Usually April showers bring May flowers, but here at the library, May is all about preparing for Summer Reading! For the past two years, many public libraries have been forced to move their programs to virtual platforms due to the Covid-19 pandemic. That’s why we are thrilled to announce that Summer Reading is back fully in-person with lots of exciting … 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
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