If you're a Vermont librarian who serves children and teens, this toolkit is for you!
Sign up to receive the Department of Libraries Newsletter!
- Each month you'll receive news about the department, partner organizations and local libraries.
Sign up to join a library listserv!
- Start with VTYAC to ensure that you get all the Youth Services news from VTLIB.
- Check out the Facebook pages!
Join a Professional Organization!
- Vermont Library Association (VLA), Vermont School Library Association (VSLA) and New England Library Association (NELA) are good bets.
- Public Library Statistics
- Continuing Education
- Letters About Literature - A Writing Contest for Grades 4-12
- Center for Cartoon Studies Workshop Scholarship
- Vermont PBS Kids Writing Contest
- Vermont Authors & Illustrators
- Discussion Sets for Youth
- This page includes Pinterest Pages and a link to the latest Performer Directory.
- Good Ideas Blog
- Readers Advisory & Collections information
- Take Your Child to the Library Day!
Vermont Book Awards
- Red Clover is our picture book award and is coordinated in partnership with the Vermont Center for the Book. There is a conference associated with this award each fall.
- The Dorothy Canfield Fisher award is the second oldest child-voted book award in the country. The award is for grades 4-8. There is a conference associated with this award each spring.
- The Green Mountain Book Award is our teen book award.
- Apply for a Summer Performer Grant (coming soon)
Vermont Center for the Book
- The Center for the Book runs the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative (VELI).
- Hunger Free Vermont
- Children's Literacy Foundation (CLiF)
- The Center for Cartoon Studies
- Vermont PBS
- Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
- Let's Grow Kids
- Building Bright Futures
- Vermont Afterschool
- Vermont State Parks
- Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing
- Vermont Center for the Book