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story time


Children 5 and under are welcome to join us on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for stories, songs, games, and more.  Call the library with any questions.  Our last Story Time will be on Thursday, June 6.  Stay tuned for our Summer Reading Program.



 The Quiet Corner Reads 10th Anniversary Author Event

Tuesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. at the Mansion at Bald Hill in Woodstock




Join us for this year’s QCReads guest author:

Andre Dubus III

Tickets are $20 and available at participating libraries.




 Summer Reading at the Library

Signups for A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program begin the week of June 25.  Stop by to register, pick up your summer reading packet, and help us decorate a space ship.

Open to all ages.




Back to BACH

Thursday, June 27 at 4 p.m.

Youth musicians from across the state will share their love of classical music with a brief introduction, a musical performance, and games.  This program is free and open to all ages.



knitting clipartNeedle Crafts at the Library 

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30 for knitting, crocheting, or your choice of needle crafts.  All skill levels are welcome!




NUTMEG Book Award

Stop by the library to see the new 2020 nominated titles and the Nutmeg Book Award winners for 2019!




stacked books book club


Join us each month for a peer-led book discussion.


Below are the titles, dates, times, and locations for our 2019 discussions.  Books are available at each library prior to the discussion date.  Call or stop by to reserve a copy.

Please note, all book discussions will be held on the third Tuesday of the month (except where noted), alternating between the 2 libraries.  Discussions begin at 7:05 p.m.  

January 15, 2019 at Scotland Public Library – Magpie Murders  by Anthony Horowitz

February 19, 2019 at Canterbury Public Library – The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufman

March 19, 2019 at Scotland Public Library - The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

April 16, 2019 at Canterbury Public Library – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

May 21, 2019 at Scotland Public Library – QCReads Author for 2019:  Townie by Andre Dubus III

*June 18 2019 at 7 p.m.  Quiet Corner Reads Evening with guest author, Andre Dubus III at The Mansion at Bald Hill. Tickets at participating libraries.

June 20, 2019 at Canterbury Public Library - Fortune Cookie Chronicles  by Jennifer Lee - PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE!

July 16, 2019 at Scotland Public Library – Song lyrics as poetry (your choice)

August 20, 2019 at Canterbury Public Library – The Power by Naomi Alderman

September 17, 2019 at Scotland Public Library- Becoming by Michelle Obama

October 15, 2019 at Canterbury Public Library - Circe by Madeline Miller

November 19, 2019 at Scotland Public Library -Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

December 17, 2019 at Canterbury Public Library – Annual Holiday Book Selection Party and discussion of The Dead  by James Joyce

January 21, 2020 at Scotland Public Library – The #1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

*This event may be of interest to our Book Club members.  Contact the library for more information about Quiet Corner Reads.

For more upcoming activities – check out the Kid’s Corner and Teen’s Spot!