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Read-Aloud Book Club Begins at Skidompha Library!

Wednesdays at 12pm, Library Atrium A.K.A the You Bring It, I’ll Read it Club. Please join this group of readers interested in the art of the spoken word as we dive into the rhythmic texture and fabric of verse, from pre-classic to post-apocalyptic works. Bring a work of fiction, non-fiction, poetry or song to share… Read more »

Special Event: Mr. Drew and His Animals Too!

Saturday, September 30th at 10 am Join us as we celebrate a new season of Storytimes here at Skidompha! Our special guest will be Mr. Drew, an animal rehabilitation specialist who helps exotic animals in need.  Mr. Drew will bring a variety of species to the library, from birds and insects to reptiles and amphibians,… Read more »

Skidompha Sketches Online! A Child’s Memories of Pearl Harbor, Dec. 1941

Longtime Skidompha Library friend Betsy Noyes sat down with Skidompha Community Media Producer Mal Gormley in July 2017 to record her vivid experiences as a young child on the morning of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and later. Betsy’s father was an officer on the USS Tennessee, adjacent to the battleship USS Oklahoma when… Read more »

Archives – How to Find Hidden Treasure

Archives – How to Find Hidden Treasure presented by Kathleen Maclachlan   Thursday, September 7, 12:30-1:30   An overview of how to effectively use the treasures that hide in archives, large and small.     Many wonderful documents exist that are not online. This short session will focus on preparing to visit archives so that you… Read more »

Chats with Champions Welcomes Doug Preston

Doug Preston New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of the Monkey God Tuesday, September 5 at 10am Porter Hall Since the days of conquistador Hernan Cortes, rumors have circulated about an ancient White City of immense wealth hidden in the Honduran interior. Indigenous tribes spoke of ancestors who had fled there to escape… Read more »

Harry Potter Day at Skidompha – the best excuse for kids AND adults to come out and play!

To every Wizard, Witch and Muggle who came out to play with us, a very hearty thank you! Harry Potter Day drew a much larger audience than we expected, and we were all touched by the multi-generational affection this community feels for The Boy Who Lived. Thank you also to Lincoln County News for the wonderful article,… Read more »