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!
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:
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.