February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the past and present achievements of African Americans. On February 8th, the Scott County Public Library is proud to offer “Women of Jazz” presented by Galen Abdur-Razzaq. Jazz is a uniquely American music genre and often its early musicians are forgotten. Mr. Abdur-Razzaq, a prominent lecturer and musician himself, introduces us … Read More
Help Support the Georgetown AMEN House in our Helping Hands Food Drive Challenge!
We hope everyone had a happy holidays with plenty of delicious food and good cheer! Holidays often spark the desire to give to those in need, and food pantries traditionally receive many donations during the holiday season. However, donations can slow during the rest of the year. That is why the Scott County Public Library has, for many years, sponsored … 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
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
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 services for our community. It has been over 20 years in our new building serving a community we love. You may notice that … Read More
Keep Connected to the Scott County Public Library 24/7 with our Free Online Resources!
“I think we are very fortunate to have this library! It is so full of technology and tons of information.” – Deborah Rankin, Georgetown, KY The library’s door is a gateway to information and your library card is your passport to a wide variety of electronic resources that are not typically available to the general public. With them you can: … Read More
Preservation Station Allows You to Convert Your Favorite Memories into Digital Files at SCPL!
The Scott County Public Library has a new addition to its library services. The library has created a Preservation Station conveniently located in our Kentucky Room. We are pleased to offer a unique opportunity for patrons to preserve their favorite photos and videos into digital files. The Preservation Station comes equipped with an Epson Scanner to scan photos and save … Read More