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Curbside Pickup for Kids & Teens Returns Next Week

    Dear Friends, Starting next week, September 28, we will offer on-demand curbside pickup for kids and teens. Parents and kids may still come into the library to browse and borrow; this service is an additional option for those who would like to use it.  The health and safety of our community’s young people… Read more »

Use Our Free Park Passes to Explore This Fall!

Dear Friends, In early June, I wrote to you about all of the plans I was making to check out new things in Maine over the summer, and I had been especially excited about using some of the museum passes we have to check out places around the state. This weekend I spent time wandering… Read more »

Accepting Student Submissions for EPOCH Volume 7!

    Dear Friends, I’m excited to let you know that Jeannette, a creative writing workshop leader and Skidompha’s Director of Communications and Online Programming, is beginning work on Volume 7 of EPOCH. EPOCH is a biannual creative magazine by and for teens in grades 7 through 12 and one of Skidompha’s crown jewels. I… Read more »

We’ve Got a Book For That!

Dear Friends, I don’t know about you, but I tend to take stock of things when seasons shift. Like many of you, I had imagined fall looking a bit different this year, but even as I grapple with the consistency of change, I remember that, for me, the routine of fall brings with it the… Read more »

Virtual Adult Book Groups Returning in September

Dear Friends, I find myself saying yes to things these days that get me outside in the sun—naturally doing as much as I can to soak up summer on a daily basis. Yet even as I choose to notice and savor the season, my mind turns toward fall with some longing for the routine and… Read more »

Kids & Teen Summer Reading Program Progress

Dear Friends, It feels like I just sat down excited to write to you about the kickoff of our Summer Reading Program, yet today I’m writing to let you know that the program officially ends during the last week in August. There is still time for kids and teens to complete their tracking sheets and… Read more »

Covid Update + Safety Guidelines

The CDC has raised the level of transmission in Lincoln County to the substantial transmission category. Based on the CDC recommendations, we again require masks inside the library, regardless of vaccination status, for the safety of our staff and our community. We thank you for your patience and flexibility and we’ll keep you posted as… Read more »

New WiFi, New Phones, Pausing Curbside Pickup

Dear Friends, We have a number of announcements to share this week. I’m excited to let you know we’ve created a new WiFi account for our patrons. You will no longer need a password to connect and you can print from this account as well. Look for and connect to the Skidompha Guest WiFi account… Read more »

We’ve expanded our hours & services!

We’ve expanded our Browsing and Borrowing hours! Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday we are open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. & Saturday from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. Curbside service will continue to be available during those hours as well. Masks will continue to be required for anyone who is unvaccinated and for people entering the… Read more »

Skidompha’s Updated Covid Response

Dear Friends, Well, it seems we’ve reached the point where as soon as we’ve thought through one public health announcement there is new information to consider. We are grateful to all of the folks working locally and nationally to help us navigate each new stage of this pandemic. The Governor has updated Maine’s Moving Forward… Read more »