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!
Please see our events calendar for the most current and accurate program information.
Regularly scheduled programs include:
Science Pub, Come to listen to informal lectures by professors and local experts in Rutland area restaurants and pubs!
First Wednesdays Humanities Lecture Series, first Wednesday monthly 7PM, September-May.
|Language Tables, 1st and 3rd Saturdays 2-4PM – Bring a bagged lunch and practice speaking to other folks in Spanish, Japanese or German.Anime Club, every second Saturday 12:45-3:30PMAA meeting, Fridays 12:00-1:00PM.
Library Book Club (for everyone) Every 3rd Wednesday 1–3 PM
Books in Bars Book Club (for 20s and 30 somethings) Usually on a Tuesday evening at alternative bars and restaurants in Rutland County.
Rutland Area Queer Ladies Book Club. Meets last Saturdays at cafes around Rutland. This is not a library-sponsored club, so please see the Facebook link for more information.
Childrens’ storytime, Thursday mornings 10-10:45AM, suggested for kids ages 2 and up.
Babies and Toddlers Rock, music program for children 0-24 months, first and third Mondays monthly during the school year, 10–10:30AM.
Tales to Tails, practice reading aloud to great service dogs! The last Wednesday of the month, 4PM-4:45PM.
Play group in cooperation with Rutland County Parent Child Center Fridays, 9:30 to 11 AM.
Summer Reading Program June to August.
For more, check out the events calendar
Friends of the Library
Book Sales – All proceeds go to support library collections and activities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Rutland Free Library.
For more information about programs please contact the library, (802) 773-1860 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PEGTV Video – Some of our programs are televised on PEG TV. We’ve uploaded a few here.