• 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.

  • 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!

Research and Homework Help (for all ages)

NEW! Gale Science In Context library card required for home access only VT Online Library

From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, Science in Context delivers delivers integrated content through 150+ comprehensive reference sets

Academic OneFile library card required for home access only VT Online Library

Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Updated daily.

Gale Virtual Reference Library library card required for home access only VT Online Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. [TITLE LIST]

Gale Biography In Context library card required for home access only VT Online Library

Information on the world’s most influential people. Includes reference material, periodicals, and multimedia. Search by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context library card required for home access only VT Online Library

 Current information and opinions on hundreds of social issues. Features topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

General Reference Center Gold library card required for home access only VT Online Library

A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources – newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Groliers Online library card required

Use the library’s subscription to access the New Book of Knowledge, Lands & People,, and New Book of Science.

Kid’s Info Bits library card required for home access only VT Online Library

Easy to use graphical interface for information useful for elementary school students. Magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history and sports. Years covered: 1989 to the present. [TITLE LIST]

Kid’s Edition – K12 library card required for home access only VT Online Library

Magazine, newspaper and reference book database designed for elementary school students covering topics of general and academic interest. Years covered: 2000 to the present. [TITLE LIST]

Junior Edition library card required for home access only VT Online Library

Magazine, newspaper and reference book database designed for junior high and middle school students covering topics of general and academic interest. Years covered: 2000 to the present. [TITLE LIST]

Student Edition library card required for home access only VT Online Library

Magazine, newspaper and reference book database designed for high school student research covering topics of general and academic interest. Years covered: 1985 to the present. [TITLE LIST]