• Photograph of felt finger puppet with needle and yarn
    Friday, February 23, 2018 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

    Drop-in at the Scandinavia Public Library anytime between 2 and 6 pm on February 23 to join in our felt frenzy! We will have crafting projects based on felt for ages four through adult. Beginners can use ball-point plastic needles on pre-cut felt finger puppets and we will have examples of more complex projects for more experienced crafters. All materials and equipment will be provided including felt, yarn, glue, embroidery floss, needles, hoops, and sewing machines. Watch our facebook page for project examples as...

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  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Join librarian Meredith to discuss the novel "Practical Magic" by the New York Times Bestselling Author Alice Hoffman.

    For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in their Massachusetts town. Gillian and Sally have endured that fate as well: as children, the sisters were forever outsiders, taunted, talked about, pointed at. Their elderly aunts almost seemed to encourage the whispers of witchery, with their musty house and...

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  • Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm, Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm, Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm, Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

    The Scandinavia Public Library invites all crafters to Crafting Bee. This informal group is designed for hand crafters of all types to work in an atmosphere of creativity and mutual support. Assistance is available for a wide variety of crafts as well. So whether you knit, crochet, cross stitch, quilt, bead, or scrap, and whether you're a novice or an experienced pro, these sessions are open to everyone! All ages are welcome, although younger children should be supervised. Please come and enjoy the fun!

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  • Monday, February 19, 2018 (All day)

    The library will be closed in observance of Presidents Day.

    Image courtesy of the National Park Service.

Book Group, the Scandinavia Public Library's book discussion group, meets at 4 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month except December. Our discussions are open to anyone who has read the month's selected title and will participate in a civil manner. Readers are welcome to attend as many meetings as their interest and schedules permit.

We read a wide variety of books, covering all genres and occasional non-fiction titles. Titles are selected by our staff, but we also welcome suggestions from our readers!

Previous titles include, but are not limited to:

Fiction:

The Scandinavia Public Library invites all crafters to Crafting Bee! Enjoy an atmosphere of creativity and mutual support as you work alongside other crafters. Whether you knit, crochet, cross stitch, quilt bead, or scrap, and whether you are a novice or an experienced pro, these sessions are open to everyone! Assistance is available for a wide variety of crafts as well. All ages are welcome, although younger children should be supervised. This group meets every Thursday morning from 10 a.m. ─ noon.