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3.8.22 | Volume 7 of EPOCH Magazine is Here!

Dear Friends,   I am thrilled to announce the publication of our seventh volume of EPOCH Magazine! EPOCH is a “creative magazine for teens by teens.” Teens from our local area submit their photography, mixed media artwork, short fiction, and poetry to our teen editorial board, who then select and create the issue. Free copies… Read more »

2.24.22 | Changing our Phone Number

Dear Friends, These last two years have been full of change, and to keep the trend going, the library will be changing its phone number. If we’ve learned anything from all this transition, it’s how to be flexible. We know this process will take time, so we’ll extend it into the summer to allow everyone… Read more »

2.17.22 | Art at Skidompha

  Dear Friends, Before I began working at Skidompha, when I first interviewed and visited the library, I was struck by how sincerely the staff loved working there and how welcoming the physical space was. The gorgeous artwork on display brought a smile to my face, and I knew I was entering a special place…. Read more »

2.3.22 | Celebrate Black History Month With Books!

Dear Friends, I love knowing how much fun Skidompha staff members have creating themed book displays. The pandemic has given us more incentive to create digital book displays to share some of the titles we love in our newsletter and on social media, and we hope you enjoy them as much as we do. We… Read more »

1.28.22 | Winter Bee Update & Closed Tomorrow

Dear Friends, Looking out my window today, I see a beautiful light blue sky and powdery snow covering the library’s courtyard. Peaceful. And yet Mother Nature is in the process of assembling the pieces of a powerful storm for this weekend, and we’re facing extra frigid temperatures tonight. It’s easy to forget that meteorologists say… Read more »

12.16.21 | Holiday Closure Reminder & Updates

Dear Friends, There’s a different energy in the library whenever we’re all working to prepare for the same thing. I have a massive stack of books on my desk, some I’ve pulled for my enjoyment over the holidays, and others serve as reminders there’s much to do before our holiday closure! Our staff is busy… Read more »

Plan Ahead for Our Holiday Closure

Dear Friends, If you’re anything like me, the very fact that we’re nearing mid-December is staggering. As we enter this season, I marvel that time itself feels quieter and more suited for slowing down, yet these few short weeks in December feel like a flurry. In the interest of practicing the same advice we offer—to… Read more »

Happy Halloween From Skidompha!

Dear Friends, This week I’ve got my eyes set on Halloween. I love this holiday—we get a chance to be someone (or something) else for the day, and I love living in Maine, the state Stephen King calls home. We have many great scary, eerie books and movies available for you to enjoy. Let us… Read more »