Fox Room Kids can meet and read to trained therapy dogs … who are just the best listeners for beginning readers.
Join Linda MacFarlane for a fun, interactive music and pre-literacy program for ages 0-3 years.
Join us and Rutland County Parent-Child Center from 9:30-11 AM Fridays in the Fox Room for play, activities and meeting new friends.
From our friends at Rutland Historical Society: MSJ yearbooks (1939-1993 except 1943 which was not published) is online at the Historical Society website.
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.
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.
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 (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!
Celebrate National Library Week @Rutland Free Library, April 8-14, 2012!
Libraries have historically served as our nation’s great equalizers. The strength of libraries has always been the diversity of their collections and commitment to serving all people. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries across the country each April. This National Library Week, join our nation’s libraries and librarians by celebrating the place where we all belong.
Tuesday 4/10, 4 PM: Tech Tuesday
You Belong… in the Digital Age- Learn and experiment with eReaders, iPads, iPhones and more.
Thursday 4/12, 6:30 PM: Movie Night
Rise of the Planet of the Apes and free snacks!
Saturday 4/14, all day: Prizes!
Participate in a library survey to win!
Video Story Project
Tell us about your first library card, your favorite book, or what you love about the library, and be on PEG-TV and YouTube! We’ll be filming throughout the week, or post your own video on the library’s Facebook page!
Swap your card
Do you have an old library card? Come in this week to swap it for new one for FREE.
Food for Fines
Bring in a food item and we’ll take $1 off your library fines. We’re collecting healthy and convenient non-perishables like tuna, canned fruit, and cereal, for local food pantries. Food we will not accept: expired food, opened food, unlabeled food, ramen noodles, kool-aid envelopes, repackaged food, glass jars and perishable food. Some restrictions apply, call 773-1860 with questions.
Follow this link to read the National Library week edition of our email newsletter: http://eepurl.com/kpftz