Come visit our technology intern, Chelsea Mondays and Tuesdays 11:30am-2:30pm for all your technology questions!
On June 1, we are moving to new summer hours. The biggest change is that we will open at 10 AM daily. Monday & Wednesday, 10 AM to 9 PM; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10 AM to 5:30 PM; Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM. Closed Sunday.
The Rutland Historical Society and the library have partnered to make selected years of the Rutland High School Yearbook from 1930-1993 (more coming!) available. Check it out by clicking on the title!
Click on the Kids Space tab to access TumbleBooks! Find animated, talking picture books with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, and Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration.)
We now have a pass for 2 adults and 2 children for the Billings Farm and Museum! Call or swing by the library to borrow it.
Rutland Film Society and Rutland Free Library present a second year of outstanding films and panel discussion. Every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7pm.
Reader’s Corner (which you can find in the left-hand menu, and the top menu) features all the resources you need about books in our library. There are links to InterLibrary Loan and a request form for new books and dvds. Check it out today!
Where Do You Fit? The Political Party Test. 12 question quiz to figure out where your beliefs fit on the political party spectrum. From Pew Research Center and the NewsHour.
VoteMatch. Answer where you stand on a variety of issues to see how the presidential candidates’ views compare to yours. Results include many small party candidates. You can also compare your views to senatorial candidates. From OnTheIssues.org.
Find your Match. Indicate a positive or negative response to questions on various issues to see how your views compare to those of the presidential candidates. Includes third party candidates. From the nonprofit ProCon.org.
Candidate Links. Links to campaign websites or Facebook pages for candidates on the Vermont ballot, from President to Governor to Rutland County State Representatives.
Candidate list from the Vermont Secretary of State. Click 2012 General Election Candidate Listing to see a complete list of candidates and their contact information.
Project Vote Smart. Candidate biographies, voting records, issue positions, speeches, campaign finance, interest group ratings.
Vote411. Online voter guide: enter your address to view information about the candidates on your ballot. By the League of Women Voters.
Vermont Voter Information:
Vermont Secretary of State Elections. The starting point for Vermont election information.
Vermont Secretary of State voter information. Voter registration information, find your polling place, find your district, and more voter information.
Early voting. Early and absentee voter information. Voting started September 22 for Vermont voters.
CNN 2012 Election Center. Candidates, issues, poll results.
Election 2012 from National Pubic Radio (NPR). Election news.
Politico’s 2012 Live. Candidate tracker, poll results, political blogs.
Election 2012 from Foreign Policy Magazine. The candidates and news, focusing on foreign policy issues.
Campaign 2012 from Washington Post. Election maps, news, ad spending, campaign finance.
VPR Reports Campaign 2012. Vermont campaign news and debate links.
VTDigger Campaign 2012. Vermont campaign news.
PEGTV. Candidate profiles.
OpenSecrets.org. Track the money in the campaigns. From nonpartisan, independent and nonprofit Center for Responsive Politics.
Campaign Finance Reports and Data. Search disclosures, view disclosure forms. From the Federal Election Commission.
Factcheck.org. Analysis of the truth and falsehoods in political speech. From the nonpartisan, nonprofit Annenberg Public Policy Center.
The Fact Checker. From The Washington Post.
Politifact. Truth-o-meter from the Tampa Bay Times.
Prepared by Rutland Free Library librarians