Vermont Libraries - Virtual Meetup
Friday, Apr. 3, 2020
Join VTLIB staff and Vermont librarians for an hour of discussion, idea and information sharing, updates, and support. All are welcome. Recorded Friday, Apr. 3, 2020.
Youth Services Webinar: Remote/Virtual Programming for Libraries Thursday, Apr. 3, ,2020
1 hr. 33 min.
Join VTLIB staff Jonathan Clark and Jennifer Johnson and guests Ian Gauthier, Garrett Grant, Deb Ehler-Hansen, and Bree Drapa for this exploration of online programming and resources for youth.
VT Libraries - Resilient and Responsive
Friday, Mar. 27, 2020
Join VTLIB staff and your VT library colleagues in a group discussion about meeting library patron needs, online resources, virtual programming, maintaining community connections, self-care and professional growth during this unusual time.
Friday, Mar. 6, 2020
A webinar by consultant Vin Livoti on resources for financial literacy.
Community Legal Information Center (CLIC) Webinar
Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
The Community Legal Information Center (CLIC) is financed by an annual grant from the Vermont Department of Libraries. Housed at the Vermont Law School, CLIC is operated by VLS librarians and other staff, and offers free reference services to the general public. Services include access to legal research databases, print legal resources, including Vermont legal materials, libguides and assistance from trained staff. Watch CLIC Coordinator Kassie Tibbott, Esq for a webinar introducing CLIC resources and services, CLIC outreach to your communities, and how public librarians can connect their patrons to CLIC.
Library Resources for Home Study Students
Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
This is a recording of a webinar about how libraries can support students and their caretakers who are pursuing homeschooling or other study outside of traditional schools. It is presented by guests from the Agency of Education.
Implicit Bias Workshop
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
2 hr. 57 min.
This is a recording of the Vermont Department of Libraries Workshop on Implicit Bias, led by Curtis Reed of the Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity.
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019
1 hr. 30 min.
This is a recording of the Vermont Department of Libraries StoryWalk® workshop. It features StoryWalk founder Anne Ferguson, as well as VT Library Staff who have created StoryWalks. Unfortunately, we lost video for a portion of the session.
NOFA-VT discussing Agricultural Literacy Week
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.
This is a presentationr from the folks at NOFA-VT (Northeast Organic Farming Association of VT) about the 2019 Agricultural Literacy Week, as well as the Simple Suppers program.
Moderating Difficult Conversations
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
1 hr. 9 min.
This session discusses how to hold community events focused on challenging or contentious topics, using the example of Paul Searls’s new book, Repeopling Vermont. You can see the full slideshow here (PDF format)
Public Library Annual Report Webinar
Monday, Oct. 15, 2018
1 hr. 29 min.
The annual report provides a broad statistical summary of a year in the life of a library, from visitation and programming, to finances and staffing, to circulation and holdings (both physical and digital). The report is submitted each year by every public library, and is used by our department as well as IMLS to help plan for the future. Whether you’re a new director, or have been submitting the report for years, join us as we provide an overview, and then walk through the entire report. We’ll discuss the small changes for this coming year, and answer any questions you may have.
ABLE Library Webinar
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
An overview of the ABLE Library (formerly the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped): who is eligible for ABLE services, and the scope of resources for VT libraries, including LP books, described films, talking book machines, DB cartridges & machines, the BARD app, consultation and training opportunities to help you help your patrons better than ever before.
Public Library/Community Collaborations: A Brief Overview & Three Examples
Thursday, Sept. 30, 2018
An overview of how public libraries can partner with other organizations and host themed programs that serve as outreach to a new audience and enhance the visibility of both the library and the partnering organization. Focusing on Everybody Wins, Rooted in Vermont, and Agricultural Literacy Week.