Story Time on Thursdays at 10 a.m.
Children 5 and under and their caregivers are welcome to join us each Thursday for stories, songs, games, and more. We will meet on December 5th, 12th, and 19th. Call the library with any questions.
Special HOLIDAY BUILDING CLUB on Friday, December 13 at 4 p.m. We will have refreshments and a “free build” party! The group meets on the 2nd Friday of the month for new building challenges.
Knitting & Crocheting
Join us on Thursdays at 10:30. Bring in your own project to work on or ideas for a group project. All skill levels are welcome!
BOOK SALE CONTINUES THRU FRIDAY, NOV. 29. We still have lots of great books and dvds for sale. Buy I LOVE CT LIBRARIES Bag for $5 and fill it with our sale books and dvds! Stop by to check out the bargains!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7 AT 10 A.M.
We will be making decorative gift tags to top off your holiday packages. This is a free program but you must REGISTER as space is limited. Call or stop by the library to reserve your seat!
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12 AT 6 P.M.
Bring in 2 dozen of your favorite holiday cookies and a copy of the recipe to share. There will be tasty cookies to try and to take home for later!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14 FROM 9 TO NOON
Drop-in between 9 and noon on Dec. 14 to make a charming holiday craft. All supplies will be provided.
Tuesday, December 17 at 7:05 at the Canterbury Public Library.
Bring a snack to share and your suggestions for our 2020 Book Club Season. Also, we will discuss the short story The Dead by James Joyce.
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.