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May

What's Happening at the Library 

May 3, 2024

Art Journaling

5-7 p.m.  No experience necessary.

May 4, 2024

Mother's Day & Spring Time Card Making Class

10 a.m. for teens & adults.  Sign up as space is limited.

May 7, 2024

Drop-in Craft - Mother's Day cards

Stop by the week of May 7th to make a Mother's Day card with our craft supplies.

May 14, 2024

Quiet Corner Reads Author Event

7 p.m. The Mansion at Bald Hill in Woodstock.  Meet guest author, Angie Kim.  Tickets $20

May 15, 2024

Art Journaling 

5-7 p.m. for teens and adults. No experience necessary.

May 21, 2024

Canterbury/Scotland 
Book Club

7 p.m. at Scotland Public Library.  We are reading and discussing The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles.

May 22, 2024

Navigating Technology with Young Children

5 p.m.  Informative session on the effects of technology on families.  Signups encouraged for planning purposes.

May 24, 2024

Silent Book Club

5:30-7 p.m.  Join other readers to discuss what you are reading and spend some quiet time with your book.

May 28, 2024

Building Club

Join us at 4 p.m. to get creative with building supplies.  Tiles, blocks, K'NEX, and more.

May 31, 2024

Poet Laureate Reception & Open Mic

5 p.m. Welcome Susan Powers, Scotland's Poet Laureate.  Refreshments will be available.

Passport to CT Libraries

This program is back!  

If you've visited 5 libraries or more, it's time to return your completed passport to us and we'll enter you into a state-wide drawing to win a $200 gift card.

white paper and calligraphy writing tools

It's time to VOTE!
2024 Nutmeg Book Award


Winners in each category will be announced mid-May.
Stop by to check out the 2025 Nutmeg nominated books and start reading for next year!

Art Journaling
Friday, May 3 from 5-7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 15 from 5-7 p.m.

This program is open to teens and adults and we meet the 1st Friday & the 3rd Wednesday of each month.  Feel free to attend either of both sessions.  No experience necessary.  You will receive a journal on your first session to be used for future classes.

Quiet Corner Reads

Quiet Corner Reads

Best-selling author
Angie Kim
will be featured at our event this year.

Save the date:
Evening with the Author Event
May 14
The Mansion at Bald Hill

Tickets are $20 and are on sale April 1st at all QCReads libraries.

Canterbury & Scotland
Book Club
This month we are reading and discussing:
The Lincoln Highway
by Amor Towles


Join us May 21st at 7 p.m. at the Scotland Public Library.  

Young man playing Crash Bandicoot on the Poco X3 Pro

Navigating Technology with Young Children

Join us for an engaging presentation on
 May 22nd at 5 p.m.

Teresa Surprenant from EASTCONN will explore current effects of technology on our families - especially young children.

Signups encouraged for planning purposes.  Call 860-423-1492 to reserve your seat or with any questions.

Building Club

Tuesday, May 28th from 4-5 p.m.

We'll provide some exciting building materials and you provide the creativity.  All ages welcome - no signups required.

Silent Reading

Friday, May 24th from 5:30-7 p.m.

Teens & Adults are welcome to join us.  We'll briefly share what we are currently reading and then spend time quietly enjoying our latest book.   

Poet Laureate Reception & Open Mic

Join us on Friday, May 30th at 5 p.m. as we welcome Scotland's Poet Laureate, Susan Powers. 

She will share some of her poetry and open the floor for others to recite their original work. 

Light refreshments will be available.

Needlecrafts on Thursday Mornings 

Join other crafters on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.  Bring your knitting, crocheting, or quilting projects.

A program of the CT State Library

A year long initiatve to promote lifelong reading, learning, and community connection.  
Check out the 2024 Book Selections for Kids, Teens, and Adults at the library!

All CT Reads 2024 Book Selection
Read 1, 2, or all 3.  And make plans to join us as we discuss Finally Seen at our Book Club's August meeting.   Check out the (free) Palace App to read or listen to the All CT Reads books.

Children's Selection
Finally Seen 
by Kelly Yang

Teen Selection
Promise Boys
by 
Nick Brooks

Adult Selection
Don't Cry For Me
by 
Daniel Black


Purchase a purple, reusable,
β€œI πŸ’œ CT Libraries”
bag at the Scotland Public Library for $2.00!

All proceeds benefit the library!

Adopt-A-Book