Welcome to The Scotland Public Library

Mission Statement: The Scotland Public Library, founded in February 1895, functions to collect, organize and preserve informational and recreational books and other materials for the public use, without discrimination of any kind.

Business Hours

  • Monday


  • Tuesday - Wednesday

    03:00pm – 07:00pm

  • Thursday

    09:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Friday

    03:00pm – 07:00pm

  • Saturday

    09:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Sunday


The library is CLOSED on July 4th for Independence Day.

Summer Reading

Signups began the week of June 25th but there is still time to register.
We have lots planned for children, teens, and adults!

Stop by the library to sign up and get the calendar of events.

EV Charging Station at the Library

There is a charging station in the library parking lot for your electric vehicles.

Download the mobile app from the Android or Apple store at https://onelink.to/5kcvhw
to get started.

Author Trail

CT authors will be featured this summer at various local libraries.  Stop by to pick up a Passport with all the information.  

The AUTHOR EVENT at the library scheduled for JULY 17 has been CANCELLED. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Check out the CAT Facebook page.

News from Scotland's Poet Laureate - Susan Powers

Susan Powers will host a Writing Workshop the first Tuesday of the month at the library from 5:30-6:30.  The next session is Tuesday, July 2.  Poets, poetry lovers, and writers are welcome to  join us.  Bring an original piece of writing to share with the group.  Open to adults - no registration necessary.

As part of the library's summer reading program,  Susan Powers will conduct  Poetry Writing Workshops for young writers, ages 9 and up, on Saturday, July 20 at 10 a.m. and Thursday, August 8 at 10 a.m.  Join us for 1 or both.  Bring a photo or image that you would like to write about.  Contact the library with any questions.

Susan Powers was busy this spring with Parish Hill High School students.  Check out some of their work on the Children & Teen page of this website.  

Additionally, Susan has been a featured poet at various Poetry Readings across the state.  And you may have gotten to hear her original poems  at Scotland's Memorial Day Celebration on May 27 and at the library's Poet Laureate Reception on May 31.


21 Brook Rd. P.O. Box 286
Scotland, CT




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