The 2018 VLA Conference Has Come And Gone – See You At Next Year's Conference

image of conference presenter and large room full of librarians
Over 300 library lovers attended the 2018 Vermont Library Conference at Lake Morey Resort on May 18th.  Headliners Erica Freundenberger, Bill McKibben and Sue Halpern inspired us all.  The day was filled with 25 workshops created and presented by our very own Vermont librarians.  Lt. Governor David Zuckerman dropped by at the reception to chat one on one with us.

Library Libations

Join Vermont librarians on Monday, May 19 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at the Fletcher Free Library in Burlington for a pre-conference mixer and party to to benefit the Vermont Library Association Scholarship Fund!
FREE for Vermont Library Conference attendees. Register for conference here: http://www.vermontlibraries.org/conference2014/
$15 for the general public.
Tasting table with Literary Dog Vodka! Music by DJ Papi Javi! Take #shelfie at our bookshelf photobooth!
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1497517107143284/

Vermont Library Conference Registration is Now OPEN!

Registration for the 120th Vermont Library Conference on May 20th at St. Michael’s College is now open!
http://www.vermontlibraries.org/conference/
Join the Vermont Library Association as we explore “Story Time: Advocate, Celebrate, and BE HEARD!” with ALA’s Director for the Office of Library Advocacy, Marci Merola. We have an amazing schedule full of sessions, panels, poster presentations, lots networking time, and BATTLE DECKS!

Don’t forget, VLA members get a significant discount on Vermont Library Conference registration, as well as a host of other benefits. If you haven’t already joined or renewed for 2014, you can include a VLA Membership Form with your conference registration and payment for both.
VLA Membership Info & Forms: http://www.vermontlibraries.org/membership/

To register for conference, please fill out this form:
http://www.vermontlibraries.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/VLCregistrationForm2014.pdf
and send it with your payment (and membership form/payment, if applicable) to:
Vermont Library Conference
PO Box 803
Burlington, VT 05402

Due to unforeseen circumstances, online payment for both the conference and membership will not be available this year. We’ll let you know when it does become available in the future.
Additionally, if you register for conference before May 1st you’ll receive early bird pricing. If you have any questions about your membership status, please don’t hesitate to contact vermontlibrariesmembers@gmail.com. Questions for conference can go to vermontlibraryconference@gmail.com.

See you at the #VLC2014!

Call For Proposals – Vermont Library Conference

It’s time to submit your proposals for the Vermont Library Conference on May 20th at St. Michael’s College. The theme our conference this year is Story Time : Advocate, Celebrate and BE HEARD with Keynote Speaker Marci Merola, Director of ALA’s Office for Library Advocacy! We want to hear your library advocacy success stories.

  • What kind of advocacy has your library done?
  • Have you completed any unique or innovative projects that got the attention of your patrons or trustees?
  • Do you have exciting ideas that you just want to share?

Then submit a proposal today! Presentation proposals are due by Feb. 14, 2014. To submit a proposal fill out this form: http://bit.ly/VLC2014_submissions

Don’t forget that all presenters get into the conference for free! The committee will be reviewing submissions on Feb. 15th, so late submissions will not be accepted. Thank you in advanced for all your great ideas!

Cheers,
The VLC Committee

Vermont Library Conference

SAVE THE DATE for the 2014 Vermont Library Conference on Tuesday, May 20th at St. Michael’s College! Mark your calendars!

Get ready for the most exciting annual library event in Vermont! Folks passionate about libraries from across the Green Mountain State will gather to share ideas, network, and celebrate our important work. More information coming soon!