Scotland Public Library

21 Brook Rd.

P.O. Box 286

Scotland, CT 06264



September 2022 Newsletter

The library is CLOSED on Saturday, Sept. 3 for the holiday weekend.

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Congratulations to all our Summer Readers. Well done!

Story Time

Every Thursday at 10 a.m. beginning on September 8. Miss Jenn will have stories, crafts, and more. Contact the library with any questions.  

Needlecraft Group

Do you crochet, knit, or quilt? We are meeting with other crafters on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. beginning September 15. Stop by with your latest project. All abilities are welcome.  

Family Game Night

Join us on Friday, Sept. 16 from 5-6 p.m. to play board games and have some fun.  We'll have a variety of games to choose from.   

Art Journaling

Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 5-7 p.m. to learn about this creative form of expression. We will provide supplies at the first session - bring your imagination. We plan to meet monthly.

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& Scotland Book Club

Join us on Tuesday, September 20 at 7 p.m. for a book discussion at Scotland Public Library. This month we are reading and discussing Sooley by John GrishamStop by the library to pick up a copy of the book. If you'd like to participate virtually, contact the library for the Zoom link.

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. 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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