Books

The Library has a collection of over 48,000 books and 97 newspapers and magazine titles.

EBooks

Patrons of the library are able to download audiobooks to their devices. Step by step directions are listed below. 
 

  1. Open the Libby app

  2. Click on the Libby girl image in the center of the bottom of the screen

  3. Select "Add a Library"

  4. Search for SAILS Library Network and select it

  5. Click on “Enter Library Account Details” OR “Choose A Location”

  6. From “Choose A Location” select “MassCat Library Patrons”

  7. Follow the prompts to type in your library card number and PIN

To add the other networks (CLAMS, CW MARS, Minuteman Library Network, Merrimack Valley Library Network, NOBLE, Old Colony Library Network) and the Boston Public Library, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Libby girl image in the center of the bottom of the screen

  2. Select "Add a Library"

  3. Search for the library network that you want to add (ex: CLAMS) and select it

  4. Click on "I'm Visiting From Another Library"

  5. Click on “SAILS Library Network” to expand the list

  6. Choose “MassCat Library Patrons”

  7. Follow the prompts to type in your library card number information

  8. Repeat steps to add all of the networks and the Boston Public Library 

Inter-Library Loan

If the library does not have the item you are looking for, it can be ordered for a temporary loan from another library.

Borrowing Information

Area residents can get a library card. You do not need to be a resident of Rutland. When setting up a library account, bring in address verification. 

Length of Loan:

Books: Two Weeks - Multiple renewals permitted
DVDs: One Week - One week renewal permitted
Periodicals: Two Weeks - Multiple renewals permitted
Museum Passes: Dependent on Pass. Generally passes are checked out the day before, and returned the day after.

Fines:

The Rutland Library does not charge overdue fees for late books or periodicals. However, in lieu of fines, we are always collecting for the Food Pantry. Please bring in food donations whenever we are open.

Books/Periodicals/Passes: None
DVDs: $1 per day

Lost Item: Speak to a staff member

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