Library Location:                                                   Library Hours:
21 Brook Rd.                                                                    Tues. 3-7 
P.O. Box 286 (mailing)                                                  Wed.  3-7
Scotland, CT  06264                                                      Thurs. 9-12 & 3-8
Tel. 860-423-1492 Fax: 860-423-1526               Fri. 3-7 
                                                                                              Sat. 9-2
The Scotland Public Library, founded in February 1895, functions to collect, organize and preserve informational and recreational books and other materials for the public use, without discrimination of any kind.  
 Directions to Scotland Library

    ***Check out the USEFUL LIBRARY LINKS on the right side of this page for links to free audio books and e-books.

The Library is CLOSED on Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday Jan. 1, 2019 for the Holidays.



Annual Book Sale

Thank you so much for your support.  We couldn’t do it without you!



art supplies


Saturday, December 1 at 10 a.m.

Join us as we make gift tags and bows to dress up any holiday package.  All instructions and supplies will be provided but you must REGISTER as space is limited.  Call or stop by the library to reserve your seat.


Holiday cookies

Annual Holiday Cookie Tasting Party

Thursday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m.

Bring in 2 dozen of your favorite holiday cookies and a copy of the recipe to share.  There will be lots of tasty treats to try and to take home.



Holiday Craft for Children 

Saturday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m.

We are making a cute snowman ornament.  All supplies will be provided, but you must register so we know how many to plan for.  Call or stop by the library today!


knex building pieces

 K’NEX CLUB Holiday Party

Thursday, Dec. 13 at 4 p.m.

We will celebrate with refreshments and a “free build” day!


book discussion party


Scotland/Canterbury Book Club

Holiday Book Selection Party

Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 7:05 at the Canterbury Public Library

Bring your suggestions for next year’s book list and a snack to share.  Also, we will be discussing A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg.  Copies of the book are available at both libraries.


For a list of passes to area attractions – click the SERVICES link above.

For upcoming activites – click on WHAT’S HAPPENING, KID’S CORNER, or TEEN’S SPOT.

For a list of new books and movies – click on WHAT’S NEW.