Scotland Public Library

21 Brook Rd.

P.O. Box 286

Scotland, CT 06264


Scotland Public Library Newsletter

November 2021

The library is CLOSED on the following holidays:

Veterans Day

Thursday, November 11


Thursday, November 25

Thankfulness Poster

During November, stop by the library to contribute to our Community Thankfulness Poster! Trace your hand, draw a picture, and write a message - all supplies will be provided.

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Book Club

Join us on Tuesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. for a book discussion at Scotland Public Library. We are reading and discussing, The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth. Stop by the library to get your copy of the book! If you'd prefer to participate virtually, contact the library for the Zoom link.

Story Time

Story Time is virtual every Thursday on Google Classroom. Stop by or call the library and we'll email you what you need to get started.

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DVD Swap with other libraries is back in full swing. Every other month we will get a new set of DVDs. You may borrow up to 3 per household and all DVDs circulate for 2 days. Stop by to check out the selection.

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.

Save the date:

Saturday, December 4 at 10 a.m.

In-person Holiday Card Making Class. Seating is limited so be sure to sign up by calling the library 860-423-1492. Masks and social distancing will be required. Open to ages 16 and up.

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Charging Station

Free phone 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.

Kill-A-Watt: Take Control of Your Energy Use!

Eversource has provided a handy kit that you can borrow and take home to check the efficiency of your appliances. Stop by to get the information you need to save money and energy. 

Free E-Reader App

PLEASE NOTE: Effective 9/3/2021, the SimplyE app is NO LONGER available as we transition to a new platform - PALACE.  Sorry for the inconvenience. Stay tuned for all the details!

*Please note that effective October 2021 we will be collecting fines for overdue items. Thank you for your cooperation.

.05/day - books, audiobooks, music cds, magazines

1.00/day - dvds

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

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