Scott County Library System

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A boy reads on a beanstalk and a mermaid reads on a rock.

The Scott County Library System is doing a mostly virtual Summer Reading! Children, teens, and adults can participate. The program runs from June 8th - July 31st.

This year readers can choose their own summer adventure. The library will provide virtual programs, grab & go kits, e-gift card prizes, and more!

To register, visit: https://scottcountylibrary.beanstack.org/

If you need help with registration, email [email protected]

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This is the Eldridge Branch.

The Scott County Library System has reopened with limited grab and go services.

Scott County Library cardholders are encouraged to place items on reserve for pickup or browse quickly, check items out and go. If you need assistance placing a hold or want help finding materials, please call us at 285-4794 ext. 0 or contact us by email at [email protected].

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

All programs will continue to be virtual.

Limited computers are available for one hour sessions.

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This is an image of a woman shopping for vegetables wearing a medical face mask.

Information about the COVID-19 crisis changes rapidly and it can be confusing. The library is here to help!
Smithsonian Magazine put out this great article on how to identify trustworthy information -- and how to avoid sharing misinformation.  [ Click Title for Full Article ]

This is a mobile hospot

We now have mobile hotspots! These can be checked out for one week and will give you unlimited data for your wireless devices. Place a hold in the catalog with your Scott County Library card and have it sent to any one of our branches- https://bit.ly/37yiWNP

Thank you to the Public Library Association's Digital Lead Initiative for funding these additions to our collection!

This is the logo for the Scott County Community Memory Project with the words Preserving and Collecting Scott County History

The Scott County Library System has received a 2 year federal grant to digitize Scott County history. The grant has multiple aspects. One is that individuals can bring family photos, diaries, letters, home movies and more to scheduled scanning days or special appointments. This is a great way to share old photos with the whole family and to save them for future generations. The second phase is a small number of oral history interviews will be conducted with a focus on life and changes in the rural areas and small towns of Scott County. Thirdly, the Scott County Library System has created a digital collection [ Click Title for Full Article ]