Intellectual freedom is the right of library users to read, seek information, and speak freely as guaranteed by the First Amendment. Intellectual freedom is one of the core values of the library profession and a basic right in our democratic society; it promotes access to information and guides the defense against censorship. In 1953, the […]
The Vermont Library Association (VLA) is seeking presenters for “Libraries Empowering Communities: Standing Together in Uncertain Times,” our 129th annual conference scheduled for Monday, May 20, 2024. Proposals are due by Monday, March 4, 2024. Libraries are facing unprecedented challenges to our profession. Through this one-day conference, we seek ways to empower and connect our […]
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The Vermont Library Association is an educational organization working to develop, promote, and improve library and information services and librarianship in the state of Vermont.
From Our President
The role of libraries has never been more essential in addressing the crucial issues of our time by connecting us to ideas and to one another, providing free and equitable access to resources, embodying the values of democracy and inclusion, creating joy and inspiring wonder. I am very honored and excited to work with my Vermont colleagues to champion and advance the vital mission of the Vermont Library Association.
Oceana Wilson (she, her)
Dean of the Library, Bennington College