Posts By: Kelsey Gibbs

Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program

From the Maine State Library website: The Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program allows anyone with a valid library card from one of 68 participating libraries to visit any of the other participating libraries and check out materials in person. It’s referred to as “walk-in” borrowing because it essentially turns your local library card into a “statewide” library card…. Read more »

Genealogy at the Library

As a new resident of Lincoln County, I’ve been thrilled to learn more about this incredible place through Skidompha’s Genealogy resources. Kathleen Maclachlan – our on-staff Genealogist – is a wealth of information about local history, resources for ancestral research, and the latest archival preservation techniques. Kathy has shared her expertise with Skidompha since 2012… Read more »

Summer Programming for Kids and Teens

As I get to know Skidompha Library, I am continually impressed with the offerings of our Children + Teens section. Our staff and volunteers are knowledgeable, energetic, and can suggest educational activities to make the most of your summer. Stop by for a full list of programs and events happening throughout the summer at the… Read more »

Fund Skidompha at the Newcastle Town Meeting – June 17

Are you a Newcastle voter? We need your help in funding Skidompha’s budget request at the Newcastle Town Meeting. Newcastle Annual Town Meeting 7 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 at Lincoln Academy 81 Academy Hill Rd, Newcastle We’re very thankful to the Damariscotta voters for fully funding Damariscotta’s portion of Skidompha’s budget at their… Read more »

Skidompha Seeking Director of Development [POSITION FILLED]

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Skidompha is an incredible place to be and to work. Find out for yourself by applying to our recent position opening: Director of Development. Skidompha is seeking a dedicated, energetic, and experienced Director of Development. The Director of Development works closely with the Executive Director, the Director of… Read more »

Skidompha Silent Auction – April 12 to April 27!

Skidompha is still working hard to raise the remainder of the project funds to create an online archive of historic local newspapers. Our February costume ball raised the majority of the funds required but we still have funds to raise. We hope you will help us raise the remainder by bidding on an item in… Read more »

An Evening with Coach Mike McGraw

Friday, March 29 – BUY YOUR TICKETS! 5 pm – An Evening with Coach Mike McGraw – Porter Hall @ Skidompha Library  $20 admission; $5 for age 18 and under Join us for our culminating Community READ event! Get an insider’s perspective with Lewiston’s very own Coach of the Blue Devils – Mike McGraw. McGraw is heavily… Read more »

2019 Community READ!

Dear readers, Welcome to March in Maine! This year, we’re hosting a Community READ to get you through the last days of Winter and welcome in Spring. Have you picked up your free copy of “One Goal” by Amy Bass at the library yet? We have a number of events coming your way focused on… Read more »

Do you have your tickets yet?

Dear reader, Skidompha Library is committed to preserving our local history for the benefit of future generations. Our most recent endeavor is to provide online access to historical archives of The Lincoln County News. We have raised over $40,000 and are working hard to raise the remaining $10,000 to complete the project. Why is this… Read more »

Through the Pages Benefit Costume Ball

  We hope you’ll join us for our “Through the Pages” costume ball on February 22, 2019! Tickets are now available for $10 at Skidompha’s front desk and online at www.supportskidompha.org. This ball is a benefit to support the Lincoln County News digital archive project. Skidompha is assisting in this effort, and has raised $40,000… Read more »