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

Celebrate World Music Day with the Scott County Public Library!

With the world celebrating World Music Day on June 21st, people are encouraged to make music outside in their neighborhoods. It also gives us an opportunity to consider music from around the world. Part of loving music is exploring new sounds. Even if we don’t always understand the words, music can transcend these boundaries, appealing directly to our emotions. Explore … Read More

Juneteenth – A Worldwide Celebration

Join the Scott County Public Library on Facebook Live on June 19th for a Juneteenth celebration with help from Youth Services Library Assistant, Yolanda. This Books & Craft virtual event will help illustrate the history of Juneteenth for all ages. Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom to help remember the history of slavery in the United States. This commemoration recognizes … 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

The Scott County Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge 2020 is Now Online!

The Scott County Public Library invites patrons of all ages to sign up for our Beanstack online service to participate in our summer-long reading challenges! Using this new software that will be linked to the library’s webpage, readers of all ages can register and keep track of the number of minutes they have read. Beanstack includes tools to help you … 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