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

Home-Made A Textile Art Show Gallery Opening

-By Lissette De la Cruz A collection of textile art from some of the Scott County Public Library Friends and Staff In December, the Scott County Public Library is sharing its featured art exhibit, Home Made: A Textile Art Show at the library’s Art Gallery. Friends of the Scott County Public Library President, Mary Fogos, long-time members Sharon Bedwell and … Read More

Scott County Public Library celebrated National Native American Heritage Month!

-By Lissette De la Cruz November was National Native American Heritage Month. It provided the perfect opportunity to celebrate the culture, history, and accomplishments of Native Americans. The Scott County Public Library had the great pleasure of presenting a Native American Flute Concert performed by Fred Nez-Keams. Patrons spent a peaceful evening listening to the sounds of the Native American … Read More

El Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

-By Lissette De la Cruz The Day of the Dead is not spooky, somber, nor is it a Mexican version of Halloween. While the days are close together, it is a day that originated within Mexico and is widely celebrated throughout Latin America. El Día de los Muertos or “Day of the Dead” is recognized Thursday, October 31 through Saturday, … Read More

Adding a New Chapter to a “Universe of Stories”

When county schools dismiss for summer, public libraries eagerly jump in to supply activities that support student progress, or turn a reluctant reader around. This summer’s theme, a Universe of Stories, celebrates the anniversary of space exploration, and offers reading and enrichment activities for all ages. A summer break for some, meet Julia, one of our staff members, whose homework … Read More