• 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, […]

  • Babies and toddlers rock, Monday, 10 AM

    Music and movement for our youngest users to get you started Monday mornings.

  • Tax forms available …

    Most federal tax forms and booklets have arrived. The state is not sending out stacks of tax forms to libraries, town halls and post offices this year. But that doesn’t stop us from sending out stacks of information about how to get your hands on the forms. See the page at http://rutlandfree.org/tax-forms/

  • 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.

  • Tech help available

    Have a particular technology question? Need help with a new device or want to learn how to access library services through your tablet or computer? Call ahead or just drop in for help, Mondays and Fridays noon to 2 PM.

  • 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.)

Tax Forms

The library gets in a supply of some of the most common federal tax forms. All forms are available for photocopying or printing at the reference desk for .15 cents/page. The IRS advises to expect federal 1040 and similar forms around Valentine’s Day this year.

You can download forms and instructions at www.irs.gov. Did you know 65% of Vermonters file online?

You can also get help or more forms by contacting the local IRS office at 1085 US Route 4E in Rutland. Click here for their address and hours.

State Tax Forms
We do not have Vermont forms and instructions. This year the State of Vermont will no longer be distributing State Tax Forms through libraries, town halls or post offices.
There are 3 ways you may obtain the forms you need:
Print forms from the State website
Income Tax Return (IN-111) 2 pages.
Renter’s rebate (IN-141) 2 pages.
Household Income Schedule (HI-144) 2 pages.
Homestead Declaration and Property Tax Adjustment Claim
Tax Booklet (cannot fill in online) 52 pages.
Page where you will find all the forms that are now available.
All forms and instructions are available to download and print
2. Order forms by email
If you are unable to print the forms yourself, you can make a request to taxforms@state.vt.us
Be sure to include full name, mailing address, quantity, and form number(s)
3. Order forms by phone
If you cannot access the internet, you may call (802) 828-2515 to request the forms you need to complete your taxes
When leaving a message, be sure to include full name, mailing address, quantity, and form number(s).

If you income is below $42,000 annually or you are 60+, you may qualify for assistance preparing your taxes. Dial 211 for more information.

Links to Tax Information

Thanks to Susan Smolinsky of the A. Arvin Brown Library in Richford for pulling all this information together.