• 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, […]

  • Babies and toddlers rock, Monday, 10 AM

    Music and movement for our youngest users to get you started Monday mornings.

  • Tax forms available …

    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/

  • 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.

  • Tech help available

    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.

  • 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.)

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.