Save the date! Videoconferencing in libraries

Within Reach: A Live Free Videoconference Connecting All Parts of Vermont to Each Other and the World.

September 21, 2010
1:45 – 3:45 pm
At all VIT sites

We invite library directors, library staff, library trustees, and library Friends to come to this informative and live, interactive presentation. The more the merrier!

Learn how public libraries in the U.S. and Canada are using video conferencing technology. Be prepared to be excited and engaged by the possibilities that videoconferencing affords.

Learn about funding opportunities. Discover how your library can take advantage of available sources, including help with grant writing.

Learn about videoconferencing from librarians who are using this technology with great success. Meet Wilma Kakie Glover-Koomson, reference librarian/IT manager at the Haverstraw King’s Daughter Public Library, Garnerville, New York as well as a librarian from the RISE Network of 78 libraries in southern Alberta.

Learn about how your library can connect with the Library of Congress. Experience how their programs can benefit your community from Judy Graves, Digital Projects Coordinator at the Library of Congress.

Come discover how the future for your library is… Within Reach.

This program is free to all librarians and is co-sponsored by VIT, the Vermont Department of Libraries, the Vermont Library Association, and Polycom.  Refreshments and prize drawings! Don’t miss it!

For directions to the VIT sites visit

For more information, contact Martha Reid, Vermont State Librarian at or Marti Fiske, President of the Vermont Library Association, at: