What’s Happening

universe-of-stories-resources

 Summer Reading Finale

Our Summer Reading Program concludes on Saturday, August 3 at 10 a.m. with the program Our Universal Neighbors by the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center.  We will learn about the planets and make a cool craft, enjoy tasty refreshments, and draw the winners of our prize raffle. 

Funding for the Finale is provided by the Leo J. and Rose Pageau Trust.

ct authors trail

The Connecticut Authors Trail makes a stop at the Scotland Public Library on 

Thursday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Guest author, Jessica Bayliss, will discuss her young adult novel Ten After Closing.  Ms. Bayliss will be available to sell and sign copies of her book.  Refreshments will be served.  Pick up your PASSPORT and join in the fun!

stacked books book club

SCOTLAND/CANTERBURY 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!