Scotland Public Library

21 Brook Rd.

P.O. Box 286

Scotland, CT 06264


February 2023 Newsletter

The library is CLOSED on Saturday, February 18th for the holiday weekend.

Art Journaling

Join us on Friday, February 3 from 5-7 p.m. to learn about this creative form of expression. Supplies will be provided - bring your imagination. We meet on the 1st Friday of every month.

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Join us for this special day for families at the library.

Story time at 10.

Book Cover Bingo at 10:30.

Various activities, prizes, refreshments, book give-away, and more.


Valentine Drop-in Craft

Stop by the library the week of February 7th to make a Valentine for someone special. All supplies will be provided.

Family Game Night

Join us on Friday, February 17 from 5-6 p.m. to play board games and have some fun. We'll have a variety of games to choose from. We meet on the 3rd Friday of every month.

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& Scotland Book Club

Join us on Tuesday, February 21 at 7 p.m. at Canterbury Public Library. This month we are reading and discussing When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed.

Stop by the library for a copy of the book and make plans to join us for the discussion.

Story Time

Every Thursday at 10 a.m., Miss Jenn will have stories, crafts, and more. Please Note: If Scotland Elementary School is closed due to snow, there will be no Story Time that day.

Needlecraft Group

Do you crochet, knit, or quilt? We are meeting with other crafters on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Stop by with your latest project. All abilities are welcome.  

Dr. Seuss Celebration

We are celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday on Wednesday, March 1 at 4 p.m. Make plans to join us for the fun. Details on the way!

Mystic Seaport Museum PASS

We have a PASS to the Mystic Seaport Museum that entitles 2 adults and 3 children a 50% discount on admission. Contact the library with any questions.

Mystic Aquarium Membership Discount

Planning a trip to the Mystic Aquarium? Consider picking up a pass at the library that will save you 15% off a Mystic Aquarium membership. Contact the library with any questions.

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Free E-Reader App

 Enjoy thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your local library.

The Palace app offers you all the eBooks at the library in one easy-to-use app, so you can search once, find your title, and start reading in just a few taps. 

To get started, download the Palace Project app on your device, select the Scotland Public Library, and enter your 13 digit library barcode from your library card and PIN from your Verso library account. Contact the library with any questions.

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Help your child prepare for school by reading to them everyday. Join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the library.

It's easy:

  • stop by the library to pick up your packet.
  • keep a journal of all the books you share with your child
  • bring in your reading log for a prize to mark each milestone.

Questions? Call 860-423-1492.

This program is made possible by a grant from the Leo J. & Rose Pageau Trust.

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Charging Station

Free phone and device charging available at the library. Low on battery? Don't worry - we have a station to keep your devices powered!

Portable Wireless Internet Access

The Library has 2 Microsoft Surface Go touchscreen tablets for use within the library. Ask at the circulation desk for this portable device.

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