• 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!

Rutland Herald

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Free access to the Rutland Herald web version and e-Edition is available to patrons using library computers.

You need to register with an email (or username) and a password.

The web version is searchable back to 1995, although there is a cost to access the archives. The e-Edition is searchable back to 2010. Facsimile versions of the past week’s paper are available using the e-Edition,  just like reading the paper version online.

The library subscribes to Newsbank, which maintains a text archive of the paper from 9/30/1999:

Rutland Herald (9/30/1999 to current): External use only
Rutland Herald (9/30/1999 to current): For use from in the library only
Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of the Rutland Herald. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.

If you are looking for older back issues of the Rutland Herald, the library has the Rutland Herald on microfilm from 1835. There is a subject index on microfilm for 1970-1983. An index for years 1984-2009 is available online by selecting the link below:

Rutland Herald & Burlington Free Press Index

Even more information on historical newspapers can be found at UVM’s Vermont Newspaper Project page, including information about other newspapers and ongoing digitization of the Rutland Herald for 1836-1954. A great tool for finding out about other newspapers is the Library of Congress’ U.S. Newspaper Directory.