Summer Reading is half way over! Have you picked up your reading log? All ages can complete their log for a chance at fun raffle prizes! Plus, kids get a free pool pass to Suffoletta Aquatic Center for our end of summer party! Read on for more information. But besides reading, what else is happening this month? Music for Preschoolers … Read More
Celebrate International Women’s Day with SCPL!
Each March we celebrate Women’s History Month by looking back and honoring women’s contributions throughout American history. Did you know that Women’s History Month actually started as just a weeklong celebration? Yep! In February of 1980, women’s groups and historians lobbied for President Jimmy Carter to issue a Presidential Proclamation declaring the Week of March 8th, 1980, as National Women’s … Read More
Snowy Day Reads for All Ages
With winter creeping in, we now have the perfect excuse to stay inside and read! Here are some great titles for all ages to cozy up to and read during those chilly winter nights. The Scott County Public Library invites everyone to discover these titles and more at the library! Children The Snow Rabbit by Camille Garoche This gorgeous book … Read More
Celebrate the Holiday Season with the Scott County Public Library!
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
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
The Scott County Public Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!
The Scott County Public Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by paying tribute to the many contributions of American citizens from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South American descent. National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15 by commemorating the histories, cultures, and contributions of Hispanic-American citizens. This year, SCPL would like to recognize the many … 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
SCPL Hosts “Rightfully Hers” Pop-up Exhibit Provided by the United States National Archives.
Rightfully Hers is on display at the Scott County Public Library! This new pop-up exhibit from the National Archives celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Through the month of August, visit the library to explore the history of the ratification of this historic amendment, women’s voting rights, and its impact today. “It’s important that young people know about … Read More
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