• 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.

  • 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!

Research and Homework Help

RFL-Database-LegnedAccess a variety of materials that you can’t get anywhere else on the Web. Find information from automotive manuals, reference books, thousands of magazines and newspapers, primary sources and much more. Check out the legend key to the right to see if you need your library card to access these resources.

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New and Popular

NEW! Morningstar Investment Research Center library card required Offers real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds.

NEW! Chronicling America: Vermont Historical Newspapersno library card Nearly 130,000 historical Vermont newspaper pages on this site!

Ancestry.com Library Edition Only available inside the library using either our public computers or your laptop. Search the world’s largest online resource for family history.

Chilton Library VT Online Library library card required represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners.

Consumer Reports Online library card required for home access only Get fair, just, and safe ratings for just about every product on the market from cars, to computers to health insurance plans!

TumbleBooks no library card Watch animated storybooks, read books online, and play fun educational games.

Novelist library card required Find out what books to read next based on what you already like. Find more books by authors you LOVE. Note: Use your library card number when the database asks you for Patron ID.

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Research and Homework Help for all ages

Help! I can’t use Wikipedia!” The general research resources on this page come from trusted sources and include encyclopedias, dictionaries and more. All you need to access these resources from school or home is a Rutland Free Library library card number.

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Learn Languages

Use your library card to access these interactive multimedia online programs effectively learn other languages. Track your progress by creating an account. Includes English for beginning and intermediate English speakers.

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Local History and Genealogy

Setting off on a journey to find your ancestors? Start your research here! These resources from Rutland Free Library will help get you started.

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Magazines and Newspapers

Find articles 24 hours a day from any computer with Internet access and your library card number. Search popular newspapers and magazines or look for scholarly journal articles.

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Education, Career and Lifelong Learning

Websites and resources for teachers, test-takers, lifelong learners and those in career transition. Resources include GED to herbalism classes, test preparation and educational databases.

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Law, Business, Health and Technology

Specialized resources for a diversity of topics. Websites cover making business plans, law reviews, company histories and more.