickets yet?

Dear reader, Skidompha Library is committed to preserving our local history for the benefit of future generations. Our most recent endeavor is to provide online access to historical archives of The Lincoln County News. We have raised over $40,000 and are working hard to raise the remaining $10,000 to complete the project. Why is this… Read more »

Through the Pages Benefit Costume Ball

  We hope you’ll join us for our “Through the Pages” costume ball on February 22, 2019! Tickets are now available for $10 at Skidompha’s front desk and online at www.supportskidompha.org. This ball is a benefit to support the Lincoln County News digital archive project. Skidompha is assisting in this effort, and has raised $40,000… Read more »

Director’s Note – January 16

Dear Readers, School holiday break is in the rearview mirror, and we’re working on things to keep you and the young people in your life busy over February school vacation! We’re offering free programming including two unique opportunities for writers: Junior Journalists (grades 5 – 6) and Write On (grades 7 – 12). And, of… Read more »

LCN + Skidompha Newspaper Archive Project

LCN, Skidompha Partner to Digitize Newspaper Archives Article from the Lincoln County News – October 26, 2018 by Maia Zewert (Lincoln County News) Skidompha Library recently received a $30,000 grant for a digitization project that would make the complete archives of The Lincoln County News available to the public online for the first time. The… Read more »

Food Writing Contest Finalist: Bob Emmons

And beer doesn’t go well with it either   What’s the deal with women and salad? I can understand eating it for health benefits but women seem to actually enjoy it.  They can make a whole meal out of the stuff. The only guy I ever met who truly likes salad believes that three of… Read more »

Food Writing Contest Finalists: Penelope Duran

Please enjoy our latest finalist in the Food Writing Contest — 9th Grader Penelope Duran! Child of the Phở Bowl My entire life, I’ve felt different from everyone else around me as I moved from place to place as a sort of global vagabond.  There are several clichés about food and about home like home is… Read more »

Food Writing Contest Finalist: Jane Butterfield

Submissions are pouring in and we are very pleased to announce the first finalist!! Food Writing Finalist of the Week: Jane Butterfield, “Magic”    What can be more ordinary than bread.  The magic comes when the ordinary is changed into the extraordinary. My recipe for Irish Soda Bread comes from my husband’s mother. She shared it… Read more »

Director’s Note: Community Read Book

Drum roll please……………………………………….. If you haven’t already seen our fabulous full-page announcement in the centerfold of the Farm & Table magazine in your Lincoln County News this week, it is with great pleasure that I would like to announce the 2018 Skidompha Community Read book. At long last I can say that we will read… Read more »

Director’s Note: Something Big is Coming!

Something BIG is coming to Skidompha Library. This summer we are bringing back the Community Read, and it’s more magnificent than ever before. Mark your calendars now, and prepare for 6 weeks of thrills, spills and chills from the end of June to the beginning of August. What’s the book? Can’t tell you. Not yet!… Read more »

Director’s Note: Your Living Library

Director’s Note Here at Skidompha, we think of libraries as living, breathing things. Though it may seem that our collections sits there quietly on their shelves waiting for a patron to pick them up, the truth is much more dynamic. Did you know that there is not just one single universal way to organize library… Read more »