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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 »

Skidompha Seeking Director of Development [POSITION FILLED]

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Skidompha is an incredible place to be and to work. Find out for yourself by applying to our recent position opening: Director of Development. Skidompha is seeking a dedicated, energetic, and experienced Director of Development. The Director of Development works closely with the Executive Director, the Director of… Read more »

2019 Community READ!

Dear readers, Welcome to March in Maine! This year, we’re hosting a Community READ to get you through the last days of Winter and welcome in Spring. Have you picked up your free copy of “One Goal” by Amy Bass at the library yet? We have a number of events coming your way focused on… Read more »

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 »