Online Catalog (VERSO)

The Library's online catalog will allow you to:

Search for books, magazines, movies, etc.

Access your account to renew, reserve, and check for due dates.

To access the library’s on-line catalog, VERSO, click on the link below.


The Palace Project 

Enjoy thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your local library. The Palace app offers you all the eBooks at the library in one easy-to-use app, so you can search once, find your title, and start reading in just a few taps.

To get started, download the Palace Project app to your device. Select Scotland Public Library, enter your library barcode found on the back of your library card, and your PIN from your Verso library account. Now you are ready to enjoy a variety of eBooks and e-audiobooks. Contact the library with any questions.

Loan Periods

Books, Magazines, CDs, Books on Tape/CD, and Music CDs - 3 weeks

ALL DVDs and DVD sets - 1 week 


Overdue items are subject to the following fees:

Books, Magazines, CDs, Books on Tape/CD, and Music CDs - .05 per day per item

DVDs – $1 per day per item


$1.00 per page


$0.15 per page for black & white
$0.25 per page for color

Passes to area museums:

Passes circulate for 3 days.  Please note that some passes are for specific days of the week.  Plan your visits accordingly.

Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library - family admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children

Corner of Elizabeth St. & Asylum Ave.  Hartford, CT

Connecticut's Old State House - free admission for up to 4 visitors

800 Main St.   Hartford, CT

Connecticut Science Center - Coupon for 20% off general admission for up to 4 people / 10% off membership

250 Columbus Boulevard  Hartford, CT 

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art -  general admission for 2 adults (age 18 and up)

600 Main St.  Hartford, CT  

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Curbside Pickup?

You may request books (limit 10), books on cd (limit 2), movies (limit 3), and magazines (limit 5). Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is available,  but please limit your requests to 5 items or less and publication dates older than 6 months.

Call the library at 860-423-1492, email us at [email protected], or complete the Google Form. Provide your name and telephone number or email address so we can let you know what is available and when it will be ready for pickup.

Return all items to book drop at the library

Do you have passes or coupons for area attractions available?

CT DEP – State Parks & Forests Day Pass – free parking and entrance fees at all state parks including Dinosaur State Park, Fort Trumbull, and Gillette Castle State Park.

Connecticut's Old State House in Hartford, CT - Free admission for up to 4 visitors.

Connecticut Historical Society Library & Museum in Hartford, CT - Complimentary Family admission to the galleries.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, CT – free admission for 2 adults and 2 children.

Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT – 15% discount for a membership only.  No discount for museum entry.  

Connecticut’s Old State House in Hartford, CT – free admission and $5 all day parking with stamp validation at welcome desk.

How do I get a library card?

Scotland residents may apply for a library card during regular library hours by showing a photo ID.

Cards are issued for five years and can be renewed at that time.

Your Scotland Public Library card may be used at all Connecticut public libraries.

Useful Library Links


Create a free account to see what others are reading, get help deciding what to read next, and find your favorite book!


Quiet Corner Reads

A collaboration of Northeast Connecticut libraries.

Quiet Corner Reads

researchIT CT

Connecticut State Library Research Tool

Read more

Useful Town and State Links

Town of Scotland

Website for the Town of Scotland, CT.

Scotland, CT

Scotland Elementary School

Website for the Pre-K thru 6 school for the town of Scotland, CT.

Scotland Elementary School

Scotland/Hampton School Readiness Council

The School Readiness Council oversees the implementation of the early childhood education grant in the towns of Scotland and Hampton, Connecticut.

School Readiness Council

Parish Hill Middle/High School

Website for the Middle and High School.

Parish Hill 

The Huntington Homestead

Website for The Huntington Homestead

Huntington Homestead

D'Elia Antique Tool Museum

Website for The D'Elia Antique Tool Museum in Scotland, Connecticut.

D'Elia Antique Tool Museum

Connecticut Historical Society

Website for the Connecticut Historical Society,

CT Historical Society

211 of Connecticut- The United Way

Website for links of various services in Connecticut.



Looking to get your first job, get back into the work force after a taking a break,  or change careers?  Check out this website to get the information you need for licensing, training, and more.

Career Connect in CT

Senior Care Resources

What You Need To Know About The Benefits of Reading and Libraries for Seniors.  Not all services currently available at the Scotland Public Library.  Contact the library to find out what we offer.  



You can now take advantage of the “Kill-A-Watt” kit available here at the library! According to Eversource, you can “learn about electric use—plug, lighting, and mechanical—to see how much electricity you’re using and how to reduce consumption and costs.”


Device Charging Station in the library

There is now free phone charging available at the library.   Low on battery?  Don't worry we have a station to keep your devices powered!

Electric Vehicle Charging Station 

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
to get started.

Magazine Subscriptions

Better Homes and Gardens

Bon Appetit

Connecticut Explored

Connecticut Magazine

Connecticut Preservation News

Connecticut Wildlife

Consumer Reports

Country Living 

Food Network

Food & Wine

Good Housekeeping


HGTV Magazine

House Beautiful

New Yorker


Real Simple

Scotland Magazine



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