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 OPEN NOW! Entries Due December 9, 2017
- Center for Cartoon Studies Workshop
- 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
- This page includes links to Sharon's monthly book review videos and review sources available through the Vermont Online Library.
- Need multiple copies for a book group? Take a look at this list to find titles we own. We try to have multiple copies of each title on the current Canfield Fisher and GMBA lists.
- Other stuff you can borrow from the state!
- Take Your Child to the Library Day!
- Center for Cartoon Studies - Teen Scholarship! (closed for 2016)
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.
- Summer Reading
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