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
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
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
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
National Library Week – Celebrating Library Stories
National Library Week is just around the corner. Celebrated April 7-13 and sponsored by the American Library Association, it includes publication of the “State of American Library Report.” In addition, the ALA encourages library supporters to share their stories of appreciation on their website at http://www.ala.org/conferencesevents/celebrationweeks/natlibraryweek. National Library Week began in 1958. Today, urban and rural public libraries offer more … Read More