• Playgroup Friday, 9:30 AM

    Join us & Rutland County Parent Child Center for active, educational play, Friday mornings at 9:30. In the Fox Room, free and open for all.

  • Tales to Tails, Weds., Oct. 22nd, 4 PM

    Kids can meet and read to trained therapy dogs … who are just the best listeners for beginning readers.

  • Tech Tuesday / Thursday, 2-4 PM

    Drop by to get help with your tablet, laptop or other device. Scott is here twice a week to offer hands-on help with your technology questions.

  • Play group at new time, 9:30 AM Fridays

    The library is pleased to be partners with Rutland County Parent Child Center. Together we will host play groups Friday mornings in the Fox Room from 9:30-11 AM. Always 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.

Friends of RFL

The Friends of the Library is an auxiliary group organized to “foster, encourage, sponsor and promote the perpetuation, improvement, and interest in the Rutland Free Library.” The Friends welcome new members at all times. Pick up a membership form at the circulation desk.

Meeting times are posted, usually the 2nd Monday of the month.

In addition, the Friends are currently recruiting new Board members. Notify the nominating committee (email friends@rutlandfree.org) if you are interested in serving on the board for a two-year commitment. Voting occurs at the annual meeting.

The Friends sponsor frequent book sales throughout the year as a fundraising event.

2014 Fall/Winter Book Sales

November 14 Friday 10 AM to 4 PM
November 15 Saturday 10 AM to 2 PM
December 15 Monday 4 to 8 PM
For more information, or to volunteer to help out, you may contact the President of the Friends of the Rutland Free Library by emailing friends@rutlandfree.org.

Friends of the Rutland Free Library Board of Directors 2014-15

  • Donna Louiselle, President
  • Kitty Furman, Vice President
  • Dardy Pour, Secretary
  • Edith Kellogg, Treasurer
  • Nancy Eddy
  • Rose Kennedy
  • Cheryl Patch
  • Melissa Patterson
  • Dardy Pour
  • Krista Scarborough
  • Jessica Shurlow
  • Jan Tofferi
  • Anna Wilkinson

Click the Bookworm for the latest Friends’ Newsletter

Feel welcome to print and clip this book sale coupon: