Celebrate World Music Day with the Scott County Public Library!

With the world celebrating World Music Day on June 21st, people are encouraged to make music outside in their neighborhoods. It also gives us an opportunity to consider music from around the world. Part of loving music is exploring new sounds. Even if we don’t always understand the words, music can transcend these boundaries, appealing directly to our emotions. Explore … Read More

Juneteenth – A Worldwide Celebration

Join the Scott County Public Library on Facebook Live on June 19th for a Juneteenth celebration with help from Youth Services Library Assistant, Yolanda. This Books & Craft virtual event will help illustrate the history of Juneteenth for all ages. Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom to help remember the history of slavery in the United States. This commemoration recognizes … Read More

The Scott County Public Library Invites You to Join our Summer Reading Program Online!

As we continue to live through these unprecedented times, the Scott County Public Library invites you to join our Summer Reading Program online. We are offering reading materials and activities to encourage patrons of all ages to keep reading during summer vacation! To adapt to our new normal, the library will be providing all programs and events virtually. Programs vary … Read More

World Environment Day – June 5, 2020

Climate Change, Conservation, Environment, Global Focus, Health, Wildlife World Environment Day urges all of us to protect our natural surroundings by encouraging worldwide activism to address everything from littering to climate change. World Environment Day is both a global celebration and a platform for public outreach. Sweden first suggested an environmental focus to the UN in 1968, and the first … Read More

The Scott County Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge 2020 is Now Online!

The Scott County Public Library invites patrons of all ages to sign up for our Beanstack online service to participate in our summer-long reading challenges! Using this new software that will be linked to the library’s webpage, readers of all ages can register and keep track of the number of minutes they have read. Beanstack includes tools to help you … Read More

Our Website Through the Years

Scott County Public Library has a long history in the county. We used to be on Main Street and have four parking spots out back. In 2000, we transitioned to a larger building with more parking and more services for our community. It has been over 20 years in our new building serving a community we love.   You may notice … Read More

Find the Scott County Public Library at Home!

The Scott County Public Library celebrated National Library Week by encouraging our community to find the library at home! National Library Week is commemorated April 19-25, as an annual celebration focusing on the valuable role libraries, librarians and library workers play in transforming communities and improving lives. This month, SCPL invited all patrons in exploring their passions and discovering new … Read More

Celebrate Women’s History Month with SCPL!

From women activists speaking up for equality and gaining the right to vote to those who fought to end slavery, women have changed the world. During Women’s History Month, learn about these influential figures and events with this reading list for young readers, especially girls. These must-read books about women in history includes biographies, memoirs and historical narratives that are … Read More

Library’s Recording Studio Delights Patrons with Free Use!

It is a quiet afternoon as a young, aspiring filmmaker buzzes with excitement as she waits to join library assistant, Cameron Nixon for an orientation session in the library’s recording studio. The recording studio was added during the 2015 library expansion after careful collaboration with the University of Kentucky’s Director of the Louis B. Nunn Center, Dr. Douglas Boyd. The … Read More