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.
Books, Magazines, CDs, Books on Tape/CD, and Music CDs - 3 weeks
DVDs – 2 days
DVD sets – 1 week
Juvenile DVDs - 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
We have vegetable and flower seeds at the library. Stop by to get what you need for a bountiful garden.
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.
We will use all necessary precautions as we select your items, check them out, and place in a bag. The bag will be closed, marked with your first name, and placed on a cart outside the library front door.
Return all items to book drop at the library. They will be quarantined before putting back into circulation.
Do you have passes or coupons for area attractions available?
CT DEP – State Parks & Forests Day Pass – free parking at all state parks.
Connecticut Science Center – coupons for 20% off admission for up to 4 people.
Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT – reduced admission for 2 adults and 2 children. PLEASE NOTE: This Pass is suspended during the reopening phase due to the Coronavirus.
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, CT – free admission for 2 adults and 2 children.
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 Town Links
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!