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Accepting Submissions for Volume 6 of EPOCH Creative Magazine!

We are so excited to begin work on Volume 6 of EPOCH Creative Magazine at Skidompha Library.   We are currently accepting submissions for artwork and writing from teens ages 13 – 18. Send us your work – poetry, fiction, nonfiction, photography, graphic novel design, and artwork, for a chance to be featured in the… Read more »

Skidompha Holiday Closure – 12/24/20 -1/4/21

We are closing at the end of the day on December 23 and will reopen at 10:00 a.m. on January 5, 2021. During this time we will be fully closed—no curbside, no online story time, or online programming. During our closure, we will still be thinking about the library and about all of you—about how… Read more »

Voting Begins Today for Skidompha’s Mock Caldecott & Mock Newbery Awards!

Skidompha Youth Services invites you to join our awards committee for Skidompha’s first-ever Mock Caldecott and Mock Newbery Awards—The Caldecott and Newbery Awards are two of the most prominent awards given each year celebrating children’s literature. Let’s choose our favorites, too!  Details: Voting is open to everyone, there is no age limit.  Download here: 2021… Read more »

Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop Gift Certificates Available

Dear Friends, The Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop is closed for now due to the pandemic, but gift certificates for the shop can be purchased and used at the shop when it reopens. All book shop purchases, including gift certificates, directly support the programs and collections of Skidompha Public Library. Customers may order gift certificates by… Read more »

Giving Tuesday

PLEASE DONATE TODAY  Dear friends, Today Skidompha will be joining people around the world to honor GivingTuesday and we invite you to join us. “GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires… Read more »

Skidompha Online Programs During Closure

Dear reader, Skidompha is more than a building. Though our building is closed until at least April 27th, our staff want to connect with you online. We hope you’ll check out some of our upcoming online programs listed on our “Programming” website pages and join a zoom group, a Facebook Live event, post a photo… Read more »

Skidompha Delayed Opening 12/31/19

Skidompha will be opening at NOON on 12/31/19 due to weather. This message will be updated as conditions change.  Please check Skidompha’s website: facebook or instagram: @skidomphalibrary or phone messages: 207-563-5513 before making your trip to the library today.

Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program

From the Maine State Library website: The Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program allows anyone with a valid library card from one of 68 participating libraries to visit any of the other participating libraries and check out materials in person. It’s referred to as “walk-in” borrowing because it essentially turns your local library card into a “statewide” library card…. Read more »

Fund Skidompha at the Newcastle Town Meeting – June 17

Are you a Newcastle voter? We need your help in funding Skidompha’s budget request at the Newcastle Town Meeting. Newcastle Annual Town Meeting 7 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 at Lincoln Academy 81 Academy Hill Rd, Newcastle We’re very thankful to the Damariscotta voters for fully funding Damariscotta’s portion of Skidompha’s budget at their… Read more »