Upcoming Events

  1. New England Library Association Annual Conference (Day Three)

    October 21 @ 7:00 am - 3:15 pm
  2. Let’s Talk About the Web

    October 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Vermont Comiccon (Day One)

    October 25 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  4. Vermont Comiccon (Day Two)

    October 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Our Mission

The Vermont Library Association (VLA) is an educational organization working to develop, promote, and improve library and information services and librarianship in the state of Vermont.

October Is…

Information Literacy Awareness Month! See Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin's signed proclamation.

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New anthology benefits the Vermont Library Association

Cover of Please Do Not Remove by Angela Palm We are honored to have been selected by author and editor Angela Palm as the beneficiary of 10% of the net profits of Please Do Not Remove, a new anthology of poetry and prose inspired by library checkout cards. Please Do Not Remove is published by Wind Ridge Books of Vermont, a non-profit organization which donates 10% of net profits to the authors' non-profit organization of choice. Contributors to Please Do Not Remove include Vermont writers Gary Margolis, Jessica Hendry Nelson, Jericho Parms, Karin Gottshall, Tim Brookes, Daniel Lusk, Lene Gary, Erika Nichols, Penelope Cray, Angela Palm, Rob Friesel, Hillary Read, Shelagh Connor Shapiro, Kate Sykes, Niels Rinehart, Malisa Garlieb, David Dillon, Tamra Higgins, Mary Jane Dickerson, and Emily Arnason Casey.

Shop local and pick up a copy! Support local bookstores while also supporting the VLA. To schedule a reading, contact angelacathleen@gmail.com. Click here to download a flyer for your library.

VLA honors Alison Bechdel for Banned Books Week 2014

Please enjoy this little video we made during Banned Books Week congratulating Alison Bechdel for her MacArthur Grant.

Libraries enrich our patrons and communities, just as the VLA does for its members. The more I am involved in this organization, the more I grow.

-- Toni Josey, VLA President

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