• 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, […]

  • 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.)

  • Reader’s Corner

    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!

Tech Classes & Resources

In person

One-on-one tech tutoring for adults
Thanks to a partnership with CCV, we are able to offer tech tutoring twice each week: noon to 2 PM Mondays and Fridays. 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.