• Family Tree Maker, Monday July 21, 7 PM

    Learn how to organize your genealogy files with Family Tree Maker, 7-8:30 PM on Monday July 21 in the Fox Room.

  • Friends Book Sale, Monday, July 21, 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.)

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 Spring/Summer Book Sales

July 14 Monday 4 to 8 PM
July 21 Monday 4 to 8 PM
July 28 Monday 4 to 8 PM
August 4 Monday 4 to 8 PM
August 11 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
  • Kitty Furman
  • Rose Kennedy
  • Cheryl Patch
  • Melissa Patterson
  • Dardy Pour
  • Krista Scarborough
  • Jessica Shurlow
  • Jan Tofferi

Click the Bookworm for the latest Friends’ Newsletter

Feel welcome to print and clip this book sale coupon: