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Director’s Note: Votes for Women!

Director’s Note Though we may still have six more weeks of winter – according to some prognosticating ground squirrels – I believe that we should look past this, and focus instead on the bright things ahead in 2018. For Skidompha Library, 2018 represents not only the debut of our first full season of programs for… Read more »

Mid-Winter Reading Challenge

  Challenge yourself to read a little differently this winter with the Mid-Winter Reading Challenge! Always wanted to try reading a graphic novel, or a book that inspired a film? Now’s your chance! Read a book in just 5 of the 13 categories, and you will be entered to win a $50 Gift Certificate for… Read more »

Skidompha Library Winter Survival Guide

It may not feel like it today, but there is no denying that winter is here, and will be for some time yet. While a very common and normal response to this might be to  shutter the windows, stockpile bottles of water, rolls of toilet paper, cans of soup, and set a timer for April, there… Read more »

Teens! Come join us during your February break!

WRITE-ON: The Skidompha Teen Writing Workshop Tuesday, February 20th through Friday, February 23rd 10 am to 3 pm daily at Skidompha Library. “If you’re alive, you’re a creative person.”  Elizabeth Gilbert   Unleash your creativity and tell your story! In this four-day creative writing workshop, you will work with other teens interested in creative writing…. Read more »

Skidompha Library Holiday Book Guide

Shopping for the bibliophile in your life? Let our librarians recommend some gifts for the upcoming holidays! For the CHEF: “The Lost Kitchen: Recipes and a Good Life Found in Freedom, Maine” by Erin French No one can bring small-town America to life better than a native. Erin French grew up in Freedom, Maine (population 719),… Read more »

Banned Book Week – Results Are In!

Last week we asked you, our patrons, this question: And the results are in! 15 of you voted NO 76 of you voted YES! Thank you all for participating in Banned Book Week,  and for helping to protect our First Amendment Rights!

Get Caught Reading a Banned Book!

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read and express controversial ideas. Why read banned books? By reading a banned book, you are exercising your first amendment rights, and exploring themes or topics that were at one time – or are now – controversial. Can you imagine a library without these books? “The Adventures of… Read more »

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 »