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December

125 Books Challenge
We've met our challenge of 125 books for the library's 125th Anniversary.   Because of your generosity, we are able to purchase over 125 new books for the library.  Thank you for making it happen.

Holiday Family Photo Op

Wednesday, November 30 from 3-7
Friday, December 2 from 3-7
Saturday, December 3 from 9-12
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Dress your family in their holiday finest and stop by the library for a photo.  We'll have a festive setup and props and will take a few photos with your cell phone.  You can use your favorite picture for holiday cards or keep for your own photo album. 

Holiday Tag Making Class
for Teens & Adults

Saturday, December 3 from 10-12
All supplies will be provided to make gift tags.  All supplies will be provided but you must REGISTER as space is limited.  Call the library to reserve your seat.

Bad Art/Ugly Sweater Party

Friday, December 9 from 5:30-7 p.m.
Wear your ugly holiday sweater and join us to make some bad art.  All supplies will be provided.  Refreshments will be available.  Registration requested.

Cookie Tasting Party

Wednesday, December 14 
6-7 p.m.
Bring in 2 dozen of your favorite holiday cookies and a copy of the recipe to share.  We'll taste a variety of cookies and even take some home for later.  

Brooklyn/Canterbury/Scotland
Book Club - Holiday Party

This month we are reading and discussing
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson.

Join us on Tuesday, December 20 at 7 p.m. at the Canterbury Public Library for our Holiday Party.  Bring your ideas for books to read in 2023 and a snack to share.  


Book & Bake Sale

Thank you for your generous support.  We plan to get back on schedule and hold our next sale in November 2023.

Calendar of Events 

Here is what's coming up at the library:

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November

2022

Holiday Photo Op

Wednesday, November 30 from 3-7
Friday, December 2 from 3-7
Saturday, December 3 from 9-12

We will have a festive setup and props  to use as a background for your Holiday Family Photo.  Bring in your cell phone and we'll snap a few pictures of your family.

Dress in your holiday finest!


1st, 8th  & 15th

December

2022

Story Time

Thursday mornings at 10 a.m.

Join us on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for stories, games, crafts, and more.

Open to children 5 and under and their grownups.  **Please Note:  Story Time is cancelled when there is no school at Scotland Elementary.  NO STORY TIME ON DEC. 22 and DEC. 29.


1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

December

2022

Needlecrafts

Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

A weekly program every Thursday.
Join us with your knitting, crocheting, or any other needlework project.

Open to all abilities


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December

2022

Holiday Gift Tag Class

Saturday, December 3 at 10 a.m.

Sign up for our Tag Making Class on Saturday, Dec. 3.  All supplies and instructions will be provided to make lovely gift tags.  You must REGISTER as space is limited.

Class is open to teens & adults.


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December

2022

Bad Art/Ugly Sweater Party

Friday, December 9 5:30- 7 p.m.

Wear your ugly holiday sweater and join us to make some bad art.  All supplies will be provided.

Hot cocoa and cookies will be available.
Registration requested.


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December

2022

Holiday Cookie Tasting Party

Wednesday,  December 14 from 6-7 p.m.

Bring in 2 dozen of your favorite holiday cookies and a copy of the recipe to share.  We'll taste a variety of cookies and take a few home for later. 

Beverages will be provided.  


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December

2022

Game Night

Friday, December 16  from 5-6 p.m.

Join us for our monthly Game Night.  
Lots of board games to choose from.  Bring your friends and family.

Free and open to the public.


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December

2022

Brooklyn, Canterbury, Scotland 
Book Club - HOLIDAY PARTY

Tuesday,  December 20 at 7 p.m. in Canterbury

Join us for the discussion of The Best Chrismas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson.  Also, we'll be selecting the books to read for 2023 so bring your suggestions along with a snack to share. 

Copies of the book are available at the library


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December

2022

Art Journaling

Wednesday, December 21 from 5-7 p.m.

Join us for our monthly Art Journaling workshop.  Stop by to learn about this form of creative expression.  Supplies will be provided at the first session.  Bring your journal back each month to add new pages.  

Teens and adults are welcome.


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December

2022

Drop-in Holiday Craft

Library hours the week of December 20

All supplies will be provided to make a cute holiday decoration to use as an ornament or to top off a gift.  

This is a drop-in event - no registration required.


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December

2022

CLOSED

We are CLOSED on Saturday, Dec. 24

Happy Holidays.

See you on Dec. 27 for our regular business hours.


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December

2022

CLOSED

We are CLOSED on Saturday, Dec. 31

Happy New Year

Have a safe and enjoyable New Years Celebration.  See you on Jan. 3 for our regular business hours.  


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β€œI πŸ’œ CT Libraries”
bag at the Scotland Public Library for $2.00!

All proceeds benefit the library!

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