The library building is open to the public on Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Toddlers are invited to Toddler Time on Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Parents may choose from three Pre-K Story Hours for their preschool-age child. We’ll offer the same program on Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am and on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm. Call 270-237-3861 to reserve your child’s place. We will read the same book in each program. On Tuesday at 1:00 pm, Home-School children ages 5-12 are invited to enrichment programs.
On Monday, October 3, kids are invited to our Drive-In @ the Library. We’ll decorate cars made from boxes and then drive to the story hour room to watch an animated Disney movie featuring a unique red automobile. We will decorate our cars at 4:00 pm. Snacks will be served at 4:45 pm. The movie will begin at 5:00 pm.
If you are homebound, we are happy to make non-contact home deliveries. Call Ms. Delonda at 270-237-3861 if you need this service.
For First Friday, on October 7 at 6:00 pm, families are invited to dress up as their favorite book characters. Stop by the Library’s porch and have your picture made. We’ll award winners in each age group. Representatives from the Heart of Scottsville will vote on their favorites. The first 10 book characters to stop by will be given a pumpkin.
New books for children include: Blue Baboon Finds Her Tune by Helen Docherty & Thomas Docherty, Hippos Go Berserk! by Sandra Boynton, Mr. Coats by Sieb Posthuma, The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster! by Mo Willems, Puppy Bus by Drew Brockington, Patchwork by Matt De La Peńa, Bravo, Bucket Head! by Helen Lester, Three Little Vikings by Bethan Woollvin, The Witchling’s Wish by Lu Fraser, Wellington’s Big Day Out by Steve Small, Me and You In a Book Made for Two by Jean Reidy, Infinity: Figuring Out Forever by Sarah C. Campbell, and Action! by Meghan McCarthy.
Older children will enjoy: Graveyard Girls: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 I Declare a Thumb War by Lisi Harrison and Daniel Kraus, The Other Side of the River by Alda P. Dobbs, Lacey’s Story: A Puppy Tale by W. Bruce Cameron, and Shot Clock by Caron Butler and Justin A. Reynolds.
New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks, A Tidy Ending by Joanna Cannon, Wish You Were Gone by Kieran Scott, Fox Creek by William Kent Kruger, The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris, The Ballad of Laurel Springs by Janet Beard, Traitor’s Dance by Jeff Abbott, The Forty Elephants by Erin Bledsoe, Sister Friends Forever by Kimberla Lawson Roby, The Neighborhood by Matthew Betley, and Do No Harm by Robert Pobi.
New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Political Prisoner by Paul Manafort, The FarmMade Cookbook by FarmMade, Stress-Free Chicken Tractor Plans by John Suscovich, A Generation of Sociopaths by Bruce Cannon Gibney, Breaking History: A White House Memoir by Jared Kushner, Raising Lazarus by Beth Macy, The Destructionists: The Twenty-Five Year Crack-Up of the Republican Party by Dana Milbank, and Always Faithful: A Story of the War in Afghanistan, the Fall of Kabul, and the Unshakable Bond Between a Marine and an Interpreter by Major Tom Schuman and Zainullah Zaki.
To get a free library card, call 270-237-3861 or stop by the Library with a photo I.D. and a recently postmarked piece of mail. Then you’ll be able to check out or download library materials. Also, if there’s a particular book, movie, or music artist you would like added to the collection, please let us know. We’ll do our best to fulfill your requests.