• Explore genealogy websites, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7 PM

    Join us for a program with Donna Londeen to explore useful genealogy websites. Search tips will be demonstrated for several popular sites. Wi-Fi is available so feel free to bring your laptops or tablets and your favorite websites. Come to learn or share.

  • Tales to Tails, Weds., Oct. 22nd, 4 PM

    Kids can meet and read to trained therapy dogs … who are just the best listeners for beginning readers.

  • Tech Tuesday / Thursday, 2-4 PM

    Drop by to get help with your tablet, laptop or other device. Scott is here twice a week to offer hands-on help with your technology questions.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Tech Classes & Resources

In person

One-on-one tech tutoring for adults
We have volunteer tech tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4 PM. Help is available on a drop-in basis, or call ahead to confirm we have what you need (773-1860; ask for the help desk).

Online Learning

Use these online resources to brush up on your technology skills!

Computer Basics

Keyboarding Practice
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)
Mousing Practice
The Palm Beach County Library System presents this resource to help beginning computer users become familiar with using a mouse.
More Mousing
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

Internet

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.