• Tech help, Tues. & Thurs. 2-4 PM

    Scott, our volunteer tech tutor, is back to help with all your troublesome tablets, lame laptops & disappointing downloads. Just drop by the help desk or call ahead (for the complicated questions).

  • Play group in the Fox Room, 9:30 AM Fridays

    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.

  • Tech Tuesday / Thursday, 2-4 PM

    Scott will be away the week of Nov. 10-16. Please rejoin the conversation about tech with him on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 2 PM.

  • 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.

  • 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.)

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.