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Tickets Still Available for Skidompha's Final Community Read Benefit Event!

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

August 3: Hardy Boat Cruise benefit. 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.

Or email Amy McNaughton at, 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  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

The Wizard of Oz (1939, 102 min.) 
Monday August 3, 7 PM

Judy Garland stars as Dorothy, a young Kansas farm girl who is whisked away by a twister to the land of Oz.  Accompanied by a brainless Scarecrow (Ray Bolger), a heartless Tin Man (Jack Haley), and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr), Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, follow the Yellow Brick Road seeking the Wizard of Oz (Frank Morgan) in order that he may grant her wish to return home. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards.

The Last Picture Show (1971, 1:28)
Monday August 10, 7 PM
Released in 1971 to critical acclaim and public controversy, the film garnered eight Academy Award nominations (including Best Picture) and was hailed as the most important work by a young American director since Citizen Kane.

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. Aug 4: Kyrill Schabert

Previous Chats with Champions on Video

Link to Skidompha's Chat with Champions page on YouTube


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.


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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