What’s Happening

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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.  Story Time is cancelled if Scotland Elementary School has a cancellation or delayed opening due to snow.

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lego blocks


We are meeting on Friday, February 14 at 4 p.m.  Join us for Valentine’s Day snacks and lots of building fun.  The group meets on the 2nd Friday of the month for new building challenges.  

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yarn balls

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!

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take your child to the library day

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Read-along Story Time at 10 a.m.

We welcome families to join us for a read-along Story Time at 10 a.m. followed by a craft.  Refreshments will be available throughout the day.  Stop by to see what your local library has to offer.

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Valentine’s Day Craft

February 11, 12, and 13 during library hours

Stop by to make a Valentine’s Day Card for your special someone!  All supplies will be provided.

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Scotland/Canterbury Book Club


stacked books book club


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


Below are the titles, dates, times, and locations for our 2020 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 21, 2020 at Scotland Public Library – The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

February 18, 2020 at Canterbury Public Library – My Antonia by Willa Cather

March 17, 2020 at Scotland Public Library - Inheritance by Dani Shapiro

April 21, 2020 at Canterbury Public Library – Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

May 19, 2020 at Scotland Public Library – Quiet Corner Reads selection for 2020 – TBA

*June 2020  Quiet Corner Reads Evening with guest author: date, venue, and guest author TBA

June 23, 2020 at Canterbury Public Library - The Journals of Lewis & Clark  by Lewis & Clark - PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE!

July 21, 2020 at Scotland Public Library – Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis

August 18, 2020 at Canterbury Public Library – The Book of Gutsy Women by Hillary and Chelsea Clinton

September 15, 2020 at Scotland Public Library- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

October 20, 2020 at Canterbury Public Library - Nora Webster by Colm Toibin

November 17, 2020 at Scotland Public Library - Chances Are by Richard Russo

December 15, 2020 at Canterbury Public Library – Annual Holiday Book Selection Party and discussion of Skipping Christmas  by John Grisham

January 19, 2021 at Scotland Public Library – The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

*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!