P.O. Box 286 (mailing) Wed. 2:30-7 Scotland, CT 06264 Thurs. 9-12 & 2:30-8 Tel. 860-423-1492 Fax: 860-423-1526 Fri. 2:30-7 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
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Summer Reading Program:
Tuesday, June 20 – signups begin. Decorate your own Kindness Rock to share with a friend. Stop by weekly for a new game or building challenge.
Thursday, June 29 at 4 p.m. – Mystery Bag Challenge. You will get a bag of mystery items to complete the challenge. Sign-up required.
Thursday, July 6 at 4 p.m. – CT Humanities Book Voyagers Read-along Story Time. Each family will get a copy of the book The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins. Sponsored by the CT Humanites and the Pageau Trust. Sign-up required.
Thursday, July 13 at 4 p.m. – K’NEX CLUB. New building challenges.
Thursday, July 20 at 4 p.m. – Sharpie Tie-Dye T-shirts. Please bring in a clean white t-shirt. We’ll provide the rest. Ages 8 and up.
Saturday, July 22 at 10 a.m. – Harold and the Purple Crayon Read-along Story Time. Each family will get a copy of the book. Sponsored by the CT State Library through an anonymous donor by way of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Sign-up required.
Thursday, August 3 at 4 p.m. – Cupcake Decorating. All supplies will be provided. Sign-up required.
Saturday, August 5 at 10 a.m. – Summer Reading Finale featuring Dancin’ with Hoops. Hula Hoop fun. Hoops will be provided. Sign-up required.
Congratulations to all of our readers this summer!
The 9th Annual CT Authors Trail will kick-off at the Janet Carlson Calvert Library in Franklin on Thursday, July 6 at 6:30 p.m. The featured author is Diana Ross McCain and she will talk about her book The Children’s Children.
Scotland Public Library welcomes Zach Lamothe on Thursday, July 20 at 6:30 to discuss his book More Connecticut Lore. Light refreshments will be available.
Save the Date: September 14 at 7 p.m. is the Finale at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret Theatre. The guest author is Beatriz Williams.
Stop by the library to pick up a CAT Passport with all the details.
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.