Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Can a Book be Taken out?

Books are due after two weeks, however, they can be renewed indefinitely until someone else wishes to take out that book.

How long can a DVD be taken out?

DVDs are due after one week. You may renew them unless they are reserved by someone else. Overdue DVDs will generate a $1 fine per day.

What if I forgot a DVD and owe lots of money?

We usually mark down extremely high fines to reasonable amounts. Donations of non-perishable foods will also reduce a fine.

How many books and videos can I take out?

You may take out as many books as you like, but there is a limit of four DVDs per family.

Do you have free internet access?

Yes. We have wifi that extends throughout the building and into the parking lot. Visitors are welcome to use our computers, but we cannot guarantee their availability.

Can you get books from another
library sent to Rutland?

Yes, you can order books from other libraries through the Rutland Library.

Can I use my CWMARS card here?

No, we cannot accept a CWMARS card, but getting a Rutland Library Card is quick and easy.

Do you have museum passes?

Yes, we have passes to Tower Hill Botanical Gardens, Worcester Art Museum, Mystic Aquarium, Davis Farm Land, Old Sturbridge Village as well as a Massachusetts State Parks parking pass.