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

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

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