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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Libraries Closed for Staff Training Oct. 6th

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On Thursday October 6th, all Scott County Libraries will be closed for offsite Staff Training. Normal hours will resume Friday, October 7th. 

  • If you are an Extended Access member, you may still use the Jordan Library or Elko New Market Library fro...
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Library Press Releases & Spotlights
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Extended Access service launches at Elko New Market Library

A user holds a Scott County Library card in front of Extended Access system at the Jordan Library

This month, Elko New Market residents will gain an exciting new opportunity to use their library when it works for them. On September 15, 2022, Scott County Library will launch Extended Access at the Elko New Market Library. This free library card add-on ...

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Library Press Releases & Spotlights
Posted on: September 4, 2022

Club Book returns with Kristin Harmel

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Join us in Prior Lake for an author visit you won't want to miss! Meet historical fiction author Kristin Harmel as she discusses her work, including The Book of Lost Names, The Winemaker’s Wife, and The Room on Rue Amelie – al...

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Library Press Releases & Spotlights
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Scott County Library to eliminate overdue fines beginning March 1, 2022

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Beginning March 1, 2022, Scott County Library will permanently eliminate daily late fines for overdue materials.  

This change supports the Library’s mission of creating welcoming environments where all residents can connect with resources, suppor...

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Library Press Releases & Spotlights