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Our streaming channel is up and running 24/7 with programs curated specifically for our patrons' musical tastes, including, Adult Contemporay, Pop, Mainstream Jazz, Classic and Goldies Rock, Showtunes, Sountracks, and of course, plenty of Classical/Light Classical.

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Tickets Available for Skidompha Community Read Benefit Events!

Looking for fun summer events for you and your guests? Tickets are going fast for our three Community Read benefit events! 

1. Lobster Bake at Pemaquid Lighthouse on July 20, 2015. Tickets are $40 each. Experience a classic Maine lobster bake at one of the most scenic venues on Maine's Coast.  The Lobster Bake will be held at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, and includes one lobster, clams, potato, corn on the cob, onion, and blueberry cake for dessert. 

Click here to order Lobster Bake tickets via email or call (207) 563-1940. They are also available at the Maine Coast Book Shop.

 

 

2. A Wine and Seafood Pairing at the Flory Home on July 27, 2015. Tickets are $75 each. This event will be held at the beautiful home of Rob and Kathleen Flory on the Damariscotta River.  Pianist Sean Fleming will open the event, which will be catered by the Damariscotta River Grill.  Sharon Hobson, Wine Director for the River Grill, will guide us as we explore different wines and how they pair with seafood hors d'oeuvres.

Click here to order Wine & Seafood Pairing tickets via email or call (207) 563-1940. They are also available at the Maine Coast Book Shop.

 

3. Hardy Boat Cruise on August 3, 2015. Tickets are $50 each. The Hardy Boat Cruise will include a two hour sunset cruise, live music, a boxed picnic (lobster or chicken roll, small salad, cookie, soft drink), and a cash (wine and beer) bar. *All passengers must park their cars in the ball field. Passengers must be on the dock by 7:00 PM to board. Rain date:Monday, August 10, same time. 

Click here to order Hardy Boat Sunset Cruise tickets via email or call (207) 563-1940. They are also available at the Maine Coast Book Shop.

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To order any combination of tickets, email Amy McNaughton at devdir@msln.net or call (207) 563-1940 for tickets today! They are also available at the Maine Coast Book Shop.

You can also follow the Read on Facebook

But Wait--There's More!!!

As part of their sponsorship of the Community Read A.G.A. Correa & Son Jewelry has donated one of their exquisite Turks-head 4 strand bracelets in sterling silver.  Click here for a look! We are selling only 100 raffle tickets at $50 each so your odds of winning are excellent!  To purchase a ticket stop by the library, call 563-1940, or email devdir@msln.net.  The Community Read is also generously sponsored by Drum & Drum Real Estate and by HM Payson.

About the 2015 Skidompha Community Read

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Skidompha’s “By Popular Demand” Film Series
E. T. – the Extraterrestrial (1982, 115 min.)
Monday July 6, 7 PM

Bring the family and relive the adventure and magic of this Academy Award winning film directed by Steven Spielberg. Screenings for all By Popular Demand films are in Skidompha Library’s Porter Meeting Hall, accessed by the library’s back Elm Street entrance. A suggested $5 donation will help the library expand and maintain its film collection. For more information, call the library at 563-5513.

About our Film series.

 


Chats with Champions

This popular program brings outstanding members of the literary world, arts and sciences to Skidompha to present programs that are free and open to the public. While the series’ emphasis is on top-notch authors, programs often appeal to those interested in the liberal arts in general.

10 AM, Tues. Jul. 14: Michael Putzel

10 AM, Thurs. Jul. 16: Jane McCloskey

Previous Chats with Champions on Video


Got Passes?

Tourist season is here and many of you are making plans to host summer guests.  What can you do with them on a rainy day? Give them a pass! In addition to passes to the The Children's Museum of Maine, Portland Museum of Art and The Farnsworth Art Museum, we now have passes to the Boothbay Railway Village!  These destinations are great places to go as the weather begins to heat up and visitors are eager to see as much of Maine as possible.  Simply call or stop by the front desk to reserve your passes.


Find Your Roots

Our staff genealogy specialist Kathy Maclachlan recently updated the Genealogy web page with loads of new resources. Check it out!

 

 

 





The Atrium
Willie, Our Power Volunteer
The Second Hand Book Store
Gisela Rhodes & Barbara Martin
Our sign in front of the old library circa 1999
The courtyard on a sunny day
Frank Avantaggio
Barbara Cooney, our patron saint.
The Harry Potter Sorting Hat makes an appearance.
The Upton Eagle
Scavenger Hunt 2012
Special Story Hour Guest
Sharing a Story
Father's Day Craft
Teen Room
Teen Room
Nobleboro School Visit
Teen Henna Program
Teen Henna Program
Teen Henna Program
Ready To Read
Teen Henna Program
2012 Summer Reading Program Banner
The Lupine Lady by Barbara Cooney
Scavenger Hunt 2012
Sharing a Story
Teen Gaming
Teen Duct Tape Program
Teens at the Library
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