Join Wapsi River Environmental Center Director, Dave Murcia, to learn about exploring local trails in our area. Getting outside can be as simple as finding a city biking/walking trail, or exploring water trails, cross country skiing, and horse trails. This is the second of our 3 part series about exploring outdoor offerings in Scott County. The next program is scheduled for March 12th and will cover Foraging for Wild Edibles.
The Winter Reading Program is here! All ages can participate February 1st-29th--no registration necessary. Pick up a BINGO card from the Circulation Desk and remember to ask for a raffle ticket every time you attend a library event or check something out. Weekly raffle prizes include: Whitey's gift cards, Target gift cards, Movie Night baskets, and grand prize baskets packed full of books, treats, & more. What are you waiting for? This program is for all ages at all locations!
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!
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 ]