Wherever you are this winter season, keep the holiday spirit alive by sharing stories on different holiday celebrations. This is the perfect way to learn about cultures around the world and celebrate diversity. The Scott County Public Library invites everyone to learn more about these holiday festivities by discovering these titles and more at the library! Santa and the Goodnight … Read More
Learn More About National Native American Heritage Month with the Scott County Public Library!
During the month of November, National Native American Heritage Month provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate and recognize the rich cultures, histories, and accomplishments of Native Americans. The Scott County Public Library invites everyone to learn more about the many traditions Native Americans celebrate in their lives by discovering these titles and more at the library! Bury My Heart at … Read More
The Hidden Importance of Origami Day
November 11th is Origami day; it is fitting that we discuss one of the most popular origami creations, the paper crane. Origami is most often associated with the Japanese, although credible sources indicate potential Chinese roots as well as the independent development of paper folding in various parts of the world. Its name is derived from the Japanese “oru” which … Read More
10 Halloween Books Perfect for Children!
Halloween can be a magical time of year! The Scott County Public Library invites you and your family to cuddle up and read the many fun Halloween titles we have available for check out! Your children will love to read these silly stories of flying brooms and whimsical animals to help celebrate this favorite fall holiday. Check out this spooky … Read More
Join the Scott County Public Library for monthly Book Discussions and Recommendations!
The Scott County Public Library offers an array of casual book discussions and recommendations to help patrons stay connected with the books they love! Patrons of all ages can meet for monthly virtual meetings using Zoom. They can also discover new books, audio books, and e-books available for check out with our staff recommendations. Join us to re-read a favorite … Read More
Banned Books Week – Celebrate Your Freedom to Read!
The Scott County Public Library invites you to celebrate Banned Books Week through September 27 – October 3, 2020. The American Library Association sponsors this event each year to recognize the freedom to read. Banned Books Week brings together readers in support of expressing ideas that might be considered unconventional or unpopular, and to draw attention to the harms of … Read More
Building Language Skills with Wordless Picture Books with the Scott County Public Library!
Explore each picture, taking turns with your child. Use your child’s finger and begin pointing out the things on the page. Such as pictures, people, characters, and situations. Look at colors, shapes, moods, or the pages. At first, you may want to suggest words to start the story. Talk about what you see with your child. Ask questions and use … Read More
Curbside Pick-Up Service at the Scott County Public Library!
Scott County Public Library staff are committed to providing everyone with safe access to library materials. If you don’t feel comfortable coming inside the building, we offer curbside pick-up service. You may place selected items on hold through the online catalog available on our website www.scottpublib.org – OR- call the library directly and a staff member will assist you. You … Read More
Scott County Public Library Now Offering “Porch Delivery Service!”
Are you unable to get to the library safely? The Scott County Public Library Outreach Services Department is excited to announce their new Porch Delivery Service. Patrons who are unable to visit the library due to age, illness, injury, or hospital recoveries can now have library materials such as books, audiobooks, CDs, & DVDs delivered to their homes. SCPL Outreach … Read More