There Are So Many Reasons To Be A VLA Member!

How To Join

We couldn’t operate without your support! Join today by filling out the online membership form:

Membership Sign-Up Page:

Membership in VLA runs on the calendar year (January 1st-December 31st, regardless of join date). Dues schedules range from $15 – $35 for individual members and $50 – $100 for institutions.

Membership Benefits

The Vermont Library Association (VLA) is an all-volunteer run organization that is over 300 members strong! Membership is open to absolutely everyone. The list of benefits is growing all the time and currently includes:

All members:

Individual members:

Institutional Members:

Your membership supports state-wide initiatives and advocacy for libraries & librarians in a number of ways:

  • The John Swan Intellectual Freedom Fund is administered through VLA, coordinating a lecture series that brings nationally known speakers to Vermont.
  • We research salary compensation and provide that information to librarians, trustees, and employers.
  • VLA Officers represent our interests on the New England Library Association (NELA) and American Library Association (ALA) boards.
  • VLA advocates for libraries with state and federal government officials as well as individual libraries faced with reading materials challenges, difficulties in information access, protection of patron privacy rights, and related issues.

Need More Information?

Contact the Membership & Outreach Committee, we’re always happy to talk about your membership!

Helen Linda
Membership & Outreach Chair