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build a better world 2017

Congratulations to all of our readers this summer!   



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Story Time at the Library

Join us for stories, songs, games, and more on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m.  Open to children ages 5 and under and their caregivers.

Story Time dates for September are 7, 14, and 28.  Call the library with any questions.



ct authors trail


  The 9th Annual Connecticut Authors Trail (CAT) kicks off on Thursday, July 6 at 6:30 at the Janet Carlson Calvert Library in Franklin.  Diana Ross McCain is the featured author.

Join us at the Scotland Public Library on Thursday, July 20 at 6:30 as Zach Lamothe discusses his new book More Connecticut Lore.

Stop by the library to pick up your CAT Passport with all the details to meet some great Connecticut authors!  And don’t forget about the CAT Finale at the Mohegan Sun on Thursday,  Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. with author, Beatriz Williams.



Knit & Crochet Group

Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

All skill levels are welcome.




stacked books book club





Join us each month for a peer-led Book Discussion. 

Below are the titles, dates, times, and locations for our 2017 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 24, 2017 at Scotland Public Library – The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

February 21, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

March 21, 2017 at Scotland Public Library - A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

April 18, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – Louise Penny Month (your choice)

May 16, 2017 at Scotland Public Library – Quiet Corner Reads Book Selection –  A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline

*June 13, 2017 at Pomfret School – Quiet Corner Reads Evening with an Author: Christina Baker Kline.  Tickets are $15

June 20, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library - Small Great Things  by Jodi Picoult

July 18, 2017 at Scotland Public Library – Hillbilly Elegy  by J.D. Vance

August 15, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – The Outermost House by Henry Beston

September 19, 2017 at Scotland Public Library- I’ll Take You There by Wally Lamb

October 17, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library - Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

November 21, 2017 at Scotland Public Library - Selected poems of Donald Hall

December 19, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – Annual Holiday Book Selection Party and discussion of A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas

January 16, 2018 at Scotland Public Library – The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel

*These events 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!