Scotland Public Library

21 Brook Rd.

P.O. Box 286

Scotland, CT 06264



June 2022 Newsletter

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Join us to celebrate on Saturday, June 4 from 1-3 p.m. Rain or shine - please note: no rain date as advertised.

Story Time

In-person program on Thursday mornings at 10:15 a.m. on June 2 and June 9. A story will be read and a craft will be provided. Contact the library for the details.

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Brooklyn, Canterbury

& Scotland Book Club

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Join us on Tuesday, July 21 at 7 p.m. for a book discussion at Canterbury Public Library. This month we are reading and discussing the ALL CT Reads adult selection for 2022. Stop by the library to pick up a copy of Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi. If you'd like to participate virtually, contact the library for the Zoom link.

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Summer Reading at the Library

Sign up for the Read Beyond the Beaten Path program at the library beginning June 21. You will receive a packet with all the details and we will have a drop-in craft. The program is open to all ages with something for everyone to enjoy this summer.

Nutmeg Book Award

The 2022 winners are on display at the library.  

Elementary Winner:

InvestiGators by John Patrick Green

Intermediate Winner:

Wink by Rob Harrell

Middle Grade Winner:

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

High School Winner:

Sadie by Courtney Summers

We also have copies of the 2023 nominees. Stop by to check them out and start reading today.

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*** Seeds generously donated by UConn Master Gardener/Ocean State Job Lot Seed Giveaway and library patrons.

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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.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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.

ALL CT Reads

This is a program of the CT State Library to promote lifelong reading, learning, and connecting to the community. We are reading and discussing the adult selection, Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi, on June 21 at the Canterbury Public Library. To learn more about this state-wide initiative, click on the icon on the right.

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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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