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 building continues to remain closed.
However, we began curbside pickup on June 2 and will continue once the building reopens!
You may request books (limit 10), books on cd (limit 2), movies (limit 3), and magazines (limit 5). Only items from the library’s collection – no interlibrary loans at this time.
Call the library at 860-423-1492, email us at email@example.com, or complete this Google Form. Provide your name and telephone number or email address so we can let you know what is available and when it will be ready for pickup.
We will use all necessary precautions as we select your items, check them out, and place in a bag. The bag will be closed, marked with your first name, and placed on a cart outside the library front door.
Return all items to book drop at the library. They will be quarantined before putting back into circulation.
The library is NOT taking donations at this time. Please do not put donations in the book drop or leave in front of the library. Thank you.
The summer reading program, Imagine Your Story, begins at the library on Wednesday, July 1. Stop by between 2-5 p.m. to pick up your reading packet and get started with a summer of reading, crafts, and creativity for all ages.
A new packet will be available each Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. through August 5. Please only 1 per person.
Save the Date: Saturday, August 8 at 10 a.m. Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will present a special on-line Animal Senses program. The link and instructions will be available prior to the event.
Did you know that you can access the library’s WiFi connection from outside the building? Yes, it is up 24/7 and not currently password protected. Enjoy.
Through August 31, you can enjoy free access to TUMBLE BOOKS on-line. There are catagories for e-books and audiobooks for children, teens, and adults. Why not click on a link below to check out what they have to offer:
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is an excellent resource for students and anyone interested in lectures, study guides, and primary source documents related to American history.
Follow the link below to sign-up for limited time free access to the website:
The EBSCO databases offered by the CT State Library through the researchIT link in the upper right-hand corner under Useful Library Links typically requires you to enter your barcode number on your library card. For a limited time, however, the following information for logging in should gain you access to various databases for reasearch.
EBSCO has provided the following universal password that can be used at this time.
Mystic Seaport Museum
The library has a 1 year membership to Mystic Seaport offering discounted admission. Stop by for all the details and to borrow a pass.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends wearing a mask when you have to go out in public. Below is a simple no-sew pattern using an old t-shirt.
Stay Safe! Stay Healthy! Stay Home!
Quick Cut T-shirt Face Covering (no sew method)
For a list of passes to area attractions – click the SERVICES link above.