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Libraries Rock!  Summer  Reading at the Library

We are wrapping up our Summer Reading program with the following August activities:

Aug. 2  - Just for Kids Book Discussion.  We are discussing the chapter book Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library.

Aug. 7-10 – Drop-in Craft.  Decorate a Pet Rock!

Aug. 9 – K’NEX Club.  New building challenge.

Aug. 11 FINALE featuring Nature Rocks by Animal Embassy.  Also, prize drawing.   Nature Rocks Program sponsored by the Leo J. and Rose Pageau Trust.

All ages are welcome to participate.



ct authors trailConnecticut Authors Trail

Join us as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary of the Trail.

Join at the Scotland Public Library on Tuesday, August 14 at 6 p.m.

Dr. Anne Dawson will discuss her book Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, CT, 1882-1919

Pick up your Passport at the library and join us for lots of great Connecticut authors.


stacked books book club


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


Below are the titles, dates, times, and locations for our 2018 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 16, 2018 at Scotland Public Library – The Glass  Universe by Dava Sobel

February 20, 2018 at Canterbury Public Library – Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

March 20, 2018 at Scotland Public Library - News of the World by Paulette Jiles

April 17, 2018 at Canterbury Public Library – The poems of Emily Dickinson

May 15, 2018 at Scotland Public Library – QCReads selection for 2018:  The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

June 19, 2018 at Canterbury Public Library – Eye of the  Needle by Ken Follett

*June 20, 2018 at Mansion at Bald Hill  in WoodstockQuiet Corner Reads Evening with guest author – Marie Benedict

July 17, 2018 at Scotland Public Library – Your favorite book from childhood

August 21, 2018 at Canterbury Public Library – Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

September 18, 2018 at Scotland Public Library- Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw

October 16, 2018 at Canterbury Public Library - Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit by Chris Matthews

November 20, 2018 at Scotland Public Library - Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult by Bruce Handy

December 18, 2018 at Canterbury Public Library – Annual Holiday Book Selection Party and discussion of Red Bird Christmas  by Fannie Flagg

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

*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!