Scotland Public Library

21 Brook Rd.

P.O. Box 286

Scotland, CT 06264



May 2022 Newsletter

The Library is CLOSED on Saturday, May 28 for Memorial Day Weekend.

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Story Time

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

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Funding for the Opossum Story Time is provided by the Leo J. & Rose Pageau Trust.

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Brooklyn, Canterbury

& Scotland Book Club

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Join us on Tuesday, May 24 at 7 p.m. for a book discussion at Scotland Public Library. This month we are sharing some of our favorite poetry. Stop by the library to check out a book of poems. If you'd prefer to participate virtually, contact the library for the Zoom link.

We are excited to announce that our featured author for 2022 is...


Passport to CT Libraries is back!

It's time to turn in your stamped Library Passports. Did you visit 5 or more libraries? If so, you could win a gift card!

Nutmeg Book Award

Voting for your favorite Nutmeg Book took place in April. Winning titles will be announced around May 15. Stay tuned to see if your favorites are winners! And check out the 2023 nominees.

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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 in June. Stay tuned. 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.

*Just a reminder that we are not taking book donations at this time.

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