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Our 2023 annual conference was held jointly with VSLA. Here are links to past conferences back to 2014

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Vermont Library Association Marks Banned Books Week, Oct. 1-7

In 2023, Banned Books Week is no longer a warning about what might happen if censorship goes unchecked, but what is happening. Libraries and schools around the country are under attack, including violence and threats of violence, for providing reading materials and a safe space to enjoy them. Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to […]

Vermont Library Association Statement of Support for ALA

The Vermont Library Association (VLA) affirms its support for the American Library Association (ALA), a nonpartisan, nonprofit membership organization that develops, promotes, and improves library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all. The American Library Association has a representative in Vermont, Chapter […]

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Our Mission

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

headshot of Oceana Wilson, smiling in front of a green backgroundThe 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)
VLA President
Dean of the Library, Bennington College