• 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.

National Library Week

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!

ALL WEEK

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