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Quite often, yes! Internship opportunities are run through our Volunteer Department. If you are interested in appying for an internship with Scott County, please contact Cara Madsen at 952-496-8169 or via email at email@example.com. Please let us know what particular field you are interested in (e.g., child protection, community corrections, et cetera) and the timeframe for the internship (e.f., spring, fall, et cetera). Click here to be taken directly to the volunteer sign up page!
CodeRED is a high-speed telephone emergency notification service allowing public safety agencies the ability to deliver pre-recorded information to targeted areas within the county. It's easy to sign up, and you can choose "Emergency" (Amber alerts, evacuation orders, etc.), "General," (road closures, utility outages, etc.) and/or "Weather" alerts. Learn more and sign up here today!
Televisions are $10 each, regardless of size for residents of Scott, Carver, Dakota, LeSueur, and Sibley counties.
The Scott County HHW accepts household appliances for a fee of $10 each from residents of Scott, Carver, Dakota, LeSeuer, and Sibley Counties. However, additional fees apply for commercial appliances, as well as ammonia (gas) appliances.
The Scott County HHW accepts treadmills for a $25 fee.
* Cash, Check or Credit Card is accepted
Most types of tires are accepted at the Scott County HHW. For large quantities of tires, please call 952-496-8787
MMCD (Metropolitan Mosquito Control) does pick up large quantities of tires off rim free of charge (some restrictions apply)- They can be reached at 651-645-9149
If you are unsure if you have a De-humidifier or humidifier, please bring it to the Scott County HHW so we can give direction on how to properly dispose of it.
The Scott County HHW currently accepts cardboard at no cost. However, there are several options throughout the county to get rid of large quantities of cardboard at little to no cost. Some disposal options for cardboard are listed below:
Buckingham Companies - Prior Lake - 5980 Credit River Rd. - (952) 226-6444
24 Hour Drop-off Sites:401 Rice St. S - Jordan (Mini-Met baseball field)
27252 Helena Blvd - New Prague (Lakers NPS)
Gasoline should be brought to the HHW facility only in approved containers. We have the ability to empty the containers for you, and give you the containers back. Please note, this could take up to 5-10 minutes depending on quantity of gasoline and how busy the facility is at the time of drop-off.
The ballasts inside fluorescent bulb fixtures can also be a hazardous waste. We accept the fluorescent bulbs, the ballasts as well as the fixture for scrap metal.
However, we would prefer the ballast (which is a small black box inside the fluorescent light fixture) was removed from the fixture before arriving at the HHW. This saves us valuable staff time having to remove the ballasts from each of the light fixtures.
Coffee makers and Keurigs are not currently recyclable and can be placed in your household garbage.
The Scott County HHW does not currently accept plastic bags. You can recycle your plastic bags at one of the following locations:
Scott County HHW does not accept mattresses.
There are several locations that accept mattresses and box springs in and around Scott County (Fees may apply).
Dem-Con Landfill- Shakopee (http://dem-con.com)
Buckingham Companies - Prior Lake (www.buckinghamcompanies.com)
Certified Recycling - Burnsville (www.certifiedrecycling.org)
Bridging - Bloomington (www.Bridging.org)
The Scott County HHW does not accept furniture. You can dispose of furniture at one of these locations for a fee.
Metal storm doors are generally lined with wood, and therefore cannot be accepted as scrap metal. The wood, combined with the glass on most doors makes them a solid waste item, and not a candidate for metal recycling
Buckingham Companies - 5980 Credit River Road, Prior Lake - 952-226-6444
Dem-Con Companies - 3601 West 130th Street, Shakopee - 952-445-5755
Treated wood is not accepted at the Scott County HHW but can be disposed at one of the following locations:
Buckingham Companies - 5980 Credit River Rd, Prior Lake - (952) 226-6444
Burnsville Landfill - 2650 Cliff Road, Burnsville - (952) 894-4807
Dem- Con Landfill - 13020 Dem-Con Drive, Shakopee - (952) 445-5755
Elk River Landfill - 22460 Hwy 169, Elk River - (763) 44-2464
Pine Bend Landfill- 2495 117th St. E, Inver Grove Heights (651) 457-2778
The Scott County HHW accepts media in the form of DVD's, CD's, video games, and floppy disks.
VCR tapes, and regular cassette tapes are not currently recyclable and can be placed in your household garbage.
Scott County HHW does not accept household garbage or comingled recycling. This can be picked up at the curb at your residence. If you have large amounts of recycling, it can be brought to one of the following locations:
Styrofoam or Polystyrene is not currently recyclable in Minnesota. This may change in the future but as of now it is considered a garbage item and can be placed in your household garbage.
The Scott County HHW accepts metal yard furniture as scrap metal.
*Plastic yard furniture would be considered a garbage item and is not accepted at the Scott County HHW.
The cost for a new drainfield can vary a great deal. An average mound will cost around $17,000-$20,000, while a gravity trench system will average about $14,000.
If we have your email on file, you can reset it by logging in to our catalog.
You can also contacting any Scott County Library.
The best way to manage your whole account is through the library catalog. Sign in with your library card and PIN. You can renew your checked out items from My Account.
The best way to manage your whole account is through the library catalog. Sign in with your library card and PIN. Click on My Account to see what you have checked out and on hold. You can see the physical items you have out as well as electronic items.
If you know your current PIN, log into your account and change it in your My Account settings. If you've forgotten your PIN and have an email on file, follow the link to reset your PIN. Check your junk email folder for the reset link.
You can also change your PIN by contacting any Scott County Library.
If you still live in Scott County, we just need to verify your address, phone number, and email address. Simply contact us in the way that works best for you.
Log into your account with your library card and PIN. There you'll see your preferences, holds, checkouts, and library fees (if you have any).
You can pay library fines in person with cash or check.
You can also pay online with a credit card. Simply log into your account with your library card and PIN. Choose the Fines tab and click on ProPay Credit Card Payments.
All Scott County Libraries offer exam proctoring services. There is no cost for proctoring but we reserve the right to limit this service and we are unable to proctor certain types of exams.
It is the student’s responsibility to verify that our guidelines are acceptable to their institution. View our guidelines on our Exam Proctoring page.
Before a test is scheduled, you must complete our online form - tests must be scheduled at least two days in advance. Since the date or time you want may not be available it's best to schedule an exam in as far advance as possible. Contact your library for more information on proctoring.
eBooks (Cloud Library): 21 day checkout
eAudiobooks (Cloud Library & RBdigital): 21 day checkout
10 titles from Cloud Library (eBook and/or eAudiobook)
10 titles from RBdigital (eAudiobook)
cloudLibrary: As long as there are no holds on a title, a Renew button will appear in your My Books tab 3 days prior to your loan expiring.
RBdigital: Up to a maximum of 2 renewals per item.
Yes! Refer to the help pages for more information.
Yes! You can have up to 10 items on hold for each platform (Cloud Library, RBdigital).
Click on the Cloud Library Frequently Asked Questions link below and browse for your question.
Need more help, or not seeing your question? Use the Ask a Librarian form to submit your question.
Errors are uncommon in Cloud Library, but when they do pop up they're easy to resolve. Click the Cloud Library Common Issues link to see all error messages. When in doubt, restart your device or uninstall and reinstall the app.
Need more help? Use the Ask a Librarian form located on the library homepage.
Yes! If you start reading/listening on one device, you can jump over to another device without losing your spot. Just make sure you have a strong WiFi signal on both devices so your reading/listening history is saved and available to be reopened.
When jumping between networks or between online and offline reading there can be syncing issues between devices. For instance, if you read ahead on one device while disconnected from the internet and then start reading on another device that is connected to the internet, you will pick up at an earlier place in the book. Ensuring a strong internet connection is the easiest way to make sure the titles and reading spot is kept between devices.
Click on RBdigital Support below, then browse for your answer in the tabs. You can submit a ticket using their online form.
Need more help? Please call RBdigital Support at 1-877-772-8346, Monday - Friday from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM CST or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click on the RBdigital Help link, and browse for your answer in the FAQs. You can also submit your question to their support team. Need more help? Use the Ask a Librarian form located on the library homepage.
Every few years we update your contact information. Contact your library to renew your library card. Or use the Ask a Librarian form to send in your full name, library card number, current Scott County address, phone number, and email address.
There is no limit to the number of magazines you can check out. Magazines remain checked out until you delete them (they have no due date), and can always be downloaded again.
There is no limit to the number of magazines you can check out. Magazines remain checked out until you delete them (they have no due date).
Residents who want to apply for permits to purchase or transfer handguns must apply in person to the police department in the city in which they live, except for applicants from Elko New Market, who should apply at the Scott County Sheriff's Office. If a resident lives in one of the townships in Scott County, please apply at the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.
Applications for both permits to purchase and permits to carry are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays) at the Law Enforcement Center administrative entrance located at 301 S. Fuller Street in Shakopee. Firearm Permits
To expedite your requests, it’s helpful if you have most or all of the following information:Date and time of the incidentIncident Complaint Number (ICR)Location of the incidentName(s) of victims, complainants or other parties involvedWaiting PeriodAccess to criminal incident reports depends on the status of the report and your involvement in the report. Criminal incident reports may not be available for up to 5 days after the report was taken. Accident reports are not required on all motor vehicle crashes and may not be available for up to 10 days after the crash. Release of accident reports are limited to parties involved and/or their legal representative.
Mail-in requests with fees are accepted. Legal representatives, such as attorneys, insurance companies, etc, require a signed authorization from the party represented. Obtaining a Police Report
SmartLink Transit is your premier mobility management team that includes Dial-a-Ride, Medical Assistance and Volunteer Drivers for both Scott and Carver counties. SmartLink Transit can get you anywhere in the seven county metro area. In some cases, you may need to transfer to other transportation providers.