Most federal tax forms and booklets have arrived. The state is not sending out stacks of tax forms to libraries, town halls and post offices this year. But that doesn’t stop us from sending out stacks of information about how to get your hands on the forms. See the page at http://rutlandfree.org/tax-forms/
Have a particular technology question? Need help with a new device or want to learn how to access library services through your tablet or computer? Call ahead or just drop in for help, Mondays and Fridays noon to 2 PM.
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.)
Don’t be embarrassed if you loved Twilight, you are in good company. Adult or teen if you liked the fast paced, addictive nature of the Twlight series by Stephanie Meyers you will love these books.
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Grace is obsessed with the wolves that roam the woods behind her house. She is drawn to one particular wolf with yellow eyes who seems to be watching her back. Will it be her destiny to join the wolves?
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
In a small South Carolina town, where it seems little has changed since the Civil War, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully drawn to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday.
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Seventeen-year-old Karou, a lovely, enigmatic art student in a Prague boarding school, carries a sketchbook of hideous, frightening monsters–the chimaerae who form the only family she has ever known.
Sunshine by Robin McKinley
Sunshine is abducted and used as bait for an unusual vampire, one who chooses not to kill her. Sunshine’s tentative friendship with the vampire, along with her newly discovered magical abilities, prepare for a battle she never could have imagined.
Dead until Dark by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #1)
Sookie Stackhouse is a cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana, but she keeps to herself and doesn’t date much because of her unwanted ability to read minds. When she meets Bill, Sookie can’t hear a word he’s thinking. He’s the type of guy she’s waited for all of her life, but there is one problem, he’s a vampire with a bad reputation. When one of Sookie’s coworkers is killed, she fears she’s next.
Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moening
Life used to be one big glass of sweet tea for southern belle MacKalya Lane. her sister’s murder in Ireland, before she learned that evil lurks not only in the heart of man, but also in the souls of Fae. Yes, they do exist, and some of them want to destroy both worlds and it is up to MacKayla and her newfound abilities to kick these evil faeries back to where they came from.
Peeps by Scott Westerfeld
Nineteen-year-old Cal is a hunter. He works for the Night Watch, New York City’s clandestine organization to capture “peeps,” “parasite positive” people infected with an ancient disease that causes vampirism. They’re cannibalistic, violent and wildly strong. But Cal’s life suddenly changes when he realizes he has been infect by the disease.
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizzare world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.
The library and Rutland Historical Society will be presenting our joint yearbook project at the Holiday Inn from 4-7:30 PM on Tuesday, March 11, part of the Chamber Business Show 2014.
We will be hosting a gala evening to celebrate 127 years of providing free public library service to our community. Dine with distinguished regional authors in the Fox Room and support Rutland Free Library. Tickets $95 by March 15; $115 after April 4, available at the library.
Music and movement for our youngest users to get you started Monday mornings.
Our CCV intern will be back from February break to help with your tech questions, Mondays and Fridays at noon.
Join us in the Fox Room every Thursday for stories, crafts, fun and friendship for the younger set.
Story hours promote early literacy and socialization skills in a fun setting. Each session offers stories, songs, movement, and a fun craft. No registration required. Suggested for ages 2 – 5.