We have a CCV student in the library on Mondays and Fridays from noon to 2 PM to help with your technology questions. One-on-one tutoring on basic computer skills, how to use the Internet, email, Facebook … whatever you need.
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.
The Rutland Historical Society and the library have partnered to make selected years of the Rutland High School Yearbook from 1930-1993 (more coming!) available. Check it out by clicking on the title!
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.)
We now have a pass for 2 adults and 2 children for the Billings Farm and Museum! Call or swing by the library to borrow it.
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!
Classes for Adults
The Computer Basics series is four 1 1/2 hour sessions. Best for beginners or those who need a little refresher. You will learn the basic fundamentals of using a computer including mousing, typing, basics of the internet, email and internet search.
All classes are on Tuesday mornings from 9:30-11am.
Classes are on hiatus for the summer.
If you are interested please call the Help Desk at (802) 773-1860 or use the Online Form.
Librarians and community members provide monthly drop-ins, lectures and demonstrations of the newest technology trends in the library and the world!
Programs have included iPad and iPhone tips and tricks, Best mobile apps, Alternatives to Google, Free eBook and Audio book Downloads, Skype and Google Hangouts, Facebook Privacy and more. If you are interested please see our calendar for the latest scheduled programs.
Use these online resources to brush up on your technology skills!
Learn Typing is an online free typing tutor. Free typing lessons have been prepared for people of all ages, experiences and abilities to learn typing.
More Keyboarding Practice
From the BBC WebWise Series. (You will need headphones or speakers for this site)
The Palm Beach County Library System presents this resource to help beginning computer users become familiar with using a mouse.
Central Kansas Library System’s tutorial for learning how to use a mouse. In English, Spanish, Tagalog, and other languages.
Full Computer Basics Lessons
Free online training on computer basics, including managing files, security, searching the Internet, blogs, RSS, email, Microsoft Word 2007, Excel, PowerPoint and more from the Akron-Summit County Public Library.
Microsoft Office Training
From Microsoft, training for their latest Office products including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and more
Basic Online Skills
This is a selection of guides available from BBC Webwise.
Bare Bones 101: A Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web
This tutorial from the University of South Carolina Beaufort evaluates specific search engines.
Understanding the World Wide Web and how to use it for research, produced by the Web trainer for the University of Albany, SUNY.