Damariscotta - Skidompha Library, serving an area of 3,800 residents, has a collection of 29,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 960 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 690 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 3 employees, of whom 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $20,000. Patrons make 54,000 visits annually, and check out materials 84,000 times. Forty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.