Story Time

Children 5 and under and their caregivers are welcome to join us on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for stories, games, and more. 

June 1st and June 8th are the last 2 regularly scheduled sessions. 
But make plans to join our summer reading program beginning June 20 - we will have various all-ages Story Time sessions planned throughout the summer.  Contact the library for all the details. 

Tick Prevention with Eastern Highland Health District

Thursday, June 15 at 10 a.m.

Join us for an all ages program with a nurse from the Eastern Highland Health District to learn how to keep yourself and your pets safe during tick season.

Find Your Voice - Summer Reading

Stop by the library the week of June 20th to sign up for Summer Reading.  We have lots planned - Story Times, Building Club, Teddy Bear/Doll Picnic, & Teen Crafts, 

Find Your Voice - Summer Reading
Kick-off Event

Stop by the library on Saturday, June 24 at 10 a.m. for some fun outdoor activities.  In the event of rain, we'll bring the games inside!

Find Your Voice - Summer Reading
Building Club

Meeting on Tuesday, June 27 at 4 p.m. to get creative with different building blocks.  

Find Your Voice - Summer Reading
Paws & Pages All Ages Story Time 
with the CT Humane Society

Thursday, June 29 at 10 a.m.

All ages are welcome to join us for Story Time with the CT Humane Society 

Funding for this program was provided by the Leo J. & Rose Pageau Trust


Art Journaling for Teens

This program is open to teens and up and we meet on the 1st Friday* of each month.  You will receive a blank journal on your first visit so you can get started. 
The next session is Friday, June 2 from 5-7 p.m.  No experience necessary - just bring you creativity.

All supplies will be provided.

Find Your Voice - Summer Reading
Paint Party

Teens and adults are invited to join us on July 1 at 10 a.m. to paint a summer-themed canvas.
You must REGISTER as space is limited.

All supplies will be provided.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

We are excited to announce the kickoff of our newest program...1000 Books Before Kindergarten! 

This is a fun, exciting, and free program to foster your child's love of reading!  

Visit the library to pick up the special materials and check in with us as you reach each 100 book milestone!  Once you reach 1,000 books, we'll celebrate and you will receive an awesome set of books!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

And the 2023 Nutmeg Winners are...

Elementary Winner:
The Floating Field by  Scott Riley

Intermediate Winner:
When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson

Middle School Winner:
Game Changer by Tommy Greenwald

High School Winner:
The Inheritance Games

Thank you voting for your favorite 2023 Nutmeg Book.  

2024 Nutmeg Nominated titles will be on display. 

We have a Rainbow Library

The Scotland Public Library is a proud supporter of the Rainbow Library Community Reads Project which celebrates LGBTQ+ books for kids of all ages.  Check out some of these amazing titles here at the library.

Rainbow Library

New Baby Gift Bag

The Scotland Public Library wants to congratulate new parents in town!  If you have a child that was born in 2021 or 2022 and you haven’t received a Baby Gift Bag, stop by the library today! 

Funding for the bags is provided by the Hampton/Scotland School Readiness Grant. 

***Don’t forget to check our Parenting Shelf in the Children’s Room.