• Friends Book Sale, Monday, Aug. 4, 4-8 PM

    Books, puzzles, DVDs, VHS, software, sheet music, comics … all at great prices. Downstairs at the Library, 10 Court St. Summer sales are Mondays through Aug. 11.

  • Summer Library Playgroup Fridays @ 10 am

    Come and play with kids birth through preschool in the air conditioned Fox Room. There’s plenty of room for loads of fun with friends. Fridays through August. 10-11 am. 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!

Reader’s Corner

Welcome to Reader’s Corner! Here you can find all things book related at the Rutland Free Library!

Reader’s Blog – a place to read book reviews by readers like you! And librarians too, of course. To submit a review, email Janet your review, 200 words or less. Let us know if you want to include your full name, first name or just initials.Read Alikes – Did you just finish the lastest James Patterson book and can’t wait for the next one to come out? Have you blown through all the Twilight books and are at a lost for how to find more steamy vampire novels? Have no fear. Librarians are standing by to create lists of books that are similar to your favorites. Check out our Read Alike lists!

Library Book Club – a group that meets once a month to discuss a popular title.

Books in Bars- a book club for local 20s and 30 somethings. Join our Facebook group!

Novelist – a library subscription database for finding authors and titles you might enjoy. You’ll need your library card to log in.

Borrow from Another Library- Can’t find what you are looking for in our catalog? Think it will be available in another Vermont Library? Fill out an InterLibrary Loan (ILL) request

Requests for Purchase- Looking for the newest book in your favorite series but the library doesn’t have it? Fill out our request form! A librarian will consider your suggestion and let you know whether the library can buy it or not.