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 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

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