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.

Upcoming Events

  1. September Board Meeting

    September 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Congratulations to Scott Murphy & Tom McMurdo!

“The VLA leadership would like to congratulate Scott Murphy and Tom McMurdo on their respective appointments as State Librarian and Assistant State Librarian. It has been exciting to see the work they both have already done reinvigorating the Department of Libraries. This bodes well for the future growth and strength of all Vermont libraries. We also appreciate the support they offer to the VLA and look forward to working together more.”
     Joy Worland, VLA President

VLA supports and endorses the recent statement by ALA President

STATEMENT:  The Vermont Library Association supports and endorses the recent statement by American Library Association President, Julie Todaro, regarding the proposed budget cuts to the Institute of Museum and Library Services.:

WASHINGTON, DC — In response to President Trump’s proposal to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services in his FY2018 budget, American Library Association (ALA) President Julie Todaro today issued the following statement:

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Joy Worland VLA president

Libraries champion democratic access to accurate information and are welcoming spaces that bring people together around ideas. The VLA supports and enhances this work by providing opportunities for librarians, Trustees, and Friends from all types of Vermont libraries to collaborate and learn from each other and advocate for libraries.

-- Joy Worland, VLA President

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