• Friends Book Sale, Monday, Aug. 4, 4-8 PM

    Books, puzzles, DVDs, VHS, software, sheet music, comics … all at great prices. Downstairs at the Library, 10 Court St. Summer sales are Mondays through Aug. 11.

  • Summer Library Playgroup Fridays @ 10 am

    Come and play with kids birth through preschool in the air conditioned Fox Room. There’s plenty of room for loads of fun with friends. Fridays through August. 10-11 am. Free and open to all.

  • Take a pass

    Again this year, the library is happy to offer passes for a variety of attractions as well as the state parks. State park passes are day passes that allow entrance for up to eight people in one vehicle. Other passes we have available include Billings Farm & Museum, ECHO, Hildene, Vermont Historic Sites, Shelburne Farms, […]

  • MSJ Yearbooks now online

    From our friends at Rutland Historical Society: MSJ yearbooks (1939-1993 except 1943 which was not published) is online at the Historical Society website.

  • New source for e-books

    OneClick!digital has now added a selection of classic books to its offerings. There are no checkout limits, holds or waits … perfect for class reading lists.

  • OneClick has your audiobook

    Check out an audiobook from OneClick Digital with your library card … no limits or wait times. iPhone app now available, and find a wide assortment of audio classes as well.

  • Try TumbleBooks ebooks for Kids!

    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.)

  • Reader’s Corner

    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!

Electronic Resources Policy

As a part of the Rutland Free Library’s mission to develop resources to meet the diverse cultural, governmental, educational and recreational needs of the communities we serve, electronic information resources are available to all patrons regardless of age, educational level, financial status, physical ability or library card ownership. Currently these resources include an automated catalog, CD-Roms, and access to the Internet. However, as unforeseen advances in information technology are incorporated into our daily operations, they, too, shall become part of this policy, unless otherwise treated by Board policy.

Electronic resources on the Internet may be helpful, accurate and thorough. However, some resources may also be inaccurate, incomplete, out-of-date, illegal or offensive as well. The Rutland Free Library is not responsible for the quality or content of information encountered on the Internet. It is the sole right and responsibility of parents and/or guardians of minors to supervise their children’s Internet sessions. The Rutland Free Library will not control or restrict use of electronic resources except to intervene while training and to assure equitable time sharing.

The Rutland Free Library assumes no responsibility for any claims, liabilities, actions, or damages, including damages to personal property arising from use of any library owned or leased electronic services, or resulting from the use of data made available through electronic information services.