Reads for Native American Heritage Month

Nov Blog

November is Native American Heritage Month, and to celebrate we asked our Youth Department to share some of their favorite reads about indigenous peoples and stories. From picture books to chapter books, both fiction and non-fiction, these reads can be fantastic teaching tools. This month let’s bring awareness to the importance of Native American Heritage Month and celebrate native peoples … Read More

On October 15th, we hope you will join us to celebrate the Scott County Public Library’s 100th Anniversary as we honor our past and embrace our future!

100th

This month is a very special time here at the library! Did you know that our articles of incorporation were recorded on October 28th, 1922? Which means this month officially marks 100 years of Scott County Public Library! That’s 100 years of improving literacy in Scott County, 100 years of issuing library cards, and 100 years of providing service to … Read More

Let SCPL Help You Get Back to School!

August Blog

August means Back to School here in Scott County and we’re ready to help you get back into the swing of things! The beginning of the school year can be stressful. You’re busy buying school supplies, trying to replace the clothes your kid grew out of since May and (for those of us here in the Scott County district) trying … Read More

It’s Not Too Late to Join Summer Reading!

Summer Reading is half way over! Have you picked up your reading log? All ages can complete their log for a chance at fun raffle prizes! Plus, kids get a free pool pass to Suffoletta Aquatic Center for our end of summer party! Read on for more information. But besides reading, what else is happening this month? Music for Preschoolers … Read More

Summer Reading is Almost Here!

Summer Reading Banner

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

National Library Week at SCPL

April Blog Image

National Library Week was first observed in 1958, when the American Library Association (ALA) sponsored the event and encouraged libraries across the nation to participate each April. National Library Week, which runs April 4th through 10th, is a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries and librarians across America and promote the use of the nation’s libraries and their resources. … Read More

Celebrate International Women’s Day with SCPL!

International Women's Day Books

Each March we celebrate Women’s History Month by looking back and honoring women’s contributions throughout American history. Did you know that Women’s History Month actually started as just a weeklong celebration? Yep! In February of 1980, women’s groups and historians lobbied for President Jimmy Carter to issue a Presidential Proclamation declaring the Week of March 8th, 1980, as National Women’s … Read More

SCPL’s First Exhibit of 2022!

In 1926, Dr. Carter G. Woodson instituted the first week-long celebration to raise awareness of African Americans’ contributions to history. Fifty years later, the week became a month, and today February is celebrated as African American History Month. This year Scott County Public Library is excited to announce that we are celebrating African American History Month with the Traveling Panel Exhibition: “Telling … Read More