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.  Contact the library for all the details. 

Please Note:  Story Time is cancelled if Scotland schools are closed or delayed.

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 2022 Nutmeg Winners are...

Elementary Winner:
InvestiGators by John Patrick Green

Intermediate Winner:
Wink by Rob Harrell

Middle School Winner:
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

High School Winner:
Sadie by Courtney Summers


Did your favorites win?  Stop by to see the winning titles and the nominated books for 2023!

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.