Scotland Public Library

21 Brook Rd.

P.O. Box 286

Scotland, CT 06264


March 2023 Newsletter

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

Wednesday, March 1 at 4 p.m.

Join us for Book Cover Bingo at 4 p.m. and other fun activities throughout the afternoon as we celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday.

Art Journaling

Join us on Friday, March 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.


Paint Party with Faith Satterfield

Saturday, March 11

from 10-12

Local artist, Faith Satterfield, will provide supplies and instructions to create a lovely spring-themed painting. This program is open to ages 13 through adult, but you must REGISTER as space is limited. Contact the library to reserve your seat.

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

Family Game Night

Green-themed Fun

Join us on Friday, March 17 from 5-6 p.m. for some St. Patrick's Day green-themed activities. Bring your family and friends and have some fun at the library!

Brooklyn, Canterbury

& Scotland Book Club

Join us on Tuesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. at Scotland Public Library. This month we are reading and discussing Trust by Hernan Diaz.

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 10:00 a.m. Stop by with your latest project. All abilities are welcome.  

Quiet Corner Reads Author 2023

Our guest author this year is

William Kent Krueger

Join us for book discussions of his books at all participating Quiet Corner Reads libraries.

And save the date, Tuesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. for a special event featuring William Kent Krueger at

The Mansion at Bald Hill in Woodstock, CT.

Tickets are available on a first come-first serve basis beginning on March 16th.

Visit the QCReads website for all the details.

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.

Seed Library

It's not too early to plan your garden. We have a Seed Library to help you get your 2023 growing season underway. Stop by to pickup flower, herb, and vegetable seeds. New packets will be added as they arrive.

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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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