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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. 

May 5 at 10 AM: “Two Old Cops”

Known as “The Two Old Cops,” former Maine game warden John Ford, Sr., and state trooper Mark Nickerson will be telling stories about their days in law enforcement.

Previous Chats with Champions on Video


Just For Us Film Series

Monday April 20 – MARCH OF THE PENGUINS (2005, 80 min.)

A look at the annual journey of Emperor penguins of Antartica as they march – single file – to their traditional breeding ground. It took a year for the isolated cinematographers Laurent Chalet and Jerome Maison to shoot this documentary that won the 2005 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.




Owl Radio StoryTime: 

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

"Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy." So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Read by Terry Hapach. Approx 3:56





Owl Radio Spoken Word:

Bob Emmons Goes All Postal

The retired former professor of plant science describes in his inimicable wry way some of his experiences about working with the public while serving as South Bristol's Saturday Post Master for seven and a half years. And yes--Bob's heard all the postal jokes, including "What's the difference between a postal worker and a chess player?" (A chess player moves once in a while.). To hear more (and better) bad jokes check out this one-of-a-kind recording.



Find Your Roots

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





New Website Content Features, which hosts our website, just rolled out a couple of new content features for us that we hope you'll find helpful. One, the Featured Book page provides a closer look at a fiction or non-fiction title that is at the top of the best-selling list for the week, and will be updated every one to two weeks. The second, the Featured Author page provides background information on well-known, best-selling authors, and will be updated approximately once every two weeks. Click on each of the icons below to reach them. Let us know what you think of them!


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