Banned Books Week – Celebrate Your Freedom to Read!

The Scott County Public Library invites you to celebrate Banned Books Week through September 27 – October 3, 2020. The American Library Association sponsors this event each year to recognize the freedom to read. Banned Books Week brings together readers in support of expressing ideas that might be considered unconventional or unpopular, and to draw attention to the harms of … Read More

The Scott County Public Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

The Scott County Public Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by paying tribute to the many contributions of American citizens from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South American descent. National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15 by commemorating the histories, cultures, and contributions of Hispanic-American citizens. This year, SCPL would like to recognize the many … Read More

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

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

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