Monthly Archives: August 2017

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 »