• 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, […]

  • 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.)

  • 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!

Magazines and Newspapers

NEW! Chronicling America: Vermont Historical Newspapers library card required for home access only VT Online Library

Nearly 130,000 historical Vermont newspaper pages can be searched or browsed on the website. One can search all of Vermont’s titles or individual titles using a simple keyword search. Chronicling America now boasts titles from all over the state, including Bennington, St. Johnsbury, Middlebury, Brattleboro, Burlington, St. Albans, Newport, Rutland, Woodstock, and Montpelier.

Infotrac Newstand library card required for home access only VT Online Library

Search the full text of over 1000 newspapers, including the New York Times and the Christian Science Monitor, for dates between 1980 and 2012.

Expanded Academic ASAP library card required for home access only VT Online Library

This database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers many. Years covered: 1980 to the present. [TITLE LIST]

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

News and periodical articles and citations on a wide range of general interest topics. Full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. Years covered: 1980 to the present. [TITLE LIST]

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

Indexed access to popular reference books as well as news and periodical articles and citations on a wide range of general interest topics. Years covered: 1980 to the present. [TITLE LIST]