It’s almost time to renew your VLA membership (or become a member for the first time!). VLA membership runs on the calendar year and only paid members receive conference & program discounts, 20% off tuition at Drexel, the VLA News, and more!
2013 VLA Membership Form
Register now for the 118th Vermont Library Conference!
This Ain’t Your Mama’s Library
Creating a New Generation of Library Services for a New Generation of Library Users
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
St Michael’s College, Colchester, Vermont
This year will feature a keynote address by Michelle Gorman and a Book Cart Drill Team Competition. For more information on programming, visit the Conference Website at http://www.vermontlibraryconference.org/
So far 30% of the membership has voted on the proposed bylaws changes and we thank you! If you have not yet cast your ballot, please know that this Friday, June 10th, is the last day to vote. It is your right as a member to vote so make sure your voice is heard!
Below is a link to the electronic ballot for the proposed VLA Bylaws changes. The link includes supporting documentation and the ballot.
Please vote ONLY IF:
1. You are a VLA Member whose dues are current
2. You did not vote at the Annual Meeting held May 24, 2011
If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.
Proposed changes to the bylaws of the Vermont Library Association are attached for review at the annual membership meeting at the upcoming Vermont Library Conference. The VLA Board has worked throughout the year to comprehensively overhaul the existing bylaws. The proposed version has track changes on for comparison purposes.
VLA Bylaws with proposed revisions 2011 (PDF, 148 K)
VLA Bylaws with proposed revisions 2011 (DOC, 97K)
The current version of the bylaws can be found at http://www.vermontlibraries.org/constitution-bylaws . The Board has unanimously endorsed this revision.
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Hi all -
The VLA News – May 2011 has been sent out and should be waiting for you in your inbox if you are a current member who opted to receive it on their membership form or signed up online.
The VLA News is a member only privileged, so join or renew your membership today in order to get the current issue !
If you would like to read back issues of the VLA News (currently there is only one) they can be accessed from the side bar of the website under VLA Info by clicking through the VLA News Back Issues link.
If your dues are current and you didn’t receive the VLA News but believe you should have, please feel free to contact me and we’ll get it sorted out!
VLA News Editor
The VLA News is back in 2011 in a new email format. If you’d like to begin receiving the VLA News in your inbox, simply fill out the short form on the VLA website to opt-in:
Opt-in to VLA News – http://www.vermontlibraries.org/vla-news
You may also sign up by checking yes to “receiving the VLA newsletter via email” on your 2011 VLA Membership Form when you renew.
2011 VLA Membership Form – http://www.vermontlibraries.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/2011VLAmembershipForm.pdf
The first issue of the VLA News will go out in early January, so don’t forget to renew your VLA membership so you can enjoy this member only benefit!
Happy New Year!
VLA Editorial Committee Chair
VLA Membership Committee Chair
The Vermont Library Association leadership would like your feedback. Please click on the link to reply to our 5 question survey. Membership Survey
The survey will close on September 17th so please fill it out if you haven’t yet!